Sales Channel Manager

Posted by Shannon Weiss on November 16, 2017 in Jobs
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Job Summary:
The objective of this position is to provide consultative sales support

Functions:
Increase sales for CGI and meet goals by objectives as assigned by immediate supervisor
In-depth knowledge and understanding of technical sales process
Understanding of the business objectives and business scope
Ability to prioritize activities to best meet objectives
Must functionally understand customer requirements so as to be able to provide detailed price quotations and accurate deliveries of CGI products to representative and distribution channels
Must have thorough knowledge of all CGI products in order to recommend appropriate solutions for a wide variety of applications
Must respond to customer inquiries in an expeditious manner
Provide field support to representative and distribution channels when required and approved by immediate supervisor
Must have capability of providing product presentations and training to representative and distribution channels
Attend and provide required support at trade shows when requested
Maintain NBO log and NBO monthly performance reports
Maintain lead tracking and lead tracking monthly performance reports
Issue and track return authorizations
Provide quote follow up in a timely manner
Provide monthly sales activity reporting to representative and distribution channels. This includes sales performance lead follow up.
New business opportunity tracking and key customer reports

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Have thorough understanding and working knowledge of Visual Manufacturing
Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Communicate effectively with peers and other co-workers
Provide the highest level of quality work at all times
Conduct oneself in an ethical, honest and professional manner at all times

Deburr Operator

Posted by Shannon Weiss on November 08, 2017 in Jobs
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Job Summary:
Operates dedurring machine to perform various machining functions

Functions:
Reads and interprets blueprints and related technical data
Loads/unloads and inspects production parts

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Some experience in machining techniques

Deburr Lead

Posted by Shannon Weiss on November 08, 2017 in Jobs
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Job Summary:
Sets-up, and operates all dedurring machines to perform various machining functions
Confers w/ production control to establish priorities for work orders within the dept.
Reviews supplied job data for accuracy to distribute to their dept. resources and
Personnel. Ensures company polices and procedures are followed and conducts annual
Reviews of dept. personnel
Provides and ensures proper job training for department personnel

Functions:
Reads and interprets blueprints and related technical data
Prepares, pre-sets, and installs all required tooling
Sets required work piece fixtures
Loads/unloads and inspects production parts
Adjusts machine to maintain or correct part tolerances

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Ability to supervise and coordinate w/ dept. personnel
Ability to maintain a positive attitude
Experience and skilled in machining techniques
Familiar w/ all company machining techniques
Familiar w/ all dept. resources and tooling capabilities
Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
Ensures work areas are cleaned & safety is always observed

Mechanical Engineer-Gear Design & Automation

Posted by Shannon Weiss on August 03, 2017 in Jobs
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Job Summary:
The Mechanical Engineer-Gear Design and Automation Engineer designs various types of gears, gearing arrangements and complete Planetary Gearboxes to meet customer requirements and new CGI product requirements.  Designs and supports electro-mechanical test equipment for testing and improving new and existing gear and gearbox designs.  Creates design specifications for (use of CGI products in) customer applications, new CGI products and existing CGI catalog improvement.  Works closely with Sales (applications engineering) and has direct customer contact to gather design requirements and offer customer engineering support.  Able to aid in customer applications / motion control / automation designs in order to incorporate CGI products.  Assists in Engineering Department functions such as Engineering Change Orders, Bills of Material creation, Engineering Design inquiries and Order Processing as required.  Works with Manufacturing Engineering to improve designs for ease of manufacturability.

Functions:
Design (and review designs for) gears, gear arrangements and gearboxes (utilizing the following gear types and arrangements:  spur, helical, worm, bevel, planetary face gearing, etc.)
Perform analysis and calculations to support the required performance and specifications of gear design projects and follow through with appropriate documentation
Incorporate gearbox system components into designs with regards to motors, shafting, bearings, seals, coatings, lubrication, material selection, hardware, etc.
Design tools and/or machines of varying types (some of complex nature) for use in the testing of company products (along with verifying intended function and providing schematics and operational documentation)
Support customer inquiries regarding customer (custom) applications, application of standard CGI products and engineering assistance (including occasional travel to customer facilities, assisting in customer application design of motion control / automation systems, participating in trade show booths and advertisement opportunities such as engineering white papers)

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge and experience concerning design and use of gears, gearing arrangements, gearbox (system) design, mechanical principles and general gear manufacturing practices is essential
Experience using gear design software such as KissSoft, TKSolver, GearTrax or similar
Strong drafting skills using solid modeling software programs
SolidWorks experience desirable
Knowledge and experience building mechanical and electro-mechanical machinery for testing and automation is essential
Experience in the field of motion control, automation and robotics is highly desirable
Knowledge concerning modern fabrication, assembly techniques and machine-shop practices and techniques is desirable
Familiarity with Statistical Analysis
Familiarity with ISO9000 quality management systems and related requirements
Self-initiating and able to work effectively with little direction and/or few guidelines
Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all levels within the organization as well as with external customers and suppliers
Working knowledge of computer systems and office software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Familiarity with MRP/ERP systems
Visual Manufacturing (ERP) experience a plus
B.S.M.E. degree or a B.S. degree with a concentration of coursework in Machine Design, Product Design or engineering applicable to Motion Control and Automation
Not less than three (3) years’ experience as a Mechanical Engineer / Machine Designer / Motion Control Automation Designer

Manual Machinist I

Posted by Shannon Weiss on July 28, 2017 in Jobs
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Job Summary:
Sets-up, and operates manual lathes & mills w/ some instruction to perform various machining functions

Functions:
Reads and interprets blueprints and related technical data
Prepares, pre-sets, and installs most all required tooling w/ some instruction
Can set required work piece fixtures w/ some instruction
Loads/unloads and inspects production parts
Adjusts machine to maintain or correct part tolerances

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience and skilled in machining techniques
Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Visit CGI Inc. at Gear Expo 2017 Booth #707

Posted by Shannon Weiss on June 13, 2017 in News
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CGI is pleased to announce our attendance at the 2017 Gear Expo Drive and Technology Show. We look forward to seeing you there October 24-26, 2017 in Columbus, OH at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

If you would like to schedule an appointment, please use our contact form and we’ll connect with you at your convenience.

Since 1967, CGI has consistently been providing for its customers exceptional craftsmanship and outstanding customer service. Known as a world class gear and precision component manufacturer, CGI also offers design and manufacturing of motion control subassemblies. Our team of highly skilled and diverse professionals can take your product from design through assembly. The USA based manufacturing facility is fully certified to ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and AS 9100 quality standards.

Click here to get a complimentary Gear Expo pass>>(pdf)

CGI Raptor SS precision planetary gearhead is washdown-ready

Posted by Shannon Weiss on May 10, 2017 in Engineering Capabilities, News
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The new Raptor SS precision planetary gearhead from CGI Inc. offers stainless-steel construction and IP65-rated sealing for a washdown-ready design that is suitable in food and beverage and other sanitary applications.
The planetary gearhead also has high stiffness to withstand high loading — as well as gear geometry to transmit high torque. Components are made of advanced materials that get specialty heat treatment for durability.

There are also versions of the planetary gearhead that come with a white epoxy coating and optional food-grade grease for food-related applications.

The Raptor SS has features that simplify installation; it can mount in any direction and has a captive input pinion. NEMA and metric configurations are standard.

Maximum input speed for the planetary gearhead is 6,500 rpm. Service life exceeds 15,000 hours. Maximum backlash (arc-min) is 4 (for the one-stage design), 6 (for the two-stage design), and 8 (for the three-stage design). In addition:
• Efficiency for the one-stage design is better than 95%
• Efficiency for the two-stage design is better than 90%
• Efficiency for the three-stage design is better than 85%

For more information, call 800.568.GEAR (4327) or visit cgimotion.com/product-line.

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ABOUT CGI Inc.
Since 1967, CGI has consistently been providing exceptional craftsmanship and outstanding customer service. This unwavering commitment is what makes CGI the reliable choice for precision components and sub-assemblies. Our capabilities in precision manufacturing feature a careful blend of cutting edge technology and renowned reliability. We can provide our customers with an engineering team that is talented, knowledgeable and eager to help. We can work with your concept from the prototype stage all the way through to full production. Our manufacturing facility is broad in its capabilities and features high end machinery aimed at providing excellent quality and rapid turnaround. Because of the technology we have available, we’re able to work you in product development from blueprint to prototype to full cycle production.

Northern Nevada Development Authority Announces Their Pioneer Awards 2017 Winners

Posted by Shannon Weiss on April 20, 2017 in Engineering Capabilities, News
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Carson City, Nevada – Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) announced the winners of the Pioneer Awards 2017 and CGI is pleased to have won the Silver Forge Award for Manufacturer of the Year.

Silver Forge Award for Manufacturer of the Year: CGI, Inc. – CGI, Inc. Is involved in several High-Tech projects, for example CGI is currently involved with the design, Manufacture and support of products used in Commercial Space Missions. And is helping to develop and design equipment for the New 2020 Mars Rover.

 

NNDA Executive Director, Robert “Rob” Hooper, said, “The NNDA Pioneer Awards highlight the strength and innovation of the Sierra Region economic ecosystem, which includes education and workforce development. Since economic development is about both the present and the future, I am delighted that the Sierra Region school districts elected to recognize our area’s youth through the Silver State Awards.” He continued, “Economic development is not about what is in it for me. It is also about future generations. ”

Some other Pioneer Awards will be presented to:

Battleborn Award for Leadership in Sustainability: Bently Enterprises (Minden, NV) – Sustainability is the cornerstone of all Bently business practices which consistently incorporate the conservation of resources and protection of the environment

Boundary Peak Award for Nonprofit of the Year: Nevada Rural Community Partners (Carson City, NV) – NRCP provides disadvantaged local youth with opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities, e.g., school sports or clubs, cheerleading, band, gymnastics, dance, science camps, Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of America, etc.

Kit Carson Award for Most Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year: QuantumMark®, LLC (Reno, NV) – This women-owned project management firm has become a recognized national leader in vital records transformation for its work guiding eleven states, including Nevada, through the modernization of their state systems.

Silver Apple Award for Best Education Initiative: Lyon County School District – Silver Stage High School collaborated with Western Nevada College, through its Jump Start College, to launch an onsite manufacturing training hub. It provides technical education for rural high school students who are receiving the necessary training to enter a job-ready workforce.

PioneerAwards.com

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About:
About NNDA: Northern Nevada Development Authority is the recognized Economic Development Authority for the Sierra Region of Nevada which is comprised of Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County and the Comstock District. The agency is a non-profit organization funded by the State, the counties and cities within the region and through donations from Investor Partners comprised of businesses in the communities NNDA serves. Since 2010, NNDA has had an economic impact of over $1.7 billion in the Sierra Region and assisted 67 companies with their relocation to Northern Nevada.

CNC Mill Programmer/Set-up Machinist

Posted by Shannon Weiss on February 24, 2017 in Jobs, Uncategorized
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Job Summary:
Programs, sets-up, and operates CNC mills w/ some instruction to perform various machining functions

Functions:
Reads and interprets blueprints and related technical data
Program (and/or loading existing programs into) machine control w/ some instruction
Prepares, pre-sets, and installs most all required tooling w/ some instruction
Can set required work piece fixtures w/ some instruction
Loads/unloads and inspects production parts
Adjusts machine controls to maintain or correct part tolerances

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience and skilled in machining techniques
Knowledge of CNC controls and programming
Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Visit CGI Inc. at Automate 2017 Booth #2059

Posted by Shannon Weiss on February 24, 2017 in News
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CGI is pleased to announce our attendance at the 2017 Automate show. We look forward to seeing you there. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please use our contact form and we’ll connect with you at your convenience.

Since 1967, CGI has been known as a world class gear and precision component manufacturer, CGI also offers design and manufacturing of motion control subassemblies. We can take your product from design through assembly. Whether it’s an improvement on a current design or groundbreaking new designs, CGI has the know-how and team to enable design excellence. Our team of problem solving engineers and product managers can bring your application to market on time and under budget.

Products / Services

  • Automated Assembly Machines/Systems
  • Engineering Services
  • Motion Control Equipment
  • Power Transmission, Actuators & Mechanics
  • Robots – Industrial
  • Robots – Service or Educational
  • System Integration – Automation
  • System Integration – Robotics
  • System Integration – Vision
  • Vision System
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