A Job That Counts

Are you looking for a career where your effort truly makes an impact? Here is your opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company in the fluid power and motion control industry.

Join our team an be a key factor in making you, and us, a leader in the industry.

We are dedicated to serving our customers and training and empowering our employees to serve their needs. Iowa Fluid Power is a leader in the fluid power industry and we want you to become a member of our growing team.

Employee Benefits

Join our team and you will be rewarded for your hard work and achievements. We offer a comprehensive benefit package (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), and an impressive 401(k) plan with a robust profit sharing program.

 

 

Industrial Technicians

 

Iowa Fluid Power and Electro-Hydraulic Automation, Inc. a fast-growing manufacturer of custom fluid power and motion control solutions, located on the north side of Cedar Rapids, has immediate needs for motivated individuals in our Assembly area:

Applicants must have a minimum of two years industrial experience.  Primary job functions will include trouble-shooting, plumbing, and basic wiring of hydraulic and electric systems along with performing preventative maintenance. Preferred candidate will be experienced in industrial wiring and/or industrial panel wiring. Applicant should be willing to travel locally for on-site service. We offer a competitive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k) and Profit Sharing including personal advisors, health club subsidies, vacation and sick time, as well as paid holidays at start date.

Send cover and resume to Iowa Fluid Power/Electro-Hydraulic Automation, Attn: HR-EHA CONTROL, (ref: EHA-TEC), PO BOX 10495, Cedar Rapids, IA  52410.

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Data Analyst & Reporting

 

Growing manufacturer/distributor on the North side of Cedar Rapids requires the professional skills of an experienced Data Analyst with advanced business reporting skills and excellent communication.

IFP Group of Companies (locally known as Iowa Fluid Power) is a family owned, aggressively growing company of just over 130 people in need of a proactive administrative professional to work in our office team. In this role, you will work with teams across the company and serve as a key contributor to the management group.

Tasks will include:

  • Working with key stakeholders across the company to create reports and reporting solutions to fit their needs
  • Writing reports from SQL databases and performing ad hoc data analysis as needed to find insights
  • Collaborating with IT and other stakeholders to develop a suite of KPIs for measuring success of the business across various dimensions and maintain and publishing that data
  • Developing, publishing and maintaining an intranet CMS
  • Manipulating supplier data to put into a standard format and updating pricing and part information in a Prophet21 ERP system
  • Support and administration of B2B webstore

Preferred candidate will possess:

  • 2-4 years of experience working in data analysis and/or business intelligence
  • SQL Report writing (Crystal Reports, Tableau, SSRS, or other report writers)
  • Strong conceptual understanding of relational databases
  • MS SQL or MySQL experience preferred
  • Visual Basic, VB.NET, .ASP or another programming languages a plus
  • Strong MS office skills including Access, Excel Macros/VB scripting
  • Drupal or CMS experience a plus
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to present information in a compelling way to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Curiosity and a drive to learn and find or develop creative solutions
  • Excellent SQL skills related to pulling data required
  • Knowledge of Prophet 21 would be a definite preference, but not a requirement
  • An eye for reporting design, graphing, and the ability to tell meaningful stories from data
  • Prior experience with or a working knowledge of financial data

The close interaction with top level management as well as the varied tasks and roles available to this candidate make this an important and challenging job. Position requires a person who can work with confidential information and be a self-starter. If you are a proactive person with a strong service focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organization, this could be your long-term role.

We offer a competitive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k) and Profit Sharing including personal advisors, health club subsidies, vacation and sick time, as well as paid holidays at start date.

Send cover and resume to Iowa Fluid Power/Electro-Hydraulic Automation, Attn: HR-Data Analyst & Reporting, PO BOX 10495, Cedar Rapids, IA  52410.

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Administrative Assistant

 

IFP Group of Companies (locally known as Iowa Fluid Power) has an immediate need for a full-time addition in our office group. If you are an Administrative Assistant that provides secretarial and administrative work of a complex naturethen this job is for you.

  • Performs special projects as assigned for Management team
  • Manages scheduling using MS Outlook, plans/arranges meetings, trips and events
  • Interacts with all departments to accomplish organization goals
  • Confidentially performs secretarial functions as needed and provides administrative support in a variety of capacities including: mail handling, processing of correspondence, preparing agendas, notices, invitations and recording meeting minutes
  • Designs spreadsheets for reporting
  • High level of analytical work, including purchasing and financial needs
  • With minimal supervision, handles and resolves complex or unique questions, problems, or assignments, exercising independent judgment and initiative on occasion

Required Qualifications:

•Minimum of 3 years administrative experience

•Ability to establish priorities

•Ability to meet tight deadlines

•Flexibility

•Quick thinking/Decision making

•Ability to maintain confidentiality

•Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

We offer a competitive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k) and Profit Sharing including personal advisors, health club subsidies, vacation and sick time, as well as paid holidays at start date.

Send cover and resume to Iowa Fluid Power/Electro-Hydraulic Automation, Attn: HR Admin Assist, PO BOX 10495, Cedar Rapids, IA  52410.

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Industrial Automation Sales Representatives - Choose your location! - Greater St. Louis area, Kansas City area, Oklahoma City area

 

Innovative Fluid Power and Electro-Hydraulic Automation, Inc. a recognized and established manufacturer of custom motion control solutions, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, has immediate need for a motivated self-starter in the Greater St Louis, Kansas City and Oklahoma City areas to work as an Industrial Automation Sales Representative. 

Successful candidate will have the support resources from the industries best electro-hydraulic distribution based engineering and manufacturing organization.

Position requires strong interpersonal skills and exceptional mechanical aptitude.

Successful candidate will have extensive knowledge in fluid power and an excellent outside sales record. Training on product knowledge will be provided. Individual will be responsible for developing new business as well as expanding relationships with current clients. Position will require travel and will include minimal overnight stays.

Starting wage commensurate with the experience level of the candidate, in addition to a competitive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, health club subsidies, company provided automobile and vacation, as well as paid holidays at start date. Must have insurable driving record. Send cover and resume to Innovative Fluid Power, Attn: HR-STL, PO BOX 10495, Cedar Rapids, IA  52410.

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Mobile Products Engineer

 

As a Mobile Products Engineer you will be working with several of our customers designing projects for different mobile equipment environments (Tractors, sprayers, track equipment, cranes, off road vehicles, etc.). You will be part of a team environment consisting of a multi-disciplined group of electrical or mechanical engineers, drafting, automation specialists, controls engineers, and clerical coordinators.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work in a multi-disciplined group utilizing mechanical, electrical/electronic and fluid power components
  • Design of mobile hydraulic and electronic circuits and systems in a customer focused sales capacity
  • Work in a customer facing sales role supported by an engineering team and outside sales support
  • Design of mobile controller systems utilizing controllers, displays, joysticks, and sensors
    • Design using good methods, physics, materials practices
    • Draw or supervise the drafting of schematics, physical layouts in AutoCAD,  Inventor
    • Work with vendors and suppliers to obtain pricing
    • Ensure the techs understand the scope, schematics, design, system requirements, hours allowed,  of jobs
    • Control costs and budget
    • Assist as needed with hands on, layout, and construction of the unit
    • Program the controls and go on-site and help with startup/troubleshooting
    • Make sure the project meets the customer’s expectations
  • Design and program control systems utilizing CAN, CODESYS, hydraulics and electronics for mobile equipment

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum 2 or 4-year degree in Engineering from an accredited college/university or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of mobile hydraulics experience OR 2+ years of mobile programming experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, have excellent attention to detail, and be willing and able to learn new technologies quickly
  • Experience successfully interacting and working with customers at multiple levels of responsibility in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Willingness to work beyond core business hours if necessary, to minimize business interruption during planned or unplanned system modifications
  • Work in a multi-disciplined environment being either the team leader or member of the team
  • Have solid verbal and written communication skills
  • A small amount of travel will be required as the customer base is located throughout the Midwest

Pluses:

  • Fluid Power design experience
  • Experience with PLC’s, motion controllers, knowledge of industrial equipment
  • Experience with Mobile controllers and programming in C/C++/ CODESYS
  • AutoCAD experience

Competitive benefit package includes 401(k) and Profit Sharing with personal advisors, medical, dental and vision plan, paid holidays, and fitness club subsidies.

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Machine Assembly Technicians

 

Applicant must possess a High School diploma, and strong math skills, with additional electrical/mechanical course work, and 1-3 years related electronic/mechanical assembly knowledge. Must be able to read schematics and blue prints and be proficient with hand and power tools.


Duties may include fabrication, finishing, assembly, wiring, testing and shipping machines within specified quality, cost, customer and delivery guidelines. Responsible for power up and checkout of machines as well as under power test procedures, debugging of machine problems and resolving customer related machine problems. Will support work in other areas as required.
 

Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of AC & DC control circuits, including single and three-phase motor controls, mechanical assembly, general fabrication and painting skills.  Candidates must have the ability to work independently but also as part of a team on larger complex systems ensuring customer requirements are meet for electrical, ability to maintain positive behaviors and flexibility to work in other areas as workload requires, ability to follow written and verbal instructions (fluent in written and spoken English) to build to meet customer specifications and build within the estimated hours given, and possess exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to successfully handle a multi-tasked role in an organized fashion.

 

Become part of an ever-growing business in a challenging field.  Competitive benefit package includes medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k) and Profit Sharing plan with personal advisors, health club subsidies, vacation and sick time, as well as paid holidays at start date. IFP/EHA is a family owned business with family values and a great work atmosphere. Please email cover and resume to hr2017@ifpusa.com or visit our careers page at www.ifpusa.com/careers for an application and more details.

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