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.

Maintenance Technician

General Description:

The maintenance technician is responsible for working within the preventative maintenance program and to perform diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, quality systems and processes to support the achievement of Ess Tec’s business goals and objectives.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalency
  • Minimum of three to five years equipment or mechanical experience.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must have a mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be goal oriented to meet time frames.
  • Must have the ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Must have knowledge and experience in manufacturing maintenance, electrical systems, hydraulic systems and miscellaneous repairs.
  • Must be able to obtain an Ess Tec forklift license within 30 days of employment or transferring into the department

 Essential Functions:

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

  • Perform diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and facility equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of equipment during production Perform mechanical skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pheumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of machines & equipment.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • To perform maintenance as specified in the Preventative Maintenance Program.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Maintain maintenance records according to the Quality System.
  • 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 work environment can, at times, be loud and require 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 regularly required to talk and hear.  This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling and climbing all day.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 75 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Tool Repair Technician

General Description:

The Assistant Tool Repair Technician is responsible to learn and take direction from the Tool Maintenance Technician for the daily maintenance, upkeep and repair of all injection molding tools on the plant floor, according to standards set by management and the Quality System Procedures.  The Assistant Tool Repair Technician is expected to assist in the maintenance and care for the tools in order that they are always in proper working condition.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to: Tool Repair Technician

 Job Requirements:

  • Must have a mechanical aptitude
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalency
  • Associate Degree in a Machine Tool program and Journeyman or equivalent level is preferred
  • Must be willing to accept training and direction from the Tool Repair Technician
  • Some experience repairing and maintaining injection molding tools is preferred.
  • Experience with injection molding press operation is preferred.
  • Must be able to attain and maintain a current and valid hi-lo and crane license
  • Must be able to manipulate tools and fasteners repetitively in narrow spaces and with sufficient force to repair, install and remove equipment
  • Must be able to work safely with heavy tooling and the equipment required to maintain or repair it.
  • 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.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods up to ten hours
  • Responsible to assist with the repair, cleaning and troubleshooting of tools as directed by the Tool Repair Technician.
  • With proper training, will eventually be able to perform the following:
    • Verify dimensions, alignments and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauges and micrometers
    • Operate conventional machine tools such as lathes, grinders, and milling machines to shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes
    • File, grind, shim and adjust different parts to properly fit them together
    • Inspect finished tools for smoothness, contour conformity and defects
    • Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of tools, using abrasive stones, files, emery cloths, polishing compound, or power grinders
    • Initiate and conduct preventative maintenance on all tools per the Quality System Procedures.
    • Maintain tool repair records according to the Quality System Procedures
    • Provide prompt skilled attention to molds as required to avoid disruptions to the manufacturing department
    • Be able to make quick and decisive decisions when work cannot be performed in house and maintain good working relationships with necessary tool shops to get that work completed.
    • Review new tool designs to ensure the tool meets all company standards and will produce the necessary parts to design criteria.
  • Responsible for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objectives
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Tool Repair Technician.

 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 immediate work area can be above the decibel threshold at times and may require hearing protection when tools and equipment are used.  In addition, the technician must be able and willing to work any scheduled shift and weekends as the business schedules and demands dictate.  Overtime is occasionally required. 

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 communicate clearly and work with fellow employees.  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 unassisted.  The position requires the employee to be able to lift fifty pounds alone and be able to push and pull extremely heavy loads (in excess of 500 lbs) using leverage tools occasionally.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

 

 

 

Mold Machine Operators - 2nd & 3rd Shifts

General Description:

 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 accurately follow instructions and procedures
  • Must have the ability to make basic quality determinations from approved standards
  • Must be honest and have integrity

Essential Functions:

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

  • Production
  • Performs typical part handling operations
  • May load and unload fixtures
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions
  • Package acceptable product by meeting quality standards
  • Document part and machine checks
  • Meet daily expectations
  • Work in a safe manner
  • Documentation
  • Follow instructions for what documentation is required
  • 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 accurate time clock punches
  • 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 verbally and through the Andon system
  • 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 35 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.