NOW HIRING:
MANUFACTURING AND ASSEMBLY 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS JOB IS LOCATED IN AUBURN, MAINE (but may be advertised in additional cities). Our physical address is 65 First Flight Dr, Auburn ME 04210

Our growing company is looking to fill multiple positions in our manufacturing and assembly department. Please review the list of qualifications below and submit your resume for immediate consideration to jump start your career within our fast-paced and exciting company.

Our on-the-job training will build your skills, while cross-training throughout all our assembly departments will quickly make you an invaluable asset to the company.

We offer competitive hourly base + performance bonuses + 401K + medical, dental and disability! Day shift only.

Requirements:

  • Read and understand all specifications and verify all Bills of Material
  • Reach production quota by the end of each shift
  • Lift up to 25lbs throughout the work day, have the ability to bend, twist
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment while maintaining high quality standards
  • Be a high-functioning “team” player
  • Experience in LEAN Manufacturing is a plus
  • Positive friendly attitude

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits
Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

Education
High School Education

Location
Kitty Hawk Industrial Park – Auburn ME

Job Type:
Full-Time M-F

Benefits
Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

Education
High School Education

Location
Kitty Hawk Industrial Park – Auburn ME

Please submit resume to: HR@packgen.com


NOW HIRING:
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/SALES PROFESSIONAL

REMOTE POSITION
Lapoint Packaging is seeking an additional seasoned sales professional to rapidly grow our newest line of liquid bulk packaging serving the food/beverage and industrial liquids market.

We are looking for an individual with outside sales experience and a strong industry knowledge of B2B bulk liquid packaging products. This position will require a self-starter with the ability to maintain regular hours and productivity while working remotely. Previous successful experience working from home-based office is preferred.

Lapoint Packaging is a booming new division of the globally respected PackGen – with the energy and excitement of a start-up, but backed by over 3 decades of leadership in the pop-up container industry. Individuals who join our team at this time will have the chance to be part of our sharp company growth and upward income potential in the coming years.

Our products’ unique and desirable green and cost-saving qualities make for an easy sales proposition, while your hunter instincts and desire to create leads and qualify prospects, along with your ability to travel by road or air to present/test/close and maintain relationships, are crucial to your success.

Initial training and occasional team meetings will take place at our HQ in beautiful Maine. Your location in a desirable food/bev producing hotspot (CA, IA, NE, TX, MN, IL, KS, WI, IN, NC, OH, SD, NJ PA to name a few) will be considered. No relocation is necessary.

Successful candidates will:

  • Actively seek out prospects through cold calling (phone/email/LinkedIn)
  • Embrace the sales funnel concept
  • Be goal driven, meeting or surpassing daily, weekly and monthly expectations
  • Demonstrate strong personal time management and high level of sales related activity
  • Collaborate with team members to achieve best results
  • Present to individuals and/or groups through professional remote or in-person media
  • Support sales related activities, including trade shows, conferences, and on-site product testing
  • Utilize CRM to fullest extent
  • Convert RFQs to internal quote requests
  • Write and present proposals to customers

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English
  • Previous B2B sales
  • Excellent knowledge of MS office and typical CRM platforms
  • Fast learner with a passion for sales and hunter mentality
  • Must thrive in a self-motivated and independent environment
  • Ability to retain and communicate product knowledge
  • Understanding of vertical markets served
  • Approximately 30% travel / 70% home office
  • Successful sales experience in the food and beverage industry, 5+ years preferred

Benefits
Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

Education
BA degree preferred

Location
USA

Please submit resume to: tdelargy@packgen.com


NOW HIRING:
TEAM LEADER – MANUFACTURING

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS JOB IS LOCATED IN AUBURN, MAINE (but may be advertised in additional cities). Our physical address is 65 First Flight Dr, Auburn ME 04210

LAPOINT PACKAGING, a division of PackGen is seeking an experienced, energetic, hands-on Team Leader who is ready and able to jump immediately into “People Management”, while quickly getting up to speed on our manufacturing processes and products.

Job Overview: Under the general direction of the Plant Manager, our new Team Leader will oversee and provide direction to production floor personnel in the Lapoint Packaging division, monitor work quality, ensure that employees have been properly trained and that processes are running at the highest efficiency while maintaining high quality standards. The person in this position will oversee and assist with daily plant operations including process and procedure improvements. This is an integral role and well suited for an energetic, natural leader who has initiative, can get up to speed quickly, and takes pride in the details. This is not a desk job – you’ll be hands-on, working alongside your awesome team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Communicate expectations and delegate daily assignments to team members
  • Work alongside team members while providing guidance and direction throughout daily production activities in our fast-paced environment
  • Ensure workstations have required materials to complete each run
  • Evaluate manufacturing equipment for safety and functionality
  • Motivate workers to enhance productivity while maintaining attention to quality
  • Work as middleman between workers and management to create healthy communication
  • Ensure all team members are reading and understanding specifications
  • Maintain a positive, upbeat, and friendly attitude and work atmosphere while leading production personnel
  • Coach and counsel team members to ensure optimum performance, pride in craftsmanship, and job satisfaction
  • Maintain training programs in conjunction with the Plant Manager
  • Conduct quality assurance inspections and generate reports
  • Monitor and enforce safety and personnel policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and monitoring team members
  • Ensure equipment and tools are in good working order and available for use when required, submitting maintenance requests as necessary
  • Addressing conflicts and providing solutions
  • Assisting other personnel as needed

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Good physical fitness – Able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for long periods, walk, stoop, push, pull, squat, bend, lift, and reach etc.
  • Mechanical works experience
  • Must be safety cautious
  • Ability to motivate, lead, and give directions to team members
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret job orders accurately
  • Possess excellent time-management skills
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills and ability to relate effectively with team members and management
  • Guide team to reach or exceed production quota by the end of each shift
  • Be a high-functioning “team” player
  • Lead with a positive, friendly attitude

Education and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Associate Degree or Trade/Technical School Certification or Bachelor Degree preferred, minimum high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience in LEAN Manufacturing is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type:
Full-Time M-F

Benefits
Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

Education
Associate Degree or Trade/Technical School Certification or Bachelor Degree preferred, minimum high school diploma or equivalent required

Location
Auburn ME

Please submit resume to: HR@packgen.com