The JASG proudly partners with the following recruiting agencies and companies who are able to help job seekers find potential employers and to help companies fill available positions. For more information, please contact the JASG office.


Ricoh Electronics

Position: Manufacturing Supervisor (ID 2019-5611)

Job Location: US-GA-Lawrenceville

Job Days: RotatingSchedule

Job: Hours: 6:00 PM to: 6:00 AM

Overview: Ricoh Electronics, Inc (REI) has a rich history of environmental conservation, community involvement, and steady company growth. REI utilizes advanced office automation equipment including digital copiers, thermal media label stocks, and toner products. The Ricoh network has 105,000 employees in approximately 200 countries, with $18 billion in annual sales. REI is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., with an enviable corporate social responsibility performance record, business practices that produce cost effective quality products for its customers on a timely basis. REI, is seeking a Manufacturing Supervisor to support our Thermal Face Coating department in Lawrenceville, GA, to oversee the daily work activities of production operators and maintain daily production records and progress reports. In this fast-paced environment, the Manufacturing Supervisor will be challenged with organizing and assigning work to ensure it is completed safely in accordance with internally established procedures and quality standards, using good management practices in order to meet or exceed customer expectations. 


    • Model the “safety first” behaviors we expect of all employees by ensuring that operational procedures and processes are performed safely and provide a safe work environment.
    • Plan daily operations and make routine adjustments to work assignments, production processes, and equipment to meet production schedules and targets.
    • Participate in the investigation of production problems and/or product quality issues, collaborating with Maintenance, Engineering and QC. 
    • Participate in the testing and implementation of new products into production, including monitoring process and gathering data on results.
    • Supervise the work performance of hourly employees, which includes giving daily work direction, training and coaching for development, conducting performance evaluations, monitoring attendance, and administering disciplinary action as needed.
    • Conduct tours of production area to provide management support for problem resolution and policy compliance, and ensure work instructions, company policies, quality and safety standards are followed at all times.
    • Perform a variety of duties including developing procedures, forms, and presentations; generating daily production and quality reports and statistics; reconciling inventory; and promoting and guiding employees' participation in Kaizen, safety circle, and 5S activities.


    • Minimum 3+ years' supervisory experience in production/manufacturing environment required.  Experience leading a team of 10+ operators highly preferred.
    • Experience in thermal ribbon, slitting, chemical applications, paper applications and/or high-speed, continuous manufacturing operations required
    • Experience with continuous improvement/process improvement teams preferred.
    • Must have good problem-solving/troubleshooting and communication (verbal and written) skills, along with demonstrated positive leadership skills with experience in teambuilding/motivating practices to support company initiatives.
    • Must have working knowledge of manufacturing operations processes and procedures, along with attention to detail and good math skills to calculate yields, variances, material and labor costs.
    • Good project management and multi-tasking skills required
    • Must have MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills at intermediate level

AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

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Posted: June 13, 2019

Clayton County 

Position: World Languages Academic Coordinator

The Academic Coordinator for World Languages provides leadership in the development, improvement, and maintenance of the system-wide curriculum and instructional program and services in content areas under the broad policies of the Board of Education. The Academic Coordinator has myriad roles - decision-maker, consultant, and specialist in advising administrators, teachers, and other professional personnel. The AC reports to the Director of Second Language Learning.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Establishes a program for the ongoing improvement, supervision and evaluation of curriculum and instruction;
    • Directs and coordinates the functions of Principals, Assistant Principals, Curriculum Coordinators, and other instructional specialists in setting and implementing long and short-range goals for curriculum and instructions. Coordinates, writes, and revises curriculum guides according to Georgia standards.
    • Oversees the development and implementation of long and short range goals for curriculum and instructional programs, student achievement, etc. Develops measurable District-wide goals that focus on student achievement to increase learning; collaborates with teachers and administrative committees to implement and improve instruction.
    • Conducts regular visitations to elementary, middle, and high schools and observes teachers in classrooms to provide specific feedback for improved instruction. Provides in-service for principals, coaches and teachers; provide in-service on use of test data; organizes and teaches staff development courses. Develops and disseminates practice assessment materials.
    • Evaluates textbooks for adoption; provides orientation for school personnel on new textbooks; provides specifications to purchasing for appropriate and quality materials and equipment.
    • Writes articles for professional publications and system newsletters. Attends and participates in professional organizations and School Board meetings.

Job Requirements:

    • Master's, Specialist, and/or Doctorate degree in Education in a related field;
    • 5+ years of teaching experience;
    • Prior experience coordinating content area within all District Divisions; makes decisions and final recommendations which routinely affect the activities of others;
    • Georgia Professional Certification at a Level 5 or higher in Education Leaderships or have taken and passed the Leadership GACE Assessment;
    • High level of judgment; supervisor is available to review established broad objectives and approve executive-level decisions;
    • Requires regular, frequent contact with internal personnel of influence and decision-making responsibility to discuss issues of moderate importance. Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Requires excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Applies technology concepts to improve efficiency and effectiveness of District; must be proficient with computer;
    • Requires frequent travel for off-site training locations and school site visits.

For more information and to apply, see:

Posted: June 5, 2019

Ga Dept of Economic Dev't

Position: Research Analyst 

Division: Global Commerce

Location: Atlanta

Entry Salary: Low to mid-$40k's

The Georgia Dept of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry and small businesses, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia, and promoting the state as a destination for arts events and location for film, music and digital entertainment projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development.

Primary responsibilities of Research Analyst:

    • Conduct research to help Project Managers respond to Requests for Information from prospect companies and consultants;
    • Answer prospects' questions about statutory incentives, taxes, workforce, businesses, and other competitiveness factors;
    • Build and maintain internal resources about statutory incentives, taxes, Georgia businesses and other topics;
    • Research businesses within and outside Georgia;
    • Assist Project Managers with customized prospect PowerPoint presentations;Run fiscal impact models;
    • Work with GDEcD's Account Managers to assemble updated information and develop content for Global Commerce's webpages and marketing initiatives;
    • Provide information for media requests; 
    • Research and confirm recent business activity in the State;
    • Serve as GDEcD's administrator of, the department's property database.

The ideal candidate is a natural researcher with strong analytical skills and a dedicated work ethic as well as a committed team player.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Four-year college degree in economic development, economics, business, public policy or related field;
    • Exceptional research skills;
    • Ability to analyze and visualize data and basic knowledge of statistics;
    • Strong organizational and project management skills;
    • Culturally sensitive and aware;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Team-payer; initiative; self-discipline;
    • Exhibits customer-friendly attitude to internal and external audiences;
    • Demonstrated ability to be results-oriented;
    • High proficiency with internet research and MS Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in economic development, economics, business, public policy or related field;
    • Professional Work experience (internships included) in economic research, economic development, or business field within the previous two years;
    • Knowledge of publicly available data sets;
    • Knowledge of Salesforce.

Application Instructions: Submit your resume and PDF format cover letter by e-mail to: Include the position title and location in the subject line of your e-mail. 

Posted: June 1, 2019


Job Title:  International Administrative Coordinator         

Department:  Corporate Development

Location:  Marietta, Georgia

Reports to Title:  VP, Corporate Development             

FLSA Classification:  Nonexempt

Prepared/Reviewed By:  VP, Corporate Development                       

Prepared/Reviewed Date:  April2019                        


The purpose of this position is to perform administrative and translation services for the VP, Corporate Development within prescribed time frames by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

    • Provides Japanese-English translation of written documents, presentations, meetings, or spoken words in the development of YCA policies based upon YKK Japan’s direction.
    • Creates and prepares presentations and conference materials.
    • Ensures the adherence to the provisions of the U.S.-Japanese Social Security Agreement and coordinates any required procedures.
    • Prepares various financial reports for internal and external users such as P&L and Management Index. Ensuring that all reporting is in compliance with IFRSand GAAP reporting guidelines.  Stays current with financial reporting and accounting activities of the company as well as business operations in the lines of business where they may impact financial reporting.
    • Assumes role of coordinator for each company in the implementation of the accounting system. Attendsuser meetings, makes assignments and documents activities.  Serves as the main point of contact between the NCA group and Japan.
    • Prepares various statistical data such as GDP, Unemployment Rate or Housing Starts for distribution within the companies, including YKK Japan, for various meeting presentations. 
    • May assist with preparing tax forms for expatriates. May also work with international agencies or government officials.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the VP, Corporate Development

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university plus two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Ability to read and interpret legal documents, procedure manuals, reports and correspondence written in English and Japanese.  Ability to speak English and Japanese effectively before groups of customers or employees of the Company.Experience of using Microsoft Office (Excel, Words, Power Point) . 


Certificates and Licenses: No certifications or licenses required.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  

Posted: May 15, 2019


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Posted: May 15, 2019

Ricoh Electronics

Position:  Sr. Production Planner (ID 2019-5554)

Location: Lawrenceville, Georgia

Days/Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:30-5:00

OverviewLooking for a new exciting career opportunity?  Then imagine being part of a company like Ricoh Electronics, Inc (REI) with a rich history of environmental conservation, community involvement, and steady company growth.  Imagine working for a leading manufacturer as REI with advanced office automation equipment including digital copiers, thermal media label stocks, and toner products. Imagine growing with the global Ricoh network of 105,000 employees in approximately 200 countries, with $18 billion in annual sales.  REI is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., with an enviable corporate social responsibility performance record, business practices that produces cost effective quality products for its customers on a timely basis

     Working at REI as a Sr. Production Planner/ Scheduler, you will be given the opportunity to apply your strong analytical, organizational, results-driven and problem solving skills in a fast-paced, safety-conscious manufacturing environment. 

     In this vital role as a Sr. Production Planner/

Scheduleryour will plan, schedule, and coordinate the flow of work and materials through the manufacturing operations for a major product line or multiple product lines to meet production and customer requirements.  Your goal will be to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations to meet scheduled order promises, while complying with and executing REI'scompany policies and procedures.


  • Plans master, multiple product line or more complex production schedules to optimize production output and meet customer requirements.
  • Revises schedules to accommodate design changes, product demand fluctuation, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions.
  • Analyzes internal and/or external customer requirements, current and future inventory conditions and production capacity to determine material and manpower requirements to meet division production goals.
  • Reviews and adjusts requirements and related records to reflect changes in production material lists, change notices, and external customer orders.
  • Monitors and sets inventory levels to avoid material shortages and excess inventory. 
  • Requisitions and coordinates the ordering and expediting of materials to ensure inventory levels are maintained.
  • Tracks and analyzes physical inventory data and variances and recommends course of action to correct or improve inventory accuracy and reduce excess inventory.
  • Monitors daily production status to ensure that product is manufactured according to schedule.
  • Coordinates and expedites production and shipping activities with internal operations, vendors, suppliers and external customers to resolve complaints and eliminate delays. 
  • Develops new product material plans and production plans from research & development/engineering to pre-mass to mass production for multiple production lines or moderately-complex to complex manufacturing processes.
  • May oversee the master production schedule for new product implementation. 
  • May coordinate direct shipment and invoicing to customers for small volume orders.
  • Compiles records, updates files and prepares periodic reports summarizing and analyzing production rates and output, material inventory and usage, and product demand. 
  • Identifies countermeasures and action plans to correct unfavorable results. 
  • Presents recommendations and information to management.


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in related field required
  • 5-7 years of recent production planning/scheduling and control experience in a manufacturing environment is required.
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of production and inventory planning principles, materials flow, and of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.
  • Action driven individual, with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines is a must.
  • Ability to interact with various work groups and levels of staff and management within the REI's organization.
  • Must be flexible and able to handle detailed data quickly and accurately.
  • Excellent math, analytical, problem solving, persuasive, prioritize, organizational, time management, communication and written skills. 
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office, especially Excel skills (formulas, macros, pivots, if/then).
  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of ASPROVA scheduling software is a plus. 

 AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

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Posted: May 7, 2019

International Charter Academy of Georgia

Position: Para professionals, Special Education teachers and Japanese teachers

Job Location: Peachtree Corners

International Charter Academy of Georgia, a Japanese-English Dual Language immersion program serving a multi-cultural, multi-linguistic, multi-lingual K-5 community in Peachtree Corners is seeking qualified and passionate full-time Para professionals, Special Education and Japanese teachers to 1) provide high quality instruction and 2) help our school realize its mission to broaden the horizons of students in Georgia so that they may become global citizens who promote peace around the world. Our core values are diversity, accountability, responsibility, leadership and commitment. If you feel that your core beliefs are aligned with our mission—please email Ranzy Kocho-sensei at

Posted: April 24 

Ricoh Electronics

Position: Benefits Analyst (ID 2019-5512)

Job Location; Buford, Georgia

Days/Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:30-5:00

OverviewRicoh Electronics, Inc. (REI) has an exciting opportunity for a strong, innovative, self-motivated individual in our HR Group. In this hands-on role, the Benefits Analyst will be responsible for planning, implementing, administering and maintaining the benefits programs that support REI’s Total Rewards strategy. 


  • Participate in projects related to the planning, development, implementation and administration of benefit programs and systems;
  • Research moderately complex issues, compile data from a variety of sources; evaluate current programs, systems and practices, identify trends, finds root causes of problems and develop countermeasures and process improvements;
  • Conduct the annual open enrollment process. Prepare and review communication materials, open enrollment summaries and presentations.
  • Participate in the annual benefits renewal process. Analyze benefit data and monitor government regulations and identify changes required to plan design, documentation, communication or filings with governmetn agencies to ensure compliance.
  • Review Plan documents, Summary Plan Descriptions, SBCs, and other documents, to ensure accuracy with plan design providing recommendations for updates as needed.
  • Process monthly invoices
  • Track monthly benefit claims and enrollment numbers, analyzing trends
  • Collaborate with broker and providers resolving issues and managing performance
  • Administer the Company 401(k) retirement savings plan. Collaborate with plan administrator, and auditors, to ensure plan meets regulatory requirements, maintain qualified plan status, and serves the interest of plan participants.
  • Administer leave of absence policy, including the identification of ADA issues
  • Administer and maintain employee records, databases and systems associates with the collection, retrieval, accessibility and usage of employee data, including the HRIS.
  • Ensure documentation of all processes through the creation of standard operating procedures (SOPs); ensure documentation is updated regularly based upon changes in processes, systems, vendors, etc.
  • Process regular payroll interfaces and 401k updates
  • Regularly interact with management and staff in finance, accounting and payroll
  • Frequently interact with external auditors regarding financial and/or HR audits


    • Bachelors’ degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) and 4-6 years’ experience in Benefits administration required.  Previous project management experience is preferred. 
    • Experience with a major HRIS system is required.
    • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Very good persuasive and communication skills required.
    • Intermediate Word and Excel skills required.

AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

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Window Research Institute

Guided by the belief that "windows represent civilization and culture," the Window Research Institute seeks to collect and disseminate a wide range of knowledge and ideas related to windows and architecture, to aid research, and to support ad organization cultural projects. Going forward, the Window Institute plans to create a global foundation in Tokyo specializing in windows on par with the top architectural foundations in the world.

New position responsibilities:

    • Start a grant program for overseas foundations
    • Serve as the executive  director of the Advisory Committee, chaired by Italian expert Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, who will oversee the development of the foundation's long-term roadmap
    • Manage foundation's overseas publicity, website, social media, print media, etc.
    • Serve as project manager for overseas projects
    • Conduct market research on existing overseas funded research foundations
    • Manage PR for the Japan House projects (Sao Paulo, London, Hollywood)

Applicant should be a native speaker of English, Business level fluency n Japanese is required. The Foundation has a small staff, so being a team payer willing to multitask is a must.

Window Research Institute website: 

If interested, please send a resume to

InsideAsia Tours Inc

InsideAsia Tours aims to act in line with its five core values:  trustworthiness, knowledge, ethics, high quality, and friendliness. These are at the heart of the organization. InsideAsia Tours looks for every employee to demonstrate these values daily.

Position: Travel Trade Business Development Rep (BDR)

Purpose: The BDR exists to increase InsideAsia Tour's revenue from the travel trade by building and strengthening its brand awareness and relationships, especially in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the East Coast. They will also assist the Travel Trade Business Development Manager (BDM) with all Trade Department needs as assigned.

Job Description: The BDR's purview will focus mainly in and around New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland, Boston and New England. The work will fall into these main categories:

    • Evaluate and meet new potential partners and provide them with all necessary information to work successfully with us;
    • Provide ongoing training on how to sell InsideAsia Tours, our products, and destination countries to new and existing partners in the region;
    • Follow up and track all business generated with partners in the region;
    • Assist in implementation of marketing campaigns and materials distribution;
    • Seek, track and report on referrals within the region;
    • Actively research and connect with new potential partners, educating them on how InsideAsia Tours operators;
    • Attend various national and regional trade shows throughout the year;
    • Deliver destination training to trade partners in person and through various online platforms;
    • Communicate weekly with the Wholesale Tour Operator Partners on shared business, product updates, staffing, and service disruptions (typhoons, etc).
    • Keep InsideAsia Tours' Trade Database up-to-date and accurate, inputting all new client data into the CRM system;
    • Keep abreast of and actively promote all InsideAsia Tours' marketing campaigns to partners;
    • Keep up-to-date on and actively promote all InsideAsia Tours' core product and new offerings;
    • Build and update example itineraries and proposals for wholesale and other partners; 
    • Report directly to the BDM;
    • Assist the BDM with other tasks as assigned.


  • Be available for regular local and out-of-state travel, including periodic visits to the Boulder Office;
  • Have reliable personal transportation and being wiling to drive for work;
  • Live in the region, in proximity and with convenient access to an airport with direct flights to major market cities;
  • Exhibit trustworthiness in every interaction and integrity in delivering what they promise;
  • Gain knowledge about destination countries;
  • Maintain highest standards;
  • Have a strong ethical compass in landing and supporting major accounts, ensuring that they pursue partners who value sustainable tourism, benefiting both local communities and the communities in destination countries;
  • Exude a friendly demeanor, being memorable and attracting new partners as well as providing top service to existing ones;
  • Three years' experience in relationship/account management, consultative sales or similar role;
  • Experience or affinity for remote working;
  • Positive outgoing personality;
  • Ability to use time effectively, and meet deadlines and budget targets;
  • Ability to achieve targets effectively with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to keep multiple concurrent projects organized, on track, and involved parties up-to-date;
  • Exceptional ability to communicate clearly, professionally diplomatically;
  • Extensive travel in Asia: Japan, Southeast Asia, China, etc;
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel.

Salary and benefits:

    • Competitive salary based on skills and experience;
    • 40 hour work week
    • 20 days annual PTO + 8 ban holidays
    • 100% medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • 401(k) - up to 3% company match
    • On-target Earnings bonus potential TBC

Please send resume/cover letter to If there are questions, please contact Michaela Metzler at

Posted: March 7, 2019

Yoshida Foundation (YKK)

YKK Corporation’s educational foundation, The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation, is currently seeking Japanese nationals to participate in a 9-12 month paid internship at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter, The Carter Center is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization committed to improving human rights, alleviating human suffering, preventing and resolving conflicts, enhancing freedom and democracy, and improving health. 

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

    • Possess Japanese citizenship
    • Have a background in African Studies, Humanities, Law, Political Science, Economics, Management, Sociology, International Relations, Peace Studies, Pathology, or Public Health or a related field
    • Possess at least a bachelor's degree (or have completed their degree by the start of the internship program). Candidates may be currently enrolled in graduate school. College graduates are only eligible if they have completed their studies within the last two years.
    • Have strong English language skills (TOEFL 600, CBT 250, or iBT 100).

The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation will provide the scholarship recipient with round trip airfare from Japan to Atlanta and a monthly stipend for living expenses. 

The deadline to apply is April 26, 2019. 

Details in Japanese can be found by visiting the Yoshida Scholarship Foundation website at

guideline.html. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

Posted 2/28/19

Ricoh Electronics (REI)

Job IDs2018-5299,  2018-5136, 2018-5127

Job TitlesMachine Operator-Process GL, Filling Machine Operator 3, Filling Machine Operator 2 

Job Location: Lawrenceville, Georgia

Job Days: Monday-Friday 

Job Hours: 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM


Lead Machine Operator: Ricoh Electronics, Inc. (REI) is seeking a Lead Machine Operator to support our Toner Process operations on 2nd shift. This is a high visibility position that coordinates production operations and plans daily production requirements to meet department plans/schedules. The ideal candidate will have strong mechanical/technical skills and will also perform machine/equipment maintenance and trouble-shooting as required. The Machine Operator Lead will ensure that standard levels of quality, safety, productivity, and policy compliance are achieved in accordance with department standards.

Filling Machine Operators: Start a career with Ricoh Electronics, Inc. (REI) and develop your skills working as a Filling Machine Operator in our Toner Filling operation.  We are looking for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift operators to run our automated production lines which include robotics, HMI screens, conveyors, automated packaging equipment, etc.  Under minimal supervision, the Filling Machine Operator will safely run machines to fill, mark, label, band and wrap containers with toner products and materials.  These operators will also perform product changeovers, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and minor repairs on assigned equipment within a designated filling room.    


    • Perform production activities that requires a broad knowledge of various chemical processes, operations, and machines.
    • Set up and operate multiple machines and equipment for production operations
    • Train new employees and aide employees with questions regarding work standards. 
    • Train lower level operators on set-up, processing, and preventive maintenance.
    • Assist supervisor in maintaining production and employee schedules.
    • Perform/verify completion of: in-process data check sheet, daily machine inspection report, daily production log sheet and other related paperwork.
    • Report abnormality such as quality defects, equipment malfunctions, accidents, etc. to supervisor.
    • No direct reports.


    • 5 years of machine operator experience required with at least 3 years of progressively difficult, related equipment operation experience.
    • Previous experience with chemical processing, plastic extrusion, batch weighing and mixing a plus.
    • Experience leading a team/department of 2+ people required with strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Must have ability to effectively interact with Quality Control, Maintenance, engineering, management and production personnel.
    • Strong math skills with the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
    • Must have ability to work in a safe manner
    • Reads, writes, speaks and understands English
    • Very good mechanical skills/aptitude.
    • Technical degree in a related field highly preferred
    • Experience driving a forklift preferred


    • At least 2 years of experience operating liquid or powder filling machines or operating automated production equipment (i.e. robotics, HMI screens, automated packaging equipment). 
    • Technical training or demonstrated mechanical capability to solve mechanical and operational issues on assigned equipment.
    • Basic knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Speak and read English
    • Accurately read and write numbers in decimals.

Some benefits working at REI:

    • Full-time work
    • Safe working environment
    • Paid holidays
    • Sick and vacation time
    • Medical and dental insurance
    • 401k
    • Educational reimbursement program


    • At least 1 year of experience operating liquid or powder filling machines or operating automated production equipment (i.e. robotics, HMI screens, automated packaging equipment).
    • Basic computer skills required to perform data entry tasks
    • Speak and read English
    • Accurately read and write numbers in decimals.

Some benefits working at REI:

    • Full-time work
    • Safe working environment
    • Paid holidays
    • Sick and vacation time
    • Medical and dental insurance
    • 401k
    • Educational reimbursement program

AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

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Posted 2/28/19

Japan America Society of Southern California

Position: Program Director

Overview: Each year, the Society organizes or collaborates with other organizations to offer more than 20 programs, seminars, networking events, Japanese language and other educational programs. Annual events include: the Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration, Japan America Golf Classic, Japan Bowl of California, Women's Leadership Counts Conference, Tomodachi MUFG International Exchange Program, Hitachi Japanese Kite Workshops, Japan Cuts Hollywood. For more information about the Japan America Society, please see the website at


    • Works with the Society President and several standing committees to develop programs and assist in securing sponsorships and funding;
    • Oversees administrative arrangements for programs, recruits volunteer, updates the website, manages event registration, and works with Society staff to oversee and implement programs;
    • Assists in the management and assignments for interns;
    • Prepares budgets, monitors income and expenses, submits check requests for payment, and maintains official records;
    • Coordinates programs, writes and distributes announcements, creates flyers, posts programs on website and takes registrations for programs;
    • Coordinates silent auctions for fundraisers, including securing product donations;
    • Produces follow-up reports after each program on attendance, income and expenses;
    • Helps prepare for materials for Board meetings and often gives program reports at meetings;
    • Assists with the Society IT;
    • Assists with membership cultivation and retention, membership database management, payment processing and email distribution list;
    • Liaises with the Consulate General of Japan and other Japan and Japanese American organizations n Southern California;
    • Other duties as assigned by the President.


    • Japanese language fluency and skill in writing Japanese 
    • Minimum of 5 years work experience
    • Four-year college desired
    • Ability to work well in a team setting
    • Excellent administrative and time management skills
    • Effective and polite approach and attitude n dealing with the public
    • Excellent communication skills, n both written and spoken English and Japanese
    • Familiarity with the entire Microsoft Office Suite
    • Working knowledge of social media
    • Eligible to work in the United States

Salary and Benefits: Society salaries are competitive with salaries of other similar non-profit organizations in the Los Angeles area. Based on the prevailing salary for similar positions in similar-sized nonprofit organizations, the starting salary for this position is $46,000 - $65,000, depending on experience. The Society provides health and dental insurance and has a 403(b) non-matching retirement plan.

Application: Interested individuals should mail a cover letter, resume, and the names of at least two references (with contact information) to Douglas Erber, President at

Posted 2/28/19

Ricoh Electronics (REI)

Job ID: 2019-5450

Job Title: Compensation and Benefits Manager
Job Location: Buford, Georgia

Job Days: Monday-Friday

Job Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Overview: Ricoh Electronics, Inc. (REI) is looking for a Compensation and Benefits Manager.  Working out of our Buford facility, the Manager of Compensation and Benefits will be responsible for designing, implementing, managing and communicating a comprehensive Compensation and Benefit program that is competitive, compliant and aligns with REI’s business objectives, as well as administering and maintaining employee records, databases and systems including the HRIS.   


    • Manage the job evaluation and salary analysis functions including salary survey analysis, compensation program budgeting, salary structure development and salary increases, and incentive pay program design and administration. 
    • Coach management in the application of REI compensation policies and practices, including wage and hour, to ensure compliance with internal policy and federal, state and local employment regulations.
    • Manage all benefit programs and plans including health, retirement, well-being and leave programs ensuring all programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies as well as regulatory compliance.
    • Manage the annual benefits renewal and employee enrollment process. Research and analyze benefits data and trends to recommend improvements to plan provisions and employee contributions based on cost and competitiveness.  
    • Negotiate with and manage valued relationships with broker and vendor partners, ensuring services are delivered within agreed upon service expectations.
    • Ensure effective communication efforts of policies and programs and support change management.
    • Monitor government regulations and identifies changes required to plan design, documentation, communication or filings with government agencies to ensure compliance.
    • Administer the Company 401(k) retirement savings plan and chair the plan committee.
    • Administer leave of absence policy, including the identification and management of any ADA issues.
    • Participate in annual surveys; benchmark compensation and benefit data to ensure programs and policies are competitive
    • Manage REI employee records and data and maintain the accuracy of employee databases.
    • Lead projects and collaborate with technical information systems staff to add or upgrade functionality of the enterprise HRIS and associated systems.


    • Bachelors’ degree with 5-7 years of compensation and benefits management experience with at least 3 to 5 years of experience in job evaluation and salary structure development (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
    • Minimum 2 years managing professional staff is required.
    • Compensation experience in manufacturing industry preferred.
    • Must have strong knowledge of market pricing, job evaluation, salary structure development and incentive plan administration.
    • Strong working knowledge of regulations, market trends, and program design including working knowledge of legislation affecting compensation and self-funded benefit programs such as ACA, ERISA, HIPAA, IRS regulations, 401(k), Section 125, FLSA, CFRA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA and other applicable federal and state tax laws and regulations.
    • Excel at building and maintaining productive relationships and partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills required.
    • Effective project management skills required; ability to work independently to meet deadlines and prioritize work.
    • Knowledge of a major HRIS strongly preferred, preferably PeopleSoft.
    • Excellent persuasive and communication skills required.
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills required. 

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Posted 2/28/19

Ricoh Electronics (REI)

Job ID: 2019-5472

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Job Location: Lawrenceville, Georgia

Job Days: Monday-Friday

Job Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Overview:  Come join our team!  Ricoh Electronics, Inc.(REI) is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to oversee the maintenance for all Toner process and filling equipment. In this fast-paced environment, the Maintenance Supervisor will lead our three-shift maintenance team, provide technical support to team members on a variety of instrumentation and equipment, and manage all documentation relating to maintenance. The Maintenance Supervisor will also maintain a safe work environment for all employees, schedule, approve, and review maintenance work orders, and create/review/approve SOPs for maintenance of new and existing equipment.


    • Model the “safety first” behaviors we expect of all employees by ensuring that operational procedures and processes are performed safely and provide a safe work environment.
    • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair production equipment.
    • Complete scheduled and unscheduled work orders and preventative maintenance duties, while completing required documentation.
    • Develop, review, and perform preventative maintenance and repair operating procedures for required equipment.
    • Monitor maintenance KPIs and PM system reports and use these reports to initiate remedial actions to improve maintenance performance.
    • Co-ordinate and plan/ schedule equipment downtime for maintenance with Production Control and Production operations
    • Prepare maintenance skill up plan.
    •  Execute programs, oversee and/or conduct maintenance audit functions including inspecting equipment, facilities, identifying existing and potential issues, recommending corrective action and monitoring maintenance program enforcement.
    • Review incoming and completed work orders and preventive maintenance slips and related reports for accuracy. Tracks and consolidates activity statistics.
    • Generate activity and downtime reports for management review.
    • Maintain inventory of hazardous waste products according to REI Standards, collect waste and arrange for shipment to environmental vendor when appropriate.


    • BS degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) with a minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing equipment maintenance with minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience.  
    • Good problem-solving skills to resolve moderately complex problems using operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Good communication (verbal and written) skills, along with demonstrated positive leadership skills with experience in teambuilding/motivating practices to support company initiatives.
    • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills at intermediate level, along with experience in writing procedures, and creating forms, visual aids, and presentations.

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Posted 2/28/19





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