Careers

Electronic Marketing Specialist

November 2014

Are you an SEO expert? Does BIG DATA give you BIG THRILLS? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you to make a huge impact doing what you love!

Sales Analyst

November 2014

Our beloved Sales Analyst is retiring, creating an awesome, rare opportunity for another experienced sales professional! This is a fast paced, highly visible role that interacts with many others throughout our organizations.

Molding Manager

November 2014

Are you an experienced Molding Manager looking for a new career? Have you dreamed of working in a state-of-the-art environment making cutting edge technology and really cool products? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are looking for a proven leader with 7-10 years of plastic injection molding experience to lead our molding department, consisting of 22 presses, 4 metalizers, and nearly 100 associates over 3 shifts. This is a critical, highly visible role in our organization, and will offer both challenge and opportunity.

Logistics Manager

November 2014

Do you have a love for Logistics? Do you dream about Distribution? If so, we have the ideal career for you!

Due to our continued tremendous growth, we are looking to fill a brand new position at our company – Logistics Manager. This leadership position will offer challenge, opportunity, and a great chance to “move the needle,” making a huge impact in our business.

Machine Operator

October 2014

Great Opportunity for an experienced Machine Operator!!!
For over 70 years, J.W. Speaker has been in the Milwaukee Area specializing in the custom design and manufacture of vehicle lighting for Original Equipment Manufacturers. We manufacture HID (High Intensity Discharge), LED (Light Emitting Diodes) and Halogen lighting technologies.

Materials Zone Leader

September 2014

Are you a Supply Chain Superstar? Have a passion for Materials Management? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Electronic Marketing Specialist

November 2014

Electronic Marketing Specialist

Are you an SEO expert? Does BIG DATA give you BIG THRILLS? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you to make a huge impact doing what you love!
Due to our amazing growth, we are looking to add an Electronic Marketing Specialist to our team. This position reports to our Marketing Manager, and will be a key player in our Standard division, where we make and sell our products to the aftermarket, distribution and catalog industries. Our products have always been on the cutting edge of technology, and this position will help us remain on the forefront, leaving our competition behind! Duties for this role are varied, challenging, and will contain the following:

Web Content Development and SEO

  • Be a strategic partner with internal/external stakeholders to gather info regarding products and initiatives
  • Develop and manage Electronic Marketing content, including emails, videos, landing pages, product pages, blog posts, and eNewsletters
  • Manage title tags, H-tags, and other meta data to optimize search engine results
  • Generate and analyze SEO metrics; plan and implement tactics to improve rankings

Electronic Marketing Campaigns

  • Proactively develop campaigns for upcoming product launches and key sales initiatives
  • Develop and manage Electronic Marketing calendar activities
  • Online campaigns (email, SEO, PPC, and social media)
  • Recommend and execute testing tactics
  • Set up and utilize web analytics to track, measure, and provide reports on campaign performance

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related discipline
  • 3-5 years+ in an electronic marketing role
  • 3-5 years+ of applied professional SEO, PPC, content marketing and web analytics experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly in writing for the web
  • Mastery of A/B testing, meta data tagging, and dynamic content
  • Strong project management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent understanding of digital marketing best practices
  • Demonstrated experience planning, executing, and tracking ROI on Electronic Marketing campaigns
  • Wordpress CMS proficiency, email marketing, and web analytics tools

This is a great opportunity to be the Electronic Marketing expert in a booming, growing company! Apply today!

J.W. Speaker is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes (with salary expectations) online by clicking the "Apply Now" button corresponding to this position listing.

Sales Analyst

November 2014

Product Line Management:

  • Perform ongoing reviews of our product offerings for continued demand, elimination, or the need for additional products
  • Maintain product family charts
  • Monitor ECN changes and communicate implementation and effects to the sales group
  • Manages part number elimination

Data Management:

  • SyteLine (our ERP system) Customer and Customer Order module expert, coordinating changes and improvements
  • Responsible for data integrity in SyteLine: item pricing, item coding, customer information
  • Prepare daily, monthly, and annual sales reports including revenue, margin, sales by group, commissions, and comparisons to budget or previous period
  • Prepares ad hoc reports as requested
  • Prepares annual budget worksheets and final sales budget documents

Sales Administration:

  • Coordinates changes to sales department standards and procedures and updates corporate documentation accordingly
  • Manages customer-paid tooling orders and initiates progressive billing in a timely fashion
  • Maintains independent sales rep files and adjusts commissions as instructed
  • Responds to customer issues as requested including sample requests, order entry and expedites, product-related problems
  • Plans and coordinates logistics for the annual sales meeting

Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field, with 5-10 years of experience in a sales administration/analyst capacity (or similar environment). Additionally, this position requires the following: high level of expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and enterprise software, and an intermediate level of expertise with Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook, and flowchart software. Finally, good problem-solving skills and a proven ability to work with associates at all levels; customers, sales representatives, and outside suppliers.

J.W. Speaker is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes (with salary expectations) online by clicking the “Apply Now” button corresponding to this position listing.

Molding Manager

November 2014

Are you an experienced Molding Manager looking for a new career? Have you dreamed of working in a state-of-the-art environment making cutting edge technology and really cool products? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are looking for a proven leader with 7-10 years of plastic injection molding experience to lead our molding department, consisting of 22 presses, 4 metalizers, and nearly 100 associates over 3 shifts. This is a critical, highly visible role in our organization, and will offer both challenge and opportunity. Duties will be varied, but will consist of the following:

Molding Zone Management:

  • Achieve and maintain a predictable zone, following our key metrics of Safety. Quality, Delivery, Cost and People!
  • Create a safe and secure environment
  • Process-driven – document and adhere to standard work – “follow it or fix it!”
  • Daily execution – lead/support check and adjust process
  • Demand/capacity planning – align people, and equipment
  • Line design – product flows meet and exceed rates
  • Visual workplace – make problems visible and practice 5S principles
  • New product launches – timely and cost effective

Increase Capability of Workforce:

  • Proactive performance management – right people, right role
  • Work individual skill development plans to increase capability and flexibility
  • Develop process experts
  • Team building – raise level of involvement, responsibility and accountability
  • Build capability – teach, coach and mentor

Continuous Improvement:

  • Lead transition to become world class
  • Use operating measures at the source to drive requirements
  • Teach and perform problem solving using PDCA
  • Implement lean manufacturing practices
  • Facilitate policy deployment processes within your team
  • Increase value-add and reduce cost of zone

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • 7-10 years of plastic injection molding experience that includes 5+ years in a leadership role
  • Engineering degree in related field or BA in Operations Management preferred
  • Proven track record of successfully using lean and TQM principles

Logistics Manager

November 2014

Due to our continued tremendous growth, we are looking to fill a brand new position at our company – Logistics Manager.

This leadership position will offer challenge, opportunity, and a great chance to “move the needle,” making a huge impact in our business. Duties will be varied, but will include the following:

Logistics Zone Management:

  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports, exports, or customer issues
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes, such as customer sales, order management, accounting, or shipping
  • Maintain zone metrics, reports, process documentation, training and safety records
  • Direct inbound/outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, receiving, shipping, safety performance, or logistics quality management
  • Direct or coordinate comprehensive logistical or reverse logistical functions for product life cycles, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, recycling, reuse, or final disposal of resources
  • Negotiate transportation rates or services
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes or carriers

Increase Capabilities of Workforce:

  • Proactive performance management
  • Work individual skill development plans to increase capability and flexibility
  • Develop process experts
  • Teach, coach, and mentor associates in shipping, receiving, warehousing, etc…
  • Team building/collaboration – raise level of involvement, responsibility, and accounting

Continuous Improvement:

  • Lead/Participate in development and deployment of A3 strategies
  • Own the Zone metrics – operating measures at the source to drive improvement
  • Own the logistics and distribution processes (import/export/receiving/shipping/contracts
  • Teach and perform problem solving using 4 step
  • Implement lean materials practice

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • 7-10 years of logistics/distribution experience
  • 3-5 years of leadership experience
  • BA in Operations Management, Supply Chain, Logistics or related degree
  • CPM or APICS certification preferred

Machine Operator

October 2014

As our Company grows, we are looking for individuals who want to work in a team environment on our 1st shift in our Wire Department! This is a wonderful opportunity for any individual with prior manufacturing experience with the drive to make a positive impact. We encourage continuous development of our associates with cross-training throughout the assembly floor.

Primary responsibilities include:
*Follow to proper safety procedures
*Set up and efficiently operator machines
*Abide by standardized work and TQCs
*Actively participate in updating/improving standards
*Identify problems and troubleshoot machines
*Follow 5s standards

Qualified candidates will possess:
*A minimum of 1 year of machine operator experience in manufacturing environment
*Well-rounded mechanical ability
*A high school diploma or GED
*Outstanding communication skills
*The ability to multitask
*Strong interpersonal skills
*The ability to work with minimum supervision

Benefits include:
*Medical, Dental, Life, and STD insurance
*Company matched 401(k)
*Paid Vacation
*Bonus
*Continuing education assistance
*11 paid holidays

J.W. Speaker is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes (with salary expectations) online by clicking the “Apply Now” button corresponding to this position listing.

Materials Zone Leader

September 2014

Materials Zone Leader

Are you a Supply Chain Superstar? Have a passion for Materials Management? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking to hire a Materials Zone Leader for our OEM division in Germantown, WI. This position is a critical, highly visible one and manages one of our 3 biggest zones, company-wide. We are fast-paced, growing, and embrace continuous improvement in all we do. Duties will be varied, but will consist of the following priorities:

Zone Management:

  • Understand customer demand requirements (lead time and quantities)
  • Ensure cost effective materials pipeline in place to support New Product launches
  • Timely, cost-effective ECN’s
  • Align materials strategies to support the value stream (both internal and external)
  • Demand/Capacity planning: facilitate alignment of material, capacity, and people
  • Develop low total cost inventory strategies
  • Own Syteline (ERP system) materials and planning execution modules

Increase Workforce Capabilities:

  • Proactive performance management
  • Work individual skill development plans to increase capability and flexibility
  • Develop process experts
  • Teach/coach/mentor

Continuous Improvement:

  • Lead/Participate in development and deployment of A3 strategies
  • Own the Zone Metrics – operating measures at the source to drive improvements
  • Teach and perform problem solving using PDCA
  • Implement lean materials practices

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • BA in Operations Management/Supply Chain degree or related
  • CPM or APICS certification preferred
  • 7-10 years of material planning experience
  • 3-5 years of leadership experience

J.W. Speaker is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes (with salary expectations) online by clicking the "Apply Now" button corresponding to this position listing.