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Northwest Research Job Openings

NWR northwest researchNorthwest Research, Inc.

Northwest Research, Inc. (NWR) specializes in inventory research and management. Founded in 1996, NWR strives to surpass its customer’s expectations by proactively seeking new approaches to difficult inventory management issues.

We are actively recruiting for the following positions:

  • Warehouse Associates – these positions are responsible for receiving, loading, and/or organizing freight.
  • Shipping Specialists – this position will ensure that all packages are shipped out in a timely manner.

All Candidates must have good communication, organization and memorization skills.  Must be able to use pallet jacks, forklifts, and other machinery (i.e. compactors, balers, etc.).  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand on your feet for long periods of time.  Previous forklift experience/certification is a plus.

  • Data Entry Specialists – this position will ensure that all packages are properly identified, categorized and keyed into the system.

The Data Entry Specialist position will require great computer skills, must be able to type 35 wpm, must have excellent spelling and grammar, attention to detail and be able to work in a warehouse environment.

Our starting pay is $10.50 per hour. Full Time Employees are offered benefits that include: (some benefits began first day of employment and others will be after 90 days of employment).

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • 401(k) Plan with a company match
  • Opportunities for advancement

To apply for employment with Northwest Research, Inc. visit our website http://www.nwresearch.com/ .

Completed applications can be submitted via email to our Human Resource department hrmemphis@nwresearch.com.

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Navigator Job Opening – Family Safety Center

Family Safety Center The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Memphis, TN, whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence.  We are seeking a Navigator who is highly motivated to assist clients and process their individualized needs through the various services provided with partner agencies.  This position will report to the Director of Program Operations and will be an integral part of the growth of the organization.  This is a grant funded position.

Job Title:                      Navigator

Reports To:                  Director of Program Operations

Positions Supervised:   None

Status:                          Permanent Full-Time

FLSA:                          Exempt

Hours:                          8:00am to 4:30pm Monday – Friday, other as required

Job Summary:  Assists clients in accessing services from on-site partners that accommodate the individual needs of the client.  Performs intake procedures to efficiently and effectively process clients through the organization.  Provides consultation, case management and information, completes administrative records, performs client follow-up, assists with and participates in professional development activities and client community outreach. Continue reading

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Proposal Coordinator @ Sedgwick


Proposal Coordinator


Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the place for you. As the largest and most innovative Third Party Administrator in the claims industry and the first and only TPA to receive both recognition as the Best TPA in America and the coveted Employer of Choice designation, we invite you to come be a part of our team and, “Claim Your Future.”

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To develop and respond to requests for information and proposals; to collaborate with various subject matter experts to ensure the proposal is completed timely and accurately; and to provide oversight of quality and cohesiveness of response.


  • Reviews and responds to requests within the business development group, including requests for information and proposals; provides initial draft of each request to various subject matter experts as needed and incorporates any needed edits or updates to the response as directed.
  • Coordinates review of the requests for information or proposal with all necessary subject matter experts within different departments of the company.
  • Responds to follow up requests as assigned; determines and maintains the timeline for each response to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Updates language on web-based RFP database.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization’s quality program(s).


Education & Licensing
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.

 Two (2) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include one (1) year of project management experience and one (1) year of proofing/editing experience. Experience with Qvidian software a plus.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong grammar and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate software
  • Good project management skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work in a fast paced high pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

Please click here to apply by June 30, 2017

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