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Global Supplier Development Manager

Job/Position Summary

Key responsibilities include directing and orchestrating the Sensor and Mechatronic SBU Supplier Development Program globally.  Specific responsibilities start with the supplier evaluation and source selection process and progress through PPAP and production launch.  Once in production, the function provides ongoing performance measurement and continuous improvement initiatives for targeted members of the supply base.  The position involves working with Purchasing’s Buyers, and other functional groups within CTS to assist in the selection of the most capable and competitive suppliers.  Once selected, Supplier Development works with suppliers on documented continuous improvement programs to correct deficiencies identified in assessments or due to problems identified in performance in the areas of Quality, Service and Cost.  The position is designed to enable the supply base to become as competitive as possible to compliment the strengths and efforts of CTS.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Lead the effort to perform detailed assessments of potential suppliers prior to award of business.  The assessments are designed to determine the operational effectiveness of the suppliers’ business systems and practices.  Deficiencies uncovered during assessments are documented, and form the basis for Supplier Continuous Improvement Plans if the supplier is awarded business.
  • Conduct assessments/audits on the processes of existing suppliers on a periodic basis.  This is to ensure the supplier is maintaining their adherence to their documented systems, process control plans, and to verify completion of action items in Supplier Continuous Improvement plans.
  • Ensure that suppliers maintain ongoing efforts to improve their ability to satisfy requirements for Quality, Service, Capacity and Cost.  Based on deficiencies uncovered during audits/assessments, or in the normal course of the business relationship (systemic high level opportunities), formal action items will be established and will be part of the Supplier Continuous Improvement Program along the Plant Supplier Quality team.  Supplier Development will work with these suppliers, including providing education and assistance to ensure completion of the corrective actions.
  • Supplier Development maintains supplier data files (both hard copy and electronic), for the Supplier Development program at CTS.  These activities include the Supplier Performance
  • Maintain the Supplier Development Matrix, developing strategies for dock to stock participation of suppliers, maintaining the Approved/Preferred/World Class Supplier Classification program.
  • Continuously evaluate present systems for effectiveness, efficiency, and value.  As required, modify or implement new systems that will better carry out the goals of Supplier Development.  These initiatives will impact the Automotive SBU or CTS Corporation.  Specific objectives to be outlined and monitored through yearly goals. 
  • Work with Purchasing Buyers and Quality personnel to assure the Supplier Improvement Requests (SIR’s) are being worked.  Supplier Development will monitor the corrective action for timely response and evaluate the response as needed.  In cases of large or chronic quality issues, this position will act as the problem resolution champion by establishing conference calls, make on site visits/audits and participate in problem solving activities.  Progress on issues affecting resolution is reported to management.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A comprehensive knowledge of ISO/QS 9000/TS 16949 requirements.  An accredited ISO/QS 9000/TS 16949 auditor is strongly preferred
  • Ability to read blueprints and be familiar with metrology techniques.
  • Experience with 8-D problem solving techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Strong working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Tools/techniquies
  • Six Sigma Black Belt strongly preferred.

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in business, quality, engineering or other related degree
  • 5+ years of experience in Quality, Engineering or Purchasing  experience in the Automotive Industry

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work several hours at a computer
  • Ability to travel frequently (domestic and international) as needed.  30% - 50% travel will be required.

Working Environment

  • Standard office environment

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Supplier Quality Engineer

We are excited to partner with an industry leading manufacturing company in the Appleton WI area in search of an experienced and qualified Supplier Quality Engineer.  Our client offers a very competitive compensation package, a phenomenal culture and room for advancement.
The Supplier Quality Engineer will be a self-motivated individual that will drive this new role in the organization in providing supplier quality assurance to improve purchased parts quality and reduce the cost of the supplier base. This position will specifically manage supplier quality assurance and supplier development activities identified by the Supplier Certification and Quality Assessment program to ensure that the incoming material (and services) supplied are of the highest levels of quality and consistently improving.
•Establish relationships with key personnel and support parts information relating to existing quality gaps, new product releases, or product changes
•Design, review, and update manufacturing sampling inspection plans and testing of received parts and assemblies to determine conformance to specifications
•Determine plans to analyze defective material and source of defects
•Coordinate, track, and manage corrective actions on components for internal and external stakeholders with standard tools (8-D, PFMEA, DFMEA, gauge R&R, etc.)
•Coordinate, schedule, and perform surveys and assessments of supplier performance, manufacturing processes and facilities to determine adequacy and capability of their systems and processes
•Provide and coordinate the technical support to suppliers to solve problems related to parts design, quality, control plans, and inspection plans
•Ensure supplier understanding of ECN changes and specifications
•Establish SQA manual for system compliance in coordination with Quality Management System manual and continuous improvement
•Support the Division’s efforts to establish, implement and maintain a system for supplier certification and performance measurement
•Coordinate first article inspection and testing for initial production approval, PPAP requirements, and product qualification
•Participate in the support of ISO standard and quality system audits
•Develop and maintain receiving inspection plans, gauge R&R studies and calibration records
•Develop sampling plans, design forms for recording, evaluating and reporting quality data, and write instructions on the use of such forms
•Assist in the research, evaluation and development of alternate and consolidated sources of material
•Bachelor degree in Operations, Quality, Science, Engineering, or related field 
•5 years of experience in supplier quality field
•Strong communication, leadership and team building skills
•ASQ certification or quality auditor certification preferred
•Training in problem solving, continuous improvement, and/or Six Sigma preferred
•Project management and organizational skills
•Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings, PPAP, APQP, ISO
•Strong SPC background
•Experience in a manufacturing and assembly environment
•Travel will be required up to 30% with the potential for international travel.
•Previous experience working internationally across different languages and cultures
•Experience in electronics, electrical and mechanical assemblies
•Ability to grow in a new role under minimal guidance
•Proven track record of implementing change and measurable impact in Quality Metrics
•Ability to communicate effectively and exercise influence without authority
•Experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

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Supplier Quality Management QA Senior Associate

Day to Day

  • Subject Matter Expert advocate for raw material supplier quality issues and initiatives
  • Work on projects to drive continuous improvement activities for raw material processes across functions and sites
  • Work to resolve supplier issues
  • Develop, revise and implement raw material specifications and procedures that comply with regulatory requirements
  • Participate in raw material qualification, raw material commercialization, and second sourcing efforts
  • Perform supplier and material risk assessments
  • Willing to travel
This is onsite M-F role. Candidate must have previous experience in Supplier Quality Management, working knowledge of major pharmacopeias- Emphasis in Excipient Elemental Impurities with broad technical experience of raw materials, testing, and specification generation.
Depending on the knowledge, experience, and team resources, the individual may perform any combination of the following duties as a member of the Supplier Quality Management team:
  • Subject Matter Expert advocate for raw material supplier quality issues and initiatives
  • Work on projects to drive continuous improvement activities for raw material processes across functions and sites
  • Work to resolve supplier issues
  • Develop, revise and implement raw material specifications and procedures that comply with regulatory requirements
  • Participate in raw material qualification, raw material commercialization, and second sourcing efforts
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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Sr. Global Quality Supplier Engineer

Position Summary and Primary Responsibilities
I.  Position Summary and Primary Responsibilities                 

  • Responsible for updating and coordinating the maintenance of Stone Blower work instructions/standard work and relationship to ISO 9001 Quality Management System procedures, as needed.
  • Capture all as build NCR’s for ‘redline’ drawing updates and coordinate with Engineering to perform/execute within the HCR process to closure.
  • Review and actively comment on drawings, calculations, specifications and other design inputs/outputs; as required.
  • Provide direction and monitor performance in the development & application of inspection plans: First Article Inspection, In-Process and Final Product Inspection, Sampling Plans, inspection and acceptance criteria and Design Validation Testing.
  • Monitor and/or perform quality inspection and clerical activities for First Article Inspection and ongoing part acceptance.
  • Manage WIP inspection data and prepare statistical and operational performance reports, as requested by management.
  • Working with the C/I team to perform process capability studies or special studies necessary to increase control and lower total quality costs.
  • Manage WIP materials traceability and assist with Pre-Check and FAT Vehicle Reporting for our customers.
  • Perform internal audits to assess compliance to Standards and to the internal Quality System, including investigation, presentation of observations and findings, and reporting
  • Apply sound systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality constraints/issues/part problems and openly share findings during Gemba Team walks and during project reviews.
  • This role must be proficient in the use quality tools and practices to establish approval criteria that ensures the identification of quality failures; using consistent appraisal techniques for internal and external manufactured parts and assemblies.
  • Provide “lessons learned” report outs (for example A3/8D) and own” the representation of such” to management for cooperative enlistment of support
  • Provide trending analysis on quality corrective actions/countermeasures and performance metrics, as well as key supplier failure data.
  • Ownership of supplier part inspection and failure analysis – to drive quality requirements back to the source. (whether design or manufacturing caused)
  • Support Customer Service to ensure fulfillment of customer requirements.
  • Coordinate and participates in elements of investigations regarding customer complaints.
  • Actively participate in definition of machine test requirements, justification of acceptance limits and sampling plans to assure compliance with requirements.
  • Perform product and process evaluations to identify areas for improvement. Recommend solutions to identified problems. Implement approved changes using sound quality engineering principles and fully document requirements on a timely basis.
  • Represent Quality on the Project/Program Core Teams, as required.
  • Assist in development, review and approval of new manufacturing processes and equipment validation/qualifications.
  • Participate in the improvement of the manufacturing process for existing products. Document/Review and approve Work Instructions, inspection records/documents, Bills of Material and drawings.
II. Basic Qualifications
  1. Education
    • BS Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related engineering discipline
  1. Experience
    • 7-10 yrs. Experience in heavy industrial manufacturing environment
    • 5 - 7 years in Quality role
  1. Interpersonal Skills
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical data
    • Must poses good communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
    • Ability to overcome obstacles and pursue alternate methods when required
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and extract, lead, and implement improvement ideas
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and partner with cross-functional teams
    • Must be time-driven, process a strong product development & operations attitude, and exhibit strong project management skills
  1. Technical Skills
  • In depth knowledge of quality principles, techniques and methods
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality Standards
III. Essential Functions 
  • Professional
  • Team player
  • Able to multitask
  • The ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • The ability to stand/bend/stretch, etc.
IV. Preferred Qualifications 
Education or Experience
  • BS Quality Engineering
  • 10+ yrs. experience in heavy industrial manufacturing environment
  • 7 - 10 years in Quality role
  • Understanding of GD&T
  • Understanding of CMM measurement reporting and inspection layout metrology
V.  Disclaimer
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

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Supplier Quality Engineer-

Quality Engineer, Supplier (SQE)-San Diego, CA
Direct Hire 
Company Overview-
Top global defense firm is seeking an SQE to join an established team. You will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and add value to a very busy group of Engineers. You will be joining one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development of cutting-edge defense systems.

  • Top of the Line Benefits and Salary
  • Top 50 DoD Contractor
  • Nine/Eighty Work Schedule,
  • Full-Time Direct Hire Role,
  • Benefits on Day one!!!
  • Autonomy
  • Working on cutting-edge products and technology
  • Rapid growth opportunities for those who excel
Qualified Candidates will have a combination of the following skills and experience:
  1. You will have a minimum (3) years of related experience in Supplier Quality Assurance
  2. Experience assigning quality codes to procured parts
  3. Supplier Flow Down Requirements Experience& Supplier Audit Experience
  4. You have experience with (electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical parts)
  5. You have used inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, and reading drawings
  6. Experience performing defect trends/analysis for continuous improvement
  7. Experience with Excel, specifically Pivot Tables, ERPs/MRPs/SAP
  8. Security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.
  9. Bachelor's of Science degree or similar area of study
  10. Experience soldering and plating
  11. IPC-A-610 certified & LEAN/Six Sigma
  12. Clearance preferred
Please email your resume for immediate consideration.

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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company Overview

At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

Backed by the strength of a diversified multi-billion dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

Firestone Building Products is excited to announce its move of the U.S. headquarters to Nashville, Tennessee in 2017. This position will require relocation at that time.

Position Summary

The Supplier Quality Engineer for Firestone Building Products qualifies new suppliers to ensure high quality products for manufacturing and direct-sale to customers. This individual will conduct audits based on ISO 9001 business management systems and will work with a variety of teammates throughout the organization. As manufacturing locations experience raw material quality problems, this person will work with procurement, supplier, and manufacturing sites to resolve problems including obtaining corrective actions from the supplier. This teammate will also work with suppliers to improve their processes to ensure FSBP receives the highest quality materials.


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop suppliers to ensure they have process supporting product and service quality to FSBP and our customers.

  • Audit new suppliers as part of qualification process.

  • Work suppliers, manufacturing locations, inventory management, and procurement to resolve QPRs / product and service issues.

  • Address customer complaints when supplier caused.

  • Monthly reporting.

  • Escalate issues to Divisional Manager of Quality Assurance, as necessary.



  • Degree in Quality, engineering, manufacturing management or similar

  • Supplier quality experience

  • Problem solving skills

  • Proficient in MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Customer service focus and facilitation skills

  • Prior use of SPC

  • Experience auditing to ISO 9001


  • Quality related certifications (ASQ) & Six Sigma certification;

  • Project management skills



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  • indeed

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Supplier Quality Engineer (Electronics)

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Electronics Supplier Quality Engineer for North County consumer Goods Company. Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication processes, plastic components and/or electronic assemblies Preferred.

We offer business casual environment, team based approach and strong company values. We are open to seeing SQE’s with a few years’ experience to senior level engineers. We currently have multiple positions open.

To assist us in the search, please include a copy of your resume, previous salary and salary expectations. In addition to this information, if you do have the preferred experience – please make sure to list it, so the hiring manager can asses accordingly.


  • Drive Quality initiatives at assigned Electronics Suppliers, improving Quality performance.
  • Drive / Manage Approved Vendor List including Supplier Qualification and Disqualification processes
  • Develop positive relationships and work closely with Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement Supplier/Engineering changes, New Product Introductions, and Product Transfers
  • Development / Improvement of Supplier Measurement Systems
  • Evaluation of Supplier Production Part Approval Process and First Article reports / submissions.
  • Ownership of Supplier Quality Scorecard including key metrics, such as first pass yield, PPM defect rate, Supplier Quality plan engagement/effectiveness, and Corrective & Preventative Action dates to closure
  • Process and Systems Audits of key Suppliers ensuring Supplier compliance, and development of improvement plans where deficiencies are documented
  • Source Inspection of critical components to print / standard requirements at Sub-Tier Suppliers
  • Provide Advanced Quality Engineering support during new product introduction using APQP methodology or similar NPI/NPD models
  • Provide technical expertise to Customers / Suppliers in solving technical problems


  • BS degree in Engineering or similar Technical Degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a Manufacturing, Quality, or Sourcing environment.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Auditor or Engineer preferred.
  • Experience as Lead Auditor working with Supplier Quality Standards and Process Audits
  • Experience with 8D (RCCA) and/or AIAG CQI-20 Effective Problem Solving models.
  • Experience using AIAG tools and concepts (Control Plan, PFMEA, MSA, Layered Process Audits, etc.)
  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication processes, plastic components and/or electronic assemblies Preferred.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with the following components and systems:

Ø Micro-controllers (preferably ARM, AVR, 8051 and PIC microprocessors)

Ø Sensors and transducers (temperature, pressure, etc.)

Ø Keypads (membrane, discrete, matrices, etc.)

Ø Analog-to-digital conversion

Ø Displays (LED, LCD, VFD, 7-segment, alphanumeric, graphical)

Ø Peripheral drivers (indicators, relays, triacs, etc.)

Ø Power supplies and batteries

· Familiarity with requirements of safety agencies (UL, CSA, CE, etc.).

· Ability to use sophisticated electronic test equipment.

· Experience with Firmware (Hardware/Software) qualification plans for mass production

  • Experience using a variety of test equipment including, but not limited to, voltage, power, combustion and temperature-measuring equipment

Company Description

Direct and temporary placement firm specializing in Medical Device, Biotech, and Consumer Goods Manufacturing Companies.

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Automotive Supplier Production And Assembly

Job Description

An international automotive supplier in Belvidere is currently taking applications and we are looking for career oriented people to join our team! We produce plastic fascias as well as front end modules. This is a full time, long term opportunity with great benefits. While with Cardinal Staffing you will be eligible for paid holidays and insurance as well as other benefits. After the probationary period, when you are hired in, pay increases to around $14/hr plus opportunities for advancement to take it even higher. Submit your resume today to begin your new career!

Forklift will add a dollar per hour to your pay rate!!

Requirements for this position include:

1st, 2nd and 3rd shift availability

Ability to work overtime (standing 8-12 hours per day)

Solid work history

Positive attitude

Desire for Long term, permanent position

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Sales Rep Liquor/Beer Supplier - NW Arkansas

Job Description

Liquor and wine sales representative to service chain liquor stores, grocery stores, as well as independent broad-market retailers. Responsibilities include servicing stores and keeping company products fully stocked, well-marketed & merchandised.
In respect to the broad market accounts, responsibilities include selling products and expanding the distribution of our brands in restaurants, bars, and retailers, as well as maintaining and building existing relationships with customers and key accounts.
  • Develop relationships and establish credibility with retail chain store wine/liquor managers and other store personnel in assigned territory. Selling in new items as well as displays and current items.
  • Setting up case stacks, displays, POS material and educating customers on brands. Also, occasionally conducting in-store tastings, as well as hand-selling at applicable chain locations.
  • Inventory, refill and re-merchandise existing displays of product as needed or as instructed by store manager.
  • Correct any pricing issues, inventory problems and report sales opportunities to Sales Manager.
  • Develop, maintain and grow the sales of the company in the assigned territory.
  • Conduct regular sales calls to assigned accounts to develop and maintain customer relations and satisfaction with service provided.
  • Call on all accounts on a systematic basis as directed by Sales Manager.
  • Work in the market to build strong relationships with off and on premise Key Accounts.
  • Determine new accounts for product placement.
  • Keep all customers advised of current sales trends, promotions/deals/programs and special pricing.
  • Participate in supplier market visits, ride-with's with management and work-with's with suppliers.
  • Maintain Presentation Book.
  • Open new retail accounts as well as aggressively pursuing new restaurant accounts to place our wine and liquor products.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Sales experience, preferably within the wine and spirits distribution industry.
  • Professional with a positive attitude, great organizational skills, and the ability to thrive in a highly competitive environment.
  • Ability to establish working relationships with accounts, both chain and broad market, in the territory as well as the determination to aggressively grow and expand territory.
  • Self-Motivated & Goal orientated with proven track record of achieving sales and profit goals, distribution objectives and creating positive relationships.
  • Possess a cell phone, dependable vehicle, valid driver license, proof of state registration and insurance and an acceptable driving record.
  • Preferably Bachelor's Degree (in Business or related field is a plus)
  • Must be open to working occasional weekend hours.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull several cases on a regular basis.
  • Must be computer literate with the ability to operate Microsoft Office.
  • Must reside in Greater NW Arkansas Area
    We offer a compensation package that includes:
    -guaranteed salary plus commissions exceeding draw
    -$ incentives (PMs/Spiffs)- gas allowance
    -medical, dental, and vision
    Please apply to this position by replying directly to this posting and include a cover letter and resume, including salary history.

    compensation: $3000/mo guaranteed, commissions, plus incentives, plus gas allowance

  • Company Description

    Mexcor International Wines and Spirits a wholly owned family corporation establish in 1989. We are a direct source of excellent products from around the world.
    Drug and background test required

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    Senior Supplier Quality Analyst

    Job Description

    Our client, a premier automotive company, is located in the upstate area of SC. This position is a long renewable term contract opportunity.


    Coordinates and manages supplier quality systems for company's purchased parts (worldwide). Develops and approves new supplier's quality and production systems to ensure that company's purchased parts met product specifications. Integral part of new product launches including both supplier and parts development for manufacturing.


    • Supports the Module Quality Engineer(s) in advanced quality planning activities such as: risk assessment, product and process development.
    • Leads launch projects after hand over to Supplier Quality Assurance ensuring compliance with company specifications.
    • Communicates with other distributers in the worldwide business network including joint problem solving.
    • Executes the process series before SOP (Start of Production) with the suppliers (world-wide).
    • Manages the ISIR (Initial Sample Inspection Report) releases for assigned products.
    • Develops new and challenging supplier's quality and production systems.
    • Approves and reviews the monthly supplier rating.
    • Executes product and process audits due to occurred errors and supplier rating results and initiates counteractions and counteraction verification.
    • Leads quality problem solving process for supplier related issues.
    • Audits the quality management system at the supplier location(s).
    • Validates start up ability for new parts/processes.
    • Manages the part approval process for assigned suppliers.
    • Coordinates reduction of supplier related warranty claims via Defect Eradication Process.
    • Participates in internal warranty reduction problem solving teams regarding purchased parts.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by company operations supervisor.


    • BS degree in Engineering or related field.
    • Automotive industry experience specifically with automotive parts quality experience.
    • Expert professional experience in the related parts technology and/or processing.
    • Quality Computer Systems including QSYS, SPQM and SAP.
    • Certified Quality Management (CQM) and Certified Quality Engineering (CQE) (preferred).
    • Advanced experience in advanced quality planning techniques including PFMEA, control planning, process flow diagramming, process auditing techniques, and PPAP
    • Advanced experience in advanced statistical techniques such as capability and standard deviation studies to calculate process variation
    • Advanced experience with MS Word, Access, Excel, etc.
    • Written and verbal German skills (preferred)

    Candidate must be willing to travel domestically and internationally approximately 50% to 70% of the time.

    This position does not offer sponsorship.
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

    Company Description

    MAU Workforce Solutions staffs excellent, effective people for their partners, allowing them to focus on their core competencies. Headquartered in Augusta, GA since 1973, MAU is a family-owned, minority company making lives better for applicants, clients, and employees through innovative workforce solutions. Today, with Branch and vendor on premise locations across the South and recruiting partners worldwide, MAU has global capabilities to help with all staffing, recruiting, and outsourcing needs.

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