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Job Title: Machine Operator
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $12/hr. plus DOE
Relocation:  Not Available


Position Summary 

Working under the supervision of the Shop Foreman, the Machine Operator utilizes their knowledge and experience of operating various metal working machines and processing material in all grades to a variety of shapes. Working for a unique, one of a kind service company with the finest equipment available and an exceptional reputation for quality service, this experienced Machine Operator will be expected to consistently produce quality work. Full time 40 hr.week with potential overtime.
 

Essential Duties and Job Functions 

  • Produces parts to specification by setting and operating machinery such as Band Saw, Press Brake, etc.
  • Maintains quality of manufactured parts
  • Good math skills
  • Able to read technical drawings
  • Maintains a safe and organized work area, complies to all safety policies and procedures
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude - able to trouble shoot basic equipment problems
  • Monitors condition of machine(s), reporting any required repairs or maintenance
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Physically Fit - able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Overhead crane experience an asset
  • Forklift experience an asset

 

Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum two years machine operating experience
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Valid Green Card
  • Pass Drug Test and Background Check
  • Team Player

 What do our jobs offer?

Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our job openings provide opportunities to be part of a team that works directly in providing award-winning, innovative technologies to clean the world's second most precious resource - water; competitive reward structures; exposure to Best-in-Class technologies; on-going career development; one of the most diverse business environments in the United States as acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.Com; and one of Houston's Top Ten Places to Work as awarded by the Houston Business Journal. Naturally, Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Contact Information 

Interested in becoming part of the Team? Please send resume and cover letter to  arivera@headworksintl.com and include "Machine Operator" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Job Title: Executive Assistant to Sr. Vice President/Austrian Honorary Consul
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Competitive
Relocation:  Not Available


Position Summary 

This position is responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties, performing and coordinating office administrative duties, and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for the support to the Senior Vice President. On a regular and continuous basis, this position will exercise administrative judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.  It is important for this position to use discretion, good judgment, organizational or management ability, initiative, and be able to work independently. 

 

Essential Functions 

  • Manage incoming correspondence, as related to the VP of Sales & Marketing, including telephone call screening; mail sorting and possible email prioritizing would be performed by this position.
  • Clerical support to SVP (Organize and maintain paper and electronic files)
  • Heavy Dictaphone transcription from SVP
  • Heavy travel arrangements for the sales department (both Domestic and international flights and hotels, transportation) incl. itinerary coordination and planning
  • Heavy contact management in Outlook and CRM database (currently SalesForce)
  • Planning and scheduling internal meetings, conference calls, web based presentations
  • Monitoring SVP’s email traffic and follow-up accordingly
  • Follow up on trade show participation by sales department (mailings, databank updates, etc.)
  • Run various weekly reports for SVP and follow up on resulting required updates by various staff members
  • Create spreadsheets, compose correspondence, manage databases, and occasionally create presentations, statistical reports, and documents as assigned.
  • Update PowerPoint presentations with new text, photos (as directed by sales staff)
  • Control deadlines of projects assigned by SVP to various staff
  • Special event planning and coordinating.
  • Coordinate employee training and seminars.
  • Personal tasks will be assigned on a routine basis as part of the regular job duties.
  • Draft of newsletter articles
  • Backup support for receptionist on telephone overflow.
  • Support Marketing Communications (Arrange regional trade show participation (required posters, handouts, hotel booking, booth reservation, display stands, etc.)
  • Must be able to create business correspondence
  • Handle day to day affairs of the Austrian Consulate (manage visa applications, inquiries, organize support for Austrians in an emergency situation)
     

Qualifications 

Five years of related experience supporting Executive level management. High School Degree with some additional college level courses required.  A combination of education/experience may be substituted with education being substituted for by experience on a two for one-year basis.

  • German or Spanish speaking a plus but not required.
  • Must have the ability to organize and communicate effectively with executive management and employees.
  • Must have exceptional clerical perception to proofread typing with typing skills of 80+ words per minute.
  • Must be adept with using Dictaphone and taking dictation.
  • Excellent computer knowledge of various software applications to perform functions is required, including, Excel,   PowerPoint, Word, Sales Force, Adobe Acrobat 

 

What do our jobs offer?

Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our job openings provide opportunities to be part of a team that works directly in providing award-winning, innovative technologies to clean the world's second most precious resource - water; competitive reward structures; exposure to Best-in-Class technologies; on-going career development; one of the most diverse business environments in the United States as acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.Com; and one of Houston's Top Ten Places to Work as awarded by the Houston Business Journal. Naturally, Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Contact Information 

Interested in becoming part of the Team? Contact Headworks at arivera@headworksintl.com  and include the position of interest in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Job Title:  Senior Buyer
Location  Houston, TX
Salary Range Competitive
Relocation  Not Available
   


Position Summary
 

Energetic and driven Buyer with bachelor’s degree and minimum of 4 years’ related experience who is seeking opportunity for growth in a fast paced, dynamic environment in a company that manufactures equipment for turning wastewater into reusable water around the world.   Extremely hands-on position in small business atmosphere for person with knowledge and experience in handling multiple projects.  Opportunity for growth.

 

Essential Functions

  • Identifies, qualifies, and interfaces with outsourced manufacturing facilities and component suppliers throughout the world with input from Engineering and Manager
  •  Works with Sales and Customer Service to update and maintain quotation calculations to insure accurate cost estimates
  • Negotiates requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors with supervision from Manager
  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations
  • Ensures that commodities and components are delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the Company
  • Assists in inventory cycle counts and management
  • Assists with shipment of spare parts orders

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in related discipline a plus.
  • 4 or more years’ experience in buying and/or procurement; 
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Understands both metric and imperial measurement systems and documentation and design standards;
  • Ability to take off measurements from design drawings;
  • Highly organized;
  • Experience making recommendations/decisions using fact based analysis. Able to analyze and use data appropriately;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as any internal policies (e.g., code of ethics) or procedures to ensure that the behavior exhibited by the organization is honest, ethical and professional; and
  • Works together with Category Management on spend data analysis and some financial analyses (e.g., inventory carrying costs; make vs. buy) for assigned categories.
     

  Job Requirements

  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Highly detail oriented and with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a high energy environment with minimal direction and supervision
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Possesses and exhibit high moral and ethical standards
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
 

What do our jobs offer?

Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our jobs provide opportunities to be part of a team that works directly in providing award-winning, innovative technologies to clean the world's most precious resource – water. We offer competitive reward structures; exposure to Best-in-Class technologies; on-going career development; one of the most diverse business environments in the United States as acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.Com; and the ability to be part of one of Houston's Top Ten Places to Work as awarded by the Houston Business Journal.

 

Contact Information:

Interested in becoming part of the Team? Please send resume and cover letter to  arivera@headworksintl.com  and include "Mechanical Design Engineer" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Job Title:  Junior  Buyer
Location  Houston, TX
Salary Range Competitive
Relocation  Not Available
   


Position Summary
 

This is a unique opportunity for a sharp and personable individual with entry level buying experience to become involved with a successful and established organization offering a great work environment and room for advancement.  This individual must be team oriented and have an outgoing personality.

 

Essential Functions

  • Providing purchasing support
  •  Proactive follow-up on purchase orders
  • Expediting orders as needed
  • Issuing purchase orders
  • Processing purchase requisitions for internal supplies/orders
  • Updating and maintaining files
  • Processing requests for quotes
  • Working in a team setting to meet on-time delivery goals
  • Other duties may be assigned

 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follow through on commitments.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;  Gathers and analyses information skillfully;  Develops alternative solutions.
  • Dependability - Follow instructions; responds to management direction;  Takes responsibility for own actions;  Keeps committments;  Commits to working the hours needed to reach goals.
  • Sense of Urgency - Responds promptly to internal & customer needs;  Meets shipping goals.
  • Oral Communicaiton - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;  Listens and gets clarification;  Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively;  Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment;  Manages competing demands;  Changes approach or method to best fit the situation;  Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual resposibilities; Exhibits objectvity and openness to others' views;  Gives and welcomes feedback;  Contributes to building a positive team spirit;  Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals;  Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles;  Measures self against standard of excellence;  Takes calculated risks to accommplish goals.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity;  Meets challenges with resourcefulness;  Generates suggestions for improving work;  Develops innovative approaches and ideas;  Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
     

  Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma:  Some college highly preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience as junior buyer, administrative assistant or similar role
  • Computer savvy, able to pick up and learn new systems quickly and effectively
  • Experience with MS Office - Outlook Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Negotiation skills.  Doesn't take "No" for an answer
  • Go-getter attitude
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • Experience dealing with vendors highly preferred
 

What do our jobs offer?

Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our jobs provide opportunities to be part of a team that works directly in providing award-winning, innovative technologies to clean the world's most precious resource – water. We offer competitive reward structures; exposure to Best-in-Class technologies; on-going career development; one of the most diverse business environments in the United States as acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.Com; and the ability to be part of one of Houston's Top Ten Places to Work as awarded by the Houston Business Journal.

 

Contact Information:

Interested in becoming part of the Team? Please send resume and cover letter to  arivera@headworksintl.com  and include "Mechanical Design Engineer" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Job Title:  Regional Sales Manager
Territory:  Western United States & Canada
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Competitive
Relocation:  Assistance Available


Position Summary 

Responsible for maintaining current municipal business and developing new business opportunities for Headworks International in western United States and corresponding part of Canada.  Direct, manage, coordinate, and execute Sales and Marketing activities with internal sales personnel and external Manufacturers Representatives. Participate in the evaluation and integration of new products. Work closely with marketing personnel to develop sales and marketing tools. Coordinate with engineering, procurement, manufacturing and accounting functions to capitalize on sale returns and provide proficient customer service. Reports to the Director of Sales for North America.  

 

Essential Functions 

  • Manage a schedule rich in direct interaction with current and potential clients
  • Identify key stakeholders and schedule field visits to discuss product offering
  • Conduct sales calls and perform Technical Sales Presentations to engineers and end users
  • Build relationships with all the key stakeholders in the wastewater industry
  • Diligently follow-up with the clients until an award or signed contract is completed
  • Convert potential projects into proposals/preferential specifications according to priorities
  • Recruit and train Manufacturers Representatives, ensure they are knowledgeable about product offering and understand effective sales techniques to increase sales and profitability
  • Increase visibility and awareness of Headworks International in the assigned territory through attending relevant tradeshows, exhibitions, and conferences
  • Consult with the Sr. Management regarding sales policies, product revisions, and pricing changes
  • Keep Senior Management abreast of market changes and new sales leads through reports and frequent communication
  • Plan/maintain accurate records of travel, meetings, telephone calls, proposals, and sales
  • Assist in the development of corporate sales plans, forecasts, and marketing plans
  • Must have a clear understanding of products, services, and capabilities of Headworks International
  • Must have an understanding of the wastewater industry in the assigned territory: its stakeholders, major players, and business climate

 

Examples of Initial Deliverables 

Although not a complete and comprehensive list of tasks, the following is an initial roadmap for the expectations of the first few months in this position; this plan may evolve if business needs change:

  • First 30 Days: Become familiar with the existing and ongoing sales efforts at Headworks. Establish contacts with current representatives, distributors, and key customers. Learn the key selling points and technical aspects of equipment and systems. Gain a basic understanding of the company's systems and procedures, including but not limited to databases and sales management systems.
  • First 60 Days: Develop a strategy to manage existing activities and new business development. Review with Senior Vice President to ensure the strategy is in line with the company's overall strategy. Understand the process of reviewing projects and quoting basic equipment. Shadow other Sales Managers to learn best practices and sales culture.
  • First 90 to 180 Days: Begin implementation of outlined strategies and plans

 

Qualifications 

  • University degree (science/technical preferred)
  • 5+ years of work experience in the water/wastewater industry
  • Wastewater background with in-depth understanding and knowledge of screens and screening handling equipment or biological process knowledge, ie: activated sludge, carousel systems, SBR, RBC, and MBR processes
  • Experience working with Manufacturers Representatives
  • Self-disciplined and possess excellent communication skills
  • Team player committed to working with a team of highly motivated sales personnel
  • Must be an excellent negotiator and closer
  • Sales experience preferred

 

Job Requirements 

  • Travel required: 30% - 50% of the time
  • Attitude: Ability to work in a high-energy environment with minimal direction and supervision
  • Highly computer literate - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

 

What do our jobs offer?

Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our job openings provide opportunities to be part of a team that works directly in providing award-winning, innovative technologies to clean the world's second most precious resource - water; competitive reward structures; exposure to Best-in-Class technologies; on-going career development; one of the most diverse business environments in the United States as acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.Com; and one of Houston's Top Ten Places to Work as awarded by the Houston Business Journal. Naturally, Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Contact Information 

Interested in becoming part of the Team? Contact Headworks at gseidl@headworksintl.com and include the position of interest in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Job Title:  Application Engineer Grade I
Territory:  Western United States & Canada
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Competitive
Relocation:  Assistance Available


Position Summary 

Headworks is seeking an Application Engineer Grade I, that will work under the direct supervision of a Senior Project Manager and assists in the planning, organization, control,
integration and completion of projects from initial customer contact and bidding, through manufacturing, shipment, installation and final sign-off.  Interfaces with domestic representatives to provide timely answers to questions regarding potential projects and current projects in process.  Supports internal and external sales efforts and coordinates engineering, procurement and manufacturing to assist in the management of a timely and cost effective project completion.

 

Essential Functions 

  • Under the direct supervision of a Senior Project Manager, provides enquiry and technical support to the company sales organization
  • Prepare, on a timely basis, domestic quotations for review by the Senior Project Manager
  • Assist in the planning, organization, control, integration, execution and completion of projects and orders.  This is to include, but not be limited to;
  • Preparation, monitoring and control of all project schedules and milestones
  • Preparation, review and timely completion of all project submittals
  • Review of appropriate manufacturing instructions and documentation
  • Review and approval of purchased materials and schedules O&M manual preparation and submission
  • Shop test documentation
  • Shipping (means and most efficient cost)
  • Completion of final shop tests and acceptance
  • Support Project Manager to ensure timely completion of projects and consistent implementation of design modifications
  • Develop schedules and recommend solutions to resolve engineering design and test problems
  • Review design changes, specifications and all documentation releases
  • Monitor project expenditures to remain within established limitations
  • Provide, where necessary and in a timely manner, interim and completion project reports
  • Assists in PO Terms and Conditions negotiations

 

Qualifications

  • 0-3 years of project management experience directing activities of increasing complexity
  • Graduate of a four year Bachelor of Science program, or equivalent degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Understanding of metric and imperial measurement standards and practices
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally (minimal travel required)
  • Highly computer literate – Excel, Word, Access, AutoCAD and Solidworks skills is a plus
  • Ability to clearly communicate, both orally and written
  • Desire to develop project management and managerial capabilities
  • Ability to work in the United States of America

  

Job Requirements 

  • Travel:  Domestic and International – up to 30%
  • Ability to work in a high energy environment
  • Able to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

 What do our jobs offer?

Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our job openings provide opportunities to be part of a team that works directly in providing award-winning, innovative technologies to clean the world's second most precious resource - water; competitive reward structures; exposure to Best-in-Class technologies; on-going career development; one of the most diverse business environments in the United States as acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.Com; and one of Houston's Top Ten Places to Work as awarded by the Houston Business Journal. Naturally, Headworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Contact Information 

Interested in becoming part of the Team? Contact Headworks at arivera@headworksintl.com and include the position of interest in the subject line of your e-mail.

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