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: Planner/Buyer | August 14, 2013
Our Planner/Buyer is responsible for planning production and manufacturing
schedules for assigned product lines to achieve on time delivery objectives.
Planning includes coordination of all materials and capacity
requirements, tracking of progress in production, inventory levels and other
factors affecting production schedules. Responsible for the negotiating
and procurement of parts and services needed to support both
manufacturing/assembly and spare parts sales.
Schedule and determine planned
completion dates for Customer Orders based on capacity and materials
Plan quantities, negotiate pricing and
delivery and issue 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.
Ensure part availability, expedite when
necessary, work with Engineering and/or Manufacturing Engineering to identify
alternatives when possible
Associate’s Degree or equivalent, or a
minimum of 2 to 5 years manufacturing experience in Planning and/or Purchasing.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to analyze and interpret data in
order to facilitate decision-making
Experience with ERP/CRP/MRP systems and
processes a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook
and Word required.
This position is for the experienced Controls Engineer, looking for an opportunity to work on a diverse and comprehensive product line. We offer the opportunity to challenge your electrical design and programming skills as part of our talented, hands-on engineering team. Our Controls Engineer must have thorough knowledge and understanding of the latest PLC based control system technology, designs, programs and programming techniques as well as strong knowledge and experience with robotic programming. This will include in depth knowledge of the full range of Rockwell Automation PLCs as well as servo drives, VFD, and other related component technology provided by Rockwell and other leading component suppliers. The incumbent will be responsible for project execution that includes electrical design, programming, troubleshooting, and technical support.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
Minimum 10 years’ experience in electrical design or related industries
3-5 years of robotic programming , preferably Motoman (Yaskawa) robots.
Minimum 5 years of system integration experience.
Proven success and experience programming HMI’s AC, Servos, VFD’s and motion control programming.
Background in designing industrial electrical circuits including component sizing and selection.
Proficient in AutoCAD to draw electrical schematics.
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.
Thorough understanding of common industrial machine operation.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
This position is for the experienced Project (Design) Engineer, looking for an opportunity to work on a diverse and comprehensive product line. We offer the opportunity to challenge your mechanical design skills as part of our talented, hands-on engineering team. Apply your extensive knowledge and experience of automated equipment design as you take ownership of projects from concept to product launch including design, vendor communication, tooling design, product testing, documentation, troubleshooting, and project management.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Design and development of automated packaging equipment from concept to completion.
Creation of design layouts, machine drawings, mechanical assemblies and piece parts utilizing Solidworks.
Performance of engineering calculations to validate design decisions.
Project management including responsibility for budget and on-time fulfillment.
Participation in concept meetings and design reviews to optimize design effectiveness and efficiency.
Interface with Sales, Customers, and Distributors to ensure expectations are understood and a solutions driven product is designed and manufactured.
Additional responsibilities include technical support to Service, Applications, Sales, and Manufacturing, cost-reduction efforts, design enhancements, performance improvements, and increased profitability.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
Minimum 5 years’ experience designing automated equipment from concept to completion.
Proficient in the use CAD system and Solidworks.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Proficiency in the application and use of mechanical components such as bearings, bushings, sprockets, gears, cams, etc. Also familiar with electromechanical devices such as servo-motor, electrocams, etc.
Proficiency in advanced electrical control concepts and capabilities, and the requirements of system control.
Ability to 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 ability to recognize potential problems from customer product configurations.
Familiarity with basic machining practices, as they affect the design, configuration, and cost of manufactured machine piece parts.