Job Posting | Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems

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POSITION: Plant Manufacturing Engineer (Engineer I)

GRADE: 130

REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

Area of Accountability:

Design and develop machine control systems to support existing manufacturing line, product improvements, capacity expansions, and equipment rebuild projects. Primary responsibility will be maintaining controls systems using AutoCAD Electrical 2012, PLC and HMI programming, but must be willing and able to assists in all project activities in order to meet demands of manufacturing plant.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain, develop, and implement automation systems projects for tooling, controls, and equipment to achieve stated objectives while meeting cost and time targets.
  2. Implement methods, process or control changes to systems to reduce overall costs, improve quality and expand manufacturing capabilities.
  3. Participate in equipment design and review from a systems design perspective.
  4. Maintain accurate BOM’s and files to support project documentation package.
  5. Support standardization initiatives by specifying and purchasing similar controls equipment, components, and participate in standards development.
  6. Participate in equipment design and review from a systems design perspective.
  7. Provide technical assistance to the manufacturing and maintenance personnel to solve chronic or complex problems.

Qualifications:

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical area is required (EE preferred).
  2. 3-5 years of professional experience in manufacturing engineering.
  3. AutoCAD experience required (AutoCAD Electrical preferred).
  4. Fanuc Robotics experience is a strong plus.
  5. Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems and components
  6. Familiar with NEC and NFPA codes.
  7. Experience with Siemens or Rockwell Automation software and components (RSLogix 500/5000, FactoryTalk View, FactoryTalk Transaction Manager, Kinetix Drives, Ethernet, and DeviceNET communication protocols.
  8. Should demonstrate excellent problem solving, decision-making, communication and interpersonal skills.
  9. Must be able to work well within a team environment and collaborate with different functional groups.

Job Posting | Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems

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POSITION: Human Resources Representative II

GRADE: 90

REPORTS TO: HR Manager

DIRECT REPORTS: 0

Area of Accountability:

HR Generalist with project work in various HR aspects including some or all of the following; recruiting, training, safety, HRIS, wage administration, and employee/labor relations. Assists with all HR functions at a plant or business unit. Reports to HR Manager at site.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Provide support on various HR processes, including performance appraisals, new employee orientation, salary and wage administration, and HR metrics.
  2. Deliver company mandated and other training modules to both hourly and salaried personnel.
  3. Recruit for assigned openings, following all aspects of the established recruiting process, which includes working closely with recruiting sources, hiring managers, candidates, and interviewers.
  4. Brief employees on key benefits; answers questions concerning benefit practices and policies.
  5. Maintain a strong customer service attitude to enhance employee relations and provide excellent service to client base. Maintain union-free environment by proactive positive employee relations.
  6. Assist with associate relations activities, including “on-the-floor” visibility and approachability. Coordinates formal communications with employees.
  7. Maintain HR records by ensuring that applications, resumes, position profiles, requisitions, and interview records, job offers, etc., are documented and filed in accordance with legal, corporate and ISO requirements. Administer the compensation and recruitment policies of the company. Use the HCM to maintain and update all employee related information, including training records, salary data, job titles & descriptions, and personal data.
  8. Assist with the safety efforts and coordinate the completion of weekly meetings and safety issues. Assists in Worker’s Compensation case management to establish an aggressive, proactive Return-To-Work Program.
  9. Lead the Co-op and Intern program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources field or related business field
  • Two to three years’ full-time or intern work experience in HR required
  • Strong knowledge of basic principles and practices of Human Resources
  • Must be willing to relocate for next promotional / development assignment
  • Experience in delivering training is required
  • Knowledge of ADP or other HCM system a plus
  • Solid PC skills a must
  • Effective oral and written skills mandatory
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills required
  • Ability to travel

Job Posting | ServiceFirst Warehouse & Distribution, LLC

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ServiceFirst has two full-time career opportunities at its facility at 907 Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown.

Customer Service Representative: Starting pay is $10 per hour and up to $15 per hour depending on experience.

Diesel Mechanic: Starting pay is $12 per hour and up to $20 per hour depending on the applicant’s knowledge.

Those interested may apply in person. No appointment is necessary.

ServiceFirst Warehouse & Distribution, LLC is a locally owned an operated company that offers warehousing and logistics services. Serving some of the top Fortune 500 companies in the world, ServiceFirst’s Logistics Department is top notch in its field. The Warehousing Department has 40 years of experience and receives and ships nationally and internationally.

Learn more about ServiceFirst at http://www.sfwdonline.com/home.html.

Job Posting | DOW Chemical Company

DOW logoThe Dow Chemical Company has exciting opportunities for Production Operators in Elizabethtown, KY.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the Agile Work Group (AWG) classification is to have a group of Production and Maintenance (P&M) employees that can be agile and have the ability to move from area to area to assist the teams in their production related activities.   AWG’s will help areas that are short of employees, when they have above average demand or when specific jobs that require a low amount of training arise which require additional people.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist or fully operate pail/drum filling operations on:
  • Operation of batch mixing equipment
  • General duty labor and cleaning
  • Non-skilled maintenance – painting, assisting craftsmen as a helper (e.g. retrieving parts, carrying equipment/tools, etc.)
  • Using hand, power, and pneumatic tools.
  • Hose changes, static mixer changes, flushing procedures, bulk changes, and all associated SAP transactions necessary to complete one order and move to the next.
  • General housekeeping duties.
  • Responsible for assuring that color and quality of material in the package meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations
  • Communicate effectively across a diverse work group
  • Follow procedures and practices to ensure a safe and efficient operation
  • Maintain regular attendance and be able to work various shifts and overtime as required
  • Perceive, identify, and respond to alarms
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment
  • May work outdoors and in inclement weather.
The Elizabethtown facility is a 24×7 operation.  The shifts available will depend on the area of hire and business needs. Some areas have rotating shifts, others have 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift. Some units operate 7 days a week, while others operate 5 days a week.  The manager(s) will do his/her best to offer you the shift of your preference, but cannot guarantee which shift you will be offered. In order to be considered for this role you must be available to work any and all shift, including a rotating shift and 3rd shift, along with overtime, weekends and holidays, as needed.
Required Qualifications: 
  • 1 or more years of experience in a Manufacturing role.
  • Mechanical inclined.
  • Experience troubleshooting and analyzing technical equipment.
  • Self-motivated with a desire for career growth.
  • Ability to communicate to team via e-mail, as well as face-to-face individually and in team settings.
  • Data entry skills (basic computer skills).
  • Ability to arrive to work in enough time to be dressed and prepared to work by the start of the shift.
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time management
  • Work in a team environment to meet team/site goals.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others, with a proven history of addressing safety concerns and issues.
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working in a Chemical Manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience as a Production Operator.
  • Previous experience in a Maintenance role.
  • Forklift experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and SAP.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Driving
  • Lifting/Carrying
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Reaching
  • Twisting/Turning
  • Bending
  • Stooping/Squatting
  • Kneeling
  • Crawling
  • Climbing
  • Using hands to reach, grab, hold, etc.
  • Use foot controls
  • Balance
  • Do repetitive movements
  • Lift up to 100 lbs.
Education:
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow’s integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2015, Dow had annual sales of nearly $49 billion and employed approximately 49,500 people worldwide. The Company’s more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 179 sites in 35 countries across the globe. On June 1, 2016, Dow became the 100 percent owner of Dow Corning Corporation’s silicones business, a global company with sales of greater than $4.5 billion in 2015, 25 manufacturing sites in 9 countries and approximately 10,000 employees worldwide. References to “Dow” or the “Company” mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1+800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1+989-636-3674.
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Dow Offers: 
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
  • Employee stock ownership – and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

Primary Location: North America-USA-Kentucky-Elizabethtown

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting | Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland

FAHKYlogoAs the Marketing and Communications Coordinator, you will be a key member of our Development Department and will collaborate with senior leadership and colleagues across the organization as well as the Board Development and Marketing Committee to ensure authentic, accurate and mission focused messaging. The primary purpose of this position is to manage the day to day marketing and communications initiatives to ensure maximum outreach, brand identity and marketing consistency.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

General

  • Design and implement communications and marketing strategies aimed at increasing public, including elected officials, awareness and understanding of our organization, service area, and programs;
  • Produce communications in support of fundraising, engagement, events and advocacy;
  • Help arrange public speaking and involvement opportunities for senior staff, including management of event logistics and preparation of any necessary materials;
  • Represent FAKH at events/meetings/etc., and be able to confidently tell the FAKH story;
  • Serve on the KAFB Advocacy Committee, help coordinate Food Bank Day at the Capitol and coordinate FAKH’s and our service area’s participation and advocacy efforts for this event and throughout the year;
  • Seek event attendance opportunities to market the FAKH mission both locally and throughout entire service area;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Marketing

  • Oversee the organization’s media relations strategy and implementation to ensure maximum visibility across all media outlets;
  • Ensure all FANO, UWCK, and other branding requirements are met;
  • Create and maintain marketing and media partnerships to create opportunities for keeping FAKH in front of public throughout entire service area. Oversee database of updated contact lists for county newspapers, radio, etc;
  • Help arrange media interviews, public speaking engagements, and presentations for senior staff. Help with preparation of articles and/or Op Ed’s for publication;
  • Generate ideas and opportunities for feature articles, interviews, presentations, and other public relations activities that promote awareness of FAKH, its members, service area, and programs;
  • Assist the Development Department with content, design, and layout of direct mail creatives ensuring maximum branding, educational and marketing benefit.

Communications

  • Manage all aspects of FAKH’s website including regularly updating, creating and editing its content. Update and post information on social media outlets and work with contracted marketing firm to expand followers and awareness, especially outside local area;
  • Responsible for ensuring photos are taken of volunteer groups, food distributions/MFP’s, events, etc., and distributed to media outlets throughout entire service area, as applicable, for maximum PR benefit;
  • Create, produce and oversee distribution of communication materials including newsletters, brochures, press releases, invitations, etc;
    Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications, marketing, or related field
  • 2-4 years experience, preferably for non-profits
  • Knowledge of human services/poverty issues, preferably about hunger
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Office and social media outlets
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Reports to the Development Director

Job Posting | Modern Plating

mp_logoPerforms the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of processing and plant equipment. These tasks include working on both electrical and mechanical equipment. This role requires a broad knowledge of skills including PLC’s, VFD’s, automation controls, high and low voltage systems and rectifiers. A person in this position is expected to troubleshoot and repair most issues on his/her own and require little supervision or assistance. This person will act as a trainer for less experienced employees and as project lead on large projects. The employee will also interact and provide direction to outside contractors retained by the Company.

Please contact us at resumehumanresources@hotmail.com for more info.

Job Posting | The Cecilian Bank

Cecilian_Bank_Logo_2The Cecilian Bank has expanded and is looking for more family members to join our team! We have career opportunities for Loan Processors, Loan Officers and Tellers.

If you are interested in becoming a career banker with The Cecilian Bank, apply online at www.TheCecilianBank.com, or email your resume with salary requirements to hr@cecilianbank.com. We offer competitive wages and benefits package, no Saturday hours and a family-friendly atmosphere. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action organization and encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply.

Job Posting | The Cecilian Bank

Cecilian_Bank_Logo_2The Cecilian Bank has an entry-level Accounts Payable position open. This individual would primarily process incoming invoices and issue expense checks and also would perform a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical/accounting functions in accordance with standard procedures.

The position is full time and will be located at the Oaklawn branch in Elizabethtown. Interested individuals can submit an application online by visiting our Career Opportunities page (https://www.thececilianbank.com/index.cfm/career-opportunities).

Job Posting | Gates Corporation

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Role Level: Hourly
Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Date Created: July 2015 – rev 2
Location: Elizabethtown – Polyflex
Created By: HR Department

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for performing daily maintenance, startups, break down repair, perform preventive maintenance, repair safety concerns and general facilities maintenance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following – other duties may be assigned:

  • Track time and materials in EAM.
  • Perform PM’s and keep accurate records of work performed.
  • Support Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Perform test and calibrations to process equipment.
  • Troubleshoot machine mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatic and electrical control systems.
  • Participate in TPM initiatives.
  • Participate in downtime reduction initiatives.
  • The employee must have consistent attendance and must be able to work regular and/or flexible hours or shifts, overtime.
  • Other duties assigned, as needed, by the Maintenance Supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

EXPERIENCE:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Requires a 2 year technical degree or 5 years of progressive experience

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Communication skills: verbal, written, listening and understanding
  • Experience in troubleshooting mechanical, electrical hydraulics, pneumatics systems.
  • High level of mechanical aptitude.
  • Experienced in metal work welding, fabrication and general mill work.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting PLC’s thru RSLogix software 5, 500 and 5000 series.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong team player; proactively able to step in to support other team members as needed and share knowledge to allow cross training of all functions, builds collaborative relationships.
  • Knowledge of industrial wiring, controls and instrumentation.
  • Understanding of AC/DC electrical control circuits.
  • Understand and troubleshoot VFD and servo control systems.
  • Ability to interpret technical and maintenance manuals as required to address equipment and instrumentation failure.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics to troubleshoot process equipment.
  • Knowledge of Autocad.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access.
  • Must have own tools.

EDUCATION:

Requires 2 year technical degree or 5 years of progressive experience

CONTACT

Applicants may email a resume to bbloodgood@gates.com or pick up a paper application from our location:

Gates Corporation
300 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, Ky 42701

Job Posting | Mouser

JOB TITLE: Quality Engineer/Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Production
SUPERVISOR: Director of Manufacturing
LOCATION: Manufacturing Plant

GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsibilities include coordinating all quality control activities and communicate quality issues throughout all areas of the manufacturing plant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate all quality control activities and distribute information concerning quality issues.
Work closely with manufacturing in determining best methods to accomplish desired results.
Develop a tracking system for quality issues and implement improvements.
Implement and oversee an incoming inspection program of purchased materials and components.
Supervise and manage hourly Quality Assurance Associates and their daily activities.
Other duties may be assigned as needed.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Must be knowledgeable of cabinet manufacturing processes and physical characteristics of wood.
Must be knowledgeable of solid wood and veneer wood natural and manufacturing defects and characteristics.
Must be knowledgeable of finishing processes and possess the ability to establish acceptable color ranges.
Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, along with exceptional interpersonal skills.
Must be proficient with computer applications including Microsoft Excel and Word in a Windows environment.
Must be focused and attentive to details
Must be able to function with interruptions and deadlines.
Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Two-year college degree in a relevant field is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in quality control, preferably within the furniture or cabinet industry.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Seeing: Must be able to read paperwork, spec. books, and use tools. [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers. [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Standing/Walking: [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Kneeling/Climbing/Stooping: [Occasionally: 12% – 33%]