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Posted on 06/15/2017

Outside Vendor Manager

Hausner Hard Chrome - Elk Grove Village, IL

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Job Description

Summary:  To accurately and timely develop and negotiating subcontracts to include capabilities, negotiation of terms, measurement of performance and on-time service requirements. Engages a wide variety of Production Scheduling activities to achieve and ensure excellent quality and timely delivery of production jobs.  Promote the products and services offered by HHC, Inc. through daily quality production of all work.  Effectively and positively communicate with vendors, management, employees, and customers.  Promote the long-term goals of HHC, Inc.  Promote good working relationships and teamwork with all vendors and employees.  Must be flexible and perform other duties not listed below to meet HHC Inc.’s changing needs. This position is strictly prohibited in accepting gifts, bribes or gratuities of any kind from customers, vendors or employees.

 

Nature & Scope of Position: 

 

  • Completes jobs as assigned by HHC, Inc. supervision.
  • Strong ethical business practices is required.
  • Follows established paperwork procedures to establish, maintain, track and complete jobs.
  • Ensures accuracy and timely completion of work.
  • Determine best possible practices and uses good techniques and judgments in work assignments.
  • Report issues of a reportable nature to supervisors immediately.
  • Practices good housekeeping with in assigned work area.
  • Has knowledge and understands requirements for all aspects of the position.
  • Proficient use of computer and appropriate software applications.
  • Prepares reports for guidance of management.
  • Provides assistance to Plant Managers as needed.
  • Travel required as needed.
  • Comply with all HHC, Inc. policies and procedures including Safety rules.
  • Develop policies and procedures for purchasing and contracting agents and ensure that your company follows all applicable laws and regulations. For example, you formulate policies for bid proposals and set the procedures used in the procurement of goods.
  • Responsible for monitoring the prompt shipment of goods and administering subcontracts to suppliers and vendors.
  • Responsibilities to research and evaluate supplies, including quality of vendor workmanship to spec, distribution capabilities and availability.
  • Subcontract Management requires you to have a strong observation and excellent communication skills.
  • You must be able to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships, as well as handle complaints, settle disputes, and conflict resolution.
  • Must have strong decision making skills, as well as the ability to organize and prioritize work.
  •  Other tasks as assigned.
  • Responsible for timely completion and monitoring for all vendor work to ensure maximum production and to meet customer due dates. 
  • Utilizes proper monitoring and systems to carry out job duties.
  • Monitors all work from sub-contractors in efforts to create monthly reports grading performance and non-conformances. Creates corrective actions and provides failure analysis as required.
  • Continually work to improve efficiency and quality with our vendors.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and organization in your work area.
  • Responsible for maintaining proper documentation related to jobs (prints, serial # logs, customer books, etc.).
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, etc. to determine customer requirements.
  • Communicate with customers, Sales and Customer Service personnel to clarify job requirements.
  • Responsible for insuring jobs meet customer requirements and appropriate quality standards.

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

 

Education/Experience:  High school diploma or GED required, Vocational/Technical Education preferred, minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent education and experience.

 

Language Ability:  Ability to communicate English/Spanish preferred, read blue prints, comprehend  instructions and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

 

Math Ability:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference and volume.

 

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

 

Computer Skills:  Proficient computer skills required.

 

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds several times per day.  Talk and hear (in person, via telephone and radio).  Sit, stand,walk for long periods at a time. Use hands to finger, handle or feel (e.g., operation of power tools, equipment and hand controls; various labor tasks, such as grasping, push/pull motion, use hand held radio, etc.).  Reach with hands and arms (e.g. operation of tools and equipment; various labor tasks).  Use of vision to see close, distance, color, peripherally, depth perception, and/or ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses, during day and night time hours, as well as in various environmental conditions (e.g., fog, snow, rain, etc.).  Climb, balance, stoop, kneel crouch, crawl.  Drive a vehicle/equipment for short or long periods of time. Physical repetitive motion (e.g., performing various labor tasks, using tools, operating equipment, driving, using hand held radio, etc.)  Comprehend, reason, problem solve, make sound decisions and exercise sound judgment.  Noise Level: Usually moderate to loud (work sites and equipment).  Taste and Smell (as safety precaution while at work site).  Exposure to outside weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration, flammable/combustible/explosive materials, biological hazards, extreme heat and cold, wet or humid conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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