Careers

Advance Your Career at Sargent Metal

Enjoy Coming to Work Each Day

When you join the Sargent Metal team, you aren’t treated like just another number. As a family-owned and operated company, we promote a healthy, caring, and positive culture where every member of our team is celebrated and encouraged.

We’re able to serve our clients better when our team is cared for and supported. Here, we go above and beyond to make you feel like family.

What Our Team Has to Say

We were recently named one of South Carolina’s best places to work which demonstrates our commitment to care for our team. But we also asked our team for their own words: how would you describe working in our organization? Here’s what they had to say:

Our Purpose

We exist to provide opportunities for our team to THRIVE personally and professionally and join in helping our community.

Our Core Values

  • Positive Attitudes are Contagious.
  • Success comes from Humility, Integrity, and Hard Work.
  • Always Do the Right Thing.
  • Strive for Excellence in serving our customers, teammates, and community.
  • Have a bias for action.
  • Honor God above all else.
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Our Benefits

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Medical, dental, and vision insurance

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Company-sponsored & voluntary life insurance

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Paid holidays, vacation time, and volunteer days

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Short-term disability and AD&D

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401k program with 401k Company match

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Perfect attendance

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Referral programs

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Work boot allowance

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Onsite vending market

Open Positions

Job Title: Programmer                                                           

Classification: Salary/Exempt

Reports to: Manufacturing Engineer Manager               

SUMMARY

The CNC Programmer works with computer software’s to develop programs which will cut raw sheets of metal into specific parts. The CNC Programmer may be asked multiple times to adjust programs until the resulting product meets the customer specifications.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Functions

  • Use proper forms and best practices for designing programs.
  • Stay up to date with all new software and software updates.
  • Using time management skills to quickly and correctly program work orders for operators.
  • Responsible for interpreting blueprints.
  • Efficiently communicate with operators when programs are changed or updated.
  • Ensure all programs are documented correctly when changes are made.
  • Understand our manufacturing processes from start to finish.
  • Willing to promote and stand by the company’s purpose statement and core values.

Secondary Functions

  • Participate in special projects when requested.
  • Foster favorable working relationships with project managers and manufacturing personnel.
  • Available to help operators on 2nd or weekend shifts when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience.
  • Strong background in fabrication and programming.
  • Excellent working knowledge of spreadsheets, SolidWorks, CAD, and manufacturing software.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment required.

Purpose Statement

“We exist to provide opportunities for our team to THRIVE personally and professionally and join in helping our community.”

Core Values

  1. Positive attitudes are contagious.
  2. Success comes from humility, integrity, and hard work.
  3. Always do the right thing.
  4. Strive for excellence in serving our customers, teammates, and community.
  5. Have a bias for action.
  6. Honor God above all else.

This job description is to outline the primary duties and qualifications, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

Job Title: CNC Operator

Classification: Hourly/nonexempt

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor                         

 

SUMMARY

The CNC Operator is responsible for setting up and properly operating CNC lasers, punches, and Press Brakes.

 

Primary Functions

  • Operating Trumpf CNC lasers, punches, and Press Brakes.
  • Familiar with reading blueprints.
  • Able to follow a schedule.
  • Inspecting and troubleshooting CNC equipment.
  • Comfortable with using measuring instruments (calipers, measuring tapes, gauges).
  • Helping unload parts out of the CNC lasers and punches once parts are cut.
  • Familiar with automation.
  • Occasional forklift operations.
  • Able to stand 10-12 hours a day.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Maintain acceptable productivity.
  • Promote teamwork and a positive, healthy culture.
  • Able to communicate efficiently.
  • Comfortable following verbal and written directions.

Purpose Statement

“We exist to provide opportunities for our team to THRIVE personally and professionally and join in helping our community.”

Core Values

  1. Positive attitudes are contagious.
  2. Success comes from humility, integrity, and hard work.
  3. Always do the right thing.
  4. Strive for excellence in serving our customers, teammates, and community.
  5. Have a bias for action.
  6. Honor God above all else.

This job description is to outline the primary duties and qualifications, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

Job Title: Material Handler

Classification: Hourly/nonexempt

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor                         

 

SUMMARY

The Material Handler is responsible for supporting the functions and operations of the manufacturing team by providing material and meeting the transportation needs of each department.

Primary Functions

  • Unloads raw material from storage areas and loads material into different machines.
  • Moves pallets of parts and raw material throughout the production floor.
  • Ability to maintain and follow production schedules.
  • Assists with housekeeping initiatives.
  • Complies with all Sargent Metal and OSHA safety regulations.
  • Able to stand 10-12 hours a day.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Assists the production team in maintaining acceptable productivity.
  • Promote teamwork and a positive, healthy culture.
  • Able to communicate efficiently and follow written and verbal directions.

Requirements

  • Must be familiar with electric and propane forklifts.
  • Must have 1-2 years of forklift experience.
  • Must be able to pass a Sargent Metal forklift test.

Purpose Statement

“We exist to provide opportunities for our team to THRIVE personally and professionally and join in helping our community.”

Core Values

  1. Positive attitudes are contagious.
  2. Success comes from humility, integrity, and hard work.
  3. Always do the right thing.
  4. Strive for excellence in serving our customers, teammates, and community.
  5. Have a bias for action.
  6. Honor God above all else.

This job description is to outline the primary duties and qualifications, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

Job Title: Customer Service Representative                      

Classification: Salary/Exempt

Reports to: Production Control Manager                    

SUMMARY

The Customer Service Representative provides exceptional customer service to our customers while adhering to Sargent Metals policies and procedures. This individual will need to be very attentive when listening to customer service issues, and then offer unique and innovative solutions to each problem.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Functions

  • Interact with customers via inbound telephone calls and emails to provide information and assistance.
  • Answer and offer solutions to customer concerns regarding product problems, billing issues, service questions and other general customer concerns.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism with customers and establish a positive rapport with every customer.
  • Process transactions and promptly reply to inquiries about products and services.
  • Use the computer system to track, gather information, and/or troubleshoot customer issues.
  • Refer unresolved customer issues to supervisor for resolution.
  • Thoroughly and efficiently gather customer information.
  • Available to travel to visit customers if needed.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Willing to promote and stand by the company’s purpose statement and core values.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Technical degree and/or experience preferred.
  • Minimum two years customer service-related
  • Experience dealing with team members of all levels.
  • Experience in manufacturing environments a plus.

Purpose Statement

“We exist to provide opportunities for our team to THRIVE personally and professionally and join in helping our community.”

Core Values

  1. Positive attitudes are contagious.
  2. Success comes from humility, integrity, and hard work.
  3. Always do the right thing.
  4. Strive for excellence in serving our customers, teammates, and community.
  5. Have a bias for action.
  6. Honor God above all else.

This job description is to outline the primary duties and qualifications, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

Job Title: Project Engineer                                                 

Classification: Salary/Exempt

Reports to: Engineering Manager

SUMMARY

Review, analyze and make recommendations for product development and manufacturing process efficiencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Functions

  • Follow new products through the entire production process to ensure products are made correctly, and quoted correctly.
  • Coordinating internal resources and vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Work closely with Sales, quality assurance, and maintenance personnel to prevent problems with products and tooling/fixtures.
  • Ensures processes used for the realization of products are safe and efficient.
  • Ensure vendors/subcontractors are manufacturing projects according to specifications.
  • Understand our manufacturing processes from start to finish.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.
  • Must hold Six Sigma Green Belt.  The position is based in Anderson, South Carolina.

Purpose Statement

“We exist to provide opportunities for our team to THRIVE personally and professionally and join in helping our community.”

Core Values

  1. Positive attitudes are contagious.
  2. Success comes from humility, integrity, and hard work.
  3. Always do the right thing.
  4. Strive for excellence in serving our customers, teammates, and community.
  5. Have a bias for action.
  6. Honor God above all else.

This job description is to outline the primary duties and qualifications, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

Job Title: Engineering and Quoting Manager                      

Classification: Salary/Exempt

Reports to: VP of Sales and Marketing                        

SUMMARY

The Engineering and Quoting Manager oversees the development and implementation of manufacturing processes to maintain proper product functionality, as well as cost efficiency. Ensures the engineering team and other manufacturing departments work together cohesively and is responsible for the development of equipment to aid in the manufacturing process. Leads and directs the work of assigned manufacturing engineers and project managers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Functions

  • Analyze and design lean manufacturing cells using effective systems and tools to optimize use of space, equipment, material, and personnel.
  • Work closely with sales, quality assurance, and manufacturing personnel to prevent problems with products and tooling/fixtures.
  • Ensure all manufacturing safety regulatory policies and procedures are implemented and always maintained.
  • Stay informed concerning new manufacturing technologies and equipment to reduce costs through efficiencies.
  • Support all current and new product introductions.
  • Ensure vendors/subcontractors are manufacturing projects according to specifications.
  • Ensure that all manufacturing product specifications are developed, and testing procedures are in place before starting up vendors/subcontractors.
  • Assist in reducing cost through re-engineering product/material.
  • Meet accounting/budget goals of our company.
  • Monitor the Days to Quote Log.
  • Available to answer questions from Project Managers as they arise.
  • Take advantage of opportunities to help team members thrive personally or professionally (within company policy).
  • Willing to promote and stand by the company’s purpose statement and core values.
  • Available to travel for work as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in mechanical/production engineering, or equivalent experience required.
  • Strong background in manufacturing and programming.
  • Excellent working knowledge of spreadsheets and manufacturing software’s.
  • Supervisory and Leadership skills required.

Purpose Statement

“We exist to provide opportunities for our team to THRIVE personally and professionally and join in helping our community.”

Core Values

  1. Positive attitudes are contagious.
  2. Success comes from humility, integrity, and hard work.
  3. Always do the right thing.
  4. Strive for excellence in serving our customers, teammates, and community.
  5. Have a bias for action.
  6. Honor God above all else.

This job description is to outline the primary duties and qualifications, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

Job Title: Assembly Tech

Classification: Hourly/nonexempt

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor

SUMMARY

The Assembly Tech is responsible for building and assembling parts and components for various customers according to blueprints, customer specs, and work orders.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Functions

  • Operating power tools and hand tools to assemble parts.
  • Able to stand 10-12 hours a day.
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.
  • Maintain acceptable productivity, attendance, and quality while following processes and procedures.
  • Promote teamwork and a positive, healthy culture.
  • Comfortable working in a team environment and individually.
  • Able to efficiently communicate and understand direction both written and verbal.
  • Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to company’s purpose statement and core values.

This job description is to outline the primary duties, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

Job Title: Entry-Level Manufacturing

Classification: Hourly/nonexempt

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor

SUMMARY

Our Entry Level Manufacturing positions are a great way to dip your toe into the water of the manufacturing world. These positions could consist of many different operations including simple assembly, paint line operations, and unloading material from lasers. These positions require much flexibility and attention to detail.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Functions

  • Simple understanding of how to operate generic hand tools.
  • Ability to stand up to 10 hours a day.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Maintain good productivity while producing products to quality standards.
  • Promote teamwork and a positive, healthy culture.
  • Able to communicate efficiently.
  • Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This job description is to outline the primary duties, but not be limited to the assigned responsibilities listed. It is our expectation that each team member offers their services whenever necessary to ensure the success of Sargent Metal.

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