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Manufacturing Advisor / Consultant

Company: MS Companies
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: ManufacturingAdvisor/ConsultantLocations: Nationwide
About MS Companies
MS Companies is bridging the gap between the manufacturing industry and the rapidly growing tech field. Asa data-driven technology company we provide our customers with workforce solutions to increase efficiencies, while also serving as a gateway to the gig economy. An ISO-9001:2015 certified company, MS Companies is one of the fastest-growing privately held firms in the U.S. Today. MS Companies partners with hundreds of leading manufacturers throughout North America, specifically those within the automotive, food manufacturing, oil and gas industries. MS Companies provides our clients a comprehensive suite of manufacturing advisory services supported by a network of skilled, experienced independent contractors specializing in operational excellence and continuous improvement. Our methodology embodies a hands-on, collaborative approach to expedite robust problem-solving. We partner with our clients to improve manufacturing efficiency, improve quality, and reduce costs while improving our clients core competencies.
Job DescriptionAs an independent contractor, you will be paired to projects based on skill match, experience, and availability. Advisors work with our clients to deliver results that exceed expectations on a variety ofprojects, some examples include:


  • Working cross-functionally to resolve critical supply issues and business transfers.
  • Resolving capacity issues derived from unplanned events (fires, floods, breakdowns, etc.)
  • Proactive engagement to improve shop floor KPIs
  • Leading problem-solving efforts to solve complex manufacturing issues
  • Executing operational assessments, identifying gap closure plans, and executing such plans
  • Providing incremental support to address known resource gaps
  • Delivering training to clients to improve core competencies
  • Supporting product development processes to solve manufacturing feasibility issues
  • Driving improvements in Supplier management processes
  • Providing support to M&A due diligence processes
  • Manufacturing Project Manager / Administrator Job DutiesCritical Skills - Must Haves:

    • Oral/written communication
    • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently
    • Structured Problem-Solving
    • Manufacturing Excellence
    • Program/Project Management
    • Ten years manufacturing experience
    • Learning agility
    • Attention to detailComplementary Skills/Experiences - Nice to Haves:

      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
      • Industrial, Process, Manufacturing, and Robotic Engineering
      • Prior plant leadership roles
      • Operational roles such as Production Manager, Operations Manager, Shop Floor Supervisor,
      • Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence
      • Prior roles such in Maintenance
      • Program/Project Management
      • Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality, Six Sigma Blackbelt, Six Sigma Master blackbelt
      • Technical Specialist in Welding, Casting, Heat Treat, Electronics, Injection Molding, Machining,
      • Stamping, Electric Vehicle, or Battery
      • Human Resources General or Specialist
      • Supply Chain/Purchasing roles such as Buyer, Inbound/Outbound Logistics, Planner, Scheduler,
      • Supplier Development, Supply Chain, Capacity Manager
        MS Companies is one of the fastest growing companies in the nation as recognized by the Inc. 5000 list. We arestrategically located in 14 states and abroad to support the efforts and needs of our global retailers andmanufacturers. MS Companies is ISO certified company that utilizes state-of-the-art technology and training tosupport the booming manufacturing industry while providing the best quality experience for both our customersand associates.
        MS Companies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationalorigin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. INDADV

Keywords: MS Companies, Birmingham , Manufacturing Advisor / Consultant, Professions , Birmingham, Alabama

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