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Careers at Nomad Global Communication Solutions

Why Work at Nomad?

Nomad products and services make a definitive difference in securing and safeguarding life and property through the delivery of industry leading communication solutions and mobile command centers.  Our clients include local, state, and federal emergency response teams, government agencies and many world class private businesses.  Nomad’s success is a result of the trusted partnerships built between our team members and our clients.  We are a growing company with a team-oriented atmosphere that is passionate about creating a rewarding work environment and delivery mission focused solutions to our customers.


Who We are Looking For

Candidates should share our passion for finding solutions to complex problems and excel at working in a fast-paced environment.  Our skilled team includes structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, IT integrators and network engineers, welders, electricians, carpenters, CNC operators, solution oriented account executives, project managers, procurement specialists and finance and administrative professionals.  We seek team members who are excited about collaborating and share our values:


Nomad Core Values

  • Do Right

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Excellence in Everything

  • Exceed Expectations

  • Trusted Partnerships


Benefits

Nomad Global Communications Solutions, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits, including health insurance, PTO, a matching 401K retirement plan and opportunities for advancement in a rapidly growing organization. We are located in the beautiful Flathead Valley of Northwestern Montana and only minutes from Flathead Lake, Glacier National Park, and Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort.  Along with its incredible beauty, the valley is a great place to raise a family and enjoy the great outdoors.  


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Nomad GCS, Inc. fully subscribes to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.  Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected status.  

Nomad GCS, Inc. promotes a drug free work environment.

Location: Columbia Falls, MT
Want to be a part of the Nomad Team but don't see an opening that fits your career goals today?  We are always on the lookout for great people to add to our team - you just never know when that door might open!  Fill out the application and attach a copy of your resume if applicable.  We will keep your information on file for review when future openings come up. 
Location: Columbia Falls, MT
The PROCESS SPECIALIST carries the primary focus of establishing processes and systems to ensure that the Production work flow is balanced and meets the TAKT and budgetary requirements for each Program.  This position will also be responsible for creating measurable metrics that will be directly used in the creation of a potential profit sharing program.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:  

Leadership:
This position will be part of a focused Special Operations Team.  Due to the high expectations on this team, it is critical that this person provides inspirational leadership, teamwork and daily excellence to deliver organizational goals and objectives, originally and specifically related to the creation and running of an exciting new Program, but applicable to other subsequent Programs. Building organizational bridges across functional teams through positive, well communicated, professional and results-oriented strategies will be requisite to achieving success.  

STRATEGIC PLANNING:
• Responsible for establishing the Program’s processes and measurement tools needed for the successful and profitable production TAKT of one (1) trailer per week within the first 6 months, up to two (2) per week by the end of the first year and up to six (6) per week thereafter.
• Responsible for creating and rebalancing work flow, without significant disruptions to flow or efficiencies, as efficiencies and TAKT increase throughout Program’s life.
• Work with Team, including Finance Department, to ensure Program is managed within budgets.  
• Create Dashboards for weekly (minimum) reporting to Team of key metrics (ie. Line’s output, DL/IDL hours, COGS, quality, efficiency gains).  
• Use data to establish and measure profit sharing incentive’s program, as developed by Special Operations Team.

TACTICAL EXECUTION:
• Use the strategic/planning tools developed above to meet the Company’s overall priorities and goals.  
• Assessing Program’s progress and determining when skill sets and efforts of this position would have a better return for Nomad if they were also used to improve areas outside of the Program.

RELATIONSHIPS: 
• Report directly to the Special Operations Team Manager.
• Works hand-in-hand with other members of the Special OPS Team.
• Works with Production techs to balance work flow and clearly communicate TAKT requirements.
• Works with Finance to ensure actual and budgetary results are consistent, accurate and timely.
• Works with Supply Chain to ensure flow of parts are efficient and timely.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• Manufacturing environment, work station may be located in an open area within the plant.  
• Temperature inside the building may fluctuate depending on the outside temperature.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to spend the majority of the day walking at a fast pace throughout the manufacturing facility.
• Ability to climb inside the units, under the units, and often times on top of the units for inspection purposes.
• Ability and willingness to utilize all PPE required to perform duties safely.  

REQUIREMENTS:
• Documented and verifiable past work experience equivalent to an Associates Degree in process control, supply chain, business, finance, engineering, industrial engineering, or other related courses of study preferred. BA/BS preferred.
• Demonstrated strong leadership skills and team-building.
• 3+ years of process controls and/or process cost controls experience strongly desired.
• Excellent PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications and custom purchasing/production (ERP) databases.  
• Excellent math skills.  Ability to make real-world decisions based upon data/calculations.
• Working knowledge in project scheduling, work flow and work balancing.
• Ability to read CAD drawings.
• Knowledge of Lean and/or Six Sigma preferred.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES:  
The Company's reputation for professionalism in and outside of the workplace is something that Nomad highly values.  It is Nomad’s belief that a professionally run company establishes a healthy setting for the company to thrive financially and socially as related to the company's activities and interactions within the local community. 

As an organization that values all of our internal and external customers, we set our operating standards to ensure that all team members are committed to consistently behaving in a manner that demonstrates our Professional and Personal Competencies in all their interactions. 
• Embodies Nomad’s Core Values.
• Works well in a schedule-driven environment.
• Works well in a team environment while focusing on individual tasks and priorities, utilizing highly effective time management skills. 
• Self-motivated, detail oriented, highly organized and able to work independently.
• Consistently demonstrates a high level of professionalism and leadership.  Self-assesses and is self-aware of personal gaps and developmental opportunities, both technically and behaviorally.
• Ability to develop people and create motivated, passionate, high-performing work teams.  
• Innovative, creative, self-starter, dependable, responsible, and accountable. 
• Committed to learning in order to improve personal effectiveness.  
• Consistently delivers outstanding results.  
• Earns the trust and respect of subordinates and uses that trust to drive organizational effectiveness.  
• Excellent communication skills, both as a speaker and as a listener.  Effective across departments as well as with external Customers and Vendors. 
• Demonstrates a positive attitude and helps to build morale of Team.
• Incorporates an adaptive leadership style to meet demands of the current work environment and needs.  Operate as a change agent to drive continual improvements.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, both oral and written. 

This is a full time, permanent position that qualifies for a full benefits package.

Wage and schedule will be discussed at the time of interview.  



Location: Columbia Falls, MT
This position carries the primary focus of establishing and then maintaining a new Production assembly line, including all feeder subassembly cells, to ensure that the Line’s workflows consistently and safely meets the TAKT and profitability goals of the Company.  

ACCOUNTABILITIES:  

Leadership:
This position will be part of a focused Special Operations Team.  Due to the high expectations on this team, it is critical that this person provides inspirational leadership, teamwork and daily excellence to deliver organizational goals and objectives, originally and specifically related to the creation and running of an exciting new Program, but applicable to other subsequent Programs.  Building organizational bridges across functional teams through positive, well communicated, professional and results-oriented strategies will be requisite to achieving success.  

Strategic/Planning:
• Responsible for establishing the Program’s Production assembly line layout needed for the successful and profitable production TAKT of one (1) trailer per week within the first 6 months, up to two (2) per week by the end of the first year and up to six (6) per week thereafter.
• Responsible for creating and then reworking the Line’s layout, without significant disruptions to flow or efficiencies, as efficiencies and TAKT increase throughout Program’s life.
• Responsible for creating an effective and efficient flow for incoming raw parts, parts storage and delivery to both subassembly and Line Station locations, as well as the movement of completed subassemblies to their next in-process staging.
• Responsible for the safe storage of all parts.
• Responsible for the creation, and sometimes building, of jigs and fixtures needed by the Line to ensure TAKT, budgeted per-unit hours and quality are met.
• Continuously improve build processes and flow to improve efficiencies.
• Work with Team, especially the Process Specialist position, to ensure balanced process flow and scheduled TAKT are met.
• Clearly articulate and illustrate build needs to FAB and Assembly for construction of needed jigs, fixtures and other constructions required for build-out of Line.
• Identify all tooling and equipment needs.  Complete ROI analyses to justify purchases.

Tactical Execution:
• Use the strategic/planning tools developed above to meet the Company’s overall goals.
• Assessing Program’s progress and determining when skillsets and efforts of this position would have a better return for Nomad if they were also used to improve areas outside of the Program.

Relationships:
• Report directly to the Special Operations’ Team Manager.
• Work hand-in-hand with other members of the Special Operations Team.
• Work with Production Line techs so that they understand designed layouts, tooling and flow.
• Works with Supply Chain Department to ensure flow of parts are efficient.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Associate Degree in Process Layout, Industrial Engineering or other related courses of study. BA/BS and/or directly related documentable and verifiable real-world experience required.
• Demonstrated strong leadership skills and team-building.
• Excellent PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications.  Familiarity with ERP systems is a plus.  
• Excellent math skills.
• Working knowledge in Production workflow layouts.
• Ability to read CAD drawings.
• Knowledge of Lean and/or Six Sigma preferred.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES:  
The Company's reputation for professionalism in and outside of the workplace is something that Nomad highly values.  It is Nomad’s belief that a professionally run company establishes a healthy setting for the company to thrive financially and socially as related to the company's activities and interactions within the local community. 

As an organization that values all of our internal and external customers, we set our operating standards to ensure that all team members are committed to consistently behaving in a manner that demonstrates our Professional and Personal Competencies in all their interactions. 
• Embodies Nomad’s Core Values.
• Works well in a schedule-driven environment.
• Works well in a team environment while focusing on individual tasks and priorities, utilizing highly effective time management skills. 
• Self-motivated, detail oriented, highly organized and able to work independently.
• Consistently demonstrates a high level of professionalism and leadership.  Self-assesses and is self-aware of personal gaps and developmental opportunities, both technically and behaviorally.
• Ability to develop people and create motivated, passionate, high-performing work teams.  
• Innovative, creative, self-starter, dependable, responsible, and accountable. 
• Committed to learning in order to improve personal effectiveness.  
• Consistently delivers outstanding results.  
• Earns the trust and respect of subordinates and uses that trust to drive organizational effectiveness.  
• Excellent communication skills, both as a speaker and as a listener.  Effective across departments as well as with external Customers and Vendors. 
• Demonstrates a positive attitude and helps to build morale of Team.
• Incorporates an adaptive leadership style to meet demands of the current work environment and needs.  Operate as a change agent to drive continual improvements.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, both oral and written. 
• Metal and/or woodworking skills.  Ability to communicate design needs as well as personally construct Layout components as needed.



Location: Columbia Falls, MT
The Human Resource Manager reports directly to the CEO and supports the organization with the overall coordination of Human Resources, Cultural Development, Safety/Compliance, Employee Relations, Performance Management, and Training/Development functions.  We are looking for a dynamic candidate who can provide the human resources leadership necessary to assist us with our strategic growth plans.  

Position Scope:
• Benefits administration
• Compensation Strategy
• Performance Management
• Policies / legal compliance including EEO/Affirmative Action
• Recruiting
• Training and Development
• Employee Relations
• Organizational Development
• HRIS / record keeping
• OSHA & EPA compliance/Safety
• Worker’s Compensation & other insurance related issues
• Local, state and federal compliance

This role requires an individual that possesses high energy, adaptability and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. Ability to listen effectively to interpret, articulate, and efficiently resolve issues. Ability to investigate issues thoroughly and objectively. Ability to ensure legal and policy compliance. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with management, associates, peers, the general public, and clients.  Ability to maintain high levels of professionalism and confidentiality at all times and at all levels. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected, including the ability to act as a strong change agent. In addition, this role requires high levels of accountability, aggressiveness, and professional maturity.  

Principle Functional Scope & Responsibilities:
• Provide team leadership consistent with the Nomad vision, mission, and goals.  Coordinate human resource goals and objectives in line with the organization’s strategic plans.  

• Cultural development:
o Act as the Culture Champion for the organization by providing daily support to the managers and employees that is aligned with the core values of the organization.  

• Policies and Procedures:
o Assisting managers with consistent policy and procedure interpretation and implementation. 
o Respond to inquiries from employees and other external customers regarding policies and procedures.  
o Perform annual review of employee handbook, work with the Executive Management team to identify and implement necessary changes.  

• Safety:
o Work hand in hand with the Production Manager, Safety Chair and the Receptionist to ensure that Safety, OSHA regulations, and Worker’s Compensation all meet compliance at all times.  

• Employee Relations:
o Assist and support managers with employee relations, disciplinary action and performance improvement initiatives.
o Assist and support employees with conflict resolution, disciplinary action and performance improvement initiatives.

• Training:
o Identify training needs specifically designed to support managers and leaders in their growth and performance.  Develop and facilitate training as needed.  
o Identify employee training needs (skills gaps) and assist managers with seeking both internal and external resources for training facilitation. 
o Support and represent the organization in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.   
o Schedule and organize internal and external training sessions and activities; maintain training records. 
o Responsible for supporting retention initiatives by executing programs developed to improve employee morale and attrition.

• Performance Reviews
o Assist in the development and implementation of organizational Performance Review program. 
o Support managers in Performance Review efforts.  
o Support and assist managers in establishing individual employee goals for team members in alignment with overall organizational goals.  

• Recruiting:
o In the absence of a dedicated recruiter, responsible for all phases of recruitment including posting ads, interviewing, new hire paperwork, new employee orientation, pre-employment activities such as reference checking and pre-employment drug screening.  

• Supervision:
o Supervise and support the Receptionist.

• General HR:
o Provide regular updates to management as to trends and issues within the workforce and labor markets.  
o Ensure HR files and forms are in compliance with internal and external government regulations, including Affirmative Action.
o Experience demonstrating general knowledge, interpretation, and application of employment laws.
o Experience supporting and implementing Affirmative Action programs.
o Oversee Unemployment, Workers Compensation, & FMLA claims to make sure company is in compliance at all times. 
o Work directly with OHS to schedule and maintain pre-employment drug screening, post accident or reasonable suspicion drug testing, all in accordance with company policy and Montana law.  
o Assist with the identification of staffing needs, recruitment and hiring process.    Assist with new hire orientations and benefits communication.  
o Provide payroll administrator with all correspondence related to payroll processing to ensure   employees are paid correctly and on time.
o Administer all functions of FMLA.
o Create various reports using personnel systems and provide to the business as requested.
o Complete various forms relating to employment and wage verification. 
o Prepare and work within departmental budget.
o Represents organization in community relations activities.
o Perform other related HR responsibilities as required.
o Perform special projects on an as needed basis.
o Additional duties as requested.

Personal Attributes:
• Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize, proficient in Microsoft Office, excellent verbal and written communication skills, high level of interpersonal skills, high regard for confidentiality, knowledge of Human Resources policies, practices and processes.
• Attention to Detail 
• Multi- tasking: Manages simultaneous projects of varying complexities. In a continuous flow and deadlines environment oversee and respond, plan and manage people, and resources.
• Adaptability/Flexibility: Maintains composure and ably responds to changing priorities or schedules, resources availability, unexpected/unanticipated work interruptions as may occur, adaptations and/or changes imposed at request of Management or other parts of the organization; employs sound judgment and sense of urgency; positively receives and applies corrective counseling and/or training requiring change in work processes and approach. 
• Communication: Strong written, aural, verbal and reading comprehension especially oriented to inter-personal communications. Strong written skills to define, document procedures and processes and create correspondence with internal and external parties; interfaces with current and potential employees while providing a positive experience. 
• Collaboration: Personal conduct contributes to a harmonious and productive workplace; committed to the success of others; communicates information at appropriate time to appropriate people which enables operations to run smoothly and productively; invites participation and input from other sources to arrive at best solutions and to foster cooperative, team oriented climate; committed to and actively supports principles of equal opportunity, values workforce diversity and supports a harassment free workplace.  
• Organization: Employs planning which reasonably considers and anticipates variables; planning enables reliability in achieving objectives, meeting deadlines and overall work responsibilities; effectively uses time and resources; records ,documentation, training or other essential materials are maintained in readily retrievable order.  
• Problem Analysis/Problem Solving: Ability to articulate suggestions and recommendations from the collection and analysis of relevant and current information and data. 
• Self-Direction:  Self-starter with minimal supervision; positive approach, self-motivated, creative with ability to work on own initiative. 
• Conflict Resolution: Vigilant to situations which give rise to conflict and manages own and others’ behavior to mitigate conflict; leads by example to demonstrate how to effectively and respectfully work through differences.  
• Team Building: Works effectively in team environment, collaborates to overcome obstacles, persevere in efforts, accept accountability for and executes responsibilities; personal behavior elicits respect, responsiveness from others. 
• Safety Awareness: Recognizes and takes action to remove and/or avoid creation of hazards.
Physical Demands:
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds.

Working Environment:
• Typical indoor manufacturing environment. The noise level is usually moderate. Safety glasses are required on the production floor. 

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or other related field of concentration
• SHRM-SCP and/or SPHR
• At least 5+ years serving in a Human Resource leadership role
• Broad knowledge of HR in manufacturing industry
• Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office, experience working with Quickbooks.  
• Experience demonstrating general knowledge, interpretation, and application of employment laws.