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The Job of The Week

02/20/2017

CDL A Driver

Employer

Willow Run Foods

Location

Kirkwood, NY
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Position Description:

Responsibilities/Duties:

Driving Trucks of various sizes

Unloading Freight

Utilizing an onboard computer

Interacting with customers

 

Skills/Qualifications

The ability to handle physical work

A clean Motor Vehicle Record. A strong work history

Available to work on weekends

The job demands two-2 day runs per week including overnight

Weekend runs are the norm

Hours: FT

Salary: Avg. $1,100.00 per week

In addition to the salary Willow Runs Foods offers a competitive benefits package including a contribution of 16% of salary to the employee’s retirement plan

 

Willow Run Foods

Employee Owned Since 1989

 Willow Run Foods is the Northeast and Mid - Atlantic's premier fast food systems distributor. Serving customers in 14 states, we provide one-stop-shopping for our chain restaurant operators while focusing on building customer relationships and providing service that is second to none. From our state-of-the-art facility in Kirkwood, New York, we continue to be committed to our existing customers and look forward to serving new ones as well.

Fun Fact of The Week

2/20/2017 

Did you know that there is a 2.1-mile-long Road Race Course for cars and motorcycles with 18 turns and 450’ of elevation change in Davenport, NY that is open to the public? The New York Safety track offers drivers a chance to hone their skills with training provided by certified instructors in a safe environment.

Did you plan on being bored this weekend? Maybe you should go over and watch how drivers handle their cars. Feb. 25 2017 is their first “New York Safety Track Snow Rallye”.

And of course, if you are coming from a long way away the even have their own Airport!

Watch one of the videos at http://nyst.com/ and get your motor running! 

 

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The Job of The Week

02/07/2017

Regional Planner

Employer

Southern Tier East Regional Planning and Development Board

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Location

Binghamton, NY

Position Description:

Responsibilities/Duties:

STE seeks an energetic Regional Planner to join their vibrant and creative work environment. The right candidate for this position must enjoy working on diverse projects. The Regional Planner will develop regional planning and economic development programs and initiatives, provide assistance to municipalities, county planning and economic development agencies, and non-profit organizations. A successful candidate will also have experience with grant writing and grant administration. Position will include regular travel within the picturesque eight county region. This position will have a high level of independence and excellent project management and time management skills are a must.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in planning, environmental science, or community economic development and a minimum of two years of experience in planning. AICP certification is a plus.

 

Salary:

Compensation ranges from $44,000-49,000 with excellent fringe benefits including health insurance. Civil Service Test is required for permanent appointment.

 

STENY

STENY is a regional planning development board located in Binghamton, NY and represents eight counties in the Southern Tier of New York. The Southern Tier of New York enjoys a low-cost of living, excellent schools, diverse cultural experiences, outdoor pursuits, and college and minor league sports teams.

 

Fun Fact of The Week

Did you know that one of the best Chefs in the country was born and raised in the small town of Smyrna, NY in Chenango County? That Chef / Entrepreneur, Charlie Palmer, owns restaurants in Sonoma, California, New York City and Los Vegas.

When summer finally comes and corn season is at its peak search the internet for his Corn Chowder recipe. It is delicious!

And finally, do you know which local food based business his sister is co-owner of?

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The Job of The Week

02/01/2017

Experienced Warehouse Worker

 

Employer

 sportfield 

Location

Delhi, NY

Position Description:

Responsibilities/Duties:

·         Pack orders in an orderly manner so they are prepared for shipping.

·         Proper packing, labeling and tagging of the inventory in the warehouse.

·         Identify damaged, lost or missing product and notify supervisor immediately.

·         Basic knowledge of using and operating warehouse machinery and equipment.

·         Efficiently complete all tasks required by departmental supervisors.

Required Qualifications:

Skills:

·         Self-motivated

·         Ability to multi-task in a busy environment

·         Forklift certification a plus

·         Ability to stand for long periods of time and be able to carry up to 80 lbs.

·         High attention to detail.

Responsibilities/Duties:

·         Pack orders in an orderly manner so they are prepared for shipping.

·         Proper packing, labeling and tagging of the inventory in the warehouse.

·         Identify damaged, lost or missing product and notify supervisor immediately.

·         Basic knowledge of using and operating warehouse machinery and equipment.

·         Efficiently complete all tasks required by departmental supervisors.

 

Sports Field Specialities

DESIGNED TO MEET THE DEMANDS OF MODERN SPORTS CONSTRUCTION

Since 1998, Sportsfield Specialties (SSI) has been the innovative industry leader in the manufacture and sale of sports construction equipment for the high school, college and professional levels of competition.

By combining outstanding product quality, strategic partnerships with other industry leading companies and an emphasis on customer service from project conception through completion, SSI has been able to provide our clients with the highest level of confidence through both the design and construction processes.

Fun Fact of The Week

2/01/2017

Did you know that when you watch the Super Bowl this weekend a product manufactured by Sports Field Specialties in Delhi, NY will be playing an important role on the field? The Goal Posts at each end of the field at NRG Stadium were built here in Delaware County!

GO TEAM!

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The Job of The Week

01/16/2017

Amphenol Aerospace

Sidney, NY

Production Machining Operator

Position Description:

Candidates will be experienced in production manufacturing with a strong ability to follow written and verbal instructions.  Ability to read diagrams, blueprints, and schematic drawings are a must to be considered for this position.  Availability for evening and night shifts required.   High school diploma or equivalency required. Formal CNC machining training a plus (Documentation must be provided).

A qualified candidate should expect to be paid $19.81 per hour

Journeyman Toolmaker

Position Description

Candidates will be experienced in production manufacturing with a strong ability to follow written and verbal instructions.  Ability to read and work from diagrams, blueprints, and schematic drawings are required. The completion of a formal machinist’s apprenticeship is required or accumulated experience in the trade i.e.: Grinding, Wire E.D.M., Milling, Slotting, Shaping, jig boring, tool sharpening and lathe work. Availability for evening and night shifts required.   High school diploma or equivalency required.

Pay will be based on the skill level of the applicant

Amphenol Aerospace:

Amphenol is a worldwide electronics leader and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of interconnect products.  Amphenol is listed on the NYSE and a component of the S&P 500 and is a top performing company with an unparalleled history of growth with over 65 businesses throughout the world.

Amphenol Aerospace (AAO), a division of Amphenol, has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial industry for over 80 years.  Amphenol Aerospace is dedicated to providing new, creative solutions to those advanced and challenging market segments that demand an extraordinary level of supplier support and reaction.

 

Career Information

Job growth in these fields and manufacturing in general is expected to be very strong over the next 10 years with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers projecting that:

http://polo.feathr.co/analytics/crumb?utm_params=e30=&b_h=822&b_w=656&s_h=982&s_w=1746&path=%2F&host=www.sme.org&flvr=page_view&a_id=57c5a0fe8e802745c211161cOver the next 10 years, it is predicted that 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will become available. But, without the right “skilled” workers for those jobs, estimates show that 2 million of those jobs could go unfilled.

 

Trade and professional organizations that support training related to the jobs at Amphenol include:

 

The National Tooling and Machining Association

http://www.ntma.org/

See a demonstration of NTMA’s training programs here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvElJ5y8R5Y&feature=youtu.be

 

NTMA U is college credit based through articulation agreements with our training partners and the courses that are be delivered by Master level credentialed instructors. Students participating in NRL, as well as entry-level employees, are ideal candidates for this program.

 

And did you know the NTMA sponsors a robotics program for students?

http://gonrl.org/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWUnIcS5OtA

 

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers

www.sme.org

The SME offers over 450 online courses related to manufacturing and these classes may be available for free to High School Students who are participating in the Skills USA program.

http://www.toolingu.com/

http://www.skillsusa.org/

Although jobs like these are traditionally filled by people who have obtained their skills while working or occasionally through a traditional apprenticeship program there are colleges in the region that offer courses that would prepare a student to enter these fields.

 

SUNY Delhi

Mechatronics Technology (BT)

http://www.delhi.edu/academics/majors/mechatronics/index.phpy

All Delhi programs in Mechatronics are affiliated with the SME.

SUNY Morrisville

Mechanical Engineering Technology A.A.S

https://morrisville.edu/programsofstudy/schoolofscienceandtech/mechanicalengineeringtech/

SUNY Broome

Manufacturing Technology A.A.S

http://catalog.sunybroome.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=1&poid=797&returnto=4

There are many employers in our region who employ Machinists and Toolmakers including large companies like Amphenol, Raymond Corporation and Unison and smaller firms like Egli Machine, Empire Machine and Tool, Strenkert Machine Shop and literally dozens of others.

It is also worth noting that the acquisition of the skills needed to be a machinist or toolmaker combined with some business acumen can be a path to business ownership.


January 16th, 2017 Fun Fact

Today’s trades of Machinist, Toolmaker, Welder and Fabricator have descended directly from the ancient trade of Blacksmithing. Honored in the mythology of many cultures the most well-known depiction of a Smith in mythology is Vulcan, the Roman god of fire and who it was said used a volcano as his forge.



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The Job of The Week
12/12/2016
The City of Oneonta
City Manager
Position Description:
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The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer, is hired by the Mayor and Common Council members, and is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations. Legislative power of the City of Oneonta is vested in the Common Council. The Mayor, who is elected to a four-year term, presides over the Council. The eight council members, who serve four year terms, represent the wards in which they reside. Oneonta’s total FY2016 budget is $21,517,480, with a general fund budget $15,421,050. The City of Oneonta also has a five-year capital plan. 

The City of Oneonta: 

Oneonta, NY, is a vibrant and friendly upstate community, proud of its diversity, academia, economic stability, and natural beauty.
With a population of approximately 21,000, one of our finest attributes is the small-town atmosphere.
Residents and visitors alike are attracted to Oneonta because of its reputation as a family-oriented community. Browse through the site to learn more about this beautiful city center and the wonderful college town that surrounds it!

http://www.oneonta.ny.us/
           

Fun Fact – Golden Artist Color

Did you know that Golden Artist Color manufacturers over 687 different colors of Acrylic, Oil and Watercolor Paints! And if you don’t see the color you want they will mix a custom paint for you (they mixed over 1000 custom colors last year)!
They ship their paint to over 50 countries on every continent except Antarctica!

http://www.goldenpaints.com/

Now paint me that rainbow!

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The Job of The Week
12/5/2016
Pathfinder Village
Residential House Manager
Position Description:
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Responsible for the daily operation of a residential home, the House Manager provides ongoing support of staff, ensures resident well-being, implements and monitors support plans, manages budget and medication administration. Hours are days and evenings, Monday through Fridays, with on-call manager weekend rotations. A college degree and experience in developmental disabilities/OPWDD is preferred. A valid NY State driver’s license is required.

Pathfinder Village:

Originally established in 1922 as a two-building school for children with Down syndrome, Pathfinder Village's genesis into an early American-style Colonial village was the life work of former Executive Director Marian Mullet, who envisioned "a very free environment where people can come and go at will, where neighborliness and friendship count, where you don't have to ask permission to do things."
Now a 300-acre not-for-profit organization that includes a private school, summer camp, on-site businesses that provide prevocational opportunities for residents, enhanced clinical services and a Down syndrome research and resource center, Pathfinder Village is a national leader in community-based services for children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.

To take a Video Tour of the Village, visit us at: https://vimeo.com/86125762



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The Job of The Week
11/28/2016
Corning Inc.
Life Sciences Division, Oneonta NY
Quality Engineering Department Head
Position Description:

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Reporting directly to the Plant Quality Manager, this position leads and supervises the quality engineering group focusing specifically on process and quality issues.  This position also supports the introduction of new products and process changes to meet plant goals.
This position works closely with other functions within the organization (Engineering, Operations, Development and Procurement) and is responsible for the processes for all product lines.
 

Corning Inc. Life Sciences Division:

Corning Life Sciences brings new and innovative laboratory tools to researchers. Our core technical competencies include polymer science, biochemistry and molecular biology, glass melting and forming, surface modification, and characterization science. As part of Corning Incorporated, we are a world leader in specialty glass and have a 150-year tradition of innovation.




To know more about Corning Life Sciences, visit us at: http://www.corning.com/products_services/life_sciences.aspx
 
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