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Site Manager

FATA is seeking a Site Manager to oversee conveyor projects.  It is a full-time position with an anticipated full time travel requirement.

Job Duties

  • Manage the day-to-day Site installation and integration of conveyor projects
  • Manage the day-to-day site safety tasks
  • Understand FATA’s scope of supply for the project and be able to recognize tasks that are outside of the scope
  • Attend weekly Open Issues meetings and manage the field tasks on the list
  • Coordinate between FATA, Owner, and miscellaneous subcontractors in order to complete the installation and commissioning of FATA’s conveyors

Experience

  • A minimum 5 years Site Management experience in the Conveyor industry
  • Must be able to generate documents in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience in using Microsoft PowerPoint would be a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, or significant field experience working with multiple trades.
  • Solid communication skills.

Apply Here or send you resume to careers@fatainc.com

Controls Engineer

Direct Supervisor:  Electrical Engineering Manager

Required Skills 

  • Thorough understanding of 24v DC, 120v AC, 240v AC, and 480v AC electrical circuits, in both single and three phase.
  • Thorough understanding of VFD motor controls.
  • Experience with AutoCAD.
  • Ability to manage time and priorities.
  • Ability to be a great team player who works well with our customers, company management and the project team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willing to travel within North America including Mexico up to 25% of the time

Job Duties

  • Lead a team of electrical engineers designing all types of conveyor components and systems
  • Interface with project engineering/management to verify equipment requirements
  • Liaising with electrical and software engineers and vendors in product development
  • Attending design reviews, and customer job-site meetings, when required
  • Travel to customer meetings, manufacturing vendors or job sites.
  • Provide technical support to project managers, equipment assemblers and site supervisors
  • CAD Design, development and engineering from a conceptual idea.
  • Perform duties of the mechanical engineer or designer when requested

Experience

  • Conveyor Systems for the Automotive Manufacturing
  • Familiar with GM, Ford, and FCA Electrical Controls Standards
  • 4 Year Engineering Degree
  • Minimum of three years experience designing PLC Systems

Preferred Experience With

  • ePlan
  • Allen Bradley Controls
  • Control RS Logix 5000
  • ArmorStart Motor Controllers
  • Powerflex Drives
  • DeviceNet and Ethernet communications
  • PLC programming
  • Control Logix and Guard Logix programming
  • Panelview programming

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Mechanical Project Engineer

Direct Supervisor:  Mechanical Engineering Manager

Required Skills

  • Experience in detailed system and component mechanical design (conveyor experience preferred)
  • Proficient 2-D AutoCAD experience is required
  • SolidWorks or Inventor 3-D design experience preferred (FEA is a plus).
  • The ability to quickly concept cost effective solutions to a customer’s requirements/changes
  • Ability to perform design calculations (i.e. drive sizing, machine elements, structural elements, etc.)
  • Preparing Excel spreadsheets – capable of writing formulas
  • Must be well organized and have a keen sense of urgency
  • Able to prioritize several concurrent projects in order to meet schedule milestones
  • Generate engineering release requisitions
  • Documentation control
  • Field engineering
  • Drawing checking
  • Candidate will be a great team player who works well with our customers, company management and the project team

Job Duties

  • Lead a team of mechanical engineers designing all types of conveyor components and systems
  • Interface with project engineering/management to verify equipment requirements
  • Liaising with electrical and software engineers and vendors in product development
  • Attending design reviews, and customer job-site meetings, when required
  • Travel to customer meetings, manufacturing vendors or job sites.
  • Provide technical support to project managers, equipment assemblers and site supervisors
  • CAD Design, development and engineering from a conceptual idea.
  • Perform duties of the mechanical engineer or designer when requested

Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years Engineering Experience designing and implementing in the conveyor / automated material handling system
  • Knowledge of structural steel elements, material handling and production systems
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Apply Here or send you resume to careers@fatainc.com

Technical Writer / Documentations Supervisor

Qualifications

  • A minimum 5 years of experience writing technical Manuals. Conveyor or automation experience is a definite plus.
  • Must be able to generate documents in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Must possess leadership qualities that will get Manuals generated on time.

Duties

  • Ensure that FATA Technical Writers have all the data they need from Project teams to generate Manuals.
  • Generate measurable milestones to ensure that Manuals are produced complete and on-time.
  • Hold every-other-week reviews with Technical Writers and Project Managers to ensure delivery dates are maintained.
  • Review and improve FATA’s current Technical Writing process, including generating of templates that will streamline our efforts from project to project.
  • Hands-on production of technical Manuals as necessary to maintain schedules.

Miscellaneous

  • This position is a non-exempt (overtime) hourly position that reports to the Vice President – Engineering and Proposals.
  • FATA offers matching 401K contribution (limitations apply), Health benefits, and 3 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO).

    Apply Here or send you resume to careers@fatainc.com

    Staff Accountant

    Job Description 

    This position will include a wide variety of responsibilities.  These include:  accounts receivable invoicing, collections, month end reporting, cash management, internal reporting, management accounting, lien waiver, and sworn statements along with some inter-company activity and general journal activity.  Position requires a responsible, professional and detail-oriented individual possessing strong organization and communication skills.

    Education & Experience

    Preferred college degree, general office and accounting experience.

    Schedule

    This position will be full-time 40 hours Monday-Friday, core office hours are 9-3 with some flexibility on start and end times.

      Apply Here or send you resume to careers@fatainc.com

      TEST

      Direct Supervisor:  Mechanical Engineering Manager

      Required Skills

      • Experience in detailed system and component mechanical design (conveyor experience preferred)
      • Proficient 2-D AutoCAD experience is required
      • SolidWorks or Inventor 3-D design experience preferred (FEA is a plus).
      • The ability to quickly concept cost effective solutions to a customer’s requirements/changes
      • Ability to perform design calculations (i.e. drive sizing, machine elements, structural elements, etc.)
      • Preparing Excel spreadsheets – capable of writing formulas
      • Must be well organized and have a keen sense of urgency
      • Able to prioritize several concurrent projects in order to meet schedule milestones
      • Generate engineering release requisitions
      • Documentation control
      • Field engineering
      • Drawing checking
      • Candidate will be a great team player who works well with our customers, company management and the project team

      Job Duties

      • Lead a team of mechanical engineers designing all types of conveyor components and systems
      • Interface with project engineering/management to verify equipment requirements
      • Liaising with electrical and software engineers and vendors in product development
      • Attending design reviews, and customer job-site meetings, when required
      • Travel to customer meetings, manufacturing vendors or job sites.
      • Provide technical support to project managers, equipment assemblers and site supervisors
      • CAD Design, development and engineering from a conceptual idea.
      • Perform duties of the mechanical engineer or designer when requested

      Experience

      • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering
      • 5+ years Engineering Experience designing and implementing in the conveyor / automated material handling system
      • Knowledge of structural steel elements, material handling and production systems
      • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

      Apply Here or send you resume to careers@fatainc.com