Candidates

We work with a diverse group of people with a unique skill set. For more information on a Career Development Partners Candidate, contact Rick Christensen.

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Business Development

Cindy C.

Executive Assistant/Administrative Coordinator

Tulsa, OK

An Accounts Payable and Office Management Professional with 25+ years experience in a variety of industries including manufacturing, financial, and insurance.  Known as one who adds value by implementing improvements and increased efficiency in every role. Regularly entrusted to successfully complete even complex projects with minimal oversight.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Accounts Payable / Purchasing
  • International Customer / Distributor Experience
  • Supervision / Leadership
  • ISO Auditor Certification
  • Event Coordination
  • Executive Support
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Office, AS400, Peachtree

Edward J.

Sales Coordinator – Branded and National Accounts

Tulsa, OK

Sales Coordinator with an extensive background in identifying opportunities in local, regional and national markets to increase revenue and expand market share.  Skilled in clarifying issues, advocating solutions, mobilizing cross-functional support and facilitating decision-making in complex situations.  Excellent leadership, problem solving, relationship building skills; consistently meets or exceeds expectations.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Major Account Management
  • New Business Development
  • Corporate & Product Strategy
  • On-site Market Development
  • Cross-Functional Communication
  • Leadership / Teambuilding
  • Vendor Management
  • Market Research
  • Quality Assurance
  • AS 400; Business Execution Tools; Salesforce; Concur
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt

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PRODUCTION 

Michael I.

Executive Assistant/Administrative Coordinator

Tulsa, OK

A technician with 14 years of experience in production, inventory, shipping/receiving in the manufacturing industry. Consistently applied an increasing level of knowledge to improve work processes, applying different approaches and tools to reduce time required. Experienced in coordinating the entire manufacturing process, from supply purchase to shipping.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Epoxy, resin & hardener blending
  • Inventory, shipping/receiving
  • Salesforce, Rootstock (CRM
    Systems)
  • UPS, FedEx and DHL domestic and
    international shipping processes
  • Forklift Certified
  • Hazmat/Dangerous Goods
    Certified
  • Safety Record: 0 Accidents
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel

Engineering

Gregory A.

Senior Engineer/Design Lead

Tulsa, OK

An Engineering Professional with 20+ years’ experience in testing and design, 11 of those in the aerospace industry. Developed existing and conceptional designs in a team environment, acting as Lead on critical projects. Contributed to the overall project team development by encouraging Engineers to develop new concepts, building on their specialized knowledge.

Professional Strengths:
  • Mechanical Systems Design
  • Catia V5, SmarTeam
  • Pro/Engineering
  • AutoCAD
  • Visio
  • MS Office Suite, MS Project



Gary G.

Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer

Tulsa, OK
  • Self motivated engineer-based manager who desires that problems are defined and solutions are created and implemented.
  • Meticulous technical sales, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure.
  • Broad industry experience includes marketing, sales, production control, production, scheduling, management, finance, system definition and creation and machine design and construction.
  • Client-focused Sales Engineer with 40+ years of providing solutions to customers (internal and external) in a verity of manufacturing industries.
  • Solid understanding of matching the needs of the customer with the resources of the company, resulting in a reliable, cost-effective solution that benefits both.
Designed and implemented:
  • A structured quoting system
  • An information flow process (order entry to shipping)
  • Written work orders
  • Design standards for the part made
  • Systematic process for programming the CNC routers
  • Written identification of all materials (inventory and work in process)
  • A direct labor time reporting system
  • Increased capacity and automation reducing labor costs.
  • A Standard Operating Procedure system



Larry J.

Sales Coordinator – Branded and National Accounts

Tulsa, OK

Direct and/or dotted-line leadership responsibility for Engineering, Environmental, Maintenance, Refrigeration, Safety and Security for three frozen dough and par baked frozen dough facilities in Tulsa. Worked with the Business Unit Leaders, R&D and Operations on the development and commercialization of new products.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Managed the development and execution of capital plans, including 3-year strategic plans, for all facilities and businesses to maximize returns for internal and external customers.
  • Project Manager for a $5.5MM packaging automation project which utilized 8 ABB Delta robots and two ABB 6 Axis robots to pack frozen dough; eliminated the need for hand packing, reduced headcount by 21, $1.2MM savings.
  • Project Manager for an $800K Robotic Palletizer Project which utilized a Fanuc Robot to automatically palletize cases from two production lines, eliminating the need for hand palletizing.
  • Managed engineering for a 3-year project that developed the next generation of the company’s flagship product (launched nationally the summer of 2018), involving multiple product iterations, two manufacturing locations and many processing challenges. 
  • Evaluated several facilities for merger, joint venture and acquisition potential.
  • Provided direction and structure in the development and deployment of a detailed, skill-oriented maintenance training program to allow production team members a path forward into the maintenance department. 
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Veterans

Gary G.

Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer

Tulsa, OK
  • Self motivated engineer-based manager who desires that problems are defined and solutions are created and implemented.
  • Meticulous technical sales, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure.
  • Broad industry experience includes marketing, sales, production control, production, scheduling, management, finance, system definition and creation and machine design and construction.
  • Client-focused Sales Engineer with 40+ years of providing solutions to customers (internal and external) in a verity of manufacturing industries.
  • Solid understanding of matching the needs of the customer with the resources of the company, resulting in a reliable, cost-effective solution that benefits both.
Designed and implemented:
  • A structured quoting system
  • An information flow process (order entry to shipping)
  • Written work orders
  • Design standards for the part made
  • Systematic process for programming the CNC routers
  • Written identification of all materials (inventory and work in process)
  • A direct labor time reporting system
  • Increased capacity and automation reducing labor costs.
  • A Standard Operating Procedure system



Gregory A.

Senior Engineer/Design Lead

Tulsa, OK

An Engineering Professional with 20+ years’ experience in testing and design, 11 of those in the aerospace industry. Developed existing and conceptional designs in a team environment, acting as Lead on critical projects. Contributed to the overall project team development by encouraging Engineers to develop new concepts, building on their specialized knowledge.

Professional Strengths:
  • Mechanical Systems Design
  • Catia V5, SmarTeam
  • Pro/Engineering
  • AutoCAD
  • Visio
  • MS Office Suite, MS Project



Edward J.

Sales Coordinator – Branded and National Accounts

Tulsa, OK

Sales Coordinator with an extensive background in identifying opportunities in local, regional and national markets to increase revenue and expand market share.  Skilled in clarifying issues, advocating solutions, mobilizing cross-functional support and facilitating decision-making in complex situations.  Excellent leadership, problem solving, relationship building skills; consistently meets or exceeds expectations.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Major Account Management
  • New Business Development
  • Corporate & Product Strategy
  • On-site Market Development
  • Cross-Functional Communication
  • Leadership / Teambuilding
  • Vendor Management
  • Market Research
  • Quality Assurance
  • AS 400; Business Execution Tools; Salesforce; Concur
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt

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