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Buyer Grand Rapids, MI
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The Buyer I works hand in hand with the Commodity Specialist to procure critical materials, parts, equipment and supplies for the organization. The Buyer I recommends and procures products where the financial impact to the Company is moderate. The Buyer I ensures that products purchased are of excellent quality, procured at a competitive price and delivered as promised.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Coordinate procurement of required products from intent to purchase through delivery· Determine the requirements of commodities, including specifications, quality and schedule requirements· Request and evaluate quotes for the commodities· Negotiate the lowest possible cost for commodities that meet quality, quantity and schedule requirements· Implement purchase orders that comply with company and government regulations· Manage and maintain required documentation for purchases, including orders, amendments and shipping notices· Apply Total Cost of Acquisition principle to short and long term buying decisions· Support the Commodity Specialist in the bid for bid process· Purchase approval required after $5,000· Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisorJob Requirements· BA or minimum 2 years successful administration experience· Previous experience in Purchasing, preferred· Excellent verbal and written communication skills· Proficiency with Microsoft Office software· Excellent organizational skills
Customer Account Representative Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a Customer Account Representative in the aerospace industry.  The Customer Account Representative provides support and assistance to Program Managers to ensure Customers’ products are shipped and delivered as promised.  The CS Representative also provides customer support for ABT’s new and existing accounts to ensure the efficient production and delivery of products and services.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupport Program Managers Enters and releases new and revised Purchase Orders. Ensures that Purchase Order terms and conditions are followed and accurate.  Creates accurate shipping documentation for Customer orders.   Ensures required Customer documents for technical requirements are communicated and distributed. Monitors customers websites for Purchase Order updates. Performs other tasks as assigned by Manager. Support New Accounts Establishes excellent customer relationships with new, growing accounts. Serves as the primary Company interface with these customers. Coordinates resources to ensure efficient production and delivery of products and services. Works with the Operations and Planning Teams to confirm appropriate delivery dates. Communicates with customers regarding program progress and delivery.  Maintains Issues Register for each program and ensures issues are resolved. Ensures compliance with internal standards, processes and procedures. Ensures that the Company has appropriate legal documentation for all contractual obligations. Ensures that all technical communications and shipments to customers are in compliance with ITAR. Performs other duties as assigned by ManagerQualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree, preferred 1-2 years’ experience in a Customer Support role Strong organizational and administrative skills Excellent attention to detail and data Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced working environment Excellent computer skills, including MS Office
Director of Quality Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a Director of Quality who will be a key member ofour Executive Team responsible to implement and drive the Quality Management System and processes at all Company locations. The Director of Quality sets the Quality vision and strategy for the company. The Director develops goals and metrics to support of company strategies. The Director of Quality promotes a culture that is conducive to continuous improvement.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Leads and provides direction to the Quality and EHS teams at all locations. Serves as the “Ambassador for Quality” for the Company. Establishes objectives, performance goals and metrics that support Company goals and strategies. Continually reviews customer requirements making recommended revisions to processes, tools and technology to meet customer needs. Coaches and directs their team to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with both internal and external customers, driving improved customer service. Provides resources and recommendations for new product launches and new equipment. Participates in critical customer audits. Develops, implements, and maintains documents and procedures in compliance with industry standards. Facilitates training systems to ensure proper workforce development. Leads product and process improvement projects with Engineering, Contracts, Purchasing, and Production Teams. Provides Project Management direction for continuous improvement projects. Owns and improves the toll gate management process of product implementation and maturity.Job Requirements BS in Quality Engineering, Engineering, Continuous Improvement or similar. ASQ or CQE certification, strongly preferred Minimum 8 years of experience in Quality management role Demonstrated successful leadership experience In-depth understanding of applicable QA processes and methodologies Working knowledge and experience with AS,ISO, Nadcap and IPC requirements Deep understanding of quality impro
Electronics Assemblers (1st Shift) Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our growing team!   We are hiring 1st Shift Electronics Assemblers to assemble and/or modify electronic units, subassemblies, wiring harnesses and mechanical assemblies.  Assembly or Soldering experience preferred, but not required. Our Electronics Assemblers work in a clean, temperature controlled environment and perform work while seated.  We offer a great benefit package and a unique full-time work schedule with every other Friday off. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Assembles electronic circuit boards by installing components using soldering equipment and other small tools. Assembles electronic units, subassemblies, wiring harnesses and mechanical assemblies using various small tools. Adjusts, repairs or replaces electronic components or assemblies to correct defects. Performs other tasks as assigned by SupervisorJob Requirements High School Diploma/GED, preferred Ability to read and understand written work instructions in English Assembly experience, preferred Acute dexterity of fingers and hands Ability to use small tools Keen attention to detail and quality Ability to easily see small objects through a microscope Ability to bend, stoop and reach Ability to lift up to 30-35 pounds
Electronics Assemblers (2nd Shift) Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our growing team!   We are hiring Electronics Assemblers to assemble and/or modify electronic units, subassemblies, wiring harnesses and mechanical assemblies.  Assembly or Soldering experience preferred, but not required.  2nd Shift Hours:  Monday - Thursday from 3:15 pm – 12:15 am and every other Friday from 2:15 pm – 10:15 pm plus overtime when necessary. Our Electronics Assemblers work in a clean, temperature controlled environment and perform work while seated.  We offer a great benefit package and a unique full-time work schedule with every other Friday off. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Assembles electronic circuit boards by installing components using soldering equipment and other small tools. Assembles electronic units, subassemblies, wiring harnesses and mechanical assemblies using various small tools. Adjusts, repairs or replaces electronic components or assemblies to correct defects. Performs other tasks as assigned by SupervisorJob Requirements High School Diploma/GED, preferred Ability to read and understand written work instructions in English Assembly experience, preferred Acute dexterity of fingers and hands Ability to use small tools Keen attention to detail and quality Ability to easily see small objects through a microscope Ability to bend, stoop and reach Ability to lift up to 30-35 pounds
Materials Manager Grand Rapids, MI
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SummaryThe Materials Manager leads the Materials team at the Grand Rapids facility. The Materials Manager is responsible for inventory, material storage and the receiving and shipment of materials. The Materials Manager is also responsible for moving materials efficiently within the facility.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Remove organizational barriers and resolve significant issues with peers and leadership.· Collaborate with inventory management team to ensure accurate forecasting and inventory planning· Support revenue and inventory planning activities· Work with the Materials Supervisor to ensure the shipping and receiving functions of the warehouse and the storage of purchased parts and finished goods and ensure inbound/outbound freight activities operate efficiently and effectively.· Establish, maintain, and publish KPIs and improvement targets for all assigned areas of responsibility.· Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.· Champions lean activity in direct support and relationship to facility lean direction and business needs.· Leads and develops departmental staff by ensuring adequate training, clear expectations and proper level of accountability.· Performs other tasks as assigned by Manager.Job Requirements· BA required. Degree in Logistics, Material Management or Supply Chain Management preferred· Minimum 3 years Materials Management experience, including Inventory Management experience· Experience with Shipping and Customs· Minimum 5 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, preferred· CPIM Certification, preferred· Strong written and verbal communication skills· Excellent organizational skills· Excellent computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications· Experience with Lean manufacturing· Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
Production Lead - Surface Mount Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a Production Cell Lead who will be responsible to assist the Production Supervisor by providing leadership and support to the Surface Mount team. The Production Cell Lead is responsible to provide technical support to troubleshoot, debug and repair machines to ensure production is running at full capacity.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities Helps train and support SMT team members on SMT processes and machines. Answers questions and helps solve problems within the SMT cell. Ensures all team members are properly trained to read Op cards, Work instructions, and comply with Safety and Team Member Handbook policies. Ensures team members have resources to complete their roles, including tools and training. Works with the Supervisor to ensure production schedules are met. Allocates labor within the SMT cell to ensure labor is effectively used. Makes decisions regarding sharing and/or requesting labor with other cells based on daily production needs. Assists with team member performance evaluations. Assists with team member timesheets to ensure they are complete and correct. Assists with operating and providing technical support for Surface Mount equipment. Ensures Lean Tools and Philosophies are utilized.Job Requirements High School Diploma/GED Surface Mount experience, strongly preferred Strong attention to detail and quality Ability to bend, twist and lift up to 30 lbs Electronics experience preferred Leadership experience preferred
Sourcing Specialist Grand Rapids, MI
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This position requires a strongly analytical individual to identify cost savings opportunities in bids and to effectively develop strategic sourcing agreements with vendors.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Analyzes spend data/trends to identify and develop overall strategic sourcing initiatives· Researches and makes recommendations regarding appropriate vendors for strategic sourcing agreement/initiatives· Analyzes bid response times to recommend responsive bidders· Helps resolve and mediate issues between ABT and vendors/contractors· Negotiates with new vendors to develop strategic sourcing initiatives and agreements· Negotiates historic strategic sourcing agreements and changes in vendor contracts· Determines if vendor contract changes and modifications are reasonable and appropriate for ABT· Assists in monitoring and tracking vendor performance· Serves as a coach and mentor to the Buyers within the Purchasing team· Enforces and upholds the Company’s ethics policy regarding conflicts of interest, gifts, entertainment, illegal practices, bribes and gratuitiesJob Requirements· Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Operations/Supply Chain Management or a technical discipline is preferred· Analytical thinker who can draw sound business conclusions from multiple sources of information· Exceptional Excel skills· Demonstrated strong organizational and project management skills· Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically· Demonstrated problem solving skills· Minimum 3-5 years in an analytical role, preferably in procurement or pricing analysis· Procurement/supply chain experience a plus· Excellent verbal, written communication and negotiation skills· Presence and ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers, suppliers and senior management· Experience building strategic
Supply Chain Analyst Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our growing team! We are recruiting for a Production Planner for our Grand Rapids facility. The Production Planner is responsible to schedule production for the Grand Rapid’s facility and provide occasional support to both the Mesa and Nogales facilities, ensuring that products are produced and delivered on-time. The Production Planner helps plan and schedule appropriate labor and materials resources for efficient and cost-effective production flow.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Schedules production effectively for the Mesa facility by analyzing and using multiple data sources to develop strategic and tactical plans for work flow Strives to level load production schedules to ensure efficient and cost effective production Recommends labor levels for efficient production and on-time delivery Reacts and reschedules production when needed to accommodate unexpected situations Monitors, analyzes and reports production performance for Operations Determines product delivery dates based on material availability and labor capacity Updates master production schedule to reflect correct completion dates Revises production schedules when required due to labor or material shortages Recommends labor and machine requirements to meet short and long term production schedules Releases work for production per schedule Ensures appropriate inventory for efficient production Monitors shipping risks and opportunities Identifies, recommends and takes corrective actions to solve production issues Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisorQualifications/Requirements Minimum 3 to 5 years successful production planning and/or materials management experience Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Manufacturing or related discipline, preferred APCS Certification, preferred Experience in a manufacturing environment, strongly preferred Demonstrated knowledge of inventory control Demonstrated analytical ability Experience with ERP/MRP Systems Lean manufacturing experience, p