ACTIVE LISTING

Systems Engineer / Automation Engineer

Description:
Create, develop, document, implement and improve processes and procedures used to manufacture, assemble, process, and/or test the company’s products in a manner to ensure company business objectives are met. Lead and participate in projects to improve delivery, quality, and/or cost, which requires coordinating activities with other functions. Projects may include methods, processes, machine designs, tooling and equipment, new manufacturing technology and performance monitoring systems.

Requirements

  • Program and modify PLC programs (RSLogix 5000/500)
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles and 6-S Principles
  • Ability to read and create prints of electrical schematics, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Key member of design team that designs, develops and implements manufacturing processes for new/existing products, taking concepts and information from the team and transforms the information into a manufacturing process that meets the design intent and is cost effective, functional and efficient.
  • Investigate, help design, produce and implement automation concepts
  • Assist operations and management to refine and improve existing production equipment, layout and material flow
  • Define, design, implement and support tooling and fixtures
  • Develop/improve preventive maintenance schedules
  • Provide technical assistance to production floor and train personnel on new manufacturing processes

Benefits
Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

Compensation
Commensurate with experience

Education
BS degree with 5 years minimum work experience including design
Skilled in AutoCAD® and SolidWorks®

Location
Auburn, ME


INACTIVE LISTING

Sales Professional

Lapoint Packaging is seeking seasoned sales professionals to rapidly grow our newest line of bulk packaging serving the food/beverage and industrial liquids market.

We are looking for individuals 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.

While Lapoint Packaging is an exciting new division, with the energy and excitement of a start-up, we are 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/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 cover letter and resume to: tdelargy@packgen.com

INACTIVE LISTING

Sales Team Associate

PackGen is seeking to expand our sales team to increase our dominance in the environmental, oil & gas, and chemical markets, and introduce new products into our non-hazardous categories including pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and various other industries.

We are looking for individuals with direct sales or related experience, preferably with industry knowledge in industrial packaging products. This position will entail lead generation/out-bound sales calling while learning everything there is to learn about our products and the industries we serve. You will need to use your excellent communication skills to mine and qualify quality prospects for the sales team through email, phone calls, and other means such as social media and potentially trade shows. Advancement is our goal, whether into outside sales, account management or any other of variety of roles in our fast growing business.

Initially this role will be remotely located with time spent at our Auburn, ME manufacturing facility. 

Successful candidates will:

  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities 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

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English
  • Previous Business to Business sales
  • Excellent knowledge of MS office
  • Fast learner with a passion for sales
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Ability to retain product knowledge
  • Understanding of vertical markets served
  • Occasional travel may be required

    Benefits

      Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

      Education
      BA degree preferred, experience in sales or within the area of packaging in the industries we serve.

      Location
      Portland, ME

      Please submit cover letter and resume to: HR@packgen.com

       


       

      INACTIVE LISTING

      Production Staff

      Description

      Consider a Career in Manufacturing: It’s more exciting than you think!

      Work in a clean, bright, safe environment (alongside friendly, fast-paced, perfectionists like yourself!), assembling a variety of large composite containers that are used around the world in many applications.

      Let’s get physical! You’ll be lifting, bending, twisting, and on your feet for long stretches, (treated to healthy breaks to stretch and relax, of course), and if you have any steam left at the end of your shift, we welcome you to take advantage of our free company gym and periodic complimentary massages!

      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. Let us put your fantastic eye/hand coordination, great attitude, and competitive drive to good use, because…

      You WILL be rewarded! Earn a competitive hourly base + performance bonuses + 401K + medical, dental and disability! Our Total Earnings Package is why our retention rate is one of the highest in the area!

      We think you’ll love it here, so apply quickly before all positions are filled!


      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 is required

      Benefits
      Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

      Education
      High School Education

      Location
      Kitty Hawk Industrial Park – Auburn ME

      Please submit cover letter and resume to: HR@packgen.com


      INACTIVE LISTING

      Production Supervisor 

      Join our team as a Production Supervisor and enjoy working in our bright, clean, safe environment. On-site gym, very attractive Total Earnings Package with benefits, progressive company with excellent core values.
      • Responsible for daily operation of production facility and oversight of all production personnel
      • Strong Leadership credentials
      • Oversite of safety and quality programs
      • Champion of Lean Manufacturing Principles
      • Conduct or participate in all team meetings
      • Demonstrated highly developed problem solving ability
      • All Supervisors work in the production process as needed
      SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF THE JOB:
      • Previous manufacturing experience
      • Previous leadership training
      • Safety background
      • Lean manufacturing experience
      • Patience, creativity, and a “can-do” attitude
      • Proven ability to create and maintain systems to improve profitability and efficiencies
      • Ability to collaborate with team members to meet company goals and expectations
      Benefits
      Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability
      Education
      High School Education