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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
Sep232014

Sales Engineer

Summary  

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

 

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

 

Cost estimating

Review of customer design for manufacturability.

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

Create 3D models from customer supplied prints.

Review parts for design intent and capabilities.

Layout and detail internal prints.

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

Competencies                                                 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Visionary Leadership - Inspires respect and trust.

Leadership - Accepts feedback from others.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Education and/or Experience                                                

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

Language Skills                                             

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

Mathematical Skills                                                   

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

Reasoning Ability                                                      

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

Computer Skills                                             

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

Other Skills and Abilities                                                      

CAD experience required.  Pro-E experience preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday
Sep102014

Logistics Leader - Stoughton, WI

Position Summary:

This position requires a person with strong analytical skills, and a thorough understanding in logistical cost drivers.  In addition, this person needs to motivate others in the organization to make business process changes to support cost improvements.  And finally, a strong understanding in NAFTA and customs/duty provisions is required.

Principal Job Duties:

  • Lead logistic & cost negotiations with freight carriers and third party logistic suppliers for both domestic and international freight
  • Audit freight bills for accuracy, identifying root cause issues and drive permanent resolution to billing errors
  • Develop and track metrics for logistics performance, cost drivers for all U.S. manufacturing locations
  • Support international shipments with appropriate mode of transportation and accurate custom paperwork preparation
  • Support business requests to arrange best expedited freight methods as needed
  • Supervise Packaging Engineer/NAFTA coordinator.  Develop work objectives and monitor performance that tasks are being done effectively and efficiently
  • Lead NAFTA compliance requests from customers, and drive for process improvements in reporting efficiency

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 strong knowledge of logistics cost drivers.  They must have the drive to identify cost savings opportunities in logistics and packaging, and the energy to lead the organization through process improvements.
  • They must be able to objectively evaluate different supplier’s capabilities, and have a strong negotiating skillset

Education/Skills/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University with at least 2 years relevant experience in logistics. (required)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Oracle, Syteline, and Internet. (required)
  • Self-motivated with excellent leadership skills and the ability to support and motivate others. (required)
Thursday
Jul242014

OEM Key Account Manager - Off HWY

POSITION SUMMARY:

 This position is primarily responsible for the development and coordination of processes and reporting metrics, aimed at maximizing profitable sales revenue growth at assigned key accounts or territory.  It includes development of specific action plans, account objectives, effective countermeasures to misses or direction.  Responsibility includes but is not limited to:  advocating for the needs of the customer, leading and managing sales activities, achieving account sales plans, provide technical solutions/support/assistance, providing customer feedback and needs to Nelson organization to assist in the planning process, and cultivating relationships with industry partners to strengthen Nelson’s position in the marketplace. 

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Management of opportunities, RFQ’s, for all assigned accounts/territory from prospecting to close for all Nelson products. 
  • Works closely with Purchasing, Engineering, Operations, and other functions as necessary; works with NGP internal management, engineering, operations, to ensure sales success. 
  • Quick learner and able to work under pressure with ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong sales skills including prospecting, forecasting, presenting, value selling, total cost of ownership, and closing new business.
  • Contract negotiation experience.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.  Strong in-person, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to support and motivate others.
  • Adept at managing multiple tasks simultaneously, and excellent self-management skills.
  • Work with Director of Off-Highway Sales to develop annual sales targets and AOP goals, forecasts, implement sales & marketing strategy according to customer and market requirements. 
  • Effective knowledge of customer business including forecasting of sales by industry segment, platform and by part number as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date customer records for significant calls and visits made, events taking place, and history.   
  • Identify marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements; defining market, competitor's share, and competitor's strengths and weaknesses; forecasting projected business; establishing targeted market share.
  • Sustains rapport with customer locations 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.

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 drive results through developing leadership skills that consistently champion and support a culture of continuous improvement in order to reach high performance levels on an individual and team basis.

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 80% of the time and work effectively without close supervision.  

Education/Skills/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or the equivalent in Industry experience with at least 2~5 years relevant experience in related markets is required. (required)
  • 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.