• Maintenance Mechanic

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    General Summary

    Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as injection molding machines, motors, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties.

    Primary Responsibilities 

    • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment
    • Perform repairs on equipment
    • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble
    • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
    • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements
    • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments
    • Repairs or replaces defective parts
    • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices
    • Lubricates and cleans parts
    • Installs special functional
    • Starts devices to test their performance
    • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts
    • Repairs electrical equipment
    • Other duties may be assigned

    Qualification Requirements

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Associate’s degree (A.A) or equivalent from two – Year College or technical school; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle ore feel object, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

    Training

    UPM requires and provides ongoing technical and safety training

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amount such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

    Communication

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.

    Other Skills and Abilities

    Bilingual: English/Spanish, Forklift Certification (issued by UPM)

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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  • Outside Sales Rep

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    UPM is actively looking for outside sales representatives to cover the following areas:

    • Northeast US
    • Southeast US
    • Midwest
    • South
    • Northwest
    • Canada

    We offer a performance based commission with no upward cap. We have an in-house support team to assist in program management. We do require our outside sales reps to remain actively engaged with their customer base for ongoing support.

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  • Process Technician – Injection Molding

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    General Summary

    UPM is growing and with this growth we need capable injection molding process techs. This job will assist shift supervisor with activities of production workers by performing the following duties: machine start-ups, process fine tuning, cycle improvements, quality improvements, processing for electrical savings, scientific molding, training technical staff, verify BOM, and process scrap reduction.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Evaluate mold set-up readiness for start-up.
    • Start-up and cycle in all mold set-ups completed on shift.
    • Evaluate Cycles standards on all machines running during shift. Improve cycles as necessary.
    • Inform supervisor of any cycles that cannot be achieved with recommendations for mold, machine or material improvements necessary to achieve cycle standard.
    • Maintains time and production records.
    • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and suggests adjustment of machines.
    • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
    • Interprets  specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers.
    • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
    • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
    • Evaluate scrap results from previous shift, Improve scrap as necessary.
    • Inform supervisor of any scrap reduction that cannot be achieved with recommendations for mold, machine or material improvements necessary to achieve scrap reduction.
    • At start of shift, check all machines’s BOM Job packets to ensure current Set-up Sheet is available. Complete a Set-up Sheet for all machines missing one in the Job Packet.  Complete updated Set-up Sheet at the end of all jobs completed during shift. Submit completed Set-up sheets to Production Lead at end of shift.
    • Supervise shifts on weekends or days the Shift Supervisor is not working.
    • Other duties may be assigned

    Qualification Requirements

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to define problems, collect  data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision.

    Education and/or Experience

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. UPM requires ongoing process training which is provided by the company.

    Mathematical skills

    Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

    Communication

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal

    Other Skills and Abilities

    Forklift Certification (issued by UPM), knowledge of lock out tag out procedures.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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  • Sales Account Manager

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    General Summary

    We’re looking for motivated and hardworking Sales Account Managers. UPM is growing and we need of Sales Account Managers to grow our customer base even more. We are adding capacity to the plant and improving our marketing efforts. This position coordinates and confers directly with the President.

    Sales effectiveness is one of our core keys to success. We believe the following are the foundation of building long term relationships with our customers:

    • Create New, Profitable Customers for Life
    • Strive to Exceed Goals
    • Reward Winners
    • Support Sales with Essential Business Processes
    • Build Customer Trust

    Primary Responsibilities 

    • Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers
    • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships of existing customers and secure new customers by means of visiting the customer facility or contacting by phone, e-mail, or internet
    • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key customer stakeholders and executive sponsors
    • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
    • Communicate clearly the progress of monthly/quarterly, and annual sales initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
    • Forecast and track key account metrics
    • Identify and grow opportunities within territory and collaborate with sales teams to ensure growth attainment
    • Assist with high severity requests or issue escalations as needed
    • Work as project manager for new projects by being the conduit between the customer, UPM, and all suppliers involved in the project

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four – year college or university; two to four years related experience and training:  or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Must have the ability to negotiate with all levels of a customer’s staff.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

    Communication

    Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

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