Careers at SMITH
We're always looking for quality people, maybe you!

Graco has excellent opportunities available to individuals who want to be part of fast-moving, growing company – especially candidates committed to quality, innovation and solving customer problems. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018 and 2019.

This position will support our Surface-Preparation/Finishing Division (CED) in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Job Purpose

To forecast, plan, and schedule assigned products to meet customer needs in the most timely and efficient manner. Meet customer service level objectives and planned inventory objectives.

Essential Duties

• Forecasting

» Ensure forecasting system is maintained and daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance is performed and exceptions are analyzed. Forecasts adjusted as required and driving the correct requirements to meet demand.

» Ensure GAINS system is maintained and that all exceptions are analyzed. Perform supply and demand analysis and incorporate it into the forecast. Generate reports and make adjustments if necessary.

» Communicate with marketing to refine and improve data to accurately forecast product

• Planning

» Plan all purchased and manufactured parts utilizing the best ordering approach. EOQ, min/max, fixed days, Kanban, MRP, etc.

» Ensure accurate planning parameters are set in planning systems – GAINS, Oracle.

» Schedule manufacturing orders and ensure customer requirements are met.

» Give work direction and prioritize schedules on the shop floor.

» Communicate with customer service to align priorities to meet customer requirements.

» Keep management proactively informed of manufacturing challenges and issues (capacity, machine downtime, and fluctuations in resources).

• Purchasing

» Plan and execute the flow of externally procured material from the supplier into the factory for assigned products ensuring inventory optimization and flow of material.

» Ensure planning information is communicated with suppliers in a timely manner. Phase-out, delivery changes, etc.

» Proactively communicate supply shortages to appropriate personnel.

» Follow up with suppliers as necessary, to resolve delivery problems, cost changes, or quality issues.

• Inventory

» Manage inventory to ensure cell objectives are met and in line with company objectives.

» Manage surplus and obsolete inventory and actively disposition inventory if required.

» Manage assigned product to meet customer service and inventory plans.

• Reporting

» Report on areas such as inventory and service levels.

» Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

• Education/Experience

» Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

» Willing to work and/or working towards APICS CPIM certification

» No experience required

• Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

» MRP/ERP system knowledge

» Competent PC skills.

» Knowledge of Supply Chain and lean manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedures.

» Good written and verbal communication skills

• Desired

» Oracle and QuickBooks experience

Proven Quality. Leading Technology. Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits and career development opportunities. Graco’s comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.

Our expectations are high. That’s why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

Call 954-941-9744 for more information

Graco has excellent opportunities available to individuals who want to be part of fast-moving, growing company – especially candidates committed to quality, innovation and solving customer problems. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018 and 2019.

This position will support our Surface-Preparation/Finishing Division (CED) in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Job Purpose

The Sales Intern is responsible for generating sales growth of designated CED products in assigned market(s). Work closely with SMITH Sales staff and leadership.

» This position is aimed for sophomore- and junior-level college students.

» This is a facility-based position. We are currently searching for a Sales Intern for the greater Pompano Beach/Fort Lauderdale, FL metro area.

Graco is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications. This position will support our SMITH Surface-Prep Solutions operations based out of Pompano Beach, FL.

Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018 and 2019.

 
Essential Duties

• Grow sales in assigned market.

• Use provided database resources to target end users.

• Develop immediate solid working relationship with assigned SMITH Sales Reps.

• Implement marketing programs as required.

• Maintain a database of all daily activities (hands-on demonstrations and sales leads).

• Work closely with local SMITH sales staff to ensure leads are turned in to sales in a timely manner.

• Coordination of all activities for assigned market with SMITH sales staff.

 
Position Requirements

• Completed two years towards a Bachelor’s degree in business or technical field or equivalent.

• Hands-on, physical work experience.

• Evidence of mechanical aptitude.

• Basic concrete and asphalt construction and maintenance and/or surface-preparation knowledge.

• Effective communication skills.

• Hands-on demonstration capability.

• Sales closing experience or capability.

• Willingness and ability to travel within assigned geography with assigned sales reps.

 

Proven Quality. Leading Technology. Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits and career development opportunities. Graco’s comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.

Our expectations are high. That’s why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

Call 954-941-9744 for more information

Careers at SMITH / Graco

PEOPLE
People and ideas have always been at the heart of our success. Our achievements are based on the skills of individuals working together to create the highest quality products in the world. Our employees are tops in their fields of engineering, design, manufacturing, marketing, customer service and more. They are knowledgeable, hard-working, highly-educated and they truly like where they work. In fact, employees voted Graco a Top Place to Work in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2018.

BENEFITS
We believe that enjoying your work and making valuable contributions to our company are equally important. The health, wellness, satisfaction and security of you and your family are vital to your well-being and ultimately to the success of Graco. To that end, we are committed to offering you a comprehensive benefit plan that will fit your needs:


Medical, Dental and Vision

Graco offers a traditional PPO medical plan and two high deductible health plans. All plans offer preventive coverage at 100 percent. We also offer a dental and vision plan. 

Critical Illness and Accidental Injury Insurance

Graco offers supplemental insurance which pays a fixed lump sum benefit in the event of a diagnosis for a covered condition or accident. 

Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Our reimbursement accounts allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care and/or dependent (daycare) expenses. 

Health Savings Account (HSA)

If enrolled in the high deductible health plan, you have the opportunity to participate in the HSA which is a tax-free account that allows you to save money to pay for eligible health care expenses. 

Life Insurance

Graco offers life insurance plans for you and your eligible dependents. Basic life and dependent coverage is provided at no cost to you. Additional life insurance coverage for yourself, spouse, and/or children is available. 

Disability Benefits

We provide company-paid short-term and long-term disability coverage in the event you become ill or injured and are unable to work. 

Time Off

Graco offers paid time off, holidays, and other time off to help you balance your work and personal life. 

Wellness Program

Graco offers an innovative wellness program designed to improve the total health of employees and dependents which sparks engagement, drives productivity and reduces health care costs. 

Retirement Benefits

Our Retirement Program provides a solid foundation of retirement benefits, which includes a 401(k) plan with a company matching contribution, as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, which allows you the opportunity to purchase Graco stock at a discount. 


Additional Programs and Resources

For your health
• Fitness center discount program if enrolled in the medical plan
• Confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Tobacco cessation offerings
• Doctor-on-Demand Virtual Doctor Visit Program
• Nutrition counseling offered through our medical plans

For your personal and family life
• Scholarships for eligible dependents of employees
• Adoption assistance
• Group discounts off vehicles, cell phone service, paint, and more

For your development
• Tuition reimbursement