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
May252018

Manufacturing Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW: Provide expertise in the manufacturing processes within the Manufacturing Plant and drive process improvement and new process development. Provide technical support for the use of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Provide expertise in manufacturing process improvement and new process development. Provide technical support for the use of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools for development of Standard Work. Support and help lead the continuous improvement of manufacturing operations.

Lead the use of common applications and Lean Manufacturing practices and tools, improvement processes and common solutions in the plant manufacturing processes. Understand the use of computer simulations of processes and provide input and recommendations for improvement for the plant.

  • Provide manufacturing engineering support excellence, including:
    • Participation in cross-functional project workgroups
    • Troubleshoot potential equipment and process problems
    • Support maintenance personnel in problem solving equipment or process failures
    • Support New Product Introduction with the latest philosophy and technology in process design and lowest toal cost production processes.
    • Lead installation of new manufacturing processes & equipment
    • Drive continuous improvements in our machine and equipment availability.
  • Work across all shifts to be able to maintain support for production

Provide training for the plant personnel with respect to Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering tools such as computer simulations, predetermined time systems, electronic process documentation and planning systems. Participate in the evaluation, selection and application of new technology and processes and their ‘best’ application.

Very improvement oriented. Able to concept new manufacturing processes and improvements to existing ones. Understanding and practical application of computerized standards and the latest software tools for a high level of interface of process management systems. Willingness to learn, apply and teach new technology. Support the design of synchronous flow, batch of one, manufacturing processes and the application of automation and equipment for achievement of lowest total cost manufacturing. High level of computer literacy.

At least 3 years industrial experience with some shop floor level work. Hands on application of Manufacturing Engineering concepts and tools for process design. Materials flow management experience a plus. Certified six sigma belt and experience with lean manufacturing strategies also a plus.

Meet key performance measures for the plant in the areas of quality, safety, value, and effectiveness

  • Lead compliance and improvement initiatives to meet and/or exceed all organizational expectations

Support Quality systems implementation. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 4-year degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial or manufacturing engineering, computer science, or equivalent. 
  • 4-year apprenticeship in Machine Maintenance or Tool and Die is a plus.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Cross-functional Leadership
  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Project Management
  • AutoCAD/ProE
  • Capital Equipment Justification ability
  • Lean Manufacturing Principals
  • Customer led

 

Tuesday
May152018

IT Technician

OVERVIEW:

To work with the Infrastructure team to manage the overall function of the organization's Network architecture and communications systems, including all computers, data and voice networks. Assist in the development of strategies and system backups and recovery. Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks. Troubleshoots network performance issues and creates and helps maintain a disaster recovery plan. Provides technical support and guidance to users.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Collaborate with the network and systems analysis staff in the study, analysis and evaluation of current and projected network systems and procedures and in the design, implementation and maintenance of revised or new network systems.
  • Evaluate network system performance, and collaborate with other departments to meet their needs.
  • Coordinate the implementation and integration of new and existing PC and Network based applications.
  • Ensures proper network backup and recovery processes are adhered to.
  • Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with Management regarding status of specific projects.
  • Support remote sites via phone and/or remote access software
  • Assist in Desktop support as required
  • Performs other duties as Assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Communication
  • Assists in the facilitation of team meetings.
  • Takes input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately applies comments/feedback.
  • Delivers informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES

  • Teamwork
  • Acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
  • Client Management
  • Develops relationships with end users.
  • Communicates effectively with users to identify needs.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen user relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field or related experience.
  • Experience with administration and configuration of a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Understanding of TCP/IP protocols, i.e. SSL/HTTPs, SMTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, and DHCP
Tuesday
May152018

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.
  • Assist in the issuing, coordinating, and processing of Return Authorizations and Material Rejections.
  • Continuously review quality processes for improvement.
  • Maintain plant and company quality standards – PPM goals
  • ISO-9000 development
  • 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.

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:

  • 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.
Friday
May042018

IT Administrator II

Position Summary

Nelson Global Products (Corporate IT in Stoughton, WI) is looking for an IT Administrator II with Microsoft System Center experience to provide enterprise-level support through the design, configuration, administration, maintenance / support of Microsoft System Center and its modules (for example: Configuration Manager, etc.)

Some key activities include: design and plan Microsoft System Center (SC) infrastructure, deploy and manage operating systems, applications & software updates, manage compliance settings, manage sites, manage clients, manage inventory, manage reports and queries, deploy and manage applications, plan and implement software updates, manage compliance and endpoint protection settings, and manage Configuration Manager clients.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy System Center solutions and related technologies, including but not limited to: managing and deploying operating systems, applications and software updates; managing compliance settings; managing sites; managing clients; managing inventory; creating and managing reports and queries; deploying and managing applications; planning and implementing software updates; managing compliance and endpoint protection settings; managing configuration manager clients; managing inventory using Configuration Manager
  • Test System Center solutions, working with end users and system owners as needed
  • Understand and analyze business needs and current system configurations
  • Manage and administer the IT infrastructure including LAN, WAN, extended enterprise applications, network security, communications, problem solving, and vendor support.
  • Collaborate with the network and systems analysis staff in the study, analysis and evaluation of current and projected network systems and procedures and in the design, implementation and maintenance of revised or new network systems.
  • Assist with technology planning, strategy, and roadmap activities, as needed
  • Complete system documentation (architecture/design, run books, etc.)
  • Adhere to department principles, processes, standards, conventions, and industry best practices when performing work
  • Coordinate the implementation and integration of new and existing PC and Network based applications.
  • Ensures proper network backup and recovery processes are adhered to.
  • Develops and establishes departmental standards and procedures and coordinates the staff's efforts, providing technical support and direction.
  • Support remote sites via phone and/or remote control software
  • Occasional travel to remote sites will be required.
  • Assist in Desktop support as required
  • Support, train, and share knowledge with peers, end users, and other teams as needed (Service Desk, End Users, Systems, Security, Release Management, etc.)
  • Remain current on new or emerging tools and solutions that could benefit our business systems
  • Other duties as assigned

Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Solid working knowledge of the System Center 2012 (2016 is a plus) modules, system architecture (system components, etc.), tools, modules, and integration points
  • Experience managing: operating system images, deployments, & updates (on many hardware models); application/software packages, deployments & updates; compliance settings; sites, clients; inventory; reports and queries; etc.
  • Ability to work in a distributed environment
  • Working knowledge and experience with Windows 7 & 10 operating systems, VMWare, computing devices (many different hardware models-servers, desktops, laptops, etc.), print servers, printers, MFDs, peripherals
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server (2008, 2012, & 2016), security and network systems and Active Directory
  • Working knowledge and experience with the System Center security model and System Center performance tuning·Ability to configure System Center solutions in a manner to foster maintainability in a team environment
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply technology is required
  • Basic knowledge of ITIL is preferred
  • Ability to travel as needed (approx. 10%)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including teamwork and team building
  • Strong analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of improving and leaning out business processes

Education / Training Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience
  • Three to five years of System Center experience in a structured environment
  • One or more of the following certifications is strongly preferred: A+, MCP, MCSE Microsoft MCSE Certification
Wednesday
Apr252018

Human Resources Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides leadership and functional HR generalist support to a manufacturing plant with approximately 250 employees; including recruitment and retention, onboarding, employee relations, compliance, training, time & attendance, compensation, and benefits enrollments in the plant. This position partners with plant management to align business objectives with employees and management in designated location. Serves as a consultant to management on HR related issues, acts as an employee champion and change agent. Assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicates needs proactively with Corporate HR and business management to seek out and develop integrated solutions. Formulates partnerships across HR and other business functions to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. This role requires an effective level of business literacy with the ability to understand and apply this knowledge as it relates to the location's financial position, its medium term plans, its culture, its manufacturing processes, and its competition.

SCOPE:

Position is primarily focused on the site (based in Statesville, NC), however may be engaged in Corporate-wide initiatives and/or provide intermittent support to other locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ DUTIES:

  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention. Effectively serves as a change agent to build the credibility of the HR function, balancing the voice of the people, while supporting the leadership team/business.
  • Provides guidance and input on the location's organizational structure, workforce planning, succession planning, and other strategic planning and analysis.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Consults with line management providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Provides day to day performance management guidance to line management (recognition/reward, coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, etc.).
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provides HR Policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Identifies training needs for the location and individual line management coaching needs.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of success of training programs. Follow-up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Provides mentoring for HR Team members.
  • Ensures activities are in compliance with all state and federal employment laws and regulations (FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and EEO)
  • Full cycle recruitment of hourly and professional staff.
  • Supervises Receptionist/HR Assistant.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; major in Human Resources Management, Psychology, or other related field is preferred.
  • SPHR preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years HR experience with a minimum of 3 years leading a site/plant HR function.
  • Minimum of 3 years resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity, performance management, leaves of absence, staffing and onboarding, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Relevant industry experience (i.e., metal fabrication manufacturing) and multi-site HR experience a plus.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Excellent consulting skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with overlapping tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Courage to make tough decisions and deliver difficult messages with professionalism and poise.
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous business situations.
  • Excellent client management and business literacy skills.
  • Strong conflict management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support, achieve results, and build credibility.
  • Effectively envisions, develops, and implements new strategies to address competitive, complex business issues.
  • Work in environment with international objectives.
  • Ability to understand issues and communicate effectively with clients.
  • Be flexible and available to interact with employees at all levels.
  • Be self-directed and motivated.
  • Take initiative to identify and anticipate client/business/employee needs and make recommendations for implementation.
Monday
Apr162018

OEM Sales Associate

MISSION

The OEM Sales Associate will be responsible to maintain product penetration into existing small to medium OEM customers while managing daily maintenance activities associated with these customers.  The Account Coordinator will individually maintain or improve relationships and customer satisfaction while meeting NGP business goals. This position will also support the accounts of OEM Account Managers as required in times of increased activity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Achieve volume, revenue, and gross margin goals for assigned OEM customers
  • Understand volume, sales, and gross margin by product by customer to proactively identify declines and increases for each assigned customer.
  • Develop knowledge of customers end-to-end processes and work across the customers organization to defend existing business and drive sales growth
  • Maintain positive relationships with assigned customers
  • Lead and execute cost improvements and customer pricing actions on products
  • Provide quotations, technical information, sales presentations, product introductions, etc.
  • Respond to customer Request for Quote opportunities by due date
  • Manage new product introduction deliverables including prototype samples and costing, customer product change requests, engineering work orders, and customer delivery dates.
  • Manage account receivables (A/R Past Due %& DSO)
  • Provide internal reports, documentation including forecasts, sales reports, trip reports, monthly business summaries and market analysis, etc.
  • Conduct timely and documented resolution of warranty, delivery, invoicing, and account receivable issues.
  • Travel Required:  >10%

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Proficient at developing positive and functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient and Professional with all forms of communication including informal and formal presentation, written, and oral, with the ability to clearly articulate and influence across all levels of an organization.
  • Proficient with Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Email, ERP Systems, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, think analytically, and implement solutions to complex problems.
  • Basic skills in Project management and cross functional communication and engagement.
  • Basic understanding and skills in negotiation strategies along with communicating and implementing pricing.
  • Capable of developing skills in budgeting, forecasting, and account planning
  • Intrinsically motivated and capable of managing multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering with at least 3 years of success in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes and products (preferred)
  • Knowledge of the Off-Hwy, Powersports, or Power Gen Industry (preferred)
Monday
Apr092018

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.
  • Assist in the issuing, coordinating, and processing of Return Authorizations and Material Rejections.
  • Continuously review quality processes for improvement.
  • Maintain plant and company quality standards – PPM goals
  • ISO-9000 development
  • 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.

 

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:

  • 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.

 

 

 

Friday
Feb232018

OEM Sales Manager

MISSION

The OEM Account Manager will be responsible to grow revenue and profit with existing and new medium to large OEM customers while managing daily maintenance activities associated with these customers.  The OEM Account Manager will individually manage the OEM accounts for growth and profitability and is expected to improve relationships and customer satisfaction while meeting NGP business goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Achieve volume, revenue, and gross margin growth goals for assigned OEM customers
  • Fully understand volume, sales, and gross margin by product by customer to proactively identify declines and increases for each assigned customer.
  • Possess detailed knowledge of customers end-to-end processes and work across the customers organization to defend existing business and drive sales growth
  • Generate ongoing sustainable sales by growing and maintaining positive relationships with assigned customers
  • Provide quotations, technical information, sales presentations, product introductions, etc.
  • Respond to customer Request for Quote opportunities by due date
  • Manage new product introduction deliverables including prototype samples and costing, customer product change requests, engineering work orders, and customer delivery dates.
  • Manage account receivables (A/R Past Due %& DSO)
  • Provide internal reports, documentation including forecasts, sales reports, trip reports, monthly business summaries and market analysis, etc.
  • Travel Required:  >25%

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Proficient at developing positive and functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient and Professional with all forms of communication including informal and formal presentation, written, and oral, with the ability to clearly articulate and influence across all levels of an organization.
  • Proficient at Project management and cross functional communication and engagement.
  • Proficient in developing and executing negotiation strategies along with communicating and implementing pricing.
  • Proficient at budgeting, forecasting, and account planning
  • Intrinsically motivated and capable of managing multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, think analytically, and implement solutions to complex problems.
  • Success with selling products or services within a metal fabrication industry.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering with at least 8 years of success in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes and products (required)
  • Knowledge of the Off-Hwy, Power sports, or Power Gen Industry (preferred)