NSE Materials Manager | #NSEcareers


NewStream Enterprises (NSE) is seeking qualified applicants for the Materials Manager position at its facility in Springfield, Missouri.

NSE provides customized supply chain management solutions to original equipment manufacturers in a variety of industries. Services include:

  • Kitting
  • Packaging
  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Light assembly
  • Sub assembly


Responsible for managing the materials functions. Primarily responsible for purchasing and finished goods inventory. Actively participates in and supports the principles of Open-Book Management.


  • Lead the materials team in the purchasing function, managing the supply chain to streamline the company’s inventory structure.
  • Define plans and goals for the materials operation to meet company’s strategic initiatives in sourcing, procurement, and inventory management operations.
  • Manage and plan, scheduling and flow of materials from receipt of order through shipment.
  • Evaluate inventory and purchased parts to limit surplus and excess material.
  • Monitor sales and inventory levels.

See complete job posting on our careers page and apply today.

NSE at Contract Packaging Expo

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NewStream's General Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing are both in attendance this week at the Contract Packaging Association's (CPA) Annual Meeting 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Per the CPA website, the 2018 Annual Meeting provides attendees with "deep insight into how relationships, regulatory compliance, technology marketing and education can all come together to positively impact your bottom line."

This morning, the team listened to Jeff Forrest from Forrest Performance Group talk about Why Training Fails.



About NewStream Enterprises | NewStream (NSE) offers original equipment manufacturers (OEM) customized supply chain management solutions in a variety of industries. Services include kitting, service parts packaging, assembly, sub-assembly, sequencing to the production line, warehousing, distribution, critical order fulfillment and vendor managed inventory.  NewStream can manage all or any segment of the OEM's supply chain process. Our services are customized to fit your requirements. From materials management, to direct order fulfillment, NewStream becomes a seamless extension of your business.

About the Contract Packaging Association | The Contract Packaging Association (CPA) is the national, nonprofit trade organization for the Contract Packaging industry. 

Formed in 1992 for contract packaging firms and those businesses related to them, CPA promotes the growth and welfare of member firms through its industry exposure and programs. 

CPA members are comprised of the nation’s leading contract packagers, which perform all packaging functions; from the simplest to the most complex and from the glamorous to the hazardous. Our members offer these packaging services to an extremely wide variety of consumer goods companies and these services range from manual and semi-automatic to full-speed, high performance packaging lines.

RemanWorld, SRC Gearing Up for First Ever Reman Day

Gearing Up for First Ever Reman Day

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The Global Reman Day is a first important step in a long-term effort to tell the reman story and create awareness of the benefits of remanufacturing. Here is what some companies are doing about it

View full story in magazine.

NSE employees raise $427 for SRC Employee Emergency Assistance Fund

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The NewStream Activities Committee ran a Valentine-Gram campaign last week and delivered Valentine-Grams to employees on Valentine's Day this week. Employees were able to purchase the Valentine-Grams for co-workers for $1 with all proceeds benefiting the SRC Employee Emergency Assistance Fund.

Thank you to everyone who participated! The campaign raised a total of $427 for the fund.

About the SRC Employee Emergency Assistance Fund | At SRC, our associates have the opportunity to help each other in times of crisis by participating in the SRC Employee Emergency Assistance Fund. This program allows associates to not only give to the fund, but also to apply for assistance during natural disasters, emergency family travel, medical hardship, and personal emergencies. Make a Donation or Apply for Assistance

NSE receives coveted 'Diamond Supplier' award from Navistar


Navistar Recognizes Key Suppliers With 'Diamond Supplier' Status

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LISLE, Ill., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar this week recognized 32 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. This select group, which represents the top two percent of the company's supply base, helped Navistar deliver on its uptime promise and exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology, and cost.

"We are delighted to acknowledge our best suppliers with the elite Diamond Supplier Award," said David McKean, vice president, Procurement and Logistics, Navistar. "The suppliers earning top honors this year demonstrated an unwavering commitment to quality, delivered customer value and partnered with us on cost-effective, innovative solutions."

From freight and engineering services to defense, electronics, powertrain components, advanced safety and brake systems, the Diamond Supplier Award recognizes suppliers from around the world. The latest group of Diamond Suppliers includes a diverse group of businesses owned and operated by women, minorities, veterans, small and large companies from the Midwest and other areas of the United States, as well as global suppliers from Mexico.

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This year's recipients include:

  • A2MAC1
  • Prestolite Electric Inc.
  • AL3 Inc.
  • Marion Body Works, Inc.
  • AxleTech International
  • Milton Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
  • Newstream Enterprises
  • Robert Bosch LLC
  • NSI Crankshafts
  • Caresoft Global Inc.
  • Parker Engine Mobile Original Equipment Division
  • Cloudera, Inc.
  • PKC Group
  • Cummins, Inc. Engine Business Unit
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory LLC
  • Donaldson Company, Inc.
  • Shippers Automotive Group
  • Durable Products, Inc.
  • Superior Trim
  • Express Packaging
  • T/CCI Mfg. LLC
  • Fontaine Fifth Wheel
  • Tech Mahindra Ltd.
  • Grupo HG Transportaciones S.A. de C.V.
  • TruckMovers.com, Inc.
  • Hendrickson
  • Transportation Service Inc.
  • Maxion Inmagusa
  • Voss Automotive Inc.
  • Imperial Express
  • ZYNP International Corp
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Navistar experienced a breakthrough year in 2017 as we returned to profitability and, in large part, it was through positive supplier relationships the help us bring new, customer-centric innovations to market," McKean added. "The class of 2017 Diamond Suppliers are among the best in the business. We think 2018 is shaping up to be one of the strongest industry years this decade, and by working together, we can make it a breakout year for Navistar complete with great products that lead the industry in uptime."

About Navistar
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus® brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.  

* All marks are trademarks of their respective owners.

SOURCE Navistar

For further information: Media contact, Lyndi McMillan, lyndi.mcmillan@navistar.com, 331-332-3181; Investor contact, Marty Ketelaar, marty.ketelaar@navistar.com, 331-332-2706

News Release Issued: Feb 15, 2018 (4:31pm EST)
To view this release online and get more information about Navistar visit: http://media.navistar.com/index.php?s=43&item=912

Safety Coordinator | #NSEcareers


NewStream Enterprises (NSE) is seeking quality applicants for the Safety Coordinator position at its kitting, packaging, warehousing, distribution, and light assembly operation in Springfield, Missouri.

The primary function of this position is to assist the EHS Manager in coordinating all functional areas of the department.

  • Prepare monthly reports.
  • Conduct monthly audits & checks.
  • Prepare monthly training for employees, contractors & visitors
  • Prepare and maintain files, training, and employee files.
  • Assist EHS Manager with various research projects and/or special projects.
  • and more

View complete job responsibilities and apply today!

Quality Coordinator | #NSEcareers


NewStream Enterprises (NSE) is seeking qualified candidates for the Quality Coordinator position at its contract packaging operation in Springfield, Missouri.

Ensure the quality management systems are implemented, maintained and continually improved. Promote awareness of regulatory and customer requirements throughout the organization. Communicate to the organization on the efficiency and performance of the quality system and coordinate communication with external parties on matters relating to the quality system ISO 9001.

  • Participate in Production decisions concerning new product lines.
  • Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.
  • Demonstrated project management skills to lead team from multiple functional disciplines and cultural groups to accomplish tasks.
  • Excellent Project Management skills.
  • Knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical principals.
  • Ability to transfer, share, and relay information and statuses across shifts
  • Review, make dispositions, and contact suppliers for Non-conforming
  • and more

View the complete job posting and apply today!

Accounting Assistant opening | #NSEcareers

NSE is seeking qualified applicants for an Accounting Assistant opening at its Springfield, Missouri location.  The Accounting Assistant performs a range of general clerical, accounting and bookkeeping support functions in an organization.


  • General accounts payable functions
  • Check, verify and process invoices
  • Prepare payments for signature
  • Sort, code and enter accounts payable data
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks
  • Ensure all EMS guidelines and regulations are adhered to.

View entire job posting and apply today!

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Ryan Carroll named new Materials Manager | #NSEcareers

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NewStream Enterprises (NSE) would like to congratulate Ryan Carroll for his recent promotion to Materials Manager, a role previously held by Rex Wright, Director of Supply Chain.

In his new role, Ryan will be responsible for managing materials flow and maintaining accuracy of all aspects of NewStream's kitting, packaging and light assembly services, including transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling to ensure order fulfillment.

Ryan has been with the SRC companies and joint ventures for over seven years now. He started his career with a former SRC company - Guildmaster Furniture - in 2010 where he was the first in-house sales person, eventually working his way up to the National Account Sales Manager role. In 2014, Ryan made his way over to NSE in the materials department to assist with the transition of an OEM customer to NSE.  Since this time, he has added accounts to his list of responsibilities.

Congrats, Ryan!

Materials Specialist | #NSEcareers

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NewStream Enterprises is seeking qualified candidates for multiple Materials Specialist full-time positions at its Springfield, MO facility.  The position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, shipping (freight and parcel) , loading and offloading trucks , processing orders for shipment, pulling orders, receiving trucks, supply boxing line with product, putting away and combining product, working with scanners while ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.

NewStream offers a variety of career development opportunities, including advancement opportunities, tuition refund program, and business literacy and ownership.

View complete job listing and apply today.

Warehouse Group Lead | #NSEcareers

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NewStream Enterprises is seeking applicants for the Warehouse Group Lead position at its Springfield, Missouri operations. This employee will serve as a leader of a work unit, ensuring work schedules are accomplished within established time frames and in a safe working environment.

Read complete job listing and apply online today.

Jack Stack, the man in love with remanufacturing


Remanufacturing legend Jack Stack freely admits he adores the industry. He talks to ReMaTecNews US correspondent Denise Rondini about challenges, what companies needs to do to overcome them – and why he lives by income statements.

If you ask Jack Stack, CEO of SRC Holdings, what’s changed in remanufacturing since he first started the company in 1983, he’ll tell you ‘not much’. “My feeling is that it is still not consumer-driven,” he says. “When it comes down to going out and appealing to the consumer, I think we fall short.” Stack says it is the remanufacturing industry itself that has failed to do a good job of educating the consumer about its benefits – and that lack of education is in part responsible for one of the biggest challenges faced by remanufacturing: a shortage of new talent. Stack is addressing that challenge by developing a remanufacturing programme at the Ozarks Technical College. “We are now running and have classrooms inside our factory that are available to high school juniors and seniors who want to understand manufacturing and remanufacturing,” Stack explains.

Building bridges
In fact, 17 school districts are now part of the programme and about 50 students have spent a semester at SRC getting credit for classes they take there: “We are building bridges between kids that at one time thought a factory was a place they did not want to be. We are showing them that a factory of today isn’t a factory of the industrial revolution.” SRC is based in Springfield, Missouri, and Stack says the company is doing outreach to grammar schools by opening up the factory during the summer, allowing students to visit. He says part of the problem finding people is that remanufacturing doesn’t get the respect it should as a job creator in a local area. “Maybe a lot of that is because we don’t pat ourselves on the back and we don’t market ourselves that way. We are really a labour-intensive industry and you would think that would have a little more focus on an political level.” Stack says the high-tech world is touted as a place to go, but explains there is not a lot of labour involved. “I am prejudiced because I am in love with remanufacturing. I am prejudiced because I see all the benefits it has. It has created a tremendous amount of wealth for people in our community and it is sustainable over a long period of time,” he says. “But it is not for us to moan about. It’s for us to go do something about.” Stack does just that, spending a lot of time working with members of the US Congress, local officials and local institutions to raise awareness of remanufacturing, its ability to create jobs and its impact on the environment.

Financial literacy
Another challenge he sees for the industry is managing the raw materials of remanufacturing. “How do you understand the raw materials? How do you put forth investment and make sure you understand the total life cycle of the product itself?” He says it is important that everyone involved in remanufacturing understands the economic value proposition of a reman programme. Manufacturers need to “plant the seeds” for remanufactured products by having enough new product flow into the market. “You have to keep an eye on the material as it flows year after year. What happens is at the front end of every programme the part is going to be expensive. Then as the product begins to slow down and demand begins to shift you have to be certain that you are not stuck with a tremendous amount of surplus or obsolete inventory,” he explains. Stack has a demonstrated history of what’s needed to be successful in remanufacturing. “You really have to have a tremendous grasp of mathematics and income statements and financials. It is about financial literacy if you want to play in this marketplace. Everyone in your organisation needs to have financial literacy.”
Stack explains that financial statements have been around since the 1400s. “They have not changed very much over the years, yet few people know how to read them even though many billions of lives have been affected by financials.” Stack says they are like “a living crystal ball because they tell you what you have got to do in order to build your company”. They point out a company’s strengths and its weaknesses. “Then you have to have the guts to make the needed changes. That is the hard part,” he says.

The Great Game
Stack believes that, while SRC is apparently all about remanufacturing, the real business of the company is education: in other words, teaching employees to understand a company’s balance sheet leads to innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. “When [employees] can see the scorecard, they can come up with ideas,” he says. “I don’t know why everyone is looking at markets for answers - to me you have your answers right there in the balance sheet.” Stack’s philosophy, outlined in his book The Great Game of Business, relies on complete transparency with staff. “We started out in the beginning, opening our books to our employees. Then we began to open our company to anyone who wanted to come in and see what we did.” He explains that historically when something goes wrong in a company, “you shoot the person you think is responsible”. But, he explains: “Nine times out of ten you actually have a systems problem.” Leadership to Stack is putting a system in place so that the leader and everyone else in the organisation is working side by side to fix the problem: “It’s not having one charismatic person at the top.” Stack says he has seen many people adopt his philosophy and scale it - so it works in companies with union employees, companies where multiple languages are spoken and companies with many locations. But it was not just other companies learning from it. “We have learned so much from the people that we are associated with related to The Great Game of Business. It is almost as if you are on an accelerated learning process every day.”

Planning for recession
Even though Stack and SRC have achieved great success, he is not content to coast. When asked what he still hopes to accomplish in his career, Stack says: “We put together a plan back in 2009 of what we needed to do by 2019 when we believe there will be a recession. We want to have a balance sheet that will put us in a significant opportunity to be able to double our growth in the five years following 2019.” He said they have targeted a nine-digit number for liquidity on the balance sheet in order to make a move in 2019. “We are planning for a recession,” Stack explains. “We have been through four recessions and we have doubled the value of our business five years after each recession because we had a strong balance sheet.” Stack says SRC is building the balance sheet and is 70% of the way to hitting their goal: “Hitting that is my goal right now and then we will lay out another ten-year plan.” If history is any indication, Stack and SRC should continue to be successful. After all it’s just a matter of balance in order to make absolutely certain you have the strength in order to be successful, according to Stack. He says too many people get trapped on the top line. “Everyone likes cocktail talk about the million-dollar company. We never focus on the top line - we have always focused on the value proposition and how strong our balance sheet was.”

Source:  12/4/2017 ReMaTec News

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