JJM Search Joins ECIA Services Partners (ESP) Program

ATLANTA, GA–ECIA is pleased to announce JJM Search has joined the roster of ECIA Services Partner (ESP) Program companies, providing a full range of human resources services to ECIA members. JJM Search is a global executive search firm founded by Carla Mahrt. JJM Is part of the MRI Network, leaders in the search and recruitment industry for over 40 years. Carla utilizes her vast network of electronics industry contacts to place engineers, sales, product management and marketing professionals.

Many ECIA members know Carla Mahrt from her dedication to the industry as proven by her tireless volunteer work with NEDA and EDS. Carla began her career in electronics over 20 years ago working for Vishay Intertechnology, Raychem Corporation, and more recently in global distribution at Tyco Electronics, where she additionally served as a mentor. Carla has been an industry activist serving on the Board of Directors for the Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) where she also served as President.

Carla explained how this deep industry involvement translates into value for her clients. “In order to recruit 'Impact Players' for the electronics industry, you need to know who they are and where to find them. JJM has over 20 years real world experience in the electronics industry; we not only know the top talent, but also know what it will take to get them. I enjoy working with the great people of the ECIA and look forward to helping member companies accelerate and improve the outcomes of their recruitment activities.”

Victor Meijers, ECIA senior vice president, commented, “ECIA is fortunate to work with Carla Mahrt and JJM Search to offer these services to ECIA members. Her innovative and comprehensive selection process is quite unique. Finding the right person for the job and maintaining an optimum team is not easy in this competitive global industry. JJM Search provides services throughout the process to find and keep these 'Impact Players.' Many recruiters claim they are electronics industry experts, but JJM Search offers the expertise of someone who is a proven and accomplished leader with 20 years of experience working for global electronics manufacturers. Carla is someone who understands the channel and knows the nuances of the business, allowing her to connect companies with bright, qualified candidates."

JJM Search tailors its services to the unique needs and budgets of each client company, under several different business models. If the need is immediate and candidates' skills are in high demand, a retained solution may be appropriate; other situations may require contract staffing or contingency arrangements.

About ECIA The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components to the end customer. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generates critical business intelligence. For more information, visit www.ecianow.org or call 678-393-9990.

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