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
•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.
Position: Southwest Regional Sales Manager | February 27, 2014
As our Southwest Regional Sales Manager you will be responsible for the sale of company products and promotional programs in the SW region within the framework of company policies, procedures and practices. The SW territory includes: Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Northern Mexico. The ideal candidate will be located in the Dallas, TX geographic area. Specific responsibilities include:
Grow the business through direct sales and distributors via training, strategic planning, plan deployment and follow-up.
Increase sales and penetrate new / existing accounts through contacts and relationships, and by leveraging Company’s contacts.
Build embedded relationships from top to bottom.
Determine effective ways to penetrate new and existing accounts and sustain long-term business relationships
Understand intimately and participate aggressively in the company’s sales strategy. Responsible for successfully implementing the plan in their territory.
Interface positively and proactively with various support teams inside ARAPC to ensure the most positive customer response from ARPAC when issues occur.
Minimum of ten years of related capital equipment selling experience
Proven track record of sales growth year after year
Position: Retrofits Sales Engineer | February 27, 2014
As part of the retrofits team, the Retrofits Sales Engineer will be responsible for contributing to the overall success of the retrofits business. The incumbent will function as a product manager for retrofits and will be responsible for sales, applications, sales support, engineering and project management of retrofits. Specific responsibilities include:
Grow Retrofits Portfolio. Identify opportunities, products, and programs to enhance the retrofit business.
Marketing - Develop and execute marketing and promotional plans to ensure revenue growth and continuously improve competitive position.
Grow Retrofits Sales - Identify and prioritize opportunities to generate revenue through design and component upgrades.
Customer support - build strong relationships with customers.
Applications - Create design layouts, as required, which are accurate and complete enough to be understood by designers and/or engineers.
Utilize existing Applications Engineering tools to develop financial budgets for custom retrofit opportunities. Develop installation timeline and cost estimates.
Establish standardized pricing and quoting tools for canned retrofits.
Project-manage retrofits through the system from start to shipment.
Provide support to Technical Service on retrofit installations
Work with the Documentation department to ensure the accuracy of operation manuals.
Promote other Aftermarket business offerings
Bachelors degree or higher, engineering degree preferred
Minimum three years experience in packaging and/or automation industry -- shrink-wrap, cartoning, conveying systems and wrappers, case or tray packing industries in an Engineering, Applications or Technical Sales capacity.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Knowledge of AutoCAD and proficiency Word and Excel required
Knowledge of manufacturing and engineering processes.
As our Buyer/Planner you will be responsible for the procurement of parts for the Aftermarket business supporting spare parts orders, retrofits and field change jobs. Purchasing includes quoting, negotiating prices, returns to suppliers, confirming orders, expediting delivery to meet customer promised dates, and communication of schedule changes to operations and sales. Planning includes coordination of all materials for jobs and orders, tracking of purchased parts in relation to the job’s schedule, and inventory levels. You will be responsible for achieving on time delivery objectives. Specific responsibilities include:
Responsible for planning quantities, negotiating pricing and delivery and issuing Purchase Orders to satisfy demand generated by work orders, Sales Orders and machines.
Review defective or unacceptable parts or services with stockroom. Determine source of problem and take corrective action as needed. Responsible for Returns processing with Supplier and coordinating credit with internal Accounts Payable.
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 Supplier Consolidation and developing Supplier Partnerships.
Coordinate activities with purchasing, production, engineering and customer service. Communicate deviations from schedules effectively.
Develop and implement purchase plan with suppliers in support of forecasted and actual Customer Orders.
Monitor purchase orders of timely confirmation from suppliers and delivery performance.
Report inventory discrepancies to Inventory Manager.
Monitor backorders and take appropriate action to minimize recurrence.
Associate’s Degree or equivalent, or a minimum of 2 to 5 years manufacturing experience.
Experience with ERP/CRP/MRP systems and processes.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word required.
Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques such as kan-bans and JIT principles.
Position: Field Service Technician | February 27, 2014
As our Field Service Technician you will be responsible for installing, servicing, repairing, and maintenance of ARPAC machines and systems as well as promoting After Market Sales. Specific responsibilities include:
Troubleshoot, identify root causes, and solve operational issues associated with ARPAC machinery at customer locations.
Train appropriate personnel in the field and in-house on proper setup, operation, maintenance and repair of ARPAC equipment.
Perform extensive mechanical and electrical modifications including PLC program modifications and servo drive reconfigurations.
Develop opportunities to promote After Market Sales and generate additional revenue for ARPAC through sales of After Market parts, services, and retrofits.
Periodically perform technical support, final assurance, and/or other assigned duties at ARPAC’s facility.
Build strong customer relationships to help achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
Be available every other weekend, or the next weekend if the prior weekend was not worked. Occasionally on large projects, 2 weekends in a row may be required.
Minimum of high school diploma and ten years experience repairing and troubleshooting packaging equipment. Experience must include extensive Allen-Bradley PLC, servo, and HMI programming.
AAS or BS in Mechtronics, EE, EET, EECS or Industrial Electronics is highly desired. Extensive Allen-Bradley PLC training required.
Solid knowledge of packaging equipment including competitor equipment.
Travel experience required.
Solid knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic components and their interaction.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
Allen-Bradley Compact Logix programming capabilities are highly desired.
Allen Bradley PanelView HMI programming capabilities are a strong advantage.
Familiarity with servo systems, particularly Allen-Bradley, is a strong advantage.