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R&D Engineer - Welding & Joining full time job in Metro Detroit, MI

on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:28

Client need in Metro-Detroit, MI for a R&D Engineer - Welding & Joining.  This is a full-time position with a global leader in aluminum. Get in on the growth platform for working with aluminum in the automotive industry.  

Job Duties: Initiate and lead strategic aluminum joining projects with automotive OEM customers and Tier 1 suppliers.  Be a technical expert in key aluminum joining methods: self-piercing rivets, resistance spot welding, laser and MIG welding.  Manage R&D projects. 

Requirements: B.S. Engineering (Welding, Materials, Metallurgical, Mechanical) 

Preferred Qualifications:

Materials Engineer - Corrosion & Pretreatment full-time job in Metro-Detroit,MI

on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:18

Client need in Metro-Detroit, MI for a Materials Engineer - Corrosion & Pretreatment.  This is a full-time position with a global leader in aluminum. Get in on the growth platform for working with aluminum in the automotive industry.  

Job Duties: Project management including the qualification and launch of the new Products for Pilot Customers. Responsible for timing, quality, budget and all IP (Intellectual Property) aspects related to the R&D development & implementation activities. Assist with validation tests. 

Requirements: B.S. Engineering (Materials, Metallurgical, Chemical) 

Federal - SAP Basis Administrator Entry/JR level - San Antonio, TX

on Wed, 03/16/2016 - 15:35

Accenture Federal Services is hiring for #SAP Basis Administrator. 1 yr SAP Basis exerience, US citizenship (no dual citizenship) is required. An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. 

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture, helps U.S. federal agencies build the government of the future.

A Great Career Enhancer: PMI Certification

on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 02:43

When it comes to job search and offer negotiations, a certification can provide you with an added edge and one-two punch over the other candidates.  Nearly every industry has their own brand of certification but a PMI certification can apply to and assist with virtually any field of expertise.   According to, adding a certification to your education and skills can increase your salary anywhere from 9% to 30%.

Founded in 1969 PMI, Project Management Institute, is a not-for-profit professional membership association.

Six Guiding Steps to Job Search Success

on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 13:34

6 Simple Steps to Effective Schmoozing (face-to-face networking)

1.      Smile

2.      Don’t be shy, jump in and introduce yourself to others.

3.      Show interest in others

4.      Don’t sound desperate. Say you are on the market and seeking advice on how to return to gainful employment.  You can also mention that you are there to meet other people within your           industry and to learn new things about your industry.

5.      Don’t spend all your time with people that can’t help you, i.e. your friends, fellow co-workers.

6.      Be prepared to express what it is you bring to the

Successful Strategies for your 2013 Job Search

on Fri, 01/04/2013 - 00:29

The New Year brings new hopes, challenges, goals and for many companies it brings new budgets.  Budgets have been set aside to bring on new employees for the 1st quarter of 2013.  Whether you are unemployed or satisfied in your current position of employment it is always important to know how to locate your next quality job quickly and efficiently. 

A keyword rich resume is still the most valuable tool to unlocking the doors to getting a job.  Keywords are those words that define skills and certifications that are specific to your industry.

Social Security Numbers for Online Job Applications

on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 17:40

As a Consultant I am constantly looking for my next contract assignment.  Almost all of my job applications are filled out online.  On rare occasion I will be asked for my social security number.  If a company asks me to provide them with my social security number in order to apply for a job I question whether I want to work for that organization.