Carleton Technologies Inc. Leaders in Life Support and Actuation Systems.


Employment Opportunities

Welcome to Cobham's employment page for Orchard Park, NY and Westminster, MD facilities (Carleton Technologies, Inc. doing business as Cobham Mission Systems Division). Thank you for your interest in employment with Cobham. If you are qualified for any of the positions listed below, please feel free to contact us immediately. Your resume/application will be kept confidential. Carleton Technologies is an EOE – Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. 


Locations:
Maryland | New York

Orchard Park, New York Opportunities

SR. QUALITY DIRECTOR (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - BS/BA in Business Administration, Engineering, or related Sciences as well as 10 years of Quality experience in complex manufacturing or assembly and test. Previous site level Quality Audit experience and experience in ISO9001:2008, AS9100C, ISO14001:2004 with extensive experience in managing quality engineering, quality compliance, and quality control functions. Responsible for driving Business Unit quality improvement through standard work, auditing, and corrective and preventative actions. Will lead Quality Strategy Deployment for Business Unit, chair meetings to drive Best Practices across teams and maintain quality standards, accreditations and procedures using internal and external audits to measure gaps and define improvement needs.
(Last Modified: 2/3/2015)

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ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER (Orchard Park, New York): The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager will lead in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Environmental, Health and Safety program for the Cobham Orchard Park, NY and Westminster, MD sites. Will work with the Facilities group on waste reduction opportunities (materials, energy/utility consumption) and safe operating practices. Please click the pdf link to view the minimum requirements and key responsibilities for the position.
(Last Modified: 12/11/2014)

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ACCOUNTANT (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Bachelor's degree in Accounting and experience in a public or managerial accounting setting. Will monitor cash balances, ensuring the timely recording of all cash items and accurate, timely, periodic reporting as necessary to Senior Finance Director. Responsibilities include payroll related general ledger processing and supoort of payroll processing. Prefer experience with Oracle Applications.
(Last Modified: 3/10/2015)

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TACTICAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements – Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience in procurement. Must have the ability to lead, facilitate progressive change and deal effectively with all levels of management. Working knowledge of business finance and ability to link financial outcomes with operational actions and strategy is required. Drives operational performance through performance management board data reviews and execution of strategies. The incumbent will drive inventory reduction through root cause analysis, developing strategies with the Strategic Supply Chain team. Additional responsibilities include: improving operational metrics; ensuring all operation processes are carried out in accordance with quality and environmental systems and procedures; assisting and supporting sector business strategy and organizational transformation. Will develop a best in class Planning and Procurement team and drive continuous improvement through data analysis. Additionally will promote adherence to standard work to ensure site alignment within the function, while still supporting teams in Value Streams.
(Last Modified: 12/3/2014)

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT SPECIALIST (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent with experience. Must be Lean Six Sigma certified and proficient at optimizing processes using statistical and analytical root cause problem solving techniques. Experience in Performance Management system development and execution. Will promote Lean and Six Sigma Best Practices through company wide training, mentoring, and coaching.
(Last Modified: 1/14/2015)

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ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER (Orchard Park, New York): The Assistant Business Manager ensures accurate and appropriate preparation and submission of bid/contract proposals. Position reports to Business Manager and Value Stream and provides guidance to Business Administrator. Must have and understanding of financials and analysis, Supply Chain Cost Management and analysis, ITAR/Export compliance with 4-7 years related experience with progressive advancement and responsibilities in Aerospace Defense or Industrial manufacturing environment. Coordinates budget preparation, monitors actual performance against the budget, and researches and documents significant variances to the budget. Responsible for contract negotiation (price, terms & conditions) and compiling technical, financial and other project data using database programs for inclusion in reports or presentation materials.
(Last Modified: 3/18/2015)

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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related with manufacturing experience. The incumbent must have working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic systems. The responsibilities of this opportunity are to manage the creation of standard work and standard cycle times. The candidate shall possess excellent organizational, communication, leadership, personal computing, performance management, continuous improvement and problem solving skills. Will drive continuous improvement, utilize Lean Six Sigma tools to reduce waste and variation in processes focused on improving KPI’s. Additionally will support visual management effort in manufacturing area and may be responsible for a Special Process. Lean/Six Sigma certification preferred.
(Last Modified: 11/24/2014)

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RECEPTIONIST (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements – Ability to work a switchboard/phone system and possess developed interpersonal and communication skills. Advanced knowledge of computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and the ability to work in a team environment is required. Associates degree in Business Administration is preferred. – The incumbent will attend to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face. Responsibilities include organizing meetings and scheduling appointments, taking and relaying messages, preparing and scanning letters and documents, receiving and sorting mail and deliveries, directing persons to correct destination, and maintaining confidentiality in internal and external issues. Candidate will supply accurate information regarding the organization to the general public, clients, and customers. Additional duties to include ensuring knowledge of personnel movements in and out of the organization and ensuring Environmental, Health and Safety are included as part of every day activities as well as keeping the reception and kitchenette areas stocked and clean. Will also maintain switchboard break schedule, provide general administrative and clerical support, and ensure that sign-in/sign-out sheets are completed accurately for government review.
(Last Modified: 3/11/2015)

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ORDER PROCESSOR (Orchard Park, New York): Qualified candidates must possess a business related Bachelor’s degree. Advanced computer skills, strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills are essential for this highly visible customer oriented position. Experience with government contracts, Oracle Business Systems and 2 years business experience is a plus.. The responsibilities of this position will include customer correspondence, order entry, contract review and program process tracking.
(Last Modified: 2/26/2015)

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PLANNER/BUYER (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Bachelors Degree and 3-5 years experience in Planning and Purchasing. Must have a working knowledge of MRP, purchasing, work in progress, inventory modules of Oracle ERP system, and a solid understanding of materials management methodologies. Position requires excellent organizational, communication, computer, negotiation, and leadership skills. - This position will execute planning and buying activities in support of all products related to a specific value stream for the Aerospace and Defense Industry. Responsible for supplier and customer on-time delivery, and inventory levels. Will identify preferred material planning method for each item based on Carleton Technologies Inc. best practices. The incumbent will develop level schedule, planning method of parts, and monitoring and maintenance of parts to meet value stream performance metrics. Responsibilities include monitoring and adjusting material planning methods in response to changes in customer demand, determining levels of inventory to meet organizational metrics, and developing and monitoring plans to reduce/eliminate excess and slow moving inventory. The incumbent will work with operations and sales and marketing to develop level loaded production based on capacity and customer needs. Candidate will also work with finance to address any payment issues and negotiate and administer purchase orders in support of production needs. Experience with government contracts and lean principles a plus.
(Last Modified: 3/12/2015)

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TECHNICIAN (Orchard Park, New York): Associates Degree preferred in Mechanical/Electrical Technology and 1-3 years of manufacturing experience required. Experience with mechanical assembly operations and blueprint reading. Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma, Cellular Manufacturing and One Piece Flow. Responsible for following detailed work instructions to assemble and test various complex pneumatic components. Working knowledge of high pressure a plus as well as general knowledge of performing assembly and testing of production hardware within the confines of the systems and procedures. The incumbent will work under the direction of the product support technician as well as participate in 5S cell efforts and continuous improvement. Organizational and communication skills required to coordinate with manufacturing team lead regarding specific production needs to ensure on-time delivery.
(Last Modified: 11/24/2014)

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SOLDERING TECHNICIAN (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Must have a soldering background in addition to three years manufacturing experience. In our team environment you must have the ability to work closely with Engineering as well as the ability to operate with minimal supervision. Interpersonal and communication skills are key. Technical Associates degree is preferred.
(Last Modified: 2/19/2015)

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Westminster, Maryland Opportunities