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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. Cobham is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 


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Orchard Park, New York Opportunities

PROGRAM PROJECT MANAGER (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Business discipline and five years experience in an aerospace/DOD contractor environment. Candidate must have practical experience with project management practices including work breakdown structure, scheduling, resource management, risk management and assessment, cost account management, cost estimating and planning. Computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project required; earned value management experience a plus. The incumbent must also be willing to travel to support customers. Responsible for executing the day to day activities of a technical project or program. In addition to executing projects in compliance with Cobham Life Cycle Management, this position will support new business proposals, support continuous improvement initiatives, support the five year planning and business forecasting processes, and is accountable to oversee the results of multi functional project teams. The incumbent will act as customer liaison providing the administrative/operational leadership of a project within the program guidelines as set by Cobham and the customer. Cross functional team management is essential to ensure work scope, schedule and budget are well defined and maintained. Successful candidate will provide the coordination between resource managers / supervisors and ensure all necessary reviews and approvals are received.
(Last Modified: 8/7/2014)

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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: 7/22/2014)

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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. Please click the pdf link to view the minimum requirements and key responsibilities for the position.
(Last Modified: 7/22/2014)

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PROCESS IMPROVEMENT/SOF ANALYST (Orchard Park, New York): The Process Improvement Analyst position requires a Bachelor's degree with experience in data analysis, root cause problem-solving, and facilitation of team projects. Must be proficient at optimizing manufacturing processes using statistical and analytical engineering techniques. Position requires the ability to communicate data to the organization as well as developed interpersonal and leadership skills. Responsible for measuring performance against process requirements and to assist in developing metrics for process performance; identifying indicators for future improvement opportunities. Will deliver training courses on root cause problem solving techniques. Additionally organizes, leads and facilitates cross-functional project teams.
(Last Modified: 7/22/2014)

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DESIGN ENGINEER (Orchard Park, New York): Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and knowledgeable in core engineering principles including statics, dynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer and control systems. Must have the ability to work effectively within a cross functional team and have sound problem resolution, judgment and decision making skills. Will possess good oral and written communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Will work under supervision of an engineering manager to resolve design related sustaining issues as well as participating/leading new product design programs.
(Last Modified: 7/22/2014)

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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: 8/21/2014)

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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: 7/22/2014)

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INSPECTOR (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements Mechanical Inspection proficiency with complex and intricate machined parts and assemblies, Lean Six Sigma knowledge, and Quality Lead Auditor certificate or related training required. Must have developed computer, communication, leadership, time management, and interpersonal skills. The responsibilities will include inspecting and auditing supplier products and processes. Will utilize MDR process to document parts that do not meet specifications. Responsible for performing receiving, in-process, and final inspections on parts and products. The incumbent will actively participate in the generation of potential dock to stock parts as well as perform supplier evaluation, approval, and special process audits.
(Last Modified: 7/22/2014)

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STOCK ROOM CLERK (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Two year technical degree preferred and 1 3 years of material management/stock room experience required. Must have the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Possess organizational and communication skills. Working knowledge of Carleton Systems and Procedures, Oracle Operating System and basic computer literacy. Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma, Cellular Manufacturing, One Piece Flow, and Continuous Improvement Concepts. Job Requirements - Material handling responsibilities associated with receiving parts, repackaging parts, transacting parts, counting parts, and stocking parts within the main company Stock Room and also within the manufacturing floor teams and cells. Participate in 5S cell efforts and continuous improvement. Ability to lift and move parts and product up to 50 lbs.
(Last Modified: 7/22/2014)

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3rd SHIFT PLANT CLEANER (Orchard Park, New York): Minimum requirements - Must possess organization and communication skills to comply with work policies. Must have the ability to work effectively in a team environment, assist the cross training of other plant cleaners, and identify improvement opportunities. - The responsibilities will include general office cleaning as well as cleaning in our plant, which is a certified clean room area. Ideal candidate will have experience in using a buffer, auto scrubber and carpet extractor as well as other general plant cleaning experience. The hours of this position are 8:30 pm to 5:00 am Sunday through Thursday nights. Some weekend availability is required.
(Last Modified: 8/11/2014)

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Westminster, Maryland Opportunities