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This brochure has been developed by the Manufacturer’s Alliance Training Committee and may be used to demonstrate that manufacturing provides viable jobs, with family sustaining incomes for employees of many different backgrounds.

For more information, please contact Sue Watras, Chair of the Training Committee at Sue@pennusa.com.




Manufacturing Jobs at McGrory, Inc, IFM Efector, IFM Prover, Southco, M. Cohen and Sons and Esschem


Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties

Summary Job Posting

McGrory, Inc

Effective Date: 3/23/2018

Company Name and location:

McGrory Inc. – Kennett Square, PA

 

Position Title

CNC/Water Jet Programmer

 

Summary Job Description:

The CNC/Water Jet programmer will work closely with both the stone and solid surface shops to program and operate our CNC machines based on the drawings supplied.

Essential Duties:

Set-up, program and operate multiple CNC/Water Jet machines
Ensure machines and programs operate correctly
Read, create and edit programs
Analyze job orders, blue prints, drawings etc.

Working hours:

Our shop operates on a four 10 hour day schedule Monday-Thursday. Friday is an opportunity for overtime, occasionally mandatory depending on the current workload.

Education/ Skills:

Demonstrates proficiency with AlphaCAM
Experience with some or all: digital templating, autoCAD, blue print reading/writing, millwork, case work and CAD drawings
Must be detail oriented and self-motivated; has the potential to be a management position
Must be able to program multiple machines
Ability to work in team environment and meet deadlines

Action:

For consideration, please apply to:  megan@mcgroryinc.com

 

EEOC Statement:

McGrory Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties

Summary Job Posting

Effective Date: 3/23/2018

Company Name and location:

McGrory Inc. – Kennett Square, PA

 

Position Title

General Shop (Labor) Help

 

Summary Job Description:

This position is an entry level position into our manufacturing shop. No experience is required, we are willing to train.

Essential Duties:

Dependent upon shop hired for – stone or solid surface.

Working hours:

Our shop operates on a four 10 hour day schedule Monday-Thursday. Friday is an opportunity for overtime, occasionally mandatory depending on the current workload.

Education/ Skills:

Basic use of hand tools, table saws, power tools etc.
Fundamental fabrication skills needed

Action:

For consideration, please apply to:  megan@mcgroryinc.com

 

EEOC Statement:

McGrory Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties

Summary Job Posting

Effective Date: 3/23/2018

Company Name and location:

McGrory Inc. – Kennett Square, PA

 

Position Title

Installer

 

Summary Job Description:

The installer position requires most of your time spend on the road with one of our drivers, delivering and installing counter tops. Occasionally you will need to spend time in the shop helping the fabrication teams if we do not have any installations scheduled.

Essential Duties:

The main focus of this job is installing countertops – must be able to carry 65 lbs.

Working hours:

Our shop operates on a four 10 hour day schedule Monday-Thursday. Friday is an opportunity for overtime, occasionally mandatory depending on the current workload.

Education/ Skills:

Basic use of hand tools, table saws, power tools etc.
Fundamental fabrication skills needed

We are also willing to train for this position

Action:

For consideration, please apply to:  megan@mcgroryinc.com

 

EEOC Statement:

McGrory Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties

Summary Job Posting

Effective Date:

Company Name and location:

McGrory Inc. – Kennett Square, PA

 

Position Title

Delivery Driver

 

Summary Job Description:

The delivery driver position will help deliver and install our countertops.

Essential Duties:

Safely deliver and install countertops driving a 16 foot box truck.

Working hours:

Our shop operates on a four 10 hour day schedule Monday-Thursday. Friday is an opportunity for overtime, occasionally mandatory depending on the current workload.

Education/ Skills:

No CDL required
Ability to drive a 16 foot truck
currently has a DOT card or must be able to pass DOT physical
Clean driving record and valid license
2 years experience preferred, all may apply

Action:

For consideration, please apply to:  megan@mcgroryinc.com

 

EEOC Statement:

McGrory Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

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ifm prover

Effective Date:  March 20, 2018

Assembler – 2nd shift

Company Description

ifm electronic is a global company with over 5,000 employees in 70 countries. Our core business is to develop and produce sensors and controls for industrial automation and process applications.

ifm electronic has established a technology and manufacturing facility, ifm prover USA, in Malvern, PA. The company includes a product development and production facility with multiple labs for testing and quality control. More than 50 ifm employees work in the 36,000-square-feet facility, and the company plans to increase to 100 employees over the next five years. This is ifm electronic’s second facility to be established in Chester County. The first facility, ifm efector, is located in Exton and is the company’s Corporate Headquarters.

“Exceptional success can only be achieved when the employees believe in the company and when they know that they are treated in a fair and honest way.”   -ifm philosophy

We have a fast paced and collaborative work environment. ifm believes in openness to ideas and a culture where employees are defined by their capabilities and contributions rather than title or tenure.

Position Description

ifm assemblers work in a strong team environment to build electronic assemblies to exacting standards.  You will use your communication skills and mechanical ability to follow detailed work instructions and visual aids to assemble components by soldering, testing, encapsulating packing, and operating machinery in accordance with ISO9001 quality standards.

Working hours for this position are 2:30 PM to 10:30 PM and job duties are performed in a clean work environment. Very competitive wage and benefits package.

Requirements

  • Small parts assembly experience is very helpful and electronics assembly experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated soldering skills, SMT with soldering irons preferred.
  • Excellent manual dexterity of both hands and precision finger manipulation.
  • Flexible to work on a variety of jobs which require quick and continuous learning.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing practices.
  • Proven ability to be accurate and pay close attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to read and interpret detailed work instructions.
  • Ability to stand continuously for up to 4 hours while working.
  • Need to be mature and self-motivated to work in our collaborative, team environment.
  • Able to lift a maximum of 15 lbs.

Link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=IFMEFFE&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D261%26org%3DIFMEFFE%26cws%3D40

 

ifm prover USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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Assembler – 3rd shift

 

Position Description

ifm assemblers work in a strong team environment to build electronic assemblies to exacting standards.  You will use your communication skills and mechanical ability to follow detailed work instructions and visual aids to assemble components by soldering, testing, encapsulating packing, and operating machinery in accordance with ISO9001 quality standards.

Working hours for this position are 10:30 PM to 6:30 AM and job duties are performed in a clean work environment. Very competitive wage and benefits package.

Requirements

  • Small parts assembly experience is very helpful and electronics assembly experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated soldering skills, SMT with soldering irons preferred.
  • Excellent manual dexterity of both hands and precision finger manipulation.
  • Flexible to work on a variety of jobs which require quick and continuous learning.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing practices.
  • Proven ability to be accurate and pay close attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to read and interpret detailed work instructions.
  • Ability to stand continuously for up to 4 hours while working.
  • Need to be mature and self-motivated to work in our collaborative, team environment.
  • Able to lift a maximum of 15 lbs.

Link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=IFMEFFE&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D260%26org%3DIFMEFFE%26cws%3D40

ifm prover USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law. 

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Buyer/Planner

 

Position Overview

The Buyer/Planner position is a key role within our strategic plan for Supply Chain management. Excellent organizational skills, a high sense of urgency, and exceptional critical thinking and analysis skills are a necessity. Key objectives will be achieving/improving/exceeding targeted customer service levels through production planning, managing inventory levels and targets, product life cycle management, and managing supply and demand within the Global Supply Chain.

Position Description

  • Plan and execute procurement of raw materials from global suppliers.
  • Maintain the production schedule of a diverse group of products across 6 manufacturing lines and 3 shifts.
  • Maintain strong working relationships and communications with manufacturing and key suppliers to confirm

production/shipping schedules and monitor open purchase orders and demand spikes for all orders to ensure on-time deliveries.

  • Collaborate with German colleagues for material and production expedites and conflict resolution.
  • Proactively report capacity and material availability issues and provide swift resolution with root cause analysis.
  • Coordinate inventory planning and replenishment of raw materials and components.
  • Revise essential system planning data to ensure our SAP system is effectively planning future requirements.
  • Inventory Management: Support reporting, inventory parameters, reduction and safety stock percentage measurements, Product Life Cycle management.
  • Work closely with the Development Team to ensure a smooth phase in and phase put process.
  • Maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information in SAP.
  • Provide analytical support and operational analysis for the organization.
  • Complete special projects and assignments as requested.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or minimum 5 years relevant and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years Supply Chain (planning or procurement) experience.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain concepts and application.
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written).
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.

Link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=IFMEFFE&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D287%26org%3DIFMEFFE%26cws%3D40

ifm prover USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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Electronics Technician

Position Description

As a world leader in the electronic sensor industry, our commitment to our products and our customers has resulted in continued company growth, creating an opening for a versatile Electronics Technician to work with our Product Development team. You will have the opportunity to be involved in developing new sensors from initial concept through the design, testing and manufacturing phases.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with electrical engineers to develop and perform tests (includes extensive design verification testing on analog and digital circuits), prototyping, troubleshooting and printed circuit board design.
  • Test in accordance with company, UL and IEC standards (Safety, EMC, etc.).
  • Perform electronic layouts for prototypes as well as final products.
  • Work with engineering team to integrate sensor modules and transistor based electronics in product concepts.
  • Coordinate lab setup, including the procurement of electronic parts and new test equipment, designing and building test fixtures and improving test facilities.
  • Assist in the transition of products from engineering into manufacturing.

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of circuits with transistors and other semiconductor devices.
  • ​2 plus years’ experience in testing of analog and digital circuits with an emphasis on analog transistor based electronics.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with standard electrical and electronic testing devices including the use of the oscilloscope.
  • Proven hands-on surface mount hardware build, test and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of circuit testing in consideration of high EMC compatibility and PCB layouts a plus.
  • Self-driven and willing to acquire new skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=IFMEFFE&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D306%26org%3DIFMEFFE%26cws%3D40

ifm prover USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Position Description

  • Design, develop and validate new sensors from initial prototypes to final products to be used in the process industry.
  • Perform engineering design and develop specifications for precise mechanical components for our sensors.
  • Design components for variety of manufacturing processes with the emphasis on metal forming and plastic injection molding. Work with outside vendors producing these components.
  • Perform tolerance analysis for form, fit and function of high volume parts and assemblies.
  • Work with engineering team to integrate sensor modules and electronics in product concepts.
  • Develop and choose mechanical tests to be conducted and evaluate test results.
  • Verify regulatory compliance (UL, CE, etc.).

Requirements

  • Solid academic background (BS in mechanical Engineering or equivalent).
  • Has demonstrated a level of competency to be awarded progressively, difficult projects in complex design and development of mechanical products with integrated electronics. Experience in the industrial process industry is preferred.
  • Ability to create design concepts, layouts and detail drawings with appropriate tolerances.
  • Strong computer skills using CAD for product design (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Knowledge of and experience with plastic injection molding, machining, metal forming or Plastic-to-metal bonding technologies would be a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Self-driven and willing to acquire new skills and grow in the position.

Link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=IFMEFFE&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D285%26org%3DIFMEFFE%26cws%3D40

ifm prover USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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Company Name and location

ifm efector – Malvern, PA

Field Technical Support Engineer – Philadelphia

 

Company Description

ifm electronic is a global company with over 5,000 employees in 70 countries. Our core business is to develop and produce sensors and controls for industrial automation and process applications.  ifm efector, inc., a subsidiary of ifm electronic, is headquartered in Malvern, PA.

“Exceptional success can only be achieved when the employees believe in the company and when they know that they are treated in a fair and honest way.”  -ifm philosophy

We have a fast paced and collaborative work environment. ifm believes in openness to ideas and a culture where employees are defined by their capabilities and contributions rather than title or tenure.

Position Overview

As a Field Technical Support Engineer, you will have the opportunity to apply your superior technical skills and industrial automation knowledge in a dynamic sales environment.  Supporting both hardware and software, you will be a technical expert for:  networking and control systems; vision, identification and diagnostic sensors; and other ifm products.

Position Description

  • Work closely with Sales Engineers and Customers to support the sales process for ifm’s most complex products. Support will include product presentations, validating solutions with customers during proof of concept, troubleshooting technical problems, and providing ongoing sales support, e.g., commissioning and training of both Customers and Sales Engineers.
  • Apply a comprehensive understanding of ifm’s complex products including principle of operation, functionality and benefits, and application feasibility. This will build customer confidence and enable you to proactively identify and resolve technical and application challenges.
  • Identify prospective Customers for specific products and applications, along with product sales gaps among current customers, through market and sales performance analysis.
  • Work closely with our Product Management team to identify product challenges and requirements for new functionality, create tools for improving the sales process for complex products, and develop and execute a strategy for new product introductions.
  • Maintain technical documentation to include engineering drawings, reference material and application data.
  • Maintain a high level of motivation and commitment to helping the local sales team with promotion of ifm’s most complex products. Need to conduct training on products, applications, sales tools, project quotes, and sales arguments.
  • Develop guidelines for selecting key accounts and applications with a long-term plan to “break into” the account. Make joint calls with ifm sales team and rep partners to build their confidence and help to “close” the business.

Requirements

  • BSME, BSEE, or BS in a related discipline.
  • Three plus years practical hands-on experience with industrial controls and automation technologies, preferably in the areas of technical problem solving and controls architecture.
  • Strong proficiency in PLC platforms, related programming languages, and ethernet architecture.
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, writing, and technical problem solving skills.
  • Strong team and customer orientation.
  • Frequent local and regional travel to customer sites; approximately 50% overnight travel.

Link to apply:

https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=IFMEFFE&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D303%26org%3DIFMEFFE%26cws%3D40

 

ifm efector, inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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Effective Date:  March 20, 2018

Company Name and location

ifm efector – Malvern, PA

New Business Development – Telematics – Mobile Industry

 

Company Description

ifm electronic is a global company with over 5,000 employees in 70 countries. Our core business is to develop and produce sensors and controls for industrial automation and process applications.  ifm efector, inc., a subsidiary of ifm electronic, is headquartered in Malvern, PA.

“Exceptional success can only be achieved when the employees believe in the company and when they know that they are treated in a fair and honest way.”  -ifm philosophy

We have a fast paced and collaborative work environment. ifm believes in openness to ideas and a culture where employees are defined by their capabilities and contributions rather than title or tenure.

Position Overview

Position Description

  • Discuss with customers their machine control, data acquisition, and vehicle requirements.  Stay current on changes in mobile control technologies and trends.
  • Maximize sales of ifm’s Driver Assistant Systems by capitalizing on opportunities at high potential accounts in the on/off highway Vehicle market segments
  • Negotiate with customers to achieve a good balance between products and services offered, profitably and competitiveness.
  • Customize sales presentations based on audience background and area of interest.
  • Provide on-site support to customers during startup and implementation of a project.  Conduct training seminars for contacts that are associated with the project.
  • Work closely with the Industry Manager to identify the needs of the customers and markets with respect to new products, sales tools, and required services.  Work closely with Product Marketing during pre-launch phases of new products.

Requirements

  • Technical problem solver who understands machine architecture, hardware and software interaction.
  • Knowledge of Telematics, IoT / Connectivity application and market trends.
  • Comprehensive understanding of electrical, mechanical, network technology, and sensor technology, including but not limited to optical and illumination systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of working with mobile hydraulic and electronic controls, network technology (CAN, CANopen, SAE 1939) and sensor technology.
  • Ability to identify and qualify key prospect accounts for potential opportunities.
  • Understand customers’ business models and machine / application requirements to determine the business case for the ifm solution.  Evaluate ifm efector’s return on investment based on the total potential, effort required, and resulting margin.
  • Ability to develop and execute a strategy to gain access to large potential accounts and win business against strong competition.
  • B.S. in an Engineering discipline preferred.
  • Five years of experience growing sales.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, computer and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently in prioritizing daily workload.
  • Ability to travel at least 50%, including internationally.

 

Link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=IFMEFFE&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D282%26org%3DIFMEFFE%26cws%3D40

 

ifm efector, inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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Summary Job Posting

Effective Date:  March 14, 2018

Company Name and location:

Southco, Inc   1025 Louis Dr, Warminster, Pa 18974

http://www.southco.com

Position Title 

CNC Operator

Summary Job Description:

Southco is the leading global manufacturer of Engineered Access Hardware with manufacturing and engineering facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. From quality and performance to aesthetics and ergonomics, we know small touches make a big difference. The people of Southco are passionate about connecting with our customers to create innovative engineered access hardware solutions aimed at enhancing the “touch points” of our customers’ products. With unrivaled global supply and support, innovative products and dedicated people, Southco provides customers throughout the world with the broadest line of high quality Access Hardware Solutions on the market today for applications in the Networking, Telecommunications, Computer, Automotive, Aerospace, Mass Transit, Off-Highway/Construction, RV/Caravan, Industrial Machinery, Marine and HVAC industries.

Essential Duties:

Responsibilities
– Ability to set up and run-in CNC programs (choosing and setting appropriate tools)
– Ability to keep machined parts within specification by monitoring tool condition and adjusting offsets
– Ability to use hand measurement tools
– Understanding of tolerancing and drawing reading
-Review and critique prototype and standard designs for manufacturability.

Qualifications:

High school degree or equivalent

1-2 years experience running CNC vertical mill or lathe (Haas control preferably)
Blueprint reading.

 

Working hours:

3rd Shift 11:00p – 7:30a

This is a full-time position.

 

Action Required:

For consideration, please apply to:

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?company=SOUTHCO&site=VjItOTZ1T01UdlAzbFgxcjV6TndJMDVWdz09

AAP/ EEO Statement:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button in the above link. Southco provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Southco complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties

Summary Job Posting

Effective Date:  November 21, 2017

Company Name and location:

M. Cohen and Sons

400 Reed Road

Broomall, PA 19008

 

Position Title 

Project Designer – Exempt

Summary Job Description:

M. Cohen and Sons is seeking a creative and self-motivated individual to design and detail high-end architectural building features for large scale building projects nationwide. The applicant would be responsible for architectural and production drawings that follow the project from an early design concept through production and final installation. There is room for growth for those who demonstrate the desire and ability to adapt and understand the complexities involved in custom fabrication.

Essential Duties:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Develop detailed technical drawings for coordination with architects, engineers and other building trades.
2. Produce accurate shop fabrication drawings according to shop standards.
3. Create advanced 3d parametric models to communicate with design professionals and shop personnel.
4. Produce detailed installation drawings for use by Site Installers.
5. Prepare thorough material and hardware takeoffs to deliver to the Purchasing Department.
6. Provide verbal and written support to Project Managers, Shop Mechanics and Site Installers.
7. Frequently meet with Shop Mechanics to troubleshoot on the shop floor.
8. Evaluate site install logistics to prepare for project installations.
9. Attend in-house project review meetings.
10. Read and understand building construction documents.
11. Understand common building systems for design coordination.
12. Frequently collaborate with members other departments.
13. Frequently visit onsite fabrication facilities for project troubleshooting.

Other Duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
 3 – 7 years of architectural design experience.
 Ability to read and understand building construction documents.
 Must work well in a team environment and have good communication skills.
 Must be meticulous, with great attention to detail.
 Experience in hands-on fabrication or construction is a plus.
 Develop advanced 3d parametric models to communicate with design professionals and shop personnel.
 Read and understand, building construction documents.
 Understand common building systems, for design coordination.
 Must be proficient in AutoCAD.
 Experience using Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor is preferred.
 Rhino modeling experience is a plus.
 Applicants should enjoy a fast-paced and challenging work environment
 Technical designing and problem solving.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Working hours:

This is a full-time position. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Some overtime may be required per business demands.

Travel:

Occasional travel for project site visits may be required.

Action:

For consideration, please apply to:

Annemarie McDonald : 610-544-7100 ext 316

Email:  amcdonald@mcohen.com

Website:  www.mcohenandsons.com

AAP/ EEO Statement:

M. Cohen and Sons is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, color, sex, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veterans’ status or military affiliation, sexual orientation, union affiliation, or other characteristics of applicable law.

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Effective Date: 8/31/2017

Company Name and location:

Esschem, Inc.

4000 Columbia Avenue

Linwood, PA 19061

610-497-9000

www.esschem.com
Position Title

Maintenance Mechanic
Summary Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to assist in ensuring a safe workplace, while maximizing equipment up time. Performing assigned functions to maximize equipment up time.

Essential Duties:

Performing all jobs assigned according to procedures

Repairing plant equipment breakdowns when work is within current ability levels

Performing new equipment installation when work is within current ability levels

Performing preventive maintenance when work is within current ability levels

Performing electrical work when work is within current ability levels

Performing carpentry jobs when work is within current ability levels

Performing machine shop jobs when work is within current ability levels

Working with and directing the activities of the Maintenance Helper when assigned.

May be assigned to work at the discretion of the Maintenance Manager or Assistance Maintenance Manager

Education/ Skills:

-High school diploma or equivalent

-Completion of the pre-employment physical

-Must be able to climb stairs and ladders

-English language proficiency

-Minimum of one year experience in a process plant as Maintenance Mechanic

Action:

For consideration, please apply to: esschemweb@esschem.com

Esschem is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes inquiries from all qualified candidates.

 

Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties

Summary Job Posting

Effective Date: 8/31/2017

Company Name and location:

Esschem, Inc.

4000 Columbia Avenue

Linwood, PA 19061

610-497-9000

www.esschem.com
Position Title

Chemical Operator

Summary Job Description:

The purpose of the Chemical Operator position is the manufacture of polymers.

Essential Duties:

·         operating equipment in the Reactor Room, Pilot Plant, Drying/Sifting Room, and Bone Cement Room including:

-reactors

-centrifuges

-dryers

-sifters

·         keeping the reactor room supplied with dry raw materials

·         weighing up of raw materials as needed

·         assisting mechanic in changing monomer drums

·         changing the totes when empty

·         acting as an attendant during confined space entry

·         assisting the mechanic with sifter changes

·         general housekeeping of work areas

·         proper disposal of waste

·         proper disposal of empty drums

·         compliance with the current collective bargaining agreement

·         completing paperwork associated with responsibilities

·         spot checking the raw material supplies daily

·         assisting other Chemical Operators, answering questions, helping to solve problems

·         communicating the daily production schedule to others

·         coordinating products in drying/sifting room

·         making adjustments on process controllers and other supporting equipment for individual products

·         helping with training of potential new Operators in the reactor, drying/sifting and bone cement areas

·         spot checking the reactors and advising the supervisor on which reactors need to be submitted for chip and clean

·         performing the reactor inspections for a batch kick off per supervisor’s request

Education/ Skills:

High school diploma or equivalent

·         Completion of the pre-employment physical and physical capacities

·         Must be able to climb stairs and ladders

·         English language proficiency

·         Completion of training and qualification procedure

Action:

For consideration, please apply to: esschemweb@esschem.com

Esschem is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes inquiries from all qualified candidates.

 




Advanced Manufacturing-related Training Offered by DCCC


Delaware County Community College continues to offer advanced training in manufacturing-related skills for your current and prospective employees.  For more information on three  exciting opportunities, please click on the programs below. include:

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Computerized Numeric Control

Process Control Technician

Scholarships and reduced tuition for MACC/DC member employees may be available.

 

For further information on the many other manufacturing-related programs, or to tour the College’s state of the art facilities, please contact:

 

Karen P. Kozachyn Ed.D.
Dean, Workforce Development and Community Education.
Delaware County Community College
901 South Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063
Office T202
email; kkozachyn@dccc.edu
Voice: 610.359.5362
Fax: 610.359.5054

 




DCCC’s FREE Electro-Mechanical Technologies Certificate Program

Funded By a Grant From JP Morgan Chase


Funded By a Grant From JP Morgan Chase

Electro-Mechanical Technician Jobs Are in Demand
Manufacturing employers right here in southeastern Pennsylvania are having difficulty finding a highly skilled workforce.

 

Not only are these jobs open and in high demand, they’re also high-paying. At Delaware County Community College, we’re prepared to train you for a career as an Electro-Mechanical Technician, so you can help meet industry demands right in your backyard.

 

Our Electro-Mechanical Technologies Certificate Program can be completed in less than a year and will help you transition seamlessly into a career in advanced manufacturing technology. Classes are available in Delaware County at the Marple Campus and in Chester County at the Exton Center.

Responsibilities

• Align, fit and assemble component parts using hand tools, power tools, fixtures, templates and microscopes
• Analyze and record test results and prepare written testing documentation
• Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies using soldering equipment and hand tools
• Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams and technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly
• Repair, rework and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies and systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances

Gain Skills Related to:

Electronics Mechanical devices Instrumentation equipment Pneumatics
Hydraulics Industrial computers Sensors Automated Systems

Training Grants Available

Through the generosity of JP Morgan Chase, the Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation is pleased to offer training grants support to selected students choosing to pursue a program of study in Electro-Mechanical Technologies. The grant will complement any financial aid for which a student might be eligible, or meet expenses for students not eligible for financial aid. Regardless, the intent is to ensure students can complete the Electro Mechanical Technologies program for free. Training grants will be renewable for students who are able to make satisfactory academic progress in their studies. Right click here to Apply Now »

Certificate of Competency

The Electro-Mechanical Technologies program is designed to prepare students for employment as Electro-Mechanical Technicians who assemble, install, troubleshoot and/or repair mechanical, electrical and fluid power systems. The program includes instruction in electrical controls and programmable controllers, manufacturing and operational testing, as well as system analysis and maintenance procedures.

Courses

ELT 204 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers
IST 105 Industrial Systems Drawings Interpretation
MAT 110 Technical Mathematics I
MTT 108 Mathematics for Occupational Technologies
TEL 101 D C Analysis
TEL 102 A C Analysis
TEL 110 Electronics I
TEL 200 Electro/Mechanical Systems
TME 115 Basic Technical Skills




Learn How the NTMA Apprenticeship Program Can Help your Business


Enrollment is now open for new apprentices in NTAP-CNC Machinist courses for the Spring 2017 semester.  Other apprenticeship programs will be added in 2017.

A Fact Sheet and Information Flyer are attached for your information, below:

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Information sessions can also be scheduled for any interested companies.

To apply, companies and apprentice candidates must complete some limited application/ documentation forms.  Courses in this program may be eligible for the reduced tuition program offered by Delaware County Community College to members of the MACC/DC. More information about this reduced tuition program is available here:

https://maccdcpa.org/m-training_courses.php

 

Please take advantage of this new opportunity!!

For more information, please contact:

Clara Console
President
Choice Careers LLC




Advanced Manufacturing Career Training with DCCC


Please see the attached flowchart outlining the FREE or reduced cost training opportunities for MACC/DC Member employees or prospective employees that follow a path from:

  • Pre-employment (pre-apprenticeship)
  • New hire training
  • Incumbent/ Semi-skilled training
  • Incumbent/ Skilled training
  • Apprenticeships, (in conjunction with NTMA)

For further information, please see:     dccc-advanced-manufacturing-training

For courses eligible for this program for Spring 2017, please see:

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Or contact:

Karen P. Kozachyn Ed.D.
Dean, Workforce Development and Community Education.
Delaware County Community College
901 South Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063
Office T202
Voice: 610.359.5362
Fax: 610.359.5054




Platform to Employment®

Helping the Long-Term Unemployed in Chester County Return to Work


Live in Chester County? Are you unemployed?

Have you exhausted your unemployment insurance?

Platform to Employment (P2E) helps eligible long-term unemployed (27 weeks or longer) persons return to work while helping area companies address the need to find skilled workers. P2E will be offered in Chester County in early September 2015.
• Five (5) week classroom-based program
• Provides a support system of career development tools, workshops, and successful job search strategies
• After successfully completing the classroom program, participants will be assisted in finding a job where their future employer can take advantage of wage subsidies paid for by P2E

Limited Space, Subject to an Independent Selection Process

COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION TODAY

www.platformtoemployment.com

Funded by the Chester County Board of Commissioners and
Chester County Workforce Development Board