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
Jul222014

Corporate Welding Engineer - Stoughton, WI

The Corp Welding Engineer will provide technical expertise to both Product Development and Plant Production Teams.  Responsibilities to include developing welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties, and characteristics of metals, metal alloys, and engineering principles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute Continuous Improvement activities and Hoshin/Kaizen events to increase production capabilities of welding cells by coaching assigned project team members in effective problem-solving and project completion.
  • Improve existing or develop new welding equipment and Tools/Fixturing
  • Establish weld procedures to guide production team relating to specifications/processes
  • Conducts research to develop and test new Welding processes and procedures
  • Prepares technical reports as a result of research, development and preventative maintenance investigations
  • Evaluate new developments in the welding field for possible application to current welding problems or production processes
  • Works with quality and safety teams to build safeguards (poke yoke, ergonomics) into the production system eliminating defects and operator injuries.
  • Create and release engineering design standards for new fixture designs as needed
  • Creates and releases engineering standards for new equipment
  • Travel Required: 20-40%

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Ability to set up and troubleshoot robots and Automatic Welders in a production environment
  • Ability to identify and root cause technical and product defects in GMAW, TIG, Resistance and laser welding process
  • Solid communication skills, written and oral
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good computer skills with Office applications
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a team environment
  • Project management skills required

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Weld Engineering or equivalent Technical degree is required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a production environment, preferably with a Tier 1 Automotive or Heavy Truck Component manufacturer
  • User level proficiency with GD&T required
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes preferred (Machining, Tube Bending, Metal Stamping, etc.)
Wednesday
Jul162014

Tool & Die Designer - Morton, IL

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

Essential Job Functions:

  • Research & analyze methods required to manufacturing product to the customers' requirements
  • Design tooling, jigs, fixtures, dies & support equipment required to manufacture product
  • Provide detailed prints & drawings required to produce tooling, jigs, fixtures, dies & support equipment needed by tool production department
  • Assist Supervisors & operators on improving quality & process capabilities of product
  • Liaison with maintenance for new installations, modifications, major troubleshooting difficulties
  • Research & analyze methods of reducing time & material costs required to manufacture product
  • Implement cost reduction programs mandated by customer and/or management
  • Obtain quotes on equipment, machinery & apparatus
  • Provide information for written detailed instructions to document control on current process
  • Working knowledge of IS09001 standards
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications/Experience:

  • Technical/Trade school graduate or equivalent plus 3 years work experience
  • Proficient in 3D CAD Design, autodesk inventor preferred
  • Ability to read/interpret customer & internal prints
  • Good general math skills
Monday
Jul072014

Production Planner - Morton, IL

Morton Industries is seeking a Production Planner / Master Production Scheduler to plan and prepare production schedules for our 400+ employee plant.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
  • Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.
  • Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
  • Plans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations for guidance of production workers.
  • Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • Prepares production reports.
  • Prepares lists of required materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Supervise 2-3 planners as needed

Requirements/Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university preferred
  • 5+ years working as a Production Planner or Master Scheduler and/ or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Strong Computer Skills/Experience is required - Candidates must have ERP experience (Oracle preferred). Prior knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
    • Specifically candidates must have a strong understanding of the following ERP tools & the effect they can have on inventory and production; Min/Max Order Quality, Safety Stocks, Material Requirement Planning (MRP), Day Supply
Monday
Jul072014

Continuous Improvement Leader - Arcadia, WI

Job Responsibilities:

  • Project leader for projects that will drive cost savings, improve efficiencies and remove waste using Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma tools
  • Engage with plant staff to identify projects and maintain project hopper
  • Participate in project sustainability & savings validation audits
  • Drive continuous improvement culture by revisiting areas with completed improvement projects to ensure sustainability and addressing any immediate changes needed

Job Expectations:

  • Will closely interact with Plant Management Team, collaborating on project ideas, and current project status
  • Will likely be working on more than one project at a time, with a minimum of a weekly update with direct manager on new project ideas, current project status and issues/roadblocks for timely project completion

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2+ years of working experience in continuous improvement, and proven knowledge and use of the CI tools (required)
  • Certified Six Sigma Blackbelt (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in field of engineering or manufacturing, or 5+ years of manufacturing experience in welding or metal forming environment
  • Experience with auditing sustainability of projects/savings validation audits

 

 

Wednesday
Jul022014

Quality Technician - Arcadia, WI

Job Summary:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Supporting productions quality needs through use of CMM inspection machines and various measuring tooling such as: Calipers, micrometers, height gauges and other inspection tools.  The employee must process a working knowledge of blue prints and computer programs needed to support the quality functional team. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Component and assembled part layout in accordance to prints
  • Comply to ISO9001 & TS16949 Standards
  • Submit and support print deviations
  • Compile and submit customer PPAP’s
  • Support Calibration system ( inspection, test equipment, functional gages )
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Complete capability studies on critical, major and minor characteristics
  • Document & record data collected on inspection forms legibly
  • Keep work area safe and clean (5S – Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Sustain)
  • Support Operations with NCMR process
  • Promote quality workmanship that meets and/or exceeds customer expectations
  • Perform other duties as directed and work where assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Related manufacturing experience in tube forming, fabrication, welding, is beneficial.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills (both verbal and written) are a requirement.
  • Problem solving, team building and coaching characteristics are preferred skills sets.
  • Overall knowledge of preventive vs. predictive maintenance techniques
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a similar position is preferred

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

 

Tuesday
Jun242014

Business Unit Manager - Fort Wayne, IN

Job Summary:

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

Essential Job Functions:

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

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering or related field and five years prior operational management experience is required. 
  • Related manufacturing experience in tube forming, fabrication, welding, brazing or bending is beneficial.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills (both verbal and written) are a requirement.
  • Problem solving, team building and coaching characteristics are preferred skills sets.
  • Candidate must be proficient in computer operations, inclusive of spreadsheets and word processing
Monday
Jun232014

Production Supervisor - Fort Wayne, IN

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the Production Supervisor shall oversee the assigned manufacturing operations within Nelson Global Products.  The Production Supervisor is responsible for ensuring a Safe work environment, effectively manage resources employees, material, methods and machinery, additionally, the supervisor is responsible for improving processes by identifying and eliminating waste.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Establish and promote a Safe work environment.  The Supervisor will train all personnel in the practices of Safety, hazard identification and elimination of issues identified as potential safety hazards.
  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to producing a Quality product.  The Supervisor will be responsible for the training of subordinates in the processes and procedures required generating Quality components.  The Supervisor will also be held accountable for production Scrap and Rework, inclusive of nonconforming product review and developing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.  TS16949 knowledge is required.
  • Promoting an efficient manufacturing environment.  The Supervisor will be responsible for production schedule compliance, meeting Customer delivery expectations and controlling financial expenditures within the respective area of responsibility.  Monthly reviews will provide Supervision with the opportunity to communicate the departmental performances, to both management and shop floor personnel.  Results will be posted in the factory.
  • Developing personnel within Nelson Global Products.  The Supervisor, in conjunction with Human Resources, will provide an opportunity for each employee to become a greater asset to the organization.  Cross training within cells, work groups and departments will be a requirement; with documented training levels formalized in accordance with TS16949 (or related) procedure.
  • Supervision will perform employee evaluations and mentor subordinates accordingly.
  • Supervision will assist in the development and implementation of an automated resource utilization process.  Manpower planning and work center utilization will be the focal point of the process.
  • Supervisor will practice and enforce lean manufacturing concepts throughout the plant by Mentoring employees in utilizing best manufacturing practices.
  • Performs other essential duties as required.

Job Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Supervision, Engineering, Business or related field and five years prior supervisory experience is required.  A high school graduate, with a minimum of 10 years supervisory experience will be considered for the position.
  • Related experience in tube forming, fabrication, welding, brazing or bending is beneficial.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills (both verbal and written) are a requirement.
  • Problem solving, team building and coaching characteristics are preferred skills sets.
  • Candidate must be proficient in computer operations, inclusive of spreadsheets and word processing
Friday
Jun202014

Customer Support Manager (Off Hwy) - Stoughton, WI

Position Summary:

This position requires a high energy leader who will be primarily responsible for building and managing a customer support team consisting of customer service, application engineering, and new product introduction.  The manager will be responsible for providing day to day operational leadership for the Customer Support Team.  The manager must be responsive; details oriented, and have a passion for leading a team focused on building loyalty and long term business relationships with both internal and external customers.

Principal Job Duties:

  • Leadership of 5-10 customer service, 3-5 application engineers, and 1-2 new product introduction project leaders. 
  • Training, staff schedule planning, recognition, daily coaching, and development of standard work processes for each team.
  • Develop and track metrics for quality of service, time to quote, staffing, productivity, and other key performance indicators.
  • Provide support to team to personally resolve escalated and emergency customer service and support issues.
  • Develop improved customer experiences which may include improvement of telephone systems (contact routing), coordinated team efforts, after hours support, on-call coordination with factories as necessary. 
  • Create and share reporting on contact trends, email, new business, customer feedback and other operational tasks trending.  Share key business results daily or weekly as needed to provide business leaders with actionable insights. 

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • They should be a results oriented, hands on, creative and detail oriented leader with previous customer service management experience.  They must demonstrate the ability to achieve high quality customer service through a positive work environment, and have experience automating and streamlining processes and procedures. 
  • Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and in varied environments is required with excellent interpersonal, organization, computer, writing, and presentation skills.  Since the team is located in multiple locations, must be able to accommodate overnight travel 20-30% of the time and work effectively without close supervision.  

Education/Skills/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University with at least 2~5 years relevant experience in related markets. (required)
  • Strong customer service and operational skills are required to coach and guide the team to constantly provide excellent service and continue to improve operational processes and procedures.  (required)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Oracle, Syteline, and Internet. (required)
  • Self-motivated with excellent management skills and the ability to support and motivate others. (required)

 

Friday
Jun202014

Director of Sales (Off Hwy) - Stoughton, WI

Position Summary:

This position requires a dynamic leader who will be primarily responsible for the development and execution of the Off Highway sales strategy through the coordination of processes and reporting metrics aimed at maximizing profitable sales growth and opportunity development.  It includes both management of the Account Managers but also development of key executive relationships at the Off Highway key accounts.

Principal Job Duties:

  • Director of Off Highway OEM Sales is responsible for developing and executing sales strategy.
  • Works closely with key OEM customers, Purchasing, Engineering, Operations, and other functions as necessary; works with NGP internal management, engineering, operations, to ensure sales success. 
  • Work under pressure with ability to meet deadlines
  • Achieves marketing and sales operational objectives by contributing marketing and sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  • Implement sales incentive plan for team.  Identify appropriate target growth goals per individual based on territory and corporate objectives for growth. 
  • Meets sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Determines annual and gross-profit plans by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products; analyzing trends and results; establishing pricing strategies; recommending selling prices; monitoring costs, competition, supply, and demand.
  • Accomplishes sales objectives by planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating advertising, merchandising, and trade promotion programs; developing field sales action plans; negotiating commercial OEM contracts.
  • Identifies marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements; defining market, competitor's share, and competitor's strengths and weaknesses; forecasting projected business; establishing targeted market share.
  • Improves product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • Technical understanding of the Nelson products and customer markets is required.  More importantly, the individual must have the leadership skills to drive results through a sales team with a culture of continuous improvement to reach and exceed high performance expectations.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and in varied environments is required with excellent interpersonal, organization, computer, writing, and presentation skills.  Must be able to accommodate overnight travel 50% of the time and work effectively without close supervision
  • Sustains rapport with key accounts by making frequent visits; exploring specific needs; anticipating new opportunities. Heavy travel will be required.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Education/Skills/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or the equivalent in Industry experience with at least 5 years relevant experience in related markets. (required)
  • Sales Management experience of at least 5 years (required), with MBA and/or experience in related industry (preferred).
  • Has or is able to obtain a valid Passport. (required)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet. (required)
  • Self-motivated with excellent management skills and the ability to support and motivate others. (required)
  • Financial Planning and Strategy, Marketing Concepts, Positioning, People Management, Territory Management, Sales Planning, Competitive Analysis, Understanding the Customer, Product Development, Client Relationships

 

 

Tuesday
Jun172014

Sales Manager (On HWY) - Monterrey, Mexico

Principal Accountabilities:

  • OEM Sales Manager is responsible for executing sales strategy in our On Hwy, Off Hwy and OPE business segments in Mexico and Central America
  • Responsible for generating sales growth and new business opportunities with multiple commercial vehicle OEM’s across Mexico and Central America
  • Works closely with key OEM customers, Purchasing, Engineering, Operations, and other functions as necessary as well as NGP internal management, engineering, operations, to ensure a sales success. 
  • Must be a quick learner and not afraid to hit the ground running.
  • Strong sales skills including prospecting, forecasting, presenting, and closing new business, and comfortable working remotely  
  • Proven track record at business planning and achieving measurable goals
  • Contract negotiation experience
  • Outstanding people skills. Strong in-person, written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to support and motivate others
  • Ability to work well under pressure and proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Adept at managing multiple tasks simultaneously, and excellent self-management skills
  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet proficiency

Education/Training/Experience/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business with at least 2~5 years relevant experience in related markets is required
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis in Mexico, Central American and to the US.