Career Opportunities

Date Posted: 11/16/2017

Operations Manager
Company: West Coast Corporation  
Location:  Ontario
Contact: hr@wcc-mfg.com

We are looking for a strong operations leader with a broad range of experience and solid operational execution capabilities with an interest in working in a friendly, supportive, entrepreneurial environment at an employee-owned manufacturing company developing an array of growth opportunities including products created both internally and via acquisition.

If you are looking for a place to put your skills to work as a leader on an achievement oriented team that rewards people making a difference and helping to accelerate growth, you’ll feel right at home!

We are looking for a proactive leader with a positive attitude and a strong will to succeed by working collaboratively with other functional team leaders resulting in substantial growth of our company and people. If that sounds like you, come grow with us!

SUMMARY
We are seeking an experienced operations leader with solid operational execution capabilities and an understanding of impacts to cost to join our management team. The successful candidate will be responsible for procuring, manufacturing and delivering WCC products to set quality standards on time and within budget and driving continuous improvement to ensure market competitiveness. The Operations Manager performs an important role in ensuring high levels of customer service while constantly searching for opportunities to decrease cost and improve operational effectiveness. As a department leader, the Operations Manager will be responsible for supervising, mentoring, recruiting and retaining 5-6 direct reports and a production floor of 20+ people. An understanding and appreciation for our culture and people are key elements in our Core Values, which we take tremendous pride in.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
West Coast Corporation (WCC) is an employee-owned company of approximately 50 team members in Ontario, California. Founded in 1948 and known world-wide as the inventor of products that have become “American Classics” according to the New York Times, we serve diverse markets globally with quality products under the brands KEY-BAK, KEY-BAK Promotional Products, T-REIGN and Boomerang. Our products are small handheld mechanical devices found in diverse markets globally including hardware, hotel, restaurant, health care, casino and gaming, manufacturing, security and law enforcement, and outdoor activities such as fishing and hunting.

Our Core Purpose is to employ American ingenuity to help working people lead more productive lives. We have six Core Values that guide the way we do business with each other, our customers, our vendors, and our channel partners. We work together in a very friendly, collegial environment to create, manufacture, promote and sell exceptional products and deliver award winning service. While we have competitors, we design and build our products with clear differences that compel customers to buy from us.
Our senior management team is stable, having been with the company for many years and demonstrated the ability to consistently run a profitable company. They provide clear direction and the resources we need to succeed, in a very people-centered, entrepreneurial environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Direct operations teams and support resources to maximize operational performance.
2. Oversee budget for manufacturing operations, including capital expenditures, labor and other supply chain costs.
3. Lead production planning and scheduling team to maximize customer service, gross margin, inventory and quality metrics.
4. Manage inventory levels to maintain on-time shipping metrics and improve cash flow by increasing inventory turns.
5. Source materials and manage suppliers to ensure high quality, efficient and competitive procurement of quality raw materials and purchased parts.
6. Lead manufacturing and assembly operations to maximize customer service and production output.
7. Lead shipping, receiving and warehousing functions to support customer service at the lowest cost.
8. Ensure outside processing and outside suppliers are performing to WCC standards.
9. Ensure high levels of transaction disciplines are maintained and coordinated with cost accounting.
10. Identify, assess, design and implement cost reduction opportunities and coordinate with cost accounting.
11. Coordinate with operations resources, IT resources and accounting resources to ensure system setups, items, bills of materials and costs are maintained appropriately.
12. Manage cost variances and develop action plans to address gaps.
13. Maintain high inventory accuracy levels with cycle counting, root cause identification and resolution and coordination with accounting and finance.
14. Implement Lean Production methods to drive customer service, gross margin and quality improvements.
15. Coordinate the successful integration and rollout of new products through operations.
16. Develop metrics to ensure operational effectiveness and manage on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
17. Modernize WCC’s technology base and ensure successful implementation of new machinery and equipment, including staff capability, training and deployment.
18. Implement a safety culture and safety initiatives that drive the organize to zero accidents.

SKILLS AND CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES
6-8 years of progressive experience in the following areas is required:
• 5 years supervision of a production floor with 20+ people
• 2-3 years of supervising purchasing and/or planning
• 2-3 years of working with ERP systems
• 2-3 years of inventory management expertise
• Ideally involved in implementing an ERP system and/or additional functionality of an ERP system. Be focused and disciplined to keep ERP system current and used consistently on a daily basis.
• Lean manufacturing experience
• ISO orientation
• APICS certification
• Need to understand impact of operations on financial reporting.
• Focus on continuous improvement system, emphasizing on-time delivery and high quality standards.
• Strong focus on company culture and people skills – understand and appreciate our culture and people, while practicing our Core Values on a daily basis.

EDUCATION
Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Operations Management, Business Management or other related field or technical area preferred.
Membership and active involvement in industry and professional organizations (e.g. APICS, etc.) is desired as an indication of a self-starter and continuous learner.
APICS CPIM or CSCP preferred.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Compensation is dependent upon qualifications with potential for additional performance bonuses. Relocation support is not available. We offer a competitive benefits package.
WCC 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.wcc-mfg.com.



Date Posted: 11/11/2017

Inventory Control Supervisor 
Company: Laguna Clay Company 
Location: City of Industry 
Contact: Linda Nguyen; linda@lagunaclay.com

Laguna Clay Co. has become one of the premier manufacturers of clay and glazes. Through the loyalty of our customers and the dedication of our employees, we have become an integral part of the global ceramic community. We attribute our sustained growth to the daily contributions of the remarkable individuals who make up our team.

At Laguna Clay Co., we’re passionate about what we do. Because of our continued expansion, we seek qualified candidates who share our vision, values, and commitment to providing superior customer service. Laguna Clay Co. offers a great 401(k) with company match, excellent medical/dental/vision/life coverage, flexible benefits, Paid Time off, and competitive compensation.

Join the Laguna Clay team at our facility in California!

Expectation for All Employees:
Supports the organization’s mission by exhibiting the following behaviors:
• Commitment to our community
• Teamwork – building long-term partnerships with our suppliers and customers (internal and external)
• Integrity – commitment to and acting with high ethical standards
• Respect – demonstration of esteem, concern, and courtesy towards fellow employees
• Accountability and ownership – taking responsibility for one’s actions and an active role in career development
• Continuous improvement – sustaining an environment that fosters the elimination of waste and variation in process

Position Summary:
Primarily responsible for replenishing materials on time while focusing on lowering cost and supporting high inventory accuracy levels. This position also supports multi-site inventory control and purchasing processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Replenish appropriate materials, supplies and finished goods in order to maintain high service levels with the least amount of cost and inventory (cash).
• Maintain high inventory accuracy levels through cycle counting, root cause identification & resolution and coordinate with accounting and finance.
• Work directly with warehouse and production personnel to ensure timely customer deliveries and on time shipping metrics.
• Fill production scheduling responsibilities as requested.
• Analyze inventory metrics and implement opportunities for inventory reduction.
• Support purchasing agent while managing suppliers to ensure the high-quality, efficient and competitive procurement of quality raw materials and purchased parts.
• Responsible for creating and maintaining Kanban systems.
• Ensure high levels of transaction disciplines are maintained and coordinated with cost accounting.
• Investigate inventory errors, identify root causes and develops solutions for all inventory move transactions.
• Negotiate and request quotes for raw material purchases.
• Maintain vendor pricing and planning information in ERP system.
• Other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Expertise in Microsoft Excel preferred
• Understanding of purchasing, inventory and warehouse operational processes essential
• Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple activities simultaneously
• Working knowledge of ERP systems in a process manufacturing setting (Sage 100, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Epicor or similar).
• APICS certified preferred
• An interest in Ceramics preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Required Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management (or equivalent) from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience required.

Required Experience:
1- 5 years of experience in the following areas is required:
• Inventory management
• Related experience in planning and/or purchasing



Date Posted: 11/1/2017

Procurement Operations Strategic Buyer 
Company: Arconic
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: Chris Bender; christopher.bender@arconic.com

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Primary Purpose of the Job:
*Business Unit Strategic Buyer executes on relevant Procurement strategies, measures and activities in close cooperation with Business Unit Procurement Plant Lead and Business Unit Procurement Engineers.
*The overall goal is to achieve the best total cost position for all external spend of the respective Business Unit plant, the lowest sourcing risks, best supplier performances and ensuring highest efficiency and effectiveness of the BU Plant Procurement team.
*He/she ensures the optimal collaboration of BU Plant Procurement with BU *Procurement Engineering as well as with Global Category Management and *Regional Procurement to achieve best procurement results.

Major activities/ Key challenges:
*Reports to Business Unit Procurement Plant Lead
*Supports all relevant Plant Procurement Operations functions
*Works in close conjunction and alignment with Business Unit Procurement Engineers
*Executes on savings initiatives and initiates counter measures if necessary
*Performance areas: Cost Savings (SRT), Supplier performance, challenging of material & service specifications (demand management)
Communicates Supplier issues to Business Unit Procurement Operations Director and Category Management
*Participates in supplier meetings jointly with Category Lead, Business Unit Procurement Engineer and/or Country Lead if relevant for the Plant.

Basic Qualifications:
*Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
*Minimum of 3 years prior purchasing experience
*Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
*This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:
*Degree focus in Supply Chain, Business, Economics or Engineering



Date Posted: 9/7/2017

Raw Material Planner
Company: Arconic
Location: Fontana, Ca.
Contact: Arconic Careers page at www.Careers.Arconic.com

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings (AFSR) has a newly created Raw Material Planner position for our expanding Planning Department. This role will be responsible for the planning of material to meet production requirements for on time delivery. This includes the accurate assignment, tracking and documentation of raw material for the manufacturing process. Raw materials include titanium, aluminum, nickel alloys, and other metals. This position is located at the AFSR aerospace forging plant in Fontana, CA.

Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings (AFSR) serves the global aerospace, automotive, and commercial transportation markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of fastening system solutions and seamless rolled rings in our industry. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFSR employs 7,900 people in 13 countries at 38 locations. AFSR is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to negotiate pricing in conjunction with our long-term agreement contracts
  • Process receiving transactions and material allocation daily
  • Track incoming material on time delivery from vendors
  • Works to manage inventory levels to adhere to budgetary guidelines
  • Develop relationships with all vendors to assure that the company receives quality materials and competitive pricing to meet corporate standards.
  • Works to quality standards for material purchases
  • Negotiate vendor agreements to minimize inventory overages while assuring on-time delivery.
  • Source secondary vendors to ensure product availability.
  • Timely and accurate purchase order entry based on MRP
  • Timely communication with manager, internal and external customers.
  • Produce periodic reports for manager as needed
  • Analyze inventory reports to identify slow moving items, overstocked items and obsolete inventory. Work in conjunction with production departments to maintain appropriate inventory levels and turn slow moving items, overstock items and obsolete material into cash
  • Source, negotiate and transact scrap sales.
  • Follow corporate guidelines for procurement of raw material
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills:

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, drawings, standards, specifications and operating instructions and procedures. Ability to compose routine reports and correspondence for internal/external customers. Ability to communicate effectively before groups of employees of organization, and customers.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions and percentages. Ability to perform conversion calculations (e.g. metric to inches, Celsius to Fahrenheit). Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics.
  • 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.
  • INTERPERSONAL AND CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS: Demonstrated ability to effectively develop long-standing business relationships while managing through difficult issues. Must be highly intuitive when dealing with customer’s expectations and must be alert to the impact that cultural differences have on the business relationship.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; advanced knowledge of ERP systems (Visual Manufacturing); working knowledge of Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution
  • Minimum 2 years of Planning experience in Manufacturing
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer the Bachelor’s Degree is in Business or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience with schedulingfabrication. and coordination of work flow
  • ERP/MRP systems experience
  • Quality and technical knowledge of metallurgical raw material specifications
  • General knowledge of manufacturing processes for metal fabrication.

Date Posted: 8/20/2017

Senior Buyer

Company: Aranda Tooling Inc;  www.arandatooling.com;
Location: Chino, Ca
Contact:
Karen Bajanov karenb@kebhr.com

Company Background: Aranda Tooling Inc. is a minority owned and ISO 9001:2008 registered company that provides custom metal stamping, laser cutting, metal fabrication, and tool and die design. Based on the solid business relationships that the Company has established nationally and internationally, we produce over 1 million parts per week. Aranda Tooling serves the automotive, construction, medical, military, plumbing, and other industries. The Company continues to focus and makes it their priority to continuously improve the quality of their products.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Senior Buyer is responsible for buying raw materials such as stainless, steel, aluminum, and other various alloys. In addition, the Senior Buyer is responsible for buying other assigned metal fabricated components, such as fasteners.

Responsibilities:

– Manage external suppliers to achieve procurement targets on price, delivery, and quality.
– Ability to purchase material and services in support of operational and production requirements
– Work to with other groups, such as Production, Planning, Engineering, and Quality Assurance to ensure  business goals are met.

Job Requirements:

– Seven (7)+ years purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment.
– Possess the ability to work well with others in a team environment, and lead as appropriate to ensure team success
– Thorough knowledge of supply chain processes
– Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
– Demonstrate the ability to work well across functions and in high pressure situations; dealing with all levels of management
– Working knowledge of Excel
– Helpful to have experience in Job based ERP software system
– Understanding of computerized information systems used in manufacturing applications
– Ability to handle changing priorities and tight deadlines
– Skillfully talented to analyze and solve problems, gather data, compile information and prepare reports
– A high energy level, strong work orientation and well organized.

 


Date Posted: 8/1/2017

Project Manager, Industrial Engineering

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. 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 Summary: This position supports the Supply Chain organization through the successful design, planning and installation of a variety of projects focused on enhancing productivity, reducing expense, maximizing throughput and ensuring workplace safety.

Scope and Impact: The Project Manager will be a key player in Supply Chain project implementation. The PM will define, design, implement, measure and analyze projects throughout the supply chain. This will directly impact throughput and increase cost savings across the distribution centers.

General Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include planning, executing and finalizing capital projects within scope, on budget and on schedule. The role will also analyze and justify other potential projects as part of the annual five year strategy planning and other engineering and project work as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Design, selection and installation of material handling equipment incorporated into existing, new and expanded distribution centers up to approximately $50M per year.
• Define project scope, goals and deliverables. Establish and implement project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time/within budget, adheres to high quality standards, and meets customer expectations.
• Responsible for developing project plans and team assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts, identifying resource needs, performing quality reviews; identifying risks and escalating issues appropriately.
• Conduct project status updates meetings with management and deliver timely progress reports.
• Work effectively with external & internal resources (consultants, contractors and customers) to ensure collaborative partnerships to meet business requirements.
• Responsible for contract administration, supplier/contractor management and negotiations.
• Collection of data to assist in the development of distribution center and capital budget.
• Analysis and cost justification on all capital project requests.
• Research technological advances in material handling systems to develop cost-effective improvements to operating methods and procedures to support purchase recommendations.

Education: BS Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management preferred

Licenses/Certification/Registration: 

o Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
o Project Management Certifications

Qualifications:

• Deep understanding of project management concepts and proven track record managing large capital projects.
• Solid knowledge of Distribution Center Material Handling Equipment: conveyor systems, racking, forklifts, etc.
• Ability to prioritize and react to project changes.
• Excellent planning, organization, and problem solving skills.
• Excellent PC skills – Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint.
• Effective communication skills; demonstrated ability to interact across a broad range of organizational levels and functions.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Up to 25% travel on an annual basis.

Experience:
• Lead manager for large scale, multimillion dollar capital project design and installation management.
• Cost analysis for project justification.
• AutoCAD and Database skills.
• Forecasting and statistical modeling preferred.
• Simulation program experience preferred.
• Distribution Center Operations in a National Logistics Network.

 

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: 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: 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)

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