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: 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: 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: Maintenance / Engineering

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Shift: 1st (6:30 am – 4:00 pm)

Job Description

Responsible for in-depth troubleshooting and the repair, maintenance, and adjustment of all industrial production machinery and processing equipment, secondary trim equipment, and building systems.  Must have the ability to recognize defects and possess problem-solving skills. Observes mechanical devices in operation to locate source of trouble and potential improvements. Must be required to maintain drawings in CAD and produce new parts as part of project upgrades. 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. Position may require travel to other Spencer Industries Facilities to be Project Manager for installation of machinery and oversee upgrades. Performs other work as directed.

Specific Duties

  1. Responsible for the design, development, and implementation of Maintenance and Continuous Improvement projects
  2. Function as a Project Manager for Large Maintenance Projects
  3. Must have previous training and/or on the job experience with 3D CAD Software
  4. Must have to capability to communicate with outside vendors. May be required to go to the vendors and inspect components as part of project updates.
  5. Ability to install, repair, and troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic circuits
  6. Ability to build Bill of Materials, monitor project costs, and be able to estimate costs based off of past projects.
  7. Must be familiar with thermoforming operational processes.
  8. Must have the ability to recognize defects and possess problem-solving skills.
  9. Generate Work Orders in IQMS as needed
  10. Act as a back up to help maintain and further develop Preventative Maintenance Program
  11. Travel to other Spencer Industries Facilities to be Project Manager on an as-needed basis for Projects.
  12. Assist with the implementation of a Predictive Maintenance System
  13. Previous training and/or on the job experience with CNCs (Thermwood a Plus)

 

Backup

Maintenance Manager


Qualifications

B.S. degree in Engineering or related field, or practical experience in a manufacturing environment

Supervision

Reports to the Maintenance Manager

 

 

Department: Maintenance

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Shift: 3rd Shift (10:30 pm – 7:00 am)

Pay Grade:  ($19.49 – $25.11)

 

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: Thermoforming

Plant Location: Hampton, South Carolina

Job Description:

Directs daily thermoforming production on 1st Shift with oversight on the night shifts. Responsible for meeting production goals in accordance with established quality standards, promoting adherence to safety rules, and employing the company’s 6S and Lean Manufacturing principles. Must be knowledgeable of all assigned machinery and equipment, and must be knowledgeable of the production process. Works closely with and gives guidance to all plant employees.

Specific Duties

  1. Oversees all aspects of daily thermoforming production and personnel issues, on the assigned shift.
  2. Works with all plant personnel to meet daily production goals in accordance with established quality standards
  3. Monitors product cycle times and material yield
  4. Works with QA, Engineering, Extrusion, Production Scheduling, and Maintenance to address problems with production or equipment
  5. Communicates with the Plant Manager regarding manpower status and/or the need for overtime to meet production schedules
  6. Monitors the condition of all production machinery and equipment and makes suggestions for repairs, upgrades, or replacement
  7. Responsible for accurate production record keeping and reporting
  8. Evaluates, guides, and trains subordinate employees
  9. Reprimands, disciplines, or terminates subordinate employees in accordance with company policies
  10. Must have strong personal skills and possess the attributes and passion to eventually manager all aspects of the South Carolina facility.

Backup

Plant Manager

Qualifications

B.S. or A.S. degree (preferably a mechanical degree) or practical experience in thermoformed plastics manufacturing

Supervision

Reports to the Plant Manager