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Class A or B Driver 03.26.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

RM Solutions LLC

Forklift experience preferred but not required.  Experience with Boom Truck also preferred but not required.

Must have a good driving record and back ground check.

Call Rick at 608-799-7287 for more information.

Director of Building, Grounds, and Transportation 03.26.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Caledonia Area Public Schools

 

 

Caledonia Area Public School District No. 299 is seeking applicants for the position of a full-time, year-round Director of Building, Grounds and Transportation. 

 

Job Summary - Plan, organize and direct the operations of the buildings, grounds, and transportation department. Supervision and work direction of building maintenance personnel to ensure the efficient and safe operation of cleaning and maintenance of all buildings and grounds. Implement and monitor the district's health and safety plan.  Develop, recommend and monitor departmental budget, and organize and implement all maintenance programs.  Direct the hiring and orientation of new staff and provide on-the-job training for all staff. Coordinate and conduct services for district employees regarding health and safety issues.  Perform and/or delegate maintenance and repairs on plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems.  Coordinate all major repairs and upgrades with district administration and outside contractors.  Work with district administration to direct and oversee the district's safety programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements of OSHA and other local, state, and federal safety mandates.

 

Work Requirements:  Candidates must have a minimum of a 2-year associate’s degree in facility management, HVAC, contract or construction management, or related area or a combination of training and experience to equal 5 years in facility maintenance, repair and grounds.  Knowledge of the operation of building systems, security systems, HVAC systems, refrigeration, plumbing and electrical work.  Fundamentals, concepts, and processes of planning and contracting out major renovations and new constructions projects.  Experience in PC operation relating to building automation systems and preventive maintenance programs. 

 

Required License/Certification:  1st Class or Chief Boiler License. 

 

Candidates interested in this position should submit a letter of application, Resume, and references to the Caledonia School District Office, Superintendent Ben Barton, 511 West Main Street, Caledonia, MN 55921. 

 

Application deadline April 9, 2015, or until filled. 

 

 

 

Route Sales Representative 03.25.15

(Sales and Management Careers, Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Mississippi Welders Supply Company

Route Sales Representative
Winona, MN
Position Objective:
Ensure the correct, timely, and safe delivery and sale of MWS products to customers. Represent the
company in a professional manner while interfacing with customers on product, delivery, pricing or related
issues.
Primary Duties:
 Gather and coordinate customer invoices, order requests, telephone and/or
email messages regarding product delivery and route sales requirements.
 Load products in to vehicles efficiently and safely.
 Deliver products to customers and/or stock warehouses while abiding by load safety, DOT, TSA
and general safe driving guidelines.
 Listen to customer needs and requests and actively sell from the truck using independent
judgment and discretion to satisfy the customer. When necessary, provide feedback to store
manager regarding customer concerns or problems with pricing, quality, credit or if there is a
need for additional follow-up.
 Complete daily pick-up and drop off of cylinder products from the customer.
 Ensure accuracy of cylinder exchange and hard goods pricing.
* Class A CDL with Hazmat endorsement required.
Applications can be picked up at the Winona store, 5150 W. 6th Street, Winona, MN.

Marine Mechanic Technician 03.25.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Marine Center

 

 

Title: Marine Mechanic/Technician

 

Description: You will be asked to perform maintenance and repairs to powerboats and sailboats up to 50'. Duties include: Summerizing, safety checks before launch, test run, and making any required repairs. Remove and reinstalling a stern drive, water pump replacement, starters, alternators, Carburetor adjustments. 12 volt systems, and some 120 v. systems.  Winterizing the engines, generators, and water systems before storage.

 

 

Qualifications:  We are definitely willing to teach, but would prefer a person familiar with: Mercruiser, and Volvo Penta sterndrives, Mercury and BRP outboards and other brands. 

 

Pay: beginners with very little or no experience can expect 12 to 14 per hour starting. experienced people can make 40 to 60 thousand per year.

 

Contact: James Kranz, At Marine Center 119 North Washington St Lake City Mn, 651 345 4124

 

 

NC Programmer 03.24.15

(Technical Careers, Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Trane, La Crosse WI

 

 

POSITION:

MANUFACTURING  ENGINEER - NC PROGRAMMING

PS JOB CODE:

REPORTS TO: Manufacturing Engineering Leader

FUNCTIONAL AREA:        MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING – LaCrosse

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for the creation and maintenance of CNC programs for production equipment used to manufacture Trane water chillers. Responsible for leading manufacturing engineering projects related to machining. Duties also include technical support of chiller manufacturing processes with emphasis on machining.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

·         Responsible for creating and maintaining CNC programs and related documentation for multiple NC machines.

·         Plan, organize and lead Manufacturing Engineering activities for process improvement and process development projects for new / current product.

·         Develop manufacturing concepts, cost models, machine processes, select capital equipment, designs workplace or cell layouts, develops quality and safety plans for new processes.

·         Responsible for technical leadership when working on safety, quality, engineering changes, sales order specials, and manufacturing improvements.

·         Provide technical programming support to Engineering and Operations as needed to meet customer requirements.

·         Maintains positive employee relationships within and between departments

·         Must be willing and able to work during production working hours

·         Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

 

·         Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or related technical field required.

·         Minimum of 2 years experience in a programming / manufacturing engineering environment. 

·         Computer software skills required (Microsoft, CAD CAM, Mechanical Desktop, ProEngineering, and AutoLisp.)

·         Working knowledge and experience  with Fanuc, Siemens, OSP and ESAB machine controls preferred.

·         Experience with CNC two and three axis parametric / post processor programming preferred.

·         Understanding of applicable machining processes, cutting tools, print reading and GD&T is a plus.

·         Working knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma techniques and ISO 9001 quality standards.

 

 

 

 

 

Tool Room Machinist

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Trane, La Crosse WI

Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has an opening for a
Tool Room Machinist and/or an Apprentice Tool Room
Machinist in its La Crosse production facilities.
Applicants must be available to work any shift. Successful
candidates must be able to work effectively as a competent
machinist in a tool room environment. CNC machining
experience and experience in tool and cutter grinding is
desirable. Applicants must be able to read and interpret
blueprints. Applicants must have their own precision tools,
be capable of performing quality work in a safe manner,
and assist and work as a team player.
A two-year associate degree in Machine Tool Techniques or
equivalent work experience is required. Will also consider
an apprenticeship for qualified candidates not meeting the
above criteria.
Ingersoll Rand provides an excellent benefit plan including
health and dental insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement,
holiday and vacation pay, plus employee discounts.
Applicants must be available to work any shift and pass a
physical, drug screening and background check.
Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume
and cover letter online to at careers.ingersollrand.com to
be considered. Search by Job Number: 815145.
Trane is an EEO/AA Employer

Toolmaker 03.24.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Technical Die-Casting, Inc.

 

 

Title: Toolmaker                                                            Reports to: Production Manager    

           

General Description: Maintain, repair, & build molds, mold components, trim dies, trim die components, fixtures, gages, machine components.

 

 

Main Responsibilities:


1.   Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories.  Secondary machining 

      fixtures and materials on machines such as mills, lathes and grinders.

2.   Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and

      angle of cut.

3.   Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts

      the machining operation as needed.

4.   Communicate with Toolmakers and others to diagnose and resolve manufacturing issues related to

       tooling.

5.   Participate in team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.

6.   Comply with all safety policies and practices.

7.   Follow Company procedures.

8.   Tear down and assemble molds & trim dies as needed.

9.   Clean and maintain the Toolroom and Toolroom equipment.

10.  Perform other duties as assigned.

11.  Keep personal work area clean, neat and safe.

 

Quality Assurances:  Verify conformance of finished workpiece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.  Communicate with Toolmakers and others to diagnose and resolve manufacturing issues related to tooling.

 

Physical Requirements:  Ability to stand for long periods of time. Normal walking, grasping, reaching, bending and twisting at the waist.  Able to lift 70 lbs.  Tolerance of heat extremes. Visual acuity. Bending, twisting at waist. Good hand/eye coordination.

 

Machine Use Requirements:  Ability to learn basic computer skills to be able to retrieve, view and print items such as DNF list, Repair list, Schedules, etc.  Ability to setup and operate: horizontal cutoff saw, vertical cutoff saw, band saw, vertical (manual) milling machines, manual surface grinder, hydraulic surface grinder, drill press, radial drill, lathe, pedestal grinder, chop saw.

 

 

 

Required Skills & Knowledge:  Proficient use of precision measuring instruments such as micrometer, vernier calipers, gage blocks, etc.  Proficient at operating Toolroom equipment.  Strong academic performance and/or work history.  Have 4+ years of Toolroom experience and/or has successfully completed an apprenticeship program and/or has 2 years Toolroom experience and has successfully completed a 2 year vocational education program.  Ability to accurately read machine dial gages, blueprints, precision measuring instruments.  Possess the personal tools required to work accurately and efficiently.  Ability to read and understand blueprints, sketches, drawings or utilize sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances for finished workpiece.  Ability and willingness to work as a team.  Ability to prioritize tasks.  Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Knowledge of materials: general characteristics.  Perform tasks within the time specified, with minimum supervision.  Plan and organize sequence of events required to meet deadlines/due dates and efficiently accomplish a given tooling task or project.  Knowledge and application of Toolroom math and trigonometry.  Excellent communication skills and the willingness to work with others to solve problems with little or no supervision.  Knowledge of EDM “overburn” and ability to apply to electrode construction.  Ability to sharpen HSS and carbide drill bits.  Ability to read, understand and complete forms and paperwork such as ECO’s, DMN’s, TST’s, TOAD’s, etc.

 

Desired Skills & Knowledge:  Knowledge of materials: machinability, heat treat & stress relieving procedures.  Knowledge of wire EDM, CNC EDM, CNC machining and the ability to determine the most efficient and/or cost effective method to use.  Ability to provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skills.  Ability to use SO Deckle single lip cutter grinder.  Knowledge of TIG welding process for tool steels.  Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

 Ability to prioritize, organize and delegate assignments.

 

PPE Requirements:

Safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, steel toe footwear, non-synthetic clothing

 

 

 

 

Auto Body Tech 03.20.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Denny's Auto Body and Restoration, Elgin, MN

Looking for a Full Time Technician.  For more information call Denny at 507-951-4161

CNC Shift Supervisor 03.20.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Innovance

www.innovance.com

 

CNC 2nd/3rd Shift Supervisor

Almco a subsidiary company of Innovance is a state of the art manufacturer of vibratory deburring, washing, cleaning and metal finishing products. We are seeking a motivated, goal oriented team player to fill the position of CNC Shift Supervisor at our Albert Lea, MN facility.

Desired candidate will supervise and coordinate the activities of the 2nd & 3rd shift CNC production and CNC machining maintenance. In conjunction with the CNC Department supervisor this position will support the Operations Department Mission Statement to provide world-class full service contact manufacturing activities to product products that meet or exceed our customer’s expectations for quality, on-time delivery, competitive costs and flexibility to their changing needs.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1.      Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.

  1. Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment and or a two year associate degree.
  2. In addition, candidate should have minimum of 3 – 5 + years’ experience working in a fabrication or CNC manufacturing environment.
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  4. PC skills including ERP, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and Intranet/Intranet, is a plus.
  5. A strong ability to set and prioritize goals.
  6. Ability to multi-task within a TEAM environment.
  7. Participate in continuous improvement activities that result in reducing variation and waste in the manufacturing process.
  8. A positive can-do attitude.
  9. Strong motivation to succeed.
  10. Problem solving skills.
  11. Refuse to be satisfied with average performance.
  12. Knowledge of ISO/QS certification-preferably with and through ISO/QS certification a plus but willing to train right candidate.
  13. Knowledge and experience working with CNC equipment production and setup a plus but willing to train right candidate.         

 

Innovance, Inc. offers the following:


  • Relocation Package
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K/ESOP
  • Medical, Disability, Life, etc.
  • Excellent compensation and benefit package!!!
 

Interested parties should submit a resume and salary history to:

 


Innovance, Inc.

Human Resources

505 West Front Street

Albert Lea, MN 56007

rponce@lou-rich.com

Fax: 507-377-5385

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


 

 

Positions at Peerless 03.19.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Peerless Industrial Group

 

 

Employment Opportunity

 

Machinist/Tool & Die Maker

Candidates should have a minimum of a two-year technical degree and two years practical experience. Responsibilities include building and repairing tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and parts, building and overhauling machinery, setting up and operating tool room machines to specified tolerances, and utilizing machinist hand and power tools.  Ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments. Must be able to work from verbal instructions as well as read and understand technical drawings. CNC experience is preferred.

 

 

Maintenance Electrician

Candidates should have a minimum of three years manufacturing electrician experience.  Minnesota electrical license preferred but not required.  Responsibilities include installing, trouble shooting, and repairing a broad range of equipment and systems. This position works in all aspects of maintenance with an emphasis on electrical machine maintenance.

 

 

 

OLFW Operator Trainees

Through classroom and hands on instruction, trainees will learn to set up and operate automatic forming and welding (resistance) machines that produce welded chain (this is not manual welding.) Applicants must have demonstrated mechanical ability and, ideally, prior work experience involving setting up and operating production equipment, use of hand and power tools, and familiarity with reading blueprints and measuring instruments.

 

 

Applicants must be willing to work 2nd and 3rd shifts and weekends, when necessary. Please note, rotating shifts are not being offered.

 

Applicants can apply in person at the address indicated below or send resume by e-mail, fax or standard mail as follows:

 

Peerless Chain Company

Attn:  HR

1416 E. Sanborn Street

Winona, MN 55987

 

Fax: 507-474-2821:  E-Mail: jobs@peerlesschain.com

Online: www.peerlesschain.com

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Seasonal Class B Driver 03.19.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers, Other) Permanent link

 Arctic Glacier Ice Co.

 

 

Arctic Glacier Ice Co. is the region’s packaged ice industry leader and services many area grocery, convenience, and campgrounds.  We are currently looking for summer delivery route drivers to deliver ice to these businesses.

 

This is a seasonal position which begins in April and ends in October.   The pay is hourly and can range from 40 – 60 hours per week depending on the weather.  Overtime is paid after 40 hours.  Pay will be in the 11.00 per hour range.

 

Work is physically demanding and requires that applicant be able to lift 50 lbs repetitively.  Some deliveries are made at a dock with use of a pallet jack and other deliveries are made with a 2 wheel cart.

 

We run class B straight trucks with air brakes and generally stay inside of the 100 miles radius.  We appreciate candidates who are neat and courteous.

 

This is a good opportunity to get in a truck and get some experience under your belt.  We strive to have some of the safest drivers on the road and participate in monthly training updates to keep drivers sharp and focused on being the best driver they can be.

 

Brad Rediske

Distribution Manager – La Crosse, WI

Arctic Glacier, U.S.A.

North Central Region

608-526-6900 – work

608-386-7039 - cell

 

 

 

Driver CDL 03.18.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

Fastenal

 

 

Team Driver (DOT-CDL)-Class A
Full-Time Position Available
2001 Theurer Blvd., Winona, MN

The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position Full-Time Team Driver (DOT-CDL). Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team.

ABOUT US:
Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and rise up to become company leaders.

As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.

OVERVIEW:
We are presently looking for qualified people for a full-time 3rd shift Route Truck Delivery Driver position out of the distribution center in Winona, MN. We offer an excellent compensation package that includes a GUARANTEED SALARY, mileage and stop pay, OTJ Training, life, health, dental, and disability insurance, 401k, paid vacation & a $2000.00 sign on bonus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Providing excellent service to our stores and customers by delivering product in a prompt, efficient manner.
o Demonstrating strong communication skills while interacting with our shipping and receiving departments.
o Maintaining a clean work environment within our equipment.
o Possessing a strong working knowledge of the DOT regulations in regards to a CDL Driver.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
The skills and qualifications required for this position include:
o Ability to demonstrate Company values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork
o Current Commercial Driver's License in good standing.
o Current Health Card.
o Ability to meet our driving record requirements.
o Current Haz Mat endorsement.
o Ability to successfully complete the required DOT drug and alcohol tests.
o Ability to maintain DOT regulated Drivers Hours-of-Service (HOS) paperwork.
o Capable of safely lifting up to 70 lbs. and maneuvering 150 lbs.

Preference is given to those with previous driving experience; however, new CDL licensed drivers are also encouraged to apply.

 
 

Apply Now. Please respond by Monday, March 30, 2015.

 

EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

 

https://assess.shlonline.com/default?action=url&key=f33eb768e818fc

 

 

 

Janitorial Maintenance 03.18.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers, Other) Permanent link

 McDonlads

 

 

McDonald’s of Winona-

Main Street & East HWY 61 locations!

3rd Shift Janitorial Maintenance

We are seeking dependable, self-motivated individuals who take pride in a job well done to perform cleaning/maintenance duties in our restaurant.

Full-time with benefits provided.

Benefits:  Starting Wage up to $13.00 per hour, Wage Increases Two Times Yearly, Medical and Dental Insurance, Free Food, and Much More!

Apply today!

www.McCourtesy.com

 

 

Positions at Manpower 03.17.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers, Other) Permanent link

 Manpower

 

 

**Manpower is now hiring a 2nd shift Machine Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 on behalf of BIC Graphic--a world leader in promotional products. This is the second of three levels of maintenance mechanic experience. This position requires being able to perform essential job duties with minimal supervision and minimal technical guidance.

Primary Responsibility:

 Maintenance Mechanic 2 will keep plant machinery and mechanical equipment in good repair (examines machines to diagnose trouble, dismantle machines, replace parts (other duties as assigned and needed). This position may provide work training to less experienced maintenance staff.

Must be able to pass a drug screen

 

 

**Manpower in partnership with BIC Graphic has a 1st shift Art Processing opportunity in Red Wing. BIC Graphic is a leading, world-class supplier of custom-imprinted products for the promotional products industry-- we offer full time opportunities and a competitive wage.

Duties Include:

Setting up all jobs on batches

Maintain awareness of plate and screen making needs

Cut film and cut apart individual jobs after processing

Replenish film and chemicals as needed

Closely evaluate artwork to ensure correctness before it moves to production

Actively participates in and supports teamwork

Requirements:

Must have High School diploma or equivalent

Must have knowledge of Macintosh, QuarkXPress, InDesign and Illustrator

Must have keen observation skills to recognize and correct art errors

Must have the ability to learn quickly!

Must have flexibility to take on other duties as assigned

 

**Manpower in partnership with BIC Graphic is now hiring 1st shift Graphic Artists in Red Wing.

Must have working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign (Two year degree a plus but not required--students are encouraged to apply).

Must have excellent customer service

Strong attention to detail and accuracy a MUST

Must be reliable

Job Responsibilities include:

Ensuring accurate representation of customers artwork on completed orders

Recommends alternative print methods when needed

Accurately saves and accesses files

Organizes orders and meets production standards

 

*** Calling all high school graduates and college students***

Manpower in Red Wing is now hiring summer production employees. These are Full Time entry level summer positions.

 

**Manpower in partnership with BIC Graphic are looking to hire 2nd shift Warehouse Associates.** Fork Lift Operators are particularly invited to apply for these positions.

Warehouse Associate:  Do you have previous picking experience?  Are you a self-motivated individual who likes to be on your feet for the majority of the day?  Are you not afraid of heights and can lift 50+ lbs. throughout the day?  If so, you would be an ideal candidate for the 2nd shift warehouse position at BIC Graphic.

Must have a high school diploma or GED

Must have a valid driver’s license

Must be able to pass a drug screen

 

Please call #651-385-2214 or stop into our office at 2000 Old West Main St. Suite 345 (Pottery Place Mall) Red Wing,  to speak to one of our staffing specialists about these  opportunities.

 

 

 

 

General Auto Body Tech 03.16.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Adamson Motors, Rochester, MN

 

 

General Auto Body Tech

Full Time

ASAP for start date

Full Benefit package

Uniforms

Wages Negotiable based on experience

 

Contact:  Conrad De jong

(507) 452-2305

 

 

 

Positions at Manpower 03.13.15

(Business and Information Technology Careers, Technical Careers, Trade and Industrial Careers, Other) Permanent link

 

 

Title: Knitting Machine Technician
Shift: 1st/2nd
Pay Range: $10 - $12/hour

Location: Winona, MN

Manpower is seeking a full time Knitting Machine Technician to join an established business in Winona, MN. This is a long-term opportunity with permanent placement opportunity based on work performance and attendance.

 

Job Duties:

This position is full time working 4 days/week operating modern knitting machines to produce quality garments.

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be mechanically inclined with good hand/eye coordination along with excellent math, problem solving, organization, and analysis skills.  The ability to multi-task with effective oral and written communication skills is also a must.  Good attendance and attention to detail are required.

For more information regarding this exciting job opportunity, please apply online today at www.applymanpower.com or contact us at 507-454-4044 for more details. 

 

Job Title: Electrical / Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Winona, MN
Pay: $45,000 - $65,000 BOE, Relocation Bonus offered as well
Shift: 1st Shift

Manpower is searching for a professional and qualified Electrical / Manufacturing Engineer for a local growing manufacturer. In this position, the Engineer would perform a variety of engineering work in the planning and design of products, tools, machines, and manufacturing processes, work with other engineering disciplines in the development of new products to increase production quality and efficiency.  This position would also include providing production support through the resolution of equipment related issues for purchased or in-house manufactured tooling.  This position also has unlimited advancement opportunities with the eventual goal to career path into a Focused Factory Manager position.

 

Key Job Duties / Responsibilities:

-          Design assembly drawings and fixtures/jigs for assembly work cells and process lines.  This provides work instructions and ergonomic tools for the operators.

-          Responsible for collecting and reviewing production data from production cells to ensure implemented process improvements are sustained.

-          Support the design and implementation of new equipment and manufacturing processes to increase production's efficiency and quality.

-          Identify and support production quality processes and procedures to increase production throughput and eliminate the customer's pain.

-          Research and review industry trends and technological advancements by attending trade shows, reading various trade publications, and working with vendors.

 

Requirements / Qualifications:

-          Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

-          3 -5 years similar experience

-          Expert knowledge of mechanical systems and design. 

-          Basic knowledge of tool and die concepts.

-          Critical thinking and problem solving capabilities to resolve issues with mechanical and electrical equipment. 

-          Drafting skills with Autocad, Inventor, ProE, Mastercam, and basic knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. 

-          Knowledge of machine tools including welders, mills, lathes and various mechanical and electrical hand tools to create prototype.

-          Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as spinning, welding, punch press, brake press, hydroform and basic knowledge of die design principles.

For  more information regarding this exciting position, please apply online at www.applymanpower.com or contact us today for details.

 

Title: Compensation Specialist
Shift: 1st Shift
Pay Range: Depends on experience
Location: Winona, MN

 

Manpower is seeking a full time, experienced Compensation Specialist to join an established business in Winona, MN. This is a long-term opportunity with permanent placement opportunity based on work performance.

 

Job Duties:

Primary duties include responding to requests for information, Data Entry into HRIS/Payroll system, preparing and submitting payroll, completing weekly, quarterly and annual taxes, and other duties as assigned.

Applicant must possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi task and meet deadlines. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following traits: great verbal & written communication skills; high attention to detail and accuracy, good analytical and problem solving skills, prompt follow up, and work independently in a fast paced environment.

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have 5 years prior experience in payroll. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Accounting preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially use of Excel spreadsheets is essential. Experience with Microsoft Navision is a plus.

For more information regarding this exciting job opportunity, please apply online today at www.applymanpower.com or contact us at 507-454-4044 for more details. 

 

 


Machinist.Intern Opportunity 03.06.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

Comet Tool, Inc.

 

 

 

Machinist

 

Description of responsibilities:

-          Adhere to Comet tool safety policies and procedures

-          Adhere to Comet Tool quality policy and procedures

-          Operate assigned production and manufacturing machines and auxiliary equipment including:

o   Load and unload product or parts

o   Adjust equipment as required to produce acceptable product

o   Conduct quality checks to assure acceptability of product or process

o   Utilize appropriate material handling to prevent degradation of product during the production process

-          Read and interpret drawings and blueprints

-          Independently set up assigned machine tools and production equipment

-          Ability to interpret and modify machine programs and process instructions

-          Ability to set up and maintain quality control processes and inspection equipment

-          Other duties as apparent or assigned

 

 

 

 

Qualifications for Entry:

-          Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

-          Technical School diploma or equivalent, or 5 years comparable experience

-          Ability to lift, carry, and maneuver 40 pounds

-          Ability to stand, walk, and carry out normal activities in a production environment

o   Note: accommodations for physical abilities will be maintained per the Americans with Disabilities Act

 

 

Job Description

Set Up Machinist

 

 

Job Title:        Set Up Machinist

 

Reports to:     Production Supervisor           

 

Position Summary:  To perform set-ups and operate various machine tools to produce components that meet production, quality and safety standards, with little to no supervision.  Provide key input to Engineering and Management staff on process, tooling and equipment issues.

 

Technical job functions:

§  Perform complex set-ups, under minimal supervision from CNC programming on at least 1 machine tool type insuring that the complete components conform to print and specifications.  Operate machines as needed to meet production needs.

§  Operate and produce complex and varied components on at least 1 machine tool types making necessary adjustments under minimal supervision insuring production and quality levels are met.

§  Perform minor program edits at the machine and on a computer under supervision.

§  Perform major program changes under direct supervision.

§  Utilize process control techniques to assure that parts conform to engineering prints and/or process quality.

§  Perform general machine maintenance and lubrication to maximize machine longevity and up-time.  Repairs machines under general direction.

§  Inspect parts utilizing various measuring devices such as: Calipers, Micrometers, visual comparator and CMM.

§  Observe established safe working and housekeeping procedures.  Promptly correct and/or notify Production Supervisor of hazardous situations.

§  Participate and take proactive role in ISO, 5S and Lean Manufacturing methodologies for problem prevention, corrective action, identification and solution verification.

 

Authorities and Responsibilities:

  • Position reports to Production Supervisor and must be able to effectively communicate with internal and external customers and co-workers at all levels.
  • Communicates with Manufacturing Engineering personnel concerning technical issues.
  • Function in a team environment and work to accomplish team and company goals with ability to compromise and negotiate.
  • Must be an open communicator about work-related issues.
  • This position is accountable for producing quality parts on a daily basis with limited direct supervision.
  • Must independently make “standard” (existing part) set-ups and machine adjustments and develop complex processes.
  • Assume other projects and responsibilities from time to time as directed by production supervisor.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is presumed to be an essential function of all employment.
  • Other duties as apparent or assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent, or relevant experience.
  • 2-year degree or certificate in related field preferred.
  • 0-5 years experience in a similar manufacturing environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pro Contracting Job Postings 02.26.15

(Technical Careers, Trade and Industrial Careers, Other) Permanent link

 

 

1804 West Havens Mitchell, SD  57301

                                    Phone 605-996-8350

Pro Contracting has been in business since 2000 providing excavation and concrete work for commercial and residential customers. With just one call the professionals, at Pro Contracting will be on the job, providing the best value in the concrete industry.

Our Mission Statement: Pro Contracting exists to provide our customers with superior craftsmanship and service to help them achieve their goals of having the best foundation on which to build a strong and lasting future.

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Job Opening: Concrete wall & Foundation Foreman & Crew Lead

Job Description: This person will be working with crews to set and square walls and foundations. He will need to be able to communicate with the crew members what the project of each day entails and make sure that his instructions are followed. He will need to read the blue prints and understand how to build walls and foundation to meet specifications. It is a fast past environment so this person will need to think fast on his feet.

Job Requirements: Must have a driver’s license, able to read and understand blue prints, and able to use blue prints to figure out how to do fillers & panels and set walls to specification. This person must be able to direct others on how to set walls & fillers to the specifications of the blue prints and know how to square foundation & walls. He/she must be able to read blue prints to find/place embedments and able to work well with co-workers. Compensation: $14 to $18 per hour

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Job Opening: CDL Driver/ Mechanic

This individual will be responsible for driving medium range loads but should be home at night, if not just a one night stay. This person should also be able to do light mechanic duties on pickups, gas or diesel engines. He should be able to do small repair jobs on excavation equipment. He will be responsible to schedule a maintenance routine on our equipment. He may also be asked to drive a skid loader or pay loader from time to time.

Job Requirements: Must have a CDL license, be a self motivator and able to work on a flexible schedule. Must be able to work well with other crew members and willing to train and supervise his crew members. Should have training in mechanics on both gas and diesel engines. This job will require this person to have the ability to operate in a fast paced environment as well have the ability to think clearly under pressure. Compensation: $14 to $18 per hour

 

 

 

Job Opening: CDL Driver/ Earth Moving equipment Operator

Job Description: This person will need to drive semi-truck on medium range distances, there may be a few overnights but most of the time will be home at night. This person will be running a skid loader and a pay loader from time to time as there is need. He will need to communicate with the crew and able to read blue prints. He will be working around underground utilities so he should know how to understand locates.

Job Requirements: Must have a CDL license with a medical card and be able to operate a skid loader and excavator equipment. Must have some people skills and have common sense. Desired but not required to have mechanical skills. Should have a couple years of experience and have some computers skills. A working understanding of underground utilities & locators would be a plus. Compensation: $14 to $18 per hour

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Job Opening: Crane Operator/CDL Driver/ Earth Moving equipment Operator

Job Description: This person should be able to read and understand blue prints.  He should display supervisory skills. The job will entail being flexible and moving from one piece of equipment to another whenever required. He should be able to operate a laser, be a self-motivated and have good communication skills. He/she must have good people skills as well as the ability to anticipate coming needs for the construction crews. He should have an understanding of the construction process as well as the ability to recognize problems before they can get out of hand.

Job Requirements: This person should have a CDL and must have 2 years of experience in operating a crane. May be required to spend up to 20 percent of time out of town overnights, but will be home for weekends. Must be certified to operate a crane and able to operate several types of earthmoving equipment. This job will require this person to have the ability to operate in a fast paced environment as well have the ability to think clearly under pressure. Compensation: $16 to $20 per hour

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Job Opening: Flatwork/ Concrete Finishing Person

Job Description: Help with floor finishing, making sure it is smoothed and leveled ahead of the drying process. This person must help leveling, squaring, and straightening forms. Help smoothing and leveling the ground prior to pouring as well as help put re-barb and concrete strengthening materials in place.

Job Requirements:  This person is required to report to and get job information from the Foreman. It is important that this individual stay busy and do all the manual labor needed to complete the job while following safety regulations. They should have knowledge of how to operate floor finishing equipment and understand the construction process.

Compensation: $14 to $18 per hour

 

 

 

 

Janitor 02.17.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers, Other) Permanent link

 Knitcraft Corporation

 

 

Janitor

Knitcraft Corporation is the manufacturer of exclusive products that carry the St. Croix label. These garments are only available in the finest specialty stores and shops throughout the world.

We are now hiring for 2nd  shift in the following part time position:

v Janitor

Requirements:

v General housekeeping and hard floor maintenance experience a plus

v Will train the right individual

Be a part of the team that produces the finest knitwear in the world. Stop in between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to fill out an application on site.

Knitcraft Corporation

4020 West 6th St.

Winona, MN 55987

(507)454-1163

 

 

 

Positions at Excel Manufacturing 02.11.15

(Business and Information Technology Careers, Sales and Management Careers, Technical Careers, Trade and Industrial Careers, Other) Permanent link

 Excel Manufacturing, St. Charles MN.  Several positions listed below:

 

 

CNC Machinist

We are well established manufacturing company located in St. Charles, MN. We are seeking for a full-time qualified CNC Machinist with a minimum of 6 months experience to join our team. Who should be focused on quality and productivity, candidate must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task with little supervision, work well independently and in a team environment. We are seeking individuals who have the desire to continuously improve their skill sets and technical knowledge.

 

Day Shift Monday –Thursday
5:00am – 3:00pm

 

Responsibilities:

·         Setup and operate CNC

·         Perform Quality self-inspection

  • Edit programs at the control
  • Be accountable for quality of work performed
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Perform daily /weekly/monthly PM checks

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Experience setting up and operating of CNC machines
  • Experience reading and the ability to understand engineering drawings

 

Benefits:

·         Competitive salary based on experience

  • Excellent benefits package available

 

For more information, contact Kou Yang at 507-932-4680, Ext. 107.

 

To apply, please send your resume to HR@excelmfg.com, or pick up application at:

 

778 West 12th Street –St. Charles, MN 55972

 

www.excelmfg.com

 

 

Welder

We are well established manufacturing company located in St. Charles, MN. We are seeking for a full-time qualified Welder with some experience to join our team.  Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task with little supervision, work well independently and in a team environment. We are seeking individuals who have the desire to continuously improve their skill sets and technical knowledge.

Day Shift Monday –Thursday
5:00am – 3:00pm

Responsibilities:

·         Must receive a passing score on the Welder Qualification test and recertify skills as required by program guidelines 

·         Operate an overhead crane to maneuver parts safely into place 

·         Adjust welding current to proper weld configurations 

·         Heats and forms metal parts and components using hand tools, torch or welding equipment 

·         Welds components in flat, vertical or overhead positions 

·         Accurately operate and read measuring devices 

·         Assemble and weld various metal parts together 

·         Properly position material/parts to be welded 

·         Train and work in various areas of production in response to production demands 

 

Requirements

·         Follow verbal and written work instructions including ability to read blue prints 

·         Attention to detail necessary to adhere to quality standards 

·         Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations 

·         Work in both team and individual settings 

·         Regular attendance required 

·         All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·         6+ months of welding experience either through education or work

 

Benefits:

·         Competitive salary based on experience

  • Excellent benefits package available

 

For more information, contact Kou Yang at 507-932-4680, Ext. 107.

To apply, please send your resume to HR@excelmfg.com, or pick up application at:

778 West 12th Street –St. Charles, MN 55972

www.excelmfg.com

 

Assembler

We are well established manufacturing company located in St. Charles, MN. We are seeking for couple full-time Assemblers to join our team.  Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task with little supervision, work well independently and in a team environment. We are seeking individuals who have the desire to continuously improve their skill sets and technical knowledge.

Day Shift Monday –Thursday
5:00am – 3:00pm

Responsibilities:

·         Assemble various metal parts together (hydraulic component and electrical component)

·         Work in various areas of production in response to production demands 

·         Will be lifting up to 50 pounds and working with hand and power tools doing large mechanical assembly

 

Requirements

·         Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations 

·         Work in both team and individual settings 

·         Regular attendance required 

·         All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Benefits:

·         Competitive salary based on experience

  • Excellent benefits package available

 

For more information, contact Kou Yang at 507-932-4680, Ext. 107.

To apply, please send your resume to HR@excelmfg.com, or pick up application at:

778 West 12th Street –St. Charles, MN 55972

www.excelmfg.com


 

Paint Prepper

We are well established manufacturing company located in St. Charles, MN. We are seeking for a part time Paint Prepper to join our team, who should be focused on quality and productivity. Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task with little supervision, work well independently and in a team environment.

 

Day Shift Monday –Thursday
In-between 5:00am – 3:00pm

 

Responsibilities:

·         Wash, clean, and wipe down vehicles to be painted 

·         Remove and replace all components as required for painting and sanding 

·         Mask, paper or grease components when appropriate 

·         Operate necessary equipment (dual action hand sander, electric lifts, etc.) 

·         Use basic hand tools and other small power tools associated with equipment and prep work prior to painting operations 

·         Perform minor bodywork and maintain condition of vehicle or component through the entire paint process 

·         Train and work in various areas of production in response to production demands 

·         Identification, safe handling, and appropriate disposal of materials 

·         Follow verbal and written work instructions 

Requirements

·         Attention to detail necessary to adhere to quality standards 

·         Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations 

·         Regular attendance required 

·         All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned 

 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Benefits:

·         Competitive salary based on experience

  • Excellent benefits package available

 

For more information, contact Kou Yang at 507-932-4680, Ext. 107.

 

To apply, please send your resume to HR@excelmfg.com, or pick up application at:

 

778 West 12th Street –St. Charles, MN 55972

 

www.excelmfg.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shipping & Receiving

We are well established manufacturing company located in St. Charles, MN. We are seeking for a full-time Shipping & Receiving to join our team.  Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task with little supervision, work well independently and in a team environment.

 

Day Shift Monday –Thursday
5:00am – 3:00pm

 

Responsibilities:

·         Load and unload trucks

·         Prepare shipments by selecting the best shipping arrangements

·         Maintain shipping records

·         Operate folk lift

·         Move freight to shipping lanes

·         Receive incoming shipments and deliver them to the proper areas

·         Miscellaneous duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

·         Ability to lift 50lbs

·         Ability to work on your feet all day

·         MS Office and shipping terminals experience

·         Previous Shipping and Receiving experience

·         Regular attendance required 

·         All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned 

Qualifications:

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Benefits:

·         Competitive salary based on experience

  • Excellent benefits package available

 

For more information, contact Kou Yang at 507-932-4680, Ext. 107.

 

To apply, please send your resume to HR@excelmfg.com, or pick up application at:

 

778 West 12th Street –St. Charles, MN 55972

 

www.excelmfg.com

 

 

General Labor / Folklift Operator

We are well established manufacturing company located in St. Charles, MN. We are seeking for a full-time General Labor / Forklift Operator to join our team.  Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task with little supervision, work well independently and in a team environment.

 

Day Shift Monday –Friday
8:00am – 5:30pm

 

Responsibilities:

·         Ability to safely operate a forklift loading and unloading of trailers

  • Pick and pack orders to ensure timely delivery to our customers
  • Occasional local delivery’s
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and organized work environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Must be able to communicate with all levels of coworkers, management and customers
 

Qualifications:

·         Two years’ experience driving a forklift

·         Strong communication skills with the ability to follow verbal and written instructions

·         Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis

·         Possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record.

 

Benefits:

·         Competitive salary based on experience

  • Excellent benefits package available

 

For more information, contact Kou Yang at 507-932-4680, Ext. 107.

 

To apply, please send your resume to HR@excelmfg.com, or pick up application at:

 

778 West 12th Street –St. Charles, MN 55972

 

www.excelmfg.com

 

Mechanical Engineering

We are well established manufacturing company located in St. Charles, MN. We are seeking for a full-time Mechanical Engineering to join our team.  This position will require providing technical leadership for the creation of construction drawings and specifications, existing system studies and master planning efforts.  Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task with little supervision, work well independently and in a team environment.

 

Day Shift Monday –Friday
8:00am – 5:30pm

 

Responsibilities:

·         General maintenance knowledge of maintaining and monitoring equipment (compressors, stationary equipment, etc.)

·         General knowledge of applicable codes and standards

·         Must be able to effectively evaluate equipment performance and trouble-shoot equipment and process problems through the use of critical analytical skills

·         Strong project management skill set including, but not limited to budgeting, cost control, scheduling, contract administration, engineering economics, labor and cost estimating and the ability to make and analyze business cases

·         Demonstrated team and influence skills to work with supervisors and craft to execute maintenance practices in accordance with Maintenance Best Practices

·         Effectively communicates with all levels of employees, management and production, crafts and vendors or contractors

·         Must be able to plan, coordinate and delegate all planning-related activities, efficiency minded, well organized, disciplined and creative at finding solutions

·         Ability to access all areas of the plant and conduct physical evaluations of grounds and equipment including ability to climb, and work at high elevations and tolerate exposure to high humidity, cold and excessive noise

·         Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Complex problem solving skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Takes initiative and follow through on tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Candidate shall be self-performing and self-motivated
  • Willingness to grow with the company and accept new challenges

Requirements:

·         Experience with any machine parts: small engine, drive system, sheet mental with weldments, linkages would be excellent relevant experience

  • Fluency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products.

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar discipline

·         A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in the manufacturing environment

·         Strong background in Microsoft Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

 

Benefits:

·         Competitive salary based on experience

  • Excellent benefits package available

 

For more information, contact Kou Yang at 507-932-4680, Ext. 107.

 

To apply, please send your resume to HR@excelmfg.com, or pick up application at:

 

778 West 12th Street –St. Charles, MN 55972

 

www.excelmfg.com

 

 

Auto Tech Position 02.09.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Ellingson Motors, Caledonia, MN

Full time Auto Tech Position

Position would consist of diagnostic and repair of new and used cars and light trucks, we are a Chevy and Buick new car and truck dealer.  This is an hourly paid position with paid vacation and 401-k, and uniforms. Hours are 8 to 5 m-f  8 to 12:00 sat work 1 sat on rotation.  Please contact Chuck Ellingson or Steve Hagen at 507-725-3963 Thank You.

 

 

Auto Body Technician 02.06.15

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 Med City Collision

 

 

Med City Collision

Rochester, MN

Auto Body Technician

Starts Date: ASAP

Wages and Benifits: Negotiable based on experience

Contact:  Nate Wasmund  507-287-1170

 

 

Truck Drivers Needed 05.22.14

(Trade and Industrial Careers) Permanent link

 H & S Landscape Products, Bangor WI

 

 

Class A Truck Drivers Wanted

            H&S Landscape Products in Bangor Wisconsin is looking to add a few drivers to our ever growing wood grinding business. We pull open top tipper trailers filled with ground wood for fuel to a couple wood burning power plants as well as walking floor trailers for the same and delivering our ground wood for landscaping to multiple landscape facilities. The positions will be full time and year round with both days and nights available with an hourly wage based on experience. I will require a class A CDL, up to date Fed. Med. Card, current DOT driving record, job references and a minimum 25 years of age. For more info please feel free to call Tim at 608-487-2684 Monday thru Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm only.