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  • Location: Hanover - York County
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
    Our client, a successful and growing manufacturing facility in Hanover PA, has direct hire opportunities for Buyers (Commodity and Supply Chain).

    Supply Chain Buyer: negotiates and procures assigned commodities and general shop supplies at the best value consistent with the standards of the purchasing department and the schedules of the manufacturing and support departments; assures that all requisitions are properly completed and approved prior to ordering; enters orders in the system and processes invoices for payment.

    Commodity Buyer: drives all necessary actions to achieve the best supplier Quality, Cost, and Delivery (QCD) performance by managing the supplier relationship globally; drives commodity strategy execution with negotiations, anticipating commodity risks and setting preventative actions; has knowledge of the market.

    * Competitive pay commensurate with experience
    * Paid Time-Off & Holiday program
    * Medical Insurance with Flexible Spending Account
    * Free Medical Clinic for Employees and Dependents
    * Dental & Vision Insurance
    * Life, STD & LTD
    * 401k Savings Plan
    * Employee Discounts

    * A bachelor's degree in supply chain/business/engineering and/or related experience
    * 3+ years Sourcing and/or Purchasing experience (in manufacturing preferred)
    * Strong written and oral communications / interpersonal / negotiation skills
    * Analytical and problem solving skills
    * Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (including SAP/ERP, Google platforms a plus)
    * High level of motivation and ability to manage several tasks at once
    * Ability to travel as needed
    * A Plus: Senior Buyer of Direct Materials, CPSM certification, matrix environment experience

    Apply now for consideration!
  • Location: St. Louis
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 02 November 2018
    Demand Planning Analyst is the first point of contact with Demand Planning (DP) internal customers to resolve forecast issues, provide interpretations and explanations of forecasts, and will work collaboratively with customer account teams to insure that DP forecasts accurately reflect customer plans. DP Analyst will also work closely with the demand planning statisticians to recommend improvements to demand planning models and calculations and with programmers to specify improvements or corrections needed in the forecast systems.


    Continuously improve Demand Planning forecast accuracy and bias
    - Regularly review forecasts and recalibrate forecast models as required.
    - Monitor forecast quality measures and initiate corrective actions as necessary.
    - Identify and address forecast issues.
    - Evaluate input data quality (i.e. sales estimates, promotion plans, product data).

    Respond to Demand Planning forecast inquiries in a timely manner.
    - Provide explanations of forecast fluctuations to plant personnel.
    - Investigate significant forecast deviations from actual shipments and communicate to Supply Chain Directors
    - Respond to management requests regarding forecast issues and measures

    Collaborate with account teams on forecast estimates
    - Provide baselines to account teams and gain alignment.
    - Advise on how to best communicate unique events.
    - Provide account teams with training and education on planning processes

    Perform adhoc analyses
    - Produce and improve upon key performance indicators
    - Conduct and participate in daily/weekly operations reviews
    - Summarize forecast information as requested by management
    - Analyze forecasts for patterns, trends, and improvement areas
    - Present findings of analyses to stakeholders

    Apply OR email resume to jennifer.johnson@manpower.com
  • Location: St. Louis
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 02 November 2018
    1. Manage the flow of information, goods, and services to and from equipment suppliers in connection with purchase orders for capital projects.
    2. Develop relationships with suppliers and clients to promote the availability of supplier resources to meet and exceed project needs.
    3. Notify the Manager of Engineering Procurement (MEP) of pending issues with suppliers relating to deliverable performance and other requests from clients (both internal and external).
    4. Provide expediting for select critical delivery of requirements in support of engineered projects.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    -Monitor supplier deliverables and report on project procurement status (via weekly status reports) to MEP and Project Management.
    -Expedite all purchase order deliverables. Proactively involve suppliers to understand and address the order entry, procurement, engineering, manufacturing, shipping, and packaging in a timely manner.
    - Notify MEP of potential problems that could delay or jeopardize project schedules.
    -Distribute copies of transmittals, correspondence, and supplier acknowledgments, carefully checking for accuracy, completeness and correctness. Input and maintain records in the Procurement status-reporting database.
    -Follow and maintain file on Bid Requests and advise MEP and Purchasing Agents as required.
    -Maintain and Procurement E-mail Address for correspondence from Suppliers, Field Personnel and others.

    Basic Qualifications:

    Minimum of five (5) years of related engineering, purchasing or expediting experience.

    2. Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of engineering terminology.

    3. Must be dedicated to a program of continuing education and on-the-job training.

    4. Must be able to work independently and possess good interpersonal skills.

    5. Must be able to handle numerous technical, commercial, and administrative skills.

    Apply or email your resume to jennifer.johnson@manpower.com
  • Location: Batavia
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 29 October 2018
    Manpower is Hiring for one of our top clients in the Batavia, OH area who is looking for a manufacturing buyer. Working hours are 8:00am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. Starting pay rate is $20 - $25 per hour based upon experience. This is a six month contract opportunity.

    As an integral part of the team support plant operations with all purchasing functions ensuring continuous supply of material and supplies while minimizing inventory carrying costs.
    Job Responsibilities:
    * Obtain and analyze quotations for the purchase of indirect and direct materials and supplies as necessary.
    * Place purchase orders for all direct and indirect materials and supplies for plant operations.
    * Track and expedite orders and investigate order problems as required.
    * Coordinate the onboarding of new suppliers, materials and customers for the purchasing area.
    * Maintain all purchasing records and documents and work with Accounting to resolve invoice discrepancies related to price and receiving. Ensure purchasing processes adhere to SOX compliance including purchasing system management for new suppliers and materials.
    * Provide routine and ad-hoc reporting related to material purchases, inventory and consignment including metric reporting. Communicate the status of projects and cost saving initiatives.
    * Provide monthly commodity spend and consignment reporting.
    * Maintain and strengthen internal and external business relationships.
    * Perform other duties as assigned.

    * Bachelor Degree in business related area or equivalent required.
    * Minimum 2-3 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
    * Experience in pulling data and report creation in an ERP computer system preferred.
    * Proficient in MS Office: Word and PowerPoint required. Advanced excel skills required.
    * Proven strong communication and data analysis skills required.
    * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

    Let Manpower help you take the next step on your career journey. To apply, sign up at manpower.com then contact Ally Davis at ally.davis@manpower.com or 859-525-1030.
  • Location: Kohler
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018

    Assist in the purchasing, negotiating and delivery of materials, equipment and/or services from suppliers. Prepares the evaluation of supplier quotations and services to aid in determining most competitive solution based upon a total cost of ownership. Familiar with a variety of purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Participate in complex sourcing projects and supplier performance reviews. Performs a variety of complicated procurement tasks.

    Drive the Request for Quotations/acquisition process to secure goods/services in the assigned area of spend to ensure competitiveness and to limit risk of Kohler:

    - Participate in the review of purchase requirements with internal customer(s)
    - Obtain supplier quotations/proposals on prospective purchases
    - Review bid proposals, quotes and make recommendations
    - Expedite goods and services if needed and follow-up on major orders to ensure proper handling and delivery

    Drive the supplier approval and management process by

    - Maintaining direct contact with suppliers to ensure commitments are met
    - Supporting resolution of service issues with suppliers
    - Maintaining ongoing supplier performance data for periodic internal/external review
    - Monitoring supplier performance and the development of improvement plans

    Maintain required records such as quotes, price lists and supplier correspondence

    Interact with cross functional teams each consisting of category teams, supplier quality, materials management, engineering, marketing and operations

    Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Business or Engineering. MS office suite skill set with experience in SAP a plus.

    Effective written and oral communication skills.

    Max of $25/hour take home pay
  • Location: Montr��al
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018
    Notre client œuvre dans le domaine de l'énergie et est à la recherche d'un analyste des ventes clients.
    L'environnement de travail est moderne et dynamique avec une équipe commerciale professionnelle.
    Votre travail consiste à analyser le processus des ventes relié à la chaîne d'approvisionnement mondiale, du contact à la caisse (contact client, commande, production, livraison et encaissement).
    Le candidat aura donc à travailler étroitement avec diverses équipes commerciales internes et externes telles que: planificateur / acheteur clients, directeur commercial de territoire, gestion des métaux, planificateurs de production, tarification, logistique, support technique produit, finances et comptes clients.

    Principales responsabilités
    Effectuer des services administratifs de ventes aux clients pour fournir un excellent service client.
    Gérer les demandes de renseignements, les commandes et les envois pour répondre aux besoins des clients.
    Suivre et informer les clients sur le statut des commandes.
    Gérer l'inventaire et l'entrepôt pour assurer une livraison juste à temps.
    Effectuer les rapports requis pour la fin du mois.
    Fournir un excellent service client.

    Diplôme universitaire ou DEC en administration / comptabilité
    Expérience pertinente ou connaissance des chaînes d'approvisionnement
    Un bon travail d'équipe - relationnel très développé
    Maîtrise du français et de l'anglais
    Apprentissage rapide et adaptation à diverses situations
    Bonnes compétences de base en mathématiques, analyse et résolution de problèmes

    Durée du contrat : 1 an
    Salaire : 28$ / heure
    Lieu de travail : centre-ville de Montréal.

    Order Manager (International)

    Our client works in the energy field and is looking for a sales analyst.
    The work environment is modern and dynamic with a professional sales team.
    Your job is to analyze the sales process related to the global supply chain, from the contact to the cash (customer contact, ordering, production, delivery and Cash-In receipt).
    The candidate will therefore have to work closely with various internal and external business teams such as: Customer Planner / Buyer, Territory Sales Manager, Metals Management, Production Planners, Pricing, Logistics, Product Technical Support, Finance and Accounts Receivable.

    Main responsibilities:
    Perform Customer sales administrative activities to provide excellent customer service.
    Manage inquiries, orders, shipments to meet customer needs.
    Follow-up and inform Customers on orders status.
    Manage inventory & warehouse to ensure just in time delivery.
    Perform required reporting for month end.
    Other responsibilities related to providing excellent Customer Service.

    Required skills:
    University degree or collegial degree in Administration/Accounting
    Relevant experience or knowledge of supply chains
    Great team work - collaboration with colleagues'
    Mastery of the French and English language
    Rapid learner & adapt to various situations
    Good basic mathematical, analytical & problem solving skills

    Duration of the contract: 1 year
    Salary: $ 28 / hour
    Work location: Downtown Montreal.