Apple & Associates, Inc.
65,000 - $80,000
Develop processes for new items
Help start up new processes
Study and propose productivity, quality and process improvements
Support Kaizen (continuous improvement) activities, marketing and production planning
Pursue and obtain Six Sigma Green Belt status and use these skills in their daily activities
Research alternative production methods and equipment
Audit and implement improvements for process controls
Prepare monthly data (graphs, etc.)
SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE JOB:
Handle multiple projects simultaneously and new priorities in a quick and timely manner
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical / Chemical Engineering.
2 or more years experience preferably with rubber compounding and molding
Knowledge of manufacturing process, Rubber Compounding, equipment, and user knowledge of personal computers
Ability to measure cycle time, modify machine functions to meet specific item requirements, develop new machine process functions, troubleshoot and countermeasure both machinery and process problems and apply the Kaizen / Six Sigma mindset to the production process
Good verbal and written communication skills
At Apple & Associates, we understand that relationships are what make us stand apart. Whether you are a client or a candidate, you are an extension of the Apple & Associates’ family. Many of our recruiters have been with the company since its earliest days. They take great pride in the relationships they build; always emphasizing high standards, ethics and quality service. Our President, Debi Apple started her recruiting career in Aiken, South Carolina. She quickly became a top producer and leading authority in recruiting for the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Her passion and drive led her to open Apple & Associates in 1993. Under her leadership, Apple & Associates has grown to be one of the leading recruiting firms in these industries. Our company is proud to represent two of the largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) and our first and longtime client, Becton Dickinson. Now headquartered in Chapin, South Carolina, Apple & Associates has offices from coast to coast, offering regional recruiting expertise throughout the U.S. and Latin America. Our searches and permanent placements represent all levels, from CEO to staff level positions.