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Highwood USA is a rapidly growing plastics extrusion company 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, including developing new furniture fabrication capabilities. The ideal candidate will be familiar with woodworking, plastics, and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
The Team Manager has primary responsibility for the day-to-day operations and supervision of the hourly team members.
Responsibilities: Working with the teams in setting goals, tracking results, and developing improvement plans in the areas of Safety, Quality, Yield, and Productivity. Ensuring that the teams have the necessary skills, resources, and tools to achieve the desired goals. In addition, the Team Manager has the responsibility to implement High Performance Work Team behaviors that allow the teams to become self-directed and develop leadership skills within the team.
To be successful the individual must demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as;
Qualifications: Experience leading in a team-based environment required. Extrusion experience a plus. Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent management experience.
MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER
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.
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.
Responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing process including design and development of new work cells with LEAN principles built into the design. Initiate and lead development including tooling/fixture design and process automation. Provide technical support and training on manufacturing process. Responsible for developing, maintaining and updating all documentation required to support the manufacturing process. Develop CAD drawings and hands on involvement in all aspects of project completions.
Manage projects to acquire and install new equipment and/or to upgrade existing equipment, including development and management of budget and ROI analysis. Evaluate equipment and work with vendors to recommend appropriate modifications and/or new equipment. Support the installation, modification of equipment and roll out to operations.
Identify and implement product improvements related to design, assembly, and packaging. Apply Lean principle in resolving manufacturing issues, supporting changeover and setup improvements. Lead efforts in the implementation of continuous improvement activities to increase capacity, correct issues, improve equipment and production efficiency and improve yield and product quality.
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. Furniture fabrication and automation experience a plus.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for purchasing, production planning, shipping, receiving, & inventory/warehouse, logistics, and supplier relationships.
Deliverables & Responsibilities
Develop and optimize company’s Supply Chain Systems and Processes
Develop and manage cross-functional, fully integrated planning processes to meet inventory targets
Procurement, Sourcing and Logistics
Build and lead a highly performing team
Qualifications (Education, Experience & Skills)
ASSEMBLY CELL TECHNICAN
Primary 1st shift, but during peak season, will be expected to flex to 2nd or 3rd shift.
Responsible for the entire process associated with fabricating furniture and panels from raw material handling through QA and packing finished product.
PROFILE TECHNICIAN (PT)
2nd or 3Rd shift
8 hour shifts Monday - Friday
Qualifications: 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.
2nd, 3rd Shifts Available - Monday through Friday.
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 USA • 87 Tide Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252 • 570-668-6113 Ext. 12
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