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Ford & Associates, Inc.
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808 Greenbay Trail
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone: 843-497-5350
Cell: 843-222-4598

Listed below are 10 job openings that Ford & Associates are trying to fill. Please select a job that you are interested in, and click on the “Submit resume” button to contact Ford & Associates!
Title: Plant Dye Superintendant
Location: Central NC vicinity
Salary: $80 - 100K range
The key to this responsibility includes strong chemical dye application knowledge specifically with regard to dyeing nylon and poly substrates. Overall management responsibilities will be for a 3 shift operation with a total labor compliment of about 20 hourly employees/technicians and leadership of 2 shift managers. The Equipment utilized is Atmospheric beam dye and pressure jets on Acid, Disperse, Reactive, and Pad dyes. This is a solid company with good growth potential. A degree is preferred but can be offset with strong knowledge and experience. Our client will not consider VISA sponsorship.
Title: VP Operations
Location: North Carolina
Salary: $130-145K
 Manage all production operations including Warping, Warp Knitting, Dyeing/Color Management, Finishing, and QA/Inspection.  Staff of five functional Department Heads, 11 additional salaried managers, and 105 hourly employees.  Knowledge of as many aspects of our knitting, dyeing, and finishing processes as possible and management experience of similar scope.  Prefer degreed candidates.  Prefer candidates with ability to lead, teach, coach, and develop lesser experienced subordinates in both technical and managerial skills.
Title: Loom Technicians
Location: Gastonia NC
Salary: $17 - 18+/hour
We are seeking narrow fabric weaving technicians for expanding business demands with our client in the Gastonia NC vicinity. We would like 2 or more years of related experience for opportunities on both 2nd and 3rd shift operations. Client is willing to help with relocation expenses and provide short term hotel accommodations. Mueller loom experience will be great!
Title: Shift Manager Finishing
Location: North Carolina Metro area
Salary: $50 - 55K
Manage small crew (5) running one frame 11pm-7am.  Must have fabric finishing experience, preferably with knit fabrics.
Title: Plant Accounting Manager, Manufacturing
Location: Henderson, NC area
Salary: $80K++
The Plant Accounting Manager reports directly to a Divisional General Manager in a vertically integrated manufacturing facility of 300+ employees; and will have responsibility for managing all accounting staff functions as well as accounting/financial interface with corporate offices internationally. Note that this search is for an experienced manufacturing accountant with broader scope than the title indicates as it interfaces with the North American General Manager and has a staff of 5 accounting/financial professionals. This level of talent requires a broad based, managerial leader with in-depth manufacturing interface background, and has much of the same responsibilities and functions as that of Controller. The current title, "Plant Accounting Manager" is in recognition of the talent of the present accounting staff. This company utilizes AX Dynamics systems to integrate multi-language and multi-currency ERP manufacturing systems, so complexity reflecting knowledge of ERP, budgeting, cash reporting, journal entries, P & L, costing, inventory controls, and related manufacturing accounting tools will be important. Demonstrated manufacturing accounting and financial management from within a leadership capacity is a requirement. For more detail and discussion, please contract with your resume information.
Title: Finishing Manager-
Location: North Carolina Metro area
Salary: up to $80 - 95K
 Manage 3 shifts with total staff of 20 consisting of three shift managers, chemical mixers, and finishing frame operators.  Equipment utilized: Two Krantz pin tenters on 1st shift, one on 2nd shift, and one on 3rd shift.  Fabrics: Nylon/Spandex, Polyester/Spandex, and Cotton/Spandex  Finishes: Brighteners, antimicrobials, wicking agents, flame retardants, etc.  Process approximately 5 million yards a year. Finishing warp knit spandex is unique, we are seeking this specific background.
Title: Plant Cost Accountant
Location: Ohio
Salary: $65 - 75K Range
This company is a leader in their industry and is seeking a Cost Accountant responsible for calculating and tracking operating costs related to labor,raw materials, overhead, inventory, etc; analyzing changes in product design, manufacturing methods, to determine the effect on costs, comparing factors affecting prices and productivity, and preparing summaries and variance reports. Requirements include a degree in business or accounting and 2 - 5 years in a MRP environment. Position reports to an Accounting Manager and will have daily interactions with Production, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and other accounting staff. Relocation assistance is available. Cost Accounting experience must be from manufacturing environment Our client is not open to VISA sponsorship
Title: All warp knit positions
Location: North Carolina
Salary: Depends on qualifications
We have clients that have asked us to help them find qualified employees. These positions are for hourly employees, technicians, and shift and department managers that have warp knit experience in production and dyeing and finishing. Excellent company, good benefits and locations. NOTE: Client not receptive to VISA Sponsorships
Title: Process Engineer
Location: Southern States
Salary: $60 - 75K range
Responsibility for process improvements and cost reduction projects relating to quality, efficiency, and safety; utilizing statistical analyses of process within the manufacturing departments. Assist Department Managers in investigations of root cause of failure modes, particularly quality defects. Responsible for TS 16949 documentation for raw material processes such as process maps, process flow, FMEA and control plans as well as preparing work instructions. Assist Plant manager in determining manufacturing capacity for facility planning and for the technical aspects of manufacturing processes by providing engineering specifications for the setup of equipment, verification of machinery settings, and working with both salaried and hourly employees on assigned projects which directly relate to improved productivity and quality. Qualifications: Automotive/Textile Experience; preferably in Preparation, Weaving and Finishing. Lean, Kaizen SPC Experience Technical BS degree preferred At least 2 years related experience. NOTE: Client not receptive to Visa Sponsorships
Title: Experienced weavers & loom technicians
Location: South Hill, Henderson NC area
Salary: Hourly + Sign on Bonus
We are seeking experienced weavers & loom technicians for expanded operations within a state of the art weaving plant located in South Hill Va. Top pay provided and a sign on bonus is available for the qualified individual.
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