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Employment

Highwood USA LLC is a growing organization with excellent team-spirit and working conditions. If you would like to join us, please keep an eye on the list of current openings (below) and complete our application form by clicking HERE.

When completing the application form, a drop down menu will allow you to choose which position you are interested in. Please be sure to select the job from that menu. If you are simply sending us your resume for our files (with no specific job in mind) please select “any available”.

Thank you for your interest in Highwood USA LLC.

 

Current Open Postions

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.



 

Temporary SUMMER Packing Positions

Come join the fastest growing manufacturer of synthetic wood products in the U.S.A. Our process involves compounding, plastics extrusion and furniture assembly.

Qualification:

  • Must be 18 years of age.


 

ENGINEERING INTERN

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.

Projects include:

  • Improvements to equipment in furniture manufacturing cell.
  • Assist with implementing Lean Manufacturing Tools
  • Assist with the development of new product prototypes.

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD or equivalent CAD software
  • Interest in working in a manufacturing facility
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making
  • Results oriented
  • High commitment level
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Education and Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Student of Junior or Senior standing


 

ASSEMBLY CELL TECHNICAN
1st 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 and chop saw.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality, safety, and productivity.
  • Ability and desire to work in a team based environment where decision making is at the team level.
  • Recognizes and acts upon what needs to be done with little to no supervision.
  • Motivated to increase skills and progress in pay levels.
  • Interested in company results.

Qualifications

  • Prior CNC experience a plus.
  • Woodworking or cabinetry skills a plus
  • High School Diploma or GED required


 

PROFILE TECHNICIAN (PT)
Full Time
2nd or 3Rd shift
8 hour shifts Monday - Friday

Responsibilities include:

  • Operation of compound and profile extrusion lines from start up through packaging of finished product
  • Color and tool changeovers
  • Understanding of quality specifications and performance/documentation of quality checks
  • Basic maintenance such as inspection, care and cleaning of equipment
  • Trouble shooting of equipment and process issues
  • Participation in continuous improvement projects/teams
  • Complete and accurate documentation of production, scrap, run conditions, and other key data
  • Ability to learn and use a computer at a basic level
  • Packing, banding and wrapping finished product
  • Forklift operation
  • Ability to pass color-blindness test

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:

  • Self starters…passionate and hungry for the opportunity
  • Interested in home and garden/design
  • Personable & have excellent communication skills (Written & Verbal)
  • Well presented in manner and professional in appearance
  • Driven, ambitious and organized
  • Capable of showing a clear understanding of selling skills
  • Preferably with experience selling new products into an established retail channel
  • Have an ability to cold call/introduce yourself and the product to target retailers
  • Have an understanding of selling value and new product concepts
  • Be a closer

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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