Employment Opportunities

Bent River Machine is always looking for talented individuals that are interested in joining our team. Email your experience and resume to: hr@bent-river.com

CNC MILL MACHINIST

Bent River Machine is seeking an experienced, self-motivated CNC Machinist that has a foundation in mill experience.

This position is responsible for setup and operation of CNC mill machines.  Also, to troubleshoot tooling/setup issues and quality issues in order to meet customer requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Read and interpret prints, routings and related documents to produce in-tolerance parts that meet design specifications
  • Set-up and operate all jobs routed to the assigned machines with no assistance and meet production deadlines
  • Able to edit programming at the control
  • Communicate equipment or tooling issues to supervisor in order to ensure production schedules will be met
  • Understanding GD&T geometric dimensions and tolerance for defining engineering tolerances
  • Select proper tooling, fixtures, machining accessories, feeds & speeds and off-sets
  • Inspect component parts to print using precision measuring equipment such as micrometers, calipers, thread gauges, plug gauges, comparator, etc. throughout the process.
  • Complete required records and time scan-in and scan-out of billable jobs
  • Assist and participate in continuous improvements
  • Adhere to company safety requirements
  • Comply with company ISO/Quality Management System requirements
  • Work as a team to meet operational quality objectives and metrics: on time to promise, quality, product yield, and hours completed

KEY RELATIONS & CROSS TRAINED POSITIONS:

  • Quality Lead – Key Relation
  • Manual Machinist – Cross Trained
  • Fabrication Lead – Report to

SKILL REQUIREMENT:

  • 3 Years minimum experience as a CNC Machinist
  • Self-motivated, reliable and capable of working with minimal supervision on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Great problem solving skills and the ability to handle simultaneous projects
  • Process planning experience including shop routings, set-up sheets, tool lists, bills of material, assembly instructions and process sequences
  • Knowledge in assembly, machining, good machining practices, feeds and speeds, ability to read and understand drawings, quality control and safety.
  • Experience working in a lean manufacturing or continuous improvement environment
  • CNC experience is required
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs
  • Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

This is a full time, hourly position. Full time employees are eligible for health benefits after 60 days of employment.  Then dental insurance, long term disability, group term life insurance and a Simple IRA program with percentage match contributions, paid holidays after 90 days.

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PLANNER BUYER

Bent River Machine is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Planner Buyer. The Planner Buyer is responsible planning and scheduling of received orders in the ERP system in accordance to the output of the PO review to the agreed time frames. The Planner Buyer is responsible for the procurement functions directly associated with the company’s needs for production materials to the agreed lead time in the PO review. The Planner Buyer is additionally responsible for the procurement of indirect materials and services, and fixed assets and tooling. All purchases are to be secured at cost quality and at delivery competitive levels consistent with company policy, industry and performance standards. The Planner Buyer works directly with the operations management team and General Manager to meet company deadlines, KPI’s, QMS objectives and is accountable for the Customer On Time Delivery metric and its performance. And is responsible for a comprehensive capacity of the fabrication department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible through support of the Fabrication lead to maintain a comprehensive fabrication capacity to the function level.
  • Participate in the PO review by providing current Fabrication capacity, and the working days required to complete the planning and purchasing functions of the job.
  • Enter the job into the ERP system and thus creating the job routers, work tickets, and purchase orders that need to be placed in the time frame agreed during the PO review.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate placement of purchase orders in accordance to dates agreed during the PO review – meeting the material cost center’s sales goals.
  • Follows up with suppliers to confirm purchase order placement and agreed delivery dates.
  • Maintains accurate records and organization during procurement activities.
  • Tracks delivery of all purchased material and provides status via daily status meeting.
  • Maintains objective external supplier data for the external provider quality metric to include significant cost variations, quality and schedule performance to assess, build and improve supply chain performance.
  • Works with the leadership team to determine and apply criteria for the evaluation, selection, monitoring of performance and re-evaluation of external providers based on their ability to provide processes or products and services in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Retains documented information of external providers’ criteria to meet customer requirements.
  • Owns the Customer OTD (On Time to Promise) Quality Objective Metric
  • Champions supply chain and operations metrics. Drives improvements to the performance of the processes that are measured.
  • Proactively identifies and resolves any obstacles to plans to ensure execution and minimization of risks in customer service and sales goals.
  • Collaborates and participates in overall business system roll-outs, changes and improvement projects.

KEY RELATIONS & CROSS TRAINED POSITIONS:

  • Quoting Agent – Cross trained
  • Logistics Lead – Key relation
  • Fabrication Lead – Key relations
  • Accounting Lead – Key relation

SKILL REQUIREMENT:

  • Direct experience negotiating/purchasing raw material and finished goods in a manufacturing environment.
  • Microsoft Office and ERP purchasing, planning, and sales order module experience
  • A professional, pleasant, cooperative personality that helps co-workers and external providers achieve great results.
  • Able to comprehend engineering drawings well enough to know what machining, coating, and finishing process are required to meet the defined specification in order to create job routings and work tickets.
  • Highly organized, with neat and detailed orientated ability to control and maintain data within an ERP system.
  • Good oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Understanding of ITAR, DFARS, and other customer regulations
  • Good oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Understanding of ISO 9001:2015 QMS programs in manufacturing environment
  • Problem Solving abilities; detailed and thorough approach to identifying problems; understanding corrective actions.
  • Proficient and Microsoft Word, Excel, and creating flow charts.
  • Ability to pick up 50lbs
  • Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

Mile Stones

Cross-trained positions:

  • Month1: cross trained in purchasing; cross train in Quoting Agent position
  • Month 2: completely cross trained/fluent in Purchasing and the Quoting Agent position
  • Month 3: switch jobs with the Quoting Agent
  • Run job costing within a week of ending the job

This is a full time, hourly position. Full time employees are eligible for medical benefits after 60 days of employment and dental, long term disability and life insurance after 90 days of employment. Also available, a Simple IRA program with percentage match contributions and paid holidays.

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ESTIMATION and QUOTING AGENT

Bent River Machine is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Estimation and Quoting Agent.  The Estimation and Quoting Agent is the liaison between Bent River Machine and our customers. This role is responsible for accurately estimating, planning and procuring complete customer jobs to specification.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for answering customer emails or website submissions, directing requests and unresolved issues to the designated resources, if needed.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of the Quoting Process and verifying compliance to all customer specifications when submitting an RFQ.
  • Follows up with customers on submitted RFQs for feedback.
  • Responsible for the Purchase Order Review process for each customer PO received. Schedules the review and provides all information and specifications needed to the Operations team prior to the review.
  • Responsible for confirming all POs with accurate delivery dates to the customer.
  • Imports quote data into the ERP system, scheduling the job based on input received and the action plan created during the PO Review.
  • Participates in the daily Operations Meeting, providing status on quoting. Takes the role of the voice of the customer when necessary.
  • Responsible for the internal sales of Bent River Machine, maintaining and growing current customer relationships. Responsible for scheduling, contacting and visiting customers in accordance with the sales plan schedule.
  • Owns the sales metrics for Dollars Quoted and Revenue Won.
  • Works with the Logistic and Quality Leads to assess, build and improve supply chain performance.
  • Works with the leadership team to determine and apply criteria for the evaluation, selection, monitoring of performance and re-evaluation of external providers based on their ability to provide processes or products and services in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Retains documented information of external providers’ criteria to meet customer requirements.
  • Drives improvements to the performance of the processes that are measured.
  • Proactively identifies and resolves any obstacles to plans to ensure execution and minimization of risks in customer service and sales goals.
  • Collaborates and participates in overall business system roll-outs, changes and improvement projects.
  • Support the company’s Quality Management System through continual improvement, meeting quality objectives, and maintaining accurate training documentation.

KEY RELATIONS & CROSS TRAINED POSITIONS:

  • Planner Buyer – Key relation
  • Logistics Lead – Key relation
  • Fabrication Lead – Key relations
  • Accounting Lead – Key relation

SKILL REQUIREMENT:

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills – Verbal & Written
  • Listening skills
  • Problem Solving abilities; detailed and thorough approach to identifying problems; understanding corrective actions.
  • Able to comprehend engineering drawings well enough to know what machining, processing, and finishing are required to meet the defined specification in order to create job routings and work tickets.
  • Direct experience negotiating/purchasing raw material and finished goods in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of ITAR, DFARS, and other customer regulations
  • Microsoft Office and ERP purchasing, planning, and sales order module experience
  • A professional, pleasant, cooperative personality that helps co-workers and external providers achieve great results.
  • Highly organized, with neat and detailed orientated ability to control and maintain data within an ERP system.
  • Understanding of ISO 9001:2015 QMS programs in manufacturing environment
  • Proficient and Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Ability to pick up 50lbs
  • Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

This is a full time, hourly position. Full time employees are eligible for medical benefits after 60 days of employment and dental, long term disability and life insurance after 90 days of employment. Also available, a Simple IRA program with percentage match contributions and paid holidays.