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United Flexible provides engineered technologies to aerospace and industrial manufacturers, utilizing a close working relationship to ensure our engineered products satisfy safety and reliability requirements in extreme conditions. United Flexible is an exceptional equal-opportunity employer (EOE) offering:

  • Training with professionally developed careers (depending on available position)
  • Attractive compensation
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Short/long-term disability, with optional life insurance (with employee paid supplemental life insurance)
  • Paid holidays
  • 401k retirement plans

Our vision is to act as one body promoting leading innovative quality products beyond clients expectations, being socially responsible in working ethics and the environment, benefiting our investors and shareholders to achieve the highest levels of performance, reliability and services to our clientele.

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Performance is defined by how we behave and the results we achieve that positively impact people, planet, and profit. Respect is both given and received; we will strive to listen to each other’s opinions while behaving with patience and compassion. Our agility stems from the empowerment of our people to develop resourceful solutions that are simple and innovative. Have passion for what you do; strive to be your best, foster enthusiasm with a never yielding positive attitude. We achieve alignment by creating a trusting environment where open discussions, productive conflict, and collaboration leads to a common goal.

Values are the foundation of our culture, and it’s our culture that makes us unstoppable. Live these values and:

  • Customers will be pleased;
  • Business will prosper;
  • Employees will benefit;
  • And the community will thrive.

Find our open opportunities below. Apply today by filling out the form at the bottom of the page.

Position Title: Aerospace Sales Manager

The role:  

Reporting to the Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, the Aerospace Sales Manager will lead and provide leadership in the pursuit of Aerospace & Defense opportunities in the USA. The candidate will cultivate and lead opportunities for UF’s existing portfolio of Hoses, Bellows and Rigid Tubing for Aerospace applications with customers in the USA and use his/her contacts and knowledge of Aerospace projects and applications to bring in opportunities.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

Pursue opportunities with Aerospace OEMs, End users and MRO Organizations for UF’s portfolio of products.

Work with the Global Sales team to pursue/Lead/Collaborate on United Flexible’s Aerospace pursuits

Lead the Aerospace RFQs from initial bid to closure and coordinate with cross functional teams across UF to ensure a competitive response.

Lead/support the development of Technical Sales Aerospace presentation materials for the Global Sales Team usage.

The candidate will be traveling approximately 50% of the time.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be a person with strong Aerospace background and experience with knowledge in Aerospace Systems that will employ the usage and integration of mechanical products especially flexible hoses, rigid tubing and bellows that are used in Aerospace applications across all Aerospace segments.

The candidate should have both a technical and sales background and have led sales campaigns and is comfortable discussing details with both Engineering, Procurement, and Finance.

Attributes/Skills Required:

Technical acumen in Aerospace and Mechanical Systems.

Analytical and Strategic thinker.

Self-motivated, passionate and a constant driver who enjoys pursuing sales opportunities.

Team Work:  Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to enter establish teams, build rapport and respect quickly, in order to provide technical or sales guidance.

Business Acumen:  Mature business and financial acumen to discern risks/opportunities of key strategic programs in the industry.

Understanding of Aerospace contracts and strong negotiation skills.

Excellent verbal, written, communication and technology skills.

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required, mechanical engineering/technical degree preferred. – MBA is considered a plus.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Approximately 10 years or more working in a technical Aerospace manufacturing environment in progressive positions in Sales, Business Development or Marketing

Job Title:  Manufacturing Supervisor (Elmwood Park, NJ)

Job Summary:

Position is responsible for delivery and quality performance of designated product. These responsibilities extend throughout the entire process (from cradle to grave).  Position provides leadership to cell or department members and is accountable for both the performance and the behaviors of these employees. Responsibility includes supervision of cell or department members including allocation of man hours, employee safety, vacation approvals and overtime approval.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate to cell or department members
  • Adequately report cell or department performance, problems and solutions to peers and management
  • Produce parts to meet master production schedule requirements – takt time
  • Balance workload across cell employees to achieve optimum productivity
  • Ensure cell employees adhere to company policies (e.g. following operating instructions, following standard work, completing preventative maintenance)
  • Assure team work space is organized, cleaned and meets shop floor appearance guidelines
  • Manage the constraints (bottlenecks)
  • Manage employee hours (e.g. overtime)
  • Optimize resource allocations – manpower & equipment
  • Assure employees have adequate training to achieve quality and productivity requirements
  • Team building
  • Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to improve speed, quality and reduce cost (better, faster, cheaper)
  • Train employees lean manufacturing concepts (e.g. identifying wastes, challenging the “status quo”, asking “why”)
  • Encourage problem solving at the operator level
  • Responsive to employee problems, concerns and ideas
  • Provide feedback, guidance and, if necessary, disciplinary action to cell or department members to correct behaviors not in alignment with company values
  • Document performance assessments, personnel incident reports and other communications as necessary

What it means to be wildly successful:

  • Parts are produced ahead of schedule and are sitting on the shelf, ready to ship when required
  • All employees have the tools, equipment and knowhow to perform at their best
  • Employees are cross trained, so they can move where necessary to meet demand
  • Employee morale and engagement is high
  • Part quality is high and no escapes to the customer

Required Experience:  High School diploma/equivalent required.  College helpful, but not required. 3-5 years of supervisory experience preferred.

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed above 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.

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Title:  Production Planner (Elmwood Park, NJ)

Job Summary: 

The Production Planner is the primary interface between the customers and Kreisler. The responsibilities include scheduling, planning, expediting, inventory management and communicating. The production planner releases material to the production floor based on a master production schedule and WIP targets and also makes shipping commitments to the customer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to update customer schedules, and make shipping commits. Manage delinquencies, and provide recovery plans when applicable. Be proactive in alerting customers of upcoming issues.
  • Elevate criticality and urgency of customer orders throughout organization: work with Cell Leaders and Floor Planners to expedite orders needed from the floor.
  • Offer customers an “exceptional” experience: communicate clearly and courteously, listen effectively.
  • Responsible to release work to the stock room to achieve buffer before the constraints.
  • Expedite raw materials with Materials Planning/Purchasing/Inspection as required, elevate materials issues throughout organization

What it means to be wildly successful:

  • Release all work orders to the floor on time, so constraints are never starved
  • Achieve an On Time Delivery metrics to customers of 100%
  • Establish strong and trusting relationships internally and externally.
  • Support the customers and be their champion by maintaining a customer service mentality.
  • Always use positive language when communicating with customer, especially when it’s bad news.
  • Communicate effectively to achieve alignment through open discussions, productive conflict and collaboration.
  • Confident, quick decision maker and never yielding positive attitude.
  • Willingness to learn and seek to improve what you do.*

Education & Experience:

  • High School
  • College helpful, especially in planning, but not required
  • Previous experience at one of the following: Material Planning, Purchasing, Expediting, Scheduling
  • Highly Advanced Excel Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience at one of the following: Material Planning, Purchasing, Expediting, Scheduling: 1 year

Job Type: Full-time

Hours:  7:30AM – 4:00PM

 

Who We Are and Your Qualifications

About Us

Kreisler has manufactured precision components for the aerospace industry for over half a century by delivering a consistently high quality product and helping our customers solve complex engineering and manufacturing challenges. Kreisler tubular fabrications fly on the leading military, commercial, regional and business jet aircraft.

Job Title: Tool & Die Maker/Machinist (1st Class)

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine , and grinder, to machine parts and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
  • Smooths flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
  • Heat treats tools or parts.
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.

Qualifications: 

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed above 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.

Job Type: Full-Time

Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Who We Are and Your Qualifications

About Us

Kreisler has manufactured precision components for the aerospace industry for over half a century by delivering a consistently high quality product and helping our customers solve complex engineering and manufacturing challenges. Kreisler tubular fabrications fly on the leading military, commercial, regional and business jet aircraft.

First Shift First Cutter & Deburr (Laconia, NH)

Job Summary: 

Following shop routers, work instructions and company procedures in order to set-up and operate various cutting equipment such as lathe and chop saw to cut raw material tubing stock. Perform basic preventative maintenance on cutting equipment and keep work area clean and organized. Other duties as assigned.

Position Details

About Us

 

Scotia Technology, an aerospace tubing manufacturer located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time 1st Shift First Cutter & Deburr to join our team.  Scotia fabricates precision welded and brazed tube assemblies for some of the largest aerospace companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.

The ideal candidate shall possess the following –

 A positive attitude

A High school diploma or equivalent

Ability to perform common conversions of fractions and decimals

Ability to read a tape measure and other hand tools such as micrometers and calipers

Ability to stand and walk for the entire work shift. Occasional lifting of 10-25 pounds is required.

 

Additional Benefits-

~ Employee Profit Sharing Plan

~ 401k Retirement Plan

~ Life, Medical and Short-Term disability insurance

~ Climate controlled facility

~ Paid vacation

~ 4 ½ day work week

First Shift First Cutter & Deburr (Laconia, NH)

Job Summary: 

Following shop routers, work instructions and company procedures in order to set-up and operate various cutting equipment such as lathe and chop saw to cut raw material tubing stock. Perform basic preventative maintenance on cutting equipment and keep work area clean and organized. Other duties as assigned.

Position Details

About Us

 

Scotia Technology, an aerospace tubing manufacturer located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time 1st Shift First Cutter & Deburr to join our team.  Scotia fabricates precision welded and brazed tube assemblies for some of the largest aerospace companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.

The ideal candidate shall possess the following –

 A positive attitude

A High school diploma or equivalent

Ability to perform common conversions of fractions and decimals

Ability to read a tape measure and other hand tools such as micrometers and calipers

Ability to stand and walk for the entire work shift. Occasional lifting of 10-25 pounds is required.

 

Additional Benefits-

~ Employee Profit Sharing Plan

~ 401k Retirement Plan

~ Life, Medical and Short-Term disability insurance

~ Climate controlled facility

~ Paid vacation

~ 4 ½ day work week

First Shift End Former (Laconia, NH)

Job Summary: 

Reading and interpret blueprints, work instructions and company procedures in order to set-up and operate various metal forming and cutting equipment. Cut and form tube assemblies to meet customer blueprint dimensions and specifications. Perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment and keep work area clean and organized. Other duties as assigned.

Position Details

About Us

Scotia Technology, an aerospace tubing manufacturer located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time 1st Shift End Former to join our team.  Scotia fabricates precision welded and brazed tube assemblies for some of the largest aerospace companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.

 

The ideal candidate shall possess the following –

 A positive attitude

A High school diploma or equivalent

Ability to perform common conversions of fractions and decimals

Ability to read a tape measure and other hand tools such as micrometers and calipers

Ability to stand and walk for the entire work shift. Occasional lifting of 10-25 pounds is required.

 

Additional Benefits-

~ Employee Profit Sharing Plan

~ 401k Retirement Plan

~ Life, Medical and Short-Term disability insurance

~ Climate controlled facility

~ Paid vacation

~ 4 ½ day work week

 

Wage compensation DOE

First Tool Maker-Machinist (Laconia, NH)

Job Summary: 

Form, cut and drill bent tube assemblies using various metal working equipment such as Bridgeports, lathes, end formers, surface grinders and presses. Build various fixtures and jigs from scratch to aide in parts of the manufacturing process. Perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment and keep work area clean and organized. Other duties as assigned.

Position Details

About Us

Scotia Technology, an aerospace tubing manufacturer located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time 1st Tool Maker-Machinist to join our team.  Scotia fabricates precision welded and brazed tube assemblies for some of the largest aerospace companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.

 

The ideal candidate shall possess the following –

A positive attitude

A High school diploma or equivalent

Strong concept-to-creation skills are a plus

Prior experience with GD & T and reading and interpreting machining blueprints

Strong shop math skills and mechanical aptitude

Ability to stand and walk for the entire work shift. Occasional lifting of 10-25 pounds is required.

 

Additional Benefits-

~ Employee Profit Sharing Plan

~ 401k Retirement Plan with company match

~ Life, Medical and Short-Term disability insurance

~ Climate controlled facility

~ Paid vacation

~ 4 ½ day work week

 

Wage compensation DOE

 

Orbital Welder (Laconia, NH)

Job Summary: 

Following written work instructions and procedures in order to prepare titanium, stainless and inconel tubing and fittings for semi-automatic machine welding. Perform basic preventative maintenance on welding machines and keep work area clean and organized. Other duties as they are assigned.

Position Details

About Us

Aerospace tubing manufacturer located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking an entry level Orbital Welder to join our manufacturing team.  They fabricates precision welded and brazed tube assemblies for some of the largest aerospace companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

 High school diploma or GED

Possess a high level of attention to detail. The ability to closely follow step by step work instructions is crucial.

Ability to work well as part of a team.

Prior experience using hand measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers is preferred, but not required.

The physical demands of this position required the employee to regularly stand and/or walk for the entire work shift. Occasional lifting of 10-25 pounds may also be required.

Prior welding experience is helpful, but not required. Willing to train the right person.
~ Employee Profit Sharing Plan

~ 401k Retirement Plan with company match

~ Life, Medical and Short-Term disability insurance

~ Climate controlled facility

~ Paid vacation

~ 4 ½ day work week

TIG Welder (Laconia, NH)

Job Summary: 

Reading and interpreting blueprints, work instructions and procedures in order to weld thin wall, tight tolerance tube assemblies made of Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Inconel and Titanium. Other duties may be assigned to include, but limited to.

Set-up and operation of semi-automatic orbital weld machines.

Set-up and use of semi-permanent fixtures or jigs used in dimensional verification, forming or cutting of tubes.

Perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment and keep work area clean and organized.

Position Details

About Us

 

Scotia Technology, an aerospace tubing manufacturer located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time 1st shift TIG Welder to join our manufacturing team.  Scotia fabricates precision welded and brazed tube assemblies for some of the largest aerospace companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications –

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Must have prior TIG welding experience and the ability to obtain the required certifications immediately upon being hired.

Possess a high level of attention to detail.

Ability to work well as part of a team.

Prior experience using hand measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers is preferred, but not required.

Occasional lifting of 10-25 pounds may be required.

Why work at Scotia?

~ Employee Profit Sharing Plan

~ 401k Retirement Plan with company match

~ Life, Medical and Short-Term disability insurance

~ Climate controlled facility

~ Paid vacation

~ 4 ½ day work week

First Shift Pressure Test Operator (Laconia, NH)

Job Summary: 

Reading and following shop travelers, work instructions and company procedures to set-up and operate various testing equipment in order to pressure test tube assemblies within customer specifications using air, water and oil. Prior experience with basic hand tools helpful. Perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment and keep work area clean and organized. Other duties as assigned.

Position Details

About Us

Scotia Technology, an aerospace tubing manufacturer located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time 1st Shift Pressure Test Operator to join our team.  Scotia fabricates precision welded and brazed tube assemblies for some of the largest aerospace companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin.

The ideal candidate shall possess the following –

A High school diploma or equivalent.

Prior experience using hand measuring tools such as calipers is a plus.

Ability to stand and walk for the entire work shift. Occasional lifting of 10-25 pounds is required.

Additional Benefits-

~ Employee Profit Sharing Plan

~ 401k Retirement Plan with company match

~ Life, Medical and Short-Term disability insurance

~ Climate controlled facility

~ Paid vacation

~ 4 ½ day work week

 

Wage compensation DOE.

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