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Current Job Openings

Function:    Lead Electric Systems Engineer
  
Reports to:    Drive Systems Manager

Location:    Lafayette, IN

Effective:    9/1/2015Job holder:    Engineering

Position Summary: 

Under supervision of Drive Systems Engineering Manager, the hybrid systems engineer works to expand our drive systems product offerings for hybrid vehicles.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  •     Develop new and innovative drive systems for the markets ODS is currently in
  •     Research and develop drives systems for market not currently serviced by ODS
  •     Develop models and prototypes, develop and execute test plans for both of the above
  •     Work closely with customers during both prototype and production intent design phases
  •     Train entry level engineers
  •     Travel to customers and other ODS locations as required
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    Knowledge & Skills Summary:
  •     Solid understanding of various sub-areas of hybrid electric systems such as electric machine design             power electronics hardware, control algorithms and software, CAN based communication and                         controlWorking knowledge of hydrostatic transmission systems, electric drive systems, and hybrid drive         technology
  •     Solidworks modeling experience
  •     Demonstrated ability to solve issues effectively and efficiently

Education and work Experience:

  •     Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electric Engineering, or similar degree
  •     2+ years in the field of electric hybrid systems
  •     Experience with simulation tools such as Cadence OR-CAD, Pspice, National Instruments Multisim, Altium
         designer, or Mentor Graphics tools
  •     Experience with Matlab/Simulink, Siemens LMS, or Labview

    J1939 and familiarity with Vector CanAlyzer/CANApe or similar tool                                                             

Use this link to apply on-line:https://oerlikon.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/fb1265d0-9b92-5b72-521b-23a430e9f5f6/apply?source=451437-CS-20943


 

Function:    Materials Planner

Reports to:    Director, Materials Planning

Location:    Lafayette, IN

Effective:    06/29/16

Job holder:    Materials

Position Summary: 

Responsibility for planning and coordinating all requirements to optimize the manufacturing processes and maximize customer service on-time delivery.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  •     Promise customer orders by line item, based on lead-time availability of raw               materials. 
  •     Monitor production activity and develop action plans to optimize work center               effectiveness; supporting continuous fulfillment of customer requirements.
  •     Monitor and develop action plans to manage aged and obsolete inventory for               assign- ed areas.
  •     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 and manage scheduling of production matching requirements with               available capacity and communication with customer, category and logistics teams.
  •     Coordinate requirements, purchases, manage inventory levels in order to support         production schedules while minimizing inventory.
  •     Maintain bill of materials database and inventory reporting systems.
  •     Assist in developing improved procedures and automation of manual systems.
  •     Assist with the daily open lot process, review inventory for obsolescence
  •     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.
  •     Prepare work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of                 components or parts to support a master production schedule, shop load, and             inventory requirements.  
  •     Coordinate material movements between internal work and storage areas and/or           outside processing or suppliers to ensure materials are available when needed.
  •     Schedule and expedite the movement of parts by means of move orders and/or           stock transfers to meet customer shipping dates.
  •     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.

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  •     Strong experience in Excel. Knowledge of Access or Query a plus. Familiarity with       AS400 environment.
  •     Experience/knowledge in the following: sales order entry, inventory management,         production planning, capacity planning, scheduling, shipping and receiving,                 purchasing, APICS CPIM, six sigma.        
  •     Problem solving skills: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts,             determine alternative solutions, and implement permanent corrective actions.
  •     Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in           goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.
  •     Ability to read and interpret production drawings as well as understand                         manufacturing processes
  •     Ability to learn and document processes (process mapping, written procedures) and     apply continuous improvement methods.
  •     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.
  •     Able to communicate clearly to people from a variety of functional areas and               backgrounds. 
  •     Good attention to detail is essential.
  •    Ability to meet physical requirements of frequent walking, as well as lifting, bending,    kneeling, stair climbing and standing.

Education and work Experience:

  •     Some college 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.

Use this link to apply on-line:https://oerlikon.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/609e5116-46c7-c142-6b07-150733135537/apply?source=460929-CS-20943


Function:        Applications Engineer  

Reports to:     Product Testing, Development and Applications Engineering

Location:        Lafayette, IN

Effective:        7/12/2012

Job holder:    Engineering

Position Summary:

Technical product support for sales force and distributors, as well as other departments within the organization. Responsible for the successful application of the product line including calculations, data base, technical proposals, documentation, drawings and application schools.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work with sales personnel, customers, distributors and design engineering to apply product like to meet customer’s needs.
  • Must have strong basic mechanical engineering skills and be proficient (after suitable training period) in hydraulics and electrical controls, gear and bearing design, and vehicle propel systems.
  • Must be motivated self-starter as individual works a self-directed schedule with priorities and projects established by Engineering and Sales.

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Pro-E or CAD experience.
  • Experience in VAX/ AS400 preferred.

Education and work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent in experience with zero to five years’ experience in power transmission, hydraulics and vehicle propel systems.

Contact:
Fairfield Manufacturing Company Inc.
Human Resources                                                                                                                                  2400 Sagamore Parkway South                                                                                                                 Tel. no.  765-772-4000                                                                                                                               Fax no.  765-772-4021                                                                                                                               Use the following link to apply on-line: https://oerlikon.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/112ae90d-5527-e49f-96ac-449cc14d71db/apply?source=484945-CS-20943


Function:        Communications & Training Specialist

Reports to:     Human Resources

Location:        Lafayette, IN

Effective:        October 2016

Job holder:    Human Resources

Position Summary:

The Incumbent will assist in developing, executing and managing HR’s communications and training programs. This position will primarily focus on internal communications and training, with opportunities to contribute to external communication and training projects as needed.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in employee communication planning, development and implementation of communications
  • Conduct employee engagement surveys and initiate focus groups to address problem areas
  • Identify and assess training needs within the company.
  • Develop, organize, conduct and evaluate training programs.

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Result-driven. Excellent project management and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player able to collaborate with multiple internal stakeholders at all levels.
  • Able to take initiative. Effective at prioritizing multiple projects /responsibilities. Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.

Education and work Experience:

  • Degree in Communications or Human Resource related degree is preferred
  • 3-7 years of experience in the communications field. Experience working for a global organization is a plus.

Contact:
Fairfield Manufacturing Company Inc.
Human Resources
2400 Sagamore Parkway South
Tel. no.765-772-4000
Fax no.765-772-4021
www.Oerlikon.com/Fairfield       fairfield.hr@oerlikon.com

Use the following link to apply on-line:
https://oerlikon.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/6b0ebe7a-3ce6-3379-08dc-a2a519ef8f64/apply?source=451442-CS-20943


Function:        Regional Sales Manager

Reports to:     Sales Director

Location:        Lafayette, IN

Job holder:    Sales

Position Summary:

The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for selling, promoting, pricing and business development efforts in their region at all levels of their assigned customers and prospects. They are responsible for achieving our global goals and objectives in their region by identifying and communicating customers’ needs and requirements and coordinating with internal Oerlikon Drive Systems (ODS) functional areas to meet these needs in alignment with Oerlikon Drive Systems strategies and plans.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Actively seeks new business opportunities to identify and develop new business to expand sales and market penetration in their territory.
  • Meets with customers and prospects in their assigned territory to identify customer needs and requirements, maintain, develop and grow relationships, develop proposals and present ODS’s capabilities.
  • Initiate inquiries, prepares quote and proposals, negotiate prices and close deals.
  • Proficient in the utilization of ODS best practice sales, pricing and negotiation processes, and procedures.
  • Utilizes ODS systems and procedures for inquiries, proposals and CRM
  • Maintain customer records, sales forecasts and publish call reports in the CRM.
  • Perform account management with customers and prospects in their assigned territory.
  • Training, development, and support of authorized distribution and representatives.
  • Monitor and report customer and competitor activity and changes in market conditions in their assigned territory.
  • Monitor and drive daily and monthly bookings and sales for Fairfield
  • Meet and exceed the financial/sales goals for their territory

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Highly self motivated and results oriented individual
  • Selling, negotiations and closing skills and ability to influence decision making at all levels or an organization.
  • Professional verbal and written communications skills to be able to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  • Ability to effectively interact at all levels of the customers and ODS organizations
  • Experience in mobile equipment, construction machinery, hydraulic fluid power and power transmission markets or related experience with similar technical products.
  • Direct related experience in gears and gear boxes a plus.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office products

Education and work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing or equivalent in experience. Degree in Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of three years direct sales experience

Contact:
Fairfield Manufacturing Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 7940
Lafayette, IN  47903-7940

To Apply please follow this link to our on-line application: 

https://oerlikon.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/f0090a23-1fb0-5287-c412-35965c7716ac/apply?source=486896-CS-22462

 

 

 


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