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Sales Manager

Posted Aug 5, 2021

THF Natural Resources, LLC DBA / Traders Hill Farm
Hilliard, FL

POSITION:            Sales Manager
COMPANY:           THF Natural Resources, LLC DBA / Traders Hill Farm
LOCATION:           Hilliard, FL
REPORTS TO:      President
Email Contact:   tracy@tradershillfarm.com

General Summary
Reporting to the President, the Sales Manager has the overall responsibility for the operational performance of the company’s product sales as well as assisting with the sourcing and procurement of third-party grown produce products, primarily in Florida and Georgia. This person builds key customer relationships, identifies business opportunities, negotiates and closes business deals and maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions. This position requires someone with the ability and willingness to grow with the company and take on additional roles and responsibilities as needed. This position is part of a small team, with Sales Manager being the team lead.

This position has three key areas of responsibilities:

  1. Market Expansion
  2. Customer Development
  3. Source & Secure Production Commitments

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Market Expansion
    • Actively identify and generate customer prospects through strategic sales initiatives
    • focusing on customers in target markets
    • Locates and proposes potential industry alliances specifically to increase sales and expandmarket footprint
    • Maintain thorough knowledge of the market, the products the company can provide, and of the company’s competitors
    • Provide management with feedback on customer’s preferences, buying habits and market trends
       
  2. Customer Development
    • Outside Sales Support – Develop new sales leads by visiting potential customers at their place of business co-selling with produce distributor and directly as appropriate
    •  Continually liaise with existing customers to ensure satisfaction
    • Manages customer complaints and coordinates all measures to rectify any negative customer experience
       
  3. Source & Secure Production Commitments
    • Continually forge new relationships with regional farmers
    • Actively seek sources for seasonal produce and specialty products, with a focus on Fresh From Florida and Georgia Grown products
    •  Work with farmers on production planning and THF commitments to purchase products
    • Maintain proprietary database of regional farmers and products grown

Required Skills & Knowledge

  • Independent thinker, enthusiastic and self-motivated. Candidate must be able to work effectively alone and within a team. Must be highly organized and demonstrate effective time management.
  •  Passionate about eating healthy and a health-minded lifestyle. Well-rounded knowledge of the
  • agricultural industry, regional agricultural crops, produce products and market practices.
  • Skilled at evaluating quality, price, reliability, technical support and availability of goods and services.
  • Complete weekly and monthly reports that summarizes sales data and marketing events, including demo performance, sales support and marketing initiatives and execution.
  • Must be a licensed driver with a clean driving record and reliable truck or automobile. Flexibility with travel. Willing to participate in market events, as needed.
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Excel; Internet software; and database management.
  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience.

This position is a full time, exempt salary position and requires employee to be available during off hours. Home office is Hilliard, Florida and requires travel throughout the Southeast region, with occasional weekend and overnight travel. This position requires moderate to heavy lifting (approximately 50 pounds). THF Natural Resources LLC and offers paid time off and paid holidays. We are an equal opportunity employer and proud to be a drug free and tobacco free work place.

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Executive Director

Posted Aug 10, 2021

The St. Marys Riverkeeper

Apply Here Before September 1, 2021

The St. Marys Riverkeeper is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 2016, dedicated to the protection of the St. Marys River, which flows nearly 130 miles from its headwaters near the Okefenokee Swamp, through four counties in Georgia and Florida, to meet the Atlantic Ocean at its mouth near Cumberland Island, Georgia and Amelia Island, Florida. The St. Marys River is a natural and cultural resource providing recreation and livelihoods for the rapidly growing local community. The watershed includes three thousand miles of tributaries with associated plants and wildlife that rely on pollution-free water to survive and thrive.

The St. Marys Riverkeeper is the voice of our river — to advocate, protect, conserve, and ensure this beautiful and healthy resource remains unspoiled, for the enjoyment and use of the local community, for generations to come.

Purpose of This Role  
With our momentum since our founding in 2016 we are hiring our first full-time employee.  As the Executive Director, you will be in charge.  You will be the chief ambassador and fundraiser and voice for the organization… responsible for programs that advance our mission and for securing the resources that fund our success.  This position recognizes the complexities associated with water conservation and is passionate about seeking solutions.  The Executive Director is supervised by the Board of Directors and directs the work of the staff.  As the Executive Director you will be expected to:

Build our grassroots environmental water conservation organization through community engagement and volunteer mobilization.

Hone programming and networking opportunities that improve water quality and promote awareness with our stakeholders.

Grow significant, meaningful, lasting partnerships across the community to raise funds and execute best-in-class programs.

Your Responsibilities
 

Impact measurement:
You will set and achieve high-level organizational goals with accountability to the Board of Directors. Key performance indicators include the number of new and renewing members; donor and corporate sponsor funding; successful grant money we are able to raise; and the organizational endowment you’re able to build over time to scale the mission.

Program management:
You will be responsible for designing and executing programs that focus on improving water quality across the watershed.  You will develop strong educational programs with volunteers, community schools, and students. Our aim is to complement these programs with excellence and to fulfill community expectations for protection of the watershed.

Fundraising
You will serve as chief fundraiser for the organization. This includes grant writing and/or overseeing proposals, solicitation of corporate sponsorships for events, and cultivation and solicitation of individuals, including major donors.

Ecosystem awareness:
You will serve as the ambassador and primary spokesperson for St. Marys Riverkeeper and its programs, developing relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders in the community, including corporations, landowners, other conservation organizations, and the media.

Operational logistics:
You will oversee financial controls, budgets, legal documentation, etc. and manage outsourced resources (i.e. legal, tax, and financial service providers). You’ll lead conversations using the website, social media accounts, and other marketing materials.

Team development: You will recruit, manage, and refresh our teams as our budget grows, including volunteers, contractors, and interns as needed.  You will grow the organization from a functional program to a national standard, as part of the Waterkeeper Alliance.

Your Key relationships are:
St. Marys Riverkeeper board of directors, governmental committees and agencies, corporate and private donors, conservation organizations, grant agencies, research groups, local schools, and especially our members and volunteers.

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Elephant Specialist

Posted Aug 10, 2021

White Oak Conservation

White Oak conserves and sustains some of the earth's rarest species through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship. The conservation programs span 700 acres along the Saint Marys River in northeast Florida, surrounded by 17,000 acres of mixed forest and wetlands that make up the beautiful White Oak property. White Oak serves as a premier hub offering adults and students the opportunity to experience wildlife conservation first-hand through professional training programs and immersive conservation experiences.

White Oak Mission:
Save endangered wildlife and habitats through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship.

Position Purpose:
The elephant specialist delivers exceptional, safe elephant care to advance White Oak’s elephant conservation programs. This position contributes directly to the White Oak Conservation mission by supporting the elephant husbandry program.

Essential Responsibilities:
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Participate in the daily care of the animals in designated area, to include feeding, cleaning, medicating, training, enrichment, and record-keeping activities.
  • Participate with hand-rearing, animal transfers, introductions, operant conditioning, and area research projects.
  • Train new behaviors with elephants in protected contact system.
  • Participate in advanced elephant husbandry practices such as, footcare, blood collections, and semen collections.
  • Foster regular department delivery of public education programs featuring the wildlife collection.
  • Participate with the elephant health team to conduct elephant medical procedures and treatments. • Notify supervisor of supplies, tools and equipment needed in the elephant area.
  • Perform animal care facilities maintenance to include mowing, weed-eating, pressure washing, dirt and substrate work, gate adjustments, lock lubrication, limb pick up, and other minor repairs.
  • Maintain records and reports related to the elephant collection.
  • Maintain, clean, and organize work and break areas, food storage, food prep, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Perform grounds maintenance in and around animal areas, work to include mowing, weed eating, tree trimming, pressure washing, and limb pick up.
  • Participate with intern training including animal husbandry and management, record-keeping, research, conservation, and education projects.
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest level of safety in the workplace through staff training and implementation of safety protocols and procedures.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, professional colleagues, and the public, both in-person and through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; skill in working in an environment subject to constant interruptions and quickly changing priorities; ability to prioritize responsibilities when necessary; effective time-management skills.
  • Perform other duties that are not specifically identified above but are required to care for White Oak’s wildlife collection

To Apply:
Please submit as an email attachment in ONE document: cover letter, resume/CV, and three professional reference’s contact information to careers@white-oak.org with the subject line ‘Elephant’ and the file name: YOURLASTNAME_Elephant2021. Only electronic submissions as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf formats will be considered. Applicants will be considered until the appropriate candidate has been identified

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Security Officer

Posted Aug 10, 2021

White Oak Conservation

White Oak conserves and sustains some of the earth's rarest species through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship. The conservation programs span 700 acres along the St. Marys River in northeast Florida, surrounded by 17,000 acres of mixed forest and wetlands that make up the beautiful White Oak property. White Oak serves as a premier hub offering adults and students the opportunity to experience wildlife conservation first-hand through professional training programs and immersive conservation experiences.

White Oak Mission:
ave endangered wildlife and habitats through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship.

Position Purpose:
Responsible for the safety and security of White Oak’s, guests, staff, collection, and property.

Responsibilities and Tasks
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following. Other duties may be assigned, and some duties may be shared with other personnel, or may not be assigned at all.

  • Enforce all company policies and procedures and report all violations to the immediate supervisor.
  • Acts as a Dispatcher during emergency situations, and coordinates solutions to same; informs outside agencies of any unusual or suspicious situations on property.
  • Generates necessary written reports regarding security-related incidents involving guests, associate and/or the facility.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of White Oak’s facilities, as well as special events on property, to advise guests and staff of same, whenever possible.
  • When assigned to gate duty, always maintains communications with the rover and monitors the base station radio.
  • Provide access control, monitor alarm systems, and provide coordination for emergency response/casualty control.
  • Monitor CCTV of back gate and operate gate remotely, as required.
  • Data entry for departmental logs and incident reports, monitor email, guest relations calendar, arrival/departure schedules, and utilize internet to maintain updated information, as needed.
  • Monitor weather and traffic conditions and communicate severe warnings to all personnel.
  • Act as a security rover, airport driver, and shuttle driver, as needed.
  • Ensure safe and engaging experience for WO guests.
  • Perform other duties that are not specifically identified above, but are required to provide a safe, clean, healthy, and enjoyable environment WO guests.

To Apply:
Please submit as an email attachment in ONE document: cover letter, resume/CV and three professional reference’s contact information to careers@white-oak.org or apply through Indeed.com with the subject line ‘Security’ and the file name: YOURLASTNAME_Security_2021. Only electronic submissions as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf formats will be considered. Applicants will be considered until the appropriate candidate has been identified.

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Carpenter Helper

Posted Aug 10, 2021

White Oak Conservation

White Oak conserves and sustains some of the earth's rarest species through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship. The conservation programs span 700 acres along the Saint Marys River in northeast Florida, surrounded by 17,000 acres of mixed forest and wetlands that make up the beautiful White Oak property. White Oak serves as a premier hub offering adults and students the opportunity to experience wildlife conservation first-hand through professional training programs and immersive conservation experiences.

White Oak Mission:
Save endangered wildlife and habitats through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship.

Position Purpose:
To build, maintain, and install assets on White Oak property.

Essential Responsibilities:
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following. Other duties may be assigned, and some duties may be shared with other personnel, or may not be assigned at all.

  • Perform residential and light commercial construction.
  • Follows established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean environment.
  • Read and interpret blueprints for structural concepts.
  • Builds or repairs cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, trim work, decks, walkways, or other wooden fixtures using woodworking machines, hand tools, or power tools.
  • Removes damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools.
  • Inspects ceiling or flooring, wall coverings, siding, glass, or woodwork to detect broken or damaged structures.
  • Installs foundations, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs using materials such as: wood, steel, metal, concrete, plastics, and composites of multiple materials. Install and finish sheetrock.
  • Perform roof repairs and shingle installation.
  • Perform Interior and exterior painting and staining.
  • Build scaffolding and set up ladders for work on tall structures. 
  • Perform insulation Installation.
  •  Assist Support Services and maintenance teams as needed.

To Apply:
Please submit as an email attachment in ONE document: resume/CV, and three professional reference’s contact information to careers@white-oak.org or apply through Indeed.com with the subject line ‘Carpenter’ and the file name: YOURLASTNAME_Carpenter_2021. Only electronic submissions as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf formats will be considered. Applicants will be considered until the appropriate candidate has been identified.

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Housekeeper

Posted Aug 10, 2021

White Oak Conservation

White Oak conserves and sustains some of the earth's rarest species through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship. The conservation programs span 700 acres along the Saint Marys River in northeast Florida, surrounded by 17,000 acres of mixed forest and wetlands that make up the beautiful White Oak property. White Oak serves as a premier hub offering adults and students the opportunity to experience wildlife conservation first-hand through professional training programs and immersive conservation experiences.

White Oak Mission:
Save endangered wildlife and habitats through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship.

Position Purpose:
To provide superlative service to White Oak Conservation guests and co-workers in performing all housekeeping duties.

Essential Responsibilities:
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure guests receive the finest personal service while providing a positive, professional attitude and appearance.
  • Maintain cleanliness and quality standards of guest lodges and cottages, public spaces, restrooms, and banquet/meeting/conference rooms.
  • Follow and complete detailed working sheets assigned for that day.
  • Ensure the required standard of cleanliness and maintenance of all cottages/houses, common areas, laundry room, staircases, public and back of the house areas are always maintained.
  • Ensure maximum efficiency of performance and optimum utilization of resources.
  • Work closely with the Team, Supervisors, Maintenance, and Conference & Events Coordinator to ensure all tasks are completed effectively, efficiently, and to the required standards.
  • Maintain the specified linen, cleaning materials, and guest supply stock in designated areas always, ensuring that linen is in good condition, correctly pressed, and stain-free.
  • Ensure all cleaning and maintenance duties have been completed to the required standard before guests occupy the cottage/house.
  • • Ensure that lost property is immediately turned in to the Conference & Events Coordinator to accurately handle any inquiries.
  • Report, record, and follow up on concerns regarding maintenance faults on all cottages/houses to ensure that occupied and unoccupied rooms are fully cleaned and functional, including recommending repairs and replacements to the Guest Services Supervisor and Senior Housekeeper.
  • Complete any special assignments as directed by the Guest Services Supervisor and Senior Housekeepeer.

To Apply:
Please submit as an email attachment in ONE document: cover letter, resume/CV and three professional reference’s contact information to careers@white-oak.org or apply through Indeed.com with the subject line ‘Housekeeper’ and the file name: YOURLASTNAME_Housekeeper_2021. Only electronic submissions as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf formats will be considered. Applicants will be considered until the appropriate candidate has been identified.

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Kitchen Steward

Posted Aug 10, 2021

White Oak Conservation

White Oak conserves and sustains some of the earth's rarest species through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship. The conservation programs span 700 acres along the Saint Marys River in northeast Florida, surrounded by 17,000 acres of mixed forest and wetlands that make up the beautiful White Oak property. White Oak serves as a premier hub offering adults and students the opportunity to experience wildlife conservation first-hand through professional training programs and immersive conservation experiences.

White Oak Mission:
Save endangered wildlife and habitats through sustainable conservation breeding, education, and responsible land stewardship.

Position Purpose:
The Kitchen Steward represents White Oak’s café with the highest standard of excellence in kitchen cleanliness and organization. The primary purpose of the position is ensuring the kitchen is clean, well-maintained, and organized always. The Kitchen Steward will maintain a proper level of clean inventory with a high standard of cleanliness according to White Oak standards.

Essential Responsibilities The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following.

  • Ensure all equipment is clean and in good working order.
  • Check all chemical levels and inventory.
  • Wear all PPE as according to White Oak standards.
  • Review Guest Event information.
  • Assist the Chefs and Servers as needed.
  • Ensure all items are clean according to sanitation guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Monitor proper tank temperatures and chemicals.
  • Report all breakage.
  • Complete day-end dishwasher maintenance.
  • Clean all soiled items.
  • Assist with garden maintenance.
  • Remove trash and recycling.
  • Sweep and Mop.
  • Clean, sanitize, and close workstations.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

To Apply:
Please submit as an email attachment in ONE document: cover letter, resume/CV and three professional reference’s contact information to careers@white-oak.org or apply through Indeed.com with the subject line ‘Steward’ and the file name: YOURLASTNAME_Steward_2021. Only electronic submissions as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf formats will be considered. Applicants will be considered until the appropriate candidate has been identified.

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Multi-Craft E&I Maintenance Technician

Posted Aug 10, 2021

LignoTech Florida
Jacksonville, FL

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About LignoTech Florida: In addition to an amazing riverfront location in sunny Fernandina Beach, Florida, LignoTech Florida offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including:

  • Full medical, dental, vision insurance coverage with low employee premiums
  • 100% company-paid Life, Short-Term and Long-Term disability coverage for all employees
  • PTO accrual upon hire
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Annual bonus program
  • Culture-based on SPIRIT values: Safety-Minded, Passionate, Integrity, Respectful, Innovative & Teamwork As a multi-skilled E&I Technician at LignoTech Florida, you will be responsible for (among other things):
  • Maintaining proper safety awareness and follow plant safety procedures in all plant activities
  • Installing, testing, calibrating, troubleshooting, overhauling, and repairing a wide variety of instrumentation and electrical devices and equipment
  •  Performing preventive and predictive maintenance inspections using diagnostic tools and test equipment and make necessary corrections to keep equipment from failing
  • Must have the ability to read and understand manuals, blueprint schematic and testing specifications. Must have good computer skills and thorough knowledge of PID’s, Loop drawings, electrical schematics, and PLC’s
  • Troubleshoot and loop check PLC’s, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems using proper test equipment to repair or replace faulty components, such as sensors, relays, switches, motors, modules, or fixtures
  • Assemble and disassemble all types of electronic process controls, pneumatic controls and hydraulic systems and components
  • Layout, fabricate, and install instrument, electrical and PLC components and cabinets
  • Inspect and maintain switchgear, PLC’s, transformers, buss bars, circuit breakers, and wiring connections in power distribution sub-stations
  • Test continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components using voltmeters, ohmmeters, meggers, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required by supervisor

Must have:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two-year E&I vocational certification
  • Four or more years of experience working in an industrial maintenance environment
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts to support a 24/7 plant operations, which could include nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must pass and maintain all medical and fit-testing requirements for respiratory equipment
  • Must possess and be able to use a complete set of mechanical tools, including basic knowledge of precision maintenance tools
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Basic Mechanical Troubleshooting skills
  • Basic Electrical Troubleshooting skills
  • Basic Controls Troubleshooting skills

Candidates will be required to pass a background check, drug screen, and physical assessment.

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Process Operator

Posted Aug 10, 2021

LignoTech Florida
Jacksonville, FL

LignoTech Florida (located in Fernandina Beach, Florida) - offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including:

• Full medical, dental, vision insurance coverage with low employee premiums
• 100% company-paid Life, Short-Term and Long-Term disability coverage for all employees
• PTO accrual upon hire
• Tuition Reimbursement program
• Extensive training & cross-training programs
• Annual bonus program
• Competency-based pay system
• Culture based on SPIRIT values: Safety-Minded, Passionate, Integrity, Respectful, Innovative & Teamwork

The Process Operator is responsible for running all manufacturing-owned operations within the Lignin production process, operating support equipment and following standards and procedures for the Plant to ensure maximum production quantity and quality. This includes responsibility for operation/manipulation of equipment and controls to carry out procedures, and completion of in-process analytical data for process decisions and verification, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the company.

This role requires the understanding of all critical aspects of Safety, Quality and Production to effectively monitor and execute needed actions as well as train/support peers as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Participate in safety, health and environmental programs and adhere to safety and quality protocols including, but not limited to, wearing PPE to protect associate from potential hazards
• Operate various equipment and instrumentation safely and with little supervision. Equipment may include but is not limited to: packaging line, forklift, scissor lift, tanks, hoses, sensors, transmitters, valves and pumps
• Responsible for start-up, shut down, lock-out/tag-out and continuous monitoring and improvement of production process, controls, and alarms
• Sample, test and record process and product values as required by quality procedures and standards
• Load liquid product into tanker trucks and rail cars
• Monitors, controls, and records plant operations and failures
• Participate in shift-turnover meetings and monitoring defined shift Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) with Shift Supervisor
• Complete all required documentation accurately and in a timely manner
• Assist warehousing and Shift Supervisor as needed
• Ability to work rotating shifts (including weekends and holidays) and willingness to work overtime when needed
• Must be able to periodically lift (up to) 55 lbs

Core Competencies:

• Team player who maintains and displays a positive attitude. Flexible and adaptable to change. Is coachable with high willingness to learn
• Capable of reading key instrumentation, diagrams, and plant procedures
• Ability to understand safety alarms and react both quickly and effectively
• Ability to troubleshoot problems effectively
• Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks
• Understanding of manufacturing process
• Must have ability to learn and work effectively within SAP system
• Effective communication skills – written, verbal and active listening
• Completes all tasks in a safe and environmentally-sound manner

Minimum Requirements:

• 1-5 years related work experience
• High school diploma (or similar), with relevant work experience
• Effectively work and communicate using the English language

Candidates will be required to pass a background check, drug screen and physical assessment.

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Process Engineer

Posted Aug 10, 2021

LignoTech Florida
Jacksonville, FL

About LignoTech Florida: In addition to an amazing riverfront location in sunny Fernandina Beach, Florida, LignoTech Florida offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including:

• Full medical, dental, vision insurance coverage with low employee premiums
• 100% company-paid Life, Short-Term and Long-Term disability coverage for all employees
• PTO accrual upon hire
• Tuition Reimbursement program
• Annual bonus program
• Culture based on SPIRIT values: Safety-Minded, Passionate, Integrity, Respectful, Innovative & Teamwork

The Process Engineer performs complex engineering tasks for the planning, design, development, implementation, documentation and support of process control systems and activities within the LignoTech Florida operations. This position applies Lean Principles to support tactical and strategic improvements for operations that have a direct impact on Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. The Process Engineer drives and oversees the Change Management Process for the manufacturing operations team.

Key Duties include, but are not limited to:

· Support and further improve a proactive safety, health and environmental system that meets the required standard and legal requirements when conducting process improvements
· Derive quality and process improvements from plant and department key performance indicators by using analytical tools, monitoring techniques and consistent shop-floor engagement
· Establish professional relationship with relevant internal/external customers and suppliers to ensure that there is excellent and professional communication, coordination and collaboration and consistent progress from supply to packaging process
· Directly support product operations manager and operations department to ensure plant productivity and profitability are maximized; actively look for areas of improvement and lead respective improvements with the Shift Engineering Supervisor teams
· Assist with developing and maintaining a capital plan for department that is directly linked to the overall plant’s capital plan. Responsible for managing defined level of capital expenditure projects as assigned
· Work closely with all operations teams such as maintenance, packaging, shipping as well as with the quality department associates
· Establish and monitor programs for critical equipment analysis and condition monitoring techniques
· Apply regular shop floor observations, control charting and equipment instrumentation to ensure that equipment is performing effectively and efficiently
· Performs engineering tasks in support of the overall Process Control Systems strategy for the plant operations; will help lead and monitor the Change Management process for the plant/production team
· Support updating software/ documents when required (Delta V system); Maintains a computing operating systems and development architecture that provides a stable environment for creating and revising all process control systems and application
· Maintains up to date application and systems documentation, software revision controls, and interface definitions for applications and systems
· Develop and conduct training to respective personnel

Core Competencies:

• Team-player and able to build and maintain relationships both internal and external
• Flexible to change and open to constructive feedback
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Minimum Requirements:

• Entry level to 5 years+ related work experience.
• B.S. in Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or related field.
• Demonstrated knowledge of applying quality and problem-solving tools with impact on Key Performance Indicators
• Able to lead and execute projects effectively and efficiently in English

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in related field of Biofuel or Chemical processing
• Knowledge of DCS operations; Delta V system or similar
• Lean Manufacturing knowledge or related certification(s)
• Demonstrated high aptitude for analytical thinking and project implementation
• Experience in plant/ product start-up or expansion projects
• Has led medium-to-large size scale improvement projects and/or operational leadership experience

Candidates will be required to pass a background check, drug screen and pre-employment assessments

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Reliability/Plant Engineer

Posted Aug 10, 2021

LignoTech Florida
Jacksonville, FL

LignoTech Florida is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Besides a beautiful location, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including the following:

• Full medical, dental, vision insurance coverage with low employee premiums
• 100% company-paid Life, Short-Term and Long-Term disability coverage for all employees
• PTO accrual upon hire
• Annual bonus program
• Culture based on SPIRIT values: Safety-Minded, Passionate, Integrity, Respectful, Innovative & Teamwork

The Reliability/Plant Engineer continuously monitors and analyzes equipment performance and implements measures to improve reliability and effectiveness. The candidate must be able to work cohesively as part of a cross functional team, be able to develop and implement a successful maintenance strategy as well as offer technical expertise in day-today operations.

Key responsibilities:

• Ensure a safe work environment and compliance to all OHS&E regulations and standards
• Create, implement, and optimize a preventative maintenance program for the plant that encompasses both preventative tasks and predictive techniques as well as critical spare part identification and acquisition o Build the program within SAP and analyze the data to identify improvement areas
• Investigate and analyze reasons for OEE losses and implement cost effective means for eliminating or minimizing these
• Proactively recognize and act on opportunities for performance improvement
• Recognize and take action in relation to opportunities to prevent breakdowns and improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness
• Provide technical support to the maintenance team
• Facilitate improvement team meetings with a focus on identifying the root cause of equipment failures in the plant and implement improvement actions
• Liaise with other engineering resources for the implementation of CAPEX or major projects
• Review and update preventative Maintenance Plans
• Liaison with Supervisors to develop work plans which incorporate reliability improvement targets
• Review and train on tribology methods to prevent oil cross contamination and ensure the correct lubricants are specified for applications
• Ensure thermography, oil analysis and vibration analysis programs are adhered to and give direction to the Maintenance Supervisor when items need urgent attention.
• Schedule and manage outage tasks and timelines using a project management approach.

Core Competencies:

• Safety, Health & Environmental
• Maintenance Management
• Experience Working in SAP
• Root Cause Analysis
• Cost Control
• Tribology
• Coaching and Training
• Spares and Stock
• Failure investigations
• Condition monitoring
• Thermography
• Project Management

Minimum Requirements:

• 10+ years engineering maintenance experience and expertise in manufacturing/heavy equipment.
• Experience creating or managing a maintenance program is a must
• Good understanding of the applicable production process
• Detailed understanding of Failure Analysis Techniques
• Sound understanding of Maintenance techniques and systems
• Knowledge of national and international engineering standards
• Previous SAP experience

Candidates will be required to pass a background check, drug screen and pre-employment assessments

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Administrative Coordinator

Posted Aug 10, 2021

Nassau County Board of Commissioners

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under limited supervision, performs a variety of highly responsible and complex administrative, secretarial, accounting, and clerical duties to maintain efficient and effective departmental operations. Interfaces directly with Technical Services staff, County Employees, and vendors to support invoice management, basic technical troubleshooting, answering calls, tracks and establishes budgeting, manages inventory, etc. Position may assist and receive direction from the Technical Services Network/Security Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides routine to complex administrative support to the Department, such as taking and transcribing dictation, taking and transcribing meeting minutes, scheduling appointments, maintaining calendars, initiating, composing and preparing various reports and correspondence for supervisor’s signature; researching and compiling information and data for reports, making travel arrangements; establishing and maintaining complex filing/records retention systems; maintaining databases; maintaining Department computer operations, scheduling use of facilities maintaining confidential employee records, overseeing Department procurement activities, maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment; maintaining insurance on vehicles/equipment, etc.
  • Composes, types, prepares, processes, files, copies and/or transmits a variety of documents, including but not limited to correspondence, notices, reports, daily reports, budget documents, agendas, meeting minutes, contracts, vouchers, work orders, maintenance requests, certificates, various summaries, financial reports, technical reports, payroll documents, graphs, charts, permit applications, license applications, manuals, spreadsheets, personnel forms, reports required by regulatory agencies and the County, equipment maintenance reports, memos, logs, lists, etc.
  • Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including accident/incident reports, schedules, invoices, vehicle maintenance, purchase requisitions and performance appraisals.
  •  Manages Department personnel functions, including but not limited to processing payroll; tracking time worked/leave taken; preparing job position requests and employee transmittals; maintaining employee records, etc.
  • Prepares and maintains the department/project budgets. Coordinates year-end closing procedures and processes reimbursements.
  •  Oversees and participates in the preparation and maintenance of Department financial records; prepares invoices for payment, requisitions, budget transfers, check requests, travel vouchers, etc.; assists with budget preparation, processing and/or preparing invoices, preparing cost estimates, balancing statements, maintaining various accounts, maintaining Administrative Coordinator 2 petty cash, bank deposits, collecting and receipting various payments, etc.; coordinates year end closing procedures; processes reimbursements; prepares various financial statements and reports, etc.
  • Answers the telephone; provides information as requested and/or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as needed.
  • Greets and assists office visitors.
  • Manages the preparation and tracking of files for all projects, grants and/or related projects.
  • Performs a variety of routine clerical duties as required, which may include but are not limited to copying and filing documents, retrieving archived documents, sending and receiving faxes, entering computer data, processing daily mail, maintaining employee/volunteer time records, preparing labels, ordering office supplies, etc.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, requests for assistance and/or complaints from County employees, outside agencies and the public.
  •  Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, County personnel, Board/Committee members, various outside agencies and professionals, vendors and the general public.
  • Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment, which may include a computer, typewriter, fax machine, copier, recording equipment, telephone, two-way radio, calculator, postage meter, audio-visual equipment, printer, scanner, etc.
  •  Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absenteeism and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to higher management with respect to vacation time and leave requests.
  •  Performs related duties as required.

Department Specific Duties:

  •  Assists in organizing and developing training for staff on new hardware and software systems and existing technology systems; coordinates technology users meetings.
  •  Assists staff with the updating and maintenance of webpages using County web console.
  • Assists in coordinating office activities with those of other County departments, outside agencies and other parties as required.
  • Assists with the planning and coordination of specific Department functions and activities as required.
  • Provides basic technical troubleshooting to requesting employees and staff.
  • Coordinates contractor/vendor maintenance.
  •  Runs errands as needed.

(These essential functions are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees will be required to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required.)

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Requires an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting or related field or six (6) years of responsible accounting and/or administrative work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. May require a valid State Driver’s License.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the methods, policies and procedures of the Department and County as they pertain to the performance of duties of the Administrative Coordinator.
  • Knowledge in the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.
  •  Knowledge of the organization of the County and of related departments and agencies.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret and apply regulations, procedures and related information.
  • Skilled in administrative, accounting, organizational, interpersonal and clerical areas.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and technology.
  • Knowledge of proper English usage, vocabulary, punctuation, spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to use a computer for word and data processing.
  • Ability to type accurately at a rate sufficient for the successful performance of assigned duties.
  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of office equipment as necessary in the performance of daily activities.
  •  Skilled in the research and compilation of relevant data for reporting and decision-making purposes.
  • Skilled in technical skills consisted with emerging hardware and software with the ability to maintain those skills.
  • Ability to assemble and analyze information and prepare reports and records in a concise, clear and effective manner.
  • Ability to independently compose reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as required.
  • Ability to perform required mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to compile, organize and utilize various financial information necessary in the preparation of the Departmental budget and knows how to prepare and monitor the budget.
  •  Ability to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision.
  • Ability to use independent judgment in performing routine and non-routine tasks.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities.
  • Ability to perform duties in a courteous manner and with the utmost integrity in the best interest of the public.
  • Ability to apply supervisory and managerial concepts and principles; has knowledge of administrative principles involved in developing, directing and supervising various programs and related activities.
  • Ability to offer instruction and advice to subordinates regarding departmental policies, methods and regulations.
  • Ability to perform employee evaluations and to make recommendations based on results.
  • Ability to offer training and assistance to co-workers and employees of other departments as required.
  •  Ability to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency. Administrative Coordinator 
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions as required.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
Tasks require extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Bending
  • Crouching
  • Reaching
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs.
  • Pushing and pulling
  • Climbing on ladders, on steps or on the ground (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability)

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Works inside in an office environment

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Sales Associate

Posted Aug 18, 2021

American Flooring
Yulee, FL

American Flooring in Yulee, Florida is seeking to fill a part-time ShowroomSales Associate Position.

American Flooring is a family-owned business that has been operating in Nassau

County Florida since 2003. Our company is growing and is seeking a part-time
Showroom Sales Associate to join our team. The candidate should possess a flair for design, commitment to excellent customer service, and has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced professional work environment. Additionally, the candidate should have a sense of accomplishments to reach personal and company sales goals. Our Sales Associates enjoy a generous compensation package which includes salary, company 401K program, company medical benefits program and paid time off.

Requirements:

  • Work Schedule Availability: Will include Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of people, both clearly and effectively
  • Must be able to build relationships and influence others
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Must have a “Sense of Design” with the ability to distinguish various style, colors and textures
  • Experience in sales is preferred
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Must maintain dependable attendance and a professional appearance

Job Duties Include:

  • Proactively greet customers professionally as they enter the store and ascertain their needs and interests
  • Gain and retain knowledge of all products and promotions offered and discuss available options with customers
  • Sell flooring products to exceed customer expectations
  • Maintain detailed records of customer contact by creating and updating profile records
  • Team up with co-workers to ensure proper customer service
  • Understand and execute sales goals as described by management
  • Organizing samples and keep showroom tidy
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
We do require COVID-19 vaccination

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Sales Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Merchandising: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

To Apply:
Please send an email to  windy@americanflooryingyulee.com

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