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Bill Of Material Specialist

Posted On: 06/24/2024

Budnick Converting, Inc., headquartered in Columbia, IL (in the St. Louis, MO metropolitan area), is a privately held and female owned corporation. Budnick’s primary focus is specialty converting of adhesive coated tapes and foams.  Budnick remains on the leading edge of adhesive tape converting technology; currently utilizing over 70 die-cutting, slitting, laminating, printing (including flexographic printing), label making and spooling machines to convert materials into labor saving customized parts.  For more information on Budnick, please visit our website at www.budnick.com.

POSITION PURPOSE:  The BOM Specialist is responsible for creating, modifying and maintaining multi-level bills of material (BOM) and item master records in the ERP System for samples and finished goods to support order management, manufacturing, materials requirements and costs.

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Request samples from production and/or manufacturers ensuring that chosen productions methods are applicable. 
  2. Perform 1st order setup, create new parts, bill of materials, methods and work instructions. 
  3. Request drawings and new tooling as necessary.
  4. Review production issues that require process changes and manage the changes for both permanent & temporary changes that need to be made.
  5. Work with estimators and production staff regarding customer business, new opportunities and proper set up of parts.
  6. Serve as a backup to the Pricing Estimator.
  7. Support all team members, covering for each other as needed to help take care of the customer.
  8. Assist with the creation and maintenance of department training scripts.
  9. Perform duties safely and maintain a high level of safety awareness.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist in the development of long-term estimating strategies & helps implement the plan(s) developed.  Communicate ideas and accomplishments to the Estimation Manager.
  2. Assist in the training of new department employees.
  3. Alert Estimation Manager to conditions that create delays or affect quality of production work in a timely manner, assisting in adjustments and changes needed to meet established deadlines.
  4. Follow operation standards and all department policies and company directives and assist with other projects and tasks as required by management.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge:  Clear understanding of the converting business.  Working knowledge of estimation processes.  Product knowledge and capabilities.  Previous ERP Software experience preferred.

Skills:  Excellent mathematical aptitude required.  Good organizational and problem-solving skills a must.  Should have a working competency with all office equipment.  Good interpersonal and communication skills required. 

Ability:  Conduct business in a professional, positive and courteous manner.  Listen effectively, respond clearly, write legible and read and create a variety of written orders/instructions.  Work cooperatively with a variety of individuals.  Gain the confidence and trust of others.  Adapt to interruptions, changes, emergencies, repetition and pressure without losing effectiveness and composure.  Quickly grasp new concepts, approaches or systems.  Employ resourcefulness when problem solving to meet customer needs.

Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.  Course work related to general business, engineering or industry specific topics desired.

Experience:  Converting knowledge or previous experience at Budnick Converting desired.  Previous estimation experience a plus.

Quantitative Data:  Office Environment.  Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.  Must be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc., Constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer.  This position requires frequent communication with other employees; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

Hours:  8:00am – 4:30pm, M-F

FLSA Class:  Non-Exempt

Reports To:  Estimation Manager

Pay:  Starting at $20.00/hr

BENEFITS:  We offer a full benefit package including the following that are paid 100% by the company:  vacation, holidays, $25,000 of life insurance and short term and long term disability benefits.  We also offer medical (premium cost shared with the company), dental & vision insurance and a 401K retirement plan with a company match of 25% of the 1st 6% the employee contributes.

Interested Candidates should apply on-line at www.budnick.com, under About Us - Careers.

Equal Opportunity Employer

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK PERFORMED BY PEOPLE ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION.  THEY ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL JOB DUTIES PERFORMED BY THE PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED.

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Location:
340 Parkway Drive
Columbia, IL 62236

Hours:
M-F 8am - 4:30pm CST