Careers at Hannay Reels

If pride in workmanship and service with integrity are important to you, you'll enjoy a career working with the experts at Hannay Reels. Click on the positions below to see available career opportunities with the leader in reel manufacturing.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Elaine Hannay Gruener at or mail a hard copy to:

Hannay Reels
ATTN: Elaine Hannay Gruener
553 State Route 143
Westerlo, New York 12193-0159

Career Opportunities

Senior Design Engineer[ OPEN / CLOSE ]

Position: Senior Design Engineer
Posted: 1/3/2017
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design and optimization of hose reels, cable reels, and related (primarily metal) components.
  • Creatively improve existing products and propose new ones by keeping current on new technologies, materials, and industry developments.
  • Evaluate designs for reliability, economy, performance and safety.
  • Work with sales engineering group on customer drawing or technical specification requests.
  • Work with shop personnel on resolving manufacturing issues.
  • Offer troubleshooting support for customers over the phone and through e-mail to resolve technical or mechanical issues.
  • Work with vendors on correcting non-conformance and quality issues.

  • BS or AS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing.
  • Practical mechanical skills, demonstrated through hands-on work experience or hobbies.
  • Experience and/or deep familiarity with machine tools and tooling.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD and/or Solidworks.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Evidence of creativity and hands-on mechanical ability in past work experiences or through current projects, hobbies or interests.

Always accepting applications for Various Factory Positions[ OPEN / CLOSE ]

Position: Various Factory Positions
Posted: 4/13/2016
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Hourly position for $50+ million manufacturer of industrial hose and cable reels
  • Full-time (plus possible overtime) at Westerlo, NY metal fabrication plant
  • Experience favored in one or multiple areas:
    1. Metal Fabricating
    2. Welding
    3. Paint (spray finish)
    4. Shipping / Forklift Experience
    5. Use of Power Tools & Metal Fab Equipment
    6. General Math Skills
    7. Construction
    8. Tool & Die Experience
    9. Factory Maintenance
    10. Overall Mechanical Ability
Hannay Reels offers very competitive pay and benefits, and is located in Southern Albany County.