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Rubber Extrusion Department Manager

Reporting Structure Reports directly to the Plant Manager

Job Description:  

Manufacturing Manager is responsible for the operation of the department; schedules all production work; ensures the accuracy, volume, cost and quality standards are achieved; and makes certain of the on-time delivery of the product to the customer. Plans staffing requirements. He/She reports directly to the Plant Manager.

 

He/She provides quotes to obtain new orders or re-orders from current or new customers; strives to meet all customer quality requirements for each Job; updates work orders on existing and new jobs; orders all required materials to produce PO requirements to insure the customer’s orders will be produced and delivered on-time; keeps an accurate inventory and run records. 

 

He/She reports any problem areas to the Plant Manager and follows through with recommended solutions to those problems; is responsible for coordinating staffing requirements and disciplining of employees within his/her department; and will interface with other department managers in manufacturing, administration, and human resources (both giving information and receiving information.)  He/She will inform employees within the department of Company policies and maintain a safe and organized area.  He/She will perform all duties and tasks deemed necessary by the President of the Company.

 

Core Competencies (Skills):

The incumbent must be able to meet scheduled deadlines in achieving department production goals through the ability of planning, organizing, and directing the subordinates under his command.  He/she must have a thorough knowledge of the production processes within his department and be capable of training his/her subordinates in the skills necessary to achieve the production goals while maintaining a lean, safe and healthy environment for his/her employees.  

 

Tasks:

 

  1. Must communicate effectively with current or potential customers, vendors, government agencies, employees and other department managers.  He/She will use the telephone, facsimile machines, computer programs, letters, e-mail, and other forms of communication.
  2. Must stay current on all subjects that may improve business; including maintaining accurate documentation on quotes, orders, production, and shipment to customers, ensuring the quality of products being shipped; and follow-up on problem resolution.
  3. Must coordinate with the sales department with the purpose of maintaining good customer relations; correcting discrepancies, and all other aspects of maintaining good customer service.
  4. Must have sufficient math; communication, and organization skills necessary to accurately quote jobs, schedule production, and insure the profitability of the department.
  5. Must be capable of working with others to improve the company’s overall performance and profitability; including, but not limited to training employees within the department on proper production techniques.
  6. Must maintain, implement, and improve upon safety practices as is appropriate to the operation of the department; and must insure that the department personnel are properly trained on the equipment and/or machines that they are assigned.  .
  7. Must work closely with Human Resources to ensure that all training is documented and that the documentation is forwarded to the Human Resource Department for inclusion in the employees personnel file.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain stationary; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and communicate in English in both oral and written forms.  The employee frequently is required to remain upright, move, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to ascend or descend varying levels or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds from the ground to above shoulder height. The employee must be capable of remaining stationary for long periods of time; and be able to move between departments.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional louder noises.

Email resume to human.resources@viprubber.com

We have no openings in this department at this time. Please email human.resources@viprubber.com if you would like us to keep your resume or application on file for future openings.

AEROSPACE PROGRAM MANAGER

 

Reporting Structure:
Reports directly to the Plant Manager

Job Description:
Responsible for analyzing current Aerospace programs strategies on an ongoing basis and adjust
them according to their performance. Develop and refine program objectives and coordinate with
cross functional teams. Responsible for tracking, reporting, managing, schedule, the completion
of statement of work and performance challenges, recovery plans for delivery risks. Coordinating
resource requirements with the multiple departments, Work closely with Product Development,
Quality Assurance, Business Development, and Operations Customer liaison, coordinating
development/specification changes ensuring achievable development for Manufacture.

Schedule meeting customer requirements whether internal or external. Responsible for completion of
statement of work for the program, including R&D, development, first article approvals and initial
deliveries.

Core Competencies (Skills):
• Detail-oriented and goal driven

• Strong organizational and project management skills

• Able to adapt to various working environments

• Must be able to problem solve

• Work well with others, and comfortable working with executives, manufacturing
employees, suppliers and customers

• Experience in conflict resolution and problem solving

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to multitask in company-wide
programs

• Proficiency using PC including Excel and Word

• Managing the internal/external workflow to meet customer commitments

• Must have an understanding of Aerospace programs and projects specific to the industry.

Duties include but are not limited to:

• Monitor and manage program performance, document and work with the team to solve
problems that arise, ensuring that the program remains on schedule and delivers a high-
quality product to the customer on-time.

• Lead the program interface to the customer. Field majority of customer communication
including technical, schedule and issues or requirements.

• Monitor, track and manage any program changes, ensuring that customer’s expectations
are documented and communicated for appropriate actions by the applicable functions.

• Report on program progress to customer, involved internal participants, team members
and senior management.

• Ensure all aspects of the assigned workload are progressing on the appropriate timeline

• Establish timelines for secondary operations

• Reviews new orders for delivery dates and material requirements

• Communicate with customers via emails and/or phone with follow up w/email daily and
respond to their request and provide updates/status on projects

• Access customer portals for PO status and updates

• Lead in weekly customer meetings

• Organize daily activities based on commitments provided to customers

• Must be able to review and recognize details on customer drawings or other documents

• Update status of each order daily in company system with (ECD dates for each
operation)

• Must be capable of working with others to improve the company’s overall performance
and profitability; including, but not limited to training employees within the company

• Prepared to perform duties outside of direct job description in order to meet program
commitments

• A hands-on, “get it done” attitude

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of the job.

1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain
stationary; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and communicate in English in both oral
and written forms. The employee frequently is required to remain upright, move, and
reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to ascend or
descend varying levels or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee
must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to
50 pounds from the ground to above shoulder height. The employee must be capable of
remaining stationary for long periods of time; and be able to move between departments.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the
ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with
occasional louder noises.

2. There is no specific safety equipment needed for this position when work is being
performed in an office environment; however, when duties are required in the
manufacturing area, it is important to be aware of your surroundings in the plant and use
proper safety procedures when working on or around any equipment and/or machinery.

3. At any time an employee suspects they are in danger of contacting a hazardous
materials, the employee has a “duty to report” the incident to the Safety Director, Human

Resources, and the Plant Manager. The employee must never come in physical contact
with the contaminated material.

4. Must use the proper Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect themselves when
working around machines and equipment.

5. At no time should an employee handle equipment that they have not been trained to use.
Stand clear of any equipment that you are not familiar with.

6. No duties can be assigned to an employee that is not physically capable of performing
those duties, in a safe manner, with no risk of injury. If there is a question as to the
physical capabilities of an employee to perform their duties, the Human Resources
Department should be notified so the employee can be sent to the clinic to have a “fit for
duty” examination by a qualified physician. Once the physician has released the
employee for full-time duties, with no restrictions, the assignment can be presented to the
employee.

7. If an employee has been injured, the Department Manager must make sure that the
employee does not continue to perform any job duties until he/she has been seen by a
physician that is qualified to make a proper diagnosis of the injury that was sustained.
The employee must have the injury diagnosed, be treated for the injury and the treatment
must be followed-up by the physician until the employee is released back to duties. No
employee will be allowed to return to his/her original duties that were performed when the
injury occurred unless the physician has released the employee back to full-time duties
with no restrictions.

8. All employees are to receive Fire Extinguisher and Evacuation training at least once a
year.

 

Please email resume to human.resources@viprubber.com

Reporting Structure:
Reports to the Quality Assurance Manager

Job Description:
The role of the Quality Specialist is to provide support to the quality process in all aspects of
quality assurance and control. This role will support both commercial and aerospace accounts in
all aspects of quality from: contract review, in-process inspection, final inspection, customer
interface, execution of projects etc. This position will also work closely to support production
and administration processes.

Core Competencies:
• Must be organized and able to work independently
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Google docs, gmail, powerpoint, Adobe , ERP
systems.
• Must have excellent communication skills
• Must be able to collaborate with others
• Must have the ability to problem solve and work alongside other departments
• Relevant long-term experience, knowledge of aerospace or automotive regulatory
requirements

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support contract review during quoting and purchase order phase.
• Ensure all customer flow down are addressed and communicated onto production
traveler and or to sub-tier.
• Support QMS initiatives as directed by Quality manager or as needed based on metrics.
• Execute training in support of QMS initiatives.
• Define opportunities for improvement and collaborate with all managers to update
processes when needed.
• Become versed on internal ERP system in order to suggest opportunities for
improvement and streamlining.
• Update production travelers with opportunities for improvement as seen fit through
corrective action initiatives.
• Work alongside and support manufacturing as needed.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain stationary;
sit; use hand to finger, handle, feel; stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee
is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee
must frequently lift and/or position heavy materials up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds from ground level to above shoulder height. Specific vision abilities are
required by this job include, close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Corrected vision must be adequate to calibrate equipment, and to inspect parts, and drive a
forklift. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Training Requirements:
• General Safety.
• Quality System and Aerospace Specification Awareness.
Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations
Personal Protective Equipment:
• Safety Glasses (must be worn when needed)
• Ear Protection must be worn when dB is over 85 dB.
• Safety Shoes must be worn if issued
• Safety Gloves (must be worn when needed)
• Back support belts (must be worn when needed)
Work Environment:
• Work performed in a shop environment.
• Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise.
• Temperature of work area may be affected by outside temperatures and machining.
Industrial lighting provided.
• Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Email resume to human.resources@viprubber.com

Inventory Administrator

Reporting Structure Reports directly to the Plant Manager

 

Inventory Administrator will be responsible for maintaining accurate physical and virtual finished goods inventory for internal warehouse and departments. Ideal problem solver has experience in warehouse operations and manufacturing and has a passion for creating detailed record keeping, inventory reports, and inventory accuracy metrics. The Inventory Admin will work in conjunction with the Warehouse and Operations to maintain overall inventory integrity will developing KPI’s to tract the Inventory. Will work directly with the shipping Dept. team to align internal transfers to the Departments to ensure customer fulfillment. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and duties throughout the facility as assigned and or as necessary.

 

Qualifications 

  • Proven experience as inventory or similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. ERP)
  • Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Able to use a computer and other office technology
  • Knowledgeable of inventory software
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Able to stand and bend for long periods of time in a warehouse environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Forklift experience 
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Reliable and trustworthy

 

Responsibilities

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  • Schedule finished goods inventory cycle counts while maintaining strict records
  • Support the warehouse team to ensure correct labeling of all products/materials
  • Maintain a set of metrics related to inventory management accuracy
  • Audit and evaluate receiving accuracy of all material receipts to ensure, among other things, compliance with traceability requirements
  • Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
  • Uses automated information technology (IT) capabilities, such as databases, systems and computer-generated products, to perform continuing routine inventory management duties.
  • Place orders to replenish stock avoiding insufficiencies or excessive surplus
  • Collaborate with Dept Managers and other staff to ensure business goals are met
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously and handle adverse and urgent situations with rapid changes in priorities
  • Implement improvements to inventory work processes (e.g., decreasing turnaround times.
  • Reviews backorder status reports on a daily basis and takes appropriate action to escalate backorders not meeting customer requirements
  • Receives and processes inventory orders and OP orders, provides status updates and modifications, and conducts follow-up with key process owners.
  • Coordinates with key Dept personnel to resolve discrepancies and routine problems.
  • Performs a variety of continuing inventory management tasks requiring analytical, judgement, procedural, and technical skills.

Please send resume or application to human.resources@viprubber.com