Career Opportunities

Posted 9/15/2019

Harvey Mudd College

Machine Shop Manager / Design and Fabrication Specialist

Claremont, CA

Position Summary

The Machine Shop Manager / Design and Fabrication Specialist is a resource to faculty and students by providing instructional, fabrication, and administrative services. This position works under minimal supervision and exercises discretion and independent judgment in assisting in the design and maintenance of laboratory equipment; designing, fabricating and assembling machined components; managing the machine shops; teaching safety and machine shop courses; and supervising student proctors in their duties in the student shops.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

Academic Duties

  • Design and manufacture equipment for instructional laboratories.
  • Design and manufacture equipment for faculty and student research.
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance in the design and construction of equipment for instructional laboratories, research, Clinic and other projects.
  • Organize and teach basic and intermediate safety and machine shop courses, including the preparation of class materials.
  • Provide ongoing training and re-training in the proper use of machinery as needed.
  • Supervise student proctors in their duties in student shops.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Administrative Duties

  • Ensure all shop environments are safe and comply with all applicable Federal, State and College regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Provide maintenance of machinery in all shops; and keep machine and equipment downtime to a minimum. Troubleshoot equipment for problems, make repairs and adjustments as needed, and coordinate repair needs and schedules with external vendors.
  • Oversee and give guidance in management of student shops.
  • Maintain inventory and records for necessary shop materials and supplies; ensure that the proper software, computing, tooling, equipment and materials are on hand when needed.
  • Maintain inventory of capital equipment in machine shops. Recommend new and replacement equipment.
  • Assist supervisor in preparing a budget; may control expenditures within established guidelines.
  • Assist with developing manufacturing bids and contracts.
  • Set priorities for work in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Stay knowledgeable about the latest equipment and machinery, software, tooling, and manufacturing and design methods.
  • Collaborate in establishing a new maker space facility at Harvey Mudd College
  • May perform special projects for Facilities and Maintenance.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Application Procedures:

Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits.


Posted 8/28/2019

Confidential Company

Production Control and Supply Chain Coordinator

Ontario, CA

Job Description

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
This job requires extensive experience in production control and supply chain management.
• The candidate will work closely with sales, operations, shipping, and finance to coordinate all aspects of production control and supply chain management.
• Candidate must be a change agent to improve the production control processes within the existing manual process and must have the experience to implement improvements including further automation of processes in the future.
• Strong interpersonal skills to coordinate and lead production control and supply chain management personnel.
• Teamwork skills to work with all other departments such as sales, operations and purchasing in a harmonious environment
• Strong computer skills and extensive experience of ERP systems to improve existing processes, manage inventory and Kanban systems. SAGE or MAS 90 experience is preferred

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES – Directly or through Team Members:
Production Control
o Drive positive change to improve production control processes
o Generate and maintain production schedules for all product lines including coordinating with sales and operations to meet customer requirements and required inventory levels
o Review sales orders daily(demand) and determine lead times, as needed, depending on finished goods, raw materials and capacity
o Conduct weekly review of existing orders meeting and determine shipping plan for the week
o Review personnel resources with operations to ensure production control priorities are met
o Responsible for timely and accurate production entry process for all production lines
o Coordinate with Shipping daily on priorities to ensure customer expectations are met
o Generate On-Time Delivery Reports
o Generate weekly shipping plan report
Inventory Management
o Responsible for inventory accuracy, cycle counts and to drive positive change to improve inventory accuracy
o Coordinate review of Kanban levels and triggers to ensure proper replenishment
o Responsible for all negative inventory corrections by month end, including research and corrective action determination to reduce negative inventory situations in ERP system.
o Lead and coordinate all annual physical inventory activities
o Work closely with engineering and purchasing to create and/or maintain BOMs in the ERP system using Engineering Change Notices
o Reporting Inventory Discrepancies
• Procurement
o Run MRP and create purchase orders for resupply
o Maintain and update MRP Parameters in ERP System to achieve company goals in cash flow, inventory turns and internal & external demand fulfillment
o Coordinate purchasing activities including purchase requisitions, purchase orders, purchase confirmations, pricing negotiations and other procurement activities.
o Coordinate the priorities for purchasing based on open sales orders, MRP and Kanban levels
o Resolve supplier issues such as supply delays while minimizing supply impact and expediting costs
o Drive inventory cost reduction and increase inventory turns
o Report material stock outs Reporting Inventory Discrepancies
• Other
o Other duties, projects and functions, as assigned

• Education and Qualifications
o Bachelor’s in Business, Operations Management or closely related field preferred
o 5-10 years of experience in production control, inventory management and/or supply chain management
o Minimum of 3 years of supervisory or lead experience
o APICS certification: CPIM and/or CSCP preferred
o Strong computer skills including working in ERP systems such as SAGE, proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including EXCEL
o Must work well in a team environment
o Must have excellent communication skills
o Must possess a high level of accuracy and meet tight deadlines and challenges that arise

• Working conditions
o Works primarily in an indoor office environment
o At times works in the production and warehouse areas which can have variable temperatures, exposure to dust and fumes

• Physical requirements
o While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard
o Occasionally lift heavy objects up to 25 lbs.
o Vision requirements include close vision due to computer work

• OTHER
This is a highly demanding job with key responsibilities. Furthermore, this is a highly rewarding job in a team-oriented environment. The compensation will be determined based on the experience level of the candidate. Candidate must be a good team player and have a positive disposition.

Contact Jamie Marie at m.jamiem@yahoo.com.


Posted 8/28/2019

Williams Comfort Products, Inc.

Materials Manager

Colton, CA

Job Description

Williams provides high performance thermal comfort solutions. We strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.
We are currently seeking a Materials Manager to join our group of highly effective plant professionals. The ideal candidate will utilize their leadership skills to ensure that the organization’s core values of developing quality products and ensuring a safe and productive work environment are maintained. The candidate will be someone who enjoys collaborating and providing support to production, engineering, marketing, and sales to effectively address customer concerns, manufacturing problems, and other product support. They will be highly motivated to demonstrate results and achieve excellence while being surrounded by others who inspire innovation through process improvement and cost reduction. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

SUMMARY:
The Materials Manager will provide strategic leadership and oversight of all manufacturing and supply chain activities to ensure the cost-effective production and timely delivery of high-quality products.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Materials Manager will have several roles and responsibilities including but not limited to:
• Develop, deploy and ensure adherence to policies and procedures for all supply chain activities including purchasing, planning, warehousing, order fulfillment, and logistics
• Create a strong and efficient materials organization that coordinates effectively with other functions while continuing to improve overall performance results for the company
• Develop and implement actions needed to achieve corporate and division strategic goals, including cost reductions, quality improvements, supply chain flexibility and reliability, alternate low-cost sourcing, lead-time reductions and inventory turns improvements
• Oversee all supply chain aspects for new product development and operationalization.
• Ensure talent assessment, development, training and hiring across the supply chain team is effective to grow capabilities and support the succession planning requirements
• Provide leadership to fully leverage the ERP system capabilities across the business including all purchasing, planning, buying, MRP, SIOP, forecasting, and data management
• Participate as a key member of the Operations management team. Collaborate well with other managers and functions to improving overall business performance

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications:
• 7-10 years’ experience in Global multi-operations supply chain management in high volume assembly and large scale fabrication operations
• 3-5 years’ Senior Level experience in leading materials organizations and effectively deploying and overseeing materials management processes and activities.
• Must have experience with JD Edwards ERP.
• Must be able to demonstrate abilities in; leading step-function improvements in delivery performance, inventory management, cost reductions and past contributions to the development and implementation of world-class materials management processes and techniques.
• Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, and negotiation skills, across all levels of the organization.
• Skills with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Desired Qualification and Attributes:
• Bi-lingual fluency in English and Spanish
• APICS certification
• Hands-on, high-energy individual with an eagerness to learn and excel, and the capability to engage other in training and bringing out their best performance.
• Tolerance for ambiguity and the resilience to handle stressful situations
• High potential for career advancement to Director of Operations

Additional Info
BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT AT WILLIAMS:
As a Williams team member, you will enjoy the following benefits:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Employer sponsored 401K Retirement Plan
• Company paid Life Insurance, with available voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
• Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays
• Tuition Reimbursement

This position summary is not all-inclusive and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
Williams is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visit us at www.wfc-fc.com.

Contact Veronica Kinney, Veronica_Kinney@wfc-fc.com


Posted 8/28/2019

Phoenix Manufacturing, Inc.

Materials Manager

Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

Phoenix Manufacturing was founded in 1975, we have been at the leading edge of the evaporative cooler industry. With over 100 years combined experience in the industry, we have learned that the future of manufacturing in America will be in the hands of companies who recognize today, the needs of tomorrow.

We are currently seeking a Materials Manager to join our group of highly effective plant professionals. The ideal candidate will utilize their leadership skills to ensure that the organization’s core values of developing quality products and ensuring a safe and productive work environment are maintained. The candidate will be someone who enjoys collaborating and providing support to production, engineering, marketing, and sales to effectively address customer concerns, manufacturing problems, and other product support. They will be highly motivated to demonstrate results and achieve excellence while being surrounded by others who inspire innovation through process improvement and cost reduction. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

SUMMARY:
The Materials Manager will provide strategic leadership and oversight of all manufacturing and supply chain activities to ensure the cost-effective production and timely delivery of high-quality products.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Materials Manager will have several roles and responsibilities including but not limited to:
• Develop, deploy and ensure adherence to policies and procedures for all supply chain activities including purchasing, planning, warehousing, order fulfillment, and logistics
• Create a strong and efficient materials organization that coordinates effectively with other functions while continuing to improve overall performance results for the company
• Develop and implement actions needed to achieve corporate and division strategic goals, including cost reductions, quality improvements, supply chain flexibility and reliability, alternate low-cost sourcing, lead-time reductions and inventory turns improvements
• Oversee all supply chain aspects for new product development and operationalization.
• Ensure talent assessment, development, training and hiring across the supply chain team is effective to grow capabilities and support the succession planning requirements
• Provide leadership to fully leverage the ERP system capabilities across the business including all purchasing, planning, buying, MRP, SIOP, forecasting, and data management
• Participate as a key member of the Operations management team. Collaborate well with other managers and functions to improving overall business performance

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications:
• 7-10 years’ experience in Global multi-operations supply chain management in high volume assembly and large scale fabrication operations
• 3-5 years’ Senior Level experience in leading materials organizations and effectively deploying and overseeing materials management processes and activities.
• Must have experience with JD Edwards ERP.
• Must be able to demonstrate abilities in; leading step-function improvements in delivery performance, inventory management, cost reductions and past contributions to the development and implementation of world-class materials management processes and techniques.
• Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, and negotiation skills, across all levels of the organization.
• Skills with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Desired Qualification and Attributes:
• Bi-lingual fluency in English and Spanish
• APICS certification
• Hands-on, high-energy individual with an eagerness to learn and excel, and the capability to engage other in training and bringing out their best performance.
• Tolerance for ambiguity and the resilience to handle stressful situations

Additional Info

BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT AT PHOENIX MANUFACTURING:
As a Phoenix Manufacturing team member, you will enjoy the following benefits:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Employer sponsored 401K Retirement Plan
• Company paid Life Insurance, with available voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
• Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays
• Career Advancement Opportunities
This position summary is not all-inclusive and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
Phoenix Manufacturing, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Veronica Kinney, Veronica_Kinney@wfc-fc.com.


Posted 8/22/2019

L3 Harris

Master Scheduler

Anaheim, CA

In this role, you will be reporting to the Senior Manager Planning, the Master Scheduler is responsible for the management and administration of companywide Master Schedule established to control overall planning of production, inventory management, capacity planning, meeting customer’s expectations and other activities in-accordance with customer’s contract requirements and management’s planned sales forecast

Responsibilities:
•Develops and maintains level loaded master schedule as required to achieve PSG sales and operating plan.
•Coordinates with Senior Manager Planning, Production Planning, Project Management and Manufacturing to identify and resolve capacity issues on a daily basis.
•Prioritize schedules in response to shift in customer requirement, capacity constraints or sales changes.
•Analyze MRP variance issues with Production Control and make appropriate schedule adjustments while monitoring schedule attainment on a daily basis.
•Prepares and updates master schedule spread sheet information and generates written reports (risk assessment, variance analysis, and corrective action plan) as required.
•Champion continuous improvement team focused on on-time schedule and delivery performance.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises employees in the Planning department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Develops metric measurements of supporting department’s performance in achieving contractual and business requirement schedules. Leads corrective action efforts and reports status to Management. Responsible for providing both strategic and daily direction to department managers as necessary to achieve schedule objectives.

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and 10 to 15 years related experience and/or training. APICS certification preferred.
•Must possess strong communicative skills with the ability to interface with management on status, schedule and financial status of projects.
•Must have a minimum of five years experience in scheduling at a companywide level affecting a 200 to 500 employee company with primary scheduling responsibility for meeting schedule commitments to the customer and management.
•10 to 15 years of experience in Manufacturing Management in an Electro-Mechanical manufacturing environment.
•Experience working with military products regarding military design and acceptance standards.
•Must be accurate, well organized and able to handle multiple tasks.
•Must be able to communicate effectively (written and oral) with all levels of management.
•Able to work independently with limited supervision

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Contact Nakia Coward, nakia.coward@l3harris.com


Posted 8/8/2019

Marvin Engineering

Director of Supply Chain

Inglewood, CA

SCOPE
The Director of Supply Chain is responsible for the oversight of all procurement functions relating to the support of manufacturing, repair and overhaul, outside process, expediting and cost estimating. Through subordinate managers and supervisors, this position provides leadership in order to direct and manages all activities of the procurement, cost estimating, supply chain strategy and supplier support departments within the Supply Chain group.

This includes the establishment and monitoring of performance metrics, training, managing ta lent, providing guidance, organizing subordinate staff, making sure targets are met, monitoring of production schedules and adjusting them if challenges arise.

Responsible for improving the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of departmental and organizational operations through the provision of effective methods and strategies by taking the lead in setting resource requirements, resource allocation, and control of the production support processes.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Oversee subordinate staff and assign duties to individuals and teams.
• Participate in developing and implementing strategic plans and processes that support the growth of the group.
• Mentor and develop personnel with emphasis on change management, cross training of employees, driving employee ownership of results, and establishing a lean and continuous improvement environment.
• Lead and monitor the development, implementation and maintenance of standard operating procedures and guidelines within responsible functional areas.
• Define long and short-term strategic plans/goals in accordance with company goals and objectives.
• Acts as liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes and results.
• Assist in the coordination of major projects (e.g., ERP supply chain utilization, commodity strategy, supplier development and risk mitigation) as directed by the VP of Supply Chain.
• Monitor and review the performance of subordinate staff and organize necessary plans for improvement. Develops and meets functional budget objectives.
• Ensure collaboration and coordination with relevant departments including manufacturing, procurement, quality, inventory, production planning, production control, and program management.
• Execute administrative policies through subordinate managers.
• Lead a cultural shift in the organization focused on continuous improvements to move the facility to the next level of operational excellence.
• Responsible for selecting, training, motivating, and developing staff as well as acting as a facilitator.
• Responsible for promoting and maintaining interdepartmental harmony.

SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS
• Maintain awareness and understanding of documents published in the BMS Library, with specific awareness of the following:
1) Planning Process inputs to Supply Chain Processes
2) Supply Chain Processes (SIPOCs 400-405)
3) Supply Chain Outputs provided to the Manufacturing Processes
• At least 10 years manufacturing leadership experience in multi-function operations required, preferably in an A&D environment.
• Secondary degree in engineering, manufacturing operations or a related field from a 4-yr college or university preferred. Experience can be evaluated as a substitute.
• Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques, production planning and control, master scheduling, inventory, quality systems and standards, machines and tools and process improvement techniques.
• Solid computer skills working with MS Office programs and ERP systems (preferably SAP).
• Must have experience in business and management principles and practices.
• Lean manufacturing, CI training and experience preferred.
• APICS certifications are beneficial: CPIM, CL TD, CSCP
• Hands-on teaching/training experience preferred. At least 10 years.
• Must be able to speak/read/write English.
• Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of ITAR, as defined: a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, political asylee, or refugee.

Interested parties please apply online and submit resume to http://marvingroup.com/career/adp/

The Marvin Group is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.


Posted 7/18/2019

Quality Marble & Granite

Supply Chain Manager

Ontario, California

Primary Responsibility: As a key member of company leadership team, manage supply chain responsibilities including purchasing, logistics, inventory management and yard team supervision.

Experience
• Minimum of 5 years’ hands-on and managerial experience in the following areas
     o Supply chain functions in industrial distribution or manufacturing environment
     o Purchasing and supplier management
     o Distribution, warehousing and/or manufacturing
     o Team management
• Experience buying from offshore suppliers preferred
• Experience in port logistics preferred
• Experience wearing many hats within small company environment

Knowledge
• Purchasing – dealing with suppliers, replenishment, quote management, negotiation, purchase orders, expediting, improving supplier performance
• Logistics – knowledgeable about containers, ports, trucking and related documents
• Inventory Management – setting and managing safety stock, reorder points, order quantities, inventory reporting and tracking utilizing automated ERP system, inventory performance
• Inventory Control – managing inventory accuracy and cycle counts

Critical Skills
• Balance of hands-on and team management
• Being effective member of company leadership team
• Strong Excel skills
• Navigating and utilizing ERP systems, such as Stone Profit System
• Report generation, data manipulation and data analysis
• Multi-tasking – managing range of responsibilities as well as variable work load and priorities; effective time management; regular follow-up and follow-through to completion; escalation
• Effective communication – verbal, written, email, phone
• Attention to detail – accuracy, completeness

HR@QMGGlobal.com


Posted 6/25/2019

California Faucets

Purchasing and Planning Manager

Huntington Beach, CA

Click here for more details.


AMI Metals, Inc.

Inventory Control

Fontana, CA

COME MAKE YOUR MARK AT AMI METALS!

AMI Metals, Inc. is a globally recognized industry leader in supplying raw materials to the aerospace industry. Check us out at www.amimetals.com.

AMI provide its’ employees with an excellent benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, 401(k) with employer matching contribution and much more!

This position is part of an Inventory Control Team that is responsible to work both individually and as a team to ensure both the companies objectives and best practices/policies are maintained.

This will include various reviews within Excel spreadsheets and Inventory system on a daily and monthly basis, which will have an impact on different aspects of the inventory levels, planning and operations within the process flow.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Daily reviews of orders reserved against material that is received on a daily basis to ensure coverage, margins and inventory best practices are being met
  • Daily reviews of requests from multiple departments on various topics that will require you to make decisions with a range of importance and time sensitive topics
  • Heavy email communication on a daily basis with Sales/Contracts, Operations, Quality, Purchasing (US and Europe groups)
  • Analyzing large volumes of data through Excel using various formulas and pivot tables
  • Team discussions to discuss dept and company goals and ideas to improve
  • Nesting/grouping orders together to maximize profit, minimize cost and best utilization of material
  • Heavy volume of calculations of profit, weights, conversions, etc.
  • No warehouse functions and no forklift driving

Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Office –Outlook will be used to communicate with co-workers and external vendors. To include Excel to perform reviews efficiently and effectively.
  • Basic math skills – Comprehension is required to add inventory, calculate sales order profits, cost vs resale and calculate material usage.
  • Strong analytic skills and enjoys large volume of data to perform various reviews.
  • Strong prioritizing and multi-tasking skills.
  • Team player and positive attitude.

Required Experience:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • Understanding of Inventory concepts and best practices
  • 3-5 years Inventory experience a plus
  • Previous Aerospace Metals experience

Please include salary requirements and cover letter.

Only local applicants will be considered. 

Lori Vendl
Corporate Human Resources Manager
AMI Metals, Inc.
1738 Gen. George Patton Drive | Brentwood, TN 37027
lvendl@amimetals.com

AMI Metals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V


EnviroGuard

Buyer

Montclair, CA

Retired or Senior buyer needed to work with material management and engineering to reduce raw material cost and train personnel

Please contact:

Doug Frazier
Dfrazier@enviroguard.com
951-415-1800


Terrakotta Inc. dba Laguna Clay Company

Costs and Standards Accountant

Click here for more information on this job.

Please contact:

Linda Nguyen
linda@lagunaclay.com
626-330-0631