• 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.

    Job Location: PVA Global Headquarters | Cohoes, NY

  • Manufacturing Team Member

    The Manufacturing Team Member is responsible for manufacturing the systems and products sold by PVA. This position ensures that product is assembled correctly and shipped on time.

    Job Duties:

    - Reads and interprets electrical and mechanical schematics to assemble components

    - Uses a volt meter and hand tools

    - Cable assembly and cable integration into motion platform

    - Ensures department meets weekly average shipment targets

    - Ensures that goals and expectations are met, and product is being developed on schedule

    - Ensures equipment is in optimum working order and brings issues to supervisors’ attention within one hour when aware of machine interruption

    - Maintains confidentiality of customer information 100% of the time

    - Forms strong working relationships within team and treats each other with respect

    - Corresponds with departments, and team through face-to-face meetings

    Skills Required:

    - Basic knowledge and ability to use hand tools

    - Understanding of electrical and mechanical concepts

    - Strong verbal communication and listening skills; ensures that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed

    - Self-starter who works independently and in a team environment

    - Thrives in a fast-paced environment

    - Exhibits sound judgement; anticipates the implications and consequences of situations and takes appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies

    - Maintains a calm, tactful demeanor when dealing with difficult situations

    - Manages multiple projects and timelines with a sense of urgency and follow through

    - Well organized, analytical, and detail oriented

    - Follows direction with focused attention

    - Exhibits initiative

    - Willing to learn

    Job Location: PVA Global Headquarters | Cohoes, NY USA

  • Executive Administrative Assistant

    The Executive Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordination of both the CEO and CFO of PVA. The Executive Administrative ensures the CEO/CFO's time is used efficiently which ultimately impacts the revenue and long-term profitability of all business entities. The company has a casual, yet hard working environment and a family atmosphere. 

    Job Responsibilities:

    1. Maintain the executive's appointment schedules, inclusive of phone calls, meetings and travel plans.

    2. Conserve executive's time by routing calls and coorespondence

    3. Perform routine clerical and administrative functions including: scheduling, mailings, and organizing and maintaining paperwork

    4. Assist in real estate management duties.

    5. Maintain confidentiality of business, employee, and personal family information 100% of the time

    6. Research and collect information requested, providing daily updates on progress

    7. Keep a neat and organized work station 100% of the time

    8. Work on other tasks based on the needs of the business

    Skills

    1. Customer centric, committed to supporting the internal and external customer

    2. Strong verbal communication and listening skills; ensures that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed

    3. Self-starter who works independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment

    4. Exhibits sound judgement; anticipates the implications and consequences on situations and takes appropriate action to be prepare for possible contingencies

    5. Maintain a calm, tactful demeanor when dealing with difficult situations

    6. Manages multiple projects, timelines, and shifiting priorities with a sense of urgency and follow through

    7. Well organized, analytical and detail oriented

    8. Exhibits initiative along with a positive attitude

    9. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, preferred

    10. Prior experience in executive assistant role in finance or construction industries preferred

    Job Location: PVA Global Headquarters | Cohoes, NY

  • Global Network Operations Manager

    The Global Network Operations Manager ensures all physical and virtual systems are optimized for business performance with little to zero downtime. The Global Network Operations Manager oversees user support for PVA infrastructure design, development, and maintenance network security.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Installs, monitors, and supports hardware, software and virtual server environments.

    Provides Active Directory configuration, maintenance, and administration.

    Designs and deploys company Group Policy Objects.

    Provides Microsoft Exchange 365 email configuration, maintenance, and administration.

    Provides tier three technical support and guidance for backend use.

    Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks.

    Recommends and installs upgrades, patches, and hotfixes.

    Collaborates to oversee and implement ERP system enhancements to achieve maximum integration, coordination, and information flow between departments, as needed.

    Revises disaster recovery plans, as needed.

    Establishes systems and policies to comply with PCI standards, data security, and management policies to comply with GDPR standards.

    Oversees Mobile Device Management system implementation and development.

    Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and associated IT plans.

    Oversees the implementation of disaster recovery, back-up procedures, and physical and information security to ensure company assets are preserved.

    Skills:

    Self-starter who works independently and in a fast-paced team environment.

    Well organized, analytical, and detail oriented.

    Minimum four (4)+ years of network, VM Ware virtualization technologies, Windows Server, Active Directory, Office 365 Administration required.

    Understands the WAN/LAN and OSI model; able to troubleshoot and configure IPV4 Networks.

    SQL, PowerShell, ITIL, and lean technology concepts, preferred.

    ERP technology certification experience and CCNA, preferred.

    Prior experience negotiating technology contracts with various third-party vendors, required.

    Bachelor’s degree in IT, preferred.

    Minimum of three years of supervisory/management experience, required.

    Minimum of two+ years of demonstrated project management experience, required.

    Job Location: PVA Global Headquarters | Cohoes, NY