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The Manufacturing Engineer supports the day to day production and processes for CNC machining centers as well as for the processes of assembling CNC lathes. This involves supporting lean initiatives, continuous improvement projects, and standardization to support ISO 9001. Provides technical solutions regarding CNC programming, routing development, assembly process development and improvement, and tooling/fixture design. The requirements for this position in the Machine Assembly department, are as follows:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering Technology required. Related degree/experience will be considered. Six sigma belt training preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in CAD/CAM required (AutoCAD, Inventor, MasterCam, SmartCam, or equivalent). Knowledge of CNC Machine programming. Strong leadership capabilities, written and verbal communication skills, and working knowledge of manufacturing processes required.
SPECIFIC TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE: Three to five years of CNC programming required Project management skills required REPORTS TO:
Machine Assembly Value Stream Manager
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished product and process capabilities; establishing standards; and support resources to maintain and document processes. Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations and participation from operators. Analyze, evaluate, promote and oversee implementation of production improvements and cost reduction ideas using lean methodology. Lead process-related projects from inception to full implementation. Facilitate continuous improvement throughout the location. Utilize Lean tool expertise (5S, Standard Work, DMAIC, Material Flow, etc.) to drive continuous improvements. Coordinate new product release from Product Engineering to Manufacturing – this role can be project support or project lead. Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors. Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout. Maintains product and process data base by writing computer programs; entering data. Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including health insurance, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation, paid holidays and long-term disability.
Hardinge Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Veteran/Disability
The position requirements for the Machinist positions are as follows:
Education: Two year degree in Machine Tool Technology, or a high school diploma/general education degree (GED) with equivalent experience is required. Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience as a Machinist preferred. Specific Technical Knowledge: Experience producing tight tolerance components in a production environment. Experienced in manual and CNC type machining processes using a wide variety of machine tools. Experienced in manual and CNC type machine set-ups, monitoring, change-outs, etc. Working knowledge of a wide variety of inspection devices to inspect components produced. Written and verbal communication skills, ability to work cooperatively with other team members. Willingness to learn and at times teach others. Reports To: Value Stream Leader Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for the set up and operation of both conventional and CNC machining equipment to produce components efficiently and accurately. The machinist will load / unload parts on machines to support maximum spindle utilization time, perform in-process inspection of machined parts to verify conformance to customer requirements, monitor parts as they are completed on the machine, and detect malfunctions in machine operations, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. The position runs production lots, communicates with co-workers regarding productions runs, and maintains a safe, organized and clean work environment. Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing work area practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes and supports team members in these processes. While performing all duties and responsibilities, the Machinist will at all times, model Hardinge Inc. values and principles and act in a manner consistent with the Hardinge Inc. Code of Conduct and Ethics.
The requirements for the Electronic Technician position are as follows:
Education: High-school graduate plus two year technical college with a specialization electrical/electronic education or equivalent experience. Knowledge of troubleshooting/repair, alignment/adjusting methods and techniques, simulators and other test apparatus Experience: Two to three years in performing a wide range of testing, assembly and associated duties following standard procedures. Experience with troubleshooting CNC controls. Familiarity with mechanical disassembly and reassembly of sliding, rotating and/or power driven equipment. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to interpret assembly drawings, use mathematics as well as mechanical principles to solve machine tool assembly tasks. Good personal computer and communication skills are necessary. Reports To: Value Stream Leader Responsibilities: Perform a wide range of electrical/electronic operations on all machine products. Assist in the introduction of new products to final assembly. Work with engineering personnel on updates or prototypes; assist in establishing procedures for all line operators Must be able to support off shift operations Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing work area practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes and supports team members in these processes. While performing all duties and responsibilities, the Electronic Technician will at all times, model Hardinge Inc. values and principles and act in a manner consistent with the Hardinge Inc. Code of Conduct and Ethics.
The requirements for the CNC Machinist/Programmer position are as follows:
Education: Two year degree in Machine Tool Technology, or a high school diploma/general education degree (GED) with equivalent experience is required. Formal training in CNC programming is a plus Experience: Minimum of three to five years’ experience as a Machinist preferred plus additional training in CNC programming Specific Technical Knowledge: Experience producing tight tolerance components in a production environment Experienced in manual and CNC type machining processes using a wide variety of machine tools Three to five years of experience with CAD/CAM (AutoCAD, Inventor, MasterCam, SmartCAM or equivalent software programs) Experienced in manual and CNC type machine set-ups, monitoring, change-overs, etc. Working knowledge of a wide variety of inspection devices to inspect components produced Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with other team members Willingness to learn and at times teach others Reports To: Value Stream Leader and must be able to work all three shifts Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for the CNC programming, set up and operation of CNC machining equipment to produce components efficiently and accurately. The machinist/programmer spend approximately 30% of his/her time developing CNC programs and approximately 70% of his/her machining parts, also, perform in-process inspection of machined parts to verify conformance to customer requirements, monitor parts as they are completed on the machine, and detect malfunctions in machine operations, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. The position runs relatively small production lots, communicates with co-workers regarding productions runs, and maintains a safe, organized and clean work environment.
Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing work area practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes and supports team members in these processes. While performing all duties and responsibilities, the Machinist will at all times, model Hardinge Inc. values and principles and act in a manner consistent with the Hardinge Inc. Code of Conduct and Ethics.
The requirements for the Financial Analyst position are as follows:
Education: BS in Accounting or Finance required. CPA or CMA preferred. Experience: Minimum 3 to 5 years of related experience, 1 to 2 years Cost Accounting experience preferred. Specific Technical Knowledge: Experience in an automated ERP environment required; experience with JD Edwards a plus. Strong MS Office experience including advanced Excel required. Excellent communication skills and business acumen. Ability to work independently, take charge, and implement changes within areas of responsibility. Strong attention to detail with strong problem-solving ability. Reports To: Americas Controller Responsibilities: Key member of entity operating management and local accounting expert. Interfaces closely with centralized accoutning services in Elmira, NY to budget, forecast, close books, understand variances, and control operating activities of the business. Month-end close responsibilities include recording journal entry adjustments for sales, cost of sales, freight, intercompany in transit inventory, purchase price and scrap variances, and inventory reconciliation book to perpetual differences.Additionally, calculate and analyze monthly manufacturing overhead rates. Prepare and record various non-routine journal entries as required. Prepare account reconciliations.Prepare monthly reporting for the operations including, but not limited to margin analysis by project, productivity and efficiency of direct labor. Review and assess overall Financial Statements for Elgin operation to ensure timely and accurate results. Report results to Americas Controller to understand variances compared to plan and forecast. Work with Sales and Operations to insure proper margin and cost calculations for customer quotes/estimates. Review performance variances against quoted costs. Review monthly cycle count adjustments, maintain excess and obsolete inventory database and perform analysis. Assist with monthly and quarterly forecasting along with the annual budget process. Responsible for ensuring compliance with the company’s internal control system over inventory and WIP. Responsible for expanded and efficient use of the company’s ERP system – extracting value from the investment. Partner with the operation’s leadership team to drive success. Liaise with the company’s internal and external auditors as required. Other duties as assigned.
The requirements for the Turning Applications Engineer position are as follows:
Education: Associates Degree in Engineering or Technical Certification Program preferred. Experience: Minimum 7 -10 years of CNC machining focused on turning applications. Milling and Grinding experience a plus. Experience interacting with customers in some capacity preferred. Specific Technical Knowledge: Working knowledge of Fanuc controls Fluent in CAD/CAM CNC Programming Strong verbal and written communication required Ability to represent Hardinge in a professional manner when interacting with customers is required Reports To: Manager Direct Sales – Americas Machine Division Responsibilities:
The applications engineer is responsible for tasks in support of the selling process of our CNC machines. Other responsibilities include:
Reviewing customer requirements to determine proper machine and process selection. Conduct training classes occurring in-house or at offsite facilities as needed. Perform machine demonstrations, time studies, feasibility studies and sample parts in support of sales. Tradeshow and Open House application support as needed. Assist in prototype machine PLC and option testing of mechanical and control software functions. Technical phone support for customers, salespersons and distributors. Attend training seminars or courses as needed to stay on top of technology. Some travel is required. EDUCATION:
Associates Degree in Electrical or Electrical/Mechanical Technology preferred, other related degrees or equivalent experience will be considered.
2 to 3 years of experience in the installation, troubleshooting and repair of computerized numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools. Machine tool equipment may include: lathes, machining centers, grinding machines or similar metal cutting machine tools.
SPECIFIC TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:
Thorough knowledge of all mechanical, drive, power, electronics, electrical, hydraulic, Fanuc computer numerical controls and other machine systems necessary to diagnose and correct malfunctions on manufacturing equipment.
Good communication skills necessary between the repair technician and inside customers.
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor RESPONSIBILITIES: Installation, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, electronic, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems of machine tool equipment located in the manufacturing facility. Determine the extent of problem, repair or replace defective parts, hydraulic, air and electronic units. Reassemble electronic and mechanical components. Repair motors, transformers, wiring panels, gears, hydraulic, air and electrical units.
We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including health insurance, life insurance, 401K, paid vacation, paid holidays, 15% of hourly pay night premium when applicable, and long-term disability.
The position requirements for the Machine Shop Quality Inspector position are as follows:
Two year degree in Machine Tool Technology, or a high school diploma/general education degree (GED) with equivalent experience is required.
Minimum of 2 years related experience working in a manufacturing team with machinists and engineers preferred. Experience in metrology required. Reading and interpreting single part, as well as, assembly drawings experience required. Knowledge of and experience operating/ programming of CMM preferred. Basic knowledge in metallurgy and instrument calibration helpful.
The successful candidate will work well as a team player with minimal supervision; maintain a high degree of organization, reporting capabilities, effective communication and be capable of interacting with internal and external customers.
SPECIFIC TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE: Must have fundamental mechanical and mathematical inspection knowledge. Must be familiar with ISO specifications and standards and have robust knowledge of GD&T, and blueprint interpretation. RESPONSIBILITIES: Follow standardized procedures and instructions for in-process and final inspections across a wide variety of customized parts and assemblies with very close tolerances and specifications. Determine method of inspection and set up requirements on first article parts. Prepare and maintain all required Quality Assurance forms. Program CMM for automated part verification and be familiar with the use of all inspection hand gauging including but not limited to; micrometers, thread gauges, dial indicators, vernier calipers, height gauges, internal and external thread gauges, ID/OD mics, bore gauges, etc. Coordinate the inspection planning of each job, documenting and plotting inspection data on a computer. Identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw and present valid conclusions. Responsible for interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or GED. Associates Degree in Automated Manufacturing (or equivalent), preferred.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a CNC Machinist required. Cylindrical grinding experience preferred.
SPECIFIC TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE: Strong understanding of “G&M Code” programming. Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing work area practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes. RESPONSIBILITIES: Set-up, operate, and perform a wide range of external, internal, and face grinding operations on our CNC Kellenberger grinding machines. Have an understanding of working with precision equipment and components. Read blueprints and interpret written and verbal work instructions. Accurately complete all related documentation and shop floor data collection. Perform set-ups to include downloading programs, calibrating wheels and dressing devices, and running the program to produce quality products. Troubleshoot and correct set-up problems, including editing CNC programs. Inspect all work performed using company provided precision gauging, such as micrometers, dial calipers, air gages, ring gages, dial bore gages, snap gages, accuracy plugs, dial indicators, and V-blocks. Maintain tight tolerances associated with the grinding of precision parts. Perform preventative maintenance on the machines. Maintain a safe, organized, and clean work environment Communicate with, and support, team members to achieve company objectives. Perform training functions as required. Adhere to all aspects of the Quality Management System.
The Plant Controller will be responsible for oversight and management of finance and accounting activities in the Elmira, NY Supply Plant. This position is responsible for the compilation of all manufacturing, product line, and departmental financial information generated from the operations in Elmira, NY. Currently oversees the payables, receivables, and fixed assets for the Elmira, NY and Elgin, IL operations in addition to the Corporate office in Berwyn, PA.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required; CPA or CMA preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 8-10 years of finance/controllership experience within a manufacturing environment, with a strong cost accounting orientation. Plant Controller and/or Lean Manufacturing experience highly desired. Proven leadership experience with the ability to set clear expectations; provide feedback and hold others accountable. Experience with supervising/managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, preferred. Strong budgeting and forecasting experience required. Strong systems and implementation background, preferably with accounting and operations systems; JD Edwards experience a plus. Public Accounting and/or International Accounting experience a plus. QUALIFICATIONS:
The qualified candidate will be resourceful, driven, a highly motivated self-starter with a participative management style. Must have proficient analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills and outstanding PC skills, including a high degree of competence with all MS Office products. The highest degree of ethics and integrity is required, the Controller will at all times, model Hardinge Inc. values and principles and act in a manner consistent with the Hardinge Inc. Code of Conduct.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for oversight and management of finance and accounting activities in Elmira which includes a professional staff of 8-10 positions in the areas of Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Fixed Assets. Timely and accurately prepare the financial statements in accordance with GAAP, company policy and other relevant regulatory guidelines. Maintain an effective and efficient internal control system in accordance with the company’s SOX compliance process. Review financial results and provide analysis of results compared to AOP (Annual Operating Plan), forecast and prior periods. Provide the information for management to make informed business decisions. Manage and oversee the yearly AOP process along with monthly Balance Sheet and P&L forecasts for the Elmira operations. Develop sound understanding of cost accounting systems and implement improvements to facilitate improved costing methodologies. Responsible for expanded use and functionality of the company’s ERP system to extract greater value from the investment, including transitioning the Elmira operations to a global platform. Drive cost reduction initiatives through active involvement in HIPEx (Hardinge Inc. Performance Excellence). Oversees internal and external audits for the Elmira operations. Ensure consistency and adherence to corporate policies and procedures. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of standard KPI’s relating to financial operational performance criteria.