Columbus, OH Opportunities

Title Columbus Plant Positions
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Operator
Start Date 2018-06-04
Location Columbus OH
Job Information

Core Molding  has a number of operator positions open at our Plant at 800 Manor Park  in Columbus, OH.  All shifts available:

1st   6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

2nd  2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

3rd  10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Starting pay is $11.87/hour + $.35 shift premium for 2nd and 3rd.  Double time on Sundays. OT opportunities.

Hourly rate will increase $.30 in August 2018.

Submit your resume or mail or drop off application to HR; 800 Manor Park Drive; Columbus, OH  43228; fax to 614-870-4029 or email to

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Title Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Location Columbus, OH
Job Information

Core Molding Technologies, a leading Tier 1 supplier of molded fiberglass large parts to the heavy truck industry is seeking an outstanding Manufacturing Engineering Manager for our Columbus, OH plant. We seek a hands-on leader who has a track record of leading a matrixed engineering team in a manufacturing environment, preferably with the molding of thermoset materials.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Selection, training, development and management of facility’s technical team
  • Improving OEE performance (uptime, throughput, scrap)
  • Capital project planning and execution
  • Provide manufacturing support to SMC, Molding and Assembly Departments
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement projects
  • Expert in APQP and Launch Activities to include FMEAs and Control Plans
  • Required Background:
    1. 15 years in a manufacturing environment, preferably in mid-volume mixture of automation and manual operations
    2. 5+ years of engineering leadership experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
    3. Demonstrated progressive track record of engineering leadership accomplishments
    4. Exemplary record and commitment to workplace safety
  • Required Skills and Experience
    1. Strong working knowledge of manufacturing process and tooling, ideally in molding and automotive assembly operations.
    2. Expertise with Lean Manufacturing, 5S, and Root Cause Analysis
    3. Expert in APQP and Launch Activities to include FMEAs and Control Plans
    4. Advanced degree of technical and mechanical aptitude supported by hands on technical knowledge of manufacturing process
    5. Proven track record of initiating and implementing continues process improvements
    6. Expertise with GD&T and understanding customer prints and specifications.
    7. Highly developed formal problem solving skills and decision making ability
    8. Proven ability to create work flows and work instructions
    9. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    10. Proven ability to lead high performing work teams
    11. Advanced ability to develop capital projects and budgets
    12. Advanced knowledge and use of TS16949 or ISO9001 quality systems
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Title Maintenance Technician
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Maintenance Technician
Location Columbus, Ohio
Job Information

Core Molding Technologies, a leading producer and compression molder of Sheet Molding Compound (“SMC”) for the manufacture of fiberglass reinforced parts for the heavy truck industry, is seeking a 3rd Shift Maintenance Technician. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician performs a wide range of maintenance and repair activities on production equipment and plant facilities to meet production requirements and general operational needs. The position is a hourly, bargaining union position through the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union.

Job Responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Performs a variety of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and other types of diagnosis and repair of production and support equipment
  • Performs scheduled preventative maintenance activities on equipment in order to minimize downtime and lengthen equipment useful life
  • Maintains appropriate repair logs and notes in order to track repair trends and set future preventative maintenance schedules
  • Works closely with production supervision and technical support to assist in proper equipment set-up and operation
  • Operates in accordance with all applicable maintenance safety guidelines in order ensure the safety of all plant employees
  • Follows all required safety standards, wears appropriate PPE for job activities and maintains production equipment in proper and safe working order
  • Cleans and maintains working area to promote safety and efficiency

Required Background:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • At least 2 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Self starter with ability to work independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.02/hour


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Title Maintenance Manager
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Maintenance Manager
Start Date 2016-08-16
Location Columbus, OH
Job Information

Core is seeking an experienced and talented Maintenance Manager to drive reliability and efficiencies in all the Columbus plant’s machinery, equipment, and tooling.  Reporting to our Plant Manager, our Maintenance Manager needs to be a degreed, technically inclined leader capable of leading a team of supervisors and technicians in a heavy manufacturing environment.  Your experience with Lean Manufacturing, continuous process improvement, and TPM (Total Predictive Maintenance) qualifies you for this role.  We seek a hands on leader with great root cause analysis and problem solving skills.  Please submit your resume if the you meet the requirements outlined below:

Maintenance Manager

Core Molding Technologies

Duties and Responsibilities:

Our maintenance superintendent has overall responsibility for the cost effective, timely, and appropriate maintenance of all equipment and facilities at our Columbus plant. Responsible for the leadership and development of a team of supervisors and maintenance techs, our maintenance manager sets the tone for pro-active maintenance activities. Additionally, the manager oversees daily troubleshooting activities as well as preventative and predictive maintenance efforts, schedules employees and projects.

Required Background:

  1. B.S. in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or B.S. and equivalent work experience
  2. At least 10+ years of supervisory experience in a sizable manufacturing environment
  3. Demonstrated track record of job progression, stability, and measurable impact

Required Skills and Experience

    1. Excellent troubleshooting and creative problem solving skills
    2. Excellent people and leadership skills
    3. Strong background in mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic machinery and controls
    4. Demonstrated electrical/electronic knowledge
    5. Experience with programmable logic controllers
    6. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    7. Fluent with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
    8. Experience developing, installing, and managing a preventive/predictive maintenance system
    9. Strong grasp of safety leadership, housekeeping, and 5S concepts
    10. Familiarity and compliance with quality systems, specifically ISO and TS standards
    11. Demonstrated excellence in budget development and compliance

Desired traits:

  1. Resourceful
  2. High energy and a sense of urgency
  3. Extremely reliable and motivated
  4. Capable of multi-tasking
  5. Excellent communication skills
  6. Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities and deadlines
  7. Commitment to continual process improvement and quality standards







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Title Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Production Supervisor
Location Columbus, OH
Job Information

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for all aspects of supervision of hourly employees, as well as, production issues during shift to include: process control, quality, and administration of discipline.

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively manage group of unionized hourly employees and support personnel to ensure a smooth running manufacturing operation
  • Responsible for providing a safe and comfortable work place for employees by ensuring company safety policies are trained and adhered to at all times during the shift
  • Provide on the job and specialized training for employees to maintain the highest level of quality and productivity
  • Responsible for housekeeping on the production floor
  • Coordinate production plans according to manpower resources and customer requirements
  • Handle all employee interactions with professionalism, tact, and respect
  • Continuously monitor the quality of parts manufactured and recommend improvements as needed
  • Responsible for developing and supplying timely and accurate production reports

Required Background:

  • High School Diploma; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • At least 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience in a unionized manufacturing environment

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated track record of job progression and stability
  • Proficiency with computerized systems to include Microsoft products
  • Familiarity with OSHA and work place safety standards
  • Willingness to support three shifts, overtime, and weekends as necessary
  • Mature, composed, and able to resolve conflict
  • Strong record keeping skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable administering corrective action in a union environment

Desired Traits:

  • Hands on approach to leadership
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities and deadlines
  • Commitment to continual process improvements and quality standards
  • Familiarity with SMC and compression molding


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Title Market Manager
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Market Manager
Start Date 2016-08-15
Location Columbus, OH
Job Information



The market manager develops new customer relationships and new business opportunities in market segments outside the Company’s traditional (heavy truck) market base, and manages those relationships until they develop into well-established accounts. The market manager travels as necessary to accomplish stated objectives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct business with the highest standards of ethical behavior and in compliance with Company rules and procedures.
  2. Research prospective markets and specific companies to assess opportunities for promoting and selling the Company’s products. Develop business cases advocating selected markets, and land new multi-million dollar opportunities annually.
  3. Become industry expert of market dynamics, competitive analysis, and Company capability in one or more assigned market segments.
  4. Develop and nurture productive relationships within targeted companies to maximize the flow of information, create and capitalize on new business opportunities, and maintain profitable business.
  5. Develop outstanding cross-functional working relationships with Company personnel at all levels.
  6. Plan and prioritize personal activities and company contacts to achieve agreed business targets, including revenue and profitability, while managing personal time and productivity.
  7. Support new program launches by monitoring and actively participating in launch-related project planning, team meetings and production trials, leading those activities as necessary, to ensure successful and timely launches.
  8. Develop and negotiate long-term customer contracts that support business objectives, and monitor Company and customer obligations to ensure stated commitments are met in a timely way.
  9. Prepare sales action plans and schedules, coordinating cross-functionally with Company personnel.
  10. Develop and deliver presentations of Company products and services in response to specific customer requests (e.g., technical, quality, economic), and proactively to develop new opportunities.
  11. Participate in relevant industry and market-specific trade shows and other events designed to highlight Company capabilities and attract the interest of targeted customers.
  12. Learn and proactively communicate customer standards for suppliers to Company personnel.
  13. Use a variety of customer contact and activities tools and systems, and update relevant information held in these systems. Record, report, analyze and administer according to established requirements.
  14. Monitor and report on market and competitor activities, and provide relevant reports and information.
  15. When necessary, escalate problems to appropriate levels of Core management, balancing the need to avoid negative commercial consequences with a desire to protect peer relationships.




Required:          (a)    Four-year degree from an accredited college in an engineering, science or business discipline; or, equivalent work experience (at least 4 years relevant work with a concentration in manufacturing).

  1. Minimum 2 years experience selling engineered products (manufactured products based on customer provided prints and specs) to OEMs with long (>1 year) sales cycles.
  2. Minimum 2 years experience with one or more of the following:
    1. Manufacturing floor supervision;
    2. Product or tool design;
    3. Quality or manufacturing engineering or supervision
    4. Product cost estimating.
  3. Demonstrated experience in market analysis, customer opportunity identification, competitive assessments, business case development


  1. M.S. degree in an engineering, science or business discipline; or, MBA degree.
  2. Minimum 4 years experience marketing engineered products to multi-million dollar, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) accounts.
  3. Four-year degree in industrial marketing


Skills and Knowledge Required: 

  • Read, interpret, and understand product design, prints, data, specifications, and customer requirements.
  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to understand and communicate with customers the tooling and manufacturing processes necessary to produce engineered product.
  • Demonstrated ability to work through commercial aspects of working with an OEM: contracts, terms, commitments, invoicing, purchase orders, etc.
  • Ability to internally coordinate, understand, and critically analyze cost estimates, proposed manufacturing methodologies, tooling requirements to support and meet customer expectations.
  • Hands-on experience developing and communicating customer cost transparencies.
  • Demonstrated analytical approach to solving problems and exploring new opportunities.
  • Ability to influence and persuade others who are not direct reports.
  • Demonstrated prospecting skills: ability to research active companies within defined market segments, identify key commercial contacts, proactively make contact and establish productive dialogue.
  • Highly competent writing skills, with the ability to prepare business letters and proposals summarizing complex issues.
  • Skilled in making oral presentations to audiences of strangers at all management levels.
  • Ability to anticipate applications for the Company’s products, even in situations where they are not currently used.
  • Understanding of profit and loss calculations and basic business finance (gross and variable margin concepts and calculations, depreciation, overhead expenses, capital investment, and “cost of money” concepts).
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and long-range deadlines simultaneously.
  • Capable of presenting a professional image of the Company, both in appearance and conduct.
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Good organization skills and time management skills.
  • Ability to complete work with a high degree of independence.
  • Understanding of concepts related to nested Bills of Materials, engineering blueprints, tolerancing and inspection schemes, and the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
  • Ability to learn and use computer applications including: email, MRP/ERP, web-enabled databases.
  • Familiarity with and ability to use CAD software (ProE, AutoCAD, Unigraphics, CATIA or similar) to review part designs and determine key manufacturing implications of product design.
  • Hands on floor-oriented approach


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