At LOREN COOK COMPANY, we are proud to be an innovator in the design and manufacture of fans, blowers, gravity vents, laboratory exhaust systems and energy recovery ventilators. Our products ventilate institutional, laboratory, commercial and industrial facilities worldwide.

Our mission is to provide superior product quality and excellent customer service. This was true in 1941 when Loren Cook founded the company, and it’s still true today.

Staying at the forefront of technology and expertise is paramount at Cook. Our state of the art engineering department features cutting edge air and sound labs. Additionally, our acclaimed fan selection software ensures our products are made to fit our customers’ exact specifications.

From engineers to assemblers, we are committed to offering career opportunities to attract and retain top talent. As a family owned company, we understand that our people drive our business and are proud to acknowledge them as a key source of our success.

LOREN COOK COMPANY is proud to have served our industry so well for three generations and we’re motivated to continue in the tradition at being the best at what we do. Are you motivated to be the best at what you do? If so, a career at LOREN COOK COMPANY should be part of your future.

We are currently accepting applications.

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Engineering Manager

Job Description
Loren Cook is looking for an Engineering Manager that will be responsible for managing product development activities. Candidate will lead Design Engineering team and coordinate with Quality, Marketing, IT and Manufacturing to complete projects and release new products. Direct report to the Director of Engineering.


  • Develop and manage engineering staff and take lead role in project planning.
  • Coordinate development of new/revised products, making detailed timelines/plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
  • Coordinate manufacturing launch for new and revised products.
  • Perform product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to design processes, methods and controls.
Qualifications, Experience, Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 5-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Hands-on design experience with sheet metal products
  • Ability to manage and organize multiple priorities
  • Possess technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills
  • Ability to develop and lead high performance teams and be a strong team player
  • Previous management experience desired
  • Proficiency with MS Office and experience with CAE software and databases desired
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor and Vault preferred

2nd Shift Supervisor

Job Description
Loren Cook Company is accepting applications for supervisors experienced in a metal manufacturing environment. Preferred candidate will have excellent mechanical, analytical and communication skills with a strong desire to grow and succeed. Competitive salary based on experience.


  • Train, coach, and develop production employees.
  • Review and evaluate production processes to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Apply and enforce workplace policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Sheet metal fabrication and/or assembly experience is preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a supervisory role.
  • Minimum 2 year experience in manufacturing.
  • High school diploma/GED is required.
  • Must be goal oriented, organized and have strong organizational skills.

Product Designer

Job Description
Product Designer is responsible for designing and documenting air moving equipment under the guidance of a Design Engineer.


  • Create 3D models and assemblies of equipment as required for assigned project.
  • Generate the required 2D drawings to document the design and communicate requirements to production personnel and/or customers.
  • Support production as required to communicate design intent to shop personnel.
  • Collaborate with Design Engineer on the development of products to ensure that design standards and structural integrity are maintained.
  • Maintain existing drawings and complete work within the Engineering Change system as required.
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor of Science – Design/Industrial Technology
  • 3-5 years of experience in mechanical design utilizing CAD software
  • Hands-on design experience with sheet metal products required
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor desired

Application Engineer

Loren Cook is looking for an Engineer that will be responsible for the design and quoting of custom air moving equipment that meets specific customer requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Generate engineering quotes for special customer requests.
  • Create special designs or modify standard designs to satisfy specific customer requests.
  • Deliver special product support to manufacturing, customer service, and purchasing to ensure delivery schedule and product quality is maintained.
  • Provide customer support including phone support and plant visits.
  • Visit customer sites as required to trouble shoot field application and installation issues.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor of Science – Mechanical or related Engineering field
  • Experience in mechanical design utilizing CAD software
  • Experience with sheet metal design and manufacturing
  • 3-5 years’ experience preferred

IBM i (iSeries / AS400) Programmer

We are currently seeking an experienced IBM i (iSeries / AS400) Programmer to join our growing team. This person will be responsible for developing new applications, maintenance and upgrade of existing software. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work on Web and Windows applications as part of a cross functional team. As a member of Loren Cook’s technology department you have access to the latest IBM i, Windows, Web and Cloud technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience programming on IBM i (iSeries / AS400).
  • Experience with RPG, RPGLE, SQLRPGLE and CL.
  • Knowledge of relational database, including SQL
Beneficial Qualifications:
  • Experience with IBM i operating system admin and system backups
  • Experience with Visual Studio .Net
  • Knowledge in programming and working with APIs and Restful Web Services
  • HTML, JavaScript and Java experience

Tool & Die Technician

We are looking for a talented individual with a minimum of 5 years proven experience in the design and construction of progressive dies. Knowledge in the characteristics of various tool steels needed. Die troubleshooting skills and the ability to handle multiple projects is a must. Experience in the design and construction of specialized machinery needed. NC Programming/CAD drawing experience is a plus.

Machine Programmer

In this position you will input information into systems to develop programs to run on various machines throughout the plant. The ideal candidate will have familiarization with AutoCAD and Inventor. You must be able to interpret and create design drawings. Previous knowledge of various machine programs, such as Topps , Bysoft, etc.. is preferred. Must be able to use all Microsoft Office programs and have great communication skills.This position is Monday – Friday 7am – 4pm.

2nd Shift Assemblers & Welders

Must be proficient with tape measures and hand and power tools. Ability to read blueprints is required. Welders must pass a basic mig weld test. Starting pay $17.20 to $18.20 with guaranteed increases. Second shift hours are 4:00 pm to 12:30 am. Mon-Fri.

Generous Benefits Package

  • Comprehensive Health Insurance (includes eligible dependents)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation.

To apply

Human Resources
8:30am to 4:30 pm
2015 East Dale Street
Springfield MO

Fill out our online application and send your resume to:


Human Resources
PO Box 4047 GS
Springfield MO 65808-4047


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