Altec AIR NY - Engineer

Location: Buffalo, New York
Opening ID: 31476
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Jun 7, 2024


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Altec AIR NY Engineer


Altec AIR New York manufactures large desiccant dryers for a variety of applications, including oil and gas, industrial compressed air, and process control to name a few. We are a small and dynamic team located outside of Buffalo, NY, about a half hour drive from Niagara Falls.

Altec AIR has developed a multi-functional role here at Altec's Lancaster, NY, facility, reporting to the Production Manager. We are a relatively small operation with no formal compartmentalizing of engineering roles.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Electrical engineering
  • Minimum one year experience required, two years preferred, in an Altec engineering role

Salary range starting at $70,000 and up (wage may be adjusted commensurate upon work experience).

The job level may be adjusted at the time of hire should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced job in the career path

The demands on our engineering team change day-to-day as we strive to achieve total customer satisfaction. The qualified candidate will lead us forward as we focus on improving Manufacturing and Quality processes. This role will emphasize traditional Manufacturing and Quality engineering duties, while at times and to varying degrees require basic product design skills.

  • Manufacturing Engineering (50%)
    • Work with Plant Manager and production associates to identify areas for improvement, such as cell layout, workflow, inventory reduction, component cost and labor reduction, etc.
    • Plan and lead RCI events
    • Learn and effectively manage the Altec AIR ERP System, Microsoft NAV, with respect to engineering responsibilities (part creation, BOMs, routings, etc.)
  • Quality Engineering (50%)
    • Work with Altec Corporate Quality to identify opportunities for improving Altec AIR’s Quality Audit score
    • Improve upon our existing Supplier and Production Quality Systems
    • Provide engineering support to outside sales and service
    • Assist Tech Support in troubleshooting compressed air systems in the field and in production
    • Identify and resolve product support and other quality issues by implementing changes to the design or manufacture of our products

In addition to the bachelor’s degree and experience,

  • Altec Manufacturing and/or Quality experience preferred
  • Completed all required Production and Quality training through Altec University
  • Altec Production System Level 1 required; Level 2 preferred
  • Can confidently and independently work with domestic and international suppliers to identify and improve top drivers of Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety
  • Knowledge of Solid works: Part, assembly and drawing creation, configurations, sheet metal modeling
  • Understanding of pneumatic systems with confidence to develop skill in troubleshooting
  • Academic exposure to psychrometrics is preferred (measurement of gas-vapor mixtures), ability and willingness to learn and apply it required


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Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance


Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.




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