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Irrigation Specialist

Durham based landscaping company is looking for a full time time lead to start immediately. Do you love working outdoors creating and building beautiful gardens and lawns? Do you have experience with North Carolina indigenous plants and bushes? Can you smile when it’s 100 degrees out? This is the one for you!

Job duties include:

  • Designing and creating flower beds, trails, patios, sidewalks, gardens
  • Operating zero turn mowers, weeders, edgers, clippers, tools of the trade
  • Installing and repairing lawn and garden irrigation system
  • Working closely with a crew to efficiently perform landscaping work
  • Loading and unloading materials necessary for each work site, requiring some heavy lifting.
  • Speak professionally with customers ensuring that their expectations have been met

Job Qualifications include:

  • Expert knowledge regarding irrigation system repair and installation
  • Expert knowledge of local grasses and plants
  • Proficient with cement and cement installations
  • Expert with landscaping tools such as; zero turn mowers, blowers, weed eaters, hedge trimmers, hand tools, etc
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience working with a professional landscaping company
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Spanish language highly preferred

ONLY APPLICANTS WITH THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS LISTED IN THEIR RESUME WILL BE CONSIDERED

Click here to apply

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

A Raleigh, NC based law office is looking for an immediate full time Paralegal to add to their growing team.

The selected candidate will be running title searches and performing follow up, preparing for litigation and attending court cases as needed, performing administrative duties, typing legal documents, filing, answering phones and other support work.

You must be a Certified Paralegal, Minimum 2 years experience working in Commercial Real estate, Proficient in performing title searches, Excellent typing skills, Able to work independently and in a team environment.

The salary for the position is based on experience and skill set.

Submit a confidential application online for more information.

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I.T. Field Technician – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an I.T. Field Technician for a large locally based business with locations in NC, VA and FL.  This is a fast-paced, rewarding position, with great pay, benefits and bonus potential.

The IT Field Technician is responsible for maintaining and fixing all technologies within a restaurant environment. This position requires general knowledge of phones, computers and networking as well as excellent communication skills, strong time management, and self-motivation.

Job Responsibilities

Maintain PCs, Point of Sales Systems and networks at remote locations

Troubleshoot and solve IT issues quickly and calmly via phone, remote access, or on site

Maintain CCTV systems

Work an on-call rotation

The position comes with a company vehicle, tuition reimbursement, medical and dental insurances, a 401k program, and quarterly bonuses.

The position works Monday through Friday 8am -to 5pm, with an on-call rotation.  There is some travel involved with the job.

 Requirements

Valid NC Driver’s License

Experience running CAT5 wiring is a plus

Experience with CCTV is a plus

Must have previous restaurant experience

Final candidates will be required to provide a copy of their driving record and complete pre-employment background screening.

To apply or get more information, send your resume to Deborah Hilliard at dhilliard@avant.jobs.

Bilingual Office Manager – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an immediate opening for an Office Manager with a growing telecom equipment company. This individual will work closely with the CEO to communicate customer and business needs as well as perform mid-level accounting duties.

Job duties:
Coordinate with Sales team and warehouse staff to ensure client needs are met
Work closely with customers to provide services and track invoices
Perform general administration duties, typing, filing, answering phones, etc…
Process all accounting functions including; A/R, A/P, General Ledger,  and financial reporting
Manage executive’s schedule and travel arrangements
Monday-Friday, 8a-5p (some flexibility required)
Salary is dependent on experience

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
Expert with Outlook to track upcoming company appointments and events
Expert with Ms Office suite
Expert with Quickbooks for all accounting functions
Able to work in an independent, self-directed manner
Speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese and English

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Technical Leader – Crop Protection – Filled

AVANT Group, LLC is working with a North American Company in seeking a talented person to join their North American Crop Protection team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This company offers a broad range of adjuvants, surfactants, emulsifiers, dispersants, and solvents that improve the performance of herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides and also have applicability for fertilizer, seed, soil conditioning, turf & ornamental and related end uses.
 
Technical Leader responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical guidance as well as marketable formulation and application solutions contributing to sales growth at existing and new customers.
  • Develop and champion to completion technical projects identified as having high potential for commercial success.  
  • Design, supervise, and conduct laboratory projects, presenting results to internal and external audiences.
  • Understand and anticipate customer needs and market trends to identify new business opportunities. 
  • Foster and maintain relationships with external customers and the market through customer visits with sales and business management personnel. This includes participation in trade organizations and conferences.
  • Develop and support value propositions for product offerings.
  • Participate in strategy development.
  • Serve as the key technical liaison for business management, sales, and other technical staff in support of NA Crop Protection market strategies and needs.
  • Coordinate efforts with Our company’s Global Crop Technical Competency Center in Germany.
  • Mentor technical colleagues.

This company offers a competitive salary and bonus structure. Relocation assistance is available. Also available: tuition reimbursement, matching donation program, retirement package options, as well as full insurance package.

Position Requirements: 

  • 5 – 7+ years experience required
  • A team oriented, highly motivated self-starter with minimum 5-8 years formulation experience in the crop protection and tank mix markets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the industry and key technologies.  Basic understanding of surfactants and related chemistries.
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Chemistry, Plant Physiology, or related discipline.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Includes report preparation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to use strong listening, analytical, and problem solving skills to identify, develop, and explain solutions to customer needs.
  • Leadership and people management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs.  SAP experience a plus.
  • Travel requirements are expected to be in the range of 15 – 35%; majority

Competitive salary and bonus are dependent on experience.

Click HERE to apply.

Linux Systems Administrator – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Linux Systems Administrator to join a Systems Engineering Team. In Systems Engineering, you’ll play a key role in ensuring the stability and performance of our e-commerce analytics and marketing automation Platform. You’ll be part of the team that owns the whole stack from hardware/OS to the applications that run our code, as well as the automation framework that makes it manageable at scale. The most successful candidates will have an strong skills in troubleshooting and problem solving, experience in software development AND system design, great communication skills, and the desire for solving complex problems at scale that are unique to company’s.
Only apply if you want to:
• Be a part of an agile team of systems administrators working in the open source space using some of the latest technologies supporting company’s dynamic infrastructure
• Use best-practice system design and create a resilient and scalable infrastructure
• Balance long term priorities to accomplish critical goals while shifting paradigms to support demanding needs and infrastructure hot button issues

Responsibilities:
• Build, manage and maintain the fleet of servers in multiple data centers.
• Diagnose and root cause server hardware, system software, storage, and networking issues. Provide and apply workarounds and long term fixes.
• Develop process automation and tooling to monitor systems, collect data, and develop maintenance methodologies.
• Review and influence new and evolving design, architecture, standards, and methods for operating services and systems.
• Participate in an on-call rotation.
• 3-5 years of full-time Systems Administration experience.
• Deep knowledge in linux operating systems, storage (RAID administration), and networking (TCP/IP, SSH, DNS, and DHCP) concepts and practices
• Strong Bash or Perl scripting proficiency, Ruby a plus!!!
• Experience with monitoring and alerting applications (Nagios, Cacti, Graphite, Splunk)
• Demonstrated experience working in a data center environment
• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Nice to Have:
• Proficiency with Cisco networking configuration and troubleshooting as well as firewall and routing management
• Familiarity working with NoSQL technologies, especially Hadoop/HDFS systems
• Experience with OS and package automation using Foreman and Puppet
• Knowledge of security best practices from the user level all the way up to the enterprise network layer. (IPS/IDS, user security education, application hardening)
• Proficiency setting up and managing NFS, LDAP, Bind/DNS, DHCP
• Experience deploying and managing KVM

Send your confidential resume to dhilliard@avant.jobs to apply!

Executive Administrative Assistant – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an Executive Administrative Assistant for the HR department of a multi-national company in Raleigh, NC.

The selected candidates will serve as Executive Assistant providing comprehensive administrative support to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Exercise independent judgment and discretion regarding confidential matters. Use advanced computer skills to create, modify and update presentations, write memos, plan conferences/meetings/company events, plan and prepare Board of Directors meeting materials. Assist with department budgeting, Employee Relief fund and fitness center reimbursements. Post organizational and policy changes to intranet. Interact with internal and external consultants, vendors, business leaders and employees.

Requirements include:
Minimum 5 years’ administrative experience supporting senior level executives
Expert computer skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet and Visio
Effective communication skills with both internal and external business contacts; excellent customer service skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; excellent listening skills and ability to work with employees at all levels of the corporation
Ability to work with and handle confidential/non-public information
Self-starter with professional demeanor, sensitivity to others and keen willingness to learn

The position comes with a competitive salary, based on experience, and comprehensive benefit program.

Click here to submit a confidential resume!

EDI Coordinator – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an EDI Coordinator for a growing RTP area company.

The selected candidates will:
Coordinate the daily tasks required to send and receive electronic documents using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standard protocols.
Handle exceptions and resolve errors related to order flow as they are presented
Utilize Crystal Reports to create custom UCC 128, price, case, and location labels based on internal or customer specifications
Ensure label quality standards are being met
Creation of customer EDI maps in the ERP system
Coordination of order flow with Logistics, Operations, and Sales
Work with 3rd parties and customers to test trading partner setup and documents
Assist the EDI Manager with major projects as assigned
Assist with training and supervision of new EDI staff as needed
Record all work in IT ticket management system
Supervise and mentor entry level EDI staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Computer related field
1 to 2 years of experience in EDI
Must have a valid NC Driver’s License

Required Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of Microsoft office
EDI/AS2 experience
Shipping/logistics
Basic/Beginner level SQL or other relational database experience
Crystal Reports

There is an excellent Salary and Benefits package available for this position.

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Bilingual Office Manager

AVANT is recruiting for an immediate opening for an Office Manager with a growing telecom equipment company. This individual will work closely with the CEO to communicate customer and business needs as well as perform mid-level accounting duties.

Job duties:
Coordinate with Sales team and warehouse staff to ensure client needs are met
Work closely with customers to provide services and track invoices
Perform general administration duties, typing, filing, answering phones, etc…
Process all accounting functions including; A/R, A/P, General Ledger,  and financial reporting
Manage executive’s schedule and travel arrangements
Monday-Friday, 8a-5p (some flexibility required)
Salary is dependent on experience

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
Expert with Outlook to track upcoming company appointments and events
Expert with Ms Office suite
Expert with Quickbooks for all accounting functions
Able to work in an independent, self-directed manner
Speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese and English

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Web press “Mark Andy” Operator – Filled

Local printing company looking for experienced Mark Andy operator for immediate full time, long term position. Individual will be receiving assignments and working independently to complete the job.

Job description includes:
Review production and assignment to ensure quality, conformity, and uniform instructions for the team.
Set up press to specifications
Run proofs and samples to look for defects and imperfections
Perform continual in-process quality checks
Produce product to close tolerance specifications
Train new employees on machine process
Mix Flexo inks as needed
Maintain clean and orderly area 
Other tasks as needed

Required Qualifications for job:
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum four years experience on Web press or equivalent
Excellent references

Click here to submit resumes and reference.

Screen Printer – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Screen Printer who is proficient in all phases of screen making and screen printing for a local Durham company.

The selected candidate must be able to setup and operate various screen printing presses, screen making equipment, and drying equipment, as well as mixing colors, in  a high quality, high volume environment.

The position is 1st shift, working from 7am – 3:30pm.  Salary ranges from $18-$30/hr depending on experience.

The company offers great benefits including; paid health, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, holiday and personal time, holiday bonuses and tuition reimbursement programs.

Click here to apply on line and submit a confidential resume.

Operations Manager – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Operations Manager for a locally owned commercial cleaning company. The position entails a high degree of customer service and service industry experience with a sense of urgency and integrity.  You will manage the daily operations:  inspections, follow-ups, reporting, troubleshooting and resolutions of customer concerns.  You will need to be well presented, professional, trustworthy and punctual, as well as have good attention to detail and a logical approach to problem solving.  Additional characteristic of the ideal candidate include:

  • Fluency in written and oral communication in both English and Spanish.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Ability to train/develop employees according to a system, build relationships, and utilize skills of the employees most appropriately.
  • Must be able to handle a variety of tasks and prioritize daily.
  • Equally be driven by selling additional services and sub-franchises.
  • Flexible to work some nights and weekends in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area.
  • Comfortable with base salary plus commission/bonus pay

The total compensation range for this position is $30k to $40k depending on experience, with significant room for increase over the next few years.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Compensation Analyst (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a Raleigh, NC location of a large multi-national corporation looking to hire an experienced Compensation Analyst to support and assist the Compensation Director in designing, building, and communicating policies that further the company’s long term compensation and business strategy goals.

Individual will be:

  • Working and communicating with HR on new and ongoing competitive compensation programs
  • Continually researching salary ranges, hourly wages, and competitive benefit packages
  • Performing as compensation interface for HR and management
  • Overseeing the performance management and performance review systems
  • Assisting in preparing budget proposals and presentations
  • Other duties as needed by Director and HR department

Qualifications required are:

  • Bachelor’s in HR or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years working as Compensation Analyst in a corporate setting
  • Proficient in Performance Management Systems
  • Prior experience with HRIS
  • Expert in MS Excel with analytical skills
  • PHR and/or CDP a plus

Compensation will be based on experience ($65k+) and relocation assistance is available.  Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Senior Group Sales Representative (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a boutique employee benefits firm that specializes in group and individual benefits for healthcare providers across the country.  They are currently seeking a Senior Group Sales Representative to market an exclusive Medical Select product suite and develop relationships with medical and dental practices across the United States.

This opportunity would be ideal for an experienced sales professional who thrives in a growth-oriented, entrepreneurial environment.  A qualified applicant should be:
•Passionate about selling
•Excellent in communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
•Motivated by growth potential and the challenge to attain goals

Daily Activities:
•Initiating Phone calls, emails, and in-person communications to prospective healthcare groups
•Partnering with Business Development and Design to develop and present plan features and firm advantages
•Meeting monthly sales and relationship goals
•Demonstrate personal initiative and the ability to problem solve
•Regular travel for sales related conferences and meetings

Required Qualifications:
•Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
•Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
•Self-Motivated and entrepreneurial
•Advanced computer skills (particularly MS Word, Excel, and Outlook)
•Previous sales experience

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience working within the healthcare industry
•5-8 years of group life and disability experience
•Currently licensed in North Carolina as a Life & Health Agent (additional states and licenses would be valuable)
•Advanced knowledge of group life, disability, and/or long term care insurance
•Advanced knowledge of group investment services

The Offering:
•Competitive compensation structure based on performance and experience
•Competitive Benefits Including: Medical, Dental, Life, & Long-Term Disability Insurance, and 401k
•Office Support Including: Marketing Resources, Underwriting, and Design Support

Click here to submit a confidential resume for this position.