RITE-HITE® Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, is an industry leader in the manufacture and sale of loading dock and materials-handling products designed for maximum safety, productivity, and reduced operating costs. RITE-HITE first rose to prominence as a manufacturer of loading dock equipment with an original product line that consisted primarily of loading dock levelers and vehicle restraint systems.
However, with its 1991 acquisition of FROMMELT(TM) Industries, Dubuque, Iowa, RITE-HITE's lineup of dock products was significantly broadened to include industrial power doors, cooler/freezer doors, and dock seals and shelters. Recognizing the need of its customers and an industry's shift toward a preventive maintenance philosophy, RITE-HITE has a separate division dedicated solely to aftermarket sales and service.
The family-owned corporation was founded in 1965 by Arthur K. White, father of RITE-HITE president, Michael White. The company has historically placed a strong emphasis on research and development, leading to new products that pioneer the loading dock industry. In its early years, RITE-HITE established itself as a manufacturer of loading dock equipment of unequalled quality - and that reputation holds true today. A 12-month guarantee of customer satisfaction is standard on all RITE-HITE products sold.
After 30 years, RITE-HITE Corporation remains a leading producer of loading dock and materials-handling products that provide solutions to maximize dock and warehouse safety and productivity. RITE-HITE employs approximately 1600, and maintains more than 30 representative organizations at over 100 different locations throughout Asia, Europe, and North America.
Rite-Hite Corporation is a very family friendly, flexible employer with a pleasant, air conditioned, clean work environment. We are experiencing dyamic growth and have added a second shift manufacturing shift to help us meet our ever growing business demands. We offer competitive pay with an attractive benefit package. We provide paid on the job training for our entry level manufacturing associate positions with great advancement opportunities. Apply today to learn more about this exciting career opportunity.
Rite-Hite is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of loading dock equipment and industrial doors. Our products and services are the envy of the industry, and are fueling strong growth for our company world wide. Rite-Hite's manufacturing plant located in Dubuque, Iowa is seeking a full-time, R & D Technician for our DuctSox Division. DuctSox manufactures air fabric dispersion systems.
The R & D Technician plays an important role in the DuctSox engineering team. This position does the installation & troubleshooting support of engineered product in the field. Work with manufacturing to improve quality and manufacturability and reduce the cost of current production product. Initiate and develop new product ideas to provide for further growth.
Key responsibilities include the following
- Provide technical support on service calls/installations.
- Participate in new product development.
- Provide cost reduction/product improvement ideas
- Collect data and documentation of tests.
- Display ownership of R & D and test area.
- Provide customer and vendor support (phone).
- Provide production support with technician skills.
- Build test equipment.
- Build prototypes for testing and evaluation
- Support trade shows (if necessary)
- Train others on installation and service.
Rite-Hite makes top quality products and hires the most qualified employees to contribute to that.
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in mechanical engineering or closely related technical field of study; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a general understanding of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems.
Experience (Type and Amount)
Ability to travel to support sales, customers and suppliers.
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Ability to drive a fork lift.
Possess a valid drivers license.
Read and understand blueprints.
Ability to us a ladder or sissors lift
HVAC Experience Preferred
Rite-Hite provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental, and vision coverage along with life and paid medical leave. We also provide a retirement savings plan that combines 401(K) with company match and profit sharing. Paid holidays, vacation, and up to five paid personal/sick days per year round out the package.
Rite-Hite is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer offering a drug free workplace for our customers and employees.
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