Sharpe Products is always looking for experienced people to join our team:

Sharpe Products is looking for an experienced Press Set Up Operator. We pay top wages for Set Up skills and experience! Come and join a small but mighty custom metal fabricator in New Berlin, WI!

 

Job Summary:

The Punch Press Set Up Operator is responsible for executing press operations for the company. The Punch Press Set Up Operator must maintain a high degree of professionalism when working with team members, customers and suppliers. The Punch Press Set Up Operator must also meet production rates.

 

Responsibilities:

Know our Quality Policy and perform your job according to that policy

Verify all information and resources needed to do the job the right time the first time are present. Information and resources needed may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Correct material
  • Drawing (current revision if applicable) or thorough description of product requirements
  • Tolerances
  • Quantity
  • Production rate
  • If all required information is not present, notify the supervisor and do not proceed until it is.

Set up stamping dies to produce parts that conform to drawings

  • Analyze die for readiness
  • Set up machine with die using knowledge of pressures, stroke adjustment, clamping/securing the die.
  • Run sheer machine to cut sheet metal to stated width.
  • Align and properly load coil/strips of raw material
  • Adjust to meet dimensional and cosmetic requirements for parts.

Punch products according to the work instructions and at the production rate listed

If there is reason to believe required production rate cannot be met, notify supervisor prior to starting job and then proceed as instructed

If a production run has begun and then it is realized that the production rate cannot be met, notify supervisor and proceed as instructed

Inspect your work according to company procedure or to any special requirements listed in work instructions

Accurately and completely fill out all forms and paperwork required by QMS

Upon completion, return paperwork to appropriate location

After job is completed, tag material according to company procedure and put in appropriate location

Continuously consider how your area can be improved and make recommendations

Initiate Corrective Action upon recognition of nonconformance

Initiate Preventive Action upon recognition of a potential nonconformance

Maintain a neat and orderly work area

Complete any miscellaneous jobs/tasks required by supervisor

 

Competencies:

  • Must know how to manage full set up and operation process with required equipment.
  • Must consistently produce products that meet requirements.
  • Must consistently hit production rates.
  • Must be able to distinguish steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and other materials
  • Must know pipe and tube sizes from ½” pipe – 6” pipe.
  • Must be able to read tape measure and operate other inspection tools and devices.
  • Must know fraction to decimal conversions: halves, quarters, eighths, and sixteenths. A chart with thirty-seconds must be available for reference.
  • Must be familiar with schedules and gauges. Most common should be memorized, and for others a chart must be handy for reference.
  • Experience in the metal fabrication industry highly preferred.

 

Benefits Offered at Sharpe:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • LTD Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Job Summary:

A Tube Bender Set Up Tech-Hydraulic is responsible for safely and efficiently setting up and running our hydraulic tube bending machines to produce high quality parts.

Responsibilities: This list is not all inclusive

  • Maintain knowledge of how to select and set up tooling on the bender
  • Set up machine and bend tooling to achieve acceptable part quality and cut quality
  • Understand part programming process and options
  • Understand and proficiently use the machine software and settings
  • Monitor machine activity to ensure proper operation and prevent damage to machine
  • Perform regular maintenance to machine
  • Troubleshoot any production problems
  • Continually look for ways to improve production efficiency
  • Inspect your work and complete proper inspection documents
  • Set up and run jobs in the estimated time frame

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to learn software application
  • Basic Mechanical aptitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Logical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read prints using higher level math skills to transfer print information
  • Proficient in use of inspection equipment (using hand tools, tube inspect machine)
  • Proficient in set-up and operation of other cell machinery including saws and end-formers

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • This position is very active and requires standing and walking for 1 – 10 hours per day.
  • Bend/kneel, stoop/crouch, twist/turn, grasp/reach overhead and outward frequently.
  • The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull 1-50 lbs. frequently.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work consistently and effectively in a fast-paced industrial environment wearing hearing protection, vision protection, steel-toes shoes and other appropriate protective clothing.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits Offered at Sharpe:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • LTD Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

ERP / Systems Administrator

Looking for a position where you can be a key player in advancing ERP solutions to affect the bottom line? Come and join a small manufacturer with a big heart for customer service and for employee work-life balance. Sharpe Products is looking for an ERP developer to lead the maximization of our ERP system. You will collaborate with teams across the company to improve business efficiency and build sustainable ERP solutions.

Sharpe Products is proud to provide unrivaled expertise in pipe bending, laser tube cutting and custom fabrication services that meet our customers’ unique bending and cutting needs.

Job Summary:

The ERP / Systems Administrator is responsible for maintaining and improving the efficiency of our computer software and hardware systems. The ERP and Systems Administrator is also responsible for improving the efficiency of business processes that can be improved though information systems. Our computer systems include all computer software, ERP software, hardware, networking, CNC machinery computers, data backup, anti-virus protection, data security & user control, phone systems, security camera system, and entry access control.

Responsibilities:  This list is not all inclusive

  • Maintain ERP System

o Install updates

o Maintain software by troubleshooting, fixing issues or placing service calls

o Maintain user profiles and user/group security

  • Improve business process efficiency through

o ERP System Business Intelligence development

o programming

o creating and deploying reports

  • Design enterprise level solutions for multidimensional databases
  • Maintain network with our vendor
  • Maintain data backups
  • Maintain data security
  • Maintain computer security
  • Maintain phone system
  • Maintain computer hardware & software inventory list
  • Maintain our security camera system with our vendor
  • Maintain our card key access system
  • Set up and Maintain email accounts
  • Install new hardware & software
  • Communicate effectively with all personnel and co-workers to accomplish the above tasks

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Required: Minimum of bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Information Systems or related field
  • Required: Experience in ERP System development, programming, and reporting projects
  • Proficiency in Global Shop ERP system (training will be provided)
  • Programming Experience
  • SQL Database Experience
  • Self-Starter with Excellent Problem-Solving skills
  • Excellent Written and Oral communication skills
  • Excellent Organizational skills
  • Manufacturing and/or Job Shop experience preferred, but not required
  • Creativity & Forward thinking in information system improvement projects

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. At times, will go out onto the production floor to consult with Shop Manager/employees. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the production work environment can be loud.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits Offered at Sharpe:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • LTD Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Job Summary:

The Senior Estimator is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to patrons and potential customers throughout the request for quote (RFQ), estimating and ordering processes. This is achieved by providing professional and prompt communication, timeliness and offering competitive price quotations, delivering appropriate follow-up and ensuring order entries are comprehensive. A senior estimator’s success is evaluated on their customer service, quote output and sales.

Responsibilities:  This list is not all inclusive

  • Oversee and manage the estimating process.
  • Train and mentor junior level estimators.
  • Lead and direct activities of all Estimating Department personnel.
  • Collect and understand all customer requirements/needs.
  • Compare requirements and needs to our capabilities and capacities to determine if we can meet customer requests and if not, what it would take to meet the challenge.
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers and outside resources to obtain information necessary to estimate costs.
  • Produce competitive price quotations in a timely manner, typically within 1 business day.
  • Maintain appropriate communication with customer on quote status.
  • Follow-up on quotes to gain feedback on your performance and to complete sale.
  • Enter sales orders accurately.
  • Build clear and complete work order routers detailing all customer and product requirements.
  • Oversee and monitor the Estimating Department’s quote win percentage and sales and continually improve these metrics.
  • Uphold a positive and professional company image.
  • Maintain knowledge of Sharpe’s capacity, capabilities, possibilities and/or limitations of our manufacturing processes.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of trends and technology of the industry.
  • Meet sales goals while maintaining profit margin.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required; Bachelor’s or Associate’s preferred.
  • Required: At least 2-5 years of work experience in an estimator function within a manufacturing environment. Should be combined with a demonstrated track record of accomplishments.
  • Experience in the metal fabrication industry preferred.
  • Ability to read part prints.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking ability along with the capacity to interpret data and make recommendations
  • Must have math skills including multiplication, division, percentages, fractions, conversion of units of measure.
  • Computer skills: web navigation, document scanning, typing, Excel, Word, Outlook, Microsoft Office application competency, experience with other company specific program(s). We use Global Shop; we provide in-house training.
  • Effective and professional communication skills-verbal and written.
  • Detail oriented and ability to multitask.
  • Time management skills, ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations such as heavy/varying workload and order accuracy.
  • Work in a fast-paced-team environment, flexibility.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. At times, may go out onto the production floor to consult with Shop Manager/employees. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Summary:

A Tube Laser Operator is responsible for safely and efficiently setting up and running our CNC tube laser cutting machine to produce high quality parts.

Responsibilities: This list is not all inclusive

  • Proficiently use the machine software
  • Import part programs and then set up machine with most efficient and optimized settings
  • Set up machine to achieve acceptable part quality and cut quality
  • Monitor machine activity to ensure proper operation and prevent damage to machine
  • Perform regular maintenance to machine
  • Troubleshoot any production problems
  • Continually look for ways to improve production efficiency
  • Understand part programming process and options
  • Hook up appropriate gas tanks to machine
  • Load raw material into machine
  • Inspect your work and complete proper inspection documents
  • Set up and run jobs in the estimated time frame

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to learn software application
  • Detail oriented
  • Logical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read prints
  • Proficient in use of inspection equipment

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • This position is very active and requires standing and walking for 1 – 10 hours per day.
  • Bend/kneel, stoop/crouch, twist/turn, grasp/reach overhead and outward frequently.
  • The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull 1-50 lbs. frequently.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work consistently and effectively in a fast-paced industrial environment wearing hearing protection, vision protection, steel-toes shoes and other appropriate protective clothing.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits Offered at Sharpe:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • LTD Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Job Summary:

 

A Tube Bender Set-up Tech-CNC Programmer is responsible for safely and efficiently setting up and running our CNC tube bending machines to produce high quality parts.

 

Responsibilities:  This list is not all inclusive

 

  • Maintain knowledge of how to select and set up tooling on the bender 
  • Create CNC program to make parts according to specifications within machine capabilities
  • Understand part programming process and options
  • Understand and proficiently use the machine software and settings
  • Setup machine and bend tooling to achieve acceptable part quality and cut quality
  • Monitor machine activity to ensure proper operation and prevent damage to machine
  • Perform regular maintenance to machine
  • Troubleshoot any production problems
  • Continually look for ways to improve production efficiency
  • Inspect your work and complete proper inspection documents
  • Set up and run jobs in the estimated time frame
  • Proficient in set-up and operation of other cell machinery including saws and end-formers

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to learn software application
  • Basic Mechanical aptitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Logical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read prints using higher level math skills to transfer print information
  • Proficient in use of inspection equipment (using hand tools, tube inspect machine)

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • This position is very active and requires standing and walking for 1 – 10 hours per day.
  • Bend/kneel, stoop/crouch, twist/turn, grasp/reach overhead and outward frequently.
  • The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull 1-50 lbs. frequently.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work consistently and effectively in a fast-paced industrial environment wearing hearing protection, vision protection, steel-toes shoes and other appropriate protective clothing.

 

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

 

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Benefits Offered at Sharpe:

 

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • LTD Insurance (at no cost to employee)
  • SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

 Apply online

Sharpe Products provides employees with competitive wages, benefits package and a challenging work environment. Employee benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Applicants may submit their resumes by applying online. Please attach resumes as either a Microsoft Word document or an Adobe PDF.

Applicants may also send a hard copy to:
Sharpe Products
Attn: Human Resources/Resume
2550 S. 170th Street
New Berlin, WI 53151