Careers

Careers

Ready for a career where you’re treated like family? Good, we’re ready for you too.  

We’re family owned and we take that to heart. We have over 85 hardworking team members at Ess Tec, Inc. and we are growing!  

Benefits

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Education Assistance

 

401k

 

Paid Time Off

 

Internships

 

Apprenticeship Program

Ess Tec has developed a four-year, apprenticeship program where individuals become Industrial Maintenance Mechanic journeyman. Interested individuals should contact human resources.

Current Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in furthering your career with Ess Tec, Inc.!

If you don’t see a position that fits your skillset, please check back frequently as we post all openings here.

Machine Technicians - 2nd + 3rd Shift

General Objective:

The machine tech is responsible to see that all equipment and materials are in place to support the manufacturing team, with the ultimate goal of timely delivery of quality parts.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to: Technical Team Leader

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a full time employee
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalency
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Ability to use and read measuring devices (i.e. micrometer, calipers, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years injection molding experience
  • Must have the ability to obtain an Ess Tec forklift license within 30 days and have ability to operate overhead cranes.
  • Must have practical experience with knowledge of material and equipment used at Ess Tec.
  • Must have a mechanical aptitude
  • Must understand and promote adherence to company rules, procedures and methods to actively support and promote corporate vision, culture and goals

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • All necessary equipment and materials are ready and in place to support manufacturing requirements.
  • Communicate with other technicians at shift overlap to ensure technical support is consistent from shift to shift.
  • Understand and follow Ess Tec procedures, systems, work rules and policies.
  • Collaborate and work with the shift team leader and quality technician to meet the shift production schedule.
  • Work in a safe manner so personal safety and part quality is not jeopardized.
  • Responsible for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objectives.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.  There may be exposure to any number of elements but with none present to the extent of being disagreeable.  The noise decibel level in the production area is below the threshold that requires wearing hearing protection.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

The employee is required to spend the majority of the day on their feet, standing and walking from one location to another.  Employee is frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Continuous mental and visual attention required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Eyesight correctable to 20/20 is required.

Maintenance Supervisor

General Description:

The maintenance supervisor is responsible to keep equipment in satisfactory condition, according to standards set by management and the quality system. The maintenance supervisor is to work closely with the manufacturing & maintenance team to ensure safety, optimize performance, maintain clean precise equipment, and eliminate unscheduled downtime.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to: Vice President

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a mechanical aptitude
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalency
  • Knowledge and 5 years experience with plastic materials and injection molding process machinery preferred.
  • Practical experience performing machine/tool set-ups.
  • Knowledge and experience in manufacturing maintenance, electrical systems, hydraulic system miscellaneous repairs.
  • Ability to develop and lead a team to achieve goals safely and effectively.
  • Must have journeyman status or proof of apprentice completion in the maintenance trades.
  • Must be sponsor Ess Tec’s apprentice program with the DOL
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Preventative Maintenance:
  • Anticipate and prevent interruptions in plant operations.
  • Keep all equipment in a condition that allows for clean, safe, efficient operation and a long service life.
  • Make recommendations for rebuilds or replacement of equipment as needed and work with production management to schedule work.
  • Oversee and execute the Preventative Maintenance program.
  • Provide prompt skilled attention to equipment as required to avoid disruptions to the manufacturing department.
  • Maintain maintenance records according to the Quality Management System Procedures.
  • Oversee and schedule outside vendors who provide maintenance services.
  • Utilize the maintenance record instructions system according to the Quality System Procedures.
  • Fabrication supervision:
    • Review fabrication projects and provide feedback to person requesting work order.
    • Ensure proper supplies for project are available.
    • Schedule maintenance personnel and oversee project completion.
    • If needed, schedule outside service vendors.
  • Company Support:
  • Provide “professional advice” regarding capital equipment purchases and installation, equipment operation, plant operation and safety.
  • Provide training as required to qualify individuals in their interactions with equipment.
  • Utilize metrics to monitor the success of the maintenance department and condition of equipment.
  • Oversee the software systems managing work orders, spare parts, and equipment records.
  • Represent the maintenance department in quality system audits
  • Manage call in’s and overtime if maintenance team members are needed outside of their normal shift or on weekends.
  • Maintenance Team Leadership
  • Provide oversight, direction, and discipline to the maintenance team, including the journeyperson program.
  • Insure members of the maintenance team have proper level of training to safely and effectively perform job responsibilities.
  • Lead the maintenance team members’ evaluation process.
  • Responsible for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objectives
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility: 

The position directly supervises employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, training employees, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the area is below the decibel threshold that requires hearing protection.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, sitting and driving.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move items between 25-50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Machine Operators - 2nd & 3rd Shift

General Objective:

A machine operator is responsible for monitoring machines, inspecting parts for quality concerns, packaging and labeling product. The ultimate goal is to get today’s work done today.

Organizational Relationship:

Reports to the Production Team Leader, Supervisor or Manager

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalency
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Must have the ability to make basic quality determinations from customer supplied standards

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Production
  • Performs typical machine operations
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions
  • Package acceptable product by meeting quality standards
  • Document part and machine checks
  • Follow documented instructions
  • Meet daily expectations
  • Work in a safe manner
  • Documentation
  • Maintain neat and accurate records
  • Measure specific areas of parts and chart data
  • Respond to concerns found in part and machine checks
  • Must maintain labels on proper containers
  • Must maintain neat and accurate time card
  • Work Rules and Policies
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas and general areas
  • Follow policies set to maintain a safe work environment
  • Communication
  • Communicate problems/concerns of product quality with other team members
  • Must be willing to accept and receive frequent supervision and assistance with regard to machine operations and quality of product
  • Maintain trust and respect with coworkers
  • Responsible for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objectives.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the area is below the decibel threshold that requires hearing protection.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

The employee is required to spend the majority of the day on their feet, standing and walking from one location to another.  Employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Continuous mental and visual attention required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Eyesight correctable to 20/20 is required.

 

 

 

 

Working with Ess Tec, Inc.

We are committed to treating each of our customers with respect regardless of size or industry. Through operational excellence, we produce precision parts, with on-time deliveries, accuracy and dependability. We promise to be a trusted business partner.