Daily Archives: August 23, 2022

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Finance Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage annual budgeting, monthly financial forecasting and strategic financial planning. 
  • Manage the financial analysis and operational data analysis processes, to support commercial and operational decision making and planning. 
  • Work closely with the CEO and senior management on actual performance against plans and budgets, proactive in taking steps to close any plan shortfalls. Provide useful, objective analysis to other executives that will help in evaluating results and in driving a greater level of accountability throughout the organization. 
  • Fully responsible for internal controls, accounting and consolidation systems, including maintenance of related policies and procedures and guaranteeing their consistent application. 
  • Oversee credit and collection activity, maintaining an appropriate balance in credit risk decisions, utilizing Company’s financial strength to help support sales growth while balancing risk. 
  • Oversee the accounting team and proactively identify relevant accounting issues, ensuring processes necessary to guarantee accurate and timely reporting of the company’s performance, including punctual communication and effective coordination with Company Group Shared Services. 
  • Fully guarantee that finance and internal control activities and practices conform to Company, and Finder policies, in compliance with accounting principles and all applicable laws and requirements. 
  • Assist on US Compliance, ensuring observance of US regulations (SOX compliance, trade compliance, FCPA), EU regulations and Company Group Compliance processes and procedures, working closely with the Compliance Director. 
  • Prepare board and shareholder resolutions and documentation; hold relations with relevant external bodies and legal stakeholders when required. 

Qualifications / Requirements: 

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business. 
  • 7+ years’ experience as Finance Manager in a multinational company; US company familiarity preferred. 
  • Strong technical skills in all Finance areas such as administration, accounting, controlling, treasury.
  • Proven leadership skills and management experience with an ability to recruit, develop, motivate, and retain a high performing financial team. 
  • Demonstrated success in building and maintaining a strong internal control structure.
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing. 
  • High proficiency in Excel and general Office Package. 
  • Work experience in the manufacturing field is preferred.

 

Buyer

The Buyer is responsible for on-me-delivery and inventory management, as well as supporting cost avoidance and supply chain risk mitigation initiatives across the business. The individual’s primary responsibility is to ensure the availability of purchased parts, components, assemblies, and services to satisfy Customer Orders. The role requires a self-motivated, positive, individual with very strong tactical abilities, an eagerness to learn and a significant sense of urgency, willing and able to interact at all levels of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage up to $5M annual spend and perform tactical execution of ERP review, including inventory levels, safety stock, and create deviations as necessary based on the needs of the business. 
  • Receive PO requests (finished goods, parts, tooling or samples), issue them to the suppliers, ensure suppliers ship POs on-me and complete, and coordinate expediting PO s.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, the planning department and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.
  • Manage procurement data integrity for assigned parts.
  • Work with domestic and international suppliers to ensure on time delivery, pricing accuracy, etc.
  • Work with Category Managers and Supply Chain Director to achieve company objectives.
  • Conform to all ISO 9001 policies and procedures, Company Code of Ethics, and Company Purchasing Policies.
  • Actively seek and implement opportunities for cost reductions, quality improvements, and speed of delivery with suppliers for the overall benefit of the company and our customers.
  • Achieve product and commodity knowledge to understand the relationship to supplier technology, capabilities, processes, and capacities.
  • Professionally resolve problems (both internal and external) in a fair and ethical manner.
  • Other dues as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements: 

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in purchasing/materials/supply chain management 
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field 
  • Professional certification CPSM, CPM, CPIM, CIRM (preferred)
  • Strong ERP systems user/knowledge of Oracle (or similar) and MS Office applications (Advanced Excel: VLOOKUP, Pivots Tables)
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently Ability to think both tactically and strategically
  • Ability and willingness to work in a global environment comprised of both domestic and offshore suppliers
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Experience or education with Kanban systems and other lean manufacturing techniques Strong people skills and adaptable to change

Desired Characteristics: 

  • Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization 
  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic environment
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win, self-starter with ability to problem solve, anticipate, and avoid issues
  • Strong attention to detail, hands-on and strive to execute
  • Interfaces with wide array of individuals, able to influence

 

Production Planner / Scheduler

The Production Planner/Scheduler is responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Distribute production schedules or work orders to departments. 
  • Review documents, such as production schedules, work orders, or staffing tables, to determine personnel or materials requirements or material priories. 
  • Requisition and maintain inventories of materials or supplies necessary to meet production demands.
  • Arrange for delivery, assembly, or distribution of supplies or parts to expedite flow of materials and meet production schedules. 
  • Confer with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
  • Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering.
  • Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, or customers to coordinate production or shipping activities and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays. 
  • Examine documents, materials, or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications. 
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures.
  • Calculate figures, such as required amounts of labor or materials, manufacturing costs, or wages, using pricing schedules, adding machines, calculators, or computers. 
  • Compile information, such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used, or customer information, so that status reports can be completed. 
  • Compile and prepare documentation related to production sequences, transportation, personnel schedules, or purchase, maintenance, or repair orders. 
  • Maintain files, such as maintenance records, bills of lading, or cost reports. 
  • Contact suppliers to verify shipment details. 
  • Plan production commitments or timetables for business units, specific programs, or jobs, using sales forecasts.
  • Establish and prepare product construction directions and locations and information on required tools, materials, equipment, numbers of workers needed, and cost projections. 
  • Provide documentation and information to account for delays, difficulties, or changes to cost estimates.

Qualifications/Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in Production Scheduling or Supply Chain. 
  • Associate’s Degree is preferred. 

Desired Characteristics: 

  • Clear, concise and articulate verbal, wrien, listening and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing tasks 
  • Strong analytical analysis skills to solve problems with creative solutions 
  • Impeccable organization and efficiency skills; strong attention to detail 
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win