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  • 02 Nov 2021 3:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    The ideal candidate possesses the ability to communicate in Japanese at native level (verbal and written), and in English at business level. They will be able to establish and maintain positive relations with rotational and national expatriate staff management. They will have proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams/Zoom communication platforms. They will be able to demonstrate sound judgment on policy administration. They will be highly organized and capable of working effectively in a fast-paced environment.

    For more information and to apply, please visit:


  • 02 Nov 2021 3:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Processes customers inquiries and orders and expedites with delivery of products and/or services. Contacts other company units regarding design delivery or service matters. Develops sales contacts and performs limited sales functions. Under supervision performs work that is varied and may be somewhat difficult in nature but involves limited responsibility for final decision, some evaluation, originality or ingenuity required, knows and applies fundamental concepts and procedures, may check work of support or earlier levels of sales or trading workers.

    For more information and to apply, please visit:


  • 23 Aug 2021 11:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Indianapolis Environmental Compliance and Sustainability Engineer/Consultant

    Cornerstone Environmental, Health and Safety, Inc. on the Northwest side of Indianapolis is expanding our technical staff and we are seeking an experienced Environmental Compliance Engineer / Consultant to join our team. Successful candidates will become part of a technical staff working with clients located primarily in Indiana and surrounding states.

    Note: We are seeking candidates located in Indiana or the Midwest U.S. region. We are not able to consider candidates from outside the United States.

    Cornerstone specializes in assisting industrial and manufacturing clients in meeting their regulatory compliance requirements. Since 1990, we have served a rapidly growing diverse client base and have a reputation for providing exceptional service.

    We are looking for individuals with a positive attitude and the ability to work as part of a team with other Cornerstone associates. Our organization is well-positioned for continued growth of our client base and expansion of our service offerings, which provides additional opportunities to staff for professional development and advancement.

    Requirements (must have):

    Bachelor’s degree or higher in a scientific field from an accredited college or university

    8+ years of environmental compliance experience

    8+ years in sustainability management and consulting, including experience in any of the following:

    - Developing, implementing and managing corporate sustainability initiatives, goals or plans

    - Conducting carbon, water, waste, environmental impact assessments

    - Experience in analyzing and validating sustainability data and metrics

    - Experience with ESG initiatives is a plus

    Experience conducting environmental compliance assessments

    Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations

    Desired Qualifications -- experience in any of the following areas is a plus:

    Clean Air Act compliance (permitting, recordkeeping and reporting)

    Clean Water Act compliance and NPDES requirements

    SARA Title III Tier II and Form R reporting

    Hazardous Waste regulation and completion of Annual and Biennial Waste Reports

    DHS and DOT Security Planning

    TSCA Chemical Data Reporting

    Experience in ISO auditing is a plus

    PE Certification is a plus

    A willingness to pursue Professional Certification(s) is a plus

    Other Skills:

    Excellent organizational skills, and a goal-oriented approach to task completion

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

    Cornerstone offers a competitive benefits package including:

    Competitive compensation (which is commensurate with experience)

    Health and dental insurance

    Please note that this position does not include selling as a part of its responsibilities since Cornerstone has a separate, dedicated sales staff.

    Qualified individuals with an interest in joining a fast-paced, growing organization may apply in confidence by clicking the link below or via email at recruiting@corner-enviro.com (resumes should be attached in PDF or MS Word format with “Environmental Compliance Engineer” as the subject).

    Cornerstone Environmental, Health and Safety, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

  • 21 Aug 2021 10:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Description: Full-Time Production Team Member

    Team member will be picking parts either by using a manifest sheet or by pick lights. Based on time elements of the job, Team member may sequence a single item or several. Time allocation has been provided for each job/task. The Team member will be required to follow specific work instructions to guarantee the right part is delivered to the production line at the right time.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    - Handling and sorting parts into delivery racks and containers, and meeting the productivity expectations.

    - Maintaining a clean and safe work area utilizing the principle of 5S

    - Follow all safety rules, which could include utilizing life devices and other required tools

    - Participates in Team meetings

    - Report to work on daily (Attendance Bonus if achieved)

    - Work scheduled hours which will include OT and possible Production Saturdays

    - Work other duties as assigned

    Education and Experience:

    - Must have completed a minimum of 11th grade

    - Minimum of 1-3 years of pervious production experience or equivalent

    - Must be detail oriented and familiar with light industrial environment

    - Must be able to lift up to 20lbs

    All employees MUST wear a mask if unable to provide proof of vaccination. Surfaces are cleaned and sanitized regularly.

    Job Location: 

    1001 Cherry Blossom Way

    Georgetown, KY 40324

    Application Questions:

    • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • Please list 2-3 dates and time ranges that you could do an interview.
    • Are you authorized to work in the United States?

    Skills tests

    • Work style: Reliability
    • Manufacturing fit

    Language: English

    Pay & Benefits:

    $15.80 - $18.00 per hour

    Benefits: 401(k), Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

    Supplemental Pay: Bonus pay

  • 02 Aug 2021 9:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our well-established manufacturing client in beautiful Lexington, KY is seeking an organized and enthusiastic Accounting Specialist with a growth mindset. The Accounting Specialist will be responsible for handling supplier invoices in a timely manner, entering information into the cloud ERP software, overseeing payroll, and managing and processing the accounts payable ledger.

    Specifically, the Accounting Specialist will ensure original documentation is complete with authorizing signature and appropriate supporting documentation (purchase orders and receivers) in compliance with internal controls. Identify and take cash discounts where applicable. Maintain accounts payable records in an orderly fashion, including check registers. Prepare and submit monthly journal entries. Reconcile inventory. Monthly reconciliation of Accounts Payable to General Ledger. Communicate well with Purchasing agent for various issues. Have knowledge of sales and use tax and apply according to KY and CT regulations.

    The person selected for this role will work in a cross functional, team environment and is expected to interact effectively and appropriately with all levels of the company, customers, and suppliers. This position will also work closely with the Business Unit Controller to ensure that data is recorded, reported, and communicated appropriately, while following company policy, procedures, and generally accepted accounting principles.

    Candidates interested in the Accounting Specialist position should possess excellent verbal and written skills and demonstrate the ability to read, analyze, and interpret common financial reports. Proficiency in Microsoft suite applications, IT applications, and general office equipment is required, along with knowledge of accounting principles and applications.

    Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field and 1-2 years’ experience in a similar accounting role OR High School Diploma/GED and 5+ years of demonstrated experience required.

    Client offers a salary of $45K - $50K with a comprehensive benefits package.

    Interested candidates should send their resume to jenn@cmiconsulting.com

  • 02 Aug 2021 9:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our well-established manufacturing client in beautiful Lexington, KY is seeking a highly skilled 1st shift CNC Machinist. The successful applicant will operate CNC equipment to produce forming tools and die components that support a cold heading and stamping operation. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience operating a CNC lathe, CNC sinking EDM, and wire EDM machines while working within a tolerance of .0001”.

    Specifically, the CNC Machinist will set-up and operate machine tools; produce tooling and components for metal working dies, cutting tools, jigs, and fixtures; and analyze and understand specifications and tolerances. Compute dimensions and plan layout, machining, and assembly operations. Layout metal stock; measure, mark, and scribe for machining. Verify conformance of machined components using various measurement and inspection devices including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, bore gages, indicators & comparator. Edit programs manually. Create or import CAD drawings in programming software and maintain directory programs. Work directly with toolmakers, engineers, and other plant personnel. Perform scheduled preventative maintenance routines to the machines and or related tooling. Maintain adequate inventory of all perishable supplies working with purchasing. Operate other tool room equipment as needed, including Manual lathes, mills, Grinders, and hand tools.

    Successful candidates should possess a strong mechanical aptitude and demonstrate the ability to use hand and measuring tools in fitting and assembly operations, operate drill press, manual milling machine, lathe, grinders, and other mechanical equipment. The CNC Machinist will be required to read blueprints, demonstrate good problem-solving skills, and the ability to understand written and verbal instructions while communicating effectively with all levels of employees. An accredited vocational school education in CNC, including course work in shop math, physics, drafting, blueprint reading, and metalworking preferred, or equivalent of 2+ years’ experience in each of these areas.

    Client offers a competitive salary of $24 - $28 per hour with a comprehensive benefits plan.

    Interested candidates should send their resume to jenn@cmiconsulting.com

  • 02 Aug 2021 9:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our well-established manufacturing client in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky is seeking an organized and strategic Purchasing Coordinator. The Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for finding and purchasing products for the company to use or sell. They must locate suppliers, research goods, services, and materials, and process purchasing orders.

    The person selected for this role will possess strong negotiation and critical thinking skills, be able to work independently or as part of a team, and provide strategic purchasing functions for all production and MRO related acquisition, including components, supplies, and services, while ordering and expediting materials, supplies, and services to maintain operational standards.

    Specifically, the Purchasing Coordinator will be responsible for verifying purchases and interacting with suppliers to schedule delivery times and resolve shipping errors. Comply with all company Procedures, Policies, Work Instructions, and TS16949/EMS-14001 requirements. Developing and managing central RFQ and Blanket PO responsibilities and systems used to support production operation and ensure competitive pricing from suppliers through RFQs. Complete MRO functions including but not limited to, working with departments to prepare MRO purchase orders, organizing and managing all MRO procurement requirements, and entering and tracking MRO purchase orders as required to assure timely delivers. Actively seeking savings through supplier payment terms or pricing discounts. Assisting Sales and Engineering teams in research of new products and services. Meeting with existing and new suppliers on a regular basis to maintain productive relationships and explore new options.

    Bachelor’s degree and 1+ years’ experience in a purchasing or accounting role OR High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years of demonstrated experience in a purchasing role required.  Knowledge of general office equipment and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs required.  Manufacturing experience highly preferred. Candidates should possess strong negotiation and critical thinking skills.

    Client offers a salary range of $17 - $24/hr. based on experience and a comprehensive benefits package.

    Interested candidates should send their resume to jenn@cmiconsulting.com

  • 14 Jun 2021 4:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CSI Group has a short term (6-10 week) Japanese/English interpretation assignment beginning immediately for 2 candidates. This is a contract position with the possibility of full time hire for the right candidate.

    Who You Are

    • Highly experienced Japanese/English interpreter/translator
    • Native or near native Japanese ability
    • Familiar with (or able to learn) machine translation tools (SDL Trados, Systran, etc.)
    • Capable of demonstrating success in team/group workload sharing

    What You’ll Do

    We’ll add you to our team of the best automotive Japanese/English translators in the industry. You will split your time between two offices (in Lexington and Georgetown, Kentucky). Together, we will have you:

    • Learn automotive-specific translation terms
    • Translate emails, memos, manuals, trainings, budgets, specification packages, and other automotive manufacturing related documents
    • Use translation management software in all aspects of the translation process
    • Interpret for meetings (often after “business hours” due to international time zones) and in office and factory settings
    • Maintain flexible work schedule to meet deadlines
    • Report to a broader team of language professionals to share status, and problem-solve

    Who We Are

    We are a rapidly growing automotive manufacturing consulting firm based in Lexington, Kentucky and Toyota City, Japan. Our team supports multiple steps in the production preparation process, including mechanical/electrical design, import, and we bridge the gap in Japanese/English business.

    For more information, please contact Roy Harrison - rharrison@csi-ky.com

  • 26 May 2021 12:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Located in Lexington.

    We are looking for a competent Restaurant Server to take and deliver orders. You’ll be the face of our restaurant and responsible for our customers’ experiences.

    Food server responsibilities include ensuring our tables are clean when guests arrive, presenting menus and serving food and beverages. You need to be quick on your feet and have a polite and friendly attitude. If you enjoy talking to people and thrive in a fast-paced workplace, we’d like to meet you. Your ultimate goal will be to provide high-quality service that will help us maintain and attract customers.


    • Prepare restaurant tables with special attention to sanitation and order
    • Attend to customers upon entrance
    • Present restaurant menus and help customers select food/beverages
    • Take and serve orders
    • Answer questions or make recommendations for complementary products
    • Opening and closing duties
    • Clean and sanitize
    • Deal with complaints or problems with a
    • Issue bills and accept payment

    If you're interested in this position, please contact Tomoka at (859)-368-0660 or send an email to contact@schoolsushilex.com

  • 26 May 2021 12:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Located in Lexington.

    We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who can perform a multi-tasking job in our restaurant.

    Kitchen experience is desired but not required. Important to have a good work ethic and be able to work with a Japanese chef.

    Assist in prepping and cooking items according to meal schedule.

    Maintain a clean and sanitary work area and use proper precautions to ensure fresh and clean products.

    Clean work areas including counters, floors, dishes and related equipment, and ensure they are in proper sanitary conditions.

    Assist cooks, performs other duties as necessary.

    Anybody interested in learning how to cook Japanese food.

    If you're interested in this position, please contact Tomoka at (859)-368-0660 or send an email to contact@schoolsushilex.com

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