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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, apply online or at our physical location (get directions here). We’re looking forward to having more people like you on the Cox team!

 

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Machinist Apprentice


Cox Manufacturing is seeking individuals ready for a high-skilled, in-demand career. Cox Apprentices enjoy working with their hands, and enjoy learning to solve new problems EVERY day. As an apprentice, you will learn how to create precision parts that go into complex products such as medical equipment, electronics, firearms, and more.

The Cox Apprenticeship is not an unpaid internship. While you are learning, you are earning full-time pay and benefits. The more problems you learn how to solve, the more you will progress within our state-of-the-art, advanced manufacturing facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate and setup production machines
  • Inspect parts for conformance
  • Work as a team to run production and solve issues

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have high school diploma or GED (or GED equivalent)
  • Must be able to work 1st shift, and at least one of the off shifts (2nd / 3rd)
  • Note: prior experience is not required

Pay Progression

  • Year 1 (no experience): $16.00/hr minimum
  • Year 2: $18.00/hr minimum
  • Year 3: $19.00/hr minimum
  • Apprentice Graduate $22.00/hr +

Extras

  • Extra $1.00/hr for learning specific machinery
  • Extra $1.50 - $2.00/hr for working an off shift

Shifts:

  • 1st shift is 7 am - 4 pm
  • 2nd shift is 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm (off shift)
  • 3rd shift is 11:00 pm - 7:30 am (off shift)

Note: New apprentices start initial training on 1st shift  (7 am - 4 pm)

Apply now:  https://coxmanufacturing.exacthire.com/job/97352/source/12632 

Material Handler


Cox Manufacturing is seeking a Material Handler to assist in maintaining the material system in a timely manner to support production staff.

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 1st shift 7:00am - 4:00pm / 2nd shift 3:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Saturday (when necessary)

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the material system
  • Receive, inspect, tag, color code, store, and move material properly to ensure that material is at the machine in a timely manner and does not cause damage to the material or machine
  • Load and unload trucks and trailers
  • Process scrap materials
  • Operate and maintain belt sander
  • Operate and maintain circular/chop saw
  • Operating a forklift, recharging forklift
  • Maintaining a clean work environment

Minimum Requirements:

  • Stable work history
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to work individually and in a team setting
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Pass: math test (6th grade equivalent), vision test, drug test, and background check

Pay

  • $17.00/hr.

Apply now: https://coxmanufacturing.exacthire.com/job/98039/source/12632 

Shop Laborer


The Shop Laborer position is responsible for performing a variety of task in our shops and outside the buildings that involve physical labor.

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 1st shift 7:00am - 4:00pm / Available to work 2nd shift 3:00pm - 11:30pm, as workload demands or  as needed
  • Saturday (when necessary)

Responsibilities:

  • Clean up worksites from various debris and material
  • Follow instructions from supervisors to perform manual labor tasks 
  • Assist welders, contractors or other tradespeople on-site, and maintenance personnel
  • Handle and transport materials (e.g. scrap shavings) and equipment (e.g. drills and grinders)
  • Use power tools and machinery (e.g. forklifts), as needed or requested
  • Put up warning signs (e.g., cones) for vehicles and passersby
  • Help with setting up and transferring machines and equipment
  • Report issues with equipment or unsafe conditions

Quailifications:

  • Continuous walking, standing, bending, pushing, pulling, carrying, and lifting throughout the scheduled shift
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs or more on a consistent basis - lifting includes boxes with parts, shipping materials, moving boxes to carts for loading and unloading
  • Ability to work independently and within a team 
  • High school diploma (or GED equivalent)

Pay:

  • $17.00/hr

 Apply now:  https://coxmanufacturing.exacthire.com/job/97348/source/12632 

Director of Software Development & Infrastructure


Do you want to settle for a typical IT portfolio, or do you want to become an industry disruptor? We’re looking for a Leader to help us make Industry 4.0 a reality, TODAY. The team you lead won’t just be writing software but will be responsible for equipping the next generation of US manufacturers to usher in a new technological advancement in SMART manufacturing

Are you assertive, independent, and prefer to be in control of your own destiny? Are you tired of working in an environment with limited autonomy to navigate change and prefer leading for results? Are you a direct communicator with facts? Are you quick, fast paced and continuously succeed with many projects coming at you at once? Do you like to build systems and processes yet prefer to have others maintain them ?

If you’re still reading and this describes your style, then you should know…

There’s no better environment to develop cutting edge IT solutions for the manufacturing industry than inside the heart of a growing CNC machine shop. With 65+ years of company history, and over 100 machines producing 1.7 million parts a week, Cox Manufacturing has been a leader amongst its industry peers and is the perfect ground floor for implementing and iterating on new IT solutions. 

Here are the expectations:

  • Oversee the next generation of proprietary software and provide innovative solutions
  • Oversees IT infrastructure, including but not limited, to security systems, networks, and enterprise information 
  • Leads every stage of the development life cycle from ideation to implementation
  • Analyzes IT infrastructure and systems performance to assess operating costs, productivity levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs 
  • Establishes efficiency and efficacy standards, providing recommendations for improvement of IT infrastructure 
  • Schedules, organizes, and assigns projects to members of the IT team 
  • Develops and implements business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss
  • Work alongside management team to uncover pain points and provide creative, timely, and cost-effective IT solutions    
  • Learns the business philosophy to inform development direction and infrastructure requirements
  • Champion of Cox Manufacturing’s core values of Teamwork, perseverance, and continuous improvement 

Here is what we would like you to bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Information Systems, Computer Science, or related degree 
  • At least 10 years of experience in complex business and technology environments with at least 5 years in a leadership role. 
  • Strong experience in project management, specifically in software development 
  • Experience with software and data architecture 
  • Proven ability and track record of successfully managing and developing talent 
  • Strong problem solver with an innovative approach  
  • Experience implementing ERP systems  
  • Experience in working with multiple, cross-functional managers and stakeholders; influencing resolution of conflicting objectives 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; more specifically, a proven ability to effectively present complex solutions to technical and non-technical audiences in each level of an organization 
  • Current on leading edge technology for IT systems and Cybersecurity with the ability to make appropriate recommendations for an organization 
  • Experience working with cloud-based solutions a plus  
  • Experience with data visualization, analytic tools, reporting and dashboarding, cloud-based data platforms a plus

Hours:

7 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday with the expectation of some overtime as needed or appropriate

*** This postion is located in San Antonio, Texas and working in our office.***

Salary:

Commensurate with experience; annual base starts at $125,000

Apply now:  https://coxmanufacturing.exacthire.com/job/97348/source/12632 

Experienced Machinist


Cox Manufacturing has openings for experienced CNC setup/operators. We are seeking machinists who are results-driven, independent and assertive. There are immediate openings for the right candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Setup of CNC machinery to produce precision parts
  • Troubleshoot CNC machine processes
  • Perform 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

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with machining principles
  • Experience with precision metrology instruments
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Experience with CNC Machinery a plus

Pay:

Hourly and based on experience in a similar work environment

Apply now:  https://coxmanufacturing.exacthire.com/job/97360/source/12632 

Inside Sales/Customer Service Representative (CSR)


Cox Manufacturing is a family-owned business that is a key manufacturer of products around the globe. As a Customer Service Manager (CSM), you’ll be the voice and image of Cox Manufacturing as you serve local, national, and global clients. Our Customer Service team is the primary point of contact where we build strong partnerships through exceptional service and being incredibly responsive.

So… are you know for being optimistic, outgoing, and enthusiastic? Do you have a positive, upbeat, and high-energy communication style? Do you get tremendous satisfaction from being thorough and detail oriented in your work?

When working to meet expectations, do you have a high sense of urgency? Are you a dedicated to assisting your colleagues to be just as successful in meeting their goals?  Would you be acknowledged by those you interact with as professional and courteous?

If this describes you, please consider this incredible opportunity to keep making your impact!

Responsibilities:

  • Review client profiles for an understanding of the history and partnership with Cox
  • Be knowledgeable and current on Cox products and services
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, prospects, and colleagues
  • Accurately record and maintain client information, sales orders, and any other information within our systems
  • Provide quotes and conversion to orders
  • Coordinate contract review meetings upon receiving purchase orders
  • Participate in professional development/training and implement strategies or skills acquired from attending those sessions
  • Maintain daily contact with the CSM Coordinator about the status of customers and current workload
  • Be a positive influence while modeling the Cox core values of Continuous Improvement, Perseverance, and Teamwork

Qualifications:

  • While education is important to our organization, especially for professional development, this role has a minimum requirement of a high school education or GED
  • 2 years’ previous experience in a similar role- customer service with the mindset of selling
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with individuals in any level of an organization
  • Ability to engage with clients and colleagues of varying backgrounds, cultures, and personalities
  • Highly organized with a sharp attention to detail; high level of accuracy in work product
  • Must be able to work interdependently with a discerning ability to making some decisions without supervision 
  • Ability to manage workload and remain flexible as workload and priorities change
  • Experience using MS Office Suite; most used is MS Excel, Word, and Outlook

Pay:

Starting at $20.00/hr. - commensurate with experience  

Apply now: https://coxmanufacturing.exacthire.com/job/97350/source/12632 

 

 

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