Careers with SIFCO ASC

Careers

Our success and growth are dependent upon our employees and our commitment to them. We continually develop our existing workforce and recruit ambitious and talented people.

As part of Norman Hay plc, which has a well-established international reputation, SIFCO ASC’s activity is worldwide, so our recruitment policy embraces career opportunities across the globe. Our firm belief, in all cases, is not only to recruit the best people but also to provide continuous opportunities for skills improvement and career development.

SIFCO ASC offers a competitive salary and benefits package designed to help meet a wide variety of today’s individual needs.

 

Territory Sales Manager

Position Summary

Performs sales and marketing functions within a targeted territory by selling Surface and Plating solutions (technology, products, services and automation).

Essential Job Functions

  • Actively seek to identify and convert into positive sales, new opportunities for surface enhancement while protecting those that are already a part of SIFCO business model.
  • Further penetrate and protect key customer business while aggressively expanding into new high potential markets.
    Call on and build relationships with new potential customers within the assigned territory.
  • Work with Sales Manager to develop aggressive targeted marketing and sales programs with the intent of growing business and profitability in SIFCO ASC’s assigned business.
  • Perform marketing and competitive analysis of assigned territory for the intent of growing SIFCO ASC’s business and profitability.
  • Collect and distribute market and emerging technology information throughout SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) with the intent of growing product offerings, sales footprint and overall profitability of the company.

Qualification Requirements

  • Highly motivated individual with excellent situational awareness; ability to assess technical detail regarding customer’s material needs.
  • Strongly analytical with ability to quickly identify opportunities for growth as well as the best and most correct path to penetrate an organization to reach the key decision-makers.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. Excellent computer skills, including MS Office, PowerPoint, and on-line CRM systems.
  • B.S. degree with technical or business major or demonstrably equivalent experience.
    Advanced degree in business is beneficial.
  • Responsible for completing a 4-6 months training at the headquarters site on the SIFCO Process, systems and selling tools.
  • 2- 5 years in a technical sales role of engineered products (non-consumer)
  • The ability to meet with various levels of management to communicate product offerings.

Qualification Attributes

  • Must be confident
  • Excellent listener social skills
  • Goal driven with strong goal clarity
  • High Level of integrity, ethics and values
  • Resourceful & organized
  • Capable of building long-term customer relationships
  • Ability to identify new applications, markets and customers
  • Sell the value of SIFCO products, support and services
  • Comfortable communicating with and ability to adjust message to fit any audience

Physical Requirements

  • Must be willing to travel 50% of the time (typically week out/week in), but more frequently as necessitated by prospect/customer needs and work extended hours when necessary
  • Sit for long periods of time
  • Work on a computer for long periods of time
  • May occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where in certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment

Limitations and Disclaimer
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Send your cover letter and resume to hr@sifcoasc.com

 

Quality Systems Engineer

Position Summary

The Quality Systems Engineer will work with the quality manager to define and validate processes in a solution manufacturing and brush plating services environment.  This candidate will ensure the effectiveness of the Quality Management System (QMS) throughout the organization including three offsite locations.  The position has an active role in assessing risk as well as coordinating continuous improvement and preventive action initiatives across all SIFCO ASC, US companies.

Essential Job Functions

  • Brush plating of solutions for product approval and annual testing requirements
  • Approve and certify solutions and supplies for both incoming and outgoing inspections
  • Ensure compliance with customer and regulatory standards
  • Create, revise and maintain quality documents and records
  • Create process maps, flow charts and mind maps to show the correlation between processes and work flows.
  • Oversee the internal audit process and coordinate activities to ensure completion, correction and validation of findings
  • Prepare for customer, AS, ISO, Nadcap and FAA audits at all shop locations
  • Assist the department managers with assessing and mitigating risk
  • Maintain quality metrics through data collection and charts
  • Maintain specification index, review and implement changes which include the maintenance of the test matrix.
  • Actively seek out and participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Assist in the approval process of new products and design
  • Work with all locations to perform root cause corrective action reports as necessary
  • Participate in daily GEMBA walks providing information related to quality control
  • Travel to other sites to perform audits and troubleshoot

Qualification Requirements

  • Highly motivated individual with excellent situational awareness; ability to assess technical detail regarding customer’s material needs.
  • Strongly analytical with ability to quickly identify opportunities for growth as well as the best and most correct path to penetrate an organization to reach the key decision-makers.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. Excellent computer skills, including MS Office, PowerPoint, and on-line CRM systems.
  • B.S. degree with technical or business major or demonstrably equivalent experience.
    Advanced degree in business is beneficial.
  • Responsible for completing a 4-6 months training at the headquarters site on the SIFCO Process, systems and selling tools.
  • 2- 5 years in a technical sales role of engineered products (non-consumer)
  • The ability to meet with various levels of management to communicate product offerings.

Qualification Attributes

Bachelor’s Degree of Science and Technology or equivalent work experience of 5 years in Quality and/or Manufacturing environment; Familiarity and other competencies:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience or training in basic chemistry and/or analytical chemistry is preferred
  • CQE preferred
  • Familiar with Brush Plating preferred
  • Knowledge of AMS and Mil Standards
  • Customer and regulatory specification and standards
  • ISO9001 and AS9100, Internal Auditing, Nadcap (Chemical Processing) and FAA Requirements is a plus
  • Root cause analysis tools
  • Visio and Smart Draw
  • Continuous improvement and Lean skills
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Able to work in cross functional teams including sales, safety, research and design

Other Requirements

Ability to travel both domestically and internationally to support customers and other sites.  Exposure to noise and chemicals consistent with a chemical manufacturing environment.  Ability to function in Shop and Office environment as well as perform desk/computer work and hands on testing in a laboratory environment.

Limitations and Disclaimer
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Send your cover letter and resume to sbeedles@sifcoasc.com

 

Distributorships

Would you like to be a SIFCO ASC Partner? We are seeking Distributors and Job Shop Partners for selected regions worldwide. Please send your interest in becoming a partner to Todd Romanski at tromanski@sifcoasc.com

 

Manufacturer’s Reps

SIFCO ASC is seeking Manufacturing Sales Representatives for selective regions in the U.S. and worldwide. Please send your interest in becoming a Manufacturer’s Representative to Todd Romanski at tromanski@sifcoasc.com