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Candidates who are interested in the following positions should email a MS Word version of their resume to courtney@cmiconsulting.com for immediate consideration.

Estimator

Our client, located just northeast of Lexington, KY, is seeking a positive, growth minded, Estimator for their Engineering Department to prepare drawings (AutoCAD or SolidWorks) and estimate project costs for clients in an accurate and timely manner. A leader in their field of manufacturing/distribution, they are focused on providing excellent customer service to both their external and internal customers. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Analyze drawings, designs, specifications, and documentation to prepare bill of materials and cost estimates
• Maintain an effective line of communication with customers and internal departments to ensure customers are provided with excellent service 
• Provide improvement recommendations to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.
• Collaborate with manufacturing to clarify requirements
• Review manufacturing and installer related feedback from customers to improve future quoting
• Effectively communicate with Purchasing on buy-out items & freight charges
• Update cost templates to reflect tariffs, current steel prices, and other details
• Conduct turn over meetings with Project management 
• Maintain One Note file to capture history of changes and customer communications 

Required Skills/Abilities: 

• Previous experience as an estimator in construction or similar industry
• Strong communication, both written and verbal 
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly develop rapport with customers and vendors 
• Proficient in MS office suite with a strong understanding of Excel 
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints
• Knowledge of AutoCAD 2D or SolidWorks
• Ability to work independently and coordinate simultaneous tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Working knowledge of steel structures, a plus
• Ability to think outside the box and find solutions preferred

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture is preferred along with 1-2 years of relevant experience. Candidates should have a “mind for design”, must have the ability to apply engineering principles, and to think outside the box. Candidates must have great interpersonal skills, enjoy collaborating with a team, and have excellent listening skills when working with clients, vendors, colleagues, all internal customers. Company offers a competitive salary of $23-$25/hr. and benefits package as well as opportunity for advancement. Bonus opportunity available. Occasional travel to visit vendors and other company locations required. 

Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager

Our client, located just northeast of Lexington, KY, is seeking a positive, growth-minded, Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager to oversee the activities of the purchasing and inventory control department and manage the inventory of materials for the company. A leader in their field of manufacturing/distribution, they are focused on providing excellent customer service to both their external and internal customers. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Sources and purchases all supplies, materials, and parts for the company.
• Tracks raw inventory usage throughout the plant.
• Maintains steel inventory and releases from blanket orders as needed.
• Maintains knowledge of trends, prices, buyers, and delivery conditions to anticipate future material availability; directs purchasing programs accordingly.
• Develops and maintains inventory databases for supplies and materials used.
• Negotiates and completes contracts with vendors for optimal cost and delivery times.
• Reviews purchase orders and contracts for compliance with company and departmental policies.
• Collaborates with sales, customer service, and logistics departments to maximize efficiency in the purchasing and inventory control department.
• Communicates with suppliers to resolve problems that may arise regarding delivery, quality, price, or conditions of sale. 
• Purchases large and complex items.
• Develops and implements policies and procedures related to purchasing and inventory control with a goal to maximize efficiency and optimize workflow.
Required Skills/Abilities: 
• Proven negotiation skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and ethics when dealing with vendors, co-workers, and customers.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, as well as inventory software/ERP Systems

Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field with coursework in purchasing and/or inventory control management and 5+ years of buying/purchasing. Manufacturing background – preferably in steel, metal fabrication, or metaling preferred. Management experience highly preferred. Good negotiating skills required as well as the drive to continue to look for opportunities for savings and alignment. Company offers a competitive salary of $80 - $100k+ and benefits package. Laptop and cell phone provided. Bonus opportunity available. Occasional travel to visit vendors and other company locations required. 

IT Systems Administrator

Our growing manufacturing client 30 minutes east of Lexington, KY is seeking a friendly, professional, collaborative and hands on IT Systems Administrator with Level 2-3 IT knowledge, to join their team in the office (this is not a remote position.) Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills with all levels of the organization and must be comfortable working in an open office environment. MSP or manufacturing experience is highly preferred. 

The IT Systems Administrator will provide professional and technical support for the company’s networks in the following areas: General system administration, specialized system administration, Network administration, and Cloud administration. Candidates must be able to provide system administration for workstations, servers, and various network and infrastructure devices, to include installation/imaging, patching, maintenance, and troubleshooting of systems to resolution on the required Operating System, ensure all servers, workstations, and various network and infrastructure devices adhere to security and compliance requirements, perform configuration changes, conducting log analysis, system hardening, and managing/maintaining endpoint security compliance.

The selected candidate should have a history of providing design, deployment, management, maintenance, and troubleshooting of systems in the below environments: Enterprise software distribution and management tools, Directory structure management, Virtualization infrastructure, Storage arrays, Endpoint security servers, and Databases. 

Other responsibilities include administration of MS Windows 2016/2019 Server Active Directory environment, design and plan LAN/WAN network infrastructure, administration, maintenance, and support of NEC phone systems, creation of new user accounts including Active Directory and Phone/Voicemail setup, generating reports for management including but not limited to web usage and phone reports, workstation hardware/software maintenance, and develop/streamline procedures for frequently performed tasks. Networking experience is critical for this position. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Support and troubleshoot network problems
• Manage the servers. 
• License and backup management
• Assist with SCCM Implementation
• Serve as a liaison between sites for account management
• Support of production IT equipment including Zebra Printers, Honeywell Scanners, and PC’s
• Checks and responds to service requests. Completes in a timely manner. Seeks assistance from other IT members if necessary.
• Troubleshoots and maintains network infrastructure issues with IT team.
• Assists associates with software / hardware issues on daily basis
• Troubleshoots all printer/ copier issues with outside vendor.
• Checks all backup reports on daily basis. Ensures data is protected and reports all anomalies.
• Assists IT department in keeping accurate information on network/software structures in departmental reporting software (LAN Sweeper).
• Develop and create Standardized Work Instructions for tasks that department and associates using different hardware and software would use.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
• 5-7 Years’ experience in Systems Administration.
• Must understand network TCP/IP, switch configurations and firewall settings.
• Must be experienced in Active Directory.
• Project management skills are required.
• Must be experienced in VMWare and Windows Server Management
• Must have experience managing servers
• Must have experience supporting and managing MS Office 365

Client offers an excellent benefits package: medical, vision, dental, disability, group life & AD&D, voluntary life, FSA, HRA, HAS, paid time off, 401-K, and a competitive salary ($64k-$70k per year). Relocation Assistance not provided. Company offers great opportunities for advancement! The culture is a friendly, open atmosphere. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a well-respected and growing company.

Marketing and Service Representative

Our client, a dynamic advertising and marketing company in the Lexington area is seeking a Customer Service Representative for their team.

The Customer Service Representative will:

- Work closely with clients to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services
- Create formal quotes and follow up with customers and vendors 
- Attend trade shows and events
- Place and follow up on orders
- Provide quality service and support in all interactions
- Assist with the preparation of proposals and bids
- Interact and communicate with suppliers, warehouse personnel, billing office, and other co-workers
- Have the ability to work independently

Candidates should have excellent attention to detail, an eye for design, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), interest in and proven ability to work well with team members, a pleasant demeanor, great organizational and time management skills and the desire to provide the ultimate customer service experience.

Client offers a professional, fun faith-based environment. A Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communication, or Business (or related field) is preferred along with 1-2 years of relevant experience (or commensurate experience). Candidates must be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe product familiarity is preferred. Salary range is $34k-$39k+. (Candidates with 3-5 years of experience have a salary range of $40-$50k+.)

HR Advisor

HR Consulting Firm in Lexington seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable HR Advisor with a passion for HR to work with our clients in central Kentucky. 3-5+ years’ experience in an HR Generalist or HR Manager role required in HR compliance, benefits, employee relations, talent acquisition, professional development, etc.

HR Director

5+ years of senior-level HR experience required. Must be employee focused. This is a hands-on position with a small support staff. Healthcare background highly preferred. $90 - $110k+. This is not a remote position.

Marketing Associate

Our client, a small membership-based organization based in Lexington, KY that provides professional development and continuing education programs is seeking a Marketing Associate to join their team. The person selected for this role will be responsible for all external and internal marketing and communications (including website maintenance, social media networking, graphics design, etc.) across multiple platforms while adhering to the style guide for branding consistency. This be position can be remote.

Specifically, the Marketing Associate will:

- Design, write, and coordinate publication and distribution of e-newsletters, targeted e-mail campaigns, and other reports, with consistent messaging.
- Manage multiple websites (including website redesign, monitoring for broken links and taking action to correct) and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn), utilizing Hootsuite.
- In collaboration with other staff, identify content and topics for scheduled posts with the aim of keeping content up to date and relevant.
- Create digital & paper collateral (graphics and copy) including infographics, flyers, booklets, annual report, social media graphics, website sliders, logos, programs, etc.
- Monitor and report on analytics of email campaigns, websites, and social media platforms. 

Education / Training and Experience: 

- Associate or technical degree/certificate in marketing or communications required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- 2+ years’ experience in a marketing role required
- 2+ years’ experience in graphic design highly preferred

Technical Skills Required:

- Experience running multiple social media channels, managing, and scheduling content, publishing social media ads, engaging audiences, and analyzing results using Hootsuite. 
- Experience with website content management systems, preferably Wild Apricot, WordPress and Google Analytics. 
- Proficiency in all of the following is required: Adobe or similar design software; MailChimp or similar email marketing software; Survey software skills; Microsoft Office including Word and Excel required.
- Experience in video creation & editing and CSS & HTML coding skills preferred.
- Familiarity with Higher Logic, preferred.
- Mobile app software and Video creation and editing skills preferred.

Ideal candidates will have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills along with strong time management skills and the ability to organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities. In addition, a strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are necessary for success in this role. Finally, candidates should be team-oriented and be able to effectively collaborate with others, and interact with, and respond to, the needs of a diverse range of stakeholders. Great opportunity to be part of a small, but rapidly growing organization. Starting salary $42.5k-46k annually. 

Content Developer / Presenter / Trainer

HR Consulting firm in Lexington seeking Content Developer / Presenter for clients – topic areas including communication, team building, leadership, supervisory skills, harassment, conflict resolution, unconscious bias / diversity, etc. Salary commensurate with experience. Open to part-time or full time.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

HR Consulting firm in Lexington. Looking for someone who has great interpersonal skills (via phone, virtually and in-person), is tenacious and loves a challenge! Full time position Local candidates only, please. (Partial virtual availability).


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