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  POSITION

 

Technical Trainer - Career Track: IT Pro Program

 

 Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who loves technology and finds joy in helping others learn. Join a talented team of instructors who are passionate about instructing and work at a company with a very positive, supportive culture. 

Provide IT training at a company that cares about your career.  While you help others learn, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to continue learning new skills and completing your certifications. This company pays for your certifications

We train IT Professionals from over 450 companies on Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Java, Security, and more. We also have programs for individuals who want to begin a new technology career.

We are seeking an experienced Trainer to deliver courses within our student Training Division. This position will be based out of our St. Louis, MO, office. Our students are adult learners in professional classroom environments. Class deliveries are open- enrollment/public or private dedicated courses for specific clients. Students may be in-classroom thus trainer candidates should be experienced with delivering highly-interactive courses through in-person, hands-on training.

Description: We are looking for instructors who are passionate about IT and passionate about sharing their knowledge with our students.

 

Qualifications: We are currently seeking a Technical Trainer to deliver our Career Track IT Pro training courses to students who are new to technology and making a career change in just four months! Intermediate-to-Expert-Level knowledge is required.

 

Required Expertise:

·         PC Hardware

·         Installing, Configuring, and Supporting Windows 7 and higher

·         Windows Server 2012 R2

·         Network Installation

·         Security Fundamentals

 

Preferred Expertise:

·         Cisco Networking

·         Linux

·         PowerShell Scripting

·         Experience teaching adult learners in a classroom environment

 

Preferred Certifications:

·         Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)

·         CompTIA A+

·         MTA – Networking

·         Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA)

·         CompTIA Network+

·         CompTIA Security+

 

Additional Requirements:

·         Ability to prepare for and consistently deliver high-quality, dynamic, interactive courses

·         Energetic and enthusiastic demeanor

·         Patient and compassionate

·         High customer service standards and “whatever it takes” attitude for assisting students

·         Desire to stay current with latest industry trends and technologies

·         Ability to lead by professional example

·         Ability to work as a team

 

The Perks & Benefits:

·         Health

·         Dental

·         Vision

·         Prescription Drug

·         Flexible Spending Accounts

·         Life Insurance

·         401(k)

·         Competitive Salaries with a bonus compensation plan

·         Dedicated prep weeks and work/life balance

 

Application Process:

Invest in yourself and apply to become part of our team of premier trainers in this challenging and rewarding career!

 

Email your resume to:   ssmith@questmc.com 

 

 

 



 


POSITION

 

Career Track .NET Coding Instructor

 

Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who loves technology and finds joy in helping others learn. Join a talented team of instructors who are passionate about instructing and work at a company with a very positive, supportive culture. 

Provide IT training at a company that cares about your career.  While you help others learn, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to continue learning new skills and completing your certifications. This company pays for your certifications

We train IT Professionals from over 450 companies on Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Java, Security, and more. We also have programs for individuals who want to begin a new technology career.

We are seeking an experienced Trainer to deliver courses within our student Training Division. This position will be based out of our St. Louis, MO, office. Our students are adult learners in professional classroom environments. Class deliveries are open- enrollment/public or private dedicated courses for specific clients. Students may be in-classroom thus trainer candidates should be experienced with delivering highly-interactive courses through in-person, hands-on training.

Description: We are looking for instructors who are passionate about development and passionate about sharing their knowledge with our students.

 

Qualifications: We are currently seeking a Technical Trainer to deliver our Career Track-Full Stack Web Developer training courses to students who are new to technology and making a career change in just four months! Intermediate-to-Expert-Level knowledge of .NET Framework and development are required.

 

Required Expertise:

• Developing Web Applications in .NET 4.0 or higher (C#, MVC)

• HTML/CSS

• JavaScript/jQuery/Angular

• Mobile Development

• SQL Server Fundamentals

 

Preferred Expertise:

• WebAPI

• Source Control

• Team methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)

• Experience teaching adult learners in a classroom environment

 

 Preferred Certifications:

• Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)

• Microsoft Development Certifications (MTA, MCSD, MCPD, MCTS, etc.)

 

Additional Requirements:

• Ability to prepare for and consistently deliver high-quality, dynamic, interactive courses

• Energetic and enthusiastic demeanor

• Patient and compassionate

• High customer service standards and “whatever it takes” attitude for assisting students

• Desire to stay current with latest industry trends and technologies

• Ability to lead by professional example

• Ability to work as a team

 

The Perks & Benefits:

• Health

• Dental

• Vision

• Prescription Drug

• Flexible Spending Accounts

• Life Insurance

• 401(k)

• Competitive Salaries with a bonus compensation plan

• Dedicated prep weeks and work/life balance

 

Application Process:

Invest in yourself and apply to become part of our team of premier trainers in this challenging and rewarding career!

 

Email your resume to:  ssmith@questmc.com  



POSITION

Director, Talent Management

 

Location US-MO-Clayton

Job Code 5952

Olin Corporation’s Human Resources organization has an exciting opportunity for a Director Talent Management, reporting to the Vice President, HR Shared Services. The position will be located in Clayton, MO and manage geographically dispersed Talent Acquisition and Talent Management teams. The Talent Management Director will lead teams that focus on creative and effective talent acquisition strategies and the development and implementation of strategies and tools necessary to effectively manage talent to ensure organizational goals are met.

 

In this critical role, you will apply your keen understanding of current and emerging talent trends to identify potential opportunities and gaps, leverage best practices, and design and implement talent programs that support the global organizational needs. The programs you design will align with overall business objectives to attract, motivate and retain a diverse workforce. Robust workforce planning, full cycle talent management and identification of critical talent segments are key deliverables for this position.

 

Essential Functions:

·         Provides leadership, direction and development for talent acquisition and talent management teams.

·         Develops and directs all aspects of recruitment, performance management and assessment processes globally.

·         Develops strategic global hiring policies and procedures and approves communication plans.

·         Develops and implements methods to proactively grow candidate pipelines and leverage company brand to support rapid growth.

·         Develops, implements and monitors KPIs centered on candidate volume, quality and process timeliness.

·         Ensures proper adherence relative to government compliance and reporting requirements. Ensures all recruiting activities are consistent with organization’s policies and standards.

·         Keeps abreast of external trends and innovative recruiting and sourcing techniques to ensure competitive recruiting practices.

·         Leads cross-functional teams in multiple countries to achieve objectives.

·         Ensure that all goals are met while adhering to approved budgets.

·         Identifies and develops plans to ensure processes to identify, attract, motivate and retain talent.

·         Working with Global Procurement, negotiates and oversees third party staffing contracts and vendors.

·         In collaboration with executive management, develop strategic plans and standardize talent management and performance management processes across the organization by identifying opportunities for improvement to current processes and increasing efficiency. Develops strategic plans and tools in collaboration with executive management for the leadership assessment processes for employee development.

·         Assess key organizational and critical leadership needs and design solutions that are relevant to the business and aligned to create an overall integrated global talent management strategy.

·         Lead succession planning processes, including talent reviews, critical talent segment identification and defining key organizational roles.

·         Establish analytics/key performance indicators to assess effectiveness of talent processes and to identify organizational opportunities and gaps.

·         Develop and implement effective tools for workforce planning to support business needs.

·         Develop and cultivate relationships with identified key partners to support the overall talent management strategies.

·         Build and maintain Olin’s employer brand.

·         Provides hiring, promotion and disciplinary action recommendations, as well as performance evaluation and feedback for direct reports.

Position Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree* in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management or related discipline required.

·         Minimum 10 years of Human Resources experience.

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in senior-level role managing all aspects of talent management (talent acquisition, compliance, performance management, succession & workforce planning).

·         Strong technical abilities and experience with HRIS, ATS and other HR systems (Taleo experience strongly preferred); Strong knowledge/experience in HR policies, procedures, and compliance.

·         Demonstrated ability to achieve both individual and team results through a fact-based, collaborative, analytical approach.

·         Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and facilitation skills.

·         Organized with the ability to set priorities in a fast paced, high-energy environment.

·         High level of personal drive and the ability to take initiative; a bias for action.

·         Self-motivation, positive attitude, high energy, and a strong work ethic.

·         Stellar problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail.

·         Ability to effectively manage remote staff.

·         Must be able to travel up to 25-30%.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

·         PHR, SPHR or Master's Degree in HR preferred. *

·         Experience with integrating diverse organizational cultures and processes.

·         Experience in a global organization strongly preferred.

*Per Olin’s requirements, degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education.

Interested candidates please submit resume to: ssmith@questmc.com      

EOE



 

 POSITION

Account Executive – B2B and B2G

Overview:

This exciting opportunity is for a hunter/farmer to work with some of the most respected enterprises in the country right in your hometown of St. Louis.

Provide your newly developed and existing clients with a consultative approach to IT training at a company that cares about your career. While you help your business customers develop the best plans for their needs and budget, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to build your account base and income, and the support you need to do so.

Essential Job Functions:

  • 30% of daily activities will be prospecting and retaining new customers through outbound phone calls, emails and in-person appointments within a 50 miles radius of St. Louis
  • 30-35% of daily activities will include managing an existing B2B account base of approx. 50-60 corporate customers with daily, monthly and quarterly follow up phone calls and onsite appointments
  • 30-35% of daily activities will include developing new business within our current federal account base utilizing our GSA contract through direct phone calls and RFP process
  • Sell to various leadership levels throughout the organization which includes building long-term partnerships with Information Technology, Procurement and Associate Development leaders.
  • Customize training solutions that best meets the customers IT training budget and need
  • Understand and anticipate how key decisions are made, while uncovering new business needs and growing those relationships
  • Develop strong knowledge of leading industry trends, courses and products through ongoing training, literature and regular 1:1 meetings with the Corporate Sales Manager
  • Work the entire sales process once the opportunity is created through completion
  • Train and assist customers throughout the enrollment process

Requirements:

  • 2 years B2B relationship selling and offering solutions IT managers and higher levels
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Understanding of how enterprise technology works e.g. Cisco, Microsoft, Citrix, Red Hat etc
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or Microsoft CRM (or other contact management system)
  • Time Management – Manage time effectively when working with high transaction volume
  • Must be able to meet weekly, monthly and yearly quotas
  • Basic computer skills: (Outlook, Excel, Word)

 

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Commission Plan
  • Fun, collaborative culture
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription Drug
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Company gatherings and social events

Apply today to become part of our great team and have a challenging and rewarding career! 

Interested candidates please submit resume to: ssmith@questmc.com 

EOE



 

POSITION

Corporate Technical Trainer – St. Louis Based

Our client is the largest IT training company in the Midwest for 25+ years, with 29 instructors at 27 classrooms offering hands-on training in small classroom settings along with live, “virtual” online courses and professional training to employees in corporations.

We provide an extensive selection of authorized training from industry leaders like Cisco, CompTIA, IBM, ITIL, Microsoft and VMware. Training is available in specialized areas such as cyber security, project management, system networking, big data/data science, web and mobile development.

OVERVIEW

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who loves technology and finds joy in helping others learn. Join a talented team of instructors who are passionate about instructing and work at a company with a very positive, supportive culture. 

Provide IT training at a company that cares about your career.  While you help others learn, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to continue learning new skills and completing your certifications. This company pays for your certifications

We are seeking an experienced Technical Trainer to deliver courses within our Corporate Training Division. This position will be based out of our St. Louis, MO, office. Our corporate students are   adult   learners   in   professional classroom environments. Class deliveries are open- enrollment/public or private dedicated courses for specific clients. Students may be in-classroom or virtual, thus trainer candidates should be experienced with delivering highly-interactive courses through in-person and web-based platforms.

The first priority for this Technical Trainer is delivering courses on the following topics and certifications:

·       CompTIA A+

·       CompTIA Network+

·       CompTIA Security+

·       ITIL Foundation

·       Desktop / Business Applications

Depending upon the specific experience of the selected candidate, we will need the Technical Trainer to prep and specialize in one of the following areas:

·       Cyber Security training

·       Microsoft Authorized Infrastructure training (Windows Server, Windows Client,                         PowerShell, System Center, Office 365, Exchange, Azure, etc.)

Required Expertise:

·       Deep subject matter expertise and proven experience with hardware, network   administration, security, IT infrastructure, and desktop support.

·       Experience delivering technical training to adult learners in a professional environment

·       At least two of the following CompTIA certifications: A+, Network+, Security+, CSA+

Preferred Education and Certifications:

·       Bachelor degree

·       Industry Certifications Beyond CompTIA

·       Examples –MCSA/MCSE, CCNA, VCP, RHCE, CEH, ITIL Foundation, ITIL Practitioner

·       Vendor Trainer Certification

·       Examples - CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)


Additional Requirements:

  • Highly professional and polished
  • Adaptive and flexible
  • Ability to outline and develop customized curriculum and supplements
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excited to consistently learn new skills, tools, and technology
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor and creativity
  • Ability to work and make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Individual contributor and team player
  • Ability to travel for public deliveries from Kansas City office and client site deliveries on an as-needed basis (approximately 25%)  

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Commission Plan
  • Fun, collaborative culture
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription Drug
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Company gatherings and social events

Invest in yourself and apply to become part of our team of premier trainers in this challenging and rewarding career! 

Interested candidates please submit resume to: ssmith@questmc.com 

EOE

 

 



POSITION


PRESIDENT & CEO BI-STATE DEVELOPMENT


OVERVIEW:

Bi-State Development (BSD), which serves the metropolitan St. Louis and Southwestern Illinois region, employs 2,500 people and has operations in public mass transit (bus, light rail, and paratransit) and business enterprises (Gateway Arch Tram System, Gateway Arch Riverboats, St. Louis Downtown Airport, St. Louis Regional Freightway, and the BSD Research Institute).  The President & CEO reports to a ten-member Board of Commissioners (five from Illinois and five from Missouri) and champions BSD's mission of facilitating regional economic development by providing regional solutions to regional challenges.

 

Position Summary:

The President and CEO is expected to promote BSD's mission of providing regional economic development solutions.  This will include understanding BSD's bi-state compact and viewing the planning and execution of the mission from a strategic perspective for the benefit of the region.  This position requires experience, at an executive level, in a public or private organization, with demonstrated managerial skills and the ability to communicate and establish trust with the public, as well as with other constituencies.  The President and CEO is directly responsible to the BSD Board of Commissioners for BSD's success, serves at the Board's pleasure with responsibility for both informing the Board of BSD's status, performance, progress and needs, and recommending to the Board various courses of action designed to advance BSD's interests.

 

 Skills and Abilities:

The President and CEO should demonstrate the following characteristics, skills, abilities, qualifications, and credentials:

 

  ·     Ability to lead and manage a large public organization, including engaging in strategic planning and related organizational and operational goal articulation, performance management and accountability enforcement, management, team-building and employee development.

  ·      Ability to manage successful, positive change efforts.  The President and CEO must have the ability to assess the need for change, plan and guide change, measure the change effort's impact and ensure that organizational change actually results in improved organizational performance.

  ·       Communication and relationship-building skills commensurate with the job's demands to interact with commissioners, external stakeholders, and elected officials.  This includes willingness to be held accountable to the Board of Commissioners for performance and to give constructive feedback to the board.

  ·        Ability to build public and private coalitions and ability to develop public funding.

  ·        Strong advocacy of BSD's leadership role in regional economic development.

  ·        Understanding of the major economic, technological and policy issues affecting BSD enterprises.

   ·        Demonstrated ability to obtain results through teamwork, internal as well as external to the organization.

   ·        Understanding of public transit finances, public transit development projects, capital infrastructure projects and opportunities related to   all BSD enterprises.

   ·        Understanding of how public agencies increase revenue through formal marketing and customer service.

   ·        Ability to successfully and cooperatively interface with external stakeholders such as municipal executives (County Executive, Mayor, Board   of Aldermen, County Chairman, etc.) and members of the General Assemblies, members of Congress, legislative staffs, officials and staffs   at federal, state and local agencies, et al.

    ·        Knowledge of public transportation operations is desirable.

    ·        Knowledge of public-private partnerships and the opportunities they present.

    ·        Basic understanding of each BSD Enterprise and their current roles with regional economic development.

    ·        Ability to build partnerships at all levels of government, special taxing districts and entities.

    ·        Ability to build partnerships and relationships with private sector individuals, firms, and associations.

    ·        Ability to pursue charitable and private sector funding and foundational opportunities to advance BSD enterprises.

    ·        Ability to understand the role of aviation in the regional economy and its potential for the future.

    ·        Ability to lead the development of the freight and logistics economy in the region, as the 21st-century economy relies increasingly on this sector for its future opportunities.

    ·        To lead the BSD Enterprises as the regional "thought leader" in their respective industries. 

 

Primary Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities:

The President and CEO's primary responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following: 

    ·        Ensures the proper, legal, ethical, and quality operation of BSD in all matters of mass transit and business enterprise service provision.

    ·        Communicates BSD's mission and strategy to all stakeholders, and ensures that related performance goals, measures controls, and              accountabilities are implemented.

    ·        Monitors BSD performance indicators and adjusts bus, light rail, business enterprise, and internal support operations accordingly, thus          ensuring that BSD performance meets strategic and financial goals.

    ·        Oversees capital-intensive construction and development projects to ensure they are completed to specification =, on time and within budget.

    ·        Implements marketing and customer service efforts designed to increase BSD revenues and maximize customer satisfaction.

    ·        Ability to hire, retain, and motivate key personnel, promotes workforce diversity, and develops employees to enable them to execute           BSD's mission.

    ·     Ensures that BSD complies with sound financial management principles.

    ·    Monitors the business environment and accordingly anticipates the effects on BSD of changes in the economy, transportation technology,    legislation and regulation, the political landscape, regional demographics, regional industrial and commercial development, etc.

    ·    Cooperates with the Board of Commissioners and other key stakeholders (e.g., customers and their elected representatives, funding   sources, regulatory agencies, labor unions representing any BSD employees, etc.).

    ·    Informs the Board of Commissioners and funding sources of BSD's status, performance, progress and needs and justifies requests for   funding increases.

    ·    Recommends to the Board of Commissioners various courses of action designed to advance BSD's mission and interests in the region.

    ·    Safeguards BSD's reputation by modeling exemplary ethical behavior, holding BSD employees to high standards of ethics and   performance, and communicating with the news media and stakeholders in a way that sends an honest, consistent, coherent message   about BSD's activities, mission and positive influence on the region.

    ·   Responsible for preparing and distributing all materials for the Board of Commissioners for its meetings and to ensure proper personnel are at the Board's disposal at all such meetings.

    ·    Leads the region's efforts in freight and logistics through the Regional Freightway.

 

 Working Conditions:

The duties of this position are generally performed at the corporate office.  While performing the duties of this position, this individual may be required to travel, work long hours, and make presentations.  In general, the working conditions associated with the President and CEO’s job are characterized by:

  • Pressure to perform well within limited budgetary constraints
  • Considerable social interaction with key stakeholders in the community
  • Responsibility for ensuring the quality of the management team’s performance
  • Requirements to exercise sound personal judgment and take measured responsible risks
  • Build relationships with new Commissioners due to occasional changes in Board composition
  • Scrutiny of and criticism by news media, politicians, and consumer interest groups
  • Potential for role conflict residing in stakeholders’ competing interest, requests, and instructions

 

Education/Experience:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree coupled with at least 10 years; prior experience in business operations executive level positions.  Alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. transportation, finance, general management, etc.), and at least fifteen years’ prior experience in executive-level business operations positions.


Contact Joe Wiley at jwiley@questmc.com

 



POSITION

Maintenance Supervisor

 

GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses. Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware. We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Supervisor at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

 

Purpose of Role

Supervise and coordinate activities of employees engaged in the maintenance of complex metal manufacturing equipment, including casting, rolling, annealing, and slitting. Lead Safety Excellence effort for shift team. Responsible for the direction of personnel engaged in the maintenance and repair of plant equipment, machinery and facilities, electronic and electrical repair, maintenance of buildings, repair of material handling equipment such as cranes and hoists, and other associated or related equipment and items. Strive for continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility. Drive MOS process to maximize productivity and hold subordinates accountable. Utilize creativity and positive outlook to accomplish a wide variety of tasks.

 

Core Accountabilities

·       Utilizing MOS process, implement and direct work activities/plans/schedules and assess shift performance of maintenance activities for equipment in area of responsibility.

·       Instruct and coach employees in the proper maintenance and safety procedures for each position under direct supervision.

·       Establish and enforce performance levels and expectations in areas of safety, quality, housekeeping and productivity.

·       Support and encourage employee involvement in continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Maintenance Excellence/TPM and Lean Manufacturing.

·       Confirm conformance to maintenance plans and procedures including PM and proactive maintenance specifications.

·       Assist in the troubleshooting process to assure identification and resolution of maintenance issues to maintain productivity and products quality and minimize equipment downtime.

·       Enforce craftsman expectations in areas including productivity, job safety awareness, and quality of work. Also enforce work efficiency opportunities resulting from the new Collective Bargaining Agreement and pursues cross training of crafts.

Position Requirements

1.    Degree in Engineering or Technical Field with a minimum of five (5) years' experience or equivalent manufacturing maintenance supervision experience. A bachelor's degree is preferred.

2.    Strong mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills on industrial equipment.

3.    Strong communication and leadership skills with hands on experience in the maintenance of industrial machinery and equipment.

4.    Must be able to work rotating and 12-hour shifts.

Please contact Randy Samuelson at Rsamuelson@questmc.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

  


 Manager – Warehousing, Shipping & Logistics

 

GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses. Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware. We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Manager – Warehousing, Shipping & Logistics at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

 

Purpose of Role

·         Lead a team at our East Alton, Illinois, facility and oversee the shipping and warehousing processes and systems across all Olin Brass locations.

·         Accountable for all freight movements within Olin Brass.

·         Responsibilities include managing our transportation management system (TMS), driving best practice logistics policies and procedures, managing intercompany transfers of material, developing and deploying warehouse solutions for efficient movement of inventory, and overseeing freight payment / claims activities.

·         Work across multiple departments such as Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Operations to safely support on time performance and customer satisfaction goals as well as internal material movements.

 

Core Accountabilities

·         Maintain effective working relationships with all Carriers while working collaboratively with Strategic Sourcing on carrier selection processes in order to achieve budgeted freight spend goals. 

·         Manage our TMS logistics system and lead all freight payment and claims activities. 

·         Develop and deploy best practice logistics polices that support both internal goals and objectives and customer requirements.

·         Champion all internal and external regulatory and compliance initiatives, including SOX processes, DOT regulations, import / export regulations, and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

 

Position Requirements

1.    Bachelor Degree in Business, Logistics Management, or related technical field.   APICS certifications preferred;

2.    10 years’ experience in logistics, shipping, and warehouse roles, preferably in a customer facing environment;

3.    Leadership experience across multiple locations;

4.    Experience with regulatory compliance, customs regulations (both import and export), knowledge of ocean freight movements and ITAR regulations a plus;

5.    Knowledge of commercial Incoterms and their impacts on the business. Must be aware of external influences such as legislation, fuel costs and environmental pressures;

6.    Ability to work collaboratively and cross functionally through strong interpersonal and communication skills;

7.    Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects through to completion.

 

Please contact Randy Samuelson at Rsamuelson@questmc.com 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

 

 


POSITION 

Production Supervisor

 

GBC Metals, LLC doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses.  Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have opportunities for Production Supervisor at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

 

Purpose of Role

Supervise and coordinate activities of employees engaged in complex metal manufacturing processes, such as casting, rolling, annealing, and slitting of copper and brass products.  Lead Safety Excellence effort for shift team.  Apply knowledge of products, processes, and production methods to assure the production of quality product.  Strive for continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility.  Drive MOS process to maximize productivity and hold subordinates accountable.  Utilize creativity and positive outlook to accomplish a wide variety of tasks

 

Core Accountabilities

·         Utilizing MOS process, implement and direct work activities/plans/schedules and assess shift performance for operations and equipment in area of responsibility.

·         Instruct and coach employees in the proper operating, quality and safety procedures for each position under direct supervision.

·         Establish and enforce performance levels and expectations in areas of safety, quality and productivity.

·         Support and encourage employee involvement in continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Maintenance Excellence/TPM, and Lean Manufacturing.

·         Confirm products conform to specifications and direct setup and adjustments of machines as required to meet product specifications.

 

Position Requirements

1.    Technical, Manufacturing or Business degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience or equivalent manufacturing supervision experience.  A Bachelor's degree is preferred.

2.    Familiar with manufacturing, safety and quality process concepts, practices, and procedures.

3.    Strong communication and leadership skills.

 

Please contact Randy Samuelson at Rsamuelson@questmc.com 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

 

  


POSITION 

 

Design Engineer

 

GBC Metals, LLC doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses.  Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Design Engineer at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

 

Role Purpose

Design and develop tools to produce parts per customer prints and lead tool room personnel and production people through development processes.

 

Core Accountabilities

·         Design tools for progressive dies or transfer presses to fabricate parts per customers’ prints.

·         Operate Cad workstation using Solidworks to layout parts and tools and create drawings.

·         Manage all aspects of a design project—including design of tools and coordination of purchasing and developing activities.

·         Troubleshoot production problems on the floor and aid in determining root causes and assist with corrective actions.

·         Develop internal documentation for the release of a job to production.

·         Monitor and control project costs and lead times.

·         Conceptualize and communicate solutions to unique tooling problems.

·         Maintain engineering documentation using the ECN process.

 

Competencies and Qualifications

1.       Engineering or related degree or equivalent tool making experience.

2.       One to three years of engineering experience.

3.       Stamping die knowledge, both build and assembly.

4.       Tool drafting techniques including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

Please contact Randy Samuelson at Rsamuelson@questmc.com 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

 


 

 Process Engineer

 

GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses.  Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Process Engineer at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

 

Purpose of Role

Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods for complex metal manufacturing processes, such as casting, rolling, annealing, and slitting of copper and brass products.  Apply knowledge of products, processes, production methods, equipment capabilities and quality control standards to meet or exceed customer requirements and manufacturing cost reduction goals.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  Manage all aspects of the process quality system and metallurgical testing.  

 

Core Accountabilities

·         Responsible for driving a quality culture via implementation of Process Management principles by actively identifying and developing KIV/KOV relationships and associated system implementation including communication plans and control charting.

·         Identify improvements to our ISO 9001 quality management system while supporting prescribed requirements especially in the areas of prevention, correction, document control, and continuous improvement.  Support the systems via Layered Process Audit requirements as well as maintenance and improvement of process SOPs. 

·         Utilization and coaching of statistical analysis for data driven problem solving.  Work collaboratively with the Product Metallurgist and production personnel to support root cause analysis investigations to address quality and process problems.   

·         Continually develop and support systems that drive efficient, consistent disposition of non-conforming product.  Communicate and revise process and product reactions related to outcomes.   

·         Assist maintenance by supporting equipment related improvements including operator checklists, FMEA development, PM needs and other tools to drive improved equipment performance.

·         Support initiatives established by both the General Plant Manager and Quality and PE manager that support company objectives including MOS and cost reductions.  

·         Work with safety in mind at all times.  Lead by example via safe behaviors, confronting potential safety issues and active involvement in proactive identification of improvements.  Understand and support the VPP process.   

 

Competencies and Qualifications

1.       Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical or Material Science or Mechanical Engineering degree is highly preferred. 

2.       Minimum of 5 years metals manufacturing experience.

3.       Familiar with manufacturing, safety and quality concepts, practices and procedures.

4.       Strong communication and organizational skills.

5.       Six sigma green belt certification preferred.

 

Please contact Randy Samuelson at Rsamuelson@questmc.com 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

 


POSITION  

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)

Employment Connection

Employment Connection was founded in 1977 after a study by the Young Lawyers Division of the Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis (BAMSL) discovered that employed ex-offenders were 66% less likely to return to incarceration.  Our agency immediately began work to reduce recidivism.

In 1980, Employment Connection became a full United Way member agency and expanded its service beyond ex-offenders by assisting recovering substance abusers, the homeless, high school dropouts, welfare recipients, U.S. veterans, and non-custodial fathers.  Today Employment Connection assists nearly 2,000 individuals who have barriers to employment every year. 

Mission:

Assisting individuals with limited opportunities to self-sufficiency.

Vision:

Breaking down barriers to self-sufficiency, creating a safer and more inclusive community

Core Values:

Employment Connection shall maintain a fundamental commitment to exceptional client service in our community. To accomplish that commitment, we believe we are a part of a team that is mutually shared by ALL. We welcome everyone regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry. We shall provide an environment that encourages the personal growth of both staff and clients and a system that will empower them to meet the employment needs of the people of our community. We are committed to developing and maximizing resources required to meet our mission.

 

Position Purpose

Serve as the CEO of Employment Connection (“Organization”) reporting to the Board of Directors with responsibility for the overall operations of the Organization.

 

Enable the Board to fulfill its governance function.

 

The CEO must have a personal and professional connection to the Mission and Vision of the organization and contribute toward a team centered approach.  The CEO must demonstrate personal and professional accountability to our community, associates, donors, partner agencies, employers, clients, the United Way, and the Board. This position will create change by being bold in thoughts and actions that provide strategic direction as we forge ahead as a thought leader in the industry.

 

Major Accountabilities

Achievement of Employment Connection’s Mission and Strategic Objectives: Working in conjunction with the Board of Directors, responsible for the achievement of the Organization’s mission and strategic objectives. Ensure the Organization’s vision and mission statements are at the forefront of all we do throughout the Organization and in the community. Ensure the Organization makes consistent and timely progress against its recently developed strategic plan.  Review the recently developed strategic plan to ensure the organization is appropriately positioned to remain a leader in the industry and generate the funding necessary to continue to serve our clients in the community in the most effective way possible.

 

Program Development and Administration: Develop, expand and grow the Organization’s Social Enterprise, which is currently comprised of Managed Work Services (‘MWS’) with annual revenues of $2.7M.  This will require continuing development of the entrepreneurial spirit of the organization to generate additional clients for MWS.  Additionally, ensure the Organization’s programs supporting employment, housing, education, mental health support, and other services are operated and managed to ensure our clients are connected to the resources needed to fulfill self-sufficiency.  Such programs enable the organization to continue to change lives and positively impact our community.

 

Employee Supervision and Leadership: Provide leadership in defining, articulating and maintaining goals and objectives of the Organization to staff.  Ensure an efficient and productive team of diverse people and maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity that attracts and motivates high quality employees. Ensure employees remain current on the latest developments in their areas of expertise. Be responsible for the recruitment, development, mentoring, encouragement and retention of a diverse team. Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that annual performance evaluations are conducted, and that sound human resource policies and practices are in place. Be responsible for supervising and coaching all employees. Other responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; and addressing challenges and when appropriate discipline.

 

Communications and Relationship Building: Organization spokesperson to ensure programs, activities and results are properly communicated to the Organization’s various stakeholders. Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with donors, partner organizations, policy makers, media and others in the community.  Serve as an advocate for the agency and the population served in key associations and organizations, on committees, advisory groups, and by speaking or publishing commentary in public forums.

 

Fiscal and Contract Management: Provide effective financial oversight including management of the Organization’s resources, planning for adequate cash flow to cover operational needs, provide timely internal financial statements to the Board that compare performance to budget, engage the Board in strategic discussions about financial stability and sustainability, including the development of adequate operating reserves. Ensure available funds enable the Board to make steady progress towards the achievement of its mission and that those funds are allocated properly to reflect present needs and future potential. Work with employees, the Finance Committee and the Board in preparing an annual budget and ensure that the Organization operates within budget guidelines. Ensure that adequate funds are available to enable the Organization to carry out its work. Execute legal, compliance contracts and funding agreements. Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

 

Fund-Raising: Lead, enhance and grow the organization’s fund-raising effort with the assistance of the Board by establishing a fund-raising strategy, including new initiatives.

 

Required Knowledge and Experience

·         Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred), in business, organizational leadership or a related discipline. 

·         A transformational leader with a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible senior management experience in a nonprofit or corporate setting, with at least 5 years in a similar position that includes significant management responsibility.

·         Ability to create a culture of diversity and inclusivity which attracts, retains and motivates a team of high quality people.

·         Ability to read, analyze, financial reports, legal documents, or governmental regulations.

·         Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

·         Ability to assess community needs and reply to RFP’s to maintain or enhance the agency’s ability to increase revenue.

·         An entrepreneurial thinker with a willingness to establish innovative programs on behalf of the clients, the agency, and the population served.

·         Solid understanding of the administration of grants and government funding both in seeking opportunities and reporting on progress. Requirement to ensure compliance with the terms of government funded programs and to maximize the utilization of funds through efficient matching of other available revenue sources.

·         Efficiently respond to questions from Board members, staff, local and state regulators and members of the public.

·         Communicate effectively in written, oral, and listening form; effectively present information to a variety of diverse audiences.

·         Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·         Exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies.

·         Knowledge of the principles and techniques of government grant administration, contract administration and negotiation, fiscal and organizational management, principles and practices of marketing, public relations and fund raising.

·         Ability to plan, direct and coordinate activities; negotiate and administer contracts; work with: vendors, government agencies, and other organizations as necessary.

·         Strong interpersonal skills.

·         Demonstrated leadership, project management, consulting and planning skills.

·         Analytical, conceptual, and organizational skills.

·         Ability to think creatively and develop innovative ideas and approaches.

·         Effective time management skills, including balancing a variety of daily and longer-term projects and demands.

·         Ability to attend conferences, training, and other events as required to acquire and maintain proficiency in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.

·         Other assignments as determined by the Board

 

The Employment Connection Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: Joe Wiley at jwiley@questmc.com


 

 


 

Position:

Director, Labor Relations---Bi-State Development

 

 

Department:

Labor Relations

Reports to:

 

 

Mission

Working with senior management and his/her staff, the Director of Labor Relations is responsible for developing and implementing a positive collaborative employee relations environment, where employees and their bargaining representatives are viewed as partners in achieving organizational goals.  Chief Spokesperson in Labor negotiations. Manages the research, training and communication programs relating to labor relations. Oversees the day-to-day contract interpretation and administration.

Incumbent reports to the Division Director, Human Resources.

 

Essential Outcomes

·         Meets Agency negotiation goals as set by the Board of Commissioners while sustaining a positive relationship with employees and their bargaining representatives.  Represents the Agency as Chief Negotiator.           

·         Acts as lead strategist in preparing and presenting arbitration cases using outside legal counsel as required.

·         Sets the “tone” for employee relations, articulating positive expectations for employees as partners and developing positive relationships based on trust and mutual respect in achieving common goals. Trains management staff on same.

·         Represents the Agency in employee matters with government agencies.

·         Takes the initiative in developing a proactive labor relation’s strategy with management and bargaining representatives, acting as a creative catalyst for finding solutions through collaboration, cooperation and partnership.

·         Leads and facilitates the management negotiating team in developing bargaining strategy, setting objectives, preparing for negotiations, developing contract language and costing the economic impact of a proposed labor agreement.

·         Continually communicates with Agency executives and operating management on the status and impact of labor relations and collective bargaining.

·         In conjunction with the Communications Department, represents the Agency to the media on all matters pertaining to collective bargaining.

·         Plans and uses resources economically; prepare accurate budgets and monitor expenditures; develop appropriate informational resources and safeguard their use.

·         Plan and direct all aspects of labor relations, including negotiations, disciplinary actions, and attendance monitoring programs; establish and monitor department performance standards.

·         Develops plans to meet unexpected situations, new developments and changes in the business environment; prepares for emergencies; anticipates events; understands the factors and conditions affecting the organization and responds appropriately when these change.

·         Directs the collection, organization, analysis, and evaluation of data and the preparation of reports; Develops and presents conclusions and recommendations to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, rules, regulations and laws; stays abreast of legal, regulatory and policy developments affecting areas of responsibility; enforces legal and regulatory requirements impartially.

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Proven track record executing the principles and practices of labor relations and collective bargaining agreements. Proven track record leading management negotiating teams to achieve desired results.  Experienced initiator in developing a proactive labor relation’s strategy fostering collaboration, conciliation and partnership.  Experienced in establishing, policies, procedures and evaluating program effectiveness.  Proven ability to communicate effectively with both orally and in writing.  Proven ability to lead, and interact effectively with Agency management officials, work under pressure, maintain confidentiality and be able to prepare, justify and manage a budget. 

 

Education

Experience

Degree:

B.A./B.S. required.

Years:

Minimum ten (10) required.

Field:

Industrial relations, Human Resource Management or related field

Field:

Labor Relations, Labor Negotiations, Chief Negotiator or related field.

 

Contact: Randy Samuelson at RSamuelson@questmc.com


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