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Ford & Associates, Inc.
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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: Automotive Quality Engineer
Location: SouthEastern Virginia
Salary: $$$ to 70's +
The Quality Engineer reports directly to the Quality Manager of this Tier 2 Automotive Supplier and will have responsibilities within the implementation of Quality Initiatives relating to IATF standards 16949, 2016; including corrective and preventive actions. The QE will work with customers regarding compliance, appropriate actions, monitoring of quality audits and related quality relationships. A good understanding of root cause analysis and failure mode evaluations will be important as well as helpful in leadership training and guidance of in-plant inspectors who will work with the Quality Engineer as assigned. This position requires a BS degree in Quality or Engineering; and 2+ years experience in manufacturing is preferred. Automotive or textile background will be considered a plus. Career visibility, strong company business, and recognition within this leadership role help make this a great career opportunity. This position is open immediately, but not open to VISA sponsorship. Relocation assistance is available. Please send resumes directly to me at rather than through the website forwarding mechanism.
Title: Machinist
Location: Gastonia, NC area
Salary: $22 -32/hour DOQ
This manufacturing plant is seeking a machinist to work within a plant shop environment. Typical work hours are from 7-3 with occasional opportunity for OT. Specific skills we are looking for are as follows: 1. Milling 2. Lathes 3. MIG/TIG/Stick welding 4. Roller fabrication (journal repair, sweat fits, polishing, etc.) 5. Surface grinding 6. General mechanical skills This opportunity seeks an experienced machinist and offers a great career opportunity within a strong company. Please send resumes directly to for a discussion.
Title: Industrial Plant Mechanic
Location: Gastonia NC
Salary: $21 - 27hour, + overtime
We are seeking an industrial plant shop mechanic with experience working on repairs and maintaining plant wide facility equipment. This is a good company with strong business. Skills will be to diagnose and repair mechanical and some electrical problems while coordinating within a team including machine operators, supervisors, and other maintenance workers. Areas of importance include mechanical, electrical, pneumatic,and hydraulics, in order to troubleshoot production and facility support equipment. A demonstrated problem solving and ability to get to and repair plant equipment will be important. The successful candidate will have about five or more years hands on related work experience. A Technical school background will be helpful, but this can be offset by experience. Send your resume directly to or call Travis at 843-222-4598.
Title: Textile Facility & Process Engineers
Location: Carolinas, Ala, Georgia, Tenn, VA
Salary: Open to qualifications
We frequently have engineering search assignments from Textile clients seeking experienced Facility, Project, and Process Engineers. If you are interested in a new opportunity, please contact us directly at with your resume for a prompt response.
Title: Weave and Knit Technicians
Location: SouthEastern USA
Salary: Depends on experience
We have search assignments for qualified weaving and knit technicians. If you are seeking an opportunity and have these qualifications, we have shift openings in various locations throughout the SouthEast. Send your resume directly to as an attachment.
Title: Textile Supervisors, Department Managers
Location: Carolinas, Georgia, Tenn, Va.
Salary: $45 - 85K DOA
We constantly need textile supervisors for the Carolinas, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia areas. Yarn, Weave,Dye, Finish, and Knitting supervisors and/or department managers are in short supply. If you are interested in a better opportunity, send us your resume direct to for a conversation.
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