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Buyer - Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our team! We are hiring a Buyer who will work hand in hand with our Commodity Manager to procure critical materials, parts, equipment and supplies for our organization. Candidates for the position need to have a Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years successful administration experience.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Coordinate procurement of required products from intent to purchase through delivery Determine the requirements of commodities, including specifications, quality and schedule requirements Request and evaluate quotes for the commodities Negotiate the lowest possible cost for commodities that meet quality, quantity and schedule requirements Implement purchase orders that comply with company and government regulations Manage and maintain required documentation for purchases, including orders, amendments and shipping notices Apply Total Cost of Acquisition principle to short and long term buying decisions Support the Commodity Specialist in the bid for bid process Purchase approval required after $5,000 Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisorQualifications/Requirements BA or minimum 2 years successful administration experience Previous experience in Purchasing, preferred Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office software Excellent organizational skills
Cable Assembly Operator - Mesa, AZ
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We are recruiting for a Cable Assembly Operator the aerospace industry. The Cable Assembly Operator is responsible to correctly and efficiently complete wire and cable assemblies.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Read wire diagrams, blue prints and schematics for cable assembly.· Assemble wires into cables and harness systems per schematic drawings.· Wrap and tie wires together at designated points to form harness.· Assemble electrical components, systems and/or subsystems.· Use automatic and hand held wire strippers for wire ends.· Measure wires and finished cable assemblies for quality.· Solder parts or connections between parts.· Solder, wrap, and coat wires to ensure proper installation.· Clean up area at the end of the work day and work week.· Perform other tasks as assigned by Supervisor.Qualifications/Requirements· High School diploma or GED, preferred· Must be able to regularly sit, stand and walk· Must be able to pass a Vision exam to inspect work at a close distance· Must be able to read and understand wire diagrams, blue prints and schematics· Must be able to accurately use measuring tools and do basic math· Must be able to effectively use all tools required for wire harness assembly· Must have keen attention to detail and quality· Must be able to bend, stoop and reach· Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds· Must be able to learn requirements of IPC-620
CNC Machine Operator (1st Shift) Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our growing team! We are recruiting for a 1st shift Machine Operator to run CNC Machines. We are looking for candidates with experience running CNC Machines in a Machine Shop environment. Hours are 6:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 6:30 am – 2:30 pm every other Friday.Note: We are also hiring3rd Shift Machine Operators. If you are interested in being considered for3rdshift, please apply for that position on our website.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Performs basic operations on all CNC Machines with the direction of the CNC Machinist· Effectively loads and unloads part from fixtures in accordance with the applicable Work Instructions· Monitors proper coolant and other fluid levels in the CNC Machines· Ensures that we are maintaining the highest quality standards at all times· Completes necessary deburring on completed parts· Observes CNC Machines to detect excessive wear or malfunction· Notifies the Production supervisor of material shortages· Identifies potential Non-Conforming Material and brings it to the CNC Machinists attention· Maintains organization and cleanliness in the machine shop· Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisorJob Requirements· High school diploma or GED· Experience running CNC Machines in a Machine Shop environment· Excellent mechanical aptitude· Excellent problem solving skills· Must be able to stand for extended periods of time· Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
CNC Machine Operator (3rd Shift) Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our growing team!  We are recruiting for a 3rd shift Machine Operator to run CNC Machines.    We are looking for candidates with experience running CNC Machines in a Machine Shop environment. Hours for the position are Monday – Thursday, 8:30 pm – 6:30 am (10 hours per day) with training on 1st Shift for 1-2 months.    Note:  We are also hiring a 1st Shift Machine Operator.  If you are interested in being considered for 1st shift, please apply for that position on our website.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities Performs basic operations on all CNC Machines with the direction of the CNC Machinist Effectively loads and unloads part from fixtures in accordance with the applicable Work Instructions Monitors proper coolant and other fluid levels in the CNC Machines Ensures that we are maintaining the highest quality standards at all times Completes necessary deburring on completed parts Observes CNC Machines to detect excessive wear or malfunction Notifies the Production supervisor of material shortages Identifies potential Non-Conforming Material and brings it to the CNC Machinists attention Maintains organization and cleanliness in the machine shop Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisorJob Requirements High school diploma or GED Experience running CNC Machines in a Machine Shop environment Excellent mechanical aptitude Excellent problem solving skills Must be able to stand for extended periods of time Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Continuous Improvement Engineer - Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a Continuous Improvement Engineer position in the aerospace industry. The Continuous Improvement Engineer drives change for ABT. The Continuous Improvement Engineer identifies, develops and safety, quality and productivity improvement initiatives for the Company. The Continuous Improvement Engineer focuses on projects that reduce costs and inventory, improve quality and flow, and improve and stabilize processesEssential Duties and Responsibilities Lead continuous improvement efforts utilizing lean six sigma methods and tools Be the expert on Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and overall continuous improvement concepts. Coach and train team members how to use lean six sigma tools and methodologies Facilitate Kaizen/CI events. Provide support to ensure improvements are sustained Identify product families and utilize value stream mapping to determine efficient process flow and plant layouts Implement workplace organization, including 5S and Visual Management Implement standard work, visual factory and poke-yoke methods to standardize work and ensure quality Develop continuous improvement plans/road maps for CI projects Recommend continuous improvement opportunities that support the Company’s strategic plan Work with all departments and functions from supplier to customer to aggressively increase inventory turns and improve lead times Utilize problems solving methodologies to determine root cause of problems and implement effective and sustainable solutions Perform other duties as assigned by ManagerQualifications/Requirements BS Degree in Process or Industrial Engineering, strongly preferred Minimum 3 years of experience driving Lean manufacturing with measurable results Experience leading change in lean six sigma manufacturing environment, required Experience utilizing Lean Six Sigma tools Excellent Problem Solving, Statistical and Analytical skills Strong project management skills with demonstrated success Excellent computer skills including
Customer Account Manager Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a Customer Account Manager who will serve as the primary liaison between the Company and the Customer to facilitate the efficient delivery of products and services. The Customer Account Manager leads a cross-functional team that includes members from sales, engineering, purchasing and operations to provide excellent customer service and achieve program objectives for delivery, cost and quality.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Manages customer programs from purchase order though final delivery. Coordinates internal and external resources to ensure efficient execution and on-time delivery of projects. Establishes and cultivates excellent customer relationships. Serves as the primary interface with customers to answer questions, resolve issues and provide information.   Works with Engineering and Operations Teams to ensure quality products are produced per customer specifications. Works with Operations and Planning Teams to confirm appropriate delivery dates. Regularly communicates with and updates customers regarding program progress, delivery dates, and metrics. Helps problem solve pricing and/or delivery issues to ensure customer satisfaction.  Maintains and monitors Issues Register for each program to ensure timely resolution of all open actions. Performs risk management and escalates to management appropriately. Ensures compliance with internal standards, processes and procedures. Ensures that the Company has appropriate legal documentation for all contractual obligations. Ensures that all technical communications and shipments to customers are in compliance with ITAR. Performs other duties as assigned by Manager.Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree Excellent problem-solving skills Excellent customer service and communication skills Proficient in Microsoft Office applicationsQualifications/Preferred Documented technical experience Experience reading and understanding drawings, designs, and specifications Program Management expe
Customer Account Representative Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a Customer Account Representative in the aerospace industry.  The Customer Account Representative provides support and assistance to Program Managers to ensure Customers’ products are shipped and delivered as promised.  The CS Representative also provides customer support for ABT’s new and existing accounts to ensure the efficient production and delivery of products and services.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupport Program Managers Enters and releases new and revised Purchase Orders. Ensures that Purchase Order terms and conditions are followed and accurate.  Creates accurate shipping documentation for Customer orders.   Ensures required Customer documents for technical requirements are communicated and distributed. Monitors customers websites for Purchase Order updates. Performs other tasks as assigned by Manager. Support New Accounts Establishes excellent customer relationships with new, growing accounts. Serves as the primary Company interface with these customers. Coordinates resources to ensure efficient production and delivery of products and services. Works with the Operations and Planning Teams to confirm appropriate delivery dates. Communicates with customers regarding program progress and delivery.  Maintains Issues Register for each program and ensures issues are resolved. Ensures compliance with internal standards, processes and procedures. Ensures that the Company has appropriate legal documentation for all contractual obligations. Ensures that all technical communications and shipments to customers are in compliance with ITAR. Performs other duties as assigned by ManagerQualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree, preferred 1-2 years’ experience in a Customer Support role Strong organizational and administrative skills Excellent attention to detail and data Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced working environment Excellent computer skills, including MS Office
Customer Project Manager Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a Customer Project Manager who will serve as the primary liaison between the Company and the Customer to facilitate the efficient delivery of products and services. The Customer Project Manager leads a cross-functional team that includes members from sales, engineering, purchasing and operations to provide excellent customer service and achieve program objectives for delivery, cost and quality.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Manages customer programs from purchase order though final delivery. Coordinates internal and external resources to ensure efficient execution and on-time delivery of projects. Establishes and cultivates excellent customer relationships. Serves as the primary interface with customers to answer questions, resolve issues and provide information.   Works with Engineering and Operations Teams to ensure quality products are produced per customer specifications. Works with Operations and Planning Teams to confirm appropriate delivery dates. Regularly communicates with and updates customers regarding program progress, delivery dates, and metrics. Helps problem solve pricing and/or delivery issues to ensure customer satisfaction.  Maintains and monitors Issues Register for each program to ensure timely resolution of all open actions. Performs risk management and escalates to management appropriately. Ensures compliance with internal standards, processes and procedures. Ensures that the Company has appropriate legal documentation for all contractual obligations. Ensures that all technical communications and shipments to customers are in compliance with ITAR. Performs other duties as assigned by Manager.Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree Excellent problem-solving skills Excellent customer service and communication skills Proficient in Microsoft Office applicationsQualifications/Preferred Documented technical experience Experience reading and understanding drawings, designs, and specifications Program Management expe
Electronics Assemblers (1st and 2nd Shift) - Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our growing team!   We are hiring Electronics Assemblers to assemble and/or modify electronic units, subassemblies, wiring harnesses and mechanical assemblies.  Assembly or Soldering experience preferred, but not required. We have 1st and 2nd shift openings:  1st Shift Hours:   Monday - Thursday from 6:30 am – 3:30 pm and every other Friday from 6:30 am – 2:30 pm plus overtime when necessary.  2nd Shift Hours:  Monday - Thursday from 3:15 pm – 12:15 am and every other Friday from 2:15 pm – 10:15 pm plus overtime when necessary. Our Electronics Assemblers work in a clean, temperature controlled environment and perform work while seated.  We offer a great benefit package and a unique full-time work schedule with every other Friday off. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Assembles electronic circuit boards by installing components using soldering equipment and other small tools. Assembles electronic units, subassemblies, wiring harnesses and mechanical assemblies using various small tools. Adjusts, repairs or replaces electronic components or assemblies to correct defects. Performs other tasks as assigned by SupervisorJob Requirements High School Diploma/GED, preferred Ability to read and understand written work instructions in English Assembly experience, preferred Acute dexterity of fingers and hands Ability to use small tools Keen attention to detail and quality Ability to easily see small objects through a microscope Ability to bend, stoop and reach Ability to lift up to 30-35 pounds
Electronics Test Technician (2nd Shift) Grand Rapids, MI
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We are recruiting for a second shift Electronic Test Technician. The Test Technician is responsible for testing and troubleshooting electronic assemblies such as wire harnesses, circuit boards and unit assemblies. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Uses basic knowledge of electricity, electronic components and circuit concepts to perform tests on harnesses, circuit cards and assembled units. Employs strong logical troubleshooting skills to troubleshoot assemblies and final systems to the component level. Utilizes basic test equipment including, but not limited to, power supplies, DMMs, oscilloscopes, function generators, to test and troubleshoot assemblies. Analyzes and corrects field returns or unusual test problems. Provides technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to resolve problems. Performs preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and systems. Completes documentation including travelers, defect recording, CRNs, etc Provides technical support for other departments, working to identify needs and determine solutions to problems. Performs other tasks as directedQualifications/Requirements High School Diploma/GED Associates degree in electronics or equivalent experience 2+ years work experience in electronics, testing and troubleshooting circuit card assemblies, preferred Proficiency with Microsoft Office software Ability to work flexible hours/shifts and overtime
Electronics Test Technician Lead
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We are recruiting for a Test Technician Cell Lead in the aerospace industry. The Cell Lead assists the area Supervisor to provide supervision to the Cell. The Cell Lead shares knowledge, experience and support to the team. The Cell Lead helps ensure production is running at full capacity in the Cell. In addition, the Cell Lead is responsible to collect the data and facilitate daily stand up meetings with the team.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesLeadership: Provide leadership support to Cell team members, particularly on Off-Fridays and weekends. Prioritize and assign work based on schedules Review and analyze weekly and monthly test data to determine process improvement Evaluate upcoming needs for test equipment and review schedule for capacity restraints Facilitate daily stand up meetings with team members to review production schedules and on-time production Notify area Supervisors when production schedules will not be met. Provide on-the-job-training to new team members or team members learning a new process. Process team member time sheets every week to ensure they are complete and correct Communicate training requirements to team members. Ensure they complete required training. Ensure Implemented Lean Tools and Philosophies are properly utilizedo Scheduling Toolso Standard Worko Time Studies/Labor Cardso Test/Source Data Sheetso Material Bins Ensure team members have appropriate tools, equipment, work instructions and training to complete their jobs. Assist area Supervisors write and distribute annual team member performance reviews. Ensure all test equipment is calibrated and preventative maintenance is performed Ensure the safety of employees in emergency situations; follow medical and safety procedures established by the Company. Ensure 5s procedures are followed within the Cell.Test Technician:· Uses basic knowledge of electricity, electronic components and circuit concepts to perform tests on harnesses, circuit cards and assembled units.&middo
Production Planner Grand Rapids, MI
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Come join our growing team! We are recruiting for a Production Planner for our Grand Rapids facility. The Production Planner is responsible to schedule production for the Grand Rapid’s facility and provide occasional support to both the Mesa and Nogales facilities, ensuring that products are produced and delivered on-time. The Production Planner helps plan and schedule appropriate labor and materials resources for efficient and cost-effective production flow.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Schedules production effectively for the Mesa facility by analyzing and using multiple data sources to develop strategic and tactical plans for work flow Strives to level load production schedules to ensure efficient and cost effective production Recommends labor levels for efficient production and on-time delivery Reacts and reschedules production when needed to accommodate unexpected situations Monitors, analyzes and reports production performance for Operations Determines product delivery dates based on material availability and labor capacity Updates master production schedule to reflect correct completion dates Revises production schedules when required due to labor or material shortages Recommends labor and machine requirements to meet short and long term production schedules Releases work for production per schedule Ensures appropriate inventory for efficient production Monitors shipping risks and opportunities Identifies, recommends and takes corrective actions to solve production issues Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisorQualifications/Requirements Minimum 3 to 5 years successful production planning and/or materials management experience Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Manufacturing or related discipline, preferred APCS Certification, preferred Experience in a manufacturing environment, strongly preferred Demonstrated knowledge of inventory control Demonstrated analytical ability Experience with ERP/MRP Systems Lean manufacturing experience, p