Careers

Careers

Careers

ARPAC LLC is one of the largest packaging machinery companies in North America, and manufactures the broadest range of packaging solutions for its customers. With over 30,000 installations worldwide, we pride ourselves in achieving organizational excellence by being the industry leader in lean principles and continuous improvement practices. We are dedicated to driving innovation and delivering exceptional quality in everything we do.

Our commitment to our employees is that we will create a culture that motivates and develops employees, embraces outstanding performance, and eliminates complacency.

Our employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical plans
  • Dental plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Pre-Tax medical/child care
  • 401(k) savings plan

If you're an achiever who is passionate about the way you spend your days, demand more from yourself, and bring more to your job, your team and the organization, then ARPAC might be the place for you.

ARPAC is an equal opportunity employer.


ARPAC Employment Opportunities

E-mail: hr@arpac.com Fax: 866-896-2783 Posted: 11/29/2018

PLANNER/ANALYST

In this position, you will be responsible for planning and managing production schedules to meet on time delivery objectives, procurement of parts for the Aftermarket business, communicating schedule changes, and achieving on time delivery objectives.  Planning responsibilities includes coordination of all materials for jobs and capacity requirements, releasing work orders, expediting, tracking of progress in production, tracking of purchased parts in relation to schedule, inventory levels and other factors affecting production schedules.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Review inventory levels of manufactured and purchased components and determine stocking levels, and set up for automated replenishment. 
  • Coordinate activities with production, stockroom, engineering and customer service.  Communicate deviations from schedules effectively.
  • Release and schedule work orders to satisfy Aftermarket sales demand and determine completion dates based on capacity and material constraints. Expedite if needed.
  • Monitor work orders for stock components to ensure timely completion and avoid stock outs.
  • Review defective or unacceptable parts or services with stockroom.  Determine source of problem and take corrective action as needed. Communicate the issue to production or Supplier and seek for the resolution.
  • Responsible for planning quantities, negotiating pricing and delivery and issuing Purchase Orders to satisfy demand generated by work orders, Sales Orders and machines.
  • Responsible for ensuring part availability, expediting when necessary, working with Engineering and/or Manufacturing Engineering to identify alternatives when possible.
  • Responsible for executing Department objectives including on time shipments, Supplier Consolidation and developing Supplier Partnerships. 
  • Monitor purchase orders of timely confirmation from suppliers and delivery performance. 
  • Ensure prompt communication of schedule changes throughout operations, and to Sales/Customer Service.  
  • Communicate Bill of Material discrepancies to Engineering. 
  • Report inventory discrepancies to Inventory Manager.
  • Monitor backorders and take appropriate action to minimize recurrence.
  • Process customer and production purchased parts returns.
  • Projects and other responsibilities as directed by manager.
Requirements:
  • Critical Thinker
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Problem solver with strong root cause analysis skills
  • Technical Job Knowledge
  • Communication proficiency both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated competence in analyzing and interpreting data in order to facilitate decision-making
  • Teamwork / Collaboration / Relationship Building
  • Self-Management
  • Computer proficiency – Excel, Word, Outlook, ERP/MRP systems
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent preferred or a minimum of 2 to 5 years manufacturing experience in a planning / buying capacity. 
  • Knowledge of kan-ban and JIT principles.

PROJECT ENGINEER

In this position you will be responsible for creating designs of machines and systems, improving the performance or profitability of existing machine designs, and for ensuring projects are completed on schedule and on budget.
  • Meet with and/or corresponds with customers to ensure that their needs and expectations are fully understood and documented.
  • Create conceptual design layouts.
  • Design and create detailed machine drawings, mechanical assemblies and piece parts which can be manufactured and assembled economically.
  • Perform calculations as required to validate design decisions. 
  • Ensures that machines and components are safe and/or safely guarded.
  • Prepare and distribute drawing packages and Bills of Materials.
  • Select and/or specify purchased parts to be used in the manufacture of the machine. 
  • Provide support and assistance to other departments to ensure the timely completion, profitability and proper operation of machinery being built. 
  • Periodic travel may be required.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in designing packaging equipment or large capital automated equipment.
  • Proficiency in the application and use of mechanical components such as bearings, bushings, belts, pulleys, sprockets, gears, cams, etc.
  • Knowledge of electromechanical devices such as servo-motors, electro-cams, etc.
  • Perform analytical calculations to evaluate design concepts, including stress/strain, torque, acceleration, drive ratios, etc. 
  • Ability to evaluate system operations, including production rates for machine processes and recognize potential problems from customer product configurations.
  • Knowledge of basic machining practices, as they affect the design, configuration, and cost of manufactured machine piece parts.
  • Proficiency in the use of Solidworks and knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge in the use of Windows applications, primarily File Manager and Print Manager, as well as other applications programs.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

CONTROLS ENGINEER

As our Controls Engineer you will be responsible for project execution that includes electrical design, programming, troubleshooting, and technical support. 
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Accountable for complete project execution related to controls/electrical engineering.  This includes meeting technical, schedule and budget objectives.
  • Provide progressive and innovative electrical solutions to control requirements of the machines and/or systems.
  • Work with Mechanical Engineers and formulate the electrical design concept and sequence of machine operation. The Controls Engineer is responsible of overall machine operation.
  • Work with customers to refine customized control concept and to meet customer specification.
  • Develop and program automation and control systems involving PLC’s, HMI’s, operator interface, servo controllers, motion controls, programmable switches and all other electrical components required for the machine.
  • Design electrical controls utilizing AutoCAD. 
  • Prepare and distribute the Electrical Bills of Materials. 
  • Download programs into the PLC, operator interface, servo, etc. 
  • Set up drive parameters, troubleshoot machine operation and debug programs during final testing phases on the production floor. 
  • Direct the Electrical Assembly Department as required.  Provide guidance to ensure that the machine is built in accordance with the applicable standards and customer requirements. 
  • Up to 20% travel required
Requirements:
  • In depth knowledge and hands on experience with design and programming of servos, motion control, CAM profiling, HMI’s and VFD’s.
  • Knowledge and experience with MicroLogix, Compact ControlLogix, RSLogix 5000 PLC’s.
  • Thorough understanding of Ethernet network topologies and design.
  • Knowledge and experience in the selection, specification and use of common industrial electronic components including starters, contractors, circuit breakers, proximity switches, photo-electric switches, position sensors, temperature sensors, controllers, DC, AC, and servo drives.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting, problem solving and debugging industrial electrical control circuits and programs.
  • Bchelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering desired (equivalent industry experience considered).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in programming and electrical design in related industry.
  • System integration experience a plus.
  • Robotic programming, preferable Motoman (Yaskawa) robots a plus.
  • Background in designing industrial electrical circuits including component sizing and selection.
  • Knowledge of NFPA 79 a plus.
  • Knowledge of RIA 15.06 a plus.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP

In this position you will be responsible for receiving and processing customer orders in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Receive and process customer orders in a prompt, professional, customer friendly manner
  • Become familiar with the special promotional sales offerings and be fluent in explaining each to a prospective customer.
  • Pro-actively place calls to targeted customers in order to promote offerings.  Document calls in CRM. 
  • Quote prices and part availability promptly and accurately. Follow-up on open quotes by contacting customers in order to complete the sale. 
  • Using our ERP system, Bill of Material system, machine manuals, assembly and part drawings, assist customers to determine the parts that they require for their specific machines.
  • Work with the Materials Team to arrange “Drop Shipments” from our vendors to the End User and arrange  “same day shipments”.
  • Issue Return Authorization numbers to customers as required for warranty and/or defective parts, and issue appropriate credits. 
  • Follow-up on open RMA’s to ensure that the parts are returned to Arpac.
  • Process COD orders.
  • Assist customers in troubleshooting technical problems; work closely with the Field Service Team, Final Assurance department and the Engineering department as required to solve the customer’s issue.
  • Communicate errors and/or omissions in the machine Bill of Material or Spare Parts lists to the engineering department for correction. 
  • Assist Director of Operations on special assignments designed to both drive revenue and improve operational efficiencies.
  • Assist the Accounting Department with collection efforts when input from the parts team can help with collection efforts.
Requirements:
  • Communication proficiency
  • Professional and customer friendly telephone manner
  • Technical Knowledge and proficiency in blue print reading
  • Computer proficiency - Word, Excel and ERP
  • Proficiency in multi-tasking in a fast paced environment
  • Minimum Associates Degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of machines and machine components.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Inside sales experience required.

ELECTRO MECHANICAL ASSEMBLERS – 2nd Shift (3:30 p.m. 12:00 midnight)

Mechanical
  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including identifying parts to drawing, symbol recognition and material recognition.
  • Utilizing drawings plan assembly and build sequence.
  • Build assemblies, sub-assemblies, segments of machines and construct/assist in constructing standalone machines and/or large integrated systems.
Electrical
  • Read, interpret and understand schematics including component and symbol recognition.
  • Utilizing schematic, plan electrical assembly and wiring sequence.
  • Follow electrical schematic for build and wiring. Builds and wiring may include electrical junction boxes, line connections, stop buttons, push buttons, safety switches, outlets, electrical motors, variable frequency drives, plc’s, electrical sub-assemblies, and other electrical units.
  • Build and wire electrical control boxes and panels.
  • Wire complete machines and systems.
Requirements:
  • Ability to read blueprints and build to prints.
  • Ability to read schematic and wire to schematic specifications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable electrical codes, NFPA-79 and UL 508A
  • Minimum 2 years’ related experience preferred

MECHANICAL ASSEMBLER – 1ST shift (Semi-automatic Focus Factory)

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including identifying parts to drawing, symbol recognition and material recognition.
  • Utilizing drawings plan assembly and build sequence.
  • Build assemblies, sub-assemblies, segments of machines and construct/assist in constructing standalone machines and/or large integrated systems.
  • Utilize a variety of power and hand tools for assembly. 
  • Communicate potential problems to Lead / Manager such as “wrong parts, parts not on drawing, missing parts, etc.
  • Ensure assembly and build tasks are completed within budget and on-time per schedule.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment. Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Understand and maintain both quality and quantity standards and expectations.
  • Continually seek to improve work processes and individual performance.
Requirements:
  • Ability to understand and read blueprints and plan/build from them.
  • Minimum 2 years’ related experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills.  Must understand direction and respond

MANUAL MILLING MACHINIST- 1st and 2nd Shift (4:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.)

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including symbols, welding symbols, material type and material shape.
  • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Properly set up and operate Manual Mill and machine parts/components to the required specifications.
  • Edit and program Bridgeport Manual Mill using Proto Trac MX2 Controls.
  • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance milling operations.
Requirements:
  • Ability to read blueprints and machine  components from drawings
  • Solid knowledge of material shapes and types
  • Background and experience with short production runs, multiple setups and changeovers

CNC LATHE MACHINIST- 2nd Shift (4:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.)

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including symbols, welding symbols, material type and material shape.
  • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Properly edit programs, set up and operate CNC lathe and machine parts/components to the required specifications.
  • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance lathe operations.
Requirements:
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Solid knowledge of material shapes and types
  • Background and experience with short production runs, multiple setups and changeovers


MACHINE OPERATORS (entry level) – 1st and 2nd Shift (4:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.)

  •   Load and unload material onto machinery.
  • Push button operator on machinery
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.
Requirements:
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience working in a manufacturing / machining environment highly desired

ENTRY LEVEL MACHINIST – 1st Shift

No experience required! We will train! We are looking for candidates with the right attitude and a willingness to learn!


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