Current Jobs

Welding Engineer / Technical Salesperson

Job Description

Individual with extensive welding experience, sales experience needed. Must have an ever-present drive to expand the business within assigned territory. Products include industry-leading premium robotic and semi-automatic welding components and assemblies.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Salesperson for Great Lakes area
  • Strong industry relationship builder
  • Solutions-provider for customers
  • Passion for professionalism and teamwork

 

Maintenance Coordinator

Job Description

The Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for preventative maintenance and repair work, as well as assisting in the safety and security of the building, grounds and all people in the workplace.

Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Perform and assist in maintenance and repair of the building, equipment and machines
  • Meet with contractors to estimate repairs and cost and schedule approved repairs
  • Take care of all facilities related needs, including working with vendors
  • Perform daily safety and security checks throughout the facility to ensure a safe and clean environment and eliminate all hazards and security issues
  • Responsible for designing, coordinating and implementing safety training, procedures, rules and regulations, including warning violators of infractions and emergency preparedness
  • Conduct incident investigations to help analyze and document accidents and/or near-miss incidents to determine causes and how accidents might be prevented in the future
  • Sound appropriate alarms and/or call emergency services as needed in case of events such as fire, tornado, accident or presence of unauthorized persons and serve as first responder when emergencies arise
  • Serve as first responder when alarm system is triggered
  • Support Safety Committee
  • Order and stock first aid supplies
  • Communicate recommendations to improve safety, security and maintenance
  • Provide assistance to employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Additional duties and responsibilities to be determined

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One to two years’ general maintenance experience preferred
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions quickly and efficiently while remaining calm and professional
  • Ability to assess and resolve repair and maintenance issues, including the ability to operate a variety of hand tools
  • Basic computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Communication skills to clearly provide information in writing, by phone or in person  Ability to coordinate processes and work well with various departments
  • Self-starter with a high productivity level
  • Sense of urgency and attention to detail while working within deadlines
  • Customer service skills
  • Forklift license preferred, but not required

Additional

While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to lift/carry an average of 30 pounds and move up to 165 pounds. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, twist, squat, bend and sit, often for long periods of time. The employee may be exposed to varying temperatures and must be able to perform physical tasks in hot and cold areas of the warehouse.

Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Job Description

Prepare shipments for pickup, including picking and packaging orders. Receive incoming shipments, including unloading product, verifying product, and properly log actions taken.

Duties & Responsibilities

Shipping:

  1. Inspect ready to ship items for specified packaging techniques.
  2. Procure packing list numbers from production control for ready to ship items.
  3. Enter all shipments in the shipping log.
  4. Load ready to ship parts & materials.
  5. Band and/or wrap parts & material to ensure safe & secure shipment.
  6. Verify ready to ship tag information.
  7. Put finish wrapped parts in staging area to be shipped out.

Receiving:

  1. Inspect all incoming loads for secure packaging before unloading.
  2. Unload delivery trucks.
  3. Enter received goods in the receiving log.
  4. Fill out & attach receiving tags to incoming parts.
  5. Verify goods unloaded with invoices.
  6. Report all damaged items to shipping receiving foreman.
  7. Take rework to rework area only if properly identified.
  8. Know location of all raw parts.
  9. Maintain respectful and pleasant communication with customer's truck drivers.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Operate forklifts in accordance with Forklift Operator's Handbook & License.
  • Meet attendance, safety and behavioral requirements.

Shift

2nd shift, 11 am - 7 pm

Customer Service / Data Entry

Job Description

Patient, detail-orientated self-starters with strong customer service, data entry, and phone communication skills. In this position you will work with clients over the phone. You will patiently explain how to enter personal data into web forms. You will handle confidential data entry. And above all you will behave with respect and dignity toward clients.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answer phone calls throughout your shift
  • Patiently explain online application forms
  • Help clients figure out how/where to obtain needed documentation
  • Enter data into proprietary software
  • Handle each client with dignity and respect

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent typing speed and accuracy
  • Able to handle confidential information
  • Good phone voice
  • Professional interpersonal manner
  • Patient, able to explain a process multiple different ways

Law Firm Receptionist

Job Description

Serve as the primary point of contact between customers and the law firm staff. Handle phone calls, messages, scanning, filing, and other duties as assigned. Polite, friendly, presentable, and efficient.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide primary phone coverage during business hours
  • Answer incoming calls, triage and direct callers to the appropriate personnel
  • Take and forward messages to appropriate personnel
  • Welcome clients/visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone
  • Answer or refer inquiries to appropriate personnel
  • Maintain a safe and clean reception area by complying with company policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support such as: scanning, filing (electronic and hardcopy), opening/distributing mail, supply organizing, etc. as needed
  • Perform assigned tasks within practice management software, as instructed
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Perform any and all task/duties assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Clean background
  • Great attitude, positive disposition
  • Good computer skills
  • Friendly phone voice
  • Motivation
  • Presentable appearance
  • General knowledge of a Law office-(preferred)

Location and shift

Jackson, MI 1st shift

Receptionist / Front Desk

Job Description

Charismatic, organized individual sought to handle receptionist/front desk duties. Will be first point of contact for many customers. Will be making and receiving phone calls, and handling paper and email correspondence.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answering phones
  • Greeting customers
  • Scan and email documents to customers
  • Process daily mail
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • General knowledge of Real Estate
  • Clean background
  • Superb attitude and disposition
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Friendly phone voice
  • Internally motivated
  • Presentable appearance

Shift

Mon-Fri First shift 8a-5p

Screw Machine Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Operate multi-spindle lathe type screw machines equipped with automatic indexing and feeding mechanisms to machine metal bar stock by performing the following:

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions, tolerances, number of parts to be machined, and tooling instructions such as cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used.

  • Positions and secures specified collets, bushings, and stock pushers onto stock feeding mechanism and loads bar stock into feeding mechanism.

  • Installs and adjusts specified cams, gears and stops to control stock and tool movements at each station.

  • Positions and secures tools in tool holders.

  • Sets cutting speeds and feed rates.

  • Moves controls to cycle machine through settings, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for operating factors such as timing, clearance between moving parts, and chip removal.

  • Starts machine, observes operation, and inspects first run and sample work pieces to ensure machining conforms to specifications.

  • Replaces worn tools.

  • Operates bench grinder to sharpen tools.

  • Performs on-the-job training for operators as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Primarily on-the-job training to include: Tool sharpening, Speeds and feeds, Machine maintenance, Blueprint reading.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure. Ability to perform the four operations with common and decimal fractions. Ability to apply principles of shop math to metalworking industry.

LOCATION:

Jackson, MI

Delivery Driver

Job Description

Looking for a highly motivated individual who likes to stay in motion throughout the day. Pick and pack orders from the warehouse, then deliver them to customers. Raise and full benefits offered after successful completion of 90-day review period.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Read incoming orders
  • Find ordered items in warehouse
  • Efficiently pack ordered items in a secure manner
  • Load delivery vehicle
  • Deliver orders in a polite and courteous manner

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Clean driving record required
  • Must be able to stand, walk, sit, and lift for extended periods
  • Chauffeur's License preferred
  • Warehouse/delivery experience preferred
  • Self-motivated, efficient, and hard-working

Shift

  • First shift, either 7a-4p or 8a-5p, Mon-Fri

Bookkeeper // Payroll Specialist

Job Description

Experienced Bookkeeper/Payroll Specialist to assist in managing day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are crucial. Good customer relation skills and the ability to communicate clearly are extremely important. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, reliable and committed to consistently meeting deadlines.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Daily accounting
  • Payroll management
  • Finance projections
  • Project management
  • Internal communication and reports
  • External customer contact

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • 2 years bookkeeping experience required
  • Must be proficient in Quickbooks
  • Must have experience preparing Federal, State, and City tax returns
  • Must be able to manage bookkeeping and payroll for multiple divisions and clients
  • Must be able to work with a wide array of internal and external individuals

Blending/Extruder Operator

Job Description

Remain active throughout shift, operating mixing equipment and lifting heavy material. Must have open shift availability due to flexible production demands.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Able to run all mixing equipment

  • Issue all materials to orders

  • Use production orders and formula sheets. Monitor equipment of blenders

  • 5S Cleanliness of work area

  • Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented ESHA programs. Follow all company safety rules

Other Functions

  • Transfer blended material into specified containers

  • Use appropriate handling equipment to load machines and move finished material.

  • Cross-train in blending functions within the area

  • Maintain necessary logs, data or reports.

Location

Albion, MI

General Labor

JOB DESCRIPTION

General Laborers must have physical strength, endurance, strong hand eye coordination, and the ability to multi-task. The ability to understand and communicate information is vital to your role as an Xcel Staffing employee. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Regularly lift/and or move up to 40lbs
  • Climb, push, or pull items. (Hoists, lifts, and other equipment will be available for assistance when needed)
  • Knowledge of related tools, materials, and equipment specific to your job
  • Wear proper PPE (personal protective equipment) including steel toed boots, safety glasses, and ear protection
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Position may require overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  •  Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Understand and communicate information vital to your position
  • Basic math and computing knowledge
  • Knowledge of general safety procedures
  • Ability to meet production requirements as specified
  • Specialized skills (including a manufacturing background) have the best opportunities  

LOCATION

Albion, Jackson, Kalamazoo, and Onstead MI

Landscape Laborer

Job Description

Landscaping and precision mowing position, available immediately in the Kalamazoo area

Duties & Responsibilities

  • General hard and soft landscaping.
  • Drive to various job sites using your own transportation
  • Zero turn mowing
  • Stand behind and weed wacker
  • General landscaping equipment

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Previous Zero-Turn Radius mower experience required
  • Able to lift 50 lbs plus repetitively
  • NO Felonies

Location

Jackson and Kalamazoo, MI

CNC Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision the machine operator performs essential duties to ensure that parts are machined to the proper specifications. Candidate may also work closely with the Engineering and Assembly personnel to assist in process trouble-shooting as well as evaluate the quality of the finished product.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews set up documents and specifications to determine setup procedure, machining sequence and dimensions

  • Reads complex blueprints, bill of materials and other specifications to determine product requirements

  • Assemble cutting tools in tool holders and position in machine spindles as specified using hand tools or insert cutting tools

  • Selects fixtures, part holding, and tooling to machine parts as necessary

  • Adjust machine speeds and feeds and change cutters to machine parts according to specifications

  • Confirms conformance of finished work to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicators and gauges

  • Identifies workmanship and material defects and deficiencies and initiates program changes when required

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Must know how to read blueprints, familiar with gagues

  • Demonstrated ability to run the job with minimal supervision

  • Basic math and computing knowledge, to include word processing and email

  • Knowledge of general safety procedures

  • Knowledge of G, D & T

  • Ability to meet production requirements as specified

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Two years of CNC manufacturing experience strongly preferred

LOCATION

Jackson, MI

PC Support Technician

Job Description

Support and maintain laptops, desktops, tablets and printers. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and software. Troubleshoot, document fixes and provide end user training and assistance where required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of computer hardware, software and networking.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot basic problems with computer hardware and software.
  • Ability to resolve issues in-person, via remote session, via email, via phone and via chat. Knowledge of Windows OS. Ability to install, troubleshoot or repair windows applications.
  • Ability to move, setup and troubleshoot a computer system.
  • Ability to image computers and transfer user data.
  • Familiarity with Anti-Virus software. Detects and removes viruses.
  • Maintain and update documentation in the Knowledge Base.
  • Good writing skills to accurately document errors, troubleshooting steps, repairs and resolution using the Track IT ticketing system.
  • Backup and cover Help Desk when needed.
  • Works as a team and escalate appropriate issues to Networking, Server Support or Applications Support.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Working towards a degree or an associate’s degree in computer science
  • 1-2 years of prior relevant experience is preferred but not required
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop operating systems
  • Understanding of basic PC and printer operation
  • Basic understanding of network technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as good oral and written skills
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills are essential
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Some travel required

Location

Jackson, MI

Machine Operator / Assembler

JOB DESCRIPTION

Operate a variety of production machines and perform various assembly operations either manually or by using various pieces of production equipment.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Move controls to position tool and work-piece in relation to each other, and to set feeds, speeds, and depth of cut
  • Observe operation and regulate tool position and action
  • Verify conformance of machined work-pieces to specifications
  • Assemble small parts or assemblies either by hand or by using various production equipment and machines
  • Observe machine operation to detect machine malfunction
  • Measure work-piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation
  • Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from work-piece
  • Perform minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or work-pieces

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree; OR one to three months related experience and/or training; OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Regularly able to stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; able to talk or hear. Occasionally able to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Regularly able to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently able to lift/move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift/move more than 250 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to tolerate frequent exposure to vibration, and occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electric shock
  • Ability to tolerate a usually moderate noise level

LOCATION

Kalamazoo, MI

Paint Booth Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Work from manufacturing orders, verbal or written instructions to demonstrate proficiency in a variety of paint booth operations. Paint in an enclosed but ventilated paint booth with exhaust system. When required, climb and paint from a 12-foot ladder.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply paint using spray pots

  • Understand quality procedures and specifications

  • Make simple machine adjustments and changeovers

  • Monitor machine, clean and lubricate, keep simple records

  • Notify supervisor or lead hand of unusual conditions, machine malfunctions or injuries

  • Maintain equipment and work area in neat, orderly condition in accordance with standard work and 5S criteria.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Pass a pulmonary function test

  • Be fitted for a half-mask respirator

  • Occasionally climb and paint from a 12-foot ladder

  • Ability to perform and document all quality checks as required

SHIFT

2nd Shift only, overtime as required

Plastic Extrusion Set-up and Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Set up, maintain, and operate plastic extrusion machine to consistently produce high-quality plastic parts.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Select machine dies
  • Determine setup procedures
  • Draw or press metal into shapes and diameters
  • Reel extruded products into rolls
  • Specify lengths and weights of rolls
  • Replace worn dies
  • Set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings, and temperature
  • Synchronize speed of extrusion
  • Read and interpret blueprints and drawings
  • Locate defects on extruded products
  • Check for conformance to specifications
  • Adjust controls as necessary
  • Splice cables
  • Install, connect, test, and adjust equipment
  • String lines or install terminal boxes
  • Clean tools
  • Position insulation over conductors
  • Seal splices with moisture-proof covering
  • Access areas by climbing poles and ladders
  • Remove excess, entangled, or completed filaments from machines
  • Operate machines that extrude filaments from synthetic materials such as rayon, fiberglass, or liquid polymers
  • Start metering pumps
  • Activate and adjust extruding machines

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Must be able to train on second shift before working on first shift

LOCATION

Kalamazoo, MI

Die Casting Machine Set-up and Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Set up and operate diecasting machine to cast parts such as automobile trim, carburetor housings, and motor parts from nonferrous metals such as zinc, aluminum, or magnesium by performing the following duties.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lift specified die sections into the machine
  • Bolt die sections in position and adjust stroke of ram
  • Connect water hose to cooling system of die
  • Preheat die sections with torch or electric heater
  • Turn valves and set dials to regulate flow of water circulating through die and to control speed of machine, based on size and structure of part being cast and type and temperature of metal being used
  • Blow metal fragments from die surfaces and brush lubricant into die cavity and onto plunger
  • Hand ladle molten metal into chamber of machine when operating cold chamber machine
  • Push button to close and lock dies, and activate plunger to force molten metal into die cavities
  • Remove casting after dies open automatically
  • Inspect casting for defects
  • Dip castings in water to cool them
  • Load metal ingots into melting furnace, and transfer molten metal to heated reservoir of diecasting machine
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & RESPONSIBILITIES

Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school OR six months to one year related experience and/or training, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

LOCATION

Kalamazoo, MI