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Purakal is Growing

Purakal is growing. Even in slower economic times, we are typically hiring. Our ongoing needs are for hard-working, committed employees with a dedication to showing up on time and ready to work. We are strict about the adherence to all safety regulations, and employees can expect random drug testing. In turn, we are proud to pay competitive wages and to foster an environment that appreciates and rewards talent. We are, of course, equal opportunity employers.

If this environment sounds like a good fit, we encourage you to apply for a career at Purakal. We are eager to find – and keep – talent.

Current Job Openings

MANUAL MACHINIST

EUGENE, OR

   |   $18.00-$24.00/HR DOE

103120191

Posted On: 10/31/2019     Closes On: 11/30/2019

Purakal Cylinders, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Manual Machinist. 


Description:

Purakal is a growing ISO 9001:2015 registered company specializing in custom hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders for our global customers. We build long-term business relationships through quality products, superior service, and the utilization of our Quality Management Systems.


We are looking for highly motivated, team-oriented individuals. All applicants must possess strong communication skills as well as blueprint reading with an understanding of GD&T markup. 

The company provides a fast-paced, team environment that supports continuous improvement of individuals and the organization. Advancement and long-term career opportunities exist. 


This is a full-time position that offers a competitive wage and benefits. We are looking for a Manual Machinist that can operate manual lathes, mills, drills, grinders and other machine shop type equipment. You must be capable of working efficiently and effectively at any shift (days or swing) or weekends, including irregular and unscheduled hours; if required for a time-sensitive project. The current opening for day shift works (5) eight-hour shifts plus overtime if required. 


What you need:

  • Ability to efficiently produce top quality parts at high levels of production
  • Knowledge in operation of all types of manual machines
  • A strong understanding of blueprints and GDT drawings in order to produce parts that meet drawing specifications
  • A strong understanding of decimal equivalent and fractional numbers
  • Ability to accurately measure dimensions on parts that are being machined
  • Ownership of all typical machinist tools and Machinist Handbook
  • Ownership of measuring equipment of .001" tolerance or better, up to 6 inches
  • Ability to perform complex machining operations with limited supervision
  • Adherence to all company policies while contribution to Purakal’s safety culture, exhibiting best safety practices and engaging in training provided 
  • Willingness to learn Purakal's ERP system (business software) to support various business functions
  • Use Purakal’s ERP system (business software) on a daily basis
  • Must be punctual, reliable and work well with others


*Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Sick Time and Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Direct Deposit

 

*Not all benefits listed above are available to part-time employees nor is this considered a comprehensive list of all benefits offered or a guarantee that all full-time employees will receive the benefits above except as required by law. Stipulations apply.

Qualifications

  • 5 plus years Manual Machinist work experience or equivalent
  • Technical Degree in manufacturing and or certification through accredited trade college preferred 
  • Possess a strong positive attitude and a solution-oriented approach to problem-solving
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening with random screening throughout employment 
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
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CNC MACHINIST OPERATOR

Eugene, OR

   |   $15.00-$18.00/HR DOE

102320191

Posted On: 10/23/2019     Closes On: 12/20/2019

Purakal Cylinders, Inc. has an immediate opening for CNC Machinist Lathe Operator. 

Description:

Purakal is a growing ISO 9001:2015 registered company specializing in custom hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders for our global customers. We build long-term business relationships through quality products, superior service, and the utilization of our Quality Management Systems.

 

We are looking for highly motivated, team-oriented individuals. All applicants must possess strong communication skills as well as blueprint reading with an understanding of GD&T markup. 

The company provides a fast-paced team environment that supports the continuous improvement of individuals and the organization. Advancement and long-term career opportunities exist. 

 

We are looking for a CNC Machinist Operator for lathes. Candidates must be capable of working efficiently and effectively at their scheduled shifts (days or swing). The full-time opening for day shift works (5) eight-hour shifts plus overtime if required. Part-time positions are flexible hours. We offer both part-time and full-time positions with competitive wages.


*Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Sick Time and Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Direct Deposit

*Not all benefits listed above are available to part-time employees nor is this considered a comprehensive list of all benefits offered or a guarantee that all full-time employees will receive the benefits above except as required by law. Stipulations apply.

What you need:

  • Ability to efficiently produce quality parts in a fast-paced production environment
  • Basic knowledge in the operation of CNC lathes.
  • Understanding of blueprints and GD&T markup
  • Understanding of decimal equivalent and fractional numbers. 
  • Able to accurately measure dimensions on parts that are being machined. 
  • Ownership of all typical machinist tools and Machinist Handbook
  • Ownership of measuring equipment of .001" tolerance or better, up to 6 inches
  • Willingness to learn Purakal's ERP system (business software) to support various business functions
  • Use Purakal’s ERP system (business software) on a daily basis
  • Adherence to all company policies while contributing to Purakal’s safety culture, exhibiting best safety practices and engaging in training provided 

Qualifications

  • 2 plus years CNC Machinist work experience or equivalent
  • Measuring equipment of .001 or better tolerance tools preferred 
  • Abide by all company policies and exhibit good safety practices
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening with random screening throughout employment 
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required, or on track to receive one or the other


Please respond by clicking the apply button below and filling out all fields on the application.


NO DROP-INS OR PHONE CALLS!

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CNC MACHINIST/SET-UP OPERATOR

Eugene, OR

   |   $18.00-$24.00/HR DOE

102320192

Posted On: 10/23/2019     Closes On: 12/20/2019

Purakal Cylinders, Inc. has an immediate opening for CNC Machinist /Set-Up Operator. 

Description:

Purakal is a growing ISO 9001:2015 registered company specializing in custom hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders for our global customers. We build long-term business relationships through quality products, superior service, and the utilization of our Quality Management Systems.

 

We are looking for highly motivated, team-oriented individuals. All applicants must possess strong communication skills as well as blueprint reading with an understanding of GD&T markup.

The company provides a fast-paced, team environment that supports continuous improvement of individuals and the organization. Advancement and long term career opportunities exist. 

This is a full-time position that offers a competitive wage and benefits.

 

We are looking for a CNC Machinist Set Up-Operator for mills and lathes. You must be capable of working efficiently and effectively at any shift (days or swing) or weekends, including irregular and unscheduled hours; if required for a time-sensitive project. The current opening for day shift works (5) eight-hour shifts plus overtime if required.

 

*Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Sick Time and Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Direct Deposit

 

*Not all benefits listed above are available to part-time employees nor is this considered a comprehensive list of all benefits offered or a guarantee that all full-time employees will receive the benefits above except as required by law. Stipulations apply.

What you need:

  • Ability to efficiently produce quality parts in a fast-paced production environment
  • Full knowledge in operation of all types of CNC mills (horizontal and vertical) and lathes.
  • Strong Understanding of blueprints and GD&T markup
  • A strong understanding of decimal equivalent and fractional numbers. 
  • Able to accurately measure dimensions on parts that are being machined. 
  • Ownership of all typical machinist tools and Machinist Handbook
  • Ownership of measuring equipment of .001" tolerance or better, up to 6 inches
  • Willingness to learn Purakal's ERP system (business software) to support various business functions
  • Use Purakal’s ERP system (business software) on a daily basis
  • Must be able to perform complex machining operations with limited supervision
  • Adherence to all company policies while contributing to Purakal’s safety culture, exhibiting best safety practices and engaging in training provided

Qualifications

  • 5 plus years CNC Machinist work experience or equivalent
  • Technical Degree in manufacturing and or certification through trade college preferred 
  • Measuring equipment of .001 or better tolerance tools preferred 
  • Abide by all company policies and exhibit good safety practices
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening with random screening throughout employment 
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required


Please respond by clicking the apply button below and filling out all fields on the application.


NO DROP INS OR PHONE CALLS!

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Expediter

Eugene, OR

   |   $15-$20/HR DOE

092720191

Posted On: 9/27/2019     Closes On: 11/30/2019

DESCRIPTION:

Purakal is a growing ISO 9001:2015 registered company specializing in custom hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders for our global customers. We build long-term business relationships through quality products, superior service, and the utilization of our Quality Management Systems.

We are looking for highly motivated, team-oriented individuals. The company provides a fast-paced, team environment that supports continuous improvement of individuals and the organization. Advancement and long term career opportunities exist. 

This is a full-time position that offers a competitive wage and benefits. You must be capable of working efficiently and effectively at any shift (days or swing) or weekends, including irregular and unscheduled hours; if required for a time-sensitive project. The current opening is for day shift and works (5) eight-hour shifts plus overtime if required. 

JOB PURPOSE:

To facilitate the movement of manufactured parts within or between departments according to established part routing. Determine job progress through the utilization of monitoring and tracking programs. Help focus production efforts toward on-time delivery of jobs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review open orders report maintaining constant awareness of job requirements and due dates
  • Utilize various programs to track and monitor job requirements and progress
  • Distribute prints and materials at the beginning of the manufacturing process
  • Move parts and materials within or between departments according to established part routing
  • Maintain a record of completed parts
  • Communicate with team leads and other personnel about daily objectives and production needs
  • Provide updates to the sales team as needed
  • Provide assessment of personnel overtime needs to production manager on a weekly basis and as required
  • Recommend personnel utilization based on production needs on a daily basis
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following established safety standards and procedures
  • Assist other departments as workload permits
  • Work closely with and report to the Production Manager

Qualifications

SKILLS:

  • Comfortably navigate Windows operating system
  • Self-motivated
  • Manages time efficiently
  • Ability to analyze complex situations
  • Promotes safety initiatives
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS / EDUCATION:

  • Work within an ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) environment
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Regularly walk several miles per day
  • Lift 50lbs
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening with random screening throughout employment 

Please respond by clicking the apply button below, filling out all fields on the application and attaching a resume.

NO DROP-INS OR PHONE CALLS!

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Repair Department Shop Helper

Eugene, OR

   |   $12.00-$15.00/HR DOE

082620191

Posted On: 8/26/2019     Closes On: 11/30/2019

DESCRIPTION:

General helper for Repair Department and Machine Shop 

  • Assist in Repair Department duties to include dis-assembling/assembly tasks of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders
  • Assist in general machine shop duties which may include simple drilling, milling, and cleanup tasks
  • Lift 50+ lbs on a consistent basis
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Operate a forklift if 18 or older 
  • Clean machines and empty metal chip containers.
  • Abide by all company policies and contribute to the Purakal safety culture by exhibiting good safety practices and engaging in the training that is provided  
  • Use Purakal's ERP system (business software) to support various business functions

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug and pre-employment physical test
  • Ability to pass random drug testing throughout employment 


Please respond by clicking the apply button below and filling out all fields on the application.

NO DROP-INS OR PHONE CALLS!

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