Careers @ Kocsis

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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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)

What You’ll Need

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

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

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.

As a 5-Axis CNC Machinist, you will be primarily machining small complex parts for multiple industries. In addition, you may also be machining different mechanical components.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to program using Mazak Matrix conversational controls
  • Ability to setup various parts using the machine’s parameters
  • The ability to perform setups and operate machine efficiently
  • A proficiency at reading drawings
  • Measure and verify all calculations prior to set up of machinery
  • The ability to make tool offsets and edit programs
  • The skill to setup tools
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment
  • Complete routine maintenance of machinery
  • Ability to work and excel in a team environment

Experience

  • 5 years’ experience and/or training in a job shop environment
  • 3 years’ experience using and programming via Mazatrol Matrix controls
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience using Mazak Integrex Multi-tasking Machine
  • High School diploma or GED encouraged but not required
  • Any relevant manufacturing experience

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 and Industrial Maintenance Technician to join or talented team at our growing company.

Job Description

Maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing mechanical and electrical systems within a manufacturing company. Commonly these systems are part of CNC machines, welding equipment, conventional machine tools, cranes, forklifts, air compressors, building infrastructure and other equipment found in our manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain, dismantle, repair, and replace mechanical and hydraulic components (ex: bearings, seals, details, carriers, etc.) on industrial machinery such as shafting, motors, generators, air compressors, engines, pumps, cylinders, gears, couplings, linkages, ball screws, CNC spindles, coolant systems, material handling systems, etc.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical systems (ex: specifying motors, switches, sensors, etc.) on industrial equipment and machinery. Disconnecting and connecting equipment to existing electrical infrastructure
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Align and calibrate machinery and equipment parts as required for efficient and safe operations

Skills

  • Work Experience: 5 years working in mechanical and electrical maintenance
  • Use various hand or power tools for measuring, cutting, threading, grooving, bending, soldering, assembling, joining, and installing pipes, valves, and fittings
  • Knowledge of machine shop operations and precision machinery alignment techniques
  • Schedule flexibility to optimize cross shift communication and interaction with all shift personnel
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Related technical training preferred
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds

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.

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

Job Description

As a CNC Horizontal Bar Operator, you will be primarily machining small lot, high value added, large precision parts from various industries.

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

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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