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Job description

Develop electrical systems and controls for innovative high speed material handling equipment with ongoing troubleshooting, improvement to production processes, development and integration of new technologies, while supporting mechanical engineering, software, and maintenance teams.

Essential Functions:

Design electrical systems and program controls for material handling equipment.

Direct and coordinate construction, installation, maintenance, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.

Develop HMI control screens and systems.

Integrate new technologies into equipment and processes.

Perform continuous improvement activities for quality and throughput.

Troubleshoot electrical systems.

Design, populate, and wire control cabinets.

Develop, document, and follow production processes.

Support maintenance, operations, and quality with repairs and redesigns to meet production goals.

Create and adhere to project plans and budgets.

Prepare specifications for the purchase of materials and equipment and the solicitations of contractors.

Qualifications & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology, or equivalent.

Fundamental understanding of manufacturing processes and material handling equipment controls.

Ability to safely and effectively use hand tools such as meters, wrenches, drills, saws, etc.

Ability to communicate effectively with operators and vendors.

Diligence in Engineering Design Principles with a strong aptitude in math and physics.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Ability to work on production machinery which requires, climbing bending, and crouching on and around machinery.

Must be familiar with Allen Bradley controls.

Work around loud machinery requiring hearing protection, hard hat, safety glasses, steel toed shoes, and occasional dust mask.

Job description

We are seeking a skilled Operations Analyst Markle Indiana plant operations team. The primary focus of this role is to generate and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure operational effectiveness.

The Operations Analyst will play a vital role in providing meaningful insights to the business, utilizing data modeling and visualization techniques to communicate the story. This role is responsible for analyzing and evaluating various aspects of the sort, including inventory control, order fulfillment, labor utilization, and overall process improvement.

The Operations Analyst uses data-driven insights to identify opportunities for optimization, implement solutions, and drive continuous improvement initiatives within the sort environment.

Essential Functions:

· Generate and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure business performance: Develop and maintain a comprehensive set of KPIs to measure operational effectiveness and efficiency in the sort environment.

· Provide meaningful insights: Collect and analyze data related to sort operations, including inventory levels, order volumes, picking and packing efficiency, and labor utilization. Identify patterns, trends, and areas for improvement based on data analysis, and provide regular updates and insights to business stakeholders

· Process Evaluation: Evaluate existing sorting processes and workflows to identify bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and areas of improvement. Conduct time and motion studies, analyze order processing workflows, process mapping, and root cause analysis to identify opportunities for optimization. Identify opportunities to improve processing time, improve sort accuracy, and enhance stakeholder satisfaction.

· ERP systems: Leverage expertise in ERP systems to extract and analyze data, identifying trends and areas for optimization.

· Reporting and Communication: Prepare regular reports, dashboards, and presentations to communicate insights and recommendations to management and stakeholders. Present findings, progress, and improvement initiatives in meetings.

· Data modeling and visualization: Utilize data modeling techniques and advanced Excel skills to create models, charts, and graphs that effectively communicate complex data sets to business stakeholders.

· Training and Support: Provide training and support to plant staff on process changes, system updates, and best practices. Ensure that team members understand and adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety guidelines.

· Data integrity maintenance: Ensure the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of data by implementing quality control measures and data validation techniques.

· Cross-functional collaboration: Collaborate with various teams such as operations, engineering, management and stakeholders to gather data, understand requirements, and develop solutions for operational challenges.

· Profit-minded approach: Identify opportunities for cost reduction and operational efficiency improvements through data analysis and collaborate with relevant stakeholders to implement appropriate measures. Apply a profit-minded mindset to all analyses and decision-making, focusing on improving financial performance and contributing to overall business profitability.

Skills and Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in operations management, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field; applicable experience in lieu of degree.

· Proven experience as an Operations Analyst or in a similar analytical role.

· Prior experience in a data driven environment is preferred.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate data into actionable insights.

· Proficiency in data analysis tools, techniques, and software, including advanced Excel functions and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).

· Familiarity with ERP systems and their data structures.

· Flexibility and initiative related to completing tasks.

· Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex data findings in a clear and concise manner.

· Detail-oriented with a focus on data accuracy and integrity.

· Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

· Continuous learning mindset to stay updated with industry trends and emerging analytics techniques.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Work Location: In person

Location: Markle, IN

Sortera Technologies is bringing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to generate 100% reuse of metals from end of life products, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.

The Electrical Maintenance Technician will support maintenance, operations, and quality with repairs and redesigns to meet production goals. This role would be for either our 2nd or 3rd shift.

2nd Shift: 2pm-10pm 3rd Shift: 10pm-6am Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of wiring standards & ability to work with 24VDC through 480VAC 3-Phase
  • Assist &/or lead in troubleshooting & repair of down production equipment containing computers, sensors, motors, PLC’s, etc.
  • Root cause analysis of electrical and mechanical issues and assist in implementing corrective actions.
  • Perform continuous improvement activities for quality and throughput
  • Assist in the fabrication, installation, start-up, & commissioning of new production equipment & systems including new technology integration.
  • Assist with parts research & inventory
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance activities
  • Read & interpret equipment manuals, schematics, drawings, & work orders in order to perform necessary maintenance tasks and service.
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician may be directed to perform & complete other tasks as deemed appropriate by management that may, or may not, be related to maintenance issues.

Requirements:

  • Associates degree or certifications in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Maintenance related fields.
  • Proficient knowledge & understanding of electromechanical systems and building power systems.
  • Ability to test systems with devices such as voltmeters and ohmmeters.
  • Ability to safely and effectively use hand tools such as wrenches, drills, saws, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively & work with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to prioritize time and handle multiple projects

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be required to perform some physical exertion, as necessary. Also, will regularly be required to sit, stand, walk, kneel, and occasionally bend and move about the facility.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The buildings are heated during the winter, but conditions could be cold in the winter & hot during the summer.
  • The processing areas are dirty & wet at times.
  • Processing facilities/ areas are dusty.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off – beginning with 3 weeks per year
  • Paid Sick Leave – 7 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 11
  • 401(k) – company match up to 4%
  • Company Stock Options
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • HSA plan
  • FSA plan
  • Short – Term disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Safety Shoe Reimbursement

As part of Sortera Technologies, Inc., you will help shape our technological strategy and propel the development of our innovative technology.

Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Location: Markle, IN

Sortera Technologies is bringing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to generate 100% reuse of metals from end of life products, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.

The Loader Operator will be responsible for moving material through-out the factory, and ensuring smooth receiving, stocking, and shipping is achieved.

Responsibilities

  • Direct truck drivers on-location during unloading and loading.
  • Operate scale and record weights and dimensions accurately.
  • Operate packaging equipment to securely transport inbound, cross-dock, and outbound loads.
  • Load and unload at standard rate of production.
  • Inspect material handling equipment to be operated, recording the inspection at the time required.
  • Capable of passing certification on all materials movement equipment on site.
  • Able to consistently comply with PPE standards while on the production premises.
  • Must be able to visually differentiate between similar metals.

    Requirements

  • 12 months or more experience driving heavy equipment.
  • Able to professionally communicate.
  • Experience working in a 24/7 team production environment.
  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude as exemplified by results and feedback.
  • Ability to work safely consistently over time in a responsible and detailed manner.
  • Skilled at taking direction and executing plans.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be required to perform some physical exertion, as necessary. Also, will regularly be required to sit, stand, walk, kneel, and occasionally bend and move about the facility.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The buildings are heated during the winter, but conditions could be cold in the winter & hot during the summer.
  • The processing areas are dirty & wet at times.
  • Processing facilities/ areas are dusty.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off – beginning with 3 weeks per year
  • Paid Sick Leave – 7 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 11
  • 401(k) – company match up to 4%
  • Company Stock Options
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • HSA plan
  • FSA plan
  • Short – Term disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Safety Shoe Reimbursement

As part of Sortera Technologies, Inc., you will help shape our technological strategy and propel the development of our innovative technology.

Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sortera Technologies is bringing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to generate 100% reuse of metals from end of life products, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.

The Line Operator position is responsible for the overall operation of the machine. They will be tasked to ensure the machine continuously runs safely while producing good products at an efficient rate. They will be able to troubleshoot obvious issues with the machine and communicate with the maintenance department. This position is also responsible for communicating issues to their lead and/or Production Manager.

The Operator is also responsible for collecting data/information on production and down times then reporting out every day to their shift lead and/or Production Manager. They will be looked at as the de facto lead of the machine to coordinate material sorting efforts and the process flow of materials for the machine. Any other reasonable assignment/project that you are directed by your shift leader and/or Production Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Operates machine, loads machine, weighs out finished materials, documents weights, documents down time, potential safety, quality, and production issues.
  • Adheres to all safety and PPE requirements.
  • Communicates with shift lead and/or Production manager or maintenance when issues arise.
  • Leads co-workers and material handlers in process flow.
  • Able to troubleshoot machines.
  • At times working as a Material Handler and Material Sorter.
  • Keeping the assigned area clean with help from co-workers working in the same area.

Requirements:

  • Communication skills.
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Basic math skills.
  • If possible, experience operating conveyor fed machinery or working with recycled materials.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. several times a day.
  • Must be able to sit, climb, bend, stoop and reach while working.
  • Must have manual dexterity for writing and banding activity.

Key Competencies:

  • Understands process flow and why.
  • Critical thinking (willing to ask questions in attempts to make processes safer and more efficient). Basic math skills.
  • Can operate forklift and other heavy equipment.
  • Good organizational skills. Ability to stay on task with little supervision.
  • Ability to direct operations of processes involving the machine.
  • Able to communicate respectfully with others to get the job done.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The buildings are heated during the winter, but conditions could be cold in the winter & hot during the summer.
  • The processing areas are dirty & wet at times.
  • Processing facilities/ areas are dusty.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off – beginning with 3 weeks per year
  • Paid Sick Leave – 7 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 11
  • 401(k) – company match up to 4%
  • Company Stock Options
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • HSA plan
  • FSA plan
  • Short – Term disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Safety Shoe Reimbursement

As part of Sortera Technologies, Inc., you will help shape our technological strategy and propel the development of our innovative technology.

Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sortera Technologies is bringing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to generate 100% reuse of metals from end of life products, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.

The Production Manager will be responsible for managing multiple associates, ensuring we’re optimizing equipment up-time, verifying that appropriate maintenance schedules are implemented, and ensuring processes are followed to ensure quality sorting is completed during work shifts.

Responsibilities

  • Planning and organizing production schedules
  • Assessing project and resource requirements
  • Estimating, negotiating and agreeing budgets and timescales with clients and managers
  • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met
  • Determining quality control standards
  • Overseeing production processes
  • Re-negotiating timescales or schedules as necessary
  • Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials
  • Organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
  • Liaising with buyers and marketing and sales staff
  • Supervising and managing the work of junior staff
  • Organizing relevant training sessions

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be required to perform some physical exertion, as necessary. Also, will regularly be required to sit, stand, walk, kneel, and occasionally bend and move about the facility.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The buildings are heated during the winter, but conditions could be cold in the winter & hot during the summer.
  • The processing areas are dirty & wet at times.
  • Processing facilities/ areas are dusty.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off – beginning with 3 weeks per year
  • Paid Sick Leave – 7 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 11
  • 401(k) – company match up to 4%
  • Company Stock Options
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • HSA plan
  • FSA plan
  • Short – Term disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Safety Shoe Reimbursement

As part of Sortera Technologies, Inc., you will help shape our technological strategy and propel the development of our innovative technology.

Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sortera Technologies is bringing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to generate 100% reuse of metals from end of life products, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Artificial Intelligence, you will play a crucial role in our pilot production facility, and advancing the development of our cutting-edge technology that relies primarily upon Computer Vision and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF).

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for installing, configuring, programming, testing, and troubleshooting a diverse range of computer equipment, graphics/GPU boards, digital I/O cards, DAQ cards, embedded controllers, industrial cameras, directed energy sensing equipment such as X-ray and laser scanners, and other sensors.

This role is suited to someone with a lot of real-world, mission-critical, on-call experience in a production environment, and skills in C++, Python, LabView, and Linux administration are required.

Minimum Qualifications:

5+ years of experience with:

  • Industrial manufacturing environment
  • C++, Python, and LabVIEW
  • Electronics (DAQ/DIO cards, logic probe, oscilloscope, multimeter, embedded

    controllers, sensors)

  • Computer hardware (particularly multi-GPU, RAM, SSD, motherboards, power supplies,

    etc.)

  • Computer vision/robotics system components (digital cameras, motor controllers, etc.)
  • Computer system configuration (power supply, motherboard, GPU, RAM, etc.)
  • Operating systems installation and administration (Linux, Windows)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS Computer Engineering or BS Electrical Engineering with strong Computer Engineering and Programming experience.

Skills/Experience:

  • C++, Python programming (Cython, MicroPython, and CircuitPython a plus) and LabVIEW
  • Microcontrollers/MCUs
  • Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Understanding of design patterns and embedded system design patterns
  • Ability to work with existing codebases
  • Hardware test equipment: oscilloscope, logic analyzer
  • Ability to read a schematic
  • Basic understanding of Internet of Things (IoT) and internet-based technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in dynamic and ambiguous environments, lead complex projects, integrate feedback from team members and stakeholders, guide delivery from project scoping to conclusion, develop and grow team members, and create and maintain professional relationships.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off – beginning with 3 weeks per year
  • Paid Sick Leave – 7 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 11
  • 401(k) – company match up to 4%
  • Company Stock Options
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • HSA plan
  • FSA plan
  • Short – Term disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Safety Shoe Reimbursement

As part of Sortera Technologies, Inc., you will help shape our technological strategy and propel the development of our innovative technology.

Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Location: Markle, IN

Sortera Technologies is bringing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to generate 100% reuse of metals from end of life products, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.

The Maintenance Technician will perform a variety of general building, and equipment services in our newly built Markle, IN facility.

Responsibilities

  • Keep and promote a safe, clean, and organized environment
  • Preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, & repairs on production equipment including but not limited to: Forklifts, Skid steers, conveyors, drive systems, vibratory feeders, pumps, compressed air systems.
  • Upkeep & repairs on facilities, exterior & interior
  • Basic knowledge & understanding of electromechanical systems
  • Assist &/or lead in the design, fabrication, installation, start-up, & commissioning of new equipment
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance activities
  • Read & interpret equipment manuals, schematics, drawings, & work orders in order to perform necessary maintenance tasks and service.
  • Ability to prioritize time and handle multiple projects
  • Comfortable working in a production environment, making time sensitive repairs.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be required to perform some physical exertion, as necessary. Also, will regularly be required to sit, stand, walk, kneel, and occasionally bend and move about the facility.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The buildings are heated during the winter, but conditions could be cold in the winter & hot during the summer.
  • The processing areas are dirty & wet at times.
  • Processing facilities/ areas are dusty.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off – beginning with 3 weeks per year
  • Paid Sick Leave – 7 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 11
  • 401(k) – company match up to 4%
  • Company Stock Options
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • HSA plan
  • FSA plan
  • Short – Term disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Safety Shoe Reimbursement

As part of Sortera Technologies, Inc., you will help shape our technological strategy and propel the development of our innovative technology.

Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.