TDM & Associates specializes in the recruitment of professional and executive level management personnel. Searches are handled professionally and expeditiously. Clients receive outstanding customer service. We strive to be the best, not the biggest!
Accounting & Finance
MBA-educated Controller with 9 years experience. Industry experience includes manufacturing, retail, and distribution. Experienc…
MBA-educated Controller with 9 years experience. Industry experience includes manufacturing, retail, and distribution. Experience in food, agricultural, specialty chemical and industrial industries. Willing to relocate. Currently lives in the midwest. Seeking salary of $90-120K.
Accounting & Finance
Director of Finance with 20+ years of experience. Industry experience includes auto manufacturing and retail. Experience in SOX …
Director of Finance with 20+ years of experience. Industry experience includes auto manufacturing and retail. Experience in SOX & GAAP compliance, ERP implementation, consolidations, multi-currency hedging, SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and supply chain management. Currently lives in Midwest, willing to relocate. Seeking salary of $125K+.
Accomplished professional with exemplary HR multi-site management experience. Demonstrated success in strategic planning and ex…
Accomplished professional with exemplary HR multi-site management experience. Demonstrated success in strategic planning and execution of core staffing, operational, and administrative initiatives to drive overall HR organizational and bottom-line financial performance of manufacturing plants. Expertise in change management, startups, new company integrations, and compensation as well as labor relations and organizational development in manufacturing environments. Excellent leadership qualifications. Lives in Indiana.
Principal Engineer with 14 years of experience with Whirlpool. Leads teams with Systems Engineering, Six Sigma and Lean methods…
Principal Engineer with 14 years of experience with Whirlpool. Leads teams with Systems Engineering, Six Sigma and Lean methods. Delivers projects on time, below cost and above performance and quality expectations.
Manufacturing and Operations Management
This department operates 24/5 and makes extruded plastic products for the agriculture industry. The extrusion manager will have…
This department operates 24/5 and makes extruded plastic products for the agriculture industry. The extrusion manager will have knowledge of both extrusion equipment and processes to improve efficiencies reduce downtime and improve quality. There are approximately 20 hourly employees within the department and the position reports to an Operation Manager. • Develop new and/or improve maintenance systems. • Identify and quantify opportunities for improvements. • Recommend and implement improvement plans. • Support new equipment installations as required and develop spare parts lists. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or technical field - preferred. • Must have 5-10 years or more experience in plastic extrusion • An understanding of the mechanics of extruded equipment • Capital project engineering experience a plus • Must have good verbal and written communication and team building skills. • Good problem solving skills. • Good results oriented work ethic. • Continuous improvement techniques
Sr Brand Manager
The marketing executive will lead the development and execution of marketing strategies for the company. The position has prima…
The marketing executive will lead the development and execution of marketing strategies for the company. The position has primary responsibility for designing consumer engagement strategies and for driving consumer focus throughout the Company. The brand manager will lead a team of product managers and graphic designers to create and communicate strong product offerings and value propositions to consumers. The marketing executive will work with all levels of management in the development of a global vision for the company and for each of the brands. The marketing executive must be a collaborative leader who has strong analytical skills in measuring success and ROI on marketing programs.
Manufacturing and Operations Management
Six Sigma Black Belt
The successful candidate will drive the Six Sigma performance by building a culture of continuous improvement through the use of…
The successful candidate will drive the Six Sigma performance by building a culture of continuous improvement through the use of Six Sigma Black Belt practices and other Continuous Improvement strategies throughout the business unit. Responsibilities Lead Six Sigma Black Belt projects within and across operations to optimize performance. Deliver significant Continuous Improvement Cost Savings through the execution of complex, division-wide Six Sigma projects. Train and mentor site Black Belts, Lean Leaders and other improvement personnel in Lean Six Sigma Methodology. Create opportunities for plant to share and develop best practices with Lean Six Sigma. Build and develop improved operations, processes, and procedures to support the Company strategic direction Facilitate a high level of employee participation on teams and in events to foster high involvement, accountability and results. Required Skills and Education A minimum three – five years increasingly responsible hands-on manufacturing industry experience. Must have prior experience in leading Six Sigma Black Belt level projects; Prior experience in leading Lean Kaizen Events is desirable. Must have experience in influencing across functional and organization boundaries Must have excellent leadership skills and be able to lead in a fast-paced environment. Packaging industry experience is desirable.
VP of Marketing & Product Development
Strategic planning including corporate positioning market and competitive analysis, customer segment selection and penetration p…
Strategic planning including corporate positioning market and competitive analysis, customer segment selection and penetration plans, and related product positioning. Oversee marketing communications including branding, public relations, advertising, white papers, trade shows, seminars, events collateral materials, press releases, P.O.S. materials. Analyst and market research management, and website design and content either directly or on an outsourced basis. Lead new product management efforts to transform Company’s current offering and create new business platforms. Accelerate and define as well as direct marketing programs for demand creation, lead generation and interface with sales VPs for lead tracking and management.
Systems Administrator (ERP)
This role supports and maintains our ERP system. This includes, but is not limited to installing and administering maintenance, …
This role supports and maintains our ERP system. This includes, but is not limited to installing and administering maintenance, upgrades, managing the employee time collection, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, generating new reports for all departments and managers, continuing training for current employees, support the training of new hires, looking for opportunities for continual improvement as well as being able to assist with normal IT operations.
This position reports to the Chief Product Engineer. Under guidance, ensures the accuracy and quality of the models and drawing…
This position reports to the Chief Product Engineer. Under guidance, ensures the accuracy and quality of the models and drawings developed as a part of new product launches, product improvements, quality improvements, and maintenance of existing products. Interfaces regularly with Manufacturing Engineering, Development Engineering, and other members of a cross functional team. Responsibilities: • Designs new products as well as upgrading the design and implementing changes on existing products under direction. • Creates and updates 3D models, drawings, and procedures for the development of new products and maintenance of existing products. Ensures quality and thoroughness of engineering documentation. • Performs stack up and tolerance analysis to ensure manufacturability of new products and changes to existing products. • Works with engineers to develop component specifications for purchasing department and evaluates alternate parts offered by purchasing and vendors. • May work directly with suppliers or customers to provide technical expertise and problem resolution. • Maintains contacts with persons inside and outside the company where matters discussed require resourcefulness, tact, and working knowledge of policies, practices and procedures. • May need to fabricate prototypes to support new product development. • Grows professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, etc. • May travel domestically on occasion as needed. • Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or equivalent. Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent with extensive professional experience will also be considered. • 5+ years related professional experience • Excellent documentation, verbal, and written communication skills. • Solid Works 3D modeling and 2D drawing experience. Certification preferred. • Solid Works FEA experience desirable. • Experience with GD&T and Key Characteristics. • Competent in the use of MS-Office, Power Point, and Excel • Must be self-directed and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with a sense of urgency. • Detail oriented with results driven analytical and problem solving skills. • Strong hands-on mechanical and fabrication skills is a plus. • Ability to excel in a team environment.