• Project Engineer

    As a Mechanical Project Engineer, you will be responsible for project management, machine design, and product development of a variety of automated dispensing systems. This person is the leader of the project, and will ensure that the projected is completed successfully and on time.

    Responsibilities:

    - Interact with customers and sales representatives to create machine and process specifications based on the customer's requirements.

    - Design and document automated robotic machinery for dispensing a wide variety of fluids.

    - Work closely with CAD designers to provide detailed part drawings for PVA's machine and fabrication shops.

    - Work with outside vendors to specify a variety of machine components

    - Help to develop new machinery and make current designs more cost effective

    - Create and maintain BOM's for machines and subassemblies

    Skills:

    - Bachelor's degree in Engineering. Mechanical preferred

    - A good working knowledge of the application of motion control components including servo motors, ballscrews, pneumatics and robotics.

    - Solid modeling experience is a must. Pro/Engineer or Solid Works are preferred

    - A good understanding of general machining and metal fabrication practices

    - Prior experience with fluid systems including pumps, valve, hoses and fittings is preferred, but not absolutely necessary

    - Must have good troubleshooting and problem solving skills

    - Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously and work well under short time constraints

     

    Please send resume to jobs@pva.net

  • CNC Machinist

    Job Description: Fabricate precision parts from metal, plastic, etc. using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, drill press, etc. Use precision measuring tools and various hand tools. Responsible for performing 1st piece inspections on machined parts.

    Responsibilities:

    • - Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.

    • - Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated and cooled.

    • - Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

    • - Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.

    • - Confer with programmers in order to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.

    • - Perform other duties as assigned by team leaders and managers.

    • - Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.

    • - Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.

    • - Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.

    • - Diagnose machine tool malfunctions to determine need for adjustments or repairs.

    • - Maintain a clean and neat work area.

    Please send resume to jobs@pva.net