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Current Openings

Below is a list of our current openings.  If we currently don’t have an opening that is in your desired career path please feel free to send us a general application.

Engineering

Mechanical Design Engineer – Full Time

Job Details

The Mechanical Design Engineer position develops and implements optimal, value-added mechanical designs and manufacturing methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.

 

 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct Mechanical Designs for automotive and metal fabricated sub-assemblies utilizing SolidWorks 3D solid modeling.
  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials; soliciting observations from operators and production staff.
  • Ensures engineering drawings describe how to consistently reproduce the design and the engineering data conforms to the original design goals.
  • Reviews listing of components for computed BOMs, SOLIDWORKS BOMs, weldment BOMs, and weldment cut lists to facilitate data export.
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of bills of material (BOM) for manufactured and purchased parts used throughout the production process.
  • Provides production, labor, and material cost reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, assembly methods, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Assists in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control, and training.
  • Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, and project management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial Technology or related Engineering field
  • 5 – 10 Years Experience
  • Strong Experience with SolidWorks
  • Efficient with Microsoft desktop applications (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Manufacturing Engineer – Full Time

Job Details

The manufacturing engineer position develops and implements optimal, value-added manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.

 

 

 

 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials; soliciting observations from operators and production staff.
  • Ensures engineering drawings describe how to consistently reproduce the design and the engineering data conforms to the original design goals.
  • Reviews listing of components for computed BOMs, SOLIDWORKS BOMs, weldment BOMs, and weldment cut lists to facilitate data export.
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of bills of material (BOM) for manufactured and purchased parts used throughout the production process.
  • Provides production, labor, and material cost reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, assembly methods, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Assists in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control, and training.
  • Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, and project management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Citizenship requirements (ITAR Export Controls)
  • Efficient with Microsoft desktop applications (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with concepts involved in product data management (PDM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Excellent communication skills – Active listener and conveys information to others effectively
  • Complex problem solving – Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Systems Analysis – Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes
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Manufacturing

Operations/ Production Manager – Full Time

Job Details

Oversee all manufacturing activities at Lenco’s (2) Pittsfield locations. Responsible for overseeing production-related activities for approximately 100 people. Achieve optimum labor, overhead and raw material costs for targeted production volume of vehicles per year. Develop a monthly and quarterly Production Schedule based on established level of business activity. Direct activities so that approved products are manufactured on-schedule and at a high-level of safety and quality standards. Ensure inventory and shipping/receiving functions are operating at levels which meet established benchmarks, production schedules and customer requirements.

 

Essential Job Functions:

      • Effectively monitor the efficiency and accuracy of production departments, employees and processes
      • Meet daily with appropriate members of staff and management to review
        • completion status of each vehicle on schedule
        • issues and/or problems and discuss resolution
        • vehicle hour matrixes to determine if goal hours are being achieved
      • Throughout the vehicle build process, collaborate with production staff to track and rectify missing materials, supplies, fabricated parts or design issues.
      • Collaborate with production staff to ensure “ship out” items are processed through all departments in a timely manner.
      • Coordinate with Sales Administration on the development of the monthly production schedule with delivery dates for vehicles.
      • Conduct weekly production meetings to ensure production staff is working in a coordinated and cohesive effort.
      • Plan and direct production activities to establish priorities in keeping with effective manufacturing operations, resource utilization and cost factors.
      • Establish and Monitor production hours to meet manufacturing goal objectives.
      • Develop and analyze reports of labor hours to goal hours per vehicle and devise actionable plans to meet hourly objectives.
      • Determine employee staffing requirements to optimize productivity and minimize overtime hours.
      • Coordinate with Human Resources to address and manage employee issues.
      • Assess knowledge, skills & abilities of employees in ongoing effort to maximize staff effectiveness and streamline the production processes.
      • Assist in hiring, training, developing and appraising staff
      • Coordinate with all Departments to ensure that all vehicles have met established quality control, safety and company standards.
      • In day-to-day operations, oversee and assist the Facility Manager, Engineering Department, Purchasing Department and Quality Control Departments.
      • Manage the manufacturing facility to ensure products are produced in a timely, safe and cost-effective manner utilizing lean manufacturing principles.
      • Evaluate and recommend equipment, procedures, facilities and improvements to promote maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s human resources, manufacturing capabilities and product development.

Additional Job Functions:

      • Maintain confidentiality and security to ensure data protection, customer information, product specifications and associated information.
      • Travel as needed; to customer facilities or occasional trade shows.
      • Other duties as may be assigned
      • Oversee all production departments and production-related activities.
      • Some customer interaction as necessary.

Supervisory & Operational Authority:

      • Supervisor Production Coordinator and Production Supervisor
      • Oversee all production departments
      • Customer interaction

Experience:

      • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience leading a process-oriented manufacturing environment
      • Experience working in a metal fabrication and welding environment along with familiarity with automotive products is almost a pre-requisite.

Education:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or related field is desirable with additional compensation, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

      • Ability to interact with all levels of staff within all departments
      • Ability to motivate staff and promote high morale
      • Ability to maintain situational awareness
      • Ability to see the big picture and maintain attention to detail
      • Ability to multi-task & meet deadlines
      • Basic reading, writing & math skills required
      • Abilities to read & understand wiring schematics and blueprints
      • Computer skills including Outlook mail, Microsoft Word and Excel
      • Follow safety policies and procedures

Physical Demands:

      • Must be able to pass physical exam
      • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.
      • Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects.
      • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
      • Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting and kneeling
      • Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
      • Good hearing

Safety Requirements:

      • Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements.  All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs.  Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Working safely is a precondition of employment.

Work Environment:

      • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Fabricators/ Welders – Full Time

Job Details

Key Responsibilities include:

 

 

      • Weld and fabricate metal components per drawing/prints and work orders
      • Layout fits and welds components for assembly based on pre designed specifications
      • Grinds off excess weld, slag or splatter, using hand scraper, power chipper or portable grinder, and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion
      • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions
      • Responsible for sound welds and accuracy of assembly
      • Observing and identifying any fault in equipment, material and assembly process, then notifying supervisors
      • Control the processes of fitting burning and welding to avoid problems in relation to overheating and/or distortion of the parts
      • Clamping, holding, tack welding, heat bending, bolting, or grinding parts as necessary to satisfy the technical requirements
      • Requisition parts and equipment as necessary
      • Liaise with supervisor on problems to achieve efficient repair
      • Maintain a clean and tidy work area after use
      • Complete all documentation including inspection sheets, certificates, and receipts applying signatures as appropriate
      • Identify abnormalities and repairs required as result of internal actions and advise the supervisor accordingly
      • Undertake relevant training and development as required 
      • Carry out work orders within a realistic time line ensuring that deadlines are met
      • Record all hours worked accurately.

Automotive Mechanic – Full Time

Job Details

Key Responsibilities include:

 

 

  • Mechanical installation of equipment: such as Thermal Cameras, SCBA systems, Fire Suppression Systems, Ballistic glass, Roof turrets, gun ports and seats
  • You will work closely with our mechanical and electrical departments in a team environment to complete installation of Lenco vehicle air conditioning and electrical systems.
  • Vehicle production work for our worldwide client base: Military, Law Enforcement and Government Special Operations Agencies.
  • Work orders completed within company production timelines to ensure our high quality standards are met.

Qualifications:

  • Looking for a team player who works independently and efficiently under pressure.
  • Must have automotive painting experience.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds.
  • Obtain Overhead Crane certification when offered by the company.

Automotive Painter – Full Time

Job Details

The primary duties are all the functions of automotive painting, which include preparing surfaces for primer and painting, preparing with tape and paper to protect from splatter and mixing paint according to instructions and company requirements. In addition, you will need to monitor painting operation in order to identify flaws, sand vehicle surfaces between coats perform routine maintenance on the paint booth and paint gun.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Looking for a team player who works independently and efficiently under pressure.
  • Must have automotive painting experience.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds.
  • Obtain Overhead Crane certification when offered by the company.

Press Brake Operator – Full Time

Job Details

Key Responsibilities include:

 

 

  • Preparation and run bend setups and forming operations
  • Work with supervisor to ensure material for each job is on schedule
  • Requisition parts and equipment as necessary
  • Liaise with supervisor on problems to achieve efficient repair
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Complete all documentation including inspection sheets, certificates, and receipts applying signatures as appropriate
  • Identify abnormalities and repairs required as result of internal actions and advise the supervisor accordingly
  • Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Undertake relevant training and development as required
  • Carry out work orders within a realistic time line ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population
  • Record all hours worked accurately

Qualifications:

  • Must have full understanding of print reading and geometric tolerances and how they relate to the finished part
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Experience working with Press Brake Machine
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Office

Purchasing & Logistics Agent – Full Time

Job Details

The Purchasing & Logistics Agent is responsible for purchasing raw materials, finished materials, supplies and coordinating outside vendor services in support of Lenco’s Production Schedule.  The Purchasing Agent will also manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain Lenco quality standards and delivery timelines.  Expertise with supplier research, price negotiations, ERP software, logistics and data integrity are core requirements in this position.       

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Review and place orders electronically for all raw and finished materials, supplies and outside services
  • Coordinate Lenco raw and finished material shipping and receiving with Driver / Material Handler
  • Establish and implement procurement strategies, policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with Purchasing and Stockroom departments to establish inventory stock levels, reorder amounts and lead times for all materials
  • Negotiate pricing, contracts, and payment terms with suppliers
  • Establish, build and maintain effective relationships with all key suppliers
  • Review and resolve any discrepancy with supplier invoices, grievances, claims, conflicts, product non-conformance or quality issues
  • Evaluate all Purchase Orders to ensure accuracy in quantities, material, & shipping

Other Miscellaneous Duties:

  • Respond to incoming vendor phone calls and email
  • Provide Accounting Department periodic raw materials costs to assist in maintaining product costing
  • Maintain Bill of Materials on standard and specialized products
  • Adhere to and carry out existing Lenco Industries work practices, procedures and policies.
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
  • Understand and comply with Lenco safety and environmental policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Purchasing Agent, Logistics Coordinator or similar role
  • Working knowledge of Sage Pro or enterprise inventory software
  • Strong Working knowledge of Microsoft Office; specifically, Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Negotiation skills

Educational / Experience Requirements:

    • College Degree
    • 5+ Years Minimum / 10+ Years Preferred
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Sales & Marketing

 

Marketing Manager – Full Time

Job Details

The Marketing Manager is responsible for developing and managing Lenco’s annual marketing and advertising initiatives.  In addition, this individual will photograph vehicles, design company materials and support advertising sponsorships within various customer industries.  Key tasks conducted by the individual or with the support of third party vendors as follows.

 

Key  Responsibilities Include:

  • Create the annual print and digital advertising plan, including monthly placement schedule and negotiated rates
  • Design digital and print ads using Adobe Creative Suite to submit to magazines and websites, per the established advertising plan
  • Maintain Lenco WordPress website including updating text and imagery, creating new content and pages and running website traffic reports
  • Create new product flyers as new vehicles and vehicle variants are introduced by the company, as well as updating older model flyers with new images and content
  • Create company brochures and update older brochures with new images and content as necessary
  • Coordinate with Contracting & Sales Administration office to organize marketing materials required for 20+ tradeshows around the country each year

Other Miscellaneous Duties:

  • Photograph vehicles as needed, upload photos to the company shared drive and edit photos as necessary
  • Develop familiarity with ACT! CRM to implement customized tradeshow email marketing
  • Video filming and editing on a small ‘product features’ basis to create short ‘features and benefits’ videos
  • Maintain industry association sponsorship chart
  • Maintain inventory levels of marketing supplies, including apparel, hats, keychains, challenge coins; and additional items as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Strong skillset in Adobe Creative Suite & Graphic Design
  • Excellent writing ability with strong attention to detail
  • Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to learn and articulate the Lenco product line
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with WordPress CMS a plus
  • Photography and Video experience a plus
  • Familiar with Active Campaign and Mail Chimp a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently while maintaining scheduled deadlines

Government Sales: US & International – Full Time

Job Details

The Government Sales Representative is responsible for fielding new leads and interacting with existing clients in support of sales to government agencies, domestically and internationally.  Responsibilities include providing technical specifications and quotations, competitive justifications and follow-up; as necessary.  Primary customer communication is via email and phone, with 15 – 20 trade shows and customer demonstrations annually along with routine customer visits to Lenco’s primary manufacturing facility in Pittsfield, MA.      

 

 

Key Government Sales Responsibilities:

  • Field incoming leads from US Government and Military agencies; domestically and internationally
  • Provide technical specifications, price quotations and competitive justifications
  • Follow Government Tender / Bid requirements, and provide project management in their submission
  • Coordinate with Contracting and Compliance Department to ensure Lenco Terms and Conditions are met throughout sales process
  • Participate in 15 – 20 Trade Shows annually; primarily domestically, but some internatinally
  • Support Factory Tours and Product Demonstrations
  • Follow-up with existing leads to grow sales
  • Identify and establish new clients to add to Lenco’s customer base

Key Position Requirements:

  • 10+ Years in US Government Sales required
  • Experience in International Government / Distributor Sales is a plus
  • Bachelors Degree
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Human Resources

Toll-Free: (800) 444-5362
In MA: (413) 443-7359 Ext. 112
FAX: (413) 443-2419
(Hours: 8:30AM – 5:00PM EST)

Address

Lenco Industries, Inc.
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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