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Manufacturing Engineer

Summary Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.

 

Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.

 

Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.

 

Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.

 

Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.

 

Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.

 

Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.

Education and/or Experience                                                

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; or four or more years related experience and/or training in metal manufacturing and leadership role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Territory Sales Representative

Summary Facilitate the development and maintenance of HitchDoc accounts; develop excellent working knowledge of materials and sources of supply to professionally and efficiently describe products to customers and acquire new accounts in order to grow sales volume by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from newspapers, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, Internet Web sites, and other sources.

 

Reports new trends, ideas, issues, products and programs to the company.

 

Makes efficient use of company time and resources by performing sales calls to schedule appointments.

 

Travels throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, or talks with customers on sales floor or by phone.

 

Focuses on cold calling potential new accounts to offer HitchDoc products.

 

Displays or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes salable features.

 

Promotes stocking of HitchDoc products to help facilitate growth for dealer and HitchDoc.

 

Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.

 

Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.

 

Works with inside sales representatives to keep account activities and literature up to date.

 

Coordinates dealer training to install confidence in HitchDoc product lines.

 

Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.

 

Assists in designing and developing new products using industry ideas and requirements.

 

Reports inventory at the dealer level to compare with competitors’ inventory.

 

Works to assist customers and dealers any way possible, advertising, literature needs, etc.

 

Looks for points of interest on sales calls to personally connect with dealer.

 

Attends trade shows (wholesale and retail) to promote stocking and sale of HitchDoc products.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                

 

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Those with metal manufacturing knowledge and/or familiarity with agricultural products highly desired.

 

Requirements

Frequent overnight sales calls will be required. 

 

Must possess a valid driver's license.

Shipping Clerk-Split Shift

Summary

We are looking for Shipping Clerk to work a Split Shift (typically 11:30am-8pm).  Shipping clerk verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.

·Determines method of shipment.

·Affixes shipping labels on packages or pallets to be shipped.

·Unpacks/unloads and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.

·Routes items to departments.

·Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies. ·Compares items packed with customer's order and other identifying data.

Requirements

·Experience in shipping/receiving preferred.

·Ability to read and interpret written information.

·Basic math skills including fractions, decimals, and standard measuring devices.

·Ability to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

Ability to work overtime and occasional weekends when requested. 

Blaster-2nd Shift

Summary

Abrades surfaces of metal or hard composition objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt, and to impart specified finish by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Shovels or pours abrasives of specified grade into machine hopper.

·Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action.

·Loads parts on racks in enclosed booths.

·Operates equipment while regulating pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle. ·Directs nozzle over surface of large parts for specified interval.

·Examines finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications.

Requirements

·Previous blasting experience preferred.

·Ability to read and interpret written information.

·Basic math skills including fractions, decimals, and standard measuring devices.

·Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

·Ability to work overtime and occasional weekends when requested. 

1st Shift Material Handler

Summary
Drives forklift or elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Moves levers and pressed pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.

·Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.

Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.

·Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.

·Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.

Requirements

·Previous forklift experience preferred.

·Ability to read and interpret written information.

·Basic math skills including fractions, decimals, and standard measuring devices.

·Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

·Ability to work overtime and occasional weekends when requested. 

Machining Department Supervisor

Summary Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, CNC machines and machining centers to fabricate metal parts by performing the following duties.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 6-10 employees in the Machining Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.

Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes and jig borers.

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly.Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly.

Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

Assigns workers to work stations to meet production requirements. 

Interprets process specifications for workers. 

Monitors production and adjusts work assignments, supply of material, and machine operation when necessary. 

Repairs various machines. 

Refers extensive machine repairs to maintenance personnel. 

Confers with shop supervisor to receive instructions and exchange production information.

Trains workers in equipment operation. 

2nd Shift Machinists

Summary Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, CNC machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.  

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.  

Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes and jig borers.  

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.  

Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.  

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.  

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.  

Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.  

Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining problems. 

1st and 2nd Shift Welders

Summary Welds metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks.

 

Selects torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux, according to blueprints or type and thickness of metal.

 

Connects regulator valves and hoses to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders, and welding torch.

 

Turns regulator valves to activate flow of gases, lights torch and adjusts gas mixture and pressure, to obtain desired flame.

 

Holds torch at proper angle to metal and guides along weld joint, applying filler rod to molten area to form weld.

 

Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

 

Repairs broken or cracked metal objects, fills holes, and builds up metal parts.

 

Applies flux to work piece instead of filler rod.

 

Preheats work piece in furnace or with torch.

 

Lays out, positions, and tack welds work pieces.

 

Welds along vertical or overhead weld lines.

 

Scarfs or grooves weld prior to applying filler metal.

 

Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter.

 

Cleans or degreases parts.

 

Enters labor and parts completed into manufacturing database.

 

Follows all safety policies and procedures.

3rd Shift Flat Laser Operators

Summary Sets up and operates flat laser by use of computer controls and nested jobs by performing the following duties.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.  

Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions and adjusts machine controls for optimum cut speed with the best quality of cut.  

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.  

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.  

Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve operation problems.   Load and unload machine in an efficient, productive manner.  

Maintain accurate inventory of consumable material and pass information on the first shift supervisor for timely orders of parts.  

Follow schedule to perform daily maintenance of machine.  

Establish and maintain work procedures and records for all job responsibilities, as they relate to and in accordance with the quality system. 


Benefits Offered:

HitchDoc offers a competitive benefits package including: paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), retirement plan, and health, dental, and vision insurance. 

 

Send resume/Application to:

HitchDoc

131 County Road 34 East

P.O. Box 179

Jackson, MN 56143

Or email resume to: jobs@hitchdoc.com



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