Schroeder Industries recognizes that its employees are the heart and soul of our company.

Dedicated employees allow us to grow within our industry. We offer exciting career opportunities for individuals who would like to positively impact our business future as well as their own. We continuously look for individuals to join our team who value: Leadership, honesty/integrity, teamwork and innovation. ​

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Benefits & Corporate Culture

Benefits

Total compensation: It’s more than just a salary
Schroeder Industries pays competitive wages, but also contributes to many other benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • 401(k)
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Training
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

Internship Opportunities

Schroeder interns do real work and have many opportunities for hands-on involvement. Many current Schroeder employees began their careers as interns here. We seek the best and the brightest college students for Internships in our Engineering, Information Systems and Machine Shop Departments. Schroeder Industries partners with the following colleges and universities:

  • The University of Pittsburgh
  • Robert Morris University
  • Geneva College
  • Pittsburgh Technical College
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • Bradford School
  • ParkWay West Vo-Tech
  • Beaver County Vo-Tech

Job Openings

Are you looking for employment?  Schroeder Industries, located in Leetsdale, PA, is the place for you!  We are looking for temporary to full-time hires!  Schroeder Industries offers competitive wages upon hire, health and welfare benefits, along with a matching 401K program, and paid time off.  If interested, please apply!


Posted: March 18, 2022

JOB POSTING – Material Handler – 1st Shift (Leetsdale Facility)

Reports to: Materials Group Supervisor
Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Material Handler to stock, maintain accurate counts, pull and deliver parts and finished goods to support production and shipment schedules, as well as prepare products for shipment in accordance with shipping instructions and customer requests. This position primarily requires interaction with many different departments in manufacturing.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Stocks supplies, maintains accurate counts, pulls and delivers parts and finished goods to support production and shipment schedules.
  • Operates overhead crane as needed.
  • Understands and uses work orders, sales orders and storeroom procedures.
  • Participates in preparation and performance of physical inventories of all parts.
  • Performs data entry functions using ERP system including but not limited to picking parts, labor, posting and material received.
  • Unloads and receives all deliveries, verifies condition and places in appropriate area, as well as completes related paperwork, records and miscellaneous deliveries.
  • Prepares and packs products for shipment using appropriate materials.
  • Prepares necessary documents and paperwork for shipments.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.
  • Overtime is required as needed.
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • ERP experience is preferred, SAP experience is a plus.
Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Certificates and Licenses:
  • Capability to obtain forklift certification to drive a forklift, including RAYMOND upright.
Other Requirements
  • Maintains confidentiality when working with company proprietary information.

 

To apply for this position, click here.

 


Posted: February 25, 2022

JOB POSTING – Buyer/Planner

Reports to: Manager, Purchasing
Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Buyer/Planner to plan, direct and control the purchasing and inventory planning of select products/components using the principles of lean manufacturing.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for Material Planning of components for select commodity groups.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, initiates, and monitors inventory stocking and ordering plans to support the inventory and production goals. Adjusts material plans to reflect changes in the forecast and/or business levels.
  • Supports cost reduction initiatives by sending and following-up on RFQs and summarize vendor responses
  • Assists in monitoring the obsolete inventory.
  • Within established guidelines, takes necessary material planning activities required to satisfactorily complete new product introductions (NPI), Product Change Notices (PCN) and Product Design Reviews (PDR).
  • Manages Kan Ban, Stocking Programs and other related JIT programs of components that are required by the Company.
  • Assists in backing-up other Buyer/Planners and works with other Purchasing Personnel in a cooperative manner.
  • Assists in the Company’s annual physical inventory.
  • Visits vendors in coordination with the Purchasing Manager. Investigates vendor’s standard of quality and their ability to deliver on time. Analyzes quotations before recommending or choosing sources of supply.
  • Follows-up with vendor performances, lead times, price trends and other activities.
  • Handles quality issues including initiating debit memos, NCMR reports, CPARS reports, all return transmittals and RGA returns.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.

 

Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing or Business is preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year work related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
  • Experience with International Purchasing is preferred.
  • Experience in fluid power industry and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.

To apply for this position, click here.

 


Posted: February 4, 2022

JOB POSTING – Technical Sales Representative

Reports to: Customer Service Manager
Position Summary

The Technical Sales Representative I position is a technical sales role that performs product technical and sales support duties for the sales department.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides technical and administrative support to internal and external customers of all Schroeder products that will include but are not limited to:
    • Develops technical and/or commercial information for customer quotations and presentations
    • Responds to customer technical inquiries regarding product specifications, applications, and performance.
    • Resolves product and/or workflow issues in assigned departments and across department lines.
    • Interacts with distributors, customers, and internal personnel to identify and help solve problems.
    • Processes corrective actions as issues arise.
  • Develops an understanding and knowledge base of all product lines, policies and procedures.
  • Works with product management to resolve product performance, applications, and how to process warranty issues to the mutual satisfaction of the customer and Schroeder Industries.
  • Completes technical product training and presentations as required for in-house and in the field.
  • The Technical Sales Representative must be able to travel, including driving and on occasion domestic travel within North America. This travel is to develop an understanding of the requirements needed to support field staff, distributors and customers and is required.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.
Qualifications
  • Associates Degree in a science, engineering, or other technical field.
  • At least three (3) years of applicable work experience and/or training or;
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge of fluid power/hydraulics is preferred.
  • Experience in the fluid power industry and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Certification in one of the approved International Fluid Power Society certification within two years of starting this position.
  • Telephone based customer service experience is desirable.
  • An understanding of ERP software, SAP experience is a plus.
  • One year experience with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with SharePoint and a CRM program is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, multi-tasking and organizational skills.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

To apply for this position, click here.

 


Posted: January 6, 2022

JOB POSTING – Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Reports to: HR Manager
Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Administrative Assistant I to manage the front desk in a courteous, professional manner and to support other departments with administrative tasks as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare Front Desk each day by ensuring phone is operational promptly by 8:00 a.m. and that the reception area is clean and presentable for visitors.
  • Answer all calls in a pleasant and tactful manner, transferring calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Greet and assist visitors in a professional, friendly, hospitable manner.
  • Ensure visitors sign in and obtain appropriate badge, as well as log out when leaving.
  • Update visitors monitor daily with new date and recognition of prominent visitors.
  • Distribute incoming mail.
  • Order basic office supplies.
  • Monitor and replenish coffee vending machine.
  • Maintain excel spreadsheets.
  • Scan files for electronic storage.
  • Assist other departments as needed.
  • Perform other administrative duties as needed.

 

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • At least one-year previous front desk and administrative experience.
  • Human Resources experience is a plus.

 

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

To apply for this position, click here.

 


Posted: January 6, 2022

JOB POSTING – Quality Assurance (QA) Inspector

Reports to: Quality Manager
Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Quality Inspector to inspect and test select purchased and manufactured products for compliance with purchase orders, engineering drawings, engineering specifications, work instructions and Company quality standards.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Inspects and tests select purchased and manufactured components and products for compliance with purchase order specifications, engineering drawings and specifications, work instructions and SI quality standards.
  • Inspects products using measuring machines, including a sophisticated Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM).
  • Tests incoming raw materials.
  • Accurately records and reports inspection results in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Prepares and completes non-conformance and other department related reports for data collection.
  • Identifies defective parts and quarantines such parts from production flow.
  • Recommends changes and updates to quality policies and procedures in conjunction with the quality supervisor, production supervisor, machine shop supervisor, quality engineer, and others as appropriate.
  • Transfers inspected parts and material to next work station, or to stock location, in a timely manner.
  • Prepares and makes reject decisions for scrap list review in conjunction with production supervisor, quality engineer, and others as appropriate.
  • Coordinates and collects gauges to be calibrated by gauge calibration service.
  • Accurately and completely enters inspection data into electronic databases and ERP system.
  • Cross trains on different job tasks within the department.
  • Reworks parts as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works overtime as necessary.
Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • A post-secondary advanced manufacturing certification or credential (e.g. Mechatronics) is desirable.
  • Experience operating a CMM is preferred.
  • Job training in basic CAD reading, knowledge of proper use of common inspection equipment is required.
  • Experience in fluid power industry and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.

 

Skill & Abilities
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have excellent knowledge of ERP software, spreadsheet software and word processing software; SAP experience is a plus.

 

Other Requirements
  • Possesses knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques and documentation.

 

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

To apply for this position, click here.


Posted: January 6, 2022

JOB POSTING – Machine Tool Operator, 3rd Shift

Reports to: Machine Shop Supervisor
Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Machine Tool Operator to operate various machines, lathes, drill presses, milling, CN, CMM, and tool pre-setter machines in order to provide components for manufactured products, in addition to using appropriate gauges and measurement equipment as required.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operates various CNC machines, lathes, drill presses, CNC milling machines in the machine shop to provide components for manufactured products.
  • Performs machine set-ups, tool changes, tool offsets and minor maintenance as requested. Will perform cellular machining concept when needed. Gages and deburrs parts according to Schroeder Industries standards.
  • Understands and uses CNC set-up instructions and CNC programs where applicable.
  • Works according to work orders, engineering drawings and tooling, material and machine specifications; pulls work orders as required, including kits, fixtures, tooling, gages and deburring tools needed for production.
  • Responsible for maintenance of some fixtures and tooling and notifying Machine Shop Supervisor or Team Lead about any damaged fixtures or tooling.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of tooling based on established minimum inventory requirements.
  • Cross trains on different job tasks within the department.
  • Works overtime as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Minimum of six month of job experience working in a machine shop (using manual and CNC machines) is preferred.
  • Experience in fluid power industry and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.

 

Skill & Abilities
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

To apply for this position, click here.


Posted: December 13, 2021

JOB POSTING – Application Engineer – Process (Leetsdale Facility)

Reports to: Group Product Manager – Process
Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Application Engineer to support application designs of the product line as well as maintain administrative duties of quoting, order entry and fulfillment of orders.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for project management of new application designs and requirements as specified by customers.
  • Interact and coordinate designs with Design Engineering.
  • Create and maintain manufacturing processes relative to the assigned product line.
  • Provide technical training to manufacturing and quality staff.
  • Write technical specifications for equipment.
  • Evaluate bids from vendors, analyze and interpret technical requirements from customer inquiries and specifications.
  • Work as a support role for Product Manager.
  • Coordinate with Operations to ensure quoted product is viable.
  • Provide technical support to Marketing regarding sales inquiries, equipment application, and engineering analysis.
  • Develop and coordinate project plans, communicating changes and progress.
  • Respond promptly to customer requests for service and assistance.
  • Develop effective relationships with distributors, regional sales managers and customers.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Environmental Sciences is required; BSCE, BSME, BSIE, or BSEE is required.
  • One to two years’ related experience required.
  • Experience in water and wastewater industry and/or manufacturing environment is preferred. Experience in gas applications is also considered
Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, and Access experience is required.
  • Excellent knowledge of ERP software; SAP experience is a plus.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information; develops alternative solutions.
Other Requirements:
  • Travel, including driving and overnight stays, is occasionally required.

To apply for this position, click here.

 

 


Posted: December 10, 2021

JOB POSTING – Test Engineer

Reports to: FCC Supervisor
Position Summary

The Test Engineer I position is a hands-on position that performs high level testing and provides engineering input for current and new products and customer/application specific projects.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs various laboratory assignments primarily involving hydraulic test stands but also including electrical applications, electronics, instrumentation, and calibrations.
  • Develops testing procedures to replicate real world applications within the Fluid Care Center.
  • Maintains a strong understanding of product testing and product performance specifications, this individual provides value-added input such as observations and feedback during new and existing product testing, working closely with Engineering.
  • May assist in the development of new products for commercial launch, from concept through design, testing, and introduction. Supports new products after commercial introduction. Evaluates, improves, and certifies for production any new products. Such efforts would include, but  are not limited to, the creation and/or design review of the following documents; SOP (Standard Operating Procedures), assembly drawings, element construction drawings, detail machining drawings, BOM’s (Bill of Material), assembly drawings, technical manuals, etc.
  • Provides engineering support for the design of new products or the modification of established products in response to company or customer requirements within the guidelines of the Company policy, cost effectiveness, manufacturability, product safety and liability, accepted engineering practices, applicable standards or regulations, and within the time constraints established by the FCC Supervisor.
  • Assists in the design of new tooling, fixtures, test equipment and prototype components as necessary.
  • Conducts and runs various tests associated with fluid analysis, including particle counting, viscosity measurement, Karl Fischer Titration, patch testing & microscopic analysis.
  • Understands, and is able to conduct multi-pass testing per ISO 16889.
  • Performs or assists in client tours/training/troubleshooting within the lab or at a client’s facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering is required; BSME, BSIE, BSc or BSEE is required.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Solid Works or equivalent computer aided drafting system is required.
  • Experience in fluid power industry and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.

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Posted: May 25, 2021

JOB POSTING – Product Manager – Process (West)

Reports to: Group Product Manager – Process
Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Product Manager – Process to position the Company as a leader in the sector through innovative sales programs.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Increases sales and maintains target gross profit margins.
  • Increases the Company’s visibility and enhances its image.
  • Establishes and maintains competitive databases including, but not limited to, company profiles, products, pricing market share and discount structures.
  • Develops a complete understanding of the Process marketplace, its competitors, and the associated products and pricing.
  • Promotes, grows, and trains the distributors and direct customer base on the products by creating the tools to accomplish this task.
  • Develops new product ideas and presents the justification to the Company Management.
  • Recommends, establishes, and manages the appropriate distribution channels that gives the Company access to the Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) market, Original Equipment Manufacturing Market (OEM), and government/municipal market.
  • Supports our existing relationships with our traditional distributors/manufacturer’s representatives and the Regional Sales Managers and Direct Market Sales Managers.
  • Identifies new channels for various products and product lines.
  • Works in concert with Company personnel with related negotiation and supply of contracts.
  • Supports, recommends, guides, directs and/or implements strategies to meet the sales objectives set by the President.
  • Manage the customers’ expectations when quoting specialty items & systems. Make contacts with customers and suppliers, such as International contacts (Hydac Germany, for example) before issuing quotes.
  • Traveling (including driving) is required. Overnight travel of 40-50% travel can be expected.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Business or Engineering is required. Mechanical Engineering, Water Engineering or Environmental Engineering degreed candidate is preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in filtration required, preferably with industrial process water.
  • Experience in the water, wastewater or gas industries is preferred.

To apply for this position, please email SIHR@schroederindustries.com.

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Schroeder Industries LLC in an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.