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Sales Manager – Vocational Training – Chicago – 1300
Posted on January 03, 2018

1300 – SALES MANAGER USA – CHICAGO, IL 

 Our client is a French manufacturer of innovative vocational training tools. Their products include virtual reality simulators which allow students to get hands on training in woodworking, welding and other professions. This is a new position as the company expands their presence in the USA.

Objectives of the position:

The objective of the US Sales Manager is to be the higher representative of the company. This individual will oversee sales in the USA through partnerships, distributorships, and direct sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Build the company presence in the USA and serve as the expert on the US market.
  • Communicate with Headquarters on a weekly basis.
  • Assess the company’s current product offerings versus the needs of the US Market.  Provide data that supports the assessment and offer suggestions to the team in France on areas to improve or what products are needed
  • Increase and develop the network of distributors in the US
  • Drive and control the sales activities by maintaining current relationships and establishing new customers
  • Effectively use social media to increase brand awareness
  • Support distributors by providing them with trainings, sales support (demos to clients) and attending industry tradeshows periodically

Candidate profile: 

  • At least 5 years of proven sales experience with specific experience selling a product to technical colleges, universities, vocation schools, etc.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of how to navigate around bidding process, unions, and public education funding
  • Passionate about technology and education
  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills
  • Open Minded
  • Autonomous and a self-starter with previous experience working in a remote team environment
  • Analytical
  • Quick learner
  • Experience working with foreign companies or start-ups

Industry conferences to attend 

  • ISTE (Chicago)
  • ACTE (San Antonio)

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Location

Buffalo Grove

Category

Operations

Human Resources Manager – Buffalo Grove – 1301
Posted on November 13, 2017

1301 – Human Resources Manager

Lead the HR department for the Buffalo Grove plant and be an active, contributing member of the Global HR team – all with the objective of fostering stronger, better employee relations and helping the business achieve its aggressive objectives.

  • Manages Human Resources team, including two (2) Human Resources Generalists, one (1) Human Resources Benefits and Payroll Specialist, and one (1) Office Administrator.
  • Responsible for effective and efficient execution of all Human Resources functions.
  • Sets recruiting and staffing strategies and procedures to ensure —-  is getting the right people in the right jobs at the right time – real focus on staffing. Oversees and supports succession planning, recruiting of open positions, on boarding, offboarding management of contract and temp agencies, and other activities to meet staffing needs.
  • Manages compensation, including implementing wage and salary programs to align with business strategy and external competitive concerns, annual and off-cycle pay changes, incentive programs, etc.Overseas and supports payroll processing, increases and all related compliance items. Manages benefits, including ensuring competitive health and wellness programs are in place for employees. Overseas and supports benefit administration, compliance, audits, etc.
  • Responsible for increasing employee engagement by consulting with employees at all levels through listening objectively and then providing solutions that support positive business results (a real constant focus on employee engagement is important).
  • Manage selection, implementation and maintenance of HRIS and other HR related software.
  • Support the local management team in ensuring employee communication and development needs are met. Oversee and support communication efforts.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related area. Masters degree in applicable area preferred.
  • PHR or SPHR strongly preferred.
  • Experience in independently identifying, developing and leading key strategic projects to meet corporate business goals, HR agendas and employee needs and expectations.
  • Knowledge of HRIS and payroll software to assure adequate record-keeping, reporting, administrative compliance consistent with regulatory and internal practices, and insure overall data integrity in field location. Ability to utilize available data for assessment of current state on progress on key initiatives.
  • Previous experience driving positive results.
  • Effective in problems solving. Experience and comfort working in team-based, matrix environment. Strong organizational skills to handle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to deliver information, analysis and to persuade decision making.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees especially during difficult and challenging situations.
  • Knowledge in the area of talent acquisition, performance management and retention.
  • Familiarity with automated payroll, record systems, employee data bases, timekeeping software.
  • Possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Assist plant with communication planning and delivery.
  • Experience in preparing and delivering training to employees on a number of HR/policy topics.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability and experience to establish effective approaches to improve the effectiveness of employee engagement efforts.
  • Effective in problems solving. Experience and comfort working in team-based, matrix environment. Strong organizational skills to handle multiple priorities.
  • This job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges while multi-tasking, using innovative methods to resolve issues.

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Location

Michigan

Category

Operations

HR Generalist – Amasa, MI 1258
Posted on November 10, 2017

1258- HR Generalist

• Seeking an enthusiastic HR Generalist for a fast growing organization supporting global and local initiatives. Excellent opportunity for professional growth.
Implement human resources programs by providing HR services, including staffing, employment processing, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations of the —-Plant (circa 100 employees of manufacturing plant)
• Develop HR solutions by collecting and analyzing information, recommending courses of action
• Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions, implementing selected solution

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure compliance of company policy and foster a good relationship between employees and company
• Take an active role in conflict resolution
• Craft company and employee communications
• Encourage a high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards
• Provide necessary training materials to managers and employees
• Participate in the conduct of investigations when employee complaints are brought forth
• Advise managers and supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline system of the company

Competencies & Requirements
• BA in Human Resources or related field with PHR, HR with experience supporting manufacturing plant population
• Team mindset, high level of accountability, self-starter with strong leadership skills
• Adaptive conflict management skills
• No travel required for this position

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North East - West - South East

Category

Sales & Marketing

Account Manager – Major City SE, SW, West
Posted on November 08, 2017

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Location

Chicago

Category

Operations

Regulatory and Compliance Manager – US – Chicago – 1293
Posted on October 13, 2017

1293 Regulatory and Compliance Manager US – Chicago

Our client is one of the world leaders in the design, development and manufacturing of drug delivery devices. They cover all types of business models: from full solution development to pure contract manufacturing, through customized solutions. The company puts the patient first and develop all their products with the end user in mind. They have a strong culture of innovation and have developed unique proprietary products.

This is a new position as the company develops more IP products that will report to a VP located in Europe (Germany) with frequent travel (60%) to Europe (6-7 times per year) and across the US.

The main objectives of the position are:

  • Support ICD teams with regards to all Pharmaceutical, Medical device, Facility registrational and other Regulatory aspects (Regulatory Matrix, contact with customer on Regulatory aspects)
  • Support Production plants for regulatory aspects such as submission of DMFs (Drug Master File), preparation of 3.2.P.7, Regulatory Support for customers etc.
  • Support and/or Submission of Premarket Notifications (510k) in the USA and follow up
  • Assess and provide regular updates of the relevant regulations for registration aspects
  • Maintain the Regulatory and Compliance section of the internal communication tool
  • Propose global strategies for submission of the company products to support the marketing team

The main responsibilities are:

  • Develop and lead Regulatory Strategies for selected IP products and specific Projects
  • Ensure compliance of plants to facility or product registrations
  • Development of skills and training of a regulatory team with a matrix organization
  • Review and approve regulatory submissions
  • Manage subcontracted activities with regards to submissions, registrations and compliance assessments

Candidate profile: 

  • 5 years of Regulatory Affairs experience in USA, dealing with medical devices (drug delivery or container closed systems)
  • Strong understanding of US regulations and FDA relationships related to drug delivery such as submissions of DMFs, preparation of 3.2.P.7 and regulatory support for customers
  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, pharma or plastic engineering
  • Fluent in Englishwith excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects concurrently
  • Able to take Initiatives and self-management
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills within a Matrix Organization

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Location

Waltham

Category

Finance & Accounting

Staff Accountant – Waltham, MA – 1291
Posted on September 27, 2017

1291 – Staff Accountant  

City   : Waltham

Position Type  : Full time – Permanent

Our client, founded in 2001, is a French high-technology company specializing in non-invasive diagnostic products and services.

The company is pursuing its strategy of international expansion through its subsidiaries in China, in the United States and in Europe (Germany and Spain) and markets its products and services in more than 70 countries.

The responsibilities are as follows:

– Manage Accounts Payable – organize all incoming invoices, acquire proper approval, booking in ERP X3, follow up on payment, respond to all inquiries both internal and external

– Manage Accounts receivables – booking in X3, follow up on payment and on all unpaid invoices on a regular basis

– Prepares income for bank deposits, and payments for vendors

– Assist with recording various month end journal entries (payroll, accruals…)to the general ledger along with various reconciliation schedule preparation

– Reconciliations and analysis

– Help to prepare monthly financial statements

– Perform other accounting or financial tasks as may be required from time to time

Requirements and Qualifications

– 3-5  years accounting experience required

– A Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting

– Knowledge of accounting software

– Working knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word), strong excel experience

– Able to follow guidelines and respect deadlines

– Beside the technical skills and experience, a successful team member will be a team player with positive attitude, and is able to multitask while maintaining an acute attention to detail.

Compensation includes a whole benefit package (Health insurance, disability, life insurance, 401K and 3 weeks’ PTO).

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