Ergobaby & Orbit Baby Employment Opportunities

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Ergobaby Position: Coordinator of Quality and ProductionApply for position

ERGObaby (www.ergobaby.com) is a leading provider of innovative baby carriers, strollers, car seats, and related accessories. Our goal is to be recognized as the best at what we do. To achieve that goal, we need top quality candidates like you to build our winning organization.

We are looking for a Coordinator for our Quality and Production Department who will be located in our downtown Los Angeles office.

Core Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all product compliance testing and inspections with mills, suppliers, factories and third party laboratories. Will be the primary contact window with third party laboratories and responsible for creating test request forms, all communications, and closing out open tests with them.
  • Coordinate in-house testing for verification of results.
  • Investigate any discrepancies between in-house testing and third party laboratory testing.
  • Document compliance and inspection results by recording and filing test and inspection results, preparing investigative reports if needed, and maintaining product compliance and inspection databases and schedules.
  • Manage sample receipts, sample log in process and assigning the samples for testing to appropriate labs based on work load. This includes working directly with factories to arrange for sample shipments.
  • Assist Directors as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year institution of higher learning
  • Extremely organized, detail oriented, data driven, self-starter with superior reading comprehension and note-taking skills
  • Ability to find solutions, work collaboratively across business functions and teams Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, internal and external, in both written and verbal forms
  • Experience initiating and managing projects involving multiple collaborators
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Sense of humor and fun…seriously

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably with juvenile product experience
  • Experience with quality and/or document management systems
  • Prior experience reading and interpreting technical documents

We have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, FSA plan, 401(k) plan with employer match and paid vacation and sick leave. Qualified candidates, please submit resume, along with a cover letter and salary requirement (required) with a Subject line reading: "(Your Name)- Compliance Coordinator". Please paste your cover letter and resume into the body of your email, as well as, send a Word or pdf file.

Orbit Baby Position: Director of Engineering Apply for position

Orbit Baby is looking for someone to manage the engineering team and department at a director level. You will oversee the engineering projects that will flow out of the re-launch of our complete product line, and our upcoming aggressive product launches after they enter mass production. You will be responsible for managing sustaining engineering activities for in-production products, collaborative engineering support for production ramp-up of new products, management of special editions and engineering of product refreshes. You should have experience managing multiple projects at the same time, be a wizard of project schedule and budget management, have experience working with outsource design and engineering teams, and be up to the challenge of successfully coordinating multiple inputs into a project. Most importantly, you should be looking forward to joining a team that thrives on problem-solving, and is passionate about continuous improvement for products being used out in the real world.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

  • Project manages sustaining engineering activities for products that are currently in production. This includes support for engineering problem-solving of issues that may come up in production, engineering support for Global Supply’s quality initiatives and Bill of Materials (BOM) management, responding to Contract Manufacturer (CM) issued Engineering Change Requests (ECR), using internal Engineering Change Order (ECO) process.
  • Supports New Product Project Manager during production ramp-up of new products as they enter Engineering Pilot (EP), Pilot Production (PP), Mass Production (MP). Will involve support of tooling, production processing, and manufacturing jig and fixture creation. Will take over responsibility for engineering issues of products after initial MP.
  • Manages the product and engineering aspects of special editions, limited edition, and limited product refresh activities.
  • Will have at least one new Product Development project under management.
  • Collaborative creation and tracking of group budget.
  • Stays up to date with engineering best-practices related to Orbit Baby product categories, design and engineering software and tools, current product design trends.

Requirements:

  • BSME, or equivalent
  • 7 to 10 years of relevant industry experience, or equivalent
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous engineering projects, outsource/contract teams, project schedules and budgets
  • Experience with managing projects aimed at off-shore manufacturing, ability to travel in support of projects
  • Engineering – Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals; Generates solutions to product and production needs and challenges; Understands mechanical constraints and properties of relevant materials; Understands relevant manufacturing processes e.g. plastic injection molding; Manages and implements physical prototyping as needed.
  • Manufacturing – Strong understanding of the foundational manufacturing processes and technologies utilized in Orbit Baby products. These could include plastic injection molding in various materials and resins; metal forming and punching, welding; soft goods sewing; mass assembly methods involving rivets and other fasteners, assembly machinery such as rivet machines and pneumatic tools, fixtures and jigs used for alignment, quality and assembly purposes; and metal finishing including powder coating, anodizing, and plating.
  • Solidworks CAD software or Creo CAD software, Illustrator design software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

Plusses:

  • Mandarin Chinese language skills

More information:

  • Location: Newark, CA.
  • Compensation: depending on experience
  • Competitive benefits, including medical and 401k
  • Principals only (recruiters, please do not contact us regarding this job posting)
  • Send resume and cover letter to jobs@orbitbaby.com

Orbit Baby Position: Engineering Product Manager Apply for position

Orbit Baby is currently completely re-launching its product line, and entering a period of aggressive product launches. We are looking for someone to take on the challenge of helping us execute and manage the multiple simultaneous engineering projects that will flow out of these products after they enter mass production. You will be responsible for managing engineering activities for the Orbit Baby product line, including sustaining engineering activities for in-production products, collaborative engineering support for production ramp-up of new products, management of special editions and engineering of product refreshes. You should have experience managing multiple projects at the same time, be a wizard of project schedule and budget management, have experience working with outsource design and engineering teams, and be up to the challenge of successfully coordinating multiple inputs into a project. Most importantly, you should be looking forward to joining a team that thrives on problem-solving, and is passionate about continuous improvement for products being used out in the real world.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

Project-manages sustaining engineering activities for products that are currently in production. This includes support for engineering problem-solving of issues that may come up in production, engineering support for Global Supply’s quality initiatives and Bill of Materials (BOM) management, responding to Contract Manufacturer (CM) issued Engineering Change Requests (ECR), using internal Engineering Change Order (ECO) process.

Supports New Product Project Manager during production ramp-up of new products as they enter Engineering Pilot (EP), Pilot Production (PP), Mass Production (MP). Will involve support of tooling, production processing, and manufacturing jig and fixture creation. Will take over responsibility for engineering issues of products after initial MP.

Manages the product and engineering aspects of special editions, limited edition, and limited product refresh activities.

Requirements:

  • BSME, or equivalent
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant industry experience, or equivalent
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous engineering projects, outsource/contract teams, project schedules and budgets
  • Experience with managing projects aimed at off-shore manufacturing, ability to travel in support of projects
  • Engineering – Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals; Generates solutions to product and production needs and challenges; Understands mechanical constraints and properties of relevant materials; Understands relevant manufacturing processes e.g. plastic injection molding; Manages and implements physical prototyping as needed.
  • Manufacturing – Strong understanding of the foundational manufacturing processes and technologies utilized in Orbit Baby products. These could include plastic injection molding in various materials and resins; metal forming and punching, welding; soft goods sewing; mass assembly methods involving rivets and other fasteners, assembly machinery such as rivet machines and pneumatic tools, fixtures and jigs used for alignment, quality and assembly purposes; and metal finishing including powder coating, anodizing, and plating.
  • Solidworks CAD software or Creo CAD software, Illustrator design software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

Plusses:

  • Mandarin Chinese language skills

More information:

  • Location: Newark, CA.
  • Compensation: depending on experience
  • Competitive benefits, including medical and 401k
  • Principals only (recruiters, please do not contact us regarding this job posting)
  • Send resume and cover letter to jobs@orbitbaby.com

Orbit Baby Position: Engineering Product Manager Apply for position

The Sourcing Manager works to identify top-quality manufacturing partners to produce our product line. Key responsibilities include reviewing new products along with the design and engineering teams to evalute the key and critical components. The sourcing manager evaluates and qualifies potential suppliers that support the company's manufacturing needs. He/she continually identifies and implements new opportunities for cost savings and proactively tracks progress against savings objectives.

In the development process, the Sourcing Manager also assists with sample timing and management. Works with design team to hit critical market launch dates. Works cross-functionally with rest of supply chain team on managing MOQs and excess materials.

Desired Skills and Experience

Orbit Baby is a small but exciting team and looks for individuals that are passionate about doing great work. We are seeking:

  • 5-7 years in advancing positions within Supply Chain Function
  • Bachelors Degree in a supply chain related field; and/or equivalent.
  • understanding a range of manufacturing processes including welding, sewing, and injection molding to help identify areas to reduce costs
  • demonstrated success in lowering costs while maintaining high quality levels
  • demonstrated analytical success
  • strong project management skills
  • enjoys collaborative working environment and working to make the team succeed
  • excellent oral and written communication skills required to succeed
  • fluency in Mandarin Chinese is a plus

More information:

  • Location: Newark, CA.
  • Some travel to Los Angeles is required along with oversees travel to manufacturing sites (up to 2 weeks duration).
  • Compensation: depending on experience
  • Competitive benefits, including medical and 401k
  • Principals only (recruiters, please do not contact us regarding this job posting)
  • Send resume and cover letter to jobs@orbitbaby.com

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel maybe required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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