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The designer will be part of the New Product Development team and will explore a wide variety of compelling design options. The designer will communicate concepts and ideas through verbal, visual and written forms, and develop design options through sketching, 3D CAD modeling, rendering or physical mock ups.
Qualifications: A BS in Industrial Design or equivalent. Experience with 3D CAD/solid design (AutoCad Inventor, Solid Works or Pro Engineer) required. Demonstrates talent through portfolio.
Highwood USA is a rapidly growing plastics extrusion company located in Hometown, PA. We offer tremendous opportunities to motivated employees. We are seeking an Engineer to assist in all aspects of the manufacturing process, including developing new furniture fabrication capabilities. The ideal candidate will be familiar with woodworking, plastics, and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
This individual will be responsible for designing mechanical parts, assemblies and systems to meet customer requirements. Researching components and other aspects of design. Providing engineering support and guidance to manufacturing organization. Managing the NPD process by maintaining effective communication with management, sales, production, procurement, and quality organizations.
Qualifications: A minimum of a BS in Mechanical Engineering with three (3) years of design experience. Experience with 3D CAD/solid design (AutoCad Inventor, Solid Works or Pro Engineer) required. Finite element modeling is a plus. Experience with manufacturing processes including CNC routing, profile extrusion, fabrication and assembly is a plus.
Highwood USA is a rapidly growing manufacturer of outdoor furniture and spa cabinets located in Hometown, PA. We offer tremendous opportunities to motivated employees. We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to assist in all aspects of the manufacturing process.
Qualifications: A minimum of a BS in Engineering with three (3) years of manufacturing experience, strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Office Suite is required. Lean certification or equivalent experience. Furniture fabrication, CNC machining and automation experience a plus.
PM/REPAIR TECHNICIAN I
Position Summary: Successful PM/Repair Technicians enjoy the challenges of working in a fast paced, team oriented environment while safely completing the processes associated with preventive maintenance and repair of all equipment in the plant. PM/Repair Technicians strive to provide a safe working atmosphere for all Highwood employees by assuring equipment is in good working condition, reliable and compliancy and regulatory requirements is up-to-date without violation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily as well as the ability to handle situations by working as a team.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), five years related experience performing maintenance in an industrial manufacturing environment, specialized training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Able to speak, read, write and comprehend in the English Language to perform the duties of this position.
Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Possess the ability to accurately read a tape measure.
Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands /fingers to handle, feel and reach. The employee is frequently required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must be able to work adeptly at elevated heights. Employees are frequently required to climb ladders, and work from ladders, platforms, and mobile platforms. The employee must regularly lift 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud and PPE is required. Appropriate hearing protection while in the plant is required as noise levels within the facility meet OSHA requirements for hearing protection equipment. Electrical and mechanical dangers will frequently be present and the employee is required to take appropriate safety measures to protect themselves and others at all times from injury. Other dangers will be present from time-to-time when lifting, hoisting, moving and installing equipment, and the employee is required to take appropriate safety measures to protect themselves and others at all times from injury. The employee will be working in close proximity of rotating machinery, grinders, welders, various types of saws and cutters, where they will be required to take the appropriate safety measures to protect themselves and others at all time from injury.
2nd or 3rd shift (8 hour shifts Monday - Friday)
Extrusion Experience a plus. High School Diploma or GED required as well as ability to work well in teams.
We offer a competitive rate and a progressive pay system which offers promotional opportunities for motivated employees. We also offer a great benefits package which includes medical, disability, and a company matching retirement plan.
FABRICATION CELL TECHNICIAN
Flexible 1st shift or 2nd shift
Responsible for the entire process associated with fabricating furniture and panels from raw material handling through QA and packing finished product.
Can operate hand tools and power tools, including but not limited to drill/screw gun, staple gun, brad nailed, router, chop saw.
Prior CNC experience a plus. Woodworking or cabinetry skills a plus. High school diploma or GED required as well as ability to work in a team environment.
INDEPENDENT SALES REP
Furniture & accessories
The highwood® brand of furniture and accessories provides innovative products and a growing portfolio. We are seeking independently contracted sales professionals who can help us develop market share in the furniture specialist/outdoor living/pool & spa retail channels.
Candidates should be:
Remuneration is commission based, with growth of accounts that you set-up delivering a steady stream of income. This is an exciting and fun opportunity for professional sales people with the drive and the necessary skills to join our ambitious team. Unlimited earning potential for the right candidates.
Highwood provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by the law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Highwood USA • 87 Tide Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252 • 570-668-6113 Ext. 12
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