Hot Jobs for A Late April, Early May Job Search

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

This Week’s Hot Jobs!
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Hot Job # 1:
Position: Project Manager, Special Projects – Topeka
Company/Location: Kansas Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC)
This position requires excellent communication, the ability to travel within the state of Kansas and stay overnight for up to two consecutive days is required. This individual will work with members of various project teams, partners/stakeholders, healthcare delivery personnel, Kansas Medicare beneficiaries and others in the planning for mobilization, implementation, evaluation and reporting of KFMC’s special projects, including quality improvement, community organizing and beneficiary outreach projects.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor degree with education and/or experience in communications, journalism, marketing or outreach. Healthcare specific experience in communications, marketing, outreach or project management is preferred. This position requires excellent communication and public presentation skills, as these skills will be needed to communicate complex ideas to varying audience types including Medicare beneficiaries and healthcare providers alike. To Apply: Send resume and salary requirements to Human Resources Coordinator, KFMC, 2947 SW Wanamaker Drive, Topeka, KS 66614 or e-mail

Hot Job # 2:
Position: Automotive Technician
Company/Location: Bridgestone/Firestone –
Topeka, Lawrence and Ottawa positions
Diagnoses and repair to specifications - brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems. Explains technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis. Continuously learns new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions. Requires experience in automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem-solving and repair experience to succeed in this position. High level motivation and energy required, as well as strong customer service skills. ASE certifications are required. To Apply:



Hot Job # 3:
Position: Night Warehouse
Company/Location: Standard Beverage Corp. – Lawrence
Fills retail customer orders by pulling bottles from rack system and placing bottles in cardboard container on conveyor system. Pulls full cases placing them on conveyor line or pallets and loading cases by hand into trucks. Transfer individual bottles of alcoholic product from full cases to shipping cases. Use Pick-to-Voice system to determine which product and how many to ship. Report out-of-stock situations to appropriate party. Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports/correspondence. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using Ability to operate different types of warehouse lift equipment is desired. To Apply: Fax your resume & completed application to: 785-371-1531 or email: Job details:

Hot Job # 4:
Position: Press Brake Operator
Company/Location: Brown Industries – Lawrence
Operates the Amada Press Brake/Shear in accordance with production schedules. Operate iron worker. Operate Amada Press Brake/Shear. Ability to prepare and run complex break setups and forming operations. This includes custom punch/die modification used in combination with other tooling (either standard or custom). Complex programming using all features of the press brake. E.g. bending at angles, step bends, proper back gauge transfer between steps, delays, etc. Must have a full understanding of print reading and geometric tolerances and how they relate to the finished part. Thorough understanding of flat pattern layout. Ability to work well with others in a leadership environment • Ability to properly classify capability levels of personnel within the department allowing proper division of work flow. Ability to train less experienced operators. Work in an efficient and timely manner. Keep work area, including machine surfaces clean at all times. • Work with Material Handler to make sure material for each job is on schedule and in the proper location. Identify areas for process improvement, cost and waste reduction.

Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Punctual, able to work with minimum supervision. Computer literate, excellent organizational skills. Able to multi-task in a fast paced environment, positive attitude. Math & mechanical aptitude. Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum Experience: 3-5 years experience as Punch Press Operator. To Apply: Email Resume, Cover letter & Salary history Salary requirements to:

Hot Job # 5:
Position: Medical Assistant
Company/Location: Manhattan Foot Specialists, PA – Manhattan
Perform clinical (70%) and administrative (30%) duties under the direction of physician. Hard working, computer literate, self motivated, quick learner, dependable. Must have Certificate in medical related field. To Apply: Email resume and references to:

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