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Entry-Level Technician

ViZn Energy Systems, Inc. is a Montana Corporation headquartered in Columbia Falls, Montana. We are moving from developing the next-generation grid storage technology, based upon a large-scale energy redox storage battery, to initial products for customer qualification and production. The aim is to provide cost effective storage for renewable generation technologies and provide greater efficiency for the nation’s energy grid.

Job Description
ViZN Energy Systems has a need for technical staff to provide general services for our line of large-scale energy storage flow batteries. This position will be located at Columbia Falls, MT. Preference will be given to candidates who are demonstrated successful multi-taskers. The successful candidate will report to the Build Supervisor.

Duties
The successful candidate will
• Assist with the construction of large scale energy storage cells and full stacks
• Assist with special builds and operation of test equipment
• Conduct periodic experiments on energy storage module components
• Assist with the general maintenance
• Comply with all safety standards and general lab protocols

Requirements
The following qualifications are required for this position:
• Ability to lift up to 60lb
• Ability to follow procedures and instructions with a minimum of supervision
• Use of multiple power and hand tools
• Willing to live and work in Montana
• Proof of ability to work in the US

The following experience is preferred:
• 2+ years’ experience in an industrial, technical, or manufacturing environment
• Electrical or mechanical assembly

Application
Presently this is a temporary position for up to 6 weeks and may move to permanent staff as we continue to grow. If you meet these requirements, please forward a resume, transcript, salary requirements, and potential start dates to: hr@viznenergy.com


Mid-Level Technician

ViZn Energy Systems is a Montana Corporation headquartered in Columbia Falls, Montana. ViZn Energy Systems are moving from developing the next-generation grid storage technology, based upon a large-scale energy redox storage battery, to initial products for customer qualification and production. The aim is to provide cost effective storage for renewable generation technologies and provide greater efficiency for the nation’s energy grid.

Job Description
ViZn Energy Systems, located in Columbia Falls MT, has a need for technical staff to provide general services for ViZn Energy Systems line of large-scale energy storage flow batteries. This position will be located at Columbia Falls, MT. Preference will be given to candidates who are demonstrated successful multi-taskers. The successful candidate will report to the Lab or Production Manager.

Duties
The successful candidate will
• Assist with the construction of small scale energy storage cells
• Assist with the construction of large scale energy storage cells
• Assist with special builds and operation of test equipment
• Conduct periodic experiments on energy storage module components
• Comply with all safety standards and general lab protocols

Requirements
The following qualifications are required for this position:
• Ability to lift up to 60lb
• Basic experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to follow procedures and instructions with a minimum of supervision
• Read and interpret CAD generated drawings and BOM’s
• Willing to live and work in Montana
• Proof of ability to work in the US

The following experience is preferred:
• An associates or BSc degree
• 2+ years’ experience in an industrial, technical, or manufacturing environment
• MRP/ERP Software Experience
• Electrical or mechanical assembly

Application
If you meet these requirements, please forward a resume, transcript, salary requirements, and potential start dates to:
hr@viznenergy.com


Buyer I

COLUMBIA FALLS, MT, 59912

Job Description
Responsible for negotiating, and purchasing equipment, materials and services. Improving supplier quality and specifications. Tracking and expediting orders. Candidate will be responsible for various additional tasks such as invoice issue resolution, authorization of returns and alternate sources of supply. Candidate will also be assisting in implementing best in class supplier management, through business reviews, performance measurement, and supplier development and assessment activities.

Responsibilities and Primary Activities
• Submit, analyze, and respond to RFQ’s for custom and off the shelf goods and services.
• Procure materials required to complete fabrication and assembly in accordance with due dates driven by the MRP and/or requisition system.
• Ensure purchase orders are instituted in a timely and cost effective manner.
• Expedite and communicate to requestor and others involved the status of procured items and/or services. Maintain and assist in tracking a continuous supply of materials, supplies and services.
• Monitor supplier performance and take action to correct any issues.
• Work well under constant pressure and do so while maintaining a positive and professional attitude.

Experience/Skills
This position requires familiarity with ERP systems, Epicor preferred; Purchasing controls and procedures; strong organizational skills and a working knowledge of MS Word/MS Excel, and strong computer skills. Educational Requirements: Associates Degree or equivalent required, Bachelor Degree preferred, and at least three years’ work experience within purchasing or a related field. Demonstrated ability in negotiation and the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and other professionals are essential.

Open Date: 04/21/15
Close Date: 05/19/15
Education: High School Diploma
Openings: 1
Work Schedule: 9-5, M-F
Months of Experience: 36
Benefits: TBD
License/Certificate: N/A

If you meet these requirements, please apply at hr@viznenergy.com


About ViZn Energy

* ViZn Energy, headquartered in Austin, Texas. ViZn Energy is in the process of developing the next-generation grid storage technology, based upon a large-scale energy redox storage battery. The aim is to provide cost effective storage for renewable generation technologies and provide greater efficiency for the nation’s energy grid.