A 3 - 6 month contract opportunity is available in the Houston Area for a Field Service Engineer/Tech. Contractor will support Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and PLC Systems performing FAT/SAT Tests, software upgrades, network and other services as needed. Experience supporting servers, work stations and networks is required. Start is ASAP. For consideration, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org at National Engineering Resources or fax to 763.561.7675
A 3 month contract opportunity is available based in Houston area for a Control Systems Engineer. Assignment involves writing and testing Batch Phases on DeltaV System. Start is ASAP and work will extend through end of September possibly longer. For consideration, please submit your resume to email@example.com at National Engineering Resources or fax to 763.561.7675
Immediate need for 2 - UT Shear wave techs with CWI certification for a structural Steel project at a fab shop in Wisconsin. . Must be able to UT Inspect full pen structural welds. Also must have a current CWI. Project will be working 60 hours per week, duration is 3+ months. Call Mike for details at 763-561-1061. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Production Supervisor Our customer is a leader in the design and manufacture of automated test equipment. They are looking to hire an assembly supervisor to lead a team of 10+ direct reports. This is a first shift position, direct hire position in the northwest Twin Cities area. Responsibilities: Plans production consistent with master schedule to produce quality products at the most favorable material and labor costs in accordance with customer specifications/engineering documentation and committed ship dates. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules. Assures quality standards are complied with at all times. Regularly reviews and analyzes production records, quality control reports, etc. to evaluate results being achieved in relation to planned goals and makes appropriate adjustments. Recommends measures to improve methods, performance, and quality, and suggests changes to increase efficiency. Evaluates production activities taking prompt corrective action to maximize productivity. These include, but are not limited to: Reducing WIP, lessening build time, reducing set-up times, reducing scrap and rework, reducing product costs, and effective ECO cut in. Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders for employees, as necessary. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists employees in solving work problems. Examines items produced to determine if items meet specifications. Establishes and maintains high standards of housekeeping to facilitate production efficiency and enhance employee morale. Bears accountability for the care, maintenance, and protection of company property. Obtains necessary equipment repairs promptly to maintain production at desired levels. Recommends new or replacement of existing equipment as deemed necessary to maintain or improve productivity. Assures safety awareness is established and takes prompt corrective action concerning any potential safety hazard. Assures that all required production, payroll, quality control data, etc., are reported timely and accurately. Oversees operating budget for the department; investigates and takes appropriate action regarding significant variances. Responsible for the selection of new personnel for the work area and providing leadership to assure adequate orientation and training in their assigned duties Evaluates work performance of assigned personnel on a continuing basis, promptly calling attention to performance deficiencies as they occur. Commends and provides recognition for improved or outstanding performance where merited. Conducts effective performance reviews in accordance with established company practices. Makes appropriate recommendations regarding salary adjustments, promotion, transfers, etc. Documents unsatisfactory performance and recommends termination as necessary Establishes and maintains a positive working climate to maximize motivation and efficiency. Requirements: 2-Year Technical Degree minimum, 4 year degree nice to have 3+ years of mechanical assembly experience 1+ years of technical supervisory experience. Knowledgeable of basic electrical (low voltage) concepts and technical wiring experience required Must be computer literate and able to read and understand blueprints and production data Mechanical aptitude, problem solving ability, ability to lead and implement changes Must be able to run manual mills and lathes Must be a hands on supervisor, will spend quite a bit of time on the floor and be willing to jump in and help if necessary Due to government contracts, must be US citizen
Biological Lab Technician Our customer is a leader in electro-mechanical consumer products. They have an immediate need for an experienced Lab Technician who's primary focus will be on mycology testing. These products are consist of a wide variety of components and fabrics that are all treated with varying chemicals for softening, product life extension, and bacterial and fungal growth prevention etc. The work in this role is varied, and your responsibilities consist of working with over 30 active product lines, so each day on the job is different and the opportunity to learn and grow your abilities is significant. Most of the work will be in the Brooklyn Park location, but there will be some travel to a couple other local facilities. This is a contract - to - hire position. Responsibilities Design and construct test set-ups and fixturing for mycology testing Perform a wide variety of product testing including: small & full-scale, industry standard, thermal, and biological/fungal testing as requested by engineering staff and testing manager Operate electromechanical test equipment Analyze and document test results in organized and professional manner Interface with external testing agencies Maintain and repair test equipment Assist with building of prototypes and samples Maintain lab cleanliness and organization Ideal candidate is a recent chemistry or microbiology grad that is looking to focus on mycology. Adhere to ASTM G21 standards Requirements Ideal candidate is a recent chemistry or microbiology grad who is looking to focus on mycology. Hands on lab testing experience with fungi nice to have. Familiarity with ASTM testing methods Test lab experience a big plus Quality Assurance experience a plus Comfortable working around biological materials, allergens, fungal testing Experience and/or interest in pursuing a career in mycology For immediate consideration, apply online, or email resume to email@example.com
Electrical Engineer Our client is a global leader in Optical and Optical Electronics specializing in Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, and Medical Technology. The engineer in this capacity will Design and develop electronic and electrical devices and components of complex industrial metrology equipment and components. In this role you’ll partner with the engineering team for full cycle product development. This is a direct hire position with full benefits located in NW Minneapolis suburb. Responsibilities: Electrical design of devices and components Creates product documentation Maintains comprehensive records of all development testing and documentation of procedures for manufacturing. Conformance to component specifications, safety margins, compatibility with other components, and adherence to industry standards. Selects components for products on the basis of performance, availability, reliability and cost. Produces prototypes of designs, performs functional, reliability and other tests to prove designs are compatible with specifications. Assists in the development of product specifications Maintain engineering network: Establish guidelines, parameters, and programs to insure the ease of use. Keep current with software upgrades. Monitor and service hardware as required to maximize productivity. Provide testing and release of controller firmware and maintain and develop parameter settings for machines as required. Develop bill of materials Develops testing methods, tools, and fixtures to support manufacturing Requirements BSEE, MSEE or similar 2-5+ years experience using and maintaining electronic and electrical equipment including transducers, oscilloscopes, supporting test equipment and microprocessors. 1-2+ years of experience in the design of analog and digital components 1-2 years experience in C# programming highly desired Proficient in design of pc boards. Basic understanding of PID loop control. Basic soldering skills. Experience with AutoCAD, Pulsonix, and SAP a plus. Familiarity with all EE and CE, CSA and UL standards, documentation standards, and industrial electronics standards. Has been a full-time team member in a substantial and successful design or re-design project in a cross functional team Ability to travel overseas. Ability to travel up to 15%. For immediate consideration apply online.
Automation Engineer (Data Historian) Our client is developing a modernized and unified industrial R&D test laboratory data acquisition and control system with a database-driven data historian. The goal of this system is to allow quick and efficient configuration of the data acquisition environment to suit specific tests/experiments, as well as to allow quick and efficient data organization, retrieval, and post-processing by technicians and engineers. The engineer in this role will be the key support person for the system. The individual will need to work with system vendors, integrators, and internal staff to provide continuous improvements, system maintenance, configuration, data transfer, and assist staff in post processing. This is a direct hire position in the Western Twin Cities. Responsibilities Reviews software requirements and specifications to develop an automated testing strategy for a product or release. Codes reusable test functions or components. Executes automated tests using multiple systems, platforms, environments, or browsers. Logs and track defects, reports technical issues to development or product management teams, and verifies fixes. Hands on work with lab technicians to physically set up and configure instrumentation Configure data acquisition hardware and software to acquire signal and data using standard communication protocols from data link through application layers Configure data acquisition software to interface with data historian using application layer communication protocols Maintain and continuous improvement to database structure Assist in maintenance of IT hardware, as necessary Generate/program automated data summaries and reports Provide training and ongoing support to engineers and technicians to facilitate efficient retrieval and post-processing of laboratory test data Requirements: Bachelor's degree (Technical, Scientific or Engineering) from four-year college or university with 0 to 5 years of related experience. OR 2 year/associate degree in a technical field focusing on industrial communication systems, computer database systems, electrical technology or instrumentation with minimum of 5-10 years related experience. Have an understanding of the function of each category, software, protocol, or language, and have working proficiency within a category and be able to implement and use a particular language/protocol/software within the category with minimum support. Proficiency with Microsoft office tools, especially Excel Industrial analog and digital communication system protocols including: 4-20mA, RS-485, Modbus, OPC, OLE, Foundation Fieldbus, HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer protocol), Industrial Ethernet, TCP/IP, BACnet, LonWorks Experience with Engineering & Scientific data acquisition and processing tools such as: Matlab, LabView, EES, SigmaPlot Database Theory, Structure, and Reporting: SQL & Relational databases Experienced working with data historians and OPC server/client platforms such as: OSI PI, Emerson EDS, Savigent Historian, Wonderware, Kepware Kepserver EX, MatriconOPC, Indusoft, RSLogix, Rockwell, RSView or FactoryTalk General programming skills in one or more: C,C++, C#, VBA, Python, .NET OR JAVA Understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers and/or Embedded Systems For immediate consideration apply online or email Lisa.Lindemann@nerinc.com
Our customer is a leader in the HVAC industry, and currently seeking an experienced Lab Test Technician for a position in their R&D facility in their Plymouth, MN location. In this role you will work with the industry leader in commercial HVAC systems. You'll be working hands on with new product development and R&D engineers and technicians in a team focused lab setting. This is a direct hire position with the world wide leader in Plymouth, MN. This is a second shift position, (3pm - midnight) Responsibilities: • Set up and tests large water/air cooled chillers and other mechanical devices • Implements major/minor test unit modifications • Works safely on large complex mechanical systems with little or no supervision. • Helps determines the proper course of action during mechanical test programs. • Provides input for possible (sometimes unconventional) solutions to difficult mechanical/ electrical problems that will keep projects on schedule. • Insures complex mechanical/electrical equipment is in proper operating order at all times. Makes suggestions on innovative processes, procedures and methods for equipment operation and maintenance. • Completes all tasks to a high level of quality always with a concern for the end customer and the other teams within the group. • Makes thoughtful recommendations and suggestions in order to keep test and other project schedules. Requirements: • Must have 2 year degree in a technical field - very strong preference for candidates who are pursuing a 4 year engineering degree. Once degree is obtained, you will be promoted into a Lab Test Engineer role (client has a tuition reimbursement plan also). • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an electrical/mechanical field and be comfortable working with PLC controls and VFDs. HVAC experience or equivalent combination of education and experience a huge plus. • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to data obtained from chiller tests. • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. • Must have good working knowledge with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Experience with LabView or other PC based data acquisition tools a Plus. Excel skills are a must have. • Prefer candidates to have EPA Universal Certificate. Also prefer various levels of boiler licenses or electrician qualifications (not a must though) Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship either now or in the future. For immediate consideration, apply online or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Industrial Refrigeration Engineer Our client is a pioneer in the refrigeration industry and one of the leading manufacturers of commercial refrigeration systems in the industry. They develop refrigeration systems incorporating innovations that maximize product visibility, extend product shelf-life, reduce environmental impact, save energy, and deliver the best overall ROI to customers. In this role, the Refrigeration Engineer will be the subject matter expert and provide the project teams the technical engineering information required to ensure work complies with engineering standards. This is a direct hire position located in the north/northwestern Twin Cities area. Responsibilities: · Design refrigeration systems for food distribution centers, cold storage, and food processing facilities · Develop flow diagrams, plans and specifications for refrigeration systems including design and integration of ammonia, Co2, halocarbon and chilled water systems for the food, R&D and pharmaceutical industries. · Act as a subject matter expert on the topic of industrial refrigeration in food and consumer products manufacturing. · Provide technical engineering information to project teams to ensure work complies with engineering standards. Requirements: · BSME or equivalent combination of technical training, knowledge and experience · Ten+ years of related design and troubleshooting experience of industrial refrigeration systems. · Proven experience designing or construction of Ammonia, Co2, and HFC based systems · Thorough knowledge of Material & Energy Balances, P&ID’s · Familiarity with standard refrigeration piping materials, construction and use essential. · Understanding of electrical control systems desirable. · Project management experience, knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM) and other regulatory requirements, applicable industry codes and standards preferred. For immediate consideration apply online or email email@example.com
Our customer is a worldwide leader in advanced power supply products for a wide variety of industries. We are currently looking for a few Electrical Design Engineers (Two at a Sr. Engineer level and Two at an associate level) to join their team to assume responsibilities for development and support of Power Supplies. In this role, you would work in a team setting with other hardware engineers, as well as software, firmware & mechanical engineers and support technicians in a product development lab environment. You'll have customer interaction, the opportunity to work on custom designs and a lot of autonomy over your work. This is a work hard, play hard environment with almost no turn-over; people come to this company, enjoy the work and the team and stay! These are direct hire positions. If you are looking for a new opportunity, consider applying today! Responsibilities Design and develop efficient and cost-effective AC-DC power supplies assuring designs meet customer and regulatory specifications Design work will include circuit/magnetic design, micro-code development, schematics, board layout and prototype testing. Interface with internal departments to ensure cost and schedule goals are met. Develop Mathcad models, simulation tools and other predictive methods to reduce changes on subsequent iterations of each design. Development, testing, and de-bugging of prototype power supply units. Analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications. Requirements: BSEE or Similar 7+ years related experience Experienced with analog and/or digital circuit design, for AC/DC or DC/DC power supplies Understanding of EMI filters and power circuits Experienced with circuit/magnetic design Micro-code development for microprocessor based systems Schematics, board layout experience Automated test experience desirable Experience with Mathcad models, simulation tools and other predictive methods to reduce changes on future design iterations Programming skills desirable (C, C++, VBA, LabVIEW, Python, Perl etc.) Must be hands on with hardware and work in a lab environment to develop, test and de-bug prototype power supplies and be familiar with lab tools (Oscilloscopes, analyzers, bode plots, automating test equipment etc.) Ability to lead projects and work with customers on custom designs, adhere to customer schedules Ability to travel for customer or factory support (10%) Must be legally authorized to work in US without sponsorship. This is not a position for which sponsorship is available either now or in the future. For immediate consideration, apply online.
Firmware Engineer - Minneapolis, MN Our customer is a worldwide leader in advanced power supply products for a wide variety of industry. We are currently recruiting a Firmware Design Engineer to join their team to assume responsibilities for development and support of firmware for Power Supplies. Candidates will work in a team setting with firmware, hardware, software & mechanical engineers and support technicians in a product development lab environment. This is a great opportunity for a Firmware Engineer with a solid understanding of electronics! If you are looking for an opportunity with a stable, dynamic team in a work-hard/play hard environment, consider applying today! Responsibilities Perform firmware design and documentation, including design requirements definition, performing tests, and debug of software code, taking existing Firmware base and customizing per client request & requirements, adding to existing base Firmware package. Work will be new product development, but based off of old products. 50%-50% Work independently developing firmware – write, modify and port code. Work with Test and Reliability Engineers to develop Test strategies/systems and assist with hardware V&V Work with customers and vendors to develop solutions and assist in post-release support (strong communication skills a must). Experience designing/testing power supply products will be helpful, but not a must 85% of job is coding and 90% of the code is in C. Remaining time will be hardware testing and documentation Tools: MicroChip, PWM & ADC, Filtering, Microcontrollers. Microprocessor MP LabX. Low Level 3-5 Volts Requirements BSEE 1-5 years hands on professional Firmware Engineering Experience, working in a lab debugging and coding Firmware Development of embedded firmware from ground up Proficient in embedded C, assembly skills a plus Capable of troubleshooting and debugging SW and HW issues Exposure to DSP a strong plus, but not a must Familiarity with I2C Serial Communication Protocols Understanding of A-D converters Understanding of Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) circuits Must be hands on with the HW and able to work with Analyzers & Oscilliscopes, must have working knowledge of hardware circuit theory, architectures and electronic hardware found in micro-controller based systems Able to troubleshoot and debug hardware and software systems Power supply design experience is a plus, but not a must. Microcontrollers exp. mandatory. Developer will be doing a lot of debugging themselves. Will have a software technician to help, but the developers do a lot of their own debugging. Working knowledge of Bugzilla is a huge plus. Must be US citizen or Greencard holder For Immediate Consideration, apply online or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Assembler – Contract to Hire Our client is a rapidly growing leader in packaging and printing solutions and seeking an Assembler to work on a new product line. This is a contract to hire position in Brooklyn Park, MN. RESPONSIBILITIES: Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Assemble mechanical and electrical devices including but not limited to printers, printheads and subassemblies. Uses hand tools and power tools to assemble units according to product specifications. Read and interpret process documentation, drawings, prints, diagrams, and/or schematics. Pull parts from inventory to assemble device. Complete paperwork such as work orders, forms and checklists associated with assembly of device. Basic testing, troubleshooting and inspection of assembled products for defects. Identifies units that fail tests or tolerance levels and repairs as necessary. Calibrates parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product specifications. Document and update assembly processes as necessary. Add assembled parts back into inventory Package assembled parts for shipment. Ability to work with Computer Systems Look up drawings to aid in assembly. Enter data to create labels and maintain production records. Use the business software system to perform routine transactions such as: receive and allocate jobs, kit and complete work orders, check stock levels and BOM contents, etc. Maintain inventory accuracy. Participate in cycle counting program. Notify Supervisor of count discrepancies and shortage REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. Minimum of 1-5 years previous experience. Ability to understand and interpret drawings. Excellent hand to eye coordination. Basic knowledge of hand and power tool usage. Good written and verbal communication skills Ability to work independently following general procedures. Ability to handle multiple tasks. Ability to operate general office equipment such as telephone, copier, fax, computer, etc. WORKING CONDITIONS: Use of skills requiring motor coordination with finger dexterity (e.g. keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) during most of a normal workday. Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 30 pounds. For immediate consideration apply online or email resume to email@example.com
Sr. Firmware Engineer - Minneapolis, MNOur customer is a worldwide leader in advanced power supply products for a wide variety of industry. We are currently recruiting an experienced Firmware Design Engineer to join their team to assume responsibilities for development and support firmware for Power Supplies. Candidates will work in a team setting with firmware, hardware, software & mechanical engineers and support technicians in a product development lab environment. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Firmware Engineer with a solid understanding of electronics. If you are looking for an opportunity with a stable, dynamic team in a work-hard/play hard environment, consider applying today!Responsibilities Perform firmware design and documentation, including design requirements definition, performing tests, and debug of software code, taking existing Firmware base and customizing per client request & requirements, adding to existing base Firmware package. Work will be new product development, but based off of old products. 50%-50%.Project planning/schedulingWork independently developing firmware write, modify and port code.Work with Test and Reliability Engineers to develop Test strategies/systems and assist with hardware V&VWork with customers and vendors to develop solutions and assist in post-release support (strong communication skills a must).Experience designing/testing power supply products will be helpful, but not a must85% of job is coding and 90% of the code is in C. Remaining time will be hardware testing and documentationTools: MicroChip, PWM & ADC, Filtering, Microcontrollers. Microprocessor MP LabX. Low Level 3-5 Volts Requirements BSEE5+ years hands on Firmware Engineering Experience, working in a lab debugging and coding Firmware, must be able to take a project and develop code on ownDevelopment of embedded firmware from ground upEmbedded C and/or assembly skills including capability to troubleshoot and debug SW and HW issuesExposure to DSP a strong plus, but not a mustFamiliarity with I2C Serial Communication ProtocolsUnderstanding of A-D convertersUnderstanding of Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) circuitsMust be hands on with the HW and able to work with Analyzers & Oscilliscopes, must have working knowledge of hardware circuit theory, architectures and electronic hardware found in micro-controller based systemsTroubleshoot and debug hardware and software systemsPower supply design experience is a plus, but not a must.Microcontrollers exp. mandatory. Developer will be doing a lot of debugging themselves. Will have a software technician to help, but the developers do a lot of their own debugging. Working knowledge of Bugzilla is a huge plus.This is not a position for which sponsorship is available. Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now and in the future. For Immediate Consideration, apply online or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Software Engineer Our client is a global leader in Optical and Optical Electronics specializing in Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, and Medical Technology. The Engineer in this role has overall responsibility for developing software for technology advanced metrology equipment. This is a direct hire position in the Plymouth/Maple Grove area offering competitive pay and benefits. Responsibilities · Design, code, test, debug and document software to meet functional requirement for technically advanced metrology equipment · Create software architecture to support software applications and achieve optimal performance and flexibility · Develop requirements document collaboratively with development team · Investigate, troubleshoot, and fix software issues · Reengineer solution as necessary · Provide software expertise for necessary project related activities – post sales Requirements · BSCE, BSEE or MS Preferred) · 5+ years of experience developing software for technical products, experience with full software lifecycle including design, implementation, test and maintenance · Strong expertise with Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, Microsoft .NET, C#, C++, XML, Objected Oriented Design/Development, Windows Communication Foundation(WCF), SQL Database, Multi-threaded Programming, Software Architecture, Design Patterns, Windows OS/Linux OS · Experience in code profiling, optimization, and analysis tools · Strong technical leadership skills · Experience with Agile/Scrum is a plus · Willing to travel as necessary to support the business objectives · Ability to draw out and document customer requirements Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. This is not a position for which VISA sponsorship is available either now or in the future. For immediate consideration apply online or email resume to email@example.com
Job Title: Mechanical Designer/Drafter, CAD Responsibilities: Our client has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Designer/Drafter Computer-aided Design (CAD) Technician to join our team. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to design, develop and manage electromechanical CAD designs and documentation. Mechanical Designer/Drafter CAD Technicians will be responsible to create and modify detailed drawings using CAD hardware and software from sketches, layouts or notes providing by engineering. They will contribute design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Mechanical Designer/Drafter CAD Technicians will check drawing plots versus the project input for correctness and conformance to standards. Mechanical Designer/Drafter CAD Technicians will also work with engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/ECR documentation. They may also be involved in system management including file maintenance, backup and storage. Qualifications: This Mechanical Design/Drafter CAD Technician position requires an Associates Degree in CAD Design/Drafting or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Department of Defense security clearance is not required. Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. Basic qualifications continued: Must be able to demonstrate excellent Creo (Pro/E) skills Experience with PDMLink Ability to create fabrication and assembly drawings Experience creating Creo (Pro/E) models that minimize unnecessary features and facilitate revisions as needed Experience analyzing tolerance stackups GD&T basic understanding Experience creating sheet metal, weldments, machine parts and assembly models from engineering concepts. Knowledge of electronic PCB layout and construction and interface to mechanical design Connector and cable assembly concepts and terminology Previous aerospace industry experience Electronics industry experience is highly desirable Experience with Mentor Graphics xDM Library (DMS) editor electronic symbol generation Hands-on experience of a product from initial concept to production Experience with assembly of prototypes and factory exposure is a plus Physical Requirements: Ability to work 9-hour days Primary work equipment is a CAD PC workstation and whiteboard. (No other equipment is normally used) Ability to move around to meetings within building Frequent internal conversations with others regarding assignment details Contract length is 6 months with great possibility of going longer.
Our Customer is a global provider of thermal management, temperature sensing and control, and flex circuit solutions for medical, aerospace, defense, oil and gas and power generation. They have an immediate need for a Supplier Quality Engineer; this is a full time direct position with benefits. Company is located in a NE suburb of Minneapolis, MN. Summary This position will support manufacturing using supplier development and internal non-conformance analysis techniques. Will also contribute to continual improvement programs using new product development planning tools applied during product realization including qualification and monitoring of global supply and operations base. Responsibilities: Develop supplier qualification plans Deploy pre-production purchased part qualification plans with Engineers, Manufacturing and Suppliers Enhance supplier quality and material compliance requirements Approve purchased material specification and inspection plans developed by Engineering to meet Customer expectations Review and communicate company’s test and evaluation methods with vendors to assure that materials are evaluated consistently Qualify and disqualify suppliers to Approved Supplier List through auditing, performance capability analysis and qualification tools such as PPAP, FAI and FMEAs Evaluate and disposition products received from suppliers Review incoming material and Production rejections for trends and opportunities Analyze supplier production and quality processes Facilitate Supplier Corrective Action Request (SCAR) program to meet manufacturing requirements Expand dock-to-stock projects where appropriate Analyze production nonconformance’s and lead improvement programs to support Corporate Strategy Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field 5 or more years of supplier quality engineering experience in a manufacturing environment Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Demonstrated experience using an ERP ISO 9001/AS9100 auditing experience SPC and statistical inspection techniques Demonstrated leadership in resolving process problems using structured problem solving techniques Excellent relationship building skills demonstrated by ability to facilitate improvement interactions with buyer/planners, customers, engineers, and suppliers. Organizational awareness to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Collaborative verbal and written communication skills ASQ Certified Quality Engineer Six Sigma Green Belt Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% in support of global operations For Immediate consideration email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, call Mike at 763-561-1061 for details
Embedded Software Engineer – Direct Hire – Minneapolis, MN Our customer designs and develops optical sensors for inspection of printed circuit board assembly, sensors for semiconductor wafer fabrication and frame grabbers. Their product line is expanding to include 3D sensing solutions for an even wider range of challenging industrial applications. This individual would be responsible for the successful design, implementation and validation of embedded software targeting custom hardware designs. This is a direct hire position on the western side of Minneapolis available to company success and expansion. Responsibilities Design and implement embedded software for various sensor projects Design and implement unit tests and stress tests for validation of embedded software Document software design and communications interfaces. Design and implement engineering programs to aid in testing and manufacturing of sensors Work with manufacturing and development resources to ensure success of sensor build, calibration, test and integration Provide support for legacy sensors, designing and implementing solutions to challenges found in the field Participate in software process improvement team Requirements BS Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (or similar) 3+ years developing applications on custom electronic hardware Proficiency in C and C++ programming on embedded systems Strong electrical background and proficiency in reading electronic schematics, component datasheets, and utilizing electronics troubleshooting tools including logic and protocol analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc. Working with multi-discipline engineering teams throughout all phases of development For immediate consideration apply online or email resume to Brad.Coleman@nerinc.com
Engineering Assistant Our customer is a worldwide leader in advanced power supply products for a wide variety of industries. We are currently looking for an Engineering Assistant to join their team assist engineering throughout projects and creating and updating Engineering documentation. In this role, you’ll work in a team setting with other engineers and support technicians in both the office environment. This is a work hard, play hard environment with almost no turn-over; people come to this company, enjoy the work and the team and stay! This is a direct hire position available because the company is growing and will continue to offer growth opportunities down the road. If you are looking for a new opportunity, consider applying today! Responsibilities Provides administrative, data reporting/analysis and project support to engineers and/or to the Engineering groups. Independently initiates, develops and writes moderately complex reports and presentations. Maintains databases for tracking project cost, engineering change notices/orders or other documentation, components, etc. Collects, consolidates, and summarizes data from a variety of sources and produces a variety of moderately complex reports, slides, charts, timelines, flow charts, spreadsheets and presentations involving judgment and analysis. Analysis involves identifying, investigating and resolving discrepancies. Makes diversified decisions and solves problems using established standard operating procedures. Identifies areas for improvement and recognizes, initiates and implements simple improvements on a regular basis. Management or other department members may provide limited direction. Requirements Requires intermediate computer skills; knowledge and application of multiple software packages to include word processing, spreadsheet, graphics/charts, presentation (Persuasion, PowerPoint, etc.), database and/or mainframe. Associates degree and 2+ years related experience supporting engineering team, or combination of work and experience. For immediate consideration apply online or email Lisa.Lindemann@nerinc.com
Our customer is an Engineering and construction company with a market focus in the food and beverage, power, energy and mining industries. They have an immediate need for a Structural Designer. Experience with industrial facilities and reinforced concrete is a big plus. This is a contract position, with the potential of going full time direct. Work to be performed at our customer’s facility located in Minneapolis, MN. Primary Responsibilities Perform design of structural framing for projects including grain export terminals, mills, cement facilities, and other agricultural and industrial projects. Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards. Adhere to schedules and work assignments to ensure successful project completion. Coordinate with other designers, engineers and other team members assigned to a project or task, and support work progress and results. Qualifications Associate or Bachelor’s degree in drafting and design or related discipline. At least five years’ related design experience in structural steel and reinforced concrete preferably with an emphasis on grain handling, food processing, commodities and related industries. Excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD. Proficiency in basic computer programs including MS Word and Excel, web browsing and e-mail programs. Ability and willingness to support mechanical design as needed. Working Conditions Fast-paced office environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management and staff while simultaneously managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds. For immediate consideration, call Mike for details at 763-561-1061, email resume to email@example.com
Machine Operator I Our client is a growing provider of packaging solutions and services and seeking an entry level machine operator to set up and operate equipment to produce orders within specification. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. This is a contract to hire position locate in Rogers, MN. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform quality checks and examine product for defects to ensure customer satisfaction. Unload and load materials by hand; handle material up to 50 pounds. General housekeeping of work area during shift Many aspects of the work are repetitive and physically demanding Some overtime may be mandatory Must wear PPE and adhere to all safety rules Must be able to work in a fast paced environment Prior industry experience preferred but not required, training is provided Maintain inventory accuracy. Participate in cycle counting program. Notify Supervisor of count discrepancies and shortages. QUALIFICATIONS: Proven experience as a Machine Operator (Will train the right person) Basic math and measuring skills Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing (English literacy) Prior experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment is a plus Must be flexible Must be able to tolerate seasonally hot and cold working environment Fork lift experience a plus High school diploma or G.E.D. Minimum of 0-5 years previous experience For immediate consideration, apply online or email Lisa.Lindemann@nerinc.com