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.

Wednesday
May252016

Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the sites towards common goals of achieving a working environment free of injuries.
  • Champion effective safety and environmental policies, procedures, practices, and injury prevention programs.
  • Champion safety, ergonomic, industrial hygiene and environmental training programs as required by OSHA, EPA/DNR and Nelson Global Products
  • Manage OSHA and EPA/DNR compliance.
  • Assist with Machine modifications and new installations of equipment and production processes per all HSE guidelines and required standards.
  • Coordinate plant emergency action plans.
  • Manage and maintain business continuity plans.
  • Lead the development and coordination of plans to meet environmental regulations, corporate initiatives, & customer driven requirements.
  • Track, maintain & report HSE data specific to the site performance, regulatory and corporate standards.
  • Maintain and enhance NGP’s role of good citizenship in the community.
  • Promote cross-functional training and problem solving to effectively improve health, safety & environment.
  • Promote, facilitate and coordinate safety team activigies
  • Promote, facilitate and coordinate behavior based safety programs
  • All other duties assigned by plant managers.

Functional/Technical

  • BS/BA Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Environmental or certification suchas a CSP, CIH, CHST or equivalent
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Solid working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations in OSHA and EPA compliance
  • Experience with incident investigation processes and requirements
  • Knowledge of principles of ergonomics, industrial hygiene, and behavioral based safety strategies
  • Must have strong computer skills in excel, work, powerpoint

Quality/Improvement

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities
  • Common approach to continous improvement
  • Understanding of  (safety and environmental) management systems

Teamwork

  • Team player with a very positive attitude, willing to be a champion of change
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Integrity
  • Persuading/Influencing
  • Relationship Building
  • Must be able to flex hours as required by job demands.

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
  • Ability to work effectively without supervision.

Nelson Global Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified Women, Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Tuesday
May242016

Quality Engineer

Position Description:
The Quality Engineer defines and leads the application of the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of manufacturing or installation operations. Must be able to travel 25% of the time within Wisconsin Operations

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the corrective action system
  • Corrective Action Requests (CAR)
  • Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR)
  • Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMR)
  • Leading containment activity
  • Facilitates continuous improvement activities to reduce the potential for defects
  • Problem identification
  • Priority setting
  • Action planning and execution
  • Lead and/or participate in six sigma projects
  • Responsible for ensuring the quality of new product/process development (i.e.: VPI, New Plant Start Up, etc)
  • Conducts audits/assessment of processes and quality systems (i.e.: ISO/TS, internal audit, etc)
  • Participates in change management activities
  • Quality verification of products/processes
  • Development of key measures
  • Analysis of data for decision support
  • Supplier performance, development, and improvement
  • Lead the use of the 5 Core Tools (where applicable)
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Product Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Lead the development, use and audit of control plans
  • Works with Purchasing and SQI Functions to improve quality of purchased parts
  • Works with Product Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Functions to ensure continual improvement in process and product design to exceed customer expectations
  • Serve as a Quality technical resource to the other local functions
  • Leads RPS projects to resolve warranty issues (as appropriate)
  • Identify and deliver appropriate quality function training both for the Quality function and cross-functionally

Most Critical Skill Dimensions

Functional / Technical:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Plus 1-3 years’ experience as a supervisor and in a quality related manufacturing environment
  • Application and use of basic statistics for analysis and decision making, problem solving
  • Quality Improvement, Statistical Mathematics, Problem Solving
  • Technical Programing and Writing
  • Quality Management and Leadership
  • Quality System Development, Implementation and Verification, Preparing reports and recommendation
  • Work within defined boundaries (Procedures and Processes)
  • Use of basic computer systems (Microsoft Office, Minitab, Word, etc.)

Quality / Improvement:

  • Attention to details and a commitment to quality
  • Six Sigma

Teamwork:

  • Ability to train others
  • Work on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to lead small teams

Leadership:

  • Project management of teams
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Facilitating team performance
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Group Meeting Facilitation
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Cross-functional management and support
Tuesday
May242016

Quality Engineer

Position Description:
The Quality Engineer defines and leads the application of the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of manufacturing or installation operations. Must be able to travel 25% of the time within Wisconsin Operations

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the corrective action system
  • Corrective Action Requests (CAR)
  • Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR)
  • Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMR)
  • Leading containment activity
  • Facilitates continuous improvement activities to reduce the potential for defects
  • Problem identification
  • Priority setting
  • Action planning and execution
  • Lead and/or participate in six sigma projects
  • Responsible for ensuring the quality of new product/process development (i.e.: VPI, New Plant Start Up, etc)
  • Conducts audits/assessment of processes and quality systems (i.e.: ISO/TS, internal audit, etc)
  • Participates in change management activities
  • Quality verification of products/processes
  • Development of key measures
  • Analysis of data for decision support
  • Supplier performance, development, and improvement
  • Lead the use of the 5 Core Tools (where applicable)
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Product Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Lead the development, use and audit of control plans
  • Works with Purchasing and SQI Functions to improve quality of purchased parts
  • Works with Product Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Functions to ensure continual improvement in process and product design to exceed customer expectations
  • Serve as a Quality technical resource to the other local functions
  • Leads RPS projects to resolve warranty issues (as appropriate)
  • Identify and deliver appropriate quality function training both for the Quality function and cross-functionally

Most Critical Skill Dimensions

Functional / Technical:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Plus 1-3 years’ experience as a supervisor and in a quality related manufacturing environment
  • Application and use of basic statistics for analysis and decision making, problem solving
  • Quality Improvement, Statistical Mathematics, Problem Solving
  • Technical Programing and Writing
  • Quality Management and Leadership
  • Quality System Development, Implementation and Verification, Preparing reports and recommendation
  • Work within defined boundaries (Procedures and Processes)
  • Use of basic computer systems (Microsoft Office, Minitab, Word, etc.)

Quality / Improvement:

  • Attention to details and a commitment to quality
  • Six Sigma

Teamwork:

  • Ability to train others
  • Work on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to lead small teams

Leadership:

  • Project management of teams
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Facilitating team performance
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Group Meeting Facilitation
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Cross-functional management and support

Nelson Global Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified Women, Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Wednesday
May042016

Cost Estimator / Product Specialist

Summary: This position is responsible for accurate and competitive quoting to customers, a broad range of problem-solving activities, identifying the capacity concerns that a quote may cause if awarded, identifying the fixtures and tooling needed, and interact with the engineering departments of our customers on behalf of Nelson Global Products.  As a customer liaison, this role must ensure Nelson maintains a high level of value to our customers while protecting the interest of Nelson operations and overall business objectives.  

This individual will have primary decision-making responsibility associated with quoting for customer accounts.  This position will be based at the Stoughton, Wisconsin corporate office.

 

Key Responsibilities

COMMUNICATION

  • An customer interface for communication related to quoting and design for manufacturability  
  • Understand product/information flows through the Nelson plants
  • Lead meetings with other Nelson departments to ensure the initial and NPI quote reviews are completed
  • Ensure Nelson responds to customers by the due dates for quotes
  • Check customer portals for quote requests
  • Work with other Nelson plants to determine the best place to have a product made

QUOTING

  • Determine the BOM & routing
  • Determine tooling needs
  • Point out capacity concerns to evaluate outsourcing needs or capital needs
  • Pull together pricing on raw materials needed
  • Calculate total cost to produce and calculate price
  • Fill out the customer’s quote form.

SYSTEMS / PROCESS CAPABILITY

  • Support new product introductions and customer revision changes
  • Identify and implement business process and system improvements
  • Participate in the establishment and execution of Sales Engineering functional excellence standards
  • Take out new part #’s in the Vault and add customer’s prints to the Vault

Key Skills

FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree
  • Comparable demonstrated work experience.
  • Strong mathematical concept skills are necessary.
  • CAD and/or Pro-E experience helpful
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; writes clearly and concisely, speaks articulately, assures communications are comprehensive and timely, involving all who need to know.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize requirements and activities
  • Consistently uses mature judgment within a broad range of situations and diverse groups of individuals, including customers’ and Nelson senior management and manufacturing teams.
  • Understands Nelson production, business and information flows.
  • Understands or develops knowledge of Nelson product lines.
  • Gains proficiency with MS Office, SOMS, Discoverer, reading drawings, and Oracle GIEA.

QUALITY/IMPROVEMENT:

  • Detail-oriented and accurate in executing work impacting customer satisfaction and revenue flows.
  • Champions continuous improvement and initiates/leads structured problem-solving efforts (7-step, 6 sigma) among diverse groups internal and external to Nelson.
  • Continuously reviews Sales Engineering business processes for improvement opportunities.
  • Results oriented and demonstrates commitment to follow-through.
  • Focused on meeting customer expectations (both internal and external)
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Gains understanding of Total Quality Systems (TQS), participates in documentation of procedures

TEAMWORK:

  • Works effectively within all levels of an organization, including customers’ senior management
  • Strong interpersonal skills to help foster good cross-functional relationships
  • Supports cross-training efforts within group and trains others on own accounts to ensure complete account coverage during vacations.
  • Supports Sales Engineering group projects, initiatives, or other team members as needed.

LEADERSHIP:

  • Drives and achieves resolution of open issues
  • Has effective time and project management skills
  • Effectively manages multiple tasks in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Has strong initiative, a proven self-starter
  • Represents Nelson Global Products professionally and abides by policies and procedures relative to ethics and treatment of others.
  • Maintains composure and diplomacy regardless of the situation.
  • Continually reviews Sales Engineering business procedures and recommends changes to ensure accurate and complete adherence to plant order rules. 
Wednesday
Apr202016

Customer Engineering and Fixture Design Engineering Co-op

Co-op will run June through December

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and integrate exhaust products/systems for on highway and off highway markets to meet customer requirements.
  • Generate/maintain detailed models of designs and system level Bill of Materials.
  • Generate specifications for products, fixtures, and tooling to support plants in US and Mexico (2D prints, Engineering specifications, etc)
  • Execute the technical support work (including mechanical design, FEA and CFD analyses, acoustical, flow and vibration testing, drafting, prototypes, etc.) required to develop system components against technical profile deliverables.
  • Work closely with manufacturing personnel to optimize designs for manufacturability and cost reduction.
  • Ensure DFM ( Design for Manufacturability) is implemented in development of design (DQR, DVA, Design Reviews, etc)
  • Process 7 step issue resolution and report as necessary.
  • Maintain and manage project schedules.
  • Review/Approve/Process Customer Print Conformance
  • Travel Required:  5 – 10 %

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • CAD modeling/Print creation
  • Project management skills.
  • Independent, motivated, customer-focused.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Solid communication skills, written and oral.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to work in cross functional team environment.
  • Good computer skills with Office applications.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Progression toward BS Mechanical Engineer or equivalent educational degree is required.
  • Experience using solid modeling tools.
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle chassis systems (preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of exhaust components/aftertreatment (preferred).
  • Basic Statistics knowledge/skills (preferred)
  • Fluency in Spanish (preferred)
Thursday
Apr072016

Supply Chain Intern

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary responsibility for quoting new and existing products with preferred supply base
  • Maintain/update purchasing systems/MRP  for all plant locations excluding Morton & International sites
  • Investigate and resolve price variance issues with suppliers
  • Perform supplier quotation analysis to support supplier optimization & cost reduction goals
  • Support plant product change and new product introduction processes as assigned
  • Prepare analysis for and assist with supplier negotiations
  • Track supplier performance measures
  • Represent Purchasing on cross-functional and local improvement projects

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Analytical Skills – proficient at gathering/analyzing data and developing recommendations
  • Understand Total Cost of Ownership
  • Excellent Computer Skills – Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong Oral/Written Communication Skills
  • Good Negotiation Skills
  • Results Oriented
  • Data Driven

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • College student enrolled in Business or Supply Chain Management
  • One to two years of college courses completed
Thursday
Feb252016

Accountant

OVERVIEW:

 

This position provides general accounting support to the Shared Services team. 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

Assist with the closing process, including preparation of journal entries and general ledger reconciliations. 

Assist with daily banking transactions, compiling reports for accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Performing account analysis, including ability to identify, research and correct accounting discrepancies

Help facilitate the accurate and timely completion of month and year end reporting process

Research, recommend and assist in the implementation of necessary process improvements to financial reporting and controls

Maintains organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions

Performs other duties as assigned or required including assisting with finance organizational initiatives and act as backup roles for other accounting responsibilities

Competencies:

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Technical skills-the individual must possess strong US GAAP accounting knowledge related to normal business/manufacturing operations.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Delegation—the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
  • Management skills—skills includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

 

Qualifications/requirements:

  • Should have 1-2 years of experience in all aspects of accounting
  • Experience in a manufacturing accounting environment preferred
  • Experience in multi-plant, multi-location environment desirable
  • Ability to navigate through multiple accounting systems
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • High level problem solving and analytical skills required
  • Exceptional personal initiative and desire to drive consistent improvement
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with upward mobility potentials
  • Ability to be highly functional in a team environment
  • Must be able to balance workloads and multi-task while remaining cognizant of multiple reporting deadlines
  • Must have strong work ethics during high volume periods, including month year end close, and the budgeting season

Education/Training/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

 

Friday
Feb052016

Financial Analyst

OVERVIEW:

 

Assist in the reporting and analysis of monthly and quarterly business results.  Responsibilities include follow-up to inquiries made regarding issued financial statements as well as special projects assigned by management.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Perform detailed financial statement and forecast analyses by working with site controllers and cost center managers to understand results and explain variances.
  • Assist in the development of new commercial analytics addressing both customer and product profitability.
  • Participate in post completion audits of key capital expense and VCP cost savings projects.
  • Assist in preparation of Board of Directors meeting packages.
  • Support the annual planning and quarterly forecasting processes.

Skills and Abilities Required:

·         Must possess analytical skills.

·         Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.

·         Must be able to work independently but possess a willingness to proactively ask questions to clarify expectations.

·         Must be detail oriented.

Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:

·         Data and business warehouse software, Windows based spreadsheets/word processing and PowerPoint packages.   Ability to use various company software packages.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance plus 1-3 years of related finance experience.

 

 

Thursday
Jan142016

Plant Accountant

OVERVIEW:

 

This position is the Business Partner to the Plant Manager and provides financial analysis of plant operations so appropriate financial decisions can be made, especially on cost reduction.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  •  
  • Lead Monthly Inventory Processes
  • Lead Annual Physical Inventory Process
  • Standard Cost Variance Analysis
  • Scrap Analysis
  • Cycle Count Process
  • CapEx Project Reviews
  • Inventory working capital management and reporting
  • Supporting, tracking. monitoring and controlling Value Creation Plan (VCP) initiatives at the plant
  • Perform monthly close and reconcile plant balance sheet accounts like inventory, inventory reserves, plant accruals, etc.
  • Analysis and Reporting of results to management
  • Provide controllable spend and provide variance analysis
  • Coordination and support of budgeting/forecasting of plant spend
  • Miscellaneous special projects as directed by Finance Management
  • Provide finance leadership presence and support at the plant

 

Competencies:

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Technical skills-the individual must possess strong US GAAP accounting knowledge related to normal business/manufacturing operations.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Management skills—skills includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

 

Qualifications/requirements:

  • Should have 3-5+ years of experience in all aspects of accounting
  • Experience in a manufacturing accounting environment preferred
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • High level problem solving and analytical skills required
  • Exceptional personal initiative and desire to drive consistent improvement
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and not only be able to follow the rules but set the rules
  • Ability to work within a team environment and highly functional not just as a leader but also as a team member
  • Must be able to balance workloads and multi-task while remaining cognizant of multiple reporting deadlines
  • Must have strong work ethics during high volume periods, including month year end close, and the budgeting season

 

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Standard Cost Accounting Experience
  • CPA preferred
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Tuesday
Nov032015

Director of Accounting

OVERVIEW:

 

Leadership of the accounting close, US GAAP compliance, monthly reporting, and annual audit for $400 million global company.  Deliverables include timely, consistent, and accurate monthly close, accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, and annual audits..

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

 

  • Leading team of accounting professionals
  • Coordination and execution of monthly accounting close
  • Preparation of Monthly consolidated P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flows
  • Creating , updating, and maintaining Global Chart of Accounts Manual and accounting policies and procedures
  • Income tax provision and deferred taxes
  • Coordination of income tax returns preparation with external service provider
  •  Coordination and execution of annual audit and preparation of annual reporting including footnotes
  • Accounting due diligence on acquisitions and purchase accounting
  • Debt Compliance:
  • Monthly borrowing base calculation and reporting to bank
  •  Quarterly covenant compliance calculation and reporting to bank
  • Monitoring covenant compliance under debt agreements
  • Budgeting, Forecasting, and Controlling of Accounting department costs
  •  Designing and implementing basic internal controls
  • Technical accounting research and guidance

Competencies:

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Technical skills-the individual must possess strong US GAAP accounting knowledge related to commercial and manufacturing operations.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Management skills—skills includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Delegation—the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
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Qualifications/requirements:

  • Should have 10+ years of experience in all aspects of accounting
  • Specific experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in multi-plant, multi-location environment would be very helpful
  • Proven supervisory experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • High level problem solving and analytical skills required.

 

Education/Training/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

CPA preferred

MBA preferred

Public accounting experience preferred