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August 28, 2018

Manufacturing Engineer | Enterprise, Alabama

Job Description:
Manufacturing Engineer who will be responsible for implementing and monitoring Manufacturing Engineering initiatives, various process improvement programs, and Capital Expenditure projects in our manufacturing plant. Job Description:
  • Identify, develop, implement, and monitor Manufacturing Engineering initiatives.
  • Identify the training and developmental needs of the manufacturing plants.
  • Will work with various process improvement ideas and programs to help develop a continuous improvement in the plant.
  • Will work with various vendors to support Capital Expenditure projects, including monitoring and control the project.
  • May need to use internal and external resources to assist with areas that require technical expertise.
  • Will work with Maintenance to ensure proper machine and work center up time and preventative maintenance scheduled down time.
  • May develop man hours for different options and work with corporate office on maintaining work hours
  • May work on standardized work processes.
  • May be assigned one type of equipment/tooling/operation to become the expert for the company.
  • May have to work various shifts to accomplish the goal.

• Bachelors’ degree IE, IME, MFE, ME required.
• Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
• Must be able to work independently and within a team to meet the plant goals and take responsibilities for actions.
• Must be able to motivate and work well with people.
• Must be a proponent of standardization.
• Must be able to travel within the United States and Mexico.
• Previous experience in a lean program is a plus.
• Technical knowledge of Semi Truck Trailer manufacturing and component assembly is a strong plus.
• Must be well organized and have good follow up skills.

E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
November 16, 2018

Quality Assurance Coordinator | City of Industry, California

Job Description:
A Quality Assurance Coordinator position is available in a well-established, large commercial tractor-trailer manufacturer. Utility Trailer Manufacturer Company is currently seeking an experienced individual to join our Quality Assurance Team. JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Primary responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
  • Proficient in both oral and written communication (BILINGUAL in Spanish a plus)
  • Strategically plan and conduct quality audit reports
  • Maintain department manuals
  • Coordinate with vendors and factories
  • Monitor production compliance procedures
  • Identify nonconformance items and resolve issues
  • Implement production; productivity, quality, and customer standards
  • Insure the reliability and consistency of production through monitoring processes and checking final product
  • Bachelors Degree in Manufacturing or related field preferred
  • Industry expertise preferred
  • Auditing experience
  • A strong mechanical/engineering background
  • WORD, EXCEL, and POWERPOINT knowledgeable


Expected Work Hours:

  • Full Time Position (Salary)
  • Monday- Friday 40 hours per week
  • REQUIRED to travel two weeks per month: Virginia, Utah, Arkansas, and Alabama
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
September 17, 2018

Senior .Net Developer | City of Industry, CA

Job Description:
The Senior .Net Developer will conduct technology evaluation and recommendation, mentoring developers through hands-on assistance as well as formal and informal training and some technical development. Work with business and development team in identifying, designing, and developing technical architecture solution components. As a technical leader, the job requires a pragmatic visionary that can translate business needs into workable technology solutions that scale both technically and operationally and also raise the engineering and operational standards. This position will also be responsible for application performance from performance modeling, to performance measuring/profiling, to performance tuning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Senior-level research, design and development of computer software systems.
  • Analyses software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Provides design recommendations and options, develops and integrates programs per specifications.
  • Provides assistance in researching and adopting new and emerging technologies, evaluating new tools, technologies and platforms to be included in projects.
  • Leads project planning sessions with clients and Business Analysts to analyze requirements.
  • Defines scope of multiple complex projects.
  • Estimates effort required for own work, and checks and agrees other team members' estimates.
  • Accountable for planning work assigned to their team, including work breakdown, accurate estimate and identification of possible solution options.
  • Accountable for tracking status of team's work and ensuring deliverables are produced on agreed schedules. Responsible to communicate accurately the status of ongoing work to stakeholders.
  • Sets timeframes and schedules to meet business needs.
  • Presents status updates for various projects to project management and senior managers.
  • Ensures self and team develop modules using disciplined processes, adhering to industry standards and best practice guidelines.
  • Works with vendors to understand technology and performs technical due diligence on third party technology delivery.
  • May have cost responsibility for own team/project, and/or contribute to forecasting budgets and recommending expenditure without being fully accountable for them.
  • Identifies ways to improve the operation of own area and to achieve efficiencies and results and assists in process improvement.
  • Provides technical guidance to team members.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
  • 8+ years of progressive technology experience in custom application development and testing in Windows and .NET Environments
  • 3+ years experience managing cross-platform .Net application development utilizing both internal and external development teams
  • 3+ years experience in enterprise level application architecture design and implementation in a mixed environment consisting of integrated off-the-shelf and custom written applications
  • Experience designing and implementing Team Foundation Server (TFS) for code management
  • Strong programming language skill in .NET, C#, SQL, Javascript, etc
  • Great technical and problem solving skills
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Results oriented/self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills “customer focus”
  • Manage and develop internal customer relationships at all levels of the organization to achieve mutual goals
  • Outstanding people management skills, including ability to lead a team and mentor individuals in their career growth
  • Exposure to any of the following a plus:
    • Manufacturing environment
    • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 or above
    • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
    • PHP
    • Visual Basic
    • Lawson M3 or S3
    • AS400/RPG Programming
    • Full life-cycle ERP implementation projects
    • Cloud-host conversions
    • Agile methodologies
  • ITIL, CSM, CAPM, PMP, PMI-PBA, and/or PMI-ACP certification(s) a plus
  • Minimal (< 10%) travel will occasionally be required
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
November 1, 2018

Warranty Specialist | City of Industry, California

Job Description:
  • Interview Dealer Service Managers, Customers, and/or Suppliers on potential warranty
  • Investigate potential warranty claims and advise Regional Managers
  • Administer warranty policies and procedures
  • Requires communications with other departments (ie: Engineering, Drafting, Sales, Manufacturing, Quality Control, etc.), dealers, suppliers and customers
  • Some college preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Mechanical aptitude essential (commercial vehicle service shop or military training in the transportation/maintenance field is a plus)
  • Customer Service experience is a plus
  • Leadership skills
  • Willing to accept responsibility
  • Experience with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint


  • Maturity: Leadership skills, good judgment, even-tempered.
  • Product Knowledge: Required to supervise, direct others.
  • Sense of urgency and priority: Understands handling urgent matters first.
  • Management skills: Coaching, training, and motivational.
  • Communication skills: Phone, personal, written.
  • Investigative skills: Research in detail.
  • Trailer maintenance skills: Mechanical background.
  • Organization skills: Assigning tasks.
  • Ability to look at the whole picture: Look at not just isolated problem, but big picture.
  • Observational skills: Monitoring work flow, look for potential problems in system.
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
November 16, 2018

Logistics Clerk | City of Industry, California

Job Description:
  • Obtain, Reconcile & Log Bill of Ladings in Web Application Logistics System
  • Follow up
  • Reconcile & Process freight bill invoices
  • Coordinate Dunnage Return Programs
  • Track, Record, Reconcile
  • Assist Logistics Coordinators as needed
  • Light coordinating work
  • Maintain and update various Excel Spreadsheets (Reports)
  • Work with some LTL freight
  • Track and input insurance from trucking firms, brokers, and agents.
  • General filing
  • Other general clerical duties as required by Department Manager
  • Working understanding of MS Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Well organized.
  • Must be able to maintain accurate records.
  • 2 years office experience desirable.
  • 2 years transportation experience preferred.
  • Must be willing to work as a team member.
  • Hours: 6:30 am – 3pm
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
April 16, 2018

Human Resources Coordinator - 2nd Shift | Paragould, Arkansas

Job Description:
  • Input new hires in our Lawson software database.
  • Assist in the input of insurance benefits
  • Maintain employee personnel record
  • Work with Corporate Payroll as needed
  • Assist to resolve any group insurance issues
  • Assist Human Resource Manager with special projects
  • Assist and coordinate annual special projects:  Annual Meetings, Company Picnics, Retirement Events, Holiday Luncheons and Gifts
  • B.S. or B.A. in Human Resources
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Must have good writing skills and above average organizational skills
  • Must be proficient in using word, excel, power point and the internet
  • Desire and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to attend specific HR training classes as needed
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
November 27, 2017

Drafting Mechanical | City of Industry, California

Job Description:
  • Create Drawing and Bills of Materials required to support manufacturing plants in production of trailers on a per order basis.
  • Understanding of sheet metal, structural fabrication, and welding.  We deal with many types of materials like wood, plastic, aluminum, urethane foams and steels.  Many types of fasteners are used.
  • Learning processes and capability of our manufacturing in order to be able to design solution to customer requirement on various areas of the trailer, including but not limited to lower front subframe support, landing leg, lower rear subframe support, suspensions, braking, electrical and thermal performance.
  • Resolve conflicts between various options called out on special trailer orders.
  • Interacting with sales, engineering, outside suppliers, and other departments as required.
  • Working knowledge of a CAD software package.  ANVIL5000 is used and all Drafting personnel are trained in-house.
  • AS400 data entry and retrieval.  Training provided in-house.
  • Two-year degree preferred in Mechanical Engineering.  Understanding of drafting standards.
  • Three years minimum experience in design of sheet metal or structural fabrication and welding.
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
  • Enjoy learning and working with people.
  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills.
  • Self motivated.
  • Willing to accept responsibility, work independently, and follow directions.
  • Good organizational skills.
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
September 17, 2018

Dynamics AX Business Analyst | City of Industry, CA

Job Description:
The Dynamics AX Business Analyst works within the IT Department with other IT team members, project managers, business leaders, consultants, and end users in coordinating and developing solutions within organization’s business systems in a manufacturing environment.  This role is critical to effectively linking the needs of the organization with IT delivered solutions.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with all levels of the business and adept at converting user requirements into deliverable business system solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other IT teams such as management, infrastructure, and project management in order to deploy and deliver new and improved business systems
  • Gather business requirements from users and create functional requirements as necessary to support application design and enhancement activities
  • Work with development team to create technical design specifications and assist with development activities from a functional perspective
  • Develop and test system configuration, development, and enhancement activities
  • Assist with the development of training material and perform user training
  • Assist with the management of projects when no project managers are available
  • Act as a critical team member on implementation, enhancement, and business process improvement projects
  • Act as a leader and an owner of business system configuration components
  • Supervise application build, test, and deployment activities
  • Supervise application design and architecture components
  • Supervise process and functional design activities
  • Stay up to date on the organization’s business systems environment technology in order to provide expert advice and opinions on overall systems strategy and best practices
  • Act as a liaison for the IT department on enterprise-wide projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or technology
  • 2+ years of experience using Dynamics AX 2012 Financial Modules as either a Business Analyst or Business user.
  • Proven experience with requirements gathering, system design/implementation, system support, and user training a must
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead people, teams, and projects
  • Understanding of aspects of business management and strategic evaluation
  • Results oriented/self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills “customer focus”
  • Manage and develop customer relationships and perceptions to achieve mutual goals
  • Outstanding people management skills, including ability to lead a team and mentor individuals in career growth
  • Experience in any or all of the following a plus:
    • Manufacturing environment
    • Microsoft Dynamics AX Manufacturing
    • Microsoft CRM
    • .NET/C# development/implementation projects
    • AS400/RPG Programming
    • Full life-cycle ERP implementation projects
    • Agile methodologies
    • Microsoft AX/CRM certifications a plus
  • ITIL, CSM, CAPM, PMP, PMI-PBA, and/or PMI-ACP certification(s) a plus
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50%
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
November 13, 2018

Electrician-PLC Technician | Rancho Cucamonga, California

Job Description:
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. seeks a Maintenance Control System Electrician with PLC experience for its R&D facility located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. This position will be the project lead electrician and also be required to perform inspecting, repairs, installs, modifies, and maintaining electrical/electronic systems, circuits and equipment. Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures. The ideal candidate should be able to become familiar with all processes utilized by Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. This position reports directly to our R&D Tooling Supervisor. Job Description:
  • Experience in reading and interpreting blueprints & schematics
  • Experience creating schematics using SolidWorks Electrical a plus
  • Experience with drive systems, motors and PLC’s (Rockwell)
  • Exposure to pulling electrical wiring through electrical conduit and terminating electrical panels, set fixtures, outlets, and various electrical devices along with installing and connecting wires to circuit breakers, transformers, outlets, or other components and systems
  • Have experience with installing, bending, and removing conduit
  • Assists in a variety of functions with manual labor task as needed.
  • Is self reliant with minimum instruction from Supervisor
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong working knowledge of PLC
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Forklifts experience a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to excel in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work with fellow employees.
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Must have the desire to learn new skills and advance.
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
November 26, 2018

Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager | Southwest Virginia

Job Description:
Provide support in the areas of Environment, Health, Safety, Training, and Worker’s Compensation.  Reporting to Plant Manager and Corporate management, the EHS Manager is the program manager for occupational safety and environmental compliance at the facility.  The EHS Manager is responsible for implementing and managing EHS programs to meet both regulatory requirements and Utility Trailer’s EHS policies and programs. Responsibilities:
  • Administer and support established Corporate EHS Programs, including training, reporting, record keeping, and auditing for compliance.
  • Provide leadership and direction to employees for the purpose of improving safety and performance.
  • Train employees to ensure implementation and adherence to EHS policies and procedures.
  • Manage and Coordinate injury/medical management programs as needed, including all aspects of Workers Compensation (Insurance, Medical Providers and employee return to work.)
  • Periodically inspect facility to identify safety hazards and audit compliance with current safety policies and procedures. Ensure safe work environment and practices, and compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations and standards.
  • Analyze and report EHS metrics, such as injury trends, insurance claims, and corrective action tracking/closure to local and Corporate management for purposes of internal and external reporting.
  • Lead incident investigations teams, and coordinate corrective/preventative action measures and closure.
  • Manage and evaluate internal first responder services (e.g., employee first aid and Haz Mat spill response.)
  • Manage Industrial Hygiene programs, including Welding, Noise, Ergonomics and Heat Stress.
  • Manage environmental programs, including hazardous/universal waste, stormwater, and air permit compliance, following the guidance of the Corporate EHS Department.
  • Monitor and evaluate compliance with budgetary goals related to Safety, Waste Management, Medical and Outside Services related costs.
  • Respond to inquiries from insurance carriers, regulatory agencies, and Corporate EHS.
  • Keep up with changes in EPA, OSHA, and state regulations, and update management on any modifications that need to be made in response to the altered regulatory landscape.
  • Other EHS projects and tasks as determined by Corporate EHS and business needs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an EHS specialty is preferred, but substantial experience may be substituted.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience managing occupational safety and environmental compliance.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Self-starter that takes the initiative and brings projects to completion.
  • Strong leadership and team building skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of OSHA regulations.
  • Computer skills: proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Familiarity with USEPA and Virginia environmental regulations a plus.
  • EHS certifications and experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com
October 1, 2018

Continuous Improvement / Manufacturing Engineer | City of Industry, California

Job Description:
Continuous Improvement / Manufacturing Engineer who will be working within a team on developing, implementing, and monitoring lean initiatives and various process improvement programs in the manufacturing plants.

Job Description:

  • Identify, develop, implement, and monitor lean initiatives.
  • Identify the training and developmental needs of the manufacturing plants.
  • Will develop a written program for each of the training needs identified and present the program to management for approval. Each program developed will contain a method to document and qualify the individuals being trained.
  • The programs developed may be a combination of live presentations, audiovisual presentations, or other medium.
  • The CI/ME may need to use internal and external resources to assist with areas that require technical expertise.
  • The CI/ME will help identify and develop trainers in each of the manufacturing plants who will implement the training at the local plant level.
  • The CI/ME will visit the manufacturing plants to audit the training programs and personally conduct some training seminars/programs.
  • The Ci/ME will act as a mentor and coach on lean tools including: Kaizen, waste elimination, 5S, identifying value, VSM, , creating flow, pull systems, kanban and problem solving methodologies
  • Bachelors’ degree IE, IME, MFE, ME
  • Must be able to travel within the United States and Mexico, at least monthly.
  • Must be able to speak effectively in front of diverse groups of employees.
  • Must have strong written communication skills.
  • Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering experience a plus
  • Black Belt in Lean Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Previous experience in developing a lean training program is a plus.
  • Will work from our City of Industry location and must reside in Southern California.
  • Technical knowledge of Semi Truck Trailer manufacturing and component assembly is a strong plus.
  • Must be able to motivate and work well with people.
  • Must be a proponent of standardization.
E-mail resume to hr@utm.com