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Engineering Technology Job Opportunities

Please view the available positions below from local companies. If you are qualified and would like your resume sent to the company for review, please email it to Amy Bowers at in Microsoft Word format with the position listed in the subject line/body. 

Gradall Industries, Inc.             
Manufacturing Engineering Intern- Paid Internship!

Summary:  Project position to identify and document manufacturing processes and required tooling for core components of Gradall’s product lines.  Will create 3D models and process documentation through work with production personnel, use of existing prints, and individual investigation.


  • Identify and inventory tooling located in manufacturing plant 
  • Determine tooling used in current manufacturing processes
  • Interact with production personnel to document manufacturing processes
  • Create or update 3D models based on prints and / or measurements
  • Create work instructions / other documentation for process(es) covered


  • Organized, with strong communication skills 
  • Working towards degree in engineering or related field
  • Able to work in office and in manufacturing plant
  • Able to effectively read and understand blueprints
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes 
  • Experience with 3D modelling software, Creo preferred

Posted 2-28-19

Graphic Design Specialist (Industrial Design, Plastic Materials) Industrial Decorative Product Design and Development Specialist

For this full-time salary position, SIMONA Boltaron Inc. is looking for a well-organized team player with technical ability.  Striving for perfection, this individual must possess patience and strong attention to detail.


  • Work with a team to create new graphic designs for decorative plastic products for the aviation interiors market
  • Work directly with customers to develop and adjust artwork to meet their application requirements
  • Utilize alpha channels and layer management techniques to achieve image requirements and quality
  • Support production in the manufacture of final products utilizing graphic designs
  • Assist in testing and qualification of various plastic materials
  • Work with international design houses to understand the market and customer requirements 
  • Act as the internal subject matter expert for graphic arts, design, and decorative materials


  • Bachelor degree in graphic design
  • 3+ years of experience in graphic design
  • Proficient with Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Technical abilities utilizing graphic design software
  • Knowledge of raster and vector art graphics

Posted 2-28-19

Maintenance Technician (Afternoon Shift)


For this full-time position, SIMONA Boltaron is looking for a reliable, detail oriented individual to join our maintenance team. This individual must have hands on technical ability, work well alone and as a group, and be willing to work overtime as needed. Safety-minded, the ideal candidate must be a good communicator and a blameless problem solver.


  • Make equipment repairs (electric, mechanical and hydraulic systems)
  • Perform industrial electrical troubleshooting
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks
  • Work with production to solve process issues
  • Fabricate auxiliary equipment
  • Take daily readings and samples from process equipment


  • Experience with 3-phase, 480 volt equipment
  • Industrial maintenance experience
  • Willing to work overtime

Posted 2-28-19

Machine Operator

We are currently looking for self-motivated individuals to join our plastics manufacturing team.  For this full-time position, individuals must be reliable, able to work any shift, willing to work overtime and willing to cross train.  Machine operators will report directly to our Production Supervisors.


  • Utilize hand tools and measuring devices (micrometer, tape measure, etc.)
  • Assist with machine set-up, tear down, and shut down
  • Follow work order instructions
  • Inspect material to ensure quality specs are met
  • Report defective materials to the operator or department supervisor
  • Complete proper paperwork and tracking requirements
  • Maintain the work area and good housekeeping/5S

Job Requirements: 

  • Must be willing to work any shift (7-3, 3-11, 11-7) 
  • Experienced in machine set-up, mechanically inclined & able to troubleshoot mechanical problems
  • Able to use hand tools and measurement devices (micrometer, tape measure)
  • Possess good math and computer skills
  • Prior factory and tow motor experience a plus

Posted 2-28-19

Brewster Cheese                         
Maintenance Technician

We have an immediate opening for a dedicated industrial maintenance professional to work FULL-TIME in our Maintenance Department. 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent, with prior experience in the industrial maintenance field. Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus. Must have strong knowledge of electrical controls, PLCs, and must be able to read schematics and have the ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative with minimal supervision.

Posted 3-4-19

Crane Carrier Company            
Electrical Technician 

General Responsibilities
Performs the pre-production tasks by creating accurate electrical installation documents.  Works with engineering and production associates to ensure work flow on production floor by expediting electrical sub-assemblies and electrical harness installation.  This is a key liaison position between Product Engineering and Production.  Essential for this role is communication and electrical troubleshooting skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates layout and detail drawings/documents for new assemblies.
  • Minimizes assembly time and costs.
  • Design prototype sub-assembly jigs/mechanisms for review.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical issues in a timely manner for production floor.
  • Programs engine and chassis electronic control modules.
  • Must be willing to travel approx. 25%
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering a plus

Training Requirements:

  • Two to five years experience in installation or troubleshooting.
  • Able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Auto CAD 2D a plus
  • Experience with electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems in automotive or heavy equipment.
  • Must possess technical skills and mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be organized, with strong communication skills.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills.

Posted 3-12-19

Aleris                                 NEW!!
Maintenance Machinist
Overview / Job Summary

Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.

Our Roll Shop Department is seeking to add a talented Maintenance Machinist to our facility in Newport. The purpose of this role is to safely, efficiently and effectively contribute to the overall operating process and provide quality product to our customers.

We offer competitive wages and benefits, group medical disability, 401k and life insurance.  

Responsibilities Include

Required skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of machining including previous machine shop work

  • Operation of surface roll grinders (Mesta / Hercules).  

  • Troubleshooting, inspection, maintenance/repair of chocks, bearings and workrolls

  • General knowledge of industrial equipment.

  • Work in a safe manner in compliance with all Aleris safety and environmental requirements, policies, and regulatory statutes.

  • Notify appropriate personnel of irregularities in operating equipment or materials; maintain clean and orderly conditions in work area.
  • Coordinate and carry out various tasks as assigned by management.
  • Possess strong organizational skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work well with others in a team environment.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience required. Metal rolling mill experience a plus. High school diploma or GED required.

  • Must be safety oriented and demonstrate a willingness to support all safety initiatives.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and be capable of self-direction.
  • Good Verbal communication skills are required.
  • Basic computer and math skills are required.
  • Must be available to work all shifts either on a rotational or straight shift assignment.
  • Must have the ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must achieve a passing score on the assessment.
  • Successful interview with the plant leadership team.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check as well as drug screen.
  • Must be capable and willing to train in other job classifications.
  • Must have basic knowledge of hand tools and possess a mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be flexible as job focus and assignments may change daily and by the hour.

If interested, please apply online at:

Posted 4-17-19


If you are qualified and would like your resume sent to the company for review, please email it to Amy Bowers at in Microsoft Word format with the position listed in the subject line/body. 

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