1. Position Name:  Wire Termination Technician

    Description:

    Vermillion Incorporated, a leader in interconnect cable solutions for the military and aerospace industries, is seeking Wire Termination Technicians to fill a 1st Shift in our manufacturing facility. Techs will spool wire, apply wire sleeving, assemble wire harness bundles and cable wires through repetitive tasks using both hand tools and industrial machines, while ensuring all work is done to specification.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    Qualified candidates will have: Excellent work history, Basic hand tool knowledge, High school diploma or equivalent, Manufacturing experience a plus, Reasoning skills, Excellent communication skills. Available to work 1st shift M-F 7:00am – 3:30pm – Ability to work overtime including weekends as needed. Vermillion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Termination Technician

    Position Purpose and Objective

    The primary function of this position is to assemble wire harness bundles through repetitive tasks using hand tools, while simultaneously ensuring all work is done to specification.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Layout – Routing of wiring bundles on a form board, cutting to specific length, hand cabling of wire bundle to specified lay ratios, installing IDs at specified lengths
    • Strip/Crimp – Stripping back wire at specified lengths and crimping on contacts/wire lugs, use various hand-operated or automated tools to perform strip/crimp tasks
    • Solder Sleeves – Stripping shielded and/or jacketed wire to specified length, exposing shield and/or inner conductor, installing solder sleeves, which may or may not include jumper wire
    • Insertion – Inserting crimped and empty contacts into various types of connectors, ensuring proper seating and checking retention
    • Torque – Tightening connector assemblies and backshells to torque specifications
    • Tape – Installing miscellaneous types and widths of tape by machine or by hand to meet specified overlap requirements
    • Close/Band – Installing miscellaneous types of bands to secure shield and/or metal overbraiding to connectors and backshells
    • Develop an understanding of the principles of continuity and operation of test equipment
    • Perform all duties in accordance with Vermillion Quality Management System and Safety standards, using situation-appropriate tools and protective equipment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, the 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.

    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • Knowledge of basic hand tools required
    • Ability to use measuring tools to measure lengths accurately and precisely is required; certain responsibilities may require precision to within 1/32 inch
    • Good organization skills
    • Ability to assemble products according to verbal or written instructions, or by following drawings/diagrams
    • This position requires the employee to have clear vision at 20 inches or less (with or without the use of personal corrective eyewear or a company-provided magnifying glass) in addition to color vision in order to identify and distinguish colors


    Vermillion is an equal opportunity employer.

  2. Position Name:  Bulk Technician

    Description:

    Vermillion Incorporated, a leader in interconnect cable solutions for the military and aerospace industries, is seeking a Bulk Cable Technician to fill 1st shift opening in our manufacturing facility. Techs will spool wire, apply sleeving; must be comfortable around machinery.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS Qualified candidates will have: Excellent work history, Basic hand tool knowledge, High school diploma or equivalent, Manufacturing experience a plus, Reasoning skills, Excellent communication skills. Available to work 1st shift M-F 7am - 3:30pm – Ability to work overtime including weekends as needed. Vermillion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE

    The primary function of this position is the fabrication of bulk cable material for internal and external customers through operation of various machines and use of various hand tools.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                 

    • Set-up, operate, and adjust machines as required to complete duties listed below
    • Bulk Re-Spool – Spool product/wire to specified spools and clean shielded/jacketed material in preparation for next operation; prepare bulk product for inventory or final inspection
    • Sleeving – Pull bulk material through sleeving or protective jacketing by using air nozzles and bullets to expand sleeving for application
    • Tape – Install miscellaneous types/widths of tape by machine or by hand to meet specified requirements
    • Develop an understanding of the principles of continuity and operation of related test equipment
    • Develop an understanding of the principles of spark testing and the operation of related test equipment
    • Striper – Apply color stripes to individual wires to meet specified requirements
    • Wardwell – Apply metal and poly materials to cables to meet specified requirements
    • Cabler – Combine a defined number (two to fifty four) of individual wires by cabling them together into a lay that meets specified requirements
    • Twinner – Combine two to four individual wires by twisting them together into a lay that meets the specified requirements
    • Butt Braider – Apply metal and poly materials to cables with multiple breakouts to meet specified requirements
    • Materials Re-Spool – Roll or flatten various types of materials for re-spool in support of Butt Braider and Wardwell operations
    • Extruder – Apply outer jacket and insulation on to cables of various diameters using various materials, to specified requirements
    • Train/mentor other employees on various tasks to be performed in a specific timeframe, without sacrificing quality
    • Perform all duties in accordance with Vermillion Quality Management System and Safety standards, using situation-appropriate tools and protective equipment
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The list below is representative of the qualifications required to successfully fulfill the obligations of this position and is not intended to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Ability to read and understand drawings and work orders
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks
    • General knowledge of machine operation
    • This position requires the employee to have clear vision at 20 inches or less and clear vision at 20 feet or less (with or without the use of personal corrective eyewear)
    • This position requires color vision in order to identify and distinguish colors
    • Ability to lift 30 pounds

     

    Vermillion is an equal opportunity employer.

  3. Position Name:  Manufacturing Engineer

    Description:

    Position Purchase and Objective

    The primary function of this position is to provide program/project engineering guidance in the support of developing new manufacturing processes in the manufacturing of bulk cable, wiring harnesses, conduit assemblies, electrical box assemblies, etc. as it relates to the Military, Aerospace, Satellite, and Medical markets.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide engineering technical support and design input for projects
    • Conceive, develop, and implement manufacturing processes for bulk cable, wiring harnesses, conduit assemblies, and various interconnect/electromechanical assemblies that fit Vermillion’s technical expertise
    • Provide a wide range of technical and management expertise in the various aspects of manufacturing
    • Technically document procedures and processes
    • Provide an interface between operations, sales, and engineering functions
    • Ensure that requirements for efficient processes, practices, and technologies for manufacturing are  addressed on a timely basis
    • Plan for and implement new programs and products into production in a timely and cost effective manner
    • Prepare and present relevant information for make or buy decisions and program reviews
    • Identify potential manufacturing-related risks on new and developing programs; develop risk reduction plans to eliminate them
    • Define tooling and manufacturing requirements for new programs
    • Develop cost and operational justifications for acquisition of major tooling
    • Provide technical support to the shop floor for immediate corrective actions
    • Provide input as requested for manufacturing-related portions of cost estimates for new and continuing programs
    • Represent Operations in new production programs to ensure that manufacturing requirements are fully understood by Program Management and Design Engineering, and that program and design engineering requirements are in turn supported by Manufacturing Engineering and affected Operations functions
    • Technically document procedures and processes
    • Develop new automated processes utilizing the latest technology
    • Collaborate with Purchasing, Production, Quality, Program Management, and outside vendors to set and meet schedules that will accommodate customers’ delivery requirements
    • Conduct root-cause analysis and propose corrective actions for continuous improvement
    • Actively participate on RPI (Rapid Product Improvement) teams and 5S workshops
    • Provides resolutions to manufacturing problems including, but not limited to, processes, machines, or programming problems
    • Supports facility and corporate strategic goals
    • Creates and conducts structured training for manufacturing personnel as assigned
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The list below is representative of the qualifications required to successfully fulfill the obligations of this position and is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • A four-year technical degree (e.g. BSEE, BSEET, BSME, BSMET, or equivalent) required
    • At least two years experience in manufacturing required; cable/harness industry preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards
    • Demonstrated project management experience
    • Proficient in technical writings and good documentation skills
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications required
    • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively and establish priorities
    • CAD, AutoCad, and Inventor Professional Series experience preferred
    • MRP system experience
    • Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Windows and Office applications, including Microsoft Access
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Working knowledge of quality workmanship standards (i.e. ANSI, Mil-Specifications, ISO)
    • This position requires the employee to have clear vision at 20 inches or less (with or without the use of personal corrective eyewear or a company-provided magnifying glass) in addition to color vision in order to identify and distinguish colors