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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.

Truck Drivers

Summary  Drive tractor trailer combination to transport finished metal product by performing the following duties.

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

Drives truck to destination.

 

Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition.

 

Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations.

 

Assists in the gathering of parts for shipments.

 

Arrange items in the truck by order of delivery.

 

Complete checklist of all items upon loading.

 

Keep receipts for gas, maintenance and any other services performed on the truck.

 

Ensure that delivery forms, customer receipts and freight bills are completed and signed.

 

Assists workers in loading and unloading truck.

 

Obey traffic laws at all times.

 

Follow all safety policies and procedures.

Must hold valid Class A CDL and current health card.  Must be at least 21 years of age.

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.

Maintenance Assistant

Summary Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties.

 

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

 

Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.

 

Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.

 

Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.

 

Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.

 

Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.

 

Repairs or replaces defective parts.

 

Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.

 

Lubricates and cleans parts.

 

Starts devices to test their performance.

 

Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.

 

Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.

 

Repairs electrical equipment.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                               

 

Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have knowledge of CNC machines, PLC, and electric and hydraulic schematics.

 

Robot Welder Programmer

Summary Plans numerical control program to control contour path welding of metal parts on robotic welder by performing the following duties.

 

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

 

Analyzes drawings, sketches, and design data of part to determine dimension and configuration of welds and speeds.

 

Determines reference points and direction of machine welding paths.

 

Adjust wire, and heat parameters for optimum weld settings and maximum machine performance.

 

Writes work instructions to guide setup and operation of machine.

 

Revises program to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.

 

Observes operation of machine on trial run to prove programmed instructions.

 

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.

 

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.

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                                                 

 

Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

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.

 

Brake Press Operators

Individual will be responsible for setting up, operating or tending machines to bend metal parts.

Essential Functions include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Examine completed work pieces for defects, such as chipped edges.

Measure completed work pieces to verify conformance to specifications using micrometers, gauges, and calipers.

Start machines and monitor their operations.

Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to part specifications, using hand tools.

Load parts into machine.

Read blue prints in order to determine specifications such as material, bending location, dimensions, and tolerances.

Turn controls to set table angles for specified operations.

Follow all safety policies and procedures.

Tube and Flat Laser Operators (All Shifts)

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

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