Career Opportunities

Date Posted: 4/10/2017

VP of Fulfillment 

Company: Jenson USA 

Location: Riverside

Contact: Ryan Pezer rpezer@jensonusa.com 

  Job Description

Summary
We are looking for a fulfillment, logistics and warehouse leader with a background in freight, ERP, Lean, in a high-speed e-Commerce, direct-to-consumer business, coupled with an interest in working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and fast-growing environment. Someone who is passionate about cycling or outdoor sports!
At Jenson USA we come to work every day to inspire people to ride, experience and explore. Our core values, including “customers are everything, show them the love” … “set the pace” … and “together we can do anything” … help explain the positive, outdoor, people-oriented culture that helped us build a “Top 500” internet retailer and become one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.

If you have a strong track-record leading teams to fulfill consumer needs by directing warehouse, freight, and fulfillment operations, in a fast-paced environment, and are interested in joining an exciting and rapidly-growing online retailer, come grow with us!

Our leadership team enables us with visionary thinking, a can-do attitude, and the facilities and resources we need to succeed.

We offer very competitive compensation to top-notch people who will help us continue building a world-class company.

Position Overview
As an important member of the leadership team, the VP of Fulfillment is responsible for the in-bound, warehouse, outbound, and freight departments meeting or exceeding consumer and company expectations for fulfillment and efficiency objectives; providing leadership, development and direction for members of the operations team; developing and implementing plans to capture new business opportunities with expanded operations; and assisting the CEO in the development of corporate strategy.

Company Description
Jenson USA was founded by our CEO, who has assembled a talented business team of fellow biking and outdoor enthusiasts to build a dynamic company that is thriving by continually pushing beyond our limitations.

We are a privately owned company headquartered approximately one hour east of downtown Los Angeles in Riverside, California, which was recently named by Forbes as #8 on its list of “America’s Coolest Cities” for its recreation, arts & culture, local eats and diversity.

Key Responsibilities Include
1. Ensure that we meet the commitments we make to consumers for shipping and delivering their products on time and in good condition.
2. Provide leadership (vision, capabilities) for all fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics (freight) operations, creating a platform that allows us to grow even faster.
3. Ensure that assigned fulfillment and efficiency goals are met by utilizing all available tools; implement metrics and process improvements; lead, train, and mentor the team; refine and develop incentive plans; manage work allocation; recruit and hire new team members; and continue building a highly effective team dynamic.
4. Enable our fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics (freight) operations to support Jenson USA growing profitably to double and triple our current size, including opening, staffing, and leading all aspects of operations at new warehouses in distant locations.
5. Continually evaluate, refine and improve the Jenson USA fulfillment process and plan.
6. Evaluate the company’s fulfillment tools, including leveraging our ERP and e-commerce systems, then recommend and implement improvements as appropriate.
7. Identify opportunities to improve metrics and report performance and recommend how to capture improvement opportunities.
8. Contribute as a member of the Company’s leadership team in the development of strategic and operating plans as well as the development of corporate policy directives.
9. Help recruit, motivate and retain excellent people for all departments.
10. Contribute to the excellent teamwork environment throughout the company.
11. Take on other management responsibilities assigned by the CEO as the company grows.

Skills and Candidate Attributes Required
• Proven track record of meeting and exceeding short- and long-term goals for fulfillment and efficiency, preferably within a rapidly-growing B-to-C e-Commerce company.
• Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead others in the consistent attainment of goals.
• Excellent and enthusiastic people skills, especially an intense desire to please customers. Experience working in an external-facing or customer service role a plus.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work with other executives in a collegial, team oriented environment.
• Knowledge of the biking or outdoor market.
• Resourceful and entrepreneurial; fast-moving, caring about people and profits.
• Always conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the company culture. We celebrate people who focus on our customers, empower the team, deliver results, deal honestly and openly, take decisive action, and exhibit uncompromising moral character and ethics.

Experience and Education Requirements
• Deep understanding of e-commerce (e.g. as evidenced by knowledge of trends and challenges, a diverse network of contacts, etc.).
• Minimum of 10-15 years leading a team of 50-100 people in a rapidly growing B-to-C company, including hiring, training, motivating and managing.
• Supporting double-digit year-over-year revenue growth as a company leader in operations.
• Leading selection and negotiation of pricing and terms with the range of freight carriers and service providers (including 3PL) available to us, both domestic and international.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Operations, or related area.

Additional Info
  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Jenson USA is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the value of diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by state or federal law. Additional information about our company is available at www.JensonUSA.com/Careers.Apply at  https://goo.gl/A0IGlz

 


Date Posted: 4/10/2017

Demand Planner

Company: NuVasive
Location: San Diego
Contact: 
Blair Schaar bschaar@nuvasive.com 

Job Description
Basic Functions:
· Develop SKU-level financial and operational forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function. Develop New Product forecasts, End of Life forecasts, and understand impact of product cannibalization and Life Cycle changes.
· Review historical sales trends, research and interpret demand drivers, understand market forces, prepare forecast data, develop and administer statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
· Interact with Sales, Marketing, Development Engineering, and customer finance to understand and interpret demand forecast drivers, to determine their impact to future forecasts.
· Coordinate a collaborative and consensus approach (S&OP) by working with Sales, Marketing, Development, and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
· Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
· Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
· Closely coordinate and communicate Forecasts with supply planning, inventory management, and distribution functions where appropriate.
Job Functions:
• Create statistical forecasts:
– Gather, analyze and validate data
– Execute statistical modeling software
– Review resulting statistical forecast model
– Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
– Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts
– Seek out new data relationships and leverage them for improvements
• Review sales plans, Marketing Promotions, Financial Annual Operating Plan updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers:
– Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from Sales, Marketing, and Finance
– Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts
– Review promotional plans with Sales/Marketing
• Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel:
– Prepare relevant material to facilitate research, discussion, and to empower decision-making.
• Maintain demand planning system and software
– Enter and modify data and ensure the correctness master and dynamic data
– Monitor, understand, and leverage FC Error data to improve Forecasts
• Identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence
• Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning processes and procedures
• Work tightly with cross-departmental groups to coordinate flawless launch planning and execution for new product introduction
Additional Functions:
• Drive process improvements and standardization by either streamlining existing or introducing a new process where one doesn’t exist.
• Display mastery of Demand Planning Software
• Regularly and consistently support Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
• Meet monthly with Purchasing, Production Planning, Marketing, Sales, and Finance to review product line FC error
• Meet Monthly with Purchasing, Production Planning, Marketing, Sales, and Finance to reach consensus on Strategic/Tactical Revenue Goals.
• Manage several different types of BOMs in SAP.
• Take charge of S&OP processes on your product lines, including coordinating gathering data from Finance, Sales, Marketing, and the International Planning team.
• Partner with Set Planning to ensure build and replenishment needs are supported with appropriate planning, and are appropriately scaled to meet a single monthly revenue goal across all materials.
• Partner with Set Planning to aid in completing complicated set consolidation projects, and launching new set configurations.
• Drive new-hire training and onboarding improvements for Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
• Actively participate in new-hire training, and onboarding for Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
• Mentor Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13485.
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 4 to 6 years of related planning experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficient and accurate with Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Advanced Excel and Access skills required for success in this position.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations in English. 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.

Ability to solve and interpret problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Preferred Qualifications
Strong statistical, analytical and problem solving ability. Entrepreneurial spirit is a must. Experience working with detailed product line forecasts and familiarity with the sales and operations planning process (S&OP). Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Experience with low volume, high mix product lines highly preferred. APICS or IBF certification preferred.

SAP experience in MM, PP, and SD preferred. Experience with Cognos preferred.

Skills relative to Forecasting; Standard Deviation, Forecast Error, Bias, regression analysis, seasonality, cyclicality, etc. are highly preferred.

Link to apply: https://nuvasive.avature.net/careers/JobDetail/Demand-Planner/2922




Date Posted: 4/3/2017

Production Planner/Scheduler

Company: New Basis West, LLC
Location: Riverside
Contact:
Kim Reid kreid@newbasis.com 

Established manufacturing company is seeking an experienced Production Planner/Scheduler to support its manufacturing facility located in Riverside, CA.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Production Planner/Scheduler is solely responsible for planning and managing production schedules across several work centers and product lines in order to meet customer delivery requirements and best utilize the company’s productive capacity in a high mix, high change manufacturing environment as well as processing paperwork for the production area.

The following is a partial list of job duties:
• Plan, schedule, release, and control production orders based on MRP requirements
• Plans and schedules for each work center and operation according to manufacturing sequences, lead times, and customer delivery requirements, in a way that effectively manages available labor so that plant efficiency targets can be achieved
• Communicate daily production schedules to production team leads and shop floor
• Performs work order maintenance in the ERP/MRP system, such as releasing work orders, updating quantities, scheduling WIP start/end dates, reviewing material issues and receipts, and closing completed work orders
• Ensure the MRP setup parameters are maintained to get the desired MRP output. Such as work center capacity, lead time, order policies, safety stock levels, EOQ, etc.
• Receive completed work orders from shop floor and review for accuracy such as, quantities completed, material and labor issued, back flushes, and substitutions. Makes any adjustments in ERP system as needed to ensure inventory accuracy.
• Provide promised delivery dates to customer service for all new sales orders
• Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, management, purchasing, engineering, customer service, and logistics on inventory status and production planning issues. Proactively address any problems and recommend and initiate actions
• Actively participate in various teams/meetings such as production planning meetings with shop floor, and inventory team
• Data analysis and decision making to support department material supply to meet customer demand.
• May be asked to perform other duties at a lower level or a higher level of proficiency.

  JOB REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES:
• 3+ years’ experience in planning and scheduling in a full MRP environment
• Detailed orientation, reliable and organized
• Demonstrated understanding of scheduling systems, inventory management, and capacity planning practices in a manufacturing environment.
• Must be self-directed, detail oriented, reliable, and have strong initiative
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize work tasks. Possess “big picture” operations knowledge
• Proficient user of Excel and Access, and other Microsoft Office applications
• Additional experience with MRP systems, MS-Access SQL highly desired.
• Ability to cope with change; shift gears comfortably with a positive outcome
• Uses analytical skills to solve problems
• APICS Certification desired.
• SysPro experience is a plus.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 3+ Years planning/production experience in a full MRP environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Excellent benefits package to include medical, dental vision, life, 401k, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays.

Date Posted: 2/26/2017

Process Engineer 

Company: CMS Circuit Solutions, Inc. 
Location: Murrieta
Contact: 
Cheryle Steddom   

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Process Engineer to be responsible for the process design, operation and implementation of custom thick film substrates. Required to develop, configure, and optimize processes from inception through startup through manufacturing. Provide process documentation and manufacturing instructions. Required to work with customers to assist in developing the manufacturability of their custom product.

Company benefits include paid health care and pension plan.
Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email resume with cover letter to info@cmscircuitsolutions.com.


Date Posted: 2/20/2017

Supply Chain Assistant

Company: Combustion Associates, Inc. 
Location: Corona
Contact: Kusum Kavia, hr@cai3.com

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Interface with suppliers and department managers to get project completed on time and within budget
  • Send RFQs to suppliers, follow-up & create pricing summaries
  • Sourcing of new suppliers and negotiating favorable terms
  • Negotiate best price and create purchase orders in QuickBooks for materials and services by project
  • Work closely with program manager and purchasing leads to review, analyze, understand, define and create the high level project requirements: objectives, scope, project schedule, budgets, start up, installation, and commissioning
  • Coordinate the approval of all project specific documents requested from suppliers i.e. calculations, drawings, specifications, equipment, Bill of Materials (BOM), instrument lists and operations and maintenance manuals. Create BoM in ERP system
  • Keep Purchasing related documents updated and follow up on the open Purchase Orders.
  • Update Purchasing calendar and communicate the material EDD with the rest of the project team.
  • Prepare monthly supplier performance report and track supplier quality performance.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Management preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • Great organizer and very detail oriented
  • Purchasing/negotiating and sourcing skills
  • Demonstrate proficient office skills (Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office 2010 Word, Excel, Outlook, QuickBooks and ERP System)

 Date Posted: 2/20/2017

Industrial Engineer (Level I, II)

Company:  Burlington Stores Inc. 
Location: San Bernardino, CA 
Contact:Emily Marlin, emily.marlin@burlingtonstores.com 

Bring your passion for fashion to today’s Burlington Stores Inc. If you are interested in a career in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, and everything for baby. Burlington means one-stop shopping for labels you love at prices you love even more. With more than 500 stores, we’re always looking for good talent that can drive results.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary: This position supports the supply chain organization through a variety of projects focused on enhancing productivity, reducing expense, maximizing throughput and ensuring workplace safety through data reporting and analysis.

Scope and Impact: The Industrial Engineer will assist in providing changes to operations, work measurement, methods, materials usage, and training with the goal of improving processes and productivity. This will directly impact throughput and increase cost savings across the distribution center.

Responsibility:

Monitor, maintain, and document the Burlington Work Measurement and Incentive Program; identify, analyze and implement operations and process improvements; conduct workforce training, and support improvement of overall distribution center performance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development and maintenance of accurate and effective engineered standards through time and frequency studies conducted in the facilities
  • Maintenance, documentation, and audits of “Best Methods” for all job functions including training of the hourly workforce on productivity and work methods
  • Analysis, implementation, documentation and audits of enhancements to existing work methods, flows, and processes to increase throughput
  • Additional Duties and Responsibilities as required:
  • Development and maintenance of accurate and effective incentive pay data collection
  • Ergonomic review and revision of all distribution functions
  • Identify, propose and develop improved operational and key metrics reporting
  • Analysis and cost justification for potential capital project requests
  • Work effectively with external resources (consultants and contractors) to ensure collaborative partnerships to meet business requirements

Education: BS Industrial Engineering

Licenses/Certification/Registration: None required, Six Sigma Green Belt a plus

Qualifications:

  • Experience/training of work measurement methodologies and tools with an emphasis on time studies
  • Experience/training in best methods development
  • Excellent planning, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent PC skills – Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint
  • Experience/training developing database reports utilizing data pulled from various system sources
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Occasional Travel on an Annual Basis

Job Requirements:

Our ideal candidates will be self-motivated, team players, who have the desire to succeed. We care about our employees, have a supportive environment that values trust and respect , offer a competitive wage and benefits package that includes a generous paid time off plan, plus an associate discount, and a company matched 401(k) to name a few.

Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!


Date Posted: 1/5/2017

Inventory Control Specialist

Company: California Faucets 
Location: Huntington Beach 
Contact: Maricela Valdivia, maricela@calfaucets.com 

At California Faucets, our goal is to give customers exactly what they want, when they want it. Unlike much of the mass produced fare that floods the market today, each California Faucet fitting is custom made. Starting with good old-fashioned craftsmanship featuring solid brass construction, we add state-of-the-art 1/4 turn ceramic disc valves with lifetime warranties, the world’s largest offering of decorative PVD finishes and quality controls that meet or exceed government codes, including national and local lead-free and water conservation standards. This all makes our manufacturing environment a little more complex than most, but we don’t believe in mass produced. Each of our faucets is hand-finished and individually assembled in our Huntington Beach factory. To provide this high level of customer service with such a diverse product line requires exceptional inventory management. It is critical that we know exactly what components we have and where they are.

We are looking for a full time inventory control specialist to oversee the flow of inventory into and out of the factory. In this critical role, you will help ensure our legacy of providing customers a custom made product in the time it takes our competition to pull a stock item off the shelf. We are a family owned company growing at a very fast pace. We believe each employee has the ability to drive positive change and innovation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This is a great place to work, exceptional, and this role is perfect for an APICS member.

Responsibility:

  • Maintain order and cleanliness of warehouse
  • Compile inventory reports and issue them to management
  • Investigate inventory shortages and discrepancies
  • Supervise, oversee, and plan every activity that relates to inventory control in the organization or warehouse environment
  • Coordinate the outflow and inflow of inventory, as well as shipment, loading and storage activities
  • Investigate discrepancies and inventory shortage and take necessary action to resolve issues.
  • Ensure all items in the warehouse are appropriately received and stored.
  • Ensure adequate inventory to fulfill customer needs in the most efficient manner possible
  • Regularly update management regarding inventory accuracy and discrepancies
  • Provide recommendations to management, regarding inventory
  • Review balance of inventory and count the items in stock
  • Continuously initiate process improvements changes regarding inventory in the company
  • Analyze processes in the warehouse inventory system and execute necessary improvements towards better business performance, which centers on customer satisfaction
  • Perform and lead regular cycle counts of all inventory including work in process, and finished goods
  • Assist in receiving processes including inventory transactions unloading, and put away of raw materials.

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess a minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • 3-5 years of progressive, relevant experience required
  • Detail oriented, problem solver, promotes team environment
  • Proficient in the use of a computer including Microsoft Word and Excel and relevant Inventory Management Software (APICS) preferred
  • Ability to lift heavy items (40 lbs) and forklift certified.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • 100% company paid Medical, Dental and Life Insurance for all employees
  • Paid-Time-Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing& 401K Plans

We are an EEO Employer


Date Posted: 12/30/2016

Production Planner

Company: Cacique
Location: City of Industry
Contact:
Carlos Lara, clara@caciqueinc.com

Established in 1973, Cacique® has affirmed itself as America’s leader in Hispanic perishables. Our product offerings span from fresh cheeses, table creams, and processed cheese to cured meats and drinkable yogurts.Our company has a strong presence among the Hispanic population nationwide and enjoys a steady path of growth. We are a very dedicated and competitive family owned company which offers an excellent environment in which to thrive and grow. We are always looking for individuals that share our passion for customer service, diversity, respect, openness and honesty.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

We are currently looking for a Production Planner to join our Operations in the City of Industry. We are looking for someone to plan and schedule various product lines for our 24/7 operation.

Responsibility:

  • Responsible for providing and communicating detailed daily production scheduling to Production Management.
  • Plans and schedules various production lines in operation according to production capabilities, production lead times and customer delivery expectations.
  • Manage the planning, scheduling, order fulfillment, backorders, shortages, amendments, and/or materials to not delay the production needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Supply Chain or Planning role
  • Food & Beverage industry experience preferred
  • Experience with Material Requirement Planning systems required
  • APICS certification

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