Friday, September 2, 2016

Career Opportunities in the Midwest

Career Opportunities in the Midwest 

Position Title          Operations Manager - Manufacturing Plant - WI  
Relocation               Yes, but keep within a 400 mile radius 
Location                  Beloit Wisconsin
Position is responsible for directing and managing plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality and other production related activities. 
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*           Manages a staff of five (5) direct reports and 80 subordinates; 
*           Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, and wages;
*           Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards;
*           Control and minimize labor overtime and production rework;
*           Provide leadership and training to direct reports and subordinates to accomplish company goals and objectives;
*           Provide direction, development and leadership to production supervisors;
*           Ensure planned KPI's of efficiency and performance are met or exceeded;
*           Ensure implementation and evolution of safety program;
*           Implement and drive continuous improvement activities through implementation of change management process and best practices;
*           Act as liaison between production floor and internal and external customers e.g. suppliers, managers, customers;
*           Optimize resource utilization by implementation of an effective production organization;
*           Ensure coaching and development of resources to meet business's objectives;
*           Coordinate, set up and implement standard operating procedure for all production operations;
*           Ensure adherence prescribed procedures to ensure first pass quality meets or exceeds planned goals;
*           Implement Lean Manufacturing Initiatives and 5S standards
*           Estimate costs and set quality standards;
*           Select, train, and mentor subordinates.
POSITION SPECIFICATION
For an individual to perform this job successfully, one must be able to perform the duties described above satisfactorily, as well as work closely with Team Members as needed to accomplish the task at hand. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, competency and/or ability required to fulfill these duties. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
*           Bachelor Degree in any discipline, Engineering preferred, and 5+ years of plant/general management experience in a manufacturing environment;
*           Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, internet, MRP systems, and other resources;
*           Management/supervision experience preferred;
*           Proven track record in managing production;
*           Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines and stay within budget. 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
*           Good verbal and written communication skills;
*           Professionalism and positive attitude is a must;
*           Self-motivated, self-starter;
*           Ability to use all extremities to efficiently operate manual tools and power tools;
*           Ability to work in a variety of environments which may include exposure to extreme heat, humidity, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, loud noise, and all weather conditions;
*           Must be able to effectively communicate verbally.
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Position Title          Crane Technician - IA  

Relocation               Yes

Location                  Davenport IA

Company looking for Crane Technicians.  Position does not require nights or weekends.  Work is both in the field and in the shop working on Link-Belt cranes.

Company partners with their manufacturers to provide quality products and services. 
  
Requirements: 
*           Ability to accurately diagnose and repair equipment
*           Experience with schematics, hydraulics and electrical
*           Basic computer skills
*           Must own general tools of the trade
*           Five or more years' experience on compact equipment
*           Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
*           Class A CDL or the ability to obtain one
*           Clear driving record

Compensation and benefits:
*           Competitive compensation
*           Bonus Plan
*           Company provided cell phone
*           Paid holidays, vacation & sick time off
*           Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability and flex spending
*           401k and ESOP for your retirement planning
*           Mobility within the company
*           NO NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS!
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Position Title          Service Technician - Heavy Equipment - IA  #3032

Relocation               Yes

Location                  Iowa City IA

Company looking for Heavy Equipment Technicians.  Position does not require nights or weekends.  Work is both in the field and in the shop working on a variety of equipment ranging from Link-Belt cranes and LBX excavators; Liebherr material handlers, loaders and dozers and Ingersoll Rand air compressors and generators.

Company partners with their manufacturers to provide quality products and services. 
  
Requirements: 
*           Ability to accurately diagnose and repair equipment
*           Experience with schematics, hydraulics and electrical
*           Basic computer skills
*           Must own general tools of the trade
*           Five or more years' experience on compact equipment
*           Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
*           Class A CDL or the ability to obtain one
*           Clear driving record

Compensation and benefits:
*           Competitive compensation
*           Bonus Plan
*           Company provided cell phone
*           Paid holidays, vacation & sick time off
*           Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability and flex spending
*           401k and ESOP for your retirement planning
*           Mobility within the company
*           NO NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS!

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To apply for any of these positions please send your resume with the name of the position in the subject to smartin@empowercareer.net or smartin@auntmarthas.org 


Position Title          Vice President of Finance and Operations - MI  #3035

Relocation               No

Location                  Detroit MI

Privately-owned medium sized industrial manufacturing company with several U.S. & European locations seeking candidates for a Vice President of Finance & Operations.

Directly reporting to the position is Accounting, IT, HR, Procurement and Payroll. The position requires an operational background with prior experience in General Management with Profit & Loss responsibility. Position requires analyzing and interpreting financial and operational data, identifying cost reductions and productivity improvements, and recognizing growth opportunities while partnering with the business unit leadership teams.

Responsibilities:
*           Be a World-Class Business Partner on the Executive Team, influencing Sales to Procurement strategies and tactics
*           Develop, shape and execute the business strategy for profitable growth in the interests ofall stakeholders.
*           Recommend capital structure and allocation strategies plus financing needs
*           Coach and mentor business unit managers in achieving financial goals and implementing performance management
*           Establish and track business unit Key Performance Indicators and goals
*           Ensure financial reporting accurately reflects business performance
*           Oversee the capital budgeting process
*           Manage treasury functions: banking relationships, cash management, investing
*           Ensure accurate and timely information is provided to outside auditors
*           Manage company insurance policies, 401(K), and pension plan
*           Design and implement standardized business-unit reporting and costing
*           Oversee and drive job costing analysis
*           Present effective tax strategies to Executive Team
*           Support the company's business acquisition process
*           Develop human resources, enhancing professional development, compensation andbenefits, performance evaluation, training and recruiting


Qualifications:
*           Degree in Accounting/Finance/Engineering with minimum of ten years of financial management and three years in General Management in a manufacturing environment including P&L responsibility
*           Desire to work in a flat organization where resourcefulness, candor and initiative are vital often with constrained resources.
*           Proven ability to drive cost reduction and productivity initiatives by eliminating waste in all functions on the shop floor and in the office. 
*           Proficient in the use of performance based metrics, score cards, etc.
*           Knowledge of cost accounting, working capital management, payroll, IT & HR
*           Hands-on Change Agent never satisfied with the status quo who aspires for Excellence by setting high standards
*           Results-driven, Team player in a high performance culture environment
*           Sound Leadership and management qualities with a bias for action
*           Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
*           High standard of computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
*           Working knowledge of ERP; preferably Microsoft Dynamics AX
*           Travel within the United States could be up to 50% of the worked time.

Added considerable consideration given to:
*           CMA, CGMA, CPA
*           Lean / Six Sigma Training or TPS
*           MBA - Finance/Accounting

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Position Title          Director of Sales - Alloy Products - MI  #3197

Relocation               No

Location                  Detroit MI

Purpose:
*           Responsible for increasing sales for the Alloy Products group. Develop strategic sales  initiatives focusing on providing engineering solutions utilizing either coating alloys or brazing filler metals. 

Primary responsibilities:
*           Identify prospective industries for new or existing product opportunities which will provide long-term sales growth.
*           Working with the Global Marketing Director, coordinate development of marketing andsales plans. Responsible for the implementation of such plans in order to increase sales.
*           Provide marketing and sales leadership with superior market application knowledge. and superior negotiating skills
*           Develop pricing strategies for desired market share, growth, and profitability. Negotiate volume-related strategic quotations.
*           Maintain annual forecast to support business planning and manufacturing schedules.  Working with customer service and the outside sales force, update the forecast monthly by territory, customer, and product.

Secondary responsibilities:
*           Build and maintain long term relationships with customers
*           Plan and lead quarterly sales meetings with defined objectives.
*           Develop and maintain a competitive intelligence file including sales volume by customer, product, market share, prices and strengths and weaknesses.
*           Provide timely reports which include competitive analysis on market share, salesforecasts and product applications and or sales strategies.

Requirements:
*           Excellent communication and presentation skills.
*           Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
*           Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the technical or product management area.
*           B.S. in Metallurgy, Materials Science, or Engineering
*           MBA Preferred.
*           Travel is required throughout North and South America, Europe, and the Far East.

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Position Title          Vacuum Extruder Operator Helper - 12 Hour Night Shift - OH  #3355
        
Relocation               No

Location                  Middlefield OH

Vacuum Extruder Operator Helpers - 12 Hour Nights

For this position we are looking for someone who has mechanical and forklift experience.  This person will be helping our extruder operators. With this position you would gain experience to become a potential operator.  They are looking for someone with a good head on their shoulders and good at multitasking.  This is 12 hour night shift and is a little different than our A,B,C, D rotation. This department runs Monday-Friday so one week they would work 3 days and the other 4 days.

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Position Title          Production Automation Technician - All Shifts - OH  #3356
        
Relocation               No

Location                  Middlefield OH

Production Automation Technician

*           Maintain a safe and clean working environment
*           Clean, grease and maintain all tooling
*           Document and communicate all processes and process changes
*           Recognize a quality product from a bad part
*           Constructively interact with fellow employees
*           Collect data to ensure production is accurately tabulated 
*           Produce product to meet established cycle and quality standards
*           Learn how to trouble shoot machine by the panel view and information codes
*           Proven effective problem solving skills
*           High School diploma or equivalent
*           Good attendance a must
*           Understanding of robotics
*           Willingness to learn
*           Understanding of paint systems a plus
*           General mechanical knowledge
*           Good computer skills

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Position Title          Occupational Therapist - WI  #3360

Relocation              Yes

Location                 Northern Wisconsin (1 hour north of Eau Claire)
      
Hospital is currently seeking applicants for a full-time or casual O.T. Responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and occupational agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

Current registration with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Graduate from an approved school of Occupational Therapy, State of Wisconsin Licensure, Experience in out-patient and in-patient Occupational Therapy preferred. New graduates are also encouraged to apply. Current BCLS certification.

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Position Title          Strategic Sales Specialist - Industrial Automation #3311
        
Relocation               No

Location                  Anywhere in the US - Heavy Travel

Industrial Automation product and solution provider looking for a Strategic Sales Specialist to focus on 1-2 industries and grow the company's presence with their existing network and by identifying new customers. 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree is required.  BSEE or BSME are preferred.  5+ years of Industrial Automation sales and a strong presence in 1-2 particular verticals with Industrial Automation sales. 

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Position Title          Catia Designer - Aerospace - MI  #3363

Relocation              Yes

Location                 Macomb MI

Job purpose

Use creativity and knowledge of aerospace to create attractive, functional designs. Work begins with
an initial idea and ends with a three-dimensional scale model. Explore aerodynamics, ergonomics,
safety and calibration.

Duties and responsibilities
· Proficient in Aerospace structures and component design
· Ability to check manufacturing drawings to determine proper fit and function, correctness and
completeness of information
· Mechanical aptitude, good reasoning and problem solving skills
· Data management and configuration management principles
· Additional job duties as assigned

Qualifications

· Boeing process a plus
· Experience with Catia
· Experience in V4 thru V6, Siems NX, SolidWorks, AutoCad or ProE, UG NX a plus
· Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and WebEx
· Verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to work in a team environment
· Ability to function with minimal supervision
· GD & T knowledge
· Understanding of fabrication, machining, outsourcing, turning tooling, machine prints,
time management, materials, tool assembly and inspection a plus
· High school diploma or equivalent
· Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to recommend the best plan of action
· 4 to 15 years' experience in a product life cycle environment and in project management
· Focused on customer needs, builds and maintains trust in relationship Strong knowledge

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To apply for any of these positions please send your resume with the name of the position in the subject to smartin@empowercareer.net or smartin@auntmarthas.org 

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