Careers

CentroMotion businesses are always looking for talented individuals to share their skills, knowledge, ideas, and passions to fuel innovative solutions to help people and machines work smarter, safer, and more productively. In return, we offer ongoing support, resources, benefits, and a culture designed to help you enjoy your job today and plan for tomorrow.

Open Positions

Carlisle brake & Friction

As the Value Stream Engineer, you are responsible for engineering and process support of production, as measured by labor efficiencies, automation, process improvements, scrap reduction, packaging, bill of materials, standards and routings. This person will champion the department’s activities in direct support of the continuing evolution of our Continuous Improvement System by utilizing lean, six sigma, and project management tools with consistent application of a TEAM based approach.

Responsibilities: 

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods and standards for their respective value streams.
  • Solves problems confronting manufacturing performance, directly or indirectly. Identifies root causes, implements effective corrective actions, sustaining improvements and identifies support as needed.
  • Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow and design layouts of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and costs for management decision making.
  • Develops standardized work, process parameters, and standard operating procedures.
  • Proactively identifies and implements process improvement opportunities throughout the value streams and the organization.
  • Analyzes operational methods, develops improvement plans, and present recommendations to senior management, and implements changes. 
  • Executes and leads all aspects of project management responsibilities to meet organizational goals.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arranges for purchasing of equipment, tooling, parts, and evaluates products according to quality standards and specifications.
  • Participates in and supports the Lean and Six Sigma initiatives of our Organization.
  • Participates in and leads Continuous Improvement events/activities to improve efficiency and reduce variation and wastes.
  • Reviews and implements assigned Engineering Change Requests and Notices to promote plant process improvements and new product launches.
  • Promote, educate, and facilitate a culture of waste identification throughout the organization through coaching and mentoring.
Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 1-5 years of related experience (may include co-op or internship) in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a lean based engineering, pull-type, reduced inventory products system is preferred, not required.  
  • Ideal candidate would be a “hands-on” person with shop floor experience.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% and ability to work occasional weekends as needed. 

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The Manufacturing/Process Engineer will be the frontline technical support for the manufacturing plant by planning, directing, and coordinating manufacturing processes. The Engineer will drive key initiatives of safety, quality, delivery, and cost by utilizing various tools and program available to promote continuous improvements.
 

Responsibilities: 

  • Constantly implement continuous improvement activities that drive waste and cost from the manufacturing processes.
  • Implement tools and techniques that mistake proof (Poka-Yoke) operations and increase the quality output of the process.
  • Suggest and implement new and advanced processes/equipment to increase safety, quality, and cost.
  • Analyze hourly job duties for ergonomic issues.
  • Attempt to minimize manual material handling and repetitive motions.
  • Support the implementation of Capital Expense’s on plan for time and cost.
  • Conduct problem solving and documentation through the application of Lean Manufacturing principles and scientific techniques like 6-Sigma.
  • Conduct time studies and keep BOM’s and routers accurate and up to date. Use the data to focus activities on areas with the largest financial return.
  • Write and implement technical work instructions for complex processes/parts.
  • Support the development of timely cost estimates for new business opportunities as needed.
  • Participate on Kaizen teams as required.
  • Responsible for providing error-free work to all internal and external customers as related to the output of the position.
  • Develop professional expertise by maintaining contacts in the industry. Continue to develop depth of knowledge by studying innovations and changes in their specific field.
Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Four years of applicable work experience.
  • 2D & 3D CAD experience required.
  • Working knowledge of lean principles and of Six Sigma methodology.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Outlook.
  • Must be able to communicate both orally and effectively with various members of the organization.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Speak, write, and comprehend conversational English.

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The primary scope of the Storeroom Manager is to manage the overall storeroom, receiving operations, maintain mins and max for all spare parts from bolts to motors. Perform kitting for PMs with Planners assistance. Check parts in and out of storeroom. And maintain the accuracy of the storeroom inventory and all corresponding records. 

Responsibilities:

  • Development MRO supply base and negotiating MRO purchases
  • Maintaining storeroom parts inventory computerized file
  • Approving all new storeroom items, establishing reorder/on hand levels, and labeling them with part numbers
  • Procurement of materials for maintenance, engineering, production, and support departments
  • Provides cost and usage data for other departments when needed
  • Uses a computerized maintenance management system (MVP Plant) for tracking spare parts for facility & manufacturing equipment and maintain history
  • Tracks, analyzes, and improves the key metrics, such as inventory, monthly spare part spend, etc.
  • Performing periodic cycle counts
  • Monitoring and reporting potential obsolete items
  • Maintain file on all necessary MSDS sheets
  • Utilization of lean manufacturing concepts
  • Maintenance of MRO inventory control records, including loss control and aged MRO
    inventory analysis. Train employees on Lean concepts. 
  • Supervises storeroom attendants

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years purchasing and inventory control experience; preferably in a large manufacturing environment. 
  • Working knowledge of CMMS and inventory  

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We are looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to join our Operations team! As the Maintenance Supervisor, your primary responsibility is to supervise maintenance personnel and coordinate all facilities and machine maintenance related activities. 
  • Will work to promote the Health, Safety and Environment along with the well-being of the individual. Responsible for the day-to-day execution of safety processes while remaining mindful that nothing is more important than performing the job safely. 
  • Initiates, implements, and manages the maintenance program with emphasis on planning, scheduling and preventative/predictive/productive maintenance
  • Provides technical support and coordination for all manufacturing maintenance related items
  • Coordinates all building and site maintenance, this includes all production equipment maintenance
  • Coordinate the planning, preparation and execution of maintenance projects assigned to maintenance technicians or external contractors. This would include:  the acquisition of project materials and tools, maintaining a detailed execution check list and timely and seamless execution of maintenance projects.
  • Communicates directly with operations to coordinate all production equipment maintenance repairs and PM’s
  • Tracks, analyzes, and improves the key maintenance parameters, such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance, schedule adherence, etc.
  • Monitor operations of manufacturing equipment and systems to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate and solve problems in a timely manner and to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Help develop & support preventative maintenance program for the manufacturing equipment
  • Uses a computerized maintenance management system (MVP Plant) for tracking work orders, spare parts and facility & manufacturing equipment and maintenance history
  • Formulate plans to ensure all future requirements of the company are the best upgrade paths for equipment and infrastructure
  • Overtime is required to meet internal and external customer requirements
  • Be able to review CAD drawings, as needed
  • Solicits quotes from contractors and vendors
  • Manages maintenance project from approval to completion
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements
  • Associate degree plus six (6) years related experience.
  • Working knowledge of electrical control systems, motors, robotics and PLC’s and strong understanding of mechanical systems. 
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, vacuum systems, bearings, and power transmission systems 
  • Ability to identify causes of failure through Root Cause Failure Analysis and “5 Why” approach. 
  • Preference to individuals with Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional certification. Position will require occasional weekday and weekend overtime.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment preferred.
  • Previous leadership experience required, leading unionized hourly maintenance technicians/helpers.

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The Commodity Manager will execute indirect strategic sourcing events for multiple manufacturing locations to deliver the required equipment, parts and services and ensure lowest total cost of ownership. The scope of this position requires working closely with multiple departments, divisions and executive leaders to support North American manufacturing. This position will also implement effective supplier management practices with key suppliers.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage supplier and internal compliance to contract terms & conditions for indirect categories: Freight & Logistics, Professional Services, Facility Services, MRO, Run-the-Plant suppliers, CapEx, utilities, HR, IT, etc.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts and cost reduction.
  • Prepare, review, and execute contract documents. 
  • Maintain contracts in accordance to milestone schedules, expiration schedules and/or market or competitive events which activate renegotiations. 
  • Builds Relationships and Engage in Business Environment
  • Build and maintain supplier and internal customer relationships.
  • Committed to supporting manufacturing and/or internal customer needs on projects.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering is required, MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in procurement or strategic sourcing. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, negotiation and organizational skills in conjunction with the ability to manage multiple projects. 
  • Experience and knowledge of manufacturing equipment, preferably equipment related to machining, heat treating, stamping, and cutting (gear and laser).
  • Experience implementing multi-plant service agreements including but not limited to, freight, multi-functional devices, tooling, energy, MRO, and temporary labor.
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams to provide comprehensive analysis of equipment, services and value add services.
  • Understanding of trends in material prices, sources, and global/?domestic market conditions.
  • Experience in domestic and global sourcing with very strong negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
  • Execute strategic sourcing events (supplier selection, negotiation and contracting).
  • Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.

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Our Maintenance team is growing! The Maintenance Planner will maintain all aspects of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). This includes converting work requests into work orders, scheduling maintenance activities, confirming spare parts availability, collecting work order information and reporting progress against maintenance KPI’s.

The Maintenance Planner will interface with the maintenance manager and the TPM/Spare Parts group to incorporate Best Business Practices (BBP’s) in the area of maintenance routines and required spare parts to increase productivity by reducing corrective maintenance and increasing preventative/predictive maintenance. Will serve as plant Super User for the CMMS and support updates and modifications to this system. This will include the development of at least one back up support person and the mentoring of a future Scheduler/Planner.

Responsibilities:

  • Fully plan work orders, including internal operations, material purchases, requisitions, service purchases, labor purchases
  • Coordinate and organize with the maintenance and operations department, the preventive maintenance schedule of the machinery, tooling and general services
  • Distribute weekly Preventative Maintenance work orders (cleaning, lubrication, adjustments, inspections, small repairs, surveillance)
  • Gather data and produce reports as required by Maintenance Manager
  • Review planned and confirmed work orders and maintenance history recordings for accuracy
  • Review daily breakdown statistics and remedies executed to determine if engineering input is required
  • Review work order feedback from the trades regarding updates to task lists and maintenance plans and make suggestions to correct master data
  • Participate/Facilitate in scheduling and shift crossover meetings
  • Participate/Facilitate weekly team meetings where weekly KPI’s, action item status and maintenance performance is reviewed and actions planned
  • Complete daily, weekly, monthly reports as required
  • Generate and distribute work order back log report
  • Interface with Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Engineering Manager Parts group to incorporate Best Business Practices (BBP’s)
  • Create work orders for tasks identified by either the Maintenance Technicians, Supervisor or Maintenance Manager for equipment that is in need of repair or special projects
  • Collect parts needed to complete work orders and communicate when all material is available
  • Keep files of daily production reports
  • Keep logs of the equipment and tooling, preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Review the corrective maintenance work request coming from production departments
  • Ensure compliance of proper safety, quality and environmental requirements in work
  • Take responsibility for the CMMS Data Base and data integrity
  • Weekly and monthly air leak audits
  • Daily walkthrough with plant operations to identify abnormalities
  • Actively participate in monthly 5S audits.
  • Weekly onboarding for new employee utilization PowerPoint
  • Understanding of Total Productive Maintenance
  • Utilization and set up of MVP Plant
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Engineering discipline preferred (e.g. Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.). 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience or 2 years minimum experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in plant maintenance and operations are strongly preferred.
  • Effective team building and communication skills.
  • Previous experience with MVP Plant or equivalent CMMS software is preferred.
  • Ability to set priorities, work independently and coordinate multiple projects utilizing available resources.

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The Process Manufacturing Engineer will be the frontline technical support for the manufacturing plant by planning, directing, and coordinating manufacturing processes. The Engineer will drive key initiatives of safety, quality, delivery, and cost by utilizing various tools and program available to promote continuous improvements. Acts as a subject matter expert in helping troubleshoot program/tooling/equipment issues and collects / analyzes relevant data to identify reliability improvement opportunities. Maintains equipment data, Preventative Maintenance (PM) systems and institutes Predictive Maintenance Programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and adjust manufacturing processes and methods to drive standardization and efficiency
  • Maintain production floor presence and develop positive working relationships with production and technician/setup associates
  • Constantly implement continuous improvement activities that drive waste and cost from the manufacturing processes.
  • Implement tools and techniques that mistake proof (Poka-Yoke) operations and increase the quality output of the process.
  • Suggest and implement new and advanced processes/equipment to increase safety, quality, and cost.
  • Analyze hourly job duties for ergonomic issues.
  • Attempt to minimize manual material handling and repetitive motions.
  • Conduct problem solving and documentation through the application of Lean Manufacturing principles and scientific techniques like 6-Sigma.
  • Participate on Kaizen teams as required.
  • Create and maintain control documents needed to manufacture products
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with customers and equipment suppliers
  • Maintain availability to provide overnight and weekend support remotely and/or in facility as necessary
  • Adhere to Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis to prevent recurrence of failures
  • Able to track root cause of failure analysis and report out on
  • Help to identify and train backup
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

Requirements:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline preferred
  • Four years of applicable work experience.
  • 2D & 3D CAD experience required.
  • Working knowledge of lean principles and of Six Sigma methodology.
  • Comfortable working directly on the equipment on the production floor
  • Ability to analyze data and use good judgment to safely solve complex problems in a timely manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience with lean manufacturing techniques
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical aptitude, knowledge, and experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Willingness to perform other duties, as required

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As the Manager of Test & Evaluation, you will lead a team of engineers and technicians in the testing and evaluation of friction material performance at the Carlisle Brake & Friction Solon, Ohio R&D Center. 

Responsibilities:

Test Engineering –

  • Lead test engineers in the creation of new test procedures and fixtures as well as new methods of data analysis. 
  • Ensure completed tests are written up accurately, efficiently, and clearly. 
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to support customer opportunities through testing and analysis. 

Facilities Maintenance – 

  • Ensure all testing and prototype equipment is kept in good working order and calibrated. 
  • Improve Lab systems such as our information and data management software. 
  • Continue to support and develop dynamometer and other evaluation software, hardware, and test equipment to aid in the measurement of friction material performance. 
  • Provide support when troubleshooting problems in the Lab. 
  • Work to improve Lab cleanliness and organization through 5S techniques.

Application Engineering –

  • Oversee analysis of customer friction systems to recommend friction materials using experience, modeling, data, and customized testing. 
  • Work with Applications Engineer to create customer presentations. 
  • Conduct modeling (thermal, CFD, stress/strain, etc.) of friction material systems. 

Project Management –

  • Manage Friction R&D SmartSheets and testing projects. 
  • Schedule dynamometers and resources. 
  • Manage Lab capital projects keeping them on-time and on-budget. 
  • Examples would include purchasing new test equipment or upgrading existing equipment. 
  • Create purchase orders, track invoices, and work with outside vendors to plan, scope, and schedule repairs, upgrades, and new installations. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – preferably mechanical. 
  • A Master’s Degree in Business or Engineering is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing or R&D organization performing multiple aspects of the job description. 
  • Ideal candidate would be a “hands-on” person with testing and data analysis experience as well as experience in managing and developing talent. 
  • Candidate should have thorough knowledge of engineering calculations with the ability to perform these calculations in relation to friction applications. Knowledge of preventative maintenance, dynamometers, thermo-coupling, fixture design, hydraulics, brakes, clutches, motors, control software and hardware, modeling, and chemical formulations are all a plus. 
  • Ability to travel to Bloomington every 4-6 weeks.
  • Six Sigma, Kaizen, and ISO training is a plus.

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As the Commodity Manager, you will execute strategic sourcing events for multiple manufacturing locations to deliver the required equipment, parts and services and ensure lowest total cost of ownership. The scope of this position requires working closely with multiple departments, divisions and executive leaders to support North American manufacturing. This position will also implement effective supplier management practices with key suppliers. Must be an excellent communicator, facilitator, and coach, as well as possess strong analytical abilities. Must demonstrate commitment to Carlisle’s Values and Total Quality philosophy. Must demonstrate working knowledge in all disciplines of World Class Manufacturing Techniques. Strong sense of urgency. Meet deadlines. Able to work flexible hours. Strong analytical skills, along with working knowledge of PC applications & statistical software. Team approach to problem solving. Individual must be a motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently and/or in a cross-functional work team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage supplier and internal compliance to contract terms & conditions. 
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts and cost reduction. 
  • Prepare, review, and execute contract documents. 
  • Maintain contracts in accordance to milestone schedules, expiration schedules and/or market or competitive events which activate renegotiations. 
  • Builds Relationships and Engage in Business Environment:
  • Build and maintain supplier and internal customer relationships.
  • Committed to supporting manufacturing and/or internal customer needs on projects.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s  Degree in Business or Engineering is required, MBA preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in procurement or strategic sourcing. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, negotiation and organizational skills in conjunction with the ability to manage multiple projects. 
  • Experience and knowledge of manufacturing equipment, preferably equipment related to machining, heat treating, stamping, and cutting (gear and laser).
  • Experience implementing multi-plant service agreements including but not limited to, freight, multi-functional devices, tooling, energy, MRO, and temporary labor.
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams to provide comprehensive analysis of equipment, services and value add services.
  • Understanding of trends in material prices, sources, and global/?domestic market conditions.
  • Experience in domestic and global sourcing with very strong negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
  • Execute strategic sourcing events (supplier selection, negotiation and contracting).  
  • Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.

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Summary:

The R&D Manager – Carbon Composites will be responsible for development of innovative materials, New Product Introductions, root cause analysis, and operations support. Identify suppliers of alternate raw materials and develop processes to qualify materials/processes. Prepare test plans and analyze results to evaluate material performance against application requirements. Document procedures, establish process specifications and capabilities, and train manufacturing personnel for technology transfer to high volume manufacturing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customer requirements are met through:
  • Interfacing with Application Engineers to understand the customer’s critical characteristics.
  • Assist in defining the material and process development space
  • Develop and implement plans to qualify alternate suppliers and/or new materials for manufacturing.
  • Develop solutions to technical problems through the use of Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE) and/or other relevant problem solving tools.
  • Create process recipes, conduct statistical analysis to define specifications and determine equipment capabilities, and document the “best known methods”.
  • Create prototypes, prepare test plans and analyze results and assist in down selecting materials/processes.
  • Lead the process of technology transfer from R&D to high volume manufacturing.
  • Manage lab technician’s tasks, projects, development and training as well as performance reviews.
  • Track and adhere to research financial budget.

Requirements:

Ideal candidate would have:

  • A minimum of 5 years (2-3 years with Masters) experience in corporate Research and Development, preferably in Friction Materials, Ceramic Processing, or Carbon Composites Processing. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of management experience.
  • Formulation and/or testing of composites or friction materials experience preferred.
  • Track record of applying fundamental science and engineering concepts for creating novel solutions for technical innovation and delivering results for complex, time critical technical projects. 
  • Hands-on participation and a strong sense of ownership with experience interacting with manufacturing personnel and technicians. 
  • Fundamental understanding and interpreting test results of test methods such as SEM, TGA, DSC, microscopy, petrography, stress/strain tensile and compression tests.
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt and/or experience with statistical methods and DOE’s a plus.
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The Team Lead provides day-to-day direction and leadership to the Value Stream. Interprets and embodies company policies and procedures and enforces safety requirements or rules.  Hours for second shift are 3:oopm – 11:00pm Monday-Friday; some Saturdays may be required.
 
Responsibilities:
  • To perform Manufacturing/Operational tasks for which they have been trained consistent with the requirements of the team and company standards (e.g. Health, Safety & Environment, Quality Management System, and Carlisle Operating System).
  • Establish process improvement through the systematic use of COS tools in order to satisfy customer needs and cost reduction targets.
  • Ensures production plans are achieved in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Contributes to performance targets, ensuring they are visible and are kept up-to-date by utilizing SQDC boards.
  • Utilize 5S activities and operator standard work in order to ensure that equipment and facilities are safe and reliable to a high performance standard of operation and cleanliness.
  • Resolve conflicts within the team in the spirit of team work in order to ensure high standards of professionalism at all times.
  • Support the effective integration of new team members and engage in cross-training of value stream team members.
  • Work with other team members in order to deliver team objectives and requirements.
  • Manage the use of accurate hour by hour boards, review the results timely and use problem solving tools to determine root cause of issues so corrective actions can be implemented
Basic Qualifications:
  • Associate’s and/or Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, or relevant field preferred. Will consider relevant experience in lieu of these.
  • Candidates must have at least 3 years of direct experience in a supervisory capacity and leading others.
  • Minimum 5 years experience within a manufacturing environment. 
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to make sound decisions based on facts, common sense and previous experience.
  • Demonstrates strong drive for results and sees work through to completion.
  • Demonstrates excellent process management skills, complies with operating procedures and applies lessons learned to improvement activities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications 
 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Exceptional ability to build effective teams, coach and motivate others to high levels of performance.
  • Strong planning and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent awareness and understanding of health, safety and environmental requirements. 
 

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The HR Manager will plan, direct, implement and oversee human resources and employee relations activities for our Carlisle Brake & Friction plants in Medina & Solon, OH & Bloomington, IN. You will lead activities such as employee relations, employee engagement/retention strategies, recruitment/talent acquisition efforts, talent development, and talent review processes in order to achieve CentroMotion’s HR strategic plan. This is a leadership position where you will have the freedom to drive organizational and people strategies, monitor business performance with an emphasis on people-related metrics and trends, and deliver Human Resources solutions that are timely and which effectively address business issues and needs. 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Corporate strategies and policy frameworks to design and implement HR strategies, guidelines and procedures within broad principles and policies set by the corporate organization to meet requirements supporting short and long-term business needs.
  • Supervise core human resource services for plants to ensure that qualified personnel are recruited, developed and motivated to achieve business objectives.
  • Manage entire hiring process for hourly employees, including job advertisements, hiring fairs, interviews, selection and offers of employment. Also, ensure all of the hiring processes are adhered to. Interview and help select salaried personnel for the location.
  • True business partner to site leadership. Will support site management in creating and maintaining a work environment that has a high level of engagement and productivity through active coaching.
  • Position is responsible for maintaining and conducting activities around positive employee relationships. 
  • Assist in the articulation of the values and culture of the organization and proposes HR management activities which support the organization’s culture.
  • Provide advice and guidance on the interpretation of company policies and procedures as they relate to individuals and company objectives.
  • Partner with the management team to communicate HR policy changes, procedures, and programs to the organization.
  • Conduct employee investigations as needed and ensure timely and responsible resolutions.
  • Assist in resolving employee performance issues to ensure appropriate corrective action steps are taken, including coaching, verbal / written warnings, Performance Improvement Plans and, as needed, termination.
  • Champion and implement annual CentroMotion talent review process by identifying top talent and assisting managers in developing action plans. 
  • Work with site managers to identify human resources issues/problems and provides leadership and support in finding solutions.
  • Manage organizational design and effectiveness, performance management and competency development initiatives for the site.
  • Champion and lead several of the HR continuous improvement efforts for the site.
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or relevant major required. 
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant HR experience.
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment required. 
  • Proven track record of supporting change programs and partnering with business managers.
  • Strong working knowledge of all Human Resources areas including employment law and labor laws.
  • Ability to identify and resolve organizational and individual problems with innovative approaches. 
  • Ability to effectively provide expertise on HR related matters at all levels of the business.
  • Experience with an HRIS required; experience with ADP &/or Paylocity preferred. HRIS implementation experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%.
  • Strong sense for building relationships with internal and external customers, required. Couple with experience leading organizations through change management required. 
  • PHR and/or SHRM certification required.  
  • MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Word) required. 

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The IT Help Desk Technician provides day-to-day support with the set-up of computers, communication technology, and their systems. This position is also responsible for new user set-ups (company desk, cell phone, email, etc.), security monitoring, and management of security access into the building. The IT Help Desk Technician is based in Medina, OH and will spend 1 day per week at the Solon, OH plant to provide support.

Responsibilities:

  • Active directory management
  • Computer/image set-up
  • Troubleshoot user issues and provide customer support
  • Email set-up/management
  • Network set-up/troubleshoot
  • Move users and set up new offices
  • Price and source hardware
  • Contact vendors for projects and deliveries
  • Support other Carlisle Plants virtually and in person
  • Printer management/set-up
  • Document control/shredding
  • Develop automation of systems
  • Maintain local servers
  • Run network lines
  • Wireless network set-up and support
  • Installation of new updates and programs

Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of desktop, network, and operating system experience
  • Demonstrated hands-on troubleshooting experience on Windows XP to Windows 10 platforms
  • Experience in Desktop Management and Administration platforms
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365

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As a Senior Metallurgical Engineer, you are responsible for the daily support of plant operations, identification and elimination of waste, and the development and implementation of process changes for continuous improvement. Independently perform high quality metallurgical evaluations and failure analyses in a timely and cost effective manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate powder mix properties, initiate DOE’s, and run trials to improve material performance, simplify processes and reduce cost
  • Investigate flattening/sintering furnace process, initiate DOE’s, and run trials to identify potential process/material improvements
  • Investigate powder loss and green compact scrap, initiate DOE’s, and run trials to identify potential processes to reclaim scrap and formulate mix ratio for reclaim vs virgin powder
  • Foster collaborative team effort to plan and execute projects with minimal risk to existing production activities
  • Utilize an entrepreneurial spirit, not to be afraid to take risks, celebrate successes of others, and take responsibility for actions and the results of efforts
  • Participates in and supports the company’s Six Sigma and operational improvement initiatives
  • Participates and leads continuous improvement events to improve productivity and reduce waste
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, occasional weekends and to travel (<5%) as required to perform the objectives of this role
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing operations, to include but not limited to fixturing, tooling and methods.
  • Identify and solve related manufacturing problems. Responds in a timely manner to manufacturing problems and operates with a sense of urgency when required.
  • Develop, setup, and implementation of new machine documentation to achieve the organizational performance, production, and financial objectives.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with manufacturing personnel and other staff members to support a positive workplace environment.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Develops, evaluates, improves set up methods and reduces set up times.
  • Works to reduce all aspects of manufacturing costs.
  • Works to reduce all aspects of manufacturing wastes.
  • Creates and maintains accurate work instructions and visual aids for use in the manufacturing cells
  • Proven track record of driving change and ability to develop and execute technology development plans
  • Experience supporting product development and sustainment programs required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Requirements:
  • Minimum of a B.S. in Metallurgy, Material Science, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering 
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in an engineering/value engineering or metallurgy/material science role, preferably in a medium or high-volume production environment
  • Expertise in continuous improvement processes and concepts: 5Why, QRQC, Kaizen, Fishbone, 5S, TPM, Lean Six Sigma
  • Experience performing high quality metallurgical evaluations and failure analysis in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in and knowledge of diverse range of specifications and methodologies
  • Proven successes in leading projects surrounding metallurgical analysis
  • Experience in root cause analysis for metal failure with experience in providing problem solving solutions to manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects with cross functional teams across all levels of the organization, while influencing people to take action without direct authority.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, maximizing input and participation
  • Experience working with metallurgical tools, equipment, and instrumentation.

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As the Supplier Quality Engineer, you are responsible for qualifying and maintaining suppliers according to Carlisle Brake & Friction standards. Ensures that suppliers deliver quality parts, materials and services consistently. You will partner with sourcing, purchasing, quality, manufacturing and engineering to assist in the resolution of supplier related issues. Perform supplier audits to ensure compliance with quality standards. Evaluate supplier’s internal functions to assess their overall performance and provides feedback to all departments involved.  Develop and maintains the internal supplier rating and reporting system. 
 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for assuring supplier compliance to purchase order requirements
  • Evaluate quality systems and process controls of potential new suppliers
  • Review and approve supplier PPAPs
  • Improve supplier performance and productivity
  • Develop/revise procedures for supplier control
  • Update and maintain a supplier development program
  • Maintain the Approved Supplier List
  • Plan and conduct audits at suppliers and subcontractors
  • Must have or complete ISO 9001:2015 / IATF 16949:2016 Lead Internal Auditor certification within 12 months
  • Perform validation of supplier corrective actions
  • Interface with plant personnel, suppliers and buyers on a daily basis
  • Work with suppliers and subcontractors to develop and maintain ISO 9001:2015 / IATF 16949:2016 compliant quality systems
  • Responsible for the disposition of any potential discrepant supplier material
Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Knowledge of diverse manufacturing processes is a plus. 
  • Must have experience working with suppliers along with a proven track record of reducing incoming material defects. 
  • Six Sigma training and/or certification is a plus. 
  • Familiarity with ERP concepts and systems preferable and experience with QAD MFG/PRO ERP system a plus.  
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

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The Aerospace Assembler will operate all relevant machinery, tools, and equipment and undertake standard and complex assembly and production tasks safely and in accordance with instructions. Perform basic maintenance on equipment, troubleshoot problems, or arrange for supervisor to have equipment repaired or serviced by appropriate technicians. Ability to set up and operate machinery in the Aerospace department, produce parts to blueprint specifications and see that the quality standards are met. Assist and help train less skilled and experienced operators.
 

Requirements:  

  • Demonstrate a high standard of work ethics, by example.
  • Promote methods for efficient operation.
  • Use standardized guidelines for setups, tooling, fixtures and equipment.
  • Promote a safe, clean work environment. 
  • Maintain the necessary paperwork.
  • Ability to make setups (methods, tooling, and fixtures to assure proper methodology). 
  • Input to revise methods (setups and fixturing to correct deficiencies).
  • Check and report repairs and make necessary adjustments to tools and fixtures before returning to assigned storage area. 
  • Suggest improvements to implement cost reductions.
  • Ability to use and understand inspection tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge of blueprints and tolerancing.
  • Experience setting up and operating various equipment for Aerospace products.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Meet assembly time lines for on time deliveries.
  • Must be self sufficient, team oriented. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies: 

  • Decision making
  • Drive for results
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Effective Communication
  • Perform inspection on parts being assembled.
  • On the job training.

Education and Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Previous assembly experience required.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to sit or stand doing assembly work for long periods of time.
  • Able to lift 30 lbs.
  • Able to sit, stand 4 – 8 hrs at a time. 

The 2nd Shift Machine Operator will operate all relevant machinery, tools, and equipment and undertake standard and complex production tasks safely and in accordance with instructions. Perform basic maintenance on equipment, troubleshoot problems, or arrange for supervisor to have equipment repaired or serviced by appropriate technicians. Ability to set up and operate machinery in the Casing department, produce product to blueprint specifications and see that the quality standards are met. Assist and help train less skilled and experienced operators.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a high standard of work ethics, by example.
  • Promote methods for efficient operation.
  • Use standardized guidelines for setups, tooling, fixtures and equipment.
  • Promote a safe, clean work environment. 
  • Maintain the necessary paperwork.
  • Ability to make setups (methods, tooling, and fixtures to assure proper methodology). 
  • Input to revise methods (setups and fixturing to correct deficiencies).
  • Check and report repairs and make necessary adjustments to tools and fixtures before returning to assigned storage area. 
  • Suggest improvements to implement cost reductions.
  • Ability to use and understand inspection tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge of blueprints and tolerancing, marking, etc.
  • Experience setting up and operating various equipment for Casing products.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Meet work order time lines for on time deliveries.
  • Must be self sufficient, team oriented. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies: 

  • Decision making
  • Drive for results
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Effective Communication
  • Perform inspection on product being made.
  • On the job training.

Education and Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Previous related work experience preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to walk and stand operating equipment and moving product.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Able to walk, stand 4 – 8 hrs at a time.
Operate all relevant machinery, tools, and equipment and undertake standard and complex production tasks safely and in accordance with instructions. Perform basic maintenance on equipment, troubleshoot problems, or arrange for supervisor to have equipment repaired or serviced by appropriate technicians. Ability to set up and operate Mazak lathes, produce parts to blueprint specifications and see that the quality standards are met. Ability to program Mazatrol controls is a plus. Assist and help train less skilled and experienced operators.
 
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a high standard of work ethics, by example.
  • Promote methods for efficient operation.
  • Use standardized guidelines for setups, tooling, fixtures and equipment.
  • Promote a safe, clean work environment.
  • Maintain the necessary paperwork.
  • Ability to make setups (methods, tooling, and fixtures to assure proper methodology).
  • Input to revise methods (setups and fixturing to correct deficiencies).
  • Check and report repairs and make necessary adjustments to tools and fixtures before
  • returning to assigned storage area.
  • Suggest improvements to implement cost reductions.
  • Ability to use and understand inspection tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge of blueprints and tolerancing.
  • Experience setting up and operating Mazak lathes and knowledge of Mazatrol programming.
  • Ability to use DNC software to upload/download programs.
  • Provide training as necessary to improve overall operation of the machine shop.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Produce production runs of work orders as necessary.
  • Must be self sufficient, team oriented. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies: 

  • Decision making
  • Drive for results
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Effective Communication
  • Perform inspection on parts being manufactured
  • On the job training

Education and Experience: 

  •  3 years of machine shop experience or educational equivalent

Physical Demands:

  • Able to operate manual pallet jack & pull/ push 50 lbs.
  • Able to lift 30 lbs.
  • Able to walk, stand 4 – 8 hrs at a time. 

The Materials and Purchasing Supervisor‘s primary responsibility will be to execute, develop and improve standard processes for the location as it relates to ongoing management of material planning, inventory control, scheduling, and purchasing functions including, production planning, procurement, storage and distribution of material and product to meet customer expectations and to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction is maintained. This requires the ability to proactively identify issues and implement process improvements in material planning.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with commercial teams and plant operations managers to develop production plans and forecasts through S&OP that support site revenue targets.
  • Ensures proper production control, planning, and scheduling processes are in place to meet revenue targets and to balance   the level of manpower and machine requirements. Monitors compliance to the processes and makes certain that deviations to the process are investigated and properly followed up.
  • Develop systems/processes to ensure timely and accurate response to customer’s orders.
  • In partnership with strategic sourcing, responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery. 
  • Coordinate new product implementations between Strategic Sourcing and tactical teams.
  • Develop and implement processes that optimize inventory levels to ensure on-time delivery requirements while minimizing   carrying costs and premium transportation charges. 
  • Responsible for inventory reporting, action plans and year over year improvement.
  • Issues purchase and work orders.
  • Monitor supply environment and take actions to prevent/mitigate price increases.
  • Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications.
  • Develops instructions regarding purchasing systems, procedures, and workflows to balance workload amongst team.
  • Review invoices for accuracy and resolve discrepancies. 
  • Resolve disposition of rejected or non-conforming material.
  • Manage departmental expenses and appropriation requests within budget while focusing on continuous improvement   opportunities. 
  • Supports plant safety rules.
  • Attain targets and goals driving KPIs and Plant Metric Targets. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Education: Associate degree in relevant area of study beneficial.

Experience and/or Training: Relevant depth of experience in essential duties and responsibilities that is generally expected to be acquired through at least 5 years of work in relevant roles. CPIM and/or CPM preferred. 

Technology/Equipment: Experience in ERP systems, Microsoft Office Suite and reading blueprints.

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The Plant Manager for our Elliott Manufacturing facility in Binghamton, New York will be responsible for executing company objectives, accelerating operational achievement of standard for manufacturing and operational capabilities. This position will also champion and lead the Continuous Improvement efforts.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop world class operational standards of measuring and achieving key performance goals to meet manufacturing requirements achieving customer satisfaction on time and within budget i.e. On Time Delivery, Scrap Reduction, Quality, Safety, Cost Control, Waste Reduction, capacity planning, inventory, production scheduling, and performance measures. 
  • Drive Standard Work to all manufacturing processes through Kaizen events and involve employees at ALL levels.
  • Develop and improve manufacturing processes for greater efficiencies, i.e. work instructions, process flow, material usage, and material flow, cross training, visual performance (productivity-throughput, quality, OTD) and goals.
  • Lead the development and expansion of continuous improvement methodologies in Binghamton to establish and improve manufacturing processes for greater efficiencies and gain positive results in materials usage, shipping and receiving, capacity planning, inventory, scrap reduction, production scheduling, safety, quality, customer satisfaction, and performance measures. 
  • Work with Staff Management within the business unit to develop and execute the strategy/plan and to identify the needs of the company regarding the PCIS process.
  • Responsible for the quality improvement and cost reduction of assigned products. Responsible for meeting plant cost reduction goal for four wall and material costs. 
  • Provide leadership for problem resolution and use formalized problem solving approaches (A3, FMEA) to effectively define problems and drive to solutions.
  • Provide technical guidance and facilitate problem-solving methodologies regarding quality-related issues (e.g. six sigma methodologies, and other related problem solving processes).
  • Responsible for materials management including purchasing, planning, and inventory control.
  • Support and ensure ISO 9001 and AS9100 processes and procedures are developed and implemented and coordinates preventative measures to enhance system capability. 
  • Reviews new product designs for effective and low cost method of manufacturing. Initiatives action and follow-up to incorporate changes prior to pre-production sign off. 
  • Specifies and/or provides necessary tools, fixtures, equipment and related training as required for plan production and testing.   Follows up to ensure efficient ergonomic safe operating conditions and methods.
  • Responsible for administrating major capital investments and improving cost structure of manufacturing operations and facilities. 
  • Builds, develops and manages operations leadership team capable of carrying out needed operations strategies and improving employee relations.
  • Maintain and nurture effective working relationships/communications with key support functions to improve and ensure effective support and achieve business goals and objectives. 
  • Responsible for Safety and Environmental policies and adherence. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Technical/Industrial Engineering. MBA is a plus.

Experience and/or Training

  • Demonstrated proven ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Solid commitment to Set-Manage-Deliver.
  • Extensive experience with problem analysis and resolution at both strategic and functional levels. 
  • Passion for root cause analysis and methodical problem solving.
  • Union experience a plus.
  • Technical skills in lean/six sigma manufacturing techniques in all aspects of plant operations.
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills – both oral and written, demonstrated by the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, peers, and production floor community. 
  • Solid experience in a vertically integrated manufacturing environment involving stamping, extrusion and critical high volume to low volume assembly. 

Technology/Equipment: Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

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The Senior HR Generalist partners with business leaders through the administration of HR policies, procedures, and programs, supporting departmental initiatives, employee relations, training, development, compensation, and talent acquisition.  

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Recruits, interviews, tests (where applicable), and selects manufacturing employees to fill vacant positions following local compliance requirements. Supports the recruitment, interview, and selection process for other functional groups.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to provide a positive introduction to the company, policies, procedures, culture, and company goals.
  • Champions onboarding planning and evaluation of onboarding effectiveness with functional leaders.
  • Trains managers in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations topics.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Supports performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.
  • Supports salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization.
  • Educates others and demonstrates CentroMotion’s Leadership in Motion competencies.
  • Provides general information regarding benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, time off, leave of absence, and employee assistance. Partners with centralized benefit resources for support in complex benefit inquiries and situations. 
  • Initiates and manages relationships with local staffing vendors.
  • Maintains employee data in HRIS to assure accuracy. Initiates basic reports and conducts data analysis as needed.
  • Investigates accidents and prepares reports for insurance carrier.
  • Conducts wage surveys within labor market to determine competitive wage rate.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Where applicable in some locations, is a key contact for and leader of workplace safety programs.
  • Where applicable in some locations, is a key contact and resource in union relations.
  • Other duties may be assigned. 

Requirements:

Competencies:

  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience/Training: Bachelor’s degree and four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft software and Human Resource systems. 

Licenses/Certificates:  HR Certification (e.g., PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) preferred.

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The Product Line Manager’s primary role is to implement and maintain the product and business strategies. Responsibilities include market and competitive data analysis, pricing and margin management, life cycle management, creation of and through collaboration of the sales team the implementation of go-to-market strategies, project management, sales support, and continuity of the product roadmaps. This position works very closely with all functional departments to support opportunity pursuit and product development. This role supports both Elliott Manufacturing and Power-Packer and can be based out of Binghamton, NY or Waukesha, WI.

Responsibilities:

  • Data analysis and recommendation used to develop global strategic goals 
  • Direct the implementation of the global product line strategic plan   to prioritize and maximize company and product line profitability and investments.
  • Project management of product line NPD projects, adhoc project management support of select ESR (Engineered Service Request) projects. Understanding of phase gate process for NPD projects
  • Pricing analytics that meet regional market needs while supporting strategic portfolio offerings and company goals.
  • Integrate market product position (feature, benefit, value) for support of product design definitions.
  • Conduct market studies, including VOC to understand new/adjacent market opportunities and assess viability
  • Create and validate value propositions to differentiate product lines
  • Understand competitive landscape threats, opportunities and market and technology trends
  • Analyze new product concept viability including sales volume, price, cost, margin and profit potential
  • Direct Go-to-Market strategies for assigned new projects

Requirements:

Education: BS/BA degree in Business or Engineering or relative technical field or equivalent previous experience.

Experience and/or Training: 5+ years of experience in roles with responsibilities such as data analysis, market analysis, voice of customer (VOC) processes and interactions, new product development processes. Knowledge of project management techniques and project charters to maintain focus. Understanding of product lifecycle management and decision making from product roadmaps; This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and internationally (25%)

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Elliott Manufacturing is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veterans’ status or any other legally protected basis.

The QC Tech Level II for Elliott Manufacturing in Binghamton, NY performs intermediate to advanced inspection duties as well as contributes to continuous improvement. Please consider joining our team!

Requirements

• Able to exchange information with co-workers and work as part of a team. 

• Intermediate reading, writing, and math skills. 

• Intermediate to advanced computer skills. 

• Advanced skill sets. Intermediate to advanced FAI, FAR, PPAP abilities. 

• Must be able to understand quality standards and gauging. 

• Able to comprehend safety instructions. 

• Complete root cause analysis using applicable tools. 

• Able to perform layout inspection by measuring dimensions, such as length, height, and distance between reference points using precision instruments.

• Able to perform verification on incoming, in-process, and outgoing products

• Able to visually compare work pieces against one another to assess/detect manufacturing variations in processes.

• Able to maintain records of inspection and prepare lists of defects.

• Able to interact with other departments to ensure compliance with specifications

• Able to locate reference point(s) on part and measure dimensions such as angle, arc, and radii, using combinations of aids, such as surface plate parallel bars, angle plates, gauge blocks, plug pins, V blocks, sine bars, and precision measuring instruments.

Elliott Manufacturing is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veterans’ status or any other legally protected basis.

CentroMotion (Corporate roles)

The Treasury Manager is a key member of the treasury department within the corporate finance organization, reporting to the Finance Director – Treasury. The treasury department is responsible for global cash and debt management, insurance and risk programs, real estate leasing and the global travel and expense program management. 
 
The Treasury Manager is responsible for managing the daily treasury functions, evaluating debt borrowings and repayments and ensuring compliance with credit agreements and covenants. This role collaborates with other functional areas of Finance, Accounting, Tax, Accounts Payable, Credit & Collections and FP&A.  In addition, this role is responsible for managing the cash management banking relationship with partner banks and ensuring access to the required banking portals is adequately run.
 
In addition, this role (along with the Treasury Analyst) is involved in many cross discipline and strategic initiatives of the Company and must be analytical, self-motivated, hands-on, have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates daily cash positions and borrowing needs. Monitoring cash position to ensure adequate short and medium term liquidity.
  • Manage the global cash forecasting process through monitoring of forecast accuracy and implementation of process improvements with the global business units.
  • Manage Term Loan and Revolving Credit Facility, including covenant calculations and financial statement requirements, debt repayments and draws, borrowing base calculations, appraisal field examinations, etc.
  • Recommends and implements improvements to current cash management processes.
  • Ensures compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures in day-to-day conduct and supervision of cash management activities.
  • Manages and maintains the company’s banking infrastructure, including bank relationships, bank services and fee analysis, signors and account/bank rationalization efforts.
  • Manage letters of credit issuance and maintenance.
  • Support month end accounting activity related to treasury including interest expense calculations, interest accrual analysis and reconciliations.
  • Prepare annual interest expense and debt related forecasts.
  • Lead initiatives to evolve the treasury infrastructure and to automate or streamline processes by collaborating with internal and external partners.
  • Provide management support for the global travel and expense program.
  • Assist with the management and coordination of the global insurance program including data collection for the annual renewal.
  • Assist with the management of foreign currency and interest rate hedging programs
  • Support special projects or performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting. CPA or CTP preferred.
  • 7+ years of relevant corporate finance or accounting experience including global treasury experience. Experience managing a team. 
  • Ability to analyze, communicate and present information accurately and succinctly. 
  • Self-motivated and proactive, both with respect to managing workload and own professional development—strong work ethic.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment adjusting to changing priorities – prioritize work and meet deadlines. 
  • Strong computer aptitude, including ERP systems and Microsoft Office suite of applications, with advance Excel skills. HFM and treasury management systems experience is a plus.

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Director – Treasury to join our team! The Finance Director oversees the corporate treasury function, insurance & risks programs and domestic financial shared services team. This role is responsible for providing strategic direction to ensure implementation of best practices, risk mitigation and compliance and accurate and timely recording of transactions. The Finance Director – Treasury reports to the Chief Financial Officer and has three direct reports, including a Risk & Insurance Manager, Treasury Manager and Shared Services Manager. The Finance Director will be responsible for leveraging their expertise and experience to drive cash management and free cash flow for a global Company. 

In addition, this role provides financial leadership for the business, is involved in many cross discipline and strategic initiatives and serves as a business partner. This role must be a change agent, self-motivated, hands-on, have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously, while being detail oriented and involved in the corporate finance team and the broader business. 

Responsibilities:

Treasury & Risk:

  • The treasury team is responsible for global cash and debt management, insurance and risk programs and real estate leasing.
  • Accountable for global cash forecasting process –  working with business unit teams and summarizing results to guide cash movements for the Company.
  • Works closely with Corporate Controller and Tax Director to maximize cash flow efficiency and cash repatriation.
  • Oversight of available cash, borrowings and repayments under a term loan and ABL facility and related compliance. 
  • Supports treasury and cash management operations and helps develop strategies to maximize efficiencies, safeguard assets and minimize costs. Ensures compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures.
  • Identify and recommend treasury related products and solutions to streamline and automate treasury functions in line with treasury industry best practices. 
  • Manages the company’s banking and insurance relationships and manages real estate leasing. 
  • Works closely with insurance brokers to manage the global non-employee insurance program and claims  – serving as a subject matter expert regarding business insurance. 
  • Assists with acquisition activity, as needed, including due diligence and/or integration.

Shared Services:

  • Domestic shared services includes credit & collection, cash application, invoice processing, cash disbursements, vendor and customer set-up/maintenance and travel and expense reporting (concur).
  • Maintains open lines of communication with business unit and corporate departments (finance, HR, purchasing, etc.) to monitor and maintain the expected level of service/support from the shared service center.
  • Continuously challenge current practices and procedures as the business evolves – to implement improvements in policy, procedures and systems. Drive standardization, simplification and automation of processes/transactions in all areas of finance.
  • Proactively work with existing business units and newly acquired companies to centralize transaction processing.
  • Define and articulate the strategic direction for the US shared services.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance. CPA required.
  • 15+ years of experience in accounting with experience in leading a corporate treasury function for a global company. 
  • Successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player with excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to quickly and accurately analyze a situation and arrive at an effective fact-based decision or solution. Pragmatic approach with the ability to establish priorities.
  • Strong finance and business acumen, attention to detail and writing of commentary and analytical summaries is required 
  • Must be a visionary, have a customer focused approach and commercial awareness
  • Inspires and motivates all stakeholders and direct reports while constantly displaying integrity and respect
  • Able to adjust to changing priorities– ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, both with respect to managing workload and own professional development—strong work ethic.
  • Proficiency in the use of technology including thorough understanding of ERP systems and Microsoft Excel.  

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As the IT End User Support Intern, you will be responsible for supporting internal end users with issues of varying complexity related to software, hardware, telecommunications, printing, faxing, and wireless technologies. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in a positive and professional manner. Utilize internal systems to process requests and document resolutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide initial support to end users on all internally used software applications, hardware, mobile and telecommunication devices, wireless and peripheral equipment (printers, fax, etc.).
  • Ensure new hires are correctly set up by creating user network accounts, email mailboxes, assigning to network security groups.
  • Configure and setup hardware for remote employees.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting and analytical skills, including leveraging available reference and resolution resources to assist with issue resolution as appropriate. Contribute to resolution documentation (knowledge base) available to the team and maintain or update existing resolution documentation as appropriate.
  • Utilize internal customer help desk ticketing system by monitoring and taking ownership of incoming requests, and management of end-user resolutions in a timely manner or escalating for assistance from other areas for resolution, thereby maintaining detailed and accurate notes in ticketing system regarding resolution used and date completed.
  • Communicate purchasing needs to appropriate internal team members to ensure hardware levels are maintained and are available for new and current employees.
  • Assist with projects and tasks as assigned by the manager.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned. 
Requirements:
  • Students must be pursuing a degree in an Information Technology Infrastructure program or related field, with more than 1 year of school experience.
  • Must possesses a strong sense for internal customers with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities dependent on business need. 
  • Ability to be onsite at our CentroMotion headquarters in Waukesha, WI minimum of 16 hours/week.  
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite(O365) preferred (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), and Windows 10 workstations.
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The Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) provides leadership for the financial forecasting, consolidation and analysis function within CentroMotion. Key responsibilities include leading the FP&A team in administering Hyperion HFM, accurate and timely consolidation of month-end results and providing financial analysis to support business objectives and our strategic plan. This role also drives the consolidated budget/forecast process, supports monthly reporting and the annual audit and contributes to business results by providing detailed analysis of sales and operating costs. 

The Manager of FP&A is an integral part of the overall corporate finance group, has significant interaction with the global finance team including regional and corporate finance directors and is involved in many cross departmental and strategic initiatives. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have strong problem solving, analytic and interpersonal skills. The Manager of FP&A will also need to be able to manage several projects simultaneously with the ability to be detail oriented and hands-on, while providing leadership to direct reports.

Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise the monthly global consolidation process, including preparation of elimination and allocation journal entries, obtaining & distributing month-end FX rates, review and resolution of inter-company transactions and all other functions necessary to finalize the consolidation.
  • Develop quality analysis to help drive business decision making including trends in sales and operating costs (including but not limited to customer revenue & profitability, location profitability/productivity, orders and backlog, sales by market and financial tracking of key business projects).
  • Oversee the administration of financial consolidation system – modifying the system in response to changing business conditions (e.g. adding new users, modifications to the global chart of accounts, and adding and modifying entity reporting structures) and coordinating training sessions for users and user license compliance.
  • Direct the preparation of monthly/quarterly reports for management, financial institutions and private equity owners and lead the analysis of key financial trends and variances to forecast. Be able to explain monthly financial results (understanding key drivers and adjustments).
  • Assist corporate treasury team in analyzing interest income/expense and foreign currency exposures. Must be able to prepare various FX sensitivity analysis (comfort with multi-currency consolidation/analysis is critical).
  • Prepare and communicate required journal entries for legal entity reorganizations, intercompany dividends, establishment of legal entity structures and intercompany financing/capitalization activities, working closely with corporate controller and tax team. 
  • Provide HFM data to corporate tax function for determination of income tax provision and preparation of income tax returns.
  • Coordinate the compilation of data for forecasting and planning. Prepare consolidated forecast results and be able to summarize risks and opportunities.
  • Drive process improvements to make FP&A workflow more efficient and effective. 
  • Provide assistance with acquisition integration activities, as needed.
  • Foster a team environment; develop finance staff (2 direct reports).
  • This highly-visible role will require regular communication with the Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Regional/Corporate Finance Directors, other corporate department heads and business unit finance leaders.
Requirements
  • 10+ years accounting experience. Must have relevant work experience (FP&A/consolidation role in a global manufacturing company) or significant accounting experience.
  • Knowledge or Hyperion Enterprise/HFM system required.
  • Must have prior experience supervising staff and leading an accounting function.
  • Excellent communication skills for working with management, peers and information users 
  • Able to adjust to changing priorities– ability to prioritize work, problem solve and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills, business acumen and continuous improvement mindset. 
  • Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.

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The Trade Compliance Specialist is a key contributor to the Trade Compliance and Supply Chain teams within CentroMotion. The Trade Compliance Specialist will drive trade compliance excellence in adherence to applicable US regulations as well as ensuring compliance with CentroMotion corporate, business units and site policies.  This individual will be involved with developing, implementing and monitoring various policies in partnership with the global trade compliance manager. This role will also be responsible for identifying HTS and ECCN classifications, determining Country of Origin, facilitating USMCA certificates, resolving broker inquiries, and completing restricted party screenings. In addition, the position will also act as an advisor and liaison on behalf of the trade compliance team working closely with global sites on applicable trade compliance matters.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Global Trade Compliance Manager with developing, implementing and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure CentroMotion and all of its business units are in compliance with all applicable international, federal, state and local laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Provide technical expertise to cross functional teams (including product development, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, finance and legal) to determine and/or validate product value, country of origin, tariff exemption eligibility, harmonized tariff code classifications, and Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN).
  • Conduct internal or external audits across business units to ensure trade compliance effectiveness and to identify areas of improvement. Manage completion of any corrective actions.
  • Work with logistics and approved brokers to meet or exceed Key Performance Indicators in cooperation with the business units. Provide compliance support for import and export activities with selected brokers.
  • Identify and update HTS and ECCN codes and facilitate obtaining licenses when required
  • Complete denied/restricted party screenings of suppliers, customers, and visitors. Work with customer service, commercial, logistics, or shipping departments based on results of the screenings.
  • Analyze or determine country of origin for products. Work with business unit supply chain and operations personnel to facilitate supplier solicitation of certificates of origin.
  • Lead annual FTA supplier solicitations for USMCA. Create certificates of origin or USMCA certificates as requested by customers.
  • Support conflict minerals or other product compliance (REACH, RoHS, etc) solicitation.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Competencies:

  • Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and effective at multitasking.
  • Drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results.
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Business software skills including ERP and GTM software

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Logistics, International Business, or a related field preferred
  • Three or more years’ experience in U.S. export/import regulations and global trade compliance.
  • Working knowledge of U.S. export control regulations to include Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
  • Expert knowledge of harmonized tariff schedules, ECCN’s, export licensing, customs valuations, duty drawbacks, customs assists, and USMCA.
  • S. Customs Brokers license is preferred.
  • Maquiladora experience is preferred.
  • Expertise with GTM (Integration Point) software preferred

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The Manager, Treasury & Risk is a key member of the Corporate Treasury team managing the Insurance and Risk functions with the organization. A successful candidate in this hands-on role will direct and administer company’s risk management and insurance program and serve as the main point of contact for the Company’s global insurance broker. Establish and recommend various policies and procedures according to industry requirements, regulations, and company’s insurance portfolio. The Manager, Treasury & Risk serves as the main point of contact for internal and external parties on company insurance and risk matters requiring strong interpersonal skills to be successful in this role.
 

Responsibilities:

Global Insurance

  • Manage the global insurance programs including driving the annual renewal and data gathering process. Review all insurance binders, policies, and invoices for accuracy.
  • Identify deficiencies and recommend appropriate changes to insurance coverages or endorsements.
  • Establish processes to manage purchases, renewals, compliance, reporting and claims management of core insurance programs.
  • Manage reportable insurance claims, liaising with the third-party claim administrator, carriers, legal counsel and coordinating internally as necessary to support claims investigations
  • Complete annual insurance audits and maintain insurance history files for policies, certificates, invoices, and pricing.
  • Partner with HR and EH&S teams on management of workers compensation programs including monopolistic state programs.
  • Coordinate certificates of insurance requests and implement best practices for managing customer and supplier requirements

Risk Management

  • In partnership with senior executives develop a risk philosophy balancing the necessary coverage required to meet the company’s needs with overall cost effectiveness and risk appetite.
  • Partner with key business stakeholders to ensure insurance coverage meets and evolves with business requirements and risks.
  • Partner with Operations and Finance to manage property risk and reduce insurance costs via by through carrier loss control site visits and cost valuations
  • Manage counterparty assurance programs (surety bonds, bank guarantees and letters of credit).
  • Identify and manage foreign exchange exposure/risk and explore hedging opportunities; structure policies and procedures by partnering across functions to minimize foreign currency risk

Other

  • Management of real estate tracking and property leases 
  • Management and coordination of intercompany loans partnering with Tax and Finance.
  • Support Insurance and Risk Management Due Diligence reviews for Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Assistance with other treasury tasks and special projects as assigned
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related Business discipline
  • 7+ years in treasury, risk management or insurance for a global company
  • Experience working with banking systems and debt compliance 
  • Demonstrate ownership, attention to detail, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment
  • Ability to work independently, manage priorities as well as collaborate cross-functionally to drive business results.
  • Ability to analyze, communicate and present information accurately and succinctly. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer aptitude, including ERP systems and Microsoft Office suite of applications, with advance Excel skills. HFM experience is a plus.

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The Sales Operations Analyst manages and supports functions essential to salesforce productivity. This includes planning reporting, quota setting and sales process optimization. The Sales Finance Analyst will collaborate with cross-functional sales teams and leverage systems to help drive innovative solutions and optimize field effectiveness. The position is a sales data reporting and analysis role requiring strong analytical, collaboration and communications skills to effectively engage planning resources. Develop appropriate models and analytical tools to accurately identify business trends, compare prior year to current year sales results, evaluate and track sales risks and opportunities. In addition, the roles will create and lead the development and implementation of sales training programs and sales tools.

 Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver timely sales reports and analysis. 
  • Creates and updates sales metrics dashboards, summarize key findings to drive sales efficiencies.
  • Develops and facilitates training for new hires and to larger sales and finance teams as needed.
  • Implements processes to support organizational efficiency and data quality.
  • Serve as the liaison between the Information Technology Salesforce team to communicate business requirements. 
  • Partner with sales staff at all levels to increase forecast accuracy and integrity of pipeline. Work closely with sales leadership to identify and mitigate bottlenecks and inconsistencies. 
  • Partner with finance to relay sales data in order to give shape to the monthly and quarterly sales incentive plan (SIP) calculations and analyses and reporting.
  • Identify opportunities for process automation and optimization, with a focus on scalability and driving significant growth.
  • Works to ensure all sales organization objectives are assigned in a timely fashion.
  • Supports the equitable assignment of sales force quotas and ensures quotas are optimally allocated to all sales channels and resources.
  • Monitors and maintains high levels of quality, accuracy, and process consistency in the sales organization’s planning efforts. Coordinates planning activities with other functions.
  • Make recommendations to existing reports and assists in the development of new reporting tools.
  • Monitors the assigned sales organization’s compliance with required standards for maintaining customer relationship management (CRM) data.
  • Accountable for the thorough implementation of sales organization-impacting initiatives.
  • Accountable for accurate and on-time reporting essential for sales organization effectiveness.
  • Support the achievement of strategic objectives defined by company management.
  • Ability to travel 10%.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business Administration, Data Analytics, Sales, or Finance. 
  • 5 years of professional experience within either of the following: Sales, Finance, or Data Analytics.
  • 2 years of experience within sales operations. 
  • Ability to understand, translate, and integrate multiple data sources into actionable insights to identify bottlenecks and drive decision making capabilities.
  • Must be comfortable working with large data sets. 
  • Self-starter with the need of minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable communicating over multiple channels: video calls, email, phone, etc.  
  • Demonstrate high level of proficiency using technology to summarize large volumes of data including but not limited to access database management, excel and Salesforce software with preference for candidates with experience using salesforce.com.
  • Ability to analyze, communicate and present information accurately and succinctly.
    Be able to drive accountability with a multi-location, decentralized sales force.
    Highly motivated team player with excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple time-sensitive tasks with discretion in a demanding environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Master level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with a CRM required. Salesforce experience preferred. 

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The Sourcing Engineer’s main responsibility will be to lead efforts in exploring, initiating, developing, and validating opportunities in quality improvements and cost savings and other sourcing related opportunities. The individual in this role will act as the technical interface between suppliers and manufacturing engineers to determine new and alternate sources developing and implementing commodity/supply chain responsibilities that significantly contributes to year over year sales growth and operational improvement through best value sourcing. Support the development of commodity strategies, commodity/industry expertise, lead supplier negotiations/management and productivity improvement.
 

Responsibilities:   

  • Partner management – engage with sourcing commodity managers to identify sourcing opportunities, develop and execute negotiations.
  • Use project management skills and tools to investigate alternate component technologies for reduced cost or improved quality and reliability and implement changes.
  • With particular focus on Raw Material categories including castings, forging, plastics, machining review supplier’s processes and identify improvement opportunities in processes and systems at supplier locations to improve quality, cost and flow of supplied materials throughout the entire supply chain.
  • Maintain project monitors and timelines as required for assigned projects.
  • Collaborate with Category Management to align with key initiatives and strategies globally. 
  • Source products and services, assist supplier audits, negotiate tooling and pricing, write contracts, perform value analysis to ensure supplier contract and timeline compliance.
  • Designing risk mitigation plan
  • Conducting project review and creating detailed reports for executive staff
  • Create synergies between Quality, Engineering, Operations and suppliers to assess and ensure supplier capability to meet established performance objectives including Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business field 
  • Minimum Three (3) years’ experience in the sourcing of raw materials, manufactured components, mechanical equipment, services and purchased complete items
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (Fourth Shift, Oracle) is required 
  • Experience in driving material cost down, (experience with cost down enablers; developing and executing cost-down initiatives)
  • Knowledge/experience with:
    • Project Management Professional Certification preferred. 
    • Manufacturing processes, metal cutting, plastic injection molding, metal fabrication, Castings, Forgings
    • Proficiency reading engineering drawings and specifications
    • Lean experience and techniques
    • Quality Management Systems, ISO and 6-sigma disciplines, training and experience, preferred
    • Demonstrated experience in global and comprehensive supplier relationships and advanced negotiation techniques
  • Understanding of project management (experience preferred) 
  • Data analysis, problem solving and reporting
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective supplier relationships
  • Functional understanding, awareness and application of negotiations, Supply Chain, sourcing, contracts and supplier management principles
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Highly organized self-starter
  • Good interpersonal, project management and presentation skills with the ability to clearly present recommendations and ideas and summarize complex issue
  • Self-motivation
  • Experience working in global supply environment and with international suppliers or colleagues

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Maximatecc

Gits/PowerPacker

The Product Line Manager’s primary role is to implement and maintain the product and business strategies. Responsibilities include market and competitive data analysis, pricing and margin management, life cycle management, creation of and through collaboration of the sales team the implementation of go-to-market strategies, project management, sales support, and continuity of the product roadmaps. This position works very closely with all functional departments to support opportunity pursuit and product development. This role supports both Elliott Manufacturing and Power-Packer and can be based out of Binghamton, NY or Waukesha, WI.

Responsibilities:

  • Data analysis and recommendation used to develop global strategic goals 
  • Direct the implementation of the global product line strategic plan   to prioritize and maximize company and product line profitability and investments.
  • Project management of product line NPD projects, adhoc project management support of select ESR (Engineered Service Request) projects. Understanding of phase gate process for NPD projects
  • Pricing analytics that meet regional market needs while supporting strategic portfolio offerings and company goals.
  • Integrate market product position (feature, benefit, value) for support of product design definitions.
  • Conduct market studies, including VOC to understand new/adjacent market opportunities and assess viability
  • Create and validate value propositions to differentiate product lines
  • Understand competitive landscape threats, opportunities and market and technology trends
  • Analyze new product concept viability including sales volume, price, cost, margin and profit potential
  • Direct Go-to-Market strategies for assigned new projects

Requirements:

Education: BS/BA degree in Business or Engineering or relative technical field or equivalent previous experience.

Experience and/or Training: 5+ years of experience in roles with responsibilities such as data analysis, market analysis, voice of customer (VOC) processes and interactions, new product development processes. Knowledge of project management techniques and project charters to maintain focus. Understanding of product lifecycle management and decision making from product roadmaps; This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and internationally (25%)

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Elliott Manufacturing is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veterans’ status or any other legally protected basis.

The Associate Product Line Manager’s primary role is to implement and maintain the product and business strategies for projects within both Elliott Mfg & Power Packer NA. Responsibilities include market and competitive data analysis, pricing and margin recommendations, life cycle management, implementation of go-to-market strategies, project management, sales support, and continuity of the product roadmaps. This position works very closely with all functional departments to support opportunity pursuit and product development. 

Responsibilities:     

  • Data analysis and recommendation used to develop global strategic goals 
  • Direct the implementation of the global product line strategic plan to prioritize and maximize company and product line profitability and  investments
  • Project management of product line NPD projects, adhoc project management support of select ESR (Engineered Service Request) projects 
  • Pricing analytics that meet regional market needs while supporting strategic portfolio offerings and company goals
  • Integrate market product position (feature, benefit, value) for support of product design definitions
  • Conduct market studies, including VOC to understand new/adjacent market opportunities and assess viability  
  • Validate value propositions to differentiate product lines 
  • Analyze competitive landscape threats, opportunities and market and technology trends
  • Analyze new product concept viability including sales volume, price, cost, margin and profit potential 
  • Direct Go-to-Market strategies for assigned new projects 
Requirements
  • 2+ years of experience in roles with responsibilities such as data analysis, market analysis, voice of customer (VOC) processes and interactions, new product development processes
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and project charters to maintain focus
  • Understanding of product lifecycle management and decision making from product roadmaps; This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and internationally (= 25%)
  • Knowledgeable in industrial, mobile off highway products, or construction applications
  • Familiarity with MS Office products

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The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for specification, product design, maintenance and support of components and subassemblies of Gits Mfg products within time, cost, and quality requirements. In addition, verifying the components and subassemblies comply with functional, cost and manufacturability requirements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Product and process specifications
    • Develops, creates and modifies specifications of components, subassemblies, and manufacturing processes.
    • Assures engineering standards and guidelines are applied correctly.
    • Capable of reviewing and translating requirements of customer specifications.
    • Able to review and approve the work of others.
  • Design
    • Creates and modifies (conceptual) product designs and drawings using CAD tools, product data management systems and risk analysis tools.
    • Supports design reviews internally and externally.
  • Design Analysis
    • Verifies designs through engineering calculations, modelling and/or simulations such as CFD and FEA.
  • Design Verification/Validation
    • Proves the design meets specifications and customer expectations through creation and execution of test plans, and documents results in test reports.
    • Prepares and supports prototype building activities.
  • Problem Solving
    • Provide technical leadership and support team through systematic problem solving.
    • Troubleshooting of design issues during development or manufacturing using applicable methodologies 
  • Engineering Changes
    • Develops, tracks, and implements design changes in order to reduce cost and/or improve product quality.
  • Estimation and Reporting
    • Provides estimates for engineering tasks, monitors and reports own progress.
  • Documentation and reports
    • Completes documentation of design artifacts according to the Gits product development process standards.
    • Utilizes technical writing skills to document development activities through engineering reports.
  • Coaching
    • Provides professional support and guidance to colleagues on a regular basis in order to contribute to the development of their knowledge, skills and quality of execution.
  • Subject Matter Expert
    • Mastery level expertise in various specialty competencies, including state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing and validation methods.
    • Is recognized by Gits Mfg and customers/suppliers as a subject matter expert.
    • Continuously develops own knowledge through technical journals, seminars, advanced degree programs.
    • Monitors relevant internal/external developments, translates them into solution/methodologies for own expertise area.
    • Is an ambassador for this expertise area in order to maintain and improve the knowledge base of Gits Mfg.
  • Design Review
    • Participates in design reviews throughout new product development cycle and provides feedback and direction within field of expertise.
Requirements:
 
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in product validation
  • Proficiency in solid modeling required, knowledge of Solidworks required
  • Technical aptitude in the development of powertrain related testing and validation, preferably on engine air handling systems
  • Experience in the automotive industry or similar field adhering to ISO/IATF requirements, using phased gate development procedures, and process in accordance with APQP/VDA standards
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal)
  • Commercial mindset
  • Strong leadership and people skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Data driven ability to make timely decisions
  • Knowledge and understanding of 8D, A3, Fishbone Diagram and Why-Why problem-solving processes is required.

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Weasler

The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising shop employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively supervise and coach production employees to meet safety, quality, and delivery goals.
  • Ability to motivate employees, foster teamwork, and celebrate the wins.
  • Interact with cross-functional departments to achieve optimum efficiency and production.
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of all operations and machinery in their assigned area(s) including the ability to troubleshoot, root-cause problem solves, and implement sustainable improvements.
  • Utilizes lean manufacturing skills and tools to assess non-value to value added activities & implement sustainable improvements.
  • Project management skills required to lead projects involving all aspects of production.
  • Utilizes manage-by-fact mindset to develop/sustain/analyze capacity planning & productivity measurements.
  • Ability to perform administrative duties such as time & attendance, training performance evaluations, and issuance of appropriate discipline.
  • Enhances and maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Promote and enforce safety on a plant wide basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree required.

Experience and/or Training: 2-5 years of supervisory experience or similar leadership experience in a manufacturing environment. Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement experience required. Must have demonstrated skills in use of visual management to manage daily operations. Passion for root cause analysis. Ability to meet deadlines and take accountability. Previous experience dealing with a union is preferred. CNC Machining experience is preferred.

Technology/Equipment: MS Office Suite proficiency required (Outlook, Excel). Working knowledge of an ERP and Time and Labor system strongly preferred. Experience with IS90001 and other quality systems. 

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The Test Engineer will be responsible for working with customers to develop test plans and designing and running machines to prove product designs.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the CoE Test Lab Manager to determine required product testing, technology, and equipment needs and provide feedback for best paths and opportunities.
  • Work with customers both internal and external to develop and execute test plans.
  • Work with Test Engineering Technicians to keep tests running and calibrated.
  • Analyze and report on test data.
  • Stays current in relevant processes and technologies for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Works with CoE members to understand the status of all tasks and projects. Reports status on a regular cadence.
  • Work to manage test part inventory.

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other closely related field preferred. Associate degree with relevant experience will also be considered.

Experience and/or Training: 5 years of mechanical testing and data collection experience.

Technology/Equipment: Understanding of metallurgy and plastics. Familiarity with MS Office products.

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We are looking for a 3rd shift Maintenance Helper that will support production operations and Maintenance Technicians in performing non-mechanical tasks around machine upkeep, tools/equipment, building and grounds maintenance. Basic knowledge of plumbing and mechanical fabrication Proficient in English in both written and verbal communication. Basic knowledge and understanding of LOTO and OSHA safety requirements as related to industrial operations. Quality oriented and high attention to detail. Position requires ability to work a flexible schedule on an as-needed basis.  Must be able to initiate and complete work tasks under limited supervision.
 

3rd shift hours are 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform repairs on non-mechanical equipment and general maintenance work orders with an emphasis on completing safety related work orders first. 
  • Minor repairs throughout the building, floor and grounds (salting, shoveling as necessary)
  • Complete handy-man type project such as hanging boards, fixing minor leaks, building work benches and other tasks as assigned.
  • Able to identify projects requiring the services of a higher skilled Maintenance Tech
  • Complete machine PM’s following the direction of skilled Maintenance Technicians including regular lubrication of equipment
  • Complete Building and Facility PM’s as directed
  • Manage all PM’s through the Electronic maintenance system Guru
  • Safely use variety of hand and power tools throughout the facility 
  • Provide basic hand tools for personal use 
  • Safely operate scissor lifts, fork lifts, and other material handling equipment 

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REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of plumbing and mechanical fabrication 
  • Proficient in English in both written and oral 
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of LOTO and OSHA safety requirements as related to industrial operations 
  • Quality oriented and high attention to detail 
  • Must be willing to work long hours and flexible schedule on an as-needed basis

Vision and Hearing:

  • Specific vision abilities required include close, distance and peripheral vision, ability to adjust focus, color vision and depth perception.
  • Ability to hear sounds associated with fork lift and crane operations are required.  Comprehensible speech is required; hearing spoken voices is not required.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Safety glasses and steel-toed safety shoes.  Gloves are required for certain tasks.  Maintenance uniform Provided

Tools/Equipment Used:

  • Safely use variety of hand and power tools throughout the facility
  • Provide basic hand tools for personal use
  • Safely operate scissor lifts, fork lifts, and other material handling equipment 

Now hiring!  Seeking career minded individuals that are ready to put their skills to work at Weasler Engineering!  If you are passionate about what you do and would like to expand upon your skills, become a member of a solid organization that invests in their associates.  Our facility is a must see to appreciate!  Call today to set-up a time to meet with one of our  team members to have a tour of our facility.  Contact Weasler at (262) 338-2161.

2nd shift 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

3rd shift 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.  

$1,000 sign-on bonus paid after 6 months of continuous employment!

Job Description:

  • Set-up and operate a variety of CNC machinery
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in a fast pace manufacturing setting
  • Work from drawings or specifications, bills of material, or manufacturing orders.
  • Knowledge and use of hand tools
  • Process all necessary documentation and paperwork for processes completed
  • Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures
  • Comply with all quality and safety regulations

Benefits: 

  • 401(k) including company contribution
  • Dental insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account, 
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Signing bonus $1,000
  • Most benefits start the 1st day of the following month of employment

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The CAD Designer II provides computer aided design (CAD) drafting, prepares drawings derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, and sketches. Transforms rough product designs into working documents using CAD software. Coordinates and consults with engineers or designers to complete projects. In addition, reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards. Collaborates with change request originators to resolve discrepancies between change request and final CAD designs.

Responsibilities:

  • Use CAD software to create and/or revise customer & manufacturing drawings per request on Engineering Work Requests/Inquiries. 
  • Use MRP2 software to create and/or revise Bills of Material. 
  • Produce calculations to support dimensional changes. 
  • Populate and/or revise data in engineering classification system.
  • Review all requests for and approve the release of engineering document changes. 
  • Review and release documents per the individual request. 
  • Review designers/drafters’ drawings for format, tolerance schema, drawing scale and other drawing requirements. 
  • Review designers/drafters MRP2 entries for accuracy. 
  • Review designers/drafters database entries for accuracy. 
  • Organize and initiate Engineering Work Requests for process improvement, cost saving, component standardization, etc.
  • Train or Instruct Others. 
  • Train new and existing employees on new or revised documents and work instructions.
Requirements
  • Associate Degree in Mechanical Design or other closely related field
  •  Minimum of 3 years design experience with agriculture/construction/off road equipment or mechanical power transmission products preferred. 
  •  Strong understanding of mechanical components. 
  • Familiarity with MS Office products.

The Brand Project Manager for Weasler Engineering will lead cross-functional teams to deliver a portfolio of strategic product initiatives in support of the Weasler global growth strategy.  You will work in a highly autonomous environment to execute development programs of various sizes and complexity to achieve scope, schedule, cost, delivery, and quality requirements while demonstrating a high level of competency in project management skills and thorough understanding of multiple functional workstreams. 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the central project lead and initiate, plan, execute and manage all aspects of the project to ensure successful delivery of the requirements.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the delivery of project objectives as specified by the product management team.
  • Acts as primary focal point between the functional areas including product engineering, manufacturing, product management, purchasing and quality.
  • Delegates tasks on the project to team members who are best positioned to complete them.
  • Evaluates trade-offs and drives solutions as they affect project objectives.
  • Works with technical leads and project team members on development timelines. Identifies the critical path and tracks progress.
  • Tracks project progress and works with technical leads and the project team on necessary adjustments to achieve project deliverables. 
  • Ensures a successful transition through the project phases, from product development to delivery.
  • Ensures the use of standard processes, procedures, and documentation throughout each project. Developing documentation standards when and where applicable.
  • Manage risks, issues list and drive corrective actions to mitigate risks in a timely manner.
  • Act as the owner for the NPD phase-gate process with a focus on continuous improvement and training for new employees.
  • Facilitates project closure and transition to production.
  • Supports the project team and technical lead with establishing and tracking project budgets.
  • Reports on product and project costs during the product development process.
  • Facilitates resolution of product cost issues and necessary cost reduction measures between engineering, purchasing, manufacturing and product management.
  • Provides regular project status reporting following established standards, as well as provides ad-hoc reporting upon request. 
  • Develops and facilitates necessary communication with all functional area stakeholders 
  • Facilitates team meetings and tracks action items
  • Other duties as required. 

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a product development related discipline (i.e., Design, Engineering, Manufacturing or Marketing). An MBA or Masters in Engineering Management is preferred.

 

Experience and/or Training: At least 5 years’ experience in Project Management or Program Management is required. Results must demonstrate an ability to build teams, make effective decisions and drive action cross-functionally. Experience managing multi-phase/multi-resource projects to conclusion while maintaining high internal and external customer focus satisfaction. Licenses/Certificates:  A Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.

  • Knowledge of any of the following strongly preferred: Microsoft Project, Lean/Agile NPD processes, DFMEA, Risk Mitigation
  • Resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in both crisis management and expectation management.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to delegate effectively and motivate people involved in the project to complete tasks on time.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Technology/Equipment: Knowledge of any of the following strongly preferred: Microsoft Project, Lean/Agile NPD processes, DFMEA, Risk Mitigation

 
Travel occasionally to customer locations, occasionally internationally.
 
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The Product Line Manager’s primary role is to develop, implement and maintain the global Weasler product and business strategies for assigned product line(s). Responsibilities include market and competitive analysis, pricing and margin management, new product development, life cycle management, commercialization, go-to-market strategies, project management, sales support, product roadmaps and long-term growth of the product line(s). This position works very closely with all functional departments to support opportunity pursuit and product development. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop global strategic goals for assigned product line(s).
  • Direct and develop the global product line strategic plan to prioritize and maximize company and product line profitability and investments.
  • Project management of product line NPD projects, adhoc project management support of select inquiry projects.
  • Develop pricing strategies that meet regional market needs while supporting strategic portfolio offerings and company goals.
  • Develop and integrate market product position (feature, benefit, value) for support of product design definitions.
  • Conduct market studies, including VOC to understand new/adjacent market opportunities and assess viability. 
  • Analyze competitive landscape threats, opportunities and market and technology trends.
  • Analyze new product concept viability including sales volume, price, cost, margin, and profit potential. 
  • Direct and develop Go-to-Market strategy for assigned product line(s). 
  • Support the creation of the technology roadmap. 
  • Support marketing campaigns, trade shows, brand, and channel management.
  • Assist demand planning and forecasting activities including S&OP. 

Requirements:

Education: BS/BA degree in Business, Engineering, relative technical field, or equivalent previous experience; MBA a plus.

Experience and/or Training:

  • 5+ years of product management experience
  • Knowledgeable in mobile off highway products and applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or in a team environment and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to work in and lead cross-functional teams 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical and personal computing skills, specifically using Microsoft Office applications

Competencies:

  • Strategic Analysis: Ability to develop and execute strategy that puts the business in a position to sustainably grow while outpacing competitive maneuvers.
  • Market Research: Ability to conduct both OEM and aftermarket research.
  • Project Management: Knowledge of project management techniques and project charters to maintain focus.
  • Portfolio Management: Understanding of product lifecycle management and decision making from product roadmaps.
  • Concept Development: Ability to generate and develop new and creative concepts based on Customer’s unmet needs.
  • Marketing Analytics: Ability to analyze data and make strategic decisions such as market segmentation, product positioning and demand forecasting.

This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and internationally (= 25%).

 
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