Engineer

Location: Sterling, Massachusetts
Opening ID: 21246
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Feb 11, 2020

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter." Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.

Responsibilities

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The incumbent works in an entry-level capacity under the guidance of more expernienced engineer and associates.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Learns Altecs product lines and systems/rules/processes required for different Engineering roles at Altec.
Practices prudent engineering and effectively apply formal engineering training adding to the overall effectiveness of the Engineering Group and enhancement of Altecs position within the product line
Participates and contribute productively as part of Altecs team-oriented design, manufacture and customer service/support efforts
Operates with appropriate entry-level decision-making latitude within the scope of an assignment
Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in the engineering field
Communicates with customers on issues of technical specifications, product design and operation as appropriate
Provides technical support to sales associates
Supports Operations, Sales, and Service
Interfaces directly with Suppliers and Customers
Learns and Utilize Lean principles to improve our products and processes
Works on various sizes of Altec projects
Works within any of the Altec departments as assigned to grow knowledge and skill for future Altec positions

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required.
EIT registration or ability to obtain registration required.
Current valid Driver's License
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying.

FINANCIAL BUDGETING, CAPITAL, AND/OR MANPOWER RESPONSIBILITIES:
None


OTHER POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated record of responsibility
Extremely detail oriented
Customer Service Oriented
Motivated, goal oriented and persistent
Maintain Company confidentiality
Must handle stress and deadlines well
Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives


Responsibility for Safety:
Safety In everything we do

Responsibility to Prevent Errors:
Ensures appropriate reviews have been performed as needed for high quality

Mental Alertness:
Continuous attention to all job functions ensuring quality products

Communication with Others:
Requires outside and inside contacts to carry out company policy and programs; Improper handling will have considerable effect on operational results; Must often deal with matters requiring explanation, persuasion and obtaining of approvals

Benefits

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
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

EEO Statement

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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