Careers

Purpose:

Leads the tracking and delivery of the productivity metric for all procurement. This would include; development of tracking tools, leading meetings on project status and delivery updates, creating tools to assure projects drive to closure, leading a strong connection with finance to confirm projects are delivering to the P&L;, and continuing to enhance our processes to streamline reporting and delivery.

This role also will play a key role in development of the productivity funnel for all spend categories in procurement. The Sourcing Analyst will build spend analysis tools to identify areas of untapped opportunity in our spend profile and work with Procurement team to develop plans to attack those areas to drive cost improvement. This role would provide additional leverage points and new skills sets, through benchmarking and best development of best in class tools and approaches, throughout the sourcing process to enhance productivity delivery.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and maintain productivity tracking database
  • Work with IT to streamline reporting process and build online standardized tools and processes wherever possible
  • Lead cadence of meetings with Commodity managers and Purchasing managers on metric reporting and status updates
  • Maintain close relationship with finance to assure good approval process with them and that all projects are delivering to the P&L;
  • Build audit tracking processes for projects to assure actual delivery is tracked
  • Lead one source of truth for all areas of reporting of productivity and PPV.
  • Build and maintain spend dashboards used to identify areas of untapped spend for potential savings opportunities
  • Develop skill sets and reference material for best in class benchmarks, tools, and processes to be used as leverage points in major sourcing events
  • Engage in external training and organization to identify leverage points and tools to internalize to enhance company’s sourcing process

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Power user of analytical tools Excel, Power BI and database tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of creativity, flexibility and resourcefulness Drive team to best in class beyond just good
  • Ability to organize and lead complicated projects that involve several disciplines
  • Possess and apply a broad knowledge of Supply Management principles, practices, and procedures.

Experience/Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor s Degree in business or other related degree preferred
  • Five to ten (5-10) year s professional purchasing experience

Please submit resume to hweber@gtrcorp.com

  • Execute all purchasing related activities of product development as assigned within the specified commodities.
  • Leverage vendors/subcontractors across multiple procurements to create cost savings to project(s).
  • Work with the Value Stream group acting as a liaison between suppliers and plants.
  • Identify any gaps within the existing supply base relative to future product development. Communicate the need to the Commodity Manager so that development work can be completed in time to support project.
  • Actively develop budgets, schedules and performance plans to meet customer and company goals and objectives.
  • Bring approved suppliers into development projects to support new product development.
  • Maintain close relationships with suppliers and take a proactive approach in interfacing with them to resolve issues.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
  • Negotiate all pricing for all permanently outsourced materials and/or parts in accordance with target costs and departmental goals.
  • Support cross-functional team initiatives around total cost improvements and supply vulnerability reductions.
  • Perform all purchasing activities in accordance with current company policies and procedures.

Please submit resume to hweber@gtrcorp.com

  • Electrical Engineer with 5-10 year’ s experience in PCB design.
  • Engineer will participate in the complete product development process including manufacturing and test support.
  • The candidate must be hands-on and willing to roll up his/her sleeves to ensure a successful program.
  • Participate in board design & assembly release process, including BOM management, revision control, configuration management, hardware bring-up, and issue tracking.
  • Assist in development of design guides, design review check lists and general machine FMEAs.
  • Actively participate in design for reliability and manufacturing early in product development.
  • Assist in DFMEA, PFMEA,  DRBFM, hazard analysis, etc.

Job Requirements/Background Requirements

  • BS in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience in root cause analysis and problem solving and Experience in Six Sigma, Product test and specification preferred but not require

Please submit resume to hweber@gtrcorp.com

 

Candidate will be responsible for overseeing global sourcing initiatives and establishing long-term sourcing strategies. Working hand in hand with Regional Purchasing Groups and Buyers. This position reports to the Director of SCM.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing Sourcing goals and objectives, supplier strategies, cost controls, etc.
  • Working with sales and product development to actively pursue new and innovative products.
  • Communicating current manufacturing trends within the global market to senior management in reference to trade agreements.
  • Representing and reporting needs of the company during quarterly meetings.
  • Monitoring and ensuring key performance indicators are met in on-time delivery, quality and cost.
  • Reviewing and recommending long term sourcing strategies in order to maintain cost competitive products.
  • Identifying suppliers to address continued growth of sourcing needs and objectives.
  • Establishing cost matrices based on current market trends in order to provide sales with accurate costs.

Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Preferably in Supply Chain, Business or Engineering.
  • Knowledge and management experience of Global Sourcing with countries such as: Asia, India, S. Korea, etc.
  • Proven ability to work as a cross functional team leader in various departments.
  • Expert knowledge of importing rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of product costing and strong analytical skill.
  • Commercially savvy with a track record in identifying and developing product development initiatives.
  • Some flexibility for international travel (approx. 2-3 trips per year in India/Asia/Europe). Travel approximately 35%.
  • Strong relationship building and ability to work with cross functional teams.

Please submit resume to hweber@gtrcorp.com

We are looking for an individual with Production Management experience in a large manufacturing facility. Must have Lean experience.

BS in Mechanical/Process Engineering or equivalent experience with similar processes; 10 years’ experience as a Production Manager or related leadership role, experience in food packaging fabrication or processing with SQF required certification, successful track record in safety and quality.

Please submit resume to sdaves@gtrcorp.com

Connecticut

We are working with our client in search of an experienced Tooling Engineer for the beautiful Connecticut area.

This individual needs to have thermoforming experience.
Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Relocation assistance is available.

Please submit resume to hweber@gtrcorp.com

We are currently working with our client to find exceptional candidates for a Flexible Packaging Sales role.
Individual must have flexible packaging converting experience selling into the food industries.

Submit resume to hweber@gtrcorp.com

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze our manufacturing processes and identify drivers of variation that reduce throughput and quality.
  • Propose process improvements to reduce variation and improve throughput. Employ a toolbox of skills and techniques such as Kaizen, 5S, Flow, and Lean Manufacturing to drive improvement.
  • Lead problem solving teams to implement solutions. Use visual management systems and lean tools (A3, 5S, etc.) to drive continuous improvement and empower team members to manage their own output & quality.
  • Monitor/Audit manufacturing processes/inputs for any variable that may impact quality or throughput (new input materials and new/changed processes) to assure that quality & throughput are maintained.
  • Propose quality requirements for manufacturing processes and finished product outputs where requirements are lacking (incl. standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation).
  • Assist with quality planning for any new product launches.

Position Requirements:

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in one of the following engineering disciplines -Manufacturing, Mechanical, Plant, Electrical or Chemical or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years actual process engineering experience or quality responsibilities that include process improvement piece. Management of larger system process control a plus. Working knowledge of ISO 9000, quality tools, and lean manufacturing. Preference given to Lean Green or Blackbelt.

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

Cleveland, Ohio

 

We are seeking a process expert to help us “implement sustainable process improvements that reduce uncertainty and improve throughput.” Qualified candidates will be engineering thinkers who enjoy complicated problems with lots of variables and apparent uncertainty. Technical aptitude is important, but so are leadership/communication and critical thinking skills.

 

We need someone who is ready to really make a difference.

 

Qualified Candidates Will Have Ability To …

  • Analyze our manufacturing processes and identify drivers of variation that reduce throughput and quality.
  • Propose process improvements to reduce variation and improve throughput. Employ a toolbox of skills and techniques such as Kaizen, 5S, Flow, and Lean Manufacturing to drive improvement.
  • Lead problem solving teams to implement solutions. Use visual management systems and lean tools (A3, 5S, etc.) to drive continuous improvement and empower team members to manage their own output & quality.
  • Monitor/Audit manufacturing processes/inputs for any variable that may impact quality or throughput (new input materials and new/changed processes) to assure that quality & throughput are maintained.
  • Propose quality requirements for manufacturing processes and finished product outputs where requirements are lacking (incl. standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation).
  • Assist with quality planning for any new product launches.

 

Position Requirements:

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in one of the following engineering disciplines -Manufacturing, Mechanical, Plant, Electrical or Chemical or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years actual process engineering experience or quality responsibilities that include process improvement piece. Management of larger system process control a plus. Working knowledge of ISO 9000, quality tools, and lean manufacturing. Preference given to Lean Green or Blackbelt.

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

 

  • Retained by a multi-billion dollar global plastics manufacturer supplying the medical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnologies markets. Looking for a Quality Manager for a small plant to work hands on in Upstate New York. Plant is growing, profitable, and extremely successful. Will work hands on and manage a small quality team upgrading, improving, and enhancing quality systems (ISO Certified operation).
  • BS is required with a preference in Engineering, Biochemistry, or related. ASQ Certification is desired. Excellent growth opportunity with solid base salary, bonus opportunity, and exceptional benefits package.

For additional information contact Glenn Richards at grichards@gtrcorp.com.