Search Engine Optimization Analyst

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst
Location:  Utica, MI
About the Position: Our client is looking for an SEO Analyst to join our rapidly growing marketing team in our Utica, MI location. The SEO Analyst is responsible for creating and applying SEO Strategies to achieve strong SEO results. The successful candidate will achieve these objectives by utilizing strong analytical skills, creating reporting and insights that drive client strategic direction as well as utilizing their interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
Position duties
Support client-specific SEO strategies as dictated by Internal client & SEO Strategists
Assist SEO Strategists in the creation of client growth plans
Implement SEO strategies and report on progress
Assist with and make recommendations for SEO competitive analyses – keyword research, architecture review, content optimization, offsite authority
Coordinate workflow between content, social media, and local search teams to create and distribute client-facing deliverables
Support sales team and client service groups to ensure client needs are met
Create and maintain monthly SEO client reports, provide client-facing recommendations from data insights
Monitor Webmaster Tools accounts, including the resolution of errors and warnings
Run competitive SEO audits for current and potential clients
Exposed to higher level strategic planning and analytics insights
Work directly with clients on monthly reporting calls
Position requirements
Who We Are Looking For:
Bachelor Degree is preferred/not required in Business, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field
0-3 years of experience with search marketing.  We would be willing to consider a full time student whom is able to work on their off hours.
Ability to prioritize tasks, multitask and manage time effectively
Organized with strong attention to detail and quality
Ability to express oneself (written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and thorough manner
Work well in a team and collaborative environment
Demonstrate flexibility with internal processes & deadlines

 

Application questions
Please answer the following questions in 1-2 sentences each. Please be brief!
1.Please describe a prior work experience, internship or coursework where you were required to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively. Please specifically give reasons why you were able to succeed.
2.Please describe any experience / exposure to Search Engine Optimization or digital marketing.

 

Salary window is dependent on experience level:  $45,000 – $75,000 base salary

benefits and incentives will also be provided.

Senior Hardware Engineer

Location:  Southfield, MI

 

Title Senior Hardware Engineer
Company client of GCC, Inc.
Reports To Director

- Base Salary 95,000 – 115,000
- Bonus eligibility up to 15%
- Other incentives – yes
Industry Automotive
Location Southfield, MI area

Job Title: Senior Hardware Engineer

 

Job Description:

 

Leads the engineering activity for assigned programs to ensure that products meet customer and Company specifications and that program milestones are achieved. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the engineering process and for providing direction as required. Will typically be responsible for managing or leading a group of support engineers.

 

Position Details:

 

Senior Hardware Engineer position for the design and release of electronics modules for all major automotive OEM as part of a customer focused and global electronics organization.

 

Position Specific Requirements:

 

A goal orientated technical specialist, with general supervision that is responsible for the design and documentation of automotive electronics modules (Requirement and Schematic Capture, Circuit Analysis, Hardware Interface Spec., Bill of Materials, PCB Review DFMEA Champion, Validation, Change Process, Warranty Support, etc. )

 

Job Specific Skills, Knowledge and Behavioral Characteristics:

 

· Bachelor degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering.

· 5+ years related automotive electronics design experience.

· Domestic (Ford, GM, Chrysler-Fiat) and ROW (JLR, BMW, PSA, RSA) OEM expertise.

· Worst Case Circuit Analysis (MathCAD, PSpice) expertise.

· Structured problem solving (8D, 5Why, Is-Is-Not, Fishbone) expertise.

· MCU, RF, Smart Power, IVN, Passive component engineering expertise.

· Body/Interior Control, Electronics, circuit design expertise.

· Electronics manufacturing process (DFM, DFT, DFA) expertise.

· FMEA, ISO-26262 process knowledge.

· PLM, CMM or CMMI process knowledge.

 

Related Non-Flexible Requirements:

 

· Ability and willingness to perform in both a technical design and application release role.

· Ability to work with ambiguity, is assertive and highly self-motivated.

· Ability to travel globally for approximately 4 weeks per year supporting problem resolution and RFQ.

· Ability to communicate effectively in a global environment

Job Location

Farmington Hills/ Southfield area of SE MI Suburbs, United States
$95,000-115,000, direct hire.

This client has amazing benefits, three weeks vacation their first year PLUS the week between Christmas and New Years.They have an outstanding Holiday list. And they have summer hours, where every Friday in the summer they get to leave work at NOON.

 

Senior Analyst, Cost Estimating

Location:  Troy, MI

 

The position responsibilities include the following:
• Responsible for costing Engineering Bill of Materials for new and current programs.
• Responsible for evaluating and analyzing cost changes for various products/processes – castings, stampings, forgings, machining etc.; and associated tooling investment(s).
• Actively support the Purchasing function to ensure market competitive sourcing.
• Implement, maintain and update associated cost models/analysis with real time quotes or valid technical data (as applicable).
• Coordinate with Engineering, Cost Estimating, Purchasing and the outside supply base as required.
• Train additional associates in related global locations.
• Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities along with process efficiency improvements.
• Organize and record domestic and international market studies for various commodities to identify market trends for material costs.
• Knowledgeable in the areas of project management, risk management, finance and budgeting.

Position Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
• 5-7 years of relevant experience in an automotive industry.
• Strong technical expertise in casting, stamping, machining and related categories required.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills required.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
• Excellent interpersonal skills required (i.e., for presentations, meeting facilitation, etc.)
• Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently required.
• Willingness to travel as required to plant & supplier sites to assess the products and process systems, approximately 15%.
• Experience in MS Office Suite required and experience with integrated ERP systems is preferred (Oracle, SAP, etc.).
• Program Management experience preferred.
• Knowledge of driveshaft/unibody products along with manufacturing methods/processes preferred.

 

Base salary levcel 85,000 – 105,000 / plus

 

Senior Sales Account Manager, Chrysler

Location: Troy, MI

 

Responsibilities
• The primary function of a Senior Sales Account Manager is to oversee, manage, and coordinate all customer related activities internally within client company, so that the end results are projected favorably with the customer.
• This would include, but not be limited to Sales, quality, and engineering issues, as well as final use by the customer assembly plants.
• Oversee that all customer requests are responded to and satisfied on time.
• Accurately detail all customer requirements to client company for analysis and future implementation.
• Assist in program launch activities.
• Ensure correct design levels from both an engineering and sales prospective.
• Develop and Review client company cost breakdown responses for accuracy, coordinate revisions / corrections, and develop commercial proposal for presentation to customer.
• Track and Report commercial status / activities for all Internal program reviews and meetings.
• Take lead role for all customer meetings, including engineering Product Development Team meetings (PDT’s).
• Respond to Change Notices /Design Change Statements and develop / estimate commercial impact.
• Track and maintain the business case changes so that overall profitability can be improved (Engineering Change Tracking Sheets).
• Develop / Gather details for Rebillable Tooling submissions, and track all customer owed tooling & piece price purchase orders.
• In conjunction with the Director and Sales Manager, establishes strategic marketing plans (short-and long-range) to achieve corporate objectives for client company products. Ensures successful execution of strategic plans.
• Responsible for the establishment and efficient operation of administrative systems in support of sales function, utilizing networked computerized systems where appropriate,
• Coordinates customer’s volume analysis including operating premium and banking programs as required.
• Researches, analyzes and monitors financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize effects of competitive activity.
• Oversees maintenance of customer database.
Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree required. Business or Engineering preferred.
• Experienced required 5 –7 years
• Broad experience in sales and maintenance of OEM components
• Experience with/understanding of the sales process and variety of customer relationships.

• Strong communication skills – ability to develop a business relationship with multiple departments, facilities, customers, etc.

Additional Requirements / Desires for Specific Position
• Account Manager / Sales Manager – Chrysler Programs
• 3-10yrs Automotive OEM Sales Experience
• Prefer an engineering background with strong process and problem solving skills
• Financial acumen / Costing experience
• Experience with machining and assembly – driveline and/or powertrain related components and systems would be preferable
• Engineering/MBA background
• Six Sigma
• Previous Chrysler experience
• Previous Manufacturing operations experience
• Lean implementation / knowledge
• Oracle experience

Leadership step will be next for this individual.

 

Base salary range of 100-130k plus bonus

 

Senior Static Sealing Component Engineer

Location:  Troy, MI

Position Description

Working as a part of an integrated component engineering team, the Senior Static Sealing Component Engineer will be the lead technical advisor responsible for all static gasket sealing and some dynamic seals in powertrain, axle & driveline applications.

Key Responsibilities

•Provide static and dynamic sealing component team support for all powertrain, axle & driveline programs
•Support and co-ordinate gasket resourcing/relocation activities including DVPR, DFMEA, and PFMEA program tracking and managing
•Works closely with Application/Product engineers on selection of gasket sealing designs.
•Writing and updating of static gasket testing procedures, and Knowledge Based Engineering documents
•Provide world-wide plant support for static and dynamic seals including new programs launch support
•Conduct gasket technical reviews with suppliers, internal Product/Application engineering groups, and OEM customers
•Lead, manage and co-ordinate supplier gasket testing activities
•Provide gasket sealing “root cause” analysis support for warranty returns
•Must have flexible work schedule to support high priority gasket sealing issues and testing activities

Required Competencies & Experience:

•BS Mechanical Engineering Degree(Required) and 5+ years work experience with static & dynamic sealing design and testing in the automotive field
•Highly motivated individual with multi-tasking project skills
•20-35% travel required
•Computer and Personal Skills:
•Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•Strong decision-making, technical aptitude & research skills
•Strong interpersonal, organizational, and team based skills and ability to read engineering drawings and technical specifications
•Ability to mark up engineering fastener drawings
•Ability to perform in-depth GD&T gasket & seal in application stack calculations
•Ability to work with CAD models in UG & Catia V5 modeling software.

Preferred:

•Extensive experience with lab validation of static gaskets in bolted joint designs, and dynamic seals test equipment, and test procedures
•Strong knowledge of static & dynamic sealing designs in automotive applications
•Extensive experience and knowledge of automotive powertain, axle & driveline, or mechanical products and applications

Compensation/benefits

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including:

•Competitive base salary { 85,000 – 110,000 plus }
•Medical, dental and vision insurance
•Incentive plan
•Flexible spending accounts
•Disability benefits
•Health savings plan
•Wellness incentives
•Life Insurance
•Tuition assistance program
•401(k) savings plan and company match
•Retirement contribution plan
•Voluntary benefits (legal assistance, financial planning, etc.)
•Paid holidays
•Employee assistance plan
•Vehicle repair/maintenance concierge service

Manager, Weld Engineering

Location:  Troy, MI

 

Under the direction of the Director of Manufacturing Services, the selected candidate will:
Lead in the development and execution of new development projects that include validating technologies which exhibit high potential of post development implementation. Responsibilities include full project life cycle management from securing funding through site implementation. Project success will be secured by the candidate’s working with various entities including engineers (metallurgical, product, welding, manufacturing, and control engineers), industry peers, equipment suppliers, customers, and consulting entities.
Work with welding, product, and material engineers to define and execute a technical approach to develop viable joining processes for new product programs, will be active in weld forums, and will work with site engineers to improve existing productive systems to reduce waste.
Develop and maintain WPSs, PQRs, WQTRs, PFMEAs, controls plans, and equipment specifications as technology advances and safety codes change.
Work with site and regional engineers to develop local competencies.

Qualifications
The selected applicant must possess a BS degree in Welding or Materials Engineering, an MS degree is preferred.
A minimum of 3 years in the operational support of welding equipment/processes at a manufacturing facility is required.
A minimum of 5 years of welding development experience is required including working closely with other engineering disciplines.
Demonstrated expertise in a variety of welding technologies and processes including FRW, GMAW, RPW, and LBW with ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
Positive assertiveness, excellent communication skills, and interdisciplinary leadership skills are required.
Must exhibit good organizational, prioritization and project management skills.
Relocation expenses are available

 

Laser and Friction Welding experience would be preferred.

 

120-140 k base plus bonus

Plant Manager

Location:  Little Rock, Arkansas

Job Introduction

The Plant Manager ensures that Customer expectations for Quality, Cost and Delivery are met along with financial responsibilities directly related to overall plant profitability.  Provides strategic leadership, management, and technical expertise to the organization.  Plans, develops, directs, implements, and maintains strategies and objectives.

Major Responsibilities
  • Ensures that Customer Performance Metrics are maintained and met.
  • Manages financial aspects of operations and understands the effect on financial performance.  Develops, reviews, and maintains budgets and expenses for materials, equipment, travel, etc., ensuring conformity to plan.  Monitors and controls costs and promotes cost savings in support of goals and value analysis/value engineering (VA/VE) efforts.  Researches and recommends new processes, systems, policies, and procedures to pursue in the future.
  • Develops and manages cross-functional operations leadership teams to meet business objectives.  Monitors productivity of groups and individuals, recommends changes where desirable.  Provides leadership and support to staff and assists in employees’ skill development and develops team-based organization focused on goals and objectives.
  • Maintain and ensure that customer PPAP’s are effective, approved and on-time.
  • Monitors Corrective Action Reviews and ensures that they are effective to prevent recurrence to the customer.
  • Meet quality and on-time requirements for the customer.
  • Process Metrics to be maintained include Customer Report Card, PPM/Index points, Scrap, Schedule attainment, labor efficiency, PMP Performance (engineering changes, methods, processes, etc.), Customer Audits, and Warranty Measures.

 

Knowledge and Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field including 5+ years manufacturing leadership
  •  Strong communication skills to work with internal and external contacts at all levels within the organization, as well as represent the company in a professional manner, and to sell concepts to customers.
  • Project and program management skills and proven financial capabilities to maintain quality, cost, and timing of programs.
  • Technical Degree and/or experience in Mechanical components/systems highly preferred
Work Experience
  • Must have a minimum of 5 plus years in manufacturing leadership; working within the automotive industry.
Skills and Competencies

Specialist Knowledge:

  • Excellent knowledge in effective quality standards within the  automotive industry
  • Knowledge of implementing and maintaining QM systems and its Auditing  / Assessment internal and external , dealing Suppliers and Customers.

Methodological Knowledge:

  • Experienced presentation techniques.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of APQP / PPAP.
  • Excellent knowledge in use of statistic methods and Quality Core Tools (e.g. SPC, 8 D, 5 Why, Ishikawa, FMEA & CP etc.)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Root cause analysis and Problem Solving  Methods ( e.g. Shainin; Red X; Six Sigma etc. )

Personal Requirements:

  • Analytical and conceptual behaviors, excellent problem solving skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills, strategic thinking.
  • Good communication skills, takes ownership and leads by example.
  • Social competence, target oriented, set priorities, self motivated, with the ability to motivate others.
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver results in high-pressure environment.

Computer Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge MS Office package and Statistics tools.
  • Advanced knowledge in FMEA Tools (e.g. APIS-IQ etc.), Configuration Mgmt. System (e.g. MKS) and Document Mgmt. Systems (e.g. Compl. Pro etc.)

Relocation expenses are available

 

base 110-130k plus, plus

SEO Analyst

Location:  Troy, MI

 

SEO Specialist.

The SEO Specialist develops and implements effective search engine optimization strategies to drive consumers to the websites of assigned clients, with the goal of generating increased targeted web traffic and increased lead generation for our clients. The SEO Specialist utilizes knowledge of natural search engine listings and employs the following SEO techniques:

• Broad keyword analysis and the selection of brand and longtail keyword combinations
• Reviews key metrics across the full website to access the effectiveness of SEO strategy
• Competitive site analysis to increase the effectiveness of on-page optimization
• Optimization of on page information including page content, meta tags, h tags, alt tags
• Internal linking strategies to disperse value throughout the whole site
• Submission of sites to Google and Bing Webmaster Tools
• May engage in inbound and outbound link placement
• May verify and optimize business and local listings for top search engines (e.g., Google, Bing, Yahoo!)

The SEO Specialist collaborates with Account Advocates and may engage directly with clients and internal account team members (Sales Executives, Account Managers/Advocates, Digital Advertising Analysts, and Social Media Specialists) to achieve their strategic search engine optimization goals. The SEO specialist should have the ability to articulate this knowledge in a clear, professional manner via verbal and written communications to the internal teams and clients.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• This position is responsible for developing, adhering to, and continually improving homepage, as well as additional pages as appropriate, SEO strategies and services based on an analysis of the competitive marketplace, which is used to maintain a level of consistent excellence in execution among the SEO Specialists.
• The SEO Specialist develops, generates, and interprets periodic performance reports to perform ongoing site traffic analysis, monitor organic search placement, and evaluate the effectiveness of the overall SEO strategy.
• The SEO Specialist collaborates with and supports the account team in achieving the clients’ strategic SEO goals. That support includes teaming with the Account Advocate or Sales Executive in responding to internal or client facing issues and inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
• Once trained, this position requires in-depth knowledge of the website products and services utilized by clients, as well as an understanding of how these products and services function individually and together to support the clients’ strategic goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
SEO

• Develop, document, and update SEO strategy
• Monitor and analyze SEO tactics and strategies, and make ongoing changes to improve performance metrics
• Research and monitor industry news, trends and local market opportunities
• Participate in process improvement activities and initiatives
• May analyze and assess SEO tactics across a large number of websites that were optimized by another SEO Specialist to determine accuracy, professionalism, and effectiveness and provide appropriate feedback as needed

Client Communications

• Professionally respond verbally and in written communications to external client as required
• Ability to professionally interact with clients in verbal and written form
• Ability to effectively resolve client issues
• Effectively articulates the value of client’s SEO services to clients
• Provides SEO expertise to clients
• Successfully consults with dealers to maximize results
• Prepares monthly performance reports and updates for clients
• Ability to successfully manage high profile accounts
• Create processes, workflows, and tools needed to effectively manage dealer group business
• Ability to effectively analyze, summarize and present analytical reports to clients

Operational

• Document all customer communication and optimization activity
• Prepare internal performance reports as specified by management
• Prepare monthly performance reports and updates for clients
• Help define and improve the business processes for fulfilling client’s proactive service offerings

Teaming

• Participate in teaming initiatives
• Communicate additional sales opportunities as appropriate
• Relay customer strategies to internal SEO team members for SEO content creation and implementation
• Provide constructive feedback to teammates to ensure effective strategy implementation
• Effectively work with other team members including Account Advocates, Digital Advertising Analysts, Social Media Specialists, Technical Support Specialists, Digital Solutions Managers/Sales Account Executives, and fulfillment partners to achieve results
• All other tasks and duties as assigned by management
• Performs all job functions with a positive, professional attitude

 

 

PREVIOUS SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE DESIRED:

• Exceptional customer service skills
• Demonstrated ability to respond to clients in a competent and professional manner
• Be able to effectively communicate and demonstrate the value of our SEO work to internal team and external clients
• Understanding of search engine optimization best practices
• Demonstrated ability to execute search engine optimization activities
• Foundational understanding of internet and mainstream information technology concepts
• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, ever changing, high tech environment
• Results oriented with exceptional work organization skills
• Ability to promote a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement
• Ability to be highly proactive in overcoming obstacles to project success
• Ability to professionally interact with internal teams to solve customer SEO issues and questions
• Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others
• The ability to work with minimal supervision
• Proven ability to manage and complete tasks according to assigned timeline
• Demonstrated ability to maintain poise under stress and to respond quickly, logically, and patiently to questions or requests
• Good business analysis skills
• Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
• Experience working in a corporate environment, preferably in a high tech environment
• Physical ability to perform all of the essential functions of the job

Education and Experience Requirements:

• 2+ years of experience in search engine optimization, working with top search engines (e.g. Google, Bing and Yahoo!) is preferred
• 1+ years of local search optimization and business and local listing experience preferred
• Understanding of technical architectural and web design preferred
• Experience with Search Engine Optimization concepts, current techniques and tools is required
• 1-2 years of experience in consumer Internet marketing is preferred
• 1+ years of written communications experience required
• Experience with basic HTML coding is required
• Proficiency in MS Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook) required
• 2+ years of experience in customer facing role required
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.

 

Entry level is OK