Sheet Metal Fabrication Estimator

Position
Summary

Metalworking Solutions is currently seeking a professional, self-directed, and dedicated candidate for Sheet Metal Fabrication Estimator. Ideal candidates will be able to provide a quick and accurate response to requests for quotes. Position requires solid computer skills and intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Excel. The ability to read blueprints/shop drawings is critical to this individual’s success.

Metalworking
Solutions, LLC

Metalworking Solutions, LLC a metal
fabrication company in Chattanooga, TN has created an entirely new business
model for providing outsourced sheet metal components and assemblies to OEM’s
operating within virtually any industry. We assist manufacturing companies in
the development and production of structural steel and precision sheet metal
components; improving final assembly performance through superior part quality,
best in class lead time, and on-time delivery.

Essential
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Generate quick and accurate estimates to request for quotes.
  • Accurately determine pricing by interpreting customer prints and utilizing quoting tools (i.e. Excel spreadsheets and shop software).
  • Gather pricing for outsourced material, metal finishing requirements, etc., providing accurate pricing to customers.
  • Present price, credit, and terms in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Effectively communicate customer/job requirements to the engineering and production team.
  • Obtain accurate information from the operations team relating to lead times and expected shipment dates.

Required
Skills / Experience

The candidate must demonstrate
and/or be familiar with the following:

Qualifications
/ Requirements:

  • Problem-solving
  • Dealing with Complexity
  • Detail-oriented
  • Thorough and precise communication skills
  • Sheet metal and/ or Structural steel fabrication estimating experience
  • Hardware Specifications
  • Manufacturing Methods and Procedures
  • Manufacturing Quality, Product Development
  • Technical Presentation Experience and Skill
  • Intermediate to Expert Microsoft Excel Skills
  • CAD (preferred)

Education
and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree Preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Three (3) Years’ Experience in Sheet Metal Fabrication Estimating

Language
Skills:

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, documents, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and use micrometers, calipers, height gauges and other gauges as situations dictate. Ability to complete quality documents.

Mathematical
Skills:

Ability to read blueprints, add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and convert from or to metric dimensions.

Reasoning
Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems
and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited
standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions
furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical
Demands:

The physical demands 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.

Work
Environment:

Office environment with the
requirement to go into the plant from time to time. While in the plant, ear and
eye protection are required. You occasionally may be exposed to wet and/or
humid conditions, some exposure to non-hazardous fumes or airborne particles.
The noise level is usually moderate. Eye protection is required in the form of
a welding helmet or safety glasses as situations dictate.

Compensation

Financial compensation will be commensurate with applicable experience. Metalworking Solutions provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance choices, and the ability to participate in a 401k-retirement plan.

Application
Procedures

Applicants are to apply at the
bottom of this post or

Email your resume to:

Sammy Burrows
sburrows@metalworkingsolution.com

Employment
Eligibility Verification

The successful applicant must show
proof of citizenship or provide documentation indicating they are legally
eligible to work in the United States. The provisions of this bulletin do not
constitute an expressed or implied contract and may be modified or revoked
without notice.

Metalworking Solutions, LLC is an
equal opportunity employer.

Inside Sales & Customer Service Manager

Position Summary

Reporting to the President, the Inside Sales/Customer Service Manager will skillfully coordinate and expedite the flow of quotes, orders, work orders, and documents within the Sales Department. Your role will also involve providing leadership to Customer Service personnel through effective, objective goal setting, delegation, and communication. This will require strong people skills, sales coordination, and administrative support to the Customer Service Representatives. The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify and complete a wide range of tasks with minimum instruction and oversight while recognizing and responding to opportunities with customers and manufacturing.

Metalworking Solutions, LLC

Metalworking Solutions, LLC, a metal fabrication company in Chattanooga, TN, has created an entirely new business model for providing outsourced sheet metal components and assemblies to OEM’s operating within virtually any industry. We assist manufacturing companies in the development and production of structural steel and precision sheet metal components; improving final assembly performance through superior part quality, best in class lead time, and on-time delivery.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise and assist Customer Service professionals to ensure Inside Sales functions and duties are accurately and promptly completed.
  • Provide leadership to Customer Service professionals through effective, objective goal setting, delegation, and communication. Monitor results and implement corrective actions if needed.
  • Lead in the performance evaluation process of direct reports.
  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems or concerns.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Attend industry trade shows as requested.
  • Respond to customer phone inquiries and ensure that customer comments, problems, complaints, and requests are resolved and/or forwarded to an appropriate individual(s) in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Coordinate sales and order activities with Business Development, Quality Control, Transportation, Accounting and Purchasing to ensure customer satisfaction on all levels.
  • Ensure that the team generates new and repeat sales by providing product and technical information in a timely manner.
  • Assist in accurately determining pricing by interpreting customer prints and utilizing quoting tools (i.e. Excel spreadsheets and shop software).
  • Assist in gathering pricing for outsourced material, metal finishing requirements, etc., providing accurate pricing to the customer.
  • Present price, credit, and terms in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Assist in effectively communicating customer/job requirements to the engineering and production team.
  • Obtain accurate information from the operations team relating to lead times and expected shipment dates.
  • Monitor scheduled shipment dates to ensure timely delivery and proactively communicate any anticipated delays from the original date to the customer.
  • Exhibit professionalism with a clean, neat appearance.
  • Collaborate with senior management and provide accurate objective feedback.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Skills / Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years inside sales and customer service experience.
  • Experience in the metal fabrication industry preferred.
  • Strong people-oriented management experience, leading a team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously.
  • Well organized, knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures.
  • Advanced PC skills, including experience using MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and popular Web Browsers such as Chrome or MS Edge.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn industry-related systems such as M1 ERP.
  • Must be detail-oriented, enthusiastic, cool under fire, and organized.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and shop drawings.
  • Must be able to attract and discern men and women of character for hiring into the organization and continuing to build our team.
  • Must be able to effectively mentor and train direct reports.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Five years of inside sales and/or customer service experience preferably in metal fabrication.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, documents, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and use micrometers, calipers, height gauges and other gauges as situations dictate. Ability to complete quality documents.

Mathematical Skills

Being capable to read blueprints, Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and convert from or to metric dimensions.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands 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.

Work Environment:

Office environment with the requirement to go into the plant from time to time. While in the plant, ear and eye protection are required. You occasionally may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, some exposure to non-hazardous fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate. Eye protection is required in the form of a welding helmet or safety glasses as situations dictate.

Compensation

Financial compensation will be commensurate with applicable experience. Metalworking Solutions provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance choices, and the ability to participate in a 401k-retirement plan.

Application Procedures

Email your resume to:

Sammy Burrows
sburrows@metalworkingsolution.com

Employment Eligibility Verification

The successful applicant must show proof of citizenship or provide documentation indicating they are legally eligible to work in the United States. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and may be modified or revoked without notice.

Metalworking Solutions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Joel Holt Joins Metalworking Solutions as Vice President Operations

Contact: Jennifer Richardson Metalworking Solutions Phone: (423) 648-6980 370 Labeling Way Chattanooga, TN 37419 metalworkingsolutions.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

Joel Holt Joins Metalworking Solutions as Vice President Operations

  Chattanooga, TN March 4, 2019:  Metalworking Solutions today announced that Joel Holt had joined the company as Vice President of Operations. As Vice President of Operations, Holt will have full responsibility for manufacturing and leading the company in its LEAN initiatives. Holt comes to Metalworking Solutions from Kenco Management Services where he served from 2008 as Corporate Director of Engineering and prior to that Corporate Manager of Logistics Engineering. From 2005 to 2018 he served in various roles at Array including Director of Process Improvement and Plant Manager. Holt also enjoyed a 23-year career at United Technologies where he led various LEAN and Six Sigma initiatives during his tenure. “We are pleased to welcome Joel to the Metalworking Solutions family,” stated Nick Burrows, President. “We have known and followed Joel in his career for many years. We value his work ethic, character, and experience. He will be putting all of these to immediate use as we continue to scale our business model and develop our leadership team. 2019 is going to be another record year for our company and Joel is an integral part of our plan going forward.” Holt received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from Tennessee Technological University and his Master’s in Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University. A longtime Chattanooga resident and McCallie High School Alumnus, he and his wife, Deidre, live in Soddy Daisy while their son, Cameron, finishes his graduate degree at the University of Tennessee. About Metalworking Solutions Metalworking Solutions, LLC has created an entirely new business model for providing outsourced sheet metal components and assemblies to OEM’s operating within virtually any industry. We assist manufacturing companies in the development and production of structural steel and precision sheet metal components; improving final assembly performance by offering superior part quality, best-in-class lead time, and on-time delivery.

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Metalworking Solutions Names Nick Burrows President

Contact: Jennifer Richardson
Metalworking Solutions
Phone: (423) 648-6980

370 Labeling Way
Chattanooga, TN 37450
metalworkingsolutions.com

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Metalworking Solutions Names Nick Burrows President

 

Chattanooga, TN February 8, 2018:  Metalworking Solutions today announced Nick Burrows has been named President, effective immediately. As President, Burrows will have full responsibility for the company and leading the organization into the future.

Burrows, 39, has been with the company since its inception. He implemented the initial systems, processes and organizational policies in support of the company’s vision and has led Metalworking Solutions team in evolving these practices and systems as the business has grown.

“Nothing at Metalworking Solutions will change with this announcement”, said Bill Hewgley, Chairman, Metalworking Solutions. “As Executive Vice President and General Manager, Nick has been performing this role, leading our team to over 158% revenue growth over the past five years. He’s earned the title and I couldn’t be more proud and pleased with his performance and the performance of our team.”

Burrows received his Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Computer Information Systems and his Master of Business Administration from the University of North Alabama. Nick and his wife, Katie, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach for UTC, have two girls and reside in the Lookout Valley area.

About Metalworking Solutions

Metalworking Solutions, LLC has created an entirely new business model for providing outsourced sheet metal components and assemblies to OEM’s operating within virtually any industry. We assist manufacturing companies in the development and production of structural steel and precision sheet metal components; improving final assembly performance by offering superior part quality, best-in-class lead time, and on-time delivery.

 

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CNC Turret Punch Operator

Position Summary

Metalworking Solutions is currently seeking a CNC turret punch operator to oversee the cutting/punching of sheet metal parts. Ideal candidates will have two or more years’ experience with Amada or similar CNC turret punch machines. The ability to identify different gauges and alloys of sheet metal is critical to this individual’s success.

Metalworking Solutions, LLC

Metalworking Solutions, LLC a metal fabrication company in Chattanooga, TN has created an entirely new business model for providing outsourced sheet metal components and assemblies to OEM’s operating within virtually any industry. We assist manufacturing companies in the development and production of structural steel and precision sheet metal components; improving final assembly performance through superior part quality, best in class lead time, and on-time delivery.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate the CNC Turret Punch and other machinery used in the production process, or assist other machine operators.
  • Select proper die clearances based on material requirements.
  • Set up tooling, load programs, and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment.
  • Determine the condition of tools and point of re-sharpening.
  • Re-sharpen punches and dies as needed.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with fast-changing priorities.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Follow all company rules and policies.
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency.
  • Assemble items as instructed by shift leader or floor supervisor.
  • Prepare product for shipment as appropriate.
  • Lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually up to 60 pounds, or by using a hoist. Physically able to clear jams from the machine.
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators.
  • Uphold all ISO and OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above.
  • Be dependable, follow instructions, respond to management direction, take responsibility for own actions, keep commitments, commit to long hours of work when needed to reach goals and complete tasks on time, or notify appropriate person with an alternate plan of action.
  • Ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision while meeting all product quality requirements.

Required Skills/Experience

The candidate must demonstrate and/or be familiar with the following:

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Knowledge of tooling and tool maintenance.
  • Proven measurement and mathematical fraction/decimal conversion skills.
  • Ability to distinguish material types including Aluminum, Steel, Stainless Steel, Copper, and Brass.
  • A flexible schedule is required; this position requires shift work as well as some weekend work.
  • Candidate must be a strong team player.
  • Candidate must be reliable.
  • Communications proficiency, written and verbal.
  • Problem solving/analysis.
  • Ability to read shop drawings and specifications.
  • Be familiar with material utilization concepts.
  • Dealing with complexity.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Sheet metal and/ or structural steel fabrication experience.
  • Manufacturing methods and procedures.
  • Manufacturing quality

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED.

Experience in Fabrication and sheet metal work.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, documents, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and use micrometers, calipers, height gauges and other gauges as situations dictate.  Ability to complete quality documents.

Mathematical Skills:

Being capable to read blueprints, Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and convert from or to metric dimensions.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be familiar with lifting techniques. Must be able to lift 60 lbs. regularly. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

Plant environment. Ear and eye protection are required. You occasionally may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, some exposure to non-hazardous fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate. Eye protection is required in the form of a welding helmet or safety glasses as situations dictate.

Compensation

Financial compensation will be commensurate with applicable experience. Metalworking Solutions provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance choices, and the ability to participate in a 401k-retirement plan.

Application Procedures

Applicants are to apply online or Email your resume to:

Sammy Burrows
sburrows@metalworkingsolutions.com

Employment Eligibility Verification

The successful applicant must show proof of citizenship or provide documentation indicating they are legally eligible to work in the United States. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and may be modified or revoked without notice.

Metalworking Solutions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.