Department: Maintenance

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Shift: 1st (6:30 am-3:30 pm)

Job Description

Works directly with the Controls Engineer for overseeing plant manufacturing machine controls and systems. Must be knowledgeable of the electrical and electronic aspects of plant facilities and equipment, and related safety precautions for all employees who operate equipment. Must be proficient in the use of computers and requires experience with a variety of PLC, OIT, and DCS Systems, including wireless networking.

Specific Duties

  1. Experience with electrical redesign and installation of new controls and components on existing equipment.
  2. Troubleshoots electrical, electronic circuits, PLC’s, and VFD’s.
  3. Works with and trains Maintenance personnel on troubleshooting problems with machines.
  4. Works with and trains Production and Engineering personnel in the operation of electronic controls and safety devices.
  5. Programs logic changes and robotics applications.
  6. Constantly monitors the working status of all control equipment and recommends repairs, upgrades, and purchases of new control equipment where necessary.
  7. Knowledge of developing and maintaining methods for collecting machine performance and statistical information.
  8. Generates electrical schematics and drawings for existing and new equipment.
  9. Some Travel Requirements for installation, start up, or project upgrades at other facilities
  10. May report to 1st Shift Maintenance Supervisor at times if no major ongoing projects or training

 

Backup

Controls Engineer


Qualifications

A.S. degree in the electrical or electronic field, or practical experience in a machine intensive manufacturing environment

Supervision

Reports to the Maintenance Manager

 

 

Department: Thermoforming

Plant Location: Dale, Indiana

Shift:  3rd (10:30 pm – 7:00 am)

Pay Grade: 5A ($18.74 – $21.90)

Job Description:

Directs daily production in the assigned cell, supervising hourly personnel. Must be knowledgeable of the machinery and equipment in the cell, and must be capable of operating such machines, including all safety precautions. Must be very familiar with the production process and must be knowledgeable of the company’s 6S and Lean Manufacturing principles.

Specific Duties

  1. Supervises thermoforming production in cells which may include machines such as rotaries, shuttles, inlines, CNC’s, stamp presses, and saws
  2. Meets production quantity goals according to schedule for the cell, and in accordance with established quality standards
  3. Closely monitors product cycle times and material scrap
  4. Detect and analyze production or quality concerns and discuss corrective action with the Shift or Assistant Shift Supervisor
  5. Reports and discusses any personnel issues or problems with the Asst. Shift Supervisor
  6. Engaged in the training and onboarding of all new team members to the area
  7. Monitor the condition of all assigned machinery and equipment and report deficiencies or needed repairs
  8. Responsible for accurate production record keeping and reporting

Backup

Qualified Operator or CNC Tech

Qualifications

A.S. degree or relevant experience in manufacturing. Must sustain exemplary attendance record.

Supervision

Report to the Shift Supervisor

 

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. 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
  2. Review all new master recipes from development
  3. Identify deficiencies and refine the setup process
  4. Coordinate with all 3 shifts thermoforming techs
    1. Support thermoforming issues as needed
  5. Analyze ways to improve the production process or flow of production
  6. Trouble-shoot production bottlenecks
  7. Document all process changes and follow up to confirm achievement of desired on-going results
  8. Job may require minimal travel to customer or supplier or satellite facility.
    1. Support satellite facilities via phone call and or travel
  9. 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: 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. 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
  2. Review all new master recipes from development
  3. Identify deficiencies and refine the setup process
  4. Coordinate with all 3 shifts thermoforming techs
    1. Support thermoforming issues as needed
  5. Analyze ways to improve the production process or flow of production
  6. Trouble-shoot production bottlenecks
  7. Document all process changes and follow up to confirm achievement of desired on-going results
  8. Job may require minimal travel to customer or supplier or satellite facility.
    1. Support satellite facilities via phone call and or travel
  9. Performs various other duties as directed by the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Qualifications

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

Supervision

Reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager

 

Department: Assembly

Plant Location: Dale, IN

1st Shift 4:30 am – 3:00 pm CST

Pay $14.15 – $16.54

***$1.50/hr attendance bonus will be added to the hourly base rate.***

Job Description:

Perform a multitude of value added tasks in the Assembly Department using a wide array of tools, jigs, and fixtures per Supervision.

Specific Duties

  1. Perform standardized work per the Manufacturing Plan’s Process Methods.
  2. Pack finished goods for shipment.
  3. Perform value add assembly operations.
  4. Meet daily production goals as efficiently as possible.
  5. Record pertinent data in real time monitoring system (IQMS).
  6. Perform any other work as directed per Supervision.

Backup

Qualified Production Associate

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and practical experience

Supervision

Reports to the Assembly Manager

 

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

 

Department: Extrusion

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Pay Grade: 4A ($17.22-$19.29)

Shift: C or D (6:30 pm – 6:30 am)

We will select one candidate to train on A Shift (6:30 am – 6:30 pm) and go to C or D after training is complete.

We will select another candidate that will go straight to C or D Shift and train there.

12 hour Extrusion employees will get the $1.25/hr shift premium. Employees on the off shifts also receive a $1.50/hr shift premium.

Job Description:

Must have mechanical ability and be able to read, monitor and understand various measures, gauges and instruments. Must learn to set-up and operate Extrusion Machinery in a prescribed period of time in order to progress to operator’s status. Very heavy lifting is required daily. Must be physically able to carry heavy loads up stairways and ladders. Performs other work as directed by Supervisor. Must complete Work Keys testing requirements.

Specific Duties

  1. Teardown, setup, and maintain all equipment systems (non-electrical).
  2. Operate and monitor extruders during production of plastic sheet.
  3. Perform quality checks on extruded material.
  4. Band and barcode finished skids of extruded sheet.
  5. Perform standardized work per the Manufacturing Plan’s Process Methods.
  6. Perform all necessary IQMS/Shop Data operations.
  7. Perform other tasks as directed by the lead operator or shift supervisor.

Backup

Extrusion Lead Operator or Extrusion Supervisor

Qualifications

An A.S. Degree in a related field, or practical experience in Extrusion.

Supervision

Reports to the Extrusion Supervisor

 

Department: Shipping and Receiving

Plant Location: Dale, Indiana

Shift:  1st (6:30 am – 3:00 pm)

Pay Grade: 5A ($($18.74 – $21.90/hr) *Dependent on Experience*

There is a $1.50 Attendance Bonus in addition to the base rate.

Job Description:

Performs General warehouse and driving duties.  Must have the present skill and ability to operate various types of motor vehicles and forklift equipment.  A valid driver’s CDL-A license is required with an acceptable driving record with no DUI or DWI violations in the past two years. Must obtain a forklift-operation license.  Must be 21 years of age.  Duties include, but are not limited to, performing warehouse work, packing, pickup and/or delivery of various items to customers and vendors, and the transfer of items intra-plant and inter-plant.  May be required to perform other work as direct by supervisor. The work schedule may require some flexibility.  Must have computer skills.  Must complete work keys testing requirements.

Specific Duties

  1. Operates tractor/trailer and straight truck equipment for the transportation of goods between buildings and to other locations as required.
  2. Assists in the receipt of shipments at both warehouse locations.
  3. Assists in preparing shipments at both warehouse locations.
  4. Maintains all inventory locations in both W2 and Dale Wood.
  5. Assists Shipping and Receiving Clerk in daily requirements as needed.
  6. Competes inventory transactions in IQMS and RF Scanners.
  7. Performs other tasks as directed by the Shipping and Receiving Manager.

Backup

Shipping and Receiving Manager

Special Qualifications

*Must be qualified to operate tractor/trailer vehicle equipment, with a valid CDL Class “A” license and pass D.O.T. Physical examination and drug screen.

Supervision

Reports to the Shipping and Receiving Manager

 

Department: Thermoforming

Plant Location: Dale, Indiana

Shift: 3rd (10:30 pm – 7:00 am)

Pay Grade: 4A ($17.80 – $19.93)

THERE ARE OPENINGS FOR TWO (2) OF THESE POSITIONS.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for setting up and lining out CNC machines as accurately and efficiently as possible. Works in conjunction with the Forming Set Up Tech. Literacy in CNC operation and programming of five-axis and three-axis router machines is critical. Blue print reading and math skills are required. Must be able to read, monitor, and understand various measures, gauges, and instruments.

Specific Duties

  1. Responsible for setting up and lining out CNC machines
  2. Measure parts accurately and quickly.
  3. Make adjustments when needed
  4. Report problems to Set Up Manager
  5. Complete Production Startups
  6. Complete Set Up Feedback Report
  7. Completes any other work as directed by Supervision.
  8. Perform standardized work per the Manufacturing Plan’s Process Methods.

Backup

There are four CNC techs on each shift to function as backup.

Qualifications

A.S. degree or practical experience.

Supervision

Reports to the Shift Supervisor

 

Department: Sales – 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