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Systems Engineer I

Experience:

The Systems I Engineer should have some experience and understanding of Industrial Automation and or related applications either through classroom training, internships or job-related experience ideally with a specific focus on material handling systems.  

Skills:

This position requires an understanding and ability to design/develop/implement automated systems for both distribution and production environments. The Systems I Engineer will need to effectively communicate with various disciplines such as Sales, Software/Controls engineers and 3rd party suppliers that will be project specific.

A thorough understanding of the proposed scope of work and the utilization of tools to design and develop costs for projects including AutoCAD, Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Microsoft Project) and other project related software tools is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with sales engineers to identify and gather the required system design criteria
  • Perform system design work using AutoCad or vendor drawing tools
  • Document all proposal related costs
  • Perform site visits & inspections as required
  • Develop 3rd party vendor RFQ’s
  • Check and verify supplier order acknowledgements
  • Assist in proposal generation and coordinate final pricing reviews
  • Perform post contract detail engineering and approval drawings
  • Coordinate tasks with Project Managers or Project Engineers on larger jobs
  • Support system commissioning & acceptance testing
  • Address and document punch list items required to achieve project closure
  • Maintain proper documentation following company guidelines both electronically and hard copy
  • Communicate effectively with customers and company management

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • PTO


Project Manager

Experience:

Century Conveyor Systems is seeking a candidate for the role of Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have at least five (5) years of experience in the Material Handling or Commercial Construction industry. The candidate should have experience in managing projects from start to finish and demonstrate a proven track record of completing projects on time and within the allocated project budget.

Company Overview:

Century Conveyor Systems provides automated solutions required to support operations of many expanding companies in the US. The company offers a very competitive pay scale and comprehensive benefits package. Century Conveyor conducts training and career development processes upon start of employment.

Skills:

The candidate should have proficient skills in project scheduling, cost management and overall project coordination. This includes coordinating with various disciplines such as mechanical/electrical engineers, software engineers and 3rd party suppliers that will be project specific. The candidate needs to be well organized and have good verbal and written communication skills to ensure customer satisfaction and provide updates to the management team. A thorough understanding of the proposed scope of work and the utilization of tools to execute the project including AutoCAD, Microsoft products (Word, Excel, and Microsoft Project) and other project-related software tools is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Project Planning & Forecasting
  • Sales Support
  • Schedule Development & Management
  • Site Inspection / Site management
  • Vendor Selection / Management
  • Permit Application
  • Stakeholder Reporting
  • Budgeting (Project Cost and Forecasting)
  • Procurement
  • Management and Software Coordination
  • Managing Stakeholder Expectations
  • Problem Solving
  • Commissioning and Customer Training

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • PTO

Field Service Technician

Experience: 

The Technician should have at least two (2) years of experience performing electrical and/or mechanical work in an industrial environment. Experience working on material handling equipment is a plus but not required. Must be over the age of 21. Starting pay is based on work experience and knowledge.

Overview: 

The Field Service candidate will travel to various customer locations, usually with another Technician to perform service or preventative maintenance work on conveyor equipment/systems. A work vehicle will be available to the technician and be picked up and returned to the South Plainfield office at the end of the work shift daily. The technician candidate is expected to conduct themselves in a responsible and professional manner with customers and other Century staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Capable of working on jobsites in various types of operational and environmental conditions.
  • Some work will be performed at ground level or at greater heights with use of a ladder or man-lifts.
  • Basic Mechanical and/or Electrical experience. Willing to train for this position.
  • Own and maintain hand tools for daily routine services and/or repairs.
  • Proper knowledge and ability to use all tools required to perform job duties.
  • Perform work normally (8) hours per day up to 40 hours per week with the possibility of working overtime hours extending beyond normal hours of operation (Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.). This could also include occasional weekend or Holiday work as required.
  • Large majority of services are performed in the Tri-State area but on rare occasions will require overnight stays. Our company covers hotels, flights, transportation, and per diem for these occasions.
  • Understanding of current jobsite OSHA and company safety procedures & protocols.
  • A clean driving record is required for this position as it is a mobile work position.

**In order to drive a a company vehicle, you must be over the age of 21 and have a clean NJ driver’s license**

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • PTO

About Century

Century Conveyor Systems Inc. started in 1981 as a conveyor service company, outfitted with a fleet of technician vans repairing systems within the tri-state area. Over the years, Century increased its service capabilities to installation and project management, eventually employing a team of engineers to design warehouse layouts. 

In 2017, Century was purchased by Lafayette Engineering Inc. (LEI), a system controls house from Danville, KY. This acquisition by LEI provided access to proprietary controls, nationwide integration abilities, and expanded benefits for employees. 

Learn more about Century from our About Us webpage.