TDM & Associates, LLC

204 N. Main, PO 797

St. Joseph, IL 61873

217-469-9400

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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!

Featured Candidates

Accounting & Finance

Candidate 8169

MBA-educated Controller with 9 years experience. Industry experience includes manufacturing, retail, and distribution. Experienc… -More-

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

Candidate 7753

Director of Finance with 20+ years of experience. Industry experience includes auto manufacturing and retail. Experience in SOX … -More-

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+.

Human Resources

Candidate 6176

Accomplished professional with exemplary HR multi-site management experience. Demonstrated success in strategic planning and ex… -More-

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.

Engineering

Candidate 10729

Principal Engineer with 14 years of experience with Whirlpool. Leads teams with Systems Engineering, Six Sigma and Lean methods… -More-

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.

Featured Opportunities

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Extrusion Manager

This department operates 24/5 and makes extruded plastic products for the agriculture industry. The extrusion manager will have… -More-

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

Quality

Quality Systems Director

This position will have multi-plant responsibility for leading quality initiatives, resolving quality issues implementing proces… -More-

This position will have multi-plant responsibility for leading quality initiatives, resolving quality issues implementing process controls and continuous improvement activities. RESPONSIBILITIES • Determine quality standards for the company’s new and existing products and services. Advises executive staff on quality initiatives and leads implementation of programs. • Directs objectives within the company to maximize quality and reliability and to minimize cost. Monitors quality initiatives in operations and vendors. • Facilitates manufacturing methods, process controls, labor utilization standards, continuous improvement and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization. • Ensures testing and experiments to qualify and quantify processes. • Directs troubleshooting activities to resolve production problems and maximize product reliability. • Provides leadership as part of the management team in implementing an ongoing quality management program. • Will be a liaison with factories, employees, international quality and customers. • Will be a liaison with research sources, customers and production management to develop or improve the quality of existing products. RESPONSIBILITIES • Determine quality standards for the company’s new and existing products and services. Advises executive staff on quality initiatives and leads implementation of programs. • Directs objectives within the company to maximize quality and reliability and to minimize cost. Monitors quality initiatives in operations and vendors. • Facilitates manufacturing methods, process controls, labor utilization standards, continuous improvement and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization. • Ensures testing and experiments to qualify and quantify processes. • Directs troubleshooting activities to resolve production problems and maximize product reliability. • Provides leadership as part of the management team in implementing an ongoing quality management program. • Will be a liaison with factories, employees, international quality and customers. • Will be a liaison with research sources, customers and production management to develop or improve the quality of existing products.

Human Resources

Hr Manager

We are looking for strong leadership in this position. The individual must be able to influence their peers in this organizatio… -More-

We are looking for strong leadership in this position. The individual must be able to influence their peers in this organization to effectively manage change. In addition to generalist human resource duties, some of the key initiatives will be to integrate top grading and succession planning at the plant level, initiate manpower planning tools to help maintain labor costs, and to develop and implement effective training initiatives that help drive the plant to world class standards as defined within the industry. We seek only those who love plant human resource environments. Some additional requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources management • 5-7 years HR management experience, with at least two years of site HR leadership responsibility of managing people in a production environment

Marketing

Sr Brand Manager

The marketing executive will lead the development and execution of marketing strategies for the company.  The position has prima… -More-

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. 

Accounting & Finance

Controller

Our client, located 30 miles south of Indianapolis, Indiana, is an industry niche leader in the manufacturing and distribution o… -More-

Our client, located 30 miles south of Indianapolis, Indiana, is an industry niche leader in the manufacturing and distribution of metal components for the automotive and heavy engine industry. Reporting to the division General Manager, the controller will be accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards. In newly formed business units, the Controller will work closely with IT to implement the Company’s ERP and Standard Cost Systems. Qualifications must include manufacturing accounting, cost accounting, fixed asset, ERP, as well as 5+ years of leadership or accounting management experience. Our client prefers candidates with advanced degrees and have indicated an interest in candidates with CPA and CMA certifications.

Engineering

Senior Designer

Reporting to the Chief Product Engineer, the Senior Designer will be the expert design engineer on staff and will guide the deve… -More-

Reporting to the Chief Product Engineer, the Senior Designer will be the expert design engineer on staff and will guide the development of fabricated and assembled products manufactured and/or marketed to the outdoor and recreational vehicle enthusiast. The Sr. Designer will provide technical expertise on projects including product development, improvements, cost reductions, or advanced research. He/she will lead the Product Engineering department in the design/development of new products and components and will assure that product development processes are being followed. Our client requirements for candidates include: • B.S. in engineering (mechanical discipline preferred) • 5 + years of product design experience. • Technical skills to include Solidworks, DEA, GD&T, project management. • Location is in Indiana, approximately 50 miles East of South Bend.