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  1. ehudgens

    ehudgens New Member

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    Here's a couple that we have open. Feel free to email me a resume if you feel you are qualified. Address is ehudgens@ftdi.com:

    VP, ONLINE SERVICES

    MISSION:

    Florists Online (?FOL?) is one of FTD?s premier service offerings for our member florists, providing florists with a fully-functional e-commerce site to advertise and sell their floral arrangements and other gifts. This position is responsible for leading the operations and marketing of FOL, ensuring that we provide the best services, attractive Web sites, and the right merchandising. The position requires experience building and running an e-commerce focused business and experience in delivering products and services to market. VP of online services should have experience in online consumer purchasing patterns and search engine marketing. Ideal candidate will have good web design skills and experience with web site development.


    TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    5-10 years experience with at least 3 years of technology product management including successful launch of new technology products. Experience in a leading Web-based consumer business preferred.
    Demonstrated experience successfully developing and managing new product launches, including probability to champion products throughout the lifecycle and drive to key decisions.
    Own the sales process; drive the sales team to achieve targets.
    Experience with business development and vendor negotiation.
    Proven success building revenue based business cases and leading Product strategy; proven ability to drive a product from concept to commercialization.
    In depth knowledge of web standards, design and usability experience.
    Self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
    Successfully manages people to achieve performance goals. Excellent people management skills including resolving conflict, coaching and developing others, promoting teamwork, and performance management.
    Must be creative, capable, organized, articulate, structured, disciplined, flexible, hands-on and focused.
    Teamwork skills essential; ability to work well with people in many different groups at many different levels.
    Extraordinary dedication to customer service.
    Passionate commitment for building great products.
    BA/BS degree required.
    MBA or graduate-level education desired.


    DUTIES:

    Work closely with the sales team to ensure sales targets are met. Assist in education of the sales force on FOL and other online services.
    Lead the development of promotions and marketing collateral by working in concert with FTD?s Creative team.
    Manage the P & L for the FOL business, tracking revenue and marketing-related expenses.
    Manage and execute company's product roadmap and release schedule, acting as a strategic central hub for the partnership between product, engineering, marketing, and business development, to ensure that deliverables are understood, projects and features prioritized and deadlines met.
    Analyze customer satisfaction, consumer usage, product performance, and business metrics; optimize to meet/exceed goals
    Aggressively manage and implement direction for FOL. Partner closely with engineering and design teams to shepherd products through design, development, QA, and launch, resolving issues along the way to ensure the timely delivery to specification.
    Develop business cases, market segmentation and product positioning.
    Identify and prioritize consumer needs based on consumer research, competitive analyses, and usage testing to create detailed product specifications
    Coordinate with the customer service team and vendors to ensure adequate product knowledge and support and with other relevant operational groups to ensure smooth product launches. Work closely with Development to ensure full technical preparation for planning and launching product testing and rollouts. Help support product development through monitoring customer feedback during testing phases and after product has been released. Gather requirements for subsequent product updates.
    Occasional international travel required.
    Any other duties or project work as assigned.
     
  2. ehudgens

    ehudgens New Member

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    email resume to ehudgens@ftdi.com if you feel you are qualified.

    Director of Quality & Operational Improvement

    Position Summary

    The Director of Quality & Operational Improvement is responsible for leading continual improvements in operational quality and customer satisfaction. This hands-on executive will implement improvements through the use of performance analysis and process management discipline. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Merchandising and Logistics for FTD.COM.

    Primary Responsibilities

    This role will focus on business performance that constantly strives to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of Lean Six Sigma tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
    This role will lead all quality improvement initiatives within FTD.COM. This will involve working with FTD?s drop-ship distribution channel and its extensive independent florist network.
    This role will use data and analytics to identify initiatives necessary to increase quality and customer satisfaction.
    This role will establish and maintain process management of fulfillment operations through statistical process control procedures and alerts of trends or variances outside established limits which require corrective action.
    This role will develop Lean Six Sigma based quality plans for inspection, test, and evaluation of materials, processes and products.
    This role will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events targeted towards improving business performance on delivery, quality, cost and safety.
    This role will develop, implement and facilitate processes that focus on achieving measurable improvements to production efficiency, inventory management, quality, fulfillment accuracy and on-time delivery
    This role will devise statistically sound Lean Six Sigma sampling procedures and implement systems for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality data.
    This role will participate and interact with company departments, suppliers and customers on matters related to materials, processes or products which affect product quality objectives.
    This role will focus on business performance improvements that yield zero accidents, defect free products, on demand and on time delivery, at the lowest cost.
    This role will work to document all business processes, and identify key performance indicators that are critical to quality.
    This role will ensure adequate quality control staffing to fulfill production goals during peak holiday weeks as well as non-peak periods.
    This role will lead the Quality Assurance department to ensure that all protocols are followed to ensure the highest possible quality for our customers.
    This role will work closely with warehouse partners and florists in order to understand and maintain knowledge of operational processes and protocols.
    Work with personnel to continuously improve policy, procedures, practices and training.
    Provide excellent service to all internal and external customers.
    Establish annual departmental operating budgets and track/control spending within budget.

    Education and/or Experience:

    Bachelor?s Degree in engineering, business or supply chain management and a minimum of eight years of progressive experience in quality and process improvement
    Six Sigma Black Belt or advanced Lean certification required.
    Experience in high-volume, seasonal environment with perishable product lines preferred.
    Demonstrated leadership, mentoring and motivational skills.
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    Demonstrated ability to multi-task and achieve results under pressure.
    Demonstrated experience in problem identification and resolution for product distribution, as well as with customers and employees.
    Ability to read, interpret and develop general operating plans.
    Proficient ability with MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
    Ability to write reports, business correspondence and employee performance reviews.
    This role will have the ability to work with variety of departments including IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, Human Resources, Merchandising and Marketing in order to carry out the needs of the business.
    This role will have occasional travel -required.
    This role may spend extended periods of time in a cooler environment.
    This role must be willing and flexible to work anytime during operating hours, especially during holiday peak periods.
    Bi-lingual in Spanish/English highly preferred.

    Requirements:
    Job Type First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers
    Education Bachelors (or equivalent work experience)
    Job Level Full Time Regular
    Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    Years
     
  3. ehudgens

    ehudgens New Member

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    Sr. Financial Analyst

    Overview

    Key member of financial team responsible for general ledger accounting, GAAP reporting, preparation of divisional financial statements and all aspects of divisional financial planning and analysis. Manages, prepares and administers budget and forecasting information for division. Prepares, reviews and recommends financial planning assumptions, metrics and relevant fiscal information in an effort to report results of division and model/forecast future performance. Develops value-added ad hoc financial reports and processes. Monitors company and department adherence to approved budget.

    Responsibilities

    1. Responsible for financial close, account reconciliations, GAAP compliance and compliance with Sarbanes controls in division. 2 Responsible for the maintenance and enhancements of the financial models used in budgeting and financial projection analysis for management.
    3. Works closely with supervisor and business owners in closing process and financial analysis.
    4. Prepares variance analysis of actual financial results to forecasts, including preparation of presentations to management.
    5. Work with departments to ensure accurate projections, analysis and identification of risks and opportunities.
    6. Identify cost saving opportunities and assist management by providing financial support and direction to budget owners.
    7. Drive profitability, process improvements, and quality initiatives.
    8. Ensure GAAP compliance, and adherence to UOL policies and procedures.

    ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
    A. Development of ad-hoc financial metrics analysis and operational efficiency analyses.
    B. Development of long-term financial projections for the Company.
    C. Analyze and report on budgetary and actual expense variances. Develop and provide financial summary metrics package for management.
    D. Provide summary update information in management format regarding ongoing long-term financial projections.

    Qualifications

    1. 5-7 years experience in accounting and finance. 2. Strong initiative and ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects.
    3. Strong follow-through on all projects and proven ability to bring projects to timely completion.
    4. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of the company, from entry level employees to executive management.
    5. Extensive knowledge of Excel and ability to create and analyze fully iterative complex financial models, including forward forecasting models. Proven ability to prepare ad hoc analysis without templates.

    Details
    Position Recruiter Irene Placencia

    Requirements:
    Job Type Professionals
    Education Bachelors (or equivalent work experience)
    Job Level Full Time Regular
    Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    Years of Experience 5-8 Years
     
  4. BDT

    BDT Senior Refuge Member

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    We are interviewing for a entry level position in accounting next week. Located in Marion Indiana. Short notice I know but thought would get it on here.
     
  5. 3inch3's

    3inch3's Illinois Forum Moderator Moderator

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    The company I am working for is looking for a Process Safety Engineer. Duties include:
    ? Provide strategic direction and technical support for the implementation of critical PSM compliance programs and projects across the Mt Vernon site, which includes multiple plants
    ? Proven record of PSM compliance improvements by influencing operational change
    ? Conduct Process Safety reviews, including FMEA, Process Hazards Analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), and fault Tree Analysis
    ? Developing guidelines to set control limits for critical operating parameters
    ? Collaborating with operations during the design of advanced process control Systems
    ? Selecting the correct mechanical integrity level for safety critical devices
    ? Provide strategic leadership for the upgrades of current PSM programs, including process development, incident investigations and employee education
    ? Lead the site?s Facility Siting program
    ? Leading people and teams using recognized people leadership skills i.e. work planning, coaching, feedback, recognition and career guidance

    *The site is located in Mt. Vernon, IN - just west of Evansville, IN.
    Qualifications/Requirements ? Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering
    ? Minimum 5 years of chemical process or related experience
    ? Demonstrated knowledge of PSM regulations (OSHA 1910, RMP, or Seveso II)


    Eligibility Requirements:
    ? You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.
    ?You must be 18 years or older
    ?You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
    ?You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
    ?You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
    Desired Skill ? Possesses strong personal leadership skills and abilities, including effective influencing, communications, (verbal, written, listening), and facilitation skills
    ? Demonstrated problem solving skills
    ? PHA leader
    ? LOPA leader, experience with SIL/SIS analysis
    ? Safety Pressure Relief Design/sizing experience (remove this line)
    ? Facility Siting experience including experience with implementing compliance with API RP752 and API RP 753
    ? Previous experience negotiating the interpretation of regulations with compliance agency representatives
    ? PSM compliance audit experience

    You can PM me with any interest or on how to apply.

    Some other opening are for Process Technology Engineers and HR managers.
     
  6. s_melchi

    s_melchi Elite Refuge Member

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