Who is the Brilex Group of Companies?

The Brilex Group of Companies developed over the course of the past 21 years; however, in 2010, the group was officially established when Brilex Industries expanded their facilities, formed joint ventures and purchased the assets of the Taylor-Winfield Corporation (now known as Taylor-Winfield Technologies).
Our group consists of four member companies:
  • Brilex Industries, Inc.
  • Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc.
  • Quality Machine, LLC.
  • BBM Railway Equipment, LLC
The Group brings together the synergies of industry’s best and understands the importance of, and is committed to the highest quality products, on-time deliveries, superior customer service and competitive pricing.

Career Opportunities

Below, browse a list of career opportunities within The Brilex Group of Companies. You can navigate through the companies by clicking on the tiles with the company name to expand the opportunities, and click on the position title to expand the details. To apply for a position, click here, or click the "Apply Now" link at the bottom of the position details.

Brilex Industries, Inc. (4)

CWI / Quality Control Technician



Job Title: CWI / Quality Control Technician
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Responsible for weld quality produced by the fabrication department

Responsible to ensure that materials and products meet code and customer quality requirements  through receipt inspection, in-process fabrication inspection, and final product inspection as defined by internal and external inspection and test plans (ITPs) and quality requirements

Responsible to support the function and development of the Brilex Quality System and assist in Continuous Improvement actions as detailed by the Quality Department and internal stakeholders

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

-          Review ITPs at project kickoff to understand internal and customer quality specifications

-          Perform receipt inspection of materials as indicated on Brilex purchase orders

-          Monitor in-process quality via execution of dimensional, weld, shot-blast, paint, detailing, packaging, and pre-shipment inspections

-          Act as a liaison for 3rd Party NDE (UT/RT), Authorized, or customer inspection activity

-          Generate, review, complete, and submit internal inspection reports;  Facilitate internal document control process

-          Perform internal process audits of established process control and inspection

-          Identify non-conformances, execute the NCR process, and support activity related to Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action

-          Support Continuous Improvement initiatives and growth of Brilex Quality System through process implementation

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

-          AWS Certified Weld Inspector (CWI)

-          5 years of Quality experience in a steel fabrication environment

-          Ability to understand and interpret manufacturing code quality standards

-          ASME BPVC Division 1, Section VIII U-Stamp experience

-          Read and interpret blueprints and quality specifications

-          Microsoft Office experience

ADDITIONAL HELPFUL QUALIFICATIONS:

-          Six Sigma Green Belt certification

-          American Society of Quality certification(s)

-          Level I/II NDE (PT/MT) certification  

-          FARO metrology experience

Essential Mental Functions Needed

-          Sound personal and professional communication skills

-          Critical and analytical decision-making skills

-          Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills for dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing setting

-          Uphold a positive attitude and present a consistent, strong work ethic

-          Willingness to learn, take constructive criticism, and work in a team environment



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Engineering Sales Manager



Job Title: Engineering Sales Manager
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: President & Engineering Manager
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Engineering Sales Manager will be responsible for overall business development  for the engineering group, primarily focusing on heavy equipment and material handling applications. This will include, but not be limited to, technical/commercial quoting for new sales opportunities, supporting the development of new products and product improvements while positioning the products to fulfill market and customer related needs to grow the group.  The position includes direct interface with existing/prospective customers, internal engineering support, manufacturing resources and other sales personnel. 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·          Evaluate customer needs via an interactive discovery process or via drawings and specification provided

·          Direct follow-up on proposals and related projects

·          Gather supplier and internal pricing data to compile overall technical and commercial offers

·          Liaison support to Engineering, Purchasing, Assembly, and Test/Field Service groups

·          Attend Product Group related association and trade show activities

·          Interface with Marketing Group to support product group promotional efforts

·          Interface and support other sales personnel’s business development activities

·          50% domestic travel

·          Create technical white papers for submission to technical journals and periodicals

·          General business development activities to increase product group revenue

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·          5+ years’ heavy material handling capital equipment  experience in the steel and/or aluminum industries

·          Mechanical Engineering degree, post-secondary technical certification or equivalent work experience

·          Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and related drawing tolerance designations

·          Working knowledge and experience using AutoCad and/or SolidWorks engineering software for visual concept drawings, presentations and to support technical and commercial offers

·          Strong customer service and relationship development skills

·          Verbal, writing and presentation skills

·          Ability to communicate using all forms of media

·          Ability to travel via any common mode of transportation

·          Experience in technical proposal writing

·          Experience with MS Office products

·          Strong problem solving skills

·          Ability to understand hydraulic controls & schematics

·          Ability to understand electrical machine controls and control schemes

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Minimum 5 years’ industrial material handling capital equipment sales experience to the steel and/or aluminum processing industries

·          Heavy steel fabricating and machining estimating experience  

Essential Physical Functions Needed

·         Light lifting

·         Unrestricted Walking into company production facility, Customer factories and other public venues

·         Unrestricted vision and hearing with our without corrective aids

·         Hand dexterity and ability to grip, write, and type

Equipment Used

·          Automobile

·          Mobile Phone

·          Office Phone

·          Computer

·          Printer

·          Microsoft Office software

·          Autocad or SolidWorks Software



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Fitter



Job Title: Fitter
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

JOB SUMMARY:  The Fitter is responsible for the layout, fit, tack, and weld of various plate to customer specifications utilizing supplied prints.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Read and interpret mechanical drawings

·         Complete layout and fit up of plate and structural fabrications

·         Perform welding in horizontal and vertical position using various welding processes

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         2+ years’ previous fitting experience with light to heavy steel plate in a job shop/fabrication environment

·         Solid knowledge in interpreting blue prints and engineering drawings

·         Advanced mathematical aptitude, using geometry and trigonometry formulas as well as working in fractions, decimals, and in metric system

·         Must pass vertical and horizontal weld test

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Certified Welder in Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) other qualifications such as TIG are desired.

·         Ability to understand and interpret  GD&T tolerances

 

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Regularly sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crawl throughout the work day

·         Climb and work from ladders or stairs

·         Ability to lift/push/pull 50 pound objects

·         Exposure to noise, fumes and varying temperature

·         Perform repetitive motions

·         Ability to get on and off the fit table

 

Equipment Used:

·          Welding equipment

·          Overhead crane

·          Forklift

·          Grinders

·          Miscellaneous hand and measuring tools



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Regional Account Manager - South Central



Job Title: Regional Account Manager - South Central
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

Regional Account Manager (South Central US)

Founded in 1996, Brilex Industries (www.brilex.com) has become one of Youngstown, Ohio's fastest growing companies. Brilex has established itself as a worldwide source for heavy fabrication, CNC machining, and complete machine assembly. We have become a preferred full service supplier to OEMs and end users in the metals, rubber, plastics, power generation, and other capital equipment industries.

Brilex is currently recruiting for a Regional Account Manager in the South Central territories. The position will be responsible for the development of business with current and new customers across the diverse Brilex book of business. This position will report to the VP of Sales and Marketing. If you are a looking for a values driven, growth oriented Company with room to grow, give this opportunity serious consideration!

Position Summary 

 The Regional Account Manager will be a member of our field sales team and focus on developing business opportunities and relationships with existing / new customers in the areas of heavy fabrication, machining and assembly while also exploring new business opportunities. The successful candidate will be values centric, goal / technically oriented with strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

 Main Responsibilities

·         Develop existing / new business opportunities and inquiries for heavy fabrication, machining and assembly

·         Continually position Brilex as the supplier of choice for new projects

·         Gather information for technical and commercial proposals

·         Follow-up on technical and commercial proposals and respond to customer inquiries

·         Facilitate customer meetings, plant visits, and data collection with internal support personnel

·         Track projects through the selling cycle to closure

·         Achieve territorial sales goals and objectives  

 Minimum Requirements

·         BS/BA degree preferred. Combination of education and experience considered

·         5 years industrial business-to-business sales experience

·         Ability to read and interpret basic blue prints and engineering drawings

·         Excellent customer relationship building skills

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products

·         Domestic travel required

·         Self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced environment

·         Steel mill and/or metals manufacturing experience preferred


 Pay and Benefits

·         Competitive salary commensurate with experience

·         Quarterly profit sharing

·         Company car

·         401k with Company match

·         Health/Dental/Vision insurance coverage options

·         Company paid short/long term disability and life insurance plans

 Territory

  • ·         Alabama
  • ·         Arkansas
  • ·         Kentucky
  • ·         Louisiana
  • ·         Mississippi
  • ·         Tennessee
  • ·         Texas 



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Taylor-Winfield Technologies (1)

Mechanical Design Engineer



Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: Assistant Chief Engineer - Mechanical
Direct Reports: None
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

The Mechanical Design Engineer position requires experience in machine design and analysis to work in a team environment in the design and manufacture of Automated Industrial Machinery. The position also requires knowledge of general machine operation, manufacturability of materials and designs, and the ability to design for Assembly and Manufacture. The successful candidate will be technically oriented with strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. The position requires the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Design calculation and analysis

·         Design/arrangement drawings

·         Detail/manufacturing drawings (Fabrication and Machining)

·         Verifying of design and detail drawings

·         Assembly floor and vendor/machine shop support as required

·         Author and publish Maintenance and troubleshooting manuals

·         Minimal travel to customer locations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Bachelor’s or Master’s in Mechanical Engineering

·         Experience in machine design, stress and deflection calculations, material selection, purchased component sizing, design through detail drawings and Bills of Material

·         Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis

·         Experience with Industrial Robots, tooling design, welding, induction heating and heavy material handling is a plus.

·         Troubleshooting experience (Shop testing, Site Commissioning and Start-Up)

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office products

·         Working knowledge of Geometric Tolerancing, Weld Sizing and Fits/Finishes

·         Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

·         Prior use of 3D CAD software

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Experience with SolidWorks

·         3-5 Years Work Experience

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Primary Work at a computer station.

·         Regular/Frequent standing, walking, kneeling, and squatting

·         Exposure to fumes, noise, and changes in temperature

·         May require hands on work with basic hand tools

Equipment Used:

·         Computer

·         Calibers

·         Micrometers

·         SolidWorks

·         AutoCAD

·         MS Office products

 



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Quality Machine, LLC (1)

CNC Machinist



Job Title: CNC Machinist
Company: Quality Machine, LLC
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

JOB SUMMARY:  The CNC Machinist works with computer numeric controlled (CNC) machinery from set up to operation to produce parts and tools from metal or other materials. The CNC Machinist operates CNC Machining Centers (lathe and mills) utilizing steel, non-ferrous and various alloys in the job shop environment. The CNC Machinist is to process methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Interpret packet of router, engineering drawings, blue prints and other work instructions

·         Program review, including debugging and problem solving

·         Load feed mechanism by using an overhead crane to lift materials into position

·         Perform typical machine shop operations

·         Ability to perform, but not limited to: milling, turning, drilling, tapping, de-burring, sawing and sanding

·         Verify settings by measures, marks, and scribe dimensions and reference points on first-run part

·         Clean and perform inspections of the first-run part, machines, tooling and parts

·         Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines as necessary to machine parts as required

·         Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed and depth and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control according to guidelines

·         Troubleshoot malfunctions or problem solve as required

·         Perform routine maintenance on machines as required

·         Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications

·         Maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment.

·         Grind and modify tooling when necessary

·         Operate multiple machines when practical and necessary

·         Perform all other duties, which include by not limited to loading/unloading trucks, shop maintenance as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         High School diploma or graduation from a certified technical school

·         3+ years’ prior CNC Machining experience

·         Experience reading and interpreting blue prints, performing set-ups and editing programs in G & M code

·         Willingness to be cross trained across multiple pieces of equipment

·         Adherence to safe work practices

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Experience working in a job shop operation

·         Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification

·         Forklift experience

·         Overhead crane experience

·         Attention to detail

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Ability to frequently lift/push/pull 50 pound objects

·         Use of hands/fingers to grasp, pull, handle and manipulate parts and tools

·         Ability to constantly stand and walk throughout the workday

·         Frequent ability to sit at work station

·         Exposure to noise, fumes and varying temperature

·         Perform repetitive motions

·         Hand-eye coordination

·         Specific vision abilities



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BBM Railway Equipment, LLC (1)

Mechanical Engineering Intern



Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Intern
Company: BBM Railway Equipment, LLC
Reports To: Vice President
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

Job Title:

Mechanical Engineer Intern

Department Location:

TWT Sales

Supervisor’s Title:

Vice President

Desired Semester/Period:

Fall 2018 – Summer 2019

 

ORGANIZATION/INTERNSHIP SELLING POINTS:

Founded in 2011, BBM Railway Equipment, LLC is a joint venture between two world-class original equipment manufacturers; Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc. and BBM Officine Meccaniche S.p.A.  For over 100 years, Taylor-Winfield has been designing and manufacturing material joining equipment for a variety of different industries including; steel mill, aerospace, automotive, electronics, and firearms. BBM S.p.A. provides over 30 years of experience in the railway industry, producing custom rolling stock maintenance equipment including; wheel-set presses, bogie testing stands, and lifting and handling systems.  Located in Rossano Veneto, Italy, BBM S.p.A. provides the experience and technology of the European rail industry.  We take this knowledge and combine it with Taylor-Winfield’s custom equipment manufacturing capabilities to produce the most advanced rolling stock maintenance and production machines available in the North American market.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in various aspects of the machine design-build process.  Our contracts typically range anywhere from $250,000 up to $3 million. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

§ Exposure to the design-build process of railway maintenance equipment including, but not limited to:

o 3D Preliminary equipment designs

o 3D Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and mechanical design calculations

o 2D Detail drawings for manufacture

o Technical documentation

§ Learn the equipment production flow from design through manufacturing

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

§ Preliminary mechanical design of custom equipment:

o 3D Modeling

o 3D FEA

o Material selection

o Design, stress, and deflection calculations  

§ Assembly drawings and Bill of Material (BOM) creation

§ Detail/manufacturing drawings

§ Technical documentation assistance

§ Perform other related duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS:

§ Sophomore or Junior engineering student majoring in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology with a minimum 3.5 GPA

§ Experience with SolidWorks or similar 3D modeling software is a plus



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