WORK AT SKA FAB

Ska Fabricating is a growing organization, and we are growing FAST. We’re looking for the best and the brightest to join us on our journey to the top.

Ska Fab is an excellent place to work and we love our employees and our customers. We offer exciting benefits, a stimulating work environment, and an inspiring team of co-workers. Our management promotes from within whenever possible and Ska Fab strives to create career paths for our employees rather than simply providing a job. 

All current job openings will be listed on the page, and resumes can be emailed to careers@skafabricating.com. Please list the job title in the subject line of your email.

Core Values

  • Make resourceful & sustainable decisions
  • Be Dependable
  • Create Motivation
  • Be Honest, trustworthy & responsive
  • Practice happiness in all aspects of life

Benefits

  • Insurance

  • Up to 5 weeks PTO
  • Bereavement leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with up to 4% match
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Quartley Swag

Senior Project Manager

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We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who will be responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across Ska Fabricating. Manage resources, schedules, teams and adhere to quality guidelines throughout the full systems development life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.

The Senior Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis in addition to the rest of the project management team. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits.

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume (and a cover letter, if you’re feeling ambitious) to careers@skafabricating.com.

  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings
  • Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for all 3rd party vendors
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results
  • Tools: GSuite, Zoho, Odoo, Microsoft Office
  • Experience negotiating vendor contracts
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects

Logistics Coordinator – Shipping & Receiving

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The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for effectively and proactively managing and planning the day-to-day activities of logistics, shipping and receiving. This position will assist with a variety of the Buying, Project Management, and Production Team’s processes. A high sense of urgency, frequent and clear communication, and great organizational skills will make you a great candidate for this job! The ideal candidate will be able to think critically, be self-motivated, and process driven.

The Logistics Coordinator plays a key role in maintaining the strong foundation the purchasing process is built on. As a Logistics Coordinator you will get the opportunity to learn the procurement process from purchase order creation to the product being received and sold to deliver at customer or production site.

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume (and a cover letter, if you’re feeling ambitious) to careers@skafabricating.com.

  • Ship Product: Accept requests from onsite stakeholders, prepare items for transport, and ship using contracted services
    • Contact courier service suppliers and ensure product is delivered to appropriate destination at the right time
    • Responsible for Drop shipments and transportation mode of shipset orders
    • Manage drop ship and LTL orders including orders pending billing or fulfillment
    • Overcome roadblocks to ensure shipment is made in line with internal & external customers’ requirements to maintain on time Shipment for transportation
    • Work closely with Channel Partners and Warehouse, coordinating and communicating shipment delivery requirements with freight forwarders and transportation teams
    • Able to work with shipping systems and records to verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments and orders
    • Coordinate flight and truck schedules with internal freight forwarders or our customer’s designated freight forwarding company
    • Process FedEx, Fed-Ex Freight, UPS, DB Schenker, and DHL ground and air shipments
    • Prepare ALL documents (Domestic and International) for consolidation and calculate the value of duties and tariffs/ Prepare BOL for all outbound material
    • Accurately documents damages and discrepancies for future reimbursement and reconciliation
    • Maintains Weights and Dimensions list
  • Assist Purchasing and Project Management Team with the execution of purchase orders, special orders, expedites, and drop ship orders
    • Support the overages, shortages, and damages process while also working closely with  purchasing and production
    • Manage orders (Domestic and International), including expedite orders, drop-in orders, and “line down” orders, according to order availability, fill rate, ship date, and shipment routing
    • Help track Purchase Order flow including- trackers, inspection, packaging, production, shipping/delivery, and ETA’s
  • Sponsor Receiving of Materials: Enter receipt of product into database so invoices can be paid
    • Ensure parcels received are distributed internally to the intended recipient and move production material to the warehouse for put away or to the production floor when required
    • Assist with inventory cycle counting, material management activities
    • Help receive, unpack, and inspect for storage of all incoming materials and supplies
    • Help keep warehouse organized and ensure production material and non-production material is separate, identified, and able to be retrieved

Skills: 

  • 3 years shipping, receiving, and logistics experience.

  • Experience in logistics or supply chain modeling & simulation.

  • Familiarity with computers, scanners, and ERP systems

  • Ability to interpret and follow instructions closely, organize work area, and meet deadlines.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong communication skills and displays the ability to work cross-functionally.

  • Strong sense of time organization and urgency with a Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with highly motivated team members.

  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities.

  • International shipping experience is preferred.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:
 

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.

  • Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50lbs occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 75 lbs.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include reading documents and computers, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.

  • Usual warehouse conditions will exist such as dust, lighting, and temperature.

  • Work outside in varying weather and conditions

Assembly Technician

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We are looking to hire an additional assembly technician to keep up with increased production of our unique canning lines.  As an Assembly Technician, you will be an integral part of a small, fast-paced, quality-driven team responsible for building products to meet production and customer demands. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who is a creative thinker with a strong work ethic to help our business expand to meet customer demands. Being a team player who is detail-oriented with strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills is essential. Applicants must thrive in an ever-changing and challenging environment where we have various products built using various workstations.

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume (and a cover letter, if you’re feeling ambitious) to careers@skafabricating.com.

  • As an Assembly Technician, you will work to:

    • Mechanical and electrical assembly of Automated Canning Systems.
    • Assemble components and complex subassemblies by following work instructions, utilizing tools prescribed, in adherence to quality standards.
    • Verify adherence to specifications by testing/measuring completed assemblies.
    • Document actions by completing production and quality forms.
    • Administer supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; requesting and/or placing and orders for supplies; verifying receipt.
    • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing results as needed and assisting others to accomplish overall goals.
    • Contribute to our continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Your role will impact the business by assuring that production is on pace as directed by the Production Manager. You will also be instrumental in helping to create and improve processes that reduce time and cost, improve safety, and improve product quality.

    • Ability to Follow Instruction and Standards
    • General mechanical abilities
    • Must be comfortable standing for long periods of time.
    • Self-motivated and very dependable.
    • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Sales Engineer

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Ska Fab is currently looking for a talented CAD Technician who has a passion to be on the frontline engaging with prospective and existing customers. Ska Fab Sales Engineers serve as the technical steam engine behind the sales team working with prospective customers, third-party vendors and partners to design the perfect packaging solution for our customers world-wide.

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume (and a cover letter, if you’re feeling ambitious) to careers@skafabricating.com.

  • Design: directly developing packing line solutions from scratch – from proof of concept to finalized sales order – based on client needs, facility floor plan, equipment compatibility, and scheduling timelines
  • Integration: implementing and designing with third-party equipment, vendors and partners to ensure full seamless integration of proposed packaging line
  • Sales Support: presenting proposed solutions to prospects through live 1:1 design sessions, advising on layout specifications, looking for opportunities to add further value to proposals, and ensuring our team provides full transparency and clarification throughout the entire sales process
  • Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree, or completion of a technical certificate in CAD, drafting or related field 
  • Minimum of 2+ years experience in relevant sales engineering, manufacturing design, or project management role
  • Proficient in AUTOCAD
  • Excellent communication skills: interpersonal, listening, oral, and written
  • Able to generate layout drawings from rough sketches and specifications
  • Able to prioritize work on multiple projects at any given time while maintaining a high level of detail

Shipper/Crater

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We are looking to hire someone to crate and ship our machinery. As a shipper/crate builder, you will be an integral part of a small, fast-paced, quality-driven team responsible for building crates for this packaging equipment, as well as packing all associated equipment and securing it inside the crate for shipping to meet production and customer demands. As a small company, all employees must be hands-on and able to wear multiple hats. This is a challenging, fast-paced and frequently changing work environment, and Ska Fab’s reputation for on-time and consistent deliveries hangs on the success of whoever ends up in this position.

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume (and a cover letter, if you’re feeling ambitious) to careers@skafabricating.com.

  • As a Shipper/Crater, you will need to:

    • Safely operate hand tools and power tools such as drills, nail guns, circular saws, etc.
    • Pack and secure various equipment properly to avoid damage in transit
    • Manage various shipments in an organized fashion
    • Keep track of shipping documents
    • Work outside in varying weather and conditions
    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work on your feet all day
    • Able to operate a forklift

  • Our Ideal Candidate:
    • Has construction experience
    • Is mechanically inclined
    • Is a team player with the ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
    • Is self-motivated with the ability to work independently while managing time effectively
    • Confidence in operating a forklift to load and unload equipment from trucks is a plus

Mechanical Engineer

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The Product Manager – Mechanical Engineer will join a growing Engineering Group that is responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the product lifecycle for new and existing products. The Product Manager’s primary responsibilities will include the design, development, testing, and documentation of new products.

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume (and a cover letter, if you’re feeling ambitious) to careers@skafabricating.com.

  • Develop and maintain a formal Product Roadmap to define the long-term strategy for assigned products.
  • Communicate the Product Roadmap with Production, Sales, Marketing, and Project Management groups to ensure clear understanding of relevant timelines, product capabilities and limitations, and performance requirements.
  • Maintain product roadmap and associated priorities based on input/feedback from Sales, Marketing, Production, and Field Support teams as well as customer feedback and other market indicators.
  • Develop and design new products with careful consideration of both performance requirements and design for manufacture.
  • Analyze existing products for opportunities to improve performance, facilitate manufacturing and/or assembly, or part standardization across products, other product improvements.
  • Collaborate closely with other engineering team members to coordinate electrical, controls, and project layout requirements.
  • Communicate with Production Managers, Project Managers, and other engineers to establish timeline for new product fabrication, assembly, and testing.
  • Develop and maintain product related documentation including the Bill of Materials, Fabrication and Assembly Drawings and Operator Manuals.
  • Identify vendors and communicate design requirements to establish the supply chain for new product components.
  • Prepare and maintain the product Bill of Materials and associated costs as required to establish new product costs and complete make/buy analysis.
  • Assist with new product assembly and testing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Professional experience using 3D modeling tools to design new parts and assemblies as well as associated documentation, including fabrication and assembly drawings. Experience in Inventor preferred.
  • Working knowledge of common material properties and fabrication processes and associated capabilities and limitations for the fabrication of weldments, sheet metal, and machined parts.
  • Excellent communication skills

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