<![CDATA[iMPact Business Group: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.IMPACTBUSINESSGROUP.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Quality Inspector]]> Job Duties

Perform receiving, in-process and finished goods inspection of manufactured printed circuit board and wire and harness assemblies to ensure conformance to internal and external (customer, government/regulatory, industry) requirements.
Daily duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to the following:
Ensures material/product conforms to requirements
Performs visual (labeling/marking, identification, condition, count, etc.) inspection of material/product
Reviews product certification (CofC, Material Cert s, Inspection/Test Data, etc.)
Accurately document results of inspection (accept/reject), as required within internal policies/procedures
Communicates with team members and extended team members (as required) the status of product, evaluates and recommends problem resolution, if applicable/known
Participates, as team member, in various cross-functional problem solving (root cause/corrective action, etc.) or continuous improvement events/projects (preventative action, etc.)

Required:

Ability to interact, work effectively with others at different levels of the organization and be a participative team member
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment, while remaining focused and carrying out tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
Detail-oriented, dependable and trustworthy where this individual will come in contact with complex and sensitive documents.
Good working knowledge of IPC-A-610 / 620 Workmanship Standards
Use of measuring tools (i.E., calipers, scales, etc.)
Ability to identify electronic components and correct placement
Good understanding of manufacturing documentation (i.E., Bill of Materials, Assembly Drawings, PCB files, etc.)
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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accounting Assistant]]> Our client in the Grand Rapids area is looking for an Accounting Assistant to join their team.
This position is with a nationwide company headquartered in GR and is growing VERY rapidly!

The position will involve
Accounts Payable & Receivable
Billing
Cash reconciliations
Microsoft Excel data entry and reporting
Other various accounting related duties as needed

Must have:
1+ years of experience in an accounting-oriented position.
Basic Microsoft Excel skills
High attention to detail
Ability to multi-task
AP or AR experience preferred.
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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[AP/AR Clerk]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a AP/AR Clerk for a 12 month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Performs data entry related to accounts payable and receivable. Reviews and processes billing and payroll transactions. Codes invoices to accounts. Prepares periodic reconciliation reports. Posts cash receipts. Able to perform general bookkeeping tasks as assigned. Requires aptitude for quantitative analysis and strong MS Excel skills.
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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[UI/UX Developer]]> Position Summary
Responsible to lead and/or participate in the research and fact finding to modify or develop moderately complex company applications/information systems. Under limited supervision, modify, create, implement and/or maintain application programs and projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements
Degrees
Bachelor' s Degree (Required) Information Technology
Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Job Experience
Five years of Information Technology experience in applications systems analysis and programming.
Fully proficient in and applies Application Systems Analysis and Programming knowledge.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Responsible for application programming of moderately complex systems within assigned functional area/systems and may be responsible for completion of a phase of a project.
Design, code, test, debug and implement systems, functions and related applications necessary to meet business needs, working under limited supervision. Work with cross-functional IT areas to coordinate development projects.
May lead the research and fact finding to modify, develop, implement and maintain moderately complex company applications/information systems; develop detailed functional specifications, process documents and/or workflow diagrams for application programming.
Assist with the development of project scope, objectives and milestones to meet assigned project definition and requirements. Work with IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and/or business users to provide detail application/system information.
Troubleshoot program issues and interface with appropriate IT sub-departments and/or cross functional business areas to create and provide detailed application/system information to resolve any issues.
Ensure timely documentation of new programs or changes to existing programs.
Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and best Information Technology practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes.
May provide guidance and/or training to lesser experienced Programmer Analysts.
Participate in the on-call support rotation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate IT programming in a non-technical manner. Must have strong organizational, prioritization, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be detail oriented and have strong project/time management and research skills. Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Project and Visio. Ability to interact with management. Ability to travel up to 10% based upon department and customer needs.
Demonstrable and proven UI experience with design skills and a strong portfolio. Strong experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps. Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Balsamiq, or other visual design and wire-framing tools. Proficient in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping. Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction. Ability to present designs and sell solutions to various stakeholders. Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process. Knowledge of Lucidchart/Omnigraffle. Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques and technologies.
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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[ Director Of Operations]]> The Operations Director provides technical expertise, collaborative leadership in the ongoing development and direction for the practice(s), including the integrity of operational processes, patient access, budgets, human resources, regulatory compliance and the standardization of operational activities. The Operations Director will partner with the Practice Manager(s) to ensure efficient day-to-day operations, strong financial performance and improved quality. Success in this position will be evidenced by the achievement of patient-centered service excellence, standardization of operations, strong financial results and physician engagement. The Operations Director is expected to create a practice culture that is committed to patient-centered customer service, personal accountability, and regulatory compliance. The Operations Director will partner with the Medical Directors to ensure workflow efficiencies are achieved within proper clinical and billing guidelines. 

Responsibilities
Key focus on implementing strategies relating to the development and management of facilities / clinics which ensures consistent and standardized processes for quality clinical services, leading to an exceptional patient experience. Strategies will create an environment which fosters positive physician, patient, and employee relationships.
Responsible for development of strong operational infrastructure.
Evaluates processes and procedures continually; and recommends improvements to patient flow, appointment scheduling protocols, and other changes that will enhance patient satisfaction and improve financial success of the practice.
Plan, coordinate, direct and supervise various elements that pertain to quality and patient flow.
Identifies gaps in services or systems which ultimately have a negative impact on compliance, financial, and relationship outcomes. Researches, evaluates, and provides guidance on operational short-falls; works to resolve the short-falls. Develops internal processes to support and sustain these improvement efforts.
Oversees the operations of the medical practice.
Directs physician productivity and efficiency, policies and procedures, quality, compliance, and billing
Provides oversight and guidance to the administrative practice management
Ensures staff compliance with set standards; hiring, training, and scheduling employees; and creating and managing contracts. 
Responsible for developing and reviewing all internal policies and procedures to ensure complete compliance with regulatory requirements. 
Responsible for workflow improvements that increase operational efficiencies.
Acts as a mentor, resource, and support for direct reports to ensure strong communication resulting in an environment of encouragement and accountability. Creates a culture of being proactive versus reactive. Directs and guides Practice Manager(s) on his or her practice budgets to ensure best possible financial outcomes and practice management.

Other Responsibilities:
Knowledge of Medicare Part A and B billing and regulatory guidelines.
Knowledge of AHCA regulatory guidelines within a SNF or ALF.
Working knowledge of HIPAA
Utilize resources efficiently, identify, and apply for sources of funding.
Hire, supervise, and evaluate the performance of staff and contractors.
Maintain strict confidentiality of client, company and personnel information.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 10 - 20
Qualifications 
Proficient with electronic medical records (EMR) software.
Business process definition, management, and improvement
Ability to handle multiple projects and complete them in a timely manner, as well as have excellent organizational and multitasking skills.
Strong leadership and analytical skills.
Demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Detail oriented.

Education and/or Experience: 

BA/BS in Healthcare Administration or Business-related field required.
MBA/MHA preferred Business related expertise may be substituted for advanced degree.
A minimum of 5 - 10 years of progressive management experience in physician practice operations. Experience in large group practice settings with multiple locations, 10 or more physicians strongly preferred.
Healthcare environment experience within Skilled Nursing or Assisted Living facilities preferred.
Experience in physician practice acquisition and integration; as well as, practice development.
Experience with minimizing gaps in operations related to physician practices.

Computer Skills:
Proficiency using software programs such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and EHR software.

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Project Scheduler (Primavera P6)]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Sr. Project Scheduler.

DUTIES:

Organize, implement and maintain scheduling management system supporting identified projects and their plans.

Assist to set up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project contract requirements as scheduled.

Log project time-lines and maintain P6 database of tasks and its status. Log all new information into P6 database and provide scheduled reports for contract coordination and reporting purposes.
Interact with project staff & project stakeholders to schedule work and coordinate assignments. Design and develop project schedules. Interact with project teams and contractors to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules and identification of variances from original plan.

Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend alternative work paths.

Develop and update weekly schedule working with superintendents and field engineers and project managers.

Support project management team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.

Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.

Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
Interact with project team members, contractors, cost engineers, and management.

SKILLS:

Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with project team members and stakeholders to receive and produce schedule information.
Must be able to participate fully in all project and department meetings and discussions effectively.
Must understand how to operate in a P6 environment including knowledge in layouts, activity codes, resources, group & sort and reporting.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.

Other Beneficial Skills:

PMP or other PMI certification would be beneficial but not required.
PSP or CST or other AACEI certification would be beneficial but not required.
Knowledge of Schedule Quality practices in regard to P6 schedules would be beneficial but not required.
Project Gating procedures knowledge would be beneficial but not required.
Prior work experience in Gas & Electric Distribution and Transmission projects a plus.
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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst for a 12 month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Analyzes and reconciles accounts.
Prepares and annotates variance reports.
Works with operating plans to create supporting financial forecasts and budgets.
Performs research to understand the accounting consequences of alternative approaches.
The role requires a thorough knowledge of accounting and finance principles, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present financial analysis to management.
Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel/Word software and have a working knowledge of popular financial management applications.
Any accounting certifications such as CMA or CPA a plus.
Willing to work with a wide range of skill
Bachelor s / 4 year degree required.
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accounting Assistant]]> Performs general accounting support to the Assistant Controller in the area of monthly accounting close and reconciliations. Responsible for preparing journal entries and posting into the accounting system. Completes daily revenue, cash and credit card reconciliations, and prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations. Communicates with internal and external contacts regarding financial data and performs related research. Completes Inter-company accounting and reconciliation.
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[System Administrator]]> The role of the System Administrator is to maintain our company' s systems and manage technical projects in addition to providing support to end users within client for all technology needs.

: Continually evaluate long-term strategic infrastructure plan and look for areas of improvement in order to reduce downtime and ensure our technology is keeping up with our company growth

: Manage assigned projects as far as needs analysis, design, build, testing, training, documentation, and administration, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget
: Support, maintain, and patch all client systems in addition to providing disaster management assistance
: Establish and maintain positive relationships with vendors for both hardware and software services
: Monitor and quickly respond to escalated issues from technical support specialists while finding opportunities to train team and end users

Desired Skills & Experience...

: A strong understanding of IP Networks including configuration, implementation, and troubleshooting

: A strong background in troubleshooting Active Directory, servers and ShoreTel devices
: Experience with proactive IT management, monitoring and logging software
: Direct Cisco networking experience is a plus
: 3-5 years of experience working with VMware, Zerto, Veeam, and Meraki
: Excellent organization and communication skills
: Enthusiasm to bring ideas and innovation to the team
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[PHP Developer]]> : Design and implement software solutions within the Scrum Agile methodology in a team-focused environment that contribute towards continuous and sustained feature delivery.

: Write, test and maintain code to meet all functional requirements, technical requirements and user experience standards.
: Build scalable and maintainable systems with a focus on web systems and related technologies.
: Provide support for software solutions when needed.
Here is the experience we expect you to have:
: 2+ years developing solutions using PHP, Javascript, HTML and CSS

: Object oriented design principles
: MS SQL and/or MySQL, including stored procedures, views, functions, triggers and schema design
: Version control systems such as Subversion, Git or TFS
: Writing and maintaining source code documentation
: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Here' s what would be a plus for you to know:
: Scrum, Kanban, XP or other Agile methods and practices

: Knowledge of modern design patterns and practices
: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and APIs
: JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS, Node.Js and JQuery
: PHP frameworks such as Laravel, CodeIgniter and Zend
: VBScript and/or Classic ASP
: .NET Framework languages and related technologies
: Web UX and UI design using HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Product Engineer]]> JOB DESCRIPTION
Work with development team/improvement team to engineer case goods and soft seating that is consistent with industry standards for construction techniques.
Effective leadership and time management skills to delegate and take projects from concept to completion in an orderly and effective manner.
Creating drawings and models necessary for prototypes
Understand how to engineer solutions that hit required cost targets, timelines, and maximizes efficiency in production.
Evaluate and identify cost savings for existing products through audits. Modify drawings / ERP System with changes needed from information gained
Support production with required documentation and ERP System programming
Effectively managing simultaneous projects while completing day to day tasks that need immediate attention
Work with production in a team environment to identify, evaluate, and implement cost reduction ideas.
Develop relationships with key suppliers to understand their skills and processes for the benefit of the company.
Effectively communicate activities and decisions throughout the organization
PROSPECTIVE APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
Associates Degree in Mechanical / Design / Industrial Technology or proven experience of required activities in related industry.
Proven CAD experience on Auto Cad / Inventor with clear knowledge in 2D & 3D Auto Desk Inventor function
Experience and exposure to automated machinery used in case goods / woodworking production
Comprehensive understating of materials and construction methods used in case good / woodworking and furniture production
Strong organizational and leadership skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Support manufacturing processes through required engineering documentation.
Frequent interaction with operators on the floor, learning and developing relationships.
Positive attitude toward challenges and a respect for deadlines
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related activities as assigned.
Full knowledge of current and developing trends in the manufacturing industry.
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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[HR Assistant]]> Provides administrative support to the Human Resources department, primarily in the areas of recruiting, onboarding, employment eligibility and HRIS. Previous HR experience desired. Provides administrative support to the Career Center s Human Resources department, primarily in the areas of recruiting, onboarding, employment eligibility and HRIS.

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
1. High School graduate with some college level studies in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent experience.
2. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Must have computer experience in Microsoft Office programs. Experience with scanning software, Applicant Tracking Systems, and HRIS preferred.
4. Must have excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail.
5. Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
6. Must exhibit professionalism, confidentiality and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on outstanding customer service.
7. Ability to work as a team player and independently, as needed.
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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer III]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Grand Rapids area, is looking for a Quality Engineer to join their team.

This position will involve:
Solving issues with customer and internal quality issues
Reviewing engineering design documentation
PPAP documentation
Interacting with customers
Reviewing supplier PPAP submissions for accuracy
Coordinating outside testing
Assisting with failure analysis
Product validation
Hands on collaboration and training with Quality Techs on the shop floor

Must have:
Bachelor s degree
5+ years of experience in quality engineering
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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Project Manager]]> As Project Manager, you will have the freedom to manage your projects as necessary to meet financial goals. Compensation package includes salary plus bonus for project performance. You control your success and earning potential.

Project Managers are frequently tasked with multiple assignments and duties that must be prioritized. A typical day may involve:

: Managing multiple projects from pre-construction meetings to completion

: Managing and monitoring all project costs to meet budgetary guidelines

: Representing the company professionally to all clients and attend pre-roof and project meetings

: Recruiting, training, managing, and evaluating staff

: Reporting job progress through CRM system

: Ordering material for jobs as needed

: Reviewing safety procedures as needed and ensure that employees are meeting guidelines at all times

: Scheduling project inspections and manage job through to completion

Skills and Experience:

: 7+ years leading multiple Commercial Roofing projects required

: Bilingual Required

: Ability to lead and motivate team members

: Proven success at managing multiple projects and budgets in an efficient manner

: A good driving record is necessary for this position

: Must be able to climb a ladder; position may require lifting up to 50 lbs.

: Travel required

: Ability to pass drug screen and criminal background check
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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[GIS Technician]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of GIS Technician.

DUTIES:

This GIS Technician position is for the Electric System Model Enhancement project. Our client, along with a GIS field vendor, is correcting and enhancing it' electric distribution GIS system to 1 meter accuracy. The responsibilities for this position will focus on geocoding analysis, data QA, and data scrubbing activities in ArcGIS to support the office to field delivery process.

SKILLS:

Proficiency in using ArcGIS/ArcFM software. Proven ability to read and interpret construction drawings. Candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to manage their workload effectively with little supervision and actively learn new skills, systems, and procedures.

Proficient with Windows, Microsoft Office and GIS concepts. Dependable, Logical thinking and self-motivated.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Associate Degree or certificate in GIS mapping or CAD
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Manager]]> Our client, a Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Quality Manager to join their team.

The position will involve:
Overseeing all Quality assurance processes and procedures in the plant
Mentoring & developing quality engineers
Abiding by TS 16949 requirements
Maintaining appropriate quality audit documentation
Altering inspection methods and detailed problem solving
Working with the corporate HQ on corporate quality initiatives
Working alongside engineering on new prototypes
Customer interaction
Must Have:
8+ years of experience in quality management
Tier 1 automotive experience
Bachelor s degree
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Coding Quality Analyst]]> ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (For this Position) POSSIBLE TEMP TO PERM

Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.

Non-established coder -
: Routinely perform pre-bill review of at least the volume records required for Coding Compliance Program on a new coder (non-established Phase I coder).

: Routinely performs pre-bill review of at least the volume of records required in the Coding Compliance Program (CCP) on a new coder (non-established coder, Phase II).

: Performs pre-bill review of additional ten records if the new coder' s (non-established coder, Phase II) accuracy rate is below 95%.

: Initiates coaching and/or corrective action if new coder' s DRG accuracy rate of 95.00% or higher is not achieved within the 90 day period

Established coder -
: Performs on-going quality assessments to monitor accuracy of code assignment, sequencing, POA and DRG assignments for quarterly coding quality monitoring by auditing a minimum of charts required in the CCP per coder per quarter.

Recommends Senior CQA initiates coaching and/or corrective action if new coder' s DRG accuracy rate of 95.00% or higher is not achieved within the 90 day period

: Routinely performs prebill audit for Coders who have a break in production coding or are off for an extended period of time as described in the CCP. Refers Coder to Training & Development Sr. For action plain if less than 95% is achieved, until quality reaches standards as stated in CCP
Meets all yearly education requirements and codes inpatient records as needed.

Assist coders with initiation of physician queries when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes and follows query process for medical records filing.

Leadership -
: Assists in ensuring coding staff adherence with coding guidelines, manuals and policies

: Assists Senior Spec, Training & Development in finding specific charts to use for trainee coding education and practice

: Audits, tracks, trends and communicates to coders of any identified coding errors

: Proactively communicates the progress of a newly transitioned non-established coder into production coder to the educator in the first 90 days following completion of phase I

: Routinely respond to any external (Helpline/Epic WQ/Discrepancy Queue) and internal (Messaging Queue) coding inquires with 48hrs

: Identifies training and educational opportunities and makes recommendations to standardized training and education to the system coders

: Submit all disputed cases to 3M Nosology and ensure the case log is updated

: Conducts new Phase II coder orientation and training

: Openly communicates issues and opportunities to appropriate person(s)
Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and American Academy of Professional Coders and adheres to official coding guidelines.

Makes determinations on consolidating coded clinical information from multiple registrations or splitting coded information from single admissions based on reporting rules. Advises Billing Department of these determinations.

High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

Areas of Specialties
Opthomology Surgery
Dialysis
Gastro
Osteo
Nutrition
Plastics
AOPI
Care Management
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Administrative Assistant]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Administrative Assistant.

DUTIES:

In this position, you will support a number of critical administrative tasks.

Representing the department by welcoming visitors and reviewing correspondence, arranging corporate and department functions and special events, and answering questions and meeting requests
Completing a variety of administrative support tasks, including answering phones, filing, typing, creating / modifying complex documents (Microsoft Word and PDF) preparing presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint), creating and modifying spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), making copies, arranging meetings, organizing and maintaining a busy calendar (Microsoft Outlook), etc.
Arranging corporate travel and meetings by developing itineraries and agendas, scheduling flights or booking other transportation, arranging lodging and meeting accommodations
Preparing reports and financial data
Completing projects and special assignments by establishing objectives, determining priorities, managing time, gaining cooperation of others, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans
Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes, implementing changes as needed

SKILLS:

Advanced administrative experience; prior experience working in an administrative capacity
Exceptional Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills are required
Ability to juggle multiple assignments under tight deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills with exceptional written and verbal communication skills are required
Working understanding of corporate policies and procedures and have experience with increasing levels of responsibility
Experienced in providing dependable, organized, and attention to detail on daily tasks and special projects
Comfortable with working overtime with very little notice
Ability to efficiently maintain travel logistics and scheduling
Effectively manage meeting requests and calendar organization
Ability to develop and support client relationships
Decision making, problem-solving, and critical thinking are all key components to success in this role

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

2+ years of college level business courses is strongly preferred
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[UI/UX Designer]]> UI/UX designer to assist in documentation and interpretation of the business requirements. Translate those following user centered UI/UX principles to create wireframe UIs that meet both the business requirements and the needs of the user.

Required Experience:
-1 years of experience

Preferred Experience:
-3 years of experience
- Sketch, InVision, Adobe Suite, HTML, CSS, Prototyping, JIRA (user stories), UAT (user acceptance testing) Understanding of web technologies.
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Manager]]> Core Competencies
Customer Focus
Communication
Energy and Stress
Team Work
Problem Solving
Time Management
Creative and Innovative Thinking
Development and Continual Learning
GDT/Blueprint Reading skills
Engineering specification understanding
CMM/Layout measurement Knowledge and understanding
Research and Analysis
Decision Making and Judgement
Providing Consultation
Planning and Organizing
Mathematical Reasoning
Accountability and Dependability
Ethics and Integrity
Analytical

Job Duties
Evaluate and develop improved techniques for control of quality and reliability.
Work with Process Engineering on process and engineering changes.
Support prototype builds and data collection and reporting of builds.
Cultivate and expand positive employee morale.
Develop and maintain record keeping systems and procedures.
Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with all levels of personnel.
Design and implement systems necessary to collect, to maintain and analyze data.
Identify problems, basic and complex, review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Ensure production is producing quality product to specifications.
Provide support onsite to customer/suppliers as needed.
Document all activities as required.
Provide support and maintain compliance with all company guidelines, union contracts, TS16949, ISO14001, and all applicable government regulations and standards.
The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.

Requirements
Bachelor s Degree in quality engineering or related technology or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 8 years experience in a manufacturing facility that offered the opportunity to gain a well rounded background in quality.
Six Sigma certification preferred.
Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Customer needs, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture, assembly and distribution of goods
Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Develop, plan and implement short and long term goals
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office and the use of statistical software.
Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.
Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.
Strong analytical ability
Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
Troubleshooting ability is required
Strong decision making and problem solving skills
Demonstrated good internal customer service skills
Good presentation skills
Ability to manage multiple projects.
Detail oriented
Good computer skills
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer]]> Job Duties
Evaluates manufacturing processes, designs new systems and processes for the introduction of new products or for the improvement of existing ones.
Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
Prepare manufacturing proposals and estimates for new products including tooling cost requirements, and manufacturing resources.
Participates actively and effectively in continuous improvement plans related to position responsibilities
Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Devises new approaches to complex problems through adaptations and modifications of standard technical principles.
Ensures compliance of practices, procedures and instructions relative to applicable facility standards (ISO, TS, etc);
Performs all other tasks as assigned by management.

Requirements
BS Degree or equivalent related experience in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering.
3-5 years experience preferable in a (input specific industry metal, plastics, etc)
Knowledge of mechanical and electrical manufacturing processes, including assembly and testing.
Proficiency in engineering computer software (CAD, CATIA, NX etc)
Must be a self-starter able to work with a minimum of supervision.
Strong planning and time management skills.
Solid project management skills.
Sound analytical and problem solving skills, with an emphasis on a hands on approach.
Exposure to Lean Manufacturing principles and practices preferred.
Must be detail oriented.

Working Conditions
Some travel may be required.
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
Overtime as required.
Weekend work may be required.
May be exposed to hazards associated with manufacturing.
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Summary
The Quality Engineer supports and promotes plant wide quality improvement efforts. Lead and maintain PPAP Process and supporting functions. Evaluate and develop improvement techniques for quality and reliability. Maintain and report on the quality systems using Process Audits (Layered, Customer required, Control plan audits). Works with employees, suppliers and customers to produce quality products that meet or exceed the customer and plant' s requirements. Coordinates Corrective Action and Continuous Quality Improvement.

Core Competencies
Customer Focus
Communication
Energy and Stress
Team Work
Problem Solving
Time Management
Creative and Innovative Thinking
Development and Continual Learning
Research and Analysis
Decision Making and Judgement
Providing Consultation
Planning and Organizing
Mathematical Reasoning
Accountability and Dependability
Ethics and Integrity
Analytical GDT/Blueprint reading
Engineering specifications and understanding
CMM/Layout measurement

Job Duties
Handle customer issues. Review customer testing requirements and ensure that systems are in place to meet them.
Work with suppliers to ensure testing requirements are being met and oversee PPAP process.
Ensure production is producing quality product to specifications.
Support upkeep of the calibration system. Maintain records, ensure gages and equipment are calibrated within required time.
Provide support onsite to customer/suppliers as needed.
Support prototype builds (document according to prototype checklist inspection process).
Collect SPC data and report monthly; and work with manufacturing on process improvements.
Support manufacturing in the development of job instructions and procedures.
Document all activities as required.
Provide support and maintain compliance with all company guidelines, union contracts, IATF 16949, ISO 9001, and all applicable government regulations and standards.
Define and implement Customers indicators to monitor the satisfaction level of the customer and reporting back to management.
Makes decisions with regard to disposition of non-conforming material and that proper containment and follow up is done.
Perform additional assignments per manager s direction.
Advise on improvements in tracking and reporting procedures.
The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.

Requirements
Preferred Certified Quality Engineer Certificate
Preferred 3-5 years of related work experience.
Knowledge of Six Sigma
Knowledge of production process, machines, tools, including design and uses.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office and the use of statistical software.
Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.
Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.
Strong analytical ability
Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
Troubleshooting ability is required
Strong decision making and problem solving skills
Demonstrated good internal and external customer service skills
Good presentation skills
Ability to manage multiple projects.
GDT/Blueprint reading
Engineering specifications and understanding
CMM/Layout measurement

Working Conditions
Physical ability to lift 20lbs.
Travel as necessary.
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals. The ability to see details at close range.
Excellent visual acuity combined with the ability of a minimum of FMHH average color discrimination.
Must be able to lift, twist, bend, squat, climb, stand and walk in close, confined surroundings.
Overtime as required.
Weekend work may be required.
May be exposed to hazards associated with manufacturing.
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> A CPA that has significant experience working with and applying FASB standards, and if they have Supply Chain knowledge or Leasing experience that would be an additional positive. Also, if they have prior experience working with FAS13 (operating vs. Capital lease criteria) that would also be helpful (i.E., as understanding the prior standard helps overcome the learning curve).

This individual will be responsible for completing, reviewing, and analyzing the Lease Determination assessment, Reasonably Certain Lease Term assessment, and the segmentation of the Lease vs. Service components for all of the Supply Chain contracts. We also need someone that is capable of rolling up their sleeves both in capturing/gathering all of the data, completing all required calculations, and populating the appropriate forms, etc.
Key resource in assisting the Supply Chain team with gathering and analyzing their leases to prepare for the new FASB Topic 842 Leasing Standard. This individual will be responsible for completing, reviewing, and analyzing the Lease Determination assessment, Reasonably Certain Lease Term assessment, and the segmentation of the Lease vs. Service components for all of the Supply Chain contracts.
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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sales Support Specialist]]> We are looking for a Sales Service Rep at our office in Tampa, Looking to find a candidate ASAP. We are looking for someone that is detail orientated, SAP experience is a must, salesforce.Com experience preferred. Looking for someone who can communicate with account managers through email and phone, flexible with working overtime and high volume work load. This position would get training directly from lead of customer service group. Looking for someone with background in sales, customer service, shared service center environment or any relevant experience.
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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Export Associate]]> Responsible for processing all contracts and order activity associated with international sales and distribution. This will include preparation of documents for trade controls, screen customers to ensure OFAC controls, and preparing insurance records for vessel files. Facilitate the coordination of customer requirements for rail documentation for shipments to international customers to ensure they have the proper documentation for importing. Export Associate is responsible to receive, evaluate, and respond in a timely manner to customer inquiries regarding rail order processing and management. Responsible to maximize customer satisfaction by meeting customer requirements from point of sale through invoicing.

Qualifications Needed:

Candidate must have experience executing SAP transactions. Basic understanding of Inco Terms.

Experience with Salesforce, Livelink, and SAP or similar.

Familiarity with the industry and international customs.

Preference to candidates with supply chain experience in shipping or logistic activities.

Preference to individuals with dealing with rail or vessel transportation.

Financial background in accounts receivables and payables a plus.

Computer Skills Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Experience and proficient with SAP EP2 and APO

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Strong English/, written and listening communication skills. Must be customer focused.

Demonstrated relationship-building skills. Strong team-building and interpersonal skills. Candidate must have demonstrated skills at active listening position supports customers who first language may not be English.

Ability to effectively work with customers, agents, vendors and employees at all levels within the organization and external customers, suppliers and vendors. Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment and manage multiple priorities. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments and work in a stressful and demanding environment with minimal supervision.
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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Project Manager (SAP QM/QIM)]]> Our client, a Global Fortune 150 Manufacturing Company, is seeking a Project Manager to manage activities / projects between their Global IS organization and the North American Products Quality organization including managing vendor relationships. There is a high probability that the individual selected for this role would be converted, based on impact to the projects, to Full Time Hire in 2019.

Job Description:

Document current state North American Region (NAR) Quality organization technical landscape.

Consult on solutions for NAR Quality

Provide input to NAR technical roadmap

Day to Day Duties

Collaborate with Global IS (GIS) Global Products Organization (GPO) team
Manage PM tasks for Quality projects
Meet with business / GIS operations to document technical landscape
Meet with business to consult on technical solutions

Skills MUST have

Project Management 3-5 years experience working with Manufacturing Quality organizations
3 years of SAP (QM, QIM) experience
PMP/PMI certification
Education Requirements - Bachelors
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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Help Desk Specialist]]> The Help Desk Specialist interfaces directly with client end-users to provide hardware, software, network and application problem resolution. Must be current with industry standard desktop operating systems and productivity applications.

Local Candidates Only!
Position: Full-Time, Hourly. No telecommuting.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Receive, document and work problem tickets in the help desk system.
Provide technical support for client operating systems, productivity applications, printers, and other software/hardware issues.
Setup users in Active Directory and troubleshoot AD issues as they relate to users and computers.
Setup/Modify accounts in Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 and Office 365.
Assist end-users via e-mail and telephone, and work with other IT associates and/or vendors in resolving issues related to software or hardware.
Deploy new computers using Windows Deployment Services.
Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Priority given to candidates that hold any of the following: MCTS: Windows 7/8 or above, MCSA Windows 8/10, MCSA Server 2012, A+
A minimum of 2 years prior help desk experience.
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Distribution Diagnostic Technician]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Distribution Diagnostic Technician. This role will support the Distribution Diagnostic Center. The Distribution Diagnostic Center utilizes smart devices to improve the reliability and efficiency of the electric distribution system.

The Distribution Engineering Applications team is responsible for grid device evaluations and performance, deployment of Substation and Distribution Automation, and enablement of Distributed Energy Resource integration. The team develops technical designs, operational documentation, installation procedures and testing activities for grid applications and technologies.

DUTIES:

The Distribution Diagnostic Technician will be responsible for operational support of the Fault Analysis, VVO (Volt VAr Optimization), and Distribution Power Flow programs. This support will occur within the Distribution Diagnostic Center and will require frequent coordination with engineering groups, SCC, DCC, WMC, and other operational support organizations.
The Distribution Diagnostic Technician key responsibilities include:
Monitoring data from various applications including SCADA, SMS (Sensor Management System), OMS, PI Historian, and others
Performing basic load flow analysis on primary distribution networks using CYME
Evaluating outage information based on notes and customer descriptions in OMS
Working in SAP to support the ongoing operations and maintenance of distribution capacitors and regulators
Using PI DataLink in MS Excel to evaluate DSCADA power flow information and create resources for the VVO program
Create switching orders and scheduled work in TOA for distribution load transfers
Utilizing waveform analytics and other fault event data to validate and improve real-time distribution fault response and restoration.
Develop technical designs, operational documentation, installation procedures, and testing activities for emerging grid applications and technologies.
TRAVEL:

This position requires the individual work a minimum of 40 hours per week (45-50 typical) with 85% of time spent in the office or specific field locations. Travel is required to job sites and project meetings and could be significant dependent upon location. Individuals need to be willing to work additional hours as necessary to meet deadlines or assist with storm restoration activities. Individual should be willing to participate in the on call rotation in case of potential storms. Individual may have to work outside of assigned headquarters to help with storm restoration which may require overnight stays. Individuals must have a valid driver s license.

SKILLS:

Minimum 2 years of experience in electric distribution.
Strong Analytical Thinking and well organized
Ability to prioritize work to meet changing schedules and deadlines
Extremely Self-Motivated
Good Team Player
Effective Communications (Verbal and Written)
Understanding of Electrical Distribution Systems
The following skills and experience will set you apart from others:
Experience with Low Voltage Distribution system protection.
Experience with power system fault analysis.
Experience deploying electric utility operational systems, design, documentation, installation, and testing.
Experience with power systems field operations and damage assessment.
Engineering Technology or related technical degree

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Be required to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays
Be required to work hours needed during scheduled and unplanned emergency situations
Be subject to random drug testing
Must have completed 1-35 educational credits (including 3 credits of CAD) in the Customer Energy Specialist (CES) Certificate program or in an Associate Degree in a technical field.
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Operations Manager]]> RESPONSIBILITIES:

Directs and coordinates all activities within the plant to execute a production plan that ensures operations meet quality, cost, delivery, and safety goals. Manages financial aspects of operations and understands the effect on financial performance.

Provides strategic leadership and technical expertise to the organization. Initiates and recommends purchase of new equipment. Maintains conformance to budget limitations.

Effectively balances needs of production with new product introduction. Coordinates manufacturing, product development and procurement resources to assure that labor, material and support services needs are known and attained sufficient to execute the sales plan.

Plans, develops, directs, implements, and maintains plant strategies and objectives. Develops moderate to long-term goals and translates them into short-term plans. Researches and recommends new processes, systems, policies, and procedures to pursue in the future.

Must reduce the cost of daily operations by continually improving processes and eliminating waste. Supports the introduction of improved business/manufacturing methods while driving continuous improvement and waste elimination activities within focus team.

Provides leadership and support to staff and assists in employees skill development. Develops a flexible team-based organization focused on goals and objectives.

Maintains compliance with all organization policies, standards and practices.

Performs project work and other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. Prepares and distributes appropriate communication as necessary.

Performs all work in compliance with Health, Safety and
Environmental policies and procedures as well as all federal, State and local laws; promptly reports any hazardous condition or workplace injury to Director of Operations and EHS designate. Ensures that facilities are in full compliance with all safety regulations.

Directs, promotes and reviews programs relating to safety, quality and productivity in the division and recommends changes where desirable. Performs regular workplace inspections and monitors compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Regulatory Affairs Coordinator]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Sr. Regulatory Affairs Coordinator for a 24 month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Provides the project manager support and assistance in scheduling, documentation, budgeting and communication. Updates the project plan. Assists in information collection and validations. Facilitates collaborative documents and data stores. Helps prepare status reports and presentations. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Must have strong knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Word, and Visio.

Technical Documentation creation, working closely with Regulatory Affairs leadership and RA specialists
Data attribute management and research
Coordination with subject matter experts from various business areas to assist in update of documentation for EU MDR
Tracking open items to ensure completion of updates per determined timelines
Uploading documentation to PLM system Needs:
High attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
Associates/Bachelor s degree (prefer Bachelors)
Experience in regulated industry preferred
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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Controller]]>
This position is in Tarpon Springs and will be relocating to Palm Harbor within the next year.

We are looking for a highly ambitious energetic driven individual with room to grow within the organization. This individual will be the main mind and focus behind the operations team, (either a Senior Accountant or Assistant Controller) that brings our financial, accounting, and operations management to the level needed for highly successful growth.
Candidate should be a college graduate with accounting and/or financial degree.
You will need to fit into a hard-working group to succeed and drive results.
This company is an entrepreneurial group, and once you understand existing operations, the company will welcome the implementation of better processes and procedures both internally and in the homes, that the company custom builds.
The right individual will need to be proficient in the technical areas of operation through our system, software and hardware knowledge. (Sage Timberline or Coconstruct knowledge a plus)
You will direct all accounting activities, HR, insurances, cash and business planning management, and lender relationships for both the home buyer finance needs as well as the company development and building lending.
The right candidate will be an instrumental part of o the management team and provide accurate insight for key decision-making organizatio

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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Salesforce Developer]]> : Provides technical leadership and assumes accountability for
successful development and implementation of complex technical
cloud solutions.
: Develop customized solutions within the Salesforce platform to
support critical business functions and meet project objectives, client
requirements and company goals
: Manage daily support and maintenance of internal Salesforce
instance, and conduct long-term improvement operations to ensure
compatibility with evolving mission requirements
: Maintain a flexible and proactive work environment to facilitate a
quick response to changing requirements and customer objectives,
and innovate ways to meet mission goals successfully
: Interact directly with clients, managers and end users as necessary to
analyze objectives and capability requirements, including
specifications for user interfaces, customized applications and
interactions with internal Salesforce instances
: Provide system administration support of internal and customer facing
Salesforce environment, especially related to customized
applications, user permissions, security settings, custom objects and
workflow
: Collaborate with various internal departments to ensure Salesforce
environment supports internal needs relating to functionality and
performance
: Able to effectively communicate with non-technical audience to
understand business needs and explain complex systems and
technical topics in clear and concise manner
: Utilize analysis and diagramming tools to represent business
processes.
: Maximize the value from Salesforce and make decision on in-built vs
custom build solutions.
: Continuously expand your Salesforce knowledge and leverage new
capabilities and features to meet business needs
: Coach and mentor peers and emerging members of the team and
participate in code reviews to ensure development quality
: Contribute to and define development standards and best practices.

Required:

: Bachelor' s degree in computer science
: Minimum work experience: eight years of software development and
four years of Salesforce application development, integration,
customization, enhancement and support
: In-depth understanding of the capabilities and constraints of the
SFDC CRM application.
: Proficient with Apex, VisualForce, Triggers, Force.Com, Web
Services, Lightning, Native, MySQL and JavaScript
: Demonstrated experience working in medium to large scale
Salesforce implementations (Service, Sales and Marketing)
: Web frameworks (jQuery, Bootstrap, and similar)
: Data management (SQL, XML, JSON, Hibernate)
: Web services (REST, SOAP)
: JUnit testing
: SASS/LESS
: GIT
: Automation testing
: Continuous integration and delivery (Atlassian - JIRA, Bamboo,
Stash) CICD
: Self-motivated and creative
: Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
: Excellent oral and written communication skills
: Agile Methodologies
Preferred:
: Salesforce Developer Certification (current)
: General web development background (Java/JEE, JSP, HTML, CSS,
JavaScript, Ajax, Spring)
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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Corporate Controller]]> Essential Roles and Responsibilities include the following:
1. Maintains and reconciles general ledger accounts on a recurring basis, including posting monthly journal entries, completing account reconciliations, providing variance analysis and investigating discrepancies.
2. Conduct month and year end closing, reconcile and balance all accounts and review monthly journal entries.
3. Provides cost accounting expertise for the manufacturing operations.
4. Prepares P&L financial statements and analytical reports as part of the monthly reporting package.
5. Works closely with manufacturing operations to ensure accurate and timely capture of all production costs and effective analysis of production variances.
6. Prepare Inventory valuation reports monthly
7. Oversee AP and AR.
8. Prepare sales and use tax filings as required.
9. Reconcile bank account on a daily basis, post journal entries in a timely manner.
10. Process Payroll Journal bi-weekly and accrue accordingly at Month End.
11. Produce and monitor Weekly Cashflow Report, forecast on monthly.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises AP/AR

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Must have strong technical and analytical skills with solid cost accounting background.
2. Ability to build professional relationships with internal and external clients
3. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections with a strong attention to detail
4. Excellent communication and analysis skills

Education and Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Bachelor s degree or equivalent in business management, accounting or finance
2. 4+ years finance experience in a manufacturing environment
3. Syspro experience a plus.
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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Analyst]]> Quality Analyst

Essential Roles and Responsibilities include the following: (other duties may be assigned)
1. Act as liaison between customer, external laboratory, process authority and regulatory compliance.
2. Approve ingredients, components, labels and packaging materials for use in production.
3. Approve material specifications for ingredients based on customer supplied specifications and product label claims for identity, strength, purity, microbiological and limits.
4. Approve product for release based on production record review, HACCP compliance, micro, chemical and analytical test results.
5. Approve qualifying contract labs based on confirmation of accreditations, certifications (ISO 17025) and Quality Lab Agreements.
6. Approve supplier/material documentation.
7. Assist in non-conformance report preparation of Quality System observations from internal plant audits.
8. Assist in the development of internal procedures and forms as needed to perform different activities related to quality, food safety and manufacturing operations.
9. Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment.
10. Collect, prepare, pack and ship product and ingredient samples as required for testing and review.
11. Collect, store and reserve representative samples for retention.
12. Compose analytical data reports for internal and external evaluation.
13. Develop and issue product specifications, MMR, MBR based on customer specifications.
14. Develop Certificate of Analysis for approved products.
15. Develop product specification based on customer provided documentation.
16. Disposition materials and product by authorizing as approved, rejected, quarantined and released.
17. Evaluate supplier qualification data.
18. Inspect purchased and pre-purchased ingredients, components, labels and packaging materials for adherence to specifications.
19. Interpret analytical test results including chemical and microbiological parameters.
20. Investigate OOS observations, deviations and non-compliant results from production records, customers and suppliers.
21. Maintain and/or establish quality system documentation by developing, updating and implementing forms, logs and records.
22. Maintain internal quality records for incoming materials and finished product.
23. Monitor regulatory compliance for HACCP, GMP and product certifications by reviewing in-process batch records.
24. Observe blending, filling, packaging, rework and disposal operations.
25. Perform quality analysis on batch samples, finished products and other materials as designated.
26. Prepare and issue production records necessary for operations by following manufacturing instruction, product formula and product specifications.
27. Record production data on computer database for recordkeeping and traceability.
28. Replenish analytical reagents and lab supplies and maintain clean work area.
29. Review all receiving records for ingredients, components, labels and packaging material for conformance to documentation and recordkeeping practices.
30. Review and approve 3rd party test methods and results.
31. Review product formulation for regulatory compliance including ingredient label claims, product certifications, allergens, serving size, product volume and category.
32. Review product label claims to customer specification and analytical test results for product release.
33. Review production batch records for good recordkeeping practices including: document errors, proper sign-off, legibility, correct form revision, OOS results, deviations, and non-conforming/incomplete data.
34. Support compliance activities associated with the Quality Management System including but not limited to the following: SQF Program, Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP Principles and Standard Operating Procedures.
35. Track and trend analytical data for quality management system.
36. Verify sanitation program effectiveness by conducting environmental testing and sampling.
37. Weigh ingredients for blending batch preparation based on master manufacturing record.

Qualifications

: Demonstrate the ability to function independently and productively and display investigative orientation with independence for design of new and existing customer projects
: Must have strong commitment as well as a contribution to long-term strategic development of a project or function area
: Able to organize and provide written and/or oral presentations of work with minimal input from others. Operates with a sense of urgency and consistently demonstrates the ability to prioritize workload.

Education and Experience

: Bachelor' s Science Degree OR Associates Degree and at least Two (2) years of experience in a similar role.
: One (1) to three (3) years related experience with FDA regulations including Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices.
: One (1) to three (3) years related experience in technical and or scientific document review.
: Food safety training in at least one (1) of the following: HACCP Training, HACCP Certified, Serve Safe or Food Safety Manager.

Beneficial Experience

: Previous experience in food and beverage manufacturing, food safety, facility inspections, quality control or regulatory compliance.
: Experience with FDA regulations including Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
: Experience with Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmark schemes including SQF.
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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Coordinator]]> Quality Coordinator

Essential Roles and Responsibilities include the following: (other duties may be assigned)
1. Act as a back-up for all quality department members in the event of absence.
2. Act as a secondary back-up to the SQF Practitioner, HACCP Manager, Food Safety Manager and Director of Quality.
3. Act as liaison between customer, external laboratory, process authority and regulatory compliance.
4. Act as liaison with regulatory authority for product certifications.
5. Approve ingredients, components, labels and packaging materials for use in production.
6. Approve material specifications for ingredients based on customer supplied specifications and product label claims for identity, strength, purity, microbiological and limits.
7. Approve supplier/material documentation.
8. Assist Director of Quality in regulatory compliance audits.
9. Assist in equipment, facility and processes validations as necessary.
10. Assist in the development of internal procedures and forms as needed to perform different activities related to quality, food safety and manufacturing operations.
11. Assist the customer in product specification establishment, product formulation to label claims, and batch preparation based on customer provided documentation.
12. Attend production meetings to establish quality system parameters necessary for production runs.
13. Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment.
14. Collect, prepare, pack and ship product and ingredient samples as required for testing and review.
15. Collect, store and reserve representative samples for retention.
16. Compose analytical data reports for internal and external evaluation.
17. Conduct analysis, approve and release formulated batch to production based on product specification.
18. Conduct product applications for regulatory compliance.
19. Develop and issue product specifications, MMR, MBR based on customer specifications.
20. Develop Certificate of Analysis for approved products.
21. Disposition materials and product by authorizing as approved, rejected, quarantined and released.
22. Document In-Process quality monitoring activities.
23. Ensure facility compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices, and Standard Operating Procedures.
24. Establish, implement and maintain change control, process controls and document control.
25. Establish, implement and maintain equipment database, calibration and data recovery.
26. Establish, implement and maintain recordkeeping for all production records.
27. Evaluate product and materials for process control.
28. Formulate product batch preparation according to customer specifications and product label claims.
29. Inspect finished product packaging operations at designated frequency.
30. Inspect purchased and pre-purchased ingredients, components, labels and packaging materials for adherence to specifications.
31. Interpret analytical test results including chemical and microbiological parameters.
32. Maintain internal quality records for incoming materials and finished product.
33. Monitor regulatory compliance for HACCP, GMP and product certifications by reviewing in-process batch records.
34. Observe blending, filling, packaging, rework and disposal operations.
35. Oversee quality sample collection, batch preparation and retain program.
36. Participate in quality system meetings for Food Safety, HACCP and Recall.
37. Perform quality analysis on batch samples, finished products and other materials as designated
38. Prepare and issue production records necessary for operations by following manufacturing instruction, product formula and product specifications.
39. Record production data on computer database for recordkeeping and traceability.
40. Replenish analytical reagents and lab supplies and maintain clean work area.
41. Review all internal documented quality management system data for compliance.
42. Review and approve 3rd party test methods and results.
43. Review and approve corrective and/or preventative actions for OOS observations and analytical test results.
44. Develop Master Manufacturing Records prior to production.
45. Review internal procedures related to quality, food safety and manufacturing operations for effectiveness to regulatory standard.
46. Review product formulation for regulatory compliance including ingredient label claims, product certifications, allergens, serving size, product volume and category.
47. Review product label claims to customer specification and analytical test results for product release.
48. Review production batch records for good recordkeeping practices including: document errors, proper sign-off, legibility, correct form revision, OOS results, deviations, and non-conforming/incomplete data.
49. Schedule production batch development using company database.
50. Support compliance activities associated with the Quality Management System including but not limited to the following: SQF Program, Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP Principles and Standard Operating Procedures.
51. Track and trend analytical data for quality management system.
52. Verify sanitation program effectiveness by conducting environmental testing and sampling.
53. Weigh ingredients for blending batch preparation based on master manufacturing record.
54. Work in a safe manner and keep abreast of the SDS and Laboratory Safety Manual provisions and updates while adhering to food safety program guidelines.

Supervisory Responsibilities
: This position does not have direct reports. Responsible for assisting in the coordination of food safety and regulatory functions.
: Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
: Ability to communicate with others clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
: Ability to perform physical work in climate controlled and non-climate controlled environment.
: Must be able to work in a fast pace environment with high speed moving manufacturing equipment. Math skills required: add, subtract, multiply, divide, percent, conversions, rounding.

Qualifications

: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
: Able to organize and provide written and/or oral presentations of work with minimal input from others. Operates with a sense of urgency and consistently demonstrates the ability to prioritize workload.

Education and Experience
: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
: Associates Degree OR High School Diploma and at least three (3) years of experience in a similar role
: Three (3) to five (5) years related experience with FDA regulations including Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
: Three (3) to five (5) years related experience in: food and beverage manufacturing, food safety, facility inspections, quality control or regulatory compliance
: One (1) to three (3) years related experience in technical and or scientific document review.
: Must have Food safety training with valid certification in at least one (1) of the following: HACCP Training, HACCP Certified, Serve Safe or Food Safety Manager
: Must be qualified as an SQF Practitioner or able to become qualified within one (1) year.

Beneficial Experience:
: Previous experience in food and beverage manufacturing, food safety, facility inspections, quality control or regulatory compliance
: Experience with Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmark schemes including SQF.
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<![CDATA[Quality Specialist]]> Quality Specialist

Essential Roles and Responsibilities include the following: (other duties may be assigned)
1. Approve ingredients, components, labels and packaging materials for use in production.
2. Assist in equipment, facility and processes validations as necessary.
3. Assist in non-conformance report preparation of Quality System observations from internal plant audits.
4. Assist in the development of internal procedures and forms as needed to perform different activities related to quality, food safety and manufacturing operations.
5. Collect, prepare, pack and ship product and ingredient samples as required for testing and review.
6. Collect, store and reserve representative samples for retention.
7. Conduct internal plant audits of facility environment to ensure facility compliance to Quality System including: Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Safety, and Standard Operating Procedures.
8. Develop and implement internal procedures and manuals needed to perform quality system activities.
9. Inspect purchased and pre-purchased ingredients, components, labels and packaging materials for adherence to specifications.
10. Implement and maintain quality retention sample inventory.
11. Maintain and/or establish quality system documentation by developing, updating and implementing forms, logs and records.
12. Observe blending, filling, packaging, rework and disposal operations.
13. Replenish analytical reagents and lab supplies and maintain clean work area.
14. Review all receiving records for ingredients, components, labels and packaging material for conformance to documentation and recordkeeping practices.
15. Review internal procedures related to quality, food safety and manufacturing operations for effectiveness to regulatory standard.
16. Support compliance activities associated with the Quality Management System including but not limited to the following: SQF Program, Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP Principles and Standard Operating Procedures.
17. Verify sanitation program effectiveness by conducting environmental testing and sampling.
18. Weigh ingredients for blending batch preparation based on master manufacturing record.

19. Work in a safe manner and keep abreast of the SDS and Laboratory Safety Manual provisions and updates while adhering to food safety program guidelines.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to communicate with others clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
Ability to read and comprehend technical literature, written instructions, short correspondence and memos.

Education and Experience

: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
: Associates Degree OR High School Diploma and at least two (2) years of experience in a similar role.
: One (1) to three (3) years related experience in food and beverage manufacturing, food safety, facility inspections, quality control or regulatory compliance
: One (1) to three (3) years related experience in technical and or scientific document review.

Beneficial Experience

: Previous experience in food and beverage manufacturing, food safety, facility inspections, quality control or regulatory compliance
: Experience with FDA regulations including Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
: Experience with Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmark schemes including SQF.
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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[IT Team Lead]]> GENERAL FUNCTION
Effectively leads and manages the resources of an assigned team of IT personnel. Identifies, plans and implements new or enhanced business systems to meet the company business requirements in an efficient and economical manner.
Responsibilities

Coordinates resources, schedules and communications of SAP SD/LE and EDI, develops schedules, assigns tasks; accountable for delivery on team projects and the participation of team members to other projects and needs.
Recommends, plans and establishes objectives to meet short and long term company service requirements.
Estimates and costs systems project efforts.
Confers with customers and team members to determine requirements; designs business application systems that address and solve corporate business needs. Utilizes business and systems knowledge to best meet customer and organizational needs.
Manages cross-functional/full lifecycle projects.
Manages and maintains controls and procedures to insure that all IT areas are performing significant tasks on schedule and within expense parameters.
Establish, monitor and improve service delivery levels; reliability, availability, accuracy, serviceability and expense.
Leads and/or assists team members and customers with problem solving related to application performance and usage.
Manage and account for company resources and assets.
Interfaces with all levels of management to develop company requirements and obtain approval for installation of new systems.
Acts as problem coordinator for corporate problems; identifies and analyzes problems, devises solutions through cross-functional teamwork and determines corrective action.
Assists IS management in preparation of annual budgets and monthly cost allocations.
Assesses requirements and work requests and assigns priorities and resolution targets.
Develops technical and business proficiency through formal education, project assignment and interfacing with representatives of carriers and suppliers.
Performs employment duties for team members.
Provides input to the recruiting process.
Accountable for disaster recovery initiatives and change management standards and procedures.
Interacts in a cross-team capacity to meet customer and organizational needs.
Provide 24-hour on call support, including evenings and weekends.
Performing duties consistent with the Company s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Performing other duties as required/assigned by manager.

Qualifications

Bachelor s degree or equivalent work experience.
5+ years experience working as an IT Functional Team Lead in an ERP package supporting Order to Cash processes
o SAP SD and LE modules preferred
o Exposure to standard EDI transaction sets and equivalent SAP IDOC preferred
2+ ERP lifecycle implementations
o The successful candidate will have led a functional team or personally blueprinted operational As-Is and To-Be maps, led design workshops, implemented the new design and provided post go-live support during these experiences.
Additional preferred qualifications:
o SAP AFS/FMS specific experience
o Cross functional understanding of SAP MM and FI Modules
o Exposure to SAP PI/PO and XML interfaces
o Exposure to integration with other SAP tools such as TM, GTS, or BW
o Exposure to integration with Manhattan PKMS/WM
Ability to coach, motivate and empower associates to build a strong team.
Successful experience managing team s support and project priorities
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with IT colleagues as well as internal business partners and external vendors.
Excellent analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
Strong functional, process, and change leadership.
Flexible and understanding of changing priorities and varying levels of urgency.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience with formal presentations is desired.
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of stakeholders.
Project Management experience.
Strong sense of personal integrity; track record of doing things the right way.
Motivated, self-starter who is able to operate independently or as part of a team.
Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
Ability to operate independently or as part of a team.
Proven success assignment record.
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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Human Resources Generalist]]> Senior Human Resources Generalist
Responsibilities
Act as a key consultant and advisor to management on Human Resource issues by identifying problem areas, proposing solutions to correct any issues, and executing those solutions in a timely manner.
Ensure all members of management apply all policies and regulations in a consistent manner by performing periodic audits of employee related actions.
Assist all members of management in communicating expected goals and objectives to their direct reports and involve all employees in decision-making processes in which they can have a direct positive impact.
Manage the recruitment process for all hiring, for both internal and external job postings, in consultation with the management team; provide onboarding and orientations as required; devise retention strategies for all employees and complete exit interviews.
Ensure all governmental and regulatory requirements are met by maintaining accurate records, submit all reports in a timely manner and insisting that all employees follow the required legal guidelines without deviation.
Drive the Masonite performance management and leadership training processes throughout the facilities
Ensure planning, monitoring and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees
Maintain the work structure by updating job descriptions for all positions.
Create, revise and develop policies and procedures as necessary and ensure that all communications surrounding these policies are clear and documented
Work with the EHS Manager to manage all work related or non-work related leave of absence cases, claims, and the coordination of the RTW process when necessary
Manage and administer the attendance management program
Work closely with Payroll & Benefits to ensure compliance with all payroll and benefits related issues.
Ensure that all levels of management and employees follow and adhere to the principles and values of the Masonite blueprint
Perform any other duties or participate in special projects as assigned by the RHRM.
Qualifications
Bachelor s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred.
3 to 5 experience in Human Resources Management in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to objectively coach employees and management through issues that may be complex, difficult and emotional.
Must have the ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations or government law.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Administrative Assistant II]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Scheduling Administrative Assistant.

DUTIES:

The Administrative Assistant II is an individual that is being trained on new, higher level administrative / support tasks. As such, the Administrative Assistant will be tasked with difficult, repetitive clerical, secretarial, or data entry tasks.

Tasks may include: typing, filing, taking dictation, data entry, verifying quality of work, and making routine calculations, preparing forms, reports, sketches, diagrams, operating a variety of office equipment, using a personal computer to enter and retrieve information to compile various routine reports/orders as well as utilize various computer software programs.

Additionally, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for:
Maintaining daily production reports
Assisting visitors
Performing other miscellaneous office tasks
Travel scheduling / coordination and office space coordination
Makes calculations in an accurate manner
Be familiar with Company policies and procedures

SKILLS:

Working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience is required; Visio and OneNote experience is a plus
Will provide assistance in presentation development using MS Office tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Ability to perform standard to complex office tasks
Experience tracking, maintaining and reporting on various inventories
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
Complex integration of conflicting calendar priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
Excellent organizational skills
Results Oriented
2+ years experience as Administrative Assistant
2+ years experience in specialized/functional area/discipline
Experience using electronic calendaring to schedule meetings for many attendees

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree or equivalent experience is preferred
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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. IoT Project Manager]]> Our client, a Global Fortune 150 Manufacturing Company, is seeking a Sr. Internet of Things (IoT) Project Manager.

Job Description:

Top 3 to 5 Skills MUST have:
Project Management (Agile and Waterfall)
Strong communication skills (oral and written)
Able to work in diverse, cross functional and fast paced teams
Digital, IoT, and/or consumer focused experience
Proactive, able to work in ambiguous environments

Years of Experience Required: Minimum of 5 years of work experience in Project Management, including (Agile/Waterfall) Methodologies

Education Requirements: Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Project Management, Business, related discipline or equivalent work experience and training.

Computer/Software knowledge required to perform duties: Proficient using Google collaboration suite and extensions.

Possess technology understanding; experience in major IoT technology platforms is a plus (Bluemix, M2Ms, Mobile Development, etc)
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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Software Architect]]> Web Application Architect

Seeking a strong application Architect that will have a significant role in influencing the evolution of our technology stack, development processes, and overall team culture.

Someone who is team oriented and will work in collaboration with our entire team.

Experience working on a modern web application that uses a model-view system such as Backbone or React

Candidate will possesses a strong, independent work ethic and ability to problem solve.

Tools and Technolgoies include: C3, SQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, EcmaSrpit6, WebGL, Mobile Development,
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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[HR Manager]]> Human Resources Manager
Haleyville, AL
Responsibilities
Act as a key consultant and advisor to management on Human Resource issues by identifying problem areas, proposing solutions to correct any issues, and executing those solutions in a timely manner.
Ensure all members of management apply all policies and regulations in a consistent manner by performing periodic audits of employee related actions.
Assist all members of management in communicating expected goals and objectives to their direct reports and involve all employees in decision-making processes in which they can have a direct positive impact.
Manage the recruitment process for all hiring, for both internal and external job postings, in consultation with the management team; provide onboarding and orientations as required; devise retention strategies for all employees and complete exit interviews.
Ensure all governmental and regulatory requirements are met by maintaining accurate records, submit all reports in a timely manner and insisting that all employees follow the required legal guidelines without deviation.
Drive the company performance management and leadership training processes throughout the facilities
Ensure planning, monitoring and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees
Maintain the work structure by updating job descriptions for all positions.
Create, revise and develop policies and procedures as necessary and ensure that all communications surrounding these policies are clear and documented
Work with the EHS Manager to manage all work related or non-work related leave of absence cases, claims, and the coordination of the RTW process when necessary
Manage and administer the attendance management program
Work closely with Payroll & Benefits to ensure compliance with all payroll and benefits related issues.
Ensure that all levels of management and employees follow and adhere to the principles and values of the company blueprint
Perform any other duties or participate in special projects as assigned by the RHRM.
Qualifications
Bachelor s degree in Human Resources or related field.
3 to 5 experience in Human Resources Management in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to objectively coach employees and management through issues that may be complex, difficult and emotional.
Must have the ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations or government law.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Senior candidates - 10 years experience
Preferably with health care experience
State/City/Federal experience is a bonus
Agile/Waterfall methodologies experience
Familiarity with MS Project and SharePoint
PMP Certified
Bachelor' s Degree

As a Project Manager, you will be required to create and review project documentation such as project plans, WBS, Gantt charts, schedules, risk assessments, mitigation plans, tracking of timelines, Ad Hoc reporting, work tasks, requirements and workflows. You' ll put your passion for project management to use every day while working within a team comprised of business analysts, subject matter experts, testers, quality assurance analysts, third-party implementers, and client stakeholders up to and including executives. You will apply proven project management methodologies for ongoing support, implementation and maintenance of projects, as well as facilitate and participate in approved project planning, request for change documentation, business requirements, testing and implementation for projects. You will ensure timely identification and documentation of issues and risks following accepted project standards and actively engage in issue resolutions activities, including analysis and tracking of systems data.

Required Skills & Experience:

- Bachelors Degree or higher in a related field.

- Must be legally authorized to work in the US without current or future need for a visa sponsorship.

- Project management experience at the City/State/Federal government environment

- Extensive experience using tools to monitor/report on schedule progress, resource utilization, risk and issue resolution/escalation, process adherence, and general project governance practices.

- Extensive experience in successfully managing complex projects including multiple stakeholders, PMO staff, multiple vendors, data conversions, testing and implementation planning.

- Documented experience in performing PM Quality Management using SLC methodologies.

- Professional certification in Project Management, such as Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute or equivalent.

- Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

- Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

- Senior level leadership ability in complex projects involving executive stakeholders, multiple vendors, and internal & external resources within all levels of an organization.

- Active PMP Certification

- Expert level skills and experience in MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.

- Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a plus.

- Self starter who can work independently or within a team.

- Willingness to work on site with client.

- Must have a desire and drive to learn new technologies, and to continuously learn and grow as a professional and as an individual.

- Must be self-motivated and able to collaborate with a diverse set of people from many disciplines.

- Must be able to understand and appropriately respond to client needs.
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer]]> The Manufacturing Engineer evaluates and improves manufacturing and warehousing methods, utilizing lean tools and concepts applied to product design, materials, parts, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Champion Lean Manufacturing culture on the shop floor.
Develops, maintains, and trains on manufacturing work instructions utilized across production, assembly, and material handling of all product models, production lines, and warehouse activities.
Supports/Leads manufacturing and operational cost savings initiatives and kaizens with support of other departments such as manufacturing, engineering, continuous improvement, sales, and others as required.
Provide daily tactical support to Manufacturing, Warehouse, and other operational functions related to the shop floor through continuous monitoring, interaction, and direct support request.
Acts as a liaison between Electrical/Mechanical Engineering and manufacturing, and serves as the leader to resolve any challenges that arise in the manufacturing process.
Optimize work center layout, space requirements, material flow and process to improve productivity and eliminate waste.
Works with R&D on new product development, ensuring completeness and manufacturability of bills of materials, manufacturing routings, as well as training production staff on new processes utilizing newly created or existing work instructions.
Works with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient and repeatable production methods.
Works with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Support new material set up, by creating as well as updating existing production related master data such as routings and work center setup/design.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to create and analyze processes including development & monitoring of performance metrics associated with those processes.
Knowledge of manufacturing, warehousing, and other supporting supply chain processes.
Background in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, and/or Electrical Engineering.
Familiarity with SAP and CAD systems.

Minimum Education / Experience Required:

Bachelor' s degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering preferred or equivalent experience.
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accountant I]]> Summary: Responsible for analyzing and preparing Journal Entries, General Ledger and analyzing daily costing transactions. Responsible for preparing internal reports regarding cost variances (labor, purchase prices, bill of materials, freight, etc.) and budget variances; actively participate in improvement of procedures and processes; reviews excess and obsolete inventory and assist with the monthly close process and annual budget process.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Analyze daily costing transactions
- Responsible for account coding accuracy
- Actively participate in improvement of procedures and processes
- Review and report excess and obsolete inventory
- Accuracy of FIM (Financial Integration Module) tables
- Assist with preparation of budgets
- Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data
- Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing
- Review all variances / exceptions, explain and resolve
- Responsible for assisting with weekly / monthly / yearly closing activity
- Enforces the Controller' s Manual
- Responsible for Journal Entries and General Ledger analysis
- Prepare internal reports regarding production, capacity and efficiencies
- Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions as directed
: Responsible for identification, documentation, segregation, evaluation and disposition of non-conforming product, services and systems
: All department processes and procedures documented and the appropriate individual(s) trained and cross-trained as necessary

General Requirements:
: 100% Adherence to Non-Negotiable Rules
: 100% SMP (Self-Managed Performance) Participation and Engagement
: 100% ISO Compliant
: 100% OSHA Compliance
: 100% Resolved or Active In-process Status of all Non-conformance Items
: Zero Lost Time Injuries
- 100% Direct Labor Hours Accuracy
- Days Working Capital to Budget
- 95% Account Receivable Current
- 100% Internal Audit Compliance
- 100% Bill of Materials Accuracy
- 100% Account Coding Accuracy
- 100% Month End Closing Accuracy & Timeliness
- 100% Inventory Accuracy
: Ability & Willingness to Travel up to 20%
: 100% Adherence to all Company Policies and Procedures
:
Required Education
- Degree in Accounting
- Proficient Verbal and Written English Communication Skills
Preferred:
: Familiarity with MRPII
- 1 Years Previous Experience in a Product / Manufacturing Accounting Environment

Technical Skills
: Microsoft Office Proficient
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
Under the direction of Quality Management, the Quality Engineer, with dotted line responsibility to the Operations Manager, supports the launch and sustaining production of Class I and II Medical Devices. The Quality Engineer assures Value Stream activities remain in compliance with FDA/ ISO regulations/ standards/ guidelines, facility SOPs and Policies, and customer requirements, supporting organizational Quality/ Business Goals and Objectives while providing team leadership support for process improvement projects, namely quality and productivity increases, and cost and scrap reductions.

MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Continuously reviews methods, procedures, processes, etc. To determine improvements related to quality and cost to reduce scrap and increase efficiencies, makes recommendations upon approval, implements and motivates subordinates to recommend improvements
* Independently leads problem-solving efforts, including customer complaint investigations and analysis to identify and resolve sporadic and chronic quality issues to ensure production of safe and effective medical devices
* Ensures related findings and documentation are completed in a timely manner and in compliance with FDA standards and procedures and recommends actions or changes to improve Quality
* Assists in writing Quality Assurance nonconformance reports; reviews nonconformance reports developed by staff; provides feedback to management on results, provides solutions and recommendations when applicable; recommends studies and analysis to solve nonconformance and Quality problems
* Participates in IQ/OQ/PQ activities including the drafting or review of protocols and reports, PFMEAs and other risk analysis documents, qualifies, validates production processes
* Independently performs machine and process capability and performance studies; recommends and, upon approval, leads and implements changes and upgrades to systems, procedures and processes to improve product Quality
* Assesses compliance with applicable regulations within the manufacturing processes and recommends improvements to ensure that safe and effective products are produced
* Provides written reports and supporting documentation of compliance and for recommendations
* Trains Quality Assurance Inspectors and manufacturing personnel in understanding specifications, new product audits, procedures, environmental controls, and requests training or training support
* Leads or participates in internal/external Quality System audits
* Assists in the assessment of Supplier Development Program; addresses problems and recommends solutions to supplier quality; interfaces as necessary to ensure product specifications are met
* Reviews potential changes to products in production for reliability impact to aid in the correction process, design or material problems
* Follows and assures that personnel comply with FDA Quality Systems Regulation, ISO Standards and SOP s as defined by policies, practices and procedures
* Maintains effective working relationships, communications and feedback with all other departments
* Performs other duties as required

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Education:
* BS in Engineering, Science or related field, or equivalent experience and training
* Experience in Customer-Focused Quality and/or Business Process Improvement

Job Experience:
* 3-5 Years relevant Quality Engineering experience
* Knowledge of FDA QSR, ISO13485, ISO14971 Risk Assessment desirable
* Experience in Medical Device, Healthcare or Pharmaceutical preferred, but not required

Skills/Competencies:
* Project Management
* Lean Manufacturing experience
* Customer Focused Quality
* Working knowledge of statistical techniques
* Working knowledge of quality and reliability software
* Ability to work in a team environment
* Working knowledge in spreadsheets, databases and word processing software programs
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer]]> MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Implement the following lean techniques: 6S, waste identification and elimination, value stream mapping, Kaizen, error proofing, one piece flow, set-up time reduction, Kanban, balanced work flow, and other concepts.
* Project management responsibilities for assigned manufacturing changes or new product launch
* Monitors and improves recommendations of fixtures, tools and methods to meet productivity and specifications quality standards
* Recommends new tools and methodologies including costing and cost estimates for design or product process changes
* Evaluates existing machinery and processes to recommend improvements that enhance both operator performance and ergonomics/safety of overall production
* Optimizes floor layout, material flow, along with implementation of lean concepts
* Develops or revises technical documentation to specify manufacturing processes; including documentation of equipment qualification, setup and maintenance procedure
* Repairs and trouble shoots machinery used in the manufacturing process
* Conducts research and development testing and validation to determine effectiveness and compliance to quality standards for the manufacturing processes
* Confirms conformance to engineering designs and methodologies and verify overall safety and prepares reports on these activities
* Utilizes proven lean manufacturing based analytical and troubleshooting/problem solving abilities to identify opportunities for cost reduction, lead-time reduction, inventory reduction and quality improvement through defect reduction

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Education:
* Bachelor s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering preferred
* FDAQSR, ISO13485, ISO14971 Risk Assessment
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software, AutoCad and Pro Engineer
* Project Management and Lean Manufacturing experience
* Statistical tools, ability to manage multiple tasks
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[AP Coordinator]]> The candidate will have a proven record working within a professional service environment

The successful candidate must possess the ability to effectively communicate with partners, management and global accounting teams

The candidate must have a strong attention to detail, an appropriate sense of urgency and the ability to work independently

Duties and Accountabilities:

Ensure timely and accurate processing and recording of company and client expenditures

Ensure inquiries from global offices and vendors are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner

Monitor outstanding Accounts Payable balances and reconcile vendor accounts

General understanding of 1099 s

Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications

Prior Experience and Qualifications:

Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline

2+ years of experience in Accounts Payable

Ability to use Microsoft productivity software such as Excel and Word

Strong problem-solving and communication skills, both written and verbal

Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a high-paced environment
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer]]> Manufacturing Engineer

*Technical resource for the shop floor
*Responsible for the management of projects with focus on process improvements and capital expenditures.
*Responsible for developing and maintaining plant layouts
*Assist in new product launches
*Provide manufacturing support for new product introductions
*Supports product development cycle from concept through launch
*Support the engineering change process
*Perform workflow analyses and propose improvements
*Integrate new technologies with existing technology

*Supervise Engineering Technicians and Interns.
*Bachelor' s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
*3 - 5 years of related experience
*Read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
*Ability to respond to inquiries/complaints from customers/regulatory agencies
*Good understanding of CAD systems (Inventor preferred)
*Ability to apply principles of engineering to projects from initial design to layout,
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Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. IT Project Manager]]> Senior IT Project Manager

Your Role
: Full project lifecycle ownership; develop and manage all aspects of project from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
: Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
: Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
: Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
: Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
: Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques

Requirements
: 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
: 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
: Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
: Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
: Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
: Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
: Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
: Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing
: Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; Workfront or other PPM tool
: Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
: Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
: Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment
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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Developer]]> Senior Developer
SUMMARY

Our clients have complex business problems, so we help them define the areas of opportunity with thoughtful and achievable strategies. We study. We listen. We communicate. Our senior developers use these skills to solve problems. You might be the ideal senior developer - many come from backgrounds in technology strategy, software architecture, and systems engineering. All of these fields help us to help clients make sense of their world. A disconnected technology stack will never reach its full potential. We align systems and workflows to exchange data, increase efficiency, and provide meaningful user experiences.

THE LIFE OF A SENIOR DEVELOPER

As a senior developer, you will participate in the full life-cycle duties to bring our client' s applications to completion while exceeding their expectations. You posses a broad knowledge on a variety of technologies including a strong background in C# using various Microsoft platform technologies including .NET, MVC, SQL Server, Modern JavaScript frameworks, CSS/SASS, HTML and other technologies. The senior developer understands the development process required to create commercially viable products and is responsible for the development, testing, documentation, implementation and support while using best practices for application development. While creating strong relationships, you provide technology leadership in your domain of expertise and mentor others to further their craft.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

: Develop and maintain custom applications for our clients.
: Own the full application cycle: code, test, document, install and support.
: Analyze and formulate a plan, using structured analysis and design.
: Work and communicate with team members to develop new solutions from design through implementation.
: Ability to understand goals and requirements and translate them into working solutions within budget and deadlines.
: Engage in consultative selling around our client' s technology domain.
: Copperativley lead technical discussions with our Program Managers in client-facing situations.
: Articulate the relationship between technology choices to business value objectives with internal and external decision makers who have a varying knowledge of technical aptitude.
: Driven by metrics to produce both highly functional and well-designed software efficiently within client budgets and project time frames.
: Mastery of a technology domain with continuous learning and promotion of the knowledge they have gained to others. Examples include:
o Microsoft products including .Net, C#, Visual Studio, ASP.NET and Web API
o Microsoft SQL Server and relational database tools, SQL, and stored procedures
o Application design and architecture
o Front-end web development - JQuery, MVC, Angular, CSS/LESS/SASS, JS task runners
o Sitefinity and related CMSs
o Mobile - iOS, Android, Xamarin
o Business systems - CRM

REQUIREMENTS
: Excellent problem solving skills with a strong desire for constant challenge.
: Ability to work well in a team environment.
: Self-motivation and a thirst for learning new technologies and tools.
: Great understanding of a wide range of technologies.
: Excellent with C# and .NET software development.
: Excellent with SQL Server.
: Excellent with using Microsoft based development tools such as Visual Studio.
: Great understanding of software UI/UX design implementation.
: Minimum billable hours requirement: 30/week
: 5+ years of development experience.
: Ability to foster a culture of integrity, respect, passion, responsibility, accountability, action and learning.

EDUCATION
: Bachelor' s degree or equivelant experience
: Microsoft Certification desired
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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Buyer]]> Buyer / Junior Buyer

Seeking 3 strong BUYERS that have excellent business acumen and a results oriented approach.

Successful candidates will have the ability to expand rapidly in this growth oriented position.

Strong ERP/ Process/Systems background is highly desired.

3+ years of experience as a buyer in a fast moving manufacturing or consumer goods environment

CPIM/ CPM/APICS certification is a plus.

Knowledge of Lean also is desired.

Bachelor' s Degree Required: Ideally in Supply Chain or Business Administration
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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior DB Programmer]]> Senior Database Developer.

*Develop, maintain, and update SQL Server stored procedures, views, SSIS packages, and SSRS reports
*Identify opportunities to make improvements and implement solutions
*Complete SSRS Report writing, which includes an understanding of the underlying data, data structure and business terminology
*Help write and optimize in-application SQL statements

Requirements
*6+ years of experience in Microsoft SQL Server environment with SSRS and Stored Procedure development
*Very strong skills in T-SQL development, including query optimization, building and modifying stored procedures, functions, and creating tables and views
*Advanced knowledge of T-SQL, including transactions, (begin.Try, merge, common table expressions, ROW_NUMBER/OVER, bulk insert, filtering and covering indexes, computed columns)
*Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms and complex business concepts in technical terms.
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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[CNC Lathe Operator/Programmer]]> *Program, setup, and operate cnc lathes. Machine parts to specifications on detail prints provided, or as instructed. This may include programming your own parts as well as other parts in the department.
*Set up tooling, work pieces, and CNC machine offsets as needed.
*Supply and maintain measuring, and set up tools, which are common to the machinist s trade.
*Record part set-up, programming, and run time through Counterpart when necessary for tracking of time on specific jobs.
*Monitor due dates on the process sheets, and complete all work as scheduled.
*Provide verbal, and written feedback to appropriate members of the manufacturing group.
*Perform work, and cross train on various positions or equipment as required
*Quality checks
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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accounts Payable Specialist]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Zeeland area is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team. This position will report to the Accounting Manager and will involve:

Timely payment of invoices
Maintaining vendor records an invoice information
Assisting with the general ledger
Processing vendor discounts
Analyzing discrepancies
ACH wire payments
Compiling information for 1099 preparation
Expense reporting

Must Have:
Associates degree in accounting
2+ years of AP experience
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Progressive Die Design Engineer]]> Your BSME or related and 3 + years proven prgressive die design using Solidworks or similiar 3D design software. Global Leader with outstanding growth and long-term career path. Charming, Quiet Southern Michigan/Northern Indiana Lakes region community. Excellent benefits and relocation expenses.
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Corporate Accountant (Healthcare)]]> Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
Distributes expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, and receivables according to schedules.
Performs statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
Cash Management, performs detailed reconciliation for both cash accounts and intercompany loan accounts to ensure that both sides of each area balance on the accounting system. Determines cash needs for Single Business Units (SBU s) and for the company as a whole. Performs bank reconciliations and set up ACH for expenditures.
Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers.
Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
Devises and implements system for general accounting.
Designs and maintains pro formas for current and proposed contracts to determine pricing and profitability.
Makes recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the organization' s accounting operation.
Collects appropriate data and prepares federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
Other Responsibilities:

Adheres to the policies and procedures of the Community Health Solutions and the Premier Family of Companies
Maintains strict confidentiality of client, company and personnel information
Demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization
Adheres to company attendance standards
Performs other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Competencies:
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Detail oriented
Ability to multi-task and work independently
Qualifications:
A minimum five (5) years of accounting experience.
Healthcare experience required.
Education and/or Experience:

A Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting is required.
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Data Modeler]]> Position Summary
Responsible to design and maintain enterprise databases that model data and optimize analytical databases. Document business requirements, utilize modeling tools to build and analyze databases, and develop the database design ensuring effective and optimal database solutions.

Minimum Requirements
Degrees
Bachelor' s Degree (Required) Computer Science
Information Technology, Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Job Experience
Three years of Information Technology experience in database modeling/relational database administration.
Experience with and knowledge of data modeling tools, principles and practices and related configuration management concepts.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Create and maintain various database versions to model data to optimize database design and share relational data across various applications. Document data model standards and database diagrams. Work with cross-functional departments to coordinate the database changes in a timely and accurate manner.
Utilize modeling tools to build and analyze databases and to develop logical and physical models to include relationships, constraints, attributes, and other modeling information to understand impact for proposed systems, and setup approved systems.
Design data model structures that enhance the application performance through the development of aggregation and summarization structures. Document model structures (i.E., keys, indexes, constraints) and partner with cross-functional IT (i.E., Data Warehouse/Database Administration) for the process of data normalization and physical data base design.
Gather and document business requirements and convert requirements into testable designs; and work with the business and application teams to refine design requirements on assigned projects.
Maintain data reliability and integrity to eliminate data redundancy and to streamline the reporting platform. Maintain current knowledge of organization data uses to recommend improvements and maintain data integrity.
Establish and maintain common data definitions (i.E., naming guidelines, standard abbreviations, naming conventions) for database users to eliminate data redundancy and improve data integrity. Document data definitions and coordinate data models, dictionaries, and other database documentation across multiple applications.
Identify key business components and gather specification requirements to design and maintain relational databases and interface with business processes; develop detailed requirements documents and/or workflow diagrams. Develop logical data models which include the entity-relationship diagram, entity and data item business names and descriptions, and define data item valid values, format/type, text/number length, etc.
Identify, recommend and implement process improvements that enhance department practices and effectiveness.
Provide technical guidance to the applications development team regarding database design to reduce risk of design issues. Interface with appropriate IT sub-departments and/or cross functional business areas to address concerns and resolve issues in a timely manner.
Participate in the development of project scope and milestones to meet assigned project requirements. Partner cross-functionally to meet deadlines and audit databases/reports, and work with management on critical issues.
Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and best Information Technology/Data Administration practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes.
May participate in new application evaluation to determine feasibility and potential for sharing existing data.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate IT data modeling/administration in a non-technical manner. Must have strong organization, prioritization, analytical and problem-solving skills. Must be detail oriented, have good project/time management and strong data management and documentation skills. Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Project and Visio. Ability to travel up to 10% based upon department and customer needs. Must have thorough knowledge of dimensional databases and experience developing logical and physical data models. Must have technical knowledge of applications systems, programming and analysis, and knowledge of databases and design techniques. Technical knowledge and experience with ERWIN and relevant database platforms (e.G., Oracle, DB2, SQL).
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Production Supervisor]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Muskegon area, is looking for a Production Supervisor to join their team.
1st shift position.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for managing, planning, directing, organizing, and controlling department production operations and executing company s strategic plan and objectives for manufacturing excellence.

Primary Responsibilities

Work safely. Adhere to all company and regulatory EH&S policies and procedures and ensure all employees are working in this safe manner. Look for safety issues and offer safety suggestions.
Oversees department manufacturing operations, equipment repair and preventative maintenance, gives direction, resolves problems, and sets deadlines to assure that all company manufacturing objectives are met.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates the job performance of all production and maintenance personnel within their span of control.
Develops, coaches, and trains employees in technical work instructions, job procedures and other subjects in accordance with job training requirements.
Conducts interviews and makes recommendations for hire.
Monitors production schedules and production process to assure customer delivery dates are met.
Works closely with all other departments and assists in resolving customer issues and technical problems pertaining to product quality, delivery, and other technical concerns.
Studies and reviews manufacturing processes to optimize plant efficiency and continuous improvement of production methods, labor, machinery, tooling, and equipment.
Assists in developing and implementing manufacturing labor policies.
Assists in determining manufacturing manning and employment levels.
Directs the workforce to meet company labor objectives.
Assures company compliance with all established company and corporate policies, procedures, and governmental regulations pertaining to plant safety or environmental issues.
Analyzes plant operations, prepares reports, assists in developing metrics, and takes action as necessary to optimize through put and efficient plant production activities.
Reviews financial and budgetary reports, cost data, to assure plant operations meet company profitability and financial objectives.
Makes presentations, conducts meetings, and communicates with all levels of the corporation pertaining to manufacturing related activities.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent. Four-year degree preferred in a related field of study (e.G. Engineering, Material Science, Manufacturing Management) and/or equivalent management or technical experience.
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Staff Welding Engineer (Advanced Operations)]]> Excellent Opportunity with Global Fortune 300 Medical Device Organization!

Sr. Staff Welding Engineer (Advanced Operations)

Major Focus of this role will be on providing advanced weld knowledge to the organization that impacts efficiency, quality and cost for the welding process. Viewed as SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT for Design for Welding .

Located in Kalamazoo, MI

Great Career Advancement Opportunities / Relocation Assistance Avail.

Summary of Position

The individual will be responsible for providing weld knowledge to the organization/team which results in efficient, high quality and cost-effective designs for the welding process. Define equipment and process for projects and execute the implementation of the defined process through the completion of validation.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Determines the technical objectives of engineering assignments and makes decisions regarding the direction and the results of the assignment.
Will monitor and control progress of work ensuring sound application of engineering principles and the appropriate use of policies and procedures.
Lead capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. May lead or act as independent reviewer in process review meetings.
Will coach and mentor others on functionally related topics.
Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with new product development procedures.
Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.
Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.
Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
Review and approval of validation documentation.
Responsible for Design for Welding input for new product development
Define and develop welding processes for new product
Provide equipment/tooling requirements to outside contractors
Provide capital costing information on new product development projects
Write work instructions for welding process
Communicating status of equipment/processes during development cycle
Work closely with Product Development, Quality Assurance, AME s and Operations
Provide new technologies/innovations and implement where feasible
Ensure processes are efficient and robust through weld validation and testing standards
All other responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE
Bachelor s degree in the fields of Engineering or Material Science; Welding or Welding Technology discipline required
7 or more years experience; Related Masters degree with 2 or more years of experience or PhD may be desirable.
Proven track record of working in a team based environment.
Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognize good ideas.
Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.
Experience in executing complex problem-solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.
Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.
Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.
Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
Certified in validation activities.
Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.
High level of PC Skills required.
Excellent attention to detail.
Experience with Metrology techniques and CMM function
AWS certified, knowledge of AISC
Advanced Robot Programming Certificate preferred
Full knowledge of welding theory with strong materials background (Ferrous and nonferrous materials)
Detailed understanding/experiences with multiple welding processes (GMAW, GTAW, Laser, Resistance, spin)
Understanding of the methods to verify/validate weld integrity through related weld standards
Capable of writing proper WPS s per standards
Knowledge of available welding technologies and their appropriate applications
Experiences with programing of robot welders and associated welding equipment
Experienced with multiple weld tooling applications for a variety of welding processes
Experienced in GD & T tolerancing
Understanding of data analysis, statistical methods and statistical process control
Experience with Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design for Weldments
High level of CAD experience
Ability to work/communicate with multiple teams and projects simultaneously
Capability of designing/specifying equipment needed for weld cells and surrounding work environment
Able to communicate clearly with design engineers, provide guidance in constructive manner
Able to communicating clear expectations to tooling houses
Ability to estimate capital equipment costs, equipment/tooling lead times and processing times for projects
Experienced in welding process improvements both at a manual and automated level
Ability to demonstrate process ownership with associated equipment/tooling from concept to production
Familiar with Robot Safety Regulations ANSI/RIA R15.06
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Software Engineer

Located in Grand Rapids, MI

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for several Software Developer openings to join our clients organization.
Our client is looking to add team members who enjoy developing software, care about code quality, and are committed to craftsmanship. They create software responsible for monitoring, reporting, and analyzing some of the largest software applications in the world. They enjoy their work as much as they enjoy working together and want developers who can get things done while having a positive influence on their workplace environment.
Development Environment
Our client creates management extensions developed in Java, C++, C#, Kotlin and JRuby. They use Ruby and Python for all our testing and scripting needs. Because their management extensions are deployed on several operating systems, they work with several flavors of Linux, Unix, and Windows. Our client also encourage and set aside time for developers to create tooling and applications to improve their workflows.
Requirements

Our client is looking for people who have already demonstrated the ability to become experts in the tools and languages they are using. They are less concerned about what tools and languages you currently know than they are about your aptitude to quickly learn and adapt to the changing development landscape. People who are a good fit at our client have personal projects that make their developers say wow, would rather read tech blogs than read about their high school classmates on Facebook, and install Gentoo Linux for fun on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Essential Functions:

Writes software to implement features and fix bugs identified by the Product Owners and QA.
Understands, interprets and challenges technical requirements and assumptions from Product Owners.
Researches target technologies to become a subject matter expert.
Develops automation tooling and other process improvements to increase efficiency.
Participates in daily stand-ups and other process meetings.
Radiates project status, risks and blockers to appropriate stakeholders.
Participates and demonstrates continuous learning to improve oneself as a Software Engineer.

Qualifications:

Experience developing software in at least one tech stack (.Net, Java, iOS, etc) required.
Experience with the components of an enterprise IT data center such as databases, networking, storage and virtualization preferred.
Experience with IT monitoring tools preferred
Ability to quickly learn and develop in additional programming languages required.
Bachelor s degree required.

People and Environment
Our client employs individuals in all the roles of a typical tech company including system administrators, analysts, quality assurance engineers, software engineers, marketing, product management, and more. Currently, they have approximately twenty-five employees in their office ranging from the CEO to local university interns. The majority of their staff members are young and enthusiastic professionals with a strong interest in technology, both as a career and a hobby, making the office environment a fun and vibrant place to work. In addition to getting along in the workplace, employees enjoy going out to lunch and hanging out after work together, as well as attending company outings.
They maintain an open and inviting work environment, complete with an open floor plan, couches, and collaborative workspaces. Their belief in working from the office when possible, but also allow working remotely circumstances on occasion or when circumstances warrant it. The workstations typically consist of the latest model MacBook Pro Laptop and a large screen external display, issued to the employee. If you have a preferred tool, book, or related item that you want and will commit to using it, the client will buy it. Their office provides ample time and space for taking breaks and enjoying yourself during the work day. They currently have a foosball table, chessboards, and other activities people can take advantage of for breaks or after-work hangouts.
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accounting Manager]]> Our client in the St, Joseph, MI area is looking for an Accounting Manager to join their team. This position will report to the CFO and will have opportunity for growth!

Will Involve:
Oversight of 2 accounting subordinates- AP & AR
General ledger work
Month end/year end close
Journal entry prep
Financial analysis
Financial reporting
Fixed assets
Account reconciliations
Assisting with budgeting and forecasting
Year-end audit prep
Assisting with tax filing and reporting

Must Have:
5-8 years of accounting experience
Strong general ledger experience
Bachelor' s degree in accounting or finance
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> Financial Analyst

: Build strategic relationships with key personnel

: Prepare various financial reports and analyses (including charts and graphs, industry & internal trend analysis and exception reporting) for senior management and help them make informed decisions by providing recommendations

: Complete the monthly close process in conjunction with the accounting department including all month end reporting for both finance and logistics

: Prepare monthly forecast by analyzing P&L results and developing projections of future performance

: Prepare ROI analysis on specific logistics initiatives

: Prepare and help develop the Long Range Projection (LRP). Work with various personnel to build out the LRP process and develop analytical models

: Ability to analyze large volumes of data for patterns, trends, and statistical analysis

: Assist with the preparation and detailed review of the logistics budget

: Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

: Bachelor' s degree in Finance. MBA, or MBA candidate a plus. 3-5 years of prior financial analysis experience required, logistics/supply chain experience a plus

: Knowledge of finance, accounting, and financial reporting

: Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems, general ledger structures, and internal controls

: Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (2007 or 2010), including advanced Excel. Oracle, Hyperion, AS400, database/data cube, and MS Access knowledge a plus. Must also demonstrate strong analytical and Excel pivot table skills

: Understanding of the big picture view and how to identify obstacles and opportunities that impact the business

: Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and manage several projects simultaneously, sometimes with only broad guidelines

: Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

: Team player with creative problems solving approach and attention to detail

: This position requires a willingness to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends based on business needs
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[New Product / Application Engineer (Gears)]]> Excellent Opportunity with Global Fortune 300 Medical Device Organization!

New Product / Application Engineer (Gears)

Major Focus of this role will be on the development of Cycloidal Gears and their integration into various products throughout all Global Divisions.

Located in Kalamazoo, MI

Great Career Advancement Opportunities / Relocation Assistance Avail.

Summary of Position

This is an exciting opportunity to Develop, Lead and Manage both groups, programs and applications regarding new product development manufacturing processes related to gear driven lift integration. The reason for this need and focus is due to steady and consistent growth across all divisions of this client and a focus on the future and replacement of hydraulic style lifts with small motor gear driven style lifts. This highly visible role has the ability to influence, guide and review internal, division and global program controls.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Determines the technical objectives of engineering assignments and makes decisions regarding the direction and the results of the assignment.
Will monitor and control progress of work ensuring sound application of engineering principles and the appropriate use of policies and procedures.
Lead capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. May lead or act as independent reviewer in process review meetings.
Will coach and mentor others on functionally related topics.
Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with product development procedures.
Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.
Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.
Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
Review and approval of validation documentation.

QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE
B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline
7 or more years experience; Related Masters degree with 2 or more years of experience or PhD may be desirable
General Knowledge of AGMA gear standards.
Proficient in gear design theory (spurs, helicals, spiral bevels)
Proficient with Gear processing: Heat treat, shot peening, Hobbing, grinding, shaping, etc.
Proven track record of working in a team based environment.
Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognize good ideas.
Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.
Experience in executing complex problem-solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.
Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.
Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.
Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
Certified in validation activities.
Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.
High level of PC Skills required.
Excellent attention to detail.
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accounts Payable Supervisor]]> Our client in Grand Rapids is looking for an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join their team. This company is growing very rapidly and offers opportunity for personal growth internally!

The position will involve:
Supervision of Accounts Payable team
Data entry & audit
Hands on reconciliations & analysis of AP
Assists with/oversees month-end ad year-end A/P accruals as well as intercompany journal entries

Must have:
2+ years of Accounts Payable experience & 2+ years of supervisory/leadership experience
High school diploma
High attention to detail
Strong Microsoft Office experience
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> Position Responsibilities

Manage all budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting processes
Work alongside senior leadership to prepare, distribute and review financial results on a monthly basis
Develop financial plans for major capital investment projects to determine viability and return on investment
Conduct financial analysis in order to determine progress against strategic plan, budget and forecast
Review and track progress against the overall business plan, provide explanation of results and assist in identifying action plans for course correction if necessary
Prepare and distribute monthly financial reports to senior level management and all business directors and managers on campus
Participate in the strategic planning process and creation of management presentations to senior executive leadership on a quarterly basis
Assess and seek out on-going financial risks and opportunities to the business
Review key performance indicators and budget vs. Actual variances on a daily basis
Provide recommendations through statistical analysis that will create greater efficiencies or business improvement
Create new and update existing automated financial reports for the department(s)
Responsible for the coordination, communication and tracking of key deliverables during all finance events
Assist in a range of projects across multiple departments as overseen by the CFO
Heavy emphasis on financial modeling for new start-up businesses and existing departments in the organization
Extremely detail oriented and must be able to work and communicate effectively across all departments
Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Bachelor' s degree in Finance or Accounting
An MBA or a minimum of three years direct relevant work experience in finance, strategic planning, financial analysis and financial modeling
Experience with strategic planning, budgeting, investment and profitability analysis
Ability to deliver accurate results while working under time sensitive conditions
Capable of managing competing priorities while working across multiple departments
Self-motivated and comfortable working in fast paced and dynamic environment
Strong attention to detail
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Ability to work extended and flexible hours during peak seasons

Preferred Skills

Master s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics
Experience using SAP and BPC software
Knowledgeable of accounting and GAAP
Interest in sports
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> JOB SUMMARY
Designs and implements software for automotive end of line vehicle testing machines. Actively participates in the development and the field support of these machines, worldwide.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Programming real-time/multitasking control software in Microsoft s .Net Framework (Visual Basic preferred)
In-vehicle network experience such as CAN, LIN, or KWORD 2000
Troubleshoot software and hardware systems in the lab and in the field. Communicate with customers and management to define requirements and resolve functionality or schedule conflicts
Document code and manuals to ease software maintenance
Supports new equipment and equipment-installed base by providing on line support or on location support throughout the world
Understanding of electronic and computer hardware systems, and the ability to use this knowledge to troubleshoot equipment and advise others
Solid experience in the programming of serial and network communication interfaces (RS 232/422, Ethernet)
Familiarity with Windows programming
Object oriented programming experience
Modify and maintain software upgrades
Has a good understanding of mechanisms and mechanical components
Fundamental PLC skills would be considered a plus
Participate in periodic design reviews.
Participate in job close-out meetings.
Participate in and/or lead activities that promote continuous improvements.
Participate in and/or lead activities that create a safe working environment.

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Advance and weekly business travel plans.
Weekly expense tracking reports.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor s Degree Required (concentration in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering strongly preferred)
Self-starter and self-motivated individual who understands the importance of being a team player to achieve organizational goals.
Thrives in a fast paced and changing work environment.
Is thoughtful and respects others.
Handles pressure with a positive attitude.
Willing and able to travel as needed.
Can work in multicultural environments.
Analytical ability to decipher manufacturing processes.
Experience with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS-Project.
Demonstrated organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle many tasks simultaneously.
Exercise team effort to achieve success.
Respect for peers, subordinates, supervisors and customers.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Pride in company and concern for corporate image.
General house keeping of work areas.

Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
Bachelor' s
Required experience:
Software Engineering: 5 years
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Document Control Technician]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Document Control Technician for a 12 Month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Our client has been working on a Product Lifecycle Management program to focus on high-impact products and remove low-value products that still require resources to maintain. Hundreds of products have been identified for obsolescence.

This role will be responsible for owning change control tasks to make documents obsolete in the system. Data mining in databases is required to determine all unique documents associated with obsolete products. Must work closely with marketing, demand planning, product engineering, and service teams.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of two years of experience with change control and/or data mining and manipulation. Medical device experience is desired.
High School minimum required preferred 2 year degree.

Top 5 skills
1. Change control documentation
2. Communication (written and oral)
3. Collaboration
4. Windchill
5. AS400
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[2nd Shift Test Technician]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a 2nd Shift Test Technician for a 12 Month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Supports and assists in the design, development, production, testing, operation and maintenance of components and equipment. Prepares detailed drawings and layouts and conduct materials testing. Performs equipment maintenance, calibration, mechanical and electrical repairs, adjustments and monitoring of products under development. Experienced with complex instruments, testing equipment and gauges. May test models, write reports, identify problems and suggest solutions.

Requirements

Bachelor s degree and minimal experience required or 3-5 years relevant experience required in lieu of Bachelor s degree.
ME degree is preferred; EE or Science-related (i.E. Biomed) degrees also considered.
Resource will be working on various test lab projects, ranging from manual to technical testing.
Candidate should be versatile, have great attention to detail and possess solid organization skills.
It is critical the resource can work in a team environment daily and also a self-starter.
Strong computer skills, to manage data sheets, are necessary for this role including: Microsoft Excel.
Resource should have knowledge of lab concepts, as well as familiarity with Mechanical testing in a lab based environment
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Robot Engineer]]> Guide the activities of the robot technicians in their responsibilities to:
Program robot paths and operating parameters for new products and continuous improvement of existing programs.
Instruct and train all robot team members in trouble shooting techniques. This includes all electrical, mechanical and pneumatic functions of the manipulator, control systems, EOA tooling and PLC interconnections.
Initiate robot application improvements with regard to machine cycle time, robotic path optimization, process efficiencies etc
Develop, organize and improve molding robot programs
Develop written procedures for molding robotic equipment
Participate in the continuous improvement activities for the molding department.
Lead and participate in activities to continuously improve molding performance goals to achieve department performance objectives.
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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Process Engineer]]> Specific Job Duties:
Self-starter that requires very little direction on CI Activities to improve their assigned work area
Continuously improve processes in assigned work area utilizing lean manufacturing techniques to improve labor efficiencies and quality.
Assist in launching new programs by developing process flows, cell layouts, component flows, estimating cycle times and labor requirements, and tracking builds prior to SORP
Coordinate with APQP and Product Engineers on new program launches. Identify ease of Assembly issues in advance of program launch in an effort to drive CI prior to SORP.
Assist in developing Standard Worksheets, FMEAs and Control Plans pertaining to initiated process changes
Lead and participate in Lean Kaizen Events
Assist in investigating customer and internal quality issues and implement corrective action plans to improve our products and processes.
Interact daily with Production Team members to understand the process and any issues the team is having with the Process
Maintain Process Open Issues list; work with Production Teams (PM, TL, QT) to ensure Open Issues are closed in a timely manner.
Assist in communicating and training all Quality Technicians, Team Leaders, and Team Members on initiated process changes.
Implement error-proofing systems to eliminate the possibility for assembly errors (poke-yokes).
Review new technologies, benchmarking them against other Magna divisions, as well as other manufacturing facilities to determine their relevance.
Review Ergonomics concerns within current and future processes and equipment
Perform other duties as required.

Educational Requirements
A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent
Exposure to Lean Manufacturing, JIT Sequential manufacturing, and ergonomics.

Related Work Experience:
PLC experience a plus
Proficient computer skills a must (Word, Excel, Project, AutoCAD)
Demonstrated ability to work with a minimal supervision and participate as a team player.
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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sales Representative]]> Our client is a small local prospering business located in Brandon, FL. The company is a multinational, software distribution firm with clients and consultants in many different countries. They provide ERP, CRM, POS, and related, specialty software to the middle market. Due to growth, they are looking to expand their sales team.

Sales Representative - base salary + commission

The Sales Representative role is to support the company s increasing sales goals by generating new sales of our products through prospecting, lead follow-up, web demonstration, and funnel management in an assigned inside sales territory. This position is responsible for generating prospects, following up on leads, demonstrating software, generating quotes, and closing sales to new and existing clients.

The position is full time in Brandon, FL. Successful applicants for this position are customer-focused, self-starters and comfortable in working in a highly entrepreneurial environment. Being part of something new requires planning and time management skills. Strong written and interpersonal skills are a must. This is an ideal position for those who are have some experience and are looking to move their career forward, as this positon will demand candidates grow as they reach interim goals.

Responsibilities:
? Support customer and prospect information: CRM accounts, contacts, leads, opportunities, etc.
? Promote products and close new business.
o Develop and follow up on leads.
o Manage leads and new account opportunities.
o Schedule, manage, demo software, and follow up on webinars.
o Identifying up and cross sale prospects from existing client base.
? Support Partner Channel with information, software demos, and quotes.
? Assist Marketing by identifying marketing needs and communications.
? Assist Development by identifying and documenting functionality gaps in products for development or customization.
? Participate in tradeshows and client panels.
? Maintain sales performance measurements, goals, and quotas.
? Scoping, planning, and executing on projects of your own.

Education & Experience Requirements:
? 2 years experience with sales process within partner channel, add-on software, and SaaS industry.
? Business and/or accounting process/system knowledge.
? Independent work style as well as structured and analytical work approach.
? Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe, Microsoft CRM, and Word Press preferred.
? Excellent written and oral communication in English is mandatory.

Preferences:
? Ability to play table tennis.
? Experience with one or more ERP or ERP add-on software.
? Experience working in a team environment.
? Experience working with international client base.
Location: Brandon, FL
Compensation: competitive base + commission.
This is a full-time position.
Normal business hours (8: 00AM 5: 00PM or 9: 00AM 6: 00PM) EST.
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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Project Control Analyst]]> Sr. Project Control Analyst

Company provides cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to DOD and other government agencies.

Job Responsibilities
Project Control Analysts are responsible for all aspects of overall planning, tracking, analysis and reporting of projects of varying contract type, size, complexity and levels of risk, while complying with financial policies & procedures for all programs and projects.
Provide cost control analysis support to the Program/Project/Task Managers, while constantly interacting with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Contracts personnel and other Finance Departments within the organizations.
Conducts audits and analysis of their organization s direct and indirect costs, and reviews their practices and procedures, ensuring that labor and non-labor charges are approved, allowable, and processed in a timely manner.
Participate in the financial forecast, commitments, and expenditures while maintaining cost/schedule baselines and develop/maintain Estimates at Completion (EACs) & related cost analyses.
Support all related financial policies, supporting all invoicing requirements, performing risk management, performing projection analyses of cash flow & profitability for the program, completion of all internal and external contract/program financial deliverables, supporting IPRs, supporting proposal & BOE inputs & reviews, supporting all internal/external audit requirements.
The PCAs will contribute to the team through statistical reporting, analyzing, estimating, and auditing.
Prepares written and verbal reports to management regarding cost schedule variances and provides data & reporting formats for various types and levels of program reviews.
Capabilities include proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Office including MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power-Point, MS Access, and MS Project.
Ensures adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and all Corporate policies and procedures as they relate to contract financials.
Minimum Qualifications
Demonstrated capability to forecast, identify variances from a project plan / pricing, provide first-level financial analysis to a PM, and take proactive steps to manage project Cost/Schedule/Performance.
Understanding of the different contract types, i.E. CPFF, FP, T&M
Demonstrated experience in reconciling invoices, weekly financial status reports, and monthly close-out documents.
Must be skilled in Microsoft Business Suite, particularly using advanced Excel capabilities and functions such as macros, lookups, pivot tables, and dynamic charts and graphs.
Extensive knowledge and experience with Deltek Costpoint is imperative.
Demonstrated understanding of account receivable, accounts payable, and payroll applications.
Able to maintain all project financials in a compliant manner according to company policy and procedures.
Desired Qualifications
Performance tracking and generation of ETC/EAC calculations
Experience building, reviewing and executing critical path analysis
Processes, tools, and reports development
Education
Bachelor' s Degree from an accredited university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent and three (3) years or more of related experience in the Intelligence Community. In lieu of a degree, each year of direct-related work experience can be accepted as 1 year of education toward a degree.
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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Project Assistant]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan’s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Executive Assistant.

DUTIES:


• Directly support an office of 40 staff consisting of engineers and project managers with administrative duties
• Supporting a large scale project through three remaining phases through 2020
• Responsible for overseeing contract janitorial and maintenance services for 6 construction job trailer
• Responsible for inventorying and ordering office supplies
• Closeout - Assist Document Controls with closeout items for the project
• Set up events and meeting using Outlook calendar
• Preparing offices and conference rooms, including maintaining cleanliness and preparing refreshments
• Preparing presentations
• Send out meetings agendas and take meeting minutes
• Open office at 7:30 AM with potential 10 hour days depending on project load
• Daily dutues will vary by season
• Self-motivated with limited direction
SKILLS:

• Executive assistants must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and be well organized.
• Executive assistants also typically must be familiar with all aspects of the organization.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:


• Minimum associate's degree required, bachelor's degree preferred.

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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Free Trade Analyst]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Free Trade Analyst for a 12 Month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Provides direction to the our clients Trade Compliance team to ensure achievement of business goals and objectives through consistent oversight of all goods imported and exported on the clients behalf.

Responsible for the FTA regulatory compliance on client s behalf.
Responsible for all auditing, metrics, savings tracking, record keeping, tariff coding and FTA certifications.
Works cross functionally with legal, regulatory, finance, quality, IT, R&D, OEM and operations teams to achieve mission, vision and objectives.
Executes department s trade compliance vision and achievements to all employees as well as senior staff on a regular basis.

Communication may include, but is not limited to: business planning, business review, highlights, weekly meetings, etc. Manage international supplier/vendors, 3PL, transportation and custom brokerage providers for client.

Skills

BA/BS degree in business or related discipline required. Master s degree highly preferred.
Must have two-five years of direct international logistics experience.
Must possess excellent communication, research, analytical and negotiation skills.
Expert knowledge FTA regulations, FDA importing regulations, US Customs import/exporting regulations, export filing, USHTS coding, FDA product codes, international logistics (all modes), and recordkeeping Must possess valid driver license in the state of residence.
Basic skills - Time management, project management, inter-personal, reports and records, stress management, database management, customer service, Windows, advanced computer, statistics, financial systems, organization structure, and office equipment.
Functional skills research, record keeping systems, organization structure protocol, inter-departmental interface, inter divisional interface and audit conduct.
Expected to handle complex or difficult situations on a daily basis.
Meets cognitive demands to include visual discrimination/memory, auditory discrimination/memory reading ability, independent decision making and retention of specific knowledge.
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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Engineering Manager]]> Key Job Accountabilities

*Project/Value Stream Management: Is the lead project manager of the assigned value stream and is responsible for training of engineering team members in such duties. Ensures the clarification of scope of work and engineering commitments including the reasonableness thereof. Applies and oversees engineering resources to ensure accuracy and timeliness of all project deliverables and communicates risks and issues up and down the entire value stream. Anticipates hand-offs, formulates and executes alternative strategies, and employs every reasonable effort of the team in order to ensure the success of projects.

*Engineering Support: Applies engineering support to all internal and external customers and vendors both upstream and downstream, including and especially sales and production support. Ensures regular support on troubleshooting issues in manufacturing and assembly including maintaining remote accessibility to engineering personnel during all active (regular or irregular) assembly times, and a regular (at least daily) engineering presence on the assembly floor.

*Resource Management: Is responsible for managing engineering resources, workloads, forecasts, requests, rapid responses and activity on all active capital equipment projects within assigned product group.

*Expected to maintain a visual report/status of workload and established performance measurements for others to review as needed.

*Coordination & Communication: Responsible for reporting team metrics. Coordinates regularly in the sharing of resources with product management and sustaining engineering where needed and where applicable.

*Maintains expected and professional levels of communication through the usage of meetings, huddles, status boards, reports, etc.

*Design: Guides team members toward improving standard designs, improving design processes, and executing on projects pertaining to special or custom designs and product extensions.

*Continuous Improvement: Applies PDCA to improve team performance in creating RE s, standardized processes, instructions, personnel training, etc. Takes a lead role in driving teams toward VA/VE design improvements in conjunction with manufacturing and assembly.

*Engineering Leadership: Serves as a member of the Engineering Leadership Team; attends regular meetings and helps develop strategies, goals and carry out action plans as required by the VP of Engineering.
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Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Billing Specialist]]> Our client, a growing non-manufacturing company in Grand Rapids is looking for a Billing Specialist to join their team.

Primary responsibilities will include:

1. Running daily reports for the team, audit contracts, applying payments and create credit memos
2. Accounts Receivable & Collections
3. Support the internal and external customers as needed
4. Become a productive member of the department (meet quantitative objectives)
5. Participate in projects to create efficiencies within the department and organization
6. Maintain enthusiastic and positive attitude

Requirements of the position:

Successful candidate must have a two year degree in accounting or a four year degree in business (preferred). Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A strong attention to detail Good analytical skills
Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills
Diligent and self-motivated work ethic
Proficient working knowledge of Excel
Great Plains accounting software experience a plus but not required
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Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Systems Engineer]]> Summary:

Responsible for the planning and engineering of systems infrastructure. Includes the implementation and design of hardware, software and IP-based telephone systems for the enterprise. Responsible for ensuring the secure, stable, and optimal operation of company' s systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

: Must have extensive experience implementing, deploying, customizing and supporting VMware
: Must have strong and proven track recorder in infrastructure InfoSec
: Required ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple business units within a time sensitive environment
: Configures, maintains and designs Active Directory: Group Policies, security groups, users & computers, and organizational units
: Maintains, configures and plans Windows Server 2012/2016, Microsoft Exchange 2010/2016, Office 365 and SharePoint Online
: Plans, configures, manages, monitors, and supports SAN fabric design, zoning, optimization, and fault-tolerance
: Manage, monitor and partner on all installed systems and infrastructure
: Provides technical direction, roadmap designs, installations, and configurations of all infrastructure requirements
: Provides day-to-day support and performs independent complex system troubleshooting
: Provide technical direction to IT support staff
: Recommends, schedules, and performs software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases
: Should be able to Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration
: Designs, documents, plans, implements, monitors, and supports enterprise storage, backup, and disaster recovery solutions
: Ensures the integrity and security of enterprise data in accordance to business needs and industry best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance
: Ability to thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment where each day provides a new set of challenges under short time constraints involving complex network/server configurations and/or troubleshooting requirements

Other Responsibilities:

: Adheres to the policies and procedures of the company
: Maintains strict confidentiality of client, company and personnel information
: Demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization
: Adheres to company attendance standards
: Performs other duties as assigned
: Requires non-standard hours during maintenance and support windows
: Ability to travel as required and must have a valid driver' s license

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Competencies:

: Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
: Detail oriented
: Ability to multi-task and work independently

Qualifications:

: 7+ years of experience designing, configuring, and maintaining virtual environments w/VMware
: 7+ years of experience designing, configuring, and implementing IT Systems
: 5+ year of experience with SAN management
: 3-5 years of experience with enterprise-class VoIP networks

Education and/or Experience:

: Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or Engineering is required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

: Microsoft certification required
: VMware certification required
: Security+ preferred
: CCNA, CCNA-Voice, CCNP-Voice Certifications desired

Environmental Factors/Physical Demands:

Work is performed in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have the ability to maintain active customer and employee communication; access, input and retrieve information from the computer system; enter alpha-numeric data into a computerized system often while listening on the telephone. May be subject to repetitive motion such as typing, data entry and vision to monitor. May be subject to bending, reaching, kneeling, stooping and lifting up to thirty (30) pounds.
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Product Engineer]]> Product Engineer

* Bachelor' s Degree in Engineering or strong equivalent experience.
* Material handling and machine design industry is a plus.
* Solid modeling experience preferably withUnigraphics NX
* Applications system experience preferred.
* Strong mechatronics abilities; experience in Mechanical/Electrical is preferred.
* Design of machined, extruded, sheet metal and plastic parts.
* Completes the design process from development, component test, sub-system integration, prototype machine build and test, validation, and support of product release (support to operations, sales, applications, manufacturing first build, install)
*Creates and understands testing requirements, assists in determining the best method of testing, may assist in testing, understanding testing results as related to the product performance.
*Assists in on-site product validation, ensuring products perform to the intended manner.
* Must be able to work in a team atmosphere both internal and external departments. This will include design reviews, team collaboration on designs and problems, and other project work.
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Network Administrator]]> Our Client, a Global Enterprise Organization, is seeking a energetic self-driven individual to join their organization in the role of Network Administrator. The ideal individual will have a CCNA level certification along with 1 to 3 years of experience.

DUTIES:

Performs junior to mid-level work. Work involves activities associated with a local and wide area networks, maintaining Firewall rules, upgrading or replacing routers/switches/networking devices, monitoring networks and activities, troubleshooting issues, resolving connectivity issues with various devices/sites/users, assisting Sr. Engineers with special projects that involves designing, installing and integrating voice, data and security needs.

In this role, the selected individual will work under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Degree in Computer / Networking Information Systems or actively pursuing is required
Familiar with Cisco switches, routers, firewall
MCSE
Disaster recovery
Back-up
WAN design, implementation and support
Proven Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution skills
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Buyer]]> ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Track vendor deliveries
Evaluate vendor performance
Expedite deliveries
Utilize ERP system
Resolve pricing
Restock bins/shelves and conduct physical inventory counts.
Assist in general housekeeping duties as required.
Generate purchase orders from purchase requisitions.
Research and negotiate best price and delivery for products ordered.
Adhere to the quality assurance program.
Completes all necessary documentation.
Adhere to safety policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to read and understand detail blue prints and technical write ups.
Knowledge of precision metal manufacture processes.
Computer skills (MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, & CAD)
Attention to detail.
Critical thinking, problem solving, and information ordering.
Mechanical and mathematical reasoning.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending, squatting, reaching about the shoulder, balancing, pushing and pulling.
Accurate vision (with glasses or contact lenses).
Involves lifting, pushing, pulling and/or carrying various weights ranging up to 50 lbs.
Hand-Eye coordination, use of hands to grasp and manipulate objects and machinery.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma or equivalent.
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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Process Engineer]]> JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

* Understanding of the principles of operation and functionality of CIP/SIP systems and their relationship with production process.

* Research information for the preparation of manufacturing new and used machine orders. Coordinate with the Sales Engineering regarding design specifications, as well as any internal or customer derived change orders and insure correct machine changes are implemented.

* Coordinate with Customer and/or a third party line integrator regarding plant & line layout with recommendations and placement of equipment. Layouts imported to AUTO CAD from 3D Solid Works models that show machine orientation, placement and utility/process connections. Documents must be presented in a professional format.

* Coordinated with the sales team member and may require a site visit to customer s facility.

* Required to travel a minimum of 10%.

* Coordination with 3rd party equipment suppliers and the exchange of technical data required for the integration of their equipment.

* Provide after-sales customer support and troubleshooting for customer via e-mail, telephone and webinar conferences if necessary and discern whether or not a service call needs to be set up.

* Develop and document detailed checklists for conducting Factory Acceptance Tests on all process related equipment.

* Work closely with Parts and Service Department regarding start-up and extended spares, installation and commissioning.

* Responsible for the initial layout concept and component specification of Process and CIP skids. Provide assistance to other engineers with regard to layout of piping systems.

* Create and maintain project specific P&ID drawings for all projects. Drawings include all fluid and pneumatic systems for equipment. (Fillers, Rinses, Cap Sorters, etc )

* Create and maintain fluid component library for all pumps, valves, sensors, and other related equipment.

* Work with Controls Department to develop common control sequences and methodologies for the equipment.

* Work with Technical Writers to develop standard documentation for Process and CIP skids, and other equipment as requested.

* Pursue R&D projects to increase the scope and functionality of process equipment

* Must hold current Michigan Steam Operators License, or be able to become licensed as required.

* Must have a common sense gut feel of pump and valve application
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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> Job Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for maintaining and improving internal accounting processes as necessary for timely and reliable accounting, financial analysis and reporting. The General Ledger function is responsible for providing accurate and timely financial information which is used for business partner decision making within our 5 operating divisions, Global Support, Business Intelligence, Academic Publishing, Knowledge & Networking and Global Exhibitions. The Senior Accountant reports directly to the Assistant Controller and is responsible for preparing monthly financial packages and performing financial analysis for their operating division(s).

Key responsibilities:
Prepare month end journal entries and reconciliations
Leads specific areas in the month-end close process
Serves as the liaison to the client business unit
Aids in the preparation of monthly financial package for parent company and operational management
Perform data imports and data entry into the general ledger system
Perform financial analysis and ad hoc reports of general ledger accounts and business operations
Provide support to operations and finance personnel across the US and internationally
Partner with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Taxation
Ensures proper accrual of direct and indirect expenses
Aid in any projects within the SSC and/or the department including but not limited to key process testing & systems
Maintain a customer-focused culture consistent with the Service Management Framework
Experience analyzing processes to determine areas for improvement, increased efficiency and cost reduction supporting a culture of continuous improvement
Experience with month-end closing process and inter company transactions involving multiple foreign and domestic affiliates
Ability to develop effective relationships with key stakeholders
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Highly organized, diligent with attention to detail
Ability to research and resolve accounting issues and ensure compliance
Excellent analytical skills, with a high focus on delivery of financial targets
Exposure working within a global environment desirable
Ability to work well with a tight deadline in a fast-paced environment with multiple deliverables
SAP experience strongly preferred
Ability to quickly learn specialized accounting software
MS Office at advanced level preferred knowledge
Experience analyzing processes to determine areas for improvement, increased efficiency and cost reduction supporting a culture of continuous improvement
Experience with month-end closing process and inter company transactions involving multiple foreign and domestic affiliates
Ability to develop effective relationships with key stakeholders
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Highly organized, diligent with attention to detail
Ability to research and resolve accounting issues and ensure compliance
Excellent analytical skills, with a high focus on delivery of financial targets
Exposure working within a global environment desirable
Ability to work well with a tight deadline in a fast-paced environment with multiple deliverables
SAP experience strongly preferred
Ability to quickly learn specialized accounting software
MS Office at advanced level preferred
BA in Accounting
Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience with progressive responsibility, preferably within a shared service center
Recognized professional accounting qualification (e.G. CPA, CMA) desired
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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accounts Receivable Coordinator]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Accounts Receivable Coordinator for a 4 Month + Contract Contract to Hire. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Under general to minimal supervision performs repetitive to frequent tasks within the general accounting area relating to accounts receivable functions. In this role the selected candidate contacts and/or is contacted by customers in order to resolve credit and/or collection issues while maintaining customer relationships.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Checks and verifies remittances against bank documentation and records.
Processes and posts payments to customer accounts.
May prepare bank deposits as necessary.
May periodically reconcile various account receivable accounts as needed.
May prepare necessary month end journal entries as needed.
May provide general clerical support for the general accounting and/or accounts receivable function (e.G. Typing, filing, sorting,
etc.)
May provide periodic reports on assigned as necessary.
Coordinates with other divisions to properly route account payments.
Telephones and/or sends form letter in initial steps of collection in delinquent account situations.
Reviews orders and checks current account status, determines credit availability, and/or releases or holds orders.
May accept payment or set-up payment schedules.
Will document all customer inquiries to insure accurate credit date.
May help to resolve various customer issues such as: non-receipt of product, price discrepancy, and/or returns information when necessary.
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, etc. Generally involves sitting most of the time.

REQUIRED SKILLS

2 + years experience in general accounting or related experience
1+ year Credit Services or related experience.
A.A.S. With an emphasis in accounting or related curriculum.
Effective reading and writing skills.
Excellent math skills.
Effective interpersonal communication skills.
Basic PC skills.
Must be able to analyze multiple pieces of information accurately.
Must be able to accurately maintain incomplete or active files.
Must be able to maintain customer service orientation.
Must be able to analyze and resolve routine to frequent general accounting/account receivable issues of a moderate scope.
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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Testing Technician]]> Our client, a Global Fortune Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Sr. Test Technician for a 1 Year + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Supports and assists in the design, development, production, testing, operation and maintenance of components and equipment. Prepares detailed drawings and layouts and conduct materials testing. Performs equipment maintenance, calibration, mechanical and electrical repairs, adjustments and monitoring of products under development. Experienced with complex instruments, testing equipment and gauges. May test models, write reports, identify problems and suggest solutions.

Requirements

Bachelor s degree and minimal experience required or 3-5 years relevant experience required in lieu of Bachelor s degree.
ME degree is preferred; EE or Science-related (i.E. Biomed) degrees also considered.
Resource will be working on various test lab projects, ranging from manual to technical testing.
Candidate should be versatile, have great attention to detail and possess solid organization skills.
It is critical the resource is able to work in a team environment on a daily basis and also a self-starter.
Strong computer skills, in order to manage data sheets, are necessary for this role including: Microsoft Excel.
Resource should have knowledge of lab concepts, as well as familiarity with Mechanical testing in a lab based environment
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> We' re always looking for smart, creative people. If you' re multi-talented, colorful, team-oriented, and ready to maximize your potential and have done your homework and know you need to work here, we' d like to speak with you!

This role will be a key asset in the future growth of the company. This individual will be assisting in the technical research and purchase accounting of our many acquisitions.

Responsibilities
: Assist in month-end close activities including journal entries, preparing account reconciliations, and preparing and analyzing data reports
: Assist in fixed asset accounting and management of capitalization of internally developed software costs

: Assist in the purchase accounting and integration of acquisitions

: Perform technical accounting research

: Process improvement of various accounting procedures

: Provides ad hoc reports and special project assistance as needed

: Act as main point of contact for external auditors

Qualifications

: Must possess at least five (5) years of experience in a Big4/Large Regional and/or SEC environment
: Bachelor' s Degree in Accounting required

: CPA required

: High-level understanding of US GAAP and strong technical accounting skills (experience in purchase accounting preferable)

: Strong Excel knowledge and aptitude

: Ability to partner cross functionally with partners across an organization

: Demonstrable problem-solving, quantitative, and analytical skills; strategic and critical thinking.
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Reliability Engineer]]> Excellent Opportunity with Global Fortune 300 Medical Device Organization!

Reliability Engineer

Located in Kalamazoo, MI

Great Career Advancement Opportunities / Relocation Assistance Avail.

Summary of Position

The Reliability Engineer (RE) is responsible for partnering with new product development and AQE teams to identify opportunities where reliability practices and testing can help R&D teams meet their reliability goals, maintain/expedite project timelines by exposing failures early in design process and streamline life testing through early development testing. The Reliability Engineer owns and maintains the RE Process and Procedures. The RE performs and facilitates HALT (Highly Accelerated Limit Testing) as well as maintains the HALT chamber

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works as a member of engineering teams to develop reliability requirements for components, assemblies, and devices with respect to predicate devices and customer expectations.
Works with NPD, AQE, FAE and AS teams to influence design robustness, reliability, and safety.
Designs and develops new, innovative and unique engineering methods, procedures, special equipment, analysis techniques, and system level analysis tools/methods to evaluate components, assemblies, and products to reliability or product specifications.
Executes HALT (highly accelerated limit test), ensures proper use of the HALT chamber and owns the HALT process.
Reports observations/problems clearly and concisely, recognizing and highlighting specific deviations and presents possible solutions.
Assists in the development of system level design strategies and may lead development testing and refinement of components and sub-systems.
Develops accelerated testing methods and establishes correlation between existing methods and field reliability.
Implements changes in procedures and processes in support of reliability engineering practice.
Trains, mentors, and consults with internal design teams on reliability engineering methods.
Participate in Risk Analysis related to reliability or life/development test findings.
Technical Communication/Interaction with R&D, Mfg, Product Eng., etc. At various forums.

QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE
B.S. In Engineering or Engineering related discipline.
M. S. In Engineering or Engineering related discipline with a focus in Reliability Engineering (Preferred)
Effective interpersonal communications skills.
Excellent analytical skills.
Ability to work in a cohesive team environment with the ability to lead the direction of the team.
Extensive knowledge in principles, practices, and procedures related to reliability engineering.
6+ years experience in reliability engineering related role (Preferred)
ASQ CRE certification (Preferred)
Extensive knowledge in the implementation of advanced reliability techniques such as Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT) and Highly Accelerated Stress Simulation (HASS).
Experience using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Visio
Experience using statistical software analysis tool (Minitab Preferred)
Blueprint/Engineering schematic reading and interpretation.
Extensive demonstrated aptitude for problem solving and failure analysis
8+ years of new product development engineering related experience (Preferred)
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[DW - Reporting]]> Position Summary
Responsible to participate in assigned project(s) to modify or develop company applications/information systems. Under limited supervision, modify, create, implement and/or maintain application programs and projects.

Minimum Requirements
Degrees
Bachelor' s Degree (Required) Information Technology
Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Job Experience
Three years of Information Technology experience in applications systems analysis and programming.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Responsible for application programming of systems within assigned functional area/systems.
Design, code, test, debug and implement systems, functions and related applications necessary to meet business needs, working under limited supervision. Work with cross-functional IT areas to coordinate development projects.
Assist with the research and fact finding to modify, develop, implement and maintain company applications/information systems; develop detailed functional specifications, process documents and/or workflow diagrams for application programming.
Assist with the development of project scope, objectives and milestones to meet assigned project definition and requirements. Work with IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and/or business users to provide detail application/system information.
Troubleshoot program issues and interface with appropriate IT sub-departments and/or cross functional business areas to create and provide detailed application/system information to resolve any issues.
Ensure timely documentation of new programs or changes to existing programs.
Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and best Information Technology practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes.
May participate in the on-call support rotation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate IT programming in a non-technical manner. Must have strong organizational, prioritization, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be detail oriented and have good project/time management. Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Project and Visio. Ability to travel up to 10% based upon department and customer needs.
Work closely with the business community and develop reporting solutions in an enterprise data warehouse environment. Work with IT team to convert business requirements to reporting models that support decision making. Ability to work with data stored in DB2, SQL Server, Oracle, Informix, mysql. Must have solid data warehouse and business intelligence experience. Working knowledge of current business intelligence tools like mircostrategy, cognos, Qlik, Business objects or OBIEE. Ability to design reporting that is reliable, accurate and performance driven. Flexibility to be on call nights and weekends
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Administrative Assistant]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Administrative Assistant.

DUTIES:

Responsible for providing administrative support within Business Operations for multiple Gas and Electric Distribution Field Leaders at various locations. The Administrative Assistant may be working in these areas: Gas and Electric Distribution support, Field Manager support or special projects. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Payroll duties (correcting system interface errors (IDOCs) and releasing timesheets)
Equivalent Straight Time charging, posting and distribution per the Union Working Agreement
Accounts Payable activities including creation and processing of Purchase Requisitions
Purchase card reconciliation
664 Processing for MDOT compliance
Check requests
Mail sorting and distribution
Other similar or related duties
May require lifting and/or carrying heavy loads (Approx. 5-35lbs)

Must be able to interface and work with teams with diverse disciplines, understand their administrative needs and requirements.

Must be willing and able to rely on Policies, Procedures, Job Aids and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the position.

The successful candidate will possess good computer skills, including the aptitude and ability to learn and use one or more versions of specialized software.

We are willing to train the skilled candidate on the job.

SKILLS:

Microsoft Word
Excel
Access
Outlook email system
Detail oriented
Highly motivated
Well-organized
Team oriented
Attitude and aptitude to learn new skills and perform new responsibilities

Skills Preferred:
SAP Front/Back Office
Plotter operation
Scanner operation
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Experience Required: 0 to 1 year' s work experience, this is an entry level position.

Experience Preferred:
-Some work experience in an administrative or clerical role
-Experience with SAP would be an asset
-Strong customer service background

Education Required: High School degree or equivalent

Education Preferred: Some college

Other Information:
- May require lifting and/or carrying heavy loads (Approx. 5-35lbs)
- May require travel
- May require overtime
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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Medical Compliance Auditor]]> Medical Compliance Auditor

Summary:

The Compliance Medical Auditor performs audits and monitoring of clinical documentation analyzing medical records assessing the accuracy of ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT or HCPCS codes; determining compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and regulations; and evaluating the timeliness and appropriateness of claim submissions. Identifies and recommends strategies for process improvement. Prepares written reports on findings. Maintains an up-to-date working knowledge on regulatory requirements associated with outpatient and procedure area coding and billing and claims processing. The incumbent will participate in all aspects of the organization' s Compliance Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

: Conduct medical record documentation and coding/billing audits, assessing the accuracy of ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, HCPCS codes, modifier assignments, APC, or APG assignment; determining compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and Federal and state regulations; and the timeliness of claim submissions. Perform claim reviews to check code transfer from the abstracting system and the electronic medical record (EMR). Identify procedural and system weaknesses and offer guidance to Management for process improvements.
: Conduct audits according to the Compliance work plan and as requested. Plan and organize work assignments to complete projects in an efficient manner. Produce high-quality work that is competently and efficiently performed in accordance with department standards. Prepare comprehensive reports, making recommendations to correct deficiencies and practice or process improvements.
: Monitor to identify patterns, trends and variances related to auditing and monitoring projects.
: Conduct follow-up audits if indicated to appraise the adequacy of corrective actions and determine whether deficiencies are corrected; prepare the appropriate reports for management.
: Provide coding and documentation guidance to medical and coding staff and management as needed.
: Participate in the design and implementation of a risk based annual compliance audit work plan incorporating governmental and other agency regulations, internal Compliance Program requirements, and operational policies and procedures. Prepare and present quarterly reports of incumbent' s projects to the Compliance Leadership.
: Keep abreast of related coding guidelines and reporting requirements. Maintain professional skills and knowledge through attendance at relevant conferences, seminars and other educational programs; participate in professional organizations; and review current literature.
: Performs random audits in accordance with company/client guidelines, including performing audits on claims in excess of payment authority limits as well as target claim audits.
: Prepares and distributes audit reports and communicates audit findings with appropriate leadership.
: Assists in the training of newly hired Claims Examiners in the use of the claims adjudication system and the application of processing guidelines, as well as ongoing training as needed.

Other Responsibilities:

: Adheres to the Organizational policies and procedures
: Maintains strict confidentiality of client, company and personnel information
: Demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization
: Adheres to company attendance standards
: Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications:

: Knowledge of billing rules and regulations.
: Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
: Detail oriented
: Ability to multi-task and work independently
: Knowledge of medical and dental coding systems
: Knowledge of medical terminology

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor' s degree required.
: A minimum of five (5) years of claims processing experience is required.
: Prior auditing experience is preferred
: 1-3 years of experience performing coding for outpatient or procedure area preferred.
Experience conducting coding, documentation and billing/claims audits required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Certification in Health Care Compliance or Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance preferred as well as one of the following coding certifications through American Health Information Management Association or the American Academy Professional Coders: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P), Certified Professional Medical Coder (CPC), or Professional Medical Coder Outpatient Hospital (COC).

Computer Skills:

Proficiency using a Windows computer platform
Experience with electronic medical record and billing platforms
Ability to learn new systems quickly
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Epic Security Analyst]]> Under minimal supervision, plans, designs, tests, and implements functionality related to Epic Security, Facility Structure and Provider/Resource records.
Must be Epic Security certified with a Provider Administration badge.

: Consults with users/oversight structure to defines system requirements and identifies programming and/or application functional requirements.

: Consults and works closely with existing Epic Security and Facility Structure analysts during planning, testing and implementation process.

: May also document application changes for program development or corrections and help ensure that all change management policies and procedures are being applied.

: May be responsible for creating and maintaining relevant documents related to changes in the application.

Required Experience:
Epic Security Admin certified with a Epic Provider Admin badge
Experience building and maintaining security related records, facility structure records and provider/resource records
Builder Experience - 3 years.
Healthcare experience

Preferred:
5 years in planning, designing, testing and implementing Epic build
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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Report Developer]]> Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Report Developer Contract to Hire ( 3 mths)

This company orchestrates an alternative dispute resolution which is a quicker and more cost-effective way of resolving disputes instead of filing litigation.

The Senior BI Report Developer is responsible for the analysis, development, and unit testing of reports, dashboards / visualizations using Company' s BI reporting platform. (WEBFOCUS)The Senior BI Report Developer must also serve as a backup to all position responsibilities for the Report Developer using legacy reporting technology. Company employees use reports to provide best-in-class service to member companies. The Company' s member companies use report and dashboard data to manage their lines of business, including filing & responding, hearing, and recovery workflows. Ultimately, report & dashboard data allows Company member companies to manage their recovery and resolution needs.

Experience and Technical Knowledge:
? Minimum 5 yrs. Business Intelligence report and dashboard development experience in WebFOCUS
? Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Business, Statistics or related field (equivalent work experience may be considered (min 5yrs)
? Understanding of logical & physical data modeling, optimized reporting data structures, star schemas
? Advanced SQL skills, proficient in PL/SQL Developer & TOAD
? Experience with output files in multiple formats, including Excel / CSV and PDF
? Experience with version control software such as Tortoise SVN or Team Foundation Server
? Agile Scrum methodology

Skills:
? Demonstrated proficiency extracting data from and analyzing data in Oracle relational database
? Advanced troubleshooting
? Data analysis and report design
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills (all staffing levels, i.E. Exec, Mgmt, Tech, etc.)
? Strong organizational skills; efficiency completing tasks in a fast-paced environment
? Highly proficient in SQL (writing & tuning complex queries)
? Working knowledge of VMWare
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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer]]> Designs quality systems using manufacturing procedures within guidelines while maintaining the schedule
Designs systems based on design-function relationships, serviceability, materials and methods engineering, production costs, and client specifications
Maintains highest achievable 5S ratings throughout all areas of responsibility
Preparation of documentation for technical writers when required.
Providing mechanical engineering consultation and support to personnel in product work centers, manufacturing, sales, service, R&D, and marketing.

REQUIREMENTS
Experience in automated machinery design in a manufacturing environment
5 or more years in packaging machinery preferred
Must have experience designing conveyors or customer weighing/packages/materials handling machinery
Drafting Skills
Autodesk Inventor

Mechanical Engineering Degree or Technical Degree Required
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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Project Manager - EMR]]> As a Project Manager with this healthcare organization, you must be patient/family focused, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community. Compassionate people are key.

Other requirements of this role include:
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor s degree (BS/BA) from four-year college or university; or seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Five years direct experience in a project management capacity including all aspects of IT project management, process development and execution.
Proven project management, leadership and relationship-building capabilities are essential.
High energy, positive, can-do attitude, flexibility, teamwork and attention to detail; high degree of initiative.
Proven focus on execution, delivery and commitment to meeting dates.
Demonstrates ownership and accountability in all activities. Holds others accountable in a professional manner.
Working knowledge of health care work flows and patient care. Profient in the use of project planning software, preferably MS Project.
Demonstrated experience in matrixed-personnel management.
Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
Must successfully complete critical thinking skills assessment

Preferred:
Five or more years of experience in health care information systems project management.
Understanding of HIPAA policies and directives.
Proficiency in application documentation and reporting tools.
Experience managing at both the project manager and program manager levels is preferred.
PMP certification is strongly preferred
ITIL knowledge and/or certification is strongly preferred.
Experience with clinical, web-based, and mobile applications a plus.

Contract to hire ( 3 mos)
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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Mobile Developer - Android]]> Job Description

We are looking for a strong Android developer to fill a key role on our growing Digital & Loyalty team. The individual selected for this role will use their broad knowledge of systems and technologies, including web services and front-end, to build innovative, highly visible customer-facing solutions in an Agile environment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead and mentor other developers and act as an internal subject-matter expert for Android Development. The successful candidate will also be highly motivated, creative, and have a passion for building powerful and engaging digital experiences for our Customers.
Key Responsibilities include
: Being a part of our agile teams and contributing high-quality code (Unit Test, Continuous Integration) as part of our Loyalty Program
: Contributing to and fostering the growth of a culture of innovation and creativity within the Loyalty team
: Providing thought leadership on emerging technologies, best practices, and opportunities for improvement within the technology stack
: Interacting with customers and partners in an agile environment, including product owners, business analysts, project managers, and stakeholders
: Helping to coach a team of like-minded developers while working to refine and mature our development practice in the digital space
: Focusing on quality as one of your primary goals Working independently and proactively

A qualified candidate will possess the following

3-5+ years Android Native Development
Ability to work in toolsets such as Android Studio, GIT, Github
Strong Java programming
Strong knowledge of development patterns and consuming RESTFul APIs
Agile - Able to work in a scrum team and deliver on a 2 week cadence. Must be familiar with the agile process.
Architecture - Must be able to demonstrate a level of application architecture and design using patterns such as MVVM
Communication - Must be able to clearly articulate technical solutions into a manner that a business person can understand.
Git - Must be able to use the git code repository tool and use the Git flow process.
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[ETL Developer]]> Responsible to lead and/or participate In the research and fact finding to modify or develop moderately complex company applications/information systems. Under limited supervision, modify, create, Implement and/or maintain application programs and projects as assigned.

BS Degree - Required
5 years' experience

Responsible for application programming of moderately complex systems within assigned functional area/systems and may be responsible for completion of a phase of a project.
Design, code, test, debug and implement systems, functions and related applications necessary to meet business needs, working under limited supervision. Work with cross-functional IT areas to coordinate development projects.
May lead the research and fact finding to modify, develop, implement and maintain moderately complex company
applications/Information systems; develop detailed functional specifications, process documents and/or workflow diagrams for application programming.
Assist with the development of project scope, objectives and milestones to meet assigned project definition and requirements. Work with IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and/or business users to provide detail application/system Information.
Troubleshoot program Issues and Interface with appropriate IT sub-departments and/or cross functional business areas to create and provide detailed application/system Information to resolve any Issues.
Ensure timely documentation of new programs or changes to existing programs.
Maintain current knowledge of Industry trends and best Information Technology practices; make recommendations to Improve current programs and processes.
May provide guidance and/or training to lesser experienced Programmer Analysts.
Participate in the on-call support rotation.

Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate IT programming In a non-technical manner. Must have strong organizational, prioritization, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be deta11 oriented and have strong project/time management am research skills. Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Project and Visio. Ability to interact with management. Ab11lty to travel up to 10% based upon department and customer needs.

Must have strong knowledge of Datastage (ETL tool) with background In development of Datastage solutions. Strong relational database and SQL skills required, with MS SQL/Server preferred. An understanding of DB2 or lnformix is a plus. Experience working with Transportation application software a strong plus, with knowledge of routing (JDA/Manugistics) and on board computing (Cadec) applications preferred. Knowledge of Java/ J2EE a plus.
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Maintenance Tech (1st & 2nd shift)]]> Responsibilities

: Work safely, following safety work instructions or designated safety procedures (such as Lock
Out Tag Out).
: Lead development of cell(s) during launch to de-bug and assist in correcting all tooling,
robotic, controls, weld cycles and all other equipment related improvements.
: Troubleshoot machine breakdowns and carry out remedial actions.
: Supports all necessary data collection required for cell and product improvement initiatives.
: Inspect all machinery for defects and potential problems in accordance with preventative
maintenance program; repair and replace parts as required.
: Perform general equipment maintenance duties as required e.G. Cleaning, oiling and greasing
machines according to the preventative maintenance program.
: Perform basic mechanical and pipe fitting is a plus.
: Program robots for sealants, adhesives, mastics, MIG and resistance welding.
: Advise Facilities Manager to order replacement parts as required.
: Make adjustments in welding program when required.
: Lead efficiency and cycle time improvement.
: Trains associates as required in welding, robotics and PLC' s as needed.
: Set up robotic welding stations by operating/retrieving various computer programs stored in
robotic welding equipment.
: Adjust equipment and change welding fixtures as necessary to ensure good quality welding
within given parameters.
: Participate in Continuous Improvement and assist in its implementation on an ongoing basis.
: Modify existing equipment and install new equipment as required / approved by Facilities or
Engineering Manager.
: Troubleshoot and diagnose electric/electronic system faults, tune equipment and ensure
adequate controls and safety measures are functional.
: Carry out monthly and yearly electrical maintenance procedures, repairing/or replacing parts
as required, in accordance with company preventative maintenance
program.
: Contribute to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment by applying the principles of
the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support).
: Assists in documenting current processes, equipment settings and downtime codes.
: Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

Qualifications
Work Experience

: Preferred aluminum GMAW experience.
: Minimum 3 years of experience in maintenance repair / robotics / welding applications.
: Prefer 5 or more years of experience in maintenance repair / robotics / welding applications.
: Strong knowledge of electrical functioning, hydraulic and pneumatic machinery and automation
equipment.
: Ability to operate all common maintenance equipment.

Skills (language, technical, computer etc.)

: Good written and verbal communication skills.
: Effective analytical skills.
: Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
: Experience in resistance welding applications.
: Preferred aluminum GMAW experience.
: Experience in reviewing product on check fixtures to determine improvement steps.
: Ability to assist in reviewing the quality of product and welds.

Education

: High School diploma or GED

Competencies - For definitions & proficiency levels, please refer to the Catalogue of Competencies
Core Competencies Position Competencies
Communication
Customer Orientation
Passion for Excellence
Willingness to Learn

Lean

: Understanding and use of relevant KAPS methods and tools in all processes, and adherence to applicable
KAPS standards.
: Understanding and use of the applicable Shopfloor and Office Management pillars and standards, and
active participation in all applicable Shopfloor and Office Management meetings and activities.
: Understanding and use of the company Behaviors in the daily relationship with other colleagues,
customers and suppliers.
: Understanding, support and participation in all tasks, trainings and development topics that will drive
company towards Lean Excellence.

Safety

Employee Responsibilities

All employees are responsible for:
: Complying with Company and legal requirements, following safe work practices, and contributing to a
positive health and safety culture.
: Identifying, communicating, and correcting hazards within their ability and authority to protect themselves,
co-workers, or other persons at our facilities.
: Taking positive steps to achieve a state of health consistent with the demands of his/her occupation.
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Controller]]> Our client in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Controller to join their team.

Will perform and lead accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, treasury and forecasting/budgeting areas
Will play a critical role in the Company' s planned growth, including providing strategic guidance to the Executive management team
Will participate in developing a World Class organization and play a critical role in the company' s substantial future growth plans

Must have:
10 plus years of hands on finance and accounting leadership experience
MBA and/or CPA preferred
Individual who enjoys a fast paced and growing entity
Positive communications and the ability to establish cross functional relationships easily
Strong computer skills including Excel, plus exposure to ERP systems
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Controls Tech - 3rd Shift]]> Position: Controls Tech Department: Maintenance Location: Lansing

Responsibilities
Plans and executes activities related to manufacturing support, equipment troubleshooting and
repairs.

: Troubleshoots ladder logic code and other configurable automated control systems (Robots, HMI, drives,
laser scanners, etc.).
: Perform necessary repairs to damaged equipment (to the component level if needed).
: Provides direct support to production department.
: Provides support to other departments and team members as directed by the Maintenance Manager.
: Prepares work schedules with interim end target estimates for all projects within his/her responsibility.
: Searches out and implements new technologies and Continuous Improvement opportunities.
: Propose plans and ideas for cost reductions and/or quality improvement measures.
: Maintain proper filing system to ensure all information is properly stored and easily retrieved.
: Follows and enforces the guidelines and rules as defined in the Employee Handbook and Company
policies.
: Carries out assigned responsibilities under TS16949 and ISO 14001.
: Any other reasonable request made by management.
: Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational
Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize,
standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.

Qualifications
Work Experience (provide details and minimum # of years required)

: 3-5 Years' Experience preferred

Skills (language, technical, computer etc.)

: Demonstrated ability to multi-task.
: Organized and self-motivated professional.
: Must be able to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English.
: Must be able to relate / communicate well with people at all levels.
: Blueprint Reading (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic), Basic Measuring Techniques.
: Proficient with Allen Bradley control platforms and Robotics (ABB, Fanuc, Panasonic, Nachi).

Education

: Post-secondary school education, preferably in Electronics or Electricity, Industrial or related on the job experience with specific discipline in controls.

Competencies - For definitions & proficiency levels, please refer to the Catalogue of Competencies
Core Competencies Position Competencies
Communication Flexibility
Customer Orientation Teamwork
Passion for Excellence Problem Solving
Willingness to Learn Autonomy

Lean

Understanding and use of relevant KAPS methods and tools in all processes, and adherence to applicable KAPS
standards.
: Understanding and use of the applicable Shopfloor and Office Management pillars and standards, and
active participation in all applicable Shopfloor and Office Management meetings and activities.
: Understanding and use of the company Behaviors in the daily relationship with other colleagues,
customers and suppliers.
: Understanding, support and participation in all tasks, trainings and development topics that will drive
company towards Lean Excellence.

Safety

Employee Responsibilities
All employees are responsible for:
: Working in compliance with the Act and Regulations.
: Using or wearing the equipment, protective devices or clothing company requires
to be worn.
: Reporting to supervision the absence of, or defect in any equipment or protective device of which
you are aware and which may endanger the health and safety of yourself or another worker.
: Reporting to supervision any contravention of the Act or the Regulations or the existence of any
hazards of which you are aware.
: Not removing or making ineffective any protective device required by the Regulations or
company without Management' s approval and providing an adequate temporary
device. When the need for removing or making ineffective the protective device has ceased, the
protective device shall be replaced immediately.
: Not using or operating any equipment, machine, device or thing or work in a manner that may
endanger yourself, or another person.
: Not engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running, or rough and
boisterous conduct.
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> Our client, a global manufacturing company based in the GR area is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team.

Position will involve:
Assisting with consolidation of period end financial statements
Interacting with cross functional teams
Analyzing account discrepancies
Complex reconciliations regarding AP, rebates, prepaid assets, travel and more
Journal entries to support month end/year end close
General ledger work
Assisting on special projects as needed
Preparing schedules and reports for auditors

Must have:
Bachelor s degree in accounting or finance
2+ years of accounting or finance experience
High attention to detail and an analytical mindset
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accountant III]]> Accountant III

General Summary

This position is critical to the financial accounting and reporting function. The responsibilities include all aspects of accounting, month end closing activities, general ledger account analysis and reconciliations, financial reporting and special projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

: Perform month-end close duties and G/L support to Accounting and Finance Managers.
: Possible areas of concentration include: Cash, Revenue, Prepaids, FX, Fixed Assets, Liability Accruals, Payroll or Capitalized Software.
: Prepare and record monthly journal entries for assigned duties with adequate support.
: Analyze accounts monthly for fluctuations and provide detailed explanations for variances.
: Assist with preparation of monthly Financial Package and other accounting activities as necessary.
: Prepare monthly account reconciliations in compliance with our SOX requirements.
: Provide support for SOX compliance and internal auditors. Document financial policies and procedures as required and ensure SOX compliance.
: Prepare audit schedules and provide support for external auditors.
: Perform special projects as requested.

Job Requirements
: Bachelor' s degree in accounting
: CPA preferred
: Typically 3+ years of experience in all areas of accounting
: Strong knowledge of GAAP
: Advanced computer skills including experience with MS Excel and Microsoft Office products
: Experience with ERP/accounting systems software, preferably SAP
: Ability to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed
: Ability to build solid, effective working relationships with others
: Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management
: Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion
: Ability to identify areas of risk/concern in area of responsibility
: Ability to think strategically and tactically
: Strong oral, written and analytical skills
: Self-motivated, able to work independently
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Treasury Manager]]> JOB SUMMARY: Lead cash management staff to ensure timely recording of daily receipts to include cash, credit, and debit transactions, ensure compliance with cash management policies and procedures, maintain relations with stores, and help communicate complex cash and credit card issues to the field and others.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

: Lead the cash management clerks with emphasis on excellent performance and cross training.
: Review cash and credit card transactions for compliance with corporate policy and coordinate all aspects of monthly cash close.
: Effectively and timely handle all cash and credit card issues with dealers and corporate stores.
: Review cash requirements and monitor daily cash position.
: Maintain cash management, A/P and dealer settlement systems, coordinating with IT as necessary.
: Maintain relations with the various institutions, vendors and service providers involved in the processing of cash and credit card transactions and payment of bills.
: Lead the A/P area to timely and accurately pay our vendors in accordance with established policies and procedures.
: Within A/P, lead the dealer settlements area to timely and accurately settle with our dealer network with regard to monthly cycles and changeovers.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

: Bachelor Degree in Accounting.
: Two to four years of practical experience in banking or bookkeeping environment
: One year supervisory experience preferred.
: Ability to do reconciliation and forecasting and to understand the impact of transactions to the whole accounting system.
: Strong analytical skills. Ability to identify, research and solve problems.
: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
: Detail oriented, motivated and self-starter.
: Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft suite of products. Experience with reconciliation software.
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[AR Coordinator]]> Our client in along the West MI lakeshore is looking for an Accounts Receivable Coordinator to join their team. This position will involve:

Processing customer invoices
Processing customer debits and credits
Month end close
Minor accounts payable duties and support
Cash applications
Handling deposits and baking information
Investigating payment discrepancies
Various other accounting duties as needed

Must have:
2+ years of experience with Accounts Receivable
Associates in accounting or finance
High attention to detail
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Lead Web Applications / Software Developer]]> Lead Web Applications / Software Developer

Located in Grand Rapids Michigan

Our client, the nation s largest provider of services in their area of expertise, is seeking a Lead Web Applications / Software Developer that will lead application architecture and solution design of new applications and complex modifications to existing Web and eCommerce applications.
Our client s company was founded in 1994 to help families raise money for the non-profit organizations that matter to them, and has been growing by this mission ever since. The beliefs of the company are exceptional customer service, supporting the community, and embracing change. We also believe in potluck lunches, bagel breakfasts, and developing our family culture. Individuals must believe in the company as a family and at times going outside of their work area and assisting in company where required. The work environment and culture is one where jeans, shorts and flip-flops are considered everyday attire!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead application development to enhance existing applications and to create the next generation of applications
Refine and execute a repeatable methodology to successfully develop and deliver high quality applications on time and on budget using the latest development technologies and according to best practice standards
Lead the effort to define, maintain, and enforce development standards
Mentor developers
Ensure development tasks in a sprint are aligned to standards and are completed on schedule with minimal defects
Capture and prioritize technical debt and champion prioritization of it during sprint planning
Lead application architecture and solution design of new applications and complex modifications to existing applications
Identify, develop proof-of-concepts, and recommend new technologies
Help reduce daily IT support needs by analyzing incidents and identifying changes to existing or new solutions
Provide expertise on development and infrastructure projects to ensure that the business and technical architecture matches customer requirements
Implement and facilitate technical design and code review processes
Lead/Support problem solving activities to assure a quick response to system failures and to implement changes that prevent future issues
Collaborate with Director of IT on development of the IT Strategy
Participate in code development
Participate in the IT Team s on-call rotation

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of 10 years of hands-on web application development experience in a Microsoft .Net Platform (C#, ASP.Net MVC, ASP.Net Web API, .Net Core, XAML)
Demonstrable full stack design and development expertise in multiple of the following areas:
? Front-end web development (Angular, JavaScript, jQuery, React, LESS, etc.)
? Web API / Webservice
? Cloud services (Azure)
? Relational database and SQL SPROC (Microsoft SQL Server)
? Cross platform mobile (Xamarin, React Native, etc.)
Experience leading development and implementation of custom web and/or mobile applications for customer facing solutions, specifically eCommerce
Extensive experience in agile development processes with proven efficiency and high quality
Ability to analyze and resolve complex technical issues
Experience and desire for coaching and mentoring IT team members
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Self-motivated, independent, cooperative, flexible, and creative
Willingness to do whatever task is needed to ensure the IT Team and Company are successful
Passion for process and quality that increase business value
Experience in the following technical areas a plus
? Database administration in enterprise scale SQL Server environments
? Windows operating systems
? Local and wide area network design, implementation, and operation
? Virtualization
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Business Relationship Manager]]> Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Business Relationship Manager.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include:
Identify and establish future business needs and translate these into technology projects
Understand current technology landscape and its ability to support strategic business objectives
Analyze the business operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses; determine opportunities to automate processes and functions to bring solutions to the business partner to enhance the enterprise s competitive edge
Possess an understanding of technological trends and collaborate with the Enterprise Architecture team to understand how future IT trends can address business needs, and how to best leverage the technologies for maximum positive business impact
Facilitate development of business drivers, business cases, costs, benefits, and high-level implementation plans
Analyze and determine operational and financial impact of new product and service offerings
Partner with business leaders and IT to build out RFI/RFP requirements and scope
Align with business partners in Corporate Services specifically Finance and Information Technology to gain business insights
Participate in review of contracts and statements of work
The Business Technology Partner is responsible for delivering results such as:
Facilitating the development of business cases and high-level implementation plans that help business areas meet their strategic objectives, recommending appropriate technology solutions to maximize positive business impact.
Building strong, authentic relationships within the business areas that drive improvements in IT Functional effectiveness and overall business partner satisfaction and give IT a voice in strategic planning efforts.
Leadership of efforts in support of initiating technology implementations including process standardization, identifying high-level business requirements, organizational change management, etc.
Help drive creation and updating of capability maturity models and 3-5 year technology roadmaps for Finance and IT
Skills Required:

6-10 years of previous IT business relationship required, with at least 5 years experience in IT, business analysis, process analysis and/or consulting.
Proven track record of delivering business results and building effective partnerships with business leaders.
The following skills may set you apart from others:
Previous leadership/supervisory experience strongly preferred
BRM Certification
SAP FI experience
Strategic experience
Project management experience
Presenting to executives
Problem solving, results-oriented leader with a positive attitude
Ability to partner well with senior management team; proven strength in providing counsel and feedback to executives and leaders at all levels of the organization with diplomacy and tact
Solutions-oriented with strong employee relations skills/experience
Strong influence skills
A strategic thinker, yet focused on execution
Experimental, ready to learn and open to change
Committed to building a diverse, inclusive work environment
Strong computer skills with MS Office products; advanced skills with Microsoft Excel preferred.
Strong collaboration skills, proven success in working with others to deliver results
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong planning skills with proven success in project implementation
Strong prioritization and time management skills
Comfort handling difficult conversations

Educations Required:

.Bachelor s degree required, preferably in Information Technology, Business or a related field, or equivalent work experience.

Business Relationship Manager (BABOK)
PMI/Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer]]> Summary: Responsible for the electrical engineering design, safety and performance (accuracy & precision) of industrial x-ray equipment targeted for the food industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Electrical design in compliance with appropriate regulatory standards. Liaison with External Test Laboratories.
Creation of electrical schematics, wire lists and appropriate documentation for new and customized equipment.
Functional, safety and performance validation of new electrical designs.
Will work in conjunction with the Mechanical Engineering on machine risk assessments, EMC & EMI, electrical and mechanical machine safety, X-ray safety, machine documentation and regulatory codes as applicable to meet appropriate regulatory standards.
Assure that all relevant safety measurements are being performed during the development phase and by manufacturing.
Support for electrical questions/ problems from manufacturing, service, application development and/or regulatory needs.
Review and generate responses to customer specific requirements for contract review, including but not limited to, technical responses, cost estimates and review with customer.
Process Engineering Change Requests (ECRs).
Travel as required to fulfill items outlined above.
Comply with and ensure department compliance with Company health, safety and environmental policies.

Knowledge, Skills:

B.S. Electrical Engineering
Experience with PLC, NFPA 70 (NEC) and NFPA 79
AutoCAD Electrical
Knowledge Plus:
UL, CSA, CE legislation and norms,
ePlan, Pilz or AB Safety Controller
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Accounting Analyst]]> Our client in Grand Rapids is looking for an Accounting Analyst to join their team.

The position will involve:
Financial statement analysis and reporting
Month end close
Annual budget assistance
Period end analysis
Pricing Analysis
Collaborate with various other functional teams and inform them of analytical conclusions
Ad-hoc reporting

Must Have:
Bachelor' s degree
2-4 years experience with accounting and analysis.
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]>
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[CNC Programmer]]> BASIC FUNCTION

Program up to 5 axis CNC equipment to produce precision parts in a timely manner. Includes modifying, or repairing parts or assemblies, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Promote a positive attitude, understand and promote company mission and values. Must be able to work independently and accept accountability.
2. Must have excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills, share information with others prior to decisions and after decisions in a timely manner. Listen effectively and accept constructive criticism.
3. Ability to take independent action solving problems, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, generate new ideas and manage risk of new ideas, work to promote self-development.
4. Must have a common sense/practical approach, ability to make thoughtful and timely decisions, get clarity of issue or objective by getting input in the decision making process and show consideration for the impact of the decisions.
5. Show openness to new ideas, ability to adapt to change and assume new responsibilities. Must be able to handle pressure and uncertainty, adjust work plans to meet changing company and customer needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Write programs for CNC machines using MasterCam based on engineering 3D models.
2. Define tooling, and establish efficient default feeds and speeds.
3. Record programming time through Counterpart when necessary for tracking of time on specific jobs.
4. Monitor due dates on the process sheets, and complete all work as scheduled.
5. Provide verbal, and written feedback to appropriate members of the manufacturing group.
6. Maintain a professional appearance at all times, representing our client in a professional and courteous manner.
7. Occasionally set up and operate CNC equipment.
8. Deliver parts to other departments in the plant as necessary.
9. Perform work, and cross train on various positions or equipment as required.
10. A quality check is required on all parts that you manufacture. This may be an internal or external process.
11. Work overtime when approved and scheduled by your manager.
12. Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.

RELATIONSHIPS

A. Internal Contacts - Work with other members of your department, and all other Fogg members to solve work related problems.

B. External Contacts - Periodically with customers of our client touring the facilities.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

1. High School diploma preferred.
2. Minimum five years experience in a manufacturing setting.
3. Must have good manual and verbal dexterity.
4. Must be able to work independently.
5. Minimum 3 years programming experience.

ENVIRONMENT

1. Exposure to oil, grease, coolant, solvent, and paint.
2. Moderate-sized equipment utilized around work area.
3. Moderate exposure to noise; hearing protection provided.
4. The basic nature of the job requires precaution to avoid potentially serious injury.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Our client is currently seeking a mechanical design engineer for their facility in West Michigan. Excellent work environment with a great culture. Great work/life balance. Exceptional benefits.



BENEFICIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering discipline or equivalent, preferred.

  • 3-5 years SolidWorks.

  • 5 years engineering experience required, packaging industry preferred.

  • Experience may include machine design, tooling, controls or field maintenance.

  • Valid Passport- preferred.
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Controls Engineer]]> * Responsible for troubleshooting and providing immediate preventative and corrective maintenance support to Plastics Processing Equipment
* Five years of facility maintenance experience in an industrial environment.
* Experience with the troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of industrial equipment including plastics processing equipment.
* Strong electrical skills preferred.
* PLC experience and Robotics experience a plus.
* Fabrication and machining skills is a plus.
* Strong troubleshooting skills with Pneumatics and Hydraulics preferred.
* Troubleshoot equipment problems and perform immediate repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment.
* Perform facility maintenance and maintain clean and safe work area.
*Complete work orders as assigned.
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Lead Embedded Electrical Engineer]]> Our Client, a World Leader in Household cleaning appliances is seeking a Electrical Engineer with embedded firmware and software to aid their product engineering development of robotic device development. Individuals will need to have a mix of Design, Prove and Present skills with Control System, Embedded ARM, Sensor and Communication (Wifi, BlueTooth, other) appliance product development.

Responsibilities

The Lead Electrical Engineer is responsible for integration of electrical, electronic, and software systems into developments of new floor care products, including robotic vacuum products. This person will have Electrical Systems Engineering experience for both hardware and software components and their integration to support new product development. Candidate is expected to have experience in the design, analysis and evaluation of hardware, firmware, and software in order to provide guidance and recommendations to strategic decisions related to these areas. Candidate will be expected to work with internal and external contributors, both foreign and domestic in origin.

Key role in New Product Development projects as systems integrator of hardware and software into new devices.
Collaborate with internal electrical / electronics development teams as well as lead external design partners to achieve and deliver product design targets and deliver additional value to internal and external stakeholders with definition of functions and data collection.
Utilize and demonstrate proficiency in software and electronic design and development tools to architect and build specifications and requirements for hardware and software systems that can be integrated into Consumer products as well as with the home.
Utilize design resources to create and evaluate electrical schematics, PCBA layouts, firmware architecture, firmware code, interconnecting software, application protocols, connectivity protocols, etc.
Work closely with product development engineers to integrate the mechanical aspects of the product into the overall floor care product design.
Work closely with compliance engineers to obtain product approvals for electronics sub-systems, if applicable, and approvals of the overall product that have direct relevance to the electronics.
Recommend and specify relevant test equipment and fixtures needed for electrical measurement, testing, and qualification.
Provide leadership for quality improvement and cost reduction projects involving electrical systems within floor care products.
Position holder will have a solid foundation in engineering fundamentals, proven verbal and written communication capabilities, organizational, and project management skills, failure mode effect analysis and/or risk analysis, is desired.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. Broad technical knowledge

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

Degree minimum: Bachelor s degree (Master s preferred)
Specific concentration: Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar. A broad understanding of microprocessors, microcontrollers, detection systems, embedded software architecture, circuit design, controls theory, simulation and modelling, and/or connected devices software is needed to be successful.
Experience level: 7 years minimum in software, electrical, or systems engineering
Embedded System Experience: Embedded microcontroller/microprocessor use and programming including ARM Cortex-M series; experience with Cortex-A series is a plus. Embedded software design concepts for bare metal or lightweight real-time operating systems. Device programming and debugging using JTAG and/or SWD. Experience in evaluation and debugging of peripheral interfaces including: I2C, SPI, UART
Software Languages and Libraries: C/C++, Python, OpenCV, IOS and Android SDKs
Wireless Technologies: Experience in programming packet based wireless interfaces and protocols including but not limited to IEEE 802.11 and Bluetooth
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer]]> JOB SUMMARY
The Mechanical Engineer, is responsible for mechanical design, detailing and compiling a bill of materials for customer manufactured automated machines and fixtures. Ensure machine to be built is functional and suits the application for which it was sold.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Capable of concepting, designing and detailing a complete job.
Review, resolve and investigate opportunities that arise pertaining to active jobs.
Review procedures and make suggestions for company standard procedures.
Pursue new or revised technology, which will result in cost savings to the company.
Train mechanical design personnel.
Provide machine manufacturing with bills of material, machine layout prints and detail prints required for mechanical machine construction.
Work within the computer network system as directed.
Review with manufacturing, engineering s intent for machine construction.
Resolve problems encountered by manufacturing.
Supervise detailers and engineering assistants when required.
Provide purchased component information to manual technical writers.
Participate in and/or lead activities that promote continuous improvement.
Participate in and/or lead activities that support Altron s Total Quality Systems.
Participate in and/or lead activities that create a safe working environment.
REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Mechanical layout prints.
Mechanical detail prints.
Mechanical bill of materials.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum of Associates degree in related field, Bachelor s degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in machine design.
Must possess mechanical aptitude.
Must possess ability to convey concepts and ideas.
Must possess supervisory skills.
Must possess ability to read part prints.
Must possess ability to read machine layout prints.
Must possess ability to create machine layout prints.
Must have knowledge of machine and fixture building practices.
Must be fluent in Computer Aided Design Solidworks preferred.
Must have knowledge of OSHA and pertinent industry standards and codes.
Must have general knowledge of industry products.
Must have knowledge of local distributors of products.
Must be capable of performing all the duties and responsibilities of a detailer.
Must have knowledge of mechanical drafting practices.
Must possess computer literacy, Excel and Outlook preferred.
Must possess demonstrated organizational skills.
Must have ability to prioritize and handle many tasks simultaneously.
Must exercise team effort to achieve success.
Must display respect for peers, subordinates, supervisors and customers.
Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
Must take pride in company and concern for corporate image.
Must exercise general house-keeping of work areas.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
Associate
Required experience:
machine design: 5 years
Solidworks: 3 years
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[ETL Developer]]> The Lead Application Developer on the Integration team will provide design, development, unit testing, user acceptance testing support for enterprise software development projects.

Responsibilities:
: Estimate, design, code or configure, test, debug, deploy, document and maintain large/complex Integration applications using proprietary formats while maintaining system integrity and company compliance with Healthcare regulations (i.E. HIPAA, HITECH regulations)
: Interpret business requirements, translating that information into detailed technical specifications
: Validate that the proposed applications align with the architectural design and with the business needs
: Drive process leadership for work groups, and product/service delivery strategy and work plans
: Troubleshoot application problems, identify interdependencies, and implement new solutions
: Provide technical guidance and expertise for development projects assigned by management
: Mentor and review the work of junior developers on assigned projects for quality and adherence to standards
: Maintain database integrity and security using quality control mechanisms and system tools
: Help to ensure the highest level of functionality for all database environments
: Experience with working in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
Other Functions:
: Represent at applicable activities including system user groups and other health data system organizations
: Maintain professional growth and development through self-directed learning activities and involvement in professional organizations
: Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
: Bachelor' s degree or equivalent
: A minimum of 7 - 9 years of software development experience with ETL tools, relational database experience, back end integration development including EDI
: Experience with ETL tools (e.G. Informatica PowerCenter or Microsoft SSIS)
: Experience with SQL programming / designing relation databases, stored procedures, database functions, design tables, select statements, views, etc.(e.G. Oracle 11g / SQL Server 2008R2)
: Experience working with a variety of protocols for file transfer and delivery
: Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to interpret and understand technical requirements
: Excellent analytical skills to troubleshoot and resolve systems problems
: Must be effective and self-sufficient in working within a diverse technology portfolio
: Ability to quickly acquire in-depth knowledge of Trizetto Facets software and managed care issues
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Process Technician]]> Specific Job Duties:
Initiate machine process, make adjustments within process tolerance and recommend any changes for improved efficiencies to the Molding Process Engineering Manager. This includes but is not limited to crane operation, robotics and injection molding machines.
Continually monitor all processes related to injection molding to ensure equipment is running smoothly and efficiently.
Analyze and work to resolve any process problems. Resolve any product non-conformity issues that may arise per the request from the Production Team Leader or Production Manager.
Assist the Molding Process Engineer in the set-up and start-up of new tools and resins for trial.

Educational Requirements
Associate s Degree in a technical field of study required. Six years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
Course work relating to injection molding an asset.
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[CNC Mill Operator/Programmer 3rd Shift]]> Program, setup, and operate cnc mills. Machine parts to specifications on detail prints provided, or as instructed. This may include programming your own parts as well as other parts in the department.
Set up tooling, work pieces, and CNC machine offsets as needed.
Supply and maintain measuring, and set up tools, which are common to the machinist s trade.
Record part set-up, programing, and run time through Counterpart when necessary for tracking of time on specific jobs.
Monitor due dates on the process sheets, and complete all work as scheduled.
Deliver parts to other departments in the plant as necessary.
Provide verbal, and written feedback to appropriate members of the manufacturing group.
Perform work, and cross train on various positions or equipment as required.
Maintain a professional appearance at all times, representing our client in a professional and courteous manner.
A quality check is required on all parts that you manufacture. This may be an internal or external process.
Work overtime when approved and scheduled by your manager.
Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily. Including, but limited to trash, coolant, work area etc.
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Workday Developer/Implementation specialist]]> Responsibilities:

Conduct analysis, design, evaluation, modification, testing and implementation of enterprise-wide systems (e.G., finance, human resources, payroll, supply chain, client relationship management) across functional areas
Plan and direct studies of potential electronic data processing applications and prepares design proposals to reflect cost, time and alternative actions to satisfy existing and future needs of the corporation
Develop test plans and protocols for evaluation of system performance
Conduct analysis of systems specifications and uses the latest analysis/diagramming tools to represent business/technical processes
Develop conversion and system implementation plans
Prepare and obtain approval of system and programming documentation
Recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards
Coordinate system upgrade activity
Train user personnel in the conversion and implementation of the system
May be client-focused, working in conjunction with Professional Services and Outsourcing functions
May include company-wide, web-enabled solutions

Job Requirements

1+ years professional experience using Workday technology
1+ years professional experience implementing integrations on ERP platforms such as SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and SalesForce
Demonstrated technical experience with building integrations between Human Resources, Payroll, or Financials Management systems
Expertise in the following Workday technologies:
- Web Service APIs
- Studio
- EIB
- Report Writer
- Cloud Connect
- Business Process Framework
- Configurable Security

Bachelor degree preferred
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Shipping & Receiving Clerk]]> Receive all incoming material within 24 hours from time it hits our dock
Communication of issues to shipping lead, purchasing, and manager in a timely manner
Assist in EOS maintenance activity at US facilities managers request
Provide assistance to shipping when needed
Assist in putting away finished good inventory after receipt, with time permitting

Qualifications
Minimum 1-year related warehouse experience
High school diploma or equivalent
Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, ability to work alone and/or in groups
Troubleshooting skills is a plus
Ability to learn new skills in a timely manner, interpret visual aids and work overtime when needed
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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Customer Quality Engineer]]> Strong understanding of quality principles and tools (FMEA, 8D, PPAP, APQP, SPC, AQL, DOE, MSA)
Select, interpret and evaluate problem solving tools (Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, histograms)
Good understanding of ISO 9001, beneficial to have audit experience
Analytical problem solving skills
Statistical method background
Flexible and able to travel as needed
Good communication and organizational skills

Bachelor s degree in mechanical, industrial, engineering or corresponding experience in the automotive industry
Certified as a CQE
Previous experience as a liaison to the customer (5 years minimum)
Knowledge of customer requirements and standards
Experience in handling escalated quality customer complaints
Experience or knowledge of quality assurance and quality management systems
Training experience

Responsibilities:
Maintain good customer relationships while ensuring that customer quality requirements are being met
Investigate customer specific requirements and its application to the organization
Visit the customer in order to take care of the customers satisfaction (if needed)
Help drive permanent resolution of production quality issues.
Assist in the planning, organizing and monitoring the effectiveness of quality training (if needed)
Train the organization in regard to QM tools and customer expectations
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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Compliance Analyst]]> Compliance Analyst
The Compliance Analyst will work closely with the Compliance Manager in implementing, maintaining, and coordinating program activities in accordance with the company s Compliance Program, including working with various department contacts to support the organizational risk assessment process; conducting relevant compliance-related research, monitoring and auditing activities in IT risk areas, and preparing compliance audit data by compiling and analyzing internal and external information.
Experience and Technical Knowledge required:
Bachelor degree in information technology, information systems, business administration or business related experience
Working knowledge of IT security technologies (e.G. Infrastructure security, identity & access management), information system infrastructures, applications (web servers, messaging, DNS, proxy, firewall, etc.), operating systems (Windows, Linux, Unix)
Experience with Information Security, Privacy, IT Audit, Compliance & IT Management Standards: ISO27000, PCI-DSS, SSAE-16 SOC1 & SOC2, NIST, COBIT, & COSO
Thorough understanding of all aspects of conducting IT audits including significant experience evaluating the relevance of control test results or deficiencies
Knowledge of auditing concepts and principles
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and standards governing all aspects of the utilization of computer systems
Proficient at intermediate/advanced level in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Management and SharePoint
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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Design Change Control Engineer (ProE]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Design Change Control Engineer for a 12 Month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Responsible for the design, modeling, development and testing of a machine, structure or system. Develops functional requirements. Understands and applies standard engineering principles. Creates simulations and prototypes to evaluate preliminary designs and test how a machine, structure or system operates. Designs and tests components, and integrates components to produce final product. Monitors quality of products and controls the efficiency of processes. Evaluates a design' s overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety. Investigates root causes of failures to maintain quality and recommend improvements.

Desired skills for role: experience with medical devices, Windchill, risk management, change management, & ProE
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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Java Developer]]> Responsible to lead and/or participate In the research and fact finding to modify or develop moderately complex company applications/information systems. Under limited supervision, modify, create, Implement and/or maintain application programs and projects as assigned.

BS Degree - Required
5 years' experience

Responsible for application programming of moderately complex systems within assigned functional area/systems and may be responsible for completion of a phase of a project.
Design, code, test, debug and implement systems, functions and related applications necessary to meet business needs, working under limited supervision. Work with cross-functional IT areas to coordinate development projects.
May lead the research and fact finding to modify, develop, implement and maintain moderately complex company
applications/Information systems; develop detailed functional specifications, process documents and/or workflow diagrams for application programming.
Assist with the development of project scope, objectives and milestones to meet assigned project definition and requirements. Work with IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and/or business users to provide detail application/system Information.
Troubleshoot program Issues and Interface with appropriate IT sub-departments and/or cross functional business areas to create and provide detailed application/system Information to resolve any Issues.
Ensure timely documentation of new programs or changes to existing programs.
Maintain current knowledge of Industry trends and best Information Technology practices; make recommendations to Improve current programs and processes.
May provide guidance and/or training to lesser experienced Programmer Analysts.
Participate in the on-call support rotation.

Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate IT programming In a non-technical manner. Must have strong organizational, prioritization, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be deta11 oriented and have strong project/time management am research skills. Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Project and Visio. Ability to interact with management. Ab11lty to travel up to 10% based upon department and customer needs.
Strong experience implementing software and/or solutions In the enterprise environment. Must have strong knowledge of Java I J2EE a d background of Enterprise Java Beans (EJB). Experience In WebSphere environments is a plus. Strong relational database, SOL and JO PC skills required, with 0B2 and Oracle preferred. Strong knowledge of writing network based APls, preferably REST/JSON. Working knowledge of Java ecosystem and enterprise offerings, Including debugging and profiling tools (jconsole), logging and monitoring tools
(log4J}, and security offerings (SAML}. Ability to write unit tests using Junit framework. Working Knowledge of the Spring Framework Features Including Spring MVC, Spring Integration, Spring Security, etc. Strong knowledge of using configuration management systems such as Git and CVS. Proficient with transaction management platforms such as Hibernate and Java Persistence AP! (JPA). Experien1 e with Agile Methodology, Domain Driven Design and TDD preferred.
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Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Cloud Services Architect]]> Excellent Opportunity with a Leading IT Cloud Service and Solutions Provider!

Cloud Services Solution Architect

Located in Chicago, IL (Work from Home + Travel)

Great Career Advancement Opportunities

Summary of Position

The Solution Architect is a key team member and is responsible for providing technical pre-sales support to our clients sales team for the assigned territory. This position reports to the Director of Solution Architecture and takes direction from the Executive Vice President of Sales as well.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide technical sales support during sales meetings with customers as well as meetings with the internal team.
Design and present standard and custom solutions including Cloud IaaS, Network and Managed Security to various sales teams. This will occasionally require working with the local SE in a solution architect capacity to help them design appropriate solutions based on core and expanded services.
Lead the technical discussions in customer meetings across multiple levels and disciplines to identify business and technical needs, issues and priorities.
Strong focus on understanding customer and partner challenges, and how they can utilize Company Services to support their business.
Formulate responses to customer questions concerning product offerings.
Design technical solutions involving new technologies such as virtualization, data center technologies. Aid in offering industry expertise and strategic thinking to leadership where it could help drive revenue in the field.
Conduct training for partners, agents and customers on products and services.
Partner with internal Company departments to offer the best possible customer experience.
Other projects as assigned by Management.

QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE
Education: Bachelor s degree in Business or a related study is strongly preferred. Will consider years of experience in similar role with proven success and industry experience in lieu of degree.
Five years experience in managed services sales support. Previous data networking experience is required. Technical experience in a data center, ISP, or telecom environment is desired. Experience in Microsoft Windows and Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
Strong knowledge of Managed Data Center Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Virtualization technologies IS A MUST!
Considerable expertise in Computer Systems Specifications, Data Security, Disaster Recovery Planning, Firewall Systems, IP and Ethernet Wide Area Networks.
Thorough understanding of WAN Technologies including Carrier/Metro Ethernet, MPLS Layer 3 VPN, Internet access and Private Line services.
Ability to communicate how solution will incorporate into the customer network.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
Ability and willingness to travel throughout sales territory which may include overnight travel.
High level of analytical ability and strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while supporting more than one Sales Representative and/or opportunity.
Ability and willingness to work well with all areas of the organization as well as external customers and vendors.
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Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Mechanical Design Engineer.
Responsibilities
*Work closely with sales and customers to understand product requirements and scope of work.
*Participate with sales in concept development and job quoting.
*Create product designs including mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
*Create assembly drawings, component details and BOMs.
*Specify and order purchased components including: motors, bearings, etc.
*Manage multiple projects under tight time frames.
*Communicate closely with operations to insure manufacturing feasibility and timing.
*Must be able to travel up to 20%
*5+ years in equipment design.
*Material handling equipment experience is preferred.
*2D AutoCAD experience. 3D CAD experience is a plus.
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Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Support Specialist]]> SUMMARY
Provide technical support to all staff, supporting hardware, software and other systems.
Using their technical knowledge, the candidate will troubleshoot issues, determine the source and advise on appropriate action for resolution.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist inquiries via phone, email, ticket or in person.
Troubleshoot and research all issues reported.
Determine source of problems (hardware, software, user access, etc.).
Advise on appropriate action for resolution.
Document entire exchange.
Serve as liaison between staff and the rest of the technology departments.
Work autonomously or with a team on technical projects.
Work not only reactive but also proactive on potential issues that may arise.
Work with current knowledge-base documentation on validity of information documented as well as updating current and creating new knowledge-based documentation.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform hardware and software installations.
Provide on-the-job training to new department staff members.
Lift equipment such as desktops or laptops and delivered parcels.
Assist on other duties as required or directed.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Voice skills that are pleasant, professional, clear and easy for one to understand. This includes the ability to communicate using correct grammar.
Writing skills that are pleasant, professional, clear and easy for one to understand. This includes the ability to communicate using correct grammar. Candidate should be able to type proficiently while participating in a conversation.
Listening skills that include the ability to actively listen and patiently wait to speak.
Willingness to learn and expand on technical knowledge.
Eagerness to help others and provide the best possible service in a timely manner.
Works well autonomously or in a team environment.
Flexibility with tasks and work schedule to assure proper coverage.
Accepts direction well from department manager and coworkers.

SCHEDULE
Candidate must be flexible to all shifts at all times. Common shifts are 5 day 8 hour that can include a weekend shift or a 4 day 10 hour shift that includes at least one weekend shift. Start times are as early as 6 AM and as late at 4 PM with an end time as early at 3 PM and as late as 2 AM, respectively.
Typically, the more tenure one is, the more likely one will get their preferred shift, unless there are performance issues as most of the time performance out-weighs all other considerations.

EDUCATION MINIMUMS
High school diploma and one current technical certification or
Associate' s or Bachelor' s degree in a technical field or
Associate' s or Bachelor' s degree in other non-technical field with a minimum of one current technical certifications.

EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS
Minimum if six months of recent, uninterrupted, continuous professional experience in technical support or customer service role.
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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Cost Accountant]]> The cost accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
Maintain standard costs in the bill of materials
Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles
Work with management locate and dispose of obsolete inventory
Report on margins by product and division
Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
Forecast cost of goods sold for future periods

Five (5) to seven (7) years of Cost accounting experience
Background must demonstrate a sound understanding of manufacturing and cost accounting principles
Prior experience/use and proficiency of ERP software systems
Ability to evaluate and interpret data and trends.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Strong attention to detail
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to multi-task, juggle multiple priorities and function in a flexible environment.
Must be flexible and have the ability to work under tight deadlines and be able to deliver completed work on time and with accuracy.
Internally motivated, task oriented individual that can complete a task without constant or direct supervision

Bachelor' s degree from a four-year college or university, in accounting or finance
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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Staff Accountant]]> Summary:

The Staff Accountant / Corporate Tax applies principles of accounting to prepare financial reports and to analyze financial information as well as to prepare federal income taxes and sales and use tax.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

: Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.

: Distributes expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, and receivables according to schedules.

: Performs statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.

: Cash Management, performs detailed reconciliation for both cash accounts and inter company loan accounts to ensure that both sides of each area balance on the accounting system. Determines cash needs for Single Business Units (SBU' s) and for the company as a whole. Performs bank reconciliations and set up ACH for expenditures.

: Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers.

: Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.

: Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.

: Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.

: Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.

: Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.

: Devises and implements system for general accounting.

: Designs and maintains pro formas for current and proposed contracts to determine pricing and profitability.

: Makes recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.

: Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the organization' s accounting operation.

: Collects appropriate data and prepares federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer]]> Excellent Opportunity with Global Fortune 300 Medical Device Organization!

Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Located in Portage MI

Great Career Advancement Opportunities / Relocation Assistance Avail.

Summary of Position

Supplier Quality Engineers (SQEs) work with component suppliers, contract manufactures, and original equipment manufacturers, to ensure purchased components, sub-assemblies, and devices comply with all print specifications and applicable regulations. SQEs act as a technical liaison between suppliers, Engineering, Purchasing, and Manufacturing, to support projects and to resolve quality issues. This is a plant based role with 80% of the individual s time working with QE s, Production and the manufacturing environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO COMPLIANCE:

Ensure components, sub-assemblies, and devices meet all print specifications and applicable regulations.
Work with suppliers to quarantine all suspect and non-conforming material.
Issue supplier corrective action requests, and drive suppliers to identify and address true root cause.
Participate on supplier audits, as required.
Train/educate suppliers on GMP, regulatory requirements, and Corporate expectations.

RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO SUSTAINMENT:

Ensure an un-interrupted supply of conforming components to Operations.
Root cause analysis of part related manufacturing defects and warranty concerns
Manage supplier initiated changes; serve as the change owner in the corporate change management system.
Update prints and generate Engineering Change requests.
Support manufacturing transfer projects.
Disposition material quarantined in MRB.

RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT:

Foster strong relationships with supplier-partners.
Analyze non-conformance data to prioritize projects and to solve systemic supplier issues.
Create and execute supplier development plans.
Drive continuous improvement actions with suppliers to reduce part related defects.
Evaluate and qualify of new suppliers, especially those with advanced technologies, to support product innovation.
Push lessons learned from the supply base back to R&D for incorporation into next generation designs.

QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE
BS in engineering, or engineering related discipline required.
3+ years of relevant experience in Quality, Project Management, or Engineering.
Experience working onsite developing suppliers preferred.
Experience in production and process controls.
Expertise in problem solving and root cause analysis
Working knowledge of quality planning tools: APQP, PPAP/FAI, FMEA, MSA, Control Plan, & Control Charts.
Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to lead, champion change, and execute strategies to meet goals.
Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.
Familiarity with quality systems; ISO13485 & ISO9001 experience preferred.
Working knowledge of statistics and use of Minitab software: SPC, MSA, DOE, and Process Capability.
Process knowledge in assigned commodity (i.E. Plastics, metals, electronics, PCBAs, etc.)
Advanced working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio, and PowerPoint 2007 .
ISO-13485 Lead Auditor certification preferred.
Experience conducting supplier audits and internal audits preferred.
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Agile Product Owner]]> Agile Product Owner

Located in Grand Rapids Michigan

Our client, the nation s largest scrip fundraising provider, is seeking a Product Owner to prioritize, define, launch, and support new eCommerce features and capabilities. This role will also function as key liaison between key stakeholders and IT team member s and serve as subject matter expert developing user stories and test scripts that drive development and test activities. The Product Owner will be hands-on in any capacity necessary to ensure success.
The client s company was founded in 1994 to help families raise money for the non-profit organizations that matter to them, and has been growing by this mission ever since. The beliefs of the company are exceptional customer service, supporting the community, and embracing change. We also believe in potluck lunches, bagel breakfasts, and developing our family culture. Individuals must believe in the company as a family and at times going outside of their work area and assisting in company where required. The work environment and culture is one where jeans, shorts and flip-flops are considered everyday attire!

JOB Title: Product Owner
REPORTS TO: Director of IT
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage backlog including prioritizing, refining, and grooming based on business priorities and burn rates
Responsible for delivering new features, enhancement, and bug fixes enhancements for eCommerce applications
Balance trade-offs between time, scope, and cost while meeting business objectives
Pursues incremental delivery by looking for ways to meet business goals and learn from customers through frequent, measurable enhancements.
Ensures completed stories meet acceptance criteria by reviewing test plans, output of automated testing and, where necessary, contributing to manual testing efforts
Assists in investigation and resolution of issues and defects.
Engage with business stakeholders for clarification and reproduce issues to support a timely and appropriate prioritization
Facilitate effective communication between business and IT team members to ensure solutions meet business requirements and expectations
Document comprehensive acceptance criteria
Coordinate UAT
Demo new features to stakeholders

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 6 years experience as a product owner, business analyst, or other relevant experience in eCommerce projects (B2B and/or B2C),
Proficiency with AGILE methodology, ideally SCRUM
Basic knowledge of web technologies and service-oriented architecture
Expertise to articulate clear and concise requirements for new products and new features
Proven ability to collaborate with and influence cross functional team(s) without formal authority
Demonstrated ability to learn company systems and implement new features or enhancements
Detail oriented and organized
Demonstrated team and project leadership skills to meet deadlines
Experience with Jira and/or Confluence desired
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Self-motivated, independent, cooperative, flexible, and creative
Willingness to do whatever task is needed to ensure the team and company are successful
Bachelor s degree
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Mgr MFG & Preventative Maint. Programs]]> Excellent Opportunity with Global Fortune 300 Medical Device Organization!

Manager / Sr. Manager Manufacturing & Preventative Maintenance Programs

Located in Kalamazoo, MI

Great Career Advancement Opportunities / Relocation Assistance Avail.

Summary of Position

This is an exciting opportunity to Develop, Lead and Manage both groups and programs regarding new product manufacturing processes and preventative maintenance that will be used Globally as best practice. The reason for this need and focus is due to steady and consistent growth across all divisions of this client. This highly visible role has the ability to influence, guide and review internal, division and global program controls.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages directly and/or indirectly the activities of manufacturing engineers and Process Technicians.
Plans, organizes and sets goals for the manufacturing engineering function to best utilize personnel.
Sets overall group goals and priorities and evaluates subordinate' s performance based on those goals/priorities.
Coach the professional and personal development of employees by providing performance feedback, establishing clear requirements and building productive working relationships.
Implement/ Manage with Manufacturing Value Streams an efficient TPM Program to sustain targeted equipment OEE.
Ensure the required preventative maintenance, calibration and testing is scheduled and performed on all facility and environmentally related equipment in compliance with procedures and requirements.
Develop/ Maintain relevant KPI for Facilities and report progress and plans in front of the Operations Leadership Team.
Responsible for manufacturing engineers complying with company policies and corrective actions.
May assist subcontractors in resolving manufacturing and quality related issues.
May assist customers in resolving product issues and may have personal contact with customers.
Will train others on manufacturing systems and procedures.
Will submit periodic reports on areas of responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE
Education: B.S. In mechanical engineering technology or a related curriculum. (Mechanical, electrical, or industrial)
7+ years of diverse Facility Management and/or Engineering operations experience, preferably in a medical device manufacturing environment.
3+ years experience managing and leading people
Demonstrated understanding and experience of facilities management, equipment repair/ preventive maintenance programs as well as TPM program implementation.
Demonstrated capital expenditure and project management experience.
Demonstrated ability to justify, procure and implement major capital equipment programs.
Demonstrated maintenance and support of controlled environment.
Demonstrated mechanical and/or electrical problem solving skills.
Demonstrated outstanding organizational, industry, and technical knowledge.
Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate problem solving and cross-functional teams.
Demonstrated ability to develop detailed process plans using applicable tools (PFMEA, Fault Tree Analysis, and Safety and Efficacy reviews).
Demonstrated ability to implement qualified processes using applicable systems (Process Validation, Process Planning Tools, Design of experiments, Manufacturing Assembly Procedures).
Demonstrated ability to apply Design for Manufacturability concepts.
Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools (Gantt and Pert Charts etc.).
PM Systems.
Fixturing systems.
Supplier Audits.
Process Validation.
New product introduction system.
New product line extension system.
Statistical techniques.
Product process reliability.
Routing and Work center creation/maintenance.
Engineering Change Orders/Justification.
Shop Floor Management Training.
Development, Analysis and Implementation of Test Lab Tests/Support.
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Mfg Engineer]]> GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the management of projects as they relate to process improvements and capital expenditures. This would include the justification of these projects as well as follow up through the installation of the capital equipment. In addition, this position is responsible for developing and maintaining plant layouts: assisting in new product launches, suggesting process flow improvements, providing engineering support both mechanical and electrical to maintenance and equipment on the floor, performing time studies as they relate to the development and implementation of new or existing processes.

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTY EXAMPLES:

1. Work with manufacturing in the development and justification of work cells for cost reduction. Lead continuous improvement projects and manage the project task list resulting from the event.

2. Develop justifications for new capital expenditures, write the appropriation request, follow up on the purchase of the capital equipment, and manage the timely installation of the equipment.

3. Provide engineering support as part of a team for new product launches.

4. Perform time studies for the development of new labor standards and confirmation of existing standards. Must understand how common routings are used to develop the standards for each toothbrush finish goods.

5. Serve as project leader on various cost reduction or process improvement projects.

7. Ability to troubleshoot / service/ program electrical and machine controls such as:

Allen Bradley, RS logic, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Barber Colman
Relay and PLC ladder logic
Motor starters including variable frequency drives
I/O - Switch functions
AC/DC electronic concepts

8. Provide engineering support to maintenance and equipment.

9. Identify and mange outside services and contractors as necessary

10. Other duties as assigned by management.

11. Strong experience with Lean Manufacturing. (Kaizen, 5S, Continuous Improvement techniques, Etc.)

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

: B.S. Degree in Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering/Engineering Management or equivalent work experience (5-10yrs )
: Thorough knowledge and experience with AutoCad
: Consumer product and packaging background
: Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software in use.
: Working knowledge of MRP systems
: Strong written and oral communication skills with all levels of the company
: Ability to hear ordinary conversation or on a telephone
: Ability to understand and carry out complicated oral or written instructions
: Ability to plan own work activities
: Ability to coordinate the work activities of others
: Ability to work alone or as a member of a team
: Ability to work without supervision
: Ability to work under time pressure
: Ability to work on several projects at the same time to ensure they are completed in a timely manner
: Ability to appropriately manage confidential information
: Ability to walk at least of the day (sit the majority of the day)
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[3D Software Engineer]]> Excellent Opportunity with Global Fortune 1000 Manufacturing Company!

3D Software Engineer

MAJOR FOCUS IS ON DEVELOPING AND SOLUTION ENGINEERING WITH OUR CLIENTS PARAMETRIC GRAPHICAL CONFIGURATION SOFTWARE!

Located in Zeeland Michigan

Relocation Assistance Provided / Possible Remote Work option available

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for our clients Global Solutions Engineering team in the role of 3D Software Designer. .

General Purpose:

Our client has integrated a specific parametric software tool for automating, simplifying and accelerating the design, sales and order processes associated with the product planning and configuration global needs. Thhey are looking for skilled developers experienced with object-oriented programming and Java, C#, or C++ programming languages. The parametric software tool is developed in a specific object-oriented programming language tailored to specific needs. With this considered, our client values programming skills learned and developer over years of experience in a particular language or IDE.

Skills & Requirements

Develop and maintain custom extensions. Extensions consist of our client s product offering represented in 2D and 3D, with costing, business logic, and error prevention.
Work with support/QA team to analyze and resolve enhancement and issues.
Collaborate with Global teams and off shore development team in Indian. This may include mentoring and Global team collaboration.
Contribute towards continuous improvement in both code and process.

Requirements

Bachelor Degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent experience.
Passionate about Programming.
Experience in C++, C#, Java or any other Object Oriented language.
Good Grasp of object oriented concepts and experience in using them to build applications.
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently on diverse problems.
Ability to quickly gather requirements, explore multiple approaches and suggest solutions.
Beneficial but not required
Experience in 3D application development and good understanding of 3D mathematics.
Experience in agile development process such as SCRUM or Kanban.
Experience with structuring code for larger projects.
Interest in user experience.
Evaluate business requests for new requirements and/or functional enhancements.
Overall, serve in a consultative capacity to both internal and external business units to determine optimum system design within project scope and strategic requirements.
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr Investment Analyst]]> Our client in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Sr Investment Analyst to join their team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain unique experience in investment analysis and deal valuations to further their career!

Position will involve:
Creating financial models
Analyzing financial models and metrics
Creating investment write ups
Compiling various investment reports, financial models and presentations
Valuation analysis
Cash flow analysis
Update and maintain financial metrics of portfolio companies
M&A work
Investment monitoring
Collaborating with different functional accounting/finance teams internally
Ad-hoc reporting
Operations support

Must Have:
Bachelor' s degree in accounting or finance
2-4 years of experience in investment, commercial financial services, private equity or related field
Growth oriented mind set
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr Tax Accountant]]> Our client in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join their team.

Position will involve:

Working with the Tax Management Group in preparation and review of the following tax returns for individuals, trusts, business entities, and foundations:
Federal and state income tax returns
Personal property tax returns
Review of Form 1099 filings prepared by the Accounting Department
Calculation of estimated tax payments
Reviews fixed asset depreciation reports including input into depreciation software.
Responds to information requests resulting from IRS and state exams of income.
Researches tax issues on reporting of income and deductions for investments.
Conducts analysis and completes projects related to federal and state income tax planning.
Maintains basis calculations on investments.
Obtains EINs for new entities and trusts.

Must Have:
Bachelor' s degree in accounting or finance
4+ years of experience in the tax field
GPA: 3.5 or higher
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Equipment Coating Tech]]> Proficient operating all platforms: IBS, Evaporators, MSP
Work with engineering/maintenance staff to make continuous improvement of thin film coating processes based on analysis of manufacturing process data (spectral and other test methods and calibration)
Perform equipment PM in collaboration with coating maintenance technician- Coating machines, Plasma asher and Glass cleaning system
Cross Training coating techs
Monitor OMS intensity and set preventive action for target arcing
Provide off shift support for coating equipment maintenance.
Troubleshooting equipment issues during daily production.
Update PM list and work with Coating Process engineer to document processes and procedures for maintenance of the coating equipment.
Responsible for calibration and maintenance of all applicable measurement systems.

Qualifications:
Minimum of 10 years experience in optical thin film deposition
Hands on experience in thin film manufacturing running production in various platforms IBS, MSP and Evaporator.
Attitude to work in a team environment and work overtime when needed.
Experience in hands on equipment maintenance and assembly.
Proficiency level using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Field Service Engineer]]> REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Controls bills of material.
Controls schematics (electric, pneumatic, hydraulic).
Controls logic and interface software.
Complete machine troubleshooting.
Operator training.
Machine manuals.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Bachelor s degree in engineering-related engineering field.
Minimum 5 years of experience in controls design and engineering.
Must possess mechanical aptitude, supervisory skills, read controls schematics, draw controls schematics, use AutoCAD drafting on PC s, program for Allen Bradley controllers, machine building, machine control practices, OSHA, MIOSHA, NEMA, NEC and pertinent industry standards and codes.

Education:
Bachelor' s

Required experience:
Troubleshooting: 3 years
PLC Programming: 5 years
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Robot Engineer]]> Responsible for complete robot setup, program (offline and online), and communications of the custom manufactured automated machinery. This includes, but is not limited to, design, programming and troubleshooting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Program/Download to robots using offline simulation software.
Robot Programming, System Debug, Installation and Customer Support when required.
Able to jog robot, touch up points, create programs
Process in MIG, Spot Welding, Material Handling, Sealing, Gluing, and Clinch
Ability to read electrical machine prints and PLC/Robot Interfaces
Experience with Fanuc, ABB and Motoman
Robot Commissioning, Communications set up
Validation of the robot safety
Configure peripheral equipment.
Verify the robot hardware installation
Document software design, operating procedures and safety.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Bachelor s degree in engineering-related engineering field.
Minimum 5 years of experience in the area of robotics.
Strong technical robotic skills in relations to programming, operations and maintenance
Mechanical aptitude.
Supervisory skills, experience.
Proficient in ability to read controls schematics.
Must possess ability to draw controls schematics.
Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical drafting on PC s.
Must be able to program/understand for Allen Bradley controllers.
Must have knowledge of machine control practices.
Strong knowledge of OSHA, MIOSHA, NEMA, NEC and pertinent industry standards and codes.
Must have general knowledge of industry products.
In-depth knowledge of mechanical and controls drafting practices.
Must possess technical writing skills.
Must have excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills.
Advanced computer literacy.
Must have a successful history of organizational skills.
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Machine Builder]]> Experience:
* Assembles products or sub-assemblies according to verbal or written instructions, or by following drawings or diagrams. Operates hand tools, power tools, or production equipment.
* Responsible for the assembly of complicated machinery based on the design and drawings of the Engineering Department.
* Organizing parts and components and verifying all required parts are in-house. Works closely with supervisor and Project
* Engineer to ensure project timelines are met and machine specifications are maintained. Assembles machinery, makes minor modifications with supervisor approval, tests and debugs machinery.
* Fits and tunes the end product to nesting for a repeatable process.
* Uses machines such as: lathes, mills, grinders, welders.
* Previous experience in automation/mechanical or other related fields
* Must have at least 2 years of experience in sub-assembly and full assembly of various automated machines and tooling processes.
* At least 5 years of experience in the automation or maintenance industry.
* Must have a mechanical aptitude.
? Familiarity with manufacturing designs or schematics (ability to read mechanical drawings in a 2D and 3D format).
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Network Admin (EIGRP)]]> Senior Network Administrator

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.
A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in a network administrator role supporting multiple sites and / or more than 3, 000 users; and experience working with a team of people handling the administration of large geographic networks.
Must be VERY strong in EIGRP and BGP design and troubleshooting.
US Citizenship Required

Perform technical duties within the I.T. Department
Provide technical support and administration of the county wide network infrastructure, inter-agency connections, and internet / public facing connectivity and all associated security measures and equipment contained therein.
Work with other I.T. Staff members to facilitate efficient, reliable, and secure network operation and communication in adherence with company standards and external audit requirements.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
: Provide technical support for all network equipment, network software, and network processes prioritized by internal SLA' s and guidelines.
: Support all circuits, interfaces, and cabling infrastructures required to provide enterprise wide connectivity (both intra and inter).
: Plan and support all upgrades to network hardware and software to provide the maximum uptime / minimal interruption to the network or end users.
: Provide recommendations and plans proactively in support of security bulletins, known vulnerabilities, end of life / end of support notices, and predictive failure metrics.
: Produces, updates, and maintains documentation in a secure fashion to facilitate knowledge transfer.
: Work at all layers of the OSI model, from receiving and rack-mounting network hardware to analyzing packet captures to assist with application level network flow issues.
: Practice continuous learning via self-study and classroom education to stay current in network technologies, security threats and best practices, and overall job related knowledge.
: Perform additional duties and tasks as assigned in support of the agency and / or end users.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
: Advanced to expert level knowledge of the widely used protocols, routing protocols, and complex LAN/MAN/WAN designs and implementations.
: Advanced to expert level knowledge of edge security components; SEIM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, proxies, etc.
: Advanced to expert level knowledge of current Cisco iOS features, commands, and best practices.
: Working to advanced level knowledge of current Cisco switch and router hardware and design best practices.
: Expert level knowledge of packet captures, interpretation, and network flow analysis in a problem solving mode.
: Advanced to expert level knowledge of wireless (802.11X, cellular) standards, design, network flow, administration, and support.
: Advanced level knowledge of security authentication technologies and Cisco network infrastructure management / administration systems.
: Working knowledge of multi-factor security systems and endpoint hardening (including MDM)
: Working to advanced level knowledge of client and server operating systems (i.E. Windows, Linux) to include, at a minimum, network stack and interface configuration options.
: Skilled in effective verbal and written communication in English with stakeholders, team, and end users in both technical and non-technical environments.
: Ability to maintain a professional demeanor.
: Ability to develop effective working relationships with team members, end users, and stakeholders.
: Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
Minimum Qualification(s)

Desirable Qualifications
Cisco CCIE certification preferred or multiple Cisco certifications with a level of experience and job duties commensurate to a CCIE certification; and
Firewall advanced certification or a level of experience and job duties commensurate to an advanced certification; and
Cisco wireless advanced certification or a level of experience and job duties commensurate to an advanced certification; and
Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems released during the last 10 years; and
Experience supporting a large user base performing critical life safety functions or missions; and
Knowledge of military or para-military rank structure and chain of command; and
A verifiable track record of high productivity and ability to overcome obstacles in a professional manner.
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Machine Builder]]> BASIC FUNCTION

Build custom equipment, and parts assemblies in a timely manner maintaining a smooth flow of parts and products from production to crating for delivery to customer. Service and/or install equipment in the field when necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Promote a positive attitude, understand and promote company mission and values. Must be able to work independently and accept accountability.

2. Must have excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills, share information with others prior to decisions and after decisions in a timely manner. Listen effectively and accept constructive criticism.

3. Ability to take independent action solving problems, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, generate new ideas and manage risk of new ideas, work to promote self-development.

4. Must have a common sense/practical approach, ability to make thoughtful and timely decisions, get clarity of issue or objective by getting input in the decision making process and show consideration for the impact of the decisions.

5. Show openness to new ideas, ability to adapt to change and assume new responsibilities. Must be able to handle pressure and uncertainty, adjust work plans to meet changing company and customer needs.

JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Fully assemble and test run fillers, parts assemblies and related equipment.

2. Disassembles, prepares and crates parts and equipment for shipment to customers per packaging standards.

3. Designs, welds, machines, and fabricates parts as necessary. Document your work and communicate with the Engineering department to ensure prints are drawn.

4. Reorders parts needed through Parts Coordinator or Materials Manager when necessary.

5. Photograph machines, complete check lists and document all information relating to each machine.

6. Travel periodically to customers for installation and/or service of machines. Up to two (2) weeks per machine. Up to 30% of the year for travel service work.

7. Gain a working knowledge of basic electronic functions of the machines, as well as understanding basic PLC and servo functions; be able to modify programs as needed to improve performance of equipment.

8. Route parts to other departments in the factory as necessary.

9. Ensures and maintains safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.

10. Provides verbal/written feedback to appropriate member regarding engineering, manufacturing and/or routing problems with parts and/or equipment.

11. Work overtime when scheduled by your supervisor.

12. In the event of any emergency contact your supervisor, or plant manager immediately. If you are unable to locate them, use your own judgement.

13. Performs and cross trains on various positions as required.

14. Completes appropriate paperwork.

15. Meets daily production requirements.

16. Maintains a professional appearance at all times, representing in a professional and courteous manner.

17. When QC Department requires additional assistance due to production demands, you will be required to help in that department.

RELATIONSHIPS
A. Internal Contacts - Work with other members of your department, and all other members to solve work related problems.

B. External Contacts - Periodically with customers.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
1. High School diploma preferred.
2. Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.
3. On the job training provided.
4. Must have good manual dexterity and the ability to communicate with coworkers.
5. Valid Passport-preferred.
6. Must have basic computer knowledge.

ENVIRONMENT
1. Moderate exposure to dust, dirt, oil, grease, chemical fumes, odors, noise, solvent, heat, and paint.
2. Moderate-sized equipment utilized around work area.
3. Possible cuts, scrapes, or bruises.
4. Moderate exposure to noise; hearing protection provided.
5. The basic nature of the job requires precaution in work situation to avoid potentially serious injury.

DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Identity Engineer]]> Information Security Identity / Access Management Engineer

Responsible for providing identity, access, and authentication services to the organization, to both public/private cloud and on premise resources.
The Access and Identity Management Engineer is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining existing and future Access and Identity Management (AIM) solutions.
This role supports business critical enterprise access solutions and works closely with the rest of the Information Security Engineering team to ensure the confidentiality of systems and data.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
: Design, implement, and operate Identity Management solutions for both internal and external customers.
: Partner with internal stakeholders to promote the IAM Program.
: Provide functional and technical expertise on projects that require IAM services for both on premise and cloud-based applications.
: Design security authorization and authentication policies.
: Provide guidance and support to enable Single Sign-on, Privileged Access Management (PAM), and CASB.
: Perform daily system monitoring.
: Lifecycle management of IAM platform (patching, enhancements, etc.)
: Gathers information from the business and IT department to develop security-related processes and procedures to continuously improve the security posture.
: Partner with application developers to review commercial and internally developed applications to determine and implement appropriate provisioning solutions.
: Assist with the development of security related training and awareness programs.
: Work with internal and external auditors as required on the evaluation of audit policy compliance.
: Mentors others in the information security program.
: Able to independently drive tasks and projects to successful completion through effective project management, customer interaction, and ITS coordination.
: Ability to learn the business processes implemented in the team' s applications to provide resolution to support problems.
: Effectively categorize support problems and respond with the appropriate level of urgency, steering support tasks to the appropriate team.
: Ability to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation as scheduled, and the ability to perform after hours support as needed.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS
Education:
Associates degree in Computer Science related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience in information technology required. Information technology or security certification (MCTS, MCITP, Security+, Network+, Linux+, ACSP) preferred.

Experience:
Three (3) years experience supporting technology-based applications required.
Three (3) years hands-on experience with identity management and access controls tools and technologies, executing user provisioning in a heterogeneous environment required.
Three (3) years recent MS AD and LDAP experience as system administrator, or security analyst required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
: Ability to understand and interpret technical concepts and procedures; Working knowledge of, or general understanding of, platform/application-specific technology, such as IdAM, operating systems, and databases
: Understanding of Microsoft AD and LDAP access rights and user access provisioning, Exchange, Windows, Windows Server, SQL Server and SharePoint access, Citrix, and Linux/Unix access controls
: Experience using a ticketing system to create, track and manage issues
: Demonstrated experience with SSO/Federation services products such as ADFS and PingFederate.
: Knowledge of industry protocol standards such as: LDAP, SAML, WS-Federation, OAuth, OpenID, SCIM.
: Experience related to: user provisioning, access management, access governance/access recertification, federation/single sign-on, privileged access management.
: Experience with Active Directory or Privileged Account Management.
: Detailed knowledge of user administration, authentication methods, file permissions, groups, and domain concepts.
: Excellent communication skills to include, but not limited to, verbal and written communication; delivering organized presentations; able to tailor message to the audience; and facilitate group discussions with diplomacy and seek diverse opinions.
: Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills and performs well in high pressure or stressful situations.
: Excellent organization and time management skills.
: Knowledge of current and emerging industry technologies.
: Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management, and flowchart (e.G., Visio) computer software applications
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[JDE 9.1 Developer]]> REPORTS TO: IT Director

Plan, coordinate, and provide technical/strategic leadership to support information technology projects. Your primary responsibility will be to review, analyze, and create/modify JDE code to support the Caito JD Edwards (E1) applications and workflow. Additional responsibilities include working with the business to improve system efficiency and develop new processes as well as other projects and tasks as needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

: Understand business functions and end-to-end business processes to analyze and develop specifications for enhancing application interfaces and maps.
: Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively to provide quality and seamless customer service.
: Analyze system specifications and develop sequence of program steps; convert into detailed logical flow charts, decision tables and other media graphically displaying sequence of operations on data processed by the computer system.
: Thorough Knowledge of JDE version 9.1 is required.
: Development with JDE Enterprise One tool set. * Must be able to follow established methodology and development guidelines. * Must be able to create and maintain business functions.
: Translate flow charts, decision tables or other instructions into appropriate computer language; execute trial runs to verify accuracy and completeness of program; correct errors by making necessary alterations to test programs and processing specifications.
: Responsible for day-to-day administration and maintenance, change management, 3rd party add-ons, etc. Isolates and corrects application errors in a timely manner.
: Assist in development database design and locations when required for the application.
: Creates and maintains program standards for in-house and contract programming.
: Document program showing input, output, arithmetic and logical execution of the program.
: Maintain existing programs; analyze, review and rewrite programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt new requirements.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Twelve years of education or equivalent required. Formal training in software development languages and techniques is required.

: Experience: Experience with JD Edwards JDE 9.1 development toolkit, RPG IV, CL, and SQL programming languages, batch FTP and Query Management queries including DB-2.
Must have a thorough understanding of tools used in a programming environment. Seven plus years' experience in the IT field, with at least five years in a midrange programming capacity. DB-2 experience a plus.

Skills and Ability: Should have excellent mathematical and literacy skills. Should possess excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Effective oral and written communication skills are important. Must comply with company rules and regulations. Ability to work with others along with working independently. Ability to prioritize and meet scheduled deadlines consistently. Ability to multi-task in completing scheduled activities along with random activities.

Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with attention to detail is required. Ability to manage stress levels in a positive manner. Punctuality and a good work ethic will be important.

Hours: Full time associate 40+ hours per week, Monday thru Friday. Work schedule is 8: 00 A.M. To 5: 00 P.M., with adjustments as needed. Associate must maintain regular attendance and must be present at work to communicate and interact with co-workers.
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Maintenance Electrician]]> Qualifications:

1) 3-5 years of relevant working experience

2) Documents cable routs

3) Develops complex maintenance plans

4) Supports the build up of new plants; in some cases also abroad

5) Provides functional advice

Job Duties:

1) Plans and prepares order documents related to equipment

2) Verifies order documents with respect to completeness, functionality and feasibility based on experiences

3) Documents production material/equipment; corrects and amends drawings/circuit diagrams if necessary

4) Inspects received parts and initiates rework/adjustments if needed

5) Analyzes and repairs errors and breakdowns/disturbances of electrical production equipments including the replacement of spare parts

6) Conducts scheduled maintenances and tests functionality of equipment

7) Handles robot systems in case of disturbances (without programming); conducts data back-ups if necessary

8) Conducts installation work according to plans, drawings and instructions; disposes and obtains all tools and parts and checks their completeness

9) Determines the installation process and coordinates the time of order processing

10) Installs switching devices, electrical/control cabinet and control panels with partially self-created circuit diagram and controls their functional efficiency

11) Directs and adapts electrical and electronic processes according to defined standards
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Maintenance Technician]]> Responsibilities
Maintain records of work performed as required using CMMS and PMC Systems and work order procedure.
Troubleshoot, repair or replace all components of equipment. This includes, but is not limited to all electrical equipment, hydraulics, mechanical, piping, pumps, and pneumatics in the Molding, Paint, and Assembly Department.
Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on all equipment by repairing and replacing parts as necessary.
Use required hand tools to perform repairs, predictive and preventative maintenance.
Read parts breakdown and machine schematics.
Fabricate equipment as required.
Knowledge and Education
5-8 years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
Work Experience
Journeyman s card preferred.
Working knowledge of Industrial electrical, injection molding, PLC programming and robotic experience preferred.
Previous manufacturing experience preferred.
Additional Information
Physical Requirements
This position requires a person to have the ability to perform work while standing or walking a minimum of eight (8) hours a day, the ability to lift up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis, and the ability to perform work that is below the knees and above the shoulders on an occasional basis. Ability to climb stairs is necessary and ability to wear a respirator if necessary.
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Controls Engineer]]> The Controls Engineer is responsible for designing, troubleshooting, and improving electrical and electronic control systems for new and existing equipment.



  • Evaluate and improve machine safety conditions for plant personnel.

  • Initiate and implement repairs and improvements on line coverage.

  • Investigation of production and quality issues using problem solving and root cause analysis techniques.

  • Research, test, and purchase parts and new equipment along with monitoring existing stock.

  • Planning and design of new projects regarding both in-house projects and new line startups.



Required:

  • BS in Electronics or Electrical Engineering.

  • 2-3 years engineering experience, preferably in the automotive industry.

  • 3 years in the robotics field

  • Proficient in Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC programming, ABB robot programming, automation interfaces, networking, and Microsoft applications.

  • Experience in reading and creating electrical schematics.

  • Ability to communicate on controls issues to non-controls experts.

  • Ability and willingness to effectively participate on teams

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Must be able to stand on concrete for 8 hours.

  • Must be able to work in a high temperature environment and wear protective clothing.

  • Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

  • Control Precision - The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer]]> The Mechanical Engineer position is responsible for the engineering of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems for commercial, educational, healthcare, and community buildings.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Develop mechanical drawings for construction of HVAC systems
Perform load calculations to determine system size
Ensure mechanical codes and specifications are implemented
Initiate and execute frequent exchanges with others to resolve areas of conflict and promote a supportive team approach
Perform technical evaluations and reviews of documents
Perform field visits to document and verify existing equipment and systems
Required Qualifications:
B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university preferred
4+ years experience in HVAC engineering (required)
Exceptionally self-motivated and able to bring projects to completion with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills and experience/proficiency in PC use and application
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Business Analyst/ VBA Developer]]> This resource will be responsible for adding products to our Pricing System utilizing Excel VBA. This resource will work directly with the Business Analyst.

Responsibilities:
Code, Test and & implement product solutions modules using excel and VBA in a demanding, fast-paced environment
Excel formula/function based experience
Write scripted processes using our analytics integrated environment
Ability to code and test functionality based on the specification documents
Ability to code and debug to ultimately release into testing bug free
Interface with business analyst to define requirements and refine the details necessary for modifications to pricing
Knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles, i.E., waterfall, iterative and other modern approaches to software development
Knowledgeable of the usage of single and multi-dimensional arrays within a VBA macro
Methods of tracking error and how to eliminate or otherwise allow the macro code to continue processing

Experience & Skills:
Excellent knowledge of Excel/wealth of VBA experience
Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks per changing business needs
Problem solving skills, time management and attention to detail
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Knowledgeable of Banking and Finance practices is a plus
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Kronos Application Administrator]]> Job Description

Experience is REQUIRED both from a technical and functional application front end, set up, configuration, work flows and business processes as well as backend database. Experience should be with current and relative to Kronos Workforce Central v 7.0 and higher, preferable 8.0 and higher. Applications/module expertise should minimally be on Human Resource, Benefit Administration, Position Control/Management, Payroll and Timekeeping. Preferable to also have Employee Self Service and Performance management experience.

This is a Tier 2+ support position within our application administration team. The systems under our purview include user front ends, 3rd party Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications, operating systems and back ends such as web application servers and databases. The candidate will be expected to troubleshoot, install, test, and deploy these systems as well as ensure the proper security. They will also be required to analyze application configurations, business processes, workflows and data to understand user issues and requirements.
Candidate must have working knowledge of basic operating system administrative functions as well as working experience with troubleshooting, installation, upgrade and/or maintenance of a variety web technologies.
In addition, the candidate will be developing and supporting queries, functions, views, and stored procedures in SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL (T-SQL) as well as Extract, Transform, and Loads (ETLs) utilizing SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).

Major Duties
Work effectively with end users to perform a thorough analysis of business operations and procedures with an eye towards increasing efficiency and productivity.
Work with other IT teams in ongoing design, testing & support of business application system needs
Install, test and support multiple application systems and databases in development and production environments on virtual servers
Troubleshoot day to day application and/or database related issues
Assist in security of databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of resources and data
Develop and maintain a comprehensive library of support and training documentation and problem/resolution guides, user specifications, business processes, functional specifications and system requirements.
Evolve into multi-application subject matter expert for the team
Take ownership of an aspect or task on a project with little to no assistance.
Actively communicate technical and business aspects of work efforts to team members
Manage time and resources effectively to bring software solutions to completion and provide timely status reports to management.

Requirements
A minimum of five years of combined experience as an Application Administrator/Support Specialist with multiple 3rd party vendor ERP applications.
A minimum of five years experience with Microsoft SQL 2005/2008 T-SQL scripting, development and support.
A minimum of 3 years experience with Microsoft SQL 2005/2008 SSIS package development.
Strong understanding and experience manipulating relational database schemas
A minimum of two years working knowledge of Windows Server 2003/2008 including basic administration involving Active Directory.
A minimum of two years working knowledge of variety web technologies (IIS 7+, Websphere, Apache HTTP server, and/or Tomcat)
Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English to effectively communicate with stakeholders, team and end users in both technical and non-technical environments.
Professional demeanor and the ability to develop effective working relationships with team members, end users and stakeholders.
Must be a self starter who is able to work independently as well as within a team environment.
US Citizen, no sponsorships.

Preferences
Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
Experience developing for or supporting Microsoft' s SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) stack
o SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
o SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
o SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
Crystal Reports development and troubleshooting
SQL Server Database Administrator experience utilizing SQL 2008; performing database and user security; performance tuning; maintenance plans, installations and database backup and restoration.
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Technology Specialist (MCTS) and/or Database Administrator (MCDBA) certification(s).
Knowledge of SQL Disaster recovery planning & execution.
Knowledge of server hardware and capacity planning within virtual environments.
Working experience supporting the following ERP applications:
o Absence Management and/or Human Resource Payroll modules
o JD Edwards Financial, Fixed Asset, Budgeting, Inventory Management and/or Work Order Management modules
o Variety of Law Enforcement applications such Pegasus Confidential Informant, Court Notify, Digital Ally, Veripic, CTS Smart Cop and/or Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD)/Records Management Systems (RMS)/GIS
o Business function applications such as HEAT, CI Technologies IA Pro/Blue Team and/or Hughes Digital Signage
Working knowledge of Microsoft .Net framework including C# or VB.Net, and ASP.Net.
Experience with public safety environments
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sales Engineer]]> Expectations:
Sales; maintain existing accounts, target new accounts, cultivate and develop relationships (focus on achieving revenue growth and gross profit expectations).
Concept gaging, fixturing and tooling solutions; work with customers to define scope of work (SOW) and provide a gaging solution to best fit their needs.
Quote sales prices; calculate cost, generate formal quotes, and follow-up with customers to secure orders.
Contract Review; review new PO' s for feasibility and conformity to quoted/defined scope of work (SOW).
Design Kick-Off: work with designers to communicate scope of work/concept.
Design Review; work with teammates to review designs before being sent to customer.
Customer Liaison; point of contact for customers, work with customer to review designs for final approval.
Project Management; track open orders and communicate with teammates and customer on progress.

Skills:
Strong Mechanical Aptitude.
Working knowledge of design standards
Ability to interpret customer part prints, CAD Models, and GD&T call-outs.
Knowledge of precision manufacturing practices.
Experience with Microsoft Office required.
Experience with Solidworks helpful.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Strong communication skills with a reference to technical sales.
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr Customer Service Rep]]> Our client, an automotive manufacturing company in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Sr Customer Service Representative to join their team.
This position is not a call center representative but more so someone that works along with the company s inside sales team to ensure timely order fulfillment and interface in a B2B capacity to make sure customer specifications are met.
Must have experience working with Ford or GM as a customer.

Position will involve:
Ensuring on-time delivery
Ensuring packaging of parts is on par with customer specifications
Forecasting customer demand
Ensuring proper transportation/logistics of delivery
Maintaining specified lead times
Production forecasting/monitoring inventory
Working closely with the Shipping Dept.

Must Have:
Experience working with Ford or GM as a customer
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Engineering Technician]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Engineering Technician for a 12 Month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Supports and assists in the design, development, production, testing, operation and maintenance of components and equipment. Prepares detailed drawings and layouts and conduct materials testing. Performs equipment maintenance, calibration, mechanical and electrical repairs, adjustments and monitoring of products under development. Experienced with complex instruments, testing equipment and gauges. May test models, write reports, identify problems and suggest solutions.

Our client has a need for an Engineering Tech to support concept stage activities for a project. Our client would prefer an ME student from a local school (or similar background), to work 20-25 hrs per week helping them with building and testing prototypes, and supporting engineering team on the project. The person would need to be able to operate basic hand tools (screwdriver, pliers, wrenches, multimeter, calipers, etc), be familiar with basic fundamental engineering principles. This role will involve carrying out test protocols with a focus on design.
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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Network/Security Engineer]]> Position reports to the President / COO and manages the evaluation, implementation and support   activity   for   all   the   financial   institution' s   internal   and   external   automated information   processing   systems   and   services including   all   software,   hardware   and related equipment as well as telecommunication needs. Evaluates and determines the institution' s   current   and   future   technology,   communications   and   information   needs.   Acquires   equipment,   software   systems,   and   computer   supplies   to   support   the institutions   business   activities.    



  • Bachelors   Degree   in   Information   Systems,   preferably   with   a   minor   in   finance   or accounting.

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in a highly regulated industry (medical, banking, finance)

  • Background in network security required.

  • Skill in understanding various aspects of computer technology and in coordinating the systems and understanding the programming functions with department heads to develop and implement new systems and to revise existing systems.

  • Ability to analyze present systems in order to evaluate the feasibility of electronic data processing (EDP) applications and discuss possible applications with senior management and department heads.

  • Coordinates all activities of the department including vendors assigned to the department.  

  • Oversees the day to day work of third party vendors to ensure service level agreements are being met, develop processes and procedures to ensure compliance with policies using industry best practices.

  • Responsible for the day to day IT functions in support of operations.

  • Works closely with all department heads in determining priorities to ensure that processing and reporting needs are met and carried out on a proper and timely basis.

  • Prepare and present risk assessments for all as needed.

  • Prepares   an   annual   budget
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer - 3D]]> Our client is looking for skilled developers experienced with object-oriented programming and Java, C#, or C++ programming languages.   We develop in our own object-oriented programming language tailored to our specific needs. With this considered, we value programming skill over years of experience in a particular language or IDE.



Skills & Requirements

  • Develop and maintain custom extensions for clients. Extensions consist of a client s product offering represented in 2D and 3D, with costing, business logic, and error prevention.

  • Work with support/QA team to analyze and resolve defects.

  • Collaborate with teams from Europe, North America and Asia.

  • Contribute towards continuous improvement in both code and process.



Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent experience.

  • Passionate about Programming.

  • Experience in C++, C#, Java or any other Object Oriented language.

  • Good Grasp of object oriented concepts and experience in using them to build applications.

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently on diverse problems.

  • Ability to quickly gather requirements, explore multiple approaches and suggest solutions.

  • Beneficial but not required

  • Experience in 3D application development and good understanding of 3D mathematics.

  • Experience in agile development process such as SCRUM or Kanban.

  • Experience with structuring code for larger projects.

  • Interest in user experience.
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[QA/Sr. Quality Specialist]]> QA/Sr. Quality Specialist

Position Responsibilities

: Reporting to the Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager, this employee will play a crucial role in the Quality process
: Heavy involvement in the release, validation, and regulations associated with product manufacturing
: Relate FDA regulations to the quality of products for compliance

Experience Needed:

: Pharmaceutical packaging experience is preferred, particularly on the quality side
: Experience conducting or interpreting quality audits is a plus
: Working exposure to combo products or injection molding procedures
: 210, 211, 21CFA coding regulations (FDA)
: " Player Coach" willing to roll up their sleeves along with the rest of the quality team.
: 3-5 Years of relevant quality experience
: Strong attention to detail, confidence, motivated, and quality driven candidates will thrive in this role
: Bachelor' s Degree is preferred, but relevant work experience may suffice in lieu of a degree
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Revenue Accountant]]> Revenue Recognition Accountant/Analyst

The Senior Revenue Accountant/Analyst is responsible for the accuracy of invoicing, revenue allocation and proper revenue recognition in accordance with VSOE/BESP and current accounting literature. This position is also responsible for ensuring that any inconsistencies with the implementation forecast and deferred revenue reconciliation are reviewed and addressed in a timely manner to ensure proper revenue recognition. The Senior Revenue Analyst will also assist with the implementation of ASC 606, as well as any other process changes due to new accounting literature.

Responsibilities:
: Review quote calculators to support executed customer agreements, as well as appropriate revenue recognition in accordance with current accounting literature and record related sales orders in NetSuite.
: Prepare the monthly back order reconciliation and provide timely resolution to reconciling items.
: Review the monthly implementation forecast to evaluate any necessary adjustments to revenue and confirmation of accepted but unrecognized products.
: Prepare the monthly deferred revenue account reconciliation, as well as the quarterly deferred revenue reporting package, and identify any inconsistencies with expectations.
: Prepare and evaluate the quarterly and annual VSOE and Best Estimate Selling Price (BESP) analyses.
: Prepare monthly reconciliations of invoicing and revenue recognition in OpenAir and NetSuite and provide timely resolution
: Assist with the implementation of ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, and on-going compliance.
: Review the Revenue Recognition and Order to Cash process documents and ensure compliance.
: Develop a strong working relationship with and liaise with the Company' s external auditors on revenue related requests.
: Recommend new processes and procedures that utilize technology, build efficiencies and streamline workflows.
: Assist with special projects on an as needed basis, including system integration and process improvements.

Required Knowledge and Skills:
: Ability to work in a detailed oriented environment and possess the desire to learn new and challenging skills.
: Organizational skills to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
: Strong interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills.
: Strong excel skills

Preferred Qualifications:
: Bachelor' s in Accounting
: CPA
: 2+ years' experience in public accounting
: 2+ years in an accounting role
: Demonstrable knowledge and application of multiple element and software revenue recognition guidance, including ASC 606, ASC 605-25 and ASC 985-605, a plus
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Inside Sales Manager]]> Our client, a manufacturing company on the West MI lakeshore is looking for an Inside Sales Manager to join their team.
This company is growing rapidly, has a clean environment, and low turnover!

Position will involve:
Managing a small customer service team
Forecasting, budgeting and reporting
Analyzing sales revenue and EBIT
Managing leads and marketing programs
Monitoring sales plans and identifying changes and trends
Overseeing order entry policies and procedures
Analyzing and interpreting sales data, identifying trends and evaluating sales goals
Working with different teams/departments to ensure company is meeting customer demands

Prefer:
Bachelor s degree
5+ years of experience in a similar position within a manufacturing company
Strong technical aptitude
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Software Product Manager]]> Software Product Manager

IT Data Center Experience Required!

Located in Grand Rapids, MI

Our client is seeking a talent to serve in a new additional role in their organization as a Product Manager. In this role, you will work within a team that is charged with product line contribution reporting to the Principal Product Manager. Responsibility extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to developing new products for the company. You will build products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects.

Our client is seeking individuals with a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand user-specific problems as well as find innovative solutions for the broader market.

As a Product Manager you will communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. You will work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy and help them understand product positioning, key benefits, and the target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers.

Key responsibilities

Managing the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.

Requirements

3+ years of software product management experience in an IT focused product/services company
Computer Science or Engineering degree with work experience required
Experience working with all components of an enterprise IT data center
Effective communication and teamwork with the ability to employ a customer-focused work style
This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America (5%)
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Sr .Net Developer/Architect (ASP.Net/AZURE)]]> **6 month long term extendable contract**

The .NET Developer/Architect is involved in many aspects of a customer engagement; from the collaboration with other team members and customers to determine the best solution for a particular engagement to the design, development and delivery of software products.

Responsibilities:
Deliver scalable, reliable applications faster to meet the ever-changing demands of customers.
Designing, developing, implementing, and releasing high quality custom software solutions using Scrum.
Applying the very best technical agile patterns and practices when building custom software solutions.
Collaborating frequently with clients to provide technical consultation and assistance; and working with these customers to build software solutions that add the most value to their business.
Working under some supervision from a Solution Architect, but will be expected to work independently on complex, non-routine tasks and projects. You may interact with end users and other technical personnel to identify and correct issues.
Maintain continuous, open, consistent professional communication with customers, peers and team members. Openly listen to others and confirm understanding to ensure everyone is on the same page.
Working closely with team members on quality-related activities.
Leading and mentoring junior developers through projects.

Skill sets:
5-8 years of experience with .NET framework, ASP.NET, WebAPIs & ADO.NET.
1+ years of experience with any of 2 below Azure technologies is preferable.
o Azure Web Apps
o Azure Redis Cache
o Azure Functions
Experience with server-side validations.
Experience in creating Unit test cases.
Standards-compliant code
Integrating ASP.NET Web APIS into HTML/CSS environment using Visual Studio
Participate in discussions with clients and team members about technical best practices and help teams identify optimal technical solutions.
Understand agile software development and instill best practices into the process.
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Software Developer - Web]]> Software Developer - Web

Located in Grand Rapids Michigan

Our client is seeking a Software Developer. This will be a Front End Web focused developer role. The selected candidate will join a team as they embark on several major IT projects including redesign and implementation of our customer facing websites, delivery of industry leading mobile capabilities, and enhancement of our internal applications. We need a hardworking, innovative individual who is passionate about technology to join our growing development team. This is a full-time position where you will have the opportunity to help a growing organization evolve to the latest and greatest technology trends. You will receive a competitive salary, as well as great benefits, all while wearing shorts and flip-flops.

The beliefs of our client are exceptional customer service, supporting the community, and embracing change. They also believe in potluck lunches, bagel breakfasts, and developing their family culture. Individuals must believe in the company as a family and at times going outside of their work area and assisting in company where required. The work environment and culture is one where jeans, shorts and flip-flops are considered everyday attire!

What Our Client is Offering:

Awesome position in a growing, stable, and values oriented company
Competitive salary
Competitive benefits (profit sharing bonus, 401k contribution, vacation, medical)
Development in the latest technologies (mobile, cloud etc.)
Causal work attire environment
All the free coffee and fountain soda that you can drink
What You Will Do:

Develop new web, mobile and internal applications, and modifications to existing software
Identify, recommend, and implement new technologies
Provide insight on software development and infrastructure projects to ensure that the business and technical architecture matches customer requirements.
Participate in code development and deployment
Participate in problem solving activities to assure a quick response to system failures
Implement best practices around development, and deployment
Participate in the IT Team s on-call rotation
Participate in a company that makes a difference in the lives of families across the country
What You Need:

Minimum of 3 years of experience in custom software development
3+ years with .Net, C#, VB.Net, SQL Server, JavaScript/jQuery, and other Microsoft development technologies
Experience with enterprise scale SQL Server applications
Familiarity with cloud based and mobile technologies
Knowledgeable in Windows operating systems
Ability to analyze and resolve complex technical issues
Solid understanding of local and wide area network design, implementation, and operation
Desire to share with other development team members
Effective verbal and written communications skills
Self-motivated, independent, cooperative, flexible, and creative
Passion for discovering, learning, and identifying business value of emerging technologies
Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent
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<![CDATA[Cash Manager]]> Summary:

The Cash Manager applies principles of accounting and cash management to contribute to the efficient and effective workings of the Finance department by executing daily tasks with a strong attention to detail.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordination and reporting of overall organization s daily cash position
Performs daily activities for cash projection worksheets
Oversight of all SBU s cash projection worksheets, cash posting, reconciliation of cash disbursements and receipts to the accounting GL and bank treasury management sites
Coordination of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, ensuring proper separation of duties for cash controls
Ensures timely payments to vendors, ensuring all cash discounts are captured & proper procedures are followed
Coordinating monthly Employee expense report process, enforcing compliance with the Employee Travel & Expense Policy
Conduct annual review of Employee Travel & Expense Policy and recommend and implement updates upon approval by EC
Educate organizational staff about and enforce adherence to established Finance policy and procedures
Banking, processing bank deposits, trips to the bank and initiation of outgoing EFT s and wire transfers (ensuring proper authorizations are on file prior to processing)
Prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
Contributes to monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting and annual audits
Documents policies & processes; reviews areas for process efficiency opportunities
Works with vendors to obtain favorable terms & rebates
Communicate and follow up with other departments, and vendors, resolving invoices and purchase order issues
May perform accounting responsibilities for Community Health Solutions and all other related SBU s
Annual 1099 processing
Perform intercompany reconciliations and manage intercompany loan payments.
Perform allocations related to credit cards, insurances and other allocated items.

Qualifications:

3-5 years of cash management experience and accounting experience, preferably in an insurance or healthcare environment

Education and/or Experience:

A Bachelor s Degree (Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting is preferred)
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<![CDATA[Manager Database Developer]]> As the Team Lead/Manager for the Technology Solutions/Database team, you will be responsible for the creation of stable and reliable relational databases, according to our company s needs. This is to include mentoring team members, understanding all current client implementations, managing input of various data sources, definition of database architecture, development of database code, construction and maintenance of ETL based processes, design of database reporting, construction of data flow diagrams and fabrication of documentation manuals. Success is defined by displayed knowledge of database infrastructures, effectiveness and efficiency of database design, strict adherence to timelines, sound execution of product, develop and adherence to team best practices, documentation thoroughness, and scalability of product.

Essential Functions

Lead the Technology Solutions team.
Develop a full understanding for all existing client implementations and be able to support them.
Create code for database modification, construct and access using stored procedures, triggers and functions
Develop ETL processes using the Microsoft BI stack (SSIS)
Develop both internal and external reports using industry standard tools (Tableau, SSRS, Excel)
Work with customers, internal and external, to define and document the scope and functional requirements for data and reporting needs
Work independently on data warehouse task with minimal amount of supervision
Migrate applications from development to testing then production
Create, modify, document and enhance data specifications including identifying and mapping data elements from source systems into the dimensional data warehouse - Translate requirements into technical specifications.
Provide full life-cycle architectural guidance and ensure quality deliverables
Develops and maintains corporate data architecture, data management standards and conventions, data dictionaries and data element naming standards
Development of overall project plans and timetables
Use of deductive reasoning and analytic ability to transform data into information for key decision makers within the organization verifying that consistent information is always delivered
And all other requirements of role to accomplish goals
Technology Languages

SQL
ETL processes using Microsoft BI Stack (SSIS)
Tableau
SSRS
Microsoft Software: Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
Competencies
Strong Leadership ability
Technical Capacity
Strategic Thinking
Communication Proficiency both written and verbal
Teamwork
Customer/Client Focus
Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
Supervisory Responsibility
Leads/Managers SR Database Developers, Mid-Level Developers and JR Developers. May be responsible for remote Developers.
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. This position regularly will work long hours and frequent weekend work.
Travel
This position requires up to 10% travel.
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