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Froude, Inc. USA
41123 Jo Drive, Novi, MI USA
Froude, Ltd. UK
Blackpole Rd, Worcester WR3 8YB

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We are dedicated to providing the right environment for our employees in order for them to excel in their particular field. Investments are continually made, at all levels, in training and development of skills to enable team members to perform to their highest capability. Keep checking back for current openings or follow Froude's LinkedIn Page to be the first to hear of opportunities.

This is a successful company with a strong engineering, manufacturing and commercial pedigree.

If you are interested in the exciting fields of automotive, aerospace, marine and industrial power generation, with a worldwide flavor, then Froude could use your skills and provide you with a challenging and exciting work environment. 

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Current Openings in Novi MI USA

Shipping/Receiving and Facility Maintenance (Full or Part-Time)

Position: Shipping/Receiving and Facility Maintenance

Location: Novi, Michigan USA

Job Description

Froude Inc., a manufacturer of highly-engineered engine testing products, is seeking a Shipping/Receiving & Facility Maintenance employee. We would consider a Full-time or a Part-time person. 

We design, develop and manufacture engine dynamometer products and systems, and are a recognized name in Engine test solutions. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney, and various other major US and international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom.

SUMMARY: To ship, receive, and deliver supplies, materials, and equipment, and maintain inventory control and records; support operations and perform indoor and outdoor facility maintenance

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Shipping and Receiving:

· Receive and unload freight both manually or with equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks
· Check for damaged goods
· Verify quantity and quality of order
· Verify items received with the purchase order
· Wrap, package, and ship supplies
· Deliver and retrieve supplies to and from work or storage areas
· Pick and label parts for jobs
· Stock shelves and rotates inventory
· May receive, store, and ship flammable, explosive or caustic and hazardous material
· May assemble and move furniture; may maintain equipment and vehicles.

Inventory maintenance and clerical:

· Participates in physical inventories of warehouse and/or supply yard
· Maintain inventory records by adding or deleting supplies as they are shipped or received
· Operate a personal computer to access, enter, and correct information
· Answers phones and provides information using customer service skills
· May provide advice regarding supplies or property including price and availability
· May prepare damage claims for supervisor's review and signature
· May coordinate the disposal of surplus property and manage records retention.

Other areas:

Perform indoor and outdoor maintenance as needed

Delivery and Pick-up:

· Delivery and pickup of various materials, parts, and equipment, in support of production.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Some knowledge of basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.

Experience: handling, storing, and shipping materials or supplies; operating material handling equipment; accessing the information on a computer; reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness.

  • Warehouse experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Experience in electronic assembly, testing, and/or fieldwork is a plus.

Willingness to: be trained on the operation of power and/or hand tools, and provide information to customers; bend, stoop, lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds; stand and walk continuously throughout an 8-hour shift; clean and maintain a safe working environment.

SPECIALTY AREAS

The position will require a valid driver's license.

The position may require knowledge of electronic and mechanical parts to procure, store and issue electronic and mechanical inventory and supplies.

The position requires a willingness to perform postal clerk duties.

Strong inventory background preferred.

We are expanding, changing, and becoming a new company. If this sounds interesting, please consider submitting your resume to HR@froudedyno.com and indicate if you would prefer full- or part-time. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.

 

Current Openings in Worcester UK

Mechanical Inspector

Mechanical Inspector

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, UK
Salary: £TBA
• 33 Days Holiday Inc. Bank Holidays • Pension, Company Benefits and 36.75 hour week
(Mon-Thurs - 08:00am-16:30pm Fri 0800am-12:45pm).

Contract: Permanent

Responsible to:   Operations Manager

Liaison with:        Lead Fitter / Production Controller / Engineering Dept

Job Overview:
Froude Limited, a manufacturer of engine testing products, is seeking a Mechanical Inspector to support our company’s ambitious growth objectives. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney, and other major international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan USA and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom.

The Role:

The Inspector reports administratively and functionally to the Operations Manager and Lead Fitter. The inspector is responsible for the inspection of incoming materials and in-process assemblies consisting mainly of machined parts, fabrications and castings.

The inspector will be an integral part of the Production team working closely with the stores and Production Controllers ensuring parts are processed and inspected prior to assembly.

Responsibilities: 

  • Working to Engineering drawings and inspection reports the candidate will be responsible for the inspection of precision machined components and fabrications.
  • Using CMM, Faro Arm, Mitutoyo Height Gauge as well as conventional inspection equipment.
  • Complete and process inspection reports.
  • Create Non-Conformance reports where necessary.
  • Communicate daily with the Operations Manager/Lead fitter to prioritise workload
  • Use internal software systems to reject/accept components.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and you may be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by changing roles and the overall business objectives of Froude Limited.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • A manufacturing/engineering background with at least 5 years post apprenticeship experience in a precision inspection role.
  • Relevant engineering qualification and/or apprenticeship
  • Proficient in reading complex machining drawings.
  • Experience in the inspection of precision ground components would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of high-speed rotating equipment would also be an advantage.
  • Basic IT skills required in Microsoft Word and Excel

Personal Attributes:
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-Motivated
  • Good technical communication skills
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.

If this sounds exciting and you’re interested in a ground-floor opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to UKHR@froudedyno.com with the reference Mechanical Inspector. Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK.
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Froude, Inc. 
41123 Jo Drive, 
Novi, MI 48375 USA
+1 248.579.4295

Froude, Ltd. 
Blackpole Road, Worcester WR3 8YB 
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