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Working Together for Better

We strive to build a culture that that not only helps our business grow, but helps our people grow as well. Our team lives by a simple, inspiring rallying cry—REACH. To us, it’s a daily reminder of what we can achieve when we unite behind a goal.

What does REACH mean?

Respect
Empowerment
Accountability
Creativity
Health

Together, these words serve as our Core Values and help shape a culture that keeps our team inspired, energized and able to make a positive impact every single day.

Interested in joining the team? See what positions are available.

IEA Employees

Open Positions

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Assembler I - Core Department

Area/Division: 

Fin and Tube, Oven, Hot Comb and Wash Areas, Core Department/Production


Reports To: 

Lead - Core Department


Classification: 

Hourly, Direct Labor, Full-Time (1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift)


FLSA Status: 

Non-Exempt


Job Summary

The Assembler I performs repetitive bench-type assembly operations to mass produce various radiator cores. The Assembler I receives specific work assignments under general supervision and resolves most problems with some supervisory assistance. All work is subject to final inspection and test to ensure that cores meet established specifications and to reduce scrap and control excess labor and material expense. The Assembler I is expected to practice and adhere to the Company’s Six Sigma principles.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following with other duties assigned as necessary:

  • Reviews job orders (written or verbal) and determines material needs.
  • Selects and assembles proper materials and parts for building specific cores.
  • Assembles cores by performing various manual tasks including:
    • Inserting fins into fin table; inserting tubes into fins to create core blocks.
    • Operating bake oven (setting bake time/temperature; ensuring cores are square).
    • Attaching headers on cores (with mallet).
    • Using fin comb and torch to straighten fins (or by hand); repairing fin gaps (torch only).
    • Using high pressure wash to clean cores.
  • Inspects cores for imperfections, etc.; prepares/attaches core tags.
  • Cleans and maintains work area (daily), core building equipment and other tools of the trade.
  • Works in a safe manner at all times.
  • Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA’s ISO and Quality standards.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
  • Physical Demands

    • Maximum lifting requirement (pounds):  100 (infrequently), 50 (occasionally), 25 (frequently).
    • Maximum moving requirement (pounds):  100.
    • Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following:  Frequent standing, walking, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body; infrequent climbing, kneeling or sitting.
    • Working at heights off the ground up to:  Not applicable.
    • Vision requirements:  Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.

     

    Work Environment

    • Work location:  Metal fabrication/assembly shop including oven area.
    • Exposure to:  Fumes, airborne particles, extreme heat (non-weather) conditions, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical parts/equipment, sharp materials.
    • Personal protective equipment requirement:  Safety glasses, gloves and safety shoes.

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
      • Ability to read and understand job requirements, shop drawings, bills of material and blueprints.
      • Knowledge of properties of core materials, structural metals and related materials (OJT).
      • Skill in operating and maintaining core manufacturing equipment and related tools of the trade (OJT).
      • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
      • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
    • Experiential:  One or more years of manufacturing or related experience is desirable.  Company will train employees on the job.
    • Educational:  Related technical training (high school or beyond) is desirable but not essential.
    • Certificates, Licenses:  Fork lift operator certification is desirable but not essential.

    Apply

    If you feel you’re able to bring efficiency, effectiveness and enthusiasm to our company, please forward your qualifications to enghr@engendren.com.

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    Assembler II - Cooling Section

    Area/Division: 

    Cooling Section / Radiator Production


    Reports To: 

    Lead - Cooling Section


    Classification: 

    Hourly, Direct Labor, Full-Time (1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift)


    FLSA Status: 

    Non-Exempt


    Job Summary

    The Assembler II assembles radiators by matching and mating finished cores with other components such as tanks and filler necks.  The Assembler II receives specific work assignments under general supervision and resolves most problems with limited supervisory assistance.  All work is subject to final inspection and test to ensure that radiators meet established specifications and to control excess labor and material expense.  The Assembler II is expected to practice and adhere to the Company’s Six Sigma principles.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      include the following with other duties assigned as necessary:

    • Reviews job orders (written or verbal) and determines specific build requirements.
    • Selects and assembles proper materials and parts for completing radiators.
    • Assembles radiators by performing various manual tasks including:
      • Fitting accessories (tanks/filler necks) to radiator cores.
      • Attaching accessories (marrying core to tank) through mechanical and other means.
        • Bolting, gluing or otherwise joining various components together.
        • Tack welding or hand soldering components when necessary.
    • Inspects radiator assemblies for defects.
    • Cleans and maintains work area (daily), radiator side equipment and other tools of the trade.
    • Works in a safe manner at all times.
    • Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA’s ISO and Quality standards.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

    Physical Demands

    • Maximum lifting requirement (pounds):  100 (occasionally), 50 (frequently), 25 (very frequently).
    • Maximum moving requirement (pounds):  100.
    • Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following:  Frequent standing, walking, climbing, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body; infrequent sitting.
    • Working at heights off the ground up to:  20 feet.
    • Vision requirements:  Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.

    Work Environment

    • Work location:  Metal fabrication/assembly shop.
    • Exposure to:  Fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical parts/equipment including overhead cranes, sharp/heavy materials.
    • Personal protective equipment requirement:  Safety glasses, gloves and safety shoes.

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
      • Ability to read and understand job requirements, shop drawings, bills of material and blueprints.
      • Knowledge of properties of core materials, structural metals and related materials (OJT).
      • Skill in assembling radiators using personal tools and shop equipment and related tools (OJT).
      • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
      • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
    • Experiential:  Two or more years of manufacturing or related experience is desirable.  Company will train employees on the job but prior experience in Core Side is highly desirable.
    • Educational:  Related technical training (high school or beyond) is desirable but not essential.
    • Certificates, Licenses:  Fork lift operator certification.

    Apply

    If you feel you’re able to bring efficiency, effectiveness and enthusiasm to our company, please forward your qualifications to enghr@engendren.com.

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    CNC Operator/Programmer

    Area/Division: 

    Fabrication Department


    Reports To: 

    Fabrication Supervisor


    Classification: 

    Hourly, Direct Labor, Full-Time (1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift)


    FLSA Status: 

    Non-Exempt


    Job Summary

    The CNC Operator/Programmer operates and/or programs CNC machining equipment to produce machined parts out of metal (Steel, Aluminum, others as necessary) for Engendren based company products.  The CNC Operator/Programmer receives specific work assignments under limited supervision and resolves most problems, including programming changes, independently.  All work is subject to final inspection and test to insure that the parts meet established specifications and to reduce scrap and control excess labor and material expense.  The CNC Operator/Programmer must practice and adhere to the Company’s Six Sigma principles.  In addition, this individual will be expected to perform other Fabrication duties based on the Company’s production needs.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties assigned as necessary:

    • Design and develop programs for CNC equipment.
    • Set-up, check programs and operates NC and CNC equipment to perform various high tolerance machining of parts.
    • Arrange, mount and secure tooling. Mount, align and secure holding fixtures or locate, support and secure work piece in absence of fixturing.
    • Set stops; calibrate fixturing to fixture and work positions, tooling, clearance, speeds feeds, etc.  Adjust machine or console to correct deviations from program specifications.  Recognize, report and correct errors.
    • Recommend tooling applications and operational sequence to assist in developing practical programming for new and unusual machining requirements.
    • May setup for and instruct other Machine operators of lower classification diagnose operating difficulties and make adjustments.
    • Work from detailed and involved part drawings (blueprints) and specifications.
    • Use a variety of precision measuring instruments. Reviews job orders (written or verbal) and determines material needs.
    • Inspects fins for imperfections and insures parts meet product specifications.
    • Cleans and maintains work area, equipment and other tools of the trade (daily).
    • Insures the raw materials are safely and securely stored to prevent damage or theft.
    • Works in a safe manner at all times.
    • Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA’s ISO and Quality standards.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
    • Performs minor preventative maintenance as well as coolant checks.
    • Completes related paperwork concerning parts.

    Physical Demands

    • Maximum lifting requirement (pounds):  100 (infrequently), 50 (occasionally), 25 (frequently).
    • Maximum moving requirement (pounds):  100.
    • Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following:  Frequent standing, walking, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body; infrequent climbing, kneeling or sitting.
    • Working at heights off the ground up to:  Not applicable.
    • Vision requirements:  Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.

    Work Environment

    • Work location:  Metal fabrication shop.
    • Exposure to:  low level mists, airborne particles, heat (weather) conditions, toxic/caustic chemicals (coolants), moving mechanical parts/equipment, sharp materials.
    • Personal protective equipment requirement:  Safety glasses, gloves and safety shoes.

     

      Position Requirements:

    • Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
      • Ability to read and understand job requirements, shop drawings, bills of material and blueprints.
      • Knowledge of properties of various grades of metals (OJT).
      • Skill in operating and maintaining CNC/NC and standard machinery and related tools of the trade (OJT).
      • Understands SPC (OJT).
      • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
      • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
    • Experiential:  Three or more years of CNC operational experience with one year CNC programming experience desirable.  Company may train employees on the job.
    • Educational:  Related technical training, programming (high school or beyond) is essential.
    • Certificates, Licenses:  Fork lift operator certification is desirable but not essential.

    Apply

    If you feel you’re able to bring efficiency, effectiveness and enthusiasm to our company, please forward your qualifications to enghr@engendren.com.

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    Finisher

    Area/Division: 

    Welding, Fabrication and Finishing/Production


    Reports To: 

    Lead - Welding


    Classification: 

    Hourly, Direct Labor, Full-Time (1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift)


    FLSA Status: 

    Non-Exempt


    Job Summary

    The Finisher prepares work-in-progress (WIP) or raw materials for the next operation (next op) in the fabrication process with specific finishing tools and machines.  The Finisher receives specific work assignments under general supervision and resolves most problems with limited supervisory assistance.  All work is subject to final inspection and test to minimize metal damage and control excess labor and material expense.  The Finisher is expected to practice and adhere to the Company’s Six Sigma principles.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties assigned as necessary:

    • Reviews job orders (written or verbal) and interprets finishing specifications.
    • Performs various material preparation tasks including:
      • Grinding—operating a stationary/portable grinder to remove excess metal from weld seams, castings, etc.
      • Scraping—using a hand scraper to remove weld BB’s.
      • Deburring—removing sharp edges on material after punching or shearing operations.
    • Conducts pressure tests of tanks and other ArcRon fabrications.
    • Performs other tests (e.g. paint adhesion) as necessary.
    • Assembles components for products to meet customer expectations.
    • Inspects all work visually and by measurement as necessary to ensure specifications are met.
    • Cleans and maintains work area (daily), finishing equipment and other tools of the trade.
    • Works in a safe manner at all times.
    • Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA’s ISO and Quality standards.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

    Physical Demands

    • Maximum lifting requirement (pounds):  50 (frequently).
    • Maximum moving requirement (pounds):  100 with assistance.
    • Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following:  Frequent standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body; occasional climbing or sitting.
    • Working at heights off the ground up to:  10 feet.
    • Vision requirements:  Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.

    Work Environment

    • Work location:  Welding shop, metal fabrication/assembly shop.
    • Exposure to:  Hot objects (burns), glare (flashing), sparks and flying objects (metal chips and scale), fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical equipment, and noise levels of 85dBA or above.
    • Personal protective equipment requirement:  Safety glasses, ANSI safety shoes, ear protection and job-specific safety gear as necessary.

     

      Position Requirements:

    • Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
      • Basic knowledge of standard finishing and welding practices and methods.
      • Ability to conduct various testing procedures and correctly interpret results.
      • Skill in using and maintaining finishing equipment and related tools of the trade.
      • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
      • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
    • Experiential:  Three or more years of finishing/welding-type experience in a metal fabrication environment.
    • Educational:  Formal apprenticeship training is desirable but not essential.
    • Certificates, Licenses:  Fork lift operator certification.

    Apply

    If you feel you’re able to bring efficiency, effectiveness and enthusiasm to our company, please forward your qualifications to enghr@engendren.com.

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    Materials Floater

    Area/Division: 

    All Shop Locations/Production Control


    Reports To: 

    Receiving & Stores Manager


    Classification: 

    Hourly, Direct Labor, Full-Time (1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift)


    FLSA Status: 

    Non-Exempt


    Job Summary

    The Floater unloads and moves materials and finished goods in the plant or on plant grounds with industrial lift trucks and other material handling equipment. The Floater moves around and works in various
    Departments in the plant and performs duties directed to him by the lead in that department. The Floater learns all of the positions listed, the production of back section, cooling section, final assembly and all material handling/water spider duties.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties assigned as necessary:

    • The Floater performs all duties in the department that he/she is assigned to for that day.
    • Utilizing the tools in that department to perform the job.
    • Reports issues associated with material to the lead of that department.
    • Assists production personal in performing the building of units.
    • Ensures Production personnel have all production material required to manufacture equipment without interruption.
    • Notifies Manager when material is not stocked appropriately or unsafely.
    • Learns and utilizes IEA operating system to determine stock locations and history of part.
    • Acts as a liaison with suppliers and coordinates with powder coater.
    • Cleans and maintains work area (daily), material handling equipment and other tools/equipment per IEA 6S requirements.
    • Works in a safe manner at all times.
    • Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA’s ISO and Quality standards.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

     

    Physical Demands

    • Maximum lifting requirement (pounds):  100 (infrequently), 50 (occasionally), 25 (frequently).
    • Maximum moving requirement (pounds):  300 with assistance.
    • Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following:  Frequent lifting, carrying, standing, sitting (operating fork lift), walking, climbing, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body.
    • Working at heights off the ground up to:  20 feet.
    • Vision requirements:  Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.

    Work Environment

    • Work location:  Metal fabrication/assembly shop and indoor/outdoor storage areas.
    • Exposure to:  Fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical parts/equipment including overhead cranes, sharp/heavy materials, inclement weather.
    • Personal protective equipment requirement:  Safety glasses, gloves and safety shoes.

     

      Position Requirements:

    • Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
      • Ability to read and understand job requirements, shop drawings, and blueprints.
      • Ability to operate industrial equipment including lift trucks, power hoists, etc.
      • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
      • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
    • Experiential:  One or more years of IEA product knowledge & /or material handling experience.
    • Educational:  Related technical training (high school or beyond) is desirable but not essential.
    • Certificates, Licenses:  Fork lift operator certification.

    Apply

    If you feel you’re able to bring efficiency, effectiveness and enthusiasm to our company, please forward your qualifications to enghr@engendren.com.

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    Welder II (Intermediate-Level)

    Area/Division: 

    Welding, Fabrication, and Finishing / Production


    Reports To: 

    Lead - Welding


    Classification: 

    Hourly, Direct Labor, Full-Time (1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift)


    FLSA Status: 

    Non-Exempt


    Job Summary

    The Welder II is an intermediate-level, skilled position performing a variety of welding and related tasks (e.g., brazing and cutting) using gas and/or electric welding equipment.  The Welder II receives specific work assignments under limited supervision and resolves problems with limited supervisory assistance.  The Welder II’s work involves considerable skill and is subject to final inspection and test.  Errors in welding not always readily apparent and may result in excess labor and material costs.  The Welder II is expected to practice and adhere to the Company’s Six Sigma principles.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties assigned as necessary:

    • Reviews job orders (written or verbal) and interprets welding specifications according to code certifications, alignment, dimensional and general inspection requirements.
    • Sets up jobs, fits and positions weldments using fixtures, jigs, etc., and varies welding techniques, materials and equipment within recognized limits or procedures.
    • Performs welding and related tasks such as surface preparation, thermal cutting, grinding, etc.
    • Inspects welds and welded surfaces for proper bonds.
    • Cleans and maintains work area (daily), welding equipment and other tools of the trade.
    • Works in a safe manner at all times.
    • Ensures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA’s ISO and Quality standards.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

    Physical Demands

    • Maximum lifting requirement (pounds): 50 (infrequently), 25 (frequently).
    • Maximum moving requirement (pounds): 100.
    • Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following: Frequent standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body; occasional climbing or sitting.
    • Working at heights off the ground up to: 10 feet.
    • Vision requirements: Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.

    Work Environment

    • Work location: Welding shop, metal fabrication/assembly shop.
    • Exposure to: Hot objects (burns), glare (flashing), sparks and flying objects (metal chips and scale), fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical equipment.
    • Personal protective equipment requirement: Company-supplied, flame-resistant overclothing, safety mask and shield, safety glasses, safety shoes, and ear protection as necessary.

     

      Position Requirements:

    • Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
    • Working knowledge of standard welding principles and techniques including oxyacetylene welding, arc welding, and inert gas welding (e.g., TIG, MIG).
    • Ability to read and understand weld specs, shop drawings, job layouts and blueprints.
    • Ability to use basic math, measuring instruments (rules, etc.), gauges and templates.
    • Knowledge of working properties of structural metals and welding materials.
    • Skill in using and maintaining welding equipment and related tools of the trade.
    • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
    • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
    • Experiential:  Three or more years of general welding experience.
    • Educational:  Formal apprenticeship training is desirable but not essential.
    • Certificates, Licenses:  Fork lift operator certification.

    Apply

    If you feel you’re able to bring efficiency, effectiveness and enthusiasm to our company, please forward your qualifications to enghr@engendren.com.

    Don’t see what you’re looking for?

    Just because we’re not trying to fill the job that fits you best today, doesn’t mean we won’t be soon. We might even create a position if you can bring something special to the team.

    If you’re ready to bring efficiency, effectiveness and enthusiasm to our company, please email your qualifications and the type of position you’re interested in to enghr@engendren.com.

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