Senior Director of Human Resources

Senior Director of HR – Atlanta-based NonprofitOM logo

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Operation Mobilization USA, a metro Atlanta-based (Tyrone) nonprofit, seeks a Senior Director of HR who can lead HR strategy and drive it through to the operational level. He or she will lead a team of five HR specialists that manage day-to-day HR operations. Team supports 600 employees around the world. Position reports to the VP of Global Talent.

Successful candidate must be a mature follower of Christ, in fellowship in a local church, and in agreement with OM’s statement of faith. He or she will be full of vital energy and recognized as an agent for positive change.

Along with HR strategy, job scope includes administration, benefits, communications, compensation, diversity, EEO, EHS (safety), employee assistance programs, employee development, employee relations, HRIS, international, legal, organizational development, talent acquisition, and training.

Responsibilities

  • HR strategy: Cast the vision and articulate the strategy to modernize the HR function in the next three years. Participate as a member of OM’s Leadership Forum. Advise leadership on HR-related issues, legal risks, and employment trends. Make recommendations for organizational changes to advance the mission of OM USA.
  • HR operations: Lead a team of five HR specialists. Assess and improve team composition and roles, engage with strategic partners, and manage the HR budget. Manage various domestic and global human resource plans and procedures for all American ministry personnel. Prepare and maintain employee handbook.
  • HR administration: Work with senior leadership and legal counsel to ensure policies, procedures, practices and reporting comply with federal and state law. Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting HR functions. Oversee all comp and benefit programs (payroll, PTO, insurance, workers comp).
  • Talent acquisition: Implement HR strategies for domestic and global talent acquisition. Oversee the employment life cycle including staffing, onboarding, immigration, new hire processing, records management, training and development, succession planning, employee retention, and termination.
  • Employee and team development: Motivate and inspire outstanding individual and team performance throughout OM USA. Participate in coaching and development for domestic staff. Lead management training in interviewing, hiring, promotions, performance reviews, termination, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Performance management: Partner with current OM leaders to develop the leaders of the future. Play a key role in succession planning. Oversee the performance appraisal process and utilize it to help each employee achieve his or her career and ministry goals. Recognize outstanding performance on a shoestring budget.
  • Process improvement: Streamline HR processes for maximum efficiency and optimal quality. Provide better and better HR service to current employees. Enhance efficiency and effectiveness of HR programs to enable OM to attract more qualified applicants with a passion for Christian mission service.

Requirements

  • Heart: Passion for global missions – to reach the unreached and forgotten in the name of Christ.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, or other related field.
  • Experience: Five years’ experience in HR management, especially in more strategic HR roles.
  • Skills: Outstanding leadership, collaboration, conflict resolution, problem solving, and strategic planning skills.
  • Technology: Proficiency with Microsoft Office, HR software, and ERP systems.

Reply

Your cover letter should address the following questions:

  • How do you meet the specific requirements of the position?
  • How have you integrated your faith into everyday contexts?

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    Distribution Center Manager

    Distribution Center Manager – South Metro Atlanta

    Warehouse in south metro Atlanta seeks a proactive DC Manager to lead operations in a 200K SF distribution center stocking 10K SKU’s and averaging 300 shipments per day. Successful candidate will lead a team of 25+ associates in a multi-shift operation. Strong analytical, planning, scheduling, teambuilding, and leadership skills required. Reports to the Vice President of Supply Chain and Customer Service.

    Alternate titles: distribution manager, distribution operations manager, shipping manager, warehouse manager, transportation director, transportation manager, logistics manager, supply chain manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervise and coordinate the most efficient unloading of inbound shipments, storage of product, and the picking, processing, and staging of outbound shipments in accordance with the highest levels of quality.
    • Utilize a detailed understanding of Lean principals and how they apply to improving warehouse procedures. Run Lean workshops to educate and motivate team members.
    • Ensure the efficient and safe operation of all materials handling equipment.
    • Display a complete understanding of Root Cause and Corrective Action processes.
    • Leverage understanding of WMS, bar coding, and related industry procedures. Integrate new technology per corporate and company requirements.
    • Ensure all employees follow all safety policies and procedures. Thoroughly investigate and report all safety accidents and violations in a timely manner.
    • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area. Ensure all security policies and procedures are followed.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and/or other relevant experience.
    • Five years’ experience in aviation warehousing, transportation, and/or logistics management.
    • General understanding of the 49 CFR and IATA dangerous goods regulations.
    • Exposure to export control regulations. Familiarity with FAA 8130 tags.
    • Experience in Lean manufacturing, Kaizen, OSHA, ISO, 5S, and Microsoft Office tools.
    • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.

    Reply / EEO

    • Send résumé and compensation requirements to: dave@ofarrellcm.com.
    • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
    • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

    Thank you.

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      Lean Process Improvement Manager

      Lean Process Improvement Manager – Aerospace / FAA

      FAA component repair station and spare parts supplier seeks an assertive Lean Process Improvement Manager to lead and implement initiatives that drive costs and wastes out of the operation while improving quality. E.g., participate in Kaizen, value stream mapping, 5S+1, and Lean training. Strong analytical, planning, scheduling, project management, and leadership skills required. Reports to the Director of Quality.

      Responsibilities

      • Collaborate with management in conducting Kaizens, 5S+1, VSM, and other Leans workshops and tools to comply with company policy, objectives, and standards. Provide standard work procedures for all repair stations.
      • Collaborate with other Lean Managers to standardize tools, dashboards, and KPI’s.
      • Manage, update, and communicate the Lean Master Plans of Sales and Business Development Divisions.
      • Foster and grow the Continuous Improvement Teams at each location.
      • Ensure all Lean assessments are conducted within their respective time frame and that improvement targets are reached on time.
      • Coach, mentor, and train station Lean leaders and CITs to ensure agreed upon improvement goals are achieved.
      • Facilitate in Lean Council meetings.

      Requirements

      • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a four-year college or university; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, ISO, 5S and Microsoft Office tools, specifically MS Visio and MS Project.
      • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
      • Familiar with statistical methods and data-driven problem solving techniques.
      • Travel anticipated at 30% to multiple sites in North America with international travel a possibility.

      Reply / EEO

      • Send résumé and compensation requirements to: dave@ofarrellcm.com.
      • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
      • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

      Thank you.

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        Electrical Engineer / PLC Controls Engineer

        electricity_iconPLC Controls Engineer – Industrial Equipment

        Industrial equipment manufacturer in south metro Atlanta seeks an Electrical Engineer. The right candidate will be a highly energetic, results-oriented and competitive team member. Excellent analytical, design, problem solving, project management, and troubleshooting skills required. Reports to the VP of Engineering.

        Alternate titles: control panel engineer, electrical design engineer, electrical project engineer, instrumentation and electrical reliability engineer (I&E reliability engineer), power systems engineer.

        Responsibilities

        • Design electrical components and systems of industrial equipment and machinery to the customer’s desired application.
        • Design test control apparatus and determine methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.
        • Develop applications of controls, instruments, and systems.
        • Participate in directing activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.
        • Participate in coordinating the operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field installations.

        Requirements

        • Minimum of B.S. in Electrical Engineering is strongly preferred.
        • Minimum of three years electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
        • Familiar with industrial controls using relay and PLC logic.
        • Experienced with PLC programming as well as machine interface controls.
        • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
        • Ability to travel a minimum of 20%.

        Reply / EEO

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

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

        Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

        Thank you.

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          Application Sales Engineer

          Applications Engineer – Industrial Equipment and Machines

          Industrial equipment manufacturer in south metro Atlanta seeks an Application Sales Engineer with bachelor’s degree and approximately five years’ experience. Strong analytical, organizational, design, problem solving, and project management skills required. Eligible for sales incentive program. Reports to the VP of Sales.

          Alternate titles: Application Sales Engineer, Applications Engineer, Design Engineer, Equipment Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Engineer, Product Sales Engineer, Project Engineer, Sales Engineer, Senior Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer.

          Responsibilities

          • Serve as a liaison between sales reps, engineers, and customers or prospects.
          • Assist with sales proposals – 3D CAD drawings in particular.
          • Provide conceptual engineering drawings, job costing spreadsheets, and manage vendor quotations.
          • Act as project coordinator after the sale is made.
          • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.

          Requirements

          • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering (or similar) from four-year college or university.
          • Five years in manufacturing (or related) industry. Experience with material handling and factory automation would be a big plus.
          • AutoCAD a must and 3D modeling (3D Inventor) preferred.
          • Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
          • Travel 20%.

          Reply / EEO

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

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

          Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Thank you.

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            Plant Engineer

            Plant Engineer – South Metro Atlanta

            Well-established facility in south metro Atlanta seeks a versatile Plant Engineer. The ideal candidate would be highly skilled in the application of electrical and mechanical engineering as well as PLC programming. He or she would work to reduce process variations, ensure consistency in quality output, and improve efficiencies throughout the facility while maintaining cost controls. This position is also responsible for the auxiliary equipment, such as boilers, chillers and HVAC to maintain proper climate control and working conditions in each area.

            Client seeks an autonomous team leader who can diplomatically prioritize the needs of the different departments served. This is a hands-on role in a fast-paced environment that requires innovative thinking and initiative. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Facility Manager. Successful candidate will lead a team of six people.

            Company offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a bonus plan, and an outstanding work culture.

            Responsibilities

            • Assist the Facility Manager in improving or developing new process control systems and/or making revisions to existing systems to ensure efficiencies and quality improvement that lead to increased plant profitability.
            • Perform research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
            • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines and plant facilities including air compressors, nitrogen lines, and lighting systems.
            • Develop and implement environmental strategies and action plans that ensure corporate sustainable development, including coordinating all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy.
            • Responsible for environmental management systems (EMS) reporting to Global Sustainability partners.
            • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas; ensuring compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and quality standards.
            • Design, develop and test and/or source various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods in a cost conscientious environment.
            • Prepare and maintain detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
            • Perform highly diversified duties that include installing and maintaining production machines and facility’s equipment, plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.

            Requirements

            • Bachelor’s degree or technical school education certification required.
            • At least five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment; 1-3 years of management experience preferred.
            • Expertise in electrical and mechanical engineering. PLC certification essential.
            • Experience with industrial automation design, integration, CAD and troubleshooting essential.
            • Strong working knowledge of OSHA regulations.
            • Hands-on experience with hand and power tools, electrical meters and material handling equipment.

            Reply / EEO

            • Please send résumé, cover letter and compensation requirements to dave@ofarrellcm.com.
            • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
            • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

            Thank you.

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