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POST DATE 12/17/2019
END DATE 1/23/2020

Markem-Imaje Corporation Keene, NH

Keene, NH
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Company

Markem-Imaje is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US-based Dover Corporation and is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, and print and apply label systems.

Markem-Imaje provides global reach to over 50,000 customers with 30 subsidiaries, 6 technology centers, several equipment repair centers and manufacturing plants with the most comprehensive marking and coding portfolio available in the marketplace.

Are you a self-motivated, confident, and passionate Supplier Performance Expert who understands why supplier quality, delivery and cost management is so important to the success of the company?

In this role you'll … you will work as part of a dynamic team to qualify suppliers and products and driving continuous improvement throughout our supplier base.

You'll have an opportunity to… contribute to a variety of missions while developing your natural talent as it relates to leading Supplier Performance initiatives. These activities are targeted at the both the technical and supplier performance realm in support of both new product development and current products in the Markem-Imaje product line.

You should possess… Minimum of 5 years Supplier Performance/Quality experience with a concentration in Supply Chain, Quality, Chemical Engineering, continuous improvement and problem solving.

Principal Activities / Duties / Responsibilities: *Manage various chemistry and packaging suppliers within the current product portfolio while proactively addressing and communicating quality, delivery and cost savings opportunities throughout the organization.
*Lead supplier and part qualifications and also supplier quality contract creation.
*Lead supplier issues resolution; root cause, corrective action and continuous improvement.
*Lead supplier risk assessments, risk management and disaster recovery planning.

Education and/or Experience Required: *B.S. in Engineering, Supply Chain or related discipline. Concentration in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry and Packaging. MBA preferred. 6 Sigma Black/Green Belt desired.
*5-8 years of Supplier Performance/Quality Engineering experience within a manufacturing environment.
*Experience with and mastering of the following: negotiations, quality contracts, supplier relationship management, supplier scorecards, continuous improvement, supplier audits, parts/materials measurements and certifications, problem solving tools (PDCA, 8D, etc..), root cause tools (5W, Ishikawa), etc.

General Skills: *Ability to work in a team environment and to multi-task with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
*Results oriented and committed to quality and continuous improvement.
*Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to lead projects.

The Site

Keene, New Hampshire is a small college-town where you'll find a charming downtown Main Street teeming with shops, restaurants and a retro movie theater. Employees also enjoy a great range of outdoor activities close by such as skiing and hiking.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law..