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  June 18, 2020                                                                                                                          
QAD Finance Consultant
Available Date
: Immediately
Open / Remote (travel required)


Qualifications found in the ideal candidate will include:

  • QAD Finance experience 3-5 years, QAD Enterprise Edition is preferred.  Candidates with other ERP Finance experience will also be considered.
  • Experience on an implementation or upgrade project desired and hands-on QAD experience required.
  • Candidates will come from a financial/accounting background, if you have a CPA or CMA certification it would be a bonus.
  • Candidates must have professional management-level communication skills with an ability to speak with CFOs, Controller, Cost Accountants, Accounting Managers and diverse user groups about the software & implementation process.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Accounting or Finance from an internationally accredited university.
  • Vertical expertise in Life Science, Automotive, Electronics, CPG and or Food & Beverage desired.
  • Professional demeanor to represent the company in all instances and to promote strong relationships with clients to continue and build business.

This is a full-time employment position.  Candidates should be eligible to work for any employer in the US or be eligible to be sponsored for a TN visa. Significant travel is required.

Please contact for further information.

  June 18, 2020                                                                                                                          
Senior QAD DBA/Linux Administrator
Available Date
: Immediately
Open / Remote

The Senior QAD/DBA/Linux Administrator will work remotely with an existing Managed Services QAD Technical team, supporting clients across the Globe for 20+ versions of QAD and Progress all running on several different platforms. The candidate can live anywhere in the US, working remotely and must be currently eligible to work for any US employer.  Work shifts vary, some days, but evening/night and weekend hours are also available.  There is no travel required for this role.

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience supporting QAD 2009SE or EE and newer and Progress 10.2B or newer.
  • Progress Database Administration (DBA) hands on experience, 5+ years or more
  •  QAD ERP System support experience (ability to troubleshoot, fix, maintain, tune, make changes), 5+ years of hands-on technical support
  • Linux Administration (advanced commands, tuning, scripting, functionality, troubleshooting, printers, emails)
  • Progress Application Server support and troubleshooting experience
  • Tomcat Administration
  • Networking experience, particularly in a Linux environment
  • QAD Installation and configuration experience
  • Experience with Virtualization, Backups, Disaster Recovery and Security

Candidates must also be very strong communicators, willing and able to talk by phone with clients, managers and colleagues and troubleshoot QAD/Progress in a live setting with client stakeholders observing the process. An ability to tenaciously solve problems and improve processes is required, as is a strong ability to develop and revise documentation for procedures and/or system documentation. Candidates must also be able to work within a controlled environment which is audited each year under SOC 1 Type 2 standards.

Please contact to apply. No third parties, please.

  June 9, 2020                                                                                                                          
QAD Consultants (2 Positions)
Available Date
: Immediately
Columbus, OH / DeForest, WI


General Responsibilities:
The QAD Techno-Functional Consultant is responsible for both functional requirements and the technical development of core ERP QAD application. Responsible for analyzing cross-system business process re-engineering recommendations in order to define new or enhanced technology solutions. Provides leadership and consultancy for functional and process improvement efforts related to the support of information delivery and core IT services.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes complex business problems to be solved with automated systems, including detailed designs that support general business case information that requires additional research, validation, and translation into system solution requirements.
  • Modifying existing programs, conducting code-review, and writing new programs conforming to QAD Progress 4GL best practices and standards.
  • Configures system settings and options; plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems to meet business requirements
  • Leads and coordinates Integration Testing (INT/SIT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), and associated activities such as test plan, test cases and test execution as related to a new implementation or significant enhancements to an existing implementation
  • Assisting with the installation, version upgrades, and maintenance of QAD application and related 3rd party software applications
  • Help to develop and implement processes and methodologies. Mentor, coach and lead staff augmentation consultants, new team members, or other Ball Metalpack SMEs, as required.
  • Provides detailed functional and technical documentation
  • Understanding and executing application lifecycle management best practices (change control) for promoting development customizations into production environment
  • Advising information technology strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating organizational outcomes, identify problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborating with end users, managers, and fellow members of the IT Team
  • Other responsibilities as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience working with ERP systems : QAD 2011SE or 2014SE
  • 5+ years QAD Progress 4GL (OpenEdge ABL) programming
  • Expert experience with creating and maintaining QAD NetUI browses
  • EDI Interface administration, requirements and transmission expert experience
  • User setup and system administrative experience
  • Experience with Label design and printing through Datamax programming code
  • Experience with Linux command and script writing for Linux commands within Progress code
  • QAD implementation, upgrade and support experience including 3rd party applications including Telnet/SSH, RF Devices (StayLink)
  • Experience with writing and modifying code to integrate with other on-premise and cloud applications.
  • Experience with: MRP, Production scheduling (repetitive manufacturing), Workorders, Backflush, invoicing, Purchasing, Sales Order and Pricing, Shipping, Item master, Costing, Bill of Materials, Forecasting
  • Experience with or knowledge of Warehouse management processes, material movement/ pallet tracking, Inventory management, RF concepts
  • General knowledge of can manufacturing, steel manufacturing, coating process or lithography knowledge is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical problem solving and decision-making skills within functional and technical areas with keen focus on root cause analysis, problem prevention and system stability
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain training documentation and deliver training to users at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to assemble, analyze, and evaluate data and be able to make appropriate and well-reasoned recommendations and decisions to support the business and project teams
  • Knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems, specifically QAD Progress DB and Microsoft SQL Server (SSRS, SSIS)
  • NetUI QAD Report Writing Tool experience preferred
  • Cyberquery knowledge or experience preferred
  • PowerBI knowledge or experience preferred
  • QAD — EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) functional process knowledge preferred
  • QAD Certification preferred
  • MS Azure database knowledge preferred

Qualified candidates, please send resumes to:

  March 4, 2020                                                                                                                          
Senior Database Administrator
Available Date
: Immediately
Wooster, OH


Position Summary: Responsible for the administration, integrity, maintenance and security of databases, including back-up processes for the server and associated databases. Responsible for the management and support of key enterprise applications, including integrations between these systems. He/she must have strong technical skills, excellent problem solving ability and good customer service skills.

 Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the administration of databases for key enterprise applications, including architecture, performance, maintenance, backup and security. Provides technical expertise and recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities as well as ensuring data is consistent across the database.
  2. Performs maintenance, database back-up and restorations of corrupted data. Develops, manages and tests database and application backup and recovery plans. Manages and truncates log files.
  3. Evaluates malfunctions of hardware and/or software applications for the purpose of determining appropriate actions to maintain enterprise applications.
  4. Writes scripts for importing and exporting data into enterprise applications, maintaining the integrity of the data across the applications.
  5. Use report writing tools such as Qlikview, Browses and Reports to extract data and share information for automated reporting in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  6. Writes documentation to describe scripts, schema changes, reports and coding for all supported databases.
  7. Provides back-up technical support (operating system and application) for enterprise application users. Support should be less than 15% of work time.
  8. Keeps abreast of the computer industry by reading professional journals, attending seminars and conferences etc.
  9. Always strives to meet corporate goals and looks for opportunities to use technology to do so.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:
•  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•  Minimum of 7 years experience in database administration and managing enterprise level applications.
•  Computer skills required: Windows PC, server and Linux operating systems
•  Experience with Progress, Microsoft SQL, MSSQL and Access databases
•  Familiarity with programming language SQL, Visual Basic, Progress scripts, cron and bash scripts
•  Experience with enterprise level applications, QAD and QlikView preferred.
•  Proficiency in database administration, management, data import/export and developing reports.
•  Strong technical and problem solving and reasoning skills
•  Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with people in a professional and courteous manner.

Span of Control:
Enterprise Applications: Directly responsible for maintenance and backup of enterprise applications. Shared responsibility for security of enterprise databases.

Financial: Responsible for purchasing computer related hardware/software in the most cost effective manner.

Communication Requirements:
Position duties require frequent contact with people both inside and outside the organization where matters discussed require professional and courteous communication skills that may affect the organizations policies, procedures, profitability and image.

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

  • Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive Motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Sedentary Work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Qualified candidates please apply HERE

  January 20, 2020                                                                                                                          
QAD-EE Consultant (Manufacturing, Distribution, Supply Chain, Project Management)
Available Date: Q3 / Q4 2020
U.S. / Open

Do you have a passion for utilizing and applying ERP technology toward improvement of a customer’s business profitability and success?  Would you thrive in a professional, driven consulting practice focused on delivering those strengths to its clients nationwide?  Then the open full time consulting position with a premier QAD partner in the US would be a match for you.  Candidates will join an outstanding organization and deliver implementation planning, execution, training and support to the new and established customer base.  Qualifications found in the ideal candidate will include:        
  • QAD Manufacturing, Distribution or Supply Chain experience 3-5 years
    Enterprise Edition/EE ideal, Standard Edition/SE a good second choice.
  • Experience on an implementation or upgrade project desired and hands-on QAD experience required.
  • Candidates will come from a manufacturing, supply chain or distribution background and have extensive knowledge of operational best practices, especially in the automotive or automotive provider sector. 
  • Needed is hands-on understanding of manufacturing business processes such as Material Requirements Planning/MRP, Work Order Processing, Inventory Control, Lot/Serial Tracking in addition to Sales Order and Purchase Order Processing. Experience in Advanced Repetitive functionality, Lean concepts and 21 CFR Part 11 Validation Requirements is a plus. Project Management experience is a plus.
  • Home base can be any location in the USA providing you are close to a major US airport, but Midwest, Northeast or East Coast are strongly preferred.  Need to travel will be anywhere from 50-80%, depending upon home city and project work.
  •  Candidates must have professional management-level communication skills with an ability to speak with C-level customers, Directors, Managers and diverse user groups about the software & implementation process.
  • A Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, etc. from an internationally accredited university is required.
  • Certifications in Six Sigma, Lean, cGMP, GDP, CCSP, APICS, 21 CFR Part 11 Validation, etc. strongly desired. 
  • Vertical expertise in Automotive, Life Science, Manufacturing, Electronics, CPG and or Food & Beverage desired.
  • Professional demeanor to represent the company in all instances and to promote strong relationships with clients to continue and build business.

Candidates should be eligible to work for any employer in the US.   EOE.  
Please contact for further information or to apply for the position.

  October 23, 2019                                                                                                                                 
Systems Support Analyst
Available Date
: Immediately
Spartanburg, SC

Bericap in South Carolina (Spartanburg area) has a full-time opening for a
Systems Support Analyst. The position will report to the IT Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
·         Primary function includes supporting the QAD ERP system, Freedom Errorproof Barcoding system, Qlikview Business
           Intelligence systems at Bericap North America, including Burlington Ontario, Cowpens South Carolina and Mexico, Mexico.
           Travel where necessary to meet these requirements.
·         Ensures compliance with internal procedures and makes recommendations as appropriate with reference to information technology.
·         Supports the IT Manager and Director of Finance with related projects as directed
·         Maintains user profiles in Linux, QAD, Freedom, and Windows as required
·         Maintains and supports Plant label computers, printers, and R/F devices on the manufacturing /warehouse floor.
·         Documents user instructions and guides related to responsibilities

·         Post-Secondary education in a related discipline
·         Proficient use of Microsoft servers and applications including MS Office, Project, Visio, SQL
·         Prior use of applications including: Freedom Errorproof, QAD and Qlikview
·         Linux/Unix Skills
·         Computer hardware, software and printer troubleshooting skills
·         Programming and scripting in a variety of languages
·         Excellent Communication Skills
·         3-5 years programming, supporting and analysis experience (similar applications –
           QAD Enterprise, Freedom Barcoding and Qlikview)
·         Prior experience in a similar capacity is an asset

Qualified candidates, please send resume to:
Mary Lou Bednarski, HR Director at

  August 19, 2019                                                                                                                                 
Progress/QAD-EE/Linux DBA Technical Support - Remote
Available Date
: Immediately

Job Summary:
The Progress/QAD/Linux Managed DBA Services full time Contractor will work with and supplement an existing Managed Services Database team, supporting clients across the US. The candidate can live anywhere in the US, working remotely. Shifts will be Monday through Friday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST.   A minimum six month commitment to the role is required to maintain consistency and to support SLAs with key clients.

Technical Requirements:
Ideal qualifications: Level 2 or 3 experience supporting QAD Enterprise Edition and Progress 10.2B and newer in a Linux/Unix environment.
Or …

  • Progress DBA hands on experience, 5-10+ years or more
  • Linux Administration (basic commands, functionality, troubleshooting)
  • QAD ERP System/Software experience (ability to troubleshoot, maintain, tune, make changes)
  • Progress Database experience
  • Progress Application Server experience
  • Tomcat Administration
  • Networking experience, particularly in a Linux environment
  • Experience with Virtualization, Backup, Disaster Recovery, Security

Candidates must also be strong communicators, willing and able to talk by phone with clients, managers and colleagues. An ability to tenaciously solve problems or issues and/or improve processes is required as is a strong ability to prioritize and create, revise and update documentation for procedures and/or system documentation.   Candidates must be able to work for any employer in the US, own current hardware/software to perform the support work or systems that will support remote installation of software and monitoring systems. This is a remote position. Candidates can live anywhere in the US and must be currently eligible to work in the US.

Please contact to apply. No third parties, please.
  June 19, 2019                                                                                                                                 
Senior QAD Business Analyst
Available Date
: Immediately
Frisco, TX

The primary function of the Senior QAD Business Analyst will be to provide project task coordination, functional expertise and contribute to improvements and enhancements for all internal systems. The Senior QAD Business Analyst will work to implement new QAD EE installations and upgrades leading teams through the planning ad successful execution of the project plan. The Senior QAD Business Analyst will be responsible to meet with system owners and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements.

The Senior QAD Business Analyst will work to determine technical and business solutions and implement them in conjunction with other IT staff and functional business units. The Senior QAD Business Analyst will work closely with consultant including collaborating with onsite technical consultants and service providers to completer the implementation of system solutions.

Sr. QAD Business Analyst Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience deploying and supporting the QAD ERP system in a manufacturing or distribution environment
  • 5+ years’ experience with project management, analysis or programming of manufacturing systems
  • QAD EE (ERP) project implementation team experience including other business systems experience such as Eagle RF Express, Cyberquery, FACTIVITY, BI, or Salesforce
  • QAD Certification is a plus but not a requirement

The Senior QAD Business Analyst must possess excellent knowledge of reporting software, spreadsheets, flowcharts, graphs, and possess strong analytical skills. The Senior QAD Business Analyst must be able to work in a fast-paced, multifaceted, and cross functional environment and ideally have significant experience interacting with all types of end users, including executives.

Argon Medical is a global manufacturer of specialty medical products including a broad line of medical devices for Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Interventional Cardiology and Oncology. With over 800 employees worldwide. Argon has manufacturing facilities located in Athens, TX, Wheeling, IL and Rochester, NY.  Argon’s brand is recognized for best-in-class products that improve patient outcomes via percutaneous, image-guided procedures.

If you are interested in hearing more about this position contact a recruiter today at: or apply online        

  June 3, 2019                                                                                                                                 
QAD ERP Support Specialist
Available Date
: Immediately
Newport Beach, CA

Job Function:

  • QAD ERP application end-user support and administration

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary focus will be to support Finance users of QAD ERP and other business systems as it relates to business processes. 
  • Provide functional and technical support to users of QAD ERP systems and other business applications in Finance, Manufacturing and Distribution.
  • Responsible for ERP and business applications administration and security.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of Accounting concepts and business processes, including General Ledger Chart of Accounts and how it relates to ERP systems and business processes.
  • General knowledge of other business processes in the areas Manufacturing and Distribution.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, team oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or other related degree


  • 3 or more years of experience with administration and end-user support of QAD or other ERP systems

Email resumes to:

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