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

Maintenance Planner

The Maintenance Planner will provide support to Maintenance through materials acquisition, job planning and capital project coor… -More-

The Maintenance Planner will provide support to Maintenance through materials acquisition, job planning and capital project coordination. Schedule the craftsmen in accomplishing the maintenance of the plant to the required levels. • Responsible for the initial screening of incoming work orders, identification of scope, and critical analysis of required level of planning. Identified specific safety requirements for the work to be completed and prepares appropriate safety procedures to be followed. • Estimates required work hours on work order tasks, total work duration and skills required to perform the task. Gathers any required engineering or technical documents and drawings. Determines and orders parts required for the work. • Prepares job packet for the skilled trades to perform the work. Coordinates priority setting of work with operations so that work is performed and completed in conjunction with production schedule. • Manages the maintenance back-log so that it is minimized to the extent possible. • Leads the outage planning activities to minimize down time as result of equipment failure. Also schedules all PM work to be completed. • Coordinates maintenance activities during major Plant equipment shutdowns.

Product Development

Product Development Engineer

Ability to design and develop innovative products in a timely fashion. Must be self-motivated with an aggressive work ethic, po… -More-

Ability to design and develop innovative products in a timely fashion. Must be self-motivated with an aggressive work ethic, possess ability to turn ideas into hard detail drawings, and be capable of designing products to meet generally accepted engineering practice, building code requirements, and market demands. Ability to design products using fabricated steel components, cast or extruded aluminum, molded plastics, and other materials.

Accounting & Finance

Controller

In this position, you will be responsible for establishing, coordinating, and administering an adequate plan for control of oper… -More-

In this position, you will be responsible for establishing, coordinating, and administering an adequate plan for control of operations. Such plan provides (to the extent required in the business) profit planning, programs for capital investing, sales forecasts, departmental expense budgets and standard costs, along with the necessary controls and procedures to effectuate the plan. Must have experience in the automotive manufacturing industry.

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.

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.

Accounting & Finance Manufacturing and Operations Management

Controller

Reporting to the CFO, the Manufacturing & Operations Controller will have accounting responsibility for multiple manufacturing a… -More-

Reporting to the CFO, the Manufacturing & Operations Controller will have accounting responsibility for multiple manufacturing and distribution facilities. This role provides accounting services to Manufacturing, Engineering, and Supply Chain. Some key duties and responsibilities are listed: • Manage all product cost activities for the business. The position will be responsible for defining new activity based techniques for applying overhead. Position will be responsible developing one set of standards for use across the business. • Develop all Planning requirements of the Operations side of the business. This includes the Annual Operating Plan, Quarterly forecast, and Current view at beginning of month. • Coordinate all month-end closing responsibilities related to manufacturing operations. This includes the operations activities of all plants/locations. • Position will manage a team of cost analysts based in multiple locations.

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.

Marketing

VP President of Marketing & Product Management

The Vice President of Marketing and Product Management reports to the CEO and is a member of the Company’s executive team. He/s… -More-

The Vice President of Marketing and Product Management reports to the CEO and is a member of the Company’s executive team. He/she will be responsible for providing executive leadership and management of the Company’s marketing activities worldwide, which include: Corporate marketing, partner/channel marketing, web and internet marketing, product marketing, and new product management. The VP will drive the Company’s efforts to position itself as a visionary leader and potential in its emerging market and to achieve its revenue goals.

Accounting & Finance

Cost Accountant

Primarily responsible to perform monthly analysis of operating expenses and standard cost manufacturing variances for the manufa… -More-

Primarily responsible to perform monthly analysis of operating expenses and standard cost manufacturing variances for the manufacturing plant. Communicate the results of the analysis to the senior management so that appropriate operating initiatives can be taken. Monitor and track capital investments to ensure compliance with budgeted approvals and analysis of projects to make sure they meet stated financial objectives. Assist in preparing the annual budget and forecast Prepare monthly and year end reports for audit. This is an individual contributor job.

Sales

Western Region Sales Manager

Maintain and grow a sales territory that consists of food processing clients. Develop and maintain working relationships with a… -More-

Maintain and grow a sales territory that consists of food processing clients. Develop and maintain working relationships with a broad range of key food industry contacts at assigned customers.

Accounting & Finance Manufacturing and Operations Management Sales

VP Financial Services

Reporting to the VP, CFO, the position is responsible for leading critical Finance processes including: General Ledger Policy, … -More-

Reporting to the VP, CFO, the position is responsible for leading critical Finance processes including: General Ledger Policy, Procedures and Closing/Consolidation activities. Transaction based Services including AR/Credit, and Accounts Payable. Lead coordination for external Audit relationship. Select involvement in Risk Management activities including various insurance such as Product Liability, Property & Casualty, and Product Liability. Experience with Epicore ERP a plus. The VP will establish a shared serviced model for this growing company.

Sales

Director of Customer Service

This position provides leadership and strategic vision to a team of Customer Service Representatives across all divisions of th… -More-

This position provides leadership and strategic vision to a team of Customer Service Representatives across all divisions of the company and reports to the Vice President of Marketing. This position provides support to dealers, end users, and specialty customers, and plays an integral part in the overall success of the customer satisfaction program. The Dir. of Customer Service is ultimately responsible for ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction through the delivery of an excellent customer experience.

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

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

Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer

Supports and improves the manufacturing operations within the production facility through process enhancements, cost reductions,… -More-

Supports and improves the manufacturing operations within the production facility through process enhancements, cost reductions, product improvement, and new product development. Performs equipment justification, procurement, and installation/implementation support, production troubleshooting to resolve product quality problems, and product and/or process design improvement as required. Designs and develops fixtures for manufacturing processes, and implements the manufacturing process for new products.

Engineering

Process Engineer

The Process Engineer will support the improvements on product cost standards, engineering change management, and new product int… -More-

The Process Engineer will support the improvements on product cost standards, engineering change management, and new product introduction. Lead the improvements on new product introduction. Ensure standard procedures, deliverables targets and high level of quality to support NPI process. Define KPI´s to measure the process. Develop, validate, and maintain manufacturing cost standards on existing products, as well as new product introduction. Support manufacturing change management as the point of contact/liaison between product engineering and production management.