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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Buyer / Planner New Product
From: Los Angeles
E-mail: dhaskvitz@macervices.us
Title: Buyer/ Planner 6 - 9 month contract
Openings: 1
Location: Burbank
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $32/hr

Bachelor degree in Business Administration or, as an equivalent, five (5) years’ experience in the production control field, including material/inventory management in a defense or aerospace environment.
Requires excellent planning, organizational and motivational skills.
Knowledge of JDE MRP system extremely helpful.
Past MRP / ERP experience is a must
General knowledge of machine shop practices and processing standards helpful.
Knowledge of military and commercial standards helpful.
Requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Computerized MRP system.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Review MRP order action messages, maintain schedule and visibility, identify and resolve issues until shipment.
Generate work orders and issue purchase orders based on MRP messages. Negotiate price and deliveries that are consistent with schedule needs.
Process changes, reschedules and outside processing that are required to accomplish the production schedule goals.
Ensure customer satisfaction by achieving on time deliveries of quality product. Follow through special requests and expedites. Identify potential late deliveries and plan recovery.
Prioritize material handling from receipt to shipment based on schedule requirements and department workload.
Upload and maintain Engineering Status Sheets with latest program information in order to supply engineering with ship/qualification dates.
Maintain configuration control and Bills of Materials.
Support engineering with buying and planning of test equipment to support qualification testing

Contact: Dennis
Phone: 714-647-1520
Email: DHaskvitz@macservices.us
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Cycle Counter
From: Chatsworth, CA
E-mail: ccalix@natrol.com
Address:21411 Prairie St
City, State, ZIP: Chatsworth, Ca 91311
Title: Cycle Counter
Openings: 1
Location: Chatsworth
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: DOE
Qualifications: SAP experience, ability to solve problems, arrive at logical decisions, ability to maintain accurate counts, basic math skills; add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Duties & Responsibilities: Perform daily cycle counts.

Contact: Claudia Calix
Email: ccalix@natrol.com
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Customer Service Rep
From: Escondido CA
E-mail: adriana.eldred@lisi-medical.com
Company: LISI MEDICAL Jeropa
Address: 950 Borra Place
City, State, ZIP: Escondido CA 92029
Title: Customer Service Representative
Openings: 1
Location: Escondido, CA
Start Date: 03/03/2014
Salary: Depending on Experience
Qualifications: High school diploma with Business Administration Certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelors degree preferred. A minimmum of one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience in customer service/marketing. A fundamental working knowledge in administrative clerical skills in sales and marketing industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:
This individual will be responsible for consistently and successfully interacting and assisting customers, to provide information in response to inquiries about products, pricing, lead times, services, handle and resolve complaints. Act as the liaison between the customer and LISI Medical.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:

Admin reply: Correspond with customers and responds to inquiries in a positive and timely manner as a representative of the company

Added: Responds to requests for quotations by providing price and lead-time for the customer’s requirements.

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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Demand Planner
From: Ontario, California
E-mail: fgonzale@aerotek.com
Currently seeking a Demand Planner for a direct placement opportunity in Ontario, California for a major Food Manufacturing company. Seeking a candidate who has 3 to 6 years experience within supply chain. Offering a generous salary and potential bonus structure. Looking to fill the position promptly as the need is pressing. Job description listed below. Please contact Freddie Gonzalez directly at 909.579.3659 or fgonzale@aerotek.com for more information or for referrals.


The Demand Planner is responsible for utilizing product forecasts in order to ensure sales / marketing and inventory plans are aligned to achieve sales, inventory turns and service level objectives. This position is responsible for using forecasting and planning tools to generate data for their area of responsibility. The Demand Planner will be required to interpret sales data and trend analysis as well as communicate to Forecast Manager when fluctuations occur.

Principle Responsibilities

• Manage, develop and maintain demand plan at the SKU, channel and DC level; maintaining current and long term forecasts required to drive production and inventory planning requirements as well as providing capacity planning analysis. Sales Operation Plans (SOP)

• Interfaces with Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance and Customer Service in order to incorporate all aspects of market intelligence into the planning environment.

• Interfaces with production facilities on an on-going basis to review forward production planning schedules which assure achievement of key performance indicators. These include service levels, schedule adherence, inventory turns, and maximizing operational efficiencies.

• Primary System Management Expert (SME) for manufacturing facilities under responsibility to maintain all key aspects within JD Edwards (JDE) operating system to drive manufacturing planning processes

• Evaluate with manufacturing locations forward plans to drive operational and logistics effectiveness within overall inventory management

• Achieve Service level objectives at the SKU, Channel and DC Level.

• Maintain the database and forecast system settings required to operate the demand planning processes.

• Evaluate with manufacturing locations forward plans to drive operational and logistics effectiveness within overall inventory management

• Manage to the inventory turns objective as defined by management

• Provide information updates, periodic and month-end reporting to various levels of management.

• Develop with recommendations for SKU’s

• Responsible for summary aged inventory reporting.
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Manager of Production Control
From: Burbank, CA
E-mail: tfurtado@msi1.com
Company: Haskel International
Address: Burbank, CA
Title:Manager of Production Planning & Control (SI&OP - Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning)
Location: Burbank, CA
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive salary and bonus package

Our client, Haskel International Inc., has been recognized for more than 60 years as a world leader in the gas and liquid High Pressure Products markets. Haskel designs and manufactures a complete line of liquid pumps, air amplifiers, and gas boosters for general industrial and processing applications, demanding oil & natural gas applications, and alternative energy conversion. When the market needs a unique solution to a challenging problem they turn to Haskel.
Their manufacturing facilities are certified to ISO 9001:2000, and they are an industry leader in implementation of Lean Manufacturing concepts. Haskel has an outstanding reputation for quality, service, and safety and a strong global presence.

•Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Logistics or in a related field, from an accredited institution.
•CPIM or Six Sigma certification would be a plus!
•Requires 10+years of progressively responsible experience in Scheduling and Materials control (shipping, receiving and inventory) in a manufacturing environment consisting of relatively high volume, high mix, industrial or commercial products (complex products a plus!).
•Requires and individual with 5+ years in a management/supervisory role with P& L responsibility.
•Demonstrated success in effectively initiating and/or managing a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) OR a Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SI&OP) operation.
•Requires an individual with comprehensive, working knowledge of ERP/MRP. (JDE a plus)
•Requires an individual who has the proven capability AND the desire to work in a fast-paced environment that is committed to continuous improvement.

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Functional responsibilities are production control, inventory control, stockroom, shipping/receiving and traffic, including their budgets.
•Leads, mentors and trains a team of 25 with 4 direct reports (Master Scheduler and Supervisors of Receiving, Shipping and Stockroom).
•Works with Sales and Production Managers to collect all forecasted customer demand and utilize information to develop production plan (SIOP).
•Develops, implements, and approves items such as material requirements, planning systems, work in process tracking, material variance controls, and manufacturing performance reporting.
•Regulates production and communicates with sales, customer service, and warehouse as to what is being made and when it will be ready for shipment.
•This role will work closely with other key functions, including Finance, Purchasing, Customer Services, Marketing, Sales and Operation to ensure that the appropriate data is available and accurate.

This is a retained search being conducted on behalf of Haskel International by:
Ted Furtado, Sr. Vice President of Management Search Inc.
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Supply Chain Manager
From: Brea, CA
E-mail: dsolomon@nailharmony.com
Hand & Nail Harmony
1545 Moonstone
Brea, CA 92821

Title: Supply Chain Manager
Openings: One
Location: Brea, CA
Start Date: Immediately available
Salary: DOQ

Position Title:
Supply Chain Manager
Position summary:
Supply Chain Manger is responsible for managing and will negotiate with vendors for the purchase of all materials, supplies and equipment. Responsible for the bidding, selection of vendors, processing and approval of purchase order and/or requisitions, accurate input and use of the purchasing system, satisfactory and timely shipment and delivery of products. Works with Accounting Department to summarize, review and report activities, resolves questions and issues and services used by Hand & Nail Harmony.

- Uses six sigma, lean manufacturing and/or kaizen concepts to improve overall performance of the supply chain and manufacturing environment to ensure on-time manufacturing and delivery.
- Negotiates with vendors for goods and services, negotiating the best possible price and service guarantee
- Works closely with production and warehouse management to determine raw material purchasing requirements to ensure material is received and on-hand in a timely manner for production.
- Establishes purchasing policies and ensure compliance
- Establish min/max and EOQ values
- Establishes accounts/credit and terms
- Negotiates blanket purchase orders when appropriate and monitor cost during the time period
- Works closely with Receiving Department to ensure proper supplies arrive
- Trace delinquent arrivals from purchase orders
- Follows environmental and safety regulations and acts in compliance with US laws
- Complies with safety and corporate guidelines on business ethics
- Establishing foreign and domestic suppliers
- Negotiating the lowest prices
- Administering online purchasing systems
- Structuring product contracts
- Studying sales records and inventory levels
- Placing orders and checking shipments
- Controlling departmental budgets
- Support growth for new projects
- build and develop relationship with key suppliers and customers
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret bids and quotes, technical procedures
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to effectively communicate and resolve issues with multi-level personnel as well as vendors and their representatives.
- Ability to exercise sound and reasonable judgment and initiative with minimal supervision in an environment of rapid change.
- Ability to work efficiently under pressure, while maintaining courtesy and professionalism.
- Ability to prioritize and work independently in a fast-paced, multi-task environment
- Proficient knowledge of Excel, Word and internet applications.

- Practical knowledge of Uses six sigma, lean manufacturing and/or kaizen concepts
- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
- Ability to write effectively.
- Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively with excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of you, other individuals, to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.


- Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Ability to add and subtract.
- Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
- Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
- Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Physical Demands:
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day.
- Reaching above shoulder height, below the waist or lifting to store materials throughout the work day.
- May be required to lift up to 25 pounds on occasion.
- Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
- Performing General Physical Activities -- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and hand.

Experience and Education:

- High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate);
- BS or BA College degree in Business Administration or substantial experience in a related field required.
- Minimum 5 years administrative or supervisory experience in a related field
- Prior experience with packaged consumer products manufacturing is preferred but not required.
- Prior experience working with an ERP/MRP system, preferably MAS90, MAS200, MAS500, or SAGE 100

Contact: Dan Solomon, CFO
Phone: 714.773.9758 x344
Email: dsolomon@nailharmony.com
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Jr Buyer Planner
From: Torrance California 90503
E-mail: rmalone@edelbrock.com
Address:2700 California Street
City, State, ZIP: Torrance, CA 90503
Title: Jr Buyer Planner
Location:Torrance CA 90503
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: $40-50 DOE
Qualifications: Degree preferred BS or BA
Certified (CPM or CPIM/CSCP)

Duties & Responsibilities:
Supply Chain – Procurement:
Create production orders/schedules to maximize operational requirement, inventory, and due dates.

Prepare purchase/planned orders to meet the production requirements and inventory targets.

Provide planning solutions for any material shortages, equipment downtime, or other constraints.

Interfaces with mfg, customer service, and quality control as required ensuring the completion of plans.

Monitor and report on cost drivers and new innovated materials to support company.

Purchase globally new and existing parts to meet or improve quality (less returns), delivery, and costs.

Perform quality work within deadlines with limited direct supervision.

Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.

Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees/departments.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:
Be a pro-active individual with a “can-do” attitude. Fast pace environment.

2 - 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

Automotive aftermarket or mechanic knowledge.

Project management skills required.

Experience with Oracle Enterprise System. 11i extra

Knowledge of MRP, BOM’s and ECO’s/ERNs processes.

Ability to read and understand drawings.

Ability to execute problem solving techniques.

Strong computer skills to include MS Office Suite (EXCEL)

Able to use time efficiently and prioritize / plan work activities.

Must demonstrate accuracy, productivity and thoroughness while monitoring own work.

Demonstrate strong customer service tendencies. Meet or exceed internal or external customer requirements.

Must work well in a team environment.

Contact: R Malone
Phone: 310-466-1553
Email: rmalone@edelbrock.com
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Inventory Control Analyst
From: City of Industry
E-mail: sybil.belton@grifols.com
Company:Grifols/Biomat USA
Address:13111 Temple Avenue
City, State, ZIP: City of Industry, CA 91746
Title:Plasma Inventory Control Analyst
Openings: 2
Location:City of Industry
Start Date: As soon as possible
Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent, preferably in Science, Business, Finance, or related field.

Typically requires 2 years of related experience in general business operations. Supply chain, planning and/or logistics experience preferred. Experience in a medical and/or cGMP regulated environment preferred.

• Good communication skills, analytical skills, and computer skills (SAP, DMS, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Solid problem solving skills are critical, ability to manage unforeseen events and follow through to resolution
• Ability to work well within a team made up of both internal and external partners and professionals
• Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills

Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Position is responsible for the plasma inventory management and production planning at the Biomat City of Industry Plasma Logistics center.

● Establishes production schedules for Plasma Unit (PU) clearing and Plasma Lot (PL) consolidation related to plasma manufacturing pool deliveries to GBI and IG.

● Analyzes inventory postions by plasma type versus targets

● Monitors on-hand plasma inventory for obsolescent, expired and slow moving inventory.

● Frequently communicates with material handling and clearing counterparts within GPO COI Operations to prodcution/clearing schedules under consideration of manufacturing demand, inventory, and labor considerations.

● Frequently communicates with planning counterparts within GBI and IG manufacturing operations to review plasma requirements and determine optimized plasma delivery and utilization schedules taking plasma types, suppliers, again etc. into consideration.

● Frequently communicates with counterparts at GPO NC plasma logistics center on plasma inventory management, balancing and planning aspects with the objective of maintaining optimized inventory levels across US plasma logistics centers.

● Act as power user for the SGP application, with focus on plasma planning module. Jointly work with IT team as well as NC/CA team members from plasma handling, clearing, quality assurance on ongoing system enhancements.

● Performs research which substantiates disposition of plasma inventory in blocked inventory status to either be dispositioned for manufactuirng use, downgrade to diagnostic grade or write-off.

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Contact: To Apply click the following link:

https://careers-grifols.icims.com/jobs/12 140/plasma-inventory-control-analyst/job
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Name: Buyer/Inventory Manager
From: North Hollywood, California
E-mail: daniel@stonetooling.com
Bonanza Trade and Supply is brick and mortar and online retail distributor that sells product related to the marble, granite and tile industry with the exception of the marble, granite and tile. We supply everything to fabricate, install and restore marble, granite and tile. If you work in this industry you know us. The environment is fast paced and we see hundreds of great customers daily from one single location.

Job Description:

As a Buyer/Inventory Manager your responsibilities include procurement of all materials, sourcing and creating new items, set inventory levels to maintain excellent fill rates, inventory turns and on time deliveries. You will work with the Sales, Marketing and Warehouse personnel as well as manage Vendors.

Negotiate pricing with Suppliers

Create, submit, update and confirm Purchase Orders

Communicate and Update Purchase Order details with Ship Dates, Tracking, issues etc..

Input new items, update Item Master detail such as cost and pricing in MAS200 System as required.

Resolve RTV issues, process returns

Reconcile discrepancies between Receiving and Purchase Order requirements

Work with AP on Invoice / Purchase Order discrepancies

Review and Expedite back ordered product, communicate to sales

Monitor Inventory, perform Cycle Counts with warehouse, resolve inventory discrepancies

Must be computer literate, expert with Microsoft Applications highly desirable, MS Access a plus, MAS 200 experience a plus

Expected to work independently and take initiative

Must be team oriented

Competitive salary, Bonus, Paid Vacation, Sick Pay, Health Benefits and Mileage

To apply please send your resume to daniel@stonetooling.com
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