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Roller Chain Division Job Opportunities – Holyoke, MA

Available Positions:
Manufacturing Engineer | Quality Control Inspector - 2nd Shift


Manufacturing Engineer

Essential Job Functions:

  • Designs tools and dies in Solid Edge CAD software for sheet metal parts manufacturing including tool material selection.
  • Evaluate existing production methods, equipment, tools and dies for improvement and tool life estimates.  Redesign as required to improve performance and quality and provide retraining of operators as needed.
  • Design low cost automation systems.  Research and develop flexible/reconfigurable tooling for assembly of various MTO products.
  • Troubleshoot equipment to ensure efficient operation.
  • Analyze manufacturing processes and determine Return on Investment (ROI) for project justification.  Make project plan, timeline, and presentations supporting M.E. projects.
  • Write specifications for acquisitions of new equipment.  Source and research vendors for machinery and equipment.
  • Write qualification plans and procedures for final acceptance of equipment and adherence to equipment specifications using statistical methods and design of experiments methodology.
  • Installation and commissioning of tools, dies & other equipment.  Prepare work instructions for production staff.
  • Participate in Design Review meetings with Product and Design Engineers.
  • Respond to customer inquiries, escalating manufacturing and delivery issues as appropriate.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering required.
  • 4+ years of work related experience.
  • Knowledge of CAD, lean manufacturing, metallurgy.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply principles of math skills as they apply to tooling design and machining process.  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Microsoft Office - Access, Excel, Work, Internet Communications.
  • Print interpretation including GD&T.
  • Engineering principles.
  • Ability to travel.

Please mail or your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 821 Main Street, Holyoke, MA 01040 or email us at and reference job title in subject line. 

Quality Control Inspector - 2nd Shift

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform diversified inspection duties, involving inspection for quality, appearance and performance, on a variety of raw materials, in-process parts, and finished product, etc., with a variety of similar requirements.  Work from charts, tables, formulas, prints, parts and product data, specifications and general instructions of supervisor.
  • Duties consist of a wide range of activities to inspect incoming materials in accordance with specifications; diversified first piece sample or final floor or bench inspection of parts or product.
  • Responsible for stopping production in case of excessive defects.
  • Make required setups of standard gauging, measuring and testing devices together with necessary adaptations to perform a range of inspection to establish conformity to specifications.
  • Operate a variety of equipment following standard procedures, such as hardness tester; tensile strength tester; vibration, fatigue and endurance testing equipment.  Record results of inspection and testing activities together with summaries for interpretation and evaluation by superior.
  • Duties require knowledge of the use of a normal range of precision measuring instruments such as dial indicators, micrometers, fixed gauges, etc.  Occasionally improvise standard inspection methods as directed.
  • Perform special inspection or tests on product returned from the field or follow procedures and instruction on a new product or variations in product to establish conformity where standard procedures may be followed.
  • Segregate and mark rejected items as required.
  • Provide for minor maintenance of equipment, detect faulty operations and report need of major repair.  Care for measuring instruments and check all production inspection devices for correctness to specifications.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow standard safety regulations.  Detect faulty operation or defective material and report these and other unusual conditions to superior.


  • Use shop aritmatic.
  • Work from prints, specifications and product data.
  • Able to read and interpret a variety of measuring instruments.
  • Knowledge of qualities of metals.
  • Equivalent of 1 to 2 years of trades training.

Please mail or your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 821 Main Street, Holyoke, MA 01040 or email us at and reference job title in subject line. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/veteran 

Tsubaki offers competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits, including health benefits effective on date of hire, 401(k) match and profit sharing.