Career Opportunities

Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Summary

The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for analyzing internal/external defective materials to determine the root cause and implementing effective corrective actions.  The QAS will be responsible to perform internal dimensional and process audits, communicate with customers regarding quality concerns, and update work instructions and other documents as needed.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts root cause analysis, analyze failures and implement corrective action for process/product related concerns and customer complaints.
  • Interfaces with customer to resolve complaints, corrective actions, engineering changes and validation requirements.
  • Facilitates improvements via updates to procedures/Work Instructions/trainings stemming from audit findings and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Works with Operations on lean and scrap reduction initiatives
  • Works with Engineering and Operations to solve in-house quality concerns, reviews of nonconforming product, recommends disposition and corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Prepares various quality reports.
  • Support the company quality objectives, policies, and mission.
  • Performs and records inspection results.
  • Audit processes for compliance to system and good work habits.
  • Interprets and log data through Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
  • Interprets engineering drawings for inspection processes i.e. inspection plans.
  • Assist with quality training on inspection equipment, policies and procedures.
  • Assist with PPAP and capability studies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School or Equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of on-the-job experience in quality inspection or a related field.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of statistics
  • Working knowledge of G,D & T, including the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, schematics,, and specifications
  • Experience measuring with a CMM.
  • Understand of types of measurement, measurement terminology, and the different types of measurement scales.
  • Basic calibration knowledge.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office tools and other computer applications.
  • Identify inspections errors, report non-conformance, and initiate resolution.
  • Ability to plan and react to quality related issues including solid problem solving and decision making.
  • Knowledge of quality procedures, processes and auditing techniques.
  • Strong mathematical skills using decimals and fractions.
  • Self-motivated to seek out additional job assignments upon completion of primary tasks.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills when interacting with staff members and customers.
Third Shift Maintenance Tech

Title:  Maintenance (Troubleshooter)

Description

The Maintenance “B” performs general maintenance functions including, but not limited to: trouble-shooting machine problems; basic tool and machine repair; disassembly and reassembly of machines; chain switch repair; etc.

Quality Assurance

By adhering to Wenthe-Davidson’s instructions and procedures, customer satisfaction can be maintained.

Essential Position Duties

  • Perform general trouble-shooting of machinery and tools.
  • Perform general repair of machinery and tools, with minimal supervision.
  • Disassemble and reassemble machines, chain switches, etc. without supervision.
  • Perform lay outs of simple systems.
  • Set-up and operate lathe, grinder, presses, mills and drill press, forklift and overhead crane/hoist to perform fabrication of materials.
  • Assist other members of the maintenance department with moving, tearing down and installing equipment as directed.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and management may instruct you to perform other duties based on business requirements.

 Physical Demands

  • The ability to bend and lift up to 50 pounds from floor level to a height of four (4) feet.
  • The ability to bend, twist, squat and work in confined/cramped spaces.
  • The ability to stand and/or walk on concrete for up to eight (8) hours per day.
  • Manual Dexterity: The ability to use hands to manipulate objects (i.e. perform a variety of set-ups, etc.).
  • Quality Assurance: The ability to perform an inspection of repair materials, identifying any flaws.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.

Mental Demands

  • Education: Basic general education.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret routine correspondence (i.e. job routings, warnings, etc.). Ability to write and record information.  Ability to communicate with co-workers, provide oral instruction/direction and understand oral instructions.
  • Reasoning Skills: Ability to follow detailed written and oral instructions. The ability to identify and solve problems in unique situations.
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to organized multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform basic shop math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of all units of measure.

Job Skills Required

  • The ability to set-up and operate lathes, drills, presses, mills, grinders, etc..
  • The ability to operate an industrial lift truck (forklift).
  • The ability to meet the attendance standards as stated in the company attendance policy.

This job description is intended to comply with all known state and federal regulations and is subject to requests for reasonable accommodation.

 HOURS 9:45pm to 5:45am Sunday – Thursday

Human Resources Representative

Job Summary

Provide human resources support to Wenthe-Davidson office and shop floor employees, including employee relations, employment, performance management, compensation and benefits and compliance.  Help develop and execute HR initiatives and process improvements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day guidance to employees and leaders (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, investigations).
  • Provides policies, procedures, and laws interpretation to employees and leaders.
  • Work closely with employees and leadership to improve work relationships, build morale and increase safety awareness and employee retention.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all Wenthe employees, ensuring timely and accurate responses, and escalating important issues which arise.
  • Create standard and ad hoc reports. Help identify trends and potential issues based on HR metrics. Analyze data and make recommendations.
  • Assist in the development/revision and implementation of streamlined processes, procedures and administrative practices.
  • Coordinate employee recognition and engagement activities/events.
  • Administer leaves of absence.
  • Provide recruitment support for office and shop floor supervisory roles.
  • Complete regular benefits audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent years of generalist experience.
  • Three (3) years related experience in HR, including at least one (1) year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong MS Office (Word, PowerPoint & Excel) skills. Previous experience using an HRIS is desired.
  • Highly-organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and report data in an accurate, timely and meaningful manner.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Bilingual English-Spanish a plus.
  • Ability to communicate with and influence employees and management at all levels. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues at various levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work with sensitive data and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Basic project management skills, including monitoring completion of tasks against a project plan and communicating project status updates.
  • Experience initiating and executing new initiatives or process improvements.
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful or challenging situations.
  • Excellent process and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to meet commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
Tool Designer / Detailer

Wenthe-Davidson Engineering Co is seeking a Tool Designer / Detailer.  We are a metal fabricator, specializing in custom tubular products and have been in business for over 75 years.  We offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, company performance bonus and an employee stock ownership plan.

Job Summary

Independently completes complex production designs through utilization of design standards and tools in a 3D CAD modeling environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use of AutoCAD to develop and design tooling and fixtures.
  • Design tools to aid in the manufacturing process. Update designs with any changes during and after tool build.
  • Work with maintenance, manufacturing, and outside contractors on tool design.
  • Review existing processes and develop solutions to increase productivity and quality or reduce costs.
  • Evaluate new tools, equipment and processes.
  • Analyze existing procedures and processes for failure modes. Evaluate and modify procedures and processes to reduce/eliminate production defects.
  • Participate in process review teams to determine feasibility of cost effectively manufacturing new products that meet customer needs and quality standards.
  • Work on the manufacturing floor to help resolve problems and on continuous improvement projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two year technical degree or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Inventor. Working knowledge of AutoCAD 18 preferred.
  • 2 years of related experience.
  • Skill to read/understand technical material, engineering drawings, industry standards is required. Make suggestions/recommendations regarding the same when needed.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics and possess troubleshooting skills related to equipment and processes.
  • Working knowledge of precision measuring instruments.
  • Experience in the design of close tolerance tooling and/or detail drafting.
  • High degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbally and through written communications) with staff at all levels of the organization.

Experience/knowledge with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).

Please submit your resume below with salary requirements or apply in person between 8 am-3 pm:

Wenthe-Davidson Engineering

16300 W Rogers Dr

New Berlin WI 53151

 

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