Monday, August 23, 2010

Engineering positions - Somerset, WI

OPERATIONS ENGINEER: Provide support and continuous improvement for production operations; spearhead production problem resolution; evaluate process, tool and method for issues and opportunities, drive repairs and communicate the resolution to the team. Research/evaluate equipment and design and implement facility layout. Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes, (injection molding, pad printing, ultrasonic welding, etc), molds and tooling processes, quality process and measurement methods, automation and equipment exposure and problem solving experience, strong communication (verbal and written), computer and organizational skills are required.

PROJECT ENGINEER: We are seeking an experienced and an entry level Project Engineer who will be involved from project conception, equipment specifications, quotations, through full scope of project management until production. BSME or equivalent and experience with plastics preferred.

QUALITY ENGINEER: Must have working knowledge of DOE’s, Product Validations (IQ, QQ and PQ experience). Strong statistics background and knowledge desired. Expert knowledge of blueprint reading and GD&T. Experience with dimensional metrology and past experience inspecting component using different types of measurement equipment. CMM programming preferred. Must possess problem solving tools related to root cause analysis and CAPA writing. Ability to establish and document critical component criteria and supporting process control information. College degree in Quality related field or 3 years minimum Quality Engineering experience required.

MANUFACTURING ENGINEER: Will provide technical support to production by analysis and implementation of optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specification and quality standards. Will recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods, and controls. Manage projects from concept through manufacturing launch for new or revised projects. Must have experience in a production environment, Degree preferred.

AUTOMATION ENGINEER: Involved from project conception, equipment specifications, quotations, through the full scope of project management until proven production ready. This positions main focus and responsibility lies in design of manufacturing cells, End of Arm design for robotics, integration of robotics and work cells and design of automation. This position also is responsible for continuous improvement and robotics and cell support while in manufacturing.

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC: Perform preventative maintenance duties, troubleshoot, and repair equipment in our modern facility. Mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical skills required. Must have good driving record and be a self starter. Plastics experience preferred.

CYCLE AND SET UP TECHNICIAN: Experience with injection molding machines to include establishing cycle times, tonnages, temperatures, knowledge of engineering grade resins and production troubleshooting.

SMC Ltd.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Web Support Specialist/Analyst Job in Bayport, Minnesota - Andersen Corporation

To implement and coordinate the placement of content onto www.andersenwindows.comand other enterprise web sites as needed.

•Identify, edit, post and prioritize site updates
•Collaborate with product managers, segment managers and agency partners to capture key product, marketing campaign and branding concepts and translate them compellingly onto the website. Sources include:
-Marketing briefs
-Product Guides
-Marketing literature
-Updates from Product Managers
•Coordinate web projects across departments and divisions. Manage relationships between key team members, clients and vendors.
•Provide analytics and reporting.
•Search Engine Optimization improvements and reporting.
•Regular analysis of site search terms– adjust meta data and other SEO elements to improve site and SEO performance.
•Monitor key conversion click-paths to identify areas of drop off. Provide recommendations on performance improvement.
•Monitor primary (lead) and secondary (email capture, brochure requests, etc.) conversion activities. Identify areas for improvement. Recommend / implement changes
•Identify areas for process improvement and increased efficiencies, document, implement.
•Use exceptional communication, organizational & project management skills.
•In some cases, make quick and informed recommendations for optimal placement of new content on the websites to achieve business objectives.
•Create and manipulate existing and original graphic design elements using Adobe Creative Suite.
•Assist in the execution of online changes and initiatives.
•Create and maintain timelines and status reports.
•Route designs and copy through marketing and legal departments for approvals.
•Create and/or maintain new pages and assets in content management system.
•Test site changes in several operating systems and in both Mac and PC platforms.

•Attend weekly Marketing Services meeting and update team on upcoming marketing initiatives.
•Provide product and site design knowledge.
•Respond to online customer inquiries.
•Assist internal associates with inquires, assets and technical needs.

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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Illustrator - Product Designer - Stillwater, MN

The Illustrator / Product Designer will be responsible for creating compelling visual product design from concept through production.

Research and analyze marketplace, consumer needs and art trends.? Assisting artist(s) and creating mock ups for photo shoots and product pricing.

As part of an entrepreneurial, growing company, the responsibilities are wide-ranging and require a quick wit, a great attitude and the ability to shift gears on the fly.

Minimum Education:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Illustration or Design or equivalent experience
Minimum Experience:
·         0-2 years experience in illustration and product design and development
·         Illustration skills preferred
·         Effective time management, scheduling, and organization skills
·         Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
·         Proactive thinker and problem solver
·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills
·         Able to deal with changing priorities
·         Good follow through skills
·         Detail oriented
·         Creative and innovative thinking in designing product
·         Stationery experience preferred
Computer Skills Must Include:
  • Macintosh OXS
  • Adobe In-Design CS 3.0
  • Adobe Illustrator CS2
  • Adobe Photoshop CS2
  • QuarkXPress 5.0
  • Microsoft Office

Friday, August 6, 2010

Are Fed-Up American Workers Getting Their Gumption Back? - Newsweek

Are Fed-Up American Workers Getting Their Gumption Back? - Newsweek: "Nearly 48 percent of Americans say they planned to look for a new job once the economy stabilizes. Roughly half of those surveyed say they no longer trust their companies or feel like they treat workers fairly, according to Deloitte's 2010 Ethics & Workplace Survey. 'When you consider this, it has huge implication for companies' bottom lines,' says Sharon Allen, chairman of Deloitte. 'It costs money to replace workers, and it's very costly in terms of the loss of institutional knowledge.'"

Quality Technician - Somerset, WI

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Position Summary:
Support the Inspection and Testing process at Preco by developing MicroVu program files. Support the product development processes by completing First Article Inspection reports. Support the Quality Engineers by carrying out a responsive quality effort to process profitable customer orders and help Preco exceed customer expectations.
Assists the Quality Manager to drive and foster a continuous improvement environment throughout the organization.
Primary Responsibilities
1.Create MicroVu inspection files
2.Administration of Preco's Calibration system
3.Provide technical guidance to the team regarding appropriate inspection and testing methods and techniques
4.Develop and execute First Article Inspection reports, including measurement of parts and releasing reports
5.Evaluate product and/or process changes for impact on quality
6.Develop and execute product and/or process capability studies, as required to support the product teams

Provides technical support services:
1.Specifies and maintains necessary inspection and testing equipment to ensure conformance to customer specifications
2.Performs internal auditing functions
3.Technical support of product and/or process qualification efforts, including customer requirements such as PPAP, First Article, FMEA, Control Plan, Gage Capability Studies, etc.

Quality Engineer - Somerset, WI

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Position Summary:
Carries out a responsive quality effort to process profitable customer orders and help Preco exceed customers expectations. Works on operations, improving profitability, efficiency, productivity. Interfaces with Sales, Engineering, Production and other business units. Assists the Quality Manager to drive and foster a continuous improvement environment throughout the organization.
Primary Responsibilities:
1.Develops and implements methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material
2.Coordination of inspection and testing methods and sampling plans
3.Leader or Team Member representing quality and assuring quality on new product development projects
4.Leader or Team Member of quality improvement projects to reduce costs and reduce customer complaints
5.Evaluate product and/or process changes for impact on quality
6.Leader or Team Member of proactive efforts in product quality and process capability improvement

Provides technical support services:
1.Specifies and maintains necessary inspection and testing equipment to ensure conformance to customer specifications
2. Performs internal auditing functions
3.Develop new ways to better satisfy customer needs (new/different equipment, alternative work methods, improved quality/service, etc.)
4.Leader of product and/or process qualification efforts, including customer requirements such as PPAP, First Article, FMEA, Control Plan, Gage Capability Studies, etc.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Laser Technician - St. Croix County - weird hours

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

-Set up, run, and check quality using laser systems assuring safety, efficiency and conformance to customer specifications.
-Set up beam delivery, laser and tooling.
-Write and/or debug programs using CNC programming.
-Operate laser machinery to process materials/parts to meet customer needs.
-Initiate and perform best practice efforts.
-Document changes to existing jobs for future.
-Perform test studies, documenting parameters, tooling and other information.
-Follow and create work instructions.

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Behavioral Health Program Manager - Barron, WI

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Provide management and oversight for mental health, AODA and Adult Protective Services. This includes providing direction for the CSP program and ensuring compliance with crisis services certification. The job includes direction supervision of AODA and mental health case managers, CSP Clinical Coordinator and Adult Protection staff. This position is responsible for monitoring and development of contracts for services with other agencies to serve the designated population. This position will act as mental health and AODA liaison with other program managers to ensure integrated and coordinated service delivery to County residents.

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Jobs at Progressive - Hudson, WI

Primary Responsibilities:
Operate office phone system, meet and greet walk-in branch customers; resolve inquiries and direct questions to appropriate office
Maintain inventory for office supplies
Provide transcription of dictation (if necessary) and routinely assist with correspondence
Coordinate document maintenance which includes creating, retrieving and delivering files, and copying documents
Interact with insured s, customers and/or medical providers to obtain additional information using form letters or routine correspondence as directed by a supervisor or representative
Receive and distribute mail (including USPS, FedEx and other delivery companies)
Other various support duties (coordinate meetings, coordinate record retention, etc.)

High School diploma or equivalent
Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and focus on details
Working knowledge of computer programs (MS Word, Excel, Lotus Notes)
Working knowledge of office equipment
Good customer service and follow up skills

1 year of previous office administration experience

What Progressive Offers:
-Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
-401(k) with a Company Match
-Tuition Reimbursement
-Employee Discounts
-Child Care Assistance

Jobs at Progressive

Small Business Specialist 1 - Hudson, WI

Basic Qualifications
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience
- Three to five years of sales and customer service experience in the financial services industry

Preferred Skills/Experience
- Strong product and new business development/sales skills
- Thorough knowledge of all applicable bank and branch policies, procedures and support systems
- Excellent customer service and community relations skills
- Demonstrated ability to make one-on-one and group presentations
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills



Primary Location



1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week


Job Description - Small Business Specialist 1 - Hudson, WI (100014886)

Monday, August 2, 2010

Animal Care Specialist - Star Prairie, WI

Our staff of animal care specialists are thoroughly trained by HFL in how to take care of our pawed friends' special needs and disabilities, whether their issues are physical or psychological. We are proud of our staff members' dedication and professionalism when working with these special creatures. The results of their work show when the animals pay us back with their own brand of love and devotion to the humans around them.

Previous animal experience preferred. Strong work ethic required. $7.25 to start, $10.00 after two week training. Two shifts available, two weekends per month required.

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