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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.

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Electrical Systems Engineer

Job Summary

Morbark’s Electrical Systems Engineer position works as part of Morbark’s Systems Engineering team, ensuring that machine electrical control systems meet or exceed applicable standards and requirements for the target customers and markets. The Electrical System Engineer will work with the Hydraulic Systems Engineer and various Product Engineers to develop and validate new and modified Control Systems on current production machines, equipment under development, and any custom-built equipment that requires custom electric controls. The Electrical Systems Engineer, as part of the Product Engineering Teams, will ensure that the control systems on all new and modified products meet any and all requirements and standards.

Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering

Experience

  • 1 – 3 years of Electrical Engineering related experience
  • Prior experience in software development and maintenance
  • Experience working with SolidEdge software package – desirable
  • Project management experience, interfacing with multiple projects
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft product suite
  • Prior experience in Electrical Controls system design
  • Prior experience in Electrical routing

Skills

  • 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 establish understand and communicate with individuals at multiple levels of the organization, including shop floor and office
  • Formal problem-solving training/skills

Personal

  • Demonstrated ability to lead courageously, maintaining a strong position amidst opposition to resolve important issues, and ability to navigate through complexity
  • Business agility to manage complexity, change and uncertainty; flexibility; nimbleness
  • Hands-on, energetic, and a “can do” attitude
  • Honest, reliable, and ethical personality
  • Qualification to work in the United States

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own the Electrical Controls design and ensure that Morbark controls comply with regulations and standards as well as meeting or exceeding requirements as specified by our various customers
  • Recommend and make improvements to current Electrical Control Systems
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the design process; collaborate with other departments to provide a “best in class” quality product
  • Identify Electrical Controls-related 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
  • Maintain a record of system changes as required
  • Contribute to controls-related troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities for the product or office
  • Support other groups and departments as needed

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.

Hydraulic Systems Engineer

Job Summary

Morbark’s Hydraulic Systems Engineer position works as part of Morbark’s Systems Engineering team, ensuring that machine hydraulic systems meet or exceed applicable standards and requirements for the target customers and markets. The Hydraulic System Engineer will work with the other Systems Engineers and various Product Engineers to develop and validate new and modified Hydraulic Systems on current production machines, equipment under development, and any custom-built equipment that requires custom hydraulic controls. The Hydraulic Systems Engineer, as part of the Product Engineering Teams, will ensure that the Hydraulic Systems on all new and modified products meet any and all requirements and standards.

Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering

Experience

  • 1 – 3 years of Hydraulic Engineering-related experience
  • Project management experience, interfacing with multiple projects
  • Experience working with SolidEdge software package is highly preferred
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft product suite
  • Prior experience in Hydraulic System design and routing

Skills

  • 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 establish understand and communicate with individuals at multiple levels of the organization including shop floor and office
  • Formal problem-solving training/skills

Personal

  • Demonstrated ability to lead courageously, maintaining a strong position amidst opposition to resolve important issues, and ability to navigate through complexity
  • Business agility to manage complexity, change and uncertainty; flexibility; nimbleness
  • Hands-on, energetic, and a “can do” attitude
  • Honest, reliable, and ethical personality
  • Qualification to work in the United States

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own the Hydraulic System design and ensure that Morbark hydraulics comply with regulations and standards as well as meeting or exceeding requirements as specified by our various customers
  • Recommend and make improvements to current Hydraulic Systems
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the design process; collaborate with other departments to provide a “best in class” quality product
  • Identify Hydraulic System-related 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
  • Maintain a record of system changes as required
  • Contribute to systems-related troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities for the product or office
  • Support other groups and departments as needed

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.

Production Assembler

Job Summary

Use a variety of hand and power tools, fixtures, work instructions, and test equipment to perform a series of operations to correctly assemble machinery.

Requirements

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience

  • Previous production assembly experience – preferred
  • Prior experience in Electrical Controls system design
  • Prior experience in Electrical routing
  • Formal Problem Solving training/skills

Skills

  • Ability to perform basic math (add subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers in addition to understanding fractions and decimals)
  • Basic language skills (can read and understand written instructions)
  • Ability to identify and use a variety of assembly tools and methods
  • Basic/general knowledge in reading/understanding schematics
  • Understanding of equipment performance requirements
  • 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

Personal

  • Unimpaired speech, hearing and sight (continuous)
  • Postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking, and lifting (intermittent)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds from floor to chest-high shelving

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow detailed assembly instructions, processes, and procedures
  • Comply with policies, guidelines, and regulatory requirements to meet Quality Standards
  • Proficiently use equipment required by the job function
  • Adhere to safety, quality, inventory, and production guidelines
  • Report problems with quality, processes, equipment, and materials to Production Supervisor
  • Assemble equipment for final operation
  • Perform troubleshooting as required
  • Explore methods of improving efficiency, speed, and quality of work being done
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions

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.

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.

Inventory Control Supervisor

Job Summary

The Inventory Control Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the team responsible for all aspects of the inventory control process, including cycle counting, root cause analysis and variance investigation, and reporting. Also, the Inventory Control Supervisor will be responsible for leading the Traffic team responsible for the movement of materials within the plant. The Inventory Control Supervisor will be tasked with identifying, developing, and implementing process improvements in these areas.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead a small- to medium-sized team of employees, providing direction, accountability, and development opportunities while performing at a high level
  • Instill a culture of communication with other functional groups within the organization to obtain necessary information and provide feedback to stakeholders in the inventory control process
  • Cultivate a “customer service” mindset among the inventory control team, targeting proactive service to employees and groups outside of the inventory and/or materials teams
  • Always look for opportunities to enhance and promote lean manufacturing techniques; make manufacturing information readily available to other departments
  • Manage and administer the cycle count inventory processes; measure and report inventory accuracy and root causes
  • Manage all Kanban processes, including Kanban labeling, bin, and signal systems for shop floor
  • Operate as a key player in the establishment of inventories, including the identification of material that should and should not be kept in inventory, the type of inventory it should be kept in, and the level of inventory required; oversee the use of these practices by the team after implemented
  • Lead implementation of engineering, production, and other changes that will impact inventory levels and material supply
  • Always look for opportunities to reduce inventory and inventory transactions but still support our business
  • Manage and administer the company’s location control processes
  • Oversee all internal traffic activities, ensuring they are completed in a timely and accurate manner, and transacted in JDE
  • Identify, develop and implement improvement opportunities and solutions to establish a traffic system that effectively and efficiently ensures delivery of materials within the plant
  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams to develop solutions to problems that make all stakeholders successful
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business, supply chain management, or related field
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to be self-directed
  • Good computer, math, and organizational skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to accept added responsibilities
  • 5+ years’ experience in inventory management
  • 5+ years’ experience in supervisory role
  • Lean/Six Sigma training and/or experience

Physical Requirements

  • Unimpaired speech, hearing and sight (continuous)
  • Postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking and lifting (intermittent)
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds from ground level to chest level

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.

Planning/MRP Manager

Job Summary

The Planning/MRP Manager will ensure that strategic material planning processes are in place to enable operational and production continuity. He/she will take a coordinating lead, working closely with internal and external parties to ensure supply of materials is in place to satisfy production requirements. The successful candidate must be able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Initially, this role’s primary responsibility will focus solely on the development and implementation of a robust MRP process, primarily those functions in JDE. All other supervisory responsibilities will be withheld until that project is complete, at which time the Planning/MRP Manager will take on the rest of the duties described herein.

  • Ensure that material scheduling strategy and processes are in place and work effectively in order to ensure material supply meets production requirements with minimum stock levels
  • Engage with multi-functional groups within the organization to manage the MRP periodic process from customer forecast through supplier forecast and production supply
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan, and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production
  • In partnership with Purchasing, share ownership of material planning issues that arise, including over or under delivery, and guide any follow-up actions, especially in the event of material shortages that affect production
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
  • Design, develop and implement flexible solutions to aid business efficiency, drive process improvements, and add value
  • Seek and recommend solutions to overcome issues in order to meet production requirements and address operational risks
  • Ensure that Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) in place is effective and that data is accurate and up to date, as well as resolve any issues as required (master data management)
  • Ensure the integrity of routings and, in partnership with Engineering, of Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Manage, coach and develop a high-performing team that meets agreed objectives and delivers best-practice results, added value, and continuous improvements
  • Maintain an active role in establishing departmental objectives/KPIs, and is responsible for reviewing and assessing ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Monitor and ensure that staff under supervision maintain accurate material schedules to get the right materials on site at the right time
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives; investigate and implement system enhancement initiatives
  • Ensure strategic and operational information, reports, and metrics are available to share with others in the business as and when required
  • Support new business initiatives and projects and contribute to review meetings and change process; in conjunction with Inventory Control, ensure effective material planning implementation takes place relating to the change

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business, supply chain management, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in planning activities, including successfully leading the implementation of an MRP system
  • 5+ years’ experience in supervising small- to medium-sized teams (i.e., 5-10)
  • Ability to be self-directed
  • Excellent computer, math, and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to accept added responsibilities

Physical Requirements

  • Unimpaired speech, hearing, and sight (continuous)
  • Postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking, and lifting (intermittent)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds from floor to chest-high shelving

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.

3rd Shift Equipment Painter

Job Summary

Working a 3rd shift, 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 perform 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

Education and Experience 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.

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.

Job Duties and 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.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 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 (intermittent)
  • Standing and walking on cement
  • Climbing on and under machines
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds from floor to chest-high shelving

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.

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.