Check 'Em Out! July's Hot Jobs From Deb at 4

By: From 13 News, Posted by Ralph Hipp
By: From 13 News, Posted by Ralph Hipp

Here are the listings of this week's Hot Jobs!
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Hot Job #1:
Position/ Location: Human Resources Manager –
Topeka, then relocation to Manhattan by next June 2014
Company: Kansas Department of Agriculture

Oversee operation of, and responsible for, all aspects of HR services for 300+ employees; instrumental in relocation of agency from Topeka to Manhattan. Plan, develop & implement HR management programs, including compensation, recruitment, personnel policies, benefits, employee relations, training & regulatory compliance. Provide HR-issue guidance & direction to all employees re: performance management, staffing, position classification, benefits, discipline, employee relations & labor relations.

Minimum 3 years’ HR management experience in planning, directing, organizing, managing & administering HR functions. Bachelor’s degree in HR management, business administration, public administration, or social sciences preferred. Competencies: know federal & state statutes/regulations; establish & maintain effective working relationships with all staff levels; use independent judgment and make decisions, effective verbal & written communication; multi-tasker. To Apply:: Questions:Vicki Harding ph 785-368-6496; email:

Hot Job #2:
Position/ Location: Bilingual Travel Counselor in Topeka
Company: American Express

Bilingual in English and German. Provide accurate air/car/hotel/rail/limo reservations to travelers globally. Must be flexible to work different shifts. Previous airline GDS experience required; multiple GDS experience preferred. At least 2 years’ airlines or travel experience. Deliver outstanding customer service & drive overall customer satisfaction, build business/customer relationships, work under pressure & handle change well. Call center experience a plus. Flexibility in changing priorities required. Detail oriented with strong customer service & organizational skills. To Apply:

Hot Job #3:
Position/ Location: Resource Leader - Topeka
Company: Bimbo Bakeries

Responsible for consistent production of high quality product in a bread baking facility. Broad management perspective, technically current & experienced in planning & implementing production strategies. A team player with solid interpersonal skills & strong commitment. Supervises effective recovery of equipment failure within area through management of maintenance resources & effective communication with other Resource Leaders. Assures general safety, food safety & product quality are top priorities. Review and input dough and wrap schedules into quality system to obtain optimum shift productivity. Generate reports to measure daily production to plant goals. Review production conformance reports to ensure associates’ adherence to standard operating procedures. Coordinate schedules with sales & shipping departments and adjust orders accordingly to maintain constant production flow. Drive quality improvement and process waste elimination through functional & shift team leadership. High School diploma or equivalent and must have at least 3 years’ production supervisory experience in a fresh baked goods, bread & roll facility or in a process manufacturing environment. AIB course work and/or a degree a plus. To Apply:

Hot Job #4:
Position/ Location: Utility Operator – Apply by Monday, July 22nd!
Company: City of Lawrence

Perform skilled, semi-skilled, technical and/or manual labor work in the process, operation, maintenance or rehabilitation of water/wastewater treatment facilities, equipment & other infrastructure (pump stations, distribution water, mains or wastewater collection lines). Use of computer technology; sampling and laboratory analysis; operation of heavy equipment & vehicles, plant equipment; and maintenance & repair of equipment, buildings & grounds. May require rotating shift work. High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Training in water/wastewater treatment operations (or equivalent knowledge of biology, chemistry or related field), mechanical systems, building trades, or equipment maintenance preferred. No experience required, prefer 1 to 2 years’ experience in one of the relevant training areas above as well as a basic knowledge of mathematic principles and computer-controlled systems. May require Commercial Driver’s License depending on assigned workgroup. To Apply: by July 22

Hot Job #5:
Position/ Location: Scale Operator - Lawrence
Company: Advantage Metals Recycling

Weigh, purchase & calculate payments. Communicate pricing & document transactions. Ensure regulatory compliance. 2 years’ cash handling, team player, detail-oriented; some college & bilingual pref To Apply:

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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