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Successful Logistics Technicians enjoy the challenges of working in a fast paced, team oriented environment while safely completing the processes associated with shipping, receiving and warehousing products.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
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), three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior Forklift Experience a plus.
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; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must be able to work adeptly at elevated heights. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to accurately compare color and pattern of products to quality control standards.
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. Although typically the employee will be required to work inside on occasion they may be required to load/unload shipments outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
We are currently seeking a Cost Accountant to lead all aspects of accounting. This individual reports directly to the Leadership Team, and is responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions (GL, A/R, A/P, Fixed assets, Costing, and Inventory), as well as supporting Operations and Sales with analyses of product costs, process constraints, and value stream costing.
This position is integral to the efficient operation of Highwood’s manufacturing operations, and involved in all aspects of the company’s finances.
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.
SUMMER INTERNSHIP - ENGINEERING
Highwood USA is seeking an Engineering Intern student to assist with manufacturing improvement projects. We are a rapidly growing plastics extrusion and manufacturing company in Hometown PA. The Engineering Intern will perform activities concerned with design, development, testing, and implementation of equipment upgrades and product development. The position will report directly to the Plant Engineer and will assist in performing engineering analysis, developing CAD Drawings, and generating new ideas for improvements.
Education and Experience:
Highwood is seeking an Electrical Mechanical Technician to help support recently added CNC machinery and to expand our industrial automation capability.
We are a rapidly growing plastics Extrusion Company located in Hometown, Pa., who manufactures our own products from these extrudates.
The Electrical Mechanical Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining a wide variety of production and plant support equipment. They will report to the Maintenance Manager. Their responsibilities will include, but are not limited to; troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic equipment.
Experience repairing CNC equipment is a must. Experience with robotic equipment is a definite plus, but must be willing to learn. The individual must be able to repair all types of equipment failures including PLC, VFD, and be proficient with the use of diagnostic instruments.
The ideal candidate will be a team player, self-starter, able to work unsupervised, lead projects and meet deadlines. We are a 5 day operation; however, this candidate must be able to work occasional overtime as needed. This includes weekends, working off shift or modified shifts as situations arise.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
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.
Responsible for producing, designing, crafting, and testing furniture wood products using specialized tools.
High school diploma or GED. Experience in basic or rough carpentry a plus.
SUMMER (SEASONAL) - PACKING POSITIONS
Highwood has Summer (Seasonal) packing positions available on all shifts.
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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