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9/12/2018

175 Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, NH 03458 TEL: 603.924.5803 FAX: 603.924.9165
www.nhbb.com
MASTER SCHEDULER
Purpose:
Work with Sales and Product Management to develop and manage forecast for long range material planning while considering current inventory, obsolescence, lead times, product life cycles and production capacity.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:


Strategic
 Identify and implement system and process improvements within the supply chain to enable overall business process improvement.
 Further develop existing forecast and supply programs to improve current days of inventory and cash cycle.
 Improve forecasting tools and procedures through application of innovative ideas and projects.
 Analyze inventory levels and product demands to determine reorder levels and safety stocks that will ensure product availability and minimize inventory costs.
 Drive, promote and develop positive communication with Marketing and Sales to improve forecast accuracy.


Tactical
 Develop and maintain Forecast, master schedule and procurement plan based on history, seasonality and sales opportunities.
 Review and update forecast, production schedules and material requirements.
 Support new product development through cooperative scheduling of model introductions, end of life and prototype processing with the potential suppliers
 Proactively review material supply and demand to determine push/pull actions appropriate to impact manufacturing MPS and supply MRP exception messages.
 Participate in the evaluation of quotations from our contracted manufacturers to assure all pertinent information is available to analyze for best possible price, quality and supply services to meet our strategic needs for the product life.
 Coordinate and plan materials requirements for new product introductions, including review of new BOM’s and cut-in dates for build verification and production units.
 Work cooperatively with the Sourcing Engineer, Inventory Specialist and Contract Manufacturers to implement Pre Engineering Change Orders for products or projects not yet released.
 Assess impact to materials availability and production schedule from customer sales opportunities that may be affecting demand for product over and above the plan.
 Review material shortages, stock outages, and safety stock levels while working with Contract Manufacturers, Purchasing and Manufacturing to meet customer requirements. Propose changes when needed,
 Assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies.
 Work cooperatively to implement innovative inventory efficiency programs.
 Other duties as needed.


Nature & Scope:
 Work closely with Buyers, Inventory Analyst and Contract Manufacturers to determine the appropriate levels of safety stock for finished goods and components to minimize lead times.
 Assist others with migrating new or existing business to suppliers, as needed.
Environmental Job Requirements Category:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
 Proven experience with complex planning, forecasting and product lifecycle programs.
 Experience with Purchasing/Materials tools (MRP, Inventory analysis, part or supplier profiles etc).
 Proven people skills required, must have ability to work with others while effectively handling internal pressures.
 Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal).
 Organizational and problem solving skills required.


Minimum Qualifications:
 Minimum of 5-10 years of Supply Chain/Master Scheduling experience and Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, or Supply Chain Management. 10 years minimum progressive experience with applicable coursework and certifications.
 Experience in analysis and negotiation of costed bills of materials to formulate a fair and ethical quote review.


Preferred Qualifications:
 Experience with Product Development and understanding of product life cycles very strongly desired.
 APICS certification


APPLY ONLINE AT:
https://careers-nhbb.icims.com/jobs/2985/master-scheduler/job
NHBB is an Equal Opportunity Employer


8/29/2018

REFFERALS SOUGHT! We are working with a Med Device manufacturer in NH that is growing and expects to double in size. If this position is for you, please call and let’s discuss. If not, please forward to your network.

Director of Supply Chain


Setting:

Manufacturing client of medical capital equipment devices

Company is growing and expects to double in size in next few years
Domestic and international locations
Global markets, internal and external supply chain
Experiencing growth in new markets
Need:

New position of Director of Supply Chain

Mission:

Working with the SVP of Operations, the Director of Supply Chain, will lead all activities related to supply chain policies; objectives; and initiatives; will oversee the organization's procurement; inventory; warehousing; distribution and transportation functions. As a hands on, roll-up your sleeves supply chain professional, the Director of Supply Chain will supervise, train, mentor, and motivate team members in 2 domestic locations as well as one international location virtually. Initial priorities will be focused on transferring materials and setting up local sourcing in a new international location; and companywide supplier management using existing vendor scoring tools and Kanbans.

Requirements:

BS degree
10+ years of materials management in a manufacturing operation
10+ years of contract manufacturing experience
Experience working in highly regulated industries – medical device preferred
Experience moving supply chain operations and setting up local suppliers offshore
Inventory management experience
Obsolete Materials management experience
High degree of MRP experience – planning a must
High level of proficiency with MS Office – Excel, Access, and Outlook
Must be able to communicate with manufacturing, engineering, vendors, and all internal partners equally
Salary is commensurate with experience and education

Location- Portsmouth, NH area- limited relocation assistance for the right candidate, no visa support.

Gerry Fernandez
Gabriele & Company
Recruiters for Materials and Manufacturing
603 785 0355

gerry@gabrieleandcompany.com
www.gabrieleandcompany.com

connect with me on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernandezgerry


8/28/2018

REFERRALS SOUGHT! We are working with a manufacturer of made to order capital equipment that has just created a new position in their Supply Chain group. If this position is for you, please call and let’s discuss. If not, please forward to your network.

Assistant Materials Manager

Setting:

Manufacturing client of made to order capital equipment
· 100+ years of combined industry experience
· global markets, internal and external supply chain
· experiencing growth in new markets
Need:

New position of Assistant Materials Manager
Mission:

Working with the Materials manager, will get involved in materials planning using MRP module; will work with international and domestic shippers to obtain materials needed for OTD goals, perform daily inventory cycle counts per MRP schedule; review obsolete materials monthly and understand best practices for disposal; assist in bar coding project; insure that all PO documentation is correct and timely; work with manager to modify or create policies and procedures for material flow that will achieve corporate objectives.

Requirements:

· BS degree

· 12+ years of materials management in a made to order manufacturing operation (no retail or food)
· Materials planning experience, using MRP, in deep BOM manufacturing environments
· Experience with international shipping regulations – INCO and HTS codes
· Experience with domestic freight industry trends, conditions, and changes
· Inventory management experience
· Obsolete Materials management experience
· High degree of MRP experience – planning a must
· High level of proficiency with MS Office – Excel, Access, and Outlook
· Must be able to communicate with manufacturing, engineering, vendors, and all internal partners equally

Salary is commensurate with experience and education

Location- Worcester, MA area- local candidates only, no relocation assistance, no visa support.

Gerry Fernandez
Gabriele & Company
Recruiters for Materials and Manufacturing
603 785 0355

gerry@gabrieleandcompany.com
www.gabrieleandcompany.com

connect with me on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernandezgerry
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6/27/2018

BAE Systems is hiring supply chain professionals in New Hampshire!

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, BAE Systems, Inc. employs approximately 32,000 in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, and Israel, and generated 2016 sales of $10 billion. BAE Systems, Inc. provides support and service solutions for current and future defense, intelligence, and civilian systems; and designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of electronic systems and subsystems for both military and commercial applications.

BAE Systems has the following open positions:

· Supply Chain Manager (Link to https://jobs.baesystems.com/global/en/job/38116BR/Supply-Chain-Materials-Manager )

· Senior Supply Chain Planner (Link to https://jobs.baesystems.com/global/en/job/38971BR/Senior-Supply-Chain-Planner)

· Procurement Analyst Sr. Prin. (Link to https://jobs.baesystems.com/global/en/job/39978BR/Commodity-Specialist-Sr-Prin )
Visit the career section of the BAE Systems web site at https://jobs.baesystems.com/global/en for more information.