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.

Friday
Nov212014

Buyer 

This position is accountable for transactional support and procurement of required materials and services needed to support the organization. This includes requirements for Manufacturing, Engineering, Machine Manufacturing, and other functional areas. This position is responsible for purchasing transactions, including processing of requisitions and purchase orders, administration of supplier pricing and contracts and compliance with company policies and procedures for best practices to ensure best total cost of materials or best total cost of ownership.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

(All other duties as assigned)

  • Process purchase requisitions for materials and services in ERP or Supplier Order Management systems and ensure system accuracy
  • Maintain effective supplier relationships and monitor supplier performance
  • Identify and resolve issues late deliveries, shortages, quality issues with vendors
  • Initiate and support continuous improvement activities and best practices to achieve improved efficiency
  • Utilization of best procurement practices and adherence to procurement 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 organization.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Procurement or Supply Chain or 3+ year’s procurement experience.
  • Proficient in preparation of purchase orders.
  • Proficiency in analytical and computer skills (Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • MRP and ERP experience preferred.

 

Thursday
Nov132014

Quality Manager

Overview:

The act of overseeing/leading all activities and tasks needed to maintain a desired level of excellence. This includes creating and implementing quality planning and assurance, as well as quality control and quality improvement.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Collect, organize, monitor, and report on information related to the functions of the Quality Assurance department.
  • Interact with both customer and company personnel on all levels regarding quality related issues
  • Establish and maintain continuity of quality related programs and/or issues between all departments and all shifts.
  • Manage issuing, coordinating, and processing of Return Authorizations and Material Rejections.
  • Continuously review quality processes for improvement.
  • Maintain plant and company quality standards – PPM goals
  • Develop & maintain ISO-9000 certification
  • Maintain calibration program throughout plant
  • Maintain welding procedure
  • Establish production Quality Plans  and set In-Process and Final Inspection hold points
  • Schedule and assist in customer inspections
  • Train personnel on quality processes and procedures
  • Maintain Plant and Corporate PQC events during year
  • Ensure plant meets ITAR requirement/documentation
  • Ensure process documentation is maintained and controlled
  • Collaborate with other management team members to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure customer quality requirements are met.
  • Control scrap and the cost of non-quality (CONQ) 

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 have a basic understanding of 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:

  • 3-5 years manufacturing and supervisory experience.
  • Experience using Statistical Software
  • Proficient with Microsoft tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in engineering or quality discipline.
  • Strong computer skills - including familiarity with MS Office products.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing ERP systems
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9000 Quality Standard.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize a busy workload
  • Understanding of management systems.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Familiar with Kaizen Methodology
  • Familiar with Lean Enterprise concepts
  • Team player with a very positive attitude, willing to be a champion of change
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Integrity
  • Persuading/Influencing
  • Relationship Building
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good decision making skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to address issues in a timely manner.
  • Ability to set targets and goals for the quality team.
  • Ability to speak publically and make effective presentations.
  • CMM knowledge (Roamer)
  • Knowledge of Geometric, Dimensioning & Tolererancing (GDT)
Wednesday
Nov122014

Staff Accountant

Position Overview:

This position provides general accounting support to the corporate accounting team

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assist with the closing process, including preparation of journal entries and general ledger reconciliations.  This includes close coordination with plant controller/accountants and finance partners
  • 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
  • Support the annual external audit by ensuring supporting schedules and necessary documentation are prepared and reconciled on a timely basis
  • Analysis of balance sheet and P&L accounts and research and explanation of material variances to accounting manager and finance partner.
  • 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 1-3 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • MBA and/or CPA Preferred
  • Public accounting experience is a plus
Monday
Nov102014

Senior Network Administrator

Position Description:

Nelson Global Products designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of fabricated high performance OEM and aftermarket products for the global commercial vehicle, on-highway and off-highway markets and the outdoor recreational vehicle and power markets.  Our continued success is attributed to staying at the forefront to provide the right services and solutions for our clients and a challenging, but rewarding work environment to help our team members succeed. 

As a Sr. Network Engineer, you will be key in assisting us with performing system analysis, designing/re-engineering, and developing technical solutions for our business needs. This additional role to our staff is responsible for physically installing, configuring, supporting and integrating network applications and business systems.  Our ideal candidate should possess a strong ability to design, support and troubleshoot LAN/WAN networks; understand implementation and review of network security solutions; and have experience in advance technologies, i.e. virtualization, hosted solutions.

Required Skills:

  • Cisco routing and firewall security including WAN and VPN connectivity, multi-point routing, identity management.
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows 2008+ Server and Active Directory design and implementation.
  • A thorough understanding of DNS, DHCP, and VLAN, VPN as well as new technologies as they become relevant.
  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills.
  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of various network hardware and software applications.

Desired Skills:

  • Cisco solutions and technologies
  • Virtual Server (Hyper-V & VMware)
  • Mid-scale Wireless technologies
  • Network Security
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft SQL
  • IP routing and firewall security
  • Imaging programs (Ghost or Acronis)

Educational\Technical Requirements:

  • Associates degree or Bachelor of Science in related field.   
  • 3 years plus experience in a consultative or lead engineer role.
  • Certification(s) in one or more of the following:  Microsoft, Citrix, or VMware.

 
This is a position with high visibility and responsibility where your keen problem-solving skills, leadership qualities, effective communication, good documentation, meeting expected deadlines, and flexibility will be greatly valued and your efforts will have a direct impact on the company.

 
This a full time Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. position that may require some weekends and after-hour responsibility for cut over, network and systems updates as well as being part of a rotating on-call role.

 

Friday
Oct312014

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
Oct302014

Inventory & Operations Analyst

Job Summary:

To manage and maintain costing of production items with ERP system.  Provide assistance with inventory counts and reconciliations.  Assist management with data collection for use in analysis related to production, scrap, and financials as needed.  Understand production and inventory processes.  Research as needed when conflicts arise between inventory reports and physical product.  Ensure resolution of conflicts. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to follow up on discrepancies related to inventory counts vs system,  Follow-up/follow through is an important characteristic in this position 
  • Ability to self-manage, but seek assistance when necessary
  • Ability to problem-solve and work through discrepancies
  • Ability to work in ERP system ensuring production data is as accurate as possible
  • Run reports to download data for analysis and utilize information in Excel spreadsheets
  • Prepare morning reports for management such as
  • Daily Leadership DIR:

                              1. Weekly metrics consolidation and roll up

                              2. Daily, weekly, monthly scrap tracker

                              3. Daily, weekly, monthly efficiency tracker

                              4. Daily, weekly, monthly PPM tracker

                              5. Inventory, cost transactions, investigations as needed

  • Misc assignments from Controller and Plt Mgr as needed
  • Understand standard cost system and update as needed during the year and at year end
  • Review daily invoicing for cost discrepancies and correct as needed
  • Participate in the inventory counts and assist in the reconciliation process
  • Should be considered an “Intermediate or Expect” in use of Excel
  • Must have computer skills to run reports and download from ERP system.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

Preferably an associate’s degree in business, or someone with an high-school diploma and experience in a manufacturing environment with inventory

Required:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, etc. as well as write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate clearly in written form as well as when speaking to others one-on-one and presenting to small groups.
  • Experience in using computer applications, Excel spreadsheets and including word processing
  • Accuracy, organization and accountability
  • Reliability
Thursday
Oct302014

Accounts Payable Analyst

Under the direction of the Shared Services Manager, the Accounts Payable Analyst will be responsible for supporting the organization in the accounts payable function. Works closely with external customers and vendors, as well as Nelson Global Products plant staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages accounts payable process ensuring that payments are made according to terms stated by suppliers
  • Entering Data - inputting invoices into system
  • Verifies and codes, plant purchases and indirect invoices for payment
  • Pulling monthly reports from system
  • Calling Vendors for missing invoices
  • Matching up the performance reports to the invoices
  • Coding invoices to matched buys in the system
  • Clearing invoices for payment into system
  • Filing invoices
  • Assist in attaching invoices to check remittance copies
  • Answering Vendor Inquiries

 

Other Skills/Requirements

  • Attention to detail and solid math skills
  • Solid communication skills, written and oral.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
Wednesday
Oct292014

HR Generalist 

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the HR Manager, the Human Resources Generalist supports the plant and human resources management teams. Acts as liaison between plant management and employee population in support of Company policies and HR initiatives. Works closely with Operations to understand issues and how they impact the employee population. Performs HR duties in recruiting, training and development, benefits administration, payroll reporting, performance management, and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a liaison between plant management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering polices and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Processes employment applications, interviews applicants, participates in selection of applicants for hiring, and related employment activities. Facilitates with staffing agency for placement of contingent workers.
  • Conducts new employee orientation; Develops and/or presents employee training as required.
  • Creates and maintains electronic and/or paper records of employee information such as personal data, rates of pay, benefits, payroll data, attendance, performance evaluations, job changes, etc.
  • Compiles statistical reports from records to develop HR metrics. Participates in annual reporting for Affirmative Action and EEO purposes.
  • Participates in investigation of employee complaints and work related injuries and illness. 
  • Administers all aspect of claims for unemployment benefits.
  • Travels between multiple locations on a regular basis.
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned

Other Skills/Requirements:

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office and HRIS applications. SyteLine experience a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills a must. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability/willingness to follow through a must
Wednesday
Oct292014

Cost Analyst

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Controller, this position supports the plant and financial management teams. Responsible for analysis of plant level costs and control including standard cost analysis, inventory reconciliation, and cost reduction initiatives. Works closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they impact the financial results, as well as educate plant leadership on cost drivers and variances.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Analyze actual labor, material and overhead costs against Standard/Budget. Research and explain variances on a weekly and monthly basis.

Support the month end close process

Inventory reconciliation and analysis

Assist with the development of new labor and overhead rates, annual budgets, and forecasts.

Perform ad hoc product/plant cost analysis to support the plant operations.

Miscellaneous projects as assigned

  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

B.S. in Accounting or Finance.

3-5 years experience in a cost accounting position in a manufacturing environment. Multi plant is a plus.

Experience with a manufacturing software package. SyteLine is a plus.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

High level of proficiency using spreadsheet applications such as Excel, including the use of pivot tables.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Sound planning and organizational skills.

Thursday
Oct232014

Materials Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position requires a strong understanding of inventory drivers, and the cause and effects of adjusting system parameters to control inventory flow to meet demands of the business, both in working capital improvements and achieving customer demand.  This position is highly analytical and includes deciphering large subsets of data.  

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Responsible for managing ERP system parameter settings that drive material planning requirements in pursuit of continuously improving inventory turns without disrupting manufacturing schedules
  • Evaluate inventory drivers and set to appropriate levels. E.g. safety stock, MOQ, supplier and manufacturing lead times/time fence
  • Calculate and analyze material forecast data sets; and communicate to suppliers
  • Own inventory accuracy of BOM, allocations, cycle counts and physical inventory reconciliations
  • Lead by example lean manufacturing concepts through continuously identifying, implementing, driving and supporting process improvements
  • Oversee the scheduling of the shop floor, capacity planning, receiving of product into the plant, shipments to the customer and buying indirect material, as well as the personnel in these functions
  • Identify excess and obsolete inventory and apply innovative opportunities for consumption.  Motivate others in the organization to identify opportunities and drive resolution.
  • Proactively work with other NGP manufacturing plants to ensure timely interplant shipments, and support overall company efforts in pursuit of the continuous improvement of inventory turns
  • Proactively work with Corporate Sourcing and Material Planning groups to achieve successful and timely PPAP approvals of new suppliers/products.  Collaborate with those same teams to resolve supplier delivery/quality issues
  • Drive value added activities with the plant and engineering to improve material yield, reduce scrap and reduce SKU proliferation
  • Proactively consider and address safety, health and environmental ramifications of materials and scheduling activities/initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Hands on, creative professional who is both results and detail oriented as demonstrated through success identifying and implementing creative cost savings opportunities, while overcoming barriers to implementation

Energy to lead the organization through process improvements and instill a culture of process improvement

Education/Skills/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University with emphasis in Operations, Supply Chain Management, or a similar field required.  Significant and demonstrable experience in a substantially similar role may be considered in lieu of a degree.  A Master’s degree is a plus, but not required
  • 3-5 years of experience in Material/Inventory Management (in a similar environment/manufacturing industry) required, as well as a minimum of 2 years supervisory experience
  • APICS (CPIM) certification preferred
  • Material/Inventory Management experience must be with using MRP/ERP system e.g. Oracle, Vantage or Syteline in/for a manufacturing environment
  • Work knowledge of or awareness of Lean concepts and six sigma methodologies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated
  • Demonstrable leadership skills including the ability to coach, develop and motivate others to create a challenging, empowering, collaborative and high-performing work environment
  • Ability to successfully work with cross functional groups across the entire organization
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communication with all levels of the organization (from shop floor to Exec staff).  Written skills should include technical writing, documentation and record keeping
  • Analytical problem solving including Financial skills around cost modeling, cost analysis and make vs. buy
  • Current understanding of industry best practices and technology trends
  • Ability to leverage metrics and other tools to drive/improve/maintain supplier performance