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2 Planning Positions open, referrals sought

Always profitable, this a leader in its industry for more than 50 years seeks a:
Senior Planner
responsible for production and capacity planning and scheduling
determine labor and plant capacity needed to meet production schedules
ensure raw materials are available to fulfill order requirements
set production schedules
develop capacity planning to ensure achievable production schedules
continuously improve working capital, inventory control and production planning systems
develop and maintain effective internal and external customer relationships
deliver on key metrics such as on-time delivery, working capital turns etc.
provide reports to management
maintain and improve inventory control


planning/ scheduling expertise in a manufacturing environment on and ERP system
supply chain experience in manufacturing including buying transactions and planning transactions utilizing an MRP system
proficiency with MS office, solid Excel skills
track record of continuous improvement by utilizing lean, six sigma, or other tools
strong project management skills

Base salary 70-85K with profit sharing
Location Burlington/Woburn MA area


An industry leader in the industrial manufacturing sector, our client’s consistent year-over-year growth has led to the creation of a Production/Planner/Scheduler. Our client fosters a strong sense of personal and team responsibility and energy to succeed and learn new techniques and ideas. Key responsibilities:

Work with engineering, production and sales to plan and schedule work
Determine labor and plant capacity needed to meet production schedules
Ensure raw materials available to fulfill order requirements
Set production plans


At least one year of planning experience in a manufacturing environment
Proficiency with MS office, specifically solid Excel
MRP experience

Compensation: $50-60k, generous benefits and profit sharing
Location: Woburn, MA

Leslie Gabriele
Gabriele & Company
Recruiter for Materials and Manufacturing
781 276 7999


Recruiting for a …

Plant Manager

Managed 100 employees in a low volume, hi mix job shop for a major division of a large corporation. They have a history of profitability. Oversee production, manufacturing engineering, planning, facilities, maintenance, with a dotted line to quality. Entirely responsible for plant performance. Report to VP.
drive manufacturing excellence
meet production schedules
define and deliver on performance metrics
implement visual workplace, spearhead lean initiatives
ensure a safe work environment
continuously improve plant performance
Minimum credentials to qualify
bachelor’s degree required
citizenship or green card
significant plant management experience in a large low volume, high mix mechanical based Job Shop
at least 3 plus years’ experience developing plant budget
prior lean implementation, visual systems, 5s etc.
proven track record of improving deliverables

Applicable industries/processes/products: rubber, molding, plastics, rubber/metal bonding, mechanical, automotive, aerospace

Location: Westborough / Holliston MA
Compensation; base salary ranges from 125-150 depending on applicable industry experience, relevant management background and depth of lean accomplishments.

Leslie Gabriele
Gabriele & Company
Recruiter for Materials and Manufacturing
781 276 7999


Well established, profitable corporation adds to staff:
Master Scheduler

Develop an effective schedule that will provide production, planning, purchasing, and management information for operations to optimize the business and customer requirements.
• Responsible for providing production staff with a plan consistent with plant capacity and sales forecast
• Utilize sales forecasts, new business opportunities, customer expectations and internal capacity to develop production plans
• Work with purchasing to ensure appropriate material supply and inventory levels are maintained
• Build master plan to meet requested customer dates based on capacity, cycle time and inventory
• Active participant in the sales, inventory, operations planning process meetings (SIOP)
• BS/BA Degree
• 5+ years of experience as a Master Scheduler in a high-tech manufacturing environment
• Prior SIOP experience
• Experienced user of ERP systems
Location: Manchester, NH
Salary = $80K to $119K
Leslie Gabriele
Gabriele & Company
Recruiter for Materials and Manufacturing
781 276 7999


Contracts Administrator

Our client, located in NH’s Lakes Region, seeks a professional to ensure that the contractual deliverables are met on time and on budget.
Review new program contracts comparing to bid submission to confirm contractual obligations
Collaborate with Operations, Supply Chain, and Finance to ensure schedules are met
Ensure compliance of rules
Oversee program compliance
Collaborate on purchase order management
Experience with defense contracting purchasing
Ability to read contracts and understand compliance requirements
Salary = $60K - $80K depending on contract experience
Location: Laconia, NH

Leslie Gabriele
Gabriele & Company
Recruiter for Materials and Manufacturing
781 276 7999

Traffic Manager

Client is well established, quite profitable and very employee oriented.

A one person department, this Traffic Manager will handle all Import/Export matters:
Provide global import/export expertise
Insure all relevant local, state, federal, and international licenses, patents, treaties, systems, regulations and laws are followed
Prepare Letters of Credit
Oversee compliance checks and classification of products
Keep abreast of changing import/export compliance criteria
Maintain database
Work closely with 3rd party logistics, freight forwarders, customs brokers, and others to deliver expedited service
BS degree
5+ years recent international Import/Export management expertise
Hands on management of US shipping/import/export for international manufacturing organization
Proficient with logistics, freight forwarder, customs
Must know BIS, TSA etc.
Letters of Credit experience
Base salary = $100K-$120K + profit sharing
Location: Waltham/ Allston , MA area

Leslie Gabriele
Gabriele & Company
Recruiter for Materials and Manufacturing


Purchasing Manager
A 100 person, established medical company is looking for a Purchasing Manager. This site handles final assembly calibration and testing. They source components throughout the world. This Purchasing Manager is in a high visibility position, a key member of management. This position reports to the Dir. of Operations:
· Manage all activities of the Purchasing Department.
· Function as a hands-on manager, managing a staff of 4
· Ensure that adequate supplies of parts are available to Manufacturing departments to meet production requirements.
· Ensure that suppliers have all current drawings, specifications and other requirements for purchased parts.
· Identify suppliers for new parts.
· Negotiate lowest price possible for goods and services and identify alternate sources which may provide a better price.
· Maintain good working relationship with suppliers.
· Communicate with suppliers relative to quality or delivery problems and work with them to resolve these issues.
· Establish and maintain supplier metrics.
To qualify:
BS degree is required
prior purchasing experience
knowledgeable in planning
MRP/ERP savvy
strong negotiation skills
track record of effective management of suppliers
proven ability to perform purchasing management functions
a track record of establishing metrics and driving performance to the metrics
location: Waltham / Watertown area
compensation: 90K-110K


Due to retirement, a Corporation with a long and profitable history is searching for senior player:
Commodity Manager
· Develop and drive a technology roadmap, align business requirements with supplier capabilities and ensure a competitive sourcing environment

· Tactically execute on MRP exception messages for shortages, expedites and de-expedites
· Negotiate yearly agreements on selected suppliers for selected commodities ensuring price improvements, low inventory exposure and quick turn fulfillment
· Lead Supplier “get well plan” to improve quality of product or services
· Work closely with Engineering to influence technical design decisions to meet product expectations, technical requirements, and business objectives
· Manage supplier contracts and agreements to meet the specific needs of the business and ensure service continuity and mitigating service/business risks
· Manage supplier selection, qualification and price negotiation

the qualifications sought:
1. 7+ years of electronics components commodity experience in a manufacturing environment
2. BS degree
3. Super user of ERP / MS Office sytems
4. Proven ability to interpret data and trends and develop comprehensive action Plans
5. A proven track record in cost reduction; Familiarity with world-class sourcing methods and tools
6. Extensive negotiation experience with suppliers
7. History of innovation related to strategic sourcing, vendor relations, quality assurance and supply
8. Strong analytical skills (i.e. cost modeling, quotation analysis, supplier selection)

Location: Weymouth, MA

Leslie Gabriele
Gabriele & Company
Recruiter for Materials and Manufacturing
781 276 7999

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