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ASSISTANT LOGISTICS MANAGER
Howe, Indiana, USA
10/05/2018
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Purpose of the function

Assistant Logistics Manager:

Duties include providing direct support to the Logistics Manager and acting as Logistics Manager in his absence. Assist in planning, directing, coordinating purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting and customer service. Manage logistics systems and daily operations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ work experience in Inventory Management and / or Supply Management in a manufacturing environment (or equivalent)
  • Mandatory customer service management experience.
  • Relevant experience dealing with freight haulers, overnight shippers, and air freighters.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, mostly Excel to analyze various KPIs and extract reports.
  • Familiar with Lean processes (optimization, 5S, A3 problem solving).
  • Familiar with IATF 1649 technical standard and its requirements pertaining to logistics.

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate the supply of raw materials for production needs;
  • Negotiate with customers to improve supply chain efficiency;
  • Maintain inventory levels and Plan For Every Part (PFEP);
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems in place and in-house processes;
  • Participate in/elaborate policies and procedures for all logistical activities;
  • Proactive problem solving for transportation, logistics systems, exports and customer–centered issues;
  • Manage container flow including the returnable from customers;
  • Optimize the packaging by maximizing the number of parts per container while avoiding damaging goods;
  • Analyze all aspects of logistics to determine the most cost-effective means of transporting products;
  • Responsible for the annual physical inventory activities.

Technological skills – experience with the following software:

  • At ease with PLEX Enterprise Resource Planning (or another ERP Software) is required.
  • Familiarity with SMART container/packaging for GM is preferred.
  • Familiarity with SMART returnable container management for Chrysler is preferred.
  • Familiarity with EDI with customers is preferred.
  • At ease with Office Suite software, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel is required.

Skills

  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Autonomy and rigor
  • Sense of planning and organization
  • Will be asked to travel occasionally (Canada and Mexico) (to benchmark/train within our facilities)

 

 

Qualifications and skills required



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MACHINE OPERATOR- 3RD SHIFT
Coldwater, Michigan, USA
16/08/2017
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Purpose of the function

ESSENTIAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following and other duties may be assigned.
•Must gain and maintain a complete understanding of all production related jobs and tasks which you may be instructed to perform by your supervisor.
•Must work in a safe, responsible manner at all times to protect yourself and co-workers. Must wear company provided personal protective equipment.
•Must maintain an acceptable level of attendance in accordance with organization’s attendance policy.
•Must abide by all of the organization’s work rules, policies and procedures.
•Must insure all secondary fixtures are clean prior to storage and tag any defects on fixture.
•Responsible for housekeeping and a clean, organized work environment guided by the principals provided by 5S+1.
•Must respect safety power lockout procedure.
•Must maintain a positive attitude and be courteous to all employees.
•Promote a culture of continuous improvement opportunities using the tools within the TLBO operating system.
•Responsible for reporting accurate production information in Plex. Inform team leader or supervisor of any part out of specifications, or Plex issues.

Apply in person at Exo-s, 25 Concept Drive, Coldwater, Michigan, 49036

Qualifications and skills required



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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN- 2ND SHIFT
Howe, Indiana, USA
16/08/2017
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Purpose of the function

PRINCIPLE DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL ELEMNETS OF THE JOB:
• Analyzes and repairs all manufacturing equipment including, but not limited to, plastic blow molding, injection molding, and ancillary equipment
• Understands and performs processes on machines to ensure machine efficiencies
• Utilizes root cause analysis to determine and correct machine issues
• Performs basic problem solving using the understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics and blueprints
• Teaches and transfers knowledge of mechanical aptitude to others
• Promotes safety in the workplace by assuring all electrical and mechanical guards and other safety devices are working and in place
• Promotes quality manufacturing by ensuring all quality testing and inspections are completed
• Completes all assigned PM’s and work orders
• Maintain 5s+1 in work area

This position is a 12 hour shift with a work schedule of 3/2/2/3.

Qualifications and skills required

EDUCATION / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Strong mechanical aptitude required
• Knowledge in electrical, electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and/or reading blueprints required
• Must be able to operate, understand, and transfer knowledge of all machinery and equipment
• Strong reading, mathematical, and communication skills required
• Lock Out/Tag Out certification required
• Welding experience preferred
• Certification on all Powered Industrial Equipment (PIE) from company will be required
• Computer literacy in Microsoft Office



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MACHINE OPERATORS
Howe, Indiana, USA
24/07/2017
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Purpose of the function

GENERAL SUMMARY Responsibility to function as a Machine Operator: Ensure that the employee handbook is being followed; follow all TS 16949 and ISO 14001 Instructions. Ensures adherence to PPE policy and 5s principles. Gain and maintain a complete understanding of all production related jobs, production requirements, standard work, and other tasks which may be instructed to perform by your supervisor or team leader. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interest and able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives. PRINCIPLE DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL ELEMNETS OF THE JOB
•Safety
•Ensures the use of safe procedures and standard work
•Ensure all equipment and machinery is operational and in good working order
•Understand lockout tag out location on machines and grinders
•Quality/Customer Focus
•Review and communicate quality alerts/customer concerns to team
•Take weight and require documentation for support staff that adjust process
•Perform visual check to verify label matches contents
•Daily Routine
•Communicate with outgoing/incoming team member all activities that involved the workcenter area
•Review proper work methods and standard work, adhere to touch point inspections
•Review and understand Plex operations, recording production and entering rejects
•Understand escalation process and call lights for help in timely manner
•Monitor part quality, labeling, and part weight
•Ensure correct packaging is used according to Plex
•Ensure all components, including defective, are properly labeled
•Monitor and encourage safe work practices
•Promote and encourage a clean and organized work environment guided by the 5s principles

Job Type: Full-time

Qualifications and skills required

EDUCATION / SKILLS / Experience
•Education/Experience
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and procedures manual
•Preferred basic computer skills
•Team player / good attitude
•Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
•Physical Requirement
•Must be able to physically perform the basic life operation functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motion. Must posses the visual alertness to operate equipment and motor vehicles, perform trades, tasks, inspect the work of others, and review work for accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.



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NEWS & EVENTS


2014/09/18

Exo-s acquires a Mexico plastic injection and blow molder

Exo-s announces the purchased of a blow and injection molder from the Serbre Group in San Juan del Rio, Queretaro, Mexico.

Read the press release (PDF)


2014/08/19

Exo-s investing $4 million in Coldwater, Michigan

Exo-s has completed its Coldwater, Michigan blow molding facility expansion. The investment of $4M includes a 27,500 square feet addition, a 75lb blow molding machine for large parts and a 5 axis trimming robot for complex blow molded shapes.

Press Release CW Expansion 2014-08-19


2013/10/09

Auto supplier moving operations to LaGrange County

Exo-s US, LLC, a supplier of injection and blow molded thermoplastic systems, announced plans today to relocate its operations from Three Rivers and Centreville, Michigan to Howe, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2016.

Press Release Oct 9 2013