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

Sales

National Director Wholesale Sales

The National Director Wholesale Sales leads and executes the wholesale channel within the North American market. The Director is… -More-

The National Director Wholesale Sales leads and executes the wholesale channel within the North American market. The Director is responsible for defining a value proposition creating sustainable competitive advantage for with our wholesale partners. The position is also responsible for creating and implementing strategies promoting strategic relationships with retailers to increase loyalty and support. The Director is responsible for leading a large account management team seeking to meet account goals. The Director is responsible for ensuring the company mission and values which are the foundation of all sales activity. The National Director Wholesale Sales supports the Account Management team and reports to the Vice President Sales and Marketing.

Sales

Sales Representative/Manager

The Sales Rep./Manager will be responsible to grow sales with existing customers and to identify and deliver sales opportunities… -More-

The Sales Rep./Manager will be responsible to grow sales with existing customers and to identify and deliver sales opportunities with new customers and perhaps new sales channels. The Sales Rep./Manager will work with customers on specific forged and machined parts applications. He/she will address customer issues and acts as a liaison between customer, manufacturer and supplier. The Sales Rep/Manager will be responsible for managing independent Manufacturers Sales Representatives that may be selling into existing customers or as may be required to secure new business within a specified territory. He/she will be responsible for managing key market segments including monitoring and reporting characteristics, trends/changes and recommending sales strategy. The sales territory will be supported by inside sales and customer service personnel allowing the outside sales manager to travel extensively as they develop new customers and increase visibility and sales with existing customers.

Supply Chain and Materials Management

Buyer

Purchases diversified commodities through supplier development to insure delivered quality, product availability and value. Pro… -More-

Purchases diversified commodities through supplier development to insure delivered quality, product availability and value. Produces problem analysis and resolution to insure business goals and objectives can be met.

Marketing

Sr. Director of Marketing

This senior manager will lead the development and execution of marketing strategies for the company. The position has primary r… -More-

This senior manager 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. This position collaborates with leaders across the Company in the development of a global vision and for each of the brands, and to create and communicate strong product offerings and value propositions to the consumers. Must be a collaborative leader who has strong analytical skills in measuring success and ROI on marketing programs. This position reports to the Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Human Resources

Employee Relations Specialist

To provide professional level of Human Resources background and experience to carry out responsibilities in employee relations i… -More-

To provide professional level of Human Resources background and experience to carry out responsibilities in employee relations including the following: Advises employees and management on the interpretation of personnel policies, programs and procedures Provides feedback and information to the Compensation Manager supporting wage determinations and administration Leads or Assists with Employee relations investigations and employee issues Interacts with members of the legal department as appropriate to bring resolution to employee relations casework Reviews and assists managers with the content of annual performance evaluations Assists with training and regulatory audits as needed

Supply Chain and Materials Management

Supply Chain Manager

Leads all areas of the Supply Chain Department toward meeting company goals through optimal performance in scheduling, inventory… -More-

Leads all areas of the Supply Chain Department toward meeting company goals through optimal performance in scheduling, inventory management, purchasing, and on-time shipping. Directly supervises up to 6 employees in the Supply Chain Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; planning and executing continuous improvement objectives, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Supply Chain and Materials Management

Director of Supply Chain Operations

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations who has been with this company for nearly 20 years, the Director will help craft t… -More-

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations who has been with this company for nearly 20 years, the Director will help craft the future direction of the company's supply chain operations and services.  We are seeking candidates with Leadership experience within Logistics, Fulfillment, Warehousing, Deployment, Inventory Management, Forecasting & Planning in High Volume, High Turn, and High Service industries. In this role, the Director will lead a high turn, high service supply chain operations utilizing 10 facilities while employing ~100 employees in both union (2) and non-union (8) environments. The Director will help formulate the strategic direction for the supply chain function and will oversee an operating budget of $75 million. Familiarity with Supply Chain Technology a must. We are looking for an individual who can lead the supply chain function to “world class” heights. If you are interested in joining a company that services a leisure outdoor enthusiast industry and want to make a significant contribution to an organization, then this role would be ideal!

Engineering

Process Controls Engineer

This position is responsible for providing electrical engineering expertise to the plant in the areas of capital equipment insta… -More-

This position is responsible for providing electrical engineering expertise to the plant in the areas of capital equipment installations, troubleshooting and new processes and products.

Engineering

Sr Product Development Engineer (Refrig.)

Reporting to the Chief Engineering Manager, the Senior Product Development Engineer will be the expert refrigeration engineer on… -More-

Reporting to the Chief Engineering Manager, the Senior Product Development Engineer will be the expert refrigeration engineer on staff and will guide the development of refrigeration products. The Sr. Engineer 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 refrigeration products and components and will assure that product development processes are being followed.  .

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Assembly Supervisor - Fabrication and Welding

Organizes, coordinates and supervises employees and activities within the assembly department to ensure an effective and efficie… -More-

Organizes, coordinates and supervises employees and activities within the assembly department to ensure an effective and efficient assembly operation that meets safety, quality and production standards. 4-year college degree in a business-related or industrial technology area preferred.

Engineering

Process Expert

Responsible for vision system inspection processes such as automated optical inspection, automated x-ray inspection, solder past… -More-

Responsible for vision system inspection processes such as automated optical inspection, automated x-ray inspection, solder paste inspection, as well as, customized vision software and hardware applications. Create new and maintain existing programs for Production equipment to conform to company and industry standards for the specific application. Develop new processes that utilize new technology and create specifications for the parameters, data recording, failure/downtime logs, communication protocol, handling, user interface, calibrations, and function of the station.

Engineering

Chief Engineer, Climate Control - HVAC

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Engineering

Six Sigma Black Belt

The successful candidate will drive the Six Sigma performance by building a culture of continuous improvement through the use of… -More-

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.

Quality

Quality Engineer

Essential Job Functions: Provides quality assurance support and leadership in assigned areas and projects. Maintains technic… -More-

Essential Job Functions: Provides quality assurance support and leadership in assigned areas and projects. Maintains technical understanding of all products, processes, and agency requirements. Ensures product is designed, procured, and built in accordance with quality requirements and reliability levels of company and customers. Analyzes product design to ensure processes are capable of meeting defined requirements. Determines effective inspection, testing and monitoring processes to meet requirements. Develops quality and inspection test plans. Conceptualizes, selects, designs, inspects and tests equipment, tooling, fixturing and software. Communicates with suppliers regarding product quality. Recognizes and identifies areas of potential risk. Initiates root cause analysis and drives the corrective action process. Assists production departments in trouble-shooting and failure analysis of processes and products. Designs and implements error proofing devices and fixtures. Provides technical support to quality supervisors, inspectors, and auditors. Participates in internal audit program

Manufacturing and Operations Management Quality

Warranty Manager

Development of standard warranty program across all product lines. Responsible for driving warranty policy/system program. Super… -More-

Development of standard warranty program across all product lines. Responsible for driving warranty policy/system program. Supervise the work of administrative or technical employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems Establish metrics to measure warranty claims managements effectiveness Develop and maintain Warranty Dashboard/Metrics (KPI’s). Lead and engage product management team members to resolve warranty and service labor cost issues.