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Employees at Switzer work hard and play hard. We’re committed to the manufacturing of precision metal parts, and we strive to manufacture the relationships that drive our business forward.

Switzer is always looking for dedicated, hard-working talent who will uphold our values in a challenging, professional atmosphere. With competitive pay and an unparalleled benefits package, Switzer employees are motivated by a culture which promotes career growth – just ask one of the many employees that have been with us since the beginning.

Machine Operator 2nd Shift

SUMMARY:

Switzer, a precision metal components manufacturer in Blasdell, NY is seeking a Machine Operator 1 to join their growing team! Switzer believes in pursuing perfection and leveraging the best technology to meet client needs. Switzer is always looking for dedicated, hard-working talent who will uphold our values in a challenging, professional atmosphere. We offer competitive pay and an unparalleled benefits package that align with our company mission, vision, values, and goals – a culture that promotes career growth.

Successful candidates will be able to set up, operate, and maintain a subset of the production equipment at one or both Switzer locations.

Shift Monday – Friday, 2:15pm – 10:45pm.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Set up and operate equipment per standard operating procedures and describe best practices as instructed.
  • Always assures in-process quality. Takes process measurements at prescribed frequency and reacts to out of tolerance conditions.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment and champions world-class housekeeping throughout the operation.
  • Utilizes maintenance request documentation to keep our equipment functioning as effectively as possible.
  • Identifies corrective and preventative actions to assist in continually improving the business with emphasis on principal area(s) of responsibility.
  • Displays a positive and team focused attitude. Completes other tasks as required.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in similar manufacturing environment
  • Safety-minded
  • Punctual arrival for shifts
  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Responsible and determined
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Can measure and verify key product characteristics and dimensions to print
  • Can recognize, diagnose, and correct basic equipment failures
  • Able to fill out, interpret, and react to control charts
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Pay Grade 12: $12.50 – $17.40 per hour

Switzer offers a competitive package of benefits including employer contribution toward medical insurance premium and HRA (Health Reimbursement Account), dental, vision, 401k with employer match, employer paid life, short and long-term disability, and medical and dependent care FSA.

In addition…

  • Paid Vacation and Personal Time
  • Eight (8) Paid Holidays
  • A day off for your birthday!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Professional Development Opportunities

Maintenance Technician 2nd Shift

SUMMARY:

Switzer, a precision metal components manufacturer in Blasdell, NY is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join their growing team! Switzer believes in pursuing perfection and leveraging the best technology to meet client needs. Switzer values their team and promotes a culture of balance with generous benefits.

Successful candidates will be able to install, maintain, and repair electrical/mechanical systems and all equipment within two facilities as well as perform preventative maintenance on and monitor wastewater system. Employee must function at high levels of quality and efficiency while maintaining the highest standard of safety.

Schedule Monday – Friday 2:15:pm – 10:45pm

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Independently troubleshoot immediate/daily problems and complete corrective actions on all production and wastewater system equipment.
  • Plan, perform, and record data for all requested maintenance, and mechanical/electrical repair work via the Maintenance Repair Work order system for all production and wastewater system equipment.
  • Perform all preventative maintenance and cleaning procedures as documented.
  • Participate in training programs in troubleshooting and performing repair work to advance skills. Participate in manufacturing process improvement initiatives, establish standard operating procedures, and assist and advise Production, Engineering, and other business functions as required.

Required Skills

  • Mechanical aptitude, general knowledge of industrial equipment, and ability to identify basic equipment failures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings.
  • Demonstration of precision maintenance practices to include understanding of instrumentation, electrical troubleshooting, variable speed drives, control systems, programmable logic controllers, PCs and precision repairs.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of related experience in industrial/mechanical/electrical maintenance in a manufacturing environment operating under a certified quality management system (i.e. ISO 9001).
  • Electrical experience with PLC’s (Allen Bradley), AC/DC motors, controls, VFD drives, circuit boards, and 480V-208V three phase experience preferred.
  • Previous experience working in an environment with safety training requirements.

Employee Benefits

  • Health, Dental, and Vision with Employer Contribution
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, and Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) with Employer Contribution
  • Bonus and Profit Sharing Program
  • Generous Vacation and PTO time
  • A day off for your birthday!

Purchasing Assistant

SUMMARY:

Switzer, a precision metal components manufacturer in Blasdell, NY is seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join their growing team. Switzer believes in pursuing perfection and leveraging the best technology to meet client needs. Switzer is always looking for dedicated, hard-working talent who will uphold our values in a challenging, professional atmosphere! We offer competitive pay and an unparalleled benefits package that align with our company mission, vision, values, and goals – a culture that promotes career growth. 

Successful candidates will have experience in Supply Chain and be able to coordinate the purchase of products and materials on behalf of Switzer. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain strong working relationships with our vendors.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and assist with long-term purchasing arrangements when beneficial to the company. 
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies. 
  • Contact vendors for service information: price, availability and delivery schedule. 
  • Assist with record keeping and reports for relevant vendor metrics.
  • Assist with creating Purchase Orders and follow up with open purchase orders. 
  • Assist with management of inventory assets including raw material and supplies. 
  • Assist with estimating customer pricing based on raw materials and labor. 
  • Other tasks as needed for development. 

Required Knowledge and Skillset

  • MS Office
  • Communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Great attention to detail
  • Able to create and administer a task priority list based on company needs. 

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Associate’s degree in related field (preferred)
  • Experience in Manufacturing (Preferred) 
  • Experience with ERP Systems (Preferred)

Employee Benefits

  • Health, Dental, and Vision with Employer Contribution
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, and Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) with Employer Contribution
  • Bonus and Profit Sharing Programs
  • Generous Vacation and PTO time
  • A day off for your birthday!
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