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Responsibilities:

  • Analyze our manufacturing processes and identify drivers of variation that reduce throughput and quality.
  • Propose process improvements to reduce variation and improve throughput. Employ a toolbox of skills and techniques such as Kaizen, 5S, Flow, and Lean Manufacturing to drive improvement.
  • Lead problem solving teams to implement solutions. Use visual management systems and lean tools (A3, 5S, etc.) to drive continuous improvement and empower team members to manage their own output & quality.
  • Monitor/Audit manufacturing processes/inputs for any variable that may impact quality or throughput (new input materials and new/changed processes) to assure that quality & throughput are maintained.
  • Propose quality requirements for manufacturing processes and finished product outputs where requirements are lacking (incl. standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation).
  • Assist with quality planning for any new product launches.

Position Requirements:

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in one of the following engineering disciplines -Manufacturing, Mechanical, Plant, Electrical or Chemical or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years actual process engineering experience or quality responsibilities that include process improvement piece. Management of larger system process control a plus. Working knowledge of ISO 9000, quality tools, and lean manufacturing. Preference given to Lean Green or Blackbelt.

Please submit resumes or any questions to sdaves@gtrcorp.com

Cleveland, Ohio

 

We are seeking a process expert to help us “implement sustainable process improvements that reduce uncertainty and improve throughput.” Qualified candidates will be engineering thinkers who enjoy complicated problems with lots of variables and apparent uncertainty. Technical aptitude is important, but so are leadership/communication and critical thinking skills.

 

We need someone who is ready to really make a difference.

 

Qualified Candidates Will Have Ability To …

  • Analyze our manufacturing processes and identify drivers of variation that reduce throughput and quality.
  • Propose process improvements to reduce variation and improve throughput. Employ a toolbox of skills and techniques such as Kaizen, 5S, Flow, and Lean Manufacturing to drive improvement.
  • Lead problem solving teams to implement solutions. Use visual management systems and lean tools (A3, 5S, etc.) to drive continuous improvement and empower team members to manage their own output & quality.
  • Monitor/Audit manufacturing processes/inputs for any variable that may impact quality or throughput (new input materials and new/changed processes) to assure that quality & throughput are maintained.
  • Propose quality requirements for manufacturing processes and finished product outputs where requirements are lacking (incl. standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation).
  • Assist with quality planning for any new product launches.

 

Position Requirements:

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in one of the following engineering disciplines -Manufacturing, Mechanical, Plant, Electrical or Chemical or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years actual process engineering experience or quality responsibilities that include process improvement piece. Management of larger system process control a plus. Working knowledge of ISO 9000, quality tools, and lean manufacturing. Preference given to Lean Green or Blackbelt.

Please submit resumes or any questions to sdaves@gtrcorp.com

 

  • Retained by a multi-billion dollar global plastics manufacturer supplying the medical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnologies markets. Looking for a Quality Manager for a small plant to work hands on in Upstate New York. Plant is growing, profitable, and extremely successful. Will work hands on and manage a small quality team upgrading, improving, and enhancing quality systems (ISO Certified operation).
  • BS is required with a preference in Engineering, Biochemistry, or related. ASQ Certification is desired. Excellent growth opportunity with solid base salary, bonus opportunity, and exceptional benefits package.

For additional information contact Glenn Richards at grichards@gtrcorp.com.

 

  • Retained by a multi-office, midsize law firm in NE Ohio to locate a Partner/Attorney with experience in business law, M&A, trust/estate planning, real estate and construction, IP, employment benefits, finance and public law, litigation, oil and gas, employment and labor, health and medicine, education, environmental, non-profit foundations, and/or tax. Flexible on area of expertise/experience. Would ideally like a portable book of business in the $250K to $500K range.
  • Firm has multiple offices, it is growing, profitable, and has a long standing excellent reputation.
  • Must have a JD and be an active member of the Ohio Bar.

For additional information contact Glenn Richards at grichards@gtrcorp.com.

 

  • Retained by a manufacturer of automated packaging machinery primarily supplied to the food industry. Looking for an upper Midwest based Regional/National Account Manager to cover a multi-state upper Midwest territory and potentially cover national/key accounts.
  • Company has an exceptional reputation for producing quality automated machinery and on-time-delivery.
  • Base + exceptional commission plan + solid benefits program.
  • Home office based near any major airport in the upper Midwest(IL, MN, WI, etc.).

For additional information contact Glenn Richards at grichards@gtrcorp.com.

 

  • Retained by a medical/pharmaceutical extruder and injection molder in the Northeastern US (Southern Massachusetts) looking for an expert in World Class Manufacturing.
  • Lean, Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen, 5S, 8D Problem Solving, Toyota Production System, etc.
  • Will work hands on in a small plant which is part of a much larger organization, is growing, is profitable, and is very successful. Corporate is committed to WCM from the top down.
  • Will have the opportunity to take this successful plant and make it even better in this very visble position.
  • BS Engineering is required with a strong preference for a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and 2 to 5 years of experience.

For additional information contact Glenn Richards at grichards@gtrcorp.com.

 

  • Northeast Ohio metals manufacturing company looking for multi-plant operations leader with strong World Class Manufacturing background. Must be a well-rounded, hands-on manufacturing leader who will drive Continuous Improvement, capital expansions, and ensure all manufacturing operations are running at peak performance.
  • BS Engineering preferred with strong WCM expertise.

For additional information contact Glenn Richards at grichards@gtrcorp.com.

 

  • Looking for a Chief Executive Officer for a health care IT solutions provider in the Midwest.
  • Company is a relatively new intellectual property startup company that is still in its infancy. Must be well-rounded executive with strategy, leadership, equity raise, sales and marketing experience, development experience, and experience leading and dramatically growing businesses.
  • Very innovative product which will capture major market share with explosive growth in the near term.
  • Base salary + bonus + equity ownership position.

For additional information contact Glenn Richards at grichards@gtrcorp.com.

Summary:  This position will provide full responsibility and leadership for assigned spend categories, working closely with multiple business units, developing strategies and coordinating on a global basis all related supply chain activities to assure that total cost of ownership and value-added requirements are met. This position will assure business unit program participation, adherence to and acceptance of agreed upon strategic sourcing initiatives associated with assigned spend categories.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Establishes sourcing strategies for assigned spend, collaborates to insure incorporation and business unit participation
  • Works with category buyer to ensure supplier quality, on time delivery, and working capital levels are optimized
  • Participate and coordinate sourcing activities in design changes (ECN) and New Product Development (NPD)
  • Work with Engineering and testing to prioritize sourcing activities
  • Oversees all activities related to the management of assigned spend, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity/service
  • Recruit, maintain and manage world-class suppliers with focus on total cost of ownership improvements while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct
  • Proactively and routinely drives spend analysis activities identifying strategic sourcing opportunities within assigned commodities and throughout the supply chain environment where applicable
  • Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, terms/conditions, and acceptability of items to specifications
  • Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future (industry trends in pricing and availability that will impact the business)
  • Responsible for timely reporting to agreed upon KPI’s and presenting Strategic Sourcing plans, activities and countermeasures

Minimum Requirements: 

Education:

  • BA or BS degree, preferably in a technical competency, minimum in a business/industrial related field
  • Experience:
  • 5 – 7 years sourcing/procurement related experience
  • Category and market expert, high level of technically competency

Specific skills, knowledge, and/or licenses:

  • C.P.M. or C.P.I.M certification a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Microsoft Project
  • Demonstrated understanding of lean principles and demand flow techniques
  • Analytical – ability to analyze strategic options and their direct potential and indirect impact on the organization
  • Project management & problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated supplier management skills
  • Must be able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of the company and suppliers

    Please submit resumes or any questions to sdaves@gtrcorp.com

 

  • Retained by a midsized Law Firm with 5 offices.
  • Company focus practice areas include M&A, business law, real estate, corporate law, international law, healthcare law and hospital law, as well as intellectual property and technology start-up.
  • Looking for a Partner (who may potentially wish to bring a team with them which could include 1 to 2 Attorneys, a Paralegal, and an Administrative Assistant depending on book of business) to join firms largest office in Akron.
  • Desire $300K to $500K+ book of business to begin to generate revenue. May support existing firm clients as needed.
  • Firm is profitable, growing, and has no debt. Company is financially strong and no personal guarantees are required.
  • Company is very flexible, family oriented, and has extremely limited turnover.
  • Will have a high level of autonomy, law firm is not a micromanagement practice.
  • Desire 8+ years of experience out of school, must have leadership potential, and must be entrepreneurial, confident, have high character, and be willing to put self in the shoes of others to help clients get where they want to be.
  • Must have a JD and be an active member of the Ohio Bar. Prefer under graduate degree in business.
  • Will be an equity partner in The Firm with a minimal buy in.Please submit resumes or any questions to sdaves@gtrcorp.com