Category: Operations (Page 1 of 3)

Raleigh/Durham or Remote – Port Group – Operations and Finance

We are building a great team at Port Group (portgroup.us) to provide outsourced business development and sales support services for SaaS, VARs, MSPs, Channel Sales, and other B2B industries. The business is a year and a half old and has a lot of opportunities ahead of it. I’m happy to discuss these over an introduction.   If you have a strong financial and operations background and are interested in working with a local professional services startup, let’s chat!

This position is paid. Please contact thomas@portgroup.us for more information.

RDU/Remote – Port Group – Operations and Finance

We are building a great team at Port Group (portgroup.us) to provide outsourced business development and sales support services for SaaS, VARs, MSPs, Channel Sales, and other B2B industries. The business is a year and a half old and has a lot of opportunities ahead of it. I’m happy to discuss these over an introduction. Please reach out to   thomas@portgroup.us

If you have a strong financial and operations background and are interested in working with a local professional services startup, let’s chat!

Hiring full-time and part-time employees as well as paid interns.

Durham – Self-Help Credit Union – Benefits Intern

Internship Program:

Self-Help/CRL offers a 10-week summer internship program that is designed to give students valuable experience in a professional setting while broadening their knowledge of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s). Participants may also expand their knowledge of The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) works which ensures a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all credit-worthy borrowers, regardless of their income. Along with each specific intern project, the intern will participate in a series of brownbag lunches to learn more about Self-Help and the Community Development industry as a whole. Interns will also be given the opportunity to network with one another and other Self-Helpers through a variety of planned events.

Internship Description: Support the HR Operations team in comprising a proposal of revised or enhanced benefit plan offerings. The goal is to propose new or improved benefit offerings to promote improvements that would foster improvements with recruiting and employee retention .

Essential Responsibilities: Assist with help needed in researching, preparing documents and presentations for this project.

Credentials, Experience and Skills: Presentation, project management, Research and analyzing data. Enrollment in undergraduate degree program.

Physical Requirements: Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 40 pounds.

Compensation: TBD

Application:

Please apply for this assignment on our Internship Careers Page. Please upload a thoughtful cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and a resume with your application.

About Us:

Self-Help Credit Union was chartered in 1983 to build a network of branches that partner with working families and communities often underserved by the financial marketplace. With over $1.6 billion in assets and serving more than 92,500 members in 32 branches – six in Florida, 22 in North Carolina, three in South Carolina, and one in Virginia – Self-Help Credit Union is one of the fastest-growing community development financial institutions in the country. It is part of the Self-Help family of non-profit organizations whose collective mission is to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. For over 41 years, the national Center for Community Self-Help and its affiliates have provided more than $11 billion in financing to help over 198,000 people buy homes, start and grow businesses, and build wealth. For more information, please visit www.self-help.org.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class or family status.

Remote – Advatix – Industrial Engineer

Start Date: May 16th, 2022

Role Description:

For this role, we are looking for a candidate that is well-organized, detail-oriented, has great time management skills, is flexible in taking on a range of responsibilities, is familiar with or open to working in a manufacturing environment, and is comfortable communicating with a diverse set of stakeholders: machinists, middle management, and senior management.

Job Responsibilities:

-Identify facility design requirements based on activity levels, product dimensional profiles, and product flow and transportation methods
-Specify material handling and storage equipment solutions
-Create equipment and operating supply lists, and provide purchase requisitions
-Develop IT equipment (hardware and cabling) requirements based on activity levels and work content
-Establish tasks and processes required to complete proposed work content
-Design and program logic for process control changes in plant DCS and PLC’s
-Provide installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance support for the DCS and PLC infrastructure
-Review of proposed control system changes and provide feedback on requirements and timing. Participate in the management of change process
-Manage and maintain plant network systems including Ethernet, Modbus and Profibus, switches, and firewall
-Manage and maintain Windows-based PCs and Servers used for process control
-Provides technical direction and leadership to keep the system’s current
-Provide operator and technician training for control system enhancements and new applications
-Support plant data archiving system, operator interface graphics, and data logging applications

Required Skills:

-Ability to program and build tools in a variety of languages (Python, VBA, Java) and environments (ERP System, Excel, Scheduling Software)
-Strong background in database management and SQL
-Strong background in Excel, including VBA
-Strong background in data analysis
-Experience with data visualization tools, e.g., Tableau (preferred)
-Experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
-Excellent verbal and written communications skills
-Knowledge (or deep willingness to learn) the tools of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
-Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field, or equivalent related work or military experience
-2 years of experience in supply chain management, logistics, warehousing or a related field

Preferred:

-APICS certification
-Third-Party Logistics (3PL) experience
-Extensive experience in quality, engineering, lean manufacturing and work cell manufacturing; ability to identify best practices in a high-volume production environment
-Project and resource management experience

If interested, please apply here: https://advatixinc.applytojob.com/apply/Tc6TqWPuLR/Industrial-Engineer

Remote – Advatix – Sales and Operations Planning and Expectation Consultant

Position: Consultant, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Execution

Department: S&OP

Reports to: Senior Manager, S&OP Solutions

Position Summary:

This is a position within the S&OP group in the Advatix organization. The candidate will assume a key role in product development, client interfacing, and solution integration and implementation. This role will be instrumental in project conceptualization through delivery, helping clients build strategies and capabilities to deploy improved systems and processes.

The candidate requires a thorough understanding of supply chain planning fundamentals; including demand planning, supply planning, and inventory management with experience implementing these learnings/ tools in a professional capacity. The candidate should be analytically inclined and fluent in technical communication with all levels of an organization. Basic knowledge of fulfillment processes, logistics solutions, shipping modes, and associated cost drivers is a plus. Demonstrated experience with business process design, process reengineering, and/or management system information (MIS) implementations is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

Solution readiness and implementation (50%):

-Develop readiness requirements: create process maps, client requirements, and standard operating procedures based on observing client processes, interpreting documentation, and/or conducting interviews with all levels of an organization
-Engage with the development team to align system requirements to client readiness. Define and map client requirements.
-Conduct operational assessments (e.g., process time studies, stress tests) to benchmark operational processes against best-in-class
-Identify opportunities for process improvement based on the application of S&OP applications, technical knowledge, and/or prior experience
-Coordinate development, configuration, and/or deployment of improved system functionality or operational processes with subject-matter expert assistance

Data Analysis and readiness (30%):

-Identify and communicate information requests to clients to support data-driven assessments
-Collate and analyze data to manage alignment and delivery of solutions

Development of Technical Recommendations for Project & Client Executives (20%):

-Articulate technical recommendations, direction, and value drivers related to S&OP solutions
-Support development of project deliverables for client engagements
-Present technical solutions and/or recommendations to all levels of an organization

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree required – Science, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Economics or Finance majors preferred
-A thorough understanding of supply chain management and planning processes and tools is essential
-Up to 2 years experience in operations, logistics, and/or supply chain management roles
-Excellent Excel, and data visualization skills with Tableau and/or Power BI
-Excellent verbal, written, and presentation (PowerPoint) communication skills
-Travel may be up to 50% or as required

Additional Requirements (Highly Desirable):

-Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management
-Professional Supply chain certifications
-Demonstrated experience supporting system implementations, with outstanding planning and organizational skills

Location: All US locations

If interested, please apply here: https://advatixinc.applytojob.com/apply/lfPIewVUAk/Consultant-Sales-And-Operations-Planning-Execution

We truly value our staff and offer the benefits to prove it, medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation, sick and personal leave, etc. Salary is dependent upon experience and skillset

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Remote – Advatix – Supply Chain and Analytics Consultant

Department: Supply Chain, Analytics & Technology

Start Date: May 16th, 2022

Position Summary: This is a position within the Supply Chain, & Analytics group in the Advatix organization. The candidate requires a basic understanding of supply chain and operations fundamentals and experience with implementing analytical techniques and tools in these domains. The candidate should be comfortable developing analytical models and fluent in technical communication with all levels in an organization. A fundamental knowledge of fulfilment processes, logistics solutions, shipping modes and associated cost drivers is a plus. Experience in network analytics and operations research is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

Analytics Solutioning (10%):

Support consulting, analytics and sales solutioning teams to identify/execute opportunities for providing analytics solutions and services

Data Analytics (35%):

-Prepares data for analysis with the use of tools and scripts
-Conducts analysis using instructions, techniques and algorithms provided or researched
-Collates and prepares key insights and findings

Supply Chain Modeling, Simulation & Optimization (35%):

-Supply chain cost, location and network modeling
-Facility CAPEX/OPEX modeling for operational performance improvement and automation
-Logistics cost modeling on first-middle-last mile models, alternatives, multi-modal etc.

Development of Technical Recommendations for Client Executives (20%):

-Ability to articulate technical recommendations, direction and value drivers
-Supporting development of proposals and deliverables for client engagements

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree required – Science, Engineering, Economics or Finance majors preferred
-Master’s degree in Business Analytics, Statistics, Operations Research and/or Industrial Engineering preferred
-2-4 years experience in supply chain modeling, analytics, simulation and/or optimization
-Excellent data visualization skills with Tableau and/or Power BI
-Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
-Travel may be up to 50% or as required

Additional Requirements:

-Experience with Anylogistix, Anylogic, Llamasoft is a plus
-Experience working with GIS toolkits (ESRI, Quantum GIS, MapInfo) is a plus
-Experience with statistical programming packages in Python, R, Stata, SAS or SPSS is a plus

If interested, please apply here: https://advatixinc.applytojob.com/apply/hdz0mg7eWO/Consultant-Supply-Chain-And-Analytics

Advatix®, Inc. is one of world’s leading providers of ecommerce Supply Chain and Logistics Consulting Services and Solutions that enables its clients to transform their operations for speed, service, and cost of fulfillment and delivery of goods and services and we are committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply. We are an EEOC Employer.

Remote – Advatix – Customer Xperience Mission Center Intern

Position: Intern

Department: Customer Xperience Mission Center

Reports to: CXMC Director

Start Date: May 16th, 2022

Position Summary:

As an Advatix Supply Chain & Logistics Intern, you’ll be assigned one or more challenging projects while also joining a team that is actively seeking, finding and implementing practical solutions to real-world business challenges. In this role, you will apply the skills gained through your college experiences while also gaining valuable business, technical and life skills as a part of Advatix’s exciting internship program. Learning and leading sourcing activities including qualifying bidders, conducting bid discussions, analyzing bid results, and awarding opportunities to key suppliers using standardized process tools. Analyzing and determining level of risks to Advatix’s business continuity stemming from Advatix’s critical supplier base, then assisting in determining the alternatives, including related costs and timing, to minimize such risks.

Key Responsibilities:

-The Global Supply Chain Intern will be responsible for either Supply Planning, Network Planning, or Demand Planning functions
-Network Planning functions include but are not limited to proactively mitigating backorders, identifying opportunities to avoid inventory reserves, and effectively managing inventory throughout the global supply chain network
-This position requires partnering and working with marketing and supply planning counterparts
-Supply Planning functions include but are not limited to creating a master plan to ensure adequate service levels are met and proper financial tradeoffs are executed
-Ensure purchase orders are executed for purchased finished goods to ensure service levels are achieved
-Demand Planning functions include but are not limited to establishing a baseline demand forecast and ensuring accuracy of the item level mix forecast
-Leading demand reviews with commercial partners
-Ensuring proper lifecycle management processes are executed and communicated to both commercial and operations stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

-Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional, team-oriented environment
-Strong relationship-building skills and customer focus
-Strong presentation skills, comfortable presenting to people at all levels of the organization
-Two years of progress towards a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations, Finance, Engineering or related field required
-Microsoft Office experience required

Location: All US locations

If interested, please apply here: https://advatixinc.applytojob.com/apply/jikLlNtdhV/Customer-Xperience-Mission-Center-Internship

We truly value our staff and offer the benefits to prove it, medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation, sick and personal leave, etc. Salary is dependent upon experience and skillset

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Remote – Advatix – Supply Chain Strategy Intern

Position: Intern, Supply Chain Strategy

Department: Supply Chain & Analytics

Start Date: May 16th, 2022

Position Summary:

This is a position within the Supply Chain & Analytics group in the Advatix organization. The candidate requires a basic understanding of supply chain, operations, and financial levers in business and should be comfortable supporting strategy formulation and presenting sophisticated models for cost-benefit assessments and value propositions to senior executives. Fundamental knowledge of fulfillment processes, logistics solutions, shipping modes, and associated cost drivers is a plus. Experience in strategy consulting, corporate planning, and/or capital program management is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy Formulation & Delivery (5%):

-Support consulting, analytics and sales solutions teams to formulate a business strategy to initiate performance improvement or operational transformation initiatives
-Collaborate with analytics and knowledge experts to ensure engagement client deliverables are completed on time, within scope and budget

Business Analysis (40%):

-Articulate requirements, validate and collect data for business analysis across marketing, operations, supply chain, and/or sourcing domains
-Conduct, collate, and present key insights and findings from business analysis

Value Propositioning & Financial Analysis (40%):

-Create value propositions and/or ROI using financial modeling techniques
-Develop cash-flow impact and other cost-benefit assessments

Strategic Communication & Execution Planning (15%):

-Articulate strategic recommendations and execution roadmaps to implement solutions
-Support creation of proposals and deliverables for client engagements, including decks and/or white papers

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree required. Science, Engineering, Economics, or Finance majors preferred.
-Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) required. Recent graduates from Tier 1 MBA programs preferred (in progress)
-4-6 years of experience in corporate planning, capital program management, strategic sourcing, and/or operations planning
-Excellent spreadsheet modeling, data visualization, and business communication skills
-Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills

Additional Requirements:

-Functional experience with leading ERP systems (e.g., SAP, NetSuite, Dynamics) is a plus
-Data visualization experience with Tableau or Power BI is a plus
-PMI or ASCM certifications a plus

Location: All US locations

Apply here: https://advatixinc.applytojob.com/apply/NoNRXagdzW/Intern-Supply-Chain-Strategy

Advatix®, Inc. is one of the world’s leading providers of eCommerce Supply Chain and Logistics Consulting Services and Solutions that enables its clients to transform their operations for speed, service, and cost of fulfillment and delivery of goods and services and we are committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply. We are an EEOC Employer.

Raleigh/Durham – The Looma Project – Jr. Operations Specialist

Looma exists to connect shoppers to the people and stories behind food & beverage products. Our first product, Loop™ At-Shelf Maker Stories, is a network of smart tablets in grocery stores that play short, human-centric films connecting producer to consumer. The data generated by Loop™ fuels our proprietary film production and optimization processes, forming a flywheel we believe will one day power the world’s most sophisticated platform for human-centric point-of-decision video.

This role will consist of three primary emphases. These emphases are listed below, along with the key responsibilities, and projected time allocation associated with each:

1. Network support, troubleshooting, and quality assurance: 40%
2. On-site management of Looma’s NC-based storage facility: 30%
3. In-store fieldwork: 30%

Network Support, Troubleshooting, and Quality Assurance (40%):

-Monitor network health daily and submit support tickets to ensure tablet maintenance needs are addressed in under 48 hours
-Field miscellaneous support requests and questions from Retail Partner employees and escalate as necessary
-Maintain proficiency in Looma’s proprietary network management software in order to provide technical support to Retail Partner employees, Looma’s Field Operations Associates, and other Looma staff working in the field
-Sign-off on the work completed by Field Operations Associates and other third party contractors via review of submitted photo, video, technical configurations, and/or completed checklists for compliance with Looma’s in-store installation protocols and quality standards
-Configure tablets with Looma’s proprietary software to prepare for new store installations and upgrades

On-Site Storage Facility Management (30%):

-Maintain an accurate inventory count of physical items at Looma’s Research Triangle Park-based storage facility
-Receive and inspect incoming deliveries for quality and accuracy
-Organize supplies for large-scale launch projects and one-off maintenance needs
-Support with equipment purchasing and procurement as-needed

In-Store Field Work (30%):

-Perform ad-hoc in-store tablet maintenance
-Provide occasional hands-on training to Field Operations Associates as needed
-Support with installation projects for new store rollouts, program launches, and upgrades

Attributes:

-Ability to learn and embrace new technology
-Excellent customer service orientation; ability to liaise with retail employees at all levels of seniority, electricians and other third-party contractors, and Looma’s network of part-time Field Operations Associates
-Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
-Excited about a role with a combination of administrative and physical work

Structure & Compensation:

Looma will provide a competitive compensation package consisting of base salary and stock options. All Looma compensation packages include cash / equity flexibility (i.e. you can opt for more equity and less cash or vice-versa).

Benefits:
-Employee coverage for health, dental, and vision (gold plan)
-Unlimited PTO (3-week minimum)
-12-week primary caregiver leave
-Flexible office setting (office, flex, or WFH, with associated stipends)
-$100/month craftsmanship stipend

Looma’s Hiring Philosophy: Looma believes culture is one of the strongest predictors of success for a startup. Strong contributors to Looma’s culture will exhibit the following characteristics:

1. Humility
2. Integrity
3. Wisdom
4. Emotional Intelligence
5. Grit
6. Joyfulness
7. Fun

Diversity & Nondiscrimination:

Looma believes diversity is a fundamental good, and we are committed to promoting diversity both in our workplace and through the stories we tell. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status, class or caste status, or any other protected class. Our global nondiscrimination policy covers these protected classes in every market in which we do business.

Durham – Ramona Optics – New Business Associate

Our go-to-market team at Ramona works collaboratively across sales, marketing, and product to drive adoption of our technology in research and industry.

As a New Business Associate, you’ll be responsible for organizational mapping, prospecting individuals, driving engagement, setting up opportunities for account executives, taking qualification calls, and nurturing early opportunities. You will be the first point of contact for new groups and companies we work with.

You’ll work closely with both Account Executives and Applications Scientists to help drive progress towards our revenue goals. The ideal candidate is customer-centric, resilient, enthusiastic about starting their career in technical sales, and passionate about the power of bringing together biology, imaging, and computation.

What gets you excited:

-Acting as a key member of the Ramona go-to-market team and hunting new business
-Working collaboratively with the Marketing Team and Application Scientists to support Account Executives
-Identifying prospects and building pipelines through outbound campaigns
-Helping new customers understand the value Ramona can bring to their work and processes
-Identifying the most promising verticals to help drive new revenue opportunities

What gets us excited:

-1-3 years experience in pipeline development and/or sales
-Ability to lead high-level conversations with technical stakeholders
-Ability to evangelize Ramona’s value proposition in order to assess buying interest
-Ability to thrive in a high customer touchpoint and a time-sensitive environment.
-Having a relentless mindset and an unwillingness to quit
-Proficiency using Salesforce and/or other CRMs
-Experience working with customers and explaining technical products
-Excitement to work in a high-growth environment and to help build processes and tools as needed
-A desire to learn more about the nuts, bolts, and code that make our technology tick
-Belief in, and enthusiasm for, how imaging and image analysis can unlock and benefit life sciences research; a high degree of intellectual curiosity

This is a paid position. Visit ramonaoptics.com to learn more about what we do.

Ramona is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender, or other applicable protected characteristics.

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