Join our Verdin™ team!

Verdin seeks individuals who possess the desire, passion, and experience to join our organization in producing, selling, or supporting the world’s finest bells and clocks. We offer unique opportunities in manufacturing, service and support, sales and marketing, finance, and other administrative functions.

Company Overview

The Verdin Company is the country’s largest and oldest supplier of cast bronze bells, decorative outdoor clocks, and electronnic chime systems. For more than 175 years, The Verdin Company has provided bells, clocks, and custom bell towers to more than 50,000 customers — adorning churches, college campuses, urban streetscapes, and other venues around the world. Today, the company is owned and managed by the sixth generation of Verdins who continue the company’s proud tradition of superior craftsmanship, innovative products, and dedicated customer service.

The Verdin Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description Note

No job description for a position can possibly include all duties which may be requested by the company. The objective of all positions is to effectively provide the service personally, or to immediately refer requests to the appropriate department manager. The following is a summary of the major responsibilities of the open positions.

All positions come with:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • Immediate accrual of paid-time-off
  • 401(k) program
  • Immediate eligibility for Company bonus program

If you are interested in becoming part of The Verdin Company™, please email your resume and cover letter to info@verdin.com, or mail it to us at The Verdin Company, Attn: Human Resources, 444 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202.

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Job Openings

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Position: Installation Coordinator

Location: Cincinnati, OH

General Job Description

We have an immediate opening for an Installation Coordinator who will help manage the installation of our products, working together with our customers and manufacturing & service teams to ensure that installations are performed in a timely and professional manner. Each installation of our unique products requires careful planning and scheduling. The Installation Coordinator will be responsible for: (i) confirming installation dates and requirements with customers; (ii) coordinating installation dates with Verdin’s field service team; (iii) arranging for any necessary equipment at the job site such as cranes, hoists, and man-lifts; and (iv) coordinating with other on-site contractors, including electricians, masons, and roofers.

Specific Job Functions

  • Work with production team to determine the installation requirements for each project.
  • Notify the field service team of upcoming installations and provide detailed description of installation requirements.
  • Communicate with customers to schedule installations and provide updates on manufacturing progress.
  • Coordinate installation schedules with field service technicians; provide technicians with key project details, including customer contact information, product drawings, and job site conditions.
  • Work with shipping, service, and manufacturing teams to make sure that all products and other necessary equipment are delivered to the job site in advance of the installation date.
  • Negotiate the rental of cranes, man-lifts, and other hoisting equipment as required.
  • Coordinate with other on-site trades such as electricians, masons, roofers, and carpenters.
  • Develop a keen understanding of Verdin’s products so as to understand the requirements for a successful installation.

Job Qualifications

  • (3)+ Years of experience working in custom fabrication or construction; direct experience in project management in the construction industry is a plus.
  • Highly organized with careful attention to detail.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting schematic drawings and electrical risers.
  • Experience using CRM and MRP database systems; applicants should have the ability and willingness to learn new software systems.
  • A pro-active, self-starter who can communicate clearly and confidently with customers, colleagues, and other partners to make sure that installations are completed in a timely and professional manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook

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Position: Field Service Technician

Location: Southwest Ohio and nearby Midwest

General Job Description

We have immediate openings for Field Service Technicians to install, service, and maintain our entire portfolio of custom amenity products. Our business is growing, and so is our national network of field service technicians who maintain and service our unique products. After receiving comprehensive training at our facility in Cincinnati, you will start by providing installation and trouble shooting services for customers in SW Ohio and other nearby areas in the Midwest.

High level performers will have the opportunity to take on a dedicated territory with an established customer base that consistently generates an annual income of $100,000+. Verdin has over 50,000 customers across the country. A typical service territory has several hundred customers with annual maintenance contracts that provide a reliable source of income for the field service technician. With a unique opportunity to work independently and make a great living, it is not surprising that the average tenure of a service technician for The Verdin Company is over 16 years.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Frequent travel required up to 65% travel at peak periods. Candidates should have a flexible schedule and clean driving record.
  • Work comfortably on ladders (up to 40ft extension ladder), in bell/clock towers, and in boomlifts
  • Possess basic mechanical and electronic trouble shooting skills; we will train you on the detailed workings of our products, but you should have a knack and a desire for fixing equipment issues.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical equipment utilizing technical manuals, publications, and engineering support.
  • The Field Service Technician is Verdin’s “face” to the customer and must be able to communicate in an effective, courteous, and professional manner

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently and think creatively to solve problems.
  • Basic proficiency with standard computer applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Internet browsers.
  • Military experience is welcome.
  • Minimal Basic Mechanical knowledge
  • Experience as sound technician, electrician, or fabricator is a plus.

Physical Requirements of Position

  • Must lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders and steps in bell & clock towers.
  • Able to work in a variety of conditions in an open air environment.
  • Ability to work in conditions requiring masks.

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Position: Electronic Carillon Technician

Location: Cincinnati, OH

General Job Description

We have an immediate opening for an Electronic Carillon Technician who will manage the production, programming, and repairs of our digital electronic carillon systems. Verdin’s carillons are sophisticated musical instruments that use digital sampling technology to project the sound of cast bronze bells from speakers mounted in bell and clock towers. Our carillons combine nearly unlimited programming flexibility with a library of thousands of liturgical and musical selections. Our carillons enable our customers to play virtually any musical arrangement on any schedule in warm, rich tones that are nearly indistinguishable from real cast bronze bells. During the past 50+ years, Verdin’s electronic carillons have been installed at more than 25,000 churches, universities, and other bell ringing sites around the world.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Manages the production and programming of new electronic carillon systems and related components (amplifiers, speakers, remote controls, etc.) in accordance with the specifications of each new order.
  • Performs thorough testing of each new carillon system to ensure that programming and functionality satisfy order requirements.
  • Ensures that production of each carillon systems is consistent with approved wiring diagrams, schematics, and written work order specifications.
  • Enters details of each new work order in ERP database.
  • Works with purchasing and inventory control to maintain optimal inventory of carillons systems and related amplifiers and speakers.
  • Performs diagnostics, repairs, and related services for electronic carillon systems sent in by Verdin customers; includes checking, testing, and replacing faulty components, circuit modules, printed circuit boards, and similar electronic componentry.
  • Performs diagnostic tests using voltage meters, oscilloscopes, computer software, and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Provide technical and trouble-shooting support to Verdin field service technicians during on-site installation or service of carillon systems.
  • Maintains a clean, well-organized, and safe work environment.

Job Qualifications

  • Extensive technical knowledge of electronics as determined through prior experience.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting schematic drawings and electrical diagrams.
  • Highly organized with careful attention to detail.
  • A pro-active, self-starter who can communicate clearly and confidently with customers, colleagues, and other partners to make sure that new work orders and repairs are completed in a timely and professional manner.

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Position: Foundry Worker

Location: Cincinnati, OH

General Job Description

Working in a foundry with 3500lb gas furnace, sand mixers, ladles and flasks.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must have working knowledge of Palmer sand mixers, core and mold making.
  • Able to clean and perform maintenance on 3500lb gas furnace, sand mixers, ladles and flasks.
  • Must have some experience with basic hand tools, power tools and air tools.
  • Move parts into position, manually or by using hoists or cranes.
  • Set-up all appropriate equipment prior to pour.

Job Qualifications

  • Knowledge of mathematics to solve problems and blueprint reading skills.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Must be able to lift items that could weigh up to 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and pull items.
  • Dependable and self-motivated.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years of experience in a related position.

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Position: Clock Fabricator

Location: Cincinnati, OH

General Job Description

Fabricate/produce post clocks and large tower clocks using hand tools.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Fabricates face and hands of tower clocks from specified material.
  • Attach hands to time piece and test mechanics to make sure the time piece is keeping correct time.
  • Fabricate clock casing, attach time piece, clock face and hands according to plans.
  • If this is a restoration carefully disassemble existing clock, then replicate any damaged or non-functioning pieces.
  • Uses machine and hand tools to cut and form pieces to required dimensions. Reinforces parts if necessary.
  • Uses hand and bench power tools, torsion wrenches, jigs and assembly fixtures. May use precision measuring devices.
  • Maintains a clean, neat and safe work environment.

Job Qualifications

  • Multi-task and follow through on assignments in a timely manner.
  • Experience with hand tools and general fabrication equipment.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Work independently and with others.
  • Able to lift up to 50 LB.
  • Able to stand on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Able to use a computer.
  • High school degree or equivalent (preferred)

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Position: Sales Support Associate

Location: Cincinnati, OH

General Job Description

Perform a variety of important administrative and clerical tasks to assist the business development activities of our senior sales and product management teams.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Enter new sales leads in company’s CRM database and schedule qualification calls for to appropriate sales representatives based on territory and product interest.
  • Respond to customer information requests for catalogues, drawings, and other product information.
  • Organize and maintain filing system for prospective and existing customers (Verdin has files for over 50,000 customers dating back to the 1930s!)
  • Assist sales team in updating CRM database with key sales information and documentation, including: contact information; product pricing and sales quotes/proposals; communication history; drawings & specifications; etc.
  • Take incoming calls from prospective customers, explaining type of service or product offered, forwards appropriate information to customers and Sales Representatives/Product Managers and makes appropriate entries into Goldmine.
  • Provide administrative support for sales management team, including scheduling video conference calls with customers and field sales associates.
  • Prepare regular reports of sales activity, including sales leads and proposals.
  • Compile and maintain customer database(s) for periodic sales campaigns
  • Prepare proposals at direction of Product Manager
  • Prepare/handle requests for various reports, file history or marketing material from reps around the country.

Job Qualifications

  • Multi-task and follow through on assignments in a timely manner.
  • Experience with hand tools and general fabrication equipment.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Work independently and with others.
  • Able to lift up to 50 LB.
  • Able to stand on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Able to use a computer.
  • High school degree or equivalent (preferred)

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Position: Electro-Mechanical Support Specialist

Location: Cincinnati, OH

General Job Description

Provides product technical assistance and troubleshooting primarily for our customers and field service technicians. You will be trained by our senior technical support representatives will provide training and engineering and R&D teams will work closely with you to help you master our unique electronic and mechanical products.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Provide prompt and effective technical support for customers and field service technicians, with a particular focus on Verdin’s electronic programming, electrical, and mechanical equipment.
  • Use all methods of communication (phone, text, e-mail, video conferencing) to resolve technical issues quickly and effectively, and answer a wide range of questions concerning the functionality and programming of Verdin’s diverse products.
  • Work with customers in a patient and courteous manner to help them work through functionality and programming issues with their Verdin products.
  • Provide responsive telephonic/text support to field service technicians to troubleshoot issues that may arise at the project site during an installation.
  • Use technical manuals, electrical risers, CAD drawings, and other resources to troubleshoot mechanical/system problems.
  • Carefully document technical support activity to identify recurring issues. Enter all notes from technical service into Verdin’s database system to accurately record customer history and provide data for management reports.
  • Investigate problems to determine root causes and potential product defects, and provide constructive feedback to operations to ensure product quality.
  • Alert manufacturing to recurring product problems and potential warranty issues.
  • Assist in creation of technical support bulletins and product update notices to field service technicians.
  • Support creation of training manuals, troubleshooting guides, and other user aid materials.

Job Qualifications

  • Technical support experience on electronic and mechanical products with a track record of successful troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Customer service experience dealing with electrical/mechanical equipment.
  • Effective communication skills and dedication to solving problems and serving customers.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office programs; experience with service/support database programs or equivalent ERP/CRM systems is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and without direct supervision; self-starter who can think creatively to solve problems.
  • Comfortable working in high-demand environment and dealing with periodic surges of customer support calls.
  • Able to deal with the occasional upset customer in a courteous, respectful, and efficient manner.
  • High school or equivalent (preferred)