Monthly Archives: April 2014

Thrift Store Clerk/Stocker – Impact Missions

Impact Missions

NOW HIRING: Thrift Store Clerk/Stocker – Full time position  – Available to start immediately – Must be available to work 10:00am-4:00pm Monday-Saturday (schedule may vary) – Must be able to lift at least 50lbs. (furniture, boxes, etc)  – Must be at least 18 years of age. – Must be able to pass a drug test & background check. – Must apply in person at office. *Preferred: – Organized – Motivated to work – Ready to minister to our customers – Customer service oriented *Preferred but not required* – Able to drive a bob truck for pick-ups Call 662-253-0232 and ask for Cherie


Our Thrift Store is a valuable tool which helps support the ministries of Impact Missions. Our large facility located at 385 Stateline Road in Southaven provides everything from household furniture and clothing to jewelry and electronics. Quality products, low prices, and attentive customer service helps shoppers find items they need at prices they can afford.


Impact Missions | 662-253-0232 | | 6858 Swinnea Rd Bldg 6A Southaven, MS 38671

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ESU Scholars – Enrolling New Students


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2nd Shift Warehouse – Future Electronics


•Starting pay of $9.25 for warehouse positions with pay increase every 6 months (.50) for first 2 years. •15% shift premium added to base pay for night shifts. •Medical, Dental, Prescription coverage within 30 days of hire. •Direct hire – Full time employment opportunities •120 hours accrued vacation each year. •9 paid holidays & 6 paid Personal days. •


•Night   Monday – Friday  3:45p.m. – 11:45p.m. •Training will take place on 1st shift •Overtime is required.


•Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, out of high school, and pass a drug/criminal background check. •


Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. – 5:30p.m. at:

4150 Old Airways Blvd.

Southaven, MS 38671

For more information please call 662-536-0401 ext. 225

Future Electronics is committed to Employment Equity.


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Shelby County Division of Corrections – Resource Fair, May 2nd

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Hope for Life event – May 3, 2014


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Free Shredding Event

Take Advantage of BBB “Secure Your ID” Day

Did you know that protecting your identity is largely in your own hands? Fifty-six percent of identity theft victims traced the theft to something that was stolen from their own possession.

So here’s the first rule: If you don’t need it, shred it – responsibly. BBB is here to help with Secure Your ID Day.

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, BBBs across North America will host this helpful identity theft prevention event featuring FREE on-site shredding plus tips to protect your identity.


BBB of the Mid-South, The Commercial Appeal & Cintas Document Management

invite you to participate in the free shredding event

Saturday, April 26, 2014

9:00 AM – Noon

at The Commercial Appeal, 495 Union Avenue, Memphis

EXPRESS LANE for those with only 1-2 boxes or bags to shred: Line up facing the river in the turn lane on Union Avenue.

STANDARD Lane for those with 3-5 boxes/bags to shred: Line up facing east (away from the river) in the right hand lane on Union Avenue.


  • You do not have to remove staples, paper clips or manila folders.
  • Please remove papers from 3-ring binders.
  • We cannot shred binders, cardboard, plastics, hard drives, computer disks or floppies.
  • No magazines, catalogs, books or electronics.
  • We will shred documents until noon or when the trucks are full, whichever comes first!

Need more info? Call your BBB at 901-759-1300 or 800-222-8754

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Regional Executive Director for Leading Educators

Leading Educators develops teacher-leaders in order to raise student achievement and retain talented educators in high-need schools. We aim to ensure that public education successfully trains its middle managers, thus retaining our best teachers and bolstering the pipeline of future principals.

We offer a two-year Fellowship where teacher-leaders, receive in-school coaching, engage in frequent leadership development sessions, participate in problem-solving communities, and travel to high-needs, high-impact schools in other regions to learn best practices to effectively lead teams in their schools while remaining anchored in the classroom.. Results from the 2011–2012 school year show that students of teams led by New Orleans Fellows grew 12 times more than their counterparts across the district while students of teams led by Kansas City Fellows grew 5 times more than their counterparts across the district. 

Leading Educators also offers Strategic Support Initiatives (SSI), customized teacher leadership development consulting to districts, charter management organizations (CMOs), and non-profit organizations. This contract-based work may include delivery of training modules; teacher leader recruitment, selection, and retention consulting; train-the-trainer projects; and evaluation consulting. For example, this year Leading Educators partnered with Houston Independent School District to implement a Teacher-Leader Pathways pilot for over 60 teacher-leaders across 20 schools.

Leading Educators has trained hundreds of teacher-leaders in New Orleans, Kansas City, Denver, Houston, and Washington, DC. Building on success in these regions, Leading Educators is assembling an ambitious team to expand the program nationally.
The Regional Executive Director is responsible for day-to-day leadership for a Fellowship region in order to ensure programmatic offerings achieve their objectives.


The Executive Director will manage the regional team, its deliverables, and its overall success. The Executive Director will create and execute formal contracts with multiple partner districts and organizations.

Joining an ambitious organization at a critical growth stage in its national expansion, the Executive Director will shape systems, cultivate a dynamic and dedicated team, and build a foundation for sustainable programmatic and fiscal growth in a new geographic region.


Overall Program Leadership and Management

  • Develop a regional program site to effectively deliver high-quality professional development for teacher-leaders serving in high-needs public schools
  • Recruit, select, onboard and develop high performing team members and fellows
  • Lead the regional team to achieve targeted Leading Educators Fellowship goals in Fellow development, student growth and teacher retention
  • Provide program oversight for regional Strategic Support Initiatives including partnership management, staffing, program logistics and evaluation
  • Establish and leverage a regional Advisory Board focused on fiscal and program sustainability


Participant Recruitment: Attraction and Selection

  • Develop and implement teacher-leader recruitment process, including systems for tracking outreach, creating local marketing materials, and building a robust educator pipeline
  • Collaborate with national team to refine overall Selection Criteria, Participant Profile, Application materials and Selection Process
  • Manage regional teacher-leader Selection Process, including Interview and Assessment sessions


Community Partnerships

  • Serve as the primary liaison between Leading Educators and regional district and charter school networks
  • Build organization’s profile within Memphis, coordinating with partner organizations, school stakeholders, and philanthropic entities


Talent Management

  • Recruit talented staff and forge a mission-focused team
  • Lead and manage team performance in order to ensure high quality program delivery within accelerated start-up time frame
  • Direct reports to include Leadership Coaches, Program Experience Manager, and Special Project Coordinator


Finance and Administration – Systems Management

  • Oversee site budget, finances and data management systems
  • Ensure organizational infrastructure and operations provide effective support to program work streams



  • Responsible for creating and meeting local fundraising goals via cultivation and management of donor relationships, grant-writing, and compliance/reporting


Program Delivery and Evaluation

  • Collaborate with Chief Program Officer, VP of Regional Operations, an regional Coaches to ensure strategic evaluation of Fellowship and SSI program delivery toward overall regional efficacy
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with an emphasis in education
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience including staff recruitment and development
  • A bachelor’s degree and a passion for constant learning
  • Previous K-12 teaching and/or leadership experience preferred
  • Experience as part of an entrepreneurial venture preferred
  • Commitment to creating outstanding schools in support of social justice and educational equity
  • Experience implementing adult programmatic curriculum
  • Experience in the non-profit sector
  • Ability to work with ambitious timelines for accelerated launch in an entrepreneurial environment; committed to meeting organizational deadlines
  • Knowledge of successful grant writing and donor cultivation/management processes
  • Capacity to create systems which support regional programming, fellowship and staff development and financial management
  • Dynamic interpersonal and people management skills
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills with attention to accuracy
  • Excellent project management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail within the context of the larger strategic goals
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications required; strong database skills, familiarity with Salesforce a plus; social networking and marketing experience highly desirable
Memphis, TN
Compensation will be competitive, commensurate with experience.
Please follow the link to submit your application form and choose Regional Executive Director, Memphis from the pick-list:


Leading Educators is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or natural origin.

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Food Commodities Schedule, April 28 – May 2, 2014


Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis   and Shelby County on APRIL 28-MAY 2, 2014


MONDAY, APRIL 28,                                

No Distribution



No Distribution



No Distribution



38117       The Church of Christ at White Station           1106 Colonial Road       9:27 AM

Also serving zip codes 38115, 38119, 38120, 38125 & 38141

38114      Monument of Love Baptist Church    2639 Lamar Avenue                  12:30 PM



No Distribution 


**All Commodities will be distributed at all locations from start time until completion of distribution.


**Please note if your zip code is not listed, look in next Sunday’s edition of The Commercial Appeal newspaper or call (901)527-0841.



“2014 Commodity Card Registration Schedule”

 MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014

Gaisman Park Community Center

4221 Macon Road                                       9:00 AM- 12:00 Noon

Eligibility will be based on all household income not in excess of the State-established

maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size.  Also, anyone receiving aid from one of the following programs is eligible for USDA commodities: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as Food Stamps), Families First, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or documented residence in public housing.  All documents must be current for fiscal year 2014.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  


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Sunshine- Office Accountant

Job Title: Chief Accountant FLSA Status:  Exempt
Reports To:  Controller EEO Code:
Pay Code: Job Code:



Provides administrative support to the Controller.  Handles maintenance of facilities, phones, computers and supplies.


Essential Job Duties:

The following is not an exhaustive list of duties but lists most major responsibilities of this position;

Follows Sunshine’s standard operating procedures to ensure proper internal controls are followed at all times.

Provides weekly sales reporting.

Handles monthly bank account reconciliation and daily bank deposits and troubleshoots cash receipts and invoicing for off-site locations.

Prepares daily Status reports to report the previous day’s results such as bank deposits, expenses and weekly sales reports.

Directly responsible for AR Collections for all locations. Actively pursues all delinquent accounts with Collection agency.

Responsible for Month end, Quarter end & Year End Financial closing schedules. All supporting Jounal Vouchers. All internal & external Audits as assigned by Taxing (Government)  Authorities, Bankers as well as external Auditors.

All Banking schedules due monthly to support the Company Borrowing Base.

Completes the Bi-Monthly JV’s to transfer Payroll data into GL.

Works on special projects and assignments.


Minimum Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

High school education or equivalent, Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Preferred

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

Professional in presence and in written and oral communications

Accounting experience in AP/AR, Payroll, and employment taxes required

Training or experience in accurate mathematical calculations, and computer software such as Excel and Word or equivalent

Ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of people

Must effectively interact with all levels of employees


Please send resumes to at  Let them know you received the posting through the WIN network.


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Terminix Job Fair

The Commercial Appeal reported today:

Terminix said the Wednesday job fair is canceled and rescheduled for Friday between 9 a.m. and noon. 

The Memphis pest control service plans to hire 50 call center employees, at $10.50 per hour.

The job fair will take place at 6399 Shelby View Drive, Suite 104, in Memphis. Applicants are asked to park and enter at the building’s rear.

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Grounds Maintenance Manager

Memphis Goodwill is currently seeking candidates for the position of Grounds Maintenance Manager .

 Under the leadership of the Senior Director of Commercial Contracts; the Grounds Maintenance Manager is directly responsible for the management of the Goodwill Grounds department including hiring, terminating, training scheduling, supervising, directing and evaluating the work of the assigned staff.  Develops department budget and supervises expenditures and establishes goals, policies and procedures pertaining to the maintenance of grounds.  Reviews and approves requisitions for materials, supplies and equipment.  Prepares job estimates work flow as required.  The incumbent will also establish and direct quality control processes and procedures, assuring compliance with contract specifications, OSHA safety regulations, and promoting a positive Memphis Goodwill image. Promotion of GREEN initiatives is essential. This position is responsible for managing the department P&L, operational performance and employee development consistent with Memphis Goodwill’s mission. Additional job duties maybe assigned by the Senior Director of Commercial Contracts.


        1. Manage department P&L.
        2. Train employees on methods to meet and exceed contract specifications.
        3. Manage labor costs, employee schedules, time and attendance, and report payroll.
        4. Work closely with HR to enforce Memphis Goodwill policies and procedures, hire and train new talent, manage employee complaints, coach, discipline, and terminate.
        5. Direct work, processes and procedures to insure compliance with customer contracts.
        6. Conduct employee evaluations and insure program effectiveness.
        7. Manage, schedule, and conduct all inspections and reporting necessary for contract compliance.
        8. Functions as liaison with customers, contract officers and their designated representatives for contract compliance, quality control, and customer satisfaction.
        9. Provide a safe working environment for the employees and customers, maintaining OSHA compliance.
        10. Develop and implement quality control processes and procedures.
        11. Responsible for purchasing and maintaining all Goodwill Grounds fixed sets and equipment.
        12. Participate with business development team as needed in acquiring new grounds maintenance work.  .
        13. Manage all aspects of customer relationships.
        14. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.



          1. Lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs.
          2. Pushing, Pulling, Bending, Twisting, Walking, Climbing
          3. Dust, Dirt and Handle Sharp Objects
          4. Operate heavy machinery and equipment


        1. Inside and outside Work
        2. Loud noise level



    1. Ability to effectively relate to persons with various types of disabilities, personalities, and cultural backgrounds.
    2. Ability to work with others in a team approach with management services.
    3. Ability to effectively communicate with others both verbally and in writing.
    4. Ability to manage all aspects of customer relationships.
    5. Ability to acquire new customers and establish loyalty.
    6. Ability to establish and maintain a customer focused environment in the Goodwill Grounds organization.



  1. Bachelor’s Degree in the field of arboriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture, or forestry preferred.  Degrees in management or business may substitute.
  2. 3 – 5 years managing/supervising/evaluating employees required.
  3. Effective multi-tasking and task management essential.
  4. Motivated with the desire to help others–particularly those with disabilities.
  5. Must meet federal security requirements.
  6. Knowledge of Sprinkler Systems.
  7. Proficient use of Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint



  1. 3 – 5 years’ experience in managing a grounds maintenance business.
  2. Arborist Certified

Please note: Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

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Shelby County Job Listings

Shelby County Government Human Resources has enhanced its online application. The application process provides numerous enhancements that will allow applicants to apply for positions and receive notification of their status via email.

There are 3 STEPS to apply online:
1. Register (one time only) OR Login (if already registered)
To register,
click on the “Register to Apply Online” link above. You must have a valid personal email address that you can check for login information. A free email account can be acquired from many websites, including and If you have previously registered, click the “Login” link above to apply for jobs. DO NOT SHARE EMAIL ACCOUNTS

2.Complete Employment Profile and Apply
Note: The online job application will have 3 distinct sections: (Personal Information, Education & Training, and Work Experience). Failure to complete ALL 3 job application sections will result in an incomplete application and will not be processed.

3. View Current Employment Opportunities and Apply
Click on the “Current Employment Opportunities” link above to view the current jobs for which we are currently accepting applications. You can view the full job announcement description and apply for these positions.

Note: Shelby County Government participates in E-Verify

Update your personal information (Mailing address, email address, and telephone numbers) to ensure Shelby County Government Human Resources has the ability to communicate with you when necessary.

If you need assistance, please contact Human Resources Employment email us.
* * * * * * *
If you are a first time user and would like to apply for one of the open jobs listed below, you must first register. In order to register and use Shelby County E-Jobs, you will need a valid email address. If you do not currently have an email address, you can obtain a free internet email account from many websites, including and To access Shelby County E-Jobs registration page, click here.
If you have previously registered, click the “Apply Now” link beside the job you wish to apply for. You will be directed to a login screen where you will enter your previously created login and password.

NOTE: When completing information in Application Profile for your resume, please ensure that the information you enter is in a text only format. If you are copying and pasting information from a Word document, try this: save the Word document as text, open it in Notepad, copy and paste the information from Notepad. This will delete any of the Word formatting or special characters (even ones that you can not see on the screen).

Main Employment Page – Instructions to apply online with Shelby County Government.
Current Job Openings – List of jobs for which we are currently accepting applications.

Shelby County Government is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national orgin, or disability status.

Shelby County Government participates in E-Verify.  Please apply at

Who May Apply Job Number Position Title Home Dept Last day
to apply
All Applicants 14-000 TEMPORARY REGISTER VARIOUS JOBS 12/31/2014
All Applicants 14-701 PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE HEALTH 12/31/2014
County Employees Only 14-315 FOREMAN A ROADS, BRIDGES, ENGINEERING 4/23/2014

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Customer Service Rep – Int. with US Foods



Position Title: Customer Service Rep – Int

Location (City, State): Memphis, TN

Department: Sales

Application Posting: April 16, 2014

Application Deadline: April 22, 2014

Requisition Number: 14002040



Provide superior customer service to internal and external customers.

Cross functional communication with Sales, Finance, Transportation, Operations and other support areas regarding specific customer requirements.

Demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to interact with customers, Sales and Brokers/Vendors regarding order placement, samples, special orders, billing, credits, Will Call, etc.

Answer customer calls in a polite, positive and professional manner.

Strong problem solving skills to resolve all customer complaints and bring desired results.

Build strong partnerships with customers and Sales.

Investigate any billing discrepancies and resolve issues.

Team collaboration and strive to attain company goals with peers, management and other support areas.

Consistently works toward a high standard of accuracy and excellence.

Demonstrate enthusiasm and eagerness to exceed job expectations.

Ability to multi task and meet required deadlines.

Handle heavy phone and email communications.

Set priorities in daily job activities and work with little supervision.

Work closely with Transportation and Operations to achieve customer satisfaction.

Contact customers to announce promotions or other selling opportunities such as slow moving items, close-out items and/or special buys.

Provide internal vacation coverage for Sales and weekend coverage.

Participate in special projects or other assigned task directed by management.



·         Self Starter

·         Positive Attitude

·         Results Oriented

·         Team Player

·         Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills

·         Ability to Prioritize Daily Activities

·         Multi Task

·         Time Management Skills

·         Change Management Skills

·         ‘Can Do’ Attitude

·         Computer Skills

·         Professional

·         Flexible work schedule to work overtime if necessary

·         Detail oriented

·         Organized



Education/Training:  High School diploma or equivalent required; College degree preferred.

Related Experience:   At least three (3) years of previous customer service experience in a call center or escalation setting required; outside sales support experience preferred; foodservice/distribution experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  Strong computer skills / aptitudes in applications including, but not limited to, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook; AS400 or SAP order entry system a plus; type 45+ wpm; 7,500+ kspm calculator; strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills; strong problem resolution ability required; candidate must have a solid customer service orientation, with ability to professionally and effectively influence/persuade customers to purchase products: must also be able to process multiple issues simultaneously, driving them to successful resolution.

Eligibility for Application – Internal Applicants

All regular full-time employees must meet the criteria below to be eligible to apply for posted openings.

1.       Have a satisfactory (no current performance improvement plan) performance record;

2.       Have a satisfactory (no current disciplinary action) attendance record;

3.       Possess the advertised minimum qualifications for the job opening;

4.       Possess continuous Company service as noted:

  • Exempt – employed in current position a minimum of 12 months
  • Non-exempt & hourly – employed in current position a minimum of 6 months
  • If applying for Driver in Training Program, employee must meet minimum requirement of 1 year experience as a Selector

Eligible employees who wish to apply for a posted position must attach a signed Manager Evaluation Form with his/her application in Taleo by the Closing Date specified on the job posting. The signed Manager Evaluation Form acknowledges the manager’s awareness that the employee is submitting his/her name as an applicant.

All internal applicants for a posted position will be considered on the basis of their qualifications and ability to perform the job successfully. Internal candidates who are not selected will be notified by Human Resources.


Additional Information

Internal Associates: If interested, go to to apply.


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Inside Sales Rep – Big League Movers

Big League Movers

Inside Sales Representative

 Are you a team player who wants to contribute to a growing small business? Do you want to work in an environment where every day brings different challenges? Big League Movers is a multi-market service company that has grown to become one of the region’s top-rated moving companies. In 2013, the company was voted “Best Moving Company” by readers of the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Founded in 2008 by Steven Reed, a life-long Memphian, the company has been built from the ground up and knows the value of its greatest assets – its people. With over 10,000 customers serviced in the past 3 years, Big League Movers is working hard to transform how consumers perceive the industry and the moving experience as a whole.

Big League Movers is a fast paced sales environment and we seek career-driven high achievers who want to be instrumental in taking our business to the next level. As an intern you will play a significant company role by coordinating the day to day sales operations.

Our ideal candidate is a problem-solver, solution provider and closer who enjoys being the hero for someone in need. Someone who geniuinely likes helping people with a knack for sales and customer service.

What You Will Learn:

  • Exposure to all facets of running a small business.
  • Sales model, processes and techniques rooted in value-based selling.
  • Product and service understanding and application.
  • Participation in sales training, coaching and department meetings.
  • Relationship building with networking and community involvement initiatives.
  • Working with other departments to ensure a great customer experience.

What We Require:

  • Direct Sales or related experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office and Gmail Applications.
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive tasks.
  • Ability to work well with others and contribute to positive working environment.
  • Experience in direct sales with a focus on team-oriented goals.


This is a full-time position, pay will be based on experience. Email your resume to

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Quality/Safety Manager – Aldelano Corporation

aldelanoQuality/Safety Manager


Seeking Quality / Safety Manager for Packaging Operation.

Individual must have experience managing quality systems and some formal quality training/certifications such as ISO, GFSI or similar.

Hands-on managing of day-to-day quality and safety and overall management of written systems and processes.  Will ensure that plant operates within safety and quality standards and that product is produced within specifications.  Will conduct training and manage the training processes.

The selected candidate will develop and implement systems & procedures, monitor and audit systems, collect, track and analyze data for the purpose of driving improvements in the operation, and report data.  They will conduct safety training, monitor safety behaviors and drive safety improvements.

The successful candidate will be cross-trained in other areas of the operation and serve as a back up to the Production Manager.

Desired Skills and Experience

Experience in a production setting.  Advanced education a plus.  Must have good written and verbal communication skills.  Intermediate level of all Microsoft Office Suite Programs including: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  Experience with the following a plus:  Information Management Database and/or Warehouse Management Systems, SAP, CAD.  Strong math and analytical skills. Engineering background preferred.  Working knowledge of Quality Systems – Lean /Six Sigma preferred. Bi-lingual a plus.   Must be willing to travel and relocate.

$40,000 – $50,000


 Please forward resumes for this position to

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