Careers


Your dream job is waiting for you. If you’re looking for work that will challenge and inspire you, a job that will offer tremendous personal and professional growth, then Rocknel Fastener is the right place for you! Rocknel Fastener is focused on hiring and retaining those that dream of success, we foster an environment of creativity and camaraderie, and we offer highly competitive salaries and benefits.


Available Positions

  • Experienced Header Operators - Send Resume Now

    Rocknel Fastener has immediate Full-time openings for header operators. Requires 3 or more years of experience setting up and running both large and small gauge wire header equipment. The header operator must know multi and single die setups as well as how to set up and run a variety of headers. The header operator must be responsible for following guidelines laid out in OSHA, 5-S and ISO 9001 standards. Operators will inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. All applicants must have a high school education or equivalency, the ability to read measuring tools or blueprints, the ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds and be mechanically inclined. Header operators report to team leads, header supervisors and production management.

  • Tooling Product Engineer - Send Resume Now

    The Full-time Tooling Proudct Engineer:
    •Leads and is responsible for key projects, processes, data and analysis to include tool/die design and preparation, trial part verification, and timely preparation of quotations.
    •Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects such as preparation of records of expenditures and research findings, progress reports, and staff conferences to inform management of current status of each project.
    •Working with the production, operations and quality manager, reviews and monitors quality and process improvements and new product development. Sets up specification controls and quality standards.
    •Makes recommendations regarding the use of staff, technology, product, and equipment requirements and improvements.
    •Plans and implements for process and equipment changes or introduction including layout, schedule, etc.
    •Participates in 5S, safety, training, and continuous improvement activities in their area.
    •Recommends technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvements.
    •Actively participates in appropriate support for manufacturing and quality functions within the organization.
    •Corrective and preventive action (CAPA, also called corrective action/preventive action, or simply corrective action) are improvements to an organization's processes taken to eliminate causes of non-conformities or other undesirable situations.
    •Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a set of analyzing and problem solving techniques targeted at identifying the actual root cause or the reason that caused the problem.
    •MPR--Minimum Process Requirements is the process of documenting, analyzing, tracing, prioritizing and agreeing on requirements and then controlling change and communication. It is a continuous process throughout a project.

    Experience/Qualifications:
    •Bachelor Degree and/or 2 years experience in Engineering in a Fastener Industry
    •Corrective and preventive action (CAPA) experience
    •PDCA (plan, do, check, act) experience - 1 year (preferred)
    •Strong computer skills and proficient with SolidWorks, AutoCAD and/or Inventor and Excel
    •RCA (Root Cause Analysis) experience - 1 year (preferred
    •MPR (Minimum Process Requirements) process experience - 1 year (preferred
    •Engineering in a fastener industry: 2 years (Preferred)

  • Experienced Roll Thread Operator - Send Resume Now

    Rocknel Fastener has immediate Full-time openings for 2nd shift roll thread operators. Requires 2 or more years of experience setting up and running various roll thread machines. The roll thread operator must be responsible for following guidelines laid out in OSHA, 5-S and ISO standards. Operators will inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. All applicants must have a high school education or equivalency, the ability to read measuring tools or blueprints, the ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds and be mechanically inclined. Roll thread operators report to team leads, supervisors and production management.

    Thread rolling is a cold forging process that can be performed on any ductile metal. The forming process can be used to produce other special forms. For the best quality threads, the process is performed on precision centerless ground blanks. The operator monitors quality conformance, movement of parts through the department, and keeps the machines and area clean.

    Experience:
    •working roll thread: 2 years (Required)
    •setting up roll thread machines: 2 years (Required)

  • Quality Manager - Send Resume Now

    Scope:
    The Quality Manager develops, implements and manages quality assurance systems designed to ensure continuous improvement of Rocknel Fastener (consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals). The position supervises a team of Quality Assurance Inspectors. The Quality Manager aims to ensure that the organization's Quality Management System conforms to customer, internal, ISO/TS 16949 and regulatory/legal requirements.

    Experience/Qualifications:
    •Associate Degree; preferred Bachelor Degree or 10 years experience in a similar role, preferably in a Fastener Industry.
    •MPR (Minimum Process Requirements) is the process of documenting, analyzing, tracing, prioritizing and agreeing on requirements and then controlling change and communicating. It is a continuous process throughout a project.
    •CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action) are improvements to an organization's processes taken to eliminate causes of non-conformities or other undesirable situations.
    •RCA (Root Cause Analysis) is a set of analyzing and problem solving techniques targeted at identifying the actual root cause or the reason that caused the problem.
    •Preferred-- ISO/TS 16949 Training, First Responder, KT (Kepner Tregoe) Problem Solving & Decision Making, and OSHA Training
    •MPR (Minimum Process Requirements) process experience - 1 year (preferred
    •Engineering in a fastener industry: 2 years (Preferred)

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    •Understanding customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes
    •Devising and reviewing specifications for products or processes. Help setting requirements for raw material or intermediate products for suppliers and monitoring their compliance
    •Engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure high productivity and high technical integrity
    •Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish quality and reliability expectancy of finished products
    •Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives
    •Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs
    •Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes
    •Maintain active role on internal continuous improvement teams
    •Design, develop and implement quality control training programs
    •Corrective and preventive actions
    •Minimum Process Requirements
    •Root Cause Analysis
    •Interact with vendors to ensure quality of all purchased parts
    •Assist in process certification

  • Japanese-English Bilingual Administrative Assistant - Send Resume Now

    Description:
    The Bilingual Administrative Assistant will be primarily responsible for acting as an assistant to the President on various projects and general administrative duties. This position will require written and verbal fluency in Japanese and English in order to provide document and verbal translation, answer phone calls in both languages, communicate with visitors, and complete spreadsheets/charts/presentations as needed. The ideal candidate for this position is someone with bilingual skills and administrative/office experience.

    Requirements:
    •Ability to clearly communicate in Japanese and English, written and verbally
    •2 years of administrative or translation experience
    •Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Outlook
    •Minimum High School degree required, but Associates or higher preferre
    •Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

    Benefits:
    •Competitive benefits package

  • Metallurgist - Send Resume Now

    Job Description
    Metallurgists are materials scientists who specialize in metals such as steel, aluminum, iron, and copper. They often work with alloys - metals that are mixed with each other or other elements - to create materials with specific desirable properties.

    •Strong skills in chemical metallurgy performance
    •Design and implement process controls on raw materials.
    •Excellent knowledge of metal diffusion and heat transfer qualities
    •Develop and Manage the Metallography Laboratory to ensure customer’s requirements are met and that testing is carried out in an efficient and controlled manner
    •Manage Mechanical Testing and NDT facilities to ensure customers’ requirements are met and testing is carried out in an efficient and controlled manner.
    •Investigate complaints of a metallurgical nature and report findings and initiate corrective actions where required.

    Experience and Qualifications:
    •Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years’ experience in a similar role preferably in the Fastener industry
    •Strong skills in chemical metallurgy performance

    Skills:
    •Write and speak clearly and express thoughts while using proper language and writing in a professional manner that ensures a satisfactory comprehension by others. May include creating procedures, work instructions and other documents.
    •Solve day to day mathematical problems
    •Analyze various factors of a system/process to reach a logical solution
    •Follow OSHA and company safety guidelines

    Benefits:
    •Medical, Dental, Vision
    •Company-paid Life, LTD and STD, Supplementary Life and AD and D
    •Flexible Spending Account
    •Legal Plan
    •Vacation, Holiday, and Personal time off


Rocknel Fastener is an equal opportunity employer.


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FAX: 815.873.4085 EMAIL: hr@rocknel.com