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Engineering Manager

Summary Directs and coordinates activities of engineering department to design, manufacture, and test components, products, and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

 

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

 

Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.

 

Resolves problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts.

 

Analyzes technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plan projects.

 

Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.

 

Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.

 

Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.

 

Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.

 

Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.

 

Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                 

 

Manages supervises a total of four employees in the Engineering Department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. 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.

Welding Leads (1st and 2nd Shift)

Summary Assists shop supervisor in coordinating activities of workers engaged in welding processes in manufacturing by performing the following duties.

 

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

 

Verify all counts are correct on completed production orders and that parts match blueprint they are associated with.

 

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.

 

Transports materials/products in and out of welding department.

 

Repairs various machines.

 

Refers extensive machine repairs to maintenance personnel.

 

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

 

Tests random parts samples to verify parts meet specifications.

 

Informs supervisor of any parts made incorrectly and files appropriate documents.

 

Trains workers in equipment operation.

 

Other duties as assigned or required.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                 

Directly supervises 12-15 employees in the Welding 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.

Mechanical Engineers

Summary Researches, plans, and designs mechanical and electromechanical products and systems, and directs and coordinates activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical or electromechanical products and systems by performing the following duties.

 

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

 

Researches and analyzes data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.

 

Designs products or systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines, and mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, or heat transfer systems.

 

Plans and directs engineering personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and development of methods and procedures for testing products or systems.

 

Directs and coordinates fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications.

 

Coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair activities to obtain optimum utilization of machines and equipment.

 

Designs products and systems to interface machines, hardware, and software.

 

Evaluates field installations and recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

Design Engineers

Summary Conducts analytical studies on engineering proposals to develop design for products by performing the following duties.

 

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

 

Analyzes research data and proposed product specifications to determine feasibility of product proposal.

 

Confers with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develops design.

 

Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.

 

Directs and coordinates manufacturing or building of prototype product or system.

 

Plans and develops experimental test programs.

 

Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.

 

Confers with research and other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.

 

Evaluates engineering test results for possible application to development of systems or other uses.

 

Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks.

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.

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.

2nd Shift Machinists

Qualified candidates will have prior experience on CNC turning and vertical milling machines. Blue print reading and experience with M&G code is required. Wage will be based on experience.

 

1st and 2nd Shift Tube Laser Operators

Summary Sets up and operates tube 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.

 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  

 

Education and/or Experience                                               

 

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 


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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