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Morbark builds equipment that creates opportunities in the forestry, recycling, sawmill, biomass, and tree care markets. Morbark equipment helps customers harvest, process, and convert wood and other organic materials into valuable, useful, and environmentally sound products.

With an average of almost 15 years of employment with the company, Morbark’s nearly 500 employees are dedicated to quality and customer service.

Current job openings at Morbark are listed on the tabs section below. Please click on the title to view and download the job description and to complete an online application.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not receive a confirmation upon applying, please contact us at jobs@morbark.com or re-submit your application.

Quality Manager

Job Summary

The Quality Manager is responsible for overall development, implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of the organization’s Quality Management System (QMS). Reports to the Director of Operations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the organization’s Quality Management System conforms to customer, internal, and regulatory/legal requirements
  • Ensure evaluation of, and reporting on, quality systems
  • Oversee inspection (examination) of incoming materials, ensuring that they meet requirements
  • Manage the monitoring, measurement, and review of internal processes, especially those that affect the quality of the organization’s products
  • Lead a team of Quality engineers, inspectors, auditors, analysts, and technicians
  • Report to Management on the performance of QMS (e.g., results of quality audits, corrective actions), including the need for improvement
  • Conduct periodic management review meetings
  • Oversee product recalls
  • Ensure accuracy and timely inspection/calibration of monitoring and measuring devices
  • Keep up on standards, regulations/laws, issues, and news with respect to product (service) quality

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • 3+ year’s management experience in manufacturing and quality assurance
  • Understanding of ISO 9001, 14001, etc., implementation
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Suite (Excel, Access)
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Certified Quality Inspector preferred
  • Six Sigma experience preferred

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Quality Engineer

Job Summary

The Quality Engineer provides statistical information for quality improvement through empirical testing and by identifying testing methods and samples. Additionally, the position will assist in the development of statistical analysis and trending in order to maintain the Quality System. Reports to the Quality Manager.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze quality performance utilizing statistical and analytical tools and methods
  • Implement methods to inspect, test, and evaluate reliability and accuracy of processes, products, and production equipment
  • Develop and establish quality procedures and systems for inspecting plans, quality trends, capability studies, and verification/validation activities
  • Ensure process control documents adhere with set requirements
  • Assist in on-time processing of non-conforming components
  • Assist material-review disposition process through failure analysis and corrective actions
  • Coordinate with suppliers and internal/external customers relating to quality trends, performance, and corrective action
  • Verify conformance and productivity of quality engineering system through supplier audits and surveys
  • Initiate programs to enhance supplier performance
  • Interact with product development committees to inspect and review engineering releases
  • Review all product quality aspects like planning, manufacturing methods, and process specifications
  • Interact with manufacturing and engineering teams to optimize documentation related to quality and inspection checks
  • Develop and establish quality processes to establish and provide evidence for Device Master Record
  • Assist manufacturing scrap performance evaluation and management

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in quality, mechanical, or industrial engineering
  • Five years of previous experience in a quality engineer, quality assurance, or related role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Understanding of ISO 9001, 14001, etc., implementation
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Suite (Excel, Access)
  • Certification as CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) from the American Society for Quality preferred

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Assistant Controller

Job Summary

This is a great opportunity as a result of promotion and has tremendous upside for growth. The Assistant Controller is a supervisory position handling transactional accounting, GAAP, analysis, and management reporting for the Morbark team. This position shares responsibility for a team that handles internal and external reporting tasks, SG&A transactions and reporting, payroll accounting, balance sheet accounting, variance accounting and reporting, month-end close and assisting with company acquisitions and integrations. This position will also be responsible for internal and external audit and tax requests.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage resources during the month-end process and on regular reporting and integration projects and processes
  • Conduct month-end work, including preparation and review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and completion of other ad hoc requests
  • Guide Accounting team in ERP enhancements and multi-entity accounting guidance and support
  • Assist with and review of financial reports and footnotes
  • Assist and lead reporting changes/requirements for acquisition system integrations; includes but not limited to acquisition accounting, ERP integrations, and providing guidance to personnel from newly acquired entities
  • Lead reporting improvement efforts in all financial systems; includes but not limited to Financial Reporting projects, Consolidation coordination and acquired companies

Required Experience & Education

  • Expert knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting
  • Ability to solve problems while coordinating projects, communicating changes, and monitoring progress
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment meeting deadlines with accurate and detailed results
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, for effective interaction with all levels of company personnel
  • Strong project management and process improvement skills; proficiency with spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Excellent analytical skills, combined with impeccable business judgment and ability to communicate with management and staff
  • Highly motivated and energetic personality, with desire for hands-on position
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA Required
  • Public accounting background with five years of progressive accounting and supervisory experience

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Manufacturing Financial Analyst

Job Summary

The Manufacturing Financial Analyst will be responsible for collecting and studying data to determine costs of manufacturing and other activities as a basis for business decisions. This includes analysis of materials, inventory, subcontractor, labor and overhead, operating variances, and product pricing and profitability. They will collaborate with manufacturing personnel on the structure and validity of BOM and routing data, and on capital deployment analysis to reduce production costs.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with operations on continuous process improvement of inventory control, cycle counting, engineering change order process, and inventory transactions, and participate in, reconcile and analyze cycle count program
  • Provide accurate, timely costing information to the business to support business decisions, including product line P&Ls
  • Participate in forecasting and budgeting process for the Winn, Mich., and Wooster, Ohio, facilities
  • Review and develop standard work to ensure variances arising from purchase prices and work orders are investigated and any necessary corrective actions are implemented
  • Assist in the analysis of financial data and assess relevant information; interpret data for the purpose of applying past financial performance to future standards
  • Maintain responsibility for the accuracy and reliability of the manufacturing inventory records, through analysis and working with operations on continuous process improvement of inventory control and reporting

Required Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Three years of relevant manufacturing analysis experience, including experience with bills of materials and variance analysis
  • Ability to solve problems while coordinating projects, communicating changes and monitoring progress
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment meeting deadlines with accurate and detailed results
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, for effective interaction with all levels of company personnel
  • Strong project management and process improvement skills; proficiency with spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Excellent analytical skills, combined with impeccable business judgment and ability to communicate with management and staff
  • Highly motivated and energetic personality, with desire for hands-on position

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Project Engineer

Position Summary

Morbark’s Project Engineer position works as part of the product engineering team, organizing and leading designs for products and/or systems that meet or exceed applicable standards and requirements for the target customers and markets.  The Project Engineer shall work with other members of the Engineering team to develop and execute design, testing and launch plans for new and modified products.  The Product Engineer will also interface with internal partners and customers as a part of the development and execution of project plans.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop project plans and proposals; work with management to develop specific project objectives
  • Develop a project schedule from the determination of timing and sequencing of all activities required to satisfactorily complete the project
  • Oversee and coordinate the technical aspects of the project including, but not limited to:
    • Determine product design requirements (Customer, Regulatory and internal standard)
    • Product design studies
    • Prepare cost estimates and status of performance to targets
    • Conduct testing to assure safe and satisfactory product performance
  • Prepare and communicate status reports to the project stakeholders; regularly monitor budgets, contractors and schedules; keep accurate records of all elements of the project
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the product development process; collaborate with other departments to provide a best-in-class quality product
  • Identify training opportunities and help develop training needed to improve the overall organization’s development
  • Keep a working log of open issues and timelines for resolutions
  • Contribute to problem resolutions and participate in problem-solving activities
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities for the product or office
  • Support other groups and departments as needed

Essential Qualifications

  • Prior experience in product development; integration of multiple systems into a single, cohesive product
  • Ability to work in an environment where process and standards are often not well defined; ability to develop standards where standards do not exist
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills; ability to effectively communicate with individuals at multiple levels of the organization, including shop floor and office
  • Formal problem-solving training/skills

Ideal Personal Profile

  • Demonstrated ability to lead courageously, maintaining a strong position amidst opposition to resolve important issues, and ability to navigate through complexity
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Business agility to manage complexity, change and uncertainty
  • Hands-on, energetic, and a “can do” attitude
  • Honest, reliable, and ethical personality

Ideal Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering
  • 4 – 7 years of product development experience
  • Successful leadership of several projects; project management experience interfacing with multiple projects
  • Experience working with 3D Modeling (Solid Edge, SolidWorks, etc.) beneficial
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft product suite
  • Qualification to work in the United States

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Standards and Compliance Engineer

Position Summary

Morbark’s Standards and Compliance Engineer works as part of the product engineering team, ensuring that designs meet or exceed applicable standards and requirements for the target customers and markets. The Standards and Compliance Engineer will work independently to gather and organize standards and requirements as well as monitor the evolution of standards over time. The Standards and Compliance Engineer will also identify applicable requirements and standards to guide activities as product engineering teams design and verify new and modified products.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recommend and make improvements to the standards and requirements system
  • Take ownership of the process to keep standards current and guide the project teams to identify the correct set of standards and requirements to constrain the design of new and modified products
  • Co-lead product certification planning with the Product Engineers
  • Collaborate with colleagues in design process; collaborate with other departments to provide a best-in-class quality product
  • Identify training opportunities and help develop training needed to improve the overall organization’s development
  • Create reports for management outlining current project status or current issues
  • Keep a working log of open issues and timelines for resolutions
  • Contribute to problem resolutions and participate in problem-solving activities
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities for the product or office
  • Support other groups and departments as needed

Essential Qualifications

  • Prior experience in product design and/or testing
  • Demonstrated ability to identify applicable design requirements for a given application or product
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate with individuals at multiple levels of the organization, including shop floor and office
  • Formal Problem Solving training/skills

Ideal Personal Profile

  • Demonstrated ability to lead courageously, maintaining a strong position amidst opposition to resolve important issues, and ability to navigate through complexity
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Business agility to manage complexity, change and uncertainty; flexibility, nimbleness
  • Hands-on, energetic, and a “can do” attitude
  • Honest, reliable, and ethical personality

Ideal Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering
  • 1 – 3 years of design engineering or related experience
  • Project management experience, including interfacing with multiple projects
  • Experience working with 3D Modeling (Solid Edge, SolidWorks, etc.) beneficial
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft product suite
  • Qualification to work in the United States

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Equipment Painter

Position Summary

The equipment painter position will be responsible for appropriately applying paint to all finished parts requiring paint. All Painter positions will be expected to recognize, understand, and preform to Morbark paint standards.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Select appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays, or prepare them by mixing substances according to formulas, using automated paint mixing equipment
  • Make sure all equipment is cleaned and properly prepped before painting
  • Read and understand formulas and follow written and verbal directions
  • Complete start-up and shut-down process on the paint line
  • Disassemble, clean, reassemble, and maintain painting application equipment
  • Follow departmental objectives, standards or directions
  • Perform routine maintenance on painting equipment
  • Adhere to safety, quality, inventory and production guidelines
  • Follow company policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Urethane or automotive experience
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of paint line experience
  • Ability to handle both basic math and print reading
  • Ability to use a tape measure
  • Ability to measure and mix paint

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds from floor to chest to high shelving
  • Ability to perform frequent postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking, lifting, stooping and twisting
  • Ability to see details at a close range (within a few feet) and judge which of several objects is closer or further away

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Paint Prep

Position Summary

The Paint Prep position will be responsible for loading and unloading parts, preparing machines for paint, and paint touch up. All Painters will be expected to recognize, understand, and perform to Morbark paint standards.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Load and unload painted and unpainted parts onto and off of paint racks
  • Perform daily maintenance on paint booth and also paint equipment
  • Become proficient in the use of the equipment required by the job function
  • Clean and prepare equipment and parts for paint
  • Do touch-up work or fix problems that might arise
  • Follow departmental employee objectives, standards and directions
  • Take on new projects as assigned
  • Adhere to safety, quality, inventory and production guidelines
  • Follow company policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional training, education or certification in welding is preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers in addition to understanding fractions and decimals)
  • Ability to read and understand both written and verbal instructions
  • Self-motivated and self-directed personality

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds from floor to chest to high shelving
  • Ability to perform frequent postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking, lifting, stooping and twisting
  • Ability to see details at a close range (within a few feet) and judge which of several objects is closer or further away

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Welder

Position Summary

Welders will be responsible welding metal, assembling parts, and clean-up welds. They will be responsible for performing basic math such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole numbers. All welders will be expected to weld in a flat position and understand what a quality weld looks like.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Weld and assemble parts to company standards
  • Assemble parts using a variety of tools and methods
  • Become proficient in the use of the equipment required by the job function
  • May be required to explore methods of improving efficiency, speed and quality of work being done
  • Experienced welders will be responsible for performing finishing sanding, scraping, BBs and other clean-up duties
  • Follow departmental employee objectives, standards or directions
  • Adhere to safety, quality, inventory and production guidelines
  • Follow company policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional training, education or certification in welding is preferred.
  • Experience is preferred in one or more of the following welding processes: SMAW, GMAW or FCAW.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production or precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models
  • Ability to perform basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers in addition to understanding fractions and decimals)
  • Ability to read and understand both written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g. patterns of numbers, letters, pictures etc.)
  • Ability to read basic prints/schematics
  • Ability to read and use tape measure, rule and square to fit parts and assemblies

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds from floor to chest to high shelving
  • Ability to perform frequent postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking, lifting, stooping and twisting
  • Ability to see details at a close range (within a few feet) and judge which of several objects is closer or further away

Note

This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Morbark, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The policy of Morbark is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, Veteran Status, sexual orientation, genetic information of any other protected category by state and federal laws.