• Application Engineer
  • Job Location: Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
  • Description: Nexen is a leading manufacturer of precision motion control devices, both linear and rotary. This individual will seek out and understand the customer’s needs and propose and explain how Nexen products can resolve their needs, and provide them with good value, performance and quality. Responsibilities include responding to questions and providing product information to customers, making decisions regarding application and service recommendations, and generating sales resulting from customer contact over the telephone, and customer visits (20%-50%). Will work with customer support teams and engineering in response to customer requests for special or modified products. This is a quick commute to the northern suburbs. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. If you are interested in joining a dynamic and forward looking company, and have a positive and enthusiastic approach to work e-mail a resume to: Nexen Group, Inc. 560 Oak Grove Parkway Vadnais Heights, MN 55127 Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Qualifications: Requires a four year degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Engineering or other related Technical Degree, with related work experience preferred. Strong depth of knowledge of physics, power transmission and motion control is desired. Must have proficient computer skills, strong analytical skills, and effective interpersonal and communication skills. Strong background with Solidworks is desired.
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  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Job Location: Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
  • Description: Performs design and development functions for existing product lines and product line extensions, new products, or specials. Works on designs to improve components and products and to develop concepts for new products that achieve the desired quality at the most favorable cost. Prepares or directs preparation of layouts, drawings and specifications. Defines tests to be conducted and evaluates test results. Recommends or develops design changes. Provides technical support to sales and manufacturing.
  • Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics, with 1 - 10 years of varied experience in engineering. Must have strong CAD knowledge, proficient computer skills, strong analytical and diagnostic abilities, and knowledge of engineering standards. Must also have effective interpersonal and communication skills, including a team orientation.
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  • IT Manager
  • Job Location: Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
  • Description: We are looking for an experienced IT Manager to oversee all IT (Information Technology) functions in our company. With a team of professional and technical specialists you will establish the organization's overall IT plans and lead the company’s technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies. An excellent IT manager is very knowledgeable in IT and computer systems. They have a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate people. The ideal candidate will be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives. The goal is to ensure IT systems and people are effective and functioning within the limits of budget, time and specifications of the company. Responsibilities • Oversee all technology operations (e.g. network security) and evaluate them according to established goals • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs • Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software • Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management • Coordinate IT managers and supervise computer scientists, technicians and other professionals to provide guidance • Control budget and report on expenditure • Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts
  • Qualifications: • Proven experience as IT manager or similar role • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc. • Experience in controlling information technology budget • Excellent organizational and leadership skills • Outstanding communication abilities • BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus
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  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Job Location: Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
  • Description: Responsible for leading projects in the areas of Corporate Website Content, Digital Marketing, Video Marketing and Direct Marketing. Works with internal and external resources to create, produce and execute direct marketing programs. Provides project related support to the sales and management functions. Manages corporate CRM software. Assists in developing product literature, technical data sheets, catalog data, and marketing support.
  • Qualifications: Requires a Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Information Technology, Marketing, Technical Writing or a related field with an emphasis in digital content. Two or more years of industry experience is preferred. This position will also require effective interpersonal and communication skills as well as excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and demands.
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  • CNC Machinist (multiple openings)
  • Job Location: Webster, Wisconsin
  • Description: Nexen is located in the lake country of Northwest Wisconsin. Nexen has 80 CNC machines, small lot sizes, and state of the art processes and scheduling. We offer a great salary and benefit package. If you are interested in joining a dynamic and forward looking company, and have a positive and enthusiastic approach to work, e-mail, fax or send a resume to: Nexen Group, Inc. Human Resources Manager 26837 Industrial Avenue Webster, WI 54893 Fax (715) 866-6350
  • Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a 1 or 2 year Technical College Diploma in Machine Tool, and be skilled with the latest CNC equipment. Strong interpersonal, problem solving and teamwork skills are needed.
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  • Sr. Production Materials Analyst
  • Job Location: Webster, Wisconsin
  • Description: Responsibilities will include maintaining product forecast, responsible business system metrics and parameters, along with planning and controlling material scheduling activities, while balancing targeted inventory levels and ensuring customer on-time delivery objectives are met. Reviews priorities, reports problem areas and takes or recommends appropriate action. Answer inquiries concerning production work status and material availability. Lead daily production meeting and communicate status or changes of material plans, forecast, work in process and customer requirements to appropriate departments and management.
  • Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a minimum BA/BS degree - Business or Technical. Four or more years’ experience in a high mix, low volume manufacturing environment preferred, along with at least two years in a materials management position. Strong understanding of Process Management and Lean Principles. APICS and ISM certifications are preferred. Should be a self-starter, organized, and analytical with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to work in a team environment and always maintain a professional demeanor. Strong computer skills including, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Must also have strong problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills, and be able to work independently.
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  • Associate Procurement Coordinator
  • Job Location: Webster, Wisconsin
  • Description: Responsible for operational planning and management of assigned procurement activities in order to ensure plant objectives are achieved. Develops and maintains supplier relationships that help achieve department delivery, quality, inventory and cost objectives. Collaborates and assists as required across the entire materials department. Provides detailed written and verbal communication internally and across the supply chain.
  • Qualifications: Requires a bachelor’s degree in business or management and 2 or more years of purchasing in a manufacturing environment or equivalent. Requires excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Must also have effective computer skills, excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and demands. CPIM Certification is helpful.
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  • Production Manager
  • Job Location: Webster, Wisconsin
  • Description: Provide management of production to a three-shift operation at the plant level, through exceptional leadership in accordance with general corporate values, goals, objectives, and strategic planning. Ensures COGS, productivity, efficiency, delivery, and continual improvement goals are achieved, and inspire a level of enthusiasm and commitment in daily production management at the Webster facility. Continually improves organizational effectiveness.
  • Qualifications: Requires a bachelor’s degree in industrial management, engineering or a related field, and 8-10 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment. A master’s degree is beneficial. Should have sound knowledge of manufacturing operations & production procedures, innovative tools & machines, and latest equipment for handling the assigned manufacturing processes. Must have excellent communication, problem solving and decision-making skills. Demonstrated success with quality systems, change management and continual improvement activities will be essential.
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  • Maintenance Technician
  • Job Location: Webster, Wisconsin
  • Description: Performs repair and maintenance on machine tools and production equipment in plant. Performs work within a variety of technical fields including electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatics and control. Performs facilities, facilities systems and equipment maintenance and repairs. Moves machinery by disconnecting power, air, water and other connections and resets machines in new locations, leveling and reconnecting service lines. Performs basic maintenance electrical installation and repair. Orders parts and supplies to meet maintenance requirements. Responsible for performance of industrial maintenance, including handling and disposal of any hazardous waste from facility. Performs preventative maintenance to keep machines operating in a safe and productive manner. Keeps accurate records of maintenance activities including preventative maintenance and work orders as well as information on outside vendors.
  • Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent, plus one or two years of related technical college training. Plumbing, electrical, carpentry, machine maintenance, mechanical, or machining experience is beneficial. Knowledge of hand and air tool use as well as testing and measuring equipment required. Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, good written communication, problem solving, and computer skills. Must be able to read maintenance manuals, blueprints, schematics, codes and instructions of high technical complexity. Must have excellent mechanical ability. Willing to adjust shift as necessary for training or projects.
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Opportunity awaits you at Nexen.

Nexen Group, Inc., seeks talented people who enjoy a collaborative, performance driven environment. Our employees are proud of being the source of enterprising and quality solutions for many companies all over the globe. We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diversity in the workplace. We offer our employees competitive salaries and a benefit package.

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Nexen Group, Inc.
560 Oak Grove Parkway
Vadnais Heights, MN 55127
Attn: Human Resources

Nexen is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our comprehensive benefits package features:

  • Health Insurance
  • Healthcare Reimbursement Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Group Life and ADD
  • Supplemental Life and ADD
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Company matching 401K Plan
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Service Awards


Work on State-of-the-Art Equipment in a State-of-the-Art Facility

Nexen's innovative facility is home to world-class equipment and employs highly advanced processes for ultra-precision. We manufacture a vast array of exceptional precision motion control and power transmission products that enhance our clients' already exceptional machinery. This makes a compelling case of why customers like GE Medical, Kimberly Clark, Proctor and Gamble, Boeing and General Motors, are so loyal to us.

Working at Nexen manufacturing products, knowing they service a wide variety of industries all over the world for various applications, makes you realize that you're a part of a bigger world.

We are looking for CNC Machinists with a two-year technical college degree in Machining to work on some of the most sophisticated manufacturing production equipment available in the industry today.

Nexen Grant Supports the Webster High Tech Ed Students


We invest in our Employees.

At Nexen Group, Inc., our heritage is built on producing technically superior products while providing the highest level of customer support. As a leading manufacturer of precision motion control components, power transmission and web tension control products, Nexen works to remain at the forefront of cutting edge engineering and production excellence.

We are keenly aware that our employees are our greatest asset, and it's our goal to set you up for success long term.

We offer competitive salaries and wage increases consistent with your performance. We made a commitment to our employees to take care of them and their families.