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If you are interested in applying for employment with Fort Wayne Metals, please use our online Employment Application. Please include your resume as an attachment per the directions at the end of the Employment Application.

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If your skills and experiences are a fit for an opening, you will be contacted by someone in Human Resources. Applications are considered current for one year from time of application.

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Current openings:

 

Maintenance Technician

Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corporation is seeking well qualified Industrial Maintenance Technicians.

Responsible for all aspects of building and equipment maintenance. Including, welding, fabricating, machining, AC and DC electrical, electronics, plumbing inert gas lines, troubleshooting and general maintenance duties. Also will be responsible for maintaining parts inventories, and prioritizing maintenance jobs. Will complete preventative maintenance to comply with ISO and FWMRPC maintenance requirements.

Compensation and Benefits include:

  • $25.74/hour top wage
  • $1,000 tool allowance plus $200 annual stipend
  • 401K with 50% company match
  • Quarterly cash bonus plan
  • Excellent health and dental insurance
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous vacation schedule
  • 9 - 11 paid holidays per year

 

Requirements

  • Strong electrical skills – including AC/DC troubleshooting and installation
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and blueprints
  • Experience with motor controls and servo drives
  • Mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills
  • Experience welding, fabricating and machining
  • Ability to plumb inert gas lines
  • Experience with PLC’s and computers
  • A minimum of two years experience in Industrial Maintenance field
  • Associates degree in related technical field is preferred, but not required



Maintenance Assistant

Fort Wayne Metals has an opening for Maintenance Assistant. This position will report to our Assistant Facilities Manager. The pay range is $14.50 - $20.00.

Main Responsibility

Modify, create and maintain CAD drawings while providing support to the facilities/maintenance team in a variety of administrative duties necessary to facilitate efficient operations and useful communications within the Fort Wayne Metals (FWM) team and outside contractors.

Essential Functions

  • Create and modify CAD drawings for Maintenance/Facilities, maintain machine drawings and manuals (reprint/modify drawings, as needed), update SharedFiles with new information.
  • Perform general administrative duties for Facilities Manager, Assistant Facilities Manager, and Maintenance Team Leaders.
  • Gather Maintenance related information (monthly checklists, radio assignments, open work orders, inventory levels, equipment transfers, water use, contractor contracts, etc.) from a variety of sources; notify Maintenance/Facilities leadership for updates and decision making. Support improvements to processes by which information is gathered and reported as directed by leadership.
  • Maintain and track the various department’s task lists. Report progress and changes as requested.
  • Monitor, combine, create and approve purchase requisitions for the Maintenance/Facilities team.
  • Work with Maintenance/Facilities leadership to create agendas and PowerPoint’s for Maintenance team meetings. Take minutes during the meeting. Track and report attendance to Maintenance/Facilities leadership team.
  • Work with Maintenance/Facilties leadership to create and update necessary work instructions for the Maintenance team.
  • Plan and coordinate events such as team meetings for the Maintenance Team Leaders.
  • Track and update Maintenance/Facilities employee phone numbers for emergency contact sheets.
  • Track and update Maintenance personnel’s completed coursework, enrollment, gap test data, tool allowance and hire date to keep up-to date on training requirements and to keep Maintenance/Facilities leadership and Human Resources current with information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Experience

  • Experience in an administrative support role in an office environment preferred.
  • Experience in CAD, required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of business practices.
  • Knowledge of secretarial, office administrative procedures and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment.
  • Advanced knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in CAD and Microsoft Office products.
  • Understanding of 3D modeling (Inventor/SolidWorks), preferred.
  • Some analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.
  • Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

Skills

  • Ability to work through others to obtain information and get work done.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in CAD and Microsoft Office products.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be capable of self-checking for completeness and accuracy of work produced.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Working Conditions

  • Fast paced office in a production environment.
  • Work hours consist of 40 hours per week.
  • Overtime may sometimes be necessary.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to work at desk for long periods.

 

International Customer Service Associate

Main Responsibility

Perform sales and customer service functions for new and existing accounts for assigned international geographic zones.

 

Essential Functions

  • Develop quotes, including international delivery costs, based on the product specifications set by the customer. Coordinate order entry process when order is placed. Communicate any special needs or material requirements to appropriate departments as soon as order is placed to ensure a positive experience for our customer. Maintain accurate records for quotation, initiate contracts as necessary.
  • Coordinate international delivery of products with the customer, providing production lead times, international delivery expectations, and documentation requirements. Ensure international certification and delivery documents are in order.
  • Correspond verbally and in written copy with international customers to communicate status and progress of order. Monitor order’s progress through production process via the Enterprise Resource System and by collaborating with scheduling department, production leaders, and shipping department; expediting order when necessary.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems when product and/or delivery do not meet customer’s expectations. Work with production, scheduling, and quality departments to find resolution to customer’s concern. Recommend and implement systems so that same problem does not reoccur.
  • Provide technical support and answer questions about the mechanical properties and capabilities of the products created at FWM. Coordinate engineering support, as necessary.
  • Organize conversion services when necessary to meet the requirements of the customer’s order.
  • Work with Accounts Receivables and customers to resolve payment discrepancies and ensure payments are received.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Business, Marketing, or related field; or equivalent demonstrated skills and experience, required.

 

Experience

  • Previous experience in a customer service position within manufacturing environment.
  • Experience within FWM, preferred.

 

Knowledge

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Enterprise Resource Planning systems, and database systems.
  • Understanding of Filemaker, ROSS, FWM processes and products, preferred.

 

Skills

  • Ability to effectively establish rapport, present information and respond to questions from customers.
  • Ability to speak the native language of Customer Service Associate’s assigned geographic location(s) is preferred.
  • Must be thorough in executing work assignments, be detail oriented, organized, and be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic accounting.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with many variables.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.

 

Working Conditions

  • Fast paced office environment.
  • Ability to speak the native language of Customer Service Associate’s assigned geographic location(s) is preferred.
  • Work hours consist of 40 hours per week. Overtime may sometimes be necessary.
  • International travel may be necessary at times.

 

Physical Demands

  • Fast paced office environment.
  • Extensive amount of time spent at desk working on a computer and talking on the phone.

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