Employment

Employment Opportunities

The philosophy here is simple.
Always keep the radar up for sharp, talented people.
Treat them well and promote from within.

This has been a hallmark of Oscar Winski Company’s success for more than 100 years, and it creates a very rewarding opportunity for you—with the promise of competitive compensation, a great benefits package and a chance to enjoy a fulfilling career.

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Class A/B CDL Drivers

Flexible hours required

Regular routes, great benefits and home every day with your family!

We are seeking a Class A/B CDL driver to pick-up and transport scrap metals coming from manufacturers and producers throughout the region (generally within Indiana) and deliver to various locations. This is a second shift job, typically working Monday – Friday from 5pm – 3am and occasional Saturday hours. However, based upon customer production, flexibility is required as the schedule and work days may shift to Tuesday-Friday or Wednesday-Saturday from 5 p.m. – 5 a.m. on an interim basis.

Our team of professional drivers plays a key role in providing on-going support for our customers to operate their businesses. As a team we all work together to provide our customers with exceptional care so that we remain their first choice as a service provider. If you are seeking a long-lasting career where your contributions will be recognized and rewarded, then Oscar Winski Company would like to talk to you.

Requirements:

  • Class A/B CDL
  • 1-3 years previous driving experience
  • Ability to work a flexible evening hours schedule

The advantages of joining our team:

   * Family-oriented company

   * Competitive compensation

   * Paid holiday and vacation days

   * Scholarship program for employees, spouses and children

   * Low cost medical and dental insurance

   * Employer paid vision insurance

   * Long-term disability and life insurance (employer paid)

   * 401(k) program with a company match PLUS company-funded supplemental retirement contribution

   * Annual bonus opportunity

JOB SETTING: This job requires exposure to weather elements while operating roll off trucks, multiple axle dump trailers and lug box carriers. The job is primarily independent with direction provided by the Logistics Manager. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Complete Integrity Selling training
    • Following Integrity Selling process daily
  • Research, locate and make initial contact with prospective accounts
  • Qualify prospective accounts based upon products purchased, volume potential and ability to pay within terms
  • Complete Customer Account Profiles accurately and completely
  • Communicate customer specifications to customer service via CPS data spreadsheets
  • Maintain repetitive call schedule with both prospect and existing accounts
  • In November, provide the VP of Sales with a detailed sales forecast for the following year.  Forecast should include existing business, new business with existing accounts, and new prospects.  All forecasts will include growth in sales and margin dollars, to be agreed upon with the VP of Sales
  • Meet or exceed annual sales and margin forecast
  • Provide updates during weekly staff meetings of actual sales track versus forecasted sales
  • Communicate any problems or rejections in a timely fashion to management and provide timely responses to customers
  • Work with Lafayette Steel A/R and customer A/P to expedite payment issues and problems
  • Provide Purchasing Manager and VP of Sales with purchasing requirements for customer “special” items not sold from standard stock
  • Provide Production Planners and VP of Sales with target stocking levels for all customer special items
  • Monitor all customer special stock items and “bought for” stock to maintain a minimum of (4) turns per year.  Deal with obsolete inventory items by selling to that specific customer or working to reapply or sell elsewhere
  • Quoting
    1. During first year as District Sales Manager, communicate all requests for quotation to VP of Sales or Inside Sales Manager for help with quoting.
    2. During second year and beyond, prepare quotes for items in stock and submit to customers, copying VP of Sales.  Work with VP of Sales to prepare all contract agreements or quotes where inventory must be purchased specifically for the order.
    3. ALL quotes should be prepared and submitted to customers in a timely fashion.  Quotes for standard items should be completed and submitted to customers on same day as RFQ; contracts and non-standard items should be completed and submitted to customers within one week of RFQ.
    4. Provide detailed feedback of quotation results to VP of Sales.
  • Entertain existing and prospect accounts with lunches, dinners, events and other entertainment in a manner appropriate to the potential volume of business.

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Marketing, Metallurgy or an area of study related to metals.

 

Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Customer Service Representative or Outside Sales Representative in a Metal Service Center is required.

 

It's an exciting time to join our team!  We are in the midst of expanding our Logistics division and we are adding a Kitting Generalist position at our GE Aviation location.

The Kitting Generalist will work first shift, Monday through Friday (with potential for an occassional Saturday).

Kitting Generalist are responsible for a variety of activities in our logistics department, including but not limited to the following:

  • Move and stock materials and assemblies to, and between assembly work cells.
  • Unload, and unpackage materials, and store or place them in proper locations within assigned areas as required.
  • Maintain areas in a neat and orderly fashion (5S standards).
  • Receive, store, or issue materials, products, or assemblies.  Count, weigh, and verify identification of materials, parts, products or assemblies.
  • Perform kit, and rack audits, track, and report shortages to the program material leaders.
  • Be proficient in the use of all powered industrial equipment.
  • Load, unload trucks, and stage material to the proper location on the dock.

Job Requirements

What we are looking for in a future Kitting Generalist is:

  • Some experience in a warehouse/logistics area or manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Track record of excellent safety, quality, as well as a being a self-starter
  • Lean manufacturing training/experience is a huge plus
  • Inventory management training/experience

 

The Oscar Winski Company/Lafayette Steel and Aluminum, a multi-divisional metals company, has a great opportunity for a Laser Operator on 2nd shift at our Lafayette, Indiana location. 

The desired skills and experience include:

  • Two years experience as a laser operator
  • Blue print reading
  • Experience working with carbon steel, aluminum and stainless steel

Job duties include:

  • Set up laser
  • Load, unload, operate and clean machine
  • Quality inspection of parts including documenting inspections
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance

 

Shear Operator – 2nd shift

 

We are looking to fill a second shift position for a Shear Operator. The Shear Operator is responsible for the set-up, operation, and maintenance of the shears. They are responsible for accurately and efficiently producing products to customer requirements and standards provided on the work order. The operator is responsible for completing all equipment safety checks before use.

 

Additional duties include:

  • Control the cutting of parts using a shear and make measurements
  • Check flatness, thickness, and rust/cleanliness
  • Keep machine maintained with lubricants, rust-oleum, and other products

Essential Job Functions:

  • Process work orders from operating system
  • Measure materials before and after using tape measures, calipers, and steal squares
  • Oversee Operator Helper working on the hoist and handling scrap
  • Replace parts as necessary, such as blade bolt
  • Operate machine from the work area
  • Label and package finished products
  • Report to supervisor when supplies are low

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Must have the ability to effectively read a tape measure
  • Must have the ability to proactively maintain machine
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Good math, verbal, mechanical, and analytical skills
  • Must have the ability to work on a team as well as independently
  • Basic computer and printer use
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Must be able to work safely, watch out for the safety of others and maintain work areas in a clean and orderly condition
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.), preferred
  • Prior experience working in manufacturing, preferred
  • Prior experience with inspection tools such as micrometers, calipers, and scales is preferred

Education:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent