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Join the International Thermal Systems team of Thermal Processing Engineers, Technicians and Sales Professionals who have the education and/or experience to build tomorrow’s hot ideas today. As a team member of the leading industrial oven and furnace manufacturer serving a variety of industries, you can contribute to large-scale thermal processing equipment projects from conception through to manufacturing.

International Thermal Systems is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or other classes protected by applicable law. International Thermal Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CURRENT POSITIONS AT INTERNATIONAL THERMAL SYSTEMS

Production Scheduler

The production scheduler role is critical to ensuring we exceed our customers’ expectations, maximize the throughput of the plant, reach our forecasted revenue and profitability targets and efficiently and effectively utilize available resources.
The production scheduler maintains the master production schedule, understanding and incorporating customer expectations, quality standards, capacity and capacity constraints. The production scheduler will also ensure appropriate alignment of resources to meet the production schedule, including personnel, inventory and outsourced suppliers, and will work closely and communicate effectively with management, operations, engineering, customer support and accounting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may expand to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
• Review and maintain the master production schedule in order to meet customer expectations, quality control standards and sales forecasts while ensuring the most efficient and cost effective use of resources;
• Facilitate regularly-scheduled production meetings and resolve issues as necessary. Work with engineering director, plant manager and manufacturing supervisors to obtain feedback regarding production status;
• Understand capacity and internal capacity constraints to ensure appropriate outsourced suppliers and resources are available on a timely basis to meet production schedule. Identify and resolve bottlenecks, supply shortages, work force issues, capacity constraints and other issues that inhibit execution of the production schedule;
• Work closely with engineering to ensure that orders are effectively released to the plant floor with the necessary drawings and information;
• Work closely with purchasing to ensure the necessary materials and manufactured parts are available and released in accordance with production schedules;
• Ensure the necessary order and schedule information is timely and accurately entered into the ERP system and updated as necessary on a real time basis;
• Work closely with the shipping department to ensure timely and accurate transit of finished goods to customers;
• Communicate the status of the production schedule to all levels of the organization on a regular basis;
• Keep sales and customer support closely informed as to customer orders and delivery schedules;
• Work closely with accounting to ensure timely and accurate customer billing in accordance with agreed-upon terms;
• Seek out opportunities for continuous improvement and efficiencies;
• Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Skills/Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Education and/or Experience:

  • Degree in operations management or similar field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in production planning and scheduling
  • CPIM certification a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Prior experience in a fast-paced, capital equipment manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong, clear and effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to be a key influencer throughout the organization.
  • Proficient computer skills including knowledge of ERP systems and MS Office suite.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task is a must

Physical Demands

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 job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The employee may perform work-related travel on occasion.

The noise level in the manufacturing area is usually loud.

Electrical Department Interconnect A

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may expand to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
1. Prepare the work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathers parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.
2. Perform duties of any Electrical Assembly position as required; assists in the electrical testing operations on sections or complete systems as needed.
3. Install conduit wire and electrical devices on industrial heating equipment and controls on a wide variety of standard and customized designed equipment to ITS and/or NEC standards.
4. Notify Electrical Supervisor of delays, problems, part shortages, etc.
5. Perform installation and/or repair work at customer location when needed.
6. Provide technical support and manpower to Quality Control department on testing of all cabinets as needed.
7. Check quality of job before handing over to Quality Control (Panel Shop, J/C, piping).
8. Plan electrical layout and wiring procedure and establishes written schedules and procedures for electrical control operations.
9. Check on jobs in progress to determine adherence to schedules; investigates delays and resolves problems as necessary. Provides guidance and instruction to alleviate problems and resolves as necessary. Assigns overtime work when necessary.
10. Maintain work area in an orderly and safe condition.
11. Attend classes or seminars to remain current on technical aspects of all phases of responsibility.

Qualifications
To perform the jobs successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
• Must fulfill requirements to possess and/or be able to possess an active journeyman’s card and master electrician’s license in the State of Wisconsin.
• Related work experience in a Manufacturing environment, usually acquired through 5 years of exposure to electrical operations and heat processing equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, and procedure manuals.
• Proven ability to install conduit wire and electrical devices on industrial heating equipment and controls to NEC standards.
• Mathematical skills that require the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to record and log information accurately.
• Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a very fast paced, sometimes stressful environment and possess strong decision-making skills.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in verbal, written, or diagram form.

Supervisory Responsibilities
None

Physical Demands
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 job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach above shoulders; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee occasionally performs work-related travel.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Electrical Department Interconnect B

Under the direction of the Electrical Supervisor, the Interconnect Team installs conduit wire and electrical devices on industrial heating equipment to produce quality products in an efficient and cost effective manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may expand to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
1. Prepare the work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathers parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.
2. Perform duties of any Electrical Assembly position as required; assists in the electrical testing operations on sections or complete systems as needed.
3. Install conduit wire and electrical devices on industrial heating equipment and controls on a wide variety of standard and customized designed equipment to ITS and/or NEC standards.
4. Notify Electrical Supervisor of delays, problems, part shortages, etc.
5. Perform installation and/or repair work at customer location when needed.
6. Provide technical support and manpower to Quality Control department on testing of all cabinets as needed.
7. Maintain work area in an orderly and safe condition.
8. Attend classes or seminars to remain current on technical aspects of all phases of responsibility.

Qualifications
To perform the jobs successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
• Must fulfill requirements to possess and/or be able to possess an active journeyman’s card and master electrician’s license in the State of Wisconsin.
• Related work experience in a Manufacturing environment, usually acquired through 1 year of exposure to electrical operations with a minimum of 3 years related to heat processing equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, and procedure manuals.
• Proven ability to install conduit wire and electrical devices on industrial heating equipment and controls to NEC standards.
• Mathematical skills that require the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to record and log information accurately.
• Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a very fast paced, sometimes stressful environment and possess strong decision-making skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency in general office related software. (Ex: Microsoft Office and/or MRP/ERP System)
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in verbal, written, or diagram form.

Supervisory Responsibilities
None

Physical Demands
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 job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.
The employee must occasionally lift up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee occasionally performs work-related travel.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply, send resume to hr@itsllcusa.com or fax to 414-672-8800.

If you are ready to grow your career and be part of a great team, send your resume to hr@itsllcusa.com.

 

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