Career Opportunities at Jet Edge

For over 30 years, Jet Edge has provided industry leading ultra-high pressure waterjet systems and solutions that our customers use in their production environments. Based in St. Michael, Minnesota, we serve customers in a variety of industries in North America and worldwide. We are an equal opportunity employer providing employment and benefits to qualified employees.

Featured Positions

Painter / Mechanical Assembler

St. Michael, MN

Position Summary:

This position combines the duties primarily of an experienced Painter with those of a Mechanical Assembler. The painter duties include preparing and painting surfaces of machines, parts and other products with protective liquid coating materials to the color and finish specified. When not painting, the Mechanical Assembler duties include the ability to assemble and test components using engineering drawings, process documents, notes and photos. Basic required skills include ability to drill and tap holes, use wrenches and other hand tools and understand fasteners.

Key Responsibilities:

Painter Duties:

  • Prepare surfaces by removing rust, grease, dirt and/or mill scale from products using wire brush, solvents or other means as required.  Ensure that all special surface preparations, such as sandblasting if required, is complete.
  • Select paint per the engineering drawing or job operation listing and mask areas that are not to be coated.
  • Spray apply the coatings specified by the customer, following all manufacturer’s recommendations for storing, mixing and applying. 
  • Inspect painted products for runs, sags and unpainted areas.
  • Clean and maintain spraying equipment, booths and work area.
  • Clean and maintain respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Maintain storage of hazardous materials as directed and per MPCA regulations.
  • Initiate corrective action if the process and/or equipment are not working properly.
  • Perform scheduled and preventive maintenance as required.

Assembler, Mechanical I Duties:

  • Position and assemble parts according to engineering drawings, blueprints, process documents and photos.
  • Test assemblies to ensure proper operation.

General Duties:

  • Perform all operations with the highest regard for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Responsible for housekeeping in the general area.
  • Make continuous improvement suggestions.
  • Support other work areas / perform other duties as required.

 

 Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • 5 years of experience with knowledge of surface preparation, coatings and curing.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, written instructions, manuals, safety rules, etc.
  • Positive attitude with high quality standard.
  • Sound decision-making with accurate data entry.
  • Requires proficiency in the use of forklifts, cranes, slings, chains, hooks and other appropriate devices or equipment as required to handle the products safely and efficiently.
  • Service attitude with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Speak, read and write fluent English.

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Full time position and must have the ability to work flexible hours and overtime when needed.
  • While performing duties, employee is required to stand, crouch and walk, including in an elevated work area. 
  • Occasional lifting is required up to 75 pounds (with assistance if necessary).
  • Employee is regularly exposed to fumes, airborne particles and noise levels requiring Personal Protective Equipment in a Manufacturing environment.

 

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@JetEdge.com.

Mechanical Assembler II

St. Michael, MN

Position Summary:

This position is for an experienced Mechanical Assembler.  Required skills include an ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints and bill of materials reports and to use that information to position and assemble parts and machines to those documents.  Operator should be highly competent in the use of assembly tools and have experience drilling and tapping holes. Work is performed with limited supervision.

                        

Key Responsibilities:

  • Position and assemble parts according to engineering drawings, blueprints, process documents and photos for the assembly of designated waterjet cutting motion system components.
  • Competent use of assembly tools with good mechanical assembly skills.
  • Perform all operations with the highest regard for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Responsible for housekeeping in the general area.
  • Make continuous improvement suggestions.
  • Support other work areas / perform other duties as required.

 

 Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • High mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, written instructions, manuals, safety rules, etc.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Sound decision-making with accurate data entry.
  • Proficient in the use of forklifts, cranes, slings, chains, hooks and other appropriate devices for safe and efficient material handling.
  • Service attitude with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Speak, read and write fluent English.

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Full time position and must have the ability to work flexible hours and overtime when needed.
  • While performing duties, employee is required to stand, crouch and walk, including in an elevated work area. 
  • Occasional lifting is required up to 75 pounds (with assistance if necessary).
  • Employee is regularly exposed to fumes, airborne particles and noise levels requiring Personal Protective Equipment in a Manufacturing environment.

 

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@JetEdge.com.

Field Service Technician

St. Michael, MN

Position Summary:

We are seeking a full-time Field Service Technician in our Service department.  The role supports our customer base by providing product knowledge and technical support for the installation, running and maintaining of the complete Jet Edge waterjet system product line. 

Work assignments are varied, limited in scope and complexity based on the technician’s abilities.  The Field Service Technician is expected to respond to customer’s needs with urgency and accuracy, in a professional and service oriented manner. He or she may need to also communicate customer needs and issues to production, customer service and outside sales.  This role supports our value proposition of being a high-end provider of quality equipment with a professional, service-oriented support team.

                             

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Installs equipment at customers' facilities.
  2. Performs field repair of waterjet system capital equipment.
  3. Trains users on maintenance and use of equipment both in the field and through in-house training programs.
  4. Completes in-house rebuild and testing of components, ranging from small assemblies to refurbishing units.
  5. Provides technical phone support
  6. Documents field failure data for engineering analysis.
  7. Uses calibration devices to ensure equipment is per manufacturer specifications.
  8. Works with Service Manager in understanding and communicating field support status.
  9. Works with other departments including Engineering, Outside Sales, Accounting, Purchasing, Production Scheduling and Shipping to provide requested information.
  10. Engages customer contact to evaluate additional equipment needs, forwarding leads for follow up as necessary.
  11. Supports other work areas as required and perform other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Completion of a formal technical program in Fluid Power or Robotics preferred and 1 year related experience.
  • Proven mechanical ability with hydraulic and mechanical components such as bearings and screws.
  • Proficiency in reading electrical schematics and troubleshooting electrical circuits and components.
  • Proficiency in reading engineering part and assembly drawings including geometric tolerance.
  • Ability to use calibration equipment (laser, ball bar, calipers, etc.)
  • Experience in CAD/CAM software.
  • Positive attitude with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sound decision-making in difficult situations.
  • Ability to handle high volume customer calls.
  • Good product knowledge that provides customer support.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Service attitude with excellent follow through and follow up.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have a clean driving record, able to obtain/maintain US passport, and pass a background check.
  • Speak, read and write fluent English.

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Facility/office is clean and well-lit. 
  • Field work conditions may vary greatly depending on setting; factory, outside field contractor setting, etc.
  • Full time position and must have the ability to work flexible hours and overtime when needed.
  • While traveling for this job, the employee may be required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Regularly required to bend, stand, climb ladders.
  • Must be capable of lifting 75 pounds.
  • Travel required 50-75% of the time, by plane or by car.
  • Some international travel required.

 

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@JetEdge.com.