Talented employees are Buyers Products Company’s most valuable asset and the foundation of our success. Each day, our employees uphold our longstanding culture of Pride, Teamwork, Integrity, Passion, Innovation, and a Sense of Urgency. We provide an inclusive work place where individuals take pride working in a challenging environment.
Buyers Products Company is committed to creating a diverse, equal opportunity workplace. It is our practice to recruit, hire, develop, and promote individuals across all job families without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability or any other protected classification under applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you enjoy a team dynamic and want to be part of a company that fosters personal and professional success, reach out to us about any of the positions below at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Purpose: The Continuous Improvement Engineer leads, coordinates, and completes a variety of projects related to the core manufacturing processes. Is responsible for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering/continuous improvement activities within area of assigned responsibility.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Plans, executes, and manages project activities with cross functional teams. Project types can include assembly process layouts and improvements, robotic welding booth product flow and waste reduction, plant layout, production fixturing, new equipment sourcing and implementation, paint fixture design, continuous improvement, and cost reduction initiatives.
Uses Lean manufacturing techniques and principles to identify problems with current state and develop actionable solutions for future state processes.
Leads continuous improvement teams to solve issues and reduce variation in variety of manufacturing and business related processes.
Applies and promotes Lean manufacturing techniques to continuously improve cycle times and process flows. Identifies, supports, or directs the execution of improvement efforts to reduce waste in all manufacturing and business processes.
Demonstrates technical ability through the application of engineering skills, approaches and knowledge.
Takes financial responsibility for activities to create positive impact to the business.
Able to manage a variety of production related process improvements, source necessary tools or equipment, and implement solutions with quantifiable improvements.
Required Skills & Experience:
BS in Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or similar Technology degree
Demonstrated Lean/Six Sigma experience
Knowledge of ISO and applicable customer and regulatory standards
Ability to travel up to 50%
CAD capable (Pro Engineering preferred)
Familiarity with laser cutting, press brakes, and welding preferred
Development of process flow diagrams, control plans, adherence to deadlines
Minimum 5+ years engineering experience in a hands-on, fast paced, metals manufacturing/welding environment
Strong leadership ability to drive projects to completion
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
Assembly Production Scheduler
Purpose: The Assembly Production Scheduler is responsible for the effective management of daily and weekly production schedule for work orders routed through the 8120 Buyers Assembly resources. The position will collaborate with the PPC and Tracom Production Planners and Planning department to coordinate schedules up and down stream.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Review production schedules and organize functional activities to insure compliance with delivery, cost, and quality standards
Build strong, efficient and well developed relationships throughout the Supply Chain – with specific liaison requirements between Planners/Buyers/Operations
Act as facilitator within the Supply Chain with respect to open issues.
Facilitate IBT’s to transfer materials as needed between sites.
Coordinate all scheduling aspects of engineering changes to insure minimal material obsolescence, part number changes, new suppliers, affectivity date changes, etc.
Collaborate with Planning to monitor and facilitate ramp up schedules for new products to ensure production start dates are met by supply base. Assist in development of ramp-up plans for new products that assure start of production dates can be met without any problems
Initiate and review material releases for components and production planning to support production.
Responsible for development of targets or performance measurable and action plans or allocation of resources required to obtain them
Actively participate in cost reduction, continuous improvement and team activities. Implement company policies and procedures; assure uniformity of application between shifts and between departments
Education & Experience:
Associate degree in related field
5+ years previous work experience with high volume manufacturing environment in production scheduling, planning, warehousing or logistics management role; equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong inventory control system experience
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of material control systems, warehousing/stores, logistics and material flow in manufacturing operation
Strong Excel user
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
Exceptional verbal, written and visual presentation/communication skills
Proactive supply chain approach and flexible to business changes
Effective supply chain and project management skills, ability to delegate/negotiate/influence
Quality Technician (2nd Shift)
Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform calibration on equipment as needed.
Audit the welding process for assigned areas.
Record documentation detailing outcomes of the quality audit process.
Perform first piece inspection.
Perform and document first article inspection.
Ensure accuracy, form, and function of finished goods.
Provide support and assistance concerning minor quality defects discovered in the assembly area and enforce quality standards.
Assist quality department with the handling of issues.
Maintain a relationship of open communication between manufacturing departments including welding, fabrication, laser, machine shop, manufacturing engineering, and the quality department.
Retrain employee(s) based upon identification of quality issues.
Train and teach welding quality concepts to welders in slow periods or down time.
Comply with all safety requirements and proper use of PPE.
Additional responsibilities as requested or required.
Must show demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
Experience measuring with calipers, micrometers, and tape measures.
Additional experience in layout inspection is a plus.
Ability to read blueprints.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
Follow direction and work with minimal supervision.