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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  Career Opportunities
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  Human Resources Manager
Fristam Pumps USA has an immediate opening for a Human Resources Manager.

The Human Resources Manager develops and leads human resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Administer human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel; assist in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepare and maintain employee handbook, supervisor handbook and procedures manual.
• Perform benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefit information to employees.  Work with senior management to choose insurance brokers, ensuring the best option for the company and the employees.
• Coordinate the new employee onboarding process with hiring supervisor to provide a smooth transition to the company and the position.
• Facilitate the training process for managers and supervisors. Topics: delegation, managing performance, interviewing skills, conflict resolution, fairness, communication, recognition, and discipline.
• Resolve employee relations issues to include conflict resolution, harassment investigations, wage complaints, employee disputes, attendance issues and general questions.
• Process bi-weekly payroll, address concerns and ensure the payrolls are handled effectively and timely.
• Conduct recruitment effort for all exempt, nonexempt and temporary employees; assist supervisors and managers in writing and placing advertisements.
• Attend safety meetings with other management staff to track safety concerns and to ensure company is compliant for OSHA inspections and other audits.  Track accidents and investigate complaints as necessary. Conduct annual safety training to all employees.
• Comply with federal, state and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
• Participate in compensation surveys, assist in developing new wage scales as necessary and develop new position descriptions as required.
• Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars.  Maintain company organization chart and employee directory.
• Assist management in the termination process, ensure the correct data has been gathered and that company policies have been followed.
• Attend unemployment hearings as necessary; address issues that arise regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act.
• Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Maintain and submit annual EEO-1 report; maintain other records, reports and logs.
• Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
• Effective oral and written communications and presentation skills are essential, as are interpersonal skills including diplomacy, flexibility, sensitivity to a diverse workforce with its wide variety of ages, cultural backgrounds and experiences.    
• Knowledge of HR laws and pending legislation is necessary.  
• The ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.  
• The ability to work effectively in a team environment.  
• Operational knowledge of payroll policies, regulations and procedures and a working knowledge of insurance and retirement policies, regulations and procedures.  
• PC skills to include:  MS Office software, such as Excel and Word.  
• The ability to work with frequent, established deadlines.  
• Organizational and analytical skills.  
• The ability to develop, plan and implement short and long term goals.

Education and Work Experience:
• A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of Human Resources experience, OR
• A master’s degree in Human Resources Management and 2 years of experience in the HR field, OR
• 7 or more years of experience in the HR field, OR
• Any similar combination of education and experience
• Experience in a manufacturing environment is required

Please send resume, with salary requirements, to:
  Stockroom Coordinator
Fristam Pumps USA has an immediate opening for a Stockroom Coordinator.

The duties of this position include:   
• Maintain accurate inventories
• Receive and inspect incoming goods
• Lift 75 lbs.
• Drive forklift
• Accurately pull parts orders
• Support customer service with daily order activities
• Ability to acquire freight quotes and schedule shipments

Must have stockroom experience, shipping and receiving experience, computer skills, ERP experience. Must be detail oriented, possess problem solving skills, be flexible and a team player.

Excellent working environment and generous benefits package.

Please send resume, with salary requirements, to:
  Quality Supervisor

Fristam Pumps USA has an immediate opening for a Quality Supervisor, located in Middleton WI.

This position reports to the Director of Operations and is responsible for supervision of the quality area. Ideal candidate will have training in quality and at least five years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment. The individual must be a self-motivated leader who can provide quality support and solutions to all areas of the company.

Required skills include CMM programming, tool calibration, performance measurement through statistical methods, and administration of departmental procedures.  

Fristam has an excellent working environment and generous benefits.

Please send resume, with salary requirements, to:

  Business Development Manager – South America

Fristam Pumps USA, has an immediate opening for a Business Development Manager – South America

Job Purpose:  Build market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating and closing business relationships

Job Duties:

• Point person for all customer-related requests and questions in South American territory
• Coordination of customer-related activities cross-functionally with Fristam plant resources as needed
• Identify trendsetter ideas in the market(s) by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements
• Locate or propose potential business deals by building relationships with OEM’s, distributors and engineering firms. Also discovering and exploring opportunities with end users independently.
• Work with Sales Manager-Americas to screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, deal potential and financials
• Development of South American distributor network by establishment of distributor expectations, estimating distributor partner’s needs and goals, explanation of Fristam’s expectations to current and potential partners
• Update job knowledge by participation in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations


• Closing skills
• Motivation for sales
• Prospecting skills
• Sales planning
• Customer-focused selling
• Territory management
• Pump market knowledge
• Presentation skills
• High energy level
• Team player
• Track record of meeting sales goals
• Professional demeanor 

Please send resume, with salary requirements, to:
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