Careers

Through more than four decades of history, R-V Industries and Beta Star have delivered outstanding manufacturing and engineering services due to our superb team of passionate specialists. We are always seeking talented, highly-motivated professionals with high levels of integrity to add to our team in every discipline and at all levels. If you appreciate a challenge and enjoy showing your commitment to quality, we invite you to explore our current job openings at the bottom of this page and submit your resume to us by completing the form below.

Open Positions

We are currently hiring for the positions listed below. When you are ready to apply, visit our online application.     

 

Fitter / Welder

Plant: Honey Brook and Morgantown Facilities Shift: Day and Night shifts General Job Description A Welder/Fitter is required to cut according to the fabrication process, fabricate, weld, and straighten all types of materials used in the company’s fabrication and welding operations with little or no supervisory assistance in the shop. Skills / Qualifications

  • Knowledge of welding principals and methods including FCAW, GMAW, and GTAW
  • Ability to read tape measure to 1/64”
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Experience with grinders, torches, plasma cutters, overhead cranes, and forklifts
  • Experience performing x-ray quality welds
  • Read and follow weld procedures, QC plans, and other work instruction documents
  • Proficiency with manual and semi-automatic execution of weld processes
  • Experience welding ASME Code pressure vessels
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and AWS weld symbols
  • Create fixtures to hold part while being welded
  • Perform basic NDE procedures (LPT and VT)
  • Understand tolerances and the importance of maintaining them

Educational / Physical Requirements

  • 5+ years welding/fitting experience
  • Must be able to complete and pass a physical assessment
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation
  • Everyday repetitive wrist, hand or finger movement, involving gripping and wrist torquing
  • Everyday standing, walking, bending, crouching, and stooping
  • Everyday lifting 25 to 50 lbs
  • Exposure to moving machinery, dust, dirt, grease, or other disagreeable elements
  • Must be able to hear emergency communications and alarms

R-V Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Machinist - CNC Horizontal Boring Mill

Plant: Honey Brook, PA Shift: Night (4pm – 2am) General Job Description Machinists prepare and operate a variety of machines (CNC Lathe, Vertical Machining Center, CNC Horizontal Boring Mill, and Manual Horizontal Boring Mill) to produce precision parts and instruments from various metal types (Stainless, Carbon, Alum; Cast, Exotics) and configurations (Forging, Bar Stock Weldments, Casting, Plate). Duties/Responsibilities

  • Select, set up, remove, and debur all tooling parts
  • Responsible for machining and initial inspection of parts being made
  • Have a thorough understanding of the speeds and feeds of the machine and how it relates to the material being cut
  • Operate overhead cranes to load and unload machine
  • Responsible for predefined preventative maintenance tasks
  • Operate a Monarch Pathfinder CNC Lathe with Fanuc 16T controls
  • Program, set, and change offsets

Skills/Qualifications

  • 3 or more years experience as a machinist
  • Work well with others
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to take direction and constructive criticism
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Able to read and interpret blue prints and process sheet routings

Educational/Physical Requirements

  • High School Degree or GED
  • Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements, involving gripping and wrist torquing
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation
  • ERP system experience
  • Able to stand, walk, bend, crouch, and stoop for prolonged periods of time
  • Exposure to moving machinery, dust, dirt, grease, or other disagreeable elements
  • Everyday lifting 25 to 50 lbs

R-V Industries, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

Mechanical Assembler

Plant: Honey Brook, PA Shift: Day General Job Description This position is responsible for assembling and disassembling mechanical parts, pieces, and products using a variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications. Duties/Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret blueprints or sketches, and perform layout work.
  • Uses necessary tools and equipment to perform construction, assemble, disassemble, repair, rebuild or recondition work as assigned.
  • Clean, degrease, sandblast, prime, paint, condition, straighten, flatten and hand fit parts as needed.
  • Use and maintain precision measuring tools.
  • Perform all material handling duties required, use cranes or material handling equipment as needed.
  • Adjust, lubricate, and perform minor maintenance on equipment used and maintain cleanliness of tools, equipment and working areas.
  • Operate power saws, rill grinders, portable hydraulic jacks, vertical and horizontal presses, sandblast and painting equipment, as relating to work assigned.
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

Skills/Qualifications

  • 2+ years mechanical assembly experience
  • Experience with overhead crane
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions
  • Ability to read blueprints and a tape measure
  • Problem solver using thinking, reasoning, and creativity
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated

Educational/Physical Requirements

  • High School Degree or GED
  • Specific technical or vocational training is a plus
  • Everyday lifting 25 to 50 lbs
  • Perform repetitive tasks every day
  • Regularly possess manual dexterity to put parts or pieces together quickly and accurately
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Every day repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement, involving gripping and wrist torquing
  • Every day standing, walking, bending, crouching, and stooping
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation
  • Must be able to pass a physical assessment

R-V Industries, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

Mechanical Design Engineer - Genesis Product Engineer

Plant: Genesis Packaging Technologies Division (Exton, PA)

Shift: Day Shift

General Job Description

R-V Industries, Inc is a design and build manufacturer of custom industrial process equipment. We engineer to order, as well as build to print, a wide variety of specialty equipment. Most of our equipment is built in house by our own in house fabricators, machinists, mechanical and electrical assemblers. Our Genesis Division provides a line of Parenteral Vial Capping machinery and Laboratory Inspection Equipment used primarily in the Pharmaceutical Industry. This product line is a highly configurable standard product. Our objective is to differentiate our product by providing market leading energy efficiency, process flexibility, and non-proprietary components backed by excellent service and support.

The Product Engineer is responsible for the review of job specifications, verifying the capper configuration quoted fulfills all specs, codes, and standards referenced. There are design standards to follow and manage for this specialized equipment along with continuous improvement initiatives to champion.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Champion our use of the SolidWorks software for your own personal development with the goal of maximizing our project execution efficiency and sales support potential.
  • Own the calculation set for the product.
  • The Product Engineer is responsible to verify accuracy of all capper engineering releases from both design and mfg engineering. This includes drawings, BOM and assuring an accurate flow of information for material sourcing.
    • Responsible for the PO review, specification review, and all pertinent technical documentation required to build, assemble, and test the equipment. This includes Customer URS, Functional Specification, P&ID, drawings, component specifications, bill of materials and procedures.
    • Flow down relevant information to Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Quality
  • The Product Engineer will be responsible for executing product enhancement and development projects. This includes leading team evaluations of engineering change requests, defining scope of engineering changes, and verifying results of executed changes.
    • This position is responsible for directing product development projects, continuous improvement from a quality and cost perspective.
      • Generate required testing protocols to validate the use of new components or processes.
    • This position will have responsibilities for the ECR system
      • Write and Research ECR’s for review by the “ECR review board”.
        • Verify form/fit/function is or is not affected.
        • Identify all active drawings affected by a given ECR (reference matrix).
        • Red line the affected drawings or evaluate for obsolescence.
        • Establish the ECR dispositions.
        • The “Product Engineer” sign-off on the ECR indicates all departments have executed their work and closes out the ECR.
      • Verify electronic filling of all relevant ECR information.
  • Be able to apply fundamental engineering principles in the design, selection and application of Genesis’s products and services.
  • Be able and willing to travel globally when necessary
  • Assist Sales, Project Managers, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Testing and Installation with all technical issues related to the product.
  • Communicate with our customer’s technical personnel.
  • Ownership of all documentation related to the technical aspects of a project.
  • Project Manage budget’s and schedules.

Skills / Qualifications

Required Skills

  • A genuine care for others and thrives in a team environment
  • Willing and able to lead a team of people with a servant leadership mentality
  • A passion for mechanical design and manufacturing methods
  • Highly detail oriented for the purpose of creating and upholding design standards.
  • Multiple years of experience with Autocad and Solidworks
  • Understanding of P&ID diagrams
  • Pneumatic controls and component specification
  • AWS Welding Symbols & Geometric Tolerancing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project
  • Technical writing
  • Sizing Components & Creating calculation packages
  • Create and/or check layout & detailed drawings
  • Write specs for buyout components
  • Create Bills of Materials for purchasing and production
  • Strong Communication & Organizational skills

Willing to Train the Right Candidate:

  • Project Management Experience
    • cGMP validation protocols, cGMP design protocols, cGMP documentation protocols

Education / Physical Requirements

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job with or without accommodation

R-V Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Plate Layout

Plant: Morgantown, PA

Shift: Day Shift

General Job Description

Layout Technicians layout plates, heads, and other parts to be fit and welded or assembled. They plan and develop layouts from blueprints and build templates, applying knowledge of trigonometry, design, effects of heat, and properties of metals.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lay out and fabricate metal structural parts such as plates, bulkheads, and frames.
  • Mark curves, lines, holes, dimensions, and welding symbols onto workpieces, using scribes, soapstone’s, punches, and hand drills.
  • Compute layout dimensions and determine and mark reference points on metal stock or workpieces for further processing, such as welding and assembly.
  • Locate center lines and verify template positions, using measuring instruments such as gauge blocks, height gauges, and dial indicators.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Self-starter with above average skills in blue print reading and interpretation.
  • Good math skills, specifically circumferential based. knowledge of how to use a standard calculator.
  • Good skills with layout tools: tape measure (to a 1/64th ), micrometer, caliper, centering heads and protractors.
  • Needs to know diameters, circumferences and mean diameters to layout shell lengths to match up with head circumferences.

Educational/Physical Requirements

  • Layout experience acquired from training in area vocational technical centers, trade schools, or while employed at an industrial facility is preferred.
  • Everyday repetitive wrist, hand or finger movement, involving gripping and wrist torquing.
  • Everyday stair climbing, bending, crouching, stooping, standing, walking, and occasional reaching overhead. Everyday lifting 25 to 50 lbs.
  • Everyday forklift and bridge crane operation and accurate depth perception.
  • Everyday exposure to moving machinery, dust, dirt, grease or other disagreeable elements.
  • Must have ability to hear emergency communications and alarms.

R-V Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Pre-Fabrication Craftsman

Plant: Honey Brook, PA Shift: Night (4PM – 2AM) General Job Description A Pre-Fabrication Craftsman produces parts for welders that comply with engineering release drawings or work orders produced by project planning. Duties/Responsibilities

  • Follows cut list provided by project planning
  • Produce and layout parts from drawings
  • Use and operate machinery such as the shear, punches, plate rolls, drill press, hand plasma cutter, bevel machine
  • Meet hours required to get the job done

Skills/Qualifications

  • Team player / problem solver
  • Flexible, willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Able to work with co-workers effectively as well as manage a fast pace environment
  • Able to communicate effectively either by written work, work of mouth, or E-mail
  • Some experience with computer data bases
  • Driven to excel as an over-achiever
  • Experience with automated and programmable equipment consoles
  • Experience with tow motors and pallet jacks
  • Experience with overhead cranes and rigging of large materials (plates, heads, weldments to be drilled or bent
  • Able to keep a work area clean and well organized (equipment in good working order)
  • In depth knowledge of Steel Pre-Fabrication practices including but not limited to cutting, bending, shearing, rolling, and drilling
  • Experience with a wide variety of stainless steel alloys
  • Proficient in the interpretation of mechanical drawings, and assembly drawings
  • Must posses the ability to layout and create parts from drawings accurately
  • Skill in the use of trigonometry, shop math, and construction formulae
  • Effective time management skills

Education/Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation
  • Must be able to complete and pass a physical assessment
  • Every day repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement involving gripping and wrist torquing
  • Every day stair climbing, standing, walking, bending, crouching, stooping, and occasional reaching overhead
  • Every day lifting 25-50 lbs
  • Exposure to moving machinery, dust, dirt, grease, or other disagreeable elements
  • Must have ability to hear emergency communications and alarms

R-V Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Press Brake Operator

Plant: Honey Brook Facility

Shift: Night Shift

General Job Description

A Press Brake Operator utilizes engineering and project planning documents to form material into parts using a press brake machine.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Be able to read engineering release drawings
  • Set up press brake machine
  • Know the capabilities and how to operate the machine
  • Adjust depth controls and machine offset
  • Keep equipment clean and perform operator maintenance on press brake
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of press brake tooling and is able to select the proper tooling for the application
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the principles of tonnage, can accurately calculate its effect on the capacity of the machine and the tooling uses capacity chart or tonnage calculator for die selection

Skills / Qualifications

  • Team player/problem solver
  • Flexible, willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Able to work with co-workers effectively as well as manage fast pace environment
  • Able to communicate effectively through verbal and written language
  • Experience with automated/programmable equipment consoles
  • Experience with tow motors/pallet jacks
  • Experience with overhead cranes /rigging of large materials (i.e. plates to be bent)
  • Able to keep work area clean and well organized
  • Proficient in interpretation of mechanical and assembly drawings
  • Skill in the use of trigonometry, shop math, and construction formulae

Educational / Physical Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • Must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodation
  • Must be able to complete and pass a physical assessment
  • Every day repetitive wrist, hand or finger movement, involving gripping and wrist torturing
  • Everyday standing, walking, bending, crouching, stooping, and occasional reaching overhead
  • Everyday forklift and bridge crane operation
  • Everyday lifting 25-50 lbs
  • Everyday keyboarding/typing
  • Everyday exposure to moving machinery, dust, dirt, grease, and other disagreeable elements
  • Must have ability to hear emergency communications and alarms

 

R-V Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Production Planner

Plant: Honey Brook, PA Shift: Day Responsibilities

  • Review and interpret drawings to generate and maintain work order cut sheets and routings to outline the steps required to manufacture and inspect a custom fabrication
  • Interact with Manufacturing Engineers, Design Engineers, and Quality Engineers to ensure an efficient, quality process sheet is created for the Manufacturing team to follow. This includes estimating the time required to perform each function, so it can be accurately scheduled
  • Maintain any Solidworks and AutoCAD sketches required to enable parts to be burned to shape by our CNC plate processing equipment
  • Will need to interact with lead fitters and welders on the shop floor to better understand their needs
  • For larger projects run pre-job process review meetings with Project Managers, Lead Fitters, Lead Welders, and in some cases estimators to understand their thoughts prior to processing
  • BOM releases to Purchasing Department

Requirements Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings to determine individual piece shapes and dimensions
  • Experienced using shop math methods to calculate part sizes, the layout of each piece, and nest pieces to best yield for plate and structural steel
  • Ability to make Solidworks and AutoCAD sketches for plate layout and burning programming
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Word and Excel with average typing ability
  • Self-starter with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and able to list and prioritize tasks

Shop Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years in fabrication
  • Knowledge of different types of materials
  • Familiar with a variety of fabrication processes and equipment used to execute them
  • Estimating task durations and time frames for individual components in a project
  • Preparing material take offs and cut sheets for custom fabrications
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving

R-V Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Production Supervisor

Plant: Honey Brook, PA and Morgantown, PA Shift: Night (4PM – 2AM) General Job Description The Production Supervisor position has been created to provide point leadership to the operations of a production department or departments. This includes the organization, supervision, resource allocation, skill development, and performance evaluation of all employees assigned. Experience with fabrication, welding, heavy industrial and prefabrication machines, and management experience is necessary for this position. Scope

  • Schedule execution
  • Oversight of employees with regard to performance, safety and quality
  • Resource requisition and allocation
  • New employee orientation
  • Skill training and development
  • Performance evaluation of production personnel
  • Oversight of shop floor organization
  • Create and maintain a work environment that supports R-V core values
  • First line conflict resolution and policy compliance
  • Share KPI’s with production team and drive KPI improvement
  • Timely documentation and reporting of incidents needing management follow up

Objectives The following list is a sample of performance objectives. A comprehensive list which will include priority and timing will be determined jointly.

  • Engage in training and self development to close gaps in supervisory skills
  • Evaluate production personnel and determine gaps in competency
  • Coordinate training for those production personnel with competency gaps
  • Performance evaluation of plant personnel
  • Support lead time compression efforts using lean principles to eliminate waste
  • Improve consistency of adherence to core production procedures
  • Support shop floor organization efforts to eliminate waste
  • Support culture of discipline, accountability, and continuous improvement focused on KPI’s
  • Support R-V core values, vision, mission, and strategic objectives

Measurement The Production Supervisor will be measured using the department(s) KPI’s for attendance, safety, incidents, NCR’s, charge hours, estimate to actual hours, and a 360° review that will cover work area organization and supervisory effectiveness. The Production Supervisor will report directly to the Plant Manager. Benefits

  • Performance review (2x) per year. Wage increase potential for those who demonstrate mastery of responsibilities and visible impact of change within team
  • Personal leadership development through training – communication, substance abuse, leadership, finance, conflict resolution
  • Authority to make decisions and lead change
  • Special leader bonus program
  • Meetings with Executive Management Team to discuss priorities and change implementation

  R-V Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Mechanical Designer

Plant: Honey Brook, PA Shift: Day General Job Description R-V Industries is a design and build manufacturer of custom industrial process equipment. We engineer to order, as well as build to print, a wide variety of specialty equipment. Most of our equipment is built in house by our own in-house fabricators, machinists, mechanical and electrical assemblers. Duties/Responsibilities

  • Participate in the PO and specification review and assist in the development of all pertinent technical documentation required to build assemble and test the equipment. This includes drawings, component specifications, bills of materials and procedures.
  • Assist Sales, Project Managers, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Testing and Installation with all issues related to the contract.
  • Communicate with our customer’s technical personnel in all matters related to design along with any other pertinent technical requirements.
  • Review project specifications, digest those specifications for manufacturing use, and create Bills of Materials with all pertinent technical requirements defined for purchasing.
  • Ownership of all documentation related to the technical aspects of a project.
  • Execute project from a budget and schedule standpoint as it relates to design activities.

Skills/Qualifications Required Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in mechanical design
  • 5+ years of experience Solidworks or Inventor and Autocad
  • AWS Welding Symbol understanding
  • Geometric Tolerancing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic Technical Writing Skills
  • Basic Sizing of Components
  • Create layouts, design concepts & detailed manufacturing drawings
  • Check detailed drawings
  • Review project customer specifications
  • Write specs for buyout components
  • Create Bills of Materials for purchasing and production
  • Strong Communication & Organizational skills

Desired Skills

  • Experience with managing the technical information and design standards related to a product line (desired, not required)
  • Basic Project Management experience
  • Experience with installation supervision and commissioning of mechanical equipment
  • Education/Physical Requirements
  • Associates Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation

  R-V Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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