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 6 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: Human Resources Manager
Location: Carolinas
Salary: $65 - 80k doa
Our client is seeking a Plant Human Resources Manager for a 150 employee manufacturing facility to manage the plant and office Human Resources functions of the Plant and provide assistance, support and advice to Management, office and hourly employees within the scope of the Human Resources function. This includes but is not limited to employment, wage and hour administration, benefits, Union labor and Contract, EEO, development of and administration of company policy, employment law, and government and company mandates. This position is also responsible for the Safety function of the facility to provide, advise and administer the Safety programs as per Federal, State and Local laws, rules and regulations and Union Contract mandates. This position would be ideal for someone with experience in manufacturing with strong emphasis in HR and Safety. Union experience is a definite plus. Position open immediately for a take charge, hit the ground running HR Manager. Degree and computer skills required as well. Position is open immediately due to retirement and will be filled promptly. Relocation near site necessary.
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 in order 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 up to 8 to 10 years progressive experience, preferably in a package related manufacturing environment. SKILLS NECESSARY include working knowledge of manufacturing high speed 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: Customer & Supplier Quality Engineers
Location: Carolinas & Virginia
Salary: Highly competitive
These Quality Engineers: */ promote strong customer and supplier relationships regarding quality expectations and standards. */Apply Quality management systems elements as necessary to achieve quality objectives (DOE, Poka-yoke, Yokoten, etc.) */Evaluate process capability & applies appropriate statistical techniques & control methods to meet quality, performance, & cost objectives */Manage the functions of hourly Quality associates */Support site PPAP and APQP activities */Participate on project teams for new business and engineering changes to existing products */Participate in 8D problem solving activities (Five Why, root cause analysis, etc.) */Develop & utilize assessment tools such as FMEA */Apply cost of quality concepts, report & interpret results */Participate and contribute to ISO activities (TS16949) */Assist in controlling non-conforming product 8/Conduct quality related training as needed */Assist Quality Manager in ensuring overall product quality Requirements Bachelors degree in related engineering discipline, quality management, mechanical engineering, or related fiel; or equivalent work experience Minimum of three years quality & manufacturing experience in the production of products Automotive experience preferred Experience with Lean Manufacturing, 6S, Kaizen and Six Sigma Supervisory experience / Good communication skills, both verbal & written Some business travel required as necessary Job Type: Full-time Required education: Bachelor's Required experience: Customer Quality Engineer: 3 years Send resume and contact information directly to for immediate response.
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: 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: 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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