Department: Engineering

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Pay Grade: This is a salaried position

Shift:  1st (6:30 am – 4:00 pm)

Job Description:

Assists Production in developing, designing and implementing manufacturing methods and processes that support product quantity and quality goals. Analyzes and improves the production process and production flow. Must have a working knowledge of programmable machine controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, and mechanical devices and processes. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable of various types of plastic materials and their specific properties. PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) will be provided and required per the Employee Handbook

Specific Duties

  1. Analyze ways to improve the production process or flow of production
    1. Must be proficient in performing time studies of processes.
  2. Trouble-shoot production bottlenecks
  3. Special attention given to launch of new products
  4. Train hourly personnel in the use of machines and equipment, including all necessary safety precautions
  5. Work with Engineering, quality, and production on new and existing product development
    1. Must be able to develop new forming recipes
    2. Must have the ability to understand and execute a machine set up
    3. Must have the ability to troubleshoot 6 axis CNC programs
  6. Document all process changes and follow up to confirm achievement of desired on-going results
  7. Job may require minimal travel to customer or supplier or satellite facility.
  8. Performs various other duties as directed by the Continuous Improvement Manager/Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Qualifications

B.S. or A.S. degree in the Engineering or Manufacturing field, or practical experience in a machine intensive manufacturing environment

Supervision

Reports to the Continuous Improvement/Manufacturing Engineering Manager

 

Department: Maintenance

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Shift: 3rd Shift (10:30 pm – 7:00 am)

Pay Grade:  ($18.59 – $24.18)

 

Job Description

Responsible for in-depth troubleshooting and the repair, maintenance, and adjustment of all industrial production machinery and processing equipment, secondary trim equipment, mold shop machines and equipment, material handling and transfer equipment and building systems.  Must have the ability to recognize defects and possess problem-solving skills.  Responsible for the fabrication and installation of new and used machinery and equipment.  Observes mechanical devices in operation to locate source of trouble.  Inspects new parts to detect imperfections and used parts to determine reason for failure and/or necessary changes in dimensional requirements.  Repairs or replaces defective parts as necessary.  Responsible to insure proper compliance to safety and lock-out regulations, codes, and operating requirements.  May direct the activities and training of Maintenance Helper Trainees, and Preventive Maintenance job classifications.  Performs other work as directed.

All applicants will be required to take a Maintenance Aptitude test that will check basic maintenance knowledge of the Specific Duties listed below.

 

Specific Duties

  1. Must be able to read and understand blueprints, schematic diagrams, operating manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications
  2. Must have the ability to understand, troubleshoot, and install single and 3-phase electrical power, and controls circuits including 480 volt service using a digital multi-meter.
  3. Must have the ability to troubleshoot, install, and repair pneumatic and hydraulic circuits.
  4. Ability to fabricate metal using an acetylene torch and MIG welding techniques a plus.
  5. Understanding of PLC’s, troubleshooting. Program Logic, Circuits, and drives a plus.
  6. Understanding of common plumbing practices a plus.
  7. Understanding of Thermoforming and/or Extrusion operational process a plus.

 

Backup

Maintenance Supervisor


Qualifications

An A.S. Degree in a related field, or practical experience in industrial maintenance.  Applicants with specific maintenance experience and qualifications will be considered before internal applicants with seniority but no maintenance experience.

Supervision

Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor

 

 

Department: Office – Customer Service

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Day Shift Position

Job Description

Responsible for processing customer purchase orders and shipment schedules in an efficient and timely manner. This position requires very good inter-personal skills, as it is essential that a good relationship be maintained with all assigned customers. Good computer skills and good communication skills are required. The job entails constant coordination with Production, Engineering, and Shipping, so that customer on-time delivery expectations can be met. Must be knowledgeable of each customer’s product line.

Specific Duties

  1. Enters or verifies that customer purchase orders / customer releases are entered into the IQMS system.
  2. Abide by the company’s quoted price breaks and lead times when accepting orders.
  3. Must have a proactive approach in monitoring accounts that utilizes a supplier managed inventory agreement (Min / Max / ROQ process).
  4. Monitor the status of customer orders on the production schedule and alert scheduler of necessary changes
  5. Update customer selling prices in IQMS, as needed
  6. Work with our Shipping Department to make sure finished goods are shipped on-time to meet our customer expectations
  7. Electronically prepare pick lists thru IQMS for the Shipping Dept., and Advance Shipping Notices, as required.
  8. Resolve quantity, part number, and pricing differences with the customer, and follow up with accounting to correct related billing errors.
  9. Must maintain a positive and professional approach, especially when dealing with our Customers

Backup

Customer Service Representative or Customer Service Manager

Qualifications

Associates Degree in a related field and/or practical experience in customer service

Supervision

Reports to the Customer Service Manager

 

Department: Assembly or Thermoforming

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Will train on an 8 hour shift – 1st Shift 6:30 am – 3:00 pm CST

Job Description:

Perform a multitude of value added tasks using a wide array of tools, jigs, and fixtures per Supervision.  The plant helper will also be required to perform the second operator function inside a manufacturing cell for 2-person operations.

Specific Duties

  1. Perform standardized work per the Manufacturing Plan’s Process Methods.
  2. Safely load and unload CNC routing machines.
  3. Pack finished goods for shipment.
  4. Serve as the second operator in the manufacturing cell.
  5. Operate a scrap grinder.
  6. Perform value add assembly operations.
  7. Meet daily production goals as efficiently as possible.
  8. Record pertinent data in real time monitoring system (IQMS).
  9. Perform any other work as directed per Supervision.

Backup

Qualified Plant Helper

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and practical experience

Supervision

Reports to the Supervisor/Manager of the Cell/Department that he/she is currently working in

 

Department: Thermoforming

Plant Location: Dale, Indiana

Job Description:

Must have mechanical ability and be able to read, monitor, and understand various measures, gauges, and instruments. Must safely set up and operate rotary thermoforming machines. Must follow the Manufacturing Plan at all times.

Specific Duties

  1. Set up and operate Rotary thermoforming machines in a safe manner.
  2. Complete all necessary paperwork for set ups and production.
  3. Monitor quality of parts per Manufacturing Plan.
  4. Ensure machine is running at the standard cycle time.
  5. Make heat/timing adjustments as necessary.
  6. Pack finished goods for shipment.
  7. Perform any other work as directed per Supervision.
  8. Perform standardized work per the Manufacturing Plan’s Process Methods.
  9. Record pertinent data in real time monitoring system (IQMS).

Qualifications

Practical experience in manufacturing

Supervision

Reports to the Cell Supervisor