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Purchasing Engineer-Iron Casting

$75,000 - $85,000

Asheville, NC

This position will manage New Program launches from the prototype phase through production launch, including cost estimating, Bill of Materials (BOMs), supplier selection, and handoff to Production Purchasing. Works closely with both Advanced PLB's and global GCM's to source NPI programs and components.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME). At least 5 years of Purchasing experience with Iron Casting. At least 1 year of Program Management experience.  Must have at least 3 years of practical experience in the procurement of casting and machining processes.   
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook) required. Experience using SAP preferred.  Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal; good presentation skills; strong negotiation skills, and have the ability to read and interpret drawings/blueprints.

Job will contain the following:   Assessing the manufacturing maturity of a new technology introduction and plans for its future maturation. Understanding the level of manufacturing risk in trying to produce a new Technology component and transition the technology into a Turbo system application. Complementing advanced manufacturing for new technology introduction within DART process.  Setting the agenda for manufacturing risk mitigation of new technology.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

· Coordinates Supplier Design Reviews for new components and drawings.

· Evaluates part designs with Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Suppliers to optimize cost and efficiencies.

· Estimates costs for new components.

· Develops and maintains costed BOMs when applicable.

· Sends and tracks Request for Quotes (RFQ) for Prototype and Production using Global and Local sourcing strategies.

· Estimates and maintains a tooling budget for New Program tooling.

· Issues tooling purchase orders (PO) for New Program tooling.

· Negotiates long-term agreements for new production components.

· Continually reduces component costs through negotiations, long term agreements, Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VA/VE), Process Analysis, Design Reviews, and Supplier Selection.

· Develops new suppliers that meet BW cost, quality and delivery requirements.

· Attends as a key member New Product Release meetings and Quality Gate Reviews, including presentations to Senior Management.

· Leads prototype procurement meetings for Engineering and Prototype Model Shop.

· Leads Supplier Selection Meetings and presents recommended supplier.

· Understands and adheres to current quality and control policies.

· Understands and adheres to current health, safety, and environmental policies.

· Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.

Advanced Manufacturing Readiness for New Technology Development:

1. Identify Basic Manufacturing implications for new Technology Idea

2. Identify Manufacturing Concepts for specific new materials ideas. An understanding of manufacturing feasibility and risk is emerging.

3. Develop the Manufacturing Proof of selected Concepts, including the characterization of Materials and / or processes. Experimental hardware models have been developed in a laboratory environment that may possess limited functionality.

4. Develop the capability to produce the technology in a laboratory environment, targeting a Technology Development Phase of acquisition readiness, including required investments, such as manufacturing technology development. Target cost objectives have been established and manufacturing cost drivers are identified. Productivity assessments of design concepts have been completed with identification of the required resources.

5. Develop the capability to produce prototype components in a production relevant environment with a cost model construction to assess projected manufacturing cost.

6. Develop the Capability to produce a prototype system or subsystem in a production relevant environment, with key supply chain elements identified.

7. Develop the capability to produce systems, sub-systems, or components in a production representative environment

8. Demonstrate the Pilot line capability for Low rate Initial Production with Supplier Development Support.

9. Support the We Are Ready process conducted by SD if necessary to begin Full Rate Production.

All these steps for the advanced manufacturing engineering assessment, selection, and development for production of new technology readiness are conducted in interfacing with Engineering, Supplier Development, Cost estimation and Commodity Management Teams. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com

 

 

Terminal/Trucking Manager

$70,000 - $75,000

Houston Area, TX,

 

Position is with a national petrochemical company and is open due to promotion of incumbent to Regional Transportation Manager. Excellent situation for a bright trucking professional with five plus years of trucking experience. Will supervise two dispatchers. Operations consist of 60 trucks, 20 of which are company-owned and 40 are leased. Will be hauling both crude and finished products. Territory consists of mainly Gulf south for the crude but finished products will mostly wind up in the PA/OH area. Well managed company, drivers are furnished with professional-looking uniforms. Trucks are well-maintained. A high school or GED education is required. Must be able to maintain a work atmosphere that represents company well in the workplace. This position is also subject to a bonus. A pick-up truck is provided (Silvarado class). Location is in the Houston, TX area. Relocation assistance is provided. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Strategic Supply Chain Manager

$90,000 - $130,000 +  ~14%-16% Bonus

Detroit, MI

 

Our client is a global multi-billion metal manufacturer; well established in a variety of industries not limited to automotive, aerospace, packaging, and other various industries. Due to ongoing growth and success, they have a need for a Supply Chain Manager to focus on high level strategy as well as functional aspects of supply chain.

 

The Strategic Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for the strategic and tactical procurement activities; sourcing, developing a strong supply base, to managing materials, costs, and supporting overall goals and financial objectives of the company. They will be responsible for the negotiation and procurement of all material and equipment for programs and key agreements. We need a strategic thinker that can hone in on enhancing supplier relations and implementing lean initiatives to improve quality and delivery; with the ultimate goal being a competitive edge and better margins. We need a strong leader who is able to mentor and motivate a team, while creating policies and procedures to further grow the procurement function.

 

Additional Responsibilities: Develop and implement effective procurement strategies to establish and maintain a competitive and strong supply base. Manage capital investments (equipment, cash flow, overall materials) Negotiate and procure all materials (metals), equipment, services, etc for all of NA Lead a team 2-3 professionals (buyers & quality professionals) Develop supplier relationships that result in mutually beneficial partnerships for the organization and its suppliers. Negotiate and manage all supply agreements while tracking cost reductions to exceed yearly financial KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). Support operations on-time delivery and quality objectives through monitoring of supplier scorecards for quick resolution of issues through correctives actions and supplier charge backs.

 

Desired Qualifications: Bachelors Degree of Science required, Advanced degree preferred 5-10 years experience in Supply Chain / Procurement; with experience in Metals (required) as well as Automotive or similar regulated industry. Ability to add value in the area of improving Metal Margins (Material Costs, Transportation Costs, Scrap). Total spend for this division is $90-100M. 3+ years of leadership/management experience required; mentor, coach and develop team members in the perspective area of responsibility Documented experience maintaining and improving margins, costs, creation of KPIs, and strong negotiation/sourcing experience required Must be a hands-on manager who can juggle multiple projects simultaneously Experience with an ERP/MRP System (Preferably SAP). Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com. 

 

 

MANAGER, TRADE COMPLIANCE - NAFTA

$95,000 - $120,000 + 10% Bonus + Superior Benefits

Between Milwaukee, WI and North Chicago IL

 

LOCATED ON WI / IL STATE LINE AREA (COMMUTABLE BETWEEN NORTHERN CHICAGO & SOUTHERN HALF OF MILWAUKEE). OUTSTANDING BENEFITS. OPEN DUE TO PROMOTION - F-500 GLOBAL OEM MANUFACTURING CORPORATION

 

U.S. CUSTOMS BROKERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED TRAVEL IS LESS THAN 10% IN USA. REPORTS TO DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS. RELOCATION PACKAGE AVAILABLE, IF APPLICABLE.

 

Our long term Client of 20+ years is searching for the position of Manager, Trade Compliance - NAFTA, which will lead the North America Trade Compliance department to ensure compliance efforts satisfy the domestic and international laws and regulations for the import and export of products (including parts, whole goods, and components) between the company and its plants/depots, vendors/suppliers, dealers and customers for North America region including US, Canada and Mexico.

 

Responsibilities: - Coordinate resources to maximize the import/export compliance for whole goods, service parts and components to minimize adverse governmental actions while at the same time minimizing cost and providing delivery service and reliability - Develop, implement and maintain processes and systems for North America region customs import and export compliance. Review current processes and implement improvements where necessary. Ensure these processes are in line with Global Strategic Trade and Compliance Policy.

 

Manage company-wide training and education programs to ensure the proper visibility and control of these processes. - Conduct root cause analysis and proactive risk assessments of the customs process (in collaboration with Global Strategic Trade and Compliance) and take necessary countermeasures for any non-compliance to minimize the risk of substantial federal civil fines, penalties, liquidated damages and seizures and thus diminish devastating disruptions in global supply chain for production and or sales due to non-compliance.  Supervise issues relating to proper legal interpretation of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, Country of Origin designations, Customs Valuation, International Trade Administration's anti-dumping regulated product flows, Broker management, Reconciliation, C-TPAT, FTAs and other programs that result in expedited import/export clearance, proper duty payments and exemptions of Company products.

 

Ensure all Foreign Trade Zones are operating in compliance with Foreign Trade Zone Regulations to maximize cost savings opportunities and minimize risk of adverse governmental actions.  Coordinate with internal and external Legal counsel, Global Strategic Trade and Compliance, other internal stakeholders and external agencies to build a solid reputation for adherence to import and export regulations.  Create strong rapport and relationship with U.S. Customs, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and International agencies. Interact with these officials on issues regarding policy, procedures, systems and payments. Assist local government departments on audits of company systems and processes relating to compliance reporting. Establish and strengthen a strong working relationship with customs brokers and FTZ Grantees to facilitate communications feedback and ensure proper performance and compliance

 

Requirements: Bachelors' degree required -- Business, Supply Chain, or similar degree. U.S. Customs Brokers License Required. Minimum 7 years of work experience, including at least 5 years direct experience in customs and/or trade compliance roles and accountabilities. Minimum of 3 years of direct supervisory experience required. Preferred Skills/Experience: MBA-SCM, MS-Logistics, MSIE, or related Master's degree preferred. Experience in the business application of import/export regulations and the ability to identify and solve serious customs issues. Demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of complex federal import and export laws and regulations. Demonstrated strong analytical, investigative, interpersonal and communicative skills. Demonstrated excellent organizational and critical thinking skills Demonstrated ability to determine and communicate legal and monetary ramifications of business decisions and actions. Demonstrated ability to influence outcomes and build rapport, representing the company to outside firms/agencies. Demonstrated strong negotiation abilities. Demonstrated ability to multi-task, working as team champion as well as team member in a matrix organization. Knowledge with third party trade compliance software, including Trade Beam and Integration Point, or equivalent.

 

This person will oversee the NAFTA trade compliance department which consists of 8 - 10 people total. This person will manage 4 direct reports. Ensure that the flow of goods - both imports and exports - is occurring without delay and will have responsibility for the NAFTA region - US, Canada & Mexico. Will manage the foreign trade zone/oversee that program. Oversee the customs brokers and conduct audits. Need someone who is familiar with government regulations title 15 & 19. This person will interact with team to ensure goals are being met, that movement of goods is taking place and if something is being held up at a border - finding out and resolving the issue. Will have a lot of interaction with logistics and legal internally, and customs, outside counsel & government affairs externally. Important to be proactive in order to identify any complications and risk and then implement fixes prior to customs finding out and penalizing us.

 

We want to be best in class. Most important Personal skills for this position: Professional/mature; Solid communication skills; Strong willed - able to push back; Pro-active; Detail oriented. Most important Technical skills for this position: Need thorough understanding of import & export reg's; Understanding of trade zone reg's is a plus; Need to keep up with changes in government regulations. VISA sponsorship not available. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Purchasing Partner

$95,000 - $110,000

Houston, TX

 

We are assisting a major International Employer seeking a Purchasing Partner to be located at one of their facilities in the Houston area. This Purchasing Partner will have responsibility for a predefined geography or category of spend of approximately $100MM within an assigned region for the organization. This individual will also:


- Manage the risks associated with important and strategic vendor suppliers including regulatory compliance with regard to policies of procurement and procedures

- Grow potential supply markets and provide expertise regarding market knowledge

- Assist with the development/implementation of geographical region or category sourcing strategies based on future goals and objectives

- Lend support with regard to strategic relationships to include the negotiation process of major agreements/contracts, performance of contracts and delivery of services

- Provide procurement representation to other divisions, such as the supply chain division or project teams

 

Qualifications:

- BS Chemical Engineering or Business degree preferred
- Must have chemical procurement experience
- 5 or more years of chemical plant and/or chemical manufacturing experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Previous experience working in an international organization with geographical diversity
- Proven success managing multiple stakeholders involved in complex projects with both on- and off-site participants
- Currently residing in the Houston area or nearby oil corridor
- Computer proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook

Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Global Sourcing Manager, Facilities Services

to $140K

(Morristown*, NJ)

 

Our client a leader in the Medical Products industry seeks a Global Strategic Sourcing Manager for Facilities Services.

 

You will be responsible for driving the creation of a formal global strategic sourcing strategy for outsourcing facilities support services; such as landscaping, housekeeping, cafeterias, security, general maintenance etc. in excess of $100 million. You will work closely with global stakeholders to analyze the category spend, identify and implement best in class opportunities / processes to influence improvement in service, quality, delivery, cost and optimal payment terms.

Individual desired should be well-versed working with stakeholders in driving change and creating a formal strategic sourcing process. Require excellent interpersonal and communication skills combined with minimum 10-years strategic sourcing experience, with facilities services categories. Individual must have a BS degree. Apply to this Job (Partner Office Job)

 

 

Director of Purchasing

$70,000 - $90,000

Evansville, IN

 

QUALIFICATIONS:


-Bachelors Degree in Economics, Animal Nutrition or Related Degrees

-Experience in Animal Nutrition preference of Pet Food Ingredients, however, Required Experience is NOT limited to Animal Nutrition Industry!


-5+ years Experience in Management required

-Experience with Purchasing of Ingredients and/or Packaging in a Food Company –

 

Experience with Inventory, Budgeting, and Expenditure Records -Knowledge of Manufacturing Process and Quality Systems and Regulations -Experience with Sales and Marketing of specialty products -Ability to Develop and Create Relationships with New Customers -Excellent Communication and Organizational Skills -Excellent Computer and Computer Application Skills

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities of this position include purchasing of ingredients, accurate inventory for each facility, managing the manufacturing process, create and implement purchasing and marketing strategies. Qualified individual will have food technology processing, quality systems, and/or food science background.

***Employer looking to hire Immediately!***

 

Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Director of Purchasing

$95,000 – $105,000 + bonus

Des Moines, IA

 

Our client is seeking a face paced individual to step up to the Director of Purchasing role. This is for a company with a seasoned history of growth and leadership in their market. You will have the opportunity to lead the strategic and tactical procurement activities for organizational and business acumen. There is currently a strong group of purchasing agents and buyers to support your efforts; and you will have direct management and negotiations of key commodities along with supplier selection and development. The client is looking to utilize your skills to bring in programs and techniques to improve cost reductions and business relationships especially with expanding new product introductions. It will take a candidate with professional education and CPM or CPSM certification and 15 years in purchasing and some demonstrated leadership both of staff and programs to walk into this position. They are very much a schedule driven and have a strong market acceptance. You will be working with the VP - CFO level staff and one of the top 10 decision makers in the company. Technical knowledge will include high volume manufacturing and assembly of large vehicles, bus, and truck and RV type product. You will need to know commodities such as engine, chassis and be able to deal or provide oversight to your staff with such suppliers on a national and international basis. Will pay to relocate you from anywhere in USA. Send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

SENIOR BUYERS, HYDRAULICS (3), With Growth Potential

$80,000 - $100,000 +bonus

Chicago (Nice Suburb), IL

                                                                                

PROMINENT & GLOBAL F-200 OEM VEHICLE CORPORATION

 

Components for this Position (Any one or more): 1) Hydraulic Valves, Pneumatics, Brakes, Miscellaneous Mechanical Components 2) Cylinders 3) Pumps and Motors. Reports to: NA Commodity Manager Location: Very Nice Western Chicago Suburbs (Can live in the Chicago suburbs, city, or where the suburbs meet the country. Outstanding complete package!! Relocation package available, if applicable. Desire Top Talent Candidates For Future Growth Potential Long Term Global Client,

 

KEY POINTS: Strategic view of the sourcing process. A good understanding of supplier management, leveraging new opportunities, and benchmarking - Leverage the competition for cost reductions and quality delivery - Drive technical cost reduction initiatives, how to work with a supplier, etc. - Create one's own opportunities and to really understand there is a great deal of analysis that goes into the decisions we make.

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Manages the purchase of complex assemblies and components such as directional valves, manifolds and other mechanical components for NAFTA while supporting global hydraulic requirements as needed. Responsible for tactical and strategic activities involved with the purchase of critical production parts within the Hydraulic Cluster. Support product launch initiatives while developing and implementing cost reduction and sourcing strategies, leading to improved quality, technology and timely delivery performance.

 

DIMENSIONS: Current spend is approximately $75M across responsible clusters in NA. This can fluctuate due to make vs. buy decisions, new sourcing, resourcing, and volume driven activities associated with this desk. Desk is comprised of multiple commodity codes covering several suppliers to support new launch, current production, and resource opportunities.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead supplier evaluation, selection, and sourcing for valves, brakes, accumulators, and other mechanical components for the company's manufacturing operations in North America. Negotiates piece price, R&D, and tooling for total cost containment during development and after supplier selection. Manages on-time tooling kick-offs and ISIR (Initial Sample Inspection Report) approvals. Researches industry trends, performs commodity market analysis, and presents strategic recommendations.

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS: Applicant will regularly communicate with engineering, product development, various plant personnel, and supply base through face to face meetings, emails, conference calls, etc and present business case to management for approval as needed. All communication will require the ability to problem solve with collaborative approaches, negotiate internally and externally within the company for results needed, deal with stressful situations, and strive for long-lasting relationships.

 

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree required. Engineering degree preferred (i.e., BSME, BSMET, BSIE, BS-AgE, or BS-MfgE). Will also consider Supply Chain Management or Operations Management degree/s. Minimum of about 8 years of experience within engineering, purchasing, and/or supply chain. Experience in analyzing, selecting, approving and auditing suppliers for different product platforms within a multi-plant heavy equipment manufacturing environment based upon supplier capability relative to testing, designing, supporting, quality and manufacturing. Experience developing and implementing commodity strategies. Strong negotiating background with knowledge of corporate purchasing practices and strategies that bring about closure of long-term agreements reflecting positive, future financial results for the company. Proven experience in mitigating supplier delivery, cost, and relationship issues with positive outcome for the company.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE: MBA/Masters Degree preferred. Lean Sigma experience (green or black belt) preferred and/or CPM/CPSM/CPIM/CSCP certification/s. Strong knowledge of Corporate purchasing practices and negotiation strategies. Product cost management a plus. Experience with cost controls & reduction (VA/VE). Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of ERP/MRPII systems preferred. Good analytical thinker and problem solving skills. Able to think outside the box. Strong knowledge of raw material analysis and tracking systems. Experience with the manufacturing functions and sourcing of highly-engineered components. Ability to incorporate co-design agreements, S.O.W. (statement of works), warranty agreements, etc, into the sourcing process and supplier selection. Experience in Quality Review process, including ISIR (Initial Sample Inspection Report), PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning). VISA Sponsorship not available. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Transportation and Logistics Manager - Industrial

$80,000 - $90,000

San Francisco, CA

 

Seeking an experienced Transportation and Logistics Manager to serve as the right hand to the Operations Manager at a major distribution center of a global chemical company.

 

Transportation expertise with leading a large team of drivers and fleet of vehicles is essential. Our client is a profitable, growing, $10B+ global company that provides specialty and commodity chemicals that are used in a wide variety of industries and manufacturing operations. This leadership role includes responsibility for multiple facilities that provide modern, efficient blending and packaging services and warehouse distribution operations. Essential Job Functions include: Oversee safe, efficient, legal and economical operation of all warehouse, packaging, and transportation activities for the distribution of quality products. Dispatch, route and manage all fleet vehicles, ensuring proper operations and maintenance at all times. Plan, organize and manage a team of drivers to ensure the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with company and customer requirements. Oversee all hiring, development, performance reviews and discipline of direct reports. Coordinate delivery schedules and modify schedules as required to meet customer needs. Facilitate high volume bulk unloading, repackaging, blending, quality control, labeling, and shipping logistics functions. Manage all customer interface issues, including complaint resolution as required. Ensure DOT, OSHA, and EPA regulatory compliance and implement corporate policy on health and safety, environmental affairs and operations standards, including all necessary training, documentation and record keeping. Identify and provide necessary resources for training in all regulatory areas to ensure all employees operate in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

 

Qualifications include: Bachelors or Associates Degree in Management, Transportation, Logistics, or equivalent work experience. 5+ years of experience with Transportation Management; dispatching experience is a plus. Experience with warehouse operations and shipping/receiving logistics, ideally in a chemical manufacturing, batch processing, or blending plant environment. 3-5+ years of Managerial or Supervisory experience with demonstrated capabilities of leading, motivating, mentoring, and developing direct reports. Experience managing warehouse operations, trucking/transportation fleet, shipping/receiving logistics. Highly organized, detail oriented with the ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously. Skilled at multi-tasking, managing multiple priorities, and flexible to frequently changing customer demands. Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as, outside clients and vendors. HazMat and Hazwoper Certifications are a plus Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong computer skills; competency with MS Office suite. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

U.S./International Parts Manager

To $90,000

Atlanta, GA

 

U.S./International Parts Manager needed by an International Ag Equipment Employer to travel the U.S. and Canada and south to Chile calling on established equipment dealers/distributors to sell and promote Ag equipment parts. Primary responsibility will be to manage and expand all parts sales activities and ensure achievement of all export sales targets through effective budgeting and planning. This individual will report directly to the Export Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

- BS Ag Engineering, Technical Engineering or Business Administration degree

- Minimum 3 years proven sales experience with farm equipment and/or farm equipment parts; employer may also consider individuals coming from the automotive or heavy construction equipment industries

- Dealer/Distributor network relationships and development experience beneficial

- Familiarity with process of financing farm equipment

- Familiarity with basic laws and regulations pertaining to overseas transportation of equipment and/or parts

- Ability to identify new market opportunities and follow ongoing projects and competitors

- Customer-focused and Performance-driven

- English and Spanish fluency a MUST

- Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 60%, primarily by air

- Desire to reside, work from and travel from the Atlanta, GA area (relocation assistance available)

- Must be eligible to work in the U.S.  Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Purchasing Manager

$65,000 - $85,000

Green Bay/ Appleton, WI

 

Implement procurement strategy and policies. Forecast procurement needs. Create and implement KPI's. Monitor macro trends in supplier and contract base and implement plans to react. Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers. Prepare purchase requisitions, approve and issues purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions. Track purchasing activity and measurements. Discuss defective or unacceptable new goods or services with users, vendors and others to determine cause of problem and take corrective action and preventative action. Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships. Dealing with suppliers. Develop and review purchase requests and ensure authorization as necessary to facilitate the timely purchase of parts, materials and equipment. Desired Skills and Experience Five or more years experience having good analytical abilities to assess the performance of suppliers against criteria such as quality, cost, reliability, ability to innovate, and financial stability. Good interpersonal and negotiation skills to build effective working relationships with supply partners. Bachelors Degree in Business, Management, or Engineering. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Transportation Manager

$80,000 - $100,000 + Bonus + paid relocation

Columbia, SC

 

Dynamic, global manufacturer that is an industry leader has an immediate opening for a Transportation Manager! Great career opportunity to be the transportation/logistics leader for a fast-paced, international manufacturer located in the Columbia, SC area. You will direct and manage the division transportation team responsible for managing 3PL and 4PL relationships, managing inbound and outbound freight movements, customs compliance, company compliance with DOT, negotiating terms with rail, ocean and truck carriers, meeting customer requirements and communicating with transportation vendors.

 

Responsibilities include: Distribution and Transportation Management: . Managing a team of 20+ employees, including workforce planning and scheduling, employee relations, and employee development. . Promoting and ensuring a safe and environmentally compliant work environment. . Participating, as needed, in continuous improvement initiatives using tools such as Six Sigma, and other process improvement techniques. . Contract transportation management including freight audit and payment, carrier management, logistics design. . Logistics Finance including variance analysis, monthly expense forecasting, annual budget development, ad hoc freight analysis. . Ensure On-Time Shipments . Contract Customs compliance including NAFTA certifications, ITAR/BIS. . Manage inbound and outbound transportation network optimization coordinate efforts / develop strategies to achieve transport cost efficiencies. . Generate quotes for special freight moves. . Logistics costs management for HV frieght . Contract management for inbound/outbound freight movements including load consolidation, freight audit and payment. This individual must be capable of leveraging the transportation spend to achieve the lowest transportation cost with a high level of service. . ..You will develop departmental talent to achieve higher productivity and efficiency.

Requirements:  Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years of Transportation Control management experience. . MBA degree is a plus. . Experience with ERP/MRP systems preferably SAP System. . Warehousing, Transportation, Logistics experience in a manufacturing environment. . Be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and prioritize duties to meet deadlines daily with limited supervision. . Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Must have very strong and effective influencing skills and capable of gaining consensus. Should be able to effectively and efficiently navigate across the organization. Must be able to make the "tough choice" when confronted with complex decisions including people and demonstrate flexibility on resolving customer issues. Base salary of $80-100k + Bonus + paid relocation, strong benefit and retirement package and future career advancement opportunities!  Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Logistics Manager (Supply Chain)     

$75,000 - $90,000

Columbia, SC

 

Strong growth, global industry leader has an immediate need for a Logistics Manager located at a Division headquarters in Columbia, SC!!

 

Great career opportunity to be the Logistics Manager for a fast-paced, global hard goods manufacturer. You will direct and manage the division logistics team responsible for management of the DC, company compliance with DOT and FRA, negotiating terms with rail and truck carriers, meeting customer requirements and communicating with transportation vendors.

 

Duties include:

 

Distribution and Transportation Management: . Managing a team of 20+ employees, including workforce planning and scheduling, employee relations, and employee development. . Promoting and ensuring a safe and environmentally compliant work environment. . Participating, as needed, in continuous improvement initiatives using tools such as Six Sigma, and other process improvement techniques. . Monitor shipments; recommend shipping equipment and methods of packing. . Manage all customer shipping issues, including claims for loss or damage. . Ensure On-Time Shipment . Manage Distribution Cutting and Loading operations with responsibility for all fixed and variable costs (i.e. labor, transportation and packaging). . Manage inbound and outbound transportation network optimization coordinate efforts / develop strategies to achieve transport cost efficiencies.

Production Planning and Control: . Supervision and management of production control department personnel and processes. . Ensure inventory targets are met for Raw Materials, WIP and Finished Goods to achieve NWC requirements of the company, while balancing need to meet customer delivery expectations and remain competitive in the market place. . Develop and implement cost savings processes that will maximize lane utilization and reduce back office transportation costs. This individual must be capable of leveraging the total transportation spend to achieve the lowest cost with high service..You will develop departmental talent to achieve higher productivity and efficiency.

 

Requirements: . Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years of Transportation, Warehouse and Production Control management experience. . MBA degree in a plus. . Experience with ERP/MRP systems preferably SAP System. . Warehousing, Transportation, Production Control and Materials Planning and Scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment. . Be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and prioritize duties to meet deadlines daily with limited supervision. . Proficient in Microsoft Excel. . APICS certification is a plus. Must have very strong and effective influencing skills and capable of gaining consensus. Should be able to effectively and efficiently navigate across the organization. Must be able to make the "tough choice" when confronted with complex decisions including people and demonstrate flexibility on resolving customer issues. Base salary of $75-90k + paid relocation, strong benefit and retirement package and future career advancement opportunities! Send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Senior Buyer

To $70K

Atlanta, GA or Chattanooga, TN

 

Energetic, strong growth $7.5B Blue Chip USA and Global technology and product manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Sr. Buyer at their corporate headquarters for company-wide purchasing of direct raw materials.....Read More

 

 

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Purchasing Specialist-Post Sale - Chicago, IL

Date 2/4/2015

Our client is one of the largest machine tool manufacturers with a mission to continually strive to be the world’s largest and most respected international manufacturer of lathes, machining centers, multi-axis turning center and grinders. ....Read More

Salary: $45,000.00 - $60,000.00
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Material Coordinator Supervisor - Columbus, OH

Date 2/4/2015

The Material Coordinator Supervisor provides day to day leadership of the Material Control function including direct supervision of 3-4 individuals and will report to the Supply Chain Manager. They will insure that corporate assets are....Read More

Salary: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00
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Product Engineer - Launch Engineer (JMP334) - Columbia, MO

Date 2/3/2015

Product Engineer - Launch Engineer We have a great opportunity for a Product Engineer in our expanding company! We are an award winning supplier to the automotive industry with a long history of stability and innovative products. Due to our....Read More

Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00
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Senior Buyer - Evansville, IN

Date 2/3/2015

The head of Protein Purchasing and Procurement will be responsible for handling sourcing and risk management activities for a selected group of commodities, primarily animal proteins, fats, chicken meal, grain etc. This position reports to the....Read More

Salary: $1.00 - $1.00
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Sr. Distribution Center Manager, Network Strategy x46065 - Riverside, CA

Date 2/3/2015

Coordinating, managing and ensuring quality of work for capital construction projects that expand the distribution center; Managing in-house resources and outside contractors on projects including scheduling, resources, budgets, timelines; Providing....Read More

Salary: $115,000.00 - $130,000.00
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