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

Accounting & Finance

Division Controller

Reporting to the Division President, responsible for all division accounting and finance functions; including the preparation of… -More-

Reporting to the Division President, responsible for all division accounting and finance functions; including the preparation of financial statements as well as summaries and forecasts, operational support, financial analysis, internal controls, budgeting, forecasting, and month/quarter/year end closings. Provide “Best Practice” leadership to the division. Qualifications must include manufacturing accounting, cost accounting to include both manufacturing and job cost, 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.

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

Marketing Project Management

Marketing Project Manager

The Product Manager is responsible for managing a portion of our growing sporting goods equipment line. Understand and develop … -More-

The Product Manager is responsible for managing a portion of our growing sporting goods equipment line. Understand and develop the product, the marketing strategy and identify new product opportunities. Take responsibility for the P & L and all aspects of each product managed. The position also includes occasional international travel!

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

Quality Engineer

Essential Job Functions: Will support product launch of new products Provides quality assurance support and leadership in as… -More-

Essential Job Functions: Will support product launch of new products 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. Participates in internal audit program Qualifications B.S. degree in Engineering preferred but will consider years of experience along with 5-10 years of experience in manufacturing working in quality Experience with PPAP, Process FEMA Strong interpersonal skills A strong maintenance background along with project management experience Exceptional business and communication skills with the ability to maintain and build relationships with customers

Manufacturing and Operations Management

Business Unit Manager

Position is accountable for all aspects of a designated manufacturing operation. Manager ensures proper coordination of long-ter… -More-

Position is accountable for all aspects of a designated manufacturing operation. Manager ensures proper coordination of long-term operations through planning and monitoring of performance measures. Position will drive improvement throughout the organization. Leads focus on their designated business unit’s continuous improvement to meet manufacturing objectives with emphasis on customer quality and total satisfaction. 1. Degree required, Engineering or Business Management 2. Manufacturing in Fabrication, Welding, Assembly industries 3. 3+ years Sr. Management experience – within Operations/Production with salaried direct reports and hourly of 100+ employees. 4. Led Lean, Six Sigma projects 5. Ability to work with all levels of the organization, especially comfortable with coaching and development of managers reporting directly.

Construction Management

Director of National Fleet Equipment Operations

This position is responsible for the management of the company’s transportation fleet. This includes all trucks and supporting e… -More-

This position is responsible for the management of the company’s transportation fleet. This includes all trucks and supporting equipment. Duties may include the management of vehicle financing, vehicle maintenance, vehicle telematics (tracking and diagnostics), along with driver, fuel, health and safety management. Additional responsibilities include the minimization of risks associated with vehicle investment, improving efficiency, productivity, reducing the overall transportation and staffing costs along with providing 100% compliance with government legislation.

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.

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.