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We do it right. We do it safe. We do it better. AFEX works on the forefront of innovation and technology to bring exceptional fire suppression systems to our customers.

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AFEX Fire Suppression Systems Owner, Rod Cavallero, Posing in Front of Mining Vehicle

Are you interested in a career with a global provider of heavy duty equipment fire suppression systems? AFEX is a family-owned business working on the forefront of innovation and technology to bring an exceptional product to our customers. Our team is comprised of diverse talents in the fields of safety, engineering, technical support, sales, marketing and manufacturing.

Positions Available

We are regularly seeking qualified, driven team members to join our growing organization in a variety of capacities. To inquire about current career opportunities that may be available, please check this page regularly or submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].

We seek a qualified Accounting Specialist candidate to perform a range of general clerical, accounting, and bookkeeping support functions in the organization.  This candidate will also assist/support our Customer Service Representatives with incoming orders. 

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:  

  • 2+ years’ experience in clerical accounting and invoicing, preferably in QuickBooks 
  • Experience in processing expense reports (Concur) 
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint 
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures 
  • Solid computer literacy 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Excellent problem-solving 
  • Ability to work as a team or alone 
  • Self-starter 
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written 

 

Responsibilities: 

General accounts receivable functions: 

  • Code, post, and receive payments 
  • Prepare and coordinate deposit activities 
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payment

General accounts payable functions: 

  • Check, verify and process invoices 
  • Prepare payments for signature 
  • Sort, code and enter accounts payable data 
  • Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices 
  • Maintain vendor files

General invoicing functions: 

  • Matching shipments to orders 
  • Preparing customer invoice in QuickBooks 
  • Forwarding invoice to customer 
  • Scanning invoice into SharePoint

Other support functions: 

  • Assist in month end reporting procedures 
  • Find and use accounting data to resolve accounting problems and discrepancies 
  • Process employee expense reports in Concur 
  • Train in Export orders and hazardous materials to assist/back-up Customer Service 
  • EXIM – process monthly payment for export revenue 
  • Assist with Vendor Application forms 
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks 
  • Liaise with other departments/customers/vendors 
  • Assist in answering incoming calls 
  • Take minutes in the Monday morning roundtable  
  • Additional duties as assigned 

We seek a motivated and well-spoken Customer Service Representative to join our team.  The Customer Service Representative will be responsible for communicating with customers, understanding their needs, and ensuring a smooth sales order process and shipping of products

Required Skills, Qualifications & Experience: 

  • 5 years of customer service experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – via phone & email
  • Proactive and pays attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, work independently, and prioritize daily activities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to learn and apply general knowledge of the company, products, logistics, and services
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint)
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • Positive attitude and a Team player
  • Spanish fluency is a plus
  • Experience and/or certified with exporting hazardous goods a plus

 Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with customer base on a daily basis to accept purchase orders and coordinate logistics, both domestically and internationally
  • Distributor sales order entry, process, confirmation, tracking and communication with the client and Afex sales team
  • Generate and provide quotes for customers and follow through to ensure sales team success
  • Place, monitor, and ensure timely shipment of customer orders, confirming pricing and correct parts and pieces ordered and received
  • Provide technical information with product modifications that ensure accurate order placement
  • RMA’s and Credit Memos
  • Ability to create customer accounts in PCMRP software
  • Use of customer online portals to receive orders
  • Export documents – shipping and coordinating pick-ups with forwarders
  • Additional duties as assigned

Fast-paced, manufacturer of heavy mobile equipment fire suppression systems seeks a Machinist to operate and maintain our CNC Milling Machines.

The successful candidate will be expected to hit the ground running. Must have the ability to read, write and modify CNC programs (G & M Codes). The candidate should possess traditional machinist skills in addition to the CNC skills.

AFEX, located in Raleigh, NC, is experiencing rapid growth. We sell to industries such as mining, forestry, waste, oil & gas, and other safety-oriented industries that use heavy off-road equipment.

Machine Operator/Programmer:

  • Three + years experience in set-up and operation of CNC Milling Machines.
  • Machine parts to close tolerances.
  • Experience machining various types of metals (Brass, Steel, Aluminum)
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of micrometers, vernier calipers, and other quality inspection tools.
  • Programs, loads, aligns, sets-up, and operates machines per drawing instructions.
  • Unloads, checks for quality.
  • Debur and clean parts, as required.
  • Maintain quality and quantity.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Follow all safety procedures.
  • Maintains records of production (route cards)
  • Familiar with and have the ability to perform PM on the machines.

Requirements:

  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Knowledge of machining methods, cutting tools, cutting qualities of metals, and overall manufacturing experience.
  • 1-3 years of machining experience or graduate of machining program.
  • Ability to work first shift 8am-5pm
  • Good work history (3-4 years minimum in one place. Machining experience, Mechanical ability, willingness to learn).
  • Experience/ability to contribute to a culturally diverse workplace.
  • Computer literate. Ability to use a computer for email, work order documentation, and tool ordering.

 Machines used in shop:

  • Fadal VMC 3016FX.
  • Johnfod SL-300
  • Manual Mills (Well Index)
  • Hardinge Lathes

Job Type: Full-time position with Medical, Dental, Vison, Life, Disability, PTO & 401(k) benefits

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