Job Postings

Hallett Canvas and Sales - Sewer

Hallett Canvas and Sails, Inc in Falmouth Maine, with a reputation for exceptional quality, innovation and service, seeks experienced canvas fabricators/sewers.

Industrial sewing experience and skills are required, and marine industry experience is advantageous.

The ideal canvas fabricator/sewer will be able to measure projects, create templates/patterns, cut and sew large and small canvas projects, provide exceptional fit and finish detailing, and be able to install and adjust products to meet customer expectations.

The person(s) we hire will have a great work ethic, take pride in their work and work well in a team/can-do environment. If this opportunity to join a well-established company with a promising future is appealing to you and you have the experience and skills we need, we want to hear from you.

Please send your resume to mhallett225@gmail.com or call 207-781-7070.

Skills: Detail Oriented, Organized, Driven- Self Motivated, Disciplined, Creative

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Hourly, wage DOE

Required experience:  Manufacturing-fabricating/sewing canvas products: 1 year

Driver’s License

DeepWater Buoyancy, Inc. - Sales Engineer

Sales Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY

Support Sales Manager, Director of Business Development and external sales representatives in quote generation, customer communication, product design and development, and job execution.  Provide general engineering support to the entire organization.

Reports to:              Sales Manager

Department:           Sales

Working Hours:      Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Operate a PC.

Communicate with Vendors, Customers and Co-Workers by phone, fax, email and meetings.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide engineering support to sales people and customers

Participate in product and project estimating, quoting and costing

Enter sales, engineering and costing information into database

Work with customers to obtain engineering information, and customer engineering support

Develop concepts and designs

Develop product specifications for production

Attend production meetings, costing meetings, and job kickoff meetings when necessary

Travel to customer sites and participate in sales meetings

Travel to and participate in trade shows

Provide technical drawings to customers for quotation purposes, provide sales representatives with engineering information

Provide engineering support to manufacturing including, but not limited to, producing CAD drawings, answering technical questions, and making procedural suggestions

Follow engineering procedure regarding technical drawings (creation, storage, revision, customer-supplied drawings, post job consolidation, etc.)

Contact vendors for quote purposes

Provide materials list to purchasing department when necessary               Other duties as assigned by management

 

QUALIFICATIONS – SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED

Requires an Associate’s Degree in Drafting, Industrial Technology, or related technical field with at least 2 years of related experience.

Requires excellent interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills.

Computer competency in MS Excel, MS Word, and SolidWorks is required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works mostly in the office environment (business casual).

Is expected to frequent the production floor for fact finding, communication and coordination.

Is expected to travel nationally and internationally on an occasional basis.

Personal protective equipment is provided and mandatory.

AUTHORITY/RESPONSIBILITY

Responsible to adhere to procedures as defined by the DeepWater Buoyancy, Inc. Quality Management System.

 

PLEASE REPLY TO

dcote@deepwb.com

Molnlycke Health Care - Manufacturing Manager

Manufacturing Manager

Molnlycke Health Care – Brunswick, ME

 

Molnlycke Health Care is a world leading manufacturer of wound care and single-use surgical products. Molnlycke Health Care is one of the most respected professional health care brands in the world, and we are particularly known for our unique, high quality range of products and patented technologies that allow patients to live better lives and help health care professionals efficiently treat more patients with better care.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the personnel and production activities in the Manufacturing Department.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Lead, manage and coordinate the manufacturing department and personnel to support the Company’s manufacturing, quality and long and short term goals.
  • Continually improve workflow and productivity, lower costs, and improve quality.
  • Ensure all employees have been trained in the safe an proper use of all tools, equipment, chemical and protective devices
  • Ensure that all documents, materials and tools utilized to manufacture goods support the quality requirements.
  • Communicate daily and longer-term production objectives and plans to production personnel. Communications should promote teamwork and feedback.
  • Responsible for the development and leadership of the site continuous improvement process
  • Guide, develop and coach direct reports to contribute to a positive work environment
  • Prepare short and long term budgets, staffing requirements, operating plans and capital plans to support the Company’s goals
  • Maintain accurate and timely production and quality records.
  • Work with other departments/personnel such as purchasing to make sure that incoming material meets production and quality plans.
  • Be an active part of the management team

KEY DECISIONS:

  • Decisions regarding resources for people and materials in order to meet production objectives.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Software.
  • Ability to manage, coach, and develop direct reports.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Professional leadership, supervision and management skills and experience required.
  • Experience developing and leading teams.
  • Hands on experience implementing lean manufacturing tools/techniques, required
  • Bachelor’s degree desired. Business, Engineering or Manufacturing related, preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in supervising or managing a manufacturing environment preferred.

Benefits:

Molnlycke Health Care offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts, 401(K) Plan with company match, profit sharing contribution, discretionary annual bonus, holidays and PTO program.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Elmet Technologies - Machine Shop Maintenance Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION SHEET

Job Title:  Maintenance Technician – Machine Shop            Reports To:    Facilities and Maintenance Manager

Dept.:  384 – Maintenance                                                      Grade:               9     

General Description:   A Maintenance Technician will maintain and perform maintenance all plant equipment through repair, manufacture, or replacement of parts, both mechanical and electrical.  The Maintenance Technician will machine or fabricate, construct and assemble basic mechanical and electrical parts as per instructions, sketches, electrical schematics or blueprints.

Essential Job Functions:*

  • Sets up, and operates to design tolerances all conventional or general, machine shop machines, electrical, hand tools, or measuring devices
  • Learns how to operate, special purpose or new machine shop machines, hand tools, or measuring and electrical devices
  • Fabricates, constructs and assembles basic mechanical and electrical parts as per instructions, sketches, electrical schematics or blueprints
  • Performs basic machining, repair, construct, or assemble mechanical or electrical parts or aids as per drawings or instructions
  • Fabricates or produces basic existing or prototype devices to tolerances specified or as facility machines or tooling is capable
  • Operates, maintains, repairs, troubleshoots, and installs all types of new or existing machines, devices or tooling.
  • Performs skilled welding, brazing, soldering, or electrical calibrations operations to tolerance
  • Perform basic computer functions including, document maintenance data entry and report generation
  • Operator keeps work area neat and orderly
  • Follows all company safety policies and procedures and reports all accidents, hazards and equipment problems
  • Performs other duties as required

Skills/Experience/Training Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Needs to understand basic mechanical/electrical function relationships
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform simple math functions or proficiency in basic shop math skills
  • Ability to use hand measuring tools
  • Must be able to read and interpret all forms of blueprints, drawings, electrical schematics or sketches
  • Capability to fabricate parts or devices to the tolerances of plant equipment, both new and existing, as drawings require
  • Ability to perform skilled welding, brazing, soldering, or electrical calibrations operations to tolerance
  • Must be able to perform basic computer functions including, document maintenance data entry and report generation
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a competency test

 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Routinely operates/uses equipment, machines, and tools requiring hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity.
  • Routinely communicates face-to-face
  • Routinely performs duties in production floor environment
  • Must be able to reach overhead and below the knees including bending, twisting, pulling and stopping
  • Must be able to stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time or for an entire work shift
  • Must be able to wear protective gear 

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position.  While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, the Company reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.

 

*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis

Elmet Technologies - Machine Operators

Machine Operators

Established in 1929, Elmet Technologies is a US owned and operated fully integrated manufacturer of the refractory metals molybdenum, tungsten, and their alloys.  Fully integrated means that our operations start with the production of metal powder which is processed through to fully dense mill products like plate, sheet, rod and wire.  These mill products feed our precision machining and fabrication operations to produce customer and application specific components.  This level of integration allows Elmet to tailor material properties to application-specific requirements, with a high level of consistency and quality control.  Elmet services the semiconductor, aerospace, defense, flat panel display, medical, high temperature furnace, and other markets. Elmet is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and AS9100 certified. For more information about Elmet, please visit us online at www.elmettechnologies.com.

Elmet Technologies LLC in Lewiston, Maine has an immediate need for 1st and 2nd shift Machine Operators to perform a variety of operations preparatory to further processing and finishing of parts and rod products and to maintain equipment to meet tolerances and customer requirements. Assistance in relocation is not available for this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operator checks with Supervisor for production and sales order reports to determine which material is to be processed
  • Set up, maintain and operate equipment in conformance to process procedures and specifications which can include performing routine maintenance
  • Verify starting material and supplies are dimensionally correct
  • Inspects parts as required
  • Assists others where two or more employees are required to perform an operation
  • Complete all necessary paperwork
  • Log all transactions into the computer
  • Prepare material for subsequent processing
  • Deburr material
  • Keeps area neat and orderly
  • Move material to next processing center
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • The candidate must have good written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, follow routers, use simple math, and use basic hand held measuring tools
  • Basic computer proficiency
  • Manufacturing experience preferred

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Physical Demands:

  • Moderate physical effort required
  • Routinely communicates face-to-face
  • Must be able to lift  and maneuver up to 50+ pounds
  • Must have good eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity
  • Must be able to stand sit or walk for extended periods of time up to an entire shift

Benefits:

  • A full slate of benefits is provided: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short & Long term Disability; Life Insurance; 401k with company match, Vacations and Holidays.

Elmet Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

JSI Store Fixtures - Project Manager CNC Specialist

CONTROLLER

BerryDunn is partnering with our client, JSI Store Fixtures, Inc., to find an experienced Controller who is looking for an exciting challenge as a key contributor to the continued success and growth of the organization as it develops from its starting point as a regional manufacturer into a national business.  Our client with facilities in Milo and Bangor, ME, Suwanee, GA, Greenville, SC, Payson, Utah and Collingwood, Ontario Canada is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of high quality merchandising displays for the supermarket industry.

www.jsistorefixtures.com

Working as a Business Partner to the CFO and CEO, the Controller will undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, development of internal control policies and procedures, and manage and coach accounting and IT staff.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Payroll, Employee Benefits, Cost Accounting, and Inventory Accounting
  • Prepare budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Analyze cash flow, cost controls and expenses.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Complete month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Provide for a system of cost reports
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Analyze and translate complex financial data and concepts to individuals at all levels.
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual review.
  • Provide status of the business by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial and operations data.
  • Provides leadership of the department, serving as mentor and coach, to deliver a first class service department.
  • Develop and maintain banking relationships.

Qualifications

  • BS in Accounting or Finance and 7-10 years of experience in a management level finance or accounting role
  • Manufacturing, cost accounting IT experience is desirable.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting reporting systems, and ERP systems.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
  • Excellent Computer Skills (M/S Office)
  • Superior attention to detail, accurate and efficient
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, able to communicate efficiently with all levels within the company
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills with a high degree of curiosity and problem solving ability

Advanced Manufacturing Center - Project Manager CNC Specialist

https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=39784&job=project-manager-cnc-specialist

Grover Gundrilling - Senior Quality Technician

GROVER GUNDRILLING, LLC

JOB DESCRIPTION – Senior Quality Technician

POSITION:  Senior Quality Technician                                                                             STATUS:  Non-exempt

REPORTS TO:  Quality Director                                                                                          DATE:  February 14, 2017

DIRECT REPORTS:  None

POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Quality Technician is responsible for overseeing the First Article, In-Process and Final Inspections at company facilities in Maine.  Additional responsibilities include Internal Auditing of the AS9100 System and the direct interface between production supervisors and management, process engineering, sales and customer service, and the quality director.

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete first piece inspections per company policies and operating procedures.
  • Complete in-process inspections per company policies and operating procedures.
  • Complete final inspections on completed jobs, prior to shipment as directed by company policies and operating procedures.
  • Peer review for completeness and accuracy final inspection certifications.
  • Communicate all quality issues to Quality Director and Production Supervisors.
  • Ensure that work orders conform to customer and company specifications. Review customer PO’s to anticipate problem areas for quality. Review areas with Supervisors to ensure that appropriate steps are taken to avoid problems or deviations.
  • Audit inspections completed by other team members.
  • Ensure that the inspection area is maintained in an organized and clean manner. Ensure that all inspection equipment is serviceable and calibrated.
  • Perform periodic inspections of the equipment and procedures as required.
  • Increase levels of productivity by suggesting solutions to problems in the manufacturing process.
  • Anticipate problems and provide contingency recommendations and plans.
  • Perform all other related duties that may be assigned by the QA Director.

DESIRED EDUCATION//EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum: High School Diploma with 5 years of related QA experience.
  • Preferred: Associates degree or 2 years Industrial Technology program or 5 years of related experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance Programs and hands-on inspection experience.
  • Must possess the ability to think and solve quality issues with creative understanding. Must be detail-oriented and be able to suggest specification modifications as required.
  • Interpret intricate customer requirements including specifications and drawings.
  • Shop Safety and AS9100/ISO 9001;20O8 Auditor training.
  • Blueprint reading with in-depth knowledge of GD&T.
  • Math skills including geometry and trigonometry.
  • Must have the ability to use all required measuring equipment including micrometers, calipers/verniers, height stands, surface plate set-ups, hardness tester, CMM’s, Optical Comparator and surface analyzers.
  • Knowledge of quality auditing process, ultra-sonic thickness equipment, and calibration of inspection hand tools a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced high energy environment.
  • Basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Computer skills – should be proficient with all aspects of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to gain the cooperation of supervisors to achieve schedule and goals for jobs.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and the ability to handle difficult situations with tact.
  • High degree of independence, self-motivation and self-direction, especially with regards to prioritizing tasks, in a fast-paced high energy environment.
  • Must possess the ability to think and solve problems with creative understanding. Must have a good eye for detail and be able to suggest process/specification modifications as required.
  • The ability to organize and prioritize jobs.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working inside in 40-90 degree temperatures
  • Occasionally working on slippery work surfaces (up to 3 hrs./day)
  • Moderate, steady and fairly loud noise, below 85 db.
  • Standing 65%
  • Walking 15%
  • Sitting 15%
  • Driving 5%
  • Climb stairs occasionally (once every several days)
  • Lift up to 50lbs., up to 3 times daily, while sitting or standing
  • Carry up to 25 lbs., up to 3 times daily
  • Push up to 250lbs, on a cart, a distance of 50 ft. multiple times daily
  • Accurate near vision 20/40
  • Requires minimal color discrimination
  • Requires minimal depth perception
  • Reach at or above shoulder height several times per day
  • May be exposed to slippery work surfaces (up to 3 hrs./day).
  • Exposure to moderate, steady and fairly loud noise, below 85db
  • Use of both hands up to 50%
  • Twisting – 1-120 twists/day
  • Bending – 1-120 bends/day
  • The ability to hear a whispered voice at 3 feet

 

Grover Gundrilling - Quality Technician I / Deburrer

GROVER GUNDRILLING, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION – Quality Technician I / Deburrer

POSITION: Quality Technician I / Deburrer                                                                    STATUS: Non-exempt 

REPORTS TO: Director of Quality                                                                                      DATE: 03/07/2017 

DIRECT REPORTS: None 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Quality Tech / Deburrer is responsible for ensuring complete and accurate quality of machined components by visually inspecting machined components and deburring, polishing and cleaning parts.

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Visual and measured inspection of machined components.
  • Deburr, polish and clean parts as instructed.
  • Visually inspect by utilizing illumination devices & microscope to view internal areas of company products to ensure adequate deburring.
  • Accurately complete all quality control documentation and inspection sheets.
  • Follows verbal and/or written instructions such as blueprints, traveler, work instruction, process specifications, sketches, and direction from supervisor in completing a variety of assembly and inspection tasks.
  • Ensure product quality by counting and inspecting components as they are packed for shipping. Ensure that packaging process maintains product quality.
  • Ensure that parts transferred throughout the work site are accompanied by the appropriate paperwork.
  • Reports problems to the Director of Quality.
  • Perform all other related duties that may be assigned.

DESIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum: High School Diploma

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must have knowledge of Quality Assurance standards as relates to shipping and receiving.
  • Must have some knowledge of product lines, drilling processes and Inspection points.
  • Basic ability to read part drawings.
  • Clean, organized, and multi-task capable.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and the ability to handle difficult situations with tact.
  • High degree of independence, self-motivation and self-direction, especially with regards to prioritizing tasks, in a fast-paced environment.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working inside in 40-90 degree temperatures
  • Sitting 25%
  • Standing 10%
  • Walking 40%
  • Driving 25%
  • Twisting – 1-120 twists/day
  • Bending – 1-120 bends/day
  • Climb ladders occasionally (once every several days)
  • Climb stairs occasionally (once every several days)
  • Carry up to 25 lbs., up to 20 times daily
  • Push up to 250lbs, on a cart, a distance of 50 ft. up to 10 times daily
  • Lifting – up to 50 lbs. with good body mechanics up to 5 times daily (lifting devices are used for heavier loads)
  • Reach at or above shoulder height occasionally (up to once per day)
  • Frequent use of both hands 75%
  • Very accurate near vision (20/20); accurate far vision (20/40)
  • Minimal color discrimination and depth perception
  • Exposure to moderate, steady and fairly loud noise, below 85db
  • May be exposed to slippery work surfaces (up to 3 hrs./day)

Starc Systems - Assembly Technician / Machine Operator

CM Almy - HR Manager, Office Administrator

Job Title

Human Resources Manager /Office Administrator
Department Administration
Reports to Vice President
Last Revision February 2017
Grade Level 16
Date Assigned 2006
Core Responsibilities ·         Lead Pittsfield management team in assuring we follow best management practices to assure highest levels of associate engagement.

·         Coordinate development of policy and people related procedures. Direct the human resource activities in Maine such as maintaining job descriptions and pay grades, all employment life cycle activities, company calendar and events planning and communication.

·         Oversee payroll accounts payable, customer service,walk-in and phone reception with the public and business associates and maintain compliance with all state and federal regulations.

Shared Responsibilities Essentially all HR programs require close coordination with Almy’s NY HR manager. Examples: company calendars, job grades, compensation program, benefits administration, general company communication, maintenance of company handbook, tracking employee engagement
Supervises ·         Administration Generalist

·         Purchasing/Office Clerk (part-time)

Internal and/or External Relationships ·         All Maine Employees  ME and NY/CT Leadership

·         Standing member of Almy Management team, benefits committee, safety team, recognition and event planning team and wellness committee

·         Local service providers such as employee assistance program, occupational health services, workers compensation insurance company, legal counsel and state and federal agencies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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·         Lead local administration department functions involving all people related interactions, payroll, accounting, insurance, banking, travel, benefits and communication.  Assure smooth coordination of policy and procedures with NY/CT HR Team.

·         Lead policy development and coordinate all company/people relationship activities including: position creation, recruitment, hiring, orientation, evaluation, recognition, compensation, benefits communication, termination, etc. and all associated record keeping.

·         Work closely with department managers to assess people and training needs and monitor performance and training programs and assure that all employee interactions are conducted according to company policy and procedures.

·         Work with company leaders to develop job descriptions and maintain grading levels for company positions, coordinating with Almy NY/CT HR manager to implement companywide pay increases.

·         Maintain data for compensation and benefits in similar companies in Pittsfield area labor market.

·         Work with Almy NY/CT HR manager to maintain company policy documentation and handbook.

·         Coordinate all activity required to maintain Almy’s award winning safety program focused on injury prevention and a safe work environment.  Provide staff support to safety team and along with the Safety Coordinator, manage associated injury related reporting requirements and assure compliance with all OSHA regulations. Coordinate application and review of inspections for SHARP ((Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) award with the Maine Dept. of Labor

·         Conduct internal investigations for all employment complaints and represent Almy at any hearings, depositions, etc.

·         Coordinate all activity required to assure that the Maine Almy facility is in full compliance with all state and federal regulations, including but not limited to employment regulations such: Affirmative Action, ADA, EEO, OSHA, Maine DOL, and environmental regulations by Maine DEP and federal EPA as well as any local codes.  Maintain all associated record keeping and documentation in order that we may demonstrate compliance in the event of an investigation.

·         Coordinate planning and execution of all company sponsored events and celebrations.  Assure clear definitions of purpose or objectives for any event and provide support for meeting those objectives.

·         Coordinate effective and efficient company communications involving email, phone, messages, snail mail, bulletin boards, and announcements.

·         Supervise administrative staff, currently 1 full time and 1 part time person.

·         Support local sales and customer service requirements by assuring professional service to any person visiting the Maine facility.

·         Develop budget for department and monitor its financial performance.  Work with Vice President to identify measurement criteria for key result areas for department operations and improvement objectives and track and report results.

·         Coordinate external communications with local news agencies and associations concerning Almy activities.   Act as company representative and spokesperson as required.

·         Coordinate any activity with local banking

Performance Measurement Criteria ·         Positive, engaged and team-oriented work group.

·         Support and respect of management team members and all working relationships

·         Smooth, efficient administration operations

Education Required Bachelor’s degree and/or demonstrated human resources management and administration experience
Experience Required ·         Demonstrated experience as a leader in multiple administrative functions including human resources, payroll, finance, safety/OSHA compliance and/or organizational clerical support in a manufacturing environment.

·         Regulatory compliance  experience

·         Supervisory experience

·         Experience working well with people with varying personalities, backgrounds, education, etc.

·         Familiar with and supportive of team-based process and decision-making.

·         Succession Planning (preferred)

Position Requirements / Selection Factors
  • Strong leadership skills and knowledge of the requirements to provide human resource and administrative support to the Pittsfield manufacturing facility.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to mentor and facilitate employee issues to resolution.  Proven record of diffusing “people” situations (how about “conflict” situations)
  • Cultural awareness
  • Consultative
  • Well-networked (preferred)
  • Strong in recordkeeping and documentation
  • Fun Loving and outgoing “people person”

Puritan Medical Products - Master Molder

Job Summary:

Startup critical molding jobs on the production schedule that demand the highest skilled setup and process due to close tolerances and delicate tooling

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run sample parts using processing knowledge to produce acceptable product with optimum process. Mold setting if required
  • Run assigned SRO’s for tools, and materials, and recommend changes
  • Provide necessary reports and information for engineering and production follow-up for the samples
  • Sample new molds to produce parts for engineering validation
  • Troubleshoot critical jobs throughout the production run
  • Troubleshoot molding processes on critical tools and make necessary adjustments for quality and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot molding machine and tooling malfunctions and communicate this to maintenance and mold repair. Write tool work requests as necessary to schedule mold repairs
  • Provide and implement ideas to improve the efficiency of the molding department; participate and contribute to discussions and actions for addressing engineering issues involving tooling or product
  • Solve quality problems, understand quality statistics, and work with quality department to ID root causes
  • PM critical tools in the press to maintain efficiency
  • Responsible for recording and re-recording all processes after ensuring all key areas are correct including “mold protection”
  • Fill in for the shift supervisor as needed during absences
  • Practice good housekeeping and appropriate measures to prevent pollution or other negative impacts on the environment

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Formal technical process training
  • Understands and practices decoupled/scientific molding method
  • Advanced level of mold setting and injection mold processing- minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • Experience working with hand tools/tooling
  • Experience troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of basic mold assembly
  • Knowledge of raw materials and their processing characteristics

Preferred Requirements:

  • Arburg machine training certificate
  • Basic statistics and design of experiments
  • Master Molder Certified

 

Puritan Medical Products Co. LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Puritan Medical Products - Medical Device Manufacturing Manager

Role Model

Due to the business growth of medical device manufacturing in the plant a vacancy has arisen for a Medical Device Manufacturing Manager. Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, he or she will work as an integral member of the production team to meet the manufacturing goals that include safety, quality, people development, new product introduction, cost and supply in a continuous improvement environment that promotes best practice in terms of culture and behavior. The successful candidate for this role will ensure all medical device manufacturing processes are run in a safe and GMP compliant manner, continually challenging show the process is being run to enable continuous improvement ideas to be identified and implemented.

As this is a key people leadership role, it is expected that the individual in this role will embrace the correct values and beliefs within the business and lead the team to maximize their potential and contribution to the overall objectives of the Medical Device Manufacturing Team.

 

Responsibilities

The primary purpose of the role is to lead the Medical Device team to success in the following responsibilities:

  • Compliance: Maintains safe working conditions, ensures excellent workplace organization standards 6S for all personnel working in the medical device manufacturing areas in line with site safety and quality principles. Work closely with the QA team on preventative actions to prevent customer complaints, if in the event of a non-compliance support the failure investigations and corrective actions.
  • People Leadership: Be a personal role model, Reporting directly to the Director of Manufacturing for the team, develop and promote the correct cultures and behaviors within the team and cross functional support groups you work with. Understand the strengths and focus areas focus for each team member, ensure goals are in place for all team members with responsibilities and expectations clearly defined and regularly discussed. Within the team encourage, acknowledge peoples effectiveness, knowledge, innovation and value in an environment that nourishes continued high performance. Coaching and team development: Ensure skills are developed and maintained so that the necessary versatility is available within the team to meet the business needs. Ensure the team is properly trained to complete their expected tasks and produce quality product that meets customer expectations.
  • Execution of production plan: Ensure that the production plan is executed in a cost effective manner to meet customer demand and budgeted revenues.
  • Continuous improvements: Engagement and active participation in continuous improvement projects / teams striving for excellence that delivers improvements in productivity, quality, inventory control, costs and profit.

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working as a production manager within a manufacturing environment (strongly preferred in medical device manufacturing environment)
  • A proven knowledge of GMP procedures and the requirements of change control, following procedures, documentation control, etc.
  • Knowledge of ISO13485 Quality Management system is required.
  • Excellent ability to meet schedule deadlines, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Have demonstrated problem solving abilities to implement new and effective processes.
  • A proven record of achievement in the areas of leadership, interpersonal and communication abilities, organizational skills and innovative thinking.

Education

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Industrial Management is required.

Personal Attributes

  • Be a self-starter with the ability to work on their own initiative and within teams.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Be self-motivated and have demonstrated an ability to deliver results in a team environment
  • Ability to build relationships internally within the value stream and externally.
  • Strong organizational, leadership and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision in a dynamic and constantly changing environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, while demonstrating strong decision making skills
  • Willing to take on challenges and initiative

Fiber Materials Inc.-Multiple Positions

General Dynamics OTS-Power Plant Engineer #2

JOB SUMMARY:

The Power Plant Engineer #2 start up, operate, and maintain three Johnston Automatic Oil Fired Boilers of 600 H.P. capacity each and two Columbia Gas Fired Boilers 50 H.P. capacity each.  Engineer(s) observe and manipulates mechanical, automatic, or remote controls for testing, clearing and blow-down or draining of these controls to ensure safe and proper operation of these devices.   Conduct tests and monitor stationary internal combustion engines that are used for the facilities emergency electrical generators and fire protection pump this pump is used to maintain water pressure for hydrants and the facilities sprinkler systems.  Follows established company directives, policies, military specifications, quality documents and manufacturing instructions.

 

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  1. Start up, operate, and maintain air compressors and dryers used to supply air to manufacturing processes, auxiliary motors, equipment, pumps, etc.
  2. Maintains boiler room daily logs, complete as indicated on boiler room log sheets.
  3. The engineer will also complete routine and annual boiler cleaning if applicable.

 

  1. Observes pressure gauges, water levels, temperature gauges, fuel oil gauges and other related gauges use in the daily operation of the boiler room.
  2. Monitors air compressor output insuring a constant pressure of 95 lbs (plus or minus 5 lbs) this system pressure is required to maintain all production processes and equipment throughout the facility.
  3. Complete daily functionally checks on safety related controls.
  4. Verifies specified operation of automatic combustion control systems and feed water regulators.
  5. Maintain, troubleshoot and program the boiler room control, this unit is used for automatic sequencing of the boiler system.
  6. Enter predetermined parameters needed for boiler controls and proper sequencing.

 

  1. Maintain, clean and repair the boiler burners and any other fuel burning equipment.
  2. Turns valves and adjusts controls to set specified fuel flows, fuel tank suction and returns lines.

 

  1. Monitor and adjust if needed feed water flows.
  2. Monitor and adjust if needed condensate return flows and temperature.
  3. Monitor and maintain steam pressure output needed for proper heating and production processes.

 

  1. Observes operating equipment and auxiliary units for early detection of malfunctions and prompt repairs (Predictive Maintenance).

 

  1. Obtains daily samples of boiler water and feed water to perform chemical tests as needed.
  2. Uses Bridge Meter to measure feed water conductivity.
  3. Adds appropriate amounts of boiler compound and chemicals to maintain feed water specifications as determined by test results, these chemical are control polymers, total dissolved solids, sulfite, alkalinity, PH, chloride, conductivity, hardness and iron.
  4. Maintain chemical injection system that is used to feed compounds and chemicals.
  5. Maintains daily records of feed water control analysis such as test results, type and amount of chemical treatment added, etc.

 

  1. Routes steam from main header to supply plant demands and to heat outside water storage tanks and out side bulk oil storage tanks during cold weather.
  2. Route steam flow to bypass ( run around for off peak load demands)

 

  1. Maintains bulk oil storage at 140F to prevent congealing (No. 6 oil will not pump below 100f).
  2. Ensure boiler room dampers are operational for winter load.
  3. Winter months verify proper operation of fire protection storage tank heater.

 

  1. Must follow lock out tag out procedures used for equipment repairs and shutdown.
  2. Must comply with all EHS requirements for safety and personnel PPE.
  3. Practices good housekeeping and safe work practices; ensuring the boilers are maintained and operated in a safe and efficient manner.
  4. Ensure all pressure vessels are operated and maintained in a manner that allows for safe operation.
  5. Maintain all operating parameters to insure State of Maine Air Permit Compliance.
  6. Maintain all logs that are required by the State of Maine and the EHS department.

 

  1. Works in high noise area due to assigned operating equipment.
  2. May work weekends, holidays, irregular shifts, and perform stand-by duties due to nature of job and assigned manning.

 

SKILLS

  • Licensed by the Maine State Bureau of Labor, Division of Boiler Inspectors as a High Pressure Boiler Operator or higher, required.
  • Knowledge of power plant electrical control panels and switches, electrical pumps and motors, air compressor cooling systems, fuel and water storage, transfer and heating systems, equipments accessories, etc.  required.
  • Understands the bond room system and the roof top cooling towers that are used to supply chilled water to manufacturing processes.
  • Must be knowledgeable of boiler emergencies and shut down procedures in the event of casualties such as low water cut-out appliances malfunctions, etc.
  • Must be knowledgeable of steam generation principals, operations, and safety procedures.

 

ABILITIES

High school diploma or G.E.D. required.     Must be re certified every three years.  Physical capacity requirements for this position require the incumbent to be able to lift 35 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. on occasion.  No supervision required as to the mechanics of the job.  Employee must have basic computer skills, and may be required to enter and verify information into written forms or database(s) as appropriate.   May be required to perform other duties as required by supervision and follows instructions as directed.

 

 

 

 

      

FACTORS  STAGE    RATING BASIS                      
Training 5 85 High school education or equivalent training.
Experience 5 138 Average eighteen (18) months.  Includes one (1) year through two (2) years.
Judgment 4 68 Requires making the correct selection from a wide range of established procedures or adapting standard procedures to the work.  This may involve a degree of planning.
Responsibility for Equipment 4 20 Minor damage probability.
Responsibility for Waste 5     25 Exceedingly high.
Responsibility for Safety 4 20 Probability of accident is present to a substantial degree.
Responsibility for Customer Goodwill 1 5 Performance not directly related to customer goodwill.
Mental Application 3 30 The amount of expended mental effort is fairly high.
Physical Application 2 20 Average.
Working conditions 6 60 Unpleasant working conditions due to heat and noise.
472

Remarks:  G. Dagesse

 

Job Analyst:   J. Basile, J. Devlin, C. Kaler

 

 

 

 

General Dynamics OTS-Tooling Engineer/Supervisor

The Tooling Engineer / Supervisor will manage Tool Crib and Cutter Grind operations such as making metal cutting tooling recommendations and selections, supporting continuous improvement initiatives regarding tooling and tooling life, managing shop supplies and inventory, performing the management functions for assigned hourly personnel, including the preparation of the daily plan in support of Operations dispatch lists.  Must be able to make individual operator assignments and plan to have all operators assigned to duties at start of shift.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Support Safety initiatives and implement corrective actions in support of a safe and injury free workplace.
  • Practice 6s, responsibility for housekeeping/safety issues, monitor quality, and follow up on corrective actions. Maintain a clean and safe department at all times.
  • Collaborate with all Supervisors to coordinate daily plans and utilization; and with Tooling Suppliers, Supply Chain, and Engineering to select the appropriate tooling.
  • Ability to direct and coordinate activities of others, and to take action when called upon to do so; demonstrate a sense of urgency
  • Prioritize and assign tasks in accordance with the needs of the Company
  • Inspire/influence the best efforts of subordinates in the accomplishment of identified goals; address the development needs of workforce
  • Systematically structure tasks, plans, and objectives and establish priorities/set goals as well as monitor the accomplishment of prescribed targets and goals
  • Build trust with workforce, and balance company needs and employee support in alignment with company policies and collective bargaining agreement.
  • Tracks and analyzes input/output of reground tooling to minimize the need for new tooling.
  • Using knowledge and experience, provide technical support to cutter grind employees, make recommendations to manufacturing engineering for continuous improvement and cost reductions, e.g., tool life improvements, best application, best price, etc.
  • Work with Program Management and Project Engineers to generate tooling cost and schedule estimates to support proposal efforts.
  • Work with procurement and vendors to ensure timely, cost effective procurement of tools.
  • Ability to collect and assess various data (e.g., inventory, requisitions, etc.) to effectively manage supplies and tooling.
  • Utilize labor management system and make labor adjustments as necessary
  • Budget responsibility for shop supplies and tooling.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications: [ONLY THOSE WHO MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT] e.g. years of experience, education, special skills, etc…

Minimum of four (4) years work experience in a floor supervisor position in manufacturing, with emphasis on the following skills:

  • Metal cutting tooling knowledge and experience, including tool wear, tool life, best application, best price, coatings, hardness, etc.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance to cutter grind employees and support manufacturing engineers with tooling needs.
  • Ability to prioritize and assign tasks, including follow up to completion.
  • Influencing skills, constructive communicator. Effective communication skills within various functions and all levels of the organization – written and oral.  Ability to communicate goals and objectives and address employee issues in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Moderate to high level computer skills required – ability to use Microsoft applications and inventory management systems, and efficiently collect and analyze data.
  • Basic knowledge of Lean Six Sigma principles.
  • Acts with integrity in all aspects of work, works collaboratively, meets commitments and supports continuous improvement.

 

General Dynamics OTS-OTS Inspector

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Inspector #2 position inspects and verifies the quality of the products produced, purchased, or packaged to the specified requirements. Analyzes inspection problems by comparing them with the appropriate documentation.   Assists all production and other cross-functional group personnel in evaluating issues they may have related to product quality. Duties include but are not limited to: in-process, receiving, packaging, and/or final inspections.  Follows established company directives, policies, military specifications, quality documents and manufacturing instructions.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Inspect sub-contracted and purchased components as required.  Complies with all accept or reject criteria and sampling frequency data.   Record quality control data such as, but not limited to the complete inspection reports, rejection notices, etc. and provides data to supervision.  Maintains daily records as required by Supervision.

 

Uses plate layout inspections and government supplied gages supplemented by company gages, which are controlled, calibrated, and recorded gages.

 

Perform inspections and surface plate layouts on products produced and/or purchased while using geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) specifications, and using precision measuring equipment and instruments.

 

Lays out part on surface plate or positions in gaging set-up to verify dimensions using precision measuring equipment and instruments.  May develop gaging set-up and surface plate layout procedures as required.  May convert from decimals to metrics and vice-versa.

 

Notifies supervision if an operation continues to run with an uncleared red tag condition.  Forward rejected material to MRB crib for evaluation and disposition.

 

Load parts on specified Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) fixturing devices, initiate established measurement programs, perform start-up of the microprocessor and control cabinet when necessary, and operate CMM.

 

Practice safety and good housekeeping according to policies and procedures.   Must be capable of lifting up to 35 pounds on a regular basis.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • No supervision required as to the mechanics of the job.  Employee must have basic computer skills to provide a foundation for departmental training, and enable the entry of inspection and processing information associated with the completion of inspection.  May be required to enter and verify information into written forms or database(s) as appropriate.  Must be capable of performing all tasks and duties of Inspector #2 position.

 

  • All employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

 

  • May be required to perform other duties as required by supervision and follows instructions as directed.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education, Training, and/or Certifications: 

Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required.

Experience:

Required:

  • Employee must have basic computer skills, and may be required to enter and verify information into written forms or database(s) as appropriate.
  • Average forty-two (42) months. Includes three (3) years through four (4) years.

Required:

Knowledge:

·         Must be aware of temperature equalization between standard workpiece and instrument and thermal expansion effects of heat transfer from machining processes, minor temperature changes, etc.

·         Must be knowledgeable in the military standard for UID markings, and have the ability to verify UID, 2D Data Matrix Symbology,

  • Must be able to use appropriate precision measurement tools and understand the influence of cleanliness, rigidity, temperature, burrs, finish, air films, nicks, etc. that effect gaging and inspection tolerances.

 

Skills:

·         Reads and interprets blueprints, processes, directives, etc.

·         Interprets geometric characteristics and symbols and performs inspections on items to measure and record such as: flatness, straightness, circularity, cylindricity, symmetry, etc.

·         Uses, and maintains certification in, power pallet jacks to move material as needed.

 

 

MENTAL DEMANDS

 

The amount of expended mental effort is fairly high..

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Manufacturing Environment: Well-lighted, may be heated and air-conditioned. May be exposed to noise, vibration, or atmospheric conditions.  Working conditions are normal.

 

NOTE

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 

 

 

FACTORS                                           STAGE RATING BASIS                      
Training 3 51 Requires ability to set and use range of ordinary precision measuring instruments and interpret ordinary mechanical drawings.
Experience 4 90 Average eighteen (18) months. Includes one (1) year through two (2) years.
Judgment 3 51 Requires the ability to make the correct selection from a wide range of established procedures or to adapt standard procedures to the work.  This may involve a degree of planning.
Responsibility

for equipment

2 10 Minor damage probability.
Responsibility

for waste

4 20 High spoilage probability.
Responsibility

for safety

1 5 Probability of accident is slight.
Responsibility

for customer goodwill

4 20 Specifications are such that caution is required constantly in order to preserve customer goodwill.
Mental application 3 30 Fairly high.
Physical Application 2 20  

Average.

 

Working Conditions 2 20  

Normal.

317

Remarks: M. Boucher, P. Smith, T. Smith

 

Job Analyst:  J. Basile, J. Devlin, C. Kaler, B. Sevigney

 

General Dynamics OTS-Operations Program Manager

JOB SUMMARY

 

Responsible for prioritizing production needs within assigned programs to meet both customer and Strategic Business Unit (SBU) needs. This includes working with Contracts, Program Management (PM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) from bid and proposal stage through execution and achievement of program goals. Goals include financial targets, Operations Planning / build plan attainment, delivery, inventory, and quality objectives.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Responsibilities include:

Bid and Proposals:

  • Act as primary representative for Operations during the Bid and Proposal phase of the Business Cycle.
  • Coordinate, analyze, validate and integrate Operations input (direct and indirect) for bids and proposals. Ensure that budgets can be achieved and the resources (capacity, material, equipment, labor, lead-times and any cross functional efforts) are sufficient to achieve overall objectives.

Ensure Basis of Estimates (BOE’s) adequately supports proposed activities.

Contract Award and Review:

  • Upon contract receipt, prior to acceptance, assesses GDATP’s ability to perform to the quoted objectives and contractual requirements. Plan, coordinate and execute Production readiness reviews as required
  • Plan, prepare, issue and manage production schedules and coordinate with Material Integration to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials to meet production requirements on an ongoing basis.
  • Represent Operations in Program Management meetings. Communicate and flow down program specific information/ direction to Operations and keep Program Management abreast of all Operational activity and issues pertaining to their programs.
  • Actively monitor operations support to ensure adherence to the Build Plan and achieve program specific metrics. Work with Production to optimize use of resources (i.e. equipment, personnel, etc)
  • Lead   program meetings ( Cross functional ) to  status against plan, set priorities, ensure material supply, resolve issues, establish and monitor recovery plans when appropriate,  etc

Operational Build Plans:

  • Creates and maintains Operational and Build plans to ensure balanced, achievable and timely production in accordance with contractual obligations and in alignment with other programs.

Other:

  • Facilitates Make-Buy decisions to reduce cost and/or risk to the program or Production.

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.  Examples of these could include: lean projects, data discrepancy resolution, order rule definition or entry, coordination between functional areas or departments, additional reports as required to meet plant objectives and other support as required.
  • All employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

 

 

LEADERSHIP SCOPE

 

Decision Making Impact:

  • Senior Operations Program Manager must be able to detect problems before issues arise, they should possess strong leadership skills and have attention to detail.  They will have policy involvement, operations involvement, etc.

Scope Information:

  • Ability to lead people
  • No direct reports. Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.
  • Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees.
  • Monitors daily operations of a unit and actively assists, or provides direction to, subordinates as required.  May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, ongoing operational tasks of organizational units.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education, Training, and/or Certifications: 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Operations Management, Supply Chain, Engineering) and/or equivalent experience.
  • APICS / CPIM Certification
  • Lean Manufacturing

Experience:

Required:

  • 8 or more years of applicable experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multitask while working in cross functional environment
  • Direct or Indirect supervisory experience – Minimum of 1 year
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems

 

Preferred:

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required:

  • Good written communication skills
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and summarize data to develop appropriate actions
  • Strong negotiating and interpersonal relations skills
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures and to direct others in doing so
  • Intermediate experience with MS Project
  • Excellent  PC Skills (MS Office Suite)
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Knowledge of MRP planning System
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks / projects
  • Minimum of 1 year Experience with MRP/ERP Systems
  • .

Preferred:

  • Experience working in a DOD environment

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Sedentary – Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving objects, including the human body, weighing up to 10 pounds occasionally and/or a negligible amount of weight frequently. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve a significant walking or standing for brief periods of time. *May change based on job duties.

 

 

MENTAL DEMANDS

 

Thinking, concentrating, learning,  frequent interruptions, ability to interact, active listening, self control, meeting deadlines, and/or working under stressful conditions, etc

* May change based on job duties.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Primarily  Office environment (well-lighted, heated and air conditioned) and  Manufacturing  environment – well lighted, heated and conditioned- may be exposed to noise or atmospheric conditions

* May change based on job duties.

 

 

ADDENDUMS

 

Some travel required. Primarily between SBU locations.

 

General Dynamics OTS-Repair & Refurbishment Assembler Tech

JOB SUMMARY

 

Provides technical support to the Repair and Refurbishment area (e.g., the Returned Equipment assembly area and the “model shop”/R&D Lab areas), performing technical evaluation/assessments, disassembling, troubleshooting, repairing, and re-assembly of a wide array of customer returned equipment on warranty or overhaul / repair.

 

Ability to evaluate and perform R/R needs, including set up and use of conventional and NC machining equipment, such as, milling machines, lathes, surface grinders, cut off saws, etc.; reading blueprints; perform tracking and documentation; and set up and use of measurement equipment.

 

May interface with customer and must act and appear in a professional manner.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Repair / Overhaul tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Disassembly of returned units, segregation of parts, assessment of part condition
  • Refurbishment, remanufacture, repair of select assemblies and components to new product specifications, or agreed upon acceptance criteria
  • Reassembly and test of various systems, to include mechanical and electrical tests
  • Documentation of conditions found and work performed in R/R
  • Tracking and documentation of customer owned equipment per approved policies and procedures
  • Under minimal supervision, capable of performing duties and is responsible for own performance within established expectations and guidelines.
  • Interfaces/communicates with various production personnel, manufacturing & quality engineers to establish specific requirements for each returned system.
  • Handles recordkeeping tasks associated with Repair & Refurbishment of customer owned equipment as required.
  • Issues processed equipment into stores and/or into the department.

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for training and upgrading the skills of other employees brought in to assist with R/R department duties.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of department equipment.
  • Work in a safe manner, following all applicable safety requirements, in support of a Safety minded work culture.
  • Actively seeks continuous improvement initiatives, keeps work area neat and clean, applying 6 S principles to work stations.
  • Expected to work in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; including specific customer requirements.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education, Training, and/or Certifications: 

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent GED
  • Associate or Technical degree in mechanical or machining and/or equivalent experience

 

Preferred:

  • Tooling / Modeling experience

 

Experience:

Required:

  • 4 or more years of applicable experience in Machining and advanced Assembly work, e.g., aircraft or structures related assembly work; including troubleshooting work.

 

Preferred:

  • 4 or more years in Tooling / model shop work

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required:

Knowledge:

§   Highly skilled, versatile mechanic / troubleshooter technician.

§   Proficient in assessing assemblies/equipment to determine damage/repair needs; blueprint reading, set up / use of measurement tools.

 

Skills:

§   Ability to disassemble and reassemble complex mechanical assemblies with limited knowledge of the product.

§   Ability to understand customer requirements and track and document work accordingly.

 

Abilities:

  • Acts with integrity in all aspects of work, works collaboratively, and meets commitments.
  • Good communication skills – verbal and written; and the interpersonal skills to communicate equipment issues and effectively work with various functional groups.
  • Self-motivated and interested in learning new products, and advancing technical and analytical skills.
  • Organized and efficient; ability to manage time and work projects to achieve commitments.
  • Utilizes problem solving and analytical skills to resolve challenging repair work related problems
  • Confidentiality
  • May interface with customer and communicate and appear in a professional manner.
  • Computer skills: Word processor, spreadsheet, database, presentation, email, etc.

 

Preferred:

  • Tool making skills

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Medium – Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

The physical capacity requirements for this position requires ability to lift 35 pounds frequently and 50 pounds on occasion.

*May change based on job duties.

 

 

MENTAL DEMANDS

 

Mental demands include but are not limited to critical thinking, concentrating, assessing, learning, ability to interact and communicate, active listening, disciplined documentation, meeting deadlines, and/or working under potentially stressful conditions (customer deadline/requirement), etc.

 

* May change based on job duties.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Work will be performed in various areas that are listed below:

  • Assembly Environment: Well-lighted, clean, some temperature controls

 

  • Manufacturing Environment: Well-lighted, heated. May work in environments with machining noise, vibration, cutting oils, or atmospheric conditions.

 

* May change based on job duties.

 

 

ADDENDUMS

 

 

 

NOTE

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 


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