Custom Solutions Fabricator / Shipping Associate

Albany Valve & Fitting Co., Inc.
Wallingford, CT 06492 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Albany Valve & Fitting Co., Inc., a privately held company, is an authorized sales and service center for the Swagelok Company, a $2B global organization that designs, manufactures, and delivers an expanding range of the highest quality fluid system products and services. Albany Valve & Fitting Co., Inc. serves customers in Eastern New York State (23 counties in the Tech Valley), the State of Connecticut, the State of Vermont, and Western Massachusetts (4 counties) since incorporation, May 1972.

Reporting to the Custom Solutions Manager, the CS Fabricator / Shipping Associate performs tasks responsible primarily for the assembly of Swagelok parts and subassemblies that meet the customer specifications. In addition to their CS responsibilities, they will also have warehouse functions; including shipping, receiving, inventory management, logistics, and ensure customer service quality standards are met. Time ratio for each department will be 80-90% in Custom Solutions – balance in shipping and may vary depending on workload for the day. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, have a willingness to learn, be able to work independently and as part of a team, and be able to develop and maintain relationships.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Custom Solution Responsibilities:

Learn mechanical principals of Swagelok products to become a technical resource on Swagelok parts and products fabricated in house.

Responsible for obtaining required Swagelok Certifications and ensure they are kept up to date, including but not limited to:

1. Welding
2. Tube Bending
3. Hose Assembly
4. Gauge Filling
5. Ball Valve Assembly
6. Fitting Assembly and Reassembly

Demonstrated Proficiency with the following Swagelok Equipment:

1. Welder
2. Hand Swager
4. All Benders
5. MS-Spot tool
6. Swagelok Push on Hose Tools
7. Hose Cell
8. Digital Calipers
9. Facing Tools

Responsible for hose and tube cutting, orbital welding, gauge filling and ABVAs

Review and interpret drawings and BOMs for accuracy

Utilize certifications to verify/inspect other fabricators’ work to be compliant with Quality System

Responsible for maintenance of tools, safety equipment and general workspace organization

Complete documentation and submittal requirements for projects

Collaborate with the CS team to identify solutions and develop process improvements.

Shipping Responsibilities:

Receive incoming shipments against electronic packing list and inspect for damages, configuration, quantity, material and quality

Unpack and store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, etc.

Pack and ship customer orders leveraging pick list and/or packing slip

Perform data entry to create shipping labels

Cut tubing to specified lengths and within tolerances

Ensure warehouse and inventory is orderly and accurate leveraging ISO standards

Ensure adequate and accurate inventory management by performing cycle counts

Operate and maintain machinery involved in the receiving of goods

Participate in customer tours and Swagelok corporate associate visits

Work with the Quality Manager to ensure we are prepared and pass all audits.

Ensure compliance with safety regulations and quality system requirements; uphold all ISO and OSHA standards and maintain documentation applicable to the responsibilities above


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience

Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, and ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Demonstrated confidence speaking effectively before groups of customers or employees

Exposure to and comfort with basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

Ability to use forklift and table saw accurately and with proper safety protocol

Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to build personal and team-based relationships with all levels of associates

Experience with basic computer applications and data entry

Core Values:




Customer Focus

Continuous Improvement


Benefits & Compensation:

Be a part of a locally owned & operated business, affiliated with a global organization who values treating everyone with integrity & respect

Be a part of a progressive company challenging the status quo

Comprehensive medical, dental & life insurance plan


Paid vacation, sick & personal days

Paid holidays

Working Conditions & Physical Efforts:

Intellectually intense, fast paced and often changing environment

Work is performed in an interior warehouse or mobile work environment

Requires employees have no restrictions operating a motor vehicle

Requires employees have no restrictions on domestic or international travel

This role requires moderate physical effort and has limited exposure to physical risk

This role requires regular lifting of up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds

The duties and responsibilities, qualifications, physical conditions and other statements contained herein represent the current general nature of the job described, and are subject to change at any time, with or without notice. This job description does not limit in any way the assignments given to an employee in this role. Employees are expected to perform any and all duties (compliant, legal & ethical) assigned by the Company leadership, collaboratively and with the best intention of the customer and company.

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