Acara Solutions Mansfield, TX, USA
Oct 19, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions is helping our South Arlington, TX client find a Product Management Director to join their organization as a direct salaried employee. In this position you will be responsible for new product development (including driving suggestion input from user base). You must have experience in consumer related traditional manufactured products. Responsible for sales, distribution and full P&L. Be the voice of the customer to get ideas for product development. Hold frequent customer based events for product input suggestions. Direct reports include 1 product manager, 1 associate product manager and 1 product research specialist (all at plant). The Product Management Director is responsible for leading a team of Product Managers and the Product Management function of the organization, to include all new and existing product management. This position is responsible for all aspects of product management including sales, margins, suggested retail prices, distribution prices, product portfolio and end of life. Product Management also includes leadership of most new product development projects. Direct and manage the product management team Develop short- and long-range strategies for multiple product lines to achieve strategic goals and maximize sale and profit objectives. Develop revenue and profit objectives for multiple product lines. Adjust marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions; monitor competitive products and marketing activities. Display leadership when working with cross-functional teams. Inspire and motivate the cross-functional team and outside partners. Ensure that product managers stay current with competitors and market trends through interactions with sales people, distributors, and end users through a variety of venues. Collect and maintain marketing information. Conduct market research as necessary. Responsible for planning and conducting in-depth marketing research when additional research is needed, such as specific market studies, focus groups, etc. Collaborate with marketing team to coordinate all marketing communications activity to communicate with outside customers (i.e. branding, advertising, public relations, and packaging). Specify and maintain a system to identify delays or problems during the development of new products in order to resolve issues quickly. Work to improve new product time-to-market and the process that delivers those new products. Validate that product development projects follow the stage gates of the new product development (NPD) process. Work with others to improve the NPD process. Responsible for monthly reporting on current state of product management and new product development including achievement to corporate objectives. Publish monthly metrics on on-time performance and other metrics as required. Plan and control the product management budget. Help to plan the engineering product development budget. Required Skills / Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or Engineering Min 7 years of experience in product management, marketing, and product design Min 3 years of experience in the consumer products arena Min 4 years of experience leading the development of new products, designed in-house through full life-cycle Min 2 years of experience managing team members (preferrably product engineers or managers) Min 2 years of experience presenting to retailers like Costco, Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe's, etc. Min 4 years of experience evaluating markets, market trends, and customer and sales feedback to develop new product plans Min 4 years of experience in product portfolio planning and product development process Min 2 years of P&L responsibility and related forecasting and modeling experience Min 5 years of Microsoft Office experience - especially PowerPoint Preferred Skills / Qualifications: MBA or Master's degree highly preferred Ability to lead cross-functional product development teams. Ability to demonstrated successful leadership experience - ability to recruit, develop team members, and retain talent within the organization. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, top management, customers and/or suppliers. Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
Acara Solutions Palmdale, CA, USA
Oct 16, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions is looking for Aeronautical Engineer for our client located in Palmdale, CA -Candidate will be responsible for testing and developing data structures to assure accurate testing of Design and Support of the production and flight test fluid conveyance routing and installation, Electrical Wire Harness Installation and Equipment Installation and structural design. -Verify the aero source tool will support shop floor, flight line, and off-site aircraft build and operations. -Will support validation that aero source will allow for data management in the areas of creating layouts, creating new drawings and revising existing drawings using CATIA V5 to support aircraft fluid systems installations, harness installations and equipment installations. -Will work production floor support from receipt of problem, coordination of answer to release of engineering change. -Designs, develops, and tests a variety of power plants, aircraft, missiles, and parts, taking into consideration the most efficient use of the natural laws affecting flight. -Establishes structural specifications, performs stress analysis, and conducts performance tests. Required Skills / Qualifications: -High school diploma or GED. -Minimum of 2 years MRB experience w/ metallic airframe. Additional Information: -Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen. Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
Acara Solutions Marion, MA, USA
Oct 16, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions is looking for Stock Assistant for our client located in Marion, MA -Performs a combination of manual and clerical duties to receive, store, and issue equipment, materials, and supplies in a central warehouse. -Examines stock to verify conformance to specifications and invoices; stores articles according to identifying factors; fills orders or issues supplies from stock; requisitions stock to fill incoming orders; and prepares stock use reports. -Determines methods or places for storage considering guidelines for temperature, humidity, weight or height limits, turnover, floor loading capacity, and needed space. Required Skills / Qualifications: -BA degree. -Minimum of 2 years' experience using scanners, label printers, weigh scales, entering accurate computer transactions, etc. -Minimum of 2 years' experience with cycle counting, inventory reconciliation. Preferred Skills / Qualifications: -Working with Inventory analyst to problem solve and adjust inventory balances as needed. -Minimum 2 years of warehousing / Inventory experience. -Material handling equipment--pallet jack, fork lifts, stand-up lifts. -Detail oriented with demonstrated count and transaction accuracy. -Demonstrative initiative to timely deliver / handle material serving production areas. -Work in a fast paced warehouse environment where personal accountability and versatility is needed. -Work in a team oriented warehouse environment and communicate with all levels of management. Additional Information: -Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen. -Lift up to 40 lbs. Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
Acara Solutions Buffalo, NY, USA
Oct 16, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions is currently seeking a Director of Fleet for our client, a leading provider of non-medical transportation across NYS. The Director of Fleet will provide strategic leadership on the oversight of fleet set up and field support services, including fleet maintenance management as well as logistical planning and execution of fleet operations. This position will provide technical expertise including but not limited to vehicle/machine specification, up fitting, drive adherence to best in class maintenance practices as well as the oversight of a distributed team. The Director will also ensure proper field fleet staffing levels, conduct training, will participate in strategic fleet planning, drives asset utilization, and maximize asset re-marketing proceeds. Primary Responsibilities -Fleet Management: Manage and direct best in class fleet management practices through effective staffing, training and management of fleet personnel to optimize safety, spend reduction and increased performance. -Management and oversight of both internal and external fleet resources. -Vehicle Maintenance Programs: Create, operationalize and implement a robust fuel, preventative maintenance and field technician program. Regularly review fleet management program policies and procedures. -Compliance: Remain knowledgeable of and compliant with federal, state, and local regulations affecting fleet operations, including state (New York specifically) and Federal DOT guidelines; maintain registration and licensing of all vehicles and keeping inspections up to date so as to ensure satisfactory safety and DOT scores. -Analysis and Reporting: Evaluate existing fleet management activities, protocols, and procedures. Utilize information, data and formal analysis to identify and understand issues, and opportunities. -Financial, Data and Performance Management: Create an economical, safe, and environmentally efficient use of fleet resources. Actively manage key performance metrics to measure and report on critical areas, including fleet policy compliance; cost, utilization and sustainability. -Employee Relations and Team Development: Build a supportive and cohesive work environment. Required Skills / Qualifications: -HS Diploma or GED -5 years of fleet management experience Preferred Skills / Qualifications -5 years of asset acquisition, asset management and specifications. -At minimum, 5 years of leadership experience -Background in working in the transportation industry, preferably passenger transportation -Thorough knowledge of fleet management legislation and best practices -Proven operational and technical expertise in aspects of asset management -Strong analysis, strategic visioning, customer service, and change management skills Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
Acara Solutions Melbourne, FL, USA
Oct 13, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Recruiter with our Melbourne branch! When we were founded in 1957, Acara employees were dedicated to delivering design and drafting services in western New York. Fast forward to today, and our company provides contract and direct labor support across nearly all job types throughout North America…and abroad. Main Responsibilities: Receive and qualify job orders, gaining approval from Branch Management to service the order and to source, screen, interview, check references, test, and submit direct placement and contractor candidates to customer for consideration; Use independent judgment, decision making authorities and interviewing skills foundations to select and place contract candidates on contract assignments; Maintain set benchmarks as set forth by Company to include: recruiting performance measurements, community networking, sales lead generation and candidate placement follow-up; Serve as a liaison between Acara, our customer, the candidate pool and ultimately our contract employees - must present company business actions and values with professionalism; Provide administrative supervision of contract employees; and maintain regular contact with all placements. Ensure proper on-boarding and off-boarding of assigned contractors; Establish community relations through frequent contact and branch activities; Retain staff of temporary/contract employees to meet customer needs; Work closely with other Recruitment Specialists to ensure customer needs are being met; Service existing and new business accounts through regular customer communication/contact/visits; Work closely with customers to attend to and resolve escalated personnel matters with contractors; Maintain high ethical standards and confidentiality. Required Skills / Qualifications: 1 year of completed college course work; 3 years' business experience; 1 year of prior technical staffing industry experience; 1 year of experience using MS Word and Excel; 1 year of online recruiting experience. Preferred Skills / Qualifications: Candidates must be professional team players who have a competitive drive and are able to meet established performance metrics. In addition, candidates need to be quick learners who apply their skills in contingent labor recruiting. Bachelor's Degree; Ability to build rapport with diverse and differently motivated individuals and customers; Proven success in contributing to team-oriented environments; Demonstrable ability to consistently deliver results in a high-energy environment; Present a positive and professional image; Possess a valid driver's license, a good driving record, and a serviceable vehicle suitable for business; Prior experience with supervisory responsibilities of training and mentoring other staff. Additional Information: Upon offer of employment, candidate will be subject to a pre-employment screening process. . EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.
Acara Solutions Melbourne, FL, USA
Oct 12, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Recruiter with our Melbourne branch! When we were founded in 1957, Acara employees were dedicated to delivering design and drafting services in western New York. Fast forward to today, and our company provides contract and direct labor support across nearly all job types throughout North America…and abroad. Main Responsibilities: Receive and qualify job orders, gaining approval from Branch Management to service the order and to source, screen, interview, check references, test, and submit direct placement and contractor candidates to customer for consideration; Use independent judgment, decision making authorities and interviewing skills foundations to select and place contract candidates on contract assignments; Maintain set benchmarks as set forth by Company to include: recruiting performance measurements, community networking, sales lead generation and candidate placement follow-up; Serve as a liaison between Acara, our customer, the candidate pool and ultimately our contract employees - must present company business actions and values with professionalism; Provide administrative supervision of contract employees; and maintain regular contact with all placements. Ensure proper on-boarding and off-boarding of assigned contractors; Establish community relations through frequent contact and branch activities; Retain staff of temporary/contract employees to meet customer needs; Work closely with other Recruitment Specialists to ensure customer needs are being met; Service existing and new business accounts through regular customer communication/contact/visits; Work closely with customers to attend to and resolve escalated personnel matters with contractors; Maintain high ethical standards and confidentiality. Required Skills / Qualifications: 1 year of completed college course work; 3 years' business experience; 1 year of prior technical staffing industry experience; 1 year of experience using MS Word and Excel; 1 year of online recruiting experience. Preferred Skills / Qualifications: Candidates must be professional team players who have a competitive drive and are able to meet established performance metrics. In addition, candidates need to be quick learners who apply their skills in contingent labor recruiting. Bachelor's Degree; Ability to build rapport with diverse and differently motivated individuals and customers; Proven success in contributing to team-oriented environments; Demonstrable ability to consistently deliver results in a high-energy environment; Present a positive and professional image; Possess a valid driver's license, a good driving record, and a serviceable vehicle suitable for business; Prior experience with supervisory responsibilities of training and mentoring other staff. Additional Information: Upon offer of employment, candidate will be subject to a pre-employment screening process. . EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.
Acara Solutions Westminster, CO, USA
Oct 10, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions is hiring an Acccount Executive for our team in Westminster, CO! What makes Acara Solutions a great place to work? We're a unique, agile, highly respected, global company with a strong culture of promoting from within; we're not offering a job, we're offering a career There's only upside to the unlimited six-figure earning potential, with a strong base salary and uncapped commission structure Even after 60 years in business, we maintain our entrepreneurial spirit; we are privately held and our leadership values not only our employees, but also their creativity, ideas and feedback We take benefits seriously and offer outstanding medical, dental and vision insurance plans as well as a 401(k) plan and business mileage reimbursement Who are we looking for? A successful B2B sales professional with experience hunting and expanding new business A master networker that understands the importance of forging, cultivating and maintaining customer relationships A person who possesses a winning attitude, is highly competitive, and never settles for second best Someone who values mutual accountability An entrepreneurial risk-taker that has the ability to open and close new business Required Skills / Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or 1 - 3 years' of experience in sales management and/or B2B sales Preferred Skills / Qualifications: Highly motivated and self-disciplined with a passion for going beyond Outgoing personality with expertise in developing relationships, particularly with business leaders and management Experience in managing complete sales lifecycles, from cold calling to closing the deal Excellent written and verbal communication abilities A positive and professional image A valid driver's license, good driving record, and a serviceable vehicle suitable for business transportation EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.
Acara Solutions Newberg, OR 97132, USA
Oct 07, 2019
Full time
Acara Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Lead for a direct placement/full time opportunity with our client in Newberg, OR 97132. Job Description: Provide high level engineering support for the Operations Team. Focus on process development and improvement, design for manufacturability, design for assembly, liaison to product design teams, develop best practices within assembly, reduce assembly process times, drive machine setup time reduction improvements, apply Lean and Six Sigma thinking in a high configurability, low volume environment. Provide Leadership for manufacturing engineering team. This is a working lead role. Responsibilities: Works with new product development groups to launch new products, allocate assembly cells, and minimize NVAs; develops processes, tools, fixtures, training, troubleshooting, and verifications. Evaluates DFMA of conceptual and preliminary designs; defines criteria for best assembly and machining approach. Applies appropriate Six Sigma and Lean methods; leads others toward improvement of efficiency, on-time delivery, cost savings, and other operational goals; strives for and implements Quick Response Manufacturing practices. Establishes and evaluates assembly and machine shop processes, minimizes NVAs, develops best practices, standardizes and documents work; improves on the area KPIs. Meets customer expectation for quality and lead-time. Proficiently uses CAD to create fixtures and tools, prepares layout drawings, and design models. Travels occassionally, primarily domestic. Researches, justifies, and implements cost savings projects. Supervisory Responsibility: Provides mentoring and direction to less experienced employees. Supervisory Responsibility: Provides leadership for manufacturing engineering direct reports, including goals, direction, accountability, etc. Takes on new responsibilities as required. Required Skills / Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree A minimum of 7 years of experience as a manufacturing engineer At least 2 years of experience with CAD programs Preferred Skills / Qualifications: Preferred experience with Autodesk Inventor and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.