Ford & Associates Consulting, Career, Opportunities
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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 9 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: Quality Engineer
Location: Henderson, NC area
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Seeking a Quality Engineer with 2 to 4 years automotive or textile manufacturing experience - in these or closely related industries. Mission is to determine new and existing customer quality expectations and resolve customer product modifications and changes as to how those technical issues apply, or will apply, to manufacturing processes. The Quality Engineer will contribute to project teams regarding new business and anticipate engineering changes as well as assist with control of non-conforming product and/or processes by participating in root cause analyses utilizing modern tools such as six sigma, ISO and TS approaches. This position involves interface regarding new products, technical concerns and resolution of quality questions. This position in not open to VISA sponsorship. Limited relocation and housing assistance are available as part of the benefit package. This position does not offer VISA sponsorship.
Title: Process Engineer
Location: Henderson, NC area
Salary: Confidential DOA
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.
Title: Key Account Manager
Location: South East
Salary: Open to Qualifications
We prefer candidates from sales, Account Management, or Program Management with some automotive manufacturing environment. The Key Accounts Manager is the principal Client contact person, working closely with Project/Program Managers, Engineering, Sales, and Production teams to fulfill customer requirements regarding product launches, delivery, price discussions and issues regarding productivity, quality and change orders. A primary responsibility within this position is to maintain positive relationships within the automotive customer base, through both internal and external communication and coordination regarding client orders and contacts. Team leadership includes mentoring the Product Program Management group to drive quality, costs, & operations to meet client expectations. Desired Qualifications include a Bachelors degree and background in manufacturing in Account Management, Sales, Marketing, or Program Management; as well as a strong customer relationship focus, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and negotiation abilities. This position reports directly to the North American President and offers exceptional career visibility, growth opportunity, and competitive salary and benefit packages, including relocation. Please send resumes direct to for immediate consideration.
Title: Warp Knit Lead
Location: Bessemer City NC
Salary: $60 - 70K range
We are looking for a candidate to handle our warp knit area (7 machines) producing industrial reinforcement fabrics on 70 to 100 denier polyester. This Lead Position includes running, maintenance, and warp tie- in on 1st shift. Excellent company and long term opportunity with 401K, Health, and dental benefit packages. Company offers relocation packages and temporary living expenses as well as an excellent working environment. Send your resume direct to for a fast response.
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 - 3 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. Our client is not open to VISA sponsorship
Title: Sales Representative, Manufactured Housing
Location: Dillon/Florence County
Salary: $100,000 potential
Housing Manufacturer seeking an on-site Sales Representative in Dillon/Florence County to assist in housing sales within this business that offers excellent career potential. Company offers a starting base salary plus commission on sales which can bring total earnings over $100,000 for strong sales performers. Qualifications include a strong work ethic; an outgoing personality; as well as professional communication and presentation skills. A background in Manufactured Housing Sales is a requirement.
Title: Plant Manager, (Packaging or Package Manufacturing Preferred)
Location: South East
Salary: $100 - 150K
IN SHORT - We want someone who has a strong track record of accomplishment and a record of progressive responsibilities to and including the level of plant manager within a good sized, high speed manufacturing operation. That someone would be additionally promotable, possess a high energy level to accompany take charge, self directed efforts to effectively reach and surpass corporate goals . We want that "knotch above", high achiever with strong career focus. FUNCTIONAL & MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES include Manufacturing, Productivity, Quality, Safety, and Cost Control for all plant operations. Customer and Sales Responsiveness are key. QUALIFICATIONS include at least a Four year degree with a preference for engineering graduates and 8 to 10 years progressive experience in a package related manufacturing environment. Career stability a strong consideration as well. SKILLS NECESSARY include working knowledge of manufacturing components, automated equipment, logistics, sales, and customer service. Financial analysis and forecasting using computerized systems will be extremely helpful. This position not open to VISA sponsorship.
Title: PLC Instrumentation/Controls Technician
Location: Central NC
Salary: Hourly range from $23 to $27/hour+ overtime
This position is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting PLC's, instrumentation, and controls in a highly automated manufacturing facility. Knowledge of control system components in motors, solenoids, limit switches, PLC I/O modules, and photo-eye sensors is required including variable frequency drives and similar components. We would like someone with 3+ years technician experience. A multi-craft background will also be helpful. Send resume and contact information directly to for immediate response.
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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