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Metallurgist

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise met lab operations and lab technicians
  • Conduct studies of metals and alloys to determine their physical characteristics for manufacturing purposes or determine compliance with manufacturing specifications and standards
  • Apply knowledge of metallurgy to recommend engineering and manufacturing changes to attain design objectives in the most economical manner possible
  • Consult with engineers to develop methods of manufacturing at minimum costs
  • Work with customers to make sure their expectations are being met and exceeded
  • Conduct failure analysis
  • Provide support to Sales and Purchasing departments  - Interpreting standards, proposing materials and processes, qualifying new suppliers, resolving material or quality issues, etc.
  • Perform other projects or responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Previous experience in ferrous heat treating/manufacturing preferred
  • Supervision experience desired, but not required
  • Statistical knowledge, knowledge of PPAP and FMEA would be highly valuable
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing would be ideal
  • Experience with AS 400 system helpful
  • Ability to communicate well with suppliers and coworkers
  • Ability to identify and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to travel to customer sites (infrequently)

Education and work Experience:

  •   BS degree in Metallurgy or Materials Science

To apply - follow the link below:
http://https://tinyurl.com/y95qusyk


 Production

• Experience working in a manufacturing plant or job shop is desired:  lathes, CNC equipment, assembly experience, hobbing/shaping/shaving/grinding/heat treating equipment, machining centers, etc.

•          Basic math and English speaking/writing skills

•          Entry level machine/mechanical experience a plus

 Qualified candidates, depending on experience, can start with wages up to $20 per hour plus shift premium.  Individuals will move through a progressive wage procedure until they achieve the maximum wage rate of the classification.

 Benefits include:  health and dental insurance, life insurance, paid holidays and vacation, 401(k) with match, disability coverage, full year climate controlled factory, and tuition reimbursement.  

 As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

 Interested candidates should apply at WorkOne. 

WorkOne

823 Park East Boulevard

Lafayette, IN 47905

Phone: 765-477-1906

fax:  765-474-7036

You may also apply using the link below, however will be directed to WorkOne for WorkKeys Testing.

https://tinyurl.com/production-workone


Tool Maker - Journeyman

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Responsible for manufacturing and reworking tooling, machine parts, gages, etc.  Must have knowledge of CNC and manual machining processes in turning, drilling, vertical/horizontal milling internal/external grinding, and surface grinding.

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

Applicant must be capable of holding tight tolerances.  Math skills required.  Applicant must be capable of interpreting complex blueprints. 

Education and work Experience:

Applicants must have a journeyman card or have eight (8) years of documented experience in this trade.

https://tinyurl.com/tooljm


Tool Maker Apprentice

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Responsible for manufacturing and reworking tooling, machine parts, gages, etc.  Must have knowledge of CNC and manual machining processes in turning, drilling, vertical/horizontal milling internal/external grinding, and surface grinding. 

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

Applicant must be capable of holding tight tolerances.  Math skills required.  Applicant must be capable of interpreting complex blueprints. 

https://tinyurl.com/TApprentice


Machine Repair - Apprentice & Journeyman Positions

Job Description:  Understand the operation of and be able to troubleshoot and repair CNC axis and spindle drives both mechanically and electrically.  Be capable of troubleshooting and repairing the following types of equipment:  Gleason spiral and straight bevel machines, internal/external grinders, gear tooth grinders, machining centers, heat treat equipment, CNC turning equipment, gear hobbers, gear shapers, and other types of machines.  Assist OEM representatives.  Perform preventive maintenance.

Applicants for the journeyman positions must have a journeyman card or have eight (8) years of documented experience in this trade.

https://tinyurl.com/MRepJMAP


Quality Systems Manager

The Quality System Manager ensures an effective Quality Management System is maintained and continually improved to meet the requirements of customers, certification bodies and our zero-defect philosophy.  By leading the implementation of quality procedures, practices and training, this key role is influential in transforming our culture of excellence and higher quality performance through the organization.

  • Provide leadership to maintain and manage the quality management system (ISO 9001/IATF 16949) policies, processes and supporting documentation to support our organizational performance and objectives.  Introduces new and innovative approaches to continually improve our quality system and practices.  Develop and monitor key performance indicators to measure and report on the effectiveness of the quality system.  Prepare and facilitate training on our QMS and introduction of new or changing requirements.
  • Promote a proactive zero-defect environment with training on quality system requirements and concepts.  Effectively communicates and influences in a variety of settings to achieve buy-in and results necessary for success.  Establishes and maintains relationships with customers, functional areas and employees to assure appropriate support and understanding of the quality requirements and practices.   Develops and leads plans and projects.
  • Manage, coordinate, conduct and execute an effective audit program of our quality management system to determine its effectiveness and areas for continual improvement.  Coordinate customer audits and timely responses.  Manage third party compliance audits of our quality management system.  May consult on supplier and other audits when appropriate.  Analyze quality data and information to identify trends and plans for their improvement.  Provide reports and updates to various levels of the organization to achieve desired results.
  • Improve and manage the corrective action / preventive action problem solving process and systems to assure elimination of root causes and timely response to identified issues.  Will have a wide range of problem solving experiences and expertise using a variety of problem solving methods (5 Whys, 5 Step, 8D,).  Able to provide effective training and coaching to grow problem solving competency across the organization.
  • Ensure that Lean and Continuous Improvement outcomes are effectively anchored and sustained in the quality management system.   Participate and lead continuous improvement initiatives, lean kaizens, and other projects.   Identify and contribute to annual improvement initiatives and strategies

Qualification Requirements

  • 10 years Quality Management experience leading, implementing and improving an ISO/IATF quality management system.
  • Expert in the understanding and application of ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 quality standards and requirements.
  • Proficient in 8D problem solving.  Demonstrated ability to manage issues to a timely resolution, evaluate effective outcomes and provide problem solving training across an organization.
  • Able to plan, lead and conduct audits of the quality management system.
  • Proven ability to apply critical thought to develop, recommend and implement strategies and programs that address company and departmental objectives.

Education and work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality or Business.
  • 10 years of quality management experience in a product development and manufacturing company
  • Auditing certification for ISO/IATF quality systems
  • Black belt certification preferred

https://tinyurl.com/qsmgr


Sr. Quality Engineer

The Senior Quality Engineer leads the quality activities for New Product & Process Introduction (NPPI) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) to assure zero-defects.  In addition, this position manages and provides continued oversight on the quality performance and continued improvement of our products and processes by providing technical quality leadership and support to operational areas, engineering and customers.

  • Provide quality leadership to NPPI teams for the design and development of engineered processes and products to identify and resolve quality risks early in the design stages.  Conduct quality planning activities such as PFMEA, control plans, MSA’s, inspection & test plans, process controls and product & process qualification plans.  Recommend approval or identify quality concerns to the steering team gate reviews.  
  • Manages PPAP of new and continued engineering of products and processes to provide evidence that all customer and engineering specifications are in place and the process is capable to provide products that consistently meet quality requirements.
  • Monitors the product and process quality characteristics during manufacture, assembly and test to assure quality performance and control.  Conducts process audits and product evaluations to assure compliance to quality plans and expected results.
  • Perform analyses of scrap, unit failures and customer rejections to evaluate the causes of non-conformities and provide the final disposition.  Produces quality reports and communicates the results of quality performance to the organization.
  • Lead the initiation, root cause and corrective action activities for internal quality issues and customer complaints.  Coordinates and leads cross-functional resources (internal and external) to remove the root cause and implement preventive actions. 
  • Provides training on quality concepts (FMEA’s, Control Plans, SPC, Problem Solving)

Qualification Requirements

  • 10 years of Quality Engineering experience, certification preferred.
  • 10 years of experience with project planning & leading new product & process quality planning activities within an ISO/IATF quality environment.
  • Expert in the use and application of advanced product quality planning (APQP), production part approval process (PPAP) and statistical analysis and control practices.
  • Leadership experience to coordinate and lead internal cross functional activities and continuous improvements. 
  • Proficient in advanced problem solving with ability to train others, black belt preferred. 
  • Practical experience and knowledge of machining, heat treating, and assembly operations.

Education and work Experience:

  • Engineering degree from 4-year College or university
  • 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.  Gear manufacturing or drive systems preferred (CNC Turning, Gear Cutting, Grinding, Machining Center, Heat Treatment, Assembly).

https://tinyurl.com/SrQualE


Pyrometer Controls Technician

Continuously monitor, adjust, calibrate, clean, troubleshoot, re-control, maintain and repair all temperature and atmosphere instrumentation, controls and processes in the Heat Treat Area to assure safe, accurate and economic operation.

This includes the following:

  • Temperature controllers and recorders
  •  Infrared gas analyzer controls and sample systems
  •  Atmosphere generators dew point and combustibles and analyzers
  •   Gas burner and electric heating system regulators and controllers
  •    Aid furnace operators when the furnace gets off cycle, mechanically fails or has debris that needs to be cleared.  This includes setting back furnace, repairs, (often coordinating with other skilled trades), getting the furnace cleared, returning the furnace to operational temperature and on cycle, separating any parts that have                  been affected by furnace/process problems and sending the parts to the Met Lab with a report of what happened to the furnace/process, etc.
  • Gather and store process records and data

The Pyrometer Controls Technician occupation must successfully complete the Pyrometer Controls Technician apprenticeship in accordance with the provisions of the Skilled Trades Supplement.

https://tinyurl.com/pytech


As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status 

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, Religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion,National origin, veteran or disability status.

Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, click here.

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Oerlikon Fairfield
2400 Sagamore Pkwy South
P.O. Box 7940
47903 Lafayette, Indiana
United States
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