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Ashworth offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in a career with Ashworth, please mail, fax or e-mail your resume with salary and education history to:

John Slagel  
Human Resources Manager
Ashworth Bros., Inc.  
450 Armour Dale, Winchester, VA 22601
E-mail: jslagel@ashworth.com
Website: www.ashworth.com
Fax: 540-662-3150 

MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING MANAGER

Winchester, VA

Here’s an exciting opportunity to work for a leading global manufacturer of conveyor belts to the food processing and other industries. ASHWORTH BROS., INC. strives to be the premier employer within our industry, and a leading employer within our community. We want to attract and retain the best employees for our organization, recognizing our success depends on a partnership based on respect, involvement, development and growth for all our employees. Join us for a long-term rewarding career!

This position will manage the Manufacturing Engineering Department personnel who are responsible for managing projects aimed at design, development and fabrication of new equipment; modification or creation of new manufacturing processes; and maintenance of existing equipment.

Ashworth's goal is to manufacture high quality products in a repeatable and cost effective manner, so this role is vital to our success. The successful candidate will bring experience in mechanical engineering, designing, drawing and commissioning new equipment as well as improving existing equipment.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and a minimum of four years of progressive management experience.
  • A background in continuous improvement and cost reduction with the use of Lean and Six Sigma techniques as it relates to manufacturing.
  • Direct involvement with machine and tooling design - Solid Model software knowledge required; AutoCAD Inventor preferred.
  • A working knowledge of equipment automation.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet strict deadlines.
  • A demonstrated history of developing, implementing, and achieving cost savings through automation and/or process improvement.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and tools.
  • The ability to analyze data using Statistical Process Controls (SPC) and come to a logical conclusion.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer-aided design (CAD) software and the ability to read and comprehend machine drawings and blueprints.
  • Strong scheduling abilities to ensure optimum efficiency and throughput.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; listening skills; and attention to details.
  • Ability to interact well with people, build strong rapport, establish trust and credibility.
  • Ability to mentor and teach new applications or techniques as required.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a continuously changing, fast-paced environment.

Interested candidates should email resume, salary history and salary expectations to career21553@ashworth.com.

For nearly 70 years, Ashworth Bros., Inc. has provided quality, trouble-free conveyor belting products to our customers, backed by exceptional service and support. Ashworth’s metal, plastic, and hybrid conveyor belts are marked by more patents in the industry than any other belting manufacturer and the company continues to innovate to create and improve conveyor belt technologies that increase throughput and minimize downtime for the most demanding applications in processing industries.

EOE/M/F/D/V


MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Winchester, VA (Washington D.C. Metro); or Faribault, MN

Here’s your opportunity to work for a leading global manufacturer of conveyor belts to the food processing and other industries. ASHWORTH BROS., INC. strives to be the premier employer within our industry, and a leading employer within our community. We want to attract and retain the best employees for our organization, recognizing our success depends on a partnership based on respect, involvement, development and growth for all our employees. Join us for a long-term rewarding career.

Ashworth has an immediate opening for a dynamic and creative MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER. If you have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related field and 10 or more years of engineered product experience, we invite you to apply for this amazing career opportunity. The following skills and experience are minimum requirements for the successful candidate. 

Main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Oversee, manage, and collaborate with the marketing staff on all marketing and communications efforts. 

  • Responsible for coordinating and delivering marketing projects that include; branding/corporate identity, advertising, media/press, tradeshows, product launch, presentations, mailings, website and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

  • Oversee the design and development of sales/marketing kits to leverage sales resources.

  • Manage and oversee tradeshows, tradeshow logistics, installation and dismantling of booths on a global basis including budgeting, registration, display, logistics and materials design. 

  • Manage all literature development.

  • Must create, collaborate, and review technical writing for all product literature and press releases.

  • Be the company product marketing expert for all U.S. and international marketing channels.

  • Be responsible for planning, assisting and execution of the customer/channel marketing and commercialization plans for the company’s product lines.

  • Interact with field sales personnel and customers to gain knowledge of customers’ needs.

  • Recommend modifications to products, packaging, production processes, or other characteristics to improve the environmental soundness or sustainability of products.

Interested candidates should email their resume, salary history and salary requirements to: career21554@ashworth.com

For nearly 70 years, Ashworth Bros., Inc. has provided quality, trouble-free conveyor belting products to our customers, backed by exceptional service and support. Ashworth’s metal, plastic, and hybrid conveyor belts are marked by more patents in the industry than any other belting manufacturer and the company continues to innovate to create and improve conveyor belt technologies that increase throughput and minimize downtime for the most demanding applications in processing industries.

See what Ashworth has to offer! Visit us at www.ashworth.com

Principals only. No Recruiters and No phone calls.

EOE/M/F/D/V

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Winchester, VA (Washington D.C. Metro)
 
Here’s your opportunity to work for a leading global manufacturer of conveyor belts to the food processing and other industries. ASHWORTH BROS., INC. strives to be the premier employer within our industry, and a leading employer within our community. We want to attract and retain the best employees for our organization, recognizing our success depends on a partnership based on respect, involvement, development and growth for all our employees. Join us for a long-term rewarding career. 
 
Ashworth has an immediate opening for a PRODUCTION MANAGER who can demonstrate the ability to continuously produce products to satisfy customer demand on-time and within the cost, quality, and safety parameters. The successful candidate will be able to drive positive employee relations as well as employee development. In addition, the Production Manager must be able to efficiently and effectively manage resources in a manufacturing environment with made-to-order, low-volume, high-complexity engineered products.
 
Main duties and responsibilities are:
  • Oversee the production operation, including multiple shifts, and ensure that all employees are focused on safety, quality, on-time delivery, and budget.
  • Identify opportunities for immediate and long-term process/equipment enhancements and be able to implement those improvements within cost and performance targets.
  • Guide supervisors and employees to ensure an emphasis on high quality output and minimal rework and warranty costs.
  • Measure production performance, efficiency, and waste and compare metrics against targets.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS), with a mechanical or advanced degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years related manufacturing experience in a low-volume, high-mix type of environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience.
  • Solid computer literacy (Microsoft Office products; ERP software).
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing.
  • Experience with metal fabrication and various welding methods.
  • Ability to guide employees and provide training and development opportunities.

Interested candidates should email their resume and salary requirements to: career21446@ashworth.com.

For nearly 70 years, Ashworth Bros., Inc. has provided quality, trouble-free conveyor belting products to our customers, backed by exceptional service and support. Ashworth’s metal, plastic, and hybrid conveyor belts are marked by more patents in the industry than any other belting manufacturer and the company continues to innovate to create and improve conveyor belt technologies that increase throughput and minimize downtime for the most demanding applications in processing industries. 
 
EOE/M/F/D/V