Employment

Employment Opportunities

Valex offers excellent benefits along with the active lifestyle of a mid-sized coastal community offering many recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities. Our highly competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short/long-term disability. In addition, we offer a competitive 401(k) savings plan, flexible spending accounts, supplemental insurance, paid holidays and paid time off.

Employment Opportunities By Location

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Manufacturing Helpers - 1st Shift
Ventura, CA

We are currently hiring for 1st shift Manufacturing Helpers in our Ventura, CA location. This is our entry-level shop position and would be a great opportunity for mechanically-inclined individuals who are interested in a career in manufacturing. These are Union, hourly-non-exempt positions that are paid weekly. The general duties, responsibilities and qualifications are as follows:


Duties/Responsibilities
  • Perform routine and repetitive activities on equipment and machinery,
  • Perform minor maintenance on equipment and machines such as cleaning, adjusting, and lubricating,
  • Work in one or more areas as deemed necessary by your Supervisor,
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area,
  • Ensure that only high quality products are processed through the department(s) you work in,
  • Ensure proper paperwork accompanies all parts you work on,
  • Identify and separate non-conforming parts, scrap parts, and acceptable parts, and note such on related paperwork,
  • Inform you Leadperson or Supervisor of material-, process-, or equipment-related problems,
  • Follow production schedule and work in a timely and efficient manner,
  • Follow all work and safety policies,
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality,
  • Cooperate with supervision and co-workers.
Qualifications
  • Mechanical aptitude is a must. You must have the ability to set up and operate various pieces of shop equipment and machinery,
  • You must have good hand-to-eye dexterity,
  • You must be physically able to work prolonged hours with heavy material (lifting, pushing, pulling up to 50 pounds),
  • You must be able to work in a loud, dirty environment and not be overly sensitive to safe levels of airborne chemical fumes,
  • If working in one of our clean rooms, you must be able to work in an enclosed temperature-controlled space with other people, while wearing head-to-toe, light-weight suits,
  • You must be able to work overtime as required,
  • Due to Safety and routing paperwork that accompanies our products around the manufacturing floor, you must have a good understanding of the English language and be able to read, write, speak it.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Manufacturing Helpers - 2nd Shift
Ventura, CA

We are currently hiring for 2nd shift Manufacturing Helpers in our Ventura, CA location. This is our entry-level shop position and would be a great opportunity for mechanically-inclined individuals who are interested in a career in manufacturing. These are Union, hourly-non-exempt positions that are paid weekly (shift premium applies). The general duties, responsibilities and qualifications are as follows:


Duties/Responsibilities
  • Perform routine and repetitive activities on equipment and machinery,
  • Perform minor maintenance on equipment and machines such as cleaning, adjusting, and lubricating,
  • Work in one or more areas as deemed necessary by your Supervisor,
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area,
  • Ensure that only high quality products are processed through the department(s) you work in,
  • Ensure proper paperwork accompanies all parts you work on,
  • Identify and separate non-conforming parts, scrap parts, and acceptable parts, and note such on related paperwork,
  • Inform you Leadperson or Supervisor of material-, process-, or equipment-related problems,
  • Follow production schedule and work in a timely and efficient manner,
  • Follow all work and safety policies,
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality,
  • Cooperate with supervision and co-workers.
Qualifications
  • Mechanical aptitude is a must. You must have the ability to set up and operate various pieces of shop equipment and machinery,
  • You must have good hand-to-eye dexterity,
  • You must be physically able to work prolonged hours with heavy material (lifting, pushing, pulling up to 50 pounds),
  • You must be able to work in a loud, dirty environment and not be overly sensitive to safe levels of airborne chemical fumes,
  • If working in one of our clean rooms, you must be able to work in an enclosed temperature-controlled space with other people, while wearing head-to-toe, light-weight suits,
  • You must be able to work overtime as required,
  • Due to Safety and routing paperwork that accompanies our products around the manufacturing floor, you must have a good understanding of the English language and be able to read, write, speak it.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Facilities Engineer
Ventura, CA

Valex is looking for an experienced Facilities Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintenance and improvement of manufacturing plant,
  • Determination of facility and equipment specifications,
  • Develop resource requirements and utility plans,
  • Design and layout of facility expansion and optimization,
  • Perform system evaluations and manage project costs,
  • Oversee and coordinate with contractors and vendors,
  • Plan equipment and infrastructure maintenance and activities.
The successful candidate will have a B.S. in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and 3 or more years experience in a facilities engineering role. Must have experience with AutoCAD and MS Office, knowledge of building process and construction principles, strong knowledge of structural code requirements, and excellent project management experience. Must also have effective written and verbal communication skills in English, as well as strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Warehouse Worker
Ventura, CA

Valex is looking for a warehouse worker with 1-3 years experience to join our warehouse team. You will support shipping, receiving, production supplies, and production control to varying degrees and at the direction of the Warehouse Supervisor. You will use our automated ERP system to issue, receive, cycle count, and package inventory items, and you will transact receipts and issues of inventory items.


You must be familiar with ERP software systems (or be able to learn quickly), have experience with RF scanners, and have experience cycle counting inventory in a repetitive manufacturing environment. You must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., have a valid CA driver's license, and be able to read, write, and speak English.

Manufacturing Engineer
Ventura, CA

Valex Corp is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join its growing Engineering department. The position details are below:

Duties:

·         Implement new manufacturing processes for Valex product lines.

·         Develop and coordinate the manufacture of new tooling and machines to automate the existing welding, tee pulling, and forming fabrication methods.

·         Confer with vendors in determining product specifications and equipment/material purchase required to meet design production requirements.

·         Design and develop CAD models and drawings for the machine tooling and equipment.

·         Support operations and quality departments as required, and work with manufacturing and design engineers to support production goals.

·         Continuously improve existing processes and assist in the design of new manufacturing processes in Valex overseas operations, as required.

·         Support company policies, goals, quality, and safety standards.

 Skills:

·         Knowledge of key manufacturing concepts, and ability to grasp modern technology quickly, with a demonstrated analytical approach to problem solving.

·         Knowledge of parts and materials used in electro-mechanical machinery.

·         Mechanically inclined and hands-on with the ability to assemble tools and hardware.

·         Ability to read and interpret technical specifications, documents, and engineering drawings.

·         Excellent communication skills (Proficiency in English, both written and verbal).

·         Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple projects, and is detail oriented with good analytical skills.

 Experience:

·         Experience in metal fabrication processes including  hardware, tool design, CNC programming, machining, and welding (weld lathe, and orbital welding).

·         Knowledge or exposure to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) and industrial automation applications specifically servo, stepping, and motor control.

 Qualifications:

·         BS in engineering or engineering technology.

·         Minimum 1-5 years applicable experience in related field.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications, and Windows Operating System.

·         Proficiency in CAD software: Solidworks required. AutoCAD is a plus.

·         May be required to travel internationally on occasion for short periods of time.

 Bonus Skillsets:

·         Fluency in mandarin Chinese or Korean - Not a position requirement, but a plus to assist with Valex overseas factories.

Accounts Receivable Specialist
Ventura, CA

Valex Corp is looking for an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist to join its Accounting Department. You will be responsible for the daily and monthly A/R tasks, such as posting cash receipts, reviewing accounts on credit hold, and collecting unpaid balances. You will evaluate new customer's credit worthiness by performing a credit review per our policy, and if the customer is accepted, you will create new accounts in our ERP system. You will generate monthly statements and prepare month-end closing schedules related to A/R. You will also support the A/P function as needed, including, but not limited to, matching, coding, and entering invoices into our ERP system.


A qualified candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in Accounts Receivable and will have at least intermediate knowledge of MS Excel and good writing skills. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team and be able to comprehend and execute new tasks easily. Some college-level accounting classes and experience working for a public manufacturing company is a plus.

IT Administrator - Service & Support
Ventura, CA

Valex Corp is looking for a versatile IT system administrator to support all aspects of our IT system and its users. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: maintaining system access and security for our network according to company policies; troubleshooting hardware and software issues; managing and maintaining network equipment, printers, copiers, phone system, and other systems related to the business; assisting departments with custom report development in our ERP system when requested, making suggestions on an enterprise or department level that will increase efficiency, and working with our parent company on larger IT projects.


The successful candidate will have a college diploma in a complementary course of study, 2+ years working on an IT help desk, 2+ years experience working with Linux or equivalent, 2+ years experience with Progress RDBMS or equivalent, 2+ years experience in current computer technology and communication systems, have strong network knowledge and experience, and have excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills.

Sales Project Coordinator - Temporary
Ventura, CA

The Valex Sales Department is looking for a temporary Sales Project Coordinator to cover for the current employee in that role who is going out on a 6-9 month long leave of absence beginning in the near future. Valex is a growing company, and the length of this temporary assignment is a great opportunity for you to show us your strong work ethic and ability to perform. If you prove yourself to be an asset to the company, there is a good possibility that we will be able to place you in a regular position with the company after the completion of the temporary assignment.


The Sales Project Coordinator will update project statuses using Microsoft Excel, will collaborate with the Planning and Shipping departments for on-time delivery of our products, will provide provide project updates to customers via email, will participate in weekly conference calls with various customers on on-going projects, will compile and provide project documentation to customers, and will invoice shipments as they leave the facility. The successful candidate must have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, have great organizational skills, be able to multi-task, and have great verbal and written communication skills. 

Environmental, Health, & Safety Manager
Ventura, CA

Valex Corp is looking for an EHS Manager to manage our safety and environmental programs for our foreign and domestic operations. Some responsibilities include vendor selection for waste removal, development and maintenance of written safety and environmental programs, employee training on those programs and a multitude of other safety topics, hazard communication, workers' compensation claims, accident investigations, reporting, etc. You will also work with multiple departments to improve manufacturing work center operations in an effort to minimize work injuries. You will travel to our facilities in China, Korea, and Texas when needed. Currently, there is one direct report to this position at our Ventura headquarters, and each of our other locations have someone who is responsible for EHS duties that you will work closely with.

You must have a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial/Occupational Health & Safety or a complimentary major such as Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, etc. You must have 5+ years of experience managing environmental and safety programs at a manufacturing company, and you must be able to travel domestically and internationally when needed. You must have great verbal and written communication skills, and be computer literate in MS Office. Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese or Korean is a plus. Preferred professional certifications include: CSP, CIH, CSHM, OSHA 30-hour, QEP, REM, and CHMM.

Industrial Engineer
Ventura, CA

Valex is looking for an Industrial Engineer experienced with lean manufacturing concepts who will devise efficient production systems and work instructions that integrate operators, machines, materials, information, and energy. 


The successful candidate will have a B.S. Degree in Engineering (preferably Industrial or Mechanical) and four years of related experience, or will have some applicable college coursework and six or more years of directly related experienced. Must have proven experience in creating/writing efficient and effective work instructions for processes in a manufacturing environment. Must have a working knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma concepts, strong math and computer skills, and excellent verbal and written communication. Position may require foreign and domestic travel on occasion, so you must be willing and able to travel when necessary.

Cost Estimator
Round Rock, TX

Valex Corp's newest location in Round Rock, Texas is looking to add a Cost Estimator to the team. You will perform 40-50 quotes per day in order to support customer requests, you will develop BOM's and shop floor routers, and you will perform all other duties pertaining to the position.


The successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience working in an industrial environment, 3+ years of cost estimating experience in a high volume quoting environment, and experience with ERP software (preferably QAD). Preferred qualifications include a B.S. degree in Manufacturing or Engineering, 2 years experience with 6S, Lean, and Six Sigma in a manufacturing environment, fluency in Windows and Solid Works/ACAD.

EHS Manager - Texas
Round Rock, TX

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