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Name: Supply Chain System Analyst
From: Santa Monica CA
E-mail: abirchak@gmail.com
City, State, ZIP: Santa Monica, CA
Location: Santa Monica
Start Date:Immediate
Qualifications:BS/MS in Supply Chain/Operations , APICS certification preferred. Experience in purchasing/warehouse management/distribution/planning preferred. Knowledge in relational database,SQL query required.Fresh graduates with supply chain /operations major may also apply.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Support a fast changing consumer packaged goods supply chain systems.
- Analysis of business requirement
-Documentation of functional specification and technical design
-Creation of system test cases and conduct system testing
-Solution design and data analysis for business problems

Contact: Abir Chakraborty
Phone: 909 908 9174
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Name: Manufacturing Manager
From: San Diego, CA
E-mail: jobs@reotemp.com
Company: Reotemp Instruments
City, State, ZIP: San Diego, CA 92121
Title: Manufacturing Manager
Location: San Diego, CA
Start Date:
See our full posting on the Reotemp website.
A college degree in engineering or operations along with 5 or more years work experience in production management. The position also requires:
- Strong planning, coordinating and oversight skills in a manufacturing environment;
- Good written, listening and verbal communication skills to interact with multicultural staff;
- Strong mechanical aptitude;
- Good problem solving skills and ability to multi-task;
Duties & Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for overseeing the production of all manufactured products and value-added services. While day-to-day production of orders are handled by the production supervisors, the Manufacturing Manager is tasked with managing the processes and people to increase productivity, efficiency, quality and safety. In addition, their focus will be on lean manufacturing and continuous improvement of our production processes, our staff's capabilities, and our equipment to support the growth of the company.
Contact: HR Manager
Email: jobs@reotemp.com
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Name: Manufacturing Manager
From: San Diego, CA
E-mail: jobs@reotemp.com
Company: Reotemp Instruments
Address: 10656 Roselle St
City, State, ZIP: San Diego, CA 92121
Title: Manufacturing Manager
Location: San Diego, CA
Start Date:
A college degree or equivalent is required along with five or more years work experience in production management, preferably with industrial products. The position requires:

Admin reply: Good written, listening and verbal communication skills in order to interact successfully with multi-cultural production and office personnel;

Added: Strong planning, coordinating and oversight skills in a manufacturing environment;
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Name: Strategic Sourcing Analyst
From: Scottsdale, AZ
E-mail: senright@volt.com
Company: Volt Consulting Group
City, State, ZIP: Scottsdale, AZ
Title:Strategic Sourcing Analysts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Start Date:ASAP
Salary:DOE 65K-75K
Qualifications:Multiple positions( all levels) for a Major Insurance company in Scottsdale. Develop and lead strategic global commodities initiatives to deliver best in class purchasing solutions
1-5 years exp in Supply or Operations Management
Six SigmaGreen/PMP is a plus. MS Office Suites a must, SharePoint, Visio desired BS/BA or equivalent Masters preferred

Duties & Responsibilities:Analyze category, market and Industry trends. Analyze spend,develop financial models,supplier analysis, data analytic s,draft RFI/RFP,lead complex sourcing and contract negotiations,monitor SLA'a. Contact me for full details. Recent grads will be considered as training will be provided

Contact:Sharon Enright
Phone:978 276-0731
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Name: Supply Chain Manager
From: Camarillo, CA
E-mail: NancyLuck@Eaton.com
Eaton’s Interconnect solutions is a leading manufacturer of sophisticated interconnect solutions for demanding environments and features well-known brands such as G&H, WPI, Burton, and General Connector brands. We offer superior products and services in a full portfolio of connector and cable assembly solutions. With global manufacturing facilities, we provide solutions from concept design, prototyping, to the finished product. Our innovative solutions can be seen in some of the most challenging environments including missile connections, pylon disconnects, space launch vehicles, and ROVs used in offshore exploration.

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for managing all production planning, inventory control, purchasing, receiving, warehousing & product shipping for the business unit. The individual provides leadership, guidance and direction to activities related to material flow. Leads efforts to reduce costs and improve cash flow and asset management throughout the supply chain using lean flow principals. Provides leadership influence to help assure facility goals are met related to safety, quality, productivity, and customer service. Develops, implements, and maintains programs designed to reduce costs, improve inventory turns and optimize customer service levels. Manages all assigned personnel to maximize their contribution to the success of the business and develop their talent and career potential to the fullest extent possible.


Leads purchasing, planning, and scheduling programs and processes to ensure material availability and delivery exceed customers’ expectations and are in alignment with site and divisional service, quality, inventory goals. This role has the ability to lead short-term and some long-term business goals, as well as provide leadership and mentoring for a team of purchasing and planning professionals.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum of 5 years of professional supply chain experience in a manufacturing environment.

Minimum of 3 years of experience directly supervising employees.

Minimum of 3 years of experience working with ERP/MRP systems.

Must be eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


Master Scheduling / Planning experience

Prior experience with products used in military, aerospace or subsea applications

SAP knowledge strongly desired
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Name: Production Control
From: Arleta, CA
E-mail: galvarez@superiorthread.com
Company:Superior Thread rolling
Address:12801 Wentworth Street
City, State, ZIP:Arleta CA 91331
Title: Production Control
Start Date:ASAP

Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead regular weekly production schedule meetings to communicate schedule objectives and guide the schedule decision making process.
-Create, analyze and adjust job schedules for production resources using the MRP system.
-Print & Analyze all work center priority list to maintain a manufacturing production schedule that is communicated to all cell leads and supervisors.
-Print and monitor Delinquent Jobs Report, follow-up with responsible persons and take action to hold them accountable to their commitments.
-Print and Analyze the “Planned Material Report Superior” (PMR) to ensure that production due dates for jobs ensure on time shipment to customers.
-Track labor edit lists mistakes that create problems with the Work Center Priorities.
-Communicate labor edit problems to the appropriate Dept Supervisors in writing and conduct training to prevent re-occurrence.
-Analyze Planning (BOM) for cost effective production standards and methods and coordinate with engineering dept.
-Perform all computer related functions related to maintaining and tracking the production activities of all manufacturing jobs on the shop floor, such as but not limited to, Production Qty Changes, Work Center Changes, methods changes and Time Study Changes.
-Use Priority List data, Work Center Load Reports and Supervisor input to determine the overtime requirements and report to General Manager.
-Participate in red team meeting to brainstorm, solve problems and determine necessity to split jobs for schedule purposes.
-Evaluate Work Center Loads and Capacities against schedules to determine the need for Outside Machining Services.
-Maintain supply chain relationships and track supply chain performance.
-Schedule and route all STR truck activities on a daily basis.

Contact: Griselda Alvarez
Phone:(818) 504-3626 Ext. 223
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From: Los Angeles
E-mail: perlar@archipelago-usa.com
Company: Archipelago, Inc

20 year old leading manufacturer and distributor of fragranced home, bath and body products. The company sells approximately 1,000 domestically produced items to customers in the U.S. and abroad. Products are produced in-house, outsourced locally on a turn-key basis, or created through a hybrid of the two.

1834 E. 22nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90058

Buyer/Planner (or Consulting Engagement)


LOCATION: Los Angeles

START DATE: Immediate

SALARY: Based on Experience


Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or related field

Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Product
Manager, Inventory Analyst, Buyer/Planner or Management Consultant working with hundreds of finished goods items, thousands of raw materials, and ERP/MRP systems

Exceptional analytical and reporting skills, a drive to create orderly and transparent processes, and the ability to prioritize work flows to support the organization and the needs of our customers.

Prior experience with fragranced products, MAS 200, transitions to outsourced manufacturing and/or logistics helpful, but not required.


Review and manage demand forecast within MRP
Initiate well-planned production and purchasing decisions, and establish checks and balances to reasonably anticipate, avoid and communicate out of stock / overstock situations

Work with outside vendors, internal buyers and managers at all levels to simplify and smooth the supply chain

Provide analytical, proactive and ongoing feedback and recommendations to improve processes and inventory turns, avoid obsolescence, and control costs

Full time, in-house preferred and will ultimately required. However, will consider temporary assignment for an extremely hands-on APICS professional who can step in to analyze and fine-tune the department, and assist in the process of getting the right systems and planner in place.

Contact: Perla Rodriquez
Phone: (213) 743-9200, Ext 130
Fax: (213) 608-4001
Email: PerlaR@archipelago-usa.com
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Name: Materials Planning Lead
From: Los Angeles, CA
E-mail: brittanyzaun@eaton.com
City, State, ZIP: Los Angeles, CA
Title:Materials Planning Lead
Location:Los Angeles, CA (Glendale)
Start Date:TBD
Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in business, supply chain management, engineering from an accredited institution.
- Minimum 3 years of experience in manufacturing environment or supply chain
- This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee
- No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Thorough knowledge of Aerospace industry, complex machined materials management, lean manufacturing, MRP/ERP, and MFG Pro a plus.
- Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organization (customers, marketing, engineering, quality, and manufacturing) is key.
- Desire to work in a collaborative environment with strong ability to take action and get results.
- Ability to quickly analyze, identify and implement opportunities and corporate initiatives for improvement that have measurable impact.
- Change management skills a plus. Strong influencing, negotiation, coaching and consulting skills.
- APICS certification.
- Prior managerial experience

Duties & Responsibilities:
Eaton Corporation’s FMC Division of Eaton Aerospace, has an opening for Materials Planning Lead. The position is based in Los Angeles, CA.

The Los Angeles facility has approximately 400 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.

Materials Planning Lead is responsible for planning and scheduling duties for A&T units, subassemblies, , spare parts, and REO requirements to establish delivery schedules compatible with customer delivery requirements. Materials Planning Lead will also be assisting the Production Control Manager in providing leadership to the production planners.

The successful candidate will be able to do the following:

- Review, analyze and interpret various reports to determine requirements based on material availability, inventory levels and lead times. Initiate appropriate paperwork to advance previously scheduled materials and strive to control inventory levels, while supporting customer requirements.
- Plan A&T components, parts and material, and communicate with various departments to establish lead times and cycles times used to develop delivery schedule.
- Analyze changes in schedules, critical shortages, cancellations, plant capacity, etc., and determine impact on new and existing commitments.
- Maintain updated records of orders; prepare reports, programs, planning charts, and the like, for planning management.
- Coordinate all related A& T planning order actions with other departments and maintain delivery schedules.
- Promote good communications between all functional areas of the business.
- Motivate and inspire the team in its span of control.
- Maintain and improve the quality of the planners standard work instructions.
- Troubleshoot disruptions to material flow.
- Identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

Contact: Brittany Zaun
Phone: 440-523-3694
Email: brittanyzaun@eaton.com
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Name: 3 planning manager positions
From: Murrieta / Vista CA
E-mail: leslie@gabrieleandcompany.com
3 planning manager positions; 2 in California; 1 in New Hampshire

Fortune 100 company
Manager Production Planning –

Admin reply: Manage a 25 person staff responsible for shop floor planning at 5 US plants.

Added: Oversee all supply planning and material management activity for 5 US sites
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Production Planner
From: Oxnard
E-mail: mhousego@galaxybotanical.com
Company: Galaxy Botanical
Address:4114 Glencoe Ave
City, State, ZIP: Marina Del Rey, Ca., 90292
Title: Production Planner
Location: Oxnard, Ca.
Start Date: 7/1/14
Salary: 60k - 70k

3 - 5 years of Production Scheduling/Material Planning.

APICS or CPIM certification a great plus

Experienced in scheduling, material procurement, material planning, and inventory management preferred.

Requires strong oral and written communication skills.

Must have excellent developed interpersonal and analytical skills.

Ability to write well-structured, professional reports and business correspondence.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior-level management.

Ability to define problems; collect data;
establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Driven, self-managing and well organized.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, and MS Project).

Experience with File Maker Pro.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Act as the primary Supply Chain contact for internal customers and external suppliers regarding production management.

Respond to all internal and external production scheduling related messages within the expected timeframes.

Prepare, print and distribute weekly production reports and departmental key performance indicators to management, internal customers and external suppliers.

Participate in department projects and meetings.

Identify product and system flow improvements to eliminate non-value added operations.

Verify delivery and terms of order with suppliers.

Communicate priorities for production work orders and production components.

Analyze impact of non-conforming materials (NCM’s), determine the appropriate action plan, and ensure that suppliers and internal departments follow up as required.

Identify, understand and communicate plans with the appropriate individuals to discuss issues and results related to material availability and production schedules.

Take appropriate action to prevent production disruptions and reschedules.

Provide verbal and written information as required related to supplier performance, service, capacity, constraints, or other items pertaining to the production and delivery of finished and/or bulk goods.

Manage inventory levels in specific areas and ensure available stock for production schedules.

Find production delay root cause and implement countermeasure to ensure zero late finished goods shipments.

Respond on inquiries, project status, quality issues, and delivery adjustments.

Develop and maintain master production schedules.

Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned production.

Work closely and coordinate with Production Managers/Supervisors.

Contact: Michael Housego
Email: mhousego@galaxybotanical.com
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