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CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Our client, a privately owned, SEC Registered Investment Advisor with offices in
the Louisville / Lexington / Cincinnati area is seeking a Chief Operating
Officer to direct, administer and coordinate the activities of the organization
in accordance with policies, goals and objectives of the firm. The person
selected for this role will be a strong leader, with a proven record of
operational and financial acumen and excellence.
The successful candidate for this role can expect to focus in the following
areas: develop and manage the business plan that implements the vision and
strategic direction of the firm, including long range capacity planning; manage
and monitor operations relative to plan, including necessary adjustments to
structure, process, systems and organizational capabilities; develop the
organization—recruiting, compensation and performance planning, employee
relations, development and succession planning; oversee firm policies and
procedures; manage all firm projects; coordinate with all outsourced partners
including IT, Accounting, etc., and partner with the CEO in setting the tone of
the firm and modeling desired behaviors.
The following qualifications are required of candidates: minimum or 10 years
business experience, preferably in financial services industry, with progressive
track record of operational excellence and results, solid strategic thinker,
problem solver and decision maker; demonstrated ability to drive execution and
results; superb executive communication skills—internal and external – to
include listening, verbal and written skills; proven people leader, with strong
coaching and mentoring skills; desire/ability to work successfully in a small
company environment; and proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
Outlook) with a light level of technical savvy.
Company offers competitive pay of $80,000 to $125,000+, incentive compensation,
employee health insurance, 401(k), (family health insurance, vision, & dental
available at employee expense). Client company also offers equity / firm
ownership potential; Partial and/or full financial support for professional
accreditation/continuing education requirements and other
professional/leadership development opportunities.
Our manufacturing client in the central Kentucky area is seeking a Manufacturing
Engineer to work in a cross-functional environment. The candidate will be
responsible for screening product bill of materials, defining the manufacturing
process, and driving quality improvement in the assigned product. He/she will
provide visibility to manufacturing readiness and lead in process improvements
for the production process of the assigned product.
Duties and Responsibilities:
o Investigate and resolve production and quality problems, conferring with the
appropriate personnel as required.
o Manages production support for product that are Engineered to Order.
o Verify all production bill of materials and drawings are accurate and can be
built within the current process timing.
o Provide plant layouts, process flow layouts and value stream maps to improve
productivity and provide for future requirements.
o Support the development and improvement of processes, quality and procedures
in manufacturing and other support functions to increase safety, reduce costs,
and improve productivity.
o Support short and long plan industrial plan to achieve flexible and efficient
o Support new product development launches.
o Support the improvement of production quality standards.
o Serve as a catalyst and technical resource for team problem solving and
o Improve safety and reduce environmental hazards in all areas.
Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing
Engineering/Technology, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
or related field and three years of experience in job offered or three years of
experience in a heavy equipment manufacturing industry. Some background in
manufacturing required. Experience in the design and use of jigs and fixtures,
project management, designing for production, JIT, lean and continuous
improvement techniques required. Occasional travel required.
Salary range is $60,000 to $80,000+ with excellent benefits package.
PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER
Our manufacturing client in the central Kentucky area is seeking a Product
Design Engineer to lead in a cross-functional environment as the product
technical expert. The candidate will be responsible for the product design from
concept through the entire development process including testing, manufacturing,
and customer validation. He/she will provide technical expertise for current
technology, competitive analysis, and component/machine specification.
Duties and Responsibilities:
o Support the sales process by developing and verifying product and its
specifications are correct, complete, buildable without issues and product will
function to customer expectation. This includes product options and custom
content, compatibility, and integration to multiple chassis types and models.
o Responsible for designing and developing a product/product family with a focus
on developing a common platform with minimize variants and bolt on options.
o Lead in identifying and implementing product changes to improve product
quality and manufacturing robustness.
o Lead in identifying and implementing changes to reduce material cost and
o Lead single or multiple new product development and launch programs driven
internally and/or externally with current and/or new supply base.
o Create product development schedules, provide day-to-day coordination, and
coordinate resolution of issues.
o Work closely with external suppliers to resolve technical problems and devise
new approaches to problems encountered. Form relationship and interact with key
suppliers, identify their strengths for different future development projects.
o Obtain product change approval from all departments prior to release of the
engineering change notification.
o Identify improvement opportunity in current processes and lead plan for
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required (Mechanical Engineer is preferred)
along with some background in manufacturing. Hydraulics, electrical also highly
preferred. 3+ years minimum heavy mobile equipment design experience and 5+
years minimum mechanical design experience required. Requires hands-on time on
the floor. Strong cross-functional coordination and communication skills are
required as well as the ability to multitask in a team oriented fast paced
environment. Proficiency in SolidWorks and Microsoft Office software required.
15% travel required.
Salary range is $70,000 to $90,000+ with great benefits package.
Our manufacturing client in central Kentucky is seeking a talented Designer to
join our engineering team to contribute to the entire process from design
through manufacturing, all in one facility. The position will require supporting
the business as a technical resource in the development and improvement of
current and future products. The successful candidate will be responsible for
solving technical problems, generating concepts, prototyping solutions,
documenting designs, and communicating changes to the organization. Candidates
must have strong mechanical aptitude, as well as the ability to understand and
create engineering drawings, both in 2D and 3D. Experience with heavy duty truck
manufacturing or steel fabrication is also a plus. Must be able to work on
multiple projects simultaneously and independently.
Duties and Responsibilities:
o Through engineering design work, support the development of sales options,
product improvement initiatives, new product development, and cost reduction
o Work closely with engineers, designers, manufacturing personnel, and external
suppliers to resolve technical problems and devise new approaches to problems
o Complete daily work according to department priorities under the supervision,
and with the support, of engineers, product owners, and management.
o Create 3D CAD models and 2D engineering drawings according to industry best
practices and company standards.
o Generate concepts and proposals for solving technical problems.
o Execute prototype development and evaluation for designs.
o Document designs via models, drawings, engineering change notices, updates to
o Identify and implement product changes to improve product quality and
manufacturing robustness, to reduce material cost and labor, and to capitalize
on opportunities in current products and processes.
Associate’s Degree in Engineering required, Mechanical preferred. Excellent
mechanical aptitude required. 2+ years minimum mechanical design experience with
2+ years heavy equipment design experience preferred. Proficiency Microsoft
Office software, 3D CAD software, required. SolidWorks and experience with a
Product Data Management (PDM) system preferred. Strong cross-functional
coordination as well as written and verbal communication skills are required.
Ability to multitask in a team oriented, fast-paced environment.
Client offers an excellent salary and benefits package.
Our client, a dynamic and growing company in the Lexington area is seeking a
Workforce Analyst for their organization. The Workforce Analyst is responsible
for monitoring, analyzing, and enhancing staff utilization, business practices,
and Operational statistics. These duties are inclusive of maintaining staffing
and service levels, producing daily reporting, and providing insight to business
trends. The Workforce Analyst is the point person responsible for review of
real-time staffing and analysis on areas in which improvement is needed. They
will utilize resources to maintain minimum service levels and provide
recommendations to leadership on where changes need to be made.
Specifically this position will be responsible for the following, but not
o Monitor, manage and maintain appropriate key performance indication metrics
across the Operations Department.
o Ability to monitor and manage resources, contact routing and system
o Identifies staff scheduling needs based on current and historical call
o Provides tactical support to the organization by analyzing and interpreting
data to suggest creative solutions.
o Develops and maintains call scripting and call routing flows in the telephony
o Research and troubleshoot discrepancies with staff scheduling, performance
data, and system outages.
o Proactively analyze staffing needs to ensure service levels are met.
o Uses technical tools to query, manipulate, and summarize data from various
o Presents findings to business leaders in a language that can be readily
understood. Utilizes data, results and recommendations to develop and deliver
o Works with other analytic professionals and Operations Leadership to
standardize metrics, resolve data quality issues, and ensure conformity and
compliance with all aspects of data analysis for the Operations Department.
At least 2 years call center Workforce Management experience required. Systems,
Internet and call center environment experience, Benchmarking and trending
experience and strong Microsoft Excel knowledge required. Schedule flexibility
is required. Knowledge of key call center metrics, including expected occupancy,
utilization, service levels, handle time, abandonment rate and ASA. Strong
analytical, math and reasoning skills, ability to multi-task and work with
aggressive timelines. Experience with Avaya CMS, Verint, and/or Cisco call
center applications is preferred.
Salary range $40,000 to $48,000 with great benefits.
INTERIM HR GENERALIST
Our client, a manufacturer 45 minutes northeast of Lexington is seeking an
Interim HR Generalist, there is a possible opportunity for a full time position.
5 years’ experience in HR required (manufacturing or similar industry highly
preferred). This is an immediate need for our client. Must be both hands on HR
Manager with great Employee Relations experience as well as a solid Strategic HR
Business Partner to Management Team.
Salary range is $80,000 to $95,000.
Our client, a dynamic, growing company in the Lexington area is seeking
Negotiator for their team. The Negotiation Team is designed to assist Account
Managers, by aggressively negotiating low rates and securing rate agreements
with clients. The Negotiator should be results driven and is able to provide
clients the lowest possible rates, regardless of the obstacle.
The role of each negotiator, and the team as a whole, will require much
preparation and prioritization in order to accomplish the goal of providing our
clients with the lowest discounted rates and still maintain company
Candidates must have previous sales and negotiation experience with a proven
track record of success, excellent written and verbal communication skills as
well as being detail oriented. Knowledge of MS Office and Outlook and ability to
effective navigate search engines is required. Candidates should have the
ability and interest in, in working in a fast paced and changing environment.
Hotel background preferred. Requires at least 45 hours per week.
Salary range is $40,000 to $55,000 plus great benefits.
Our client, a progressive and growing manufacturer engineering company based in
the Lexington, KY area is seeking a CNC Programmer for their organization. The
CNC Programmer develops manufacturing process route sheets, determines and/or
designs tools and fixtures required by the routing process. This position will
analyze existing manufacturing facilities for justification to replace or add
new equipment and create new or modify existing production processes for more
effective use of time and manufacturing facilities.
This position is responsible for the following, but not limited to:
o Independently develop, create, manage and/or update CNC programs, set-up
sheets, tool sheets, and other documentation related to the manufacturing
process, using standard software applications.
o Set-up and operate CNC and secondary equipment in order to prove-out the
operation, troubleshoot and revise programs.
o Support the quoting process by estimating production times, resource
requirements, etc. for specific manufacturing operations.
o Review design for manufacturability relative to a specific operation, and add
or revise specifications as needed.
o Design and/or manufacture work-holding devices and tooling, and based on tool
life, establish the re-order points to ensure availability.
o Participate in the post-production review and evaluation of specific
manufacturing operations, including equipment performance and product quality,
in order to recommend and implement improvements.
BSME or BSIE or 5 years of CNC programming experience required. Knowledge of
three axis milling (five axis a plus), multi axis CNC turning with live tooling,
proficiency in G code CNC programming, Cad/Cam programming experience (Gibbs Cam
preferred) required. Solid modeling experience (ProE/Solid Works) a plus.
Salary range is $50,000 to $63,000 and benefits offered.
MARKETING AND CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Our client, a dynamic marketing company in the Lexington area is seeking a
Marketing and Customer Service Representative for their team.
The candidates selected for this position will work closely with clients
researching products from the database, sending formal quotes to customers,
following up on quotes, placing orders, and following up on orders. Candidates
should have an eye for detail and design. The selected applicants also interact
and communicate with suppliers, warehouse personnel, billing office, and other
co-workers as needed.
Candidates should have excellent attention to detail, outstanding interpersonal
and communication skills (verbal and written), interest in and proven ability
to, work well with team members. Ideal candidates will have a pleasant demeanor,
great organizational and time management skills and the desire to provide the
ultimate customer service experience.1-2 years of relevant experience required.
College degree preferred, but not required.
Starting salary range is $30,000 to $40,000+. Client offers a professional, fun
Our client, a Japanese manufacturing company located in beautiful Central
Kentucky, is seeking a Japanese English Translator to facilitate communication
on various aspects of the business between Japanese and US staff.
The position will use a highly proficient level of written and verbal skills in
working with associates and various levels of management in one-on-one and group
settings. The selected candidate will assist in effective communication between
associates that do not speak the English language by converting one spoken or
written language to Japanese and vice versa, relay concepts and ideas between
languages, attend meetings and facilitate various meetings to mediate
discussions for Quality, Engineering, Production, upper Management and/or Human
Resources. Due to the sensitive nature of the information, successful candidates
will understand the importance of confidentiality and exercise a high level of
Successful candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, 4 years’ translation
experience with 2 years in a manufacturing environment required (Japanese
automotive manufacturing a plus). Ideal candidates will possess excellent
problem- solving, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, planning an
organizational skills. Adaptability, dependability and high level of emotional
intelligence with the ability to remain calm during stressful situations.
Salary range is $45,000 to $65,000 plus generous benefits package offered.