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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 450 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.

3rd Shift Machine Operator

Job Summary:

The Machine Operator will be responsible for operating various types of machines in the plant. They will adhere to all Morbark safety, quality, inventory and production guidelines, standards, policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Inspect work pieces for defects, and measure work pieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using rules, templates, or other measuring instruments
  • Observe machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary
  • Read blueprints or job orders to determine product specifications and tooling instructions and to plan operational sequences
  • Set up and operate machine to perform machining operations
  • Follow all departmental objectives, standards or directions
  • Machine all parts to company standards following
  • Proficient use of equipment required by job function
  • Keep work place safe, clean and organized
  • Ensure proper placement of tools at the end of each shift
  • Responsibilities may change; be added or deleted.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Ability to handle both basic math and print reading is required. Proficient in shop mathematics and layout techniques is preferred.
  • Ability to use a tape measure is required. Proficient use of measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, etc. is preferred.
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others

Physical Requirements:

  • Unimpaired speech, hearing and sight (continuous)
  • Postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking and lifting intermittently
  • Standing and walking on cement
  • Climbing on and under machines
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds from ground level to chest level

General Performance Expectations:

  • Adhere to Morbark Employee Performance Expectations
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism within the department
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area

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

Department:

Production

Reports to:

Supervisor of Check Out

Job Summary:

The Painter will be responsible for appropriately applying paint to all finished parts requiring paint. They will uphold Morbark quality by having a clear understanding of the paint process from start to finish. This position will adhere to all Morbark safety, quality, inventory and production guidelines, standards, policies and procedures.

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
  • Perform startup 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
  • Make sure work area is clean
  • Paint equipment to quality expectations
  • Follow safety guidelines
  • Always wear protective clothing and respirator

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have two (2) to three (3) years of paint experience in a Urethane application
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others

Physical Requirements:

  • Unimpaired speech, hearing and sight (continuous)
  • Postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking and lifting intermittently
  • Standing and walking on cement
  • Climbing on and under machines
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds from ground level to chest level
  • Must be able to discriminate between colors and judge brightness and shade

General Performance Expectations:

  • Adhere to Morbark Employee Performance Expectations
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism within the department
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area

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.

HR Specialist

Job Summary

The HR Specialist will support the development and execution of HR services focusing on the coordination and administration of talent acquisition, employee benefits, HRIS and employee engagement.

Department

Human Resource

Reports to

Human Resource Director

Status

Exempt – Administrative

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as Lead to HR Generalist and HR Coordinator
  • Coordinate benefit open enrollment and employee benefit status changes
  • Coordinate talent acquisition activities and relationships with high school students
  • Ensure accuracy of employee wage and benefit data in HRIS system
  • Coordinate UIA Claims and protests
  • Continuously improve processes governing job responsibilities
  • Develop, maintain HR metrics
  • Conduct research for HR-related projects as required
  • Support HR-related internal communications
  • Support employee engagement events as required

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • SPHR or PHR certification preferred
  • HRIS experience – ADP preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a human resources department having a variety of responsibilities, including recruitment, benefits, policy development, and HR special projects

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to support all levels of the organization
  • Exceptionally strong customer service skills, including the ability to interact with all organizational levels and a mix of external contacts, including applicants, newly recruited employees, outside resource groups and vendors
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality and fairness at all times
  • Excellent skill level in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong writing skills

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.

Service Technician

Department

Service/Warranty

Reports to

Service and Warranty Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Dealer/Customers with diagnosing/resolving service issues from the Morbark Customer Support Center
  • Assist Warranty Department with service information pertaining to warranty
  • Assist with the creation and building of Morbark Service Training modules
  • Participate in all training of Customers/Dealers
  • Develop processes that positively impact organization growth strategies
  • Assist Customer in achieving designed output of their Morbark equipment
  • Teach Customer preventative maintenance to improve up-time on their Morbark equipment
  • Support our Dealers/Customers in solving service issues with Morbark equipment over the phone during and after regular business hours
  • Participate in the tracking of service issues to provide information to our internal customers
  • Make independent decisions on behalf of the organization to resolve machine service issues
  • Support all Call Center efforts
  • Perform Warranty and Paid Service work on existing Morbark equipment
  • Determine service resolutions based on best fix for customer and company
  • Travel to equipment to repair on an “as needed” basis
  • Complete job reports as required
  • Keep up to date on Morbark Product improvements
  • Keep a log book for Morbark travel
  • Communicate with Service/Warranty Department on all changes relating to Morbark machines
  • Maintain processes that communicate the “Voice of the Customer” to both engineering, manufacturing and purchasing; assist engineering, manufacturing and purchasing as a consulting expert as required
  • Maintain process to collect and communicate service issues to drafting, manufacturing and purchasing

Physical Demands and Requirements

  • Unimpaired speech, hearing and sight
  • Posture changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking and lifting
  • Ability of lift 50 pounds from floor to chest high shelving
  • Ability to climb on equipment
  • Ability to drive long distances

Skill Requirements

  • Self-directed
  • Good computer skills and math skills
  • Good Morbark equipment or component knowledge
  • Good organizational skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to accept added responsibilities
  • Team player, able to work with others to accomplish a common goal
  • Ability to read and understand Hydraulic and Electrical Schematics
  • Welding experience
  • Truck Hoist operation experience
  • Valid Chauffeurs License
  • Passport

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.

Director of Engineering

Job Summary

The Director of Engineering is responsible for engineering and communicating all progress and concerns relative to designing and selling a well-engineered and reliable product. The Director will be responsible for providing technical and strategic leadership for planning, organizing and directing the overall success of the Engineering Product Team. This role is responsible for the organizational structure and management of the design-to-production-launch functions of the Hardware, Software and Mechanical Engineering staff.

Status

Exempt

Classification

Executive

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Directs and participates in engineering impacted cost-reduction efforts
  • Participates in the creation and implementation of the technical strategy
  • Performs administrative duties such as performance and merit reviews, hiring, etc.
  • Provides for training, personnel enhancements and staff development to ensure a highly efficient and technically competent work force
  • Seeks new products via regular meetings with end users, distributors, consultants and research organizations
  • Directs the establishment of regular engineering meetings with major customers to elicit current product update needs and to ensure proper future design planning
  • Fosters confidential working relationships with outside technical resources to enhance internal technical programs
  • Institutes the use of engineering tools such as DFMs, FMEAs and DOEs in the product development stages and in problem solving to ensure that only the highest quality products are manufactured when taken into production
  • Directs the establishment of investigative programs for regular analysis of competitive products to maintain current product knowledge
  • Is responsible for fostering continuous improvement in performance, quality and cost
  • Provides leadership to relevant cross-functional teams as Senior Advisor
  • Releases final designs for manufacturing or purchasing and components and quantifies timely product/process concern based on verification data
  • Supports Sales and Production Management in areas of manufacturing feasibility, tooling requirements and standard costing
  • Ensures an innovative and creative environment for product engineers to initiate/ implement ideas, VA/VEs and possible patents
  • Facilitates Projects – cost management, quality planning, human resource planning, and risk identification and qualification
  • Supports the safety and environmental programs to ensure a safe work environment for all employees

Essential Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple tasks/programs, high energy, strong customer relations
  • Strong financial understanding of the costing of products
  • Proficiency in program management, FMEA, FEA, DVP&R, QS9000, TS16949 and PPAP tools
  • High level of analytical ability
  • Thorough knowledge of design and development of mechanical components and systems, working knowledge of test engineering, manufacturing operations, and engineering processes and procedures
  • 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
  • Honesty, reliability, and ethical nature

Ideal Education

B.S. in mechanical engineering level of knowledge, MSME or MBA level preferred with a minimum of 10-15 years relevant manufacturing industry experience and 5 years in management.

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.