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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
Click here to apply online.






International Customer Service Associates

 

We are looking for two International Customer Service Representatives to assist our customers in Japan and Korea, respectively.

 

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.
  • Must be able to speak Japanese and/or Korean.

 

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.
Click here to apply online.




Mechanical Engineer

Main Responsibiliy:

To understand the needs of manufacturing employees and management in order to create working solutions to address those needs. Design equipment and equipment improvements, as determined by solutions. Facilitate implementation of solutions.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Understand the manufacturing process and the equipment needs of the customer (internal Fort Wayne Metals (FWM) departments). Listen to the desired improvements and recommendations. Translate these desires and recommendations into working solutions for the customer.
  • Create the mechanical designs of equipment and/or improvements.
  • Prepare mechanical prints for parts to be manufactured both internally and externally.
  • Prepare quotations for capital projects as needed.
  • Source and purchase mechanical components for projects.
  • Provide mechanical documentation, such as part prints or assembly prints for projects.
  • Work with Technical Center team to ensure smooth implementation of designed solutions for use by customers.
  • Provide support and technical knowledge to Engineers through their part design, drawings, sourcing, and quotation.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology, required or equivalent demonstrated skills, abilities and experience.

 

Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in engineering.

 

Knwledge:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge Solidworks for 3D modeling, preferred.
  • Knowledge Autocad for 2D modeling.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, ANSI, and NFPA safety codes.

 

Skills:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent math skills and engineering concepts.
  • Experience with machining is helpful.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication ability.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Fast paced fabrication environment.
  • Work hours consist of 40 hours per week; additional time may be required
  • Exposure to WDO and WDO 10LV (oils), hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfuric acid solution (50%acid/50%water), and Steris (industrial soap).
  • Must be able to travel between various facilities.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to access all areas of operation.
  • Bending, pulling, stooping, and mobility required for projects.
  • Occasional lifting approximately 50 pounds.
Click here to apply online.




Customer Service Associate

Main Responsibility

Perform sales and customer service functions for new and existing accounts for assigned 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.
  • 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.
  • Work hours consist of 40 hours per week. Overtime may sometimes be necessary.
  • Travel may be necessary at times.

 

Physical Demands

  • Extensive amount of time spent at desk working on a computer and talking on the phone.
Click here to apply online.


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