Current Openings

MATERIALS ENGINEER

Work on identifying and developing new technologies, both material and process related, that improve existing products and enable the creation of new products. In particular, the work will be focused on formulating for PVC, cPVC, PVDC, HDPE, and Polyproplyene extruded sheet products.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Design, development, and maintenance of technology involved in developing new products or manufacturing process, including evaluation of potential and practicality, and then participating in the team to take the technology into manufacturing and launch to the market

·       Identifies and develops new formulations, materials, designs or improvements to current extrusion technologies

·       Analyzes and researches opportunities for cost performance of current products

·       Researches literature/IP for the freedom to operate in potential new products, and to develop IP for proprietary materials and process technology

·       Understanding of color space based on L*a*b* tristimulus values and how to measure and apply changes in values to formulation changes

·       Self-motivated, apply new technology. Innovation-driven, make recommendations for new product opportunities.

·       Performs additional duties as needed and/or assigned by supervision/management

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or related field.

·       1+ years in a similar product development position, preferably in a manufacturing environment

·       Experience formulating polymer systems for extrusion to generate optimal physical properties and performance – linked to customer requirements.

·       Familiarity with Stage-Gate type NPD process.

·       Strong communication skills; ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrates individual and group presentation skills.

·       Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate upwardly to top management and downward to a wide range of audiences.

·       Must be self-guided and motivated with regards to the management of project timelines and milestones.

·       Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects in a matrix organization

Computer skills to include: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience desired with MS Project or other Project Management software.

Status: recruiting

 

FINANCIAL ANALYST

Financial Planning & Analysis team brings quantitative, analytical support to decision-making for the business. Members serve as ambassadors to business leaders in linking strategic and operational planning. As a key member of the FP&A team, the Financial Analyst will contribute significantly to the performance and financial management of our business. The Financial Analyst will partner with the Senior Manager of FP&A to analyze the financial performance of the business, establish annual and quarterly financial plans, aid in business decision support and strategy, partner cross-functionally to deliver value, provide recommendations on profit and expense and enhance FP&A tools, processes, and best practices. We are seeking a bright, high-energy individual looking to make an immediate impact on the business.

What you can expect working with us:

  • Challenging work and opportunities to develop personally and professionally
  • High-growth team and company, which means ample opportunities for career advancement
  • Emphasis on innovation, optimization and data-driven decision making
  • Results driven, fast-paced environment
  • A fun place to work with very smart people
  • Chance to have a direct impact on the performance of the company
  • Organizationally flat culture that allows you to work directly with senior management

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist in the annual planning and forecasting processes
  • Develop and refine reporting dashboards and analytical tools that measure financial performance and provide actionable insights to the business by partnering collaboratively with business owners
  • Perform monthly variance analysis of actual results to budget
  • Provide financial reports and analyses that drive revenue and expense improvement and identifies gaps and opportunities.
  • Ensure financial integrity of FP&A data and analytics environment and manage road map for reporting improvements for continuous improvements to reporting
  • Participate in the financial modeling of longer-term strategic projections
  • Analyze product line performance and profitability trends
  • Ad hoc analytical projects for the CFO and Senior Manager, FP&A that drives value for the business

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or Economics
  • 1-3 years of post-undergrad professional experience
  • Strong Excel skills; experience with financial accounting systems (JDE) and business intelligence software products (SAP Business Objects etc.) is a plus
  • Excellent financial modeling and analytical skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented nature a must
  • Pride in accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated analytical proficiency in data research and interpretation
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across organization
  • Intellectual curiosity with an innate interest in learning about, and improving, both the company and one’s self
  • Meets deadlines, prioritizes appropriately, copes well with change, and maintains composure under pressure
  • Composure and confidence to interact with executive team
  • High energy, humble team player, strategic and creative thinker, “get it done” attitude

Status: recruiting/interviewing

 

SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports directly to Controller, functions as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for GAAP reporting, tax compliance. Works directly with operating departments and other Finance Dept members to ensure complete, accurate and timely financial recording and reporting. Assist role with Controller on GL processes and identifying and implementing best‐in‐class practices for Accounting Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  •   General accounting duties, including Record to Report processes
  •   Financial statement preparation (internal and GAAP, including consolidations)
  •   Tax compliance and research
  •   Ability to work with the Accounting team as well as the 
management team

Education, Skills & Abilities

 

Bachelors Degree in Accounting
Experience: GAAP and Tax background, 5‐8 years progressive accounting experience, supervisory experience a +, experience in education industry a +
Computer Skills: MS Office
Certificates & Licenses: CPA Strongly Preferred
Other Requirements: ability and willingness to work additional hours during ME and YRE close

Status: recruiting/interviewing
VICE PRESIDENT-CONTROLLER

Job Description:

A key member of the senior management team of a high-growth business, this position is the focal point for all accounting, financial reporting and control.  This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer, and will manage a team of approximately 25 full-time employees.

Status: offer/acceptance
CAD Technician/Designer

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively assist the Project Managers (and others as may be required) in the delivery of a complete project. Beyond project specific design efforts, this may include phone, e-mail, letter, etc. correspondence, attendance at meetings, cost estimates, project specifications, project documents that need to be completed, etc. CAD Technicians/Designers are expected to be able to promote innovative design ideas, and will be expected to understand guidelines and regulations governing the design of any given project.
  • This position offers the opportunity for advancement into a Project Engineer and/or Project Management role.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Computer aided design and drafting skills (AutoCAD Civil 3D experience preferred)
  • GIS and/or Microstation experience a plus
  • Must be detailed and quality oriented
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects concurrently and maintain flexibility to changes in work assignments as changes occur in projects
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Products including Excel, Word, and Project.
  • Ability to function in a team environment and culture of cooperation and collaboration.

 

Experience and Education:

Preferred: Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Surveying Engineering or Surveying Engineering Technology with civil/site design experience of at least two years, or applicable experience of five years or greater without the preferred degrees.

 

Status: recruiting
LOGISTICS MANAGER
The Logistics Manager, under the direction of the Director of Fulfillment, will be responsible for the strategic level and day-to-day activities needed to ensure that the company can consistently deliver our products to our customers in a manner and timeframe that they find desirable. The incumbent will analyze existing processes and systems and will drive warehousing and transportation improvements which increase shipping accuracy, reduce product damage, and improve order-to-delivery cycle time.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

• Selects, supervises, develops, evaluates and motivates managers and other personnel in the Shipping, Receiving, and Transportation Departments

• Creates, implements and maintains processes and policies that will enable safe, efficient warehousing and loading activity

• Selects, supervises, develops, evaluates and motivates supervisors and other personnel in the Shipping and Receiving area

• Coordinates and communicates logistics-related activity with other departments

• Directs and oversees daily logistics activities; establishes short term priorities and manages atypical events

• Initiates continuous improvement programs focusing on cost reduction, service improvement, and capacity management

• Conducts strategic analysis and planning for logistics activities

• Manages vendor relations, including negotiates pricing, reviews/disputes invoicing, researches issues, etc.

• Performs additional duties as needed and/or assigned by supervision/management

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree (four-year college or technical school) or Work Equivalent, Field of Study: Logistics, Business Administration, Operations Management or related field

Experience:

Five to seven years in a similar position.
Experience with railroad/truck sourcing, vendor negotiation, logistics modeling/analysis, process analysis/improvement, financial analysis of current and prospective carriers and modes; Thorough knowledge of/experience with LTL tariffs, classifications and pricing, understanding of railroad routing and billing, and experience with customs processes and regulations related to export and import of goods.

 

Computer Skills:

Strong computer skills to include: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook; Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (i.e. JD Edwards), a plus;

Status: recruiting/interviewing

 

SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER/MANAGER

Water & Wastewater Treatment Systems

Our client is looking for an engineer with a strong background in designing water and wastewater treatment systems.

Job Description

Requirements/Skills

 

Status: recruiting

 

Respond to:

Courtright & Associates, Inc.

rjcx@comcast.net

 

Please indicate the position of interest & respond to rjcx@comcast.net

Updated 5-20-19