Careers @ Kocsis

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We do big-time rewarding work. And you can, too. At Kocsis, we know it takes the right blend of talent, knowledge, service, and experience to tackle the biggest and toughest jobs. Whether you’re a current student, recent graduate, or seasoned professional, there’s a good chance we have an opportunity that’s just right for you.

From CNC machinists, welders, engineers, and assembly technicians; to sales, administration, supply chain, and more, the Kocsis campuses in Alsip, IL, and Northwest Indiana offer numerous positions across our divisions. Discover rewarding work in partnership with a wide variety of industries and harness your individual talents and skills, to build a brighter tomorrow. Check out our manufacturing jobs and available openings to find your fit.

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Have questions? Don’t see the job you’re looking for? Contact us by emailing careers@KocsisUSA.com so we can find the best way for you to bring your expertise and make your mark.

 

MILLWRIGHT

Who We Are

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future.

We are looking for 2 Millwrights to join our talented team at our growing company.

Job Description

As a Millwright, you will be primarily responsible for disassembling and assembling precise large mechanical assemblies. You will have frequent opportunities to earn overtime pay. Reporting to the Millwright Lead, the Industrial Maintenance Millwright is a full-time position, responsible for installing, inspecting, adjusting, and repairing equipment while following safety rules and regulations. You will be required to maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to production needs and equipment failures. You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety while performing your duties.

Specific Tasks

  • Handling materials using a lift truck and crane
  • Disassembling large mechanical assemblies
  • Cleaning components
  • Inspecting the visual condition of parts and sizes using measuring equipment. Recording results on a proper strip report form.
  • Putting together mechanical assemblies which may include bearings, housings, seals water piping, grease fittings, etc.
  • Testing assemblies
  • Painting product
  • Marking/labeling finished products
  • Reading blueprints and following work instructions


Responsibilities

  • Proficient in the installation, maintenance, repairs and troubleshooting of steam turbines, gas turbines, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, generators, speed increasing/reduction gears, couplings, hydraulics, and shaft alignment a must.
  • Ability to take precision measurements and attention to detail required.
  • Knowledge of vibration analysis, machine shop operations, precision machinery alignment techniques.
  • Ability to work with operations and maintenance on repairs to equipment that include but are not limited to replacement of mechanical seals, installation and alignment of rotating equipment, repairs to fans and blowers, repairs to reciprocating, centrifugal and screw compressors and pumps, basic knowledge of rigging and flagging.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed repair drawings related to construction equipment and machinery.
  • Dismantle equipment when required for repair or transportation and reassemble it at the appropriate time.
  • Move equipment to appropriate site for repair or maintenance to avoid contamination or workplace safety hazards.
  • Create solid foundations for machines on-site and instruct other construction workers about safe and efficient interaction with machinery and equipment.
  • Align and calibrate machinery and equipment parts as required for efficient and safe operation.
  • Grind and file machinery parts both on-site and in controlled circumstances.
  • Experience using PLC’s is an asset.
  • Experience of MiG and Stick welding.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Physical ability to lift to 50 pounds
  • Must be a safety-minded individual with an understanding of Job Safety Analysis and Stop Work Authority.
  • Must be willing to participate in a written test and hands on interview process.

Experience

  • Relevant: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Millwright: 5 years (Preferred)

Other Skills

  • Work Multiple Flexible schedules as needed to meet customer requirements
  • Other responsibilities deemed necessary by Management

Traits Needed

Candidates should display an exceptional work ethic and either possess or be willing to learn the tasks listed above. Previous job experience requiring a mechanical aptitude, such as an auto mechanic, would be beneficial. Employees hired into this position, who excel at the associated technical skills, will be considered for advancement into machining and/or other assembly positions.

What You’ll Need

  • High School diploma or GED encouraged but not required
  • Any relevant manufacturing experience

 

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, 401K, 401K Matching, PTO, Parental Leave

 

Who We Are

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future. We are looking for 2nd shift Machinists.

Job Description
Kocsis is looking for 2 experienced CNC Operators who can run a variety of CNC milling machines and produce high-quality parts. Product lines are low volume, high variety, to produce medium to large parts. Kocsis has 200,000 sq ft of facility space with 27 turning, milling, and quality machines.

Responsibilities
- Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
- Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Perform proper set-up of tooling. This includes identifying tools, inserts, extensions, collets (in both Inch and Metric), and then properly assembling tooling.
- Set up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, collets, angle plates, manual clamps, v-blocks, and vices. Must be able to plan ahead for potential tool interference, machine travel limitations, and stock variance issues.
- Safely load and unload parts using 5-ton and 25-ton overhead cranes. Follow safety and maintenance standards for the use of metal chain and nylon lifting straps.
- Perform drilling, boring, facing, interpolating, and threading operations.
- Edit programs using G-code or Mazatrol during production; then properly restart the program without crashes. -Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, logging work completed and notifying maintenance dept. of any issues.
- Attend and actively participate in continuous training opportunities.
- Document actions by completing production and quality logs. Communicate information to personnel on different shifts.

Skills
- Must possess strong geometry and trigonometry math skills.
- Proven knowledge in the use of calipers, gauges, and micrometers.

What You'll Need
- High school diploma/GED required
- 2+ years of experience using CNC milling and/or lathes.

Benefits that include: Medical, Dental, Life Disability, 401K, 401K Matching, PTO, Parental Leave

WHO WE ARE:

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future. We are looking for a 2nd Shift Manual Lathe Machinist to join our talented team at our growing company.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a 2nd shift Manual Lathe Machinist, you will be primarily machining large precision parts for various industries.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The ability to perform setups and machine precise parts efficiently
  • Personal common hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Meet production schedules
  • Follow all safety regulations

 

SKILLS

  • The skill to handle, load, and unload parts using a crane
  • A proficiency at reading drawings
  • Work multiple flexible schedules as needed to meet customer requirements
  • Experience turning parts up to 40” in diameter

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years’ experience and/or training in a job shop environment
  • High School diploma or GED encouraged but not required
  • Any relevant manufacturing experience

 

TRAITS NEEDED

Candidates should display an exceptional work ethic and either possess or be willing to learn the tasks listed above. Previous job experience requiring a mechanical aptitude, such as an auto mechanic, would be beneficial. Employees hired into this position, who excel at the associated technical skills, will be considered for advancement into machining and/or other assembly positions.

WHO WE ARE:

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future. We are looking for a 2nd Shift VTL Machinist to join our talented team at our growing company.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a 2nd shift CNC Vertical Lathe Machinist, you will be primarily machining large precision parts from various industries. As an employee, you must demonstrate a high regard for safety at all times and YOU will be required to work the hours necessary to support the demand, which will most likely include overtime.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The ability to perform setups and machine large precise parts efficiently.
  • The skill to handle, load, and unload parts up to 10,000 lbs.
  • A proficiency at reading drawings.
  • The ability to make tool offsets and edit programs.
  • The skill to setup tools

 

SKILLS

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Strong attention to detail

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years’ experience and/or training in a job shop environment
  • High School diploma or GED encouraged but not required
  • Any relevant manufacturing experience

 

TRAITS NEEDED

Candidates should display an exceptional work ethic and either possess or be willing to learn the tasks listed above. Previous job experience requiring a mechanical aptitude, such as an auto mechanic, would be beneficial. Employees hired into this position, who excel at the associated technical skills, will be considered for advancement into machining and/or other assembly positions.

WHO WE ARE:

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future. 

KOCSIS is seeking a CNC Programmer with experience programming CNC mills and Lathes. You will develop new CNC programs for small lot, prototype, and production runs and modify existing programs for different machines. During the manufacturing process, you will perform quality checks with the machine operator to ensure the program is producing parts according to specifications and make any necessary adjustments. You will also work with the manufacturing engineers to find tooling or develop process improvements to increase efficiencies.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan machining steps by studying job traveler, blueprints, materials, and specifications.
  • Determine best tooling for process and create tool sheet.
  • Program mills and lathes using cam software.
  • Optimize programs to ensure maximum efficiency on both new and existing jobs.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop machining methods or routings to manufacture parts to meet customer specifications (drawings, 3D models, material specifications, etc.).
  • Estimate cycle times for machining operations.
  • Design fixturing and specify tooling for developed machining methods.
  • Work on the shop floor with machinist on new set-ups and difficult jobs.
  • Work on the shop floor with machinist to improve manufacturing efficiencies.

 

CNC PROGRAMMER REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Job Shop environment.
  • Strong math and technical machining skills.
  • Strong understanding of GDT and manufacturing processes.
  • Strong understanding of tooling used in machining process.
  • Technical or associate degree a plus.
  • Familiarity with GibbsCam software a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

WHO WE ARE:

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future. We are looking for a 2nd Shift CNC Lathe Machinist to join our talented team at our growing company.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a 2nd shift Lathe Machinist, you will be primarily machining large precision parts for various industries.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The ability to perform setups and machine precise parts efficiently
  • Personal common hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Meet production schedules
  • Follow all safety regulations

 

SKILLS

  • The skill to handle, load, and unload parts using a crane
  • A proficiency at reading drawings
  • Work multiple flexible schedules as needed to meet customer requirements
  • Experience turning parts up to 40” in diameter

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years’ experience and/or training in a job shop environment
  • High School diploma or GED encouraged but not required
  • Any relevant manufacturing experience

 

TRAITS NEEDED

Candidates should display an exceptional work ethic and either possess or be willing to learn the tasks listed above. Previous job experience requiring a mechanical aptitude, such as an auto mechanic, would be beneficial. Employees hired into this position, who excel at the associated technical skills, will be considered for advancement into machining and/or other assembly positions.

Who we Are

Kocsis USA® is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. What began over 50 years ago as a small machine shop in the heartland of America has grown into a global leader in manufacturing, engineering, and maintenance services. Across different markets and industries, we work every day to create a brighter future for our communities, employees, and customers around the world.

What We do

We’re building the future. From steel mill and mineral processing roll refurbishment; to contract machining and assembly; to hydraulic systems, and more, we combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for tomorrow.

The Role

Welding Engineers employ their extensive knowledge of physics, engineering, metallurgy, materials, welding, and standards to design, examine, and evaluate welds as well as to plan, supervise, and document welding operations in accordance with relevant codes, contracts or drawings. The role of the Welding Engineer is critical to the integrity of the vast number of buildings, vehicles, machinery and products that require welds. Many welding engineers work in a mix of environments both inside and outside of the office that may include manufacturing facilities, testing labs, and active constructions sites. Frequent travel may be required.

Responsibilities

  • Study o Investigate welding related issues to improve product performance and increase productivity o Troubleshoot welding problems and provide corrective solutions o Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems o Conduct maintenance investigations o Prepare technical reports and work summaries and maintains time and production records o Analyze engineering blueprints and designs for welding requirements
  • Develop o Develop standards, materials, and welding procedures while maintaining a database of the same o Develop welding process procedure qualification, supplier qualification, and product testing o Review proper implementation of welding procedures
  • Design o welded parts, assemblies and structures such as buildings, pressure vessels, and pipelines o Taking charge of welding projects o Design and develope a wide range of welding systems
  • Assist o Coordinating with stakeholders and clients o Assist Maintenance Manager in maintaining\validating all welding equipment is in working order o Explain metal properties to welders to ensure correct utilization of welding techniques o Develop repair procedures and assess flaws to determine the fitness-for-service of systems o Assist Shop Manager in keeping track of welding materials and placing orders when required o Assist employees in completion of job duties when needed o Supervise the workings of other welders o Assist Safety Steering Commitee to ensure all welding work is performed using proper PPE

Qualifications/Skills

  • Have intimate knowledge of the latest welding techniques: shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, and submerged arc welding when required
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Analytical thinker and problem-solver
  • Excellent communication, writing, and computer skills
  • Ability to create, design, and analyze blueprints and drawings
  • Troubleshoot welding problems and provide corrective solutions
  • Ability and desire to be hands-on one moment and operate at a strategic level in the next.
  • Experience in deploying and managing ISO-compliant processes and organizations.
  • Engineering familiarity or expertise with some or all of: machine shop environments and servicing steel mills is very beneficial
  • Experience in selection and continuous improvement of global manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Well-rounded knowledge of key business processes (i.e. manufacturing, quality control, production, key performance indicators, etc.)
  • Great communicator and motivator
  • Leader who values and promotes accountability
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Hands-on with willingness to teach
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload volume
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment

Travel

  • East Chicago Indiana (travel percentage 5% time divided both locations)

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or 10 years of related field industry experience. Additional years of related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. o Humility to accept failure, to learn from the mistake and to take action in correcting the failure.

Benefits

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Who we Are

Kocsis USA® is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. What began over 50 years ago as a small machine shop in the heartland of America has grown into a global leader in manufacturing, engineering, and maintenance services. Across different markets and industries, we work every day to create a brighter future for our communities, employees, and customers around the world.

What We do

We’re building the future. From steel mill and mineral processing roll refurbishment; to contract machining and assembly; to hydraulic systems, and more, we combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for tomorrow.

The Role

KOCSIS USA® is looking for a highly motivated individual to help be a part of a talented team that not only meets but exceeds customer expectations. As Welding Machine Operator, you will be primarily responsible for applying weld overlay with automatic welding machines to new and refurbished steel mill rolls of various lengths and diameters. You will have frequent opportunities to earn overtime pay. Reporting to the Welding Plant Lead, the Welding Machine Operator is a full-time position, responsible for welding, loading/unloading and ensuring overall quality of product while following safety rules and regulations. You will be required to maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to production needs. You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety, while performing your duties

Responsibilities

· Follow established safety procedures according to OSHA standards and company procedures

· Load/unload steel mill rolls of various lengths/diameters onto machines with overhead craning.

· Accurately measure/record product lengths/diameters using calipers and measuring tape.

· Input weld parameters and follow written work instructions

· Report problems and quality issues to Welding Plant Lead or Plant Manager.

· Maintain, clean and perform routine maintenance to welding equipment.

· Occasionally operate mobile equipment (e.g. forklifts)

· Determine loading requirements to rig equipment and material for lifting

· Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed repair drawings related to welding of product.

· Use common hand/power tools (Grinders, wrenches, pliers, etc.)

· Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment

· Work mandatory overtime as required

· Report to work regularly and on time

· Willingly learn new duties

· Physical ability to lift to 50 pounds

Qualifications/Skills

· Candidates should display an exceptional work ethic and either possess or be willing to learn the tasks listed above. Previous job experience requiring a mechanical aptitude, such as steel or automotive mechanic, would be beneficial. Employees hired into this position, who excel at the associated technical skills, will be considered for advancement into operation of more advanced welding equipment/machines.

· Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always

· Ability to follow directions and communicate effectively with team members

· Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Travel

· None

Location

· East Chicago, IN

Education

· High School Diploma/GED preferred, but not necessary

· 1-5 years manufacturing/welding experience preferred

Highly preferred

· Experience operating Oxy/Acetylene torch, changing out shielding gas cylinders

· MIG welding experience

· Blueprint reading

· Experience using measuring tools (Calipers, Micrometers, Measuring Tape, etc.)

Benefits

401(k) matching

Dental and vision insurance

Disability insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Tuition reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour

Who We Are

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future. We are looking for a CNC Horizontal Boring Bar Operator to join our talented team at our growing company.

Job Description

As a CNC Horizontal Bar Operator, you will be primarily machining small lot, high value added, large precision parts from various industries. As an employee, you must always demonstrate a high regard for safety and will be required to work the hours necessary to support the demand, which will most likely include overtime and/or an alternate schedule to cover vacations, etc.

Responsibilities

  • The ability to perform setups and machine large precise parts efficiently
  • The skill to handle, load, and unload large parts up to 30,000 lbs
  • A proficiency at reading drawings
  • A proficiency at measuring parts
  • The ability to make tool offsets and edit programs
  • The ability to alter speeds and feeds to machine most efficiently
  • An understanding of various types of material
  • An understanding of geometric dimensions and tolerances
  • The skill to setup tools

Other Skills

  • Work multiple flexible schedules as needed to meet customer requirements
  • Other responsibilities deemed necessary by Management

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience and/or training in a job shop environment.
  • 3 years’ experience using and programming via Fanuc controls
  • High School diploma or GED encouraged but not required
  • Any relevant manufacturing experiences

Traits Needed

· Candidates should display an exceptional work ethic and either possess or be willing to learn the tasks listed above.

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