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What you should know about Spirit Electronics:

We are an electronics solutions company like no other in the market. We provide distribution, component procurement, screening, BOM management, contract manufacturing, and system level tests under one roof. Our mission is to provide product solutions that are of unequaled quality, agility, and effectiveness because our customers count on us to ensure they are mission capable in industries that range from healthcare to aerospace and defense. We are a growing team of dedicated professionals that value quality, service, and excellence in our work. We are led by an experienced CEO and military veteran that emphasizes collaboration, innovation, and professional development. We are looking for a teammate who understands the value of moving together toward a common objective, and that individual efforts to are critical to achieving a team’s success!

Company Culture:

  • Team-oriented – cooperative and collaborative
  • People-oriented – supportive and fairness-focused
  • Outcome-oriented – results-focused with a strong performance culture

Current Employment Opportunities

Spirit Electronics is currently hiring for the following positions:

Summary of Position:

The Cost Accountant is responsible for developing and maintain the company’s ERP manufacturing module to reduce costs and improve overall profitability. The Cost Accountant is responsible for setting up and maintain accurate cost information, reconciliation of costs, and the maintenance of the company’s inventory system. The Cost Accountant will engage in the month-end close process and assist the Accounting Manager in day-to-day operations and reporting requirements. This position will serve as a bridge between the company’s financial performance and its ability to execute operations.

Key Responsibilities:

·       JDE Manufacturing Module

·       Month-end and Year-end Accounting Close

·       Operational Analysis & Reporting

·       General Accounting Support

·       JDE Systems Support

Education and Experience:

·       Cost Accounting Standards: 2 to 5 years (required)

·       Corporate Accounting: 1 to 3 years (required)

·       ERP Systems: 2 to 5 years (required)

·       Education: Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance (required)

·       JD Edwards ERP: 1 to 3 years (preferred)

Skills and Abilities:

·       Advanced knowledge of mathematics and statistics

·       Strong financial analysis skills

·       Superior knowledge of financial reporting software tools and ERP software

·       Strong attention to detail

·       Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis in Excel

Key Responsibility Area #1 – JDE Manufacturing Module

·       Maintains manufacturing module within the company’s ERP

·       Process cost accounting – responsible for the accurate reporting of cost of goods manufactured and sold

·       Establishes and updates actual costs for material and labor within the manufacturing module

·       Ensures a smooth end-to-end work order process between each applicable department

o   Serves as a bridge between JDE Analyst and operational departments

·       Reconciles manufacturing accounts to general ledger accounts on a recurring basis

o   Reconciles beginning raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished goods

·       Identify and resolve manufacturing variances

o   Validates regular cycle counts to correct inventory misstatements

·       Manages information and configuration required for smooth operation of manufacturing accounting

·       Prepares R&D project accounting templates, tracks workflow via JDE, and prepares JEs to recognize revenue

·       Maintain branch and manufacturing constants in JDE

Key Responsibility Area #2 – Month-end and Year-end Close Process

·       Assist the Accounting Manager with month-end close by the tenth calendar day of the proceeding month

·       Prepare inventory related journal entries for month-end accounting close

·       Prepares monthly and quarterly inventory reports

·       Reconciles applicable subsidiary ledgers

·       Validates or performs recurring physical inventory counts

 

Key Responsibility Area #3 – Operational Analysis & Reporting

·       Actively participates in the annual budgeting process by providing updated cost information

·       Provides accurate and timely financial information including actual product costs

·       Analyze manufacturing process in coordination with department managers to improve decision making

·       Prepare recurring operational reports

o   Margin report (by customer and supplier)

o   Sales Quote report

o   Living report

o   Bookings and Billings summary

o   Open PO report

o   PO Trend report

o   Open Order Margin report

·       Analyze manufacturing operations, equipment availability, and utilization

·       Perform life-cycle cost-benefit analysis

 

Key Responsibility Area #4 – General Accounting Support

·       Assist with invoicing on an as needed basis

·       Assist with payables on an as needed basis

·       Assist Accounting Manager with Balance Sheet reconciliations as needed

·       Analyzes and communicates cash requirements based on open purchases orders recorded in JDE

 

Key Responsibility Area #5 – JDE Systems Support

·       Serves as alternate subject matter expert in JDE

·       First point of contact to resolve manufacturing workflow issues

·       Troubleshoot access and system issues and provide general user support

·       Support JDE Systems Analyst with ERP updates, implementations, and deployment of technical solutions

·       Support JDE Systems Analyst with functional specs, develop test scripts, and test solutions

 

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Yes protocols in place

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  • Cost accounting: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Arizona residence (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

Apply here.

Summary of Position:

The Accounting clerk is primarily responsible for daily collection and management of the company’s accounts receivables and accounts payables.  This position will support accounting functions within the company that include month-end reporting, expense report coordination, and light bookkeeping.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Collections Management

·       Accounts Receivable

·       Accounts Payable

·       Reporting

·       Expense Report Management

·       Bookkeeping

Education and Experience:

·       Accounting experience with focus on accounts receivable and/or payables: 1 to 2 years (required)

·       Familiarly with bookkeeping basics and basic accounting procedures: 1 to 2 years (required)

·       QuickBooks experience: 1 year (preferred)

·       Associates degree in accounting or business (preferred)

Skills and Abilities:

·       Knowledge of business-level English, both verbal and written

·       Proficiency in computer skills and MS Office

·       Strong organizational skills

·       Ability to explain and interpret related policies and general accounting

Key Responsibility Area #1 – Collections Management

·       Manage all aspects of outstanding receivables

o   Review the cash flow model > AR tab daily

o   Identify all invoices that are considered delinquent and contact the customer

o   Identify all invoices that are coming due within 7 days and contact the customer

o   Update the cash flow model > AR tab daily with dates of customer contact and notes

·       Build and maintain a listing of customer phone and email contacts for Spirit 

·       Identify potential delays in payments by connecting w/ customer contacts prior to due dates

·       Provide weekly status updates to company leadership

·       Goal – achieve an average of a 90% on-time collection rate each month (<= tier 2 customers)

·       Goal – average delinquency should not exceed 2.5% of the total A/R at any given time (<= tier 2 customers)

Key Responsibility Area #2 – Accounts Receivable

·       Prepare and distribute invoices to all customers with 8 business hours of generation

·       Enter cash receipts into JDE

·       Update invoices for all POs FOB Destination with adjusted invoice due dates

Key Responsibility Area #3 – Accounts Payable

·       Enter all supplier and vendor invoices into JDE for payment within 5 business days of receipt

·       Catalog all supplier and vendor invoices via Spirit’s IT network for common access

·       Perform A/P check run in JDE, assemble related documents for review/approval

·       Prepare/distribute remittances to all suppliers/vendors within 8 business hours of generation

Key Responsibility Area #4 – Reporting

·       Prepare and distribute daily sales report

·       Prepare respective POS Reports weekly and monthly

·       Prepare book to bill reports (monthly)

·       Update sales tool data (weekly)

·       Prepare recurring and AD-HOC reports as directed by management

·       Upload external database regularly

Key Responsibility Area #5 – Expense Report Management

·       Coordinate monthly expense reports

·       Review all submitted expense reports for completeness

·       Validate all submitted expense reports for accuracy by checking support documents

·       Assemble all documents for review/approval within 5 business days of month-end

Key Responsibility Area #6 – Bookkeeping

·       Maintain QuickBooks file (low transaction volume)

·       Reconcile bank accounts

·       Generate reports via QuickBooks and distribute to management

Apply here.

We are currently seeking a high-level Quality Assurance Analyst. This role is an opportunity for an experienced person to join a company with a strong forward growth path and a lot of opportunity. The person in this position will be a highly valued member of our Quality team whose ideas and opinions will be valued in our strive to continuously improve.

The mandatory skill set for the Quality Assurance Analyst will be to support the Spirit team by overseeing the Quality Management System (QMS), including certification to ISO 9001 and AS9100. This position will establish, implement, maintain, and improve the policies, practices, and procedures necessary to ensure effective operations and assist the CEO in achieving corporate goals. Security clearance or Facilities Security Officer background a plus. Currently residing in a HUB Zone a plus. Employment history in microelectronics, distribution or aerospace and defense is highly desirable.

Responsibilities:

· Communicate quality goals to help the team achieve top performance

· Support all team functions to drive continuous improvement

· Plan and monitor corrective actions, preventive actions, and improvement actions by collaborating with the Spirit team and verifying effectiveness

· Monitor customer satisfaction, performance metrics (KPIs), on-time delivery, and quality ratings

· Manage risk assessments, analyze trends, and report quality data to top management

· Perform root cause analysis, resolve non-conformance’s, and initiate corrective actions

· Manage internal audit program

· Maintain employee training program (Spirit University) by scheduling, planning, leading, and documenting training activities

· Ensure efficient documentation of the QMS, procedures, and standards requirements

· Evaluate and monitor suppliers

· Facilitate ISO 9001/AS9100 certification, customer, supplier, and other government or regulatory audits and visits

· Analyze GIDEP communications, product change notifications, and customer notifications

· Communicate with customers and suppliers to resolve issues and achieve customer satisfaction

· Monitor Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Foreign Object Debris (FOD) control programs and implement improvements

· Oversee equipment calibration and verification

· Act as Facility Security Officer

Key Skills

· Project management

· Change management

· Creative problem solving

· Data analysis

· Team player with an improvement mindset

· Active security clearance is a plus

Spirit is looking for a quality-minded action hero who can move the needle on team projects and drive growth and improvement in support of our sales, pricing, and warehouse teams. Our position in the military and aerospace industry requires us to work within rigorous customer and government requirements. Spirit’s Quality Team is focused on supporting and collaborating with the team across functions. We are looking for an analyst with a desire to learn and grow with our team.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID 19 safety protocol in place.

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

 

Apply here.

We are currently seeking a high-level Inside Sales Account Manager. This role is an opportunity for a highly technical, microelectronics background experienced person to join a company with a strong growth path in front with a lot of opportunity. The person in this position will be a highly-valued member of our sales team whose ideas and opinions will be sought after in our strive to continuously improve.

Position Overview

Provide excellent customer service to our customer base of Tier 1 Defense Contractors and increase sales thru contact with customers and buyers. Nurture and maintain sales/business relationships initiated by executive sales/senior account reps/inside and outside sales/product pricing specialists. Process customer orders and flow downs of critical quality requirements to our manufacturers. This position is the liaison between our customer and OEMs for the end to end order management processes. Maintain company standards involving ethical and moral character while professionally representing Spirit Electronics. Technical competency is a must, accuracy and attention to details of extensive part numbers, drawing numbers and Excel skills are mandatory.

Essential Job Functions

· Develop and maintain strong working relationship with customers

· Familiarize account base with Spirit’s customer solutions, line-card, and value-added services

· Develop customer’s opportunities and present to management

· Receive, process, and complete request for quote from customers based on customers’ needs as well as on- time delivery and accuracy of quotes

· Execution of customer sales orders and supplier purchase orders; execute change orders and expediting with supply base to ensure supplier’s and customer’s on-time delivery performance.

· Processing customer complaints through resolution and corrective action if necessary

· Monitor Spirit’s customer’s performance rating and take necessary actions to improve customer satisfaction based on performance ratings.

· Provide monthly communication and reports to customers on aged and liability inventories. Ensure that inventories are purchased by customers in a timely manner.

· Attend customer business reviews as deemed necessary and or provide documentation and support for customer business reviews

· Notification to customers of product shipment holds, obsolescence, end-of-life and product allocation

· Support of Quality Management System (QMS)

Non-essential Job Functions

· Phone coverage

· Employee training and general housekeeping

· Backup personnel in other departments as required

Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree with three years’ experience in distribution or Industry related experience preferred or five plus years distribution or industry related experience

· Three plus years distribution or industry related experience required

· Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

· Self starter, motivated and attention to detail

· Strong interpersonal skills, including good written and verbal communication

· Multi-tasking in fast-paced environment

· Able to handle customer conflicts or service issues

Other Skills/Abilities

· JD Edwards/Oracle

· 10-key

If selected to fill this role, the candidate will need to submit for a background check and provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Yes, full COVID protocal in place

Application Question(s):

  • Do you live in Arizona, it is a must? If you do not live in Arizona please do not apply

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

 

Apply here.

Position Overview:

Spirit’s Corporate Sales Manager oversees the outside sales team and outside sales representatives to coordinate, orchestrate and manage the sales funnel to win business. The Sales Manager oversees and projects sales goals, sales metrics, and existing sales opportunities in coordination with sales team. As the Spirit Sales Manager, you will play a critical role in hiring new Sales Representatives, training and coaching your team, and guiding and prioritize Sales efforts to optimize results. We need an experienced leader that will motivate, train, enable, and guide a team to consistent achievement of sales goals. We are a firm believer that our biggest asset is our people and partners, and we have created a culture of team work and comradery that ensures each team members growth and contribution.

Responsibilities:

· Technical Strength in Microelectronics or Semiconductor background.

· Microelectronics processes and board assemblies a plus

· Strong verbal communication skills and professional demeanor

· Confident, creative, and team oriented

· Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment

· Leadership and resolution skills to motivate and enable the team to succeed

· Goal oriented and self-motivated

Requirements & Key Skills

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on team building
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Change management
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 and AS9100 quality management standards
  • MS Office applications (strength in Excel is a plus)
  • 5–7 years of experience in Sales Management
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • JD Edwards/Oracle or other ERP software experience

Qualifications

  • At least 3 – 5 years sales experience in industries that are adjacent to microelectronics, or semiconductor-specific product knowledge. Must be able to call on current customers and thrive on obtaining new business and closing a sale.
  • Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to positively influence people; must be capable of effectively interacting at all levels in the organization.
  • Detail oriented with an eye on corporate growth strategy

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Yes full COVID protocol in place

Application Question(s):

  • Reside and authorized to work in Arizona

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Sales Experience: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

Apply here.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

 

To learn more about our company and its future, listen to Episode 6 of our Behind the Screen podcast!

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