Careers

We Are The Brickle Group

As a diversified group of private family companies, we value the contributions of all our people and business entities. Our Company diversity has helped us remain stable and profitable for over 80 years, and our ability to adapt to a continually changing business market has allowed us to be a recognized leader in our industry.

The Brickle Group is fortunate to have internal knowledge, expertise and blended resources. We recognize that our unique people and teams add value to our organization; we challenge and support employees to identify problems, and find solutions.

We strive to engage a knowledgeable and diverse workforce of high quality, dedicated employees committed to our Company mission and values. Our personable culture and approach provides line of sight opportunities for individual, professional, and organizational growth. We are a performance driven team on a journey of continuous improvement, and welcome all to apply who are serious about developing their career in an organization that truly cares for its employees.

Open Positions
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Why Work At The Brickle Group?

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Innovative Work Culture

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Paid Vacation & Sick Time

Here at The Brickle Group, we take pride in our corporate culture in our offices and on the manufacturing floors. We believe that we have a social responsibility to not only improve the lives of our employees, but to assist in providing products to benefit the homeless and to those recovering from the aftermath of a disaster. We CARE, and we take pride in our environment which encourages learning, accountability, and continuous improvement. We place a high priority on employee recognition and are committed to employee career growth and development… With the amount of internal knowledge that we possess, you are bound to learn here.


Open Positions

Accounting Manager

Position Summary

Are you looking for an exciting Full-Time opportunity with great benefits, competitive pay and a great team of co-workers? The Brickle Group is looking for a ambitus accountant with some leadership experience looking for growth with our continuous improvement company to join our team!

Essential Functions

  • Manage the Accounting Department for the accurate and timely dissemination of accounting activities and financial management reports.
  • Maintain control of balance sheet and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Coordinate and provide required information for audits of company’s accounts.
  • Manages and forecasts the cash position of the company.
  • Update/standardize documentation for all accounting functions.
  • Work with internal customers to develop and implement system improvements.
  • Develop and communicate financial reports with Operating Managers.
  • Coordinate a timely month-end and year-end closing process.
  • Train, coach and manage direct reports, including Staff Accountants, Account Payables and Accounts Receivable.
  • Manage fixed asset accounting, including capital project reviews, asset capitalization, and the physical inventory of fixed assets.
  • Establish, improve and maintain systems and controls which verify the integrity of all Accounting systems, processes and data.
  • Ensure system/process controls are in place to safeguard the assets of the company.
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports.
  • Reinforces culture of continuous improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • 6-8 years of Accounting experience with minimum of 2 years managerial experience.
  • Experience working in a multi-division or multi-company environment preferred
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and operate with high standards of integrity.
  • Strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and banking working knowledge.
  • Proficient knowledge of Excel, problem solving and analytical skills required.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong managerial abilities with proven success training, coaching and mentoring direct reports.

Rate of Pay

$84,000 - $96,000 per year

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

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Safety Coordinator

Position Summary

Assist in coordinating and implementing safety policies, maintaining safety metrics, safety training records, written safety program and tracking compliance requirements. A key role for monitoring and facilitating the Company’s health and safety programs and supporting safety initiatives. Instrumental in driving culture of safety within the Organization.

Essential Functions

  • Support adherence to OSHA regulations with documentation and recordkeeping.
  • Record and analyze safety metrics to present to Management.
  • Investigate accidents, injuries and hazards and facilitate corrections.
  • Conducts equipment inspections before release to production, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and that all safeguards are in place.
  • Organize, participate in and record minutes of production safety meetings.
  • Provide analysis and support on all safety related issues to management, supervisors, and employees.
  • Trains employees on Corporate safety programs including Safety Orientation, LOTO and Forklift.
  • Maintain and update safety compliance and safety training documents.
  • Conduct workplace safety audits and recommend corrective action.
  • Works with Properties Manager to schedule, monitor and recommend improvements for employee fire drills.
  • Follow up and insure closure on Safety near misses.
  • Observes work in process, ensuring that proper safety equipment is worn and procedures are followed.
  • Coaches employees on following safety regulations; notifies management of violations.
  • Assist Continuous Improvement Manager with facilitation of Safety Kaizens.
  • Partners with Human Resources to discuss, schedule and present employee safety training and safety programs.
  • Prepare and present monthly safety dashboard to Senior Management team.
  • Responsible for fire extinguisher inspection compliance, corporate-wide.
  • Manages annual state and federal permitting requirements and environmental regulations ensuring filings are done appropriately and timely.

Qualifications

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Knowledge of safe work practices
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • OSHA safety training certification(s) a plus

Rate of Pay

$60,000 - $70,000 per year

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

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Manufacturing Maintenance Manager

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the safe maintenance, installation, repair or replacement of plant equipment and systems, to ensure maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company.

Essential Functions

  • Leadership role in promoting company’s mission ensuring that Safety is instilled as a value and that all equipment meets the most stringent safety guidelines.
  • Use of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) software as the means to improve uptime of equipment while reducing maintenance costs.
  • Participates in objective setting, plan development and performance review of equipment.
  • Initiates, implements, and manages the two shift plant maintenance program based on best practices in the Textile Manufacturing industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance (TPM).
  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
  • Supervises plant maintenance personnel.
  • Hands-on troubleshooting, repair and installation of equipment
  • Manages projects related to new equipment, rebuilds and/or process improvements.
  • Ensures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost -effective manner.
  • Develops, maintains and updates SOPs, operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
  • Ensures that all maintenance technicians are trained on the most updated version of the operating procedures.
  • Monitors operation of manufacturing equipment and systems.
  • Reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Tracks, analyzes and improves key maintenance parameters such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance, schedule compliance, etc. utilizing E-Maintenance system.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree from two-year college in a related technical field or certificate or diploma from trade school in related field and five years’ experience in leading a maintenance operation of a process manufacturing facility or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with repairs and maintenance of processing equipment.
  • Must have working experience with TPM (Total Productive Maintenance).
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal leadership development and driving company culture
  • Demonstrated capability of establishing an environment of ownership, accountability and personal responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute effectively in a multi-function team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate complex business deals for equipment and services
  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills and leadership presence in large and small groups
  • Demonstrated skills in coaching and developing team members into the future leaders of the company

Rate of Pay

$70,000 - $80,000 per year

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

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Process Engineer

Position Summary

The Process Engineer will assist Manufacturing Engineering and the Director of Advanced Engineering in the Development, configuration and optimization of industrial processes from inception through to start-up, insuring consistency and high quality in the manufacturing of all products.

Essential Functions

  • Develop a thorough understanding of all manufacturing processes and products.
  • Assist in specifying equipment and process requirements for the development of new products or product improvement.
  • Assess processes for efficiency and product quality by developing and analyzing statistical data to determine improvement parameters.
  • Serve as the primary quality assurance resource for problem identification, resolution, and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate resolution of technical and process problems and technical modifications.
  • Design and implement methods for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.
  • Promote and execute quality standards, inspection processes, test methodologies, quality plans documents and reports.
  • Assist in manufacturing productivity and quality improvements on the production floor.
  • Participate in closure of process deviations, investigations, and corrective actions to prevent recurrent deviations
  • Provide process documentation and operating instructions/SOPs.
  • Assist in Development of Process/Methods/Manufacturing documentation.
  • Research, conduct and test trials and sample runs, documenting results.
  • Works with Safety Manager to ensure proper safety set-up and safeguards for all new equipment.
  • Develops project plans and manages projects from inception to completion.
  • Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses.
  • Work with the plant support to participate in Kaizen projects. This includes project selection, justification, planning, training, execution, and project reporting.
  • Work closely with Continuous Improvement Manager in support of CI initiatives.
  • Keep abreast of changes in policies, procedures, regulations, business initiatives and technologies that effect production.
  • Support Lean Manufacturing, 5S, safe work practices and other Company initiatives.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as directed by management.

Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Textile Engineering preferred.
  • 5-8 years’ experience with Needle-punch and/or Carding manufacturing.
  • Experience implementing process and quality improvements in a manufacturing environment
  • Impeccable math and statistical analysis skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Previous project management experience with knowledge of project management software
  • Analytical thinker and problem-solver with interpersonal skills

Rate of Pay

$80,000 - $100,000 per year

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

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The Brickle Group offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes health, dental, HRA, FSA, 401(K), wellness initiatives, training opportunities, vacation time, holidays, employee social events and sick days. In addition, we provide performance incentives, a culture of diversity, learning and engagement, and a stable, family work environment.

It is the policy of The Brickle Group not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on gender, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, gender identity or expression citizenship, genetic information, ancestral origin, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth, veteran or disability status, or any other related medical conditions or any other status protected by Federal, State or local laws.

Applicants who required accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at 401-769-0189.