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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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Location

Chicago

Category

Operations

HR Generalist – Chicago Northern Suburbs – 1290
Posted on September 18, 2017

1290 – HR Generalist – Chicago Northern suburbs

Our client is an international leader in the design, development and manufacturing of innovative drug delivery solutions for a variety of applications. For the local plant, the company is hiring a Human Resource Generalist in addition to the existing team, to meet business/employee needs. The Human Resource Generalist will be part of a small team and will report to the Human Resource Manager. The company is growing and there are interesting career opportunities for employees.

The purpose of the Job:

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for supporting the day-to-day HR operations, including recruiting, onboarding, employee relations, benefits, payroll, training, performance management, policy, employment law, etc.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Help set, document and maintain administrative policies and procedures for HR processes (best practices/standard operating procedures).
  • Act as an expert on HR policies and procedures and train supervisors and employees on the same.
  • Serve as an ADP contact and maintain the ADP HRIS system, including programming the HRIS, entering employee information for salaried employees, etc.
  • Manage recruitment of salaried positions, including job descriptions, postings, reviewing resumes, interviewing and offer process.
  • Manage onboarding of salaried positions, including creating onboarding plans, facilitating new hire process, etc.
  • Manage the off-boarding process, including explaining benefits, completing exit interviews, etc.
  • Support the performance management process by training on the system, helping set goals, answering questions, ensuring participation
  • Conduct new hire and annual HR related training as needed.
  • Help support HR Manager and supervisors with employee relations issues and questions.
  • Help develop and maintain affirmative action and EEOC plans as needed.
  • Serve as a back-up contact for benefit plan vendors and third-party administrators.
  • Serve as a back-up subject matter expert for the US benefit plans.
  • Help develop and keep current employee communications.
  • Answer employee questions and help find resolution.
  • Support the payroll processing procedure as needed to ensure accurate and timely payrolls.
  • Help maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Support engagement activities and all HR projects or initiatives as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Skills/Experience

  • Master’s degree level preferred
  • 4+ years of experience required – individual with potential and ability to move to next level role and beyond
  • Strong intellect and infectious personality, able to make an immediate impact on the business
  • Self-driven with a strong achievement motive
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and follow-through skills
  • Holds strongly to key principles – is courageous – but not rigid or inflexible in approach
  • Ability to develop trusting and influential relationships with senior leaders and colleagues/peers, individuals at all levels, both within and outside Healthcare (also able to navigate in a matrix environment and influence change). This will require working closely with the local HR managers and senior management to ensure engagement and involvement of stakeholders on key projects.
  • Alignment with company values : Innovation, Passion, Ambition
  • Emotionally self-aware and open to feedback
  • Working knowledge of ADP HRIS helpful

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Location

Home Based

Category

Sales & Marketing

National Sales Manager – Off Premise – Wine Industry – 1233
Posted on September 18, 2017

1233 – Off Premise Sales Manager  (Home based with frequent travel  – 60% –  across the US)

Our client is a successful and dynamic winemaker from France. The company has had a presence in the US for over 5 years, is enjoying substantial growth and maintains strong partnerships with main distributors.

The company is creating a new position to support the growth in the retail segment. The Off Premise Sales Manager will have a background in wine and national and regional OFF PREMISE accounts experience, managing and cultivating relationships in this channel.

This is a sales position with strong emphasis on selling, business development and customer service. The company has invested in a state of the art CRM system.

This position requires to work along company protocols and procedures in executing, installing and following through on programs throughout the channel.

The main responsibilities of the job are (but not limited to):

  • Pro-actively identify, resource and maximize new business opportunities with new accounts
  • Call on National Accounts to achieve agreed upon distribution and sales goals
  • Forecast, set and communicate budgets for the channel, by account, by SKU
  • Develop account specific planning, strategies and tactics to deliver the agreed budgets
  • Build long term relationships with the key buyers and distributor contacts in the OFF PREMISE Channel
  • Monitor performance of accounts (pricing, shipments, depletions and promotional materials)
  • Ensure that agreed upon goals and sales volumes are achieved whilst aggressively controlling costs

The candidate profile is

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the OFF PREMISE National Account Supplier Channel
  • Proven track record of winning new business with top accounts
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage challenging customer relations
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

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Location

East Coast

Category

Operations

Bilingual (Spanish) Procurement Director – Americas – Wayne, NJ or Boston – #1285
Posted on August 08, 2017

1285 – Bilingual Procurement Director Americas – Wayne, NJ or Boston

Our client is an international innovation driven packaging company with over 20 plants across 5 countries. In order to accommodate the growth of the organization, a number of functions are being reorganized. A new position of Procurement Director Americas is being created to reinforce the Procurement team and create synergies within the region (mostly USA and Mexico).

The main responsibilities will be:

· Definition and implementation of the procurement strategy for the region, in agreement with the Procurement Director Group located in France

· Gather market intelligence to identify market trends

· Optimize processes and techniques to improve procurement efficiency

· Be in charge of direct negotiations for certain strategic products

· Oversee the optimization of procurement by auditing suppliers

· Follow qualitative and quantitative KPIs in accordance with the Group practices

· Ensure contracts are enforced and will intervene and decide in case of litigation

· Manage a team of two buyers, each specialized in one family of products

· Manage the procurement budget (scope is $10M) and report to the headquarters about it

· Facilitate the communication across the different business units in order to improve the integration of suppliers and purchases

· Define and execute specific procurement projects: implement a new IT system

· Be an expert who can assist with quotes and commercial presentations and can bring technical expertise to explain certain specificities of the Group in the area of quality, cost, unique product features etc

The profile will be:

· Education: Engineering University degree + Procurement / purchasing training (through a business degree or other special classes)

· 5 to 10 years’ experience in procurement, supply chain

· Knowledge of the packaging industry

· Knowledge of regulations and compliance related matters

· Ability to work in a matrix environment

· Excellent interpersonal communication

· Bilingual English and Spanish

· Ability to travel 30-40% (and up to 50%)

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Location

Chicago

Category

Sales & Marketing

Director of Sales and Business Development – 1286
Posted on August 08, 2017

#1286 – Director of Sales and Business Development

Job description

Our client is a leading global specialist in network solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

The Director of Sales and Business Development has full responsibility for developing a sales strategy that delivers strong profitable growth for the Americas.

(Please note: Candidates must possess a strong knowledge of the IoT and Telco market and LoRa Technology).

The Director Of Sales And Business Development will:

· Recruit and Manage a team to cover the NCSA zone from scratch … taking full responsibility for ambitious sales targets

· Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the IoT solutions market, key trends, the competitive landscape and enterprise use cases

· Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the client’s IoT solution portfolio, strengths and competitive advantage

· Develop, qualify and drive IoT business oriented opportunities from concept to closure

· Identify market based demand for future product and service developments

· Develop, coordinate and communicate strategies, objectives, policies and programs for the entire sales team

· Guide communication between customers, sales teams, engineering and operations to establish common strategies, goals and best practices with all committed to uphold the mission and values established by the Group.

· Manage and builde key relationships with new and existing clients and overseeing all major bids and contracts within the NCSA market

· Build and then lead by example, motivating a team to secure the best interests of the company and its customers at all times

· Attract, develop and retain talent to meet the needs of company growth and succession

The Director of Sales and Business Development has full responsibility for all NCSA sales, operations and partnerships. This Director will report to the CEO – USA.

Requirements:

· Master’s Degree in a technical discipline: Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science

· 12 to 15 years’ experience in sales and business development

· Knowledge of the IoT and Telco market and LoRa Technology

· Ability to build deep client relationships

· Experience working for a European based employer

· Located in Chicago (preferably) or other major US city

· Preferred fluency in Spanish, Portuguese or French

· Able to travel up to 70%

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Location

Chicago

Category

Finance & Accounting

Financial Controller – Chicago W Suburbs – 279
Posted on July 10, 2017

279 – Financial Controller

  • Direct activities of two accounting (plus HR) personnel and co-ordinate activities other departments in support of divisional day-to-day operations.
  • Ensure the integrity of the accounts
  • Interpret operating results as they impact the funances of the subsidiary
  • Provide overall accounting support and clear periodic financial reporting, in accordance with local regulation and corporate policy
  • Develop periodic management reporting and analytical tools, including industrial costing analysis
  • Provide budget analysis, working capital analysis, product activity reporting and other varied key metrics to support operational tracking and improvement.
  • Provide data-driven analysis, interpretations and recommending corrective action to drive improvement.
  • Make specific recommendations that will result in profit and cash improvement, including training of the other staff to improve accounting functions
  • Develop and implement appropriate accounting policies, processes, systems, tools, infrastructure and sufficient internal controls to meet the financial reporting needs and to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Establish and administer adequate controls to assure that expenditures and commitments are made with proper approval procedures
  • Establish and maintain an internal control environment
  • Lead change of the ERP system
  • Exportation experience or knowledge a plus
  • Ensure all members of the department have clearly defined accountabilities and roles and that individual development plans are in place to enable goals to be achieved

Requirements:

  • Accounting, taxes, basic business law, export procedures
  • Familiarity with ERP system – MR Pro / QAD EE 2015
  • Microsoft Office
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Must be a confident communication with all levels
  • Three to five years industrial accounting experience a minimum

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Location

Michigan

Category

Operations

Process & Safety Engineer – Amasa, Michigan – 1283
Posted on June 20, 2017

1283 – Process & Safety Engineer  – Amasa, Michigan 

Our client is an expert and a world leader in the field of flooring solutions for a variety of markets (sports, healthcare, retirement homes, retail, industry, education, social housing, offices…). The company is eco-responsible and has set the highest standards when it comes to environmental quality, using recycled materials across all its product lines.  Headquartered in Europe, the company is growing at a fast pace in the US.

The purpose of this position:

To add a Process and Safety Engineer to complete the Excellence Team. This position will focus on plant SQC (Safety, Quality, Costs Reduction) performance.

Objectives:

Safety:

  • Oversees all aspects of safety in the plant (wood mill). Ensures compliance of safety program with government regulations, group and plant policies.
  • Lead the safety committees, responsible for safety action plans.
  • Promote a culture of safety, create accident analyses
  • Reliability and accountability initiatives

Quality:

  • Ensure the monitoring and reporting of flooring quality performance indicators in collaboration with the UAP Manager and Iso coordinator.
  • Ensure the monitoring for yield improvement. Provide data to determine and follow the key factors impacting it (include supplier, drying processes). Propose modification on process, mix of vendors
  • Resource to work on mill / yard quality issues according to priorities and best practices improvement

Cost reduction:

  • Cost reduction initiatives and reinforcement for the flooring mill performance.
  • Mainly focused on the Excellence Team prioritized Action plan.
  • Ensure production of KPI and Scorecards, manufacturing Dashboard data entries (Daily, Weekly, Monthly)
  • Equipment reliability initiative support from breakdown PDCA analysis, maintenance work order follow-up and coordination between Maintenance and Production.
  • Track maintenance cost vs budget for repairs and maintenance based upon Risk Management and cost reduction plan.
  • Coach and train team members in TPM to aggressively change maintenance culture, and improve the maintenance team efficiency.
  • Lead a proactive (preventative and predictive) maintenance program.

PROFILE

    • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a maintenance and/ or operation role; with experience in a manufacturing environment that has good safety / quality standards
    • Experience in TPM implementation and coordination production/ maintenance
    • Experience in operation cost reduction and / or performance improvement.
    • Experience in safety management
    • Engineering degree from a reputable University, majoring in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience. Knowledge in working with mechanical equipment
    • Computer literate (MS Office). Good with data presentation ( KPI graphic,…)
    • People management skills
    • Fluent in written and spoken English

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Location

Utah

Category

Operations

R&D Engineer Plastic Molding – Salt Lake City, Utah – 1281
Posted on June 20, 2017

1281 -R&D Engineer Plastic Molding  – Salt Lake City, Utah 

Our client is an expert and a world leader in the field of flooring solutions for a variety of markets (sports, healthcare, retirement homes, retail, industry, education, social housing, offices…). The company is eco-responsible and has set the highest standards when it comes to environmental quality, using recycled materials across all its product lines.  Headquartered in Europe, the company is growing at a fast pace in the US.

The purpose of this position:

The R&D Engineer Plastic Molding contributes to the sales growth and profitability of the brand by participating in the design, elaboration and validation of new sport related products. This position also implements processes, engineering methods and simulation tools in the field of polymer processing and their behavior, accelerates and secures development projects, insures product qualification plans, creates and validates new parts made in PP mainly. This position also models injection molds and material behavior during processing, models behavior of finished material and communicates efficiently and collaborates with other group departments on an international level.

Technical Leader in the field of Plastic injection molding and simulation, by finite elements for material processing and finished products behavior.

The main responsibilities will be:

  1. Design / dimension / validate new products
  • Teamwork with HQ Product development and Lab
  • Generate calculations in order to properly dimension tooling
  • Completely design new products validating conformity with specifications
  • Insure robustness of the product through field tests representing real future use of it
  • Propose new designs based on Mechanical resistance needs (part-related or assembly of parts) and thermo-chemical resistance and stability (thermal resistance and/or outdoor- weathering)
  • Characterize the product with testing equipment locally but also with external partners
  • Simplify technical data in order to communicate adequately to marketing teams
  • Present results and elaborate reports with the proper argumentation in relation to Product Developers
  1. Manage an expertise network related to plastic injection on group level Participate and comply with HSE regulations
  2. Manage and lead projects
  • Manage Projects following Gerflor processes and procedures for topics selected by the project Committee
  • Presentation of projects during Project committees and Technical Validation Committees
  • Responsible for deliverables related to QCT (Quality Cost Time) • Lead productivity improvement projects and corrective initiatives
  • Manage work and projects performed by interns

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Engineering degree in Plastic Molding
  • Knowledgeable about finite elements, calculation & simulation; Polymer processing, Plastic injection molding, mechanical, thermal and aging behaviors of polymer, material resistance and structure of polymers, polymer materials and relations between structures / properties, Polymer rheology
  • Experience using tools such as Paltran, Ansys, Catia, Abaqus, or Solidworks to design parts
  • Adaptable and proactive
  • Self-driven, creative, scientifically curious outside the field of expertise
  • Reliable, disciplined and structured
  • Able to collaborate efficiently with Technical departments and marketing inside and outside the company

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Location

Chicago

Category

Sales & Marketing

Key Account Manager – 1278
Posted on June 09, 2017

1278 Key Account Manager

Please note – we are seeking Chicago area candidates – there is no allowance for relocation. The client’s office is in the Elgin area and, while there is significant travel, the role will have an office at the facility.

Our client makes industrial cutting equipment used in heavy industry such as aerospace, automotive, etc. The Key Account Manager will work in one specific vertical reporting directly to the Worldwide Director of Sales in Europe. There will be a dotted line reporting structure to the US President.

We require someone with experience selling capital equipment. This role will be best suited to someone with a technical degree.

There will be significant travel – at least 50% – throughout North America – mostly the US.

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Location

Boston

Category

General Management

Strategic Project Director – Cambridge – 1280
Posted on June 09, 2017

1280 – Strategic Project Director – Cambridge, MA

Have you worked in a consulting company and are now ready to join a fast-growing life sciences company to oversee Mergers & Acquisitions, conduct risk assessments as well as other strategic projects?  Do you currently live in the Cambridge, MA area ? If you answered yes to these questions, we would like to speak to you!

Our client is a private equity owned company from France. They operate in a large and dynamic market and they have always invested a lot in innovation. The company is experiencing organic and external growth and regularly acquires other innovative companies.

The main responsibilities of this new position:

  • Project management & Oversee deals
  • Analysis of project viability and conduct risk assessment analysis

We are looking for:

  • A flexible, cerebral, and adaptable leader with exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • 3+ years’ experience in a consulting firm preferred, working on project related to Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Models, Financial modeling, etc. Must be a master at using Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Experience in life sciences, medical devices and / or high tech required
  • Exposure to Europe and deep understanding of working with others from diverse cultures
  • Business, Finance or Engineering University degree required
  • Ability to travel to Europe and across the USA, up to 50%
  • French language skills required 

Competitive compensation and benefits are offered.

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