Human Resources - Open Positions

Nelson Global Products will from time-to-time have open positions available as part of our continous expansion. Please check back often for career opportunities. Be part of a growing team!

Nelson Global Products, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Nelson Global Products, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Nelson Global Products, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Nelson Global Products, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Please apply for a specific position. All resumes will be reviewed by HR and qualified candidates will be contacted for next steps.

Tuesday
Jul102018

Electronics & Controls Technician

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Electrical & Controls Technician position will support production with PLC programming logic & respond quickly to all service requests and efficiently repair electrical systems. This position will responsible for Controls and Electrical problems in the plant.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • PLC programming, I/O logic.
  • Read, understand and troubleshoot schematics.
  • Repair, troubleshoot and replace parts on electro-mechanical systems: Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electrical.
  • Perform Electrical and Electro mechanical preventive maintenance.
  • Understanding of manufacturing equipment, including electro-mechanical systems

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-4 years min. experience working in a manufacturing fabrication environment
  • Electro mechanical Associated degree or related fields preferred or 2-4 years experience in PLC programming and I/O Logic.
  • Robotic programming skills
  • 1-2 years Robotics Experience or Knowledge preferred.
  • PLC programming, I/O Logic, Allen-Bradley experience preferred.
  • Read, understand and trouble shoot schematics.
  • Repair, Trouble shoot and replace parts on electro-mechanical systems: Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electrical.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Team player with a very positive attitude, willing to be a champion of change
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Integrity
  • Relationship Building
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities
  • Common approach to continuous improvement
  • Understanding role in Quality policy and mission statement
  • Detail Oriented
  • Must have the ability to stand, sit and walk at least 75% of the time.
Thursday
Jun142018

Materials Manager

Position Summary:  Develop and maintain processes and procedures to manage inventory with the business group at a target level that reflects our requirements (24 turns).  This includes: implementing KanBan, working with suppliers to right size orders, and improve on time deliveries to customers at work class levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inventory Management to AOP Plan
  • Manage Kan Ban System
  • Demand Management/ Supplier OTD
  • Order management of Customer Order/Demands- Customer OTD
  • Material Planning of RAW material and Supply Chain
  • Review MOQ’s and Negative Margin Parts – Communicate and review with NPI team
  • Manage Excess & Obsolete Inventory Review
  • Approving expedited Freight
  • Management of Shipping/Receiving//Warehouse Functions, Master Scheduler, Planning/Buying and Material Analyst positions
  • Employee Development/Training- Shipping/Receiving, Master Scheduler, Planning/Buying and Material Analyst positions
  • Minority Development & Procurement- working with Stoughton
  • Open Orders - Review daily for late shipments (reason coding for Leadership reporting)
  • Weekly production schedule postings for Employees.
  • Hoshien Planning
  • Honda DTR’s
  • Manage back up to reports
  • Weekly reports
  • On Time Delivery
  • Daily Scrap
  • Weekly Firm and Forecast
  • Detailed Firm and Forecast (Top 4 Customers)
  • Charting of weekly and daily inventory- Total and Top 4 customers
  • Daily Shipments
  • Weekly Capacity hours
  • Responsible for Sarbanes Oxley
  • Plant Staff Team Member
  • Other Duties as assigned

 Most Critical Skill Dimensions:

  1. Understanding of manufacturing processes
  2. Perform each essential function and responsibility of job satisfactorily in accordance with company productivity and quality requirements.
  3. Ability to communicate with employees, opposite shifts and leadership.

 Functional / Technical

  • BS in Business or Related Field.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in Materials
  • 1-3 years’ experience in Supervision
  • 1-3 years’ experience in Materials Systems such as Oracle
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Must have strong computer skills in excel, word, PowerPoint

 Quality / Improvement:

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Common approach to continuous improvement
  • Understanding of management systems

 Teamwork:

  • Team player with a very positive attitude, willing to be a champion of change
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Integrity
  • Persuading/Influencing
  • Relationship Building

 Leadership:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Directing/Coaching
Monday
Jun042018

Business Unit Manager

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Business Unit Leader shall oversee all aspects of the manufacturing operations within Nelson Global Products.  The Business Unit Leader is responsible for providing direction, to ensure the effective use of facilities and personnel, in the pursuit of an efficient operation.  The Business Unit Leader will direct all efforts towards providing a Safe work environment, generating Quality products, promoting an efficient manufacturing environment and developing the personnel within the organization

Essential Job Functions:

  • Establish/promote a Safe work environment.  The Business Unit Leader will develop and implement a program that trains all personnel in the practices of safety, hazard identification and elimination of issues identified as potential safety hazards.  The program will include an accident investigation process and root cause / corrective actions on safety related issues.
  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to generating Quality products.  The Business Unit Leader will work closely with departmental supervision, training departmental personnel in the processes and procedures required to generate Quality components. 
  • Promoting an efficient manufacturing environment.  The Business Unit Leader will responsible for the production activities of all production areas, ensuring schedule compliance and the meeting Customer delivery expectations.  The Business Unit Leader will develop and implement a process to review facility expenditures, ensuring budgetary compliance and reviewing any variance to established financial expectations. 
  • Developing personnel - The Business Unit Leader will assist supervision, and Human Resources, in the direction of training efforts.  A strong emphasis will be placed on cross training within cells, work groups and departments.  The Business Unit Leader is tasked to empower, select, coach, and retain qualified staff that contributes to unit and company goals.
  • The Business Unit Leader will provide subordinate evaluations, mentoring / coaching in areas deemed proficient or deficient.
  • The Business Unit Leader will communicate vision and expectation levels to unit members.  The strategy must be reliant upon the strategic direction of corporate vision and company goals.
  • The Business Unit Leader integrates different team functions and ensures the highest quality performance through feedback, training, and development.  
  • Performs other essential duties as required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering or related field and five years prior operational management experience is required. 
  • Related manufacturing experience in tube forming, fabrication, welding, brazing or bending is beneficial.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills (both verbal and written) are a requirement.
  • Problem solving, team building and coaching characteristics are preferred skills sets.
  • Candidate must be proficient in computer operations, inclusive of spreadsheets and word processing
Friday
Jun012018

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Manufacturing engineer for the processing of metal tubes (tube bending, end forming and induction brazing operations). Working with mild steel and stainless-steel tubing. Producing custom shapes / geometry with both manual and automated equipment (“Addison, Heber and Pines benders). Working with induction brazing and welding. 

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Provide expertise in manufacturing process improvement and new process development. Provide technical support for the use of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools for development of Standard Work. Support and help lead the continuous improvement of manufacturing operations.

Lead the use of common applications and Lean Manufacturing practices and tools, improvement processes and common solutions in the plant manufacturing processes. Understand the use of computer simulations of processes and provide input and recommendations for improvement for the plant. 

  • Provide manufacturing engineering support excellence, including:
    • Participation in cross-functional project workgroups
    • Troubleshoot potential equipment and process problems
    • Support maintenance personnel in problem solving equipment or process failures
    • Support New Product Introduction with the latest philosophy and technology in process design and lowest total cost production processes.
    • Lead installation of new manufacturing processes & equipment
    • Drive continuous improvements in our machine and equipment availability.
  • Work across all shifts to be able to maintain support for production

Provide training for the plant personnel with respect to Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools such as computer simulations, predetermined time systems, electronic process documentation and planning systems. Participate in the evaluation, selection and application of new technology and processes and their ‘best’ application.

New Product Introduction from design for manufacturing to PPAP.  Interact with customers through drawing reviews, equipment and tooling design, quality defect detection and design of process using PFMEA tools.

At least 3 years industrial experience with some shop floor level work. Hands on application of Manufacturing Engineering concepts and tools for process design. Materials flow management experience a plus. Certified six sigma belt and experience with lean manufacturing strategies also a plus.

Meet key performance measures for the plant in the areas of quality, safety, value, and effectiveness

  • Lead compliance and improvement initiatives to meet and/or exceed all organizational expectations

Support Quality systems implementation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 4-year degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial or manufacturing engineering, computer science, or equivalent. 
  • 4-year experience in related field.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • PFMEA and control plan
  • Cross-functional Leadership
  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Project Management
  • AutoCAD/Solid Works
  • Capital Equipment Justification ability
  • Lean Manufacturing Principals
  • Customer led
Friday
May252018

Manufacturing Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW: Provide expertise in the manufacturing processes within the Manufacturing Plant and drive process improvement and new process development. Provide technical support for the use of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Provide expertise in manufacturing process improvement and new process development. Provide technical support for the use of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools for development of Standard Work. Support and help lead the continuous improvement of manufacturing operations.

Lead the use of common applications and Lean Manufacturing practices and tools, improvement processes and common solutions in the plant manufacturing processes. Understand the use of computer simulations of processes and provide input and recommendations for improvement for the plant.

  • Provide manufacturing engineering support excellence, including:
    • Participation in cross-functional project workgroups
    • Troubleshoot potential equipment and process problems
    • Support maintenance personnel in problem solving equipment or process failures
    • Support New Product Introduction with the latest philosophy and technology in process design and lowest toal cost production processes.
    • Lead installation of new manufacturing processes & equipment
    • Drive continuous improvements in our machine and equipment availability.
  • Work across all shifts to be able to maintain support for production

Provide training for the plant personnel with respect to Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools such as computer simulations, predetermined time systems, electronic process documentation and planning systems. Participate in the evaluation, selection and application of new technology and processes and their ‘best’ application.

Very improvement oriented. Able to concept new manufacturing processes and improvements to existing ones. Understanding and practical application of computerized standards and the latest software tools for a high level of interface of process management systems. Willingness to learn, apply and teach new technology. Support the design of synchronous flow, batch of one, manufacturing processes and the application of automation and equipment for achievement of lowest total cost manufacturing. High level of computer literacy.

At least 3 years industrial experience with some shop floor level work. Hands on application of Manufacturing Engineering concepts and tools for process design. Materials flow management experience a plus. Certified six sigma belt and experience with lean manufacturing strategies also a plus.

Meet key performance measures for the plant in the areas of quality, safety, value, and effectiveness

  • Lead compliance and improvement initiatives to meet and/or exceed all organizational expectations

Support Quality systems implementation. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 4-year degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial or manufacturing engineering, computer science, or equivalent. 
  • 4-year apprenticeship in Machine Maintenance or Tool and Die is a plus.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Cross-functional Leadership
  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Project Management
  • AutoCAD/ProE
  • Capital Equipment Justification ability
  • Lean Manufacturing Principals
  • Customer led

 

Tuesday
May152018

IT Technician

OVERVIEW:

To work with the Infrastructure team to manage the overall function of the organization's Network architecture and communications systems, including all computers, data and voice networks. Assist in the development of strategies and system backups and recovery. Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks. Troubleshoots network performance issues and creates and helps maintain a disaster recovery plan. Provides technical support and guidance to users.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Collaborate with the network and systems analysis staff in the study, analysis and evaluation of current and projected network systems and procedures and in the design, implementation and maintenance of revised or new network systems.
  • Evaluate network system performance, and collaborate with other departments to meet their needs.
  • Coordinate the implementation and integration of new and existing PC and Network based applications.
  • Ensures proper network backup and recovery processes are adhered to.
  • Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with Management regarding status of specific projects.
  • Support remote sites via phone and/or remote access software
  • Assist in Desktop support as required
  • Performs other duties as Assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Communication
  • Assists in the facilitation of team meetings.
  • Takes input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately applies comments/feedback.
  • Delivers informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES

  • Teamwork
  • Acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
  • Client Management
  • Develops relationships with end users.
  • Communicates effectively with users to identify needs.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen user relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field or related experience.
  • Experience with administration and configuration of a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Understanding of TCP/IP protocols, i.e. SSL/HTTPs, SMTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, and DHCP
Friday
May042018

IT Administrator II

Position Summary

Nelson Global Products (Corporate IT in Stoughton, WI) is looking for an IT Administrator II with Microsoft System Center experience to provide enterprise-level support through the design, configuration, administration, maintenance / support of Microsoft System Center and its modules (for example: Configuration Manager, etc.)

Some key activities include: design and plan Microsoft System Center (SC) infrastructure, deploy and manage operating systems, applications & software updates, manage compliance settings, manage sites, manage clients, manage inventory, manage reports and queries, deploy and manage applications, plan and implement software updates, manage compliance and endpoint protection settings, and manage Configuration Manager clients.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy System Center solutions and related technologies, including but not limited to: managing and deploying operating systems, applications and software updates; managing compliance settings; managing sites; managing clients; managing inventory; creating and managing reports and queries; deploying and managing applications; planning and implementing software updates; managing compliance and endpoint protection settings; managing configuration manager clients; managing inventory using Configuration Manager
  • Test System Center solutions, working with end users and system owners as needed
  • Understand and analyze business needs and current system configurations
  • Manage and administer the IT infrastructure including LAN, WAN, extended enterprise applications, network security, communications, problem solving, and vendor support.
  • Collaborate with the network and systems analysis staff in the study, analysis and evaluation of current and projected network systems and procedures and in the design, implementation and maintenance of revised or new network systems.
  • Assist with technology planning, strategy, and roadmap activities, as needed
  • Complete system documentation (architecture/design, run books, etc.)
  • Adhere to department principles, processes, standards, conventions, and industry best practices when performing work
  • Coordinate the implementation and integration of new and existing PC and Network based applications.
  • Ensures proper network backup and recovery processes are adhered to.
  • Develops and establishes departmental standards and procedures and coordinates the staff's efforts, providing technical support and direction.
  • Support remote sites via phone and/or remote control software
  • Occasional travel to remote sites will be required.
  • Assist in Desktop support as required
  • Support, train, and share knowledge with peers, end users, and other teams as needed (Service Desk, End Users, Systems, Security, Release Management, etc.)
  • Remain current on new or emerging tools and solutions that could benefit our business systems
  • Other duties as assigned

Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Solid working knowledge of the System Center 2012 (2016 is a plus) modules, system architecture (system components, etc.), tools, modules, and integration points
  • Experience managing: operating system images, deployments, & updates (on many hardware models); application/software packages, deployments & updates; compliance settings; sites, clients; inventory; reports and queries; etc.
  • Ability to work in a distributed environment
  • Working knowledge and experience with Windows 7 & 10 operating systems, VMWare, computing devices (many different hardware models-servers, desktops, laptops, etc.), print servers, printers, MFDs, peripherals
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server (2008, 2012, & 2016), security and network systems and Active Directory
  • Working knowledge and experience with the System Center security model and System Center performance tuning·Ability to configure System Center solutions in a manner to foster maintainability in a team environment
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply technology is required
  • Basic knowledge of ITIL is preferred
  • Ability to travel as needed (approx. 10%)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including teamwork and team building
  • Strong analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of improving and leaning out business processes

Education / Training Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience
  • Three to five years of System Center experience in a structured environment
  • One or more of the following certifications is strongly preferred: A+, MCP, MCSE Microsoft MCSE Certification
Monday
Apr162018

OEM Sales Associate

MISSION

The OEM Sales Associate will be responsible to maintain product penetration into existing small to medium OEM customers while managing daily maintenance activities associated with these customers.  The Account Coordinator will individually maintain or improve relationships and customer satisfaction while meeting NGP business goals. This position will also support the accounts of OEM Account Managers as required in times of increased activity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Achieve volume, revenue, and gross margin goals for assigned OEM customers
  • Understand volume, sales, and gross margin by product by customer to proactively identify declines and increases for each assigned customer.
  • Develop knowledge of customers end-to-end processes and work across the customers organization to defend existing business and drive sales growth
  • Maintain positive relationships with assigned customers
  • Lead and execute cost improvements and customer pricing actions on products
  • Provide quotations, technical information, sales presentations, product introductions, etc.
  • Respond to customer Request for Quote opportunities by due date
  • Manage new product introduction deliverables including prototype samples and costing, customer product change requests, engineering work orders, and customer delivery dates.
  • Manage account receivables (A/R Past Due %& DSO)
  • Provide internal reports, documentation including forecasts, sales reports, trip reports, monthly business summaries and market analysis, etc.
  • Conduct timely and documented resolution of warranty, delivery, invoicing, and account receivable issues.
  • Travel Required:  >10%

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Proficient at developing positive and functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient and Professional with all forms of communication including informal and formal presentation, written, and oral, with the ability to clearly articulate and influence across all levels of an organization.
  • Proficient with Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Email, ERP Systems, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, think analytically, and implement solutions to complex problems.
  • Basic skills in Project management and cross functional communication and engagement.
  • Basic understanding and skills in negotiation strategies along with communicating and implementing pricing.
  • Capable of developing skills in budgeting, forecasting, and account planning
  • Intrinsically motivated and capable of managing multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering with at least 3 years of success in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes and products (preferred)
  • Knowledge of the Off-Hwy, Powersports, or Power Gen Industry (preferred)
Friday
Feb232018

OEM Sales Manager

MISSION

The OEM Account Manager will be responsible to grow revenue and profit with existing and new medium to large OEM customers while managing daily maintenance activities associated with these customers.  The OEM Account Manager will individually manage the OEM accounts for growth and profitability and is expected to improve relationships and customer satisfaction while meeting NGP business goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Achieve volume, revenue, and gross margin growth goals for assigned OEM customers
  • Fully understand volume, sales, and gross margin by product by customer to proactively identify declines and increases for each assigned customer.
  • Possess detailed knowledge of customers end-to-end processes and work across the customers organization to defend existing business and drive sales growth
  • Generate ongoing sustainable sales by growing and maintaining positive relationships with assigned customers
  • Provide quotations, technical information, sales presentations, product introductions, etc.
  • Respond to customer Request for Quote opportunities by due date
  • Manage new product introduction deliverables including prototype samples and costing, customer product change requests, engineering work orders, and customer delivery dates.
  • Manage account receivables (A/R Past Due %& DSO)
  • Provide internal reports, documentation including forecasts, sales reports, trip reports, monthly business summaries and market analysis, etc.
  • Travel Required:  >25%

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Proficient at developing positive and functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient and Professional with all forms of communication including informal and formal presentation, written, and oral, with the ability to clearly articulate and influence across all levels of an organization.
  • Proficient at Project management and cross functional communication and engagement.
  • Proficient in developing and executing negotiation strategies along with communicating and implementing pricing.
  • Proficient at budgeting, forecasting, and account planning
  • Intrinsically motivated and capable of managing multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, think analytically, and implement solutions to complex problems.
  • Success with selling products or services within a metal fabrication industry.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering with at least 8 years of success in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes and products (required)
  • Knowledge of the Off-Hwy, Power sports, or Power Gen Industry (preferred)