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  • Location: Hempstead
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2017
    Manpower has partnered with an industry-leading Fortune 500 supply chain solutions company who is searching for a Buyer/Customer Service Rep. In this role you are responsible for processing customer orders, places and authorizing supplier purchase orders within assigned limits. This is a first shift, temporary to permanent opportunity and if you feel you have the qualifications listed below please apply today!

    Essential Functions
    * Evaluate supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers and prepares order to ensure all required data elements are provided and correct.
    * Enter supplier purchase orders. Determine if material is to be "Direct Shipped" or processed via a WIS Distribution Center.
    * Follow up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery. Resolve Supplier Purchase order questions and issues.
    * Resolve Supplier Accounts Payable invoice questions and issues.
    * Secure and review Supplier authorization (Return Material Authorizations) and coordinate return of materials and goods.
    * Assist the Buyer and CSR Supervisor with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates and errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.
    * Customer account responsibility for order processing activities and problem resolution.
    * Process Customer orders following established Customer Contract guidelines.
    * Review daily customer unprocessed order lists. Follow up open requests for quotes, and resolve all issues in order to process order.
    * Maintain accurate purchasing, pricing, and cost data on applicable company systems.

    Qualifications
    * At least three years of experience in Purchasing MRO and Indirect Materials
    * Bachelor's Degree
    * Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures
    * Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers and competitors
    * Knowledge of business performance measures
    * Strong verbal and written communication skills
    * Strong negotiation skills
    * Strong problem solving skills
    * Strong analytic skills
    * Strong computer skills
  • Location: Augusta
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 17 July 2017
    PT Court Law Enforcement - Augusta
    As a Court Law Enforcement Officer, you provide for the safety and security of judges, jurors, witnesses and the general public by performing daily checks of the court facility and screening individuals as they enter the building. A successful Court Law Enforcement Officer remains composed in stressful situations: strategically stationed, alert, and responsive to any security risk during court proceedings. Are you ready to protect Maine courts?

    What's in it for you?
    * $13.45/hour pay rate, and weekly pay
    * A convenient Monday-Friday 1st shift schedule (though occasional night and weekend assignments are possible)
    * The satisfaction of performing meaningful work that has a positive impact on the lives of others
    * The opportunity to put your law enforcement experience to use

    What will you bring to the job?
    * Current or previous law enforcement certification (or completion of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Pre-Service Training Course)
    * The ability to successfully complete all pre-employment screening, including: criminal background check, reference checks, and a polygraph
    * A willingness to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
    * The ability to travel and work in different locations in Maine with minimal notice
    * The ability to assist with emergency disaster planning and evacuations
    * The ability to accurately write and file incident reports and arrest records for each case handled during the shift.

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. To be considered for this position, please submit a resume highlighting your security and law enforcement qualifications, including 4 professional references. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-622-1535, or texting 207-560-0909.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
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  • Location: Waterville
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 17 July 2017
    Part Time Court Law Enforcement - Waterville
    As a Court Law Enforcement Officer, you provide for the safety and security of judges, jurors, witnesses and the general public by performing daily checks of the court facility and screening individuals as they enter the building. A successful Court Law Enforcement Officer remains composed in stressful situations: strategically stationed, alert, and responsive to any security risk during court proceedings. Are you ready to protect Maine courts?

    What's in it for you?
    * $13.45/hour pay rate, and weekly pay
    * A convenient Monday-Friday 1st shift schedule (though occasional night and weekend assignments are possible)
    * The satisfaction of performing meaningful work that has a positive impact on the lives of others
    * The opportunity to put your law enforcement experience to use

    What will you bring to the job?
    * Current or previous law enforcement certification (or completion of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Pre-Service Training Course)
    * The ability to successfully complete all pre-employment screening, including: criminal background check, reference checks, and a polygraph
    * A willingness to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
    * The ability to travel and work in different locations in Maine with minimal notice
    * The ability to assist with emergency disaster planning and evacuations
    * The ability to accurately write and file incident reports and arrest records for each case handled during the shift.

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. To be considered for this position, please submit a resume highlighting your security and law enforcement qualifications, including 4 professional references. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-622-1535, or texting 207-560-0909.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
    We love referrals, so please share our job with friends and family!
  • Location: Waukesha
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 17 July 2017
    Manpower is currently hiring a Purchasing Coordinator position for one of our clients in Waukesha, WI!

    Job Responsibilities:
    * Purchase Order Confirmations and Status
    * Receiving and processing order PO order acknowledgements from suppliers
    * Resolving discrepancies between POs and order acknowledgments
    * Updating SAP with supplier order acknowledgement information
    * Generating open PO reports from SAP and sending to suppliers
    * Expediting and getting current PO status information from suppliers
    * Updating internal customers with information
    * Some direct supplier contact
    * Other tasks as assigned

    What you'll bring:
    * Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Logistics/Purchasing/Inventory Analysis (new college grads encouraged to apply)
    * Experience working in an industrial setting a plus
    * Familiarity with SAP or similar ERP systems a plus but not required
    * Ability to work independently and with others.
    * Professional communication and writing skills.
    * Must have average manual dexterity.
    * Must speak, read, write English
    * A positive attitude and a willingness to learn

    Hours: 8am-5pm M-F

    Pay: $17.00-$18.00/hour

    If you are interested in this position please apply and go to www.manpower.com and create a profile with us! Should your qualifications match that of the position, the recruiter will contact you.

    If you have additional questions, please contact the recruiter: Elizabeth Szczerbinski
    Email: elizabeth.szczerbinski@manpower.com
    Phone: 262-225-2074

    When emailing or calling, please reference Advert ID# 367804
    Manpower is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.
  • Location: Kohler
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 13 July 2017
    Material Coordinator -

    This is a great opportunity to get purchasing experience in an exciting manufacturing business environment.

    Are you someone that enjoys working as part of team and utilizing your organizational, analytical and project management skills to support Purchasing functions? Join our team as a Material Coordinator. The Material Controller/Coordinator will ensure proper introduction of purchased product changes to manufacturing locations by managing Requests for Purchasing Actions (RPA) and Product Change Notifications (PCN) of purchased products, while ensuring accuracy and validity of all related purchasing master data in relevant systems. Direct and frequent interaction with outside suppliers to send Requests For Quotations and obtain quotations, gather material, lead time & commercial data, reconcile invoice errors, and prepare a wide variety of purchasing related documents.

     Strong interpersonal and team-building skills  Highly computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word  Familiarity with SAP, specifically purchasing and material management functions

    SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate degree in business, accounting, engineering, supply chain/procurement management, or related business degree is preferred. Relevant experience in supply chain, accounting, engineering, process management or other professional experience is desirable.
  • Location: Vancouver
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 13 July 2017
    VIA Rail Canada Inc., Canada's national passenger rail service is currently seeking for 1 Senior Stores Attendant to work at it's Vancouver Maintenance Center (Pacific Central Station).

    TASKS
    - Pick, count, receive and store materials.
    - Process documents.
    - Operate forklift trucks.
    - Other related duties as assigned.

    SCHEDULE
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 6:00 to 16:00
    Rest days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

    SALARY
    26.65$/H
    Requirements :
    - General knowledge of stores procedures and materials classification.
    - Must possess a good working knowledge of micro-computers, Windows operating systems and Lotus Notes.
    - Must be qualified in Oracle.
    - Must have forklift operations certification
    - Must know W.H.M.I.S. and T.D.G.
  • Location: Toronto
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 12 July 2017
    Our client in Toronto has an immediate opening for a Compliance Analyst - $19.00 her pr

    As a Compliance Analyst you will be working with a team of specialists who work to ensure compliance with international shipping of ecommerce parcels.

    Position Description:
    Multi-level screening of products for e-commerce transaction
    Export / Import restricted commodity
    Import restricted commodity, including: Country embargo and trade sanctions, Used condition goods, Policy and carrier restrictions, International trade restrictions

    Skills Required:
    Dangerous goods knowledge or certification
    Computer Skills (Outlook, excel, word, Google search)
    ITAR and ECCN knowledge preferred

    Experience Preferred:
    2-3 years work related experience
    High School Diploma
    US export controls of the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security an asset
    IATA dangerous goods an asset
    Customs import regulations of at least one country an asset

    Not the job for you, but know someone else who might be interested? Refer them to us for a referral bonus of $100 upon the completion of their first 120 hours of work! Simply ask our consultants for details!

    Manpower Group recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At Manpower Group, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.
  • Location: Ann Arbor
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 11 July 2017
    Check out this direct hire opportunity in Ann Arbor. Our client is seeking an experienced buyer to support the purchasing director in all activities of sourcing and purchasing. Annual salary will range from $50,000-80,000 per year, depending on experience. Duties include, but are not limited to, monitoring the yearly purchasing plan, assessing both current and new suppliers, collecting information about problems and delays and identifying effective solutions, and defining and monitoring the activities plan of each resource. The ideal candidate will have bachelor's degree and at least 1-2 years of experience, preferably in multinational manufacturing companies.

    Call Manpower today for more information and immediate consideration: 734-665-3757 ext: 4. Get a head start by creating an account at manpower.com and then give us a call!

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    Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Location: Guerneville
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 07 July 2017
    Location: Burlingame, CA
    Duration: Long term, possible temp to hire
    Pay: $20 - $22/hr.

    In this position, Manufacturing Buyer will be responsible for the following:
    * Will represent the company in the acquisition of goods and services required to assure on-time deliveries and customer satisfaction.
    * The primary objective is to identify and obtain the products and services that must be obtained externally. In accomplishing this, the Buyer will evaluate, and determine the best supplier, value and delivery for those products and services.

    Basic Duties and Responsibilities:
    * Evaluate new material requirements and determine purchase order requirements
    * Find best product for the best price, from reliable vendors
    * Assure that the acquisition of all goods or services will meet the requirements of customer defined requirements
    * Track and maintain proper levels of stocked inventory.
    * Assist the estimating department in project bidding.
    * Initiate and implement process improvement initiatives for department
    * Data Entry experience when completing RFQ's for material needs
    * Dispute Resolution, work with suppliers and customers to resolve lost, damaged, and or quality related issues in a timely and professional manner.

    Qualifications:
    * Will have excellent analytic and communication skills.
    * Will demonstrate a positive attitude.
    * The ability to cooperate with team members / leaders.
    * Strong "people" skills.

    Education and Experience:
    * A combination of over two years of directly related education, training and/or experience is desired for this position.
    o Sheet Metal experience
    o Contract Manufacturing experience
    * Basic ability to read material specifications and drawings when required to submit RFQ's to planned supplier base
    * Prior experience using an ERP System when managing purchasing requirements (JobBoss and Epicor experience desired)

    Computer Skills:
    * To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong computer skills
    o Ability to use Microsoft Office , Unipoint, and Microsoft Outlook for tactical and strategic management of material
  • Location: Fort Pierce
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Friday, 16 June 2017
    Manpower is looking for a Materials Buyer for a large boat manufacturer in Fort Pierce, FL. This position entails purchasing/materials support to all phases of the business and manufacturing process, to ensure on time delivery of the highest quality of boats to meet our customers’ expectations. Responsibilities include: • Purchase materials and supplies as necessary, maintaining proper inventory levels and on time delivery. • Research, select and negotiate with appropriate vendors. • Maintain positive vendor relations. • Maintain appropriate fields in Syteline with up to date information, pricing, vendor contacts, max/mins, point of use inventories, etc. • Coordinate with Manufacturing Management to enhance Lean Manufacturing process through development of Point of Use inventories, elimination of barriers, etc. • Plan and forecast bulk materials needs. • Interacts with all levels of responsibility, both inside and outside the organization. • Work with and support Continuous Improvement efforts.