Application Engineering Manager

Application Engineering Manager » Manufacturing

Our client, a manufacturing company in south metro Atlanta, is seeking an Application Engineering Manager. The company has a great culture and awesome benefits. The ideal candidate would have a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering technology. He or she will lead to team of five engineers.

Alternate titles: application engineer, electrical design engineer, electrical engineering technologist, equipment engineer, instrument and controls engineer (I&C engineer), mechanical and electrical project engineer, mechanical design engineer, mechanical engineer, test engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and contribute to the design and development of equipment and systems (or redesign of existing equipment) to fulfill the needs of customers. Ensure projects are completed on-time and within budget.
  • Act as advisor to applications engineering team regarding projects, tasks, and operations.
  • Create 2d drawings, specifications and Bill of Materials (and some 3d models).
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and field installation.
  • Revise processes, documents, and drawings through Value Improvement (VIP) systems.
  • Manage production capacity planning and job drawing packets.
  • Interface with other division management (e.g., Sales and Operations) for seamless work flow.
  • Monitor and assure the quality of drawings (components, dimensions, attributes) and Bill of Materials.
  • Implement and maintain Application Engineering procedures and Engineering Training.

Requirements

  • BS or AS in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Eight years of related work experience, and three years of management experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Experience in electrical equipment controls design and implementation.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.

Reply / EEO

  • Send résumé, cover letter and compensation requirements to: email.
  • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
  • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Thank you.

# # #

 

Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist » Manufacturing

Our client, a manufacturing company in south metro Atlanta, is seeking an accounts payable specialist. The company has a great culture and awesome benefits.

Alternate titles: account clerk, accounting assistant, accounting associate, accounting clerk, accounting specialist, accounting technician, accounts payable clerk, accounts payables clerk, accounts receivable clerk.

Responsibilities

  • Perform three-way match for invoice processing.
  • Ensure invoice accuracy. Ensure accuracy of account coding.
  • Process expense reports.
  • Work with various departments to resolve vendor / inventory issues.
  • Understand and apply payment terms with vendors.
  • Understand and utilize the AP process as it relates to the GL.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual audits.
  • Perform month-end duties related to AP. Participate in monthly close process.
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of accounting and it’s relation to accounts payable, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with ERP systems and automating processes.
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work well under pressure, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.

Reply / EEO

  • Send résumé, cover letter and compensation requirements to: email.
  • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
  • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Thank you.

# # #

 

 

Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant » Manufacturing

Our client, a manufacturing company in south metro Atlanta, is seeking a staff accountant. This is a newly created position. The company has a great culture and awesome benefits. Successful candidate will work directly with operational personnel to gain an understanding of processes and strive to improve them.

Alternate titles: accountant, accounting manager, accounting officer, accounting supervisor, business analyst, certified public accountant (CPA), cost accountant, financial reporting accountant, general accountant.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and enter daily and month-end journal entries. Participate in monthly close process. Assist with quarterly and annual audits.
  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner to include performing detailed research and analysis of differences in the accounts
  • Ensure that all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and federal and state regulations and consistent with established company policy and procedures.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations.
  • Calculate monthly commissions.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of AP, AR, and FA, as well as cost accounting, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with ERP systems and automating processes.
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work well under pressure, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.

Reply / EEO

  • Send résumé, cover letter and compensation requirements to: email.
  • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
  • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Thank you.

# # #

 

 

Quality Technician

Manufacturing Firm » South Metro Atlanta

Our client, a manufacturing company in south metro Atlanta, is seeking a self-starting Quality Technician to audit, test and measure finished goods to ensure customer standards are met, as well as follow their own ISO-based standards. This is a second shift position from 3:00 to 11:00 pm. Initial training would be on days for three or four weeks.

You must be able to work well independently since you will be on your own in the lab for most of your shift. Attention to detail and meeting schedule are keys. You will be managing multiple priorities to meet deadlines. You will need good analytical, computer, and influencing skills. You must understand the role of quality in a manufacturing organization and a quality operating system.

Alternate titles: quality assurance technician, quality assurance specialist, QA tech, QA supervisor, quality control analyst, quality control technician, lab technician, laboratory analyst.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure personal compliance with corporate, plant safety standards and job specific safety standards.
  • Apply statistical tools and techniques to monitor plant performance and finished goods.
  • Complete laboratory testing with testing equipment and collect samples at established intervals.
  • Handle small scale laminator and high pressure cooker to demonstrate the performance check of finished goods.
  • Audit processes for compliance to control plan requirements including process parameters.
  • Complete dimensional checks and reports on products.
  • Continually seek process improvements and make recommendations to management. Communicate quality issues and out of specifications conditions to appropriate personnel and shift leaders.

Requirements                                                           

  • Requires an associate’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years’ of related experience.
  • ASQ certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic statistics; knowledge of metrology including calibration.
  • Uses logical approach to problem solving in production and continuous improvement.

Reply / EEO

  • Send résumé, cover letter and compensation requirements to: email.
  • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
  • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Thank you.

# # #

Production Manager

Production Manager » Manufacturing Company

Our client is seeking a Production Manager to lead manufacturing operations. Successful candidate will lead a team of approximately seven direct reports and 30 indirect in a 24/7 operation. Our other placements at this company report they love working here. Position reports to the General Manager of Manufacturing.

Alternate titles: Plant Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Production Supervisor.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of 35-40 salaried and hourly employees – including four Production Supervisors. Manage production and production planning in a 24/7 operation.
  • Employ Lean Six Sigma principles to achieve production goals regarding cost controls, waste reduction, quality, safety, and on-time delivery. Incorporate 5S principles into the operations plan.
  • Balance the outputs of three closely integrated manufacturing processes to avoid any interruptions. Take immediate steps to correct this situation when it occurs.
  • Develop the production leadership team to carry out operational strategies, conduct employee training and development, and instill culture of safety, quality and productivity.
  • Recommend strategic improvements for a three to five year horizon.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering or related field, plus five years’ of production or general management experience – or an equivalent combination. Experience in a roll-to-roll plant a big plus.
  • Extensive experience with Lean Six Sigma and quality principles including Kaizen, 5S, process improvement, TPM, ISO, and production scheduling. Six Sigma certification a big plus.
  • Experience with ERP systems and MS Office (especially Excel), to analyze and improve operations, perform variance analysis, and make presentations to management.
  • Excellent strategic planning, operations leadership, employee development, performance management, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations and compliance measures.

Reply / EEO

  • Send résumé, cover letter and compensation requirements to: email.
  • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
  • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Thank you.

# # #

Product Manager – IoT

Image result for led lighting iconIoT / Intelligent Control Systems

Our client is a leading manufacturer of LED lighting products. They are experiencing rapid growth and are expanding our team to better serve their customers. We are seeking a Product Manager to become an integral part of their team. You will research, develop and design manufactured products in accordance with customer needs and company standards. Position reports to the Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Portfolio strategy: Develop and maintain a five-year multi-generation product road map that positions our client to win in the marketplace, drive customer centric innovations, ensure P&L growth, and include the latest VoC input. Monitor and adapt product portfolio strategy to changing industry regulations and market trends.
  • Category management: Oversee product life-cycle and management, development, profitability, and market share growth. Collaborate globally with Engineering, Manufacturing, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Quality, Marketing, and Finance to ensure optimal marketing mix and profitable growth of product category.
  • Market analysis: Provide analyses and recommendations regarding marketing programs and product portfolio enhancements. Lead competitive benchmarking activities including voice-of-customer (VoC), market data, GAP analysis, competitive analysis, product tear-downs, PEP processes, and other benchmarking methodologies.
  • New product development: Collaborate with customers and colleagues in China to develop innovative products. Lead cross-functional teams to develop new products through the stage-gate product development process (PDP). Set pricing and margin expectations. Ensure project schedules and launch dates are achieved.
  • Product commercialization: Lead commercialization process for product launches. Manage costs and profitability. Lead cost-reduction activities. Liaise with Quality to monitor quality and warranty metrics. Perform market research and customer-sensing activities required to define or refine product designs.
  • Marketing support: Help build the brand. Assist in the development of brochures, catalogs, packaging, POS displays, product collateral, sell sheets, and websites. Provide marketing support for promotions, product training, and sales training. Provide product leadership at customer and internal events and meetings.
  • Portfolio reporting and analysis: Develop product category dashboard and reports to monitor and drive growth in market share, unit volume, profitability, customer mix, product mix, and market trends. Provide analyses and recommendations regarding marketing programs and product portfolio enhancements.

Requirements

  • Five years’ experience marketing and selling to home improvement retailers required.
  • Three years’ experience in IoT (product management, marketing, or engineering) required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, engineering, or related field required; MBA strongly preferred.
  • Outstanding analytical, strategic planning, team leadership, project management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft skills: Project, Word, PowerPoint, Excel (pivot tables, macros, formulas, charts, graphs).
  • Able and willing to travel to domestic client meetings, global trade shows, and China HQ twice each year.
  • Must be innovative, collaborative, customer-centric, flexible, and business savvy.

Reply / EEOC

  • Send résumé and cover letter with salary history to: email.
  • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
  • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.
Thank you.

# # #