Careers

Constantly seeking exceptional people

To live out the Cox Manufacturing promise to deliver consistent on-time, on-spec and on-budget performance, we need to be constantly alert for exceptional people. If you’re the type who takes pride in achieving challenging goals and consistently pleasing customers, send your resume or a brief description of work history and skills to the email or physical address below. We’re looking forward to having more people like you on the Cox team!

Cox Manufacturing achievements that you can be a part of:

  • Inc. 5000 "Fastest Growing Companies" - 4 years running
  • City of San Antonio "Healthy Workplace" - 2 years running

All candidates must:

  • Pass our math test
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug test
  • Have a valid driver's license or ID
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Have a stable work history

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Career Resources

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

 

CNC Mill Programmer 

Cox Manufacturing has openings for experienced CNC Mill programmers and setup personnel in the highly desirable area of San Antonio.

Compensation: $20 - $28 + (commensurate with experience).

Experience with either CNC Swiss or twin spindle multi-axis lathes with live tooling is a plus. Cox Mfg is looking for machinists who are results-driven, independent and assertive. There are immediate openings for the right candidates. Full benefit package offered including medical, 401(k), etc.

Duties

  • Responsible for the setup of CNC machinery to produce precision parts
  • Troubleshoot CNC machine processes
  • Responsible for performing routine operational checks and repair work on functional parts of mechanical equipment and machinery
  • Install and monitor machine tooling
  • Handle, install, and use raw materials and related fluids
  • Inspect parts for quality and conformance with specifications
  • Work planning, programming with CAD/CAM system and job control

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Esprit and Solid Works experience or comparable CAD/CAM software
  • Ability to create a tooling, programming and process strategy from part prints and engineering information
  • Ability to set up and operate numerical-control machines by applying knowledge of machining methods 
  • Experience with one of the following CNC controls – Haas, Brother, Fanuc
  • Knowledge of best practice mill fixture design and use
  • Ability to adjust and calculate machine speed, depths, and feed ratios
  • Ability to change cutting tools and adjust machine controls to ensure specified timing, clearances, and tolerances
  • Ability to check and edit existing programs
  • Ability to measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications
  • Ability to use metrology equipment such as micrometers, thread & pin gages, profilometer, calipers, optical comparator

 

 

Machining Apprentice 

Cox Manufacturing is looking for individuals that are interested in making manufacturing a career. We offer a 3-5 year apprentice program to advance your skills and improve your earnings power. If you are interested in making manufacturing your career, then this job is for you. Strong mechanical aptitude, good math skills, and a desire to learn are the key to this position. The training will be on day shift; once trained, shift assignment may change based on business needs.

Pay Scale at each level of Apprenticeship:
Year 1: $14
Year 2: $15
Year 3: $17
Grad: $20

Duties

  • Responsible for performing routine operational checks and repair work on functional parts of mechanical equipment and machinery
  • Install and monitor machine tooling
  • Handle, install, and use raw materials and related fluids
  • Inspect parts for quality and conformance with specifications
  • Work planning and job control

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must pass math test 
  • Must be available to work 1st and 2nd or 3rd shift
  • Prior experience not required
  • All factory positions must be willing to work at least 2 different shifts

Preferred Skills (Not Required):

  • Experience with and knowledge of general machining principles
  • Blueprint reading
  • Experience with precision metrology instruments

Full benefit package including 401(k), medical, paid holidays, etc.
Apply in person 7:00AM--4:00PM Mon-Fri.

 

 

Light Assembly

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Full time (40 hour/wk) positions.

Duties

  • Perform a variety of tasks such as sorting, reworking, deburring parts and assembly
  • Wash, sort and visually check parts per written and/or verbal instructions
  • Check part quality using common measuring and gaging instruments
  • Document inspection outputs as required

Cox Manufacturing hires for: Character, Effort, and Excellence.

Pay starting at $11.00. This position is day shift (7am – 4pm), but must be able to work either 2nd or 3rd shift as needed. Full medical, 401(k), vacation and sick pay. 

 

 

Maintenance Mechanic

Compensation: $12/hr and up

Cox Manufacturing is looking for a motivated, self-starting individual to work with our maintenance team. Need strong mechanical aptitude, good math skills, and a desire to learn. Candidate must be available to work 1st shift. 

Duties

  • Troubleshoot controls, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical problems on production equipment
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Must be able to perform general physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and moving one’s whole body, such as lifting, walking, and stooping
  • Blueprint reading

Cox Manufacturing hires for: Character, Effort, and Excellence

This position is day shift (7am – 4pm), but must be able to work either 2nd or 3rd shift as needed. Full time (40 hour/wk position). Full medical, 401(k), vacation and sick pay. 

 

 

Experienced CNC Machinist

Compensation: Varies based on experience

Duties

  • Responsible for the set up of CNC machinery to produce precision parts
  • Troubleshoot CNC machine processes
  • Responsible for performing routine operational checks and repair work on functional parts of mechanical equipment and machinery
  • Install and monitor machine tooling
  • Handle, install, and use raw materials and related fluids
  • Inspect parts for quality and conformance with specifications
  • Work planning and job control

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience with and knowledge of general machining principles
  • Experience with precision metrology instruments
  • Blueprint reading
  • Must pass math test 
  • Must be available to work 1st shift and willing to work 2nd or 3rd shift

 

 

Quality Engineer

This position reports to the Director of Continuous Improvement. The primary objective of this position is to improve Quality processes in a manufacturing machine environment. Required for this position is a leadership-oriented person who is assertive and results driven. 

Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Process Management
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Managerial Courage
  • Action Oriented
  • Priority Setting
  • Approachability
  • Command Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Decision Quality
  • Ethics and Values

Requirements

  • High level of integrity
  • Able to supervise emloyees
  • Minimum 3 years Quality experience of applying problem solving methodology in work environment
  • Computer skills (Excel, Word, internet research)
  • Strong math skills (must pass a math test with 90% or higher)
  • Blueprint reading
  • Professional in conversation and email communication
  • Highly organized, detailed and accurate
  • Analytical, process-oriented

 

 

Administrative Assistant - Manufacturing (Sales Dept.)

COX MFG is a quality contract manufacturing business serving technical & manufacturing clients in the USA and around the world.  As our thriving company continues to expand, we need an extraordinary Administrative Assistant to work with us, within our Sales Group.

The right person for this job is a reliable team player who enjoys challenge, is detail oriented, efficient, and comfortable working in a team setting.

Our Administrative Assistant will serve & support our sales staff with administrative skill in a fast paced and collaborative office environment. We have an awesome close-knit team who works well together and expresses appreciation for a job well done.

You might be just the person we need, if you...

  • Are a savvy businessperson first, with great enthusiasm, poise and friendliness
  • Are goal oriented, flexible and dedicated 
  • Have proven administrative office skills , organization and are good with numbers
  • Want to be part of a dynamic team that you help, and that helps you

Our Administrative Assistant will help ensure that our key customer relationships are strengthened by supporting the sales team with diversified administrative duties -- accurate, efficient office organization and desk based office tasks.

Talents & Duties, as directed by the VP of Sales – 

  • Support & serve Cox Mfg sales Account Managers in their respective roles
  • Independent, self-managing, results focused
  • Confident communication that is poised, courteous, friendly
  • Highly organized, detailed, and accurate
  • Superior administrative support and execution
  • Computer and office skills (Excel, Word, internet research, email)
  • Strong math skills
  • Blueprint reading a plus
  • Experience preferred

As our new Office Assistant, you’ll get the opportunity to aid our growth by putting your knowledge and expertise to work within an exciting and appreciative team.

Send us your resume, and start feeling great about what you do.

 

 

Materials Manager / Supplier Development Specialist – Manufacturing

Cox Manufacturing is seeking an assertive individual to be our Materials Manager, with an emphasis in Supplier Development.

The right person for this job is a results-oriented, skilled organizer who will lead diverse teams to enhance outcomes within our high quality contract manufacturing business – 

  • Materials/warehouse team receiving valuable raw materials
  • Shipping team delivering time-sensitive outbound shipments
  • In-house buying team
  • Key AVL suppliers – for raw materials, finishing services, and factory supplies
  • Freight and logistics providers

As a broadly skilled leader, you possess the assessment qualities that identify and qualify our key AVL suppliers, the communications talent to develop long range partnerships with them, and the purchasing acumen to balance economy principles with problem solving for win/win outcomes.

If you...

  • Are willing to roll up your sleeves to make a measureable impact on the business
  • Can organize and inspire operations teams to handle materials carefully and effectively
  • Can facilitate ‘emerging supplier’ and ‘preferred supplier’ partnerships
  • Enjoy in-person field visits to assess and qualify key suppliers
  • Are goal oriented and passionate about your career
  • Want more satisfaction in exchange for your knowledge of business and industry
  • Want to be part of a dynamic team that you help, and that helps you

...then you might be the person we are looking for.

Our Materials Manager will have the rare opportunity to work closely with all levels of the operation, including the executive team, the Quality Director and the CEO.

Talents & Duties

  • Independent, self-managing, results focused
  • Active listener, assertive communicator, fair negotiator
  • Highly organized, detailed, and accurate
  • Strong administrative execution
  • Computer and office skills (Excel, Word, internet research, email)
  • Strong math skills
  • Blueprint reading a plus
  • Experience with inventory management preferred

Energize your career. Send us your resume, and start feeling great about what you do!

 

 

You may apply for a position with our company any Monday thru Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. or you may send your resume via the form below. Get directions here.

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