Director of Talent Acquisition

OM-logoDirector of Talent Acquisition – Missionaries and Corporate Staff

Operation Mobilization, an Atlanta-based nonprofit, seeks a Director of Talent Acquisition. Reports to the VP of Global Talent. Scope includes planning, defining, and implementing – through Team Leaders – strategies to identify, vet, and send well-equipped, well-qualified, and committed people to global destinations for Christian mission service. Approximately half of their missionaries are Millennials.

Successful candidate will play the pivotal role in growing the number of American international missionaries from 500 to 1000 in five to seven years. Taking into account missionaries returning from assignments, this represents a growth rate of 14% per year for seven years – from 200 recruited per year to 480.

Essential Functions
  • Team leadership. Direct the activities of the Sort, Select, and Send Teams, through Team Leaders (10-13 members total). Identify acceptable applicants for service with OM, on assignment in the mission field (domestically or in foreign countries), or on the headquarters staff. Develop, define, and implement procedures to facilitate the Launch process – from initial inquiries through sending.
  • Needs analysis for missionary talent. Build relationships with OM field leaders to understand their ministries and needs in order to identify the appropriate placement of successful candidates. Communicate findings to Team Leaders to ensure awareness throughout the department of the field service environments.
  • Missionary selection. Guide Team Leaders in the decision-making process. Provide resources to maximize the reliability of sort and selection decisions, and ensure that viable applicants are supported to complete the process. Meet with Team Leaders to review workflow and support the resolution of problems. Investigate and resolve issues related to individual applicants throughout the process.
  • Process improvement. Lead Launch Team in changes to processes and procedures to drive enhanced effectiveness and efficiency of the launch programs to enable OM to attract more qualified applicants with a passion for Christian mission service.
  • Internal staffing. Identify talent with the potential to serve OM in any capacity – especially in roles within area of responsibility – and encourage application through prescribed selection processes. Interview, select, recommend hire, train and assign subordinate staff.
  • Performance management. Develop and communicate performance metrics to assess the effectiveness of staff, as a department and individually. Evaluate performance and provide counseling, cross-training, coaching and mentoring to employees. Maintain harmonious employee, employer, and partner relations.
  • Budgeting. Develop departmental operating budget for area of responsibility. Manage assigned responsibilities in keeping with budget plan, monitor expenditures against plan, and review, investigate, and report on variances. Contribute to the development of capital improvement budgets with justifications as required.
Other Duties
  • Attend and participate in weekly worship, prayer, and teambuilding sessions, and in other staff programs including training, prayer, and teambuilding initiatives.
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and task force groups as directed, and maintain required level of knowledge pertaining to operating procedures, requirements, processes, and policies.
  • Lead and or participate in projects or task force groups which focus on issues having organization-wide impact.
Reply

Send résumé and compensation requirements to: dave@ofarrellcm.com.

Thank you.

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    EHS Coordinator

    Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator – Start-up Facility

    Start-up facility in south metro Atlanta seeking EHS Coordinator. Successful candidate will play a key role in the growth of this company. Strong leadership, analytical, reasoning, process improvement, and problem-solving skills required. Reports to the Technical Manager.

    Responsibilities
    • Leadership. Provide leadership and direction to plant management and associates to achieve safety and environmental goals through commitment and engagement. In consultation with the corporate office and good manufacturing practices (GMP), ensure a safe, clean, and environmentally compliant workplace.
    • Emergency response. Draft and maintain facility emergency response plan. Investigate safety and environmental incidents to ensure proper plant response, identify the root cause, and in consultation with the corporate office, establish methods to prevent recurrence of similar situations.
    • Compliance. Maintain working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations and identify all requirements that apply, or may apply, to the facility. Lead risk assessment exercises to anticipate hazards and prioritize solutions.
    • Training. Provide awareness and in depth training as necessary on safe work practices and environmental requirements. To include HAZCOM, GHS, Lockout Tag Out (LOTO), NFPA 70E Arc Flash, hearing conservation, respirator use etc.
    • Audits. Conduct audits and inspections of plant activities, and train others on conducting such audits and inspections.  Inform the plant manager of conditions, which could lead to potential violations of laws and regulations or company policies and procedures.
    • Performance management. Develop tools for assessing, measuring, and reporting effectiveness of safety and environmental initiatives. Generate reports and provide to appropriate parties. Provide leadership and training to production and response teams, evaluate their effectiveness, and plan improvements.
    • External relationships. Identify and develop good working relationships with state and local authorities (i.e., state and local environmental and safety agencies, wastewater authorities, fire departments, etc.).
    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree (Science, Engineering or EHS related field preferred), and/or equivalent job-related experience.
    • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing or operations environment.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Safety certification(s) preferred.
    • Start-up experience preferred.
    • Experience in a foreign-owned company preferred.
    EEOC / Reply

    Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.

    Send résumé and compensation requirements to: dave@ofarrellcm.com.

    Thank you.

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      Quality Assurance Manager

      Quality Assurance Manager – Forest Park

      Job Summary

      The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible to implement and manage all necessary Quality Assurance programs as required by company policy and/or applicable regulations. Programs include Food Safety Management System, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points; Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures; Allergen Program, Bio-Security Program; Traceback / Recall Program, incoming raw material, in process and finished goods testing; SNHD, FDA, USDA and 3rd-party audits and other programs as required. The Quality Assurance Manager also oversees the cleanliness of the Processing Room and other facility areas.

      Duties and Responsibilities
      • Monitor operation for compliance to Company’s quality assurance and food safety policies.
      • Manage in house microbiological testing laboratory including personnel, supplies and budget.
      • Monitor finished product specifications and enforce compliance.
      • Review and provide follow through on customer comments/complaints from a QA perspective.
      • Resolve product quality, health and safety issues and communicate with management on a regular basis the status of all complaints.
      • Coordinate “mock recalls” on a semi-annual basis.
      • Audit plant sanitation processes. Audit and document effectiveness of chemicals and procedures and communicate/follow through on corrective actions.
      • Manage plant Pest Control Program; coordinate services with pest control operator to ensure optimal performance.
      • Provide technical and other assistance to Operations as required. Areas include plant safety training, chemical usage and handling, GMP training, Food Safety training, regulatory compliance and other technical assistance as required.
      • Control and release of withheld or retained product. Capability of placing product on hold in Thyme preventing product from being allocated to customer orders.
      • Prepare quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including failed processes, stability studies, recalls, corrective actions, and re-validations.
      • Define quality policies and interacts with Production Manager to ensure existing standards of production are satisfactory and follow safety regulations.
      • Manage in house janitorial and sanitation processes.
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Knowledge in food manufacturing operation and strong understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices
      • Strong knowledge in Microbiology, Food Science with specialty on Food Microbiology and Food Safety
      • Bilingual in English and Spanish
      • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and Internet applications.
      • Detail oriented and analytical skills
      • Capable to read, write, and understand policies and guidelines, specifications and safety standards
      • Strong problem solving skills and able to work independently
      • Effective communication and report writing skills
      • Record keeping
      • Process Improvement
      • Analyzing Information
      • Strategic Planning
      • Attention to detail, thoroughness, dealing with complexity
      Interrelationships

      Contact with all levels of personnel within the company(s) and with outside customers and vendors.

      Working Conditions

      Office, Warehouse and Processing Room Environments; occasional travel to various location with open availability to work weekends and evenings as necessary, ability to lift 20 to 30 pounds as needed.

      Needed Attributes

      Verbal ability, decision making ability, ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks, time management, and open availability. An eye for detail and a desire for continuous improvement. Efficient performance as a team player.

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      We offer full comprehensive benefits including 401(k) w/ matching contribution; medical, dental, disability insurance, and a vision plan.

      Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

      Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.

      Send résumés to: hr@royalfoodservice.com.

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        Facilities and Maintenance Manager

        Facilities and Maintenance Manager – Forest Park

        Company Profile

        Royal Food Service is an Atlanta based distributor of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other perishable foods.

        Job Summary

        Responsible for ongoing top quality maintenance and repair of all forklifts and pallet jacks, as well as sanitation, maintenance and repairs of our 60,000 SF refrigerated warehouse. Newly created position.

        Duties and Responsibilities
        • Create and monitor preventative maintenance schedules for all routine mechanical equipment and facilities maintenance.
        • Evaluate existing vendors in repairs and maintenance category to determine overall fit and cost effectiveness. Select new vendors as needed.
        • Manage relationship with forklift and pallet jack maintenance vendors to maximize uptime and useful life of the equipment.
        • Monitor facility condition and cleanliness. Direct staff or outside vendors as needed to maintain peak condition at all times.
        • Perform maintenance / repairs that are in the scope of your expertise as needed.
        Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Ability to effectively communicate.
        • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
        • Prior industrial facilities management experience preferred.
        • Power Equipment experience preferred.
        • Working knowledge of electrical, refrigeration, and mechanical repair scenarios and ability to hold vendors to high standard of quality.

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        We offer full comprehensive benefits including 401(k) w/ matching contribution; medical, dental, disability insurance, and a vision plan.

        Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

        Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.

        Send résumés to: hr@royalfoodservice.com.

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          Maintenance Manager

          Maintenance Manager – Forest Park

          A regional fresh fruit and vegetable processor based in Atlanta, Georgia, servicing most of the southeastern states is seeking a Maintenance Manager.

          Job Summary

          Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all equipment in and around the processing areas. This is to include scheduled / preventive maintenance and any necessary repairs to ensure no interruption of production.

          Duties and Responsibilities
          • Prepare preventative maintenance schedules for all processing equipment.
          • Stock a sufficient supply of parts to meet the needs of the processing department.
          • Communicate the need to order supplies and parts to the General Manager when needed.
          • Prepare a monthly inventory of all parts and supplies.
          • Repair equipment as needed and perform preventative maintenance.
          • Train other production supervisors on minor repairs of equipment.
          • Adhere to all safety rules and warehouse preventive work methods.
          • Keep the maintenance work area clean and organized.
          • Operate and manage the processing equipment efficiently to assure safe operation and with minimal interruption of production.
          • Perform other duties as directed by Management.
          • Work with QA Department to ensure that necessary repairs are made in a timely manner.
          Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
          • Ability to effectively communicate.
          • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
          • Prior warehouse experience preferred.
          • Power Equipment experience preferred.
          • Electrical, Refrigeration, and mechanical problem solving knowledge and experience.
          • Experience in Fresh-Cut operations preferred.
          Inter-Relationships

          Contact with all levels of personnel within the company.

          Physical Requirements

          The Physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the human resources department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

          • Ability to bend, stoop, climb, and lift overhead.
          • Ability to manipulate cutting tools such as knives and mandolins safely and effectively.
          • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
          • Must be able to work safely and effectively in confined spaces.
          • Ability to operate processing machinery.
          • Able to operate warehouse power equipment.
          • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
          • Must be able to work in very cold environment for extended periods of time.
          Working Conditions

          While performing the duties of this job, an associate regularly works near moving mechanical apparatus and is regularly exposed to vibration and moderate to high noise levels. The work environment includes congested and high traffic areas, slippery floors, working alongside forklifts, single pallet jacks, electric walk behind jacks and hand carts. Walking and working is done on concrete flooring. Some duties are performed in the warehouse and will require work to be done in varying climates. Temperatures range from 36 in the coolers to 95 degrees Fahrenheit or above outdoors. The shift end-time fluctuates with the employer’s daily needs.

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          We offer full comprehensive benefits including 401(k) w/ matching contribution; medical, dental, disability insurance, and a vision plan.

          Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

          Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.

          Send résumés to: hr@royalfoodservice.com.

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            Sales Support Engineer

            Sales Support Engineer – Material Handling Systems

            Manufacturer of material handling systems seeks a talented Sales Support Engineer. Company is located in south metro Atlanta. Position requires strong project management, technical collaboration, estimating, 3D drafting, and customer interaction skills.

            Responsibilities
            • Support technical aspects of company’s sales efforts
            • Develop technical descriptions for inclusion in sales quotations
            • Estimate cost of projects; interact with internal departments to get approvals for costs
            • Interface with internal industry-specific business unit branch teams for the development of technical concepts / innovations and/or simulations
            • Communicate with customers and suppliers during quotation phase
            • Develop 2D and 3D drawings during the sales phase
            • Participate in releasing projects (including technical risk assessment) and transferring projects over from sales to technical department
            Requirements
            • B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
            • Minimum of three years’ experience in sales engineering, preferably for a manufacturer offering full engineering, project management and field implementation
            • Background in conveyors, material handling, automated systems, handling technology, and intelligent control systems would be a plus.

            Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.

            Send résumé and compensation requirements to: dave@ofarrellcm.com.

            Thank you.

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