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Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation in Louisville, KY is currently seeking a Drafter. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review project PO for materials required.
  • Prepare detailed drawings from prior quote and supplied drawings.
  • Analyze returned drawings after customer review to determine if change orders are needed and relay info onto TSM and Project Manager.
  • Prepare finale Bill of Materials
  • Maintain project log that reflects the different stages in project progression.
  • Maintain an atmosphere of “World Class' performance and support for our branches.
  • Answer questions from customers, both inside and outside the company.
  • Knowledge of WTW requirement.
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • 2 year College Degree in drafting (CAD) or related engineering field.
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office programs – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
    • Ability to interpret Architecture/Structural plans and specifications
    • Strong math skills
    • The ability to function effectively in a fast-pace environment
    • Strong critical thinking skills
    • A high level of creativity
    • A desire to provide superior customer service

If interested in applying for the Drafter position at MS, please click here.

 

The SCA Americas Product Supply business is currently searching for an Operations Engineer (Mechanical Engineer); this position will be located at the manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, KY.  The Operations Engineer will lead the long term technical development and improvement within the business unit. The successful candidate will utilize Hygiene Manufacturing Excellence (HMEx) principles to identify/lead/execute problem solving activities within the Business Unit. These activities will focus on eliminating reoccurring inefficiencies in safety, quality, production and waste.  S/He will be the owner of the overall business unit preventative maintenance effectiveness and standardization and will provide technical guidance and support to maintenance technicians on an as required basis. For more information on this jobs and ones similar, please visit the following link. http://sca.com/en/Career/vacancies/#

 

United Construction & Design, LLC. is currently seeking an Construction Management undergraduate or graduate students for a project management internship position.The project manager will generally plan, coordinate, implement and finalize projects according to the specifications and deadlines, all while keeping the project within budget. This role will include working directly with Senior Management and Project Managers along with other personnel on the team. This role will require strong organizational, planning and analytical/research skills. The specific project will be for the Louisville Metro Housing Authority. Required Education: Currently in an undergraduate or graduate civil engineering or construction management program with a GPA of 2.75 or higher and Junior level standing or higher. For more information or to apply, please contact the Office Manager, Ms. Lauren Poole at 502-904-0202.

 

Pan-Oston in Bowling Green, KY has an immediate opening for a Industrial Engineer.This is opened to experienced and entry level Engineers.

Responsibilities Include:  Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods using knowledge of product design, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly and quality control standards, Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow and design layout of equipment for maximum efficiency, Evaluate products in production and implement improvements, Evaluate and recommend new equipment, Implement capital expenditure project, Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs

Minimum Qualifications Include: Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline, 3 plus years’ work experience, Proficient in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD, CNC and Solidworks software knowledge a plus, Understanding of basic ERP system and Bills of Materials structure, Sheet metal and/or wood experience a plus

Qualified and interested candidates may send their resume with salary history and requirements to: Pan-Oston Company Attn: Human Resources 6944 Louisville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101 resumes@panoston.com

 

Kyowa America Corporation is currently looking to hire a recent engineering/or similar field graduate to work in the plant in Portland, TN. The salary is $4,000 per month plus $50.00 per hour worked on the 6th day, Saturday, and they will be working Saturday for a long time.  In addition we pay 100% of health care benefits for all our employees. Requirement Beneficial Skills and Experience (Capability)

•Have a functional knowledge of the Quality Management System
•Have practical experience of problem solving techniques such as statistical process control
•Knowledge of Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
•Experience with developing/documenting procedures.
•Use of Quality Engineering methods in inspection.
•Computer proficiency.
For more information or to apply for this job, email georgerossi@verizon.net

 

Southern Land Company in Franklin, TN is currently looking to hire a recent graduate for the Residential Architect position. For more information on the company, please see the website http://www.southernland.com/ If interested in this position contact Michelle Chapman at (615) 778-1215.

 

Redline Contract Services, LLC is currently looking for multiple Assistant Construction Managers for Empire Construction. This job assists the Construction Manager in the overall planning, coordination and control of a construction project from inception to completion, within or under budgetary allowances.The criteria is as follows:

• Degree in Construction Management or related field.
• The desire to be in the Construction Management field.
• Little to no experience.
• The ability to go to where the work is (at the Company's expense)

Here is a link to the company website to learn more about our company and what they do. http://empireconstruction.com/

If interested and want to know more about the job description and duties, email ams@wku.edu . If you are interested in these openings, please submit a resume to Bradi at BradiH@redconserve.com

 

Kirby Building Systems in Portland, TN is looking for a 3D BIM Detailer. This Detailer position reports to the Detailing Supervisor and the key responsibilities of the position include the following: Modeling/Detailing Anchor Bolt drawings, Modeling/Detailing Permit/Approval drawings, Modeling/Detailing Erection drawings, Preparing Fabrication drawings and Bill of Materials and Preparing Special Purchase Requests. To apply for this job and for more information please visit the Career Builder website.

 

A North American Company located in Central Kentucky (South of Lexington) is looking for a highly skilled candidate for their state of the art facility for the position of Manufacturing Engineer
$70K to mid $90K - Based on experience - Relocation available
Assist in activities and company functions by performing the assigned duties. Additional duties or tasks may be assigned to assure the efficiency and needs of company. Work will be accomplished in adherence to all policies set forth by the company.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Planning, implementation, and follow-up on activities associated with Model Line implementation – includes collecting data, analyzing data, preparing spreadsheets, charts, and forms. Must be able to present result of work.
• Must be able to develop a logical plan, implement the plan, and manage follow-up activities.
• Must be able to motivate and direct a team of peers through a practical problem solving format.
• Responsible for design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems.
• Performs engineering design evaluations. May develop a range of processes.
• Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.
• Independently investigates new processing strategies to eliminate defects, scrap, and downtime.
• Identify and support implementation of countermeasures in process, to reduce defects, scrap, and downtime.
• Develop new and advanced parts processing control strategies and make recommendations to management.
Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering/ related field from a four year college or university: or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
• Competency in the use of Information Systems Tools to create and maintain business objectives.

To apply for the above job, email Scott Dodds with Austin Allen Company at scott@austinallen.com

 

Retaining Walls of Tennessee, Inc. is a growing retaining wall company and have a need for a foreman/superintendent who is familiar with grading plans. They are searching for someone who will be able to assist with take off's as well as oversee the daily construction duties of the wall crew. They are located in Sumner County and look forward to any assistance that you may be able to provide. To apply for this job, contact Sheila Futch at sheila@rwtn.net or 615-451-0095. For more information on the company, visit their website at http://www.rwtn.net/

 

Electrolux Major Appliances, Springfield, TN is seeking an intern to work with the Manufacturing Engineering Department. Qualified candidates will be entering into their Sophomore, Junior or Senior years and have a working knowledge of MS Project, Power Point, and Excel with an added emphasis on Pivot Charts and data manipulation and interpretation. Successful applicants will work in a fast paced manufacturing environment assisting in project work, data collection, and problem solving, as well as the opportunity to lead projects within the facility.
Ideally, this summer position would lead into a fall position working around the successful candidate's class schedule. Pay for the position is $15/hr. Email the AMS@wku.edu for more information on how to apply.

 

Berry Plastics in Franklin, Ky currently has 3 positions open in the R&D Department. Interested Candidates may apply on the Berry Plastics Corporation web site www.berryplastics.com and search under current job openings. Job will be posted under the Evansville, IN location site but the position is in Franklin, Ky.

 

Procom Heating, Inc in Bowling Green is currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer. Mechanical Engineer Job Purpose: Designs mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods. Skills/Qualifications: Requirements Analysis, Design Skills, Presenting Technical Information, Equipment Maintenance, Conceptual Skills, Quality Focus, General Consulting Skills, Control Engineering, Production Planning, Technical Zeal, Job Knowledge. Apply within if interested.

 

Franklin Precision Industry is looking for a student Intern. The position is for an aluminum die casting operation. For more information on this job, please email AMS@WKU.EDU


Aerotek is currently looking to hire a Quality PPAP Coordinator. This person is responsible for the maintenance and organization of reports, activities and documents involved with PPAP, Quality System and DAPSTR. For more information on this job, please email AMS@WKU.EDU

 

CASCO Products Corporation is currently looking for students to work in their Internship Program. For more information on this job, please email AMS@WKU.EDU

 

Engineering Internship - will require work in the Georgetown, KY facility. The job will be in the QC Department where they will be trained for 5 days at our plant in Portland. They will be trained to inspect & document findings of the products we manufacture to insure compliance with customer (Toyota's )specs.

Resumes are to sent to: georgerossi@verizon.net and he will contact the prospective candidates and arrange for interviews.

 

Tate Ornamental, Inc. is currently looking for students with a manufacturing background with potential for upper management positions.  For more information on this job, please email AMS@WKU.EDU

 

Cosma/Magna International is looking for a Product Engineer in BG Metalforming. This position is responsible for maintaining updated BoM at all times, communicating all engineering changes using the ECN Process ensuring a complete and accurate account of the change and all of its impacts are known, and maintaining direct contact with the customer ensuring all questions and concerns related to product are being addressed in a timely manner. TECHNICAL TRAINING: AutoCAD and CAD viewer programs, SDRC IDEAS, CATIA, or Unigraphics formats. For more information on this job, please email AMS@WKU.EDU

 

Davert USA, Inc. is looking to hire a part time CAD Operator and a full time QA Tech for first shift.

Part time CAD Operator: the CAD Operator position would fit with a student and their schedule they can be relatively flexible once trained.  We could even utilize it as an internship if they require.  You can see what the qualifications, duties, etc. are for the position on the attached job posting here

Full time QA Tech for first shift: qualifications, duties, etc. are for the position on the attached job posting here


Batten & Shaw, Inc., a full service construction management firm, is looking to hire a Project Manager and Project Engineer in the Nashville, TN area.

Project Manager:

The PM is responsible for the daily management, coordination and oversight of construction projects including successful project planning, execution, and closure. Plans and directs all construction activities and administrative processes in order to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget. Successfully achieves objectives related to estimating, bidding, contract administration, and schedule generation and facilitation.

Project Engineer:

The Project Engineer serves as project technical source, providing interpretation of plans and specifications, resolving questions and problems as they arise.  Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of client requirements, construction documents, subcontractors, and purchase orders. Ensures work complies with applicable codes, drawings and specifications. May coordinate change orders, expedite material and job site equipment, assist in the preparation of estimates, and compile data to assist in analyzing project progress.  Initiates close-out activities.

Ability to travel regionally is required for both of these positions.

For additional information and to apply, please visit our website at www.bsinet.us and click on the "careers" tab then "current openings."

 

 Lumberman's Wholesale Distributor's, Inc. has an open position for a Design Engineer.

Design structural floor systems to be framed with engineered wood 1-joist and beams and produce detailed placement drawings for field crews. Experience reading blueprints and proficiency with AutoCAD type drawing programs required. Construction Science background preferred with emphasis on basic engineering and load development. Designer also will have extensive contact with customers and field crews and will need good communication skills.Lumberman's Wholesale has been in business over 40 years and has been providing structural design services for 19 years. We are located in Nashville, Tn. and service retail lumber dealers in a radius of approximately 120 miles. This is a full time position. Salary will be $36,000 + annually depending on experience. Insurance on the individual and 401K provided.

Contact Phil Duke
Email: pduke@lumbermanswholesale.com
Office# 1-800-521-9663
Cell#      615-642-3861
Fax#       1-615-321-4601
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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