TDM & Associates, LLC

204 N. Main, PO 797

St. Joseph, IL 61873

217-469-9400

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.

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

Human Resources

HR Generalist

Administers various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel; assists in development and implementation of… -More-

Administers various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel; assists in development and implementation of personnel policies, procedures and programs; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems. Administers compensation program; monitors performance evaluation program and revises as necessary. Benefits administration to include communicating benefit information to employees and assisting with claims management. Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 report annually; maintains other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations. Leads or assists staffing effort for exempt and nonexempt personnel, students, and temporary employees; monitors career pathing program, writes and places advertisements. Collaborates with attorneys for visa applications. Assists HR Director in managing grievances, arbitration preparation, employee counseling, investigations, outplacement counseling, exit interviewing, and preparation for collective bargaining. Collaborate with union representatives and encourages positive labor relations climate. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars. Maintains company organization charts and employee directory. Education and Work Experience A bachelor's degree and three (3) to five (5) years of Human Resources experience, OR A master' degree in Human Resources Management and two (2) years of experience in the HR field, OR 3 Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.

Construction Management Engineering

Mechanical Engineer - Automation, Vision

This position requires an individual who is versed in many different facets of mechanical engineering with a focus on automating… -More-

This position requires an individual who is versed in many different facets of mechanical engineering with a focus on automating processes for manufacturing of metal products. These processes include wire forming, metal welding, assembly, and in process inspection. This position will responsible for increasing efficiency and effectiveness of all production related manufacturing processes and equipment, with the goal of manufacturing a high quality product in a repeatable and cost effective manner. The position will engineer, design, draw, fabricate, and commission new equipment, as well as design improvements for, and repair of, existing equipment in order to achieve manufacturing cost reductions and increased labor utilization. Qualifications B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field with minimum 4 years related experience in manufacturing setting required. Must be experienced with design and development of automated, high-speed equipment. Experience in vision systems using the latest video inspection and control. Experience with and solid knowledge of automation, robotics and vision system; Controls experience highly desired. Good understanding of Welding of metal. Direct involvement with machine and tooling design – Solid model software knowledge required; AutoCAD Inventor experience preferred.

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.

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager is responsible for all manufacturing related operations in a 100,000 sq. ft. metal fabrication plant whic… -More-

The Operations Manager is responsible for all manufacturing related operations in a 100,000 sq. ft. metal fabrication plant which includes punching, cutting, slitting, welding, stamping, painting, assembly and shipping/receiving. The Operations Manager directs a group of about seventy people within the following functions: manufacturing, maintenance, production engineering, shipping and receiving.

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 using 3D CAD tools (Solidworks). This position may require little or no direction from Project Managers and management; makes determinations on materials, weights, stresses, and overall design integrity; works in a team environment and facilitates CAD data management and communication. 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.

Call Center Supervisor

Provide direct supervision of Call Center personnel handling inbound requests for troubleshooting support and on-site service. … -More-

Provide direct supervision of Call Center personnel handling inbound requests for troubleshooting support and on-site service. Includes dispatching of service technicians to customer sites.

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Master Scheduler

Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes, develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing know… -More-

Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes, develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards to drive continuous improvements throughout all plant operations.

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 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.

Manufacturing and Operations Management 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

Customer Fulfillment Engineer

Prepare specifications, drawings, bills of material, instruction sheets, and purchase orders to design new or redesign existing … -More-

Prepare specifications, drawings, bills of material, instruction sheets, and purchase orders to design new or redesign existing mechanical/electromechanical equipment for the purpose of product improvement, cost reduction, or adaptation of standard products to meet custom requirements.

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Distribution Center Manager

DC Manager will be responsible for the second shift warehouse replenishment and distribution operations in an 800,000sf state of… -More-

DC Manager will be responsible for the second shift warehouse replenishment and distribution operations in an 800,000sf state of the art facility. The selected individual will provide direction and leadership to a team of 40 (+/-) hourly employees through effective communications and management. The DC Manager will also ensure that operational performance, revenue, and service targets are met, while operating within budget guidelines. The ideal qualifications for this role are: Bachelors Degree in a Management related field. 5-7 years distribution center experience Supervisory experience required (3-5 years) SAP experience preferred. Strong proficiency using MS Office applications required.

Supply Chain and Materials Management

Production Supervisor

Monitoring inventory levels, plan, and manage manpower and manufacturing activities of the group, revise routings as needed. Re… -More-

Monitoring inventory levels, plan, and manage manpower and manufacturing activities of the group, revise routings as needed. Responsible along with engineering for new model line set up, including maintenance by doing minor or major repairs through delegation. Be directly responsible for root cause of external and internal defects. Aggressively promote quality to assure ISO 9000 compliance and Kaizen activities within the group and provide continuous training within these activities. Update SOP's and other department documents as required. Responsible for security, housekeeping, and maintenance of the facilities and equipment in a manner designed to maintain plant morale, safety, and company image in the community and to visitors. Conduct and/or attend daily startup meetings, supervisor communication and other meetings as needed. Authorize and schedule overtime as required, monitor attendance and scheduling of vacation: Establish and maintain effective lines of communication and feedback with other sections, departments and shifts. Perform all performance appraisals activities, disciplines, and corrective requirements in accordance with appropriate policy. Monitor and record associates monthly productivity, counseling associate as needed. Maintain inventory control on expendables used by department (PPB, tools, parts, etc.) Assure the safety of all associates by making them aware of job hazards and by assuring good housekeeping by enforcing policies. Orient and train associates in safe working methods and assure compliance with safety rules. Investigate accidents and eliminate their cause. Complete all daily reports (attendance edits, status reports, manpower, scrap, etc.)

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Assembly Manager

Ensures a safe and productive work environment for all employees in assembly and shipping. Sustains and continually improves th… -More-

Ensures a safe and productive work environment for all employees in assembly and shipping. Sustains and continually improves the Quality Management System. Revises production schedules and priorities in a dynamic environment, responding to material availability, work flow issues, personnel challenges, and equipment reliability. Sustains and continually improves the CMCO Lean Business System. Maintains Value Stream Map and leads actions to address the largest opportunities. Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations, high quality, on time delivery, and lowest possible cost. Develops the departmental budget HC, hours worked, OT, and expenses and implements cost controls to meet or exceed the targets. Ensures the Key Process Indicators that relate to obtaining the goals are in place, have targets, and are met. Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment. Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data. Reviews and analyzes production, maintenance, and operational information to determine causes of operating or production problems and uses to implement solutions. Ensures production transactions and material movement is completed to ensure transaction integrity, timeliness, and inventory accuracy. Consults with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.