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

Information Technology

Computer Scientist/Engineer

This position will be a part of the data technologies and IT teams. Successful candidates should demonstrate the following: - … -More-

This position will be a part of the data technologies and IT teams. Successful candidates should demonstrate the following: - Masters or Bachelor's with 2-4 years of experience in Computer Science/Engineering - Agricultural background and interest - Programming skills to include Python, JavaScript, .NET (C#/VB), etc. - Web-based programming/application development is a must - Experience/interest for hardware and software support and design a must - Knowledge of database design, development and query - Knowledge of GIS with ESRI ArcGIS Server environment

Engineering

Embedded Electrical Engineer

This position is accountable for leading the overall innovation, design, development, quality and on-going maintenance of engine… -More-

This position is accountable for leading the overall innovation, design, development, quality and on-going maintenance of engineering projects by following Best Practices established by the Department and Organization. BS in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in embedded controls, software development, validation and product lifecycle maintenance.

Sales

Sales Manager

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

The Sales 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 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 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.

Environmental, Health & Safety Project Management

EHS Manager

Develop, implement, supervise and coordinate safety, health and environmental programs, processes, and policies to prevent injur… -More-

Develop, implement, supervise and coordinate safety, health and environmental programs, processes, and policies to prevent injuries, protect the health and well-being of all employees, minimize the impact of our manufacturing operations on the environment, and maintain compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws, regulations, guidelines and directives for a 450 employee, 800K square foot facility.

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

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.

Engineering Manufacturing and Operations Management

Product Launch Manufacturing Engineer

In this position, you will be responsible for the launch of new products and continuing to support the product once it is transf… -More-

In this position, you will be responsible for the launch of new products and continuing to support the product once it is transferred to production (3 months after SOP), ensure processes that run trouble free to build a quality product in the required amount of time by meeting all QCT targets agreed upon during the process development phase.

Engineering

Design Engineer

This lead position is responsible for the accurate and timely completion of the design of component and assembly modeling and de… -More-

This lead position is responsible for the accurate and timely completion of the design of component and assembly modeling and detail drawing creation of products. This is a professional position that requires the ability to meet or exceed expectations within given time frames. The incumbent will be responsible for leading teams and championing directives. Plastics experience a must.

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 Project Management

Product Development Engineering Manager

Reporting to the Chief Engineering Manager, the Senior Product Development Engineer will guide the development of products manuf… -More-

Reporting to the Chief Engineering Manager, the Senior Product Development Engineer will guide the development of products manufactured and/or marketed to the outdoor and recreational vehicle enthusiast. The Product Development Eng. Manager will provide technical expertise on projects and 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.

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.  .

Engineering Quality

Quality Control Group Leader

The Quality Control Group Leader drives continuous improvement will plan and maintain the Quality Management System (QC) for ma… -More-

The Quality Control Group Leader drives continuous improvement will plan and maintain the Quality Management System (QC) for manufacturing functions for the plant, and will provide guidance and support for revisions to, and improvement of manufacturing quality documentation.

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.

Engineering

Chief Engineer, Sanitaion

Manage engineering projects utilizing both internal and external resources as required for the development products. Provide te… -More-

Manage engineering projects utilizing both internal and external resources as required for the development products. Provide technical expertise on projects including product development, improvements, cost reductions, or advanced research. Lead the Sanitation Product Engineering department in the design/development of new products and components. Assure that the Product Development Process is being followed. Lead and mentor associates in the design and re-design of components that incorporate the required form, function and safety, and also ensure ease of manufacture. Provide technical support for other areas of the company such as technical product information, service, purchasing, etc. Assure that personnel are practicing drafting standards in accordance with company-recognized practices and maintain a secure and accurate database.

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Converting Manager

As part of the management team, you will be responsible for providing management and technical support for capital and departmen… -More-

As part of the management team, you will be responsible for providing management and technical support for capital and departmental operations and projects in the Printing, Finishing and Palletizing Departments. This includes initiating and supporting continuous process improvement efforts while supporting Six Sigma efforts.

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Plant Manager

The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for a 230,000 sf. manufacturing facility with a non-union workforce of… -More-

The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for a 230,000 sf. manufacturing facility with a non-union workforce of approximately 250 associates and sales of approximately $150M. Direct reports include Production, Materials, Engineering, Shipping/Receiving, Lean, with dotted line reporting relationships with the Controller, HR, and Quality. The Plant Manager is accountable for overall plant financial performance in regard to all operational metrics (Cost, Inventory, Schedule attainment, SCOT, Quality, Safety, etc.) and will be expected to drive initiatives that are aligned with GDP and overall Company performance targets.

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Operations Manager

Manage manufacturing departments' costs, yields, safety, environmental, people development, budgets and quality to consistently … -More-

Manage manufacturing departments' costs, yields, safety, environmental, people development, budgets and quality to consistently provide products meeting customer requirements at the lowest cost.

Engineering Manufacturing and Operations Management Software Engineer

Product Development Engineering Manager

Manage engineering projects utilizing both internal and external resources as required for the development of products manufactu… -More-

Manage engineering projects utilizing both internal and external resources as required for the development of products manufactured and/or marketed by the company. Provide technical expertise on projects including product development, improvements, cost reductions, or advanced research. Lead the Product Engineering department in the design/development of new products and components. Assure that Product Development Processes are being followed. Serve as a local champion for the company’s innovation processes. Lead and mentor associates in the design and re-design of components that incorporate the required form, function and safety, and also ensure ease of manufacture. Provide technical support for other areas of the company such as technical product information, service, purchasing, etc. Assure that personnel are practicing drafting standards in accordance with company-recognized practices and maintain a secure and accurate database.

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Production Manager

Reporting to the plant manager, the Production Manager will be responsible for the management and leadership to a plant of 150-2… -More-

Reporting to the plant manager, the Production Manager will be responsible for the management and leadership to a plant of 150-200 non-union manufacturing employees.

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.