American Packaging Corporation Story City , IA 50248

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American Packaging Corporation (APC) is one ofthe top flexible packaging converters serving customers throughout NorthAmerica. We are always seeking to improve our operations, deliver moreinnovation and value, and give back to our local communities. Our longstanding success as custom flexiblepackaging suppliers has been fueled by our commitment to providing moreinnovation, more quality, and more responsive customer service, along with ourstrategic investments in the latest technology.


LOCATION: Story City, IA

SUMMARY: Provides Engineering expertise to thefacility for the discharge of assigned projects in the areas of machine design,plant and facility design / construction, equipment installation, qualityimprovements and safety.

The position also provides extensive Engineeringsupport for Maintenance functions and Production activities. This person will,at times assist the Plant Engineer in the planning, directing, and coordinatingof the activities concerned with the Engineering and Maintenance departments.This position will entail a more hands on approach to projects than the

Engineering position but will also require an in depth knowledge of sound

Electrical or Mechanical engineering and trade practices.

ReportingRelationship: Plant Engineer

ESSENTIAL DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide'nuts and bolts' level Engineering / Design for daily maintenance andimprovement projects.
Hands-onproject involvement including fabrication, assembly and installation ofapparatus and machinery.
Understandthe functionality of the equipment within the facility to assess productionneeds and improvement possibilities.
Athorough knowledge of PLC based systems, process control / instrumentation, andA.C. / D.C. motor control architecture.
Projectmanagement, both actual, functional, and financial.
Providetraining for operators, supervisors, managers, and maintenance personnel in theareas of machine operation, troubleshooting and safety.
Throughclose involvement with the daily activities of the shift maintenance personnel,be aware of repetitive problems, and generate proposed resolutions for thoseissues.
Understandand assist implementation of administrative systems within the Engineering /Maintenance Department.
Createand/or assist in the creation of manuals.
Create/ generate documentation for projects including but not limited to drawings,schematics, layouts and flowcharts.
Mustpossess a good understanding and respect for electrical and rotating machinery.
Mustpossess a healthy work ethic and positive attitude toward APC and the facilityand management.
Adhereto all company safety guidelines
Attendand participate in all company mandated meetings.
Anyother responsibilities as assigned.


Assistthe Plant Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor, in the supervision of themaintenance staff as directed or designated by the Plant Engineer. Inparticular, during times when the Plant Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor arenot in the plant, the Engineering Technician may be assigned to perform thoseduties.

QUALIFICATIONREQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, anindividual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/orability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-yearcollege or university, three years related experience and/or training, orequivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpretgeneral business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, orgovernmental regulations.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence,and procedure manuals. Ability toeffectively present information and respond to questions from groups ofmanagers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICALSKILLS: Ability to add,subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers,common fractions, and decimals.

Abilityto compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate figures and amounts suchas discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and dealwith a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limitedstandardization exists. Ability tointerpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, orschedule form.


Candidate must possess/exhibit the followingskills/abilities:

Absenteeism:at work every day on time

technical information, internal/external customers, all levels ofemployees
Detail:attention to
Forktruck license
Innovation:constantly re-develop systems
Software:Microsoft Office Suite
Team:work as a member with all employees

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here arerepresentative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully performthe essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit,and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required toreach with hands and arms, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and climbor balance. The employee is regularlyrequired to hear.

Theemployee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Any lifting over 50 pounds would require assistance.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distancevision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristicsdescribed here are representative of those an employee encounters whileperforming the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.

Exposureto wet/humid conditions due to manufacturing plant not being air conditioned.

Thenoise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

AmericanPackaging Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regardto race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, geneticinformation, or any other protected characteristic. American Packaging Corporation will makereasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwisequalified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodationwould impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for anemployment opportunity and need special assistance or an accommodation to applyfor a posted position please contact our Human Resources department .

Architecture, Assembly, Customer Service, Management, Mechanical, Packaging, PLC, Supervision, Supervisor, Technician
Full Time

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