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Updating the Production Worker Wage Scale After the Pandemic

A company deemed an essential manufacturer had dealt successfully with the challenges of keeping its workforce safe under a variety of evolving COVID-related programs and policies. Coming out of the pandemic, they found they were relatively well-positioned operationally and financially. To maintain their forward momentum, however, they had to hire more hourly workers.

Straight-Forward Compensation Advice for an Industrial Equipment Manufacturer

Pennsylvania-based Eriez designs and manufactures separation, metal detection, and material handling equipment for processing industries. Company president & CEO Lukas Guenthardt relies on McDermott Associates’ founder Don McDermott for guidance on matters related to total compensation, including benefits and bonus plans.

DGM’s Objectivity and Insights Help Modernize Nonprofit’s Compensation Plan

When Larry Carlson came to United Methodist Homes of NJ, its human resources function was outdated and in need of serious attention. A complete HR audit was conducted by an outside consultant who reviewed current HR policies and procedures and identified several projects that would operationalize industry best practices.

Industrial Supplies Distributor Needed an Outside Perspective on Its Incentive Plan

The president of a New York-based industrial supply house, wanted an outside perspective on his company’s incentive plan structure. He turned to McDermott Associates.

Multimedia Publishing Company Turns to McDermott Associates for Turnkey HR Solutions

Integrated Media Solutions is a small company, so they needed a consultant who could take on the HR heavy lifting – projects like the employee handbook, employee opinion poll, and performance appraisal programs.

Long-time Client Farbest Brands Values McDermott Associates Expertise and Timeliness

Montvale, New Jersey-based Farbest Brands, a distributor of food and nutrition ingredients, has been a McDermott Associates client since 1998. During that time, Don McDermott and his team have worked on a variety of projects for the company, including developing compensation and sales incentive plans, salary ranges, and change of control plans.

High-Precision Product Manufacturer Retains McDermott Associates to Develop Skill-Based Pay System

Manufacturing custom-engineered products is a capital- and labor-intensive process, one that a New Jersey-based firm has done with considerable expertise since 1973. As a growing, privately owned company, however, this firm found it needed a more formal structure and rationale for jobs performed by its hourly workers,which the workforce could more clearly and easily understand and tie to overall business goals, if it expected to stay competitive.