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Current Job Openings

 


 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

 


Director Mfg. Engineering

Position Summary:

Global leadership for New Product Manufacturing Engineering organization. Provide dotted line guidance and leadership to New Product/Process Engineering Director and Plant Manufacturing Managers. Support new initiatives and strategies while helping improve Safety, Quality, Delivery and cost at the site level. Recommend organizational structural changes as needed to support the goals

Leading and developing the processes, methods, and organization to support our global R&D new product introduction. Driving release of new products by use of a Product Life Cycle (PLC) model. Successful phase gates completion by executing and providing required deliverables for each phase.  Putting in place scorecards and provide project management oversites to the identified initiatives.  Team with Operations and Materials Management leadership to ensure consistent strategies and planning to meet the business goals

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Knowledge of Product Life Cycle (PLC) processes.
  • Leading NPI process utilizing APQP
  • Design for X knowledge. Examples are Design for Manufacturability, safety, ergonomics, quality and cost
  • CNC machining, industrial assembly
  • Use of Solid Modelling programs.
  • Knowledge and use of Drawing and Drafting standards (GD&T).
  • Strong understanding of bill of material structure (Product structure, Family tree, Generic vs. Customization, Merge in Transit) revision changes and how it affects manufacturing, procurement.
  • Mixed Model manufacturing concepts
  • Identify opportunities and implement automation solutions that will provide cost savings, quality improvements and/or cycle time reductions in partnership with sites
  • Ensure teams are actively aware of leading factory automation solutions, deploying them throughout TE Sensors Solutions consistently so automated processes are the same globally
  • Manage automation investments with site engineering manufacturing teams to ensure appropriate prioritization and capture of benefits.
  • Provide leadership for NPI engineering and plant manufacturing engineering teams

Education and work Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.
  • Graduate degree a plus
  • Design Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • 12 plus years of relative experience
  • New Plant start up experience
  • Multi-site experience
  • Minimum of 4 years leadership experience.
  • APICS certification a plus
  • Product Life Cycle (PLC) knowledge and minimum of 10 years of experience with New Product Introduction (NPI).

https://tinyurl.com/dirmfgeng


Product Manager

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for both identifying and specifying the requirements, both technically and commercially, of new Torque-Hub products in the market, both in NA and globally. This position reports to Vice President of Engineering and Program Management.

Job responsibilities:

  • Work closely with sales, marketing and engineering to define new Torque-Hub®product direction based on technology, market trends, customer requirements, and Oerlikon capabilities
  • Together with program management team manage all product market launches in terms of business development and communication
  • Manage business case development and process to secure approval and resources for product programs
  • Owning the relevant product lifecycle management
  • Development budget allocation planning in cooperation with the R&D head
  • Specifying product requirements
  • Leverage engineering, sales and marketing to create product promotional and sales training materials to support the launch

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, or engineering
  • Engineering, technical and business educational background
  • Minimum 5 yrs. experience in product management in the off-highway markets and previous experience in the sales, marketing, program management and/or engineering functions
  • Experience in multiple off-highway markets, such as agricultural, construction, and/or materials handling equipment
  • Ability to translate between customer requirements, market and technology trends and requirements to product definition and business case development
  • Experience working in a global, multi-product organization
  • Preferred experience with planetaries drives, both hydrostatically and electrically driven
  • Understanding of the product lifecycle, from product introduction to product phase out
  • Comfortable working with sales, marketing, and engineering functions spread around the world, e.g., Americas, Europe, China and India
  • Able to think strategically, yet hands on-enough to execute the plans and possessing organizational savvy to manage peer functions to achieve a step change forward in the development and deployment of the Oerlikon Drives Systems planetaries strategy
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally

https://tinyurl.com/ybdwrhwf


 


Global Supply Chain Estimator

The Global Supply Chain Estimator will work with the purchasing department staff, other departments, and suppliers to provide timely accurate estimates and quotes to support internal and external customer estimates.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Track and monitor accuracy of estimates, turn-around time of estimates and quotes. Measure actual performance against goals on regular basis and present results to senior management
  • Identify, develop, and maintain tools needed to accurately estimate costs of components, processes, and assemblies. Tools will be evolving, learning, and not static.
  • Lead re-engineering and VA/VE efforts as it relates to the supply chain. Support these activities as it relates to operations, accounting, sales, and other affected departments.
  • Monitor market trends that will influence future costs and advise on these as appropriate with submission of estimates.
  • Establish, and monitor budgets on major program launches. Report out on performance to budget (cost and timing).
  • Utilize computer software programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MiniTab, and Access) for data analysis and reporting.
  • Maintain procurement records so that all estimating and quoting data is available to the department per department policies and practices.  
  • Work with other departments to understand goals and priorities. Set appropriate priorities to meet the organizational goals. 
  • Provide support to buyers in “should cost” analysis and supplier quote analysis. 

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Strong financial analysis capabilities. Must be able to evaluate spend trends, develop accurate projections and make appropriate recommendations/plans. Must be able to evaluate and apply conclusions drawn from external economic data.
  • Knowledgeable of the key cost drivers in manufacturing industries both domestically and internationally. This will include forging, casting, machining, and other manufacturing processes and industries.
  • Conflict resolution / negotiating skills required
  • Excellent communications/presentation abilities
  • Excellent customer skills
  • Ability to understand when an estimate is adequate, and when a firm quote is required based on the reliability of the estimating tools, priorities or the organization, and risk.
  • Ability to network well both internally and externally
  • Understand markets indexes and drivers for primary manufacturing processes and industries.

Education and work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five or more years of related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with supplier VA/VE activities
  • Global experience is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, MRP (AS400, SAP), and regression analysis

https://tinyurl.com/GSCEST


 


Automotive Project Engineer

Position Summary:

 The Automotive Project Engineer will be responsible for the day to day planning and engineering

 initiatives for automotive transmission projects in North America. The Automotive Project Engineer is the

 primary technical resource, and will be responsible for actively driving and managing the technology

 evaluation stage of the sales process, as well as the design of transmission components for automotive

 applications. Working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and in cooperation

 with the product engineering group, must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all related

 technical issues to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales and design

 process. Prepares and analyzes project schedules including identification of critical path activities to

 monitor progress and provide early identification of potential solutions or mitigations for identified

 issues. Must be able to establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales and

 development cycle.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

 Primary:

  •   Design and development of new automotive transmission products
  • Support Business Development activities by providing specification and design development support to prospective and existing customers with technical presentations and technical meetings
  •   Maintain expert level of product knowledge and application
  •   Articulate ODS technology and product positioning to both engineering and procurement personnel at OEM’s and Tier 1’s
  •   Respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs
  •   Listen, understand and convey customer requirements to internal cross-functional global team members:
  •  Engineering, manufacturing, program management, procurement, estimating, and quality within ODS
  •   Travel to project sites to perform technical presentations, start-up integration/prototypes, and training services
  •   Perform failure analysis and/or troubleshooting

 Additional:

  •   Resolve customer issues or difficulties in a timely manner that is consistent with the company mission, values, and financial objectives
  •   Establish contact with key customers and strengthen/maintain professional business relationships within target accounts
  •   Provide status of ongoing projects and future projects
  •   Identify customer's needs and sales opportunities to help deliver the 5 year business plan
  •   Some international travel required

 Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  •   Experience with Automotive Tier 1 and OEM’s
  •   Competent in start of the art transmission design and development including hybrid and AWD variants
  •   Proficient in analyzing application data for powertrain components through calculations.
  •   Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  •   Proficient in parametric modeling software
  •   Knowledge of automotive product development processes
  •     Education and work Experience:
  •   BA/BS in engineering, technical Field, or technical specialist within transmission and driveline
  •   Experience 5–10 Years in engineering automotive transmissions and driveline Systems

https://tinyurl.com/AutoProjEng


 


 

Supply Chain Planning Analyst

Position Summary:

Responsibility for planning and coordinating all requirements for manufacturing processes to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Monthly S&OP development and maintenance – owner of process and executive reporting
  • Maintain customer and production forecasts, creating inventory and production management plans for several product lines with action plans monthly
  • Collaborate with worldwide supply team to meet customer requirements
  • Analyze production data on monthly cadence and perform root cause analysis on variances
  • Assist in budget development and lead critical activities to sustain
  • Monitor production activity and develop action plans to optimize work center effectiveness; supporting continuous fulfillment of customer requirements
  • Initiate investigations and involve required key personnel to resolve problems that may impact scheduled shipments
  • Maintain system-based parameters for lead-time, lot quantity and safety stock level
  • Coordinate requirements, purchases, manage inventory levels to support production schedules while minimizing inventory
  • Manage work and purchase orders for several product lines with global supply base
  • Assist in developing improved procedures and automation of manual systems
  • Advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed
  • Coordinate cross-functional activities with Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Engineering, Inventory Control, Shipping and Receiving, and Contract Administration to ensure a smooth flow of materials through the production process and consistent information about status and priorities.
  • Apply continuous improvement techniques and methods to internal processes and systems to increase efficiency and reduce costs
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical or trade publications, establishing networks, and/or participating in professional associations

 Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of Access or Query a plus
  • JIT / Lean Manufacturing experience required
  • In depth knowledge of JIT/Lean Manufacturing and the ability to apply JIT production methods such as Kanban to the tasks of material planning and inventory control
  • Knowledge of MPS/MRP systems and concepts and a demonstrated ability to integrate these concepts with JIT and Lean Manufacturing
  • Ability to effectively apply continuous improvement methods to the planning function (e.g. pull systems, process mapping, JIT) and related areas
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, other team leaders and top management
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Needs to be well organized and able to multi-task
  • Good attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to read and interpret production drawings as well as understand manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with AS400 environment and various ERP systems
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of frequent walking, as well as lifting, bending, kneeling, stair climbing and standing
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities

Education and work Experience:

  • B.S. in supply chain or related field or minimum of 10 years of related experience
  • JIT / Lean Manufacturing experience required.
  • APICS certification a plus

 Position has frequent contact with machine operators, scheduler/coordinators, buyers, manufacturing process engineers, internal customer service representatives and external sales representatives, ensuring the fulfillment of customer requirements  and attainment of plant shipping goals.

https://tinyurl.com/SCPAJB


 


Customer Service Distribution Coordinator

Position Summary:

  • This position is responsible for prioritizing customer shipping and distribution needs as well as managing customer accounts.  

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for prioritizing customer shipments to meet daily shipping goals
  • Assists with scheduling shipments based on company objectives and customer schedules
  • Responsible for holding meetings with operations, customer service, and planning to make sure priorities are aligned to meet monthly ship targets
  • Notify sales/planning when acknowledgement dates are at risk of not being met
  • Informs customer service representatives of product availability
  • Manages customer order portals for scheduling freight
  • Works with purchasing on freight expedites
  • Responsible for setting up customer shipments domestically and internationally
  • Ensures that the proper freight billing terms are assigned to shipments
  • Relays shipping instructions to the shipping department in a timely and effective manner
  • Communicates shipping information to trade compliance to receive required export documents
  • Understands and operates within ISO standards and procedures
  • Provides customers with a high level of customer service and prompt response times
  • Adheres to customer firm periods and monitors incoming demand
  • Maintains customer forecasts and works customer schedules

 

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Self-starter and ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deliver high level of customer service and proven track record of following through with assignments.
  • Experience with presentations and reports required
  • Strong computer skills to include all Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with AS400 a plus

 

Education and work Experience:

  •  Associate degree in a Business or Technical field desired or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of one-year customer service experience

 

https://tinyurl.com/y8388rys


Customer Service Distribution Coordinator

 

Position Summary:

  • This position is responsible for prioritizing customer shipping and distribution needs as well as managing customer accounts. 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for prioritizing customer shipments to meet daily shipping goals
  • Assists with scheduling shipments based on company objectives and customer schedules
  • Responsible for holding meetings with operations, customer service, and planning to make sure priorities are aligned to meet monthly ship targets
  • Notify sales/planning when acknowledgement dates are at risk of not being met
  • Informs customer service representatives of product availability
  • Manages customer order portals for scheduling freight
  • Works with purchasing on freight expedites
  • Responsible for setting up customer shipments domestically and internationally
  • Ensures that the proper freight billing terms are assigned to shipments
  • Relays shipping instructions to the shipping department in a timely and effective manner
  • Communicates shipping information to trade compliance to receive required export documents
  • Understands and operates within ISO standards and procedures
  • Provides customers with a high level of customer service and prompt response times
  • Adheres to customer firm periods and monitors incoming demand
  • Maintains customer forecasts and works customer schedules 

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Self-starter and ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deliver high level of customer service and proven track record of following through with assignments.
  • Experience with presentations and reports required
  • Strong computer skills to include all Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with AS400 a plus

Education and work Experience:

  •  Associate degree in a Business or Technical field desired or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of one-year customer service experience 

 https://tinyurl.com/y866rmzs


Import/ Export Trade Control Manager

Position Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist the Global Import/Export Trade Compliance Manager in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Import/Export Trade Compliance programs.

Strong emphasis on supporting regulatory Import/Export compliance and interfacing with Groups, Divisions and employees at all levels of the organization to include training, developing and advising upper management and staff.

This position offers the opportunity to take over more responsibility / extended role in the organization mid-term

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Coordinate shipments within the Corporate Logistics and Compliance Department. Address daily information requests from Customs Brokers for import clearance of products and Assist in the preparation of responses to formal inquiries by local and foreign government agencies.

 

Maintain and assist with implementation of company export and import compliance procedures and work instructions by supporting internal, external, and government-directed export and import compliance audits and assessments.

 

Administer import/export recordkeeping requirements with local and overseas offices and ensure global consistency and standardization of information, process, and reporting on new projects and support Special Projects/Trade Compliance Initiatives as needed.

 

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

Thorough knowledge of Trade Compliance programs HTSUS, 19 CFR, EAR, COO, ECCN, ITAR, AD/CVD, Duty Drawback, NAFTA, Various Free Trade Agreements, and Commodity Jurisdiction.

Knowledge of the various government departments CBP, BIS, OFAC, DDTC, DOS
Ability to understand global impact of regulatory decisions (assertiveness and diplomacy to achieve results).
Ability to understand, decipher, collaborate and communicate complex governmental regulations to all    levels of personnel. 
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Tools.
Excellent Communication skills and the ability to interface with customers, vendors and upper management in a professional, confident manner. 
Prior skills and knowledge maintaining regulatory/compliance data within an ERP system are required.
Strategic project management experience related to Regulatory Compliance activities.

 

Education and work Experience:

Full Time

Some Travel

BA / BS College Degree

Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred

Minimum 3-5 years’ experience Import/Export/Global Trade Compliance or related role

https://tinyurl.com/y8f58ppl


 

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 

To view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, click here.  

EEO is the Law Poster:

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   

Mandatory Supplement:

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Pay Transparency Provision:

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html

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