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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.

Purchasing Buyer

Job Summary

Morbark, LLC, is seeking a Purchasing Buyer. The Purchasing Buyer will be responsible for commodity strategy, quotation activities, selection of qualified suppliers, identification of alternate suppliers, supplier negotiations (price, schedules, and terms & conditions), documentation write-up, and post-award management regarding Long Term Agreements, warranty, etc. The Purchasing Buyer will work with Engineering to identify and qualify new suppliers to meet customer requirements on new and existing programs.

Responsibilities

  • Lead formal negotiations.
  • Perform and comprehend price analyses, source selection/justification.
  • Review purchase requisitions for clarity, compliance, detail, completeness, and obtain additional information considered necessary.
  • Actively manage the procurement process from order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices.
  • Actively manage supplier performance through consistent communication to ensure proper adherence to purchase order terms and conditions.
  • Participate in the invoice approval process to ensure that supplier invoices are in accordance with purchase order terms and conditions, and resolve issues as necessary.
  • Review proposals, negotiate prices and terms, select or recommend suppliers, analyze trends, follow up on orders placed, verify delivery, approve payments, and maintain necessary records.
  • Prepare RFQ packages.

Education

Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of procurement experience

Experience

Experience in the procurement of steel, engines, hydraulics, electric and electronic components is 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 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.

Quality Auditor

Job Summary

The Internal Quality Auditor ensures that organizational processes, and the goods and services that result, comply with the requirements of standards (ISO 9001), as well as customer, regulatory, and the organization’s own requirements (Quality Management System).  Quality auditors perform inspections at all stages of production and ensure that standards of excellence are maintained during the production of goods, manufactured components and finished products.  Reports to the Quality Manager.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate production processes for compliance with quality requirements
  • Record and compile audit and test results and prepare graphs, charts and reports
  • Assist in development of audit plans and audit schedules
  • Participate in quality audits (and lead a team of quality auditors, if/when needed)
  • Identify processes, situations, etc., where organization is meeting requirements, as well as identify opportunities for improvement
  • Assist audit team in developing audit reports; present audit reports to top management, as needed
  • Assist with follow-up audits, as required
  • May be required to develop internal auditing/testing parameters
  • Be able to assist with root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action and preventative action for process and product related non-conformances
  • Assist with quality training of production personnel
  • Ensure compliance with ISO standards throughout the manufacturing facility

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • General computer skills – proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and charting software preferred
  • Strong language skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well unsupervised, manage conflicts, handle multiple tasks, be detail oriented and highly motivated required
  • Ability to work under the pressure of meeting deadlines and perform well in “team” situations
  • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, reach, push and pull and have the ability to stand 8 hours daily
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles
  • Quality Inspector Certification a plus
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

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.