ARPAC Group LLC is one of the largest packaging machinery companies in North America manufacturing 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 that we will create a culture that motivates and develops employees, embraces outstanding performance, and eliminates complacency.
Our employees enjoy the following employee 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: Retrofits Sales Engineer| March 08, 2013
Our Retrofits Sales Engineer is responsible for the growth of retrofits sales. The incumbent will function as the primary sales and marketing contact for Retrofits and will be responsible for sales, applications and sales support of retrofits.
Sell and grow Retrofits sales
Create design layouts, utilize Applications Engineering tools to develop financial budgets for custom retrofit, develop installation and timeline and cost estimates and establish standardized pricing and quoting tools.
Build strong relationships with customers and meet with them to ensure that their needs and expectations are fully understood and documented.
Review and project manage retrofits through the system from start to shipment.
Develop and execute marketing and promotional plans to ensure revenue growth and continuously improve competitive position.
Working with Marketing, design promotional materials to communicate value proposition of each enhancement
Engineering degree preferably BSME preferred.
Three to five 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 required.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Knowledge of AutoCAD and proficiency Word and Excel required.
Position: Western Regional Sales Manager | March 08, 2013
Marketing and selling direct and through distribution, represents untapped opportunities for our equipment in the Western Region. Achievement of double digit organic growth in the coming years is realistic, attainable and expected. To achieve these kinds of results and to build solid relationships, a hands-on sales professional is sought who can penetrate and win accounts. This position calls for a sales professional whose experience has been gained through a demonstrated successful career in growing the business.
Increase profitable sales in the Western Region
Penetrate new/existing accounts and distribution through contacts and relationships, and by leveraging Companys contacts
Build imbedded relationships and sustain long-term business relationships
Thoroughly understand the terms and conditions of every sale
Contribute to developing and implementing an effective on-going educational and training process to ensure customers, distributors and end users have solid product knowledge
Must have capital equipment sales experience however packaging equipment (not consumables) selling experience highly preferred.
Must have strong sales background through distribution and direct sales
Strong knowledge of the corporate packaging equipment market and the ability to quickly understand the Companys products, applications and commercial business practices is essential. This includes understanding the technical aspects of the Companys products and services along with their value-added offerings
Demonstrated success in developing and building distribution and accounts
An undergraduate degree, preferably in marketing / sales, engineering, or business management.
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Position: Planner/buyer | March 08, 2013
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 constraints.
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
Associates 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.
Knowledge of kan-ban and JIT principles required.
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 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.
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 talented, hands on engineering team. Our Controls Engineer will be have thorough knowledge and understanding of the latest PLC based control system technology, designs, programs and programming techniques. This knowledge 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.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Accountable for complete project execution related to controls/electrical engineering. This includes schedule attainment, budget efficiency and gross profit achievement goals related to electrical engineering.
Provide progressive and innovative electrical solutions to control requirements of the machines.
Work with Project Engineers and formulates the electrical design concept and sequence of machine operation. The Controls Engineer is responsible of overall machine operation. This includes working with the Project Engineer and Chief Engineer for the subject project to assure that the machine includes all required sensors and electro-mechanical structures and mechanisms to allow optimal machine control and performance.
Work with customers to refine customized control concept and to meet customer specification.
Design electrical controls.
Develop all PLC and HMI programs to assure proper machine operation and performance based on the sequence of machine operation.
Program automation and control systems involving PLC's, HMI's, operator interface, servo controllers, programmable switches, and all other electrical components required for the machine.
Design and development of automated packaging equipment from concept to completion.
Act as technology thought leader within in ARPAC on the programming methodologies and techniques. Maintain their knowledge of industry leading programming techniques and tools. Based on the knowledge continually works with the reset of controls engineers to improve quality, efficiency and efficacy of our programming tools and techniques and resulting output.
Prepare the Electrical Bills of Materials for each machine and documents these Bills of Material within the current ARPAC ERP system and Electrical Engineering CAD tools.
Download programs into the PLC, operator interface, servo, etc. Set up drive parameters, troubleshoots machine operation and debugs programs during final testing phases on the production floor.
Direct the Electrical Assembly Department. Provides guidance to ensure that the machine is built in accordance with the applicable standards and customer requirements.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
Minimum 10 years experience in electrical design in related industry
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.