Careers @ Excel Connection

Excel Connection is a team of respected employees that work together within core values to manufacture to custom specifications that meet or exceeds our customer’s design, quality, and delivery standards. Our team is committed to continuous improvements that reduce overall costs of delivering the highest quality products and services


Current Available Positions

General Industrial and Assembler – D Electrical

Perform repetitive bench or line assembly and wiring operations on simple electrical assemblies or sub-assemblies having a small number of parts and details and/or assemble wiring harness on pattern boards involving some degree of detail as to number and color of wires.

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Perform repetitive bench or line assembly and wiring operations on simple electrical assemblies or sub-assemblies having a small number of parts and details and/or assemble wiring harness on pattern boards involving some degree of detail as to number and color of wires.

Bench or line assembly work usually limited to specific operations contributing to complete assemblies.  Products are standardized and methods prescribed.  Operations may involve mounting of apparatus on chassis, wire cutting and stripping, soldering, crimping, testing or like operations incidental to assembly.

Assignments are given process supervision, inspection checks and testing.  Requires use of measuring tools and other related tools.


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Maintenance & Tooling Calibration Coordinator

The Maintenance & Tooling Calibration Coordinator oversees the testing and repairing of electrical, mechanical, electromechanical and electronic measurements, indicating instruments and equipment for conformance to established standards, and formulating calibration standards. Figures sequence of testing and calibration procedures for instruments and equipment, according to blueprints, schematics, technical manuals and other specifications. Coordinates the installation, maintenance and repair work on small machinery and various hand tools.

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The Maintenance & Tooling Calibration Coordinator oversees the testing and repairing of electrical, mechanical, electromechanical and electronic measurements, indicating instruments and equipment for conformance to established standards, and formulating calibration standards. Figures sequence of testing and calibration procedures for instruments and equipment, according to blueprints, schematics, technical manuals and other specifications. Coordinates the installation, maintenance and repair work on small machinery and various hand tools.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –KPI (Key Performance Indicator)

  • Tooling & Repair – Hand tools, small machinery (Tie wrap, Twist tie, Strippers, Ferrules, Hydraulic Pumps, Label Machines, ARTOS)
  • Board Building and repair with Signature Testing and communicating with vendors for mating connectors
  • Regular machinery maintenance (Carousel, Cutting Machines, Forklifts, Compressor)
  • Calibration – In-house (Hand tools, Go/No-Go Gauges), External (Pull testers, force gauge, Hi-Pot)
  • Communication with vendors
  • Creating specifications for hand tools when new terminals are ordered
  • Back up to the delivery driver
  • Prioritize daily work list
  • Ensure machines are running with little downtime

MINOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Check email 4 times daily at 6:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to respond to any daily urgent requests
  • Coordinates pick up and replacement of containers for:
    • Cardboard bales
    • Wooden Reel Trailer
    • Wood dumpster

EXPERIENCE

Familiarity with the equipment utilized in the production process

KEY COMPENTENCIES

Ability to read and understand blueprints and work orders

Ability to organize work, prioritize jobs and supervise personnel

Ability to communicate with workers, other Team Leaders, managers and office personnel; facility in English and Spanish is required

Basic computer skills for viewing and reporting data in ERP systems and communicating by email

WORKING CONDITIONS

10 hours Monday to Thursday, with Friday for overtime when required

Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time

Must be able to lift 40 pounds and do repetitive tasks

 


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Automated Cutting Machine Operator

The Cutting Machine Operator oversees the operation of the automated cutting machine. The Cutting Machine Operator performs periodic checks on equipment and solves problems as detected. The Cutting Machine Operator works with others to ensure that equipment is proper working order. The Cutting Machine Operator observes and following company safety rules and regulations.

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The Cutting Machine Operator oversees the operation of the automated cutting machine. The Cutting Machine Operator performs periodic checks on equipment and solves problems as detected. The Cutting Machine Operator works with others to ensure that equipment is proper working order. The Cutting Machine Operator observes and follows company safety rules and regulations.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –KPI (Key Performance Indicator)

  • Sets up and operates automated cutting machine to cut assorted wire and cable materials, used in manufacturing wire and cable harnesses and assemblies (Requires reading cutting requests to determine job specifications, such as part identification number, type and quantity of material required and cutting instructions)
  • Mounts terminals, wire and applicators onto machine fixture or dispensing device. Some machines have ink jet printing and soldering.
  • Positions material on machine, programs cut lengths, adjusts crimp heights for terminal by following blueprints, sketches, and other specifications, including using measuring instruments.
  • Loads machine control media or enters commands in computer control console to retrieve preprogrammed cutting instructions.
  • Monitors operation of cutting machine to detect malfunctions and informs supervisor or programmer of problem.
  • Sets up and operates machine to cut test pattern from sample material, and obtains approval of test pattern by quality control, programming, or other authorized personnel prior to cutting production materials.
  • Removes and replaces broken or worn blades using hand tools.

MINOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for keeping their area clean
  • Responsible for moving empty reels to designated areas to recycle

EXPERIENCE

Familiarity with the equipment utilized in the production process

Previous cable assembly industry experience is a plus

KEY COMPETENCIES

Ability to learn to read and understand blueprints and work orders

Ability to organize work and prioritize jobs

Basic computer skills for viewing and reporting data in ERP systems and communicating by email

Ability to use a ruler

Full color vision is required

Ability to speak Spanish is a plus

WORKING CONDITIONS

10 hours each Monday to Thursday, with Friday for overtime when required

Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time

Must be able to lift 25 pounds and do repetitive tasks


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Quality Inspector

The functional role of QA inspector is to ensure the quality assurance of all products in production and after finished production. Inspector is part of a team of Product Quality Inspectors oversees day to day product inspection tasks, problem-solves, provides guidance and training to production, monitors job scheduling to ensure quality products are completed on time for shipments to customers, completes reports and is resource for management.

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  • DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing
  • LOCATION: Shop
  • SUPERVISOR: Production Manager
  • COMMUNICATES WITH: General Manager

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –KPI (Key Performance Indicator)

  • Maintain quality standards in compliance with ISO 900 requirements
  • Maintain quality systems in compliance with audit standards, provisions of training documents, and customer requirements
  • Daily approve incoming raw materials, products in process, and finished goods using visual inspection and measurements to assure conformity with all applicable quality standards
  • Daily return nonconforming products for rework to standard
  • Manage Red Tag Log of non-conforming materials and work with Production Manager and personnel to reduce scrap
  • As needed keep measuring equipment functioning properly or call for necessary repairs to restore its accuracy
  • Ensure accurate partial list is maintained daily
  • Track RMA to resolve quality issues, assisting Engineering and Production Manager in root cause analysis and problem solving, recommending and supporting implementation of corrective actions
  • Maintain testing equipment in good working order

 MINOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set goals and objectives for the Quality Assurance department
  • Select, train, motivate production personnel on quality
  • Document and record quality performance test results
  • Assist in developing performance improvement targets for quality, service and efficiency
  • Assist in implementing quality improvement programs

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB

  • Education: Two years related work experience and previous experience in wire/cable assembly a plus
  • Experience: Practical hands-on experience in a quality control department is desirable

KEY COMPETENCIES

Must be familiar with quality control standards and customer quality standards, and able to interpret and accurately determine compliance


Specific duty details for this role includes:

Partial List

  • Ensure partial list is maintained daily.

RMA

  • Tracking RMA and resolving quality issues via inspections/testing to meet quality, customer satisfaction and documentation. Understand complete process of work flow from customer order through shipment and quality returns.

Red Tag

  • Managing Red Tag Log for non-conforming materials and products in assembly areas and working with the production regarding scrap processes and tracking.

ISO9001 – IPC620

  • Maintaining the various quality systems (ISO9001, IPC620) in accordance with the requirements of the audit standards and training documents.
  • Approves finished products by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; returning products for re-work; confirming re-work.

Test Equipment

  • Keeps measurement equipment operating by following operating instructions; calling for repairs.
  • Approves incoming raw materials and in-process production by confirming signature testing specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; communicating required adjustments to production supervisor.
  • Provide leadership and feedback to product inspection team and management while enhancing workflow, productivity, and efficiency in the areas of in-process inspection, final inspection and shipping inspection.
  • Assist Engineering in problem solving and root cause analysis, product containment, recommends and supports the implementation of corrective actions that are necessary to reduce or eliminate recurring non-conformances.

Train

  • Train production on quality standards and testing equipment for current projects/products. Assist in setting up goals and objectives for QA inspectors. Use skills and experience to make informative quick decisions and process improvements.

Audit

  • Create a list of checkpoints and set measurable criteria to check the quality on timely basis, ensuring processes are followed for testing 1st piece, IPI and final inspections.

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