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Full-Time

Manufacturer in New York Mills seeking cleaner/janitor to ensure that company is sparkling clean and in presentable condition at all times throughout the day. Will be responsible for cleaning all offices, restrooms, break areas, common areas, conference areas, etc. as well as any property belonging to the company. Duties will include but are not limited to dusting, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, heavy cleaning/scrubbing, windows and all other duties assigned by supervisor. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 2 years office cleaning and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

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Hours Monday-Friday 3pm to 11:30pm

•Picking and staging orders, as needed.
•Maintaining and consolidate FG's as needed.
•Material Handling functions to move raw materials, sub-assemblies and finished goods around the facility.
––Load/unload transfer trucks
––Move incoming receipts to stock locations
––Move production receipts to stock locations
––Return product not used on pack lines to stock locations
––Stage product for next day's production start-up
––Supply manufacturing lines with materials needed to support production
•Maintain overall cleanliness of warehouse daily.
•Work on special projects as needed.
•All other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by manager.

Job Requirements:

•Must have 2 years prior forklift and warehouse experience.
•Forklift license preferred.
•Must be computer literate.
•Must be able to speak, read & write English.

No Phone Calls.

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Full-Time

Position Overview:

The R&D Manager is the front line leadership role in the FGI R&D group. Reporting to the Director of Research, the R&D Manager oversees the work of a team of engineers, and technical support staff. Responsible for a wide range of engineering tasks focused on new product development, assessment and introduction of new technologies into product lines, and selection and implementation of equipment to enhance, support and manage the day to day R&D efforts and personnel.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

•Take a leadership role in the research and development efforts related to new Technology development. This responsibility would include being the project lead as well as overseeing other R&D lead projects.
•Engineering tasks to include the research of sciences and technologies to apply to new product development using technical databases, the internet, Universities, vendors and manufacturing partners.
•Responsible for both empirical and theoretical analysis of deflection, stresses, flows, pressures, relating to product development using manual and computational analysis tools.
•Implementation and selection of new laboratory equipment and software to support the R&D efforts.
•Responsible for preliminary solids models of new product ideas, test protocols, and equipment needed.
•Development of mathematical models to help with parametric studies of new product feasibility, sizing and performance.

Requirements:

•BSME with a minimum of 8 years of experience in creating new products and project management.
•MS in Engineering or Science field is desired.
•Strong background and interest in physical sciences and new technology is required.
•Good Solids modeling background with FEA and CFD experience a plus.
•Experience and understanding of fluid mechanics.
•Demonstrate ability to lead and manage R&D projects. Having strong project management skills is required.

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Full-Time

Company Overview:

The Fountainhead Group, Inc. (FGI) is a privately owned mid-size company, headquartered in Central New York, that designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes a variety of consumer and professional products for the lawn & garden, landscaping, industrial, concrete, and firefighting markets. FGI is the market leader in quality and innovation and plans to drive considerable growth over the next 5 years.

Position Overview:

The Senior Electro-Mechanical Engineering is responsible for all aspects of Electrical Engineering in the support of product development and testing. This is generally divided into two areas:

1. Working with design engineers and outside resources to develop electrical specifications for battery-powered consumer products.
2. Working with test engineers to design and build electrical systems for test equipment, including custom programming and data acquisition.

Responsibilities:

•Lead all electrical projects related to new product development for the Engineering and R&D departments.
•Develop electrical and electro-mechanical specifications for systems and components for new products, to achieve performance requirements.
•Develop procedures to test electrical and electro-mechanical performance of products against requirements.
•Troubleshoot electrical and electro-mechanical issues in products, identify problems, and determine solutions.
•Maintain existing and develop new specialized fixtures and apparatuses for testing electrical and electro-mechanical systems.
•Maintain existing and write new programs in LabVIEW to operate test fixtures and apparatuses.
•Provide clear and timely reporting to product teams on status of electrical projects.
•Work with suppliers, including domestic and international travel to visit, to source motors, batteries, PCB’s, and other electrical components.
•Support regulatory certification (ETL/UL) process for electrical consumer products, included working with outside testing labs.
•Coordinate with Electrical Technician to support projects.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
•7+ years of industrial experience in an Electrical Engineering position.
•Ability to manage own workload to support multiple projects.
•Ability to work with a cross-functional team, including members from all levels of the company, to achieve project goals and maintain good communication.
•Working knowledge of small DC motors, Li-Ion batteries, PCB’s, motor controls, and charging systems.
•Proficient with test equipment used for Electrical Engineering (oscilloscopes, meters, data-loggers, power supplies, etc.).
•Ability to design fixtures and apparatuses to test electrical and electro-mechanical systems and components.
•Ability to write new programs and edit existing programs in LabVIEW for use with test equipment.
•Ability to troubleshoot electrical and electro-mechanical issues, identify root causes of problems, and determine solutions.
•Ability to analyze test data, compile results, and summarize into effective communication to share with a cross-functional team.
•Ability to travel domestically and internationally to visit suppliers.
•Proficient with MS Office Products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project.

Preferred Qualifications

•Advanced knowledge of Lithium-Ion based battery technologies and charging requirements.
•Experience working with small electric pumps (diaphragm or gear types), including developing motor specs to achieve desired performance.
•Basic understanding of Fluid Mechanics, including measurement of pressure, flow, and temperature.
•Extensive experience designing and building electrical and electro-mechanical test equipment, including data acquisition capabilities.
•Familiarity with the regulations governing the shipment of Lithium-Ion Batteries.
•Experience obtaining regulatory certifications (ETL/UL) for consumer products.

To apply, please email resume to Resume@thefgi.com or mail to Theresa Wilson c/o The Fountainhead Group Inc., 23 Garden Street, New York Mills, NY 13417.

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Full-Time

Night supervisor is responsible for enforcing proper molding procedure, insuring production schedules are met, insuring the quality of production, enforcing safety procedures, insuring labor is reported accurately and timely, training new hires, completing all necessary paperwork on time, and enforcing company rules and regulations. Knowledge of blow or injection molding a plus. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.  Mechanical aptitude a plus. 

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