Buyer/Production Planner

Fristam Pumps USA, a leading manufacturer of pumps and mixers for the food, dairy and pharmaceutical industries located in Middleton, WI has an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated, customer-focused individual as a Buyer/Production Planner. This position will be responsible for scheduling and procuring for specific manufacturing activities, ensuring the meeting of customer on-time requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Schedules job orders to meet production requirements based on material and manufacturing resource availability.
• Communicates directly with suppliers to place routine purchase orders, acknowledge and expedite delivery of goods as appropriate.
• Assists with managing suppliers and materials to meet quality, delivery, and cost savings objectives; participates in risk analysis and comparison of potential suppliers. Measures and reports on delivery performance of suppliers.
• Analyzes, adjusts, and optimizes product and component inventory levels to coincide with forecasted demand. Proactively identifies, communicates, and assists with resolving issues in a timely manner.

The qualified candidate will possess strong organizational and negotiation skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective problem solving skills and knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts.  A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related discipline or equivalent related experience. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in materials expediting, procurement, or production management preferably in a manufacturing environment using and ERP/MRP tool. Previous scheduling experience desired. Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite.

We offer an excellent working environment and a generous benefits package. Please send resume to: kschmitt@fristampumps.com.

Fristam Pumps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CNC Machine Programmer

Fristam Pumps USA, a leading manufacturer of pumps and mixers for the food, dairy and pharmaceutical industries, has an excellent opportunity for a CNC Machine Programmer. This position will be responsible for the design and development of programs and work instructions; provide training to machine operators; and set-up and check routine programs and operate manual, NC/CNC machining equipment to perform standard or repetitive sequences of operations to meet close tolerance and finish requirements.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three (3)  years of experience with manual, NC and/or CNC machining equipment and operations. A solid understanding of programming principals, applications and tooling required. Proven ability to go from concept to completion with a task and/or project a must. Knowledge of machine shop practices and techniques, machine operation and tooling required. Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail. Must be able to lift 40-45 lbs frequently and sit or stand for long periods of time.

Starting pay is $22/hr.  There is a 5% shift premium for 2nd shift.  1st shift is Monday-Friday, 7am – 3pm; 2nd shift is Monday-Friday, 3pm – 11pm. 

We offer an excellent working environment and a generous benefits package. Please send resume to: kschmitt@fristampumps.com

Fristam Pumps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.