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See open positions below:

1. Geospatial Technical Support (Indiana)

2. NC Programmer

3. CNC Machinist

4. Assemblers (Optical-Mechanical)

5. Survey Instrument Repair Technician

6. Receiving Inspector/Calibration Technician

7. Design Software Sales (Kansas City)


Seiler Instrument is an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, color, religions, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations requires that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

These positions require access to export controlled articles, technical data, technology and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or a U.S. government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Co., Inc. obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry Security, the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

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Geospatial Technical Support (Indiana)

Seiler Instrument Company, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is an authorized Trimble Reseller.  We offer sales consulting, training and support for Trimble products and solutions.

We are currently seeking a motivated, success-oriented technician to provide support for our Geospatial/Survey Division. Candidate must be located in the Indianapolis, IN area.

This position’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Providing technical support and training for Trimble Geospatial/Survey products and software solutions, such as:
    • Trimble Access and Trimble Business Center software
    • GNSS receivers
    • Robotic total stations
    • Digital levels
  • Supporting the sales initiative
  • Local delivery of equipment
  • Teaching training classes as needed
  • Significant local travel and some long distance travel throughout the Midwest will be required for this position.

Education, experience and skills required include:

  • 1-2 years experience in training and supporting Trimble Geospatial software and hardware
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, strong candidates with a technical degree will be considered
  • Background in Civil Engineering or Surveying required, field usage of Trimble Geospatial products is preferred
  • Excellent customer service record
  • Strong computer skills with experience in technical support
  • Public speaking ability and organizational skills are a must
  • Frequent lifting of products weighing 20-50 pounds

 

NC Programmer

Seiler Instrument & Mfg. Co., Inc., is seeking a skilled NC Programmer to work in our precision machine shop. The programmer will be responsible for reviewing drawings, developing/designing, correcting and maintaining CNC programs. Duties and Responsibilities of this position include:

  1. Analyzes drawings, sketches, and design data of parts to determine cut dimension and configurations, selection of cutting tools, and machine speed and feed rates.
  2. Computes angular and linear dimensions, radii, curvatures, and outlines sequence of operations required to machine parts.
  3. Prepares geometric layout, on graph paper and/or using computer-assisted drafting software, to show location of reference points and direction of cutting paths.
  4. Writes instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machine.
  5. Develops machine instructions in symbolic language to encode numerical control tape or direct numerical control database to regulate movement of machine along design cutting path.
  6. Compares encoded tape or computer printout with original program sheet to assure accuracy of machine instructions to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.
  7. Observes initial operations of trial runs to prove taped or programmed instructions are correct.

High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years programming experience is preferred for this position. Additional programming training/education may substitute for years of experience. Strongly prefer prior experience with Master Cam machining software. Associate’s Degree or higher in Business, Finance, Management, or Mathematics a plus. 5 years experience with CNC Lathes and Mills is required. Must be able to confidently demonstrate the mathematical and programming skills necessary to design CNC machining programs. Candidates with experience in designing programs for 5 axis machines will be given preference.


 

CNC Machinist

Seiler Instrument & Mfg. Co., Inc., is seeking multiple hard working CNC Machinists, eager to learn and work in a fast paced environment. With normal supervision and coordination from the Department Supervisor, machinists interpret drawings, make appropriate CNC Machine set-ups and operate equipment in support of parts requirements. Duties and Responsibilities of this position include:

  1. Interpret drawings and dimensions to insure proper component processing.
  2. Design, fabricate and install component fixtures in support of part processing.
  3. Make quality measurements, check dimensions, analyze date, and make appropriate adjustments to meet part specifications.
  4. Operate shop equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  5. Complete documentation, records and information as required for each component.
  6. Set up and run CNC equipment and be proficient in program interpretation and part compliance.
  7. Run and measure to close and exact tolerances.

High school diploma or GED, with a minimum of 2 years experience is preferred for this position. Technical degree may be a substitute for some experience. Prior experience with CNC Lathes and/or Mills is required.  Must have completed basic training on machine operations or have the equivalent machine knowledge and be able to demonstrate operational skills. Please note – some positions will require lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds.


 

Assemblers (Optical-Mechanical)

Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Company Inc., is seeking skilled Optical-Mechanical Assemblers for our Aerospace and Defense Division. Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for assembling, adjusting/calibrating, cleaning, and testing instruments and subassemblies.
  • Performs wiring diagnostics and troubleshooting of instruments, components and systems.
  • Must interpret mil-specifications and blueprints/drawings.
  • Must be proficient in reading calipers, height gauges, collimators, VOMs and other measuring devices.
  • Demonstrates understanding of complicated mechanical components, precision fit recommendations, instrument qualifications and calibrations.
  • Uses hand tools and light machinery (e.g. drill press)

Requirements include:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Technical school, or 3 years verifiable experience, in optical-mechanical assembly required
  • Soldering and electrical circuitry experience preferred
  • Fine motor skills/manual dexterity is required including: pinching, pressing, rotating, using tweezers, delicate tool work, etc.
  • Frequent sitting and standing are required
  • Good near vision is required
  • Must be able to lift and move 40 lbs, with or without assistance
  • Work instructions are provided in English

 

Survey Instrument Repair Technician

Responsibilities include:

  • Diagnose, repair, clean and calibrate surveying instruments
  • Read and understand technical data/work instructions
  • Maintain inventory in an organized fashion
  • Complete paperwork/data entry for processing customer information

Requirements include:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2 years technical experience in mechanical repair, electrical components and/or circuitry
  • Technical/vocational experience a plus
  • Basic computer proficiency (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Must be able to read and interpret measuring equipment
  • Fine motor skills/manual dexterity is required including: pinching, pressing, rotating, using tweezers, delicate tool work, etc.
  • Frequent sitting and standing are required
  • Good near vision is required
  • Must be able to lift and move 40 lbs, with or without assistance

Other information:

  • On the job training provided
  • Overtime available
  • Infrequent travel expected (2-4 nights per year)

 

Receiving Inspector/Calibration Technician

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs dimensional inspection of purchased items to ensure conformance to requirements
  • Reviews documentation to ensure it is complete, accurate and appropriate
  • Uses computer software to complete the receiving process
  • Generates non-conformance reports when items do not meet established requirements
  • Use precision measuring tools to verify product conformance
  • Maintain the calibration recall system
  • Perform calibration of precision measuring tools
  • Initiate a purchasing requisition when tools requiring calibration cannot be done internally

Requirements include:

  • Ability to use common precision measuring tools
  • One year of experience conducting precision tool calibration
  • Working knowledge of computers and common software programs
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Ability to work independently
  • Two years experience performing receiving inspection

 


 

Design Software Sales (Kansas City)

Seiler Design Solutions is currently seeking a motivated, success-oriented Sales Representative for our Design Software products. The position will report to our office in Belton, MO, and is responsible for Design Software sales activities in the greater Kansas City area.

The primary responsibilities include:

  • Identifying key customers and markets that would be candidates for the Autodesk and aligned products.  This would include placing prospecting calls including telephone, direct visits, and internet tools.
  • Maintaining contact with existing customers and providing post-sale assistance.  This position serves as the main point of contact for the customer.
  • Building strong rapport with key business partners, local manufacturer representatives and establishing rapport with prospective customers.
  • Familiarizing with Autodesk products related to the commercial and consulting marketplace.
  • Keeping up to date on new technology and staying informed of trends and issues in the product line.
  • Attending Autodesk related events.
  • Traveling is necessary for this position.  Daily travel is required with an expectation of overnight stays.

Desired Skills and Experience

Candidates must be able to read and interpret sales documents, plan and develop client proposals, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and present information in a clear and concise manner to all levels of technical sophistication.  Candidates should have knowledge of sales processes, order processing systems as well as spreadsheet and word processing software skills and be proficient handling CRM software.  Ideal candidates will have the ability to develop and resolve critical problems.  Knowledge of CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is a plus, but training will be provided.

This position requires 2+ years of sales experience, preferably in a technical field.  A college degree in business or communications is a plus.  An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.  Candidates must be comfortable working with computers and learning new technology.

Seiler provides internal technical support from industry experts through our Application Engineer positions.  This position will focus more on business drivers for the industry and this will be more important than technical product knowledge.