Career Opportunities

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.

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. (9)

Blast Booth Operator



Job Title: Blast Booth Operator
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Plant Manager
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Blast Booth Operator is responsible for the execution of Steel Shot and Sand Blast operations to clean and/or apply blast profiles to fabricated products produced at Brilex.

 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

·      Mask off fabrications where required, to protect machined surfaces.

·      Monitor and adjust blast media within the blast booth.

·      Operate blast booth and portable sand blast equipment.

·      Assist taping and painting department.

·      Detail jobs after completion in fab shop and machine shop.

·      Assist in the loading and unloading of freight using industrial fork lifts and overhead cranes.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

·      Consistently organized in daily work activities.

·      Willingness to train and learn new job skills pertinent to the Brilex product lines such as operating shot blast equipment, use of minor mechanical assembly tools, use of fab shop burning torches.

·      Ability to handle large fabrications using overhead cranes.

·      Ability to follow written directions on shop travelers.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification

·      Prior experience in an industrial environment.

·      Prior shot or sand blast experience.

 

 

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·      Climb and work from ladders.

·      Lift a minimum of 50 lbs

·      Work from a kneeling or laying position when required.

·      Work from standing position for extended periods of time.

·      Handle blast equipment hoses and for extended periods of time.

·      Perform work to company quality standards.

 

Equipment Used:

·      Overhead cranes.

·      Fork trucks.

·      Electric and air powered grinders.

·      Compressed air tools.

·      Portable sand blast compressor.

·      Articulating boom lift.

·      Scissor lift.

·      Compressed air blasting equipment.



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Fitter



Job Title: Fitter
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Fab Shop Supervisor
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-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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Flex Shift CNC Machinist



Job Title: Flex Shift 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

·         Perform typical machine shop operations

·         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

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

·         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 resolve issues 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.

·         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

·         Solid knowledge of 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

·         Must be able to take and pass a vision acuity test

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification

·         Work keys

·         Experience working in a fabrication/job shop environment

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

·         Must be able to take and pass a vision acuity test

Equipment USed:

·         Forklift

·         Overhead crane

·         CNC milling equipment

·         Various inspection gauges



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Flex Shift Welder



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

JOB TITLE:  Welder

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

·      3-5 years’ experience working with 1/16th wire or larger

·      Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprint

·      Adept at various types of metal joining

·      Skilled in reading and interpreting mechanical assembly and part drawings

·      Expertise in mathematics used to calculate dimensions and tolerances

·      Ability to weld in all position

·      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 welding and fabrication

 

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·      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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General Laborer



Job Title: General Laborer
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Fab Supervisor
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The General Laborer is responsible for assisting in the execution of miscellaneous material logistics activities such as shop housekeeping, shipping and receiving, painting, equipment shipping preparation, etc.

 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

·      Collect shop trash and transport to dumpster.

·      Break down cardboard boxes and dispose into recycling dumpster.

·      Operate shop floor sweeper and scrubber.

·      Assist taping and painting department.

·      Detail jobs after completion in fab shop and machine shop.

·      Prepare packages for shipment.

·      Assist in the loading and unloading of freight using industrial fork lifts and overhead cranes.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

·      Consistently organized in daily work activities.

·      Willingness to train and learn new job skills pertinent to the Brilex product lines such as operating shot blast equipment, use of minor mechanical assembly tools, use of fab shop burning torches

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification

 

 

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·      Climb and work from ladders

·      Lift a minimum of 50 lbs

·      Work from a kneeling or laying position when required

·      Perform work to company quality standards

Equipment Used:

·      Industrial trucks

·      Overhead cranes

·      Grinders

·      Shop floor sweepers

·      Floor scrubbers



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Machine Assembler



Job Title: Machine Assembler
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

JOB SUMMARY:  The Mechanical Assembler is responsible for the disassembly, assembly, repair and rebuild of moderately complex and complex fabrications, equipment, machines and subassemblies.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Review job traveler and related documents describing work to be performed and in what sequence

·         Review customer blueprints and engineering drawings as needed for build requirements

·         Assemble, disassemble, repair and rebuild fabrications using appropriate mechanical and power tools

·         Install hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical components

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing environment

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Previous mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic assembly experience in a manufacturing environment

·         Strong mechanical ability

·         ACT Work Keys Career Readiness certification required

·         Ability to operate overhead cranes and motorized lift equipment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Post high school training in mechanics, i.e. auto mechanics, industrial maintenance, industrial hydraulics and/or pneumatics, etc.

·         Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification

Essential Physical Functions Needed

·         Stand for long periods of time up to and exceeding 4 hours

·         Climb on narrow tread ladders and platforms

·         Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.

·         Squat and work at low proximity to floor level.

·         Pull and push large mechanical assembly tools, wrenches, etc.

·         Work with arms extended above shoulder and/or head level.

Equipment Used

·         Overhead cranes and lifting equipment

·         Electric grinders, electric cutoff saws, and hydraulic power equipment

·         Precision hand held inspection equipment



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Projects Assistant



Job Title: Projects Assistant
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: VP of Operations
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Purchasing/Project Assistant is a direct administrative support positon for the Projects Management Group. The focus of this position is to meet the projects, order entry, projects billings, purchasing and administrative support needs. 

 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Organizes and enters new projects into ERP system, scans job related documents into online folder system, submits customer order confirmations, writes vendor purchase order(s) for materials and/or services, performs general support functions for the Projects Group, creates customer invoices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  HS Diploma, 5 years related experience in a manufacturing environment, proficient in Microsoft Office, Highly Organized and ability to work in a fast paced environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   previous experience with ERP system, Jobscope.

Essential Physical Functions Needed: Desk environment

Equipment Used:  Computer, printer, scanner, phone



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Quality Engineer



Job Title: Quality Engineer
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Director of Quality
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Quality Engineer will be responsible for recommending and implementing improvements to production processes, methods, and controls in accordance with customer and industry specifications and company Quality standards. This may include assessing drawings for make / buy decisions on components, as well as monitoring and tracking non-conformities found in the manufacturing process.

Quality Engineer will also be responsible for the planning, organization, and execution of Quality tasks and projects to meet company Quality Management System goals and expectations. This position shall act as a vital resource for technical questions related to manufacturing and quality processes. The successful candidate will be technically oriented with strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. The Quality Engineer position also requires knowledge of Quality management tools, and data gathering / analysis tools.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·          Develop and lead a supplier quality management program.

o    Work with vendors to resolve non- conformances.

o    Collaborate with Purchasing, Estimating, and Project Management to qualify and onboard new vendors.

o    Lead audits, inspections, and document/certification reviews of vendors.

·          Resolve issues arising from Operations that may require coordination with other departments by utilizing Quality tools, like RCCA.

·          Develop and train employees on departmental procedures and industry standards.

·          Review, execute, and monitor quality and process improvements.

·          Participate in the internal audit program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering, or related field

·          2-5 years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment or related field.

·          Working knowledge of basic machining principles, mechanical tools, and shop equipment such as gauges, calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, and milling machines.

·          Ability to read mechanical blueprints and detail drawings.

·          Proficient in technical report writing.

·          Good oral and written communication skills

·          Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think ahead and plan during a 3–6-month timespan.

·          Experience in facilitating change and knowledge of lean tools and techniques.

·          Strong assertiveness to lead while exhibiting strong self-awareness and appreciate strengths & weaknesses.

·          Robust background of Root cause problem solving using techniques such as 5 Why's, CCA, FMEA, etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Experience in welding, joining, metal working, manual assembly, and painting.

·          Appropriate welding metallurgy background to be proficient in constructing PQR’s and WPS’s.

·          Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt

·          Experience in implementing effective SPC, Gage R&R, MSA and vendor recovery plans. 

·          Experience with AutoCAD, Minitab, and SolidWorks.

·          Experience working in an ISO 9001, or AS9100, Certified Quality Management System.

·          Experience using a Faro Arm.

·          Strong leadership experience and strong team player

·          Comfortable working in a matrix reporting structure

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Primarily 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



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Welder



Job Title: Welder
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Fab
Direct Reports: 0
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

·      3-5 years’ experience working with 1/16th wire or larger

·      Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprint

·      Adept at various types of metal joining

·      Skilled in reading and interpreting mechanical assembly and part drawings

·      Expertise in mathematics used to calculate dimensions and tolerances

·      Ability to weld in all position

·      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 welding and fabrication

 

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·      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 (2)

Mechanical Assembly Supervisor



Job Title: Mechanical Assembly Supervisor
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: Mike Dyer
Direct Reports: 5
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

The Mechanical Assembly Supervisor will be responsible for leading the Mechanical Assembly process and supervising mechanical assemblers in their daily tasks. This will include recommending and implementing improvements to production processes, methods, and controls in accordance with customer specifications and company quality standards. This may include assessing drawings for make / buy decisions on components, monitoring, and tracking non-conformances found in the manufacturing process. The Mechanical Assembly Supervisor will also be responsible for the planning, organizing, and executing jobs within budget.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·          Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs the assembly of machinery.

·          Supervise and direct the mechanical assembly of CAPEX and Aftermarket products, which includes, but is not limited to:

o    Resolve questions that arise during the mechanical assembly portion of a project.

o    Ensure all assembly documentation, such as redlines and vendor literature, are processed back to engineering for final documentation.

o    Expedite non- conformance reporting process from the manufacturing and assembly floor.

o    Support TWT Manufacturing preventative action measures.

o    Provide feedback to TWT Engineering group through design review and closing meetings.

·          Participate in design reviews for new machinery

·          Aiding Project Engineers in reviewing final designs prior to release to reduce manufacturing costs.

·          Follow all Safety, and Quality requirements and champion these on the shop floor.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Prior Experience in a supervisory role of a Manufacturing / Assembly Operation

·          10+ years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment or related field.

·          Working knowledge of basic machining principles, mechanical tools, and shop equipment such as gauges, calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, and milling machines.

·          Ability to read mechanical blueprints and detail drawings.

·          Exceptionally detail oriented with excellent problem-solving skills.

·          Good oral and written communication skills

·          Proficient in technical report writing.

·          Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen TWTs good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Act with Integrity, Be the Solution, and Crossing Boundaries.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Prior Experience with welding, joining, metal working, manual assembly, and painting.

·          Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering Tech, Manufacturing Engineering, or related field is a plus.

·          Prior Experience with electro-mechanical systems, including automation, control systems and instrumentation.

·          Understanding of an ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

·          Strong leadership experience and strong team player.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

 

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Primarily work within a manufacturing shop environment.

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

·         Exposure to fumes, noise, and changes in temperature

·         May require hands on work with basic hand tools



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Welding Engineer



Job Title: Welding Engineer
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: Mike Gaskill
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

The Welding Engineer will function as a Technical Expert in the developing of welds, welding techniques and processes for customized applications at Taylor-Winfield Technologies. This will include providing consulting services to our internal team as well as external customers, overseeing welding processes and procedures, and coordinating customer projects in Taylor-Winfield’s R&D Lab. This position shall function as a vital resource for technical welding questions related to engineering design, manufacturing, and quality processes. The successful candidate will be technically oriented with strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

·          Develops Welding Techniques, Procedures and Application of welding equipment to problems involving the fabrication of metals.

·          Utilizes knowledge of productions processes and specification, the properties and characteristics of metals, and engineering principles in the development of weld recipes and schedules. This includes but is not limited to Resistance Welding, GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG), Laser Welding, Capacitive Discharge Welding and Linear Friction Welding.

·          Conducts R&D investigations into new welding processes keeping Taylor-Winfield at the cutting edge of Welding.

·          Prepares Lab Reports to document Customer Welding Processes and R&D Project outcomes.

·          Prepares White Papers on research & development for publication / presentation.

·          Aiding Project Engineers in reviewing final designs prior to release to ensure design will deliver desired welding results.

·          Manage / Participates in welding process qualifications.

·          Preparation and Mounts of weld samples for microscope evaluation.

·          Weld Sample testing.

·          Follow all Safety, and Quality requirements.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Welding Engineering or related field.

·          3-5 years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment.

·          Ability to read mechanical blueprints and detail drawings.

·          Exceptionally detail oriented with excellent problem-solving skills.

·          Good oral and written communication skills

·          Proficient in technical report writing.

·          Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen TWTs good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Act with Integrity, Be the Solution, and Crossing Boundaries.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Prior Experience with welding, joining, metal working.

·          Prior Experience with electro-mechanical systems, including automation, control systems and instrumentation.

·         Understanding of Induction Heating Processes

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Primarily work within a manufacturing shop environment.

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

·         Exposure to fumes, noise, and changes in temperature

·         May require hands on work with basic hand tools



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BBM Railway Equipment, LLC (2)

Administrative Assistant



Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Company: BBM Railway Equipment, LLC
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

General Overview

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for assistance with order entry, quoting, purchasing, scheduling, shipping, invoicing, and etcetera. The successful candidate should have previous administrative experience within a manufacturing or construction environment along with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software experience.  The Administrative Assistant will also work closely with the Office Manager and the Customer Service Manager to ensure that orders are fulfilled, services are scheduled, invoices are issued in a timely manner, expenses are entered and communication is flowing within the group. 

Responsibilities

·         Assist in the data entry for proposals within the Customer Relations Management (CRM) software

·         Enter active job information into the ERP system once a Purchase Order is received

·         Request and manage quotes for parts and materials as needed while relaying information to appropriate team members

·         Manage the vendor database with Accounting and keep all contact information and activity up to date

·         Assist with purchase orders to vendors and expedite to ensure on-time delivery is achieved

·         Support the parts and service scheduling efforts of the business and manage the calendar as required

·         Expedite domestic and international shipments of various parts to and from the Connecticut office

·         Generate packing lists of parts for shipments and issue invoices to customers in a timely manner

·         Clear any issues in DocuWare (Document Management Software) with invoicing related to Purchase Orders

·         Work with Accounts Payable to resolve any unmatched receiving issues

·         Answer the phone and route incoming customer calls to the appropriate person, as required

·         Support the implementation of new programs, procedures, methods, and systems

·         Assist internal and external customers as needed to support day-to-day operations

Qualifications

·         2 years of experience in a manufacturing or construction environment

·         Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or similar field is preferred but not required

·         Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

·         Proficient technical computer skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe, and paperless processing are required

·         Prior experience with MRP / ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, Jobscope, etc.) is preferred

·         Ability to identify improvement opportunities and recommend change

·         Must be highly motivated and self-driven with a proactive mind set



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Field Service Technican - Electrical



Job Title: Field Service Technican - Electrical
Company: BBM Railway Equipment, LLC
Reports To: Field Service Manager
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

BBM Railway Equipment, LLC, based in Youngstown, Ohio is one of the leading railway maintenance equipment providers within North America.  BBM designs several rolling stock maintenance machines, including but not limited to; Wheel-set Presses, Bearing Presses, Truck Presses, Truck Testing Stands, and various types of custom designed equipment.  In 2018, BBM Railway Equipment added high-quality lifting and rotating products, along with dedicated spare parts and field service support.  This very talented and dedicated group has significant experience in engineering, manufacturing, and service for several lifting and rotating products. Some of the specific products are Drop Tables, Car Hoists, Portable Electric Jacks, Truck Hoists, Truck Rotators, Turntables and more.

General Overview

The Field Service Technician will be responsible for supervising and/or performing the installation of the company’s equipment, providing start-up, testing, and training services, performing inspection and preventive maintenance services for equipment, troubleshooting repairing and assisting with upgrades on existing equipment.  Work will include extensive travel, within North America.

Responsibilities

·         Equipment Installations – Supervise the installation of new or rebuilt equipment and provide startup, testing and training services.

·         Equipment Maintenance – Perform inspection and preventive maintenance services.

·         Equipment Service – Troubleshoot and repair equipment.

·         Equipment Upgrades – Assist in the upgrading of existing equipment.

·         Technical Support – Whether working at the company’s facilities or in the field, assist in responding to requests for technical support for the operation, maintenance, and servicing of customer equipment.

·         Operation, Maintenance and Training Materials – Assist in the development or updating of equipment operation, maintenance and training materials related to the company’s products.

·         Advanced Planning – Assist in the development of detailed installation and field service plans prior to going out in the field; to prepare appropriate schedules, and better understand the rigging, material staging and resource requirements, relating to such activities.

·         General Customer Assistance – Assist the Field Service Manager, the Project Manager and Engineering Manager in providing other services to the company’s customers.

·         Reporting Requirements – Generate comprehensive daily field service reports in a detailed and professional manner.

Required Qualifications

·         Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Engineering Technology required.

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in technical support of industrial equipment.

·         Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) control systems and capable of editing PLC ladder logic programming.

·         Experience with troubleshooting electrical circuits including but not limited to; high voltage (480-120VAC), low voltage (24VDC), digital & analog I/O, control relays, motors, starters, circuit breakers, switches, etc.

·         Willing to be assertive while technically supervising the work of third-party contractors in the field to protect the company’s interests.

·         Ability to read and understand technical drawings, specifications, and other documentation for large, moving equipment.

·         Capable of operating with minimum supervision, strong problem-solving skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.

·         Basic computer skills required – Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Teams, etc.)

·         Must be able to work well with people (colleagues, subcontractors, clients, etc.)

·         Must hold a current driver’s license and be willing to travel; approximately 75% travel required.

Preferred Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Engineering Technology preferred

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in assembly and/or service for large capital equipment projects.

·         Experience with Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) and capable of modifying drive parameter files.

·         Safe work practices – OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 certification preferred.

 



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