Careers

Interested in a 3-day weekend EVERY weekend*?

Do you enjoy working in a quiet, clean and climate-controlled environment? How about having the flexibility to take care of your life? Working with passionate, creative people?  Having 80% (or more, depending on seniority) of your healthcare costs covered? Then you are on the right page!

*May not apply to office staff or salary positions.
IRD Glass and IRD Ceramics are Equal Opportunity Employers.
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Inspector Weekend Shift

Job Summary

An inspector will ensure quality product reaches the customer by doing inspection of parts per customer specifications. Inspectors will have to use numerous inspection devices to ensure conformance.

 

Essential Functions

  • Teamwork
    • Work with an overlying umbrella of goodwill and selflessness
  • Passion
    • Strive to continuously improve and innovate
  • Integrity
    • Taking personal responsibility for our actions and results
  • Quality Measures
    • Place good parts in proper inspection trays and/or boxes and disposition rejected parts appropriately
    • Inspect and measure using various devices to customer specifications. Devices may include: caliper, micrometer, stereoscope, Starett, foot mic, depth mic, gage pins and blocks, Zygo, new view, Zeiss
    • Visual inspection with or without equipment based on customer requirements
    • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
    • Ensure calibration of inspection equipment is up to date
  • Clean and Prep parts
    • Ensure parts are cleaned and ready for the following on operations
    • Load parts into fixtures or trays
    • Prepare parts for shipment
    • Perform final assembly and testing of assembled components
  • Communication/Planning
    • Assess the production needs for the period; work with the lead to create fulfill the plan
    • Adapt to changes in demand/responsibilities as requested by a lead
    • Follow verbal and written direction
    • Communicate with the team and other shifts
    • Ensure you have essential supplies needed for inspection
    • Request order of materials and supplies timely when needed
  • Inventory/Shipping/Receiving
    • Manage finished good inventory
    • Ship parts to customers per requirements
    • Follow Incoming Raw Material inspections guidelines and perform incoming inspections
    • Prepare and package parts for shipment per customer requirements
  • Organization/Safety
    • 5S and general organization of your area
    • Follow safety measures including handling chemicals safely and wearing PPE.
    • General Cleaning
    • Maintenance and cleaning of equipment
  • Documentation
    • Perform and record quality control measurements with various tools (micrometers, calipers, pins, foot calipers, gages, additional as assigned)
    • Enter accurate information into log books, spreadsheets and on work orders
    • Completing transactions in ERP computer system
    • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
  • Improvements
    • Assist in identifying problems and developing solutions
    • Cross-training and learning different processes
    • Problem solving independently and participate on improvement teams
  • Other Essential functions
    • Be able to work independently and be self-motivated
    • Complete tasks in a timely manner
    • Multi-task between various parts of production
    • Productivity should match or exceed expectations
    • Follow Glass Handling guidelines
    • Ability to run fire polishers for appropriate parts accurately and safely
    • Back up for Automated Inspection system and Automated Clean Line when need arises
    • Other duties as assigned

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job an employee is sitting 8 to 12 hours a day and regularly working around moving mechanical parts with proper guarding. The work is done in a climate controlled building. Noise levels are quiet to moderate and below OSHA thresholds. Various chemicals are used to complete the tasks at hand and proper PPE must be worn. Regular lifting up to 20 pounds, occasional lifting up to 30 pounds, rarely lifting up to 50 pounds. Sometimes lifting from floor to shelf or carrying short distances. Lifting parts of out cleaning tanks requiring lifting up to shoulder level and back down. Regularly walking between stations to complete tasks and occasionally going up and down a short ladder or step stool.

 

  • Education, Experience or skills Required
    • HS Diploma or Equivalent
    • Basic math skills
    • Ability to work with small parts and tools
    • Basic computer skills
    • Written and Verbal Communication skills

 

  • Experience, Skills and Abilities Preferred
    • Familiar with Metric and Standard Measurements
    • Familiar with stereoscope, caliper, micrometers, gage pins and blocks
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to multi-task between different processes as needed
    • Manufacturing and inspection experience
    • Familiarity with blueprints and reading specifications
    • Attention to detail
    • Time management
    • Problem solving
    • Mechanical ability

     

    Inspector 2nd Shift

    Job Summary

    An inspector will ensure quality product reaches the customer by doing inspection of parts per customer specifications. Inspectors will have to use numerous inspection devices to ensure conformance.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Teamwork
      • Work with an overlying umbrella of goodwill and selflessness
    • Passion
      • Strive to continuously improve and innovate
    • Integrity
      • Taking personal responsibility for our actions and results
    • Quality Measures
      • Place good parts in proper inspection trays and/or boxes and disposition rejected parts appropriately
      • Inspect and measure using various devices to customer specifications. Devices may include: caliper, micrometer, stereoscope, Starett, foot mic, depth mic, gage pins and blocks, Zygo, new view, Zeiss
      • Visual inspection with or without equipment based on customer requirements
      • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
      • Ensure calibration of inspection equipment is up to date
    • Clean and Prep parts
      • Ensure parts are cleaned and ready for the following on operations
      • Load parts into fixtures or trays
      • Prepare parts for shipment
      • Perform final assembly and testing of assembled components
    • Communication/Planning
      • Assess the production needs for the period; work with the lead to create fulfill the plan
      • Adapt to changes in demand/responsibilities as requested by a lead
      • Follow verbal and written direction
      • Communicate with the team and other shifts
      • Ensure you have essential supplies needed for inspection
      • Request order of materials and supplies timely when needed
    • Inventory/Shipping/Receiving
      • Manage finished good inventory
      • Ship parts to customers per requirements
      • Follow Incoming Raw Material inspections guidelines and perform incoming inspections
      • Prepare and package parts for shipment per customer requirements
    • Organization/Safety
      • 5S and general organization of your area
      • Follow safety measures including handling chemicals safely and wearing PPE.
      • General Cleaning
      • Maintenance and cleaning of equipment
    • Documentation
      • Perform and record quality control measurements with various tools (micrometers, calipers, pins, foot calipers, gages, additional as assigned)
      • Enter accurate information into log books, spreadsheets and on work orders
      • Completing transactions in ERP computer system
      • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
    • Improvements
      • Assist in identifying problems and developing solutions
      • Cross-training and learning different processes
      • Problem solving independently and participate on improvement teams
    • Other Essential functions
      • Be able to work independently and be self-motivated
      • Complete tasks in a timely manner
      • Multi-task between various parts of production
      • Productivity should match or exceed expectations
      • Follow Glass Handling guidelines
      • Ability to run fire polishers for appropriate parts accurately and safely
      • Back up for Automated Inspection system and Automated Clean Line when need arises
      • Other duties as assigned

     

    Work Environment

    While performing the duties of this job an employee is sitting 8 to 12 hours a day and regularly working around moving mechanical parts with proper guarding. The work is done in a climate controlled building. Noise levels are quiet to moderate and below OSHA thresholds. Various chemicals are used to complete the tasks at hand and proper PPE must be worn. Regular lifting up to 20 pounds, occasional lifting up to 30 pounds, rarely lifting up to 50 pounds. Sometimes lifting from floor to shelf or carrying short distances. Lifting parts of out cleaning tanks requiring lifting up to shoulder level and back down. Regularly walking between stations to complete tasks and occasionally going up and down a short ladder or step stool.

     

    • Education, Experience or skills Required
      • HS Diploma or Equivalent
      • Basic math skills
      • Ability to work with small parts and tools
      • Basic computer skills
      • Written and Verbal Communication skills

     

    • Experience, Skills and Abilities Preferred
      • Familiar with Metric and Standard Measurements
      • Familiar with stereoscope, caliper, micrometers, gage pins and blocks
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to multi-task between different processes as needed
      • Manufacturing and inspection experience
      • Familiarity with blueprints and reading specifications
      • Attention to detail
      • Time management
      • Problem solving
      • Mechanical ability

       

      Inspector 1st Shift

      Job Summary

      An inspector will ensure quality product reaches the customer by doing inspection of parts per customer specifications. Inspectors will have to use numerous inspection devices to ensure conformance.

       

      Essential Functions

      • Teamwork
        • Work with an overlying umbrella of goodwill and selflessness
      • Passion
        • Strive to continuously improve and innovate
      • Integrity
        • Taking personal responsibility for our actions and results
      • Quality Measures
        • Place good parts in proper inspection trays and/or boxes and disposition rejected parts appropriately
        • Inspect and measure using various devices to customer specifications. Devices may include: caliper, micrometer, stereoscope, Starett, foot mic, depth mic, gage pins and blocks, Zygo, new view, Zeiss
        • Visual inspection with or without equipment based on customer requirements
        • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
        • Ensure calibration of inspection equipment is up to date
      • Clean and Prep parts
        • Ensure parts are cleaned and ready for the following on operations
        • Load parts into fixtures or trays
        • Prepare parts for shipment
        • Perform final assembly and testing of assembled components
      • Communication/Planning
        • Assess the production needs for the period; work with the lead to create fulfill the plan
        • Adapt to changes in demand/responsibilities as requested by a lead
        • Follow verbal and written direction
        • Communicate with the team and other shifts
        • Ensure you have essential supplies needed for inspection
        • Request order of materials and supplies timely when needed
      • Inventory/Shipping/Receiving
        • Manage finished good inventory
        • Ship parts to customers per requirements
        • Follow Incoming Raw Material inspections guidelines and perform incoming inspections
        • Prepare and package parts for shipment per customer requirements
      • Organization/Safety
        • 5S and general organization of your area
        • Follow safety measures including handling chemicals safely and wearing PPE.
        • General Cleaning
        • Maintenance and cleaning of equipment
      • Documentation
        • Perform and record quality control measurements with various tools (micrometers, calipers, pins, foot calipers, gages, additional as assigned)
        • Enter accurate information into log books, spreadsheets and on work orders
        • Completing transactions in ERP computer system
        • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
      • Improvements
        • Assist in identifying problems and developing solutions
        • Cross-training and learning different processes
        • Problem solving independently and participate on improvement teams
      • Other Essential functions
        • Be able to work independently and be self-motivated
        • Complete tasks in a timely manner
        • Multi-task between various parts of production
        • Productivity should match or exceed expectations
        • Follow Glass Handling guidelines
        • Ability to run fire polishers for appropriate parts accurately and safely
        • Back up for Automated Inspection system and Automated Clean Line when need arises
        • Other duties as assigned

       

      Work Environment

      While performing the duties of this job an employee is sitting 8 to 12 hours a day and regularly working around moving mechanical parts with proper guarding. The work is done in a climate controlled building. Noise levels are quiet to moderate and below OSHA thresholds. Various chemicals are used to complete the tasks at hand and proper PPE must be worn. Regular lifting up to 20 pounds, occasional lifting up to 30 pounds, rarely lifting up to 50 pounds. Sometimes lifting from floor to shelf or carrying short distances. Lifting parts of out cleaning tanks requiring lifting up to shoulder level and back down. Regularly walking between stations to complete tasks and occasionally going up and down a short ladder or step stool.

       

      • Education, Experience or skills Required
        • HS Diploma or Equivalent
        • Basic math skills
        • Ability to work with small parts and tools
        • Basic computer skills
        • Written and Verbal Communication skills

       

      • Experience, Skills and Abilities Preferred
        • Familiar with Metric and Standard Measurements
        • Familiar with stereoscope, caliper, micrometers, gage pins and blocks
        • Ability to work independently
        • Ability to multi-task between different processes as needed
        • Manufacturing and inspection experience
        • Familiarity with blueprints and reading specifications
        • Attention to detail
        • Time management
        • Problem solving
        • Mechanical ability

         

        Machine Operator – Alexandria Location

        Machine Operator – Full time/part time

         

        Job Summary

        A machine operator will ensure the efficient running of production by doing machine set ups, maintaining and operating various types of machinery. A machine operator will also perform regular quality checks to maintain product conformity.

        Essential Functions

        • Teamwork
        • Work with an overlying umbrella of goodwill and selflessness
        • Passion
        • Strive to continuously improve and innovate
        • Integrity
        • Taking personal responsibility for our actions and results
        • Machine Operations
        • Operate various machines: Blanchard, lap master, polisher, saws, CNC basic operation, hand lap, ultrasonic, bevel, belt sander and more as assigned
        • Adjusting machine speeds and proper loading/unloading of parts
        • Running multiple machines/processes at the same time
        • Part Preparation
        • Ensure parts are cleaned and ready for the follow on operations
        • Preparing parts for shipment
        • Troubleshooting
        • Minor troubleshooting of machines
        • Problem solving independently and as a team
        • Communication/Planning
        • Assess the production needs for the period; work with the lead to create fulfill the plan
        • Adapt to changes in demand/responsibilities as requested by a lead
        • Follow verbal and written direction
        • Improvements
        • Suggest and actively participate in improvement projects
        • Assist in identifying problems and developing solutions for machine issues
        • Cross-training, learning and teaching different processes
        • Quality Measures
        • Ensure calibration of inspection equipment is up to date
        • Follow Glass Handling guidelines
        • Perform and record quality control measurements with various tools (micrometers, calipers, starrett, pins, foot calipers)
        • Follow Incoming Raw Material inspections guidelines and perform incoming inspections
        • Safety
        • Follow safety measures including handling chemicals safely and wearing PPE.
        • General Cleaning
        • Maintenance
        • Perform the required preventative maintenance operations for machines, fixtures and devices in your area
        • Documentation
        • Enter accurate information into log books, spreadsheets and on work orders
        • Completing transactions in ERP computer system
        • Other Essential functions
        • Be able to work independently and be self-motivated
        • Productivity should match or exceed expectations
        • Multi-task between various parts of production
        • Complete tasks in a timely matter
        • Other duties as assigned

        Work Environment

        While performing the duties of this job an employee is standing 6 to 12 hours a day and regularly working around moving mechanical parts with proper guarding. The work is done in a climate controlled building. Noise levels are moderate and below OSHA thresholds. Various chemicals are used to complete the tasks at hand and proper PPE must be worn. Regular lifting up to 30 pounds and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds. Sometimes lifting from floor to shelf or carrying short distances. Regularly walking between machines to complete tasks and occasionally going up and down a short ladder or step stool.

         Education and Experience Required

        • HS Diploma or Equivalent
        • Basic math skills

         Experience, Skills and Abilities Preferred

        • Knowledge of basic machine operation, tools and measurement devices
        • Manufacturing/mechanical experience
        • Familiarity with Blueprints/reading specifications
        • Attention to detail
        • Time management
        • Ability to work with small parts and tools
        • Ability to discuss topics and communicate effectively with team members
        • Problem Solving
        • Mechanical ability
        • Basic Computer skills
        • Written and Verbal Communication skills

           

          CNC and Lathe Machinist – IRD Ceramics (Alexandria, MN) Part Time

          Job Description/Expectations

          • Set-up and operate a variety of machine tools and equipment to produce precision glass, ceramics, and sapphire parts/components, including vertical milling machines, lathes, Swiss Machining, saws, and Blanchard grinders
          • Create and modify machine programs.
          • New product review, assist with quotes, and complete first time builds.
          • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of print reading, mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and measurement scopes.
          • Measure, inspect, and test completed glass components to ensure conformance to specifications.
          • Set-up, adjust, and operate all of the machine centers including VMCs, CNC Lathes, Swiss Machining, Blanchards, and other specialized equipment in order to perform precision machining operations.
          • Monitor and adjust machine feed and speeds to maximize product yield while simultaneously minimizing production cycle times.
          • Effectively manage multiple jobs and priorities in order to achieve >98% OTD while simultaneously ensuring a high rate of equipment utilization.
          • Utilize blueprints, drawings and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and to determine appropriate in-process targets and final product dimensions and tolerances.
          • Build fixturing and tooling for production and improvement processes to meet special product and engineering needs.
          • Effectively communicate with IRD engineering, management, and manufacturing personnel as well as IRD customers in order to exchange technical information.
          • Support projects from planning to fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, material properties, and mathematics.
          • Inspect, maintain, and operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
          • Plan the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used during a new product build.
          • Collect, analyze, and document key process data in order to facilitate continuous improvements on both product and machines.

             

            Inspector and Machine Operator

            Job Summary

            This role will ensure the efficient running of production by doing machine set ups, maintaining and operating various types of machinery. They will also ensure quality product reaches the customer by doing inspection of parts per customer specifications. They will utilize numerous inspection devices to ensure conformance.

             

            Essential Functions

            • Teamwork
            • Work with an overlying umbrella of goodwill and selflessness
            • Passion
            • Strive to continuously improve and innovate
            • Integrity
            • Taking personal responsibility for our actions and results
            • Machine Operations
            • Operate various machines: Blanchard, lap master, polisher, saws, CNC basic operation, hand lap, ultrasonic, bevel, belt sander and more as assigned
            • Adjusting machine speeds and proper loading/unloading of parts
            • Running multiple machines/processes at the same time
            • Quality Measures
            • Place good parts in proper inspection trays and/or boxes and disposition rejected parts appropriately
            • Perform and record quality control measurements using various devices to customer specifications. Devices may include: caliper, micrometer, stereoscope, Starett, foot mic, depth mic, gage pins and blocks, Zygo, new view, Zeiss
            • Visual inspection with or without equipment based on customer requirements
            • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
            • Ensure calibration of inspection equipment is up to date
            • Follow Glass Handling guidelines
            • Follow Incoming Raw Material inspections guidelines and perform incoming inspections
            • Clean and Prep parts
            • Ensure parts are cleaned and ready for the following on operations
            • Load parts into fixtures or trays
            • Prepare parts for shipment
            • Perform final assembly and testing of assembled components
            • Troubleshooting
            • Minor troubleshooting of machines
            • Problem solving independently and as a team
            • Communication/Planning
            • Assess the production needs for the period; work with the lead to create fulfill the plan
            • Adapt to changes in demand/responsibilities as requested by a lead
            • Follow verbal and written direction
            • Communicate with the team and other shifts
            • Ensure you have essential supplies needed for inspection
            • Request order of materials and supplies timely when needed
            • Inventory/Shipping/Receiving
            • Manage finished good inventory
            • Ship parts to customers per requirements
            • Follow Incoming Raw Material inspections guidelines and perform incoming inspections
            • Prepare and package parts for shipment per customer requirements
            • Improvements
            • Suggest and actively participate in improvement projects
            • Assist in identifying problems and developing solutions for machine issues
            • Cross-training, learning and teaching different processes

            + Organization/Safety

            • 5S and general organization of your area
            • Follow safety measures including handling chemicals safely and wearing PPE.
            • General Cleaning
            • Maintenance and cleaning of equipment
            • Maintenance
            • Perform the required preventative maintenance operations for machines, fixtures and devices in your area
            • Documentation
            • Perform and record quality control measurements with various tools (micrometers, calipers, pins, foot calipers, gages, additional as assigned)
            • Enter accurate information into log books, spreadsheets and on work orders
            • Completing transactions in ERP computer system
            • Provide yield and defective part information to team on a regular basis
            • Other Essential functions
            • Be able to work independently and be self-motivated
            • Productivity should match or exceed expectations
            • Multi-task between various parts of production
            • Complete tasks in a timely matter
            • Other duties as assigned

             

            Work Environment

            While performing the duties of this job an employee is sitting and/or standing 6 to 12 hours a day and regularly working around moving mechanical parts with proper guarding. The work is done in a climate controlled building. Noise levels are moderate and below OSHA thresholds. Various chemicals are used to complete the tasks at hand and proper PPE must be worn. Regular lifting up to 30 pounds and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds. Sometimes lifting from floor to shelf or carrying short distances. Regularly walking between machines to complete tasks and occasionally going up and down a short ladder or step stool.

             

            Education and Experience Required

            • Other duties as assigned
            • HS Diploma or Equivalent
            • Basic math skills
            • Ability to work with small parts and tools
            • Basic computer skills
            • Written and Verbal Communication skills

             

            Experience, Skills and Abilities Preferred

            • Knowledge of basic machine operation, tools and measurement devices
            • Manufacturing/mechanical experience
            • Familiarity with Blueprints/reading specifications
            • Attention to detail
            • Time management
            • Problem Solving
            • Familiar with Metric and Standard Measurements
            • Familiar with stereoscope, caliper, micrometers, gage pins and blocks
            • Ability to work independently
            • Ability to multi-task between different processes as needed

               

              Process Technician

              First Shift: Mon – Thur

              • Job SummaryThe Process Technician will aid in the development of product and process flow. They will analyze and prove out changes to current and new processes. This role will also run production parts to learn the process and aid in meeting production goals. Essential Functions
                • Teamwork
                • Work with an overlying umbrella of goodwill and selflessness
                • Passion
                • Strive to continuously improve and innovate
                • Integrity
                • Taking personal responsibility for our actions and results
                • Process Development
                • Assist in process design, development, and production of fixtures and set up equipment
                • Create, modify, and test process variations for new and existing products
                • Perform audits of production and process capability; monitor process using floor metrics
                • Work with the engineer to design, develop, test, and implement new manufacturing processes to increase capability and capacity
                • Making observations, taking measurements, collecting & interpreting data, and making decisions with other team members
                • Working closely with equipment operators to monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of operations within the plant
                • Ensuring the process works at the optimum level, at the right rate and quality
                • Machine Operations
                • Operate various machines: Blanchard, lap master, polisher, saws, CNC basic operation, hand lap, ultrasonic, bevel, belt sander and more as assigned
                • Adjusting machine speeds and proper loading/unloading of parts
                • Assists others in setting up, repairing, and maintaining production equipment to minimize equipment downtime
                • Running multiple machines/processes at the same time
                • Assist with the manufacturing process including material changes
                • Troubleshooting
                • Minor troubleshooting of machines
                • Problem solving independently and as a team
                • Finding solutions to process problems using tools like an 8D, TPS, 5 Whys and Fishbone analysis
                • Communication/Planning
                • Assess the production needs for the period; work with the lead to create fulfill the plan
                • Adapt to changes in demand/responsibilities as requested by a lead
                • Follow verbal and written direction
                • Improvements
                • Suggest and actively participate in improvement projects
                • Assist in identifying problems and developing solutions for machine issues
                • Cross-training, learning and teaching different processes
                • Quality Measures
                • Ensure calibration of inspection equipment is up to date
                • Ensure all product is properly inspected and meets all requirements prior to delivery to QC
                • Inspect products and processes for flaws and identify areas of improvement
                • Follow Glass Handling guidelines
                • Perform and record quality control measurements with various tools (micrometers, calipers, starrett, pins, foot calipers)
                • Safety
                • Follow safety measures including handling chemicals safely and wearing PPE.
                • 5S and general organization of your area
                • General Cleaning
                • Maintenance
                • Perform the required preventative maintenance operations for machines, fixtures and devices in your area
                • Documentation
                • Enter accurate information into log books, spreadsheets and on work orders
                • Calculate or record results during experiments
                • Completing transactions in ERP computer system
                • Other Essential functions
                • Expected to do machine operator, machinist or inspector duties as assigned in addition to technician level responsibilities.
                • Work under strict time lines and complete tasks and repairs in a timely manner to limit service interruptions or equipment down time
                • Other duties as assigned

                Work Environment

                While performing the duties of this job an employee may sit, stand, stoop, crawl, or kneel for 8 to 12 hours a day. Regularly walking and navigating between areas and occasionally going up and down a short ladder or step stool. They will regularly be working around moving mechanical parts with proper guarding. The work is done in a climate controlled building. Noise levels are moderate and below OSHA thresholds. Various chemicals are used to complete the tasks at hand and proper PPE must be worn. Regular lifting up to 30 pounds, occasional lifting up to 50 pounds and participating in team lifts. Lifting from floor to shelf or carrying items short distances.

                 Desired Experience and Education:

                2 or 4-year engineering or technical degree or equivalent manufacturing experience, LEAN and six sigma training, understanding of production flow and machining principles, Solid Works or CAD software, basic CAM knowledge.

                Skills/Abilities Required

                • Strong math skills
                • Computer and electronics skills
                • The ability to read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings.
                • Time management
                • Mechanical ability
                • Written and Verbal Communication skills
                • Critically think to solve problems
                • Attention to detail
                • Ability to work independently
                • Ability to multi-task between different processes as needed

                Skills/Abilities Preferred

                • Knowledge in hydraulics, pneumatics, and computer related mechanics
                • 8D and RCCA tools,
                • LEAN production planning
                • Statistical analysis
                • Innovation
                • DOE Experience
                • Microsoft Office software
                • Familiar with Metric and Standard Measurements

              Stop in and fill out an application at 810 E. St. Paul St. Litchfield, MN or send resumes to Rebecca Nelson at Rebecca@irdglass.com

              Questions Contact Rebecca@irdglass.com


                 

                Machine Operator 1st Shift

                1 Opening on Weekend Shift: 5am to 5pm Fri, Sat, Sun

                Job Description:

                Sound understanding of the working mechanism of the tools or the machinery they are handling. Should be able to fix minor problems and look after the operator level maintenance of the equipment. Adjusting the operating speed and controlling the load of the machines. Monitoring, measuring, charting and controlling dimensions of finished products

                Skills/Qualification/Education:

                A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Manufacturing experience and 2-year technical degree desired.

                Further Description of Job Duties:

                • Passionate about improvement
                • Good at working together with others to achieve challenging objectives
                • Makes well thought out and logical decisions when faced with problems
                • Sound technical skills and ability to fix problems with machines
                • Good communication skills and customer service skills
                • Ability to work for extended hours and physically fit
                • Good written and oral communication skills and ability to pay attention to details
                • Operating equipment and performing the necessary maintenance operations
                • Ensuring productivity matches or exceeds expectations
                • Maintaining a report of the total amount of goods manufactured in a day from the machine
                • Working with manufacturing lead to improve the processes used to manufacture components
                • General cleaning and set-up needed to maintain on-going operations
                • Other work as needed for the betterment of the area and company

                Benefits:

                • Health insurance
                • Dental
                • Vision
                • 401k with company match
                • shift differential equivalent to 40 hr work week
                • PTO

                 

                Stop in and fill out an application at 810 E. St. Paul St. Litchfield, MN or send resumes to Rebecca Nelson at Rebecca@irdglass.com

                Questions Contact Rebecca@irdglass.com

                   

                  Machine Operator 2nd Shift

                  1 Opening on Weekend Shift: 5am to 5pm Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Job Description:

                  Sound understanding of the working mechanism of the tools or the machinery they are handling. Should be able to fix minor problems and look after the operator level maintenance of the equipment. Adjusting the operating speed and controlling the load of the machines. Monitoring, measuring, charting and controlling dimensions of finished products

                  Skills/Qualification/Education:

                  A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Manufacturing experience and 2-year technical degree desired.

                  Further Description of Job Duties:

                  • Passionate about improvement
                  • Good at working together with others to achieve challenging objectives
                  • Makes well thought out and logical decisions when faced with problems
                  • Sound technical skills and ability to fix problems with machines
                  • Good communication skills and customer service skills
                  • Ability to work for extended hours and physically fit
                  • Good written and oral communication skills and ability to pay attention to details
                  • Operating equipment and performing the necessary maintenance operations
                  • Ensuring productivity matches or exceeds expectations
                  • Maintaining a report of the total amount of goods manufactured in a day from the machine
                  • Working with manufacturing lead to improve the processes used to manufacture components
                  • General cleaning and set-up needed to maintain on-going operations
                  • Other work as needed for the betterment of the area and company

                  Benefits:

                  • Health insurance
                  • Dental
                  • Vision
                  • 401k with company match
                  • shift differential equivalent to 40 hr work week
                  • PTO

                   

                  Stop in and fill out an application at 810 E. St. Paul St. Litchfield, MN or send resumes to Rebecca Nelson at Rebecca@irdglass.com

                  Questions Contact Rebecca@irdglass.com

                     

                    Machine Operator Weekend Shift

                    1 Opening on Weekend Shift: 5am to 5pm Fri, Sat, Sun

                    Job Description:

                    Sound understanding of the working mechanism of the tools or the machinery they are handling. Should be able to fix minor problems and look after the operator level maintenance of the equipment. Adjusting the operating speed and controlling the load of the machines. Monitoring, measuring, charting and controlling dimensions of finished products

                    Skills/Qualification/Education:

                    A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Manufacturing experience and 2-year technical degree desired.

                    Further Description of Job Duties:

                    • Passionate about improvement
                    • Good at working together with others to achieve challenging objectives
                    • Makes well thought out and logical decisions when faced with problems
                    • Sound technical skills and ability to fix problems with machines
                    • Good communication skills and customer service skills
                    • Ability to work for extended hours and physically fit
                    • Good written and oral communication skills and ability to pay attention to details
                    • Operating equipment and performing the necessary maintenance operations
                    • Ensuring productivity matches or exceeds expectations
                    • Maintaining a report of the total amount of goods manufactured in a day from the machine
                    • Working with manufacturing lead to improve the processes used to manufacture components
                    • General cleaning and set-up needed to maintain on-going operations
                    • Other work as needed for the betterment of the area and company

                    Benefits:

                    • Health insurance
                    • Dental
                    • Vision
                    • 401k with company match
                    • shift differential equivalent to 40 hr work week
                    • PTO

                     

                    Stop in and fill out an application at 810 E. St. Paul St. Litchfield, MN or send resumes to Rebecca Nelson at Rebecca@irdglass.com

                    Questions Contact Rebecca@irdglass.com