McDonough Elevators is a U.S. company and a leading supplier of rack-and-pinion industrial elevators. With over 40 years of service, McDonough is a full-service company providing equipment, service, maintenance, modernizations, rentals and parts. McDonough recently turned to BIC Recruiting to find a new director of health, safety and environmental (HSE). BIC Recruiting placed Jim Rushing in the position.

“BIC offered a high-level recruiting advantage.”

— Kevin M. Harrison, McDonough Elevators

“BIC offered a high-level recruiting advantage,” said Kevin M. Harrison, vice president of compliance for McDonough Elevators. “We were familiar with BIC because of our marketing partnership and their location in Houston. BIC Recruiting only brought us top-notch qualified candidates, and they made filling this important position easier on us. I definitely recommend BIC Recruiting if you need a position

Rushing said McDonough had everything he was looking for, and BIC Recruiting listened to his needs.

“I wanted to work as part of a company committed to great performance, and that includes incorporating safety and quality into every product, service and activity,” Rushing said. “The beliefs, values and attitudes of top- and middle-level management are very important to me. I have found a company committed to growing and improving among our leadership. There is an appreciation for teamwork that I personally value because it prompts a great deal of collaboration and higher levels of communication.

“I was impressed and gratified by the level of personal attention to my experience and career goals that Senior Executive Recruiter Deborah Anderson showed throughout the process. She was always available and prompt in her feedback, and BIC’s interface with McDonough about my needs and interest in the position waseffective in landing and closing the offer.”

Rushing’s primary responsibilities at McDonough will include developing and implementing HSE policies, procedures and processes that address regulatory compliance; meeting customer requirements; continually improving HSE performance for McDonough; and developing safety leadership.

BIC Recruiting understands the uniqueness of each client’s needs, and its goal is to place candidates who not only meet those needs but will also grow with the company.
“Through in-depth discussions with both the client and the candidate, our recruiters ensure a strong fit with the company’s culture,” said Hazel Kassu, president of recruiting for BIC Recruiting. “We’re so pleased that we were able to match Jim with McDonough. We know how critical safety is to the industry, so it was absolutely critical we found qualified safety professionals for McDonough.”

McDonough is headquartered in Houston, with full-service locations in Atlanta, Baltimore, Denver, Kansas City and Los Angeles.

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