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Our client, a tier one automotive supplier based in the Lexington area is seeking a Maintenance Technician for their team, to plan and perform repairs, and conduct preventive maintenance on all equipment and building. We are looking for 2nd shift with occasional overtime possible.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

- Installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment. This includes troubleshooting, performing corrective and preventive maintenance, installing, maintaining, upgrading and repairing facilities and equipment at the facility. Equipment includes conveyors, hoists, compressors, pumps, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, HVAC, boilers, chillers, steam powered equipment, automation Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and controls, Fanuc, Motoman Robotics, facility mechanical and electrical systems.
- Fanuc Robot programming and preventive maintenance.
- Planning and managing vendors coming onsite to perform periodic preventive maintenance and/or inspection of equipment. Maintain records for all repairs and preventive maintenance activities.
- Planning and performing machining and fabrication of tooling.
- Compliance with OSHA, EPA and Company Safety and Environmental Policies.
- Implement and adhere to all ISO-9000 / TS-16949 Policies and Procedures.

Candidates must have 5 years of progressive, journeyman level experience performing facilities and equipment maintenance in a manufacturing environment. Fanuc robot programming and preventive maintenance experience required. Demonstrated exceptional troubleshooting and problem-solving skills required. Knowledge of lean principles and proactive maintenance practices in process critical manufacturing facilities and auto manufacturing experience preferred. Computer skills with proficiency using MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint). Bachelor’s or technical degree preferred. Automotive Paint Finishing experience a plus.

Salary range is $24 +/- per hour plus an excellent benefits package. Occasional overtime is required.


Our manufacturing client east of Lexington, KY is seeking an Assistant Accounting Manager for their facility to take care of the day to day operation of the Accounting Department. Specifically, the Assistant Accounting Manager is expected to: prepare accurate monthly financial statements, assure compliance with GAAP & J-Sox, communicate with the Shared Service and Data Processing center, monitor, initiate and reconcile all cash management and banking transactions, perform J-Sox activities as a self-assessor, audit travel and other general expense reimbursements, ensure all tax requirements are met, coordinate control of all fixed assets and capitalization tracking.

The Assistant Accounting Manager should also be able to understand all processes of the accounting department in order to support staff and ensure all functions are completed correct and timely. Must be able to communicate, collaborate, build rapport with other departments and provide training/assist associates in the completion of travel reimbursement and other paperwork.
Candidates must have: a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; 2-4 years’ manufacturing and cost accounting experience (automotive industry preferred); strong computer skills, particularly with Excel spreadsheets; excellent oral and written communication skills; some SOX experience preferred.
 Candidates must be able to work independently, supervise staff, have excellent attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment and work the hours necessary to assist the Accounting Manager.

Salary range is $60,000+/- plus comprehensive benefits package.


Our client, a Japanese manufacturing company in Central Kentucky, is looking for a Japanese English Translator to facilitate communication on various aspects of the business. Bachelor’s degree, 4 years’ translation experience and 2 years in a manufacturing environment required. (Japanese automotive manufacturing a plus).

The position will use a highly proficient level of written and verbal skills in working with management in one-on-one and group settings. Due to the sensitive nature of the information, successful candidates will understand the importance of confidentiality and exercise a high level of discretion.

Salary range is $47,000+/- plus generous benefits package.


Our client, a Japanese Tier 1 automotive supplier in the Central KY area, is seeking an experienced Quality Coordinator for their team to be responsible for TS/ISO certification and implementation activities and assist in creating QA instructions.

The successful candidate will complete TS/ISO related tasks including paperwork, training and status updates and complete IMDS paperwork and PPAP for customer approval. Will also approve finished product by conducting visual inspection or using gauges, status identify all work performed and inspect product to determine compliance with customer specifications, company’s quality control system and properly pack parts.

Candidates should have 5+ years in Quality, preferably within an automotive manufacturing environment, as well as previous supervisory experience. Additionally, candidates should have experience with calibration and working with IMDS. Excellent communications skills are required.

Salary range is $60,000 to $70,000 plus excellent benefits package. Overtime may be required.


Our client, an innovative and growing start-up manufacturer based in Lexington, is seeking an Entry Level Production Supervisor with a heart for people to supervise the activities of Production Operations as well as relationships with suppliers. Ideal candidates should be energetic and self-motivated with the desire to lead and mentor others. This is a key position in this rapidly growing organization. Candidates should have a passion for producing great products, developing great people, and be familiar with building something from raw material to end product out the door.

The successful candidate must have:

- 2+ years of experience in manufacturing or assembly
- Experience working with a diverse workforce
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to thrive in an ever-changing manufacturing environment
- Passion for producing quality products (knowledge of wood manufacturing helpful)
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to successfully manage the schedule in order to deliver products on time, maintain quality, etc.
- Ability to multitask and manage projects effectively.


Our client, a Japanese automotive manufacturer located in Central Kentucky, is seeking a driven and knowledgeable Quality Manager. The Quality Manager supports, implements, and manages quality control systems designed to ensure quality is consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals.

The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills and will maintain a professional and approachable demeanor. Must be customer service driven. The successful candidate will possess excellent skills in organization, investigation, problem solving, decision making, and prioritization; will serve as the leader in multiple projects & committee and be held accountable for continuous improvement and the ability to show results. Maintains a professional and approachable demeanor at all times.

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 4 years’ experience or Associate’s degree and 6 years’ experience in automotive manufacturing required. Professional certification in Quality Engineering preferred. Must have at least 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role; extensive knowledge of computer software; expertise in qualitative research; extensive knowledge of Quality Systems; expert knowledge of blueprint reading, statistics, process control, and process capability; and a working knowledge of measuring techniques and gauges.

Salary range is $70,000 plus excellent benefits.


Our client, a Japanese automotive manufacturer located in Central Kentucky, is seeking a driven and knowledgeable EHS Coordinator for their facility. In this role, the EHS Coordinator will be responsible for duties including but not limited to: reporting requirements such as Tier II, TRI, GHG, OSHA logs, storm water and wastewater DMR’s. Maintaining SPCC/SWPPP, ISO 14001 program and recertification, identifying sources of non-compliance & preparing countermeasures or recommending improvements. This position will provide back up to the Health and Safety Coordinator, for vacation, therefore the successful candidate must have a good working knowledge of all related health and safety programs such as LOTO, confined space, machine guarding, safety devices, and the skill to train employees.

Bachelor’s in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental or closely related field. Minimum of 6 years related work experience in a manufacturing environment (Japanese preferred). Reporting experience with OSHA 300 logs Tier II, TRI, and SPCC/SWPPP. Must have ISO 14001 experience, lead auditor preferred. Knowledge and experience with LOTO, machine guarding and confined space. CIH or CSP certification preferred. CPR certified or must obtain within 6 months. Knowledgeable of principles/practices of environmental science protocols/methods. Knowledgeable of EPA regulations and internal environmental policies/practices. Ability to interpret, monitor and implement federal/state regulatory requirements. Must be proficient in computer software including MS Office

Must have excellent work habits including willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, meet or exceed deadlines, multi-task effectively and work in a fast paced stressful environment. Must possess excellent organizational skills, investigative, judgement, problem solving, analytical, communication, decision making and interpersonal skills.

Salary range is $60,000 to 65,000 plus excellent benefits.


Our client, a Japanese automotive manufacturer located in Central Kentucky, is seeking a driven and knowledgeable Quality Engineer. The Quality Engineer is responsible for gathering relevant, factual information and data in order to solve quality related problems. Resolve issues by identifying and applying solutions from acquired technical experience. Plan and lead projects by identifying and organizing activities with realistic timelines. Responsible for assuring products conform to established requirements and standards through auditing, inspecting, and testing activities. Interacts with other departments, suppliers, and experts outside company to implement Company Quality goals.

BS in engineering or alternative Bachelor’s with relevant certification or equivalent combination of education and experience (Six Sigma Green Belt or professional Quality Engineering certification preferred). 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment. Kaizen, Quality Systems, and Lean Manufacturing techniques. Developing and documenting procedures. Good organizational skills, interpersonal skills, oral and written communication. Qualitative research using software and statistical tools. Ability to work well with associates of all levels. Expert knowledge of blueprint reading, statistics, process control, process capability, measuring techniques and gauges. Comfortable working with outside supplier, customer relations

Must have a quality orientation, strong work ethic, ability to work in a team environment. Ability to management multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Patience, persistence and a good eye for design, creativity and detail. Must have an excellent work ethic and be willing to work the hours necessary to get the job done.

Salary range is $60,000 to 65,000 plus excellent benefits.


Our client, a Japanese automotive manufacturer located in Central Kentucky, is seeking a driven and knowledgeable Staff Engineer. The Staff Engineer is heavily involved in the manufacturing process; providing solutions when errors in the manufacturing process arise. Their primary duty is to ensure that products are produced at the rate needed to meet customer demand, but also ensure compliance with approved production methods and quality standards. Plans and designs new methods to improve production processes. Reviews existing processes and develops solutions to increase productivity or reduce costs. Works with Senior Staff Engineers to obtain additional training to benefit the overall organization. The Staff Engineer supports the company goals and objectives.

B.S. in Engineering Technology or a combination of education and/or experience in a precision automotive manufacturing environment. Automotive manufacturing experience required (Japanese preferred). 1-5 years’ experience in a precision, production manufacturing environment. 3 years’ experience in project management in automotive manufacturing environment. Must work well with people

This position requires frequent spoken communications. Must be able to effectively convey and understand information. Requires excellent interpersonal skills, team skills, problem solving, critical thinking, planning, adaptability, dependability and strong work ethic.

Salary range is $65,000 to 70,000 with excellent benefits.


Our client, a manufacturing engineering company based in the Southeast is seeking Territory Sales Managers in Los Angeles CA, Philadelphia, PA, Kansas City, MO, and Atlanta, GA. TSMs will be responsible for sales growth and market objectives for accounts, distributors and direct target accounts. TSMs are responsible for identifying opportunities to enhance service while generating income, and are expected to be proactive in identifying current and future client needs and trends. A positive attitude and strong aptitude are key components of success for TSMs.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, technical school or equivalent is required, as well as 5+ years’ related experience (or equivalent) in hydraulics, pneumatics, fluid power, or related industry sales. Preferred industries include food and beverage, transportation, energy, and industrial automation. Must have strong technological skills, to include proficient use of computers and cell phones, ability to conduct conference calls, etc. Excellent communications skills (verbal, written, and presentation) required. Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Fluid Power Certification and basic SAP knowledge preferred.

Salary range is $75,000 to $85,000 and 35% commission plus excellent benefits package.

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