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Jobs at Franchino Mold & Engineering.  Come work with us! Franchino Mold & Engineering takes pride in its workforce, offering competitive wage and benefit packages — and one of the leading training and apprentice programs in the region.

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Accountant

The accountant provides expertise of general accounting duties and can perform multiple functions in all areas of accounting, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and assisting with the preparation of financial statements. This individual in this role will also assist in various accounting-related special projects which may require collaboration with other departments.

Responsibilities

  • Perform accounts payable functions including matching and reviewing vendor invoices in a timely manner, ensuring accuracy, and resolving any discrepancies
  • Perform accounts receivable functions – responsible for follow-up collection activities
  • Manage the FMEC credit card program, including issuing cards and tracking cardholders, as well as verifying, reconciling, and processing credit card receipts and statements and issuing charges to jobs.
  • Assist with Time and Attendance and managing Paid Time Off
  • Assist with financial planning – forecasts and budgets
  • Assists in preparation of annual audits, monthly financial statements, and other requested reports
  • Assist with reviewing all financial statements/reports which are generated for accuracy and completeness
  • Assist with project accounting, department expense accounting and cost accounting
  • Act in a back-up capacity to other accounting associates, which includes completing some of their normal job duties during times when they are off work or in need of support due to time-sensitive deadlines
  • Create documented accounting-related processes and procedures
  • General accounting data entry activities
  • Maintain successful working relationships with vendors

Qualifications

  • Must be able to thrive in a high pace environment
  • Ability to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Good verbal & written communication skills

Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or accounting related field and minimum 3-5 years’ experience or Associate’s Degree with 5-7 years’ experience working with accounting processes or equivalent combination of education and experience required

Accounting related experience, preferably using JobBoss software (job costing software), Creative Solutions (fixed asset software) or other similar software. Intermediate Excel Skills required.

Benefits include medical insurance, paid time off and 401(k). You must undergo drug screening and pass a physical examination.

Estimator

The Estimator will efficiently and accurately generate quotations for existing and prospective customer base within the plastic injection mold and die cast die industry. The estimator forecasts project costs by gathering information and compiling data to estimate all production costs according to company specifications. The ideal candidate will have the capability to analyze drawings, data and specifications, necessary to estimate labor, materials, and outside services needed to complete the project.

Responsibilities

  1. Be able to estimate realistic, accurate, and achievable hour/material/service costs and use that information so a competitive quote can be provided to the customer.
  2. Ensure all quotations are prepared consistently, all necessary information is stated explicitly on the quotations and all internal requirements are met and are completed within 2 days of receipt or as the customer requires.
  3. Reviews the models/e-mails/part drawing and request further information from the customer in order to become completely familiar with the project.
  4. Establish the complexities of the mold or die; slides/core pulls/lifters/spare cores – inserts and guided ejection and create a concept to determine the size of the mold/die.
  5. Review customer mold/die standards, if applicable and assure we are meeting their expectations.
  6. Complete customer and project information in quote database.
  7. Set up a review meeting with required personnel for approval of all quotes.
  8. Look at ways to streamline the quoting process such as software upgrades, better use of information or new software.

Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet project deadlines
  • Work well on your own and in a team environment

Experience: 5 years

Education: Associates degree or equivalent experience as an Estimator.

Benefits include medical insurance, paid time off and 401(k). You must undergo drug screening and pass a physical examination.

CAM Programmer

The candidate in this role will utilize various 3D modeling, surfacing techniques and 2D data to modify and extract data from existing geometry in order to produce CNC toolpaths for 3 or 5-axis milling, in accordance with customer requirements and company standards. Additionally, the individual will provide manufacturing personnel with program routing, setup, sequence information.

 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Import and manipulate 3D models in WorkNC 2019.0 using modeling and surfacing techniques to prepare the models for machining.
  • Create CNC toolpaths for 3 or 5 axis machining centers.
  • Provides instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machines.
  • Perform toolpath verification prior to program deployment.
  • Create CNC program routing, setup, and sequence information to assist shop floor personnel.
  • Analyzes data and makes recommendations for optimal product run times.

 Periodic Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing new processes that improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Document new processes, procedures, and work instructions in detail.
  • Design new and reverse engineer existing fixturing/tooling for internal use.

 Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical drawings along with a thorough understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Understanding of milling/turning operations and related machining parameters such as speeds and feeds.
  • Proficiency in WorkNc 2019.0 preferred but not required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with management and coworkers.
  • Strong technical, analytical, systematic, and detail-oriented thinking skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to adapt to change.
  • Strong attendance and goal oriented.

Experience: 1-3 years.

Education: Associates degree or equivalent experience as a CAM Programmer.

Designer

The FMEC Designer primary role is to assist our Engineering department with designing plastic injection molds and die cast dies. Experience with Unigraphics is strongly preferred, but not required if the candidate has experience with other design software. Ability to learn and understand the basic function and operation of molds and dies. Support Quotation Manager by gathering information, submitting RFQ’s for specialty items, rough mold layouts. Experience with Excel required. Must be self-motivated and able to meet planned time lines.

• Understands the function and operation of a die/mold function and operation.

• Effectively communicates with all disciplines (customer, vendors, other FMEC personnel) and effectively coordinates all information necessary to complete a die/mold design.

• Effectively communicates requirements to other team members to complete tasks.

• Identifies problems/opportunities and recommends viable solutions.

• Works independently and makes good decisions on own behalf.

• Understands department software(s) and uses effectively for tooling models and prints.

• Completes tasks accurately, within estimated hours and with minimal corrections.

• Exhibits personal continuous improvement of skills and capabilities.

Experience: 1-3 years.

Education: Associates Degree, or pursuit of degree, in Manufacturing Engineering Technology Design preferred.

Level 1 CAD/CAM Tooling Engineer

Franchino Mold & Engineering Co. is seeking a highly motivated, technically adept Level 1 CAD/CAM Engineer to utilize various 3D modeling, surfacing techniques and 2D data to modify and extract data from existing geometry in order to produce CNC toolpaths for 3 or 5-axis milling, in accordance with customer requirements and company standards. Additionally, the Level 1 CAD/CAM Tooling Engineer will provide manufacturing personnel with program routing, setup, sequence information, fixtures, color coding, electrodes and provide drawings and overlays to production and the inspection department.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Import and manipulate 3D models in NX11/WorkNC 2019.0 using modeling and surfacing techniques to prepare the models for machining.
  • Create CNC toolpaths for 3 or 5 axis machining centers.
  • Provides instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machines.
  • Perform toolpath verification prior to program deployment.
  • Create CNC program routing, setup, and sequence information to assist shop floor personnel.
  • Analyzes data and makes recommendations for optimal product run times.
  • Create fixtures, color code components & electrodes.
  • Create 2D drawings, power point, excel, word documents and overlays to assist production and the inspection department personnel.
  • Perform checking of 3D Cad, 2D prints & Stock lists.

Periodic Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing new processes that improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Document new processes, procedures, and work instructions in detail.
  • Design new and reverse engineer existing fixturing/tooling for internal use.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical drawings along with a thorough understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Understanding of milling/turning operations and related machining parameters such as speeds and feeds.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with management and coworkers.
  • Strong technical, analytical, systematic, and detail-oriented thinking skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to adapt to change.
  • Strong attendance and goal oriented.

Experience: 1-3 years

Education:  Associates degree or equivalent experience as a CAD/CAM design engineer preferred.  Experience with NX11, GD&T, and WorkNC preferred but not required.

Project Manager

Franchino Mold & Engineering seeking a Project Manager to plan, direct and coordinate activities of designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frames, expected quality and budgeted profitability. Reviews project proposal/plan to determine time frames, profitability, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project. Oversee all aspects of the project milestones and suggest and make process improvements.

• Work closely with the VP of Operations, Plant Manager, Machining Supervisor, Moldmaking Supervisor, Sales Engineers, Design Manager, Design Checker, Scheduler and Purchasing Manager.
• Assume the responsibility as the “Go To” person during a project for any issues and/or questions.
• Act as a liaison between sales and production to assure customer expectations are met at all times.
• Assure communication about projects is open and honest throughout the organization and during the full life of the project.
• Prepare and update a Gant chart noting all key dates that must be met.
• Coordinate process and update meetings for all of the projects.
• Raise red flags when the project is behind schedule and communicate with all people involved to outline a resolution.

Experience: 3-5 years of Project Manager experience required.

Education: Associates, Bachelor’s or Technical degree in Manufacturing or equivalent experience preferred. Tool & Die experienced preferred but not required.

Plant Cleaner

Plant-wide cleaners are primarily responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, clean and hygienic environment within the premises at which they work including office and manufacturing shop floor areas.

  • Responsible for cleaning buildings, equipment and machinery including brushing, mopping, sweeping, dusting, polishing and wiping.
  • Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, washing walls and ceilings.
  • Must have a positive attitude, good work ethic, punctuality and be willing and able to learn.

Benefits include apprenticeship program, medical insurance, educational benefit, paid vacation and 401(k).

You must undergo drug screening and pass a physical examination.

General Laborer

The person hired as a General Laborer will perform various unskilled and semi-skilled manual work as directed by supervisor in the general shop and/or maintenance.  The employee must be able to use standard equipment and hand tools particular to the area of assignment.

  • Must have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must have a positive attitude, good work ethic, punctuality and be willing and able to learn.

Benefits include apprenticeship program, medical insurance, educational benefit, paid vacation and 401(k).

You must undergo drug screening and pass a physical examination.

CNC Lathe Operator

Franchino Mold’s CNC Lathe Operator is responsible for total CNC machine setup, programming, operation, maintenance and safety. You will be required to do multiple setups each day, including adjusting tool lengths and fixture offsets as necessary. When operating you will be required to assemble and preset tooling for subsequent operations during automated cycles to reduce machine downtime.

  • CNC programming experience is required.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and direction and ability to train others.
  • Must have a good attitude, be self -motivated and be able to meet planned time lines.
  • Open to candidates with 5+ years of experience.
  • First shift position available.

EDM Operator

EDM Operator will be responsible for total Wire and Sinker EDM programming, machine setup, operation, maintenance and safety.  Programming experience preferred but not required.  Ability to work with little supervision and direction.  Must have a good attitude, be self -motivated and be able to meet planned time lines.

Open to candidates with various levels of experience.  First shift available.

You must undergo drug screening, provide your own tools and pass a physical examination.

CNC Machinists – 1st/2nd & Weekend Shifts Available

First/Second shifts available.

CNC Machinists are responsible for total CNC machine setup, operation, maintenance and safety.  Perform a variety of milling, drilling, boring or other related operations to close and interrelated tolerances on CNC and non-CNC equipment.  CNC programming preferred but not required.  Ability to work with little supervision and direction.  Must have a good attitude, be self -motivated and be able to meet planned time lines.  Open to candidates with various levels of experience.

Boring Mill Operators

First/Second Shift Positions available.

CNC Boring Mill Operator responsible for total CNC machine setup, operation, maintenance and safety.  Perform a variety of milling, drilling, boring and other related operations.  Experience with Fanuc and Heidenhain Controls.  Knowledge of CAM software – Lemoine preferred but not required.  Ability to write and edit G & M code and work with little supervision and direction.  Must be self -motivated and able to meet planned time lines.

Mold Maker– 1st/2nd & Weekend Shifts Available

Moldmakers are responsible for the full assembly, repair and maintenance of dies/molds, inserts and components. Works from plans, diagrams and specifications to perform a group of related and unrelated operations to manufacture a completed product or component. Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools.

  • Possesses an overall knowledge of purpose, use, fit and function of all mold and die components.
  • Knowledge of new mold assembly, die tear down and spotting.
  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of assembling molds and dies.
  • Knowledge of polishing finished molds and dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify molds and dies using machine tools and hand tools.
  • General computer knowledge (Express Review, Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Overall knowledge of CNC machining/programming.
  • Operate all manual shop equipment and have all personal tools required to perform job duties.
  • Must have a good attitude, be self –motivated, be able to meet planned time lines and be dedicated to continuous improvement. Open to candidates with various levels of experience. First/Second shifts available.