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Job opening in the Netherlands

QA/QC coordinator

Location: AMPCO EDC Services bv – Woerden, The Netherlands

AMPCO METAL, is a leading international manufacturer and integrated distributor of specialty copper alloys and engineered products.

Major industries served include chemical and petroleum, machine tool, primary metal producers, transportation, and a wide range of industrial and commercial machinery.

AMPCO METAL manufactures a wide range of alloys in a variety of grades and conditions and distributes them through its worldwide network of service centres.

For its European Distribution Centre, located in The Netherlands, we are looking for a

QA/QC Coordinator

Main responsibilities:

· Responsible for ensuring our products and services meet the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance required for customer and application.

· Review the implementation and efficiency of quality standards and inspection systems

· Develop and implement new methods to monitor and control quality and inspection systems

· Understand the processes, their interactions, andidentify potential improvements.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop quality assurance policies and documented management systems
  • Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality
  • Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues
  • Communication with customers or suppliers in case of non-conformities
  • Work with other departments to find a good solution to quickly resolve issues
  • Develop, recommend, implement, and monitor corrective and preventive actions
  • Close interaction with personnel performing the various tasks and a good understanding of those tasks
  • Identify training needs and organize training sessions to meet situational needs
  • Conduct Internal Audits to evaluate process effectiveness
  • Evaluate audit findings,both Internal and external,and implement appropriate corrective or improvement actions
  • Monitor risk management activities
  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

Education and Experience

  • Analytical level thinking or work experience preferred
  • Certifications an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate
  • Prior experience in the metal industry or significant academic or practical knowledge in material engineering
  • Good knowledge of material properties, ideally with nonferrous alloys
  • Familiar with relevant certifications and assessment standards (such as ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and safety VCA**)
  • Quality inspection, auditing, and material testing experience (hardness, tensile, chemistry)
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts, and methodologies of QA
  • Solid experience in effective usage of data analysis tools and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements
  • A resident of The Netherlands is an advantage
  • European Union resident

Key Competencies

  • Communication skills – verbal and written.

Good knowledge of Dutch and English.

  • Strong Customer service orientation
  • Analytical skills and decision-making
  • Advanced Digital skills; able to use modern ICT Tools
  • Hands on, practical approach
  • Proactive
  • Teamwork

1st contract will be for 1 year, after the one year this can be converted into a permanent position

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AMPCO METAL is een toonaangevende internationale fabrikant en geïntegreerde distributeur van speciale koperlegeringen en producten.

Belangrijke industrieën die worden bediend zijn onder andere; chemie en aardolie, werktuigmachines, primaire metaalproducenten, transport en een breed scala aan industriële en commerciële bedrijven.

AMPCO METAL produceert een breed scala aan legeringen in verschillende soorten en distribueert deze via haar wereldwijde netwerk van servicecentra.

Voor het Europees Distributiecentrum, gevestigd in Nederland, zijn wij op zoek naar een

QA/QC Coördinator

Functieomschrijving:

· Controleren en testen van materiaal, of dit conform onze hoge kwaliteitseisen is, zodat wij onze kwaliteit, betrouwbaarheid en onze prestaties kunnen blijven garanderen voor onze klanten en hun toepassingen.

· Evalueren van de implementatie en de efficiëntie van onze kwaliteitsnormen en inspectiesystemen

· Ontwikkelen en implementeren van nieuwe methoden voor het bewaken en controleren van kwaliteits- en inspectiesystemen

· Het begrijpen van de processen, hun interacties en het identificeren van mogelijke verbeteringen.

Belangrijkste taken en verantwoordelijkheden:

· Onderhouden en ontwikkelen van het kwaliteitsbeleid en gedocumenteerde managementsystemen.

· Plannen, uitvoeren en monitoren van testen en het inspecteren van materialen en producten om de kwaliteit van het eindproduct te waarborgen

· Onderzoeken van klachten en non-conformiteitsproblemen van klanten

· Communicatie met klanten en/of leveranciers in geval van een non-conformiteit

· Samenwerken met andere afdelingen om een goede oplossing te vinden om problemen snel op te lossen

· Ontwikkelen, aanbevelen, implementeren en monitoren van corrigerende en preventieve maatregelen

· Nauwe samenwerking met personeel dat de verschillende taken uitvoert en een goed begrip hebben van die taken

· Identificeren van trainings/opleidingsbehoeften en het organiseren van trainingssessies om aan situationele behoeften te voldoen

· Interne audits uitvoeren om de effectiviteit van het proces te evalueren

· Auditbevindingen evalueren, zowel intern als extern, en passende corrigerende of verbeteringsmaatregelen uitvoeren

· Risicomanagement activiteiten monitoren

· Zorgdragen voor voortdurende naleving van de wettelijke vereisten voor kwaliteit en industrie

Functie eisen:

· Analytisch werk en denk niveau
· Certificeringen zijn een pre, waaronder Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality ImprovementAssociate ·Ervaring in de metaalindustrie of aanzienlijke academische of praktische kennis in materiaalkunde ·Goede kennis van materiaaleigenschappen, idealiter met non-ferrolegeringen ·Bekend met relevante certificeringen en beoordelingsnormen (zoals 9001, AS9100, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 en veiligheid VCA**) · Kwaliteitsinspectie, auditing en materiaaltestervaring (hardheid, treksterkte, chemie)

· Kennis van tools, concepten en methodologieën van QA · Ervaring in effectief gebruik van data en statistische analysetools · Kennis van relevante regelgeving · Inwoner van de EU · Woonachtig in Nederland is een pre

Competenties:

· Communicatieve vaardigheden – mondeling en schriftelijk.
· Goede kennis van Engels (must) en Nederlands (pre)
· Sterke klantenservicegerichtheid
· Analytisch vermogen en besluitvorming
· Geavanceerde digitale vaardigheden; in staat om moderne ICT Tools te gebruiken
· Hands-on, praktische aanpak
· Proactieve
· Teamwork
1e contract is voor 1 jaar, na een jaar kan dit bij goed functioneren omgezet worden in een vaste aanstelling

Soort dienstverband: Fulltime, Bepaalde tijd, Onbepaalde tijd

Salaris: Tot €4.000,00 per maand

Aanvullende betalingen:

  • Vakantiegeld

Arbeidsvoorwaarden:

  • Pensioen
  • Reiskostenvergoeding

Werkschema:

  • ma-vr

Ervaring:

  • ISO9001, AS9100, ISO14001, ISO45001 and Safety VCA: 2 jaar (Aanbevolen)

Opleiding:

  • MBO (Aanbevolen)

Thuiswerken:

  • Nee

Job Openings in USA

Inside Sales Manager
Location: Sturtevant, WI, US at Ampco Metal

AMPCO METAL Inc is a fully owned subsidiary of AMPCO METAL, S.A, headquartered in Switzerland, a leading international manufacturer and integrated distributor of specialty copper alloys and engineered products. This position is located at Sturtevant, Wisconsin.

This position manages and directs the activities of the inside sales force (4 persons) to maximize customers’ requirements and satisfaction while upholding the Company’s mission and vision. Also manages direct reports on ongoing development and performance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages all inside sales activities to ensure achievement of established objectives for sales volume, gross profit margins and customer satisfaction.
  • Handles market expansion efforts.
  • Collaborates with key customers, credit, operations, and outside sales representatives to expedite and troubleshoot customer orders, facilitate new programs, messages and offerings.
  • Implements sales techniques, process, and tools to optimize the sales volume.
  • Reviews sales orders for margin levels, consistency and accuracy
  • Collaborate with production and other departments as needed to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Trains inside sales team and mentors them
  • Ensures reporting and communications among all teams
  • Runs weekly Inside Sales meetings and presentations.

Staff Management

  • Guides and mentors Inside salespeople to ensure productivity, resolving problems as they arise
  • Participates in recruitment of open positions, recommends / select the best-qualified candidate.
  • Conducts performance evaluations.
  • Address performance problems through corrective action
  • Assesses employee performance
  • Conducts selling efforts as planned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, technical sales (for metal material and machine parts)
  • Five years of Inside sales experience in the metal distributions
  • 3-5 year of supervisory experience
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP and CRM systems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of HubSpot a plus
  • Spanish language a plus

AMPCO METAL is an integrated metal producer. Under the AMPCO® and AMPCOLOY® brands, the company delivers the widest range of premium specialty bronzes and copper alloys, providing exceptional physical and mechanical properties.

Professional value-added services, product quality and short deliveries are internationally guaranteed through our distribution centers in Europe, USA, China, India, Korea and Brazil.

Shipping Clerk
Location: Sturtevant, WI, US at Ampco Metal

AMPCO METAL Inc is a fully owned subsidiary of AMPCO METAL, headquartered in Switzerland, a leading international manufacturer and integrated distributor of specialty copper alloys and engineered products. This position is located at Sturtevant, Wisconsin.

We are seeking an energetic, proactive and detail-oriented Shipping Clerk who is responsible for the overall shipping operations.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Processes and monitors shipping transactions and documentation, including, but not limited to properly ERP checkout, delivery notes, orders, confirming shipments for specific customers to ensure timeliness and accuracy
  • Team with other warehouse personnel to properly pack and label products
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with carriers, customers, and other internal teams
  • Develop and implement a process to organize and prioritize the team’s overall workload
  • Comply with all established safety policies and procedures; promote and maintain safety awareness and identify and resolve potential safety issues
  • Additional warehousing projects and tasks that may be involved with logistics, transportation, inventory control management
  • Other responsibilities assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Good computer skills with knowledge of ERP systems
  • Knowledge of all aspects of warehouse and distribution environments, including safety and OSHA regulations.
  • material handling experience (stand or sit-down forklift)
  • Proven reliability – attendance and punctuality! overtime as needed
  • Continuous standing and walking throughout the workday
  • Ability to tape measure accurately
  • Ability to frequently lift, push, and slide material that typically weigh up to 75 lbs
  • High school diploma or higher

Job Benefits: Competitive wages, Medical insurance, 401k matches and other benefits.

Job Type: Full-time, non-exempt

AMPCO METAL is an integrated metal producer. Under the AMPCO® and AMPCOLOY® brands, the company delivers the widest range of premium specialty bronzes and copper alloys, providing exceptional physical and mechanical properties.

Professional value-added services, product quality and short deliveries are internationally guaranteed through our distribution centers in Europe, USA, China, India, Korea and Brazil.

Sales Engineer

Location: Sturtevant, WI, US at Ampco Metal

Company:       AMPCO METAL is a world-leading integrated manufacturer and distributor of specialty bronzes, copper-based alloys and related products, serving a variety of sectors, including metal processing, aerospace, automotive, oil & gas, glass and plastics mold-making and a wide range of industrial engineering applications. We have production facilities and distribution centers facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.

Position:         This position will be based from our Sturtevant, WI officeWe are looking for a Sales Engineer to maintain and grow our sales in the assigned territory.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • take ownership of the sales budget for the assigned territory.
  • develop and maintain strong relationship directly and actively with potential end-users and customers,
  • promoting our special copper base alloys products as well as machined parts.
  • develop strong partnership with inside sales team to ensure excellent services to our customers
  • Complete required visiting schedules and reports in a timely manner. All business travel must be authorized by the General Manager prior to each trip. In general, business trips should be scheduled 3 – 4 weeks in advance to minimize travel costs. On a weekly basis, the representative should provide the General Manager with a detailed proposal including the specific travel schedule (flight and/or driving details), the confirmed meeting schedule, the contact person(s) at each company, and a brief summary of the purpose of each visit.

Qualifications:

You must have a bachelor’s degree in related field, such as mechanically engineering, metallurgy, or any business-related field.  Metal distribution experience and/or tooling/die-making sales background, preferably in the plastics mold making or metal forming field and a good understanding of operations.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Strong relationship builder’s skills
  • Proven track record of industrial commercial sales achievements
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Passion and sense of urgency
  • Prior experience working within the metal distribution industry preferred
  • Excellent pro-active communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)
  • Any non-English second language preferred

Compensation:

AMPCO METAL offers a competitive base compensation with result-based incentive