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    We’re proud to be one of Rochester’s Top Work Places.

    HARBEC is recognized for our leadership, sustainability, technology, culture, and best practices that attract and retain top talent to achieve company goals. We offer all HARBEC employees the opportunity to learn, grow, work hand-in-hand with amazing talent, and achieve their highest goals.

    • Our voluntary turnover rate is less than 3% (in other words, our employees choose to stay here and we’re grateful!)
    • We consistently achieve accident-free years. We are working on surpassing our current record of more than 500 days with no accidents
    • 100% of our employees have health insurance

    Benefits include:

    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible schedule
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Parental leave
    • Professional development assistance
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Vision insurance

    Does a quality work environment appeal to you? Do your values match ours?  Please click here to complete our confidential online application!

    If you have any questions or need help, feel free to…Contact Us

    Current Open Positions

    • Maintenance Mechanic

      Main Responsibility:

      The Maintenance and Repair Technician installs, performs preventive maintenance and repairs of manufacturing equipment and performs general building maintenance.

      Essential Duties:

      • Perform regular preventive maintenance on all production equipment: injection molding presses, ancillary equipment, and forklift
      • Operate and modify injection molding machine controls
      • Perform internal and external building maintenance such as lighting, water, gas, cooling towers, air compressors, painting, cleaning plumbing
      • Order parts & supplies and maintain a replacement part supplies inventory
      • Repair and troubleshoot: injection molding machines, ancillary injection molding equipment, forklift, various types of metal working equipment including general machine tools and CNC equipment
      • Install and maintain computer cable system
      • Maintain a clean and safe working area
      • Notify supervisor of all unsafe or hazardous conditions or defective equipment
      • Drive company vehicle
      • Perform duties in a safe manner with regard for the safety of others
      • Individual supports the Facilities Manager in day-to-day tasks.
      • Utilize six-sigma quality tools, when appropriate, to define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes and outcomes.
      • Responsible to maintain & support processes, procedures & K.P.I.’s owned by your position.
      • Review of all procedures related to your job per “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”
      • Completion within time stated of all training required by Job Description in “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”

      Note: This is not an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities

      Job Specifications:

      • High school diploma or equivalent or 10 years’ experience
      • Read, write & speak English
      • Able to follow written & oral instructions
      • General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, brazing soldering principles and practices
      • Physically capable to perform duties (no fear of heights)
      • Valid, clean driver’s license
      • General knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, heating, and AC systems
      • Flexibility in working schedule
      • Complete knowledge of all electrical and mechanical hand tools
      • Good communications skills
      • Self-motivated
      • Computer literate

    • Tool Design Engineer

      Main Responsibility:

      The Design Engineer is responsible for designing and detailing molds and fixtures as well as creating a mold design that can be efficiently and cost effectively manufactured.

      Essential Duties:

      • Create CAD designs for mold tools from customer part files
      • Ensure mold tool designs are manufacturable, assemblable, functional, and durable
      • Support customer engineers with part design advice, approach strategies, CAD suggestions, and material recommendations
      • Work with vendors to source raw materials, hardware, and components
      • Communicate with customers, vendors, management, and machinists at a high level via email, telephone, and in-person meetings
      • Aid mold techs in troubleshooting mold issues and develop fixes to issues as they arise
      • Work with precision inspection equipment to measure parts and ensure conformance to customer requirements
      • Perform mechanical design calculations and data analysis when required
      • Copy and archive engineering prints/files
      • Assists in quoting tools
      • Communicates with outside customers
      • Complete and distribute material lists/designs
      • Housekeeping in engineering office
      • Occasional work in Tool Room and ordering supplies/materials when needed
      • Specify tooling materials
      • Read and understand blueprints and drawings
      • Has a basic understanding of machining operations
      • Utilize six-sigma quality tools, when appropriate, to define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes and outcomes.
      • Responsible to maintain & support processes, procedures & K.P.I.’s owned by your position.
      • Review of all procedures related to your job per “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”
      • Completion within time stated of all training required by Job Description in “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”

      Job Specifications:

      • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering (Postgraduate work a plus)
      • Familiarity with mechanical detail drawings, GD&T, and tolerancing standards
      • Previous demonstrable mold design experience
      • Previous machining experience
      • Good communication skills, and the ability to explain complicated concepts in simpler ways
      • Proactive, with the ability to show initiative taking on tasks and projects
      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Background in detailing and design
      • Knowledge of 3-D CAD software (solid modeling)
      • Good communication skills
      • Good math skills
      • Good computer skills
      • Ability to coordinate well with others

      Note: This is not an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities

      Please complete our confidential online application!

    • Plastics Process Engineer

      Main Responsibility:

      The Process Engineer is responsible for evaluating existing processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the production process.

      Essential Duties:

      • Set-up, sample, and establish good molding parameters on all new, revised, and repaired tooling
      • Establish optimum processing conditions and re-evaluate on an on-going basis
      • Continuous training and educating of set-up personnel on processing principles and methods
      • Perform cycle reductions, assist in troubleshooting, and fine tuning of production molding tooling
      • Interact with, and advise the tooling and design departments regarding tool design issues
      • Utilize design of experiments when applicable to assist in establishing processing controls
      • Evaluate and improve on processes in manufacturing systems.
      • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
      • Develop innovative solutions.
      • Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
      • Prepare samples for study.
      • Perform shrinkage and strength testing.
      • Collect, record, and transcribe data.
      • Show results in reports.
      • Maintain testing equipment.
      • Perform new color and raw material testing.
      • Develop and implement systems that optimize all phases of production process.
      • Provide suggestions during incident investigations.
      • Advise on corrective actions.
      • Utilize six-sigma quality tools, when appropriate, to define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes and outcomes.
      • Responsible to maintain & support processes, procedures & K.P.I.’s owned by your position.
      • Review of all procedures related to your job per “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”
      • Completion within time stated of all training required by Job Description in “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”

      Job Specifications:

      • Minimum of 5 years of processing experience in an injection-molding environment
      • Good verbal and written communication skills
      • Knowledge of mold construction and components
      • Familiar with the operation and mechanics of injection molding processes of several manufacturers
      • Knowledge of the properties and molding parameters of common injection moldable resins

      Note: This is not an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities

      Please complete our confidential online application!

    • Senior Machinist

      Main Responsibility:

      Toolmakers fabricate production, prototype and R&D parts by setting up and operating a variety of precision machines. Works to very close tolerances with minimal supervision. Participates in the design & manufacturing of tools to enhance productivity and quality.

      Essential Duties:

      • Perform precision machining on lathes, mills, and grind machines for tooling – applying knowledge of basic shop math and machine layout procedures.
      • Set-up and run superior quality complex parts and maintain standard rates. High mix, low volume supplier.
      • Use shop math to compute information relating to work such as, feeds, speeds, angles, tooling locations & missing dimensions.
      • Will program CNC lathes and mills.
      • Work from blueprints and rough sketches to produce tooling and machine parts in accordance with specifications.
      • Produce high quality machined prototypes
      • Requisition required tooling and material
      • Document job processes
      • Execute jobs efficiently
      • Operate equipment properly and keep it clean
      • Help maintain and troubleshoot equipment
      • Record hours spent on jobs and accurately log in Epicor System
      • Achieve required lead times or advise superiors so alternative plans can be made
      • Utilize six-sigma quality tools, when appropriate, to define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes and outcomes.
      • Responsible to maintain & support processes, procedures & K.P.I.’s owned by your position.
      • Review of all procedures related to your job per “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”
      • Completion within time stated of all training required by Job Description in “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”

      Job Specifications:

      • High school education or equivalent. Associates Degree preferred.
      • 2 – 8 years prior experience in machining working on various jobs utilizing precision machines.
      • Experience on lathes, mills, and grind machines.
      • Knowledge of different alloys.
      • Must be able to read blueprints and rough sketches. Demonstrated working knowledge of GD&T.
      • Excellent math skills (including geometry & trigonometry).
      • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions in the English language.
      • Must be able to stand in one place for long periods of time.

      Note: This is not an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities

      Please complete our confidential online application!

    • CNC Machinist/Programmer

      Main Responsibility:

      Manufactures custom quality machined models utilizing CAD/CAM software and CNC machining. Model makers will document and whenever possible, improve processes required to produce models and to set-up machining operations.

      Essential Duties:

      • Produce high quality machined prototypes
      • Requisition required tooling and material
      • Document job processes
      • Execute jobs efficiently
      • Operate equipment properly and keep it clean    
      • Help maintain and troubleshoot equipment
      • Record hours spent on jobs and accurately log in Epicor System
      • Achieve required lead times or advise superiors so alternative plans can be made

      Note: This is not an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities

      Please complete our confidential online application!

    • Injection Mold Machine (IMM) Operator

      Main Responsibility:

      The Injection Mold Machine (IMM) Operator visually inspects, does some manual operations and boxes plastic parts as they are ejected from molding presses.

       Essential Duties:

      • Responsible for the molding of small to midsize plastic parts to job packet requirements
      • Visually identifying and separating visually nonconforming parts
      • Performing manual operations as specified
      • Daily checking and understanding of posted job assignments and necessary information related to the job
      • Communicate with Product Handler or Shift Supervisor to trouble shoot any problems with job
      • Obtain any supplies or documentation if needed
      • Maintain proper quality and quantities of molded materials
      • Visually inspect parts during press run
      • Take appropriate action when bad parts are identified
      • Maintain accurate counts and documentation such as records and labels
      • Understand and comply with 5s duties and checklists
      • Prepare incoming shift such as making up boxes and provide packaging materials
      • Assist in training as requested
      • Notify supervisor of all unsafe / hazardous conditions or defective equipment and file incident/accident reports in accordance with established policies
      • Rotate from one job to another if needed
      • Utilize six-sigma quality tools, when appropriate, to define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes and outcomes.
      • Responsible to maintain & support processes, procedures & K.P.I.’s owned by your position.
      • Review of all procedures related to your job per “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”
      • Completion within time stated of all training required by Job Description in “HR LG 01 Training Matrix”

      Note: This is not an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities

      Job Specifications:

      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Minimum of 18 years old
      • Understand and follow directions
      • Attention to small detail
      • Ability to record data
      • Read, write and speak English
      • Knowledge of visual discrepancies in plastic molded parts

      Note: This is not an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities

      Please complete our confidential online application!

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