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Jumpstart your career at Switchcraft.

We are a progressive, technology-oriented company making advanced products for the industrial controls, professional audio, outdoor display, and lighting markets. Once you're an employee, you will find unlimited opportunities to exercise your creative and technical skills.

So come join our team! We're looking forward to working with you.

Below are the positions currently open. If you are interested in any of these career options, please email our Human Resources Manager at ndankha@switchcraft.com.

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Tooling Engineer Switchcraft/Conxall is a leading supplier of connectivity solutions to a variety of markets in the electronics industry. As a US manufacturer of connectors and cables, Switchcraft/Conxall continues to grow by releasing innovative new products and working directly with OEM design engineers to solve their biggest connectivity challenges. Currently, we are seeking a Tooling Engineer to join our Conxall team in Villa Park, IL. The Tooling Engineer will design and maintain injection mold tooling and fixture drawings. Inspect incoming mold and mold components and do minor tooling adjustments or repairs. To do well in this role candidate should have previous experience in Mold making, be skilled with Solidworks, and be able to read blueprints and repair manuals. Learn More
Sustaining Engineer Conxall Corporation is a U.S. manufacturer of harsh environment circular connectors, cable assemblies and interconnect solutions. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, industrial controls, transportation and homeland security. We are located in the near Western suburbs of Chicago and currently have an opening for a Sustaining Engineer. All levels of experience will be considered. The Sustaining Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, redesign, improvements and general support for existing and products. Successful candidate must be able to work on several projects at one time through changing priorities. Duties include: Research into the history and current state of the product evolution Resolution of production and customer concerns Implementation of product improvements Investigation of new processes and materials Producing and maintaining accurate project plans, drawings for components and assemblies, specification documents, design analysis (tolerance, FEA, FMEA), test documentation, product cost estimates, and Bills of Material. Position is responsible for coordinating engineering activities with purchasing and manufacturing and making recommendations for parts, supplies and tooling. In addition, the Product Design Engineer will be expected to provide technical support to sales/marketing, manufacturing, and purchasing. This position reports to the Sustaining Engineering Manager. Requirements: BSME Design experience with connector and cable products is a plus. Mechanical Design Skills. Basic understanding of Electrical Engineering skills is a plus. Knowledge of plastic and metal materials. Understanding of injection molded plastic parts and metal screw machine parts is a plus. Experience with 3-D CAD modeling software (SolidWorks preferred) and FEA. Understanding of mechanical drawing requirements and proper application of dimensional and tolerance information. Working knowledge of MS Office Good project management skills Strong verbal & written communication skills EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Mold Machine Se-up Switchcraft/Conxall is a leading supplier of connectivity solutions to a variety of markets in the electronics industry. As a US manufacturer of connectors and cables, Switchcraft/Conxall continues to grow by releasing innovative new products and working directly with OEM design engineers to solve their biggest connectivity challenges. Currently, we are seeking a Mold Machine Set-Up person to join our team. A Mold Machine Set-up will work with the mold repair supervisor on moving molds. This person will set-up, operate 10 molding machines, and adjust injection mold machines used to mold plastic materials to specified shape. Responsibilities & Duties: This position assembled mold on press bed of molding machine or bolts matrix of unassembled mold to bed and aligns die (attached to ram) with matrix Adjusts stroke of ram, using hand tools. Connects steam, oil or waterline to mold or moves controls to regulate mold temperature Sets machine controls to regulate forming pressure of machine and curing time of plastic in mold Installs knockout pins in mold, using hand tools Starts machine to produce sample products Examines samples for defects, such as bumps, bubbles and scratches, and adjusts machine set-up to eliminate defects This person will be solely responsible to double check to examine all products to make sure there is no defects. Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent Must be able to read Must be able follow instructions given by team leader or supervisor Ability to work independently and within a team environment Essential Requirements: Vision acuity required Strong Gripping capabilities Gripping with both hands required, fixtures, occasionally used to hold parts in place Must be able to lift 50 pounds EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Engineering Clerk Conxall, a Villa Park manufacturer of electronic components and cable assemblies is seeking an Engineering Clerk who will be responsible for setting up/assembling groups of documentation needed for production orders, checking drawings and associated BOM's to make sure such document is the most current, highlighting drawings for cable cut length, label, contact height, instruction sheets, and certificates. Responsibilities also include electronic Engineering document transfer and archiving, and maintaining Engineering library for easy access by other departments. Job Requirements: High school diploma or GED Be able to read production drawings, material specifications, and purchasing requisitions Be proficient in Microsoft Office Be self-motivated and able to work independently Be detail-oriented and work well in a team environment. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Maintenance Technician Conxall, located in Villa Park, Illinois, is a manufacturer of custom designed connectors and cable assemblies. We supply highly engineered harsh environment cable assembly products to the industrial, agricultural, lighting, safety, outdoor recreation, and medical industries. Conxall is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team. The Maintenance Technician works under minimal supervision and will inspect, repair and maintain all machinery, plumbing, physical structures and lights, electric wiring and fixes in accordance with blue prints, manuals, and building codes. To do well in this role you should have previous experience in maintenance, be highly skilled with various hand and power tools, and be able to read blueprints and repair manuals. Responsibilities & Duties: General knowledge of electrical wiring Knowledge of plumbing Maintains all machinery Conducting routine inspections of premises and equipment. Performing preventative maintenance. Handling basic repairs and maintenance. Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary. Diagnosing mechanical issues and correcting them. Repairing machines, equipment, or structures as necessary. Ability to work independently and within a team environment Essential Requirements: Minimum 5 years of experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Related degree from a technical college. (Preferred) Skilled in the use of hand and power tools. Ability to take apart machines, equipment, or devices to remove and replace defective parts. Ability to check blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary. Ability to use common tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches. Experience with precision measuring instruments or electronic testing devices. Strong organizational and follow up skills. Eye for detail. Professional presentation and attitude. Ability to maintain focus while working individually. Strong time management skills. Must be able to lift 60 pounds Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not able to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Assembler C Switchcraft is a U.S. manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, molded cable assemblies, patchbays, and switches. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, GPS, process control, transportation, homeland security, broadcast and pro audio. We currently have an opening for assemblers at our Chicago facility. We are currently looking for assemblers to work first shift (7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) at our Villa Park locations. Assemblers work with table top presses and hand tools to assemble small electronic components. Candidates must be able to follow instructions given by group leaders or supervisor and be able to work independently in a team environment Job requires basic reading and math skills. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Receiving Clerk Conxall is currently seeking for a Receiving Clerk to receive, inspect, and record shipments with raw material or products. A receiving clerk must have a great eye for detail and basic math skills. They must also have adequate physical strength to unload shipments as well as the clerical skills to update records and follow up with suppliers. This position is located at our Villa Park location. Responsibilities include: Loading/unloading trucks by hand or using material handling equipment. Receiving and account for all incoming materials. Identify and report damaged materials. Handle related paperwork, check material received against the quantities ordered, report discrepancies. Breakdown large quantities of parts into smaller containers by taking sample counts. Ensure that all stock raw materials are stocked properly. Help maintain stock locations in the warehouse. Deliver incoming or requested materials to appropriate departments. Assist with general activities of QC and shipping. Work with supervisor to maintain good record keeping and housekeeping practices involving inventory. Assist inventory clerk to ensure that transactions are properly recorded in the computer system. Make recommendations for improvements to the receiving process or inventory system. Perform other duties as required. Qualifications: Good math skills, strong analytical skills. Previous material handling experience preferred. Must have good verbal and written communication skills in English. Able to work well with others. Able to use material handling equipment (possibly including driving a fork-lift truck). Able to perform many physical tasks which may include, but are not limited to, moving heavy boxes, cable spools, etc. Able to pick up, carry, and move items up to 50 pounds; over 50 pounds on occasion. Able to stand or walk most of the day. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Switchcraft is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status Learn More
Order Picker Switchcraft/Conxall is a leading supplier of connectivity solutions to a variety of markets in the electronics industry. As a US manufacturer of connectors and cables, Switchcraft/Conxall continues to grow by releasing innovative new products and working directly with OEM design engineers to solve their biggest connectivity challenges. Currently, we are seeking an Order Picker to join our team. The Order Picker will pick orders, weigh and count parts, and enter the counts and work order information into the warehouse system. Requirements: Picking orders Weighing & counting parts while utilizing counting scales Entering counts and work order information into warehousing system Cycle counting parts Must be able to lift 20-30 lbs. Must have basic computer skills Helping in other areas when needed EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Accounting Assistant Switchcraft is a U.S. manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, molded cable assemblies, patchbays, and switches. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, GPS, process control, transportation, homeland security, broadcast and pro audio. We are conveniently located on the northwest side of Chicago and currently have an opening for an Accounting Assistant. The Accounting Assistant is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable. Duties include verification and reconciliation of vouchers, invoices, and expense reports, prioritizing payments by preparing ACH batches, wire transfer documentation, and check runs. The accounting Assistant is responsible for resolving issues between accounting and suppliers and responds to vendor inquires by researching and correcting discrepancies. Duties also include accurate coding of MRO purchases and maintaining logs and documents. The Accounting Assistant prepares various journal entries at month end and completing and distributing Forms 1096 and 1099 annually. Requirements: Associates degree in Accounting Working knowledge of ERP computer systems Strong work ethics, team player Proficient with Microsoft Excel / Word Knowledge of sales and use tax laws NAV Microsoft Dynamics Financial/MFG Software INFOR Software IFS Software EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Product Design Engineer Conxall Corporation is a U.S. manufacturer of harsh environment circular connectors, cable assemblies and interconnect solutions. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, industrial controls, transportation and homeland security. We are located in the near Western suburbs of Chicago and currently have an opening for a Sustaining Engineer. All levels of experience will be considered. The Sustaining Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, redesign, improvements and general support for existing and products. Successful candidate must be able to work on several projects at one time through changing priorities. Duties include: Research into the history and current state of the product evolution Resolution of production and customer concerns Implementation of product improvements Investigation of new processes and materials Producing and maintaining accurate project plans, drawings for components and assemblies, specification documents, design analysis (tolerance, FEA, FMEA), test documentation, product cost estimates, and Bills of Material. Position is responsible for coordinating engineering activities with purchasing and manufacturing and making recommendations for parts, supplies and tooling. In addition, the Product Design Engineer will be expected to provide technical support to sales/marketing, manufacturing, and purchasing. This position reports to the Sustaining Engineering Manager. Requirements: BSME Design experience with connector and cable products is a plus. Mechanical Design Skills. Basic understanding of Electrical Engineering skills is a plus. Knowledge of plastic and metal materials. Understanding of injection molded plastic parts and metal screw machine parts is a plus. Experience with 3-D CAD modeling software (SolidWorks preferred) and FEA. Understanding of mechanical drawing requirements and proper application of dimensional and tolerance information. Working knowledge of MS Office Good project management skills Strong verbal & written communication skills EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Learn More
Mold Maker We are currently seeking a Mold Maker who will work with various journeymen building and repairing injection molds. Learn More
Industrial Engineer We are currently seeking a highly organized Industrial Engineer that works with the maintenance, engineering, production, and warehousing departments to provide technical expertise, problem solving, work instructions and engineering solutions to the production department to improve product quality. Learn More
Marketing Coordinator We are currently seeking an entry-level marketing coordinator. The marketing coordinator will support the Director of Marketing in all areas, including analyzing company performance, developing products, and executing growth strategies. This work will be a critical to the operation of the Marketing department and achieving its goals, as well as for the long-term growth of the company. Learn More
Regional Sales Manager We are seeking a Chicago-based regional sales manager for the Southeast region. This position has a broad range of responsibilities, including managing sales representatives and distributors, developing new OEM customers in the region, and working with senior management to develop sales and marketing strategies. Learn More
Assembler B We are currently looking for assemblers to work second shift (3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.) at our Chicago location. Assemblers work with table top presses and hand tools to assemble small electronic components. Learn More
International Sales Manager We are seeking a Chicago-based sales manager for Europe, Asia, and Africa. This individual will be responsible for managing a UK-based European sales manager while also directly managing the rest of the region. Learn More
Controller We are seeking a Chicago-based Controller for Switchcraft & Conxall. This position has a broad range of responsibilities, including month-end closing, forecasting, budgeting, reviewing of the financial statements, preparing statistical reports and analysis, implementing policies and procedures, supporting requests for internal and external audits, as well as providing income tax data for the preparation of the quarterly tax provision and income tax returns. Learn More
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