<![CDATA[iMPact Business Group: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.IMPACTBUSINESSGROUP.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Communications Assistant]]> Our client, a Global Fortune 150 Manufacturing Company, is seeking a Communications Specialist that will assist our clients onsite Communications Manager in various areas including graphic design, copywriting, video work, promotions, social media, and managing day to
day communication activities

Job Description:

Assists the onsite Communications Manager in various areas including graphic
design, copywriting, video work, promotions, social media, and managing day to
day communication activities
Assists the Executive Assistant on special projects and data management
Creating and maintaining various data requests using Google docs, forms and
spreadsheets
Ensures confidentiality of all information
Supports a variety of general clerical and/or administrative duties and tasks for all
departments as needed.

Education and Experience

3+ years of experience in Communications or Marketing
Bachelors degree in Communications preferred

Top 3 Must Have Skills

Prior communications and marketing experience preferably in a medium to large sized company
Previous administrative experience working in an office environment
Strong computer skills-Microsoft suite acceptable (Word, Excel, PowerPoint a must), Google tools preferred

WRITING SAMPLE IS REQUIRED.
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Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Clerical 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 Clerical Assistant.

DUTIES:

Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities, including documenting conversations and collecting information.
Make Calls, Answer phones, Direct calls and take messages.
Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & EDUCATION:

Organization, Communication, Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, SAP Preferred but not required

High School Diploma or GED
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Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[CFO]]> Our client, a real estate & property management firm based here in Grand Rapids is looking for a CFO to join their team. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for planning, directing and controlling all financial functions necessary for the operations of all customer properties and entities. Accountable for leading the Finance/Accounting team in managing the company s financial and accounting policies, systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, ongoing financial modeling and annual budget plans.
The Director of Finance and Accounting coordinates implementation of long-term financial goals, new system developments, strategic planning and financial best practices. Provides leadership and coaching to the Finance/Accounting team as well as other members of the leadership group. Reports to President.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage the accounting and finance functions for the residential & commercial properties
Present accurate financial reports
Perform financial analysis to spot trends
Review cash positions and forecasts
Ensure that all monthly reconciliations (bank, balance sheet recs, security deposits, etc.) are completed timely and accurately
Ensure that all A/R discrepancies are handled appropriately.
Ensure that all accruals are appropriate (tax, insurance, etc.)
Review and prepare reconciliations for all entities
Oversee all cash management functions
Mortgage payments
Internal debt / returns
Reserves, internal and external, ensure that they are not over or under funded
Credit card purchasing and account administration
Oversee / prepare tax returns
Oversee the annual renewal of all business entities and registered agents
Oversee annual 1099 s
Oversee all Aviation financials
Oversee / prepare financial audits
Manage financial aspects of GL, PL, flood and other insurance policies; as well as mortgage verifications, property set up, etc.
Manage property tax appeals
Oversee residential tenant auditing
Manage acquisitions close / refinance process
Manage budgeting process
Investor relations for 25 + investors / groups
Quarterly reporting
Quarterly distributions
Address any questions or concerns
Review partnership agreements, ensure that agreements are being followed
Third party reporting, investors, banks, state entities
Chart of Accounts
Custom financial reports
Leadership Group Functions
Review and provide feedback to items presented at the team meetings
Assist with new DM training
Support Customer group in whatever way needed
Oversee tax credit / low income housing functions
Oversee accounts receivable collections
EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or Finance
10+ years of experience
6+ years of real estate industry experience
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Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Shipping Supervisor]]> Shipping Supervisor/Lead
Supervising a team of 3-4 people on 1st shift, 2-3 on 2nd shift, and 1-2 on 3rd shift. 
Tier 1 or Tier 2 automotive experience is a must
Experience working with MAPICS ERP System.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Director of Corporate Strategy]]> Our client, a fortune 500 company based in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Director of Corporate Strategy to join their team.
As the Director, Corporate Strategy, you will lead an internal team focused on driving enterprise growth and continuing our Transformation efforts. Key responsibilities include leading critical enterprise wide growth initiatives and providing strategic support to the company and its portfolio of brands.
Responsibilities

Be a key member of the leadership team focused on delivering transformative growth initiatives and defining our long-term strategy at the Enterprise and Brand level.
Create a structure/process/meeting cadence to continue the momentum of the Company Transformation Initiative and initiate new enterprise wide workstreams, initiatives & strategic projects.
Partner with Brands as they develop & deliver their Brand Growth Models.
Lead / participate in cross-functional special project teams that identify, evaluate, and analyze critical strategic priorities and/or issues.
Develop & lead strategic recommendations through applying analytical frameworks, strategic business models & tools, or through quantitative data analysis
Create persuasive and effective deliverables, including reports, spreadsheets, presentations and other outputs to communicate findings and progress
Build effective working relationships with Senior Leaders and Teams across the organization to produce joint recommendations on policies, strategic issues and new initiatives.
Be an organization thought leader through keeping up to date on developments in industry, competitor developments, consumer trends, and general marketplace conditions that impact our performance.
Collaborate on corporate & portfolio growth initiatives including M&A, integration, and divestiture efforts.
Lead team of five, which will include three associates hired as part of the new company MBA Program.
Perform duties consistent with the Company s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Perform other duties as required/assigned by manager.
Qualifications

At least 10 years of professional experience. Experience in business strategy development within a large organization or consultancy preferred
Bachelor' s Degree required, MBA preferred.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Ability to analyze and synthesize complex business data (financial, consumer, economic, etc.) to develop compelling recommendations & presentations
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Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Business/IT Project Manager]]> We are looking for someone with solid PM experience that can help the business group manage our business projects first, with a technology aptitude to be able to stay in lock-step with our IT partners for this initiative.

What do we need:
We are looking for a project manager to coordinate the development and deployment of business initiatives for the Enterprise Insights, Analytics and Forecasting department. Initiatives will include a variety of business and technology projects focused on helping our global partners make their best possible business decisions to grow sales, expand market share, and improve profitability.

What' s special about this team:
This team is responsible for providing global forecasts, analysis, and consultation as a centralized department globally. This collaborative team partners across the organization with Finance, Marketing, Sales, and the Supply Chain organizations both at Headquarters and affiliates across the globe to analyze and provide insights that influence key decisions. This is a key role for the organization, and if you enjoy working together with cross-functional teams to provide insights directly to leaders, that can influence corporate strategies and direction, this will be a meaningful role to consider.

The Enterprise Insights, Analytics and Forecasting team is part of a broader, newly formed division that will include the Marketing, Digital and R&D functional areas along with the Grow Loyal Buyers Initiative team.

How you would contribute to the role:
You will be coordinating key activities for various agile delivery teams internally and externally in the development of new features and capabilities for the Enterprise Analytics Platform (and related dependencies). We are looking for a level of innovation and self-motivation from you; we want you to help us provide world class structure for an effective agile execution plan in this global collaboration environment.

To do this, you' ll have full access to work with Jira, Confluence and other tools needed to be successful. You' ll play a key part of the Business Insights transformation strategy, providing very visible support in achieving success.

What skills and background will be important to be successful:
: Three or more years project management experience (IT experience a plus)
: ITIL or ITSM certifications preferred.
PMP certifications required.
: Detail-oriented
: Thrives in collaborative environment
: Good communications skills, with clients, team and stakeholders
: Business & IT strategy experience
: Customer-focused mindset
: Knowledge of related software tools
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Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. 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 Sr. Administrative Assistant.

DUTIES:

Successfully performs all of the duties of an Administrative Assistant Level 2 for the recommended period of time and in addition is responsible for more complex tasks such as:

Attain proficiency at all BOS Administrative Positions (EIRP, Field Admin, Field Leader Support).
Lead Special Projects
Coordinate work of other BOS employees
Provide specialized training to other BOS entry level employees as required
Track and assure compliance to required metrics
Other similar and related work

It is expected that the Administrative Assistant Level 3 has the job knowledge in all BOS to assume those job responsibilities in the event of an absence.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & EDUATION:

Experience Required: 1 to 2 year s work experience as an Administrative Assistant 2 or the equivalent. (Total accumulated work experience 3 to 5 years.)
Education Required: Minimum High School diploma, preferred highly Associates or higher.
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Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[IoT Project Manager]]> Our client, a Global Fortune 150 Manufacturing Company, is seeking a IoT Project Manager that will plan, execute, and deliver projects according to strict deadlines, and a defined budget.

Job Description:

Plan, execute, and deliver projects according to strict deadlines, and a defined budget.
Be adaptive and open minded: acquire resources and coordinate the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also oversee quality control throughout its life cycle, using proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. Maximize the benefit of IT investments to fulfill Business objectives. Determine best approach and execute both waterfall or Agile SCRUM projects as necessary.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis and/or viewpoints

Will work closely with key business and functional leads internally, daily on operational assigned tasks, as well as on driving strategic needs and continuous improvement to capture key learnings for future projects

Managing a project budget, quality and schedule, issue/risk management resolution and mitigation plans, communication plan and execution

Thought leadership to anticipate, own and lead the process to resolve issues

Engage the cross-functional team to prepare and deliver revisions in the form of a Change Orders

Top 3 Must Have Skills:

5+ years of experience in project management
Agile or PMP Certification
Excellent communication skills
Proactive self-starter, able to lead
Able to deal with uncertainty, be flexible/adaptable

Technologies:

Demonstrates intermediate knowledge and skills related to project management (Waterfall and Agile)
Proven experience on IoT/Digital IT solutions project management
Demonstrated use of Google Docs
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Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Direct Payment Teller]]> 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 Direct Payment Teller.

DUTIES:

The Payment Processing Teller is required, to handle basic customer interactions, payment processing, accurate balancing of company funds and records, and overall credit and collections tasks typically received in person or by mail and according to company policy and procedures.

The teller will:

Process 3, 000 monthly bill payments by accepting cash, check or money orders
Answer general customer account questions
Complete identity verification for new utility service customers
Provide excellent customer service
Work independently in an office related setting.
Maintain organizational standards within assigned office.
Control losses by following policies and procedures.
Process payments accurately without errors.
Perform to accuracy standards without exceptions.
The 21hour work week will be 10am-4: 45pm Mon, Wed, Fri

*** The ability to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and credit check (as required for cash handling positions) ****

SKILLS:

Cash handling experience and a comfort in handling large sums of currency.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
The ability to type 40 words per minute & perform standard/routine office tasks.
The ability to work independently & a track record of providing excellent customer service.
Excellent verbal communication skills & organizational skills.
The ability to maintain composure and professionalism with a challenging customer base.
The ability to accept and follow direction and departmental policies and procedures without exception
(Preferred Qualification) Experience with SAP applications including Cash Desk
This position may provide occasional backup coverage to alternative direct payment office locations on a prearranged
basis.

EXPERIENCE & EDUATION:

A high school diploma or GED (College education preferred)
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Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Network Technician]]> NETWORK TECHNICIAN
Duties:
Responsible for deployment and troubleshooting of Big-IP configuration
Operational oversight of new and existing networking/content delivery solutions
Develop and implement automated tests and validation to enforce enterprise standards
Implement per standards various application delivery projects and resolutions resulting from internal and external business requirements
Act as tier 2 operations escalation support
Clearly communicate application delivery platform information to both technical and non-technical audiences
Work closely with senior technical resources to implement new solutions and troubleshoot complex issues
Participate in on call rotation with other team members
Skills:
2+ years' experience with the F5 LTM
2+ years' experience with web application administration, networking, and/or network related systems
Experience with F5 GTM, APM, ASM a plus
F5 certification a plus
Well versed in networking and system administration products/technologies such as: routing, web servers, application delivery, and DNS
Education:
Minimum of a B.S. In Computer Science, MIS or related degree
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Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Contract Mgmt Lead]]> Contract Mgmt Lead

Candidates with procurement / sourcing experience, preferably in aviation or at the most manufacturing.

: Issue Follow-Up Reports to Suppliers
: Hold Shortage Meetings to report commit dates to internal customers
: Issue Purchase Orders for any open requisitions for production, repair or replacement, spares hardware.
: Track and expedite all hardware in transit until received into the System
: Update and maintain shortage sheets for each program
: Clean up Problem Lots on Receiving Dock
: Update MTS with Commit Dates
: Implement daily schedule changes with Planners
: Monitor allowable amount of Buffer Stock in inventory/ Place on Orders to maintain
: Issue Return/Repair/Replacement Purchase orders
: Update 3rd Column Commits in Impact
: Keeping Suppliers notified on and Change Introductions in Process
: Getting Direct Shipments to customers received in the System
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Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Help Desk / Phone Support Representative]]> Help Desk / Phone Support Representative
Summary:
With the goal of providing superior service and first contact resolution, delivers front line technical support to customers via multiple communication channels in a customer contact center environment. Uses detailed instructions, established procedures and prescribed guidelines to resolve technical issues and complete tasks for end users. This position is 100% on the phones.
Duties:
• Provides solutions to a wide variety of technology related problems, issues, and questions or escalates to appropriate support area.
• Enters complete and accurate information into contact tracking database and follows up with customer as needed to provide total ticket ownership.
• Utilizes knowledge management tools to help resolve client issues.
• Assists clients in completing online forms to attain various systems, services, hardware, software, and/or entitlements.
• Assists customers in performing basic software installations.
• Conducts basic diagnoses of software/hardware to troubleshoot connectivity problems.
• Escalates trends and outages as needed to leadership and for Service News postings.
• Manages time in customer contact center setting and documents time via activity codes.
• Utilizes required activity codes to provide awareness of non-phone related activities.
Skills:
• At least 2 years of recent help desk troubleshooting experience
• Basic technical knowledge of the following: Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining computer hardware and software
• Basic technical knowledge of the following: operating systems (OS), mobile devices, networking, business applications and security products
• Available to work non-standard shifts including nights, weekends and some holidays
• Very strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Maintaining a professional demeanor at all times as they will be handling calls from various levels of employees

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Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> As team lead, ensures the delivery of a high quality, customer focused service on a daily basis to the client in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements. Responsible for leading, motivating and assigning work a small team. Aims at improving process and motivating staff to do the same. Responsible for following control procedures and maintaining operational procedures. Is responsible for managing teams of on average 15 -20 FTEs and processing more complex transactions.
: Knowledge of FP&A domain and operational experience with ERPs
: Good understanding of Balancing Financial Controls and Accounting Operations

: Manage financial and analytical functions. Experience in following fields will be added advantage: Benefit and Corporate Expense Accounting, preparation of Revenue Analysis, review of Monthly Sales Report, Daily Bank Reconciliation, performing Manual Accounting Entries in the General Ledger, Variance Commentary Report, updating Monthly Forecasts

: Develop financial reports using MS Excel and applies best practices for performance reporting.

: 5-7 years of accounting experience and/or finance-related degree

: Finalizes adjustments required and prepare journal entries, monthly accruals and operating expense corrections

: Perform management reporting on all internal as well as client facing topics

: In depth knowledge in corporate business accounting and corporate business management

: Works closely with divisional financial managers and leadership team to improve forecast reliability

: Generate and provide accurate and timely monthly financial expense information to finance group.
: Analyze quarterly and monthly divisional financial statements including comparison of actual results to budget/forecast and analysis of key financial metrics and trends.

: Lead monthly, quarterly and year-end FP&A activities for successful closure

: Fully and completely understand and document the business process related to assigned general ledger accounting including transaction flow

: Understands the controllership functions of reconciliations, analysis & reporting

: Strong ability to understand financial statements and its drivers and synthesize them into meaningful analysis as required. Develop analysis & interpretations as required to facilitate management decision making.

: Understand the data flow chart and various IT systems used in the organization and recommend changes.

: Ensuring effective & constructive relations with the Client

: Provide strong support to the client for SOX testing on a quarterly basis
: Support the client for internal and external financial and operational Audit

: Ensure all exceptions are recorded and provide feedback to the team

: Managing cross training, volume handling and lead the team to complete the assigned targets

: Building supportive relationships with peers and colleagues

: Compliance with all applicable Rules/ Regulations and Company and Group Policies.

: Good communication skills (written and verbal)

: Good interpersonal, presentation and documentation skill

: Adaptability and flexibility working across teams and shifts

: Ability to lead teams on transformational aspects and continuous process improvements

: Take extra initiatives like contributing towards Process Improvements

: Lean sigma understanding preferred

: Manages attrition effectively and supports creation of an effective succession planning and creation of very strong processes documentation to help support training of new resources.
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Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Staff Accountant]]> As process lead, ensures the delivery of a high quality, customer focused service on a daily basis to the client in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements. Responsible for mentoring, motivating and assigning work to small team. Aims at improving process and motivating staff to do the same. Is able to lead the team in absence of the team lead. Responsible for following control procedures and maintaining operational procedures.
: Knowledge of FP&A domain and operational experience with ERPs
: Good understanding of Balancing Financial Controls and Accounting Operations

: Assist with the management of financial and analytical functions. Experience in following fields will be added advantage: Benefit and Corporate Expense Accounting, preparation of Revenue Analysis, review of Monthly Sales Report, Daily Bank Reconciliation, performing Manual Accounting Entries in the General Ledger, Variance Commentary Report, updating Monthly Forecasts.

: 3-4 years of accounting experience and/or finance-related degree

: Determine adjustments required and prepare journal entries, monthly accruals and operating expense corrections

: Perform management reporting on all internal as well as client facing topics

: Good knowledge of corporate business accounting and corporate business management

: Compile data and prepare presentations for all financial planning periods, estimates, forecast and operating Plan

: Prepare and analyze monthly/quarterly yearly financial reports; distribute and interpret financial reports to upper level management

: Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly & annual budget spend and variance analysis by account down to general ledger line item in detail

: Perform monthly, quarterly and year-end closing activities

: Fully and completely understand and document the business process related to assigned general ledger accounting including transaction flow

: Supplying timely and accurate financial information and summary reports to corporate finance

: Help conduct trainings and mentoring team members. Ensures that processes are understood and being followed by the team members
: Supports review of processes and key controls to ensure compliance with operational model

: Understand the data flow chart and various IT systems used in the organization and recommend changes.

: Builds supportive relationships with peers and colleagues

: Support the client for SOX testing on a quarterly basis

: Support the client for internal and external financial and operational Audit

: Adaptability and flexibility working across teams and shifts

: Compliance with all applicable Rules/ Regulations and Company and Group Policies.

: Able to perform the tasks such as monitoring, reporting, etc.

: Good communication skills (written and verbal)

: Good interpersonal, presentation and documentation skill
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Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Enterprise Data Analyst]]> Application Development Analyst should operate at the Senior to Lead level. An ADA Designs, codes or configures, tests, debugs, deploys, documents and maintains large and/or complex programs, using a variety of software development toolkits, programming languages, testing/verification applications and other tools, while adhering to specific development best practices and quality standards. Gathers business requirements, translating that information into detailed technical specifications from which programs will be written or configured, and validating that the proposed applications align with the architectural design and with the business needs. Drives process leadership for work groups, and product/service delivery strategy and work plans. May be responsible for successful completion of projects or phases of projects. Other responsibilities may include deep troubleshooting and issue analysis, as well as coding, testing and implementing software enhancements and/or applying patches. Staff members in this position are skilled, effective and self-sufficient in working within a diverse technology portfolio, and regularly provide guidance and training to less experienced Application Development Analysts.

Basic Qualifications:
1. Education - Bachelor' s Degree in business, computer science, application programming, software development, information systems, database administration, mathematics, engineering, or other related field
2. Experience - 5 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in the field

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Healthcare &/or Healthcare Insurance Experience
2. Data Warehouse Experience and ETL (Informatica Power Center &/or SSIS) Experience
3. Proficient SQL Querying skills (SQL / PLSQL / Oracle SQL)
4. Data Profiling, Analysis, & Testing / Quality Assurance Experience
5. Data Quality Analysis / Management Experience
6. Meta Data Management Experience
7. Master Data Management Experience
8. Business Analyst Experience
9. Data Governance Experience
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Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr Tax Accountant]]> Our client, a global Fortune 500 company based in Grand Rapids is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join their corporate headquarters. This position will Focused on 50% federal and 50% international tax. It will support the global tax responsibilities of the company primarily relating to the company s consolidated US corporate income tax return, tax research and tax planning initiatives. With limited supervision, relies on experience and judgement in the gathering of tax data and provides input and recommendations based on research of various tax related issues. The position will require collaboration with the corporate accounting group as well as other business groups within the company.
Responsibilities
Prepare data and materials for the worldwide tax provision and SEC reporting requirements.
Compile and analyze data and organize supporting workpapers for the preparation of the U.S. Consolidated tax return including reporting requirements of foreign operations.
Analysis of balance sheet tax accounts and quarterly reconciliations.
Conduct preparation of transfer pricing associated documentation for US and foreign operations.
Provide support for tax audits.
Collaborate on various tax related projects including M&A work, corporate restructuring and legal entity maintenance.
Conduct tax research on various US, state & local and foreign tax issues as needed.
Support implementation of tax planning initiatives to reduce the company s effective tax rate and cash taxes.
Perform duties consistent with the company s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Qualifications
Bachelor s degree in accounting or related field.
CPA or Master s in Tax preferred.
3-4 years of tax experience in in public accounting or industry.
Tax research experience.
Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and to achieve mandated deadlines.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
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<![CDATA[Accounting Manager]]> Key Responsibilities:
: Lead and mentor the AP and AR staff by providing direction and training to develop employee skills.
: Responsible for continuous updating of Accounting SOP documents as needed.
: Manage inventory process including physical counts from third party warehouses, returns, shipments and reconciling book to physical count variances.
: Initiate and lead month end close process and calendar under the direction of Controller.
: Lead Service Department' s Balance on Jobs reporting in order to inform management of revenue and margin projections for projected completed projects.
: Responsible for monthly gross profit reporting on Service Department' s completed repair contracts and leak call work including all related close entries.
: Lead monthly WIP process, including booking of all related close entries to report Install Department revenue and gross profit recognition.
: Develop an in-depth knowledge of company' s various systems and databases.
: Prepare analysis and reports for accounting and department management.
: Provide leadership on systems implementations/conversions.
: Drive continuous improvement of the Company' s accounting practices and procedures, as well as related end-to-end processes.
What would help you succeed in this role?
: Bachelor' s degree in Accounting, Finance or related area.
: Must have 5 plus years of relevant experience in an Accounting leadership role.
: Excellent communication skills.
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<![CDATA[Sr. SAP Business Systems Analyst (MM)]]> Excellent Opportunity with Global Fortune Manufacturing Organization!

Sr. SAP Business Systems Analyst (MM)

Focus of the role: Design and implement solutions in the SAP Materials Management (MM) module as a functional resource supporting information systems for the Sourcing, Materials Management, Merchandising and Financial Controller business groups

Located in Greater Grand Rapids, MI Area

Great Career Advancement Opportunities / Relocation Assistance Avail.

Summary of Position

Design and implement solutions in the SAP Materials Management (MM) module as a functional resource supporting information systems for the Sourcing, Materials Management, Merchandising and Financial Controller business groups. Partner with other functional and technical teams to ensure that IT solutions are in line with global business processes. Work with other functional and technical teams on a global basis to provide analysis and support of the SAP system.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Configures and modifies software to meet business requirements; creates and executes test plans for software modifications and facilitates transfer into production; writes software documentation suitable for internal systems control and user manuals.
Manages medium to large projects and functions as an expert contributor on other projects and selected assignments; coordinates resources, milestone schedules and related communication; responsible for delivery of assigned scope of work.
Confers with customers to define and document business requirements.
Uses I.T. Standard methods and processes to complete project tasks; assists in developing methods and processes when required.
Leads and/or assists team members and customers with problem solving related to software application performance and usage; supports on an as-needed basis (24x7) assigned applications and/or participates (through expertise) on problems outside specific assignment to ensure business operations are not interrupted or delayed.
Evaluates make vs. Buy system alternatives under general direction; maintains awareness of current technologies and technological trends; assimilates new technology into company work environment.
Develops technical and business proficiency through a formal education process and work assignments.
Performs duties consistent with the company s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE
Bachelor' s degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field
5-7 years configuration experience with a strong business knowledge of integration points between SD and FI/CO.
Experience in front-line problem resolution, go-live support and post go-live support while successfully working on multiple projects.
Project Management experience leading teams to deliver technical and functional solutions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to perform effectively in a rapidly changing environment.
Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
Ability to assess requirements and provide estimates of time, cost, and resources to complete a body of work.
Ability to work independently and complete agreed upon deliverables within established timeframes.
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Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr Accounting Analyst]]> Our client, a global Fortune 500 company based in Grand Rapids is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their corporate headquarters. This person is responsible for the preparation and analysis of complex accounting transactions performed by Corporate Accounting. This position is responsible for the appropriate application of U.S. GAAP and documenting the Company s position related to critical accounting rules. The position is exposed to the most complex financial concepts and provides the opportunity to interact with and influence senior management.

Responsibilities
Account for the Company s portfolio of derivatives, including foreign currency hedges and interest rate swaps. Record monthly mark-to-market adjustments and perform hedge effectiveness reviews. Document new hedging relationships.
Prepare and/or review financial statements and disclosures for external reporting within the Company s Form 10-K and 10-Q filings and quarterly earnings release. Responsible for XBRL compliance and document management within the Company s SEC filing tool.
Prepare account analysis, record journal entries, and perform account reconciliations for accrued bonus, employee benefit liabilities, workers compensation, severance, 401(k) match, deferred compensation programs, company-owned life insurance policies, and legal fees accrual.
Perform analysis of corporate cost centers to support the budgeting/planning process.
Interact with internal and external auditors. Provide workpapers and control documentation for assigned accounts and processes.
Ensure consistent application of accounting concepts throughout the organization.
Perform technical accounting research that impact the financial statements of the company.
Prepare and/or review account reconciliations for assigned accounts.
Identify, define, and resolve complex accounting problems.
Performs duties consistent with the company s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Qualifications
Bachelor' s degree in accounting.
3-4 years of experience including public accounting auditing and direct experience with SEC filers.
Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels throughout the organization.
Must possess comprehensive knowledge of U.S. General Accounting Principles (GAAP) with experience on derivatives, benefits accounting and other complex accounting matters.
Experience with SEC public registrant reporting requirement preferred
Strong analytical skills.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines
CPA preferred but not required
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<![CDATA[Procurement/Sourcing Specialist]]> Issue Follow-Up Reports to Suppliers
Hold Shortage Meetings to report commit dates to internal customers
Issue Purchase Orders for any open requisitions for production, repair or replacement, spares hardware.
Track and expedite all hardware in transit until received into the System
Update and maintain shortage sheets for each program
Clean up Problem Lots on Receiving Dock
Update MTS with Commit Dates
Implement daily schedule changes with Planners
Monitor allowable amount of Buffer Stock in inventory/ Place on Orders to maintain
Issue Return/Repair/Replacement Purchase orders
Update 3rd Column Commits in Impact
Keeping Suppliers notified on and Change Introductions in Process
Getting Direct Shipments to customers received in the System
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Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Retail IT Systems Analyst]]> 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 Information Technology preferred
Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Job Experience
Three years Information Technology experience in applications support or development

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 products. Ability to travel up to 10% based upon department and customer needs.

Experience supporting or developing Toshiba (IBM) 4690 Point of Sale (POS) software, electronic payments, or other retail systems is highly desirable.
CBASIC, Python, C++, .NET (C#, VB.NET, WCF, WPF, Silver Light), JAVA, XML, AIX/Linux, Oracle is a plus.
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Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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:

Skills Required:
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

EXPERIENCE & EDUATION:

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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Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Customer Service Representative]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Customer Service Representative for a 6 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)

Manages all aspects of customer service including answering inquiries via phone and e-mail, taking orders, and follow up services. Also may require research skills to troubleshoot customer problems. Customers may be internal or external with requests of varying degrees of complexity. Must have strong interpersonal, customer service and communication skills.
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Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Technical Administrative Specialist]]> NOTE: Prefer candidates who have skills and knowledge of building or utility design and have an understanding of construction in the field and general engineering concepts

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 Technical Administrative Specialist.

DUTIES:

This role will support the Gas Customer Deliverability (GCD) department by performing technical support functions within the Permit Coordination team. The Permit Coordination team is responsible for reviewing all preplanned work for needed permits, applying for permits, detailed permit tracking, bond recovery, among many other functions that support the goals and objectives of Geospatial & Gas Asset Management (G&GAM).

This role will provide technical support and perform tasks including departmental workload balancing and organization, generation of various departmental reports at regular intervals, planning and coordination of meetings, and data audits to ensure statewide consistency. More complex support may include SAP workload monitoring and permit date management, visual management support and updates, business plan and metric reporting, and program specific milestone reporting.
The position will function as a technical support role for gas permitting in their assigned area. This will include the following responsibilities:
Monitor and utilize SAP tasks for each permit
Complete check requests/bond requests & invoicing for jobs that have fees come in after the fact, including calculation of permit fees
Notifies to city/state/township of construction dates
o Start notices
o Completion notices
Database management for:
o Permit Tracking ensure understanding of all permits applied for / received
o Bond Tracking ensure understanding of all bonds outstanding / ensure we get refunded
Communicate with Restoration department on clean-up schedule
Communicate with Scheduling on construction schedule
Track and coordinate all permits and bonds so we can better understand and quantify the annual amount of work and spend in this area
Deliver and pick up pemits at Pemit Agency buildings
This position will support the Royal Oak, Groveland and Macomb territories.

SKILLS:

This position requires someone who is able to work independently, is a self-starter, able to respond in a fast paced environment with a desire to continually tackle new challenges. The ideal individual must have the ability to multi-task while maintaining full attention to detail and priorities. Role requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment, ability to learn quickly, able to work independently with minimal direction, take initiative, and exercise good judgment and ability to meet deadlines under pressure.

Strong communication, analytical, diagnostic, facilitation and computer skills are essential.
Database management skills
SAP Notification and task management experience preferred
Valid driver s license with the ability to deliver and pick up permit packets
Must be flexible, have demonstrated strong administrative skills and able to set priorities in a changing environment
Organization and the ability to create, modify and utilize databases is a must.
Performs responsibilities in a manner that clearly shows effective communication and cooperation and that promotes open exchange of information, respect, high ethical standards and professionalism.

The following skills will set you apart from others:
Experience utilizing SAP
Experience utilizing MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS SharePoint, and MS Visio
Experience utilizing Adobe Acrobat
Experience utilizing Microstation
Construction print reading and interpretation

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma Required
Associates Degree or higher education preferred
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, PC Proficient
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Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing 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.

4 year degree required
Must have Project Management skills This person must own the process and understand every part of the process.
This position is UMDR which is a project requirement for Europe. Experience with European Medical Device projects AND UDI highly desired.
The intent this year is to hire people that will fill the Validation gaps.
FDA would be ideal.
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing 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.

4 year degree required
Must have Project Management skills This person must own the process and understand every part of the process.
This position is UMDR which is a project requirement for Europe. Experience with European Medical Device projects AND UDI highly desired.
The intent this year is to hire people that will fill the Validation gaps.
FDA would be ideal.
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Quality Engineer]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Sr. Quality 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.

Qualifications

Medical device experience is essential, 3 years minimum, 5+ years ideal
Some experience with remediation efforts and aligning to, creating, or following a project plan (PM experience)
Strong experience with Change Control and what it takes to make change within a regulated environment (this initiative will result in significant change, in particular a large volume of small changes)
Experience with Operations Engineering tools and their creation such as DHR s and routes, Process Mapping, DFMEA contribution, PFMEA contribution, control plans and inspection.
Strong communication skills and a solid (non-expert) understanding of the regulations associated with Med Device. This individual should be very involved in the why and help communicate the message and the importance of work
This person will interface with division, understand the ask and help drive to completion on the operations side.
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Workday Systems Analyst]]> Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Workday Systems Analyst for a 3 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)

Perform functional administration activities on the Workday platform supporting HCM, U.S. Payroll, Time, Absence, Recruiting, Talent and Advanced Compensation.

Assist designing system solutions and perform configurations for Workday applications
Provide instruction for HR Operations on the use of HR applications and troubleshooting errors
Participate in the consultation on design solutions, configuration and system use
Working with senior professionals, manage projects and coordinate with HR functional teams for process, system and system support initiatives.
Provide coordination and support on system implementation or release activities
Assist in analyzing and designing interface solutions to share data with other HR applications and downstream systems
Manage plans for and execute regression and release testing on HR applications functionality
Communicate regularly with systems development on projects, design changes and other work impacting the user community
Understand proper use, storage and transmission of sensitive employee data and actively participate in system and data quality compliance activities.

Requirements

Bachelor s Degree is required. Degree in Business, Human Resources or related major is preferred.
Two years experience with Workday applications required
System implementation or other applicable project execution experience preferred
Experience collaborating with diverse team members in a remote or virtual setting preferred
Strong technology aptitude
Ability to initiate and execute projects with a strong attention to detail and deadlines
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to evaluate logical connections between data and reports
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven customer service, organizational and team collaboration skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks, efficiently prioritize projects and embrace new challenges
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Energy Service Project Coordinator]]> 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 State wide needs serving in the role of Energy Utility Service Project Coordinators.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the execution of providing gas and electric service to residential and commercial/industrial customers. This individual will be expected to have working knowledge of the Gas and/ or Electric Distribution Systems. The Project Coordinator will have to effectively prioritize and organize small to large sized projects in response to the needs of the customer. This will primarily revolve around gathering customer scopes and following the project from the design, scheduling, and field construction phases by the customers want date.

Duties

Serving as ' the face' of our client to their customers, which includes responsibility for the overall coordination of work between the customer, client, and any other outside stakeholders.
Estimating customer and system loads, updating customers on the status of projects, generating tasks for other departments, providing cost estimates, identifying any required permits and scheduling work orders.
Project Scoping, evaluating and analyzing distribution design requirements and impact on distribution system to direct the preparation of the work order
Coordinating pre-requisites for successful completion of a distribution project to meet customer commitments requiring ingenuity as to application of normal procedures
Job will include field site visits to take field notes and/or work meet customers on site.
Must possess a valid driver' s license and reliable transportation. All mileage related to business travel will be reimbursed as paid mileage at Federal reimbursement guidelines.

Skills Required:

A two-year associate degree in the requisite scientific or technical field (48 scientific or technical credit hours as measured on a semester basis). Or, have completed two years of college course work (60 Credits) towards a Bachelor degree in a technical field.
The ideal applicant should exhibit the ability to analyze complex problems, recommend alternatives, and take corrective action, while exhibiting in-depth knowledge of the policies and procedures of the business.
Possess excellent communication and customer service skills
Successfully multi-task and/or switch task quickly while remaining organized
Anticipate and understand the impact of actions/procedures on multiple systems
Demonstrate leadership skills, strong teamwork and the ability to work independently on assigned complex projects.
Use computer assisted drafting (CAD) or other appropriate systems/software/programs such as SAP to accommodate customer' s request and align with internal quality control processes.
Manage project milestones; organizing and prioritizing the scheduling of work assignments in response to work orders
3+ years experience required in electrical and/or gas service design projects.
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Materials Analyst]]> Identify and maintain Inventory levels based on customer schedules at all warehouse locations.
Identify any stock overages, slow moving inventory and shortages on a monthly report basis.
Review open PO s with suppliers, making sure they are on schedule weekly.
Analyze monthly customer forecasting reports to ensure and maintain acceptable inventory levels weekly.
Maintain customer EDI interface (traditional and web based) weekly.
Monitor/determine if supplier s pipeline of product is in line/ahead of customer s forecasts weekly.
Report any freight delay and suggest contingency plan as necessary.
Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on time delivery.
Help to eliminate air freight costs and report to management on monthly basis.
Per the SOP process, analyze demand and supply, and notify management if any inside lead-time demand occurs.
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Data Warehouse Architect]]> Data Warehouse Architect

The Data Warehouse Architect will help transform our team into a best-in-class business intelligence unit. He/she will help lead efforts to develop and maintain our corporate data warehouse including the ETL processes that load data into the data warehouse and will be responsible forbuilding and structuring the data warehouse to support the needs of the business. In addition, he/she will properly translate source target systems data into a dimensional data warehouse. The Senior Data Warehouse Architect will evaluate the company s current architecture and implement changes where necessary to adhere to industry standards and best practices for data warehouse design and will be responsible for working with our IT development staff to ensure that changes to the source system are architected and tested in the data warehouse in parallel with systems development to ensure timely and accurate reporting of new data elements.

What You ll Do
Design, implement, document, monitor and maintain the Data Warehouse ETL processes including timeliness, accuracy completeness and metadata.
Collaborate with business intelligence administrators/ architects and business units to deliver an overall integrated reporting architecture within the Data Warehouse platform.
Perform data analysis, design, implement, document and maintain relational (normalized and de-normalized) and multi-dimensional data stores.
Evaluate Data Warehouse processes for poorly performing, unnecessarily complex, difficult to maintain, or unstable processes or jobs and re-work, re-factor and simplify where possible.
Maintain and publish architecture documents including data model diagrams, data integration coding standards, data dictionary and data mapping documents.
Maintain and enhance the Enterprise Data Model to support business initiatives through careful and planned design while balancing model extensibility with performance.
Define and implement data modeling standards and best practices for Data Warehouse object names, logical data models and physical object design.
Support the processes to identify, capture and store data in the various Data Warehouse structures.
Support applications used to operate the Data Warehouse.
Ability to suggest best practices and work with developers to ensure best practices are performed for development of applications.
Open, track and resolve problem issues with vendors. Develop, maintain, and review data processes and architecture.
Demonstrate ability to learn and research advanced data technologies and concepts, learning new skills and emerging technology as necessary.
Assess all risks and offer mitigation strategies, communicating impacts to projects across multiple channels.
Interpret client functional and informational needs and turn them into data requirements, process models, and active systems.
Proficiency in data warehousing, data mining, data lake design and implementation.
Experience with conceptual and logical data modeling activities and good understanding of logical functional/data decomposition activities.
Experience with cloud storage solutions and Proficiency with RDBMS s like MySQL, TSQL Etc.
Proficiency with ETL solutions/tools and unstructured NoSQL data.

What You ll Need to be a Top Candidate
Education:

Required: Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or similiar.
Experience:

Minimum of 5 years experience in data warehousing and business intelligence reporting
Minimum of five (5) years of hands-on experience using SQL Server Integration Services SSIS.
Experience in developing a semantic data layer for easy access of business users.
Demonstrated experience in business intelligence and data warehousing principles, approaches, technologies and architectures.
Experience with ETL tools required.
Strong SQL database background, with SQL, TSQL and SQL tuning. Experience as an SQL DBA strongly preferred.
Good analytical & problem-solving skills and interest in learning and applying new technologies.

Other Skills:

Understanding of data warehouse and relational database concepts such as Kimball and Inman.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems of diverse scope and working in complex environments.
Proficient in data modeling tools.
Advanced SQL optimization and skills required.
Ability to work in cross functional teams and communicate with colleagues in both business and technical terms.
Performance tuning experience.
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Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Accountant]]> The ideal candidate will:
1. Provide quality assurance review over routine work of General Ledger Accountants and general ledger coding by parties external to General Ledger Personnel.
2. Record, reconcile, analyze and/or approve payroll and cash receipts activity.
3. Prepare and/or monitor accruals for significant liability areas such as MHB, Workers Compensation, Room & Board, Inpatient and Respite.
4. Record and maintain work-in-process and fixed asset subledgers and reconciling to the general ledger.
5. Prepare financial statements, account reconciliations and bank reconciliations and perform analysis of these items.
6. Prepare and/or monitor accruals for significant liability areas such as MHB, Workers Compensation, Room & Board, Inpatient and Respite.
7. Record and maintain work-in-process and fixed asset subledgers and reconciling to the general ledger.
8. Prepare financial statements, account reconciliations and bank reconciliations and perform analysis of these items.
9. Prepare necessary schedules for Federal, State and Local grant reporting compliance.
10. Review and summarize contracts/agreements; and research, as necessary, and apply appropriate accounting treatment related to fund accounting and trusts.
11. Prepare and/or monitor accruals for significant liability areas such as MHB, Workers Compensation, Room & Board, Inpatient and Respite.
12. Record and maintain work-in-process and fixed asset subledgers and reconciling to the general ledger.
13. Prepare financial statements, account reconciliations and bank reconciliations and perform analysis of these items.
14. Prepare necessary schedules for Federal, State and Local grant reporting compliance.
15. Review and summarize contracts/agreements; and research, as necessary, and apply appropriate accounting treatment related to fund accounting and trusts.
16. Prepare and/or monitor accruals for significant liability areas such as MHB, Workers Compensation, Room & Board, Inpatient and Respite.
17. Record and maintain work-in-process and fixed asset subledgers and reconciling to the general ledger.
18. Prepare financial statements, account reconciliations and bank reconciliations and perform analysis of these items.
19. Prepare necessary schedules for Federal, State and Local grant reporting compliance.
20. Review and summarize contracts/agreements; and research, as necessary, and apply appropriate accounting treatment related to fund accounting and trusts.
21. Prepare and/or monitor accruals for significant liability areas such as MHB, Workers Compensation, Room & Board, Inpatient and Respite.
22. Record and maintain work-in-process and fixed asset subledgers and reconciling to the general ledger.
23. Prepare financial statements, account reconciliations and bank reconciliations and perform analysis of these items.
24. Prepare necessary schedules for Federal, State and Local grant reporting compliance.
25. Review and summarize contracts/agreements; and research, as necessary, and apply appropriate accounting treatment related to fund accounting and trusts.
26. Prepare periodic PIP, Cost Per Day and MHB reports.
27. Prepare schedules supporting annual cost reports, tax returns, and other regulatory reporting.
28. Assist with the preparation of annual operating budgets.
29. Assist with maintenance of aspects of the General Ledger software and associated reporting tools.
30. Prepare annual audit schedules and work directly with external auditors to help ensure smooth year-end closes.
31. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements of this role include:
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor degree in Accounting or a business related field with significant Accounting course work or a major in Accounting; three years or more of hands on general ledger accounting experience or a combination of general ledger accounting and financial audit experience in a public accounting environment.
Direct health care industry and/or not-for-profit accounting experience is desirable.
Strong organizational skills and Microsoft Excel experience required; additional Microsoft Office experience preferred.
Good written and verbal communication skills are essential and prior direct customer service experience (internal and/or external) is necessary.
Must have characteristics include: flexibility in shifting between tasks, ability to work independently, ability to monitor and set priorities, adaptability and dependability.
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and FRx or Management Reporter experience is a plus. Prior general ledger accounting software experience is essential.
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Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Mold Repair Technician]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Mold Repair Technician to join their team.

Position will involve:
Responsible for mold repair and mold PM. Record molds in PM Drop Off Area, perform scheduled PM' s, document PM or repair in maintenance coordinator, repair molds in or out of machines, repair secondary equipment as required and ship / receive molds or fixtures from vendors.

A) Record molds in PM Drop Off Area daily.
B) Perform scheduled PM' s
C) Document PM or mold re air in maintenance coordinator
D) Repair molds in or out of machines
E) Repair secondary equipment as required
F) Ship / receive molds or fixtures from vendors
G) Recommendations and technical input into the development of new molds and continuous improvement.
H) Ensure non-used molds and related tooling is stored accurately so they can be retrieved promptly.
I) Develop a parts list on molds that cannot be repaired during PM
J) Follow all lean, 5-S and TS policies and procedures.
K) Update new molds to company standards
L) Report any mold issues to supervisor that will effect production immediately

Must be proficient at:
Welding steel and aluminum (MIG, TIG, ARC, Braze) Benching and blueing a mold
Tearing down and assembling the mold
Problem solving/trouble shooting mold and machine issues. Working on a mold in the machine
Making components from a print or sketch
Removing a repairing a hot runner system without destroying the unit. Using a crane/hoist
Using a lathe
Using a milling machine Using a EDM machine Using a grinder
Using a band saw
Using various hand tools (drills, grinders, skill saws, impact guns, etc.) Using micrometers and calipers
Using a volt/ohm meter to check the heaters in a hot runner system
Must be able to fabricate (fixtures, components, misc things for maintenance)
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Jr Project Engineer]]> Our client, an automotive manufacturing company here in Grand Rapids, is looking for a Project Engineer to join their team. This position will work under and very closely with program management.

POSITION WILL INVOLVE:
Ensuring Product Launch requirements are met and on time
Tracking cost information on new programs to insure budgets are met
Ensuring BOM s are correct and implemented
Ensuring compliance with TS Requirements
Leading APQP and launch meetings
Ensuring that Engineering shipments are sent out on time and to customer specs
Developing and implementing capital plans for new programs
Implementing and maintaining all information regarding engineering changes
Maintaining program files and all info regarding program

Education/Experience

Bachelor' s Degree in Engineering
1+ years of engineering experience within the automotive industry
Knowledge of ISO/TS 16949 Quality Management System
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Programmer Analyst]]> 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
Education:
Bachelor' s Degree(Required)
Information Technology
Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Job Experience:
Three years-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.
Experienced at developing Toshiba (IBM) 4690 Point of Sale (POS) software in CBASIC and/or C++. Developmental skills in .NET (C#,
VB.NET, WCF, WPF, Silver Light), JAVA, XML, AIX/Linux is a plus. Familiarity with Electronic Payments, Oracle, or other Retail Systems is
a plus.

Physical Requirement
General office equipment (i.E., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.

Equipment
Information Technology software and hardware
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.

Equipment
General office equipment (i.E., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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.

*Analytical GDT/Blueprint reading
*CMM/Layout measurement
*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.
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Process Tech/Jr. Engineer]]> Create step by step work instructions for the manufacturing floor.
Update all documentation and create ECOs as required for all assemblies of cables and printed circuit boards.
Review customer drawings for updates and create ECOs as required.
Review customer drawings for new assemblies and create work instructions for first time builds.
Revise existing work instructions to be more efficient by working with the employees and making changes.
Work with scheduling to make sure the required documentation for assemblies are up to date and ready for production.
Complete all First Article paperwork for customers
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Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Tech Support (Hardware)]]> Customer focused Tech Support - Phone
Troubleshoot customer questions on company products
Respond to open customer questions via email
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Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Pricing Analyst]]> Position Responsibilities:

: Analyze complex data, KPIs regarding pricing, sales, utilization, and profitability and growth factors to forecast revenue

: Develop and execute strategic pricing and inventory management plan to maximize revenue across all products

: Create and maintain the pricing life cycle process including: analysis, modeling, updating/publishing within sales system, reporting, forecasting and price integrity oversight

: Assist in the designing and executing promotions

: Responsible for capacity management, including measuring and allocating across product lines

: Optimize all levers to drive greatest yield

: Work with internal IT and analysts to integrate proper software and systems to automate the yield management process

: Adhering to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes

: Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

: Bachelors degree in Finance, Math or related fields

: Minimum 3-5 years yield management experience in airline, hotel, rental, or related industries

: Strong analytical and financial acumen

: Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel

: Experience with CRM systems

: Previous experience in multicultural environment

: Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple projects
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Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Controls Engineer]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Controls Engineer to join their team.

Understand importance of quality requirements by maintaining, adjusting, and repairing manufacturing equipment in a timely manner when necessary to meet customer needs.
Must adhere to relevant TS16949 and ISO14001 systems works instructions, processes, and procedures.
Correct mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, etc., problems and if not possible, report concerns to group leader and/or department manager.
Maintain, inspect, repair and/or adjust trim fixtures, assembly fixtures, support equipment, etc., when necessary to ensure employee safety and product quality.
Advise group leader and/or department manager when spare parts are used to repair.
Follow lockout/tagout procedures as well as safety rules 100% of the time.
Use company software to communicate work orders and document use of spare parts.
Perform timely preventative maintenance on assigned fixtures and machinery

Requirements:
3-5 years of experience
Associates degree or equivalent experience
Automotive industry experience preferred
Knowledge and experience reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical blueprints and diagrams.
A thorough understanding of electrical components and electronic devices.
Knowledge and experience applying and interpreting results from common electrical measurement instruments (voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, etc).
Good working knowledge of computers and applications.
Experience in industrial automation / control systems AC and DC.
A good understanding of Ethernet communications and Network Skills. Certifications are a plus.
Strong mechanical ability and knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, and automated systems.
Experience with selecting electrical and mechanical components.
A working knowledge of PLC s, robotics, and HMI controls.
Good analytical and troubleshooting abilities for defective electrical components, motors, drives, and pneumatics.
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Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Advanced Manufacturing Engineer]]> This position is for the Holt, MI facility

Develop advanced engineering documentation Process Flow, Product Assembly Documents, Process FMEA, Base Labor analysis and monthly reporting.
Plan Alpha /Beta activities sourcing & planning of tooling /equipment, support build events.
Participate and follow up on PDP activities.
Support Customer activities for wall walks, design reviews and implementation of key strategies.
Support quoting activity Review SOR, BOM, develop assembly process, labor analysis, develop tooling line up, develop equipment line up, develop facility layouts and support costing group activities.
Support Continuous Improvement activities.
Document Risk and Action Plans.
Work with teams on product development-DFMEA, Tech Reviews, Defining process.
Develop new assembly and error proofing technologies.
Quote and follow up new tooling and equipment.
Participate in planning and budgeting activity.
Support Product/Program transitions with current production engineering staff.
Support Process Engineering with major engineering changes as required.
Document all activities as required.
Adhere to all company guidelines for Emergency Evacuation to ensure employee safety.
Any additional responsibility deemed necessary by management.

Advise Department Manager of those situations that may pose a significant risk to the program, product assurance, facilities, employee safety or customer satisfaction results.
Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process & systems.
Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process or system.
Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through the appropriate channels and verify implementation.
Control further processing and delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency is corrected.
Quote / negotiate pricing and timing from vendors for equipment and tooling.
Initiate project RFQ s for approvals.
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Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[AP/AR Clerk]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture 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.

Must be confident in their computer skills, quick learner, and have confidence in decision making
Specifically collections customer service experience; order taking, processing returns, and troubleshooting questions with accounts
Performs data entry related to accounts payable and receivable. Reviews and processes billing 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.
Bachelor Degree required
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Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Cloud Systems Manager]]> Summary

The Manager of Cloud Systems will be responsible for cloud-based infrastructure and operations supporting the hosting of our SaaS-based software solutions. This is a leadership and hands-on role that includes managing and leading a small team of experienced System Administrators and being actively involved in architecting, provisioning, securing, configuring, automating, monitoring and maintaining highly available systems on AWS.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
: Manage and lead the efforts of 2-3 other Systems Administrators, providing tasking, technical direction and prioritizing of efforts to ensure coverage and execution of 24x7 operations, regular systems maintenance, service enhancements and growth projects
: Design, build, monitor, evaluate and modify system' s performance to ensure SLAs are met
: Analyze and isolate issues causing system inefficiencies and recurring problems
: Evaluate application infrastructure, identifying and fixing single points of failure
: Research and develop innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks
: Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted departments
: Perform periodic analysis and reporting to support capacity planning
: Ensure data back-ups, disaster recovery and information security are consistent with standards
: Develop and maintain configuration management software with Chef
: Establish and lead roll out of standard operating procedures and services
: Work with engineering and quality assurance organizations to establish DevOps culture and processes
Competencies:
: Self-driven, with strong sense of end-to-end ownership for infrastructure SLAs and issue resolution
: Natural problem-solver and change leader with drive for continuous improvement
: Ability to effectively prioritize and lead multiple, time-sensitive projects
: Leadership by example and team player with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
: Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with ability to relay technical concepts in a way to be understood by a non-technical audience
: Very strong attention to detail
: Aptitude for learning and applying new technologies
Education and Experience:
: B.S.In Computer Science or related Engineering discipline desired
: 7-10 years of Systems Administration experience in a LAMP environment, minimum 3 years in a lead role
: Proficiency in programming and scripting using Bash and at least one of Python or Ruby
: Competency with Chef or similar configuration management software
: Certification, expertise and operations leader across AWS services in mission critical environments with at least 200 servers
: Expertise with containerization of legacy and new systems using Docker
: Proven experience supporting cloud-based environments for a SAAS-based business
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Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Plant Manager]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in Grand Rapids is looking for a Plant Manager to join their team. This position will report to a VP of Operations.

Duties:
Oversees all production activities across 2 shifts
Insures production, efficiency, shipment and other metrics are achieved
Promotes safety procedures
Leads/Trains subordinate supervisors. Ensures effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching & development.
Works closely with engineering on new product launches and meeting strict deadlines
Implements lean manufacturing procedures
Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas by managing department priorities.
Acts as Hiring Manager for the manufacturing area/product group.
Systemic problem solver, implementing solutions to solve root cause problem

Must Have:
Bachelor s degree in Engineering or related field
10+ years of manufacturing experience
6+ years in a leadership role
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Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Supports Production on Quality initiatives and issues
Utilize and ensure effectiveness of QIT/RMA/DMR/8D databases
Supports customer satisfaction by representing customer interests
Conduct analysis and investigation of customer issues/complaints
Perform root cause analysis and determine/implement permanent corrective actions with cross-functional teams
Perform internal quality system audits
Perform supplier audits as required
Establish and maintain product and packaging guidelines/specifications
Compiles and analyzes Cost of Quality data
Performs required calibrations of measurement equipment
Conducts monthly quality reviews with Production to review customer quality issues, Cost of Quality trends, food safety concerns, and other relevant issues/awareness
Work with cross functional team on new product launches
Assists in the implementation and maintenance of Quality and Food Safety management systems

Regulatory:
FDA
REACH
Conflict Minerals
RoHS
Prop 65

Experience withThermoforming-Pkg and In-Mold/Automotive.
Manages plant QMS (ISO) internal auditing system
Maintains and monitors ISO9001: 2015 certification
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Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. NET Developer]]> Senior Developer Microsoft Platform

Summary

The Senior Developer provides technical expertise and leads the execution of initiatives spanning multiple Strategic Business Units (SBUs) in the insurance and healthcare industries. Typical projects include:

Platform development and enhancement
Client implementations
Data conversions
Post-acquisition corporate integrations
Software development

The Senior Developer has responsibility to provide technical solutions for multiple business units. The ideal candidate has the ability to develop relationships with peers and managers in business operations and IT. The individual will have a passion for teamwork and executing towards end objectives. Looking for someone who lives in the solution, not the problem and derives a true feeling of success at the completion of every objective.

This role is a unique and incredible opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual willing to dive in and provide technical solutions spanning myriad industries not typical to a single company. The candidate will have multiple opportunities to have immediate and tangible impact on the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Define, document, and communicate technical solutions to business needs
Ensure solutions come out in stages in a timely way so that the overall organization can make progress before completion
Ensure the software and system architectures are in synchronization
Ensure the business and management understands technical approaches and solutions
Provide leadership to issues like tool and environment selection
Identify and interact with stakeholders to make sure their needs are being met
Ensure that the architecture is not only the right one for operations, but also for deployment and sustainment
Ensure all software development is managed under version control and release management. Experienced with code branching and the establishment of multiple environments spanning development, test, user acceptance test, production, and production fix
Maintain morale, both within the application development group and externally as well. The latter is done by providing a sound design, when needed, and providing good presentations and materials to let everyone know the organization is on the right track.
Understand and plan for evolutionary paths
Plan for new technology insertion
Manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture

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
Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Competencies:

Must Have:
Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Ability to dive in, understand the business, and the needs of internal and external customers
In depth experience with iterative SDLC processes such as Scrum, Agile, etc.
C#, .NET, Visual Studio, SQL, ASP, WPF, web services (SOAP / REST) or similar development skills
Software and data modeling skills
Proven history of delivering technical solutions within scope, on time, and within budget
Detail oriented with a passion for quality
Presentation skills / experience with clients and at the C-suite level Ability to multi-task and work independently

Should Have:
OOAD/OOP/UML experience
Data conversion experience
Post M&A integration experience
Experience with version control

Nice to Have:
Iterative SDLC certifications
Microsoft developer or systems engineer certifications
Healthcare and / or insurance industry experience

Qualifications:

A minimum of five to ten (5-10) years of prior experience as a senior developer.

Education and/or Experience:

A Bachelor s degree is preferred or equivalent experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Iterative SDLC certifications preferred
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Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Customer Scheduler]]> Must have 4-5 years of automotive industry experience
Must have a good understanding of MRP and reading customer releases.
Confirm / Document customer build out date and customer part numbers (with customer)
Review all customer orders on a daily basis.
Confirm / Verify customer Cumms
Communicate all shipping parts and quantities to shipping
Check daily all customer systems (DDL, Chry. SMART) and answer any open tickets
Working with sales on all direct ship opportunities
Answer all customer requests
Monitor/manage all direct ship activities
Enter all faxed customer releases
All shipping and logistics set up in Future 3
Weekly delivery detail disputes in Ford SIMS
Monitor customer forecasted demand vs. Quoted capacity
Skills and abilities include:
Strong computer skills(Excel, Word)
Excellent organizational skills
Must have strong mathematical skills
Future 3 software experience
Experience with Ford DDL and Chrysler SMART
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Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Project Management System Analyst]]> Key Areas of Responsibility (Answerable for the following end results)
Development, Maintenance and Continuous Improvement of Engineering Change Management System.
Development, Maintenance and Continuous Improvement of Management Systems.
Integration between Department systems.
Development of Relational or Key Value databases to optimize department functions.
Conduct periodic Microsoft and developed custom applications system training sessions.
Mentoring
Data Analysis and development of Database Reporting Applications.
Management Skills Development
Oral and written communications, including presentation and training.
Problem Solving and Troubleshooting
Cost reduction / Cost Optimization
Technical Support of developed customized applications
Document all activities as required.
Adhere to all company guidelines for Emergency Evacuation to ensure employee safety.
Any additional responsibility deemed necessary by management.

Limits of Authority
Advise Department Manager of those situations that may pose a significant risk to the program, product assurance, facilities, employee safety or customer satisfaction results.
Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process & systems.
Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process or system.
Initiate, recommend or provide solutions thought the appropriate channels and verify implementation.
Control further processing and delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency is corrected.
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Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Linux Systems Administrator]]> LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Summary:
Performs analysis and design tasks related to Application Performance Monitoring. Executes on strategic direction and develops tactical plans for improving performance/stability of mission critical applications. Position requires extensive contact with development, QA, and admin/operational staff. Effectively identifies opportunities for change, implements change and introduces new concepts, procedures, policies and tools while providing a clear explanation of benefits and purpose.

Responsibilities:

Triage degraded / outages situations in a production environment in order restore system health.
Use monitoring tools to uncover the backend dependencies for critical applications and work with teams to identify performance improvements/bottlenecks.
Acts as an escalation point for individuals/teams when they are engaged in troubleshooting production issues.
Engages teams to ensure that operationally significant events are being addressed or escalated in a timely manner.
Work with Command Center and Monitoring teams to ensure the proper level of visibility exists for business critical applications.
Develop dashboards which show the overall health of a complex application. This will likely be accompanied by other dashboards showing the health of dependent systems.

Skills: Must Have (at least 5 years of):
- Senior level Troubleshooting experience
- JBoss troubleshooting
- APM tools like Dynatrace / AppMon, Splunk, Blue Stripe (APM = Application Performance Monitoring)

Additional Skills:

Experience with Nagios, Splunk, SCOM, Service Now, MS PowerShell, Blue Stripe, AlertSite, Dynatrace, etc.
Event Management and Integrations (Tools like CA Service Operation Insight and Service Now, leveraging REST) Understanding of standard protocols/technologies such as DNS/WINS, TCP/IP, FTP, SSH, RDP, Active Directory, HTTP/S, IIS, JBoss, F5, etc.
Experience creating dashboards and relevant visualizations.
Proficient with Dynatrace, including:
Building custom measures
Building Business Transactions
Creating incident rules avoiding false positives Building dashboards to show application health/KPI Use Dynatrace to triage a performance problem in any environment

Education: Minimum of a B.S. In Computer Science, MIS or related degree and five (5) years of related experience or combination of education, experience and training.
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Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Programmer Analyst]]> GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides application software development services or technical support typically in a defined project.
Develops program logic for new applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications.
Codes, tests, debugs, documents, implements and maintains software applications.
Maintains, tests and integrates application components.
Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented.
Demonstrates an understanding of the financial services industry.
Analyzes requirements, and translates business requirements into product designs.
Writes technical specifications and other forms of documentation.
Suggests technical alternatives and improves/streamlines processes and systems.
Completes project assignments and special projects commensurate with job expectations.
Conducts planning, analysis and forecasting activities to plan projects and tasks.
May provide leadership and/or guidance to other technical professionals.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor s or Master s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles (i.E., waterfall, iterative and other modern approaches to software development)
Proficiency in business modeling and requirements definition disciplines through Unified Modeling Language (UML), use cases, etc.
Excellent customer service skills that build high levels of customer satisfaction for internal and external customers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization (e.G., executive, management, individual contributors)
Willingly shares relevant technical and/or industry knowledge and expertise to other resources
Excellent problem-solving, team, and time management skills
Is resourceful and proactive in gathering information and sharing ideas

SPECIFIC SKILLS:
Unix Software Developer
Background in Oracle and SQL databases
.Net
This is a mid-range environment
Minimum 3-4 years of experience
Moving applications and rewrites
API & guis
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment with little supervision
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Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Legal Assistant]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant for a 3 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 legal assistance to company attorneys. Acts as liaison between company attorneys, outside counsel, organizations and in-house employees.

1. Provide support and assistance to company attorneys with addressing the legal needs of various business departments within the company.
2. Conduct initial analysis of requests for legal review that are submitted from various business departments and provide company attorneys with summary of request.
3. Maintain/improve contract management and approval system.
4. Prepare and edit legal documents, correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents.
5. Conduct research, collect and analyze data to prepare reports and documents.
6. Provides and/or helps attorneys to provide to business clients with training and education on contract processes, business practices and procedures and recurring issues in either area.
7. Review, edit and approve product literature and labeling to ensure compliance with Physio-Control policies, regulations of the Food & Drug Administration and other applicable regulations.
8. Manage Legal Department invoices from outside vendors and perform other administrative functions as required.
9. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Bachelor s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Paralegal certification including 5 years of paralegal experience
Law office experience and knowledge of office automation equipment/software related to legal activities

Preferred Qualifications

7 years of paralegal experience
Public speaking or group training experience, pharmaceutical or medical device regulatory strongly preferred
High degree of attention to detail
Demonstrated skills in standard MS Office suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Strong contract negotiation and drafting skills
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills
Excellent decision making skills
Superior attention to detail and capability to prioritize and focus on completing tasks and assignments, capability to maintain quality while skillfully handling multiple tasks, and effectively communicate status of projects
Strong prior experience evidencing creativity and inventiveness in relevant skill areas
Genuine interest in crafting legal documents and solutions
Ability to work independently

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Normal office environment; significant use of computer monitor, keyboard, and mouse
Position may require minimal travel
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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Quality Engineer:
Develop and maintain working relationships with customers and suppliers, both internal and external.
Provide product line support with respect to product or component quality, gaging and data interpretation issues.
Manage documents pertaining to manufacturing and quality (process flows, PFMEA s, control plans, quality alerts, visual OCR s, etc.)
Facilitate improvement activities with other disciplines in areas of cost reduction and other improvements, with the end result of improving profitability.
Support the K2 process by providing Quality support to all potential new projects.
Continuous education to others of Quality policies and procedures.
Resolve customer issues through communication and/or plant visits.
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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Corporate Card Administrator]]> The Corporate Card Administrator will administer, monitor and report on corporate travel program, corporate expense card and purchasing card program for North America and international geographies.

What will you do?
: Accurately load expense files into the general ledger for MNA and international geographies in a timely manner. Submit payment information to partnering banks to be applied to employee accounts. Reconcile the corporate card clearing accounts for Argentina and Chile to verify cash transactions were correctly posted.
: Create management, business unit, and metric reports for distribution. Audit expenses and analyze corporate card and travel spend for North America and the international geographies.
: Create and maintain cardholder profiles within the Concur database and with U.S. Bank. Follow up on any past due balances to ensure the account balance is current and that all receipts and/or expenses have been submitted in accordance with company policy.
: Provide optimal customer service support for employee' s corporate travel and corporate card issues and questions. Assist employees with reconciling, opening and terminating accounts as well as resolving fraud cases. Answer questions or direct employees to the appropriate resources for making travel reservations using an online booking tool.
: Complete special projects as assigned.

What do you need for this role?
: High School Degree/ GED required. Associates Degree preferred with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance.
: 2+ years of Customer Service experience required.
: Microsoft Office experience.
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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Tax Preparer]]> Looking to hire a tax preparation staff member with 1 3 years of experience. Needs an BS accounting degree and will be taking or already passed the CPA exam. We prefer someone who is in Lakeland rather than commuting from Tampa. We would like to hire before the end of May. Salary range is 50 55 depending on experience. Please let me know what you need from me. Thanks
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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Financial Coordinator]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Financial Coordinator for a 6 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)

Employee all the skills necessary to support administrative fee and rebate calculation and payment

Calculate and process admin fee and rebate payments within divisional ERP and Revenue Management systems
Validate calculations and communicate payment amounts to management and divisional finance teams
Research and resolve customer inquiries relating to admin fee reporting and providing supporting documentation
Must be able to review printed materials
Must be able to operate common office equipment (e.G. Calculator, PC, telephone, copier machine, etc.)
Must be able to analyze and resolve complex administrative issues of a broad scope using independent judgment
Must be able to prioritize work and keep accurate, detailed and confidential records
Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.G. In the numbers, printed word, report appearance, etc.)
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies

Essential skills and experience

Bachelor' s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline
1-3 business experience, medical manufacturing/healthcare environment preferred
Exceptional system skills (ERP systems, A/S 400 and Oracle preferred)
Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communications skills
Person must possess a high attention to detail
Excellent reasoning skills
Excellent time management skills
Exceptional skills in applicable software programs (Excel, Access, Outlook)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[SQL Database Administrator]]> Primary Focus:
• Upgrading our database servers to the latest version of SQL Server supported by our applications (either 2016 or 2017)
• Upgrading our reports to SSRS 2016/2017
• Working with our Development and Networking teams on resources/environments needed for reporting and analytics

Required Skills
• At least 3-5 years of experience as a Database Administrator
• Experience with SQL Server 2014 or higher
• Strong SQL Querying/Structure (know how to write complex SQL queries and understand database structures)
• Experience working with SQL Server environments and how to configure them for optimal performance
• SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS – know how to build reports, embed queries, manipulate parameters, etc.)
• SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS – know how to build ETL packages that can move data from one platform to another)
• How to use a version control system in order to check in/out code
• Understand the typical Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
• Comfortable with peer reviews, submitting implementation requests, and test cases
• Be able to work on multiple tasks and change directions at any given time due to changes in priority, needs of our business partners, or critical systems issues

Nice to have:
• Experience and skill in setting up SQL Server Disaster Recovery Plans and environments
• Experience with SQL Server 2016 or 2017
• Experience with SQL Server Analysis Services
• Experience with Power BI, dashboards, and data analytics

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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Machine Builder]]> * Assemble custom conveyor equipment
* Experienced with hand tools
* Blue print reading
* Mechanically inclined
* Builds automated material handling equipment of all varieties
* Travel atleast 20% of the time
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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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:

esponsible 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:

Skills Required:
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

EXPERIENCE & EDUATION:

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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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[FP&A Manager]]> Bachelor' s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Leadership
Strong SAP knowledge
Solves problems independently using available resources
10+ years of experience in a mix of accounting and finance roles; public or private accounting/consulting experience preferred, client servicing is required
Decisive
Balance multiple competing priorities
Takes appropriate action in the face of ambiguity
Advanced Excel and modeling skills (pivots, lookups, complex formulas and basic macro capability)
Strong accounting & finance knowledge (month/year-end close, general ledger, financial systems, financial reporting, consolidations, cash flow modeling, etc.)
Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent business acumen
Sense of urgency
Ability to plan engagements, allocate work, review quality, and manage the process
Ability to balance multiple projects with changing priorities
Moderate to advanced project management skills
Big-picture and detail oriented
7-10+ years of experience within a large company, private equity firm or mergers & acquisitions, may be required.
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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Staff Accountant]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Holland area is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team.

Responsibilities:
Assist with routine accounting activities such as the preparation of journal entries
Prepare and maintain ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and fiscal reports.
Tax accounting assistance
Perform account analysis and/or account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and timely identification of action items.
Research and document accounting activities to ensure compliance with company policy and US GAAP and IFRS.
Prepare information in support of annual external audit, quarterly reviews and month end close, including preparation of schedules.
Special projects as needed
General Responsibilities:
Perform basic tasks and functions of a finance/accounting professional.
Seek advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from others.
Identify problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
Function as a key team member in a global corporate environment.

Must Have:
BS/BA in Accounting or Finance or advanced degree
1-3 years of experience
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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Assistant Controller]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Grand Rapids area is looking for an Assistant Controller to join their team.
This position will oversee 2 separate manufacturing facilities and report to a Controller.

Position will involve:
Financial reporting
Cost accounting
Leading & training subordinate team members
Analyzing inventory, labor and overhead
Assisting with internal and external audits
Insuring period end close activities are being met on time
Variance analysis
Reconciliations
Monthly forecasting
Other duties as needed

Must Have:
Bachelor s degree in accounting or finance
8+ years of experience
Manufacturing & cost accounting experience
Leadership/management experience
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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Enterprise Software Architect]]> Summary
The Enterprise Software Architect provides technical expertise and leadership over the execution of initiatives spanning multiple Strategic Business Units (SBUs) in the insurance and healthcare industries. Typical projects include:
• Product development and enhancement
• Client implementations
• Data conversions
• Post-acquisition corporate integrations
• Software development

The Enterprise Software Architect reports to the COO and has responsibility to provide technical leadership and solutions for the Presidents of multiple SBUs. The ideal candidate has the ability to develop relationships with peer managers in business operations and IT. The individual will have a passion for teamwork and executing towards end objectives. We are looking for someone who lives in the solution, not the problem and derives a true feeling of success at the completion of every objective.
This role is a unique and incredible opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual willing to dive in and provide technical solutions spanning myriad industries not typical to a single company. The candidate will have multiple opportunities to have immediate and tangible impact on the organization.
Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Define, document, and communicate technical solutions to business needs
• Create an organizational IT roadmap
• Ensure solutions come out in stages in a timely way so that the overall organization can make progress before completion
• Ensure the software and system architectures are in synchronization
• Act as the emissary of the architecture
• Ensure the business and management understands technical approaches and solutions
• Ensure the right modeling is being done, to know what qualities such as performance are going to be met
• Provide leadership to issues like tool and environment selection
• Identify and interact with stakeholders to make sure their needs are being met
• Ensure that the architecture is not only the right one for operations, but also for deployment and sustainment
• Ensure all software development is managed under version control and release management. Experienced with code branching and the establishment of multiple environments spanning development, test, user acceptance test, production, and production fix
• Maintain morale, both within the architecture group, and externally as well. The latter is done by providing a sound design, when needed, and providing good presentations and materials to let everyone know the organization is on the right track.
• Understand and plan for evolutionary paths
• Plan for new technology insertion
• Manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture

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
• Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Qualifications
Competencies:
• Must Have o Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
o Ability to dive in, understand the business, and the needs of internal and external customers
o IEEE 1471 experience
o C#, Java/J2EE, .NET, Visual Studio, ASP (Entity Framework experience desired) or similar development skills
o Expertise in Microsoft SQL and relational databases
o Expertise with SOAP and REST web services

• In depth experience with iterative SDLC processes such as SCRUM, Agile, etc.
• Modeling skills
• Data modeling skills
• Proven history of delivering technical solutions within scope, on time, and within budget
• Detail oriented with a passion for quality
• Presentation skills / experience with clients and at the C-suite level
• Ability to multi-task and work independently


• • Should Have o Healthcare and / or insurance industry experience
• o OOAD/OOP/UML experience
• o Data conversion experience
• o Post M&A integration experience
• o MS TFS

• • Nice to Have o Iterative SDLC certifications

Qualifications:
A minimum of five to ten (5-10) years of prior experience as a software architect
Education and/or Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Iterative SDLC certifications preferred
Computer Skills:
Proficiency using software programs such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint and Outlook
Proficiency using Project Management software programs such as MS Project and SmartSheet

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> 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 intercompany 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
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: 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 intercompany 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 with IFRS
: 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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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Maintenance Supervisor]]> Summary: Ensures that all production equipment and facilities function as intended. Maintains equipment using a tested preventative maintenance program. Responsible for ensuring all OSHA guidelines are followed in maintenance. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization' s policies and applicable laws as well as physically works on equipment as needs arise.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
: Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for all associates
: Responsible for direct reports across multiple shifts, including hiring, directing activities, training and developing skills, appraising, rewarding and disciplining performance
: Awareness of Environmental Regulations affecting their area
: Ensure reliable operation of plant equipment and develop methods to enhance or upgrade manufacturing processes to eliminate waste, reduce cost and improve overall production productivity
: Manages departmental budget, costs and expenditures
: Maintain all machines, equipment and the upkeep of grounds and facility
: Order and maintain effective spare part inventory
: Ability to work on machines / equipment in the event of breakdown or failure
: Work constructively with plant management team to resolve issues and improve plant productivity
: Responsible for identification, documentation, segregation, evaluation and disposition of non-conforming product, services and systems
: Planning, assigning and directing work including coordinating and overseeing the activities of outside contractors
: May be required to rotate shifts and work at other facilities as required
: All department processes and procedures documented and the appropriate individual(s) trained and cross-trained as necessary

Other Functions:
Other duties may be assigned.

Key Measurements:
: Capital projects completed on time; within budget and delivered with calculated ROI
: 100% Preventative Maintenance of assets per vendor / manufacturer suggested schedule
: 100% Parts / Storeroom Inventory Accuracy
: 100% Equipment Uptime
: 100% Compliance with OSHA Regulations
General Requirements:
: 100% Adherence to Non-Negotiable Rules
: 100% SMP (Self-Managed Performance) Participation and Engagement
: ISO Compliant
: 100% Resolved or Active In-process Status of all Non-conformance Items
: Zero Lost Time Injuries
: Measured Performance to Business Objective
: Ability & Willingness to Travel 20%
: 100% Safety and Environmental Audit
Level of Supervision:
Highly autonomous
Supervisory Responsibility: Maintenance Technicians, Assistant Maintenance Technicians
Training & Development:
You are expected to participate in training and development activities throughout your employment with the company to ensure the excellence of the performance of your assigned duties.
Primary Equipment:
: Personal Computer
: Plant Equipment
: Multi-meter
: Fork Lift
Required Education / Experience / Skills:
Verified by:
: Degree in Industrial Technology or Maintenance
: 10+ years Maintenance Experience in Product / Manufacturing
: License Certifications
: ISO Knowledge / Experience
: Understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and PLC control systems
: Proficient Verbal and Written English Communication Skills
Preferred:
: Familiarity with MRPII: Diploma or Certifications
: Resume
: Background Check
: Targeted interview questions
Technical Skills: Verified by:
: Microsoft Office
: Engineering drawings, reading and interpretation
: Proficient in troubleshooting and repairing PLC, CNC Controls, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems, HVAC, and Electrical/Electronic Systems
: Proficient knowledge of injection molding and associated equipment (if applicable): Skills tests
: Targeted interview questions
Behavioral Competencies: Verified by:
: Leadership Effectiveness
: Problem Solving Ownership and Issue Resolution
: Project Management
: Strategic Thinking and Planning
: Commitment to Teamwork
: Reliable and Dependable: Behavioral assessment
: Targeted interview questions
Physical Demands: Verified by:
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to balance, talk, and hear. The associate is frequently required to stand, and is occasionally required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, feel and perform repetitive motion. The associate occasionally exerts up to 20 pounds of force, and / or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and / or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.: Fit-For-Duty Requirements
: Substance Abuse Testing
: Routine Physical Requirements
Sensory/Mental Requirements: Visual acuity at close range is required to perform activities such as preparing and entering data, viewing a computer terminal, determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned. Regularly required to talk and hear to receive and relay detailed information.
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is regularly quiet and on occasion loud for short intervals. The associate is normally protected from environmental conditions; however exposed occasionally to hazards such as mechanical parts, moving vehicles / equipment and chemicals.
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Process Engineer - Plastics]]> Position: Process Engineer - Plastic
Reports to: Tooling Department Manager

Responsibilities:

Knowledge and practice of Health, Safety, and Environmental policies, procedures and requirements
Responsible for all aspects of developing the plastic injection molding process
Participate as part of the program launch team as the plastic process expert
Aid in development of specifications for injection presses, auxiliary equipment and controls
Act as a problem solving resource in plastics expertise to the organization, including vendors as necessary
Troubleshoot process issues, scrap/cost reductions, and improvement projects
Coordinate process optimization and trial runs
Work within a cross-functional launch team including Product Engineers and Tooling Engineers to assist plastic product design and provide input to mold design
Contribute to production of Quality Documentations (DFM, PFMEA) as related to plastic processing
Coordinate / analyze / draw conclusions based on molding process simulation software (Moldex3D) produced by CAE Department
Application of systematic / scientific molding techniques
Utilize advanced problem solving tools when necessary, such as design of experiments, statistical analysis, etc
Train Technicians to develop 24 hour support staff for plastic
Follow and help establish all internal procedures and standards
Responsible for completing other tasks assigned by the Tooling Department Manager.

Requirements:

Experience as required to meet responsibilities without detailed supervision.
Experience using DOE s and other statistical tools for problem solving
Good understanding of plastic materials (GF Polyamides) and their processing characteristics
Knowledge of scientific molding practices
Basic understanding of plastic injection mold design including manifolds and cooling
Must be a self-starter, organized and dedicated, with good record keeping skills.
Must have good written and oral communication skills.
Must have the ability to accept and cope with restrictive time frames and unpredictable situations.
Familiarity with following vertical presses and controls: ARBURG, ENGEL
Familiarity with eDart monitoring system
Travel: limited. Typically day trips

Highlights:

The purpose of this job is to establish plastic injection molding process during prototype and production phases. The goal is to produce product that meets Engineering requirements with robust and economic process.

Education &/or Experience:

BSE or equivalent; and 5 years related experience and/or training in Plastics/Process Engineering, or manufacturing systems; or 10 to 15 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Executive Admin]]> Admin type w/ strong org/comm/people/image skills
Health Care/Insurance background w/b nice
Strong MS Office skills (specifically Powerpoint)
Will be pulling together many presentations for various audiences for a VP
Research skills (internet)
Must keep the VP up-to-date on content of the presentations (what' s needed and when)
Most of the work can be done remotely
... 1-2 days onsite in Southfield
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[CAD Engineer]]> Responsibilities:

  • Create CAD models and detailed drawings from customer supplied prints or direction from Engineering team.

  • Support changes to programs based on feedback from the customer, engineering team and requests from the production floor.

  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to established company safety procedures.

  • Interpret engineering blueprints and designs to produce flat pattern layouts of parts.

  • Work with engineering to reverse engineer parts for manufacturing.

  • Make changes in the database to support internal CAD change requests as directed by the engineering and production team.



Skills

  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production & interpretation of blueprints, drawings, and models, specifically for sheet metal fabrication.

  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials used in sheet metal fabrication, production processes, bend deductions, laser applications, press brake forming, quality control, costs.

  • Time Management Ability to organize tasks in order of importance and use time most effectively in order to complete all work in a timely manner.

  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

  • Engineering Engineering experience/background with strong mechanical aptitude.



Requirements

  • 2-5 years of experience using Autodesk Inventor Software.

  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints

  • Must have good mathematical skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Functional and Technical Skills

  • Attention to Detail
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Taking customer concepts from basic sketches to reality.
Create concept designs and work with customers to get necessary approvals.
Have the freedom to use creativity and try unique and interesting designs.
Prepare customer approved designs for manufacturing.
Utilize CAD software (Autodesk and Inventor) to design for manufacturing.
Create a structured BOM and implement into the ERP system.
Work with a diverse set of customers across multiple industries to help develop solutions
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Billing Specialist]]> The Billings Specialist is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:
: Execute the billing procedures and processes
: Review client contracts and applications
: Maintain quality control of order entry
: Ensure revenue recognition is following group policy
: Monitor and reconcile deferred revenue accounts
: Perform month end close process
: Complete and maintain online billing submissions and accounts, vendor form requests and insurance certification requests
: Address and resolve client invoicing issues
: Facilitate and assist in resolving requests presented from the front office colleagues, clients, management and sales colleagues in a timely manner
: Perform other duties as required based on business needs

Requirements
: Good communication skills with the ability to build good relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts
: Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential
: Remain approachable under pressure
: Knowledge and ability to use relevant internal systems
: Act with integrity, tact and diplomacy
: Work as part of a team
: Ability to complete a variety of related tasks
: Pro-actively solve problems
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Senior Data Warehouse Architect]]> Senior Data Warehouse Architect

The Senior Data Warehouse Architect will help transform our team into a best-in-class business intelligence unit. He/she will help lead efforts to develop and maintain our corporate data warehouse including the ETL processes that load data into the data warehouse and will be responsible forbuilding and structuring the data warehouse to support the needs of the business. In addition, he/she will properly translate source target systems data into a dimensional data warehouse. The Senior Data Warehouse Architect will evaluate the company s current architecture and implement changes where necessary to adhere to industry standards and best practices for data warehouse design and will be responsible for working with our IT development staff to ensure that changes to the source system are architected and tested in the data warehouse in parallel with systems development to ensure timely and accurate reporting of new data elements.

What You ll Do
Design, implement, document, monitor and maintain the Data Warehouse ETL processes including timeliness, accuracy completeness and metadata.
Collaborate with business intelligence administrators/ architects and business units to deliver an overall integrated reporting architecture within the Data Warehouse platform.
Perform data analysis, design, implement, document and maintain relational (normalized and de-normalized) and multi-dimensional data stores.
Evaluate Data Warehouse processes for poorly performing, unnecessarily complex, difficult to maintain, or unstable processes or jobs and re-work, re-factor and simplify where possible.
Maintain and publish architecture documents including data model diagrams, data integration coding standards, data dictionary and data mapping documents.
Maintain and enhance the Enterprise Data Model to support business initiatives through careful and planned design while balancing model extensibility with performance.
Define and implement data modeling standards and best practices for Data Warehouse object names, logical data models and physical object design.
Support the processes to identify, capture and store data in the various Data Warehouse structures.
Support applications used to operate the Data Warehouse.
Ability to suggest best practices and work with developers to ensure best practices are performed for development of applications.
Open, track and resolve problem issues with vendors. Develop, maintain, and review data processes and architecture.
Demonstrate ability to learn and research advanced data technologies and concepts, learning new skills and emerging technology as necessary.
Assess all risks and offer mitigation strategies, communicating impacts to projects across multiple channels.
Interpret client functional and informational needs and turn them into data requirements, process models, and active systems.
Proficiency in data warehousing, data mining, data lake design and implementation.
Experience with conceptual and logical data modeling activities and good understanding of logical functional/data decomposition activities.
Experience with cloud storage solutions and Proficiency with RDBMS s like MySQL, TSQL Etc.
Proficiency with ETL solutions/tools and unstructured NoSQL data.

What You ll Need to be a Top Candidate
Education:

Required: Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or similiar.
Experience:

Minimum of 5 years experience in data warehousing and business intelligence reporting
Minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of hands-on experience using SQL Server Integration Services SSIS.
Experience in developing a semantic data layer for easy access of business users.
Demonstrated experience in business intelligence and data warehousing principles, approaches, technologies and architectures.
Experience with ETL tools required.
Strong SQL database background, with SQL, TSQL and SQL tuning. Experience as an SQL DBA strongly preferred.
Good analytical & problem-solving skills and interest in learning and applying new technologies.

Other Skills:

Understanding of data warehouse and relational database concepts such as Kimball and Inman.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems of diverse scope and working in complex environments.
Proficient in data modeling tools.
Advanced SQL optimization and skills required.
Ability to work in cross functional teams and communicate with colleagues in both business and technical terms.
Performance tuning experience.
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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Production Manager]]> Our client, an automotive manufacturing company here in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a Production Manager to join their team. This position will be responsible overseeing all production activities for the plant.

Responsibilities:
* Maintain daily production schedules and meeting weekly requirements
* Support General Manager on special projects and production goals
* Coordinate the utilization of equipment, machines, materials and employees to meet the performance objectives
* Train team leaders and team members in developing team work skills and team-oriented activities in a positive working environment.
* Maintain daily schedules and maintain weekly production requirements.
* Coordinate staffing needs and track time sheets and attendance through all shift Team Leaders.
* Ensure information systems and production data procedures are being followed.
* Ensure that training needs are being met with all molding personnel and that training procedures are being followed.
* Ensure strict compliance to all TS-16949 procedures and monitor development and compliance of all work guidance on the floor.
* Maintain a high departmental standard for housekeeping
* Support advanced quality planning for new program development, establish PPAP requirements, work guidance development and monitor tool trials.
* Ensure that all accidents are properly reported and accident investigations are completed within 24 hours.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Must Have:
10+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
Automotive manufacturing experience
Associates degree, Bachelor s preferred
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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Accounting Manager]]> Assist with month-end closing procedures for a variety of clients
Use Excel to report, summarize, reconcile and analyze data
Assist with the creation of cash-flow models, budgets, forecasts, and other analyses using advanced Excel techniques
Collaborate with team members to develop solutions to complex business challenges
Identify variances and trends in financial data
Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, presenting findings, and making recommendations
Extract, analyze and interpret high volumes of data from various sources, including accounting and operating systems
Participate in team meetings to anticipate and provide ideas for process-improvement opportunities
Collaborate with team to develop creative approaches to business issues
Technical Requirements
Bachelor s Degree in Accounting required
10+ years of experience in a mix of accounting and finance roles; public or private accounting/consulting experience preferred client servicing is required
Public or private accounting and/or consulting experience preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent business acumen
Moderate Excel and modeling skills (pivots, lookups, complex formulas and macro capability
Strong accounting & finance knowledge (month/year-end close, general ledger, financial systems, financial reporting, consolidations, cash flow modeling, etc.)
Ability to balance multiple projects with changing priorities
Advanced project management skills
Big-picture and detail oriented
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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Senior FP&A Analyst]]> Bachelor' s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Leadership
Strong SAP knowledge
Solves problems independently using available resources
10+ years of experience in a mix of accounting and finance roles; public or private accounting/consulting experience preferred, client servicing is required
Decisive
Balance multiple competing priorities
Takes appropriate action in the face of ambiguity
Advanced Excel and modeling skills (pivots, lookups, complex formulas and basic macro capability)
Strong accounting & finance knowledge (month/year-end close, general ledger, financial systems, financial reporting, consolidations, cash flow modeling, etc.)
Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent business acumen
Sense of urgency
Ability to plan engagements, allocate work, review quality, and manage the process
Ability to balance multiple projects with changing priorities
Moderate to advanced project management skills
Big-picture and detail oriented
7-10+ years of experience within a large company, private equity firm or mergers & acquisitions, may be required.
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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Controls Engineer]]> Program PLC, HMI, Robots and other types of electronic devices
Design Electrical Schematics in AutoCAD Electrical
Support Electricians, troubleshooting
Follow open projects from PO through customer run-off
Open issues tracking with Excel
Problem solve issues / poke yokes / cycle time
Travel to install site for supervision of install and runoffs with customer
Professional management of customer relationship and requests
Real-time communication with company management on developments
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Machine Builder]]> Job Description:
Ability to read blue prints
Fabrication
Able to plumb machines (pneumatic hydraulic)
Basic electricity
Assembler
Machinist
Sheet metal
Tools required to perform position efficiently
Startup debug and trouble-shooting
Record keeping
Basic computer skills
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Knowledge of automated welding preferred
Solid works is a must
Desgns
Robotic cell design
Mechanical
Lead mechanical design lineup and reviews with internal colleagues and third parties
Reviewing data levels and changes that customers present
Professional management of customer relationship and requests
Real-time communication with company management on developments
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Technical Support Representative]]> Summary:
The candidate will be required to provide exceptional service and first contact resolution, Will be responsible for delivering front line technical support to customers via multiple communication channels in a customer contact center environment. Uses detailed instructions, established procedures and prescribed guidelines to resolve technical issues and complete tasks for end users.

Job Tasks:
Provide solutions to a wide variety of technology related problems, issues, and questions or escalates to appropriate support area Enters complete and accurate information into contact tracking database and follows up with customer as needed to provide total ticket ownership Utilizes knowledge management tools to help resolve client issues Assists clients in completing online forms to attain various systems, services, hardware, software, and/or entitlements Assists customers in performing basic software installations Conducts basic diagnoses of software/hardware to troubleshoot connectivity problems Escalates trends and outages as needed to leadership and for Service News postings Manages time in customer contact center setting and documents time via activity codes Utilizes required activity codes to provide awareness of non-phone related activities Will be accountable for carrying on-call phone and responding to calls on a rotating basis

Skill Requirements:

2+ years of recent help desk troubleshooting experience 4 year degree preferred.
Technical knowledge of the following preferred: Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining computer hardware and software Operating systems (OS) Mobile devices Networking Business applications Security products Financial services applications experience is a PLUS.

Abilities:

Analysis: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions.
Time Management: Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently Applied Learning: Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner Building Customer Loyalty: Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty Initiating Action: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive
Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Financial Reporting & Analysis Manager]]> Our client in the Lansing, MI area is looking for a Manager of Financial Reporting & Analysis to join their team.

This position will involve:
Complex financial analysis
Budgeting & Forecasting
Strategic Planning
Period end close consolidation
Financial reporting
Assisting Director with ad-hoc analysis and special projects

Must Have:
10+ years of experience
5+ years in a similar role
Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance
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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[AP Technician]]> Research and process vendor invoices for PO and/or Non-PO suppliers that cannot automatically flow through the system, which will include routing invoices for approval through our workflow system, updating and recording vendor notes, partnering with the business and vendors on problem invoices and working through any rejection issues
Process internal credit memos and reversals due to incorrect rates and/or quantities
Process returns and credits issued by suppliers
Monitor daily reports and daily queue counts to ensure our service level agreement is being met
Complete statement reviews to reconcile vendor accounts ensuring all expenses and credits are accounted for
Miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
What do you need for this role?
High school diploma or GED required
Associate s or Bachelor s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or Accounting preferred
2+ years of accounts payable or customer service experience required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), with emphasis on complex Excel spreadsheets required
SAP knowledge/experience is required
Experience with Maximo preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Strong conflict resolution skills
Ability to effectively work with employees at all levels within the organization and external vendors
Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team environment
Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment and manage multiple priorities
Results-oriented
Organized and detail-oriented
Must be authorized to work in the United States
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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Manager]]> SUMMARY:
Reports directly to the General Manager and is charged with developing and maintaining a system
to assure that all products manufactured by the organization meet customer specifications and
achieve superior quality and reliability levels. Provides the quality assurance support to the
assigned program and/or area to ensure that the product is built in accordance with customer
quality requirements while maintaining production flow.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
: Ensures that product quality is attained through fulfillment of workmanship standards and
quality-program requirement.
: Identifies and reports quality problems or trends in the assigned area or product based on data
from a variety of sources to top management.
: Recommends or implements the appropriate corrective action to quality problems in the
assigned area, with the aid of manufacturing engineering, design engineering, purchasing, etc.
: Reviews all documentation related to product quality in the assigned area, such as test
procedures and operation sheets, and approves as appropriate to ensure product quality.
: Initiates or implements defect-reduction activities when appropriate.
: Writes quality plans, procedures, forecasts, manpower plans, etc.
: Develops and implements a quality audit program to ensure conformity of purchased material
and final products to quality standards.
: Revises and updates the Quality Assurance Manual.
: Meets with suppliers, customers, and company personnel to discuss and resolve quality
problems as required.
: Prepares for and represents the company during all customer and related audits.
: Coordinates and approves all sample submissions of new products and engineering changes.
: Prepares all necessary reports as required by customers and staff personnel.
: Formulates and maintains quality assurance objectives and supervises workers engaged in
plant functions, such as inspecting, auditing and testing to ensure continuous quality control
over materials and production facilities.
: Advises top management on all quality issues.
: Functions as a resource for statistical support throughout the organization when required.
: Coordinates the activities of Gage Calibration and Maintenance, Quality Engineering, Internal
Audits, and shop floor auditing.
: Provides recommendations to improve policies and procedures that apply to quality and other
functions.
: Evaluates supplier adherence to company' s quality requirements for products or systems.
Recommends, based on visit, if or under what conditions the company will do business with
them.
: Ensures that the Quality Department is staffed at appropriate levels.
: Understand, follow and support the Quality Management System (QMS) and Environmental
Management System (EMS).

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the management, training, direction and evaluation of the entire Quality
department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization' s policies
and applicable laws including OSHA regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements that follow are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or
abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Once initially qualified, the employee' s continuing
competency is appraised during the introductory period. Long-term competency is evaluated by
the supervisor, using work quality and continuous training as deemed necessary.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and write in English, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals,
blueprints and other guidelines from relevant regulatory agencies. Must have the ability to respond
to common inquiries or concerns from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business
community. Must be able to communicate well with others, including top management,
manufacturing personnel and/or customers. Ability to assemble written and oral presentations,
and effectively communicate subject matter to large and small groups of customers and/or
associates representing all levels of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers in all units of measure, using whole
numbers, fractions, and decimals. Ability to recognize amounts and compute rate, ratio, and
percent. Ability to work with certain mathematical concepts and/or statistical inference.
Ability to read production sheets, graphs and understand their practical application. Ability
to utilize and apply data collection and analysis techniques.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability
to detect and identify typical defects found in materials. Ability to define problems, collect
data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to read and interpret production
reports/graphs, and utilize them in practical applications.

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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to communicate with
others and is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, handle or feel, and/or reach. The employee
must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
ability to adjust focus. Use of vision correction is acceptable, if necessary; however, any vision
correction apparatus must meet all safety guidelines for the area of activity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly exposed to a typical
office environment. The noise level in the office environment is usually quiet. The
employee may frequently be exposed to a manufacturing environment. The noise level in
the manufacturing environment is usually loud. Exposure to elements such as noise and
oil.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
: Bachelor' s Degree (BA/BS) in a Quality field.
: Proficient in standard Microsoft Office applications.
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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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<![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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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![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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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Controls Engineer]]> Supports Equipment programming
Programs inputs/outputs of robots
Maintain support and programming of Fanuc Robots
Trouble shoots software and hardware issues
Load software packages
Project documentation
Project training
Develop and Install Vision systems
Develop system upgrades
Program PLC
Read, interpret and apply from electrical schematic drawings

Qualifications:
Automotive Plastic Injection Molding & Assembly
Ability to program input/outputs associated with interfacing robots with equipment
Support programming of Fanuc robots
Trouble shoot of software/hardware issues
Load software packages into robots
Document project & training of project
Develop & install vision systems
PLC programing
Ability to read, analyze and electrical schematics
Strong Computer skills-Windows
Successful Communications
Bachelor s degree in related Engineering field
3-5 years experience in automotive working with control systems
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Automation Engineer]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Zeeland, MI area is looking for an Automation Engineer to join their team. This position is open due to rapid growth. This facility is currently trying to invest heavier into the automation realm and is looking for someone that can think outside the box to help automate assembly processes that are currently being done by hand.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops automation manufacturing processes and designs appropriate robotics, machines, equipment, controls and material handling, and parts movement to assure 100% quality and productivity.
Implementation of lean manufacturing techniques through automation and robotics, quality and cost reduction programs, visual controls, and plant performance measures.
Works with Product Engineering to assure efficient and cost-effective manufacturability of all automation machinery designed.
Development of internal automation equipment and machinery for lean manufacturing capabilities.
Recommends and implements capital investment and improvement projects within areas of responsibility.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering, or Engineering Technology required.
6+ years Automation Engineering experience.
PLC experience would be nice
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[SEC Sr. Accountant]]> Role and Responsibilities
The SEC Senior Accountant position requires handling SEC filings as well as other external reporting.
Compile financial information and prepare certain SEC periodic reports such as Form 8K, 10Q, 10K;
Assist in the preparation of other SEC filings, including filings under the Securities Act of 1933;
Ensure compliance with SEC, FASB, Blue Sky and IFRS rules and regulations;
Prepare standalone periodic financial statements under GAAP and IFRS rules;
Build and apply XBRL tags;
Stay abreast of XBRL taxonomy updates and best practices to ensure compliance with SEC requirements;
Prepare of financial statements and footnotes for quarterly and annual SEC filings (Forms 10-Q and 10K);
Provide quality support for external financial reporting;
Ensure SOX compliance in related reporting areas;
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
Bachelor degree in accounting required.
Three to eight years (3 - 8 years) of progressive experience in both public and/or industry accounting preferred.
Strong understanding of SEC reporting and US GAAP;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism;
Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks;
Ability to facilitate and coordinate multiple deadlines and respond quickly to management requests;
Ability to perform under pressure and adjust plans to meet changing requirements;
Experience with financial and accounting reporting systems;
XBRL experience is a plus but not required.
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Foreman]]> Foreman Line Operator
Local manufacturing company, producing innovative products is looking to fill a Foreman-Line Operator position.
This position will be responsible for running the production line and managing the daily production of products.
Candidates should be mechanically inclined to assist in troubleshooting the line with the help of the Maintenance department.
Candidates with experience operating HMI lines are a plus.
Candidates should also have the ability to work a 2nd or 3rd shift schedule, after training is complete.
Previous manufacturing experience is required.
Candidates must be very detail oriented, able to multi-task and work well under deadlines. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
Benefits Include:
Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
401k contributions
Profit Sharing contributions
Paid vacation
Paid Holidays
Off shift premiums
For consideration at this team oriented company, offering a competitive compensation package, apply today!
Job Type: Full-time
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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<![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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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Production Manager]]> Our client, a food packaging & production facility here in the Grand Rapids area is looking for a 2nd shift Production Manager to join their team.
Hours may vary from 12pm-10pm/2pm-12am.

Position will involve:
Overseeing day-to-day production & packaging
Maintaining low labor cost
Supervising/leading/training production employees
Meeting strict shipment/production deadlines
Inspecting the product and equipment to meet FDA standards
Analyzing inventory needed for daily production runs
Insuring proper equipment and supplies are available at all times
Enforcing policies and procedures and disciplining employees when necessary
Scheduling employees

Must Have:
3+ years of experience in production supervision/management
5+ years of experience in an FDA regulated environment
High attention to detail
Driven, motivated, leadership personality
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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[AP Specialist]]> Duties and Accountabilities:

Ensure timely and accurate processing and recording of company expenditures

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

Monitor outstanding Accounts Payable balances and reconcile vendor accounts

Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications

Prior Experience and Qualifications:

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
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<![CDATA[Weld Engineer]]> * Participates and leads advanced welding engineering projects supporting e.G. (new) line developments according to welding regulations and customer specifications
* Plans, coordinates and monitors production of prototypes and jig manufacturing related to welding techniques
* Coordinates and standardizes welding and cutting accessories including stocking
* Further develops welding standards
* Monitors the welding quality and supports production in troubleshooting welding problems
* Handles welding-related complaints
* Drives continuous improvement and initiatives particularly with regard to welding technique and cutting method
* Acts as primary training source for welding operations and engineering to minimize production downtime
* Sets-up reporting and information system for the manufacturing of the plant under consideration of the global/regional standards
* Enforces and follows safety procedures, being attentive to unsafe behaviors or conditions, and taking necessary corrective actions
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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Team Lead-Accountant]]> As team lead, ensures the delivery of a high quality, customer focused service on a daily basis to the client in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements. Responsible for leading, motivating and assigning work a small team. Aims at improving process and motivating staff to do the same. Responsible for following control procedures and maintaining operational procedures. Is responsible for managing teams of on average 15 -20 FTEs and processing more complex transactions.

Knowledge of FP&A domain and operational experience with ERPs
Good understanding of Balancing Financial Controls and Accounting Operations
Manage financial and analytical functions. Experience in following fields will be added advantage: Benefit and Corporate Expense Accounting, preparation of Revenue Analysis, review of Monthly Sales Report, Daily Bank Reconciliation, performing Manual Accounting Entries in the General Ledger, Variance Commentary Report, updating Monthly Forecasts
Develop financial reports using MS Excel and applies best practices for performance reporting.
5-7 years of accounting experience and/or finance-related degree
Finalizes adjustments required and prepare journal entries, monthly accruals and operating expense corrections
Perform management reporting on all internal as well as client facing topics
In depth knowledge in corporate business accounting and corporate business management
Works closely with divisional financial managers and leadership team to improve forecast reliability
Generate and provide accurate and timely monthly financial expense information to finance group.
Analyze quarterly and monthly divisional financial statements including comparison of actual results to budget/forecast and analysis of key financial metrics and trends.
Lead monthly, quarterly and year-end FP&A activities for successful closure
Fully and completely understand and document the business process related to assigned general ledger accounting including transaction flow
Understands the controllership functions of reconciliations, analysis & reporting
Strong ability to understand financial statements and its drivers and synthesize them into meaningful analysis as required. Develop analysis & interpretations as required to facilitate management decision making.
Understand the data flow chart and various IT systems used in the organization and recommend changes.
Ensuring effective & constructive relations with the Client
Provide strong support to the client for SOX testing on a quarterly basis
Support the client for internal and external financial and operational Audit
Ensure all exceptions are recorded and provide feedback to the team
Managing cross training, volume handling and lead the team to complete the assigned targets
Building supportive relationships with peers and colleagues
Compliance with all applicable Rules/ Regulations and Company and Group Policies.
Good communication skills (written and verbal)
Good interpersonal, presentation and documentation skill
Adaptability and flexibility working across teams and shifts
Ability to lead teams on transformational aspects and continuous process improvements
Take extra initiatives like contributing towards Process Improvements
Lean sigma understanding preferred
Manages attrition effectively and supports creation of an effective succession planning and creation of very strong processes documentation to help support training of new resources.
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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Process Lead-Accounting]]> As process lead, ensures the delivery of a high quality, customer focused service on a daily basis to the client in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements. Responsible for mentor, motivating and assigning work to small team. Aims at improving process and motivating staff to do the same. Is able to lead the team in absence of the team lead. Responsible for following control procedures and maintaining operational procedures.

Knowledge of FP&A domain and operational experience with ERPs
Good understanding of Balancing Financial Controls and Accounting Operations
Assist with the management of financial and analytical functions. Experience in following fields will be added advantage: Benefit and Corporate Expense Accounting, preparation of Revenue Analysis, review of Monthly Sales Report, Daily Bank Reconciliation, performing Manual Accounting Entries in the General Ledger, Variance Commentary Report, updating Monthly Forecasts.
3-4 years of accounting experience and/or finance-related degree
Determine adjustments required and prepare journal entries, monthly accruals and operating expense corrections
Perform management reporting on all internal as well as client facing topics
Good knowledge of corporate business accounting and corporate business management
Compile data and prepare presentations for all financial planning periods, estimates, forecast and operating Plan
Prepare and analyze monthly/quarterly yearly financial reports; distribute and interpret financial reports to upper level management
Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly & annual budget spend and variance analysis by account down to general ledger line item in detail
Perform monthly, quarterly and year-end closing activities
Fully and completely understand and document the business process related to assigned general ledger accounting including transaction flow
Supplying timely and accurate financial information and summary reports to corporate finance
Help conduct trainings and mentoring team members. Ensures that processes are understood and being followed by the team members
Supports review of processes and key controls to ensure compliance with operational model
Understand the data flow chart and various IT systems used in the organization and recommend changes.
Builds supportive relationships with peers and colleagues
Support the client for SOX testing on a quarterly basis
Support the client for internal and external financial and operational Audit
Adaptability and flexibility working across teams and shifts
Compliance with all applicable Rules/ Regulations and Company and Group Policies.
Able to perform the tasks such as monitoring, reporting, etc.
Good communication skills (written and verbal)
Good interpersonal, presentation and documentation skill
Take extra initiatives like contributing towards Process Improvements
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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Jr. Business Analyst]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Jr Business Analyst for a 6 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)

Professional candidate to work as a regulatory support for the Sapphire Part Registration project which includes the following tasks:

Creating and correcting electronic and hard copy regulatory data records
Running excel reports using internal information management systems. (high level of excel knowledge needed, ex. V-lookup and functions)
Detail Oriented data gathering and gap analysis evaluations
Qualifications would include high level multitasking and organization skills, working in a fast paced environment, and professional writing and communication skills.
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Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Technician]]> Responsible for monitoring the quality of all products leaving the facility.
Over see the end of the production line.
Monitoring quality of products, verifying product specification tolerances
Responsible for on the floor audits.
Responsible for collecting and entering quality related data into computer
software
Prior experience with 5S, quality control paperwork, scrap reports, and product or
equipment inspection is preferred.
Previous manufacturing experience is required.
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Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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.

SKILLS:

Skills Required:
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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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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<![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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<![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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 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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<![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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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Function as a project team member in matters relating to Quality Engineering.
Ensure effective and efficient use of Quality Engineering techniques such as risk analysis, test methods, statistical data analysis, statistical process control, and sample plans.
Ensure the development of a comprehensive risk management plan for the product and process.
Execute internal and external audits.
Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) and support external regulatory inspections/ audits.
Ensure effective quality strategies for validation.
Ensure the validation of appropriate test methods for product and process performance.
Execute quality metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
Execute Quality Projects.
Ensure thorough investigation of quality issues and effective corrective and/or preventive action.
Simultaneously manage multiple projects.
Mentor/ coach other Quality Assurance team representatives.
Provide guidance and recommendations involving the implementation of regulatory requirements (e.G., Quality System Regulation, ISO standards, etc.).
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Process Engineer (Machining)]]>    Evaluate and improve on processes in manufacturing systems.
   Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
   Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
   Collect, record, and transcribe data.
   Show results in reports.
   Perform new color and raw material testing.
   Develop and implement systems that optimize all phases of production process.
   Provide suggestions during incident investigations.
   Work with equipment designers and manufacturing engineers to develop a cost-effective and working production process.
   Research and purchase new manufacturing technology.
   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.
   Assign ECR s to the appropriate function and coordinate the timely completion of all ECR s.
   Perform time studies for the development of new labor standards and confirmation of existing standards.
   Serve as project leader on various cost reduction or process improvement projects.
   Other duties as assigned by management.
   Maintain engineering records in the MRP system. This includes creating and maintaining the following:
Part Masters
Bills of Materials
Bills of Operation
Customer Specifications
Product Information Sheets
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Human Resource Generalist]]> Manages the direct labor recruitment process including recruiting, interviewing, selection and hiring
Manages the temporary workforce by working directly with staffing agencies in relation to all hiring, replacement, time tracking etc.
Conducts and manages the new hire orientation and on boarding process for all new employees
Coordinates benefit enrollments, terminations and changes as necessary (Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401k, STD/LTD, COBRA)
Processes new hire paperwork, including entering into ADP Workforce Now and creating personnel files
Point of contact for all employees on questions and issues such as policies, benefit enrollment options, general employee questions etc.
Manages the off boarding process for employees, including exit interviews, appropriate system changes and analysis of data
Manages the employee relations investigation process when disciplinary action may be warranted, communicating appropriate recommendations
Assists and guides direct labor Supervisors and Team Leaders with the application of Human Resources policies and processes
Assists with coordinating company wide meetings, all employee meetings, open enrollment meetings and Human Resources programs and activities
COBRA/FMLA/Leave Administration including distribution and tracking of paperwork, approval determinations and managing time off
Oversees and ensures consistency in the direct labor hourly performance review process through document revision and distribution, and advising Managers and Supervisors in the writing and delivery
Recommends, revises, interprets and communicates personnel policies
Responsible for integrity of all data regarding Medical employees in systems such as ADP, Ultratime
Maintains time keeping system by monitoring attendance punching, adding non-worked hours, correcting schedules, adding and terming new hourly employees out of system
Maintains the latest knowledge base of Human Resources legal issues and ensures the organization s adherence to all relevant employment laws/practices
Responsible for monthly HR Metrics including turnover data
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Production Control Planner]]> Ensure customer satisfaction through 100% on time delivery.
Maintain appropriate inventory levels to satisfy internal and external customers.
Provide manufacturing with production schedules for fulfilling our customer needs.
Monitor the plan execution and provide the appropriate updates on daily base.
Generate releases to purchasing department and subcontractor to ensure target levels of raw materials are maintained to support production needs, while assisting in the evaluation of subcontractor performance.
Ensure good communication between production control, Headquarter and other affiliated departments or groups regarding customer demand changes, material supply issues and other pertinent information that may affect the business operation.
Coordinate build out programs to ensure minimal obsolete parts after the completion of product life cycles.
Maintain adequate records to satisfy customer requirements and to protect the business' liability.
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer]]> 4+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering environment
Medical experience desired with validation experience
Lean manufacturing experience (5S, Six Sigma)
Preferred Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree (Electrical may be acceptable as well)
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Demonstrated leading projects with multidisciplinary teams
Microsoft project and Minitab desired
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Extrusion Manager]]> Lead extrusion department including die shop
Plan/schedule product through the Extrusion Department, while maintaining high percent on-time production.
Ensure quality standards and promote quality awareness
Ensure compliance with standard work and encourage continuous process improvement
Assist Engineering with quotes to ensure profiles are routed with the best information for recovery and pounds per hour.
Evaluate press production for possible improvements.
Retain and improve extrusion plant components to allow efficiency and quality of production process
Initiate and approve/control maintenance actions
Communicate with all departments regarding priorities, delays, or any other issues.
Develop processes and procedures.
Supervise production supervision staff for extrusion and die shop
Conduct departmental meetings.
Support handling of complaints using 8D system
Realization of departmental goals
Make agreements on internal targets
Promote systematical operation and continuous improvement

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

5 - 10 years extrusion and plant management experience.
Leadership skills
Process orientation and team ability
Must be able to work overtime.
Knowledge of extrusion process, including die repair.
Knowledge of relevant quality features
A bachelor s degree or equivalent experience
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Training & Development Specialist]]> Assists in development and delivery of various training programs. Plans and develops course or training program content, curriculum, pamphlets, and presentations for appropriate area. Evaluates the effectiveness of training and makes modifications to course materials and maintains orientation/in-service records, course completions, and attendance logs as appropriate. Knowledgeable in multiple different areas of coding. Ideal candidate will have 3 years experience. 

Be well spoken and comfortable speaking with providers.

EPIC experience required.

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Executive Administrative Assistant]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Executive Administrative Assistant 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 administrative support to executive-level individuals. Responsibilities may include screening calls, scheduling, making travel and meeting arrangements, typing correspondence, preparing reports and financial data, training and supervising other support staff and managing confidential information in a professional manner.

Prepares reports as needed.
Schedule and coordinates all required resources for meetings.
Handles additional administrative tasks as necessary.
Must be able to interface well with all departments of the company and to represent the executive officer in a highly professional manner.
Strong communication skills and multi-tasking capabilities are essential.
Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
Power point experience is a must.
College degree required.
Creative, self motivated and customer service orientated.
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Responsibilities:

  • Plans, coordinates, and directs quality control program designed to ensure conformance of products consistent with established procedures and standards, by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. Supports manufacturing operations in problem solving, and works with engineering to develop quality solutions.

  • Coordinate advanced quality planning activities through PPAP approval.

  • Implement manufacturing process control.

  • Develops and analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product. (MSA, Capability/ process studies)

  • Ensure customer satisfaction via reporting to management on satisfaction and other metrics.

  • Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing activities related to product quality and reliability.

  • Manage Quality lab, including leading of QA Technicians, maintenance, equipment review, gauge calibration and product testing and inspections.

  • Lead the plant regarding corrective and preventative actions and customer complaints- Investigates and adjusts customer complaints regarding quality.

  • Audit and review the QMS for effectiveness and make revisions as necessary.

  • Maintain and implement quality system including maintaining registration.
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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Director of Corporate Development, M&A/Strategy]]> Summary

The Director of Corporate Development, M&A and Strategy will be responsible for strategic planning and the execution of our plan and leading our M&A plan, as well as due diligence, analysis, and acquisition integration. He or she will have primary responsibility to analyze potential inorganic growth opportunities, facilitate due diligence, and work closely with external leadership to ensure smooth post-acquisition integration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Identify pipeline potential M&A opportunities that support strategic priorities, and conduct analysis into their suitability for acquisition.
Manage external relations, sourcing M&A and investment deal flow.
Lead and support due diligence on targets, identify potential risks and integration issues, and orchestrate time-sensitive information analysis and presentation to key leadership executives.
Work closely with leaders to create a viable post-acquisition integration plan and oversee the integration process, ensuring a smooth integration of both people and processes.
Continuously create and maintain appropriate reports of key metrics related to M&A activity.
Lead large cross functional due diligence and integration planning teams spanning all core corporate, prescription plan, and provider operational areas.
Support the negotiation of transactions, including financial terms and definitive legal agreements.
Develop initial integration objectives and financial targets; advise on implementation.
Lead key business and functional areas in annual strategy refresh process.
Manage and track our initiatives related to executing our strategic plan.
Conduct competitive and business scenario analyses, regulatory landscape reviews, develop financial cases, and other key strategic planning activities.
Education and Experience Required

A Bachelor's degree is required for this position with an MBA being strongly preferred.
At least 5 or more years of experience leading and supporting M&A transaction activity.
Experience working in / with pharmacies and PBM’s.(required)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of early deal market analysis.
Extensive experience with financial modeling, valuation, and reporting for decision support.
Proven success evaluating the benefits of potential transactions, and managing the process of building both internal and external consensus.
Ability to cultivate relationships and manage a cross-functional effort to achieve specified targets.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate effectively through end-to-end transactions.
Ability to handle ambiguity.
Strategic decision making skills.
Ability to cultivate partnerships.

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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Maintenance Technician]]> Mechanical and electrical maintenance support

Provide support for reactive maintenance, including troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues along with PLC problems with a laptop computer.

Research, source and install new equipment or machines needed for production or maintenance support

Interface with Production, Tool Room and Engineering to ensure internal customer needs are met. Order electrical parts or component parts from outside sources.
Build and repair machine control panels

Incorporate new technologies into or as a replacement for existing machine capabilities, including, but no limited to, PLC and sensor applications and installations.

Cross training and serving as a back-up for other maintenance technicians

Experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, equipment repairs/rebuilds/installs

AC/DC variable drive controls, motors and servo motors
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[CNC Programmer]]> Specific Responsibilities:
Build tight tolerance stamping tooling & press components for in-house Deep draw metal stamping presses. By means of programming and operating a CNC Mazak FJV 250-II cnc mill.
Create NC programs utilizing Mazatrol controller & MasterCam offline software. Responsible for creating NC programs, setting up machine & operating machine.
Design & build special fixturing to manufacture required tooling, hard turning experience is a plus.
Maintain perpetual tooling inventory of blanks within group technology.
Maintain sufficient tools, cutters, and supplies to perform their operation.
Assist in keeping tool room equipment and work area clean and organized. Lubricating machines daily and identifying equipment problems.
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[CNC Programmer]]> Specific Responsibilities:
Build tight tolerance stamping tooling & press components for in-house Deep draw metal stamping presses. By means of programming and operating a CNC Mazak FJV 250-II cnc mill.
Create NC programs utilizing Mazatrol controller & MasterCam offline software. Responsible for creating NC programs, setting up machine & operating machine.
Design & build special fixturing to manufacture required tooling, hard turning experience is a plus.
Maintain perpetual tooling inventory of blanks within group technology.
Maintain sufficient tools, cutters, and supplies to perform their operation.
Assist in keeping tool room equipment and work area clean and organized. Lubricating machines daily and identifying equipment problems.
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Manager]]> The Quality Manager has responsibility for implementing and maintaining comprehensive quality assurance and quality control for every division within the organization to ensure high quality products, excellent customer service, safe and efficient working environments.

The Quality Manager will also act as the organization s Lead Internal Auditor and Management Representative for all certifying organizations. Knowledge and experience complying with ISO, ITAR, AS9100, IPC and UL protocols is required.

The Quality Manager is committed to providing high quality products and excellent customer service.

Job Requirements:

Quality Assurance
1. Maintain the quality management system.
2. Develop, improve and test processes to prevent defects.
3. Periodic audits of operations.
4. Comprehensive and up to date documentation of operations.
5. Develop and maintain statistic records and reporting

Quality Control
1. Establish and maintain inspection requirements to identify and document product defects.
2. Find and eliminate sources of quality problems.
3. Identify and record nonconformities relating to the products.
4. Focus on meeting customer requirements and expectations.
5. Develop, improve and test processes to prevent defects.
6. Report to top managements areas that need improvement.

Quality Supervision and Training
1. Supervise and manage quality inspectors and quality engineers.
2. Select, train and continuously evaluate the quality staff.
3. Schedule and coordinate all required training for the organization
4. Manage the Safety Committee.

Education Level: College Graduate or Equivalent Job Experience.
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Manager]]> The Quality Manager has responsibility for implementing and maintaining comprehensive quality assurance and quality control for every division within the organization to ensure high quality products, excellent customer service, safe and efficient working environments.

The Quality Manager will also act as the organization s Lead Internal Auditor and Management Representative for all certifying organizations. Knowledge and experience complying with ISO, ITAR, AS9100, IPC and UL protocols is required.

The Quality Manager is committed to providing high quality products and excellent customer service.

Job Requirements:

Quality Assurance
1. Maintain the quality management system.
2. Develop, improve and test processes to prevent defects.
3. Periodic audits of operations.
4. Comprehensive and up to date documentation of operations.
5. Develop and maintain statistic records and reporting

Quality Control
1. Establish and maintain inspection requirements to identify and document product defects.
2. Find and eliminate sources of quality problems.
3. Identify and record nonconformities relating to the products.
4. Focus on meeting customer requirements and expectations.
5. Develop, improve and test processes to prevent defects.
6. Report to top managements areas that need improvement.

Quality Supervision and Training
1. Supervise and manage quality inspectors and quality engineers.
2. Select, train and continuously evaluate the quality staff.
3. Schedule and coordinate all required training for the organization
4. Manage the Safety Committee.

Education Level: College Graduate or Equivalent Job Experience.
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Maintenance Technician]]> Mechanical and electrical maintenance support

Provide support for reactive maintenance, including troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues along with PLC problems with a laptop computer.

Research, source and install new equipment or machines needed for production or maintenance support

Interface with Production, Tool Room and Engineering to ensure internal customer needs are met. Order electrical parts or component parts from outside sources.
Build and repair machine control panels

Incorporate new technologies into or as a replacement for existing machine capabilities, including, but no limited to, PLC and sensor applications and installations.

Cross training and serving as a back-up for other maintenance technicians

Experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, equipment repairs/rebuilds/installs

AC/DC variable drive controls, motors and servo motors
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Informa-Staff Accountant]]> Responsibilities

: This role is responsible for business specific deliverables for either a dedicated division or across multiple divisions
: You will have responsibility and ownership for reporting on the profitability and associated balance sheets of your divisions
: You will be responsible for offering support & guidance to colleagues on difficult issues as an expert within the team
: You will also be considered as a specialist in the specific business division you are working in and responsible for the more complex, higher accounting skill duties
: You will be responsible for ensuring a high value service is provided to key business partners and group through effective collaboration with your team and business counterparts

Skills & Abilities
: Good communication skills with the ability to build good relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential Remain approachable under pressure Knowledge and ability to use relevant internal systems
: Act with integrity, tact and diplomacy Work as part of a team Ability to complete a variety of related tasks Pro-actively solve problems Excellent Customer Service skills, Good time management skills Ability to be flexible within role
: Excellent oral and written communication skills Highly organized, diligent with attention to detail Knowledge & Qualifications
: Good knowledge and understanding of R2R processes within your area A good knowledge of SAP system Knowledge of best practice in an R2R environment Recognized qualification/Accounting degree preferable (SSC Specific)
: 2 years relevant accounting experience If you are interested in joining our dynamic organization, we would enjoy speaking with you about the opportunities available to join our team
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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst for a 6 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)

Assists in consolidation of financial statements for actual reporting, projections and budgets. 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.

4 year degree required
Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel/Word software and have a working knowledge of consolidation applications, particularly Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Planning, or similar.
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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[HR Generalist]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Zeeland, MI area is looking for an HR Generalist to join their team.

This position will involve:
Benefit Administration
Employee engagement coordinating fun events, tuition reimbursement programs, event budgeting, etc.
Performance Management- managing appraisal processes
Recruiting
Onboarding new employees and handling pre-screening process
Maintaining personnel files
Employee relations- handling and helping with employee grievances, supporting open door policy etc.
Assisting with payroll
Assisting HR Manager with other duties as needed

Must Have:
Associate s or bachelor s degree
3+ years of HR experience
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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Simultaneously manage 10 to 15 projects; each of varied complexity and duration, for a typical term of 14 to 16 weeks.
Manage project schedules, project costs, project quality
Maintain and manage project milestones, including:
Pre-design meeting with electrical engineers and mechanical engineers
Pre-inspection meetings
Risk assessment meetings
Change orders and quotes
Scope tracking in corporate ERP system
On-going communications with company and customer stakeholders
Weekly reporting to PM department of current status of projects
Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) coordination and implementation
Use Syteline to enter and query for data
Review customer orders
Customer installation and start-up assistance
General tasks such as setting up conference calls and writing expense reports
Handle representative and/or customer inquiries
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Associate Financial Analyst]]> Job Responsibilities

Your specific duties as an Associate will include:

Must be able to read, analyze and interpret statements then turn into a story.

Business writing is a must.

Serve as the team’s go-to resource for accounting issues and financial analysis.
Summarize clients’ historical financial performance using internal financial statements, tax returns, management reports, and accountant-prepared documents to create presentation-quality marketing data.
Identify trends, anomalies, and errors in client financial statements, discuss with clients, and annotate marketing data accordingly.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial statements, tax returns, business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and marketing materials in clear, concise business English.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and acquirers.
Advanced proficiency in Excel including the ability (i) to craft new worksheets as necessary to analyze and explain unique situations, (ii) to convert data into a wide array of graphic presentations, and (iii) to assist other team members in less advanced Excel features.
Job Type: Full-time

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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Program Manager]]> * Accountable for all program execution and milestone deliverables
* Responsibility for all tasks associated with the development protocol from product strategy/definition to product launch
* Design for manufacture criteria (cost, yields, configuration, support, quality )
Facility implementation
* Reports progress against deliverables to Leadership and staff members
* Works together with the manufacturing team members and functional leaders through issues associated with implementing/sustaining the change management effort required to successfully implement projects
* Works closely with the cross-functional design team
* Obtains commitments by the functional management on resource allocation requirements and work management structure
* Works with management to correct project resource issues such as performance problems or availability problems
* Knowledge of FDA QSR, ISO1348 and ISO14971 Risk Assessment
* Experience with medical device or related regulated industry preferred
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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Engineering Manager]]> Our client, a manufacturing company in the Grand Rapids area is looking for an Engineering Manager to join their team.

Some of the main points the position will involve are:
Oversight & direction of all Engineering activities
Leadership/management of Engineers
Coordination & development of new equipment & tooling
Knowledge and compliance with ISO/TS 16949 requirements
Implementing and maintaining continuous improvement efforts
Customer interaction, resolving customer issues
Implementing design changes
Maintaining program budgets
Reviewing and approving feasibility studies
Secondary tooling studies
Quoting tooling
New product/prototype development

Prefer:
Bachelor s degree in Engineering or equivalent education and experience
Automotive manufacturing experience
8+ years in an Engineering Management position
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Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Data Engineer]]> Data Engineer

Specific Requirements

Responsibilities:
: Work in the Global Engineering Technologies team on Modern data architecture, data governance, building data pipelines, Data Warehousing (DW), and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. The data engineer would help defines and builds the data pipelines that will enable faster, better, data-informed decision-making within the business
: Work closely with the Solutions Architect and Business Analysts to design, build, deploy and operate their data science, data analytics, data warehouse and BI solutions.
: Work in fast-moving development team using agile methodologies.
: Partner closely with Solutions Architect, BI developers and Product Managers to design and implement data models, database schemas, data structures, and processing logic to support various data science, analytics and BI workflows.
: Design and develop ETL (extract-transform-load) processes to validate and transform data, calculate metrics and attributes, populate data models etc., using Informatica, Spark, SQL, and other technologies.
: Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and other ' big data' technologies.
: Lead by example, demonstrating best practices for code development and optimization, unit testing, SDLC, performance testing, QA, capacity planning, documentation, monitoring, alerting, and incident response in order to ensure data availability, data quality, usability and required performance.
: Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
: Automate data availability and quality monitoring and alerts. Respond to alerts when SLAs are not being met.
: Communicate progress to the team members and the management clearly and in actionable form.
: Demonstrate commitment to your professional development by participating in developer communities inside and outside.
Qualifications:
: BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a similar field.
: Object Oriented programming skills in Python and Java, and a willingness to learn other languages (e.G. R) as needed. Strong scripting skills (Python, shell).
: SQL and Query Performance tuning is must.
: Familiarity or working experience with Informatica ETL Tools.
: Functional understanding of Cloud Computing is a plus.
: 4+ years of experience integrating technical processes and business outcomes specifically: data architecture and models, data and process analysis, data quality metrics / monitoring, developing policies / standards & supporting processes.
: 4+ years of hands-on data engineering experience.
: 2+ years DevOps experience including configuration, monitoring and version control.
: Record of accomplishment working with data from multiple sources
: Willingness to dig-in and understand the data and to leverage creative thinking and problem solving.
: Ability to communicate objectives, plans, status and results clearly, focusing on critical few key points.
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Tue, 06 Mar 2018 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, 05 Mar 2018 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, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Description:.
*Manage multiple projects; each of varied complexity and duration.
*Maintain and manage project schedules
*Maintain and manage project costs
*Maintain and manage project quality
*Maintain and manage project milestones, including:
*Pre-design meeting with electrical engineers and mechanical engineers
*Pre-inspection meetings
*Risk assessment meetings
*Change orders and quotes
*Scope tracking in corporate ERP system
*On-going communications with company and customer stakeholders
*Weekly reporting to PM department of current status of projects
*Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) coordination and implementation
*Use Syteline to enter and query for data
*Review customer orders
*Customer installation and start-up assistance
*General tasks such as setting up conference calls and writing expense reports
*Handle representative and/or customer inquiries
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Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Controls Engineer]]> *Design and develop new controls systems for automated materials handling and packaging systems which include turnkey solutions and integrating systems into existing sites.

*Perform Electrical Schematic Design using AutoCad Electrical for standard electrical component selection, schematic development, control panel layout, control panel bill of materials, terminal box layouts, and component tag generation.

*Supports additional documentation requirements to include the following: Wiring Diagrams, Single Line Diagrams, Conduit Schedules, Harness Lists, Instrument Lists, I/O Lists, and other required documents as outlined by customer specifications.

*Work as a key resource of the Controls Engineering team supporting the development of PLC/HMI programs with proper documentation requirements for the equipment using current software development tools from leading PLC manufacturers including Allen Bradely, Modicon, Siemens, ect.

*Work as a resource to Application Engineering to support them with quoting and estimating needs including, sourcing of electrical components, programming requirements, and labor estimates.

*Ensure all projects are carried out in adherence with client specifications or NBE controls standards as they are established.

*Assist in the development of PLC and HMI programming methodologies for testing
and standardization of programs.
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Thu, 01 Mar 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