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Careers (Job Openings)

Our Mission


We build a better quality of life through innovation.

Our Commitment


Before any tank leaves our facility it is individually inspected. Our manufacturing partners have worked with us to understand our welding process and our commitment to quality.

Our Business


Glacier Tanks is a family owned business located near Craft Beer Country, USA, or as the common folk like to call it Portland, Oregon. We offer standard and customized stainless steel brewing equipment to meet an extensive list of industries (breweries, cider, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, etc...). Our store is open to the public, and we welcome you to walk in. Our friendly staff is available to answer your questions and help you find what you're looking for.

Our People


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Our Openings


Innovation, Dedication, and Integrity. These are our core values at Glacier Tanks. We are a growing small company in Vancouver, Washington (Portland, Oregon metro area) and this is an excellent opportunity to join us! We have an opening for a Licensed Professional Engineer to serve as our Vice President of Engineering. As VP of Engineering at Glacier Tanks, your duties include planning, implementation, and oversight of engineering strategies, procedures, and goals. You will be responsible for the daily and long-term operations of the engineering department. You collaborate with other executives on the promotion of growth within the company, the development of new design or project standards, and technical training for employees. Your total compensation package would include benefits such as PTO, healthcare, retirement match, and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage engineering and R&D for sanitary process equipment and vessels/tanks (TriClamp, DIN 11851 & 32676, NPT/NPS, JIC).
  • Guide a small team of engineers, designers, and technicians through complex design projects, quality assurance processes, and less complex, daily projects.
  • Weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting of engineering department projects.
  • Check and sign-off mechanical production drawings and certify designs.
  • Manage engineering communications and production schedules with overseas and domestic factories.
  • Develop the engineering department structure as the company grows.
  • Mechanical drafting using Autodesk AutoCAD as needed.
  • Provide consultation to Glacier Tanks sales reps and help communicate technical information to customers as needed.
  • Support other departments with technical information as needed.
  • Advise on company operations as they pertain to the engineering department.
  • Other duties may arise as the company grows, and the VP of Engineering must be flexible enough to incorporate new duties amongst competing priorities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and PE licensure are required (Washington, Oregon, California)
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership, develop team members, and think critically.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing teams of engineers. (5+ years of experience preferred).
  • 2+ years of experience drafting with Autodesk AutoCAD.
  • Must have experience and excellent skills in the fields of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, physical and chemical stresses on materials, and pressure vessels.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite.
  • Excellent communication skills required, both written and verbal.

This is a salary position starting at $78k per year. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. Glacier Tanks is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class.

Glacier Tanks is presently seeking a Shop Supervisor with experience in stainless steel tank construction and TIG welding to join our organization. We are seeking a candidate that is well organized and can effectively lead a small welding and quality assurance team. The employee will be responsible for supervising our shop team, performing various types of weld preparation, welding, and weld finishing operations. Glacier Tanks is a recognized leader in the brewing industry and is in a time of expansion needing to grow our team. We offer excellent benefits including 401K matching and medical insurance. This is an exciting opportunity for qualified individuals.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set Production Goals: daily, weekly, monthly
  • Report Production status weekly, monthly, quarterly to VP of Operations
  • Supervise Shop Workers, delegate tasks, annual reviews
  • Perform inspection on incoming tanks for weld defects
  • Determine and perform rework of identified discrepancies
  • Perform special tank modifications as required
  • Blending and finishing of welded areas
  • Leak testing of tanks and other accessories
  • Enter inspection and testing data into computer data system
  • Support off-loading and loading of tank shipments
  • Maintain tools and work areas, and keep a clean and organized work area
  • Working knowledge and weld set-up parameters (amps, volts, etc.)
  • Support special crating and pallet construction
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2 years related experience or equivalent
  • Proficiency in the welding of stainless steel
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently and with a team
  • Knowledge in the use of conventional and precision measuring instruments
  • Must know how to purge pipe and blend in/out
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 75lbs
  • Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack
  • Pays a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and learn new concepts
  • Knowledge of sanitary fitting products and brewery related equipment
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to wear OSHA required safety gear
  • Ability to be in small confined spaces

COMPETENCIES:

  • Supervisory Management skills, including de-escalation and reporting.
  • Delegating projects to meet Company deadlines
  • Proficiency at TIG welding of stainless steel
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Demonstrated work ethic and integrity
  • Demonstrated planning and organizing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent communication skills
  • Possess decisiveness and sound judgment
  • Ability to listen, learn, and follow established protocols and new directions
  • Dependable with a high level of personal integrity
  • Previous knowledge of brewing equipment is a plus

Starting hourly rate will depend on experience. This position may be eligible for increase after an introductory period.

Glacier Tanks is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class.

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