Careers at Switchcraft
Jumpstart your career at Switchcraft.

We are a progressive, technology-oriented company making advanced products for the industrial controls, professional audio, outdoor display, and lighting markets. Once you're an employee, you will find unlimited opportunities to exercise your creative and technical skills.

So come join our team! We're looking forward to working with you.

Below are the positions currently open. If you are interested in any of these career options, please email our Human Resources Manager at dzumsteg@switchcraft.com.

HVAC Mechanic

Switchcraft is currently looking for a Maintenance Mechanic with commercial HVAC experience to troubleshoot, repair, maintain and evaluates the condition of our heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and electrical systems. Candidate must have a strong electrical background, be EPA Refrigerent Certiified. Plumbing and general maintenance skills would be a plus. Requires a minimum of
10 years experience.

Switchcraft® is a U.S. manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, molded cable assemblies, patchbays, and switches. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, GPS, process control, transportation, homeland security, broadcast and pro audio. We are conveniently located on the northwest side of Chicago and currently have an opening for an Accounting Assistant. The Accounting Assistant is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable. Duties include verification and reconciliation of vouchers, invoices, and expense reports, prioritizing prioritizes payments by preparing ACH batches, wire transfer documentation, and check runs.

The accounting Assistant is responsible for resolving issues between accounting and suppliers and responds to vendor inquires by researching and correcting discrepancies.

Duties also include accurate coding of MRO purchases and maintaining logs and documents.

The Accounting Assistant prepares various journal entries at month end and completing and distributing Forms 1096 an 1099 annually. Requirements Associates degree in Accounting Working knowledge of ERP computer systems Strong work ethics, team player Proficient with Microsoft Excel / Word Knowledge of sales and use tax laws EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status
Facilities Manager

We are currently seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to oversee the building and machine maintenance at our 190,000 square foot Chicago location. The 24/7 facility houses stamping, molding, machining, and assembly operations. The Facilities Manager will be responsible for safety/security, building maintenance, HVAC, janitorial, and machine maintenance while supervising a department of six maintenance employees.
• Maintain the physical plant to comply with all local and national safety and fire codes.
• Monitor, maintain and test fire sprinkler systems throughout the plant.
• Select, purchase, install and maintain infrastructure to support 24/7 production operations, including HVAC, compressed air, chilled water, city water, gas and electric utilities
• Interact with local emergency management organizations to plan and execute safety drills, arrange safe storage areas, and otherwise comply with building requirements.
• Participate in teams to reduce energy usage and water consumption.
• Submit purchase requisitions for all materials needed to maintain uptime goals in production.
• Supervise a team of maintenance mechanics to support production goals.
• Participate in teams to rearrange and activate new work cell layouts in the factory.
• Oversee the security system for employees, vehicles, parking areas, and building.
• Arrange and oversee external maintenance services, such as landscaping, snow removal, roofing, painting, brickwork, electrical, etc.
1. High school graduation or GED or equivalent required
2. Ability to read and interpret building drawings is required
3. 5 years minimum of equipment maintenance experience in a factory setting required
4. Experience as a maintenance manager or facilities manager preferred
5. Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred
6. Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
7. English language skills required
8. Knowledge of HVAC, boiler maintenance, and fire suppression systems preferred
9. Knowledge of programming various PLC’s through HMI’s is preferred
10. Previous experience in electrical work preferred

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet
This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

Switchcraft is an equal opportunity employer

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