Who is the Brilex Group of Companies?

The Brilex Group of Companies developed over the course of the past 20 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. (3)

CNC Machinist



Job Title: CNC Machinist
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Machine Shop Supervisor
Direct Reports: none
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

Job Summary
The CNC Machinist works with computer numeric controlled (CNC) heavy machinery from set up to operation to produce parts and tools from metal or other materials. The CNC Machinist operates CNC Horizontal and Vertical Mills and Machining Centers utilizing medium to heavy steel plate in a fabrication/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
  • Mill, turn, drill, tap, de-bur, saw, and sand fabrications
  • Verify settings by measures, marks, and scribe dimensions and reference points on first-run part along with 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
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications
  • Clean and perform inspections of the first-run part, machines, and tooling
  • Maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment.
  • Operate multiple machines when practical and necessary
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School diploma or graduation from a certified technical school
  • 3-5 years prior CNC Machining experience
  • Experience machining medium to heavy plate fabrications
  • Experience reading and interpreting blue prints, performing set-ups and editing programs in G & M code
  • Must be able to take and pass a vision acuity test
Preferred Qualifications
  • Workkeys knowledge
  • Experience working in a fabrication/job shop operation
  • Forklift experience
  • Overhead crane experience
  • Experience with Siemens Sinumerik 840D/810D controls.
  • Experience on large, multi axis horizontal boring mills.
  • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification
Essential Physical Functions
  • Ability to frequently lift/push/pull 45-50 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
Equipment Used
  • CNC milling equipment
  • Various inspection gauges
  • Overhead crane
  • Forklift


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Regional Account Manager - North Central US



Job Title: Regional Account Manager - North Central US
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: President
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

Job Summary
The Regional Account Manager will be a member of our field sales team and focused on strengthening existing customer rapport in the areas of heavy fabrication, machining and assembly while also exploring new partnerships/opportunities by expanding Brilex market share across new market segments. The successful candidate will be values driven, dynamic, and technically oriented with strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Develop existing business opportunities and inquiries for heavy fabrication, machining and assembly
  • Research, target and expand into suitable, new markets
  • Continually position Brilex as the supplier of choice for new projects and rebuilds via relationships and driving marketing initiatives
  • Develop and maintain pipeline of cold call targets
  • Help drive analysis and strategic diversification of customer portfolio
  • 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
  • Achieve territorial sales goals and objectives
  • Territory: Illinois, Indiana,Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin
Minimum Qualifications
  • 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 across all levels
  • Self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Driven, goal-oriented professional
  • Strong entrepreneurial attitude, someone who can go out develop, qualify, and convert leads into opportunities
  • Strong command of MS Office Suite; Act CRM software and Jobscope ERP software experience helpful


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Welder



Job Title: Welder
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Fabrication Superintendent
Direct Reports: None
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Job Summary
The Welder is responsible for set up and operation of conventional welding equipment in a fabrication/job shop environment. This position does require a flexible work schedule. The selected candidate will need to be able to work 1st or 2nd shift as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in the layout, fabrication, and welding of metal components
  • Adept at various types of metal joining
  • Knowledge of mathematics used to calculate dimensions and tolerances
  • Mechanical aptitude using a variety of hand tools and shop equipment
  • Working knowledge of industry standards for welding and fabrication
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprint
  • Ability to weld in all position
  • 3-5 years experience working with 1/16th wire or larger
  • Must possess own hand tools and tool box
  • Must be able to take and pass a vision acuity test
Essential Physical Functions
  • Climb and work from ladders
  • Frequent standing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, and bending
  • Lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Work from a kneeling or laying position when required
  • Exposure to fumes, noise, and varying temperatures
Equipment Used
  • Welding equipment
  • Common hand tools (i.e. drills, grinders, cutters, etc.)
  • Fork Lift
  • Overhead cranes


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Taylor-Winfield Technologies (5)

Industrial Engineering Co-op



Job Title: Industrial Engineering Co-op
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: Quality & Continuous Improvement Leader
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Job Summary
TAYLOR-WINFIELD Technologies is a world-class designer and manufacturer of arc and resistance welding, induction heating, steel mill coil joining, material handling, assembly, automation machinery and systems. We participate in global markets and provide unprecedented learning experience along with career growth and advancement potential. The Taylor-Winfield name can be found on equipment ranging from huge coil joining equipment, automated assembly lines, metal forming equipment, work handling systems and more. This wide range of equipment and engineering expertise enables us to design and build machines that work better from our customer’s perspective Excellent training opportunity is offered. Various projects can range from $20,000 to up to $8 million. Our solutions involve assisting customers with their production quality and throughput requirements. SPRING/SUMMER 2017 CO-OP LEARNING OBJECTIVES: *Hands-on exposure to many areas of manufacturing *Exposure to manufacturing process with a diverse, wide-range of product lines *Learn to work on teams with professional engineers *Learn production flow from design through manufacturing *Experience in the Application of Lean Six Sigma tools and practices *Exposure to the Theory of Constraints and Critical Chain Project Management *Experience in production, quality, continuous improvement, ergonomics, reliability and project management Compensation: Starting range is $12.00 to $15.00 per hour Rate increases each semester the co-op returns

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Assigned to work on various projects spanning manufacturing, quality and engineering
  • As part of a team, make contributions to complex automated assembly systems
  • Perform other duties as requested such as Green Belt Projects, assist in process and product control, machine qualifications, and design reviews.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Sophomore or Junior engineering student majoring in industrial engineering with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
Preferred Qualifications
  • The following knowledge areas are desired, but not critical to applicant qualification: Six Sigma, SPC, Lean, Time Studies & Reliability.


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Machine Assembler



Job Title: Machine Assembler
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Job Summary
The Machine Assembler is responsible for the mechanical assembly of machines per designs provided by the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Read and interpret mechanical assembly drawings and parts lists.
  • Assemble fabricated and purchased parts using assembly drawings and parts lists provided by engineering.
  • Align components to designed tolerances.
  • Install moving parts such as shafts, levers, bearings, etc and verifies proper movement.
  • Use hand or power tools to trim, shim, cut or make other adjustments for proper component assembly.
  • Bend and fit piping and tubing for water, hydraulic, pneumatic and lubrication systems.
  • Operate overhead cranes, industrial fork trucks, and aerial lifts.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience building mechanical assemblies for production machinery
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting mechanical assembly, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematic drawings
  • Strong shop math and measurement skills
  • Must possess own hand tools and tool box
  • Proven mechanical aptitude using a variety of hand tools and shop equipment
  • Working knowledge of industry standards for mechanical assembly
Essential Functions
  • Stand for extended periods of time
Essential Physical Functions
  • Exposure to noise, fumes, and varying temperatures
  • Work from a kneeling or laying position when required
  • Lift a minimum of 75 lbs
  • Work from an Aerial Lif
  • Climb and work from ladder
  • Stand for extended periods of time
Equipment Used
  • Common hand tools (i.e. drills, grinders, cutters, impact wrenches, etc.)
  • Common shop equipment (i.e. pipe bender, pipe threader, drill press, power saw, band saw, etc.)
  • Industrial fork truck
  • Overhead cranes
  • Aerial lifts


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Mechanical Design Engineer - Contract



Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer - Contract
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Job Summary
This is a contract position that will span five to six months.

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Design calculation and analysis
  • Design/arrangement drawings ( Solid works or equivalent 3-D software)
  • Detail/manufacturing drawings (Fabrication and Machining)
  • Maintain budget and schedule in conjunction with Project Management
  • Verify design and detail drawings
  • Sales and proposal 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
  • Working knowledge of Solid Works is required
  • Experience in machine design, stress and deflection calculations, material selection, purchased component sizing, design through detail drawings and Bills of Material
  • 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
Essential Physical Functions
  • Frequent sitting at work station
  • Occasional standing, walking, kneeling, and squatting
  • Exposure to fumes, noise, and changes in temperature
Equipment Used
  • Computer
  • Micrometers
  • Solidworks
  • AutoCAD
  • MS products




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Regional Sales Manager - Southeast



Job Title: Regional Sales Manager - Southeast
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: VP - Sales & Marketing Group
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

Job Summary
Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc. www.taylor-winfield.com, a worldwide leader in metal joining, processing and automated assembly systems has an immediate opening for a Regional Sales Manager in the Southeastern Region of the United States. The territory will include Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing business with existing and new customers from a wide range of industries including automotive, aerospace, appliance and other industries. The Regional Sales Manager will be a member of our field sales team and focus on developing business opportunities and relationships with existing/new customers with the goal of growing new machine, assembly systems, spare parts and consumable copper sales. The successful candidate will be technically oriented with strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Develop new business opportunities and inquiries for automated assembly, new machine, spare parts and consumable copper sales.
  • Continually position Taylor-Winfield as the supplier of choice for new projects.
  • Gather information for technical and commercial proposals to be prepared by internal Product Management personnel.
  • Follow-up on technical and commercial proposals and respond to customer questions/inquiries.
  • Facilitate customer meetings, plant visits, data collection with internal support personnel.
  • Track projects through the selling cycle to closure.
  • Achieve territorial sales goals and objectives.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/BA degree preferred.
  • 5+ years industrial business-to-business sales experience.
  • Manufacturing automation and controls experience a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret basic engineering drawings.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products.
  • Domestic travel required.
  • Self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced environment.


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Test and Service Engineer



Job Title: Test and Service Engineer
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Job Summary
The Test and Service Engineer will be part of our service group and focus on machine testing and support field service. The successful candidate will be technically oriented with strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Start up and debug automated machinery
  • Service existing equipment at customer’s facilities
  • Write professional service reports
  • Train customers to operate machinery
  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Experience in Resistance, Induction, Arc Welding, or Robotic Systems
  • Disciplined in PLC troubleshooting, knowledge of Machinery Set-up, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Electronics
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Technical writing skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or related field
Essential Physical Functions
  • Frequent standing, walking, stooping, laying, and kneeling
  • Climb and work from ladders
  • Work from aerial lift
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to fumes, noise, and varying temperatures
Equipment Used
  • Overhead crane
  • Fork Lift
  • Electronic Test Equipment
  • Mechanical Test Equipment
  • Hand tools
  • Measuring devices, i.e. Micrometers


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Quality Machine, LLC (0)

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BBM Railway Equipment, LLC (1)

Equipment Sales Manager



Job Title: Equipment Sales Manager
Company: BBM Railway Equipment, LLC
Reports To: Vice President
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Job Summary
BBM Railway Equipment specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of rolling stock assembly, maintenance and testing equipment. This position will actively lead and manage the overall railway (Freight and Metro) sales portfolio for the North American region (US & Canada).

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Achieve revenue and sales targets as defined by the business leadership
  • Develop relationships with key industry customers
  • Analyze the market, the players and their interactions
  • Identify and report on business opportunities in maintenance and testing equipment
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5 years sales experience including business development and account management in the rail equipment market
  • Prior railway technical and industry knowledge required
  • Specific railway/maintenance/service supplier contacts a must
  • Ability to travel at least 50-70%


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