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Production

Production Associate - Day Shift (ND)

This position inspects finished goods as they come off the manufacturing line, prepares shipping labels, and packs product.  Responsibilities include operating fabrication equipment, monitoring product quality to ensure customer specifications are met and preparing equipment/materials for production runs.  Once trained, provide mentoring and training to new associates.  Basic math and computer skills required.

Hours for this position are 6:30 a.m.- 6:45 p.m.  The normal work schedule includes working 36 hours one week (Sun/Wed/Thu) and 48 hours the next (Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat).  All hours over 40 hours per work week are compensated at an overtime rate.  With this schedule you only work 7 out of 14 days and every other weekend is a three-day weekend off!

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Production Associate - Night Shift (ND)

This position inspects finished goods as they come off the manufacturing line, prepares shipping labels, and packs product.  Responsibilities include operating fabrication equipment, monitoring product quality to ensure customer specifications are met and preparing equipment/materials for production runs.  Once trained, provide mentoring and training to new associates.  Basic math and computer skills required.

Hours for this position are 6:30 p.m.- 6:45 a.m.  The normal work schedule includes working 36 hours one week (Sun/Wed/Thu) and 48 hours the next (Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat).  All hours over 40 hours per work week are compensated at an overtime rate.  With this schedule you only work 7 out of 14 days and every other weekend is a three-day weekend off!

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Tool & Die Maker (ND)

 

This position is responsible for safely setting up and operating equipment in the Tool & Die shop while maintaining a focus on quality workmanship. Our shop is a safe, clean and cutting-edge environment.

Previous experience with CNC grinders and EDM’s preferred, ability to read engineering prints, and capability to compute/convert die dimensions are requirements.  Completion of a related technical degree is strongly preferred. 

This position is following the YELLOW NIGHT shift schedule and hours are 6:30 p.m. – 6:45 a.m.  The normal work schedule includes working 36 hours one week (Sun/Wed/Thu) and 48 hours the next (Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat).  All hours over 40 hours per work week are compensated at an overtime rate.  With this schedule you only work 7 out of 14 days and every other weekend is a three-day weekend off!

The normal work schedule for either shift includes working 36 hours one week (Sun/Wed/Thu) and 48 hours the next (Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat).  All hours over 40 hours per work week are compensated at an overtime rate.  With this schedule you only work 7 out of 14 days and every other weekend is a three-day weekend off!

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Technical

Research & Development Technician (ND)

Tecton Products is a proud member of the Marvin Family of Companies.  We develop and produce innovative materials for the advancement of our customers.   At Tecton, we encourage creativity and seek new ideas that change and improve our business! 

We are currently searching for candidates who are looking to advance their career with an innovation-driven company in the following role:

Research & Development Technician

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Administrative

Cost Accountant (ND)

The Cost Accountant responsible for performing financial analysis in an accurate and timely manner; this position provides proactive/highly accurate information, analysis, and recommendations to the management team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of profitability reports including analysis of individual products, segments, and customer profitability
  • Perform analysis of the material cost of sales accounts for month end close and provide reports to management
  • Calculate payback and return on investment for company projects, product lines, or any other objectives as assigned
  • Monitor financial trends and key performance metrics
  • Assist plant operations in sales and operations analysis to identify capacity constraints or under-utilized resources
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget and reforecasts during the fiscal year
  • Various accounting projects as assigned throughout the year (i.e. capacity modeling, recycling analysis, others)
  • Acts as liaison with Corporate Accounting for Accounts Payable – ensure proper coding and accuracy
  • Support plant controller as needed

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Maintenance

Maintenance Technician (VA)

Position Summary

Responsible for maintaining equipment and facility, troubleshooting, repairing, and ordering parts; this position is responsible for the quality of all work performed. 

 

Key Responsibilities

·Maintains a safe, clean, and well organized work area

·Provides good quality service

·Timely support

·Root cause determination

·Good follow-up on issues

·Appropriately plans work looking at all priorities

·Coordinates with production & leadership, looks ahead at schedule

·Focuses on equipment follow-up issues, PMs and work orders

·Makes sure the following shifts are setup to be successful

·Orders parts and repairs as needed

 

This role has two core focus areas, either of which may apply:

Shift Support Focus 

·Supports operations by properly maintaining equipment

·Provides crisis support

·Performs line start-up checks

·Assists production on setup and adjustments as needed

·Monitors and works toward reducing scrap, non-conformance and downtime due to equipment issues

·Monitors and maintains facility equipment; uses building checklist

·Implements improvements to equipment, processes, methods, etc…

 

Project Focus

·Plans and Implements projects; Coordinates all aspects of projects from start to finish and assists in implementation as required.

·Oversees Contractors; coordinate work on various projects, ensure confidentialities are submitted and proper training is completed

·Coordinates MP2 changes and required inspections

·Enters new parts into inventory

·Establishes new and modifies existing PM work orders

·Coordinates required inspections and certifications as determined by the executive su

·Flexible work hours and days

§Absence coverage for Maintenance

§Provide support for various projects

 

Education and Experience:

·Two-year technical degree or equivalent Preferred

·Detail oriented

·Electrical and mechanical skills

·Experience preferred, but will train

·Electrical Competency and Safety Authorization Form completed and signed

mmary

 

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Technical

Research & Development Scientist (ND)

Tecton Products is a proud member of the Marvin Family of Companies.  We develop and produce innovative materials for the advancement of our customers.   At Tecton, we encourage creativity and seek new ideas that change and improve our business! 

 

We are currently searching for candidates who are looking to advance their career with an innovation-driven company in the following role:

 

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SCIENTIST

The Research & Development Scientist is responsible for managing innovative projects and leading/participating on cross functional teams that either improve/enhance our material platform and associated products or create new next generation material platforms that enable our customers to develop new products.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform research and identify opportunities to improve/enhance existing material platforms or leads to the creation of a new material platform. Develop technologies that drive our products and processes toward our long-term objectives and strategies.
  • Provide technical advice, service or assistance regarding technical issues and make material and/or application recommendations
  • Lead material development project teams
  • Support and participate as a team member on projects
  • Support production, quality control and assurance with respect to material performance characteristics
  • Champion trials to test new materials and process improvements
  • Perform test protocols for materials
  • Interact with suppliers

     

    This position provides several immediate career path level options, based on experience.  

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Logistics

Material Handler - Night Shift (VA)

Responsibilities include: Operating forklift vehicles in accordance with all internal and external safety procedures and trainings; serving Operations (and other customer groups as requested) by ensuring the flow of materials/products within the facility is optimized.  

Compensation for this full-time position is $15 per hour, plus an additional $1.00/hour night shift differential

Hours for this position are 6:30 p.m. – 6:45 a.m.

 

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Production

Production Associate - Day Shift (VA)

Production Associates fill one of two roles.  Associates are selected for one of these positions based on interest, skills, and previous experience.

1.  Pultrusion Operators - Operators are responsible for running a production line.  They ensure a continuous supply of raw materials, machine set up and operation, and troubleshooting.  This position requires associates to manage and prioritize multiple tasks that ensure continuous operation of the production line.  Candidates must have a good memory and problem solving skills.  Once trained, this position provides training and mentoring to new associates.  Basic math and computer skills required.

2.  Pultrusion Inspectors - This position inspects finished goods as they come off the manufacturing line, prepares shipping labels, and packs product.  Responsibilities include operating fabrication equipment, monitoring product quality to ensure customer specifications are met and preparing equipment/materials for production runs.  Once trained, provide mentoring and training to new associates.  Basic math and computer skills required.

 

 

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Maintenance

Maintenance Supervisor (VA)

Position Summary:        

Responsible for supervising the Maintenance team to ensure Operations is able to meet the production schedule, and in turn, our customer’s needs.  This position will mentor and develop a team of Technicians who can work independently to troubleshoot equipment and perform repair work.  

 

Key Responsibilities:                  

  • Actively develop and manage the culture of your team to align with Tecton's mission and values, as measured by survey scores, turnover, retention, and other key culture metrics of the position
  • Supervises and coordinates all aspects of Maintenance operations and establishes or adjusts work procedures to support operations requirements.
  • Provides good quality service to all customers and ensures that repair parts inventory is well managed.
  • Provides direct leadership to Maintenance associates by setting and sharing work expectations with associates, working within the team, mentoring and developing associates within team and hiring and managing Maintenance resources.
  • Facilitates training of associates on equipment, procedures and processes.
  • Manages contractors for Maintenance related activities and ensures that they are appropriately supervised.
  • Implements continuous improvement:
  • Focuses on improving chronic equipment issues
  • Stays informed of maintenance technology and implements changes
  • Completes projects within time and budgetary specifications
  • Ensures all Maintenance areas and associates meet housekeeping and safety standards.

     

     

 

 

Education and Experience:

  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Understands Maintenance processes
  • Self starter with strong project management skills
  • Leadership experience or training

     

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Quality

Quality Coordinator (VA)

Position Summary:        

This position is responsible for providing quality related training, maintaining quality tools, sustaining quality and process documentation, performing incoming raw material testing/data validation, and performing material reject testing.  This position will analyze pultrusion performance data daily to determine activities for improving standard operating procedures and work instructions affecting product quality.  This position also serves as the primary quality representative regarding customer return claims, facilitating all elements of the return process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide training to Quality Analysts and cross trained production associates to perform and document  required tests as outlined in Master Quality Conformance Plan (MQCP).
  • Monitor and audit quality records and test data for accuracy, and analyze trends that can lead to improvement opportunities. 
  • Lead and support PPT/IPT projects, as well as other projects, to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Maintain, calibrate, and improve test equipment, measurement devices, and quality software applications.
  • Create, audit, and maintain quality and process documentation (e.g. quality books, SOP’s).  Work with production to ensure quality standards are defined, documented, and understood by team members.
  • Drive process improvements by evaluating operating metrics, performing cause and effect analysis, and determining courses of action.
  • Serve as main contact for customer communication on external quality issues and return claims.  Facilitate all elements of the customer returns process to include documentation of the claim, material evaluation and disposition, internal logistics and communication, etc.
  • Support Materials group as the incoming material quality representative.  This includes but is not limited to raw material testing, material reject process (MRR) support, Certificate of Analysis (C of A) management, material reporting and corrective action measures.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Effective communication skills -- oral and written
  • Strong computer skills with an ability to learn new programs
  • Ability to read prints
  • Ability to perform high level abstract reasoning

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Engineering

Mechanical Engineer (VA)

Mechanical Engineer

Location:  Roanoke/Salem, VA

Position Summary:        

Mechanical Engineer is responsible to manage equipment and process projects to successful completion.  Other key responsibilities include gathering, interpreting and presenting data to drive improvement projects.

 

Key Responsibilities:                  

  • Work well in a team and individually; demonstrate ability to share your expertise and be open to others ideas.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Lead/Support the development and implementation of equipment and process innovations that will improve Tecton’s productivity and capabilities.
  • Manage PPT/IPT projects and drive project success (scope met, on time, on budget).  Champion trial runs on production lines to test and validate new equipment.
  • Design and develop new equipment;
  • Ensure equipment meets project scope,
  • Integrate equipment into production,
  • Train Maintenance on new equipment,
  • Ensure proper documentation is available for new equipment (Equipment Manual, Spare Parts List, Training Materials, Prints & Schematics)  
  • Utilize standard components when possible,
  • Support the development of new products by providing Engineering support in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Identify equipment improvement opportunities for existing equipment; Gather, interpret, and present data to drive improvement projects; determine root cause, develop solutions, validate and implement as required.  Provide support to Production, Maintenance, and other teams as needed.
  • Lead the implementation and support of Health and Safety improvements, and ongoing Environmental regulatory compliance

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Quality

Process Engineer (VA)

This position will be responsible for overall process definition, design and improvements for increasing the productivity, quality, profitability and safety of Tecton’s manufacturing environment.  The role also oversees and ensures efficiency and safe functionality of all processes related to the production of our products.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Continuous improvement activities within production and business processes
  • Create and optimize process flow diagrams (PFD’s) and work instructions
  • Define and improve processes and work instructions
  • Actively deploy and coach others on lean concepts throughout the organization
  • Serve as Project Manager or team member on projects to improve efficiency
  • Identify and implement error proofing improvements
  • Develop and improve process control techniques and plans
  • Conduct extensive data analysis for effective problem solving

 

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Process Engineer (VA)

This position will be responsible for overall process definition, design and improvements for increasing the productivity, quality, profitability and safety of Tecton’s manufacturing environment.  The role also oversees and ensures efficiency and safe functionality of all processes related to the production of our products.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Continuous improvement activities within production and business processes
  • Create and optimize process flow diagrams (PFD’s) and work instructions
  • Define and improve processes and work instructions
  • Actively deploy and coach others on lean concepts throughout the organization
  • Serve as Project Manager or team member on projects to improve efficiency
  • Identify and implement error proofing improvements
  • Develop and improve process control techniques and plans
  • Conduct extensive data analysis for effective problem solving

 

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Every day, I get the opportunity to learn something new and gain exposure to different facets of the organization. We're a company that's constantly evolving and it's exciting to be a part of that growth.

Kelly K.
Executive Assistant