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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 ndankha@switchcraft.com.


HVAC Mechanic

Switchcraft is currently looking for a HVAC Mechanic with 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
7-10 years experience.
ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

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
MOLD MAKER

We are currently seeking a Mold Maker who will work with various journeymen building and repairing injection molds. This person must have knowledge of tool room equipment: saws, drill press, vertical mill, lathe, surface grinder, EDM equipment, CNC equipment, CNC programming, and oversee tool crib.
Responsibilities & Duties:
• Constructs piece parts or entire assemblies from sketches, verbal or blueprints
• Operates various hand and/or machine shop tools with high degree of precision to models and parts
• Works closely with designers or planning engineers, understands the design approach
• Adapts or develops designs intent into practical procedures
• Build die section and proto molds as required
• Document all tools
• All other duties as requested by supervisor

Essential Requirements:
• Vision acuity required
• 5 years of experience
• Must be able to follow simple instructions
• Attention to detail
• Basic math skills
• Blueprint reading (Required)
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Machine Shop experience (Required)


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

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.

Switchcraft is currently looking for a Maintenance Mechanic. This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of manual, semi-automatic and fully automated production equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments. Candidate must have the ability to set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. Position requires both mechanical aptitude and electrical experience. We are looking for an individual who will be a self starter and be able to work with minimal supervision and adhere to safety rules.

Requirements
Minimum of 5 years experience
Requires knowledge and use of basic measuring equipment such as rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
Requires electrical experience.
Requires machine shop skills
Requires ability to read technical and electrical drawings.

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.
Mold Machine Set-up

Conxall is currently seeking for a Mold Machine Set-up will work with the mold repair supervisor on moving molds. This person will set-up, operate 10 molding machines, and adjust injection mold machines used to mold plastic materials to specified shape.

This position is located at our Villa Park Location

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.
Southeastern Regional Sales Manager

We are currently seeking a Southeastern Regional Sales Manager based in our corporate office in Chicago to manage the Southeastern Region sales activities directly with customers, sales representatives and distributors

Responsibilities
• Develops and implements sales budgets and territory forecasts
• Manages Sales representatives and distributors
• Attend industry trade shows
• Monitor competition
• Develop and negotiate pricing with customers
• Develops and maintains relationships with customers
• Responsible for training distributors and sales representatives
• Provide monthly reports detailing activity in the Southeastern Region

Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree ( preferably in a technical field)
• 5+ years’ experience in the electronics industry
• Travel 30%-40%
• Demonstrated technical skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills


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


Assembler

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 currently have an opening for assemblers at our Chicago facility.

We are currently looking for assemblers to work second shift (3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.) at our Chicago location. Assemblers work with table top presses and hand tools to assemble small electronic components. Candidates must be able to follow instructions given by group leaders or supervisor and be able to work independently in a team environment Job requires basic reading and math skills.

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.
Maintenance Electrician

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.

Switchcraft is currently looking for a Maintenance Electrician. This position is responsible for Troubleshoot, repair, replace and install various control devices including but not limited to sensors, actuators, transformers, circuit breakers, motors, conduit, switches, and other control mechanisms, using test equipment and meters such as VOM, megger, amp probe and PC.
Candidate must have the ability to diagnose problems, identify parts, plan and execute electrical repairs and installations, and learn proper equipment operation by reading blueprints, wiring diagrams, programs/ladder logic and machinery manuals. Position requires both electrical aptitude and mechanical experience.

We are looking for an individual who will be a self-starter and be able to work with minimal supervision and adhere to safety rules.
A 2-year associate degree in electronics technology, or certificate in Electro-Mechanical Industrial Maintenance or similar programs. At least 5 years’ experience as an electrical technician in manufacturing environment. Requires knowledge and use of basic measuring equipment such as rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. Requires ability to read technical and electrical drawings.

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.
New Product Development Engineer

Switchcraft, Inc. is a U.S. manufacturer of harsh environment circular connectors, cable assemblies and interconnect solutions. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, industrial controls, transportation and homeland security. We are located on the Northwest side of Chicago and currently have an opening for a New Product Development Engineer. This candidate will work in collaboration with Marketing and Engineering Management for New Product conceptualization. The candidate must be able to work on several projects at one time through changing priorities and complete assigned projects from concept to production release. The candidate will estimates costs for materials and labor and investigation of new processes and materials. This candidate will also be producing and maintaining accurate project plans, CAD models and drawings for components and assemblies, design Iterations and design Reviews – Release to Tooling, Release to Manufacturing. Specification documents, design analysis (tolerance, FEA, FMEA) Test documentation, product cost estimates, and Bills of Material. Coordinates engineering activities with purchasing and manufacturing and making recommendations for parts, materials and tooling. This candidate must be able to provide technical support to Sales/Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality and Purchasing.

Requirements:

• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
• Entry level to 5 years work experience.
• Design experience with connector and cable products is a plus.
• Mechanical Design Skills.
• Basic understanding of Electrical Engineering skills is a plus.
• Knowledge of plastic and metal materials and their uses/applications.
• Understanding of injection molded plastic parts and metal screw machine parts.
• Experience with 3-D CAD modeling software (SolidWorks preferred) and FEA.
• Understanding of mechanical drawing requirements and proper application of dimensional and tolerance information.
• Working knowledge of MS Office
• Good project management skills
• Strong verbal & written communication skills


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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