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Stephen Arango

Stephen Arango

Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Contract Recruiter/Manager with experience in Technology, Manufacturing, Sales, CPG, OFCCP, Engineering & Management

Focus
Sales Technology Operations
Hourly rate
60 USD
Avg project cost
$1,800
14 reviews
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My Recruiting Experience

Experience:
I focus on finding the right candidates for each cline one candidate at a time.
Roles hired:
Plant Managers Shift Leaders Electrical Engineers Facility Engineers
Clients:
EDS Nestle W.W. Grainger Marsh & McLennan Toshiba CDW ConAgra Foods BP
Experience:
I focus on finding the right match for each client one candidate at a time.
Roles hired:
Account Managers Account Executive Business Development Professionals
Clients:
EDS Nestle W.W. Grainger Marsh & McLennan Toshiba CDW ConAgra Foods BP
Experience:
Extensive recruiting experience in areas of SAP, Sun, Oracle, Peoplesoft, Java, Siebel, Remedy, Elance, MS Office, MS Project
Roles hired:
Managers Developers Project Managers Team Leads Hardware Engineers
Clients:
EDS Nestle W.W. Grainger Marsh & McLennan Toshiba CDW ConAgra Foods BP

Where I work...

Physically
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Virtually
United States: Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, St Louis
Major Clients: 3/15 – 4/15 Queue Marketing (Digital Marketing, Sales & SEO) Chicago, IL 8/14 – 1/15 Marsh & McLennan (IT, Risk Management, Veterans Hiring) New York City, NY 7/14 – 8/14 W.W. Grainger (IT, Manufacturing, Distribution & Sales) Lake Forest, IL 1/14 – 6/14 United Electronic Group (Manufacturing, IT, Sales & Management) Bensenville, IL 10/13 -1/14 American College of Surgeons (Healthcare, IT, Finance, Sales & Management) Chicago, IL 8/13 – 10/13 JIT (IT, Finance, Communications, Sales, SEO & Digital Marketing) Chicago, IL 5/13 – 8/13 Northwestern Mutual (Financial Services & Sales) Downers Grove, IL 1/13 – 5/13 Cadence Health (IT, HealthCare & Clinical) Winfield, IL 7/12 – 12/12 Nestle’ USA (Food, IT, Manufacturing & Logistics) Glendale, CA 1/12 – 7/12 Dover Corporation (Global Supply Chain, Sales, Financial & Manufacturing) Downers Grove, IL 6/11 – 1/12 Toshiba Medical Research Institute (Scientists, Software & Healthcare) Vernon Hills, IL 04/11-6/11 Market6 (Grocery, SEO, Sales & Software) Bannockbrook, IL 01/11 - 4/11 TOPCO (Food/Grocery Manufacturer, Supply Chain & Logistics) Skokie, IL 10/10-12/10 CDW (Technology, Sales & SEO) Vernon Hills, IL 1/10 – 10/10 Pactiv Corporation (Manufacturer, IT & Logistics) Lake Forest, IL 7/09 – 12/09 UPP Technology (Warehouse/ Healthcare Software & Insurance) Downers Grove, IL 8/08 – 7/09 ConAgra Foods (Supply Chain/Manufacturing & C Level) Naperville, IL & Omaha, NB 1/07 – 7/08 NueVista (Technology & QA) Oakbrook, IL 7/04 – 12/06 BP (Energy, Capital Markets, Communication & Technology), Warrenville, IL

Steve has a great sense of management and is task orientated. He multi tasks very well and possesses a great sense of urgency. Also, he has been very easy to work with, honest and up front, and has great follow up abilities.

Aaron Rontal

Steve is one of the best managers I have worked with. He has made every effort to ensure every detail about a position is understood. He is always available to answer questions and is always understanding no matter what the situation. I enjoy working with him and I hope it continues far into the future.

Gabe McDonald

Steve is a real pleasure to work with. It is not often you find someone who is as responsive and knowledgeable as Steve continues to be. He is open to suggestions and always makes you feel that the business relationship is taken seriously. An all around solid performer.

Robert Follett

I had the opportunity to work with Stephen on a number of projects over a period of one year, and found Steve to be very insightful, honest, professional, and an enabler in the process. As a service provider, he did exactly what he said he would do, and when he said he would do it. He will always be one of my first calls if I require a consultant to manage an internal staffing organization.

Kenneth Daubenspeck

Steve brings a tremendous amount of professionalism and commitment to his work. He is very knowledgeable about BP and the job openings, and always clearly conveys whatever information is needed. Highly responsive and available, he has an action-oriented approach and great follow-through. Steve is very honest, straightforward and personable. It truly is a pleasure to work with him.

Kathy Carroll

Steve and I worked will together while I was helping Catalyst Consulting Group start a commercial sector practice. Steve was leading a Center of Excellence for Catalyst and also managing an engagement with a key client.

I would recommend consideration to Steve without hesitation and am confident he can add value in areas of mutual interest.

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A very smart and driven employee. Easy to get along with, very dependable, great communication skills. Highly recommended.

Danielle Horstmann

Stephen was an exceptional manager. He had excellent communication skills. He was straightforward & honest. He built trust & inspired others to follow him. He empowered his team & promoted a collaborative work environment. He was very knowledgeable & promoted new ideas/approaches to the “way it has always been done” to achieve results. His Clients/team members were enthused to work with him again.

Carmen Robes

Stephen is a knowledgable recruiter who has the connections throughout the Chicagoland area to get the right positions before the competition. He also has a great network of talent that has proven invaluable to me in the past. He place me at Britannica.com and BP.

Stephen is also the first person that I call when I am looking for a consultant; or when I am looking for the right assignment. He is abreast f the lastest technology needs and alsways finds the perfect fit for the solution. I look forward to working with Stephen for many years to come.

Jerome Bryant

It was a pleasure to work with Steve as a supplier to BP. Steve was able to balance the interests of the client, the candidates, and suppliers so that there was a positive feeling on every interaction. I would definitely like to work with Steve again, and know that he is a positive representative for any client he would go into in the future.

Dan Troy

Stephen is an effective manager and detailed oriented. He proactively interacts with other members of his team and with executives to meet objectives and deliver projects. He uses his technical, managerial, interpersonal knowledge and skills effectively. In a nutshell, Steve gets the job done.

Shiva Sadasivam

Steve and I partnered together at Ossanna Consulting Group. He was in the role of HR consultant, onsite at various clients. Steve is a "get it done" consultant, able to walk in the door and hit the ground running! He is very well networked, particularly in the diversity community. Steve is very well liked by his colleagues, and well respected by his clients. Steve is also a "jack of all trades." He is an excellent recruiter, but he's also skilled in project/vendor management. I would recommend Steve for any HR project work.

Resa Loomis

I had great success in working with Steve on many of my client requirements during the time that we worked together at SIRCO. He is very knowledgeable of a wide range of technologies, is able to technically screen candidates to confirm that they have the right skills and is very well connected which provides him the abilty to find people quickly. He is a very good mentor as well and was helpful in sharing his technical and business knowledge with me and my other colleagues.

Therese Iglesias

Steve Arango is a consumate professional. He has a "True-North" results focus with a level of competence and integrity that impacted the project we worked on together. I would not hesitate to work with him again.

Eddie Dunn Head of Military & Veterans Affairs, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., LinkedIn profile
Positions held:
Senior Manager 2002 - 2004
Contract Recruiter/Owner 2004 - 2015
Education:
Detroit College of Business/Davemport University 1983
Ft. Benning Infantry School 1973

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