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
Jun302015

Scheduler

Job Summary

Reporting to a Business Unit Manager, the Scheduler shall oversee production schedules for production floor at Nelson Global Products - Clinton.  The Scheduler is responsible for providing the feedback on proper manning and scheduling production flow through plant.  Planning will provide production floor schedule on a weekly basis.

Essential Job Functions

  • Establish and promote a Safe work environment.  Identifying unsafe acts and reporting to a Business Unit Manager or EHS Manager.
  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to generating Quality products.  The Scheduler will work closely with Business Unit Leader and supervision regarding processes and procedures required to generate Quality components. 
  • Promoting an efficient manufacturing environment.  The Scheduler will be responsible for the production activities of all production areas, ensuring schedule compliance and the meeting Customer delivery expectations.  The Scheduler will develop and implement a process to review facility expedites, ensuring budgetary compliance and reviewing any variance with the a Business Unit Manager and Business Unit Leader.
  • The Scheduler 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 function as the focal point in creating a production schedule for manufacturing using the best combination of visual manufacturing, MRP system, and Excel. Provide a means to track and manage daily manufacturing workload.
  • Monitors, analyzes, and reports performance to schedule of production activities utilizing information derived from Materials and Production control systems.
  • Construct data and perform mathematical calculations to determine material, tools, and human resource requirements.
  • Assist the Business Units to actively manage the production schedule.
  • Monitors quality, service, and delivery issues, and takes corrective action, as needed.
  • This person draws the master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet customer forecast.
  • Provides continual improvement of the planning and reporting processes.
  • Ability to follow directions and lead workers.  Ability to accurately communicate ideas, instructions, questions, problems, and solutions.
  • Tracking of workflow from Engineering Department through the Manufacturing Department.
  • Performs other essential duties as required.

 Job Qualifications

  • A High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.  Additional formal education a plus.
  • Related manufacturing experience in quality, materials, and production.
  • 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.
  • ERP/MRP knowledge and experience
Wednesday
Jun172015

Mechanical Design Engineer

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Work closely with account management/customers to develop a workable exhaust system layout and to identify and resolve system-level issues. Act as engineering face to customer.

Design and integrate Exhaust, tubular, and structural products/systems for off-highway and small engine and recreational vehicle markets to meet customer requirements.

Identify and 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.

Generate and publish specifications for product (3D Models, 2D prints, Engineering specifications, etc)

Ensure DFM ( Design for Manufacturability) is implemented in development of design (Drawing Quality Reviews, Dimensional Variation Analysis, Design Reviews)

Process 7 step issue resolution and report as necessary.

Maintain and manage project schedules.

Travel to customer and supplier sites as necessary, perform on-site testing, and present our technology.

Travel Required:  10-30%

 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

Proficient at Solid Modeling (Autodesk Inventor Preferred)

User knowledge of Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Science, Applied Mechanics, and Acoustic Science.

Proficient in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

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.

Ansys CFX and Ansys Mechanical Skills (Preferred)

 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

BS Mechanical Engineering or equivalent educational degree is required.

Basic knowledge of vehicle chassis systems (preferred)

Basic knowledge of exhaust components/aftertreatment (preferred).

Basic knowledge of the small engine and recreational vehicle markets (preferred)

Six Sigma knowledge / skills preferred  (belt certification a plus)

Tuesday
Jun162015

Client Program Coordinator

Summary: This position is responsible for managing the customer relationship, delivery flow, ensuring new items are set up in the ERP system, and other customer support needs of major OEM and Aftermarket customers on behalf of Nelson Global Products.  As a primary customer liaison, this role must ensure Nelson maintains a high level of customer satisfaction while protecting the interest of Nelson operations and overall business objectives.  

 

This individual will have primary decision-making responsibility associated with daily order management of key customer accounts.  Responsibilities include order processing, delivery oversight and coordination, customer and plant negotiations, forecast development, and leadership of a broad range of problem-solving activities. 

COMMUNICATION

  • Main external customer interface for communication related to order processing, mgmt and product delivery  
  • Lead product transportation and expedites, manage and lead all product delivery issues with customer
  • Understand product/information flows through the Nelson plants
  • Lead and facilitate problem resolution between customer and Nelson
  • Understand and assess the needs of both sides in order to promote cooperation and positive results
    • Proactively work to protect the customer from operations variances
    • Coordinate changes to the planned ship schedule with customers that are caused by product availability, material shortages, etc.
  • Reinforce order rules (MOQ, Lead-time, etc.) established by Nelson operations for current and new products
  • Track, report and  bring attention to customer issues and work cross-functionally to resolve them
  • Lead meetings with Nelson plants to ensure product coordination and meet targets
  • Lead or participate in marketing, account team, plant and customer-related meetings
  • Provide input into business case analysis for new business opportunities
  • Ensure Nelson responds to customers by the due dates for quotes and prototypes
  • Run shipment reports or Open order reports as needed

FORECASTING

  • Attain, analyze, and input customer forecasts      
  • Develop and publish a rolling forecast of customer demand for manufacturing use
  • Assist in development of a 12 month rolling forecast with marketing and manufacturing
  • Participate in Nelson S&OP and marketing forecast meetings

ORDER MANAGEMENT

  • Manage order flows for assigned Nelson OEM and Aftermarket customer accounts
    • Schedule, monitor, and facilitate new orders and order changes
    • Negotiate with customers exceptions based on order management guidelines
    • Oversee and coordinate daily shipments to ensure on-time delivery
  • Develop expertise on customer requirements, order transmittal methods, and freight routings/payment terms to ensure order flow accuracy
  • Identify opportunities for cost avoidance and/or reduction and initiate activities or lead projects to address
  • Ensure Purchase Order to quoted price compliance at time of order entry / acceptance to eliminate price leakage
  • Reconcile any invoice deductions that finance needs help to resolve
  • Manage the tracking spreadsheet for the customer’s tooling and prototype needs

SYSTEMS / PROCESS CAPABILITY

  • Support new product introductions and customer requested application changes
  • Identify and implement business process and system improvements
  • Facilitate setup of new customers within Order Management system as required
  • Initiate the set-up of any new customer electronic order flows and coordinate with EDI team
  • Participate in the establishment and execution of CPC & Pricing functional excellence standards
  • Miscellaneous work to support the sales staff in their efforts to support customers

FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree
  • Comparable demonstrated work experience.
  • 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 and information flows.
  • Demonstrates or develops basic familiarity with Nelson business processes and work flows in which Customer Service has input or requires output
  • 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 CPC 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 CPC 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 CPC business procedures and recommends changes to ensure accurate and complete adherence to plant order rules.
Friday
Jun052015

Sales Engineer / Cost Estimator

Summary  

Analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare CAD layouts.  Designs a wide variety of tools that can include all areas of the company.  Works with engineering and tool room to identify problems with current fixtures and tooling and recommends solutions or enhancements.  Relies on instruction and pre-established guidelines to perform functions of the job.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Cost estimating

Review of customer design for manufacturability.

Interact with customer regarding design and quote for the purpose of obtaining new work.  Including travel to customer facilities.

Create 3D models from customer supplied prints.

Review parts for design intent and capabilities.

Layout and detail internal prints.

Provide all areas of the shop with engineering assistance which includes part orientation and interpretation.

Competencies                                                 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Visionary Leadership - Inspires respect and trust.

Leadership - Accepts feedback from others.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Contributes to profits and revenue ; Conserves organizational resources.

Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                                                

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills                                             

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills                                                   

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability                                                      

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills                                             

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software; Development software; Internet software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Other Skills and Abilities                                                      

CAD experience required.  Pro-E experience preferred.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Attendance In order to perform this job the employee must meet all Company attendance requirements.

Friday
Jun052015

Cad Designer

CAD designer with proficient design, analytical, and interpersonal skills who is willing to stretch the boundaries of this position. Will work hand-in-hand with the cross functional teams and directly with customers to support print work, design for manufacture, statistical tolerance analysis, standards creation, and lab testing, as well as additional responsibilities as they present themselves. This position is vital to handle the daily ECO workload in addition to supporting the customer interfacing work that allows for innovation, technology development, and creation of efficiencies within the company from the engineering team.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide design support for development of exhaust/tubing products, current product support, and support for test lab components

Detail prints, including implementing marked up changes

Perform solid modeling of system components (Acoustic Mufflers, Catalytic Mufflers, Exhaust Tubing, etc)

Provide detailed component/assembly level prints and documentation of designs

Maintain Engineering Data in systems (PDM/Vault system)

Execute generation of customer picture in picture prints

Process conversion of solid model/print data from Pro-Engineer to Autodesk Inventor

Execute Customer Print Conformance

Travel Required: 10-20%

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Proficient at Solid Modeling – Autodesk Inventor
  • Familiarity with Autodesk Vault preferred
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Solid communication skills, written and oral
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task & work independently
  • Good computer skills with Office applications
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with manufacturing, external customers
  • Project management skills required

 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree in Mechanical Design or equivalent degree is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as related to product design/development.
  • Experience with 2-D and 3-D CAD (Autodesk Inventor)
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes preferred (machining, tube bending, sheet metal working, etc.)
  • User level proficiency with GD&T required
  • Experience with product release (print generation/documentation)
  • Working knowledge of vehicle chassis & exhaust systems preferred
Friday
May292015

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Summary

Plan, design and integrate tooling, fixtures, and equipment into the manufacturing process and assist in ongoing improvement directly and indirectly related to the manufacturing process.

 

Essential Job Function

  • Research and analyze methods required to manufacture product to the customers' requirements and specifications 
  • Aid in the design of tooling, jigs, fixtures, dies and support equipment required to manufacture product to customer requirements and specifications
  • Assist supervisors and operators on improving quality and process capabilities of product
  • Liaison with maintenance for new installations, modification and major trouble shooting difficulties
  • Research and analyze methods of  reducing time and material cost required to manufacture product  
  • Implement cost reduction programs mandated by customers and  or management
  • Obtain quotations on equipment, machinery and apparatus required for process improvements and enhancements
  • Provide information for written detailed instructions to document control on current processes
  • Working knowledge for TS16949 standards
  • Performs other essential duties as assigned

 

Job Qualifications

  • Technical/trade school graduate or equivalent, plus three years related experience
  • Ability to read and interpret customer and internal prints, instructions and specifications
  • Good general math skills
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion
Friday
May222015

Plant Controller

OVERVIEW:

 

This position provides financial analysis of plant operations so appropriate financial decisions can be made, especially on cost reduction.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

  • Lead Monthly Inventory Forecast Process
  • Lead Annual Physical Inventory Process
  • Standard Cost Variance Analysis
  • Scrap Analysis
  • Cycle Count Process
  • CapEx Project Reviews
  • Inventory working capital management and reporting
  • 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 plants

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 5+ years of experience in all aspects of accounting including accounting supervisory experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing accounting environment preferred
  • Experience in multi-plant, multi-location environment desirable
  • 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
  • Ability to navigate through multiple accounting systems
  • 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

 

Friday
May222015

Quality Engineer

General Summary:

Coordinate program development with customer specific submission data, supplier sourcing, process capability, and customer (both internal and external) satisfaction support. Assure development, implementation, and maintenance of the Quality Management System meets customer and industry requirements.

Essential Job Function:

  • Lead, coordinate and prepare customer specific submission documentation and packages for current and new program launches.
  • Be the customer representative ensuring that customer requirements are addressed.
  • Provide quality support to both internal and external customers.
  • Coordinate return material requests (both external customer and supplier source) and initiate corrective action response, as required.
  • Perform failure analysis on internal and external non-conforming material.
  • Assure measurement “MSA” studies conform with customer specific requirements.
  • Assist in developing, implementation, and maintenance of the Quality Management System, recommending continual improvement as needed.
  • Perform dimensional inspection using test and measurement devices / equipment to validate conformance to internal and external customer requirements.
  • Assist the Quality Manager as needed.
  • Perform other essential duties as assigned.
  • The maintenance of the Customer Action System/Corrective Action system serving as the Quick Response Concerns Management Facilitator to resolve internal and external quality issues. Lead QRCM teams in non reversible corrective actions.
  • Serving as an Internal Lead Auditor for QS 9000 Quality System by maintaining the Internal Audit Schedule, coordinating Internal QS-9000 Audits, participating in the Internal Audits.
  • Work on Advanced Product Quality Planning including Process FMEA, Process Control plan and inspection instructions and preparing PPAP submission documents to customer. The engineer will also assist in training of new inspectors or inspectors redeployed to different areas.
  • Assist is problem solving with supplier for product identified as nonconforming and support supplier development activities

Experience:

  • A Bachelor Degree in related engineering discipline, plus three years of related experience in a manufacturing and quality environment, preferably with automotive applications.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills, communication and math skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions/technical specifications in the use and maintenance of inspection and test equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints with GD&T and customer / industry specifications.
  • Comprehensive computer skills in a business environment (Microsoft windows based applications).
  • Ability to travel in order to support customer satisfaction and represent the company.
  • Ability to use basic test and measurement devices / equipment (calipers, micrometers, height gage….). Advance measurement devices recommended (CMM w/pcdmis software and Faro Arm).
  • TS16949 experience.
Friday
May222015

Materials Coordinator

This position is accountable for providing transactional support related to direct materials planning, analysis, scheduling, and expediting that is required to support plant manufacturing operations. The incumbent works in close collaboration with the Plant Master Scheduler, production and purchasing to enable effective materials replenishment. Effective management of materials ensures the plant is able to achieve desired inventory turns for Raw, WIP and Finished Goods - while satisfying production line needs 100% of the time.  This position is responsible for transactions related to scheduling material shipments from internal (NGP Production Plants) and the external supplier base.


PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

(All other duties as assigned)

  • Communicate production schedules and parts orders to the supply base to support Manufacturing production needs
  • Coordinate with plant Master Scheduler to synchronize parts order releases (volumes/due dates) to production demand.
  • Work as a liaison in collaboration with the plant and Stoughton Global Sourcing team.
  • Identify and resolve issues that cause late deliveries, shortages and vendor related quality issues; expedite incoming material as required  
  • Track chronic late deliveries by supplier – report chronic problems to Global Sourcing
  • Investigate root cause for expedites and provide feedback to Stoughton Global Sourcing Manager to implement fix
  • Approve inbound freight expedites where Nelson is responsible for cost; review with Global Sourcing Manager for concurrence
  • Attend plant production meetings
  • Maintain effective supplier relationships and monitor supplier performance
  • Collaborate with Global Sourcing to develop “Plan for Every Part”/”Plan for Every Supplier”  for their plant
  • Works for site Materials Manager to load the Plan for Every Part (PFEF) EOQ data into plant MRP system; Support use of the plant MRP system by loading and maintaining:
    • Part Parameters information:
      • MOQ
      • Lot Size
      • Full Box Quantity
      • Lead-time
      • Safety Stock
      • Etc.
  • Support use of the plant MRP system
  • Initiate and support continuous improvement activities and best practices to support Lean
  • Utilize best materials management practices and adherence to materials management policies
  • All other duties assigned

SCOPE AND IMPACT:

This position will execute the activities noted above which are necessary for the acquisition of materials and services to support the plant manufacturing organization.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Prefer a degree in Business, Engineering, Procurement or Supply Chain (or equivalent) or 3+ year’s materials management or procurement experience.

Demonstrated analytical skills required to effectively manage simple to advanced problems.

Proficiency in analytical and computer skills (Excel and PowerPoint).

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

MRP and ERP experience preferred.

Friday
May222015

Materials Coordinator

This position is accountable for providing transactional support related to direct materials planning, analysis, scheduling, and expediting that is required to support plant manufacturing operations. The incumbent works in close collaboration with the Plant Master Scheduler, production and purchasing to enable effective materials replenishment. Effective management of materials ensures the plant is able to achieve desired inventory turns for Raw, WIP and Finished Goods - while satisfying production line needs 100% of the time.  This position is responsible for transactions related to scheduling material shipments from internal (NGP Production Plants) and the external supplier base.


PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

(All other duties as assigned)

  • Communicate production schedules and parts orders to the supply base to support Manufacturing production needs
  • Coordinate with plant Master Scheduler to synchronize parts order releases (volumes/due dates) to production demand.
  • Work as a liaison in collaboration with the plant and Stoughton Global Sourcing team.
  • Identify and resolve issues that cause late deliveries, shortages and vendor related quality issues; expedite incoming material as required  
  • Track chronic late deliveries by supplier – report chronic problems to Global Sourcing
  • Investigate root cause for expedites and provide feedback to Stoughton Global Sourcing Manager to implement fix
  • Approve inbound freight expedites where Nelson is responsible for cost; review with Global Sourcing Manager for concurrence
  • Attend plant production meetings
  • Maintain effective supplier relationships and monitor supplier performance
  • Collaborate with Global Sourcing to develop “Plan for Every Part”/”Plan for Every Supplier”  for their plant
  • Works for site Materials Manager to load the Plan for Every Part (PFEF) EOQ data into plant MRP system; Support use of the plant MRP system by loading and maintaining:
    • Part Parameters information:
      • MOQ
      • Lot Size
      • Full Box Quantity
      • Lead-time
      • Safety Stock
      • Etc.
  • Support use of the plant MRP system
  • Initiate and support continuous improvement activities and best practices to support Lean
  • Utilize best materials management practices and adherence to materials management policies
  • All other duties assigned

SCOPE AND IMPACT:

This position will execute the activities noted above which are necessary for the acquisition of materials and services to support the plant manufacturing organization.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Prefer a degree in Business, Engineering, Procurement or Supply Chain (or equivalent) or 3+ year’s materials management or procurement experience.

Demonstrated analytical skills required to effectively manage simple to advanced problems.

Proficiency in analytical and computer skills (Excel and PowerPoint).

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

MRP and ERP experience preferred.