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  • Location: Chatham-Kent
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
    Manpower is seeking a Buyer for a contact position with a Major Natural Gas Company in Chatham.

    Qualifications and Requirements:
    * 2 year College Degree or equivalent experience
    * 2 years of Supply Chain experience
    * Sourcing: Individual can describe the sourcing process and key concepts including a general knowledge of materials or services
    * Contract (Creation, Implementation & Closure): Fundamental acumen in creation and implementation of contracts by drafting contracts for materials or services and performing contract administrative tasks
    * Buying - Materials or Services: Fundamental acumen in buying materials or service, including an understanding of the procurement process to obtain materials and services required by the business
    * Supplier Management: Individual can describe how to monitor and manage supplier relationships and performance
    * Stakeholder Management: Fundamental acumen in stakeholder management, including communicating and maintaining partnership relationships with internal stakeholders
    * General Technical: Fundamental systems acumen by utilizing applicable Supply Chain processes and systems

    Please apply online and/or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca. Alternatively, you can email us directly at Melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403-269-6936 & ask for the Melissa. Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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  • Location: Kohler
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
    RESPONSIBILITIES include:
    * Managing the gage ordering process for both internal and external suppliers.
    * Working with both internal and external suppliers to ensure inspection plans are in place and up to date.
    * Writing deviations to existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality and submits for approval.
    * Interpreting engineering drawings and confers with management or engineering staff to create an inspection plan.
    * Selecting products for tests at specified stages in production process; testing for aesthetic, dimensions, performance, and mechanical characteristics.
    * Conducting PPAP's for local market purchased products/drawings changes.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE requirements:
    * Technical Skills: Print reading, GD&T knowledge, knowledge on manufacturing process, working knowledge on product validation procedures
    * Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required; Associate of Science in a Technical Field is preferred.
    * 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working on a manufacturing floor is a must.
    * Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of the Kohler Corrective Action System, the Kohler Quality Module, Engineering Change Notification Process, SAP, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.
    * Other Skills and Abilities: ability to read and understand a Bill of Materials (BOM), Engineering Blueprints, evaluate work in process and finished goods through gauging, testing and visual inspection. Good Critical thinking and analytical reasoning.



    ADDITIONAL details:

    Temporary position (6 month contract assignment approximately)
    Full-time 1st shift hours; paid weekly
    Eligible for benefits through Manpower after 90 days of employment.
  • Location: Duluth
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
    SAP Database Clerk, Duluth, MN

    Are you available for a temporary 2 week project working within a database called SAP? This temporary project requires experience using SAP. The working hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm. $20 to $25 per hour, depends on experience level.

    Please call Manpower in Duluth, MN at 218-727-8891 to apply or you may apply at www.manpower.com
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
    Manpower is seeking an experienced Senior Buyer to fulfill a long term ongoing contract position in Red Deer, Alberta.

    Working hours for this role will be 8 hours a day Monday to Friday. Preference will be given to candidates whom reside in the Central Alberta area.

    The successful candidate for this position must be an energetic and self-motivated person who thrives working in a very fast paced and high volume environment.

    Duties & Responsibilities:
    *Contact vendor for material procurement with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
    *Make delivery engagements with carriers and vendors
    *Monitor purchase requirements and create purchase orders
    *Obtain and verify orders for release against vendor agreements
    *Monitor, research and evaluate areas of opportunities and reduce costs where possible
    *Assist with material information updates and changes
    *Confirm and expedite purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery
    *Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices
    *Maintain vendor base for timely and accurate supply alignment
    *Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency to add value and aid business performance

    Requirements:
    *Must be a university graduate with either 2 years' related experience, have a Business Diploma with 3 - 5 years' experience, or more than 5 years' of directly related experience
    *Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills for effective communication within and outside the organization
    *Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
    *Highly proficient with computers (MS Office Suite and SAP)
    *Previous experience with SAP
    *Knowledge of Material Management or Plant Maintenance areas would be an asset
    *Organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and work under pressure
    *Strong attention to detail
    *Ability to work unsupervised and prompt with deadlines

    If you interested for this position, please apply online at www.manpower.ca or you can email your resume directly to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact 403.269.6936 and ask for Melissa.

    You can also follow us on Facebook (@manpower.alberta), Instagram (Manpower.AB), Twitter (@ManpowerAB) & LinkedIn (Manpower Alberta) for more information on our current Companies and Job Postings
  • Location: Edmonton
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
    Manpower is seeking an experienced Senior Buyer to fulfill a long term ongoing contract position in Red Deer, Alberta.

    Working hours for this role will be 8 hours a day Monday to Friday. Preference will be given to candidates whom reside in the Central Alberta area.

    The successful candidate for this position must be an energetic and self-motivated person who thrives working in a very fast paced and high volume environment.

    Duties & Responsibilities:
    *Contact vendor for material procurement with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
    *Make delivery engagements with carriers and vendors
    *Monitor purchase requirements and create purchase orders
    *Obtain and verify orders for release against vendor agreements
    *Monitor, research and evaluate areas of opportunities and reduce costs where possible
    *Assist with material information updates and changes
    *Confirm and expedite purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery
    *Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices
    *Maintain vendor base for timely and accurate supply alignment
    *Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency to add value and aid business performance

    Requirements:
    *Must be a university graduate with either 2 years' related experience, have a Business Diploma with 3 - 5 years' experience, or more than 5 years' of directly related experience
    *Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills for effective communication within and outside the organization
    *Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
    *Highly proficient with computers (MS Office Suite and SAP)
    *Previous experience with SAP
    *Knowledge of Material Management or Plant Maintenance areas would be an asset
    *Organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and work under pressure
    *Strong attention to detail
    *Ability to work unsupervised and prompt with deadlines

    If you interested for this position, please apply online at www.manpower.ca or you can email your resume directly to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact 403.269.6936 and ask for Melissa.

    You can also follow us on Facebook (@manpower.alberta), Instagram (Manpower.AB), Twitter (@ManpowerAB) & LinkedIn (Manpower Alberta) for more information on our current Companies and Job Postings
  • Location: Red Deer
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
    Manpower is seeking an experienced Senior Buyer to fulfill a long term ongoing contract position in Joffre, Alberta.

    Working hours for this role will be 8 hours a day Monday to Friday. Preference will be given to candidates whom reside in the Central Alberta area.

    The successful candidate for this position must be an energetic and self-motivated person who thrives working in a very fast paced and high volume environment.

    Duties & Responsibilities:
    *Contact vendor for material procurement with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
    *Make delivery engagements with carriers and vendors
    *Monitor purchase requirements and create purchase orders
    *Obtain and verify orders for release against vendor agreements
    *Monitor, research and evaluate areas of opportunities and reduce costs where possible
    *Assist with material information updates and changes
    *Confirm and expedite purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery
    *Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices
    *Maintain vendor base for timely and accurate supply alignment
    *Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency to add value and aid business performance

    Requirements:
    *Must be a university graduate with either 2 years' related experience, have a Business Diploma with 3 - 5 years' experience, or more than 5 years' of directly related experience
    *Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills for effective communication within and outside the organization
    *Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
    *Highly proficient with computers (MS Office Suite and SAP)
    *Previous experience with SAP
    *Knowledge of Material Management or Plant Maintenance areas would be an asset
    *Organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and work under pressure
    *Strong attention to detail
    *Ability to work unsupervised and prompt with deadlines

    If you interested for this position, please apply online at www.manpower.ca or you can email your resume directly to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact 403.269.6936 and ask for Melissa.

    You can also follow us on Facebook (@manpower.alberta), Instagram (Manpower.AB), Twitter (@ManpowerAB) & LinkedIn (Manpower Alberta) for more information on our current Companies and Job Postings
  • Location: Katy
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 07 June 2018
    Are you driven to succeed and motivated to work? Are you looking for an employer who offers advancement opportunities? Manpower has the job you've been looking for. We have immediate openings for a Shipping/Receiving Clerk in Katy, TX 77449.

    What's in it for you?
    Temp to Hire position
    · Location: Katy, TX 77449
    · Pay rate: $9.50-10.00/Hourly
    · No Experience needed
    · Shift schedule: 1st and 2nd

    What is the job?
    Shipping and Receiving Clerk
    * Handling incoming and outgoing packages
    * Processing orders and packaging merchandise to be sent out to customers
    * Processing items with RF Scanner

    What do you bring to the job?
    * Able to pass a Background Check and a Drug Screen
    * HS Diploma or GED Certificate
    * Willing to work on a night shift

    Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Send your resume to: daphne.baluyot@manpower.com or call 414-269-8731 extension 1834. Also, check out the Manpower's career platform with tools and resources to prepare you for today and tomorrow's jobs at www.manpower.com/mypath.
  • Location: Brunswick
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Friday, 01 June 2018
    Senior Planner - Direct Hire
    A thriving medical supply manufacturer in the Brunswick area is now hiring a Senior Planner! Utilize your planning, project management, and purchasing experience in an exciting, multidimensional role at an industry-leading company that is known for quality and innovation.

    What's in it for you?
    A full time, direct hire job at an innovative company
    Competitive salary DOE, and bonus opportunities
    Be part of a growing organization that provides life-saving products

    What will you be doing?
    Organizing the production schedule in consideration of work order specifications and availability of resources
    Expediting production and raw materials by organizing and monitoring schedules
    Monitoring stock levels, and developing a raw material purchasing plan
    Using SAP MRP to create and maintain production orders, and initiate purchase orders for raw materials
    Leading inventory control functions to ensure inventory accuracy
    Leading Rough Cut Capacity Planning
    Monitoring production progress compared to the established schedule, and communicating the status to all stakeholders
    Supporting the planning director with the preparation of status reports and project leadership
    Implementing Engineering Change Orders by modifying orders, BOMs, and schedules as required
    Ensuring timely delivery of purchased items
    Mentoring and training other planners

    What will you bring to the job?
    At least 5 years of planning experience in a manufacturing environment
    Bachelor's degree in engineering or business preferred
    ERP experience required; strong MRP knowledge and experience with SAP preferred
    Strong working knowledge of purchasing and planning principles, including BOMs, Routings, and shop floor controls
    Basic project management skills
    Strong interpersonal skills
    High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    Ability to identify and resolve conflicts to minimize the overall impact on the production schedule
    Experience with medical device manufacturing is a plus!

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-784-9353 or texting 207-560-0906.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
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  • Location: Gaithersburg
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
    We are looking for a detail oriented Procurement specialist*

    This role will include but not limited to supporting and execution of sourcing decisions for category "Technical Goods and Service US" on a global level
    * Assure adequate input for and execution of global category strategy, active and adequate support of the global category leader
    * Professional contracts and partners/suppliers management
    * Manage day-to-day requisitions and allocation of frame contracts to demand requests
    * Performance responsibility for the assigned area of category strategy and according supply base and its reporting, including performance reporting
    * Management of assigned supplier base and ensuring quality and timeliness of supply
    * Responsible for assigned savings and KPI achievements and its reporting of the supply base, including performance reporting
    * Effectively managing requisition to pay process on global level
    * Manage and track supplier reliability and drive improvement program
    * Procurement process optimization with the agreed field of engagement

    * Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration or related field or equivalent
    * At least 1 or 3 years of experience in sourcing and purchasing of direct/indirect materials and services, good feel for the needs of category
    * Good knowledge of procurement principles and processes as well as advanced negotiation and analytical skills, strong customer care focus, experience in consulting environment are of advantage
    * Excellent oral and written English skills necessary, German and any other further language of advantage
    * Strong MS office and SAP MM skills
    Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.