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.

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

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.

 

 

Friday
Feb052016

Accounting Intern

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. 
  • 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
  • May provide support the annual external audit by ensuring supporting schedules and necessary documentation are prepared and reconciled
  • Analysis of balance sheet and P&L accounts
  • 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.

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:

  • College student majoring in accounting of finance.
  • Ideally candidate must have completed a number of classes in accounting / finance
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products

 

 

 

       

 

Tuesday
Feb022016

Quality Engineer

 Job Title:  Quality Engineer                                     Date:  Revised 01/24/2015

 Reports To:  Quality Manager                                 

 

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:

  • Establish and promote a Safe work environment. 
  • Be the customer representative ensuring that customer requirements are addressed.
  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to producing a Quality product.
  • Promoting an efficient manufacturing environment
  • Continuous improvement by finding ways to eliminate waste through cycle time reductions or material usage.
  • Coordinate with Management Staff on the maintenance of TS16949 and customer specific requirements.
  • Lead, coordinate and prepare customer part submission documentation and packages for current and new program launches.
  • Handle customer returns from first contact through closure including developing a cross function team for the corrective action process.
  • Coordinate supplier issues by handling return material requests (both external customer and supplier source), coordinating containment and initiate corrective action response, as required.
  • Perform failure analysis on internal and external non-conforming material.
  • Assure measurement “MSA” studies conform to 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.
  • Perform other essential duties as assigned.

 

Minimum knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required :

  • An Associate degree or three plus 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, preferably 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….).

 

EOE/M/F/VET/DISABILITY

Wednesday
Jan272016

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 project 
  • 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

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree Plus 1-3 years’ experience as a supervisor and  in a quality related manufacturing environment

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

Friday
Jan222016

AR Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collection of current and past due accounts receivable
  • Provide customer service regarding collection issues, verifying customer refunds, researching and resolving account discrepancies and short payments
  • Accountable for reducing delinquency of assigned customers
  • Prepare accurate aging reports
  • Edit, Check and prepare accounts receivable entries
  • Maintain accounts receivable records
  • Keep account of cash receipts, claims and unpaid invoices.
  • Prepare vouchers, invoices or account statements

Skills Required:

  • Attention to detail & accuracy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with accounting software
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Listening
  • Team Player
  • Works well cross-functionally
  • Planning and organization
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Strong Communication and organizational skills

 

Education:

2+ years A/R experience

Associates in Accounting preferred, but some college education required

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

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  • 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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Wednesday
Jan132016

Materials Manager

Materials Manager has responsibility to provide results driven leadership to the purchasing, planning/scheduling, shipping/receiving, and inventory departments. Key areas of accountability include, hands-on participation in department activities, planning, budgeting, purchasing, resource management, scheduling, training, supplier network, best practices, quality, and continued improvement of responsible areas.
 
Develops material sources and oversees forecasting of future material needs. Directs the acquisition of materials and oversees materials inventory. Oversees and coordinates traffic services.  May coordinate planning and scheduling of production. Directly supervises employees in the materials function.  Requires a Bachelor's degree in business, logistics or equivalent and over seven years of relevant experience.
 
Strategic:  Proactively obtain industry trend data and provide timely feedback to leadership.  Provide input and data to support NGP's ongoing budgeting and strategic planning process.  Identify and develop strategic suppliers / partnerships to support NGP's business goals.
Departmental:  Establish departmental goals and objectives that provide world-class materials performance to the organization.  Establish and track meaningful departmental reports / measurements.  Analyze reports, measurements and external benchmarks to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.  Proactively lead the materials team to continuously improve processes and procedures.  Manage all departmental functions such that goals and objectives are consistently achieved.  Adhere to company policies, procedures, and ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the department.
Procurement:  Deliver continuous improvement in supplier delivery, quality and cost.  Ensure timely receipt of materials to support the production schedule.  Manage purchase contracts to protect NGP's interests.
Scheduling / Planning:  Schedule material demands and work order completion dates in system to support production schedule.  Proactively manage material and work order exceptions and provide feedback to Manufacturing & Project Management on critical information.  Interface with project managers to establish workflow including release dates, releasing order, dates, and cash flow management. 
Inventory Management:  Minimize overall inventory value.  Ensure accuracy of data in system including location, quantity on hand, value, etc.  Create procedures and reporting for the effective management of inventory. 
Warehouse:  Ensure all customer orders are appropriately packaged and shipped promptly, accurately and with all necessary documentation.  Ensure all outsource manufacturing is appropriately packaged and shipped promptly, accurately and with all necessary documentation.  Ensure all materials are received promptly and accurately.
 
Miscellaneous Responsibilities:  Fully embrace WWM's quality system to identify opportunities and drive continuous improvement.  Assist the sales department with proposal efforts.  Perform other duties as assigned to insure the efficiency of the company.
 
Bachelor's degree in business, logistics or related field or equivalent
 
7+ years working experience in a manufacturing environment with extensive experience in purchasing, inventory, planning/scheduling, supervision, and MRP systems
2 years experience of planning/scheduling
3 years experience managing staff
Working and leadership experience in a LEAN environment
 
Experience working for a metal fabricator preferred
Experience working in a LEAN environment
 
Willingness to put in extra effort and hours as needed. 
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Competent with computer software such as Visual Manufacturing (or similar MRP system), Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, MS Access, Crystal Reports
Tuesday
Nov032015

On-Site Customer Engineer

POSITION:                On Site Customer Support and Product Development Engineer

LOCATION:              Minnesota

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • On Site Customer Support for Minnesota based Powersport OEM Customers
  • Work closely with account management/customers to develop structural and exhaust system product and to identify and resolve system-level issues. Act as engineering face to customer.
  • 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) in support of customer developed product.  Interface with NGP manufacturing facilities as needed.
  • Coordinate all customer 8D issue resolution and report as necessary.
  • Maintain and manage project schedules.
  • Travel Required:  Full time, on site at multiple customer locations with travel to suppliers and NGP facilties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Excellent Interpersonal/Customer Relationship 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.
  • 3+ years’ experience in product design or application engineering required
  • Knowledge of vehicle chassis systems (Powersport vehicles preferred)
  • Knowledge of exhaust components/aftertreatment
  • Basic knowledge of the small engine and recreational vehicle markets
  • Six Sigma knowledge / skills preferred  (belt certification a plus)
Tuesday
Nov032015

Engineering Co-op

POSITION:                 Customer Engineering and Fixture Design Engineering Co-op

LOCATION:               Stoughton, Wisconsin

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)
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