Summary:  This position will provide full responsibility and leadership for assigned spend categories, working closely with multiple business units, developing strategies and coordinating on a global basis all related supply chain activities to assure that total cost of ownership and value-added requirements are met. This position will assure business unit program participation, adherence to and acceptance of agreed upon strategic sourcing initiatives associated with assigned spend categories.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Establishes sourcing strategies for assigned spend, collaborates to insure incorporation and business unit participation
  • Works with category buyer to ensure supplier quality, on time delivery, and working capital levels are optimized
  • Participate and coordinate sourcing activities in design changes (ECN) and New Product Development (NPD)
  • Work with Engineering and testing to prioritize sourcing activities
  • Oversees all activities related to the management of assigned spend, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity/service
  • Recruit, maintain and manage world-class suppliers with focus on total cost of ownership improvements while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct
  • Proactively and routinely drives spend analysis activities identifying strategic sourcing opportunities within assigned commodities and throughout the supply chain environment where applicable
  • Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, terms/conditions, and acceptability of items to specifications
  • Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future (industry trends in pricing and availability that will impact the business)
  • Responsible for timely reporting to agreed upon KPI’s and presenting Strategic Sourcing plans, activities and countermeasures

Minimum Requirements: 

Education:

  • BA or BS degree, preferably in a technical competency, minimum in a business/industrial related field
  • Experience:
  • 5 – 7 years sourcing/procurement related experience
  • Category and market expert, high level of technically competency

Specific skills, knowledge, and/or licenses:

  • C.P.M. or C.P.I.M certification a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Microsoft Project
  • Demonstrated understanding of lean principles and demand flow techniques
  • Analytical – ability to analyze strategic options and their direct potential and indirect impact on the organization
  • Project management & problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated supplier management skills
  • Must be able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of the company and suppliers

    Please submit resumes or any questions to sdaves@gtrcorp.com

 

  • Retained by a midsized Law Firm with 5 offices.
  • Company focus practice areas include M&A, business law, real estate, corporate law, international law, healthcare law and hospital law, as well as intellectual property and technology start-up.
  • Looking for a Partner (who may potentially wish to bring a team with them which could include 1 to 2 Attorneys, a Paralegal, and an Administrative Assistant depending on book of business) to join firms largest office in Akron.
  • Desire $300K to $500K+ book of business to begin to generate revenue. May support existing firm clients as needed.
  • Firm is profitable, growing, and has no debt. Company is financially strong and no personal guarantees are required.
  • Company is very flexible, family oriented, and has extremely limited turnover.
  • Will have a high level of autonomy, law firm is not a micromanagement practice.
  • Desire 8+ years of experience out of school, must have leadership potential, and must be entrepreneurial, confident, have high character, and be willing to put self in the shoes of others to help clients get where they want to be.
  • Must have a JD and be an active member of the Ohio Bar. Prefer under graduate degree in business.
  • Will be an equity partner in The Firm with a minimal buy in.Please submit resumes or any questions to sdaves@gtrcorp.com

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Plant Accounting Manager this position is responsible for inventory accounting, assistance with monthly closing duties and other accounting related functions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and maintain monthly analysis to inventory accounts involving material usage, scrap, work order analysis for large variances and impact of cup weight and count variability.
  • Assist in month end closing by performing general accounting functions, including but not limited to, reconciliation of stock status to general ledger, reconciliation of work-in-process, and issues of spare parts from inventory.
  • Reconcile monthly R&D account with time reporting and book entry.
  • Produce weekly efficiency and volume schedules for manager’s review.
  • Coordinate and audit the cycle count program for finished goods and raw materials; this includes quality hold counts and participation in quarterly physical inventories (as needed).
  • Assistance with product costing, including updates of raw material for approval, preparing cost sheets for new products and creating quarterly price adjustments for raw materials for approval by senior management.
  • Participate in two annual spare parts inventories and book any usage variance.
  • Backup functions can include, but are not limited to, cost of production preparation and payroll entry.
  • Work on special projects as needed.
  • Responsible for reporting food packaging safety problems to plant management.
  • In the incumbent’s absence these responsibilities will be transferred to the Plant Accounting Manager.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems including but not limited to ERP Systems.
  • Must be competent to carry out food packaging safety and quality responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • At least 3-5 years of financial accounting experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.

EDUCATION:

  • BS in Accounting.
  • MBA/CPA is a plus.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Working conditions are primarily in an office environment in a manufacturing facility with 10% requirement to be on production floor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Visual attention and mental concentration is the primarily physical demand of this position.
  • Other physical demands include standing, walking, sitting and utilization of a mouse, keyboard and telephone.
  • Light load lifting of up to 15 lbs.

EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED:

  • None.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED:

  • Regulated Supervision.

Summary: Category Buyer is an advanced position in purchasing. Under minimum supervision, responsible for assuring the continuous supply of assigned components in order to maintain the required production levels at optimum cost consistent with quality and quantity specifications. Responsible for category spend and can support complex buying, working with Category Buyer Supervisor, Category Manager and Materials Manager. Responsible for maintaining an inventory of parts, within assigned components, to meet stated goals of inventory while maintaining production schedules.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Use MRP (Material Requirements Planning) to maintain proper inventory levels
  • Buyer should completely understand product flow through import / customs and broker process
  • Owning all functions of the supply chain from purchase order release through stock requisition. This includes issuing of purchase orders, scrap reports and debit memos/delivery receipts, cycle counts, etc.
  • Interfaces with Supplier Quality Assurance and Category Manager on production part PPAPs and quality regarding supplier issues
  • Assist the Category Manager in the development and implementation of the category strategy as well as price and terms/conditions negotiations to ensure proper cost management
  • Control expedited  freight costs Implement, comply and work to continuously improve the supplier development process
  • Knowledge of the written procedures, documents and forms used to measure, analyze report and score supplier performance to  stated requirements
  • ECN review/sign off ensuring proper inventory levels are maintained not impacting EOZ or production
  • Implement inventory replenishment programs that support business objectives and control inventory levels by monitoring turns by line item, supplier and commodity with an emphasis on “right-sizing” inventory levels through PFEP (plan for every part) tool
  • Determining targets and action plans to achieve proper inventory levels to support 100% OTD to customers
  • Communicates frequently with internal and external contacts on various issues

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent from four-year College or technical school or equivalent experience
  • APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) and/or NAPM (National Association of Purchasing Management) certification is preferred
  • Continued education is highly recommended

Specificskills, knowledge, and/or licenses:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Outlook software
  • Working knowledge J.D. Edwards operating systems is beneficial
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills are necessary
  • Retained by a midsized Law Firm with 4 offices who is looking to open their 5th office in the Columbus market.
  • Company focus practice areas include M&A, business law, real estate, corporate law, international law, healthcare law and hospital law, as well as intellectual property and technology start-up.
  • Looking for a Managing Partner (who may potentially wish to bring a team with them which could include 1 to 2 Attorneys, a Paralegal, and an Administrative Assistant depending upon book of business) to start-up Columbus office with great support from the parent company.
  • Will spend 90% of time developing business, bringing in new clients, and working as an Attorney (Managing Partners typically average 1800 billable hours per year); remaining 10% of time will be spend in administrative/leadership capacity.
  • Ideal experience/background would include bond experience, commercial finance, state/government, corporate experience, or other relevant/relatable markets focus areas such as healthcare/medical, real estate development, and M&A work.
  • Firm is profitable, growing, and has no debt. Company is financially strong and no personal guarantees are required.
  • Desire 8+ years of experience out of school, must have leadership potential, and must be entrepreneurial, confident, have high character, and be willing to put self in the shoes of others to help clients get where they want to be.
  • Ideal candidate will come from a midsize firm (15 to 50 Attorneys) or potentially a larger firm.
  • Must have a JD and be an active member of the Ohio Bar. Prefer under graduate degree in business.
  • Will be and equity partner in The Firm with a minimal buy in.
  • Retained by a $400MM+ private equity firm headquartered in Northeastern Ohio which is focused on commercial real estate development projects, on mergers and acquisition/IP startup work.
  • Company has successfully completed over $4B of projects and currently has numerous significant projects in process as well as more projects in the pipeline they are pursuing.
  • Looking for the company’s first dedicated marketing resource. Role includes designing and developing presentations (must have solid PowerPoint skills), company branding, putting together presentations/marketing materials, identifying and attending trade shows, etc., to support continued company branding and growth nationally. Will create and send out mailers, make follow up phone calls to determine levels of interest, etc.
  • Must be willing to travel 5% to 10% of the time to trade shows. Must be willing to do whatever is necessary to make sure deadlines are met which may occasionally include working past 5:00PM.
  • BS/BA Degree is required.
  • Looking for 10 to 20 years of experience in marketing/sales support as well as foundations and willingness to work in that role.
  • Must have solid PowerPoint skills, Adobe InDesign, MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • Must be aggressive, polished, well spoken, career oriented, fast paced, multi-tasker, and willing to do whatever is necessary to get the job done.