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Equipment Fabrication and Repair & Preventative Maintenance Technician

Primary Purpose of Position:

Responsible for the general repairs and maintenance of specialized machinery and mechanical equipment as well as fabrication of new specialized equipment. Analyzes methods and manufacturing process problems to determine root cause and corrective actions to facilitate continuous improvements. Performs work on variety of gearboxes, rigging, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, screw compressors, vacuum pumps, fluid pumps, CNC machinery and controls, autoclaves, ovens, electrical troubleshooting including logic controllers, analog instrumentation and controls. Fabrication responsibilities include fabrication, design input, raw material preparation, assembly, welding (TIG/MIG/Arc), hydraulic, pneumatic & controls of specialized equipment. Additional work on plant power and lighting systems, HVAC units and freezers and light carpentry, welding and machining.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs equipment repairs as necessary to ensure continued production flow
  • Provides preventative maintenance of equipment to include development of plan and documentation compliance
  • Fabricates parts to maintain/repair equipment
  • Responsible for fabrication of new equipment; hydraulic, pneumatic, wiring, controls, assembly & welding
  • Performs facility maintenance as needed
  • Troubleshoots machining problems on production parts; to include analysis of rejections/yield problems
  • Participates in the continuous review of the manufacturing processes, focusing on opportunities for improvement in productivity, quality, and cost reduction
  • Assists in design development process
  • Effectively manages job stress and interacts effectively with others in the workplace
  • Participate in the discovery, evaluation, prioritization and implementation of improvements to machines and processes.
  • Develop and maintain clear and accurate machine documentation: requirements, plans, drawings, solid models, analyses, BOMs, operating instructions and required operator training.
  • Proactively identify, prioritize, communicate and mitigate machine, project and company risks.
  • Apply resourceful and hands-on approach with a wide range of fabrication methods, materials and mechanical equipment.
  • Manage job stress and interact positively and effectively with others.
  • Lead, guide or coordinate the efforts of teammates when required.
  • Perform various other assigned tasks, responsibilities and projects.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability to:

  • Interface with equipment operators, work order originators and engineering staff to complete assignments
  • Function independently as well as part of a team
  • Mechanically repair equipment
  • Basic electrical wiring
  • Weld on steel and aluminum (MIG/TIG/Arc)
  • Perform proficiently in Word and Excel
  • Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of mathematics
  • Perform proficiently in operation of manual machining equipment
  • Work on day and night shifts; as well as weekend overtime

Education/Experience:

Minimum of three years experience in a manufacturing environment. Experience may include a combination of technical school, college instruction and/or work experience.

PLC knowledge is preferred; will provide on the job training

Any combination of the experience, education, training and requirements listed above which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position may be considered by management.

Working Conditions:

This position requires the ability to perform those activities to complete the essential functions of the job, either with or without reasonable accommodation. The position requires continuous and/or frequent talking, repetitive motions of hand/wrists, hearing and handling. Mental activities required by the employee in this position include decision making, interpersonal skills, supervisory skills, teamwork, creativity, customer service, mentoring, use of discretion, presentations/teaching, problem analysis, negotiation, and the ability to perform math and to read, write, speak and understand English. Required physical activities can include standing, walking, stooping, twisting, climbing, balancing, kneeling, bending, crawling, reaching, grasping, fingering, repetitive motions of hands and wrists, sitting, hearing and lifting/pushing/pulling or carrying objects up to 50 pounds.   Work is primarily indoors in a manufacturing facility.

Application Instructions:

  • Send resume to loriw@innce.com include job title in the subject line
  • Or contact Lori at 509-493-4484 for Job Application Packet

 

Sales Engineer

Plans and implements product development programs, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new markets. Responsible for the successful management of ICE’s customer needs in order to meet the objectives of the overall business plans and strategies.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains a high standard in customer service area. Ensures that goods and/or services consistently meet customer needs.
  • Sustains and renews existing customer contracts.
  • Identifies and develops new business that integrates with ICE’s production flow and processes.
  • Coordinates with the Operations function in analysis of production processes toward continuousimprovement.
  • Achieves satisfactory profit/loss ratio in relation to preset standards and industry and economic trends.
  • Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities.
  • Acts as liaison between customers and ICE management and staff to consistently meet customer needs.
  • Provides supporting backup to the marketing needs of ICE, including: development & maintenance of website and marketing materials, press releases, branding, public relations, advertising, attends tradeshows, networks with local community.
  • Performs outside sales efforts and coordinates with inside sales activities.
  • Performs budgeting and forecasting as necessary to support ICE.
  • Acts as technical sales resource for day to day inquiries from new and existing customers.
  • Refines the quoting system and performs the quoting function for ICE.
  • Achieve high customer ratings consistently.
  • Effectively manages job stress and interacts effectively with others in the workplace

Knowledge, Skill and Ability to:

  • Perform well in customer focused environment
  • Exercise strong leadership and relationship-building skills
  • Possess thorough understanding of the industry’s technical concepts and manufacturing methods
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills (Covey or similar)
  • Interface with management, engineering and other staff to facilitate ICE’s production, growth and profitability Provide strong negotiating skills and capacity to be firm and flexible as customer conditions require
  • Possess excellent communication and listening skills; in person and via telephone
  • Function independently as well as part of a team
  • Perform proficiently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail
  • Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Meet management goals
  • Successfully achieve high customer ratings
  • Travel approximately 25% of work time

Education/Experience:

  • Prefer minimum of three years experience in the composites industry with a focus on customer service, sales and marketing. Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred.
  • Any combination of the experience, education, training and requirements listed above which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position may be considered by management.

Application Instructions:

  •  Send resume to loriw@innce.com include job title in the subject line
  • Or contact Lori at 509-493-4484 for Job Application Packet

 

Systems Support Specialist

Assists the ERP Analyst/DBA with an emphasis in ERP support.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Contributes, as part of a team that implements, inventory processes, performs cycle counts, automates identification of inventory items, sets up inventory costs and improves inventory reporting with a goal of achieving accurate continuous inventory.
  • Provide initial user response to include basic system troubleshooting and user guidance as needed for internal (ICE) customers in a timely, calm, and professional manner. Document incidents and communicate unresolved issues to the ERP Analyst/DBA for resolution or escalation.
  • Provide solutions for ERP and IT related issues when requested by the ERP Analyst/DBA.
  • Provide hardware preventative maintenance to client computers, scanners, and printers in accordance with pm schedule.
  • Provide backup and support of systems hardware/software installations, maintenance and updates as needed. In an emergency, effect resolutions/solutions with documentation provided to the ERP Analyst/DBA immediately following.
  • With the guidance of the ERP Analyst/DBA, write reports for the various departments at ICE using Crystal Reports, referencing the data dictionary as needed. Work with users to confirm the accuracy of reports written.
  • Generate SQL scripts for automated IQ Alerts when needed.
  • In collaboration with the ERP Analyst/DBA write and maintain current user friendly communications and SOPs for ICE ERP users, using the document control database to manage versions.
  • Create training curriculum and user friendly training materials for internal customers as required, including certification exams to be administered from within IQMS. Review training outlines and final drafts with ERP Analyst/DBA prior to implementation. Coordinate with ICE HR department on user certifications as needed.
  • Is punctual, responsible, available and flexible with hours.

Knowledge of, Skill and/or Ability to:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory practices in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated hardware/software maintenance and troubleshooting experience
  • Understands the fundamentals of a relational database, Structured Query Language (SQL), and when to use and how to leverage various database object types
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Windows and MS Office
  • IQMS or similar ERP knowledge/experience and/or Unix skills preferred
  • Experience with Oracle or DB2 a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excels in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Functions independently as well as part of a team
  • Communicates effectively in English, including listening, orally and in writing
  • Continue education and attend required training

 

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience with Crystal Reports preferred
  • Experience with computer hardware/software/networking

Application Instructions:

Send resume to loriw@innce.com include job title in the subject line

Or contact Lori at 509-493-4484 for Job Application Packet


Composite Technician

Performs various fabrication steps at assigned work stations of composite parts and assemblies. For improved safety and process control, ICE only uses pre-impregnated materials (carbon fiber, kevlar and fiberglass). Uses machinery, hand and power tools, and requires attention to detail and pride in your work.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Cutting of raw material
  • Lamination of patterns through precise alignment and ironing together
  • Rolling tubing in a table roll process
  • Cello wrapping of tubing that has been rolled in the table roll process.
  • Loading and unloading of curing ovens and presses.
  • Removal of tubing from tooling.
  • Cleaning and preparation of tooling.
  • Finishing of parts including cutting, bonding, machining, cleaning and inspection.
  • Packaging and shipping of finished products.
  • Maintains a clean work area including minimal daily clean up
  • Follows all safety guidelines

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Entry level and we provide all training

Application Instructions:

  •  Send resume to loriw@innce.com include job title in the subject line
  • Or contact Lori at 509-493-4484 for Job Application Packet

 

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