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Responsibilities

Identify opportunities for preventing waste and inefficiency during production

Research and test design ideas to determine feasibility, utilizing lean manufacturing, kaizen, Six Sigma, and root-cause analysis to formulate and support innovation, corrective actions, and improvements

Design and develop robust manufacturing concepts to simplify and improve processes and ensure best practices.

Perform structural and thermal analyses of components and assemblies, build prototypes, evaluate performance, identify issues, and make improvements

Create and maintain required documentation for manufacturing processes, including flow charts, capacity and utilization studies, time and motion studies, standard work, cycle time analysis, and line balancing

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gain insights and direction.

Required skills and qualifications

Three or more years of experience in engineering.

In-depth understanding of lean manufacturing principles

Hands-on experience building small prototypes.

Proficiency with analytical tools, workflow time studies, and process balancing.

Ability to collaborate with managers, manufacturing leads, customers, and peers.

Advanced experience with Microsoft Access, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred skills and qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent work experience.

Experience with Solid Works and AutoCAD

Knowledge of advanced product quality planning (APQP) and production part approval process (PPAP)

Benefits:

Stock Options

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

401K

401K Match

PTO

Paid Sick Time

Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Account

Paid Holidays

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

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

Experience level:

  • 3 years

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Manufacturing facility

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology: 3 years (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Markle, IN 46770 (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and testing mechanical systems and components. You will also provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers. If you are a detail-oriented problem solver with a strong background in mechanical engineering, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:
Design mechanical systems, equipment, and fixtures for material handling equipment.

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

Integrate new technologies into equipment and processes.

Analyze product flow and perform continuous improvement activities for quality and throughput.

Troubleshoot mechanical systems and basic electrical troubleshooting.

Work with electrical and software teams to integrate with the mechanical systems.

Develop, document, and follow production processes.

Support maintenance and operations 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:

– Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
– Minimum of 10 years of experience in mechanical engineering or a related role
– Proficiency in SolidWorks CAD software and other relevant software tools
– Strong knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and practices
– Experience in mechanical design and system integration
– Ability to perform root cause analysis and troubleshoot mechanical issues
– Excellent problem-solving skills with attention to detail
– Strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation and have the skills required for this position, we encourage you to apply. We offer competitive compensation packages along with opportunities for professional growth and development. Join our team of talented engineers today!

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 10 years

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to Relocate:

  • Markle, IN 46770: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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.

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.

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.