Hersheys, Alticorp, Nike are looking. What do they fly?

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All 3 are currently looking for pilots. I know Alticorp is Amway but that is about all I know about them. Anyone with more info would be appreciated.
 

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Here is the Alticor aka Amway job:

Job title: First Officer AutoReqId: 1359BR Number of Positions: 1 Department: Aircraft AdminCompany: Alticor - 800Location / Work siteAda, MIType of employment: Full-time Shift: 1

Job descriptionThe First Officer assists the Captain in the safe and efficient operation of the aircraft, keeping within the constraints of the SOP, CFR Part 91 and host country rules and regulations. The First Officer prepares the aircraft for flight by interior and exterior pre-flight, assists in loading luggage, and ensures the aircraft is stocked correctly with appropriate catering for the flight. The First Officer pays for the fuel and catering and ensures the department is billed correctly. The First Officer ensures the aircraft is refueled correctly and assists in putting the overnight kit on when away from Grand Rapids.Minimum Education/Experience RequirementsAirline Transport Pilot (ATP) Rating with a Jet type rating in a jet aircraft and a minimum of 3000 hours flight hoursOther RequirementsThe candidate should meet the following qualifications:
1. Hold a valid FAA Airline Transport Certificate (airplane).
2. Hold a type rating in a turbo-jet aircraft.
3. Pass a valid FAA first class medical.
4. Hold a valid FCC radio operators cerfiticate.
 
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Nike has a Falcon 2000EX (non-EASy) and 2 G-V's. They just picked up a (pre-owned) G-V last week. It will definately help your chances with Nike if you are typed in the G-V. They need pilots yesterday.
 

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Hey G100...if Nike is hiring yesterday, I would be interested in getting my resume to them the day before. I went to their website, and found nothing in aviation...do you know the contact info? GREATLY appreciated...
 

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LeonPhelps said:
Hey G100...if Nike is hiring yesterday, I would be interested in getting my resume to them the day before. I went to their website, and found nothing in aviation...do you know the contact info? GREATLY appreciated...
I went to their website, clicked on jobs, typed in Pilot, and 2 listings came up. Not too terribly difficult. What did you do to not get the same result?
 
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I've seen a Falcon 2000 around GRR out of Alticor's hangar. Sharp paint job, dark bottom with beige top 2/3. I don't know what else they fly, but I bet the FAA registry does.

Hmm, I only found this Hawker in the Registry. Guess the Falcon could have been someone else's.
N527AC
Aircraft Serial Number : NA0405
Aircraft Manufacturer : BRITISH AEROSPACE
Model : BAE 125 SERIES 800A
Engine Manufacturer : GARRETT
Model : TFE 731 SER
Aircraft Year : 1988
Owner Name : ALTICOR INC
Owner Address : 7575 FULTON RD
ADA, MI, 49355
Type of Owner : Corporation
Registration Date : 11-Apr-1988
Airworthiness Certificate Type : Standard
Approved Operations : Transport
 
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Has anyone tried applying to Hershey's on their website? I filled everything out and submitted my app. but it returned a message saying I don't meet their requirements. I'm pretty sure I exceed(by a lot) all their requirements but it won't let me reapply and can't find out how to contact them to find out the problem. The 800 number is busy.

Anyone else have this problem? Suggestions?
 

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ever thinnk you may be over qualified?
 

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What's the pay and QOL at Nike? NO, NO, NO! Stop it! Bad AA717driver! :D TC

P.S.--Seriously, what do they start out at? Just asking for a GV rated friend.
 

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FL420 said:
Has anyone tried applying to Hershey's on their website? I filled everything out and submitted my app. but it returned a message saying I don't meet their requirements. I'm pretty sure I exceed(by a lot) all their requirements but it won't let me reapply and can't find out how to contact them to find out the problem. The 800 number is busy.

Anyone else have this problem? Suggestions?
I ran into the exact same problem. Just got home from a trip and had an email from them asking me to come back and fill it out again and apoligizing for their computer errors. If you signed up, you should have received that same email. Let me know if you didn't and I'll forward it over to you. Good luck to you.
 

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Anyone have any idea about the QOL at Nike? I heard that you are expected to work in the office when you are not flying--just wondering if that is the case.
 

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Alticor/RDV/Devos Fleet

(2) G-V
(1) G550
(3) G-IV/400?
(1) B733 (based @ MCO)
(1) CJ2
(2) H800A
(1) SR-22
(1) S-76B

That Falcon 2000 maybe the new 2000EX for Steelcase.
 

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you are very far off on the amway flleet they are the largest private operator of hs-125-800A's and I know many people that operate more than 2. hint! they have more than 10 of them!
 

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HawkerF/O said:
I ran into the exact same problem. Just got home from a trip and had an email from them asking me to come back and fill it out again and apoligizing for their computer errors. If you signed up, you should have received that same email. Let me know if you didn't and I'll forward it over to you. Good luck to you.
I got it too. Thanks for the offer. Good luck to you also.
 

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you are very far off on the amway flleet they are the largest private operator of hs-125-800A's and I know many people that operate more than 2. hint! they have more than 10 of them!
Alticor (Amway) has two or maybe Three Hawkers only and they are being replaced. The last that I knew, Alticor had not yet decided on an aircraft to replace them with. The rest of the Alticor fleet is made up of GIV's, GV's a brand new G550 and a Sikorsky helicopter .

They also have a Cessna CJ2 that one of the Devos "sp" family members owns and fly's himself. I don't know if any of the pilots still have to do baby sitting duty anymore or not, but I understand he is a good guy to fly with.

Right now Alticor has somewhere around 25 pilots and have hired three new pilots over the last year.

It's my understanding that they have a set pay scale based on seat position and years of service. The starting pay is $75,000 / year for a co-pilot and you can expect to fly two airplane types within your first year (HS125 & G?). They like to upgrade everyone to captain within about 1 1/2 - 2 years, and first year captain pay is $80,000. You can also expect to receive a very generous bonus each year. I've heard of bonus's in the neighborhood of $15,000 - $20,000 for the junior pilots and $20,000- $30,000 for the senior pilots.

They run a first class operation and the pilots there seem to be happy. I can't remember the Cheif Pilots Name (Randy ?) but he seems like a nice guy and I haven't heard anything but nice about him.

If you get on with Alticor, and get on the GV or G550 expect to be gone from home alot and plan on being in China and Asia (ALOT).

Hope this helps
 

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Alticor currently has 14 hawkers. I have been flying into the hangar for over 3 years transporting a board director. Amway might have 2 but there are 14 in the hangar, some under RDV, some under DV sports, some under Horizons, and the many other names the company uses.
 

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HS125 said:
It's my understanding that they have a set pay scale based on seat position and years of service. The starting pay is $75,000 / year for a co-pilot and you can expect to fly two airplane types within your first year (HS125 & G?). They like to upgrade everyone to captain within about 1 1/2 - 2 years, and first year captain pay is $80,000. You can also expect to receive a very generous bonus each year. I've heard of bonus's in the neighborhood of $15,000 - $20,000 for the junior pilots and $20,000- $30,000 for the senior pilots.
You didn't mention the best part - all the SA8 and LOC you want at cost! :rolleyes:
 
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