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At Wilson-Hurd, we are always looking to expand our dedicated workforce. If you are interested in applying for one of the job openings below, please fill out the Job Application Form by clicking the "Apply Now" button on the right. Wilson-Hurd Mfg. Co. is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Summary

In this key position, you would assist our engineering New Product Introduction (NPI) group to operate effectively by managing sourcing (domestic and international), multiple project deliveries, and engineering product data. As an engineering liaison you would be expected to coordinate engineering activities with Operations and our Business Development group. NPI Coordinator duties apply in the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques in the tracking and management of customer orders from start to finish; this includes customer drawing approvals, as well as bill of material (BOM) and Engineering Change Order (ECO) management. An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is used to manage and operate customer requirements and information.

Primary Functions

  Engineering Sourcing Specialist

  • Work with domestic and international suppliers
  • Obtain cost for materials, components and assemblies as directed by engineering
  • Procure project-related materials, confirm pricing and delivery dates
  • Resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries and expedited deliveries
  • Negotiations for credits, new pricing, pricing agreements, and shipping
  • Correct vendor quality issues
  • Support re-pricing for repeat customer orders. Negotiate material price with suppliers (both to combat proposed increases and to drive overall reductions)
  • Notify Business Development of material price changes
  • Provide material availability dates to Production Planner in a timely manner
  • Maintain item master records in ERP system for all components
  • Utilize ERP/MRP system to identify required materials for project builds
  • Manage and track purchased goods to supplier scheduled delivery dates
  • Monitor job status from beginning to end, making sure all issues are resolved to keep projects running to meet confirmed shipping / delivery dates

   Engineering Product Data Management

  • Manage all documentation coming into and leaving Engineering NPI area
  • Manage internal ECOs and completions
  • Manage tooling and engineering tickets upon their completion
  • Manage customer approvals

Key Metrics & Competencies

  • Supplier on-time performance
  • Order acknowledgement
  • Cost increases and reductions
    • These metrics will be measured as a group

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Strategic Sourcing, Overseas Expediter, Business Development, and Engineering to manage customer order and supply chain for efficiency
  • Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for project requirements, ordering materials when required, and updating purchasing requirements
  • NAFTA Certificates
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility  - TBD

Required Education/Equivalent Experience (unless noted)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience and training in related field
  • 5-10 years experience in purchasing (international purchasing a plus)
  • Production, manufacturing and materials management experience
  • Manufacturing job shop environment experience preferred
  • Electronic background helpful
  • Ability to read and interpret drawing BOMs and familiarity with First Article Inspections (FAI) process is a plus
  • Familiarity with overseas purchasing/negotiations and import/export requirements knowledge is a plus
  • Epicor experience a plus

Skills

  • Superior organizational and prioritization skills
  • Provide solutions for procurement issues such as obsolete components, price increases and scheduling
  • Strong computer skills including Word and Excel
  • Ability to be flexible to meeting changing requirements

Personal Attributes

  • A proven team player who is driven and result oriented
  • Self-directed multi-tasker
  • Professional approach
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Superb organization and prioritization skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

 

Job Summary

Enthusiastic, self-directed Graphics Technician to be involved in all facets of electronic prepress as well as generating film work. Also responsible for the operation and troubleshooting of digital press assignments.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Following work instructions accurately per job traveler for generating electronic submits to customer and proper layout along with bleeds and traps for production film work per set standards
  • Staying on top of digital press schedule to ensure delivery dates are maintained

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inventory accuracy
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility

  • None

Qualifications

   Education

  • High school diploma
  • Degree in electronics prepress or two year on the job experience

   Experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Illustrator CS4 and up, CC preferred
  • Prepress experience on Windows platforms and operating systems
  • Photoshop a must
  • Ability to manipulate files as well as create your own
  • Preflight and troubleshoot customer digital files, load fonts, inspect graphics, and make color separations (4 color process and spot colors), familiar with traps and bleeds
  • Ability to prepare files for output to film and plate processor (spot and 4-color process)
  • Blueprint reading
  • The following is not a requisite but a plus having experience (degree in electronics prepress, digital and or screen printing, Acrobat, InDesign, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, RIP software)

   Skills & Abilities

  • Operate all equipment in accordance with operating instructions
  • Prepare files for output to film & digital devices
  • Output files to image setter; set line screens, resolution, and other press-specific settings
  • Operate and assist in maintenance of graphics prepress equipment
  • Receive and manipulate files electronically, maintain operating system
  • Organizational and prioritization skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Comprehensive
  • Mechanical
  • Self-motivated, customer focused

   Personal Attributes

  • Self-directed multi-tasker
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Team player as well as being able to work independently
  • Results orientated