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We provide career opportunities in a family oriented, dynamic work environment.

Derrick’s corporate headquarters, in-house manufacturing facility, and Mining & Industrial are in Buffalo, New York, while Oil & Gas Drilling and Underground Construction & Aggregates are run out of our Houston, Texas office.

Competitive wages and a fun, friendly work atmosphere is what you can expect at Derrick.

Come and be part of our family!

COME AND JOIN OUR TEAM! 

We are offering a Sign-On Bonus for certain positions

Contact Christina at cmcoons@derrick.com for details!

OPEN POSITIONS

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Maintenance Mechanic – Buffalo, NY – HOT JOB!!

Job Title:                    Maintenance Mechanic

Status:                         Full-Time

Work Location:           On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

We are looking to add to our maintenance team. Our maintenance team is broken into two groups; one team does shop and machinery maintenance and the other team does exterior facilities maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License required
  • Previous work experience in manufacturing/warehouse environment
  • Mechanically inclined with ability to troubleshoot issues that occur in the shop
  • Electrical background strongly preferred for some positions
  • Positive and upbeat attitude
  • Working in various areas within shop which requires frequent physical lifting (up to 50 pounds), bending, twisting, climbing, kneeling, pushing/pulling and walking

 

Derrick Corporation has a standard work week of 47.5 hours, associates are paid overtime daily for anything over 8 hours.

Two shifts available: Night shift, 9:00pm – 7:00am, Day shift 7:00am – 5:00pm

Manufacturing Associate – Buffalo, NY – HOT JOB!!

Job Title:                    Manufacturing Associate

Status:                         Full-Time

Work Location:           On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

We have several openings in our shop for Manufacturing Associates. Responsibilities will include cross training in various departments which could include Layout, Screen Cloth, Shipping, Assembly, Urethane, and Painting.

Successful candidate will need to be able to execute specific job requirements to meet production schedules which will vary by department

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License required
  • Previous work experience manufacturing/warehouse environment a plus
  • Positive and upbeat attitude
  • Working in various areas within shop which requires frequent physical lifting (up to 50 pounds), bending, twisting, climbing, kneeling, pushing/pulling and walking

 

Derrick Corporation has a standard work week of 47.5 hours, associates are paid overtime daily for anything over 8 hours.

Two shifts available: Night shift, 9:00pm – 7:00am, Day shift 7:00am – 5:00pm

Senior Copywriter, Marketing Design – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                      Senior Copywriter, Marketing Design

Status:                          Full-Time

Work Location:            On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

As the Sr. Copywriter, you will be an integral part of our marketing design department. In collaboration, you will create assets that engage customers, tell our story, and build our brand.

 

A successful candidate should have experience in search engine optimization (SEO), research tactics, social media advertising, press releases, and content writing: blogs, websites, and articles.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/University degree in Writing, English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or related discipline
  • 3-8 years of marketing communications copywriting experience
  • Able to balance creativity and business objectives
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to juggle multiple projects and tight deadlines
  • Experience with B2B or professional services

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit engaging copy for campaign assets: marketing collateral, websites, social media, blogs, email, and press releases
  • Assist with marketing strategy
  • Proofread and edit copy
  • Collaborate with the team to create concepts and assets that differentiate and engage

Injection Molding Process Lead – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                    Injection Molding Process Lead

Status:                        Full-Time

Work Location:          On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

This role will provide oversight and direction to each step of the injection molding process.  They will draw from previous industry experience to provide guidance on in process troubleshooting, new product development, process improvement, and in some cases outsourced assistance.  Additionally, they may assist with process improvements plant wide and outside of the injection molding department.  Lastly, they will collaborate with Mold Designer(s) to improve mold design to meet Derrick’s specialty needs.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience in injection molding industry
  • 10+ years’ experience with injection mold process troubleshooting, development, and execution
  • Ability to lead teammates and provide feedback
  • Strong communication skills to interact with all levels of management both verbally and electronically
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and other internal software programs as needed

Human Resources Specialist – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                     Human Resources Specialist

Status:                          Full-Time

Work Location:           On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

We are seeking an experienced human resources professional to assist in the support of our employees across the globe both in person and via TEAMS.

This individual will support all Derrick locations in ensuring compliance with government policies, code of conduct, contracts, and recordkeeping.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, minimum of an Associate Degree is required
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a Human Resources role
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally to represent Derrick Corporation
  • Flexibility with schedule to accommodate time differences based on office location
  • Previous experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Flexibility to move from one task to another as things come up
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Electrical Engineer– Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                    Electrical Engineer

Status:                        Full-Time

Work Location:          On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

We are looking for a motivated and detail oriented individual to come and join our team.  Responsibilities for this role will include but not limited to; design, construction and debugging of shop equipment, as well as electrical schematic design and drawing, control cabinet construction, machine assembly and process development / improvement.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent required
  • Previous electrical training and/or work experience required
  • Must be able to troubleshoot electrical circuits
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to multitask, and excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to read electrical schematics is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Rockwell PLC and HMI programming software preferred
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of NEC codes a plus
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD software including AutoCAD Electrical a plus

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design production equipment from scratch or based off existing prints
  • Design, build and debug control cabinets
  • Specify, source and order required components for projects
  • Work with shop personnel to integrate process requirements
  • Design and fabricate mechanical parts as necessary
  • Support and interact with Maintenance Department as needed

Electrical Service Tech Trainer – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                      Electrical Service Tech Trainer

Status:                          Full-Time

Work Location:           On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

The Electrical Service Technician is responsible for providing technical support for our customers through phone and e-mail communications as well as on-site visits. Technical support will include centrifuge and other equipment commissioning, inspections, diagnosis of problems, including electrical troubleshooting and performing mechanical and electrical repair work. This position will also evolve into leading our centrifuge training program for our customers. Electrical skills and strong mechanical abilities are necessary for this position. The qualified individual must be safety-oriented, a collaborator, eager to learn, and have a burning desire to bring values to the organization. Fully embracing the Derrick vision and the corporate/family culture are vital to success.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a two-year technical/mechanical degree with the willingness continue with electrical focused training will be considered.
  • Formal electrical training or previous electrical work experience is required.
  • Elevated level of mechanical aptitude for diagnosing various issues and hands-on repair
  • An essential function of the position is the ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Attention to detail plus excellent written and oral communication skills are a must
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Ability to learn new software programs such as Syteline, Dynamics and Application Extender.
  • Must be available for additional training in areas of Welding, M&I, and Motor Department as needed.
  • Strong ability to multitask extensively

Maintenance Helper – Buffalo, NY

Title:                             Maintenance Helper

Department:               Maintenance

Location:                     Buffalo, NY

Reports To:                 Maintenance Foreman

 

The responsibilities of a Maintenance Helper are to assist more senior maintenance personnel with plant related maintenance activities.  This person should execute these activities safely and while maintaining a clean work environment.  The responsibilities can include but aren’t limited to machine repair, troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues, assistance with installation of new plant equipment, and supporting any department with maintenance needs.

Job Duties:

  • Safely utilize hand tools and power tools to perform work responsibilities
  • Read blueprints to assist in mechanical repairs and/or troubleshooting
  • Diagnose mechanical and/or electrical failures and determine appropriate repair(s)
  • Maintain tools, equipment, and supplies used in maintenance to ensure proper function of them
  • Support departments outside of maintenance in needs related to machine or equipment repair, troubleshooting, and/or installation
  • Maintain clean and safe workplace at all times
  • Provide assistance to more skilled workers in performing installation, adjustment, maintenance, parts replacement, and repairs

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least one year working in a maintenance support role
  • Mechanical aptitude for using hand tools and power tools
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Math skills for decimals and fractions
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to perform physical requirements such as lifting, bending, twisting, climbing, kneeing, pushing/pulling, and walking

Process Engineer – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                    Process Engineer

Status:                        Full-Time

Work Location:         On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

The role of the Process Engineer is to serve as the subject matter expert on Derrick Corporation equipment to assist our outside sales channels (e.g. direct sales personnel, dealers, or agents) in securing business.  They will act as the technical lead on projects in conjunction with outside sales personnel and our end clients.  The Process Engineer will recommend technical solutions following process review, sizing and any lab testing that is performed.  They will work with our Senior Process Engineers to provide oversight of the final solution presented to our outside sales channels for presentation to the client based on their application and process needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical or mineral engineering
  • 2 to 5 years minimum of cumulative experience in a process engineering, technical sales or product management role.
  • 2 to 5 years experience in a mineral processing facility with a clear understanding of all relevant unit operations is preferred; mandatory for those with chemical or mechanical engineering degrees
  • Experience with mineral processing simulation software (e.g. USimPac, JK SimMet, Metsim, Algosys, etc.)

Sales Coordinator – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                    Sales Coordinator

Status:                         Full-Time

Work Location:             On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

The Sales Coordinator will be responsible for assisting and supporting the sales and marketing team.    The successful candidate will have a wide range of responsibilities which includes but is not limited to assisting with trade show preparation, travel coordination, creation of presentation and event outlines, general administrative support and report management and generation.

 

Qualifications:

  • College Degree (Marketing or communications preferred)
  • 2+ years minimum relevant experience
  • CRM software proficiency
  • Experience with Dynamics CRM preferred
  • Microsoft Office, with an emphasis in Excel and strong proficiency in PowerPoint and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous Mining industry experience preferred not required
  • Outgoing and positive, can-do attitude is essential
  • Ready to be of service, willing to multi-task and handle rapidly changing priorities
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, organized, and proactive
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Task management ownership including other team member involvement
  • Ability to interface comfortably with all levels of management

Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                    Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

Status:                        Full-Time

Work Location:         On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

As the Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer, you will lead and facilitate collaboration amongst various teams within the organization, be accountable for improving efficiency on Derrick’s highest volume products, and coordinate efforts between the product engineering team, quality team, manufacturing engineering team and manufacturing production team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Master’s degree preferred, not required
  • Certifications in any of the following highly preferred: Lean Six Sigma, Toyota Production System (TPS), Lean Manufacturing System
  • 5-10 years’ experience in forming team partnerships within an organization and project management
  • Previous experience in highly automated manufacturing environment strongly preferred
  • Influential and able to achieve consensus across multiple departments including manufacturing, engineering, and sales
  • Self-motivated and able to work with little direction
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skillset, Power BI experience preferred
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with manufacturing production terms and processes
  • Understands of ISO certified quality management systems

Senior Process Engineer – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                    Senior Process Engineer

Status:                        Full-Time

Work Location:         On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

The role of the Senior Process Engineer is to serve as the subject matter expert on Derrick Corporation equipment to assist our outside sales channels (e.g. direct sales personnel, dealers, or agents) in securing business.  They will act as the technical lead on projects in conjunction with outside sales personnel and our end clients.  The Senior Process Engineer will vet the solution(s) our process engineers recommend following process review, sizing and any lab testing that is performed.  They will have oversight of the final solution presented to our outside sales channels for presentation to the client based on their application and process needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical or mineral engineering preferred but will consider those with degrees in chemical or mechanical engineering, advanced degrees beneficial
  • 5 to 10 years minimum of cumulative experience in a process engineering, technical sales or product management role.
  • 5 to 10 years experience in a mineral processing facility with a clear understanding of all relevant unit operations is preferred; mandatory for those with chemical or mechanical engineering degrees
  • Experience with mineral processing simulation software (e.g. USimPac, JK SimMet, Metsim, Algosys, etc.)
  • Mechanical aptitude to facilitate a hands-on approach
  • Read and understand mechanical drawings and process flow diagrams
  • Commercial B2B sales experience a plus
  • Superior interpersonal, written, and verbal communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to produce results with minimal oversight
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and CRM software tools (e.g. Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics 365 etc.)

Welder – Buffalo, NY

Job Title:                    Welder

Status:                        Full-Time

Work Location:         On-Site, Buffalo, NY

 

Summary:

Welder is responsible for welding and fabrication to specific product drawing requirements for equipment to ultimately be used in the Mining and Mineral processing industry as well as the Oil and Gas industry.  Responsibilities can include working on the automated welding line or on the custom fabrication side which entails working to ensure proper safety and quality standards are met.  Lastly, they will be responsible for filling out appropriate documentation during the welding process.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License required
  • Prior welding experience or completed welding certificate from a technical school
  • Ability to pass WQTR (Welder Qualification Test Record) test specific to various Derrick welding procedures
  • Understanding of basic welding processes:
    • GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW
  • Mechanical aptitude to utilize hand tools and power tools
  • Flexibility to be cross trained in other departments
  • Strong desire for safety practices and following company policies and procedures as they pertain to safety

 

Derrick Corporation has a standard work week of 47.5 hours, associates are paid overtime daily for anything over 8 hours.

Two shifts available: Night shift, 9:00pm – 7:00am, Day shift 7:00am – 5:00pm

Assistant Construction Project Manager – Houston, TX

Job Title:                  Assistant Construction Project Manager

Status:                      Part-Time (10-20 hours per week)

Work Location:        Combination On/Off site, Houston, TX

 

With our continued business growth our Engineering Project Coordinator is seeking assistance in managing a remodeling project which includes coordinating work with external vendors and managing project timelines.

 

Qualifications:

  • Prior Construction Project Management experience required
  • Ability to keep project on schedule and adjust as necessary throughout construction duration
  • AutoCAD knowledge required
  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions
  • Knowledge in reading blueprints
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Requirements:

  • Assist with development of bid package for General Contractor to quote
  • Set schedule and work with General Contractor direction on daily basis to keep project on schedule
  • Coordinate schedule with Direct Derrick Sub Contractors with General Contractor and Subs
  • Develop and maintain project budget, change orders and tracking, processing invoices for payment with accounting all under direction of Project Manager

Field Sales and Service – Houston, TX

Job Title:                       Field Sales and Service

Status:                           Full-Time

Work Location:             Corpus Christi, TX

 

We are seeking a route sales representative to sells product and provide services to customers in a designated area in the Oil and Gas industry. The position requirements are to present, promote, and sell products and services based upon product knowledge to existing and prospective customers.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate (minimum)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Basic to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and related products
  • Basic to advanced inventory control aptitude
  • Mechanical aptitude

Responsibilities:

  • Drive company provided vehicles professionally and safely at all time
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with crucial rig personnel in assigned area
  • Address customer needs and requests timely, efficiently, and accurately
  • Increase customer awareness of products and services offered by Derrick by proactively addressing customer needs and lagging performance indicators
  • Train customer personnel on functions and capabilities of equipment and screens
  • Deliver products to customers and replenish consignment inventory to maintain appropriate inventory levels and accurately record transactions in the inventory control system
  • Confirm transfers are completed following established procedures before leaving a location
  • Ensure all field tickets and transactions are accurately completed and submitted to the office for processing immediately after a signature and/or stamp is obtained
  • Confirm inventory accuracy at warehouse and remote consignment inventory locations by reconciling customer usage versus product delivered
  • Proactively sell consumable parts to rig personnel to avoid potential after-hours service calls

Technical Service Engineer – Houston, TX

Job Title:                      Technical Service Engineer

 

Status:                         Full-Time

 

Work Location:             Houston, TX

 

The technical service engineer is primarily responsible for providing application expertise across the entire spectrum of Derrick products. This position exposes the individual to many Derrick business units by working closely with Service, Sales (both international and domestic), Research and Development, and Product Evolution Teams. Expect to travel both domestically and internationally in support of Derrick operations. The qualified individual must be team-oriented, eager to learn, and have a burning desire to bring value to the organization.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major in engineering or technical
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; comfort in presenting in front of customers and
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and related
  • Detail oriented, self-directed, decisive, and
  • Willingness and readiness to travel extensively both domestically and
  • Proven ability to take ownership of projects, work independently to resolve issues, and see them to
  • Experience in the oil & gas drilling industry, experience with drilling fluids and/or solids control preferred
  • Ability to work through language barriers

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the sales organization by providing pre and post-sale support to create technical justification of Derrick technology.
  • Providing technical product expertise for drilling contractors, including applying the best Derrick products for each unique application.
  • Troubleshooting product performance problems and working with customers on effective
  • Managing the development of technical marketing materials to differentiate Derrick products in the
  • Conducting analysis on Derrick and competitors’ products; working with sales managers to develop ways to improve the positioning of Derrick’s product.

 

Shop/Service – Odessa, TX

 

Title:                           Shop/Service

Status:                        Full-Time

Work Location:         On-Site, Odessa, TX

 

 

The candidate will be responsible for maintaining a clean, organized, properly inventoried shop and yard. Perform administrative duties and complete all tasked assigned to ensure efficient and effective business operations.  Assist in servicing, inspecting and maintaining Derrick solids control equipment on rig in the west TX/NM area as directed by the area manager.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred, not required
  • Teamwork and the ability to work well with others
  • Strong desire for safety practices and following company policies and procedures as they pertain to safety
  • Remain current on and provide certification/documentation of completion of all required safety training courses
  • Ability to push/pull, walk, stand, kneel, and lift to 50 pounds

 

Requirements:

  • Ensure shop is clean and organized daily
  • Maintain all shop equipment and tools to manufactured specifications
  • Load and unload incoming and outgoing freight
  • Ensure all safety equipment and tools are inspected and certified as required
  • Assist with Screen Sales/Service as instructed by area manager

 

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