Careers

Roper Whitney in Rockford IL, has been in business since 1910. We value our employees and work continuously to make our company a great place to work for. Below are the currently available positions. If you are looking for a career at Roper Whitney please email your resume to hr@roperwhitney.com.

Current Openings

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Key position within a progressively expanding Accounting department. Responsibilities include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory Control and other functions as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A/R:

  • Customer Invoicing
  • Pre-Shipment payment authorization
  • Credit card processing and balance
  • Customer payment processing
  • Customer A/R statement
  • Cash Receipts reporting
  • Customer Collections and issue resolution
  • A/R file maintenance

A/P:

  • 3-way match and Voucher of approved A/P Bills
  • Process weekly A/P check run
  • Maintain A/P Files
  • Review reports and make modifications
  • Reconcile business accounts
  • Vendor/other department issue resolution
  • Returned Material Authorization processing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

·         High School Diploma or GED.  A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Accounts Payable, including experience in statement reconciliation.  Prior customer service experience a plus.

·         Good organization skills, including the ability to mulita-task and prioritize, to manage multiple accounts.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills.

·         Mathematics for reconciling invoices and identifying area of concern.

·         Data entry for accurately processing invoices and payments.

·         Basic bookkeeping and accounting knowledge.

·         Experience with standard cost inventory a plus.

·         Computer literacy including Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, A/P and A/R Accounting software.

COST ACCOUNTANT

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Responsible for overseeing and analyzing cost expenditures and purchases within the organization. Review existing purchases, record data, recommend new cost-efficient and financially feasible cost options, and oversee purchasing costs. You will also work across teams to present and translate important financial information and assist in company audits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and maintain cost accounting system, documentation, and records
  • Determine the costs and efficiency of company purchasing activities
  • Review costs for all external inventory, labor, and material purchases
  • Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings
  • Collect and compile purchasing data for analysis
  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits
  • Review and document standard cost inventory and material purchases
  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
  • Prepare documents and interpret financial information regarding cost improvements for management
  • Establish costs of business processes such as administration, labor, shipping, etc.
  • Accurate record and update existing and new purchased materials and goods
  • Compile documentation on standard costs and company production costs

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with an emphasis on cost accounting
  • 2-3 years of previous accounting experience working with Standard Cost Inventory
  • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with IBM operating system and Cobol programming a plus
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

Entry Level Service Technician

We are looking for someone who is just finishing their Mechatronics courses and is ready to join our team:

We will train for 4-6 months, then the service technician will travel with another service technician to learn how to install new machines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Verifies that all service meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Serves new/existing customers by analyzing work orders, conducting tests, investigating complaints, and resolving problems.
  2. Planning daily travel schedule.
  3. Establishes service by analyzing requirements; ordering and gathering components and parts; completing installation; performing acceptance tests.
  4. Maintains rapport with customers by examining complaints; identifying solutions; suggesting improved methods and techniques; recommending system improvements.
  5. Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs.
  6. Documents service and installation actions by completing forms; reports; logs and records.
  7. Maintains customer confidence by keeping service information confidential.
  8. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications.
  9. Accomplishes operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  10. Around 70% of the time travel to job sites with the United States and occasionally Canada and Mexico.

Installation and Service Technician

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Serves customers by installing and servicing machinery and equipment.

Verifies that all service meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Serves new/existing customers by analyzing work orders, conducting tests, investigating complaints, and resolving problems.
  2. Planning daily travel schedule.
  3. Establishes service by analyzing requirements; ordering and gathering components and parts; completing installation; performing acceptance tests.
  4. Maintains rapport with customers by examining complaints; identifying solutions; suggesting improved methods and techniques; recommending system improvements.
  5. Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs.
  6. Documents service and installation actions by completing forms; reports; logs and records.
  7. Maintains customer confidence by keeping service information confidential.
  8. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications.
  9. Accomplishes operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  10. Around 70% of the time travel to job sites with the United States and occasionally Canada and Mexico.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Education/Training: Mechatronics or equivalent.
  2. Experience/Skills: Strong background in reading electrical schematics and electronics troubleshooting.  Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision.   Analyzing information; using judgment; developing and maintaining client relationships; equipment maintenance; strong written and verbal communication; quality focus; results driven; supply management.

1st Shift Manual Machinist Jig & Fixture

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Use precision tools, machinery and equipment to fabricate and shape parts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Reads and interprets blueprints.
  2. Uses gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.
  3. Uses precision tools, machinery and equipment such as lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, chop saw, band saw, push and pull broaches and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.
  4. Fabricates and shapes parts such as tools and machine parts out of metal, plastics and composites
  5. Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures and removes holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials onto machines.
  6. Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling.
  7. Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.
  8. Evaluate experimental procedures and recommend change or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.
  9. Utilizes and abides by safety procedures.
  10. Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions.
  11. Verifies that all product produced meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.
  12. Provide assistance to co-workers as needed, in the spirit of teamwork, with the goal of meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  13. Support and promote the team environment.
  14. Meet and/or exceed all production and quality standards.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  2. Estimating time and materials for machine jobs.
  3. General knowledge in metals and the quality and machinability and uses of metals, alloys and other materials, machines and tools, including their design, uses, repair and maintenance.
  4. Design techniques, tools and principals involved in the production of precision technical plans and drawings.
  5. Must be a detailed oriented self-driven person capable of prioritizing tasks based on impact to the company.

Job Type: Full-time

1st Shift General Laborer Weld Shop

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

The Entry Level Welder will fabricate and assemble metal structures and equipment through the use of welders, cutters, shapers and measuring tools. Welders read and interpret diagrams, sketches and blueprints to determine operations, required materials and timeframes for projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Use a hydraulic press to straighten steel plates
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic hand tools a requirement
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Attention to detail

 

1st Shift Mazak Milling Machinist

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Set-up and operate a Mazak vertical milling machine with Mazatrol M Plus control.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Verifies that all product produced meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Set-up and/or operate machine or multiple machines as required.
  2. Work with tight tolerances (+ .0005).
  3. Working knowledge of GD&T.
  4. Possess higher programming knowledge of Mazak vertical Milling Centers.
  5. Ability to perform complete set-ups for long and short term production.
  6. Ability to read, write and edit Mazatrol M Plus controls.
  7. Ability to analyze job orders, blueprints, specification and design data to calculate dimension, tool selection and machine speeds.
  8. Work with more complex tooling.
  9. Accurately complete first and last piece inspection according to company procedure.
  10. Provide assistance to co-workers as needed, in the spirit of teamwork, with the goal of meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  11. Support and promote the team environment.
  12. Meet and/or exceed all production and quality standards.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  2. Experience/Skills: Experience reading and following blueprints and proven knowledge and usage of appropriate measuring devices.  Minimum 5 years machine operating experience or related experience.  Minimum 3 years reading, editing and writing Mazak controls.

Job Type: Full-time

1st Shift CNC Horizontal Milling Machinist

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Program, set-up and operate CNC controlled horizontal milling machines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Verifies that all product produced meets blue print specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Set-up and/or operate machine or multiple machines as required.
  2. Work with tight tolerances (+ .001).
  3. Working knowledge of GD&T.
  4. Possess higher programming knowledge of CNC horizontal Milling Centers.
  5. Ability to perform complete set-ups for long and short term production.
  6. Ability to read, write and edit G code programs.
  7. Ability to analyze job orders, blueprints, specification and design data to calculate dimension, tool selection and machine speeds.
  8. Work with more complex tooling.
  9. Accurately complete first and last piece inspection according to company procedure.
  10. Provide assistance to co-workers as needed, in the spirit of teamwork, with the goal of meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  11. Support and promote the team environment.
  12. Meet and/or exceed all production and quality standards.
  13. All other duties as assigned by supervision.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Education/Training:  High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Experience/Skills:  Experience reading and following blueprints and proven knowledge and usage of appropriate measuring devices.  Minimum 3 years of horizontal machine operating experience or related experience.  Minimum 1 year reading, editing and writing Fanuc controls.

2nd CNC Lathe Operator

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Set-up and operate CNC lathes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Verifies that all product produced meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Performs set-up and operates CNC lathes.
  2. Operates variety of machines when needed.
  3. Reads blueprints and gages.
  4. Provides assistance to co-workers as needed, in the spirit of teamwork, with the goal of meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  5. Supports and promotes a team environment.
  6. Meets or exceeds all production and quality standards.
  7. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  2. Experience/Skills: At least 2 years of CNC lathe operating experience.

Job Type: Full-time

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Set-up and operate a Toyoda horizontal machining center with Fanuc control.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Verifies that all product produced meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Set-up and/or operate machine or multiple machines as required.
  2. Work with tight tolerances (+ .0005).
  3. Working knowledge of GD&T.
  4. Possess higher programming knowledge of Fanuc controls.
  5. Ability to perform complete set-ups for long and short term production.
  6. Ability to read, write and edit Fanuc controls.
  7. Ability to analyze job orders, blueprints, specification and design data to calculate dimension, tool selection and machine speeds.
  8. Work with more complex tooling.
  9. Accurately complete first and last piece inspection according to Company procedure.
  10. Provide assistance to co-workers as needed, in the spirit of teamwork, with the goal of meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  11. Support and promote the team environment.
  12. Meet and/or exceed all production and quality standards.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  2. Experience/Skills: Experience reading and following blueprints and proven knowledge and usage of appropriate measuring devices.  Minimum 5 years machine operating experience or related experience.  Minimum 3 years reading, editing and writing Fanuc controls.

Job Type: Full-time