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 Outside Sales Representative
Job Information

Only those who meet the minimum requirements below need apply. Please provide wage requirements with complete resume.

Outside Sales Representative

Braun Northwest, Inc. provides base salary with commission, Medical/Dental/Vision benefits, 401K program etc. We are looking for sales people to cover Western Washington.

Minimum Requirements:
• 5 Years of Sales Experience
• Live in the area being covered and be able to travel
• Knowledgeable in Fire, EMS, or Law Enforcement

Ideal Candidate will need:
• Have experience working with Counties, Municipalities, & Government Agencies
• Ability to conduct face to face sales calls in order to build a new customer base.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Excellent organizational skills
• Must be detail oriented
• Mechanical

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Title Materials Department Manager
Location Chehalis WA
Job Information

Materials Manager-Braun Northwest, Inc-Chehalis WA
FT- Monday- Friday occasional Saturday
Salaried Exempt

Braun Northwest is seeking an experienced Materials Manager to manage our Materials Department which includes; Purchasing, Inventory, and Shipping and Receiving, along with the direct supervision of three team leads, and overall management of up to 10 employees.
This position is critical to the overall success of the timely and accurate production of emergency response vehicles. The Materials Manager must have at minimum; a clear understanding of and prior experience in; procurement, product inventory and control, purchasing, logistics, vendor/supplier relations, and supply chain management.

Essential Functions of the position include;
• Ability to direct the work of others; provide instruction and feedback in a professional manner
• Ability to supervise, coach and encourage staff
• Ability to work under pressure and independently
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and across all levels of the company
• Ability to think critically and resolve problems as they arise
• Ability to sit in front of a monitor for long periods of time
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and make timely decisions

Other Functions include;
• Compiles as well as maintains manual or computerized records like material inventory, in-process production reports, costed BOM reports, and status location of materials.
• Assist Purchasing Lead in managing relationship with suppliers. Handle complaints involving supply and delivery. Find new suppliers when needed.
• Coordinates and expedites flow of materials, part and assemblies between departments according to the production plan, shipping schedules, or department priorities.
• Expedite and drive faster material movements to meet on-time delivery of customers’ orders (pressure control) while maximizing inventory turns
• Work with shop management to develop delivery commitments
• Interface with Sales, Engineering, Production, and Project Management, as required to meet production deadlines
• Review all records created during procurement process to maintain accurate traceability
• Analyze data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, improve customer service levels and reduce costs

Job Requirements and Qualifications
• Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, or closely allied field. An AA degree with two years’ experience as a Procurement or Materials Manager in a production environment may substitute for BA.
• Position Requirements: Use of inventory software (MAX) and Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
• Required Experience: Prior experience managing in a warehouse or production environment, including the supervision and management of employees.

Braun Northwest adheres to a core set of values and is an equal opportunity employer.

*Only those submitting resumes showing that the required qualifications for the position have been met will be considered for interview.

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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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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
Job Information

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 Press Brake Operator
Job Information

Job Summary
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
• Ability to operate the Accupress Press Brake
• Read and interpret engineering drawings and specification.
• 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: Tools and a toll box are required.
Knowledge Requirements: Knowledge of welding and fabrication principles.
Required Experience: Work in a Fabrication/Manufacturing environment

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