Calbrandt is Hiring!

We are hiring for the following positions:

  1. Mechanical Engineer

  2. Sales / Mechanical Engineer

  3. Production Supervisor

  4. Fluid Power Technician

Calbrandt is a world leader in the design and manufacture of foundation or rail tie mounted “automated electro/hydraulic/mechanical systems” including Railcar Movers, Railcar Gate Openers, and Railcar Retarders. Freight rail customers are using our equipment to index / spot strings of railcars for load out or receiving, and to open/close railcar hopper gates at their facilities all across the world. We are looking for individuals with the expertise to fabricate, commission, and service our equipment, and to help facilitate the growth and continued success of our company. If you enjoy working on equipment and electro-hydraulic systems from start to finish, then this is the right opportunity for you.


Mechanical Engineer

Principal Responsibilities:

· Develop 2D and 3D models (SolidWorks) for heavy industrial equipment.

· Working with PDM vault management.

· Calculating loads and forces on various mechanical components.

· Working with outside vendors, and sales people, getting quotes and lead times.

Education / Experience Requirements:

· Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field

· 5+ years of experience in Mechanical design of plate steel welded assemblies.

· Experience working with, heavy duty components such as; Chain, Large Bore hydraulic Cylinders, Planetary gear drives.

· 4+ years of experience working with SolidWorks & PDM.

· 2+ years of experience working with AutoCAD.

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.

Additional preferred or required qualifications:

· Good Knowledge of SolidWorks design methods for assemblies, subassemblies, parts, and BOMs.

· Understanding of hydraulic power systems and controls.

· Design parts and assemblies for common machine shop practice.

· Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently with attention to detail.

· Problem solving skills with a high mechanical aptitude.

Other Items of note:

· Travel within the United States, Canada, and other countries.

· Must be able to get a passport.

· Be able to pass a drug test, and background check

Benefits

Calbrandt offers a competitive benefits package including Vacation, Holiday pay, Medical, life insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, 401K, and much more!


Mechanical Engineering/Sales

Principal Responsibilities

· Prospect, develop and close contracts with new and existing customers

· Develop 2D and 3D models (SolidWorks) for heavy industrial equipment.

· Customer Service and lead development

· Maintain involvement on turnkey projects to meet deadlines and budgets

· Working with outside vendors, and sales people, getting quotes and lead times.

Education / Experience Requirements:

· Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business or related field

· Previous sales experience with manufactured equipment

· Experience working with, heavy duty components such as; Chain, Large Bore hydraulic Cylinders, Planetary gear drives.

· 2+ years of experience working with AutoCAD and SolidWorks

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.

Additional preferred or required qualifications:

· Good Knowledge of SolidWorks design methods for assemblies, subassemblies, parts, and BOMs.

· Understanding of hydraulic power systems and controls.

· Design parts and assemblies for common machine shop practice.

· Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently with attention to detail.

· Problem solving skills with a high mechanical aptitude.

Other Items of note:

· Travel within the United States, Canada, and other countries.

· Must be able to get a passport.

· Be able to pass a drug test, and background check

Benefits

Calbrandt offers a competitive benefits package including Vacation, Holiday pay, Medical, life insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, 401K, and much more!


Production Supervisor

Essential Job Functions / Primary Responsibilities:

· Schedule production flow through factory

· Manage production staff/hands-on working position

· Organize/maintain physical plant and equipment

· Customer Service/sales of parts orders


Education / Experience Requirements:

· Associates or technical degree

· 5+ years of experience in a supervisory role

· Experience working with, heavy duty components such as; Chain, Large Bore hydraulic Cylinders, Planetary gear drives.

· Familiar with manufacturing processes: (Welding, Wiring, Machining, Hydraulics, Painting) and equipment.

· Working knowledge of AutoCad/SolidWorks

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.

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Other Expectations, Skills and Abilities:

· Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently with attention to detail.

· Problem solving skills with a high mechanical aptitude.

· Effectively communicate with customers, production and management staff

Other Items of note:

· Travel within the United States, Canada, and other countries.

· Must be able to get a passport.

· Be able to pass a drug test, and background check


Benefits

Calbrandt offers a competitive benefits package including Vacation, Holiday pay, Medical, life insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, 401K, and much more!


Fluid Power Technician

Essential Job Functions / Primary Responsibilities:

· Read and understand bill of materials

· Ability to read and understand hydraulic and electrical schematics

· Fabricate, assemble, and test custom mechanical & hydraulic systems.

· Able to systematically start-up, test, run-off equipment / systems on production floor.

· Plumbing and wiring of hydraulic and electrical components

· Able to set pressures, flows, troubleshoot during start-up



Education:

· Two years of post-secondary education in a technical field such as Fluid Power, Mechatronics, or related field.


Experience:

Desired

· 2 years' experience with hydraulic systems, electrical controls – inputs / outputs, PLC controls, PLC programming, and mechanical equipment


Other Expectations, Skills and Abilities:

· Excellent problem-solving skills

· Flexible and adaptable to fast paced changing environments

· Ability to travel and work off-site at the customer’s facility (commissioning, maintenance, troubleshooting). Travel is mid-west, domestic and international.

· Good listening and communication skills

· Ability to communicate clearly by conveying and receiving ideas, information and direction effectively

· Ability to read, write and comprehend English

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and/or guidance

  • Ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative

· Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather and analyze information skillfully

  • Ability to manage tasks with competing priorities and deadlines


Other Items of note:

· Travel may be required within the United States, Canada, and other countries.

· Must be able to get a passport.

· Be able to pass a drug test, and background check



Benefits

Calbrandt offers a competitive benefits package including Vacation, Holiday pay, Medical, life insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, 401K, and much more!