Careers at Simmons
Simmons Machine Tool Corporation is a leading manufacturer of specialized machine tools, measuring machines, and automation systems for freight and transit railways around the world. Simmons' machines are used for the maintenance and production of wheel sets, axles, and wheels on locomotives, freight cars, and commuter and light rail vehicles. Our automation systems support railway maintenance facilities as well as other manufacturing industries.
Founded in 1910, all of our machines are designed and manufactured at our headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Albany, New York. Simmons has been a Made in USA and a Made in NY company for over a century. We are committed to manufacturing excellence, and support a number of manufacturing education initiatives throughout New York's Capital Region.
Simmons is a member of the NSH Group (Niles-Simmons-Hegenscheidt), an international leader in machine tool innovation based in Chemnitz and Erkelenz, Germany.
Specialist Track - Mechanical Assembly
The Mechanic is responsible for performing a variety of mechanical assembly functions independently under general supervision.
Specialist Track - Machinist
The Specialist Track - Machinist position is responsible for operating a full range of machine shop equipment including lathes, milling machines, and boring, honing and surfacing machines independently under general supervision.
Automation and Control Systems Engineer
As an Automation and Control Systems Engineer, you will work as part of a team to create and implement control systems for a variety of machine tools, measurement machines, and automation systems with an emphasis on software development. In addition to working as part of a team, you will be given the responsibility to complete many projects independently.
Sales & Project Management Coordinator
The Sales & Project Management Coordinator provides technical assistance to Sales Engineers and Project Managers throughout all sales processes and project phases. This includes production of project documentation, examination of contracts, development and maintenance of procedures and processes, meeting coordination and record keeping, and technical analysis of customer requirements among other responsibilities.
The Service Technician will perform all activities associated with installing, servicing, and maintaining a wide range of the company’s state of the art CNC precision machine tools and related equipment for the railway industry.