Townsquare Media is helping the Central New York Workforce get back on the job or find a better one. It’s the CNY Online Job Fair featuring open positions at The Fountainhead Group, Inc.

 

If you are interested in working for a locally owned company that takes pride in its products, treats employees like family, and is civic minded, then apply today.


Please attach and email all applications to resume@thefgi.com.



Plastics Molding Process Engineer

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Plastics Molding Process Engineer will be responsible for “hands on” manufacturing floor support to insure all molding systems operate effectively to support plant production. This includes insuring efficient day to day operations of blow and injection molding equipment and associated processes. Qualified candidates will receive on-the-job training but should have some familiarity with PLC programming and a proven mechanical aptitude.

  • “Hands on” Floor support
  • Insure efficient day to day operations
  • On the Job training available
  • Must have a mechanical aptitude

Molding Supervisor for Night Shift

Night supervisor is responsible for enforcing proper molding procedure, insuring production schedules are met, insuring the quality of production, enforcing safety procedures, insuring labor is reported accurately and timely, training new hires, completing all necessary paperwork on time, and enforcing company rules and regulations. Knowledge of blow or injection molding is preferable. Qualified candidates should have a mechanical aptitude.

  • Enforce Company rules and regulations including proper work and safety procedures
  • Insure production quality standards and production schedules are met
  • Insure labor is reported accurately and timely
  • Must have a Mechanical aptitude

Mechanical Design Engineer

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Responsible for a wide range of engineering tasks related to new product development, and product manufacturing, as well as the continued improvement and cost reduction of existing products. Qualified candidates should have a knowledge and/or experience in injection molding, plastic part design and solid modeling. Requires a 4 year degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Plastics Engineering, or similar engineering degree or background.

  • Involved in new product development and production manufacturing
  • Continue reducing cost and improving current products
  • Should have experience or knowledge in injection molding, plastic part design, solid modeling
  • 4 year engineering degree or comparable engineering background

Electromechanical Engineer

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Responsible for product performance and reliability testing, including documentation of results, data collection, and analysis, creating test reports, troubleshooting electrical and mechanical problems in products, routine calibration of electrical and mechanical sensors, assisting in the development and implementation of new test procedures, improve and streamline existing testing fixtures and testing capabilities, maintain set up and maintain lab equipment, working with Engineering to develop new tests and experiments, as well as carry those experiments out and create rough prototypes to evaluate new concepts.
Qualified candidate should have have Associates or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or other similar fields, 0-5 years of prior experience in a relevant technician capacity and some background in computer programming, with a preference towards LabVIEW. Candidates should be Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, have a strong desire to learn and take on new challenges; and work as part of a team to solve problems and create new products. Candidate must be self-motivated.

  • Execute product performance and reliability tests.
  • Should have Associates of Bachelor’s degree in related engineering field
  • Background in computer programming
  • Self-motivated

Director of Quality

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Manage overall internal and external quality related activities for the Fountainhead Group by directing daily plant and product quality assurance functions. Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, engineering or equivalent preferred. Must have Quality Engineering background and experience, strong leadership and people management skills and experience, strong quantitative, analytical and systems thinking skills. High volume manufacturing experience is ideal. Experience in blow molding, injection molding, assembly and production processes preferred. Must understand and be able to implement full operating requirements and systems such as CPK, SPC, and QAPP.

  • Manage quality related activities
  • Bachelor’s degree in life science, engineering or equivalent
  • Strong leadership, people management, and analytical thinking skills
  • Must understand and implement full operating requirements and systems

Maintenance Technician

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Hands on Maintenance Technician needed on second shift (3:00-11:30pm) to maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical/electrical systems for the company’s equipment and facility. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred but NOT required. Duties include installation, setup, testing, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of equipment including but not limited to: robots, PLC’s, drilling, injection molding, blow molding, granulators, grinders, screen printers and general purpose automated/manual machines. Qualified candidate must be a team player with good communication and problem solving skills. Experience and or general understanding of robotics, PLC, Blow and Injection Molding and assembly equipment is preferred.

  • Hands on maintenance and repair for mechanical/electrical systems
  • Must be a team player with good communication skills
  • Must have effective problem solving skills
  • Must have a Mechanical aptitude

3rd Shift Quality Control Inspector

Candidate should have 3 years’ experience as a quality control inspector in a manufacturing setting preferred. Experience using measuring devices and blue print reading required. Must be able to read and write English, work overtime, have good attendance and be willing to work 3rd shift.

  • Prior Control Inspector experience recommended
  • Experience using measuring devices and reading blueprints
  • Able to work 3rd shift and overtime

Additional information

These full time positions offer competitive salary, 2nd and 3rd shift differential, Health Insurance, Wellness Initiative, Vacation, Holidays, Pension, and 401K. Qualified candidates should send resume or e-mail to Theresa Wilson at twilson@thefgi.com, or apply in person at The Fountainhead Group, 23 Garden Street, New York Mills, NY 13417. The Fountainhead Group Inc. is an AAE/EOE employer.

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Founded in 1888, The Fountainhead Group, Inc. (FGI) provides lawn and garden products to consumer and professional markets. FGI continues to grow and introduce a variety of new, patented sprayer technologies into the market place. Our sprayers and foggers are found at leading retailers such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowes, Ace Hardware, TruServ and many other fine retailers. At FGI, we value commitment to quality products with superior performance, brand recognition and strong retail presence. The Fountainhead Group has a simple vision: the best performance for your money. That vision keeps us on top and still growing.

The Fountainhead Group is very community oriented and participates in many community events not just as sponsors but as participants as well. Some of the events we participate in are the Boilermaker, United Way, Saranac Thursday, Breast Cancer Walk, Heart Run and Walk, The Color Run, Stuff the Bus and much more.

We value our employees and offer competitive salary, 2nd & 3rd shift differential, health insurance, wellness initiative, vacation, holidays, pension & 401k and more.