Title Project Coordinator
Location Chehalis, WA
Job Information

Come join our team!
Braun Northwest is looking for the right candidate to fill our open Project Coordinator position. These positions manage the emergency vehicle build process from specifications to delivery.
The Project Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and management of all interfaces of the bid and build process to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of each assigned emergency response vehicle. Interfaces include, but not limited to; Customers, Management, Sales Staff, Specification/Bid Estimator, Engineering, Materials and Production.

The Ideal Candidate is able to;

  • Work with a diverse customer based from Fire and Police Chiefs, to Purchasing Agents and Fleet Managers,
  • Apply solid Project Management Principles for efficient timelines and completion of tasks,
  • Work in front of a monitor for long periods of time,
  • Maneuver in, out, and around the vehicle modules in order to inspect the completed work at each stage of the build process,
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and ability to focus on details
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills
  • Work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • These positions may require Overtime and some Saturday work, along with maintaining a solid work attendance.

Required Education:
AA degree in business or equivalent plus two years’ experience working in a project management role. Four years’ experience working in a project management role may be considered as a substitute for the AA degree.

Position Requirements:
This position requires the use of Microsoft software such as; Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

Knowledge Requirements:
Lean Principles of Manufacturing, Project Management Principles
Experience working in a Manufacturing environment is desirable.

This is a non-exempt hourly position, and wage will depend on qualifications and experience. Please list desirable wage.

BRAUN NORTHWEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

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Title Designer
Job Information

Braun Northwest is looking to fill a Designer position in our Engineering Dept.
If you are motivated to learn how to design emergency response vehicles, we have just the job for you!

Job Summary
Using AutoCAD and/or Inventor, this position is responsible for preparation of accurate design drawings used for production of fabricated aluminum modules for custom emergency response vehicles.

Essential Job Functions
• Ability to work in front of a computer screen for long periods of time
• Competent in the use of AutoCAD and/or Inventor
• Capable of accurate design work with careful attention to detail
• Ability to quickly learn general design practices associated with sheet metal fabrication and specific practices related to modular bodies for emergency vehicles
• Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
• Based upon marked-up drawings, sketches or bid specifications, prepare sales drawings, assembly drawings, electrical drawings, as-built drawings and parts drawings, using AutoCAD, and/or Inventor.

Job Requirements and Qualifications
Education: Completion of drafting/design program at an accredited school or college
Position Requirements: Demonstrated proficiency in the use of AutoCAD
Knowledge Requirements: Knowledge in 3D design
Required Experience: Experience using Autodesk Inventor is preferred. Mechanical or auto body experience is desired.
Other Information: All design work is currently performed using AutoCAD. However, future design work will be done using both AutoCAD and Inventor.

Braun Northwest is an equal opportunity employer.

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Title Welder/Fabricator
Salary DOQ/E
Location Chehalis, WA
Job Information

Job Description 

These positions are responsible for laying out, welding, and building the metal frame and component parts of the module. These tasks must be completed accurately in order to be moved to the Paint Department in a timely manner.

Essential Functions 

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Use and read a tape measure accurately and perform the math calculations to layout the project being fabricated.
  • Fit and weld metal components per drawing and specifications to required tolerances
  • Regularly lift, carry and otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50 lbs, and on occasion 75 lbs.
  • Regularly push and pull large sheets of metal in order to place them in proper position for cutting and welding.
  • Stand for long periods of time in order to complete the fabrication work.

Other Functions 

  • Inspect own work for completeness and acceptability to quality requirements.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

Education: Basic Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent. Welding certification from an accredited welding program is desired.

Position Requirements: These positions require the use of proper welding masks with a protective lens shade of no less than eleven. Tools and a tool box are required.

 Knowledge Requirements: Knowledge of welding and fabrication principles.

Required Experience: Prior welding experience desirable; MIG and aluminum

Use of Tools 

Ability to safely and competently operate some or all of the following equipment:

  • Drill Press
  • Table Saw
  • Chop Saw
  • Overhead Hoist
  • Grinder
  • Band Saw
  • Welders (MIG & TIG)
  • Shear
  • Sawzall
  • Plasma Cutting Equipment
  • Various Hand/Power Tools

Other Information 

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Responsibilities may require adjusting the work schedule, long days and occasionally Saturday work. Meeting production schedules is critical to the success of the company thereby requiring a solid attendance record from each employee. 

Braun Northwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Title Stockroom Materials Handler
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Job Summary
The purpose of this position is to accurately pick and package material required by production.
This position involves the physical handling of items or goods. This position is responsible for performing clerical and physical tasks in connection with stockroom organization that include; Bill of Material analysis, picking parts, inventory management and performing computer transactions for parts used in the production of emergency response vehicles.
Essential Functions
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move boxes and materials weighing up to 50 lbs
• Ability to use hand truck and pallet jack for moving bulky or heavy items (50+ lbs)
• Ability to safely and competently operate a Forklift unloading trucks and loading into pallet rack storage.
• Ability to use a keyboard and computer using MAX Inventory Control software and Microsoft Excel
• Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly

Other Functions
• Receiving and storing items according to BNW’s established standards.
• Receive and count stock/special items, and record data manually or using computer.
• Sort, mark, and issue parts received.
• Inspect items for correct quantities and damage.
• Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in supply rooms or other areas.
• Maintain a clean and orderly stockroom.
• Process UPS and FedEx shipments.
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing other job-related tasks as needed; enabling other workers to achieve their job objectives.
• Perform quarterly cycle counts of inventory.

Job Requirements and Qualifications
Education: Basic reading, writing and arithmetic, normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
Position Requirements: Working in a fast-paced environment, excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills, and ability to work under pressure. Materials and tools used in this position include but are not limited to; box knife to open shipments, keyboard and computer to process shipments and maintain inventory control; and operation of forklift.
Knowledge Requirements: Demonstrated knowledge of shipping and receiving, Supply Chain/Stockroom Management, MRP and Inventory principles.
Required Experience: Experience in the manufacturing industry
Experience using computers and keyboarding functions to include; Word, Excel, Outlook and other Microsoft Office programs is desirable

Braun Northwest is an equal opportunity Employer

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Title Final Assembler
Salary DOE
Location Chehalis
Job Information

Braun Northwest is looking for  reliable individuals that have the mechanical experience or aptitude to work in our Final Assembly Department.

The Essential Functions of these positions include;

  • • Must be able to reach above head for varying periods of time throughout the day
    • Must be able to lift or move up to 50 lbs. as needed
    • Install sirens, horns, radios, winches after-market bumpers, and various customer requested accessories
    • Must have the ability to grasp small hand tools in order to complete work required
    • Must be able to work in a team setting, and follow verbal and written instructions.

Other duties include;

  • • Note any discrepancies on appropriate forms and verify they are corrected prior to delivery.
    • Perform exhaust modifications
    • Clean vehicles prior to delivery
    • Perform any minor assembly operations to include electrical wiring as needed
    • Touch up minor paint blemishes

Please submit a cover letter of interest and resume for consideration.

Braun Northwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Title Assembly
Salary DOQ/E
Location Chehalis WA
Job Information

If you are dependable, hardworking and willing to learn, then Braun Northwest, Inc. has a job for you!

Braun Northwest, Inc. is looking for a craftsman to work in our Assembly Department assembling the components of the emergency vehicle module. In order to be successful in this position the candidate must have:

  • the ability to use hand tools, lift or hold objects overhead in order to assemble and install module parts.
  • the ability to regularly stand, sit, and crawl through modules in order to complete tasks.
  • the ability to accurately use a tape measure and perform basic math skills

Knowledge of basic carpentry principles, basic principles of design and assembly techniques is preferred.

Braun Northwest adheres to a core set of values including; Integrity, Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability.  We are successful because we place a high value on our employees, customers and product.

Braun Northwest is an equal opportunity employer.

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Title Paint Prep
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Come Join Our Team!

Braun Northwest has two immediate openings in our Paint Prep Department. These positions are responsible for prepping emergency vehicle modules in order to be painted, and sent to Assembly.In order to be successful the candidate must:

have the ability to sit, stand, and crawl for long periods of time inside, on top, underneath and around modules
be able to move up to 20lbs of product or equipment in order to ensure that all parts of the module are prepped for paint.
be able to tolerate working around metal dust shavings that result from the sanding of modules.
be able to work in a team setting, and follow verbal and written instructions.
have the ability to safely and competently use the following tools and equipment;
DA Sanders, Grinders, Buffers/Polishers
Various hand held tools to include Saws, Screwdrivers, etc.

Education: Basic Reading, Writing, and Math, normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.

Positions Requirements: These positions require working in enclosed spaces, and on top of modules 10 feet off the ground. These positions work around and with paint solvents in a well ventilated area.

Experience: This is an entry level position and although experience in auto body work is desirable for work involving the prepping of vehicles for painting, it is not required.
We will train the person who is the right fit for the job.

Braun Northwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Title Vehicle Electrician
Salary DOQ/E
Location Chehalis, WA
Job Information

If you are dependable, hardworking and willing to learn, then Braun Northwest, Inc. has a job for you!

Braun Northwest, Inc. is looking for an Electrical Helper to loom wires and assemble electrical components to be installed into the emergency response vehicles. In order to be successful in this position the candidate must be able to;

  • Loom wire harnesses in branches using repetitive hand motions
  • Grasp small tools in order to manipulate pull and assemble electrical wires and parts
  • Lift or otherwise move up to 50lbs
  • Distinguish between color coded electrical wires
  • Sit, stand, and reach over head for long periods of time
  • Work in confined spaces and maneuver under vehicles

Knowledge of basic 110 wiring is preferred

Braun Northwest adheres to a core set of values which include; Integrity, Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability.  We are successful because we place a high value on our employees, customers and product.

Come join our team!

Braun Northwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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