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Thursday, March 15, 2012

My Friend Willem Boom is actively seeking Partners in the Learning Technology, Learning Solutions, Open Source Solutions, and IT Space to sell and provide services for his Commercial Open Source LMS, Totara.  I would appreciate any suggestions or referrals you might have to assist us in this effort.

Some background & information about Totara LMS:

Founded by Kineo eLearning and Catalyst IT, Totara Learning Solutions is a global alliance dedicated to fundamentally changing the nature of the LMS software market.  Totara is a commercial distribution of the open source platform, Moodle, and is available on a subscription basis which provides ongoing support and enhancements. Totara can reduce a corporate enterprise's learning management costs significantly whilst providing some of the most advanced learning management functionality.

From a simple concept; that open source software, developed with an active community, can deliver real benefits in learning and development for corporate organizations, comes a big vision; to transform corporate learning. Totara is delivering this vision though:

•             Driving down costs with zero license fees
•             Delivering peace of mind with commercial support
•             Collaborative model of innovation
•             Making customization easy
•             Having a different way of innovating

Over 150 organizations have already selected Totara LMS. These include large corporations such as Vodafone, Kohl’s Department Stores, Tesco, Safeway, and many more to small enterprises. Totara LMS clients come from a variety of sectors, including finance, retail, energy, health, government and the not-for-profit sector.  Totara LMS is exclusively sold and supported by our worldwide partner network.  In addition to selling subscriptions to our service, our partners provide services for Totara such as customization, integration, learning services, consulting, training, and content.  Our partners realize solid profits from the Totara relationship and find the solution easy to integrate into their existing mix of offerings.  We also provide solid support with our partner program.  These support efforts include Training, Marketing, and Technical Support.

Please follow him on Twitter:       @TotaraLMS
Join them on LinkedIn at:                   http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=4076852


Willem Boom
Vice President – Partner Solutions
Totara Learning Solutions Limited
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E: willem.boom@totaralms.com
T: 1.541.647.2633 (USA)
M: 1.541.373.0622 (USA)
Skype: willem_boom

Friday, March 09, 2012

KM3835 Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Salary: £30k - £35k (Dependent on Experience)
Position: Permanent
Location: Nottingham
A Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer is required by this dynamic, progressive organisation to take the lead in developing Supplier Quality Assurance metrics and establish a cohesive and high quality standards programme.
The Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer should have Tier 1 manufacturing experience and demonstrable activity in developing and managing supplier quality audits within an engineering manufacturing environment
This is a superb opportunity to join a pro-active, ambitious and fast expanding organisation where the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer’s talents will be applied and developed within an exciting environment.
Key responsibilities include: -
•Analysing supplier capabilities
•Developing and maintaining auditable supplier metrics
•Driving supplier improvement through detailed improvement plans based on thorough analysis of returns
•Conducting supplier quality audits based on supplier performance and critical business impact
•Providing technical training to employees when required
Essential Qualities include: -
· HND or equivalent in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
· Lead auditor qualification and experience for AS9100 or ISO9001
· Experience working within a Tier 1 manufacturing environment
· Experience of supplier development and supplier account management
· Experience of leading customer and supplier audits
· Experience of developing and maintaining Quality Management Systems and processes
· PC literate, including Microsoft Office packages
· Ability to read and interrupt engineering drawings
· Practical problem solving skills
· Self motivated, with high levels of numeracy and literacy
· Good communication skills
· Team player
Desirable Qualities include: -
· Mechanical or Electrical engineering qualification at degree level
· Purchasing experience
· Six sigma and lean manufacturing knowledge
· Experience of MRP

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be paste

Salary: £30k - £35k (Dependent on Experience)

Tel/Fax: 01233 501503

Email: cmacgregor@forcesrecruitment.co.uk

Web: http://www.forcesrecruitment.co.uk

Thursday, March 01, 2012

The company I work for www.optocap.com has a vacancyy for a senior micro-electronics packing engineer if any interest please get in touch. Have a look at our webpage above for details on the company.