Career Opportunities

Fogg is a family-owned business in its third generation of family ownership. Built on strong values and a passion for delivering the highest quality products for their customers, Fogg strives to
be a leader in both innovation and product quality.

All positions require background checks, physicals, drug screens and valid driver’s license. Fogg provides an excellent benefits package for their employees. To be considered for this position, please fill out the application below, and email it along with your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@foggfiller.com

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Currently we are searching for qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

3rd Shift CNC Mill Setup Operator/Programmer

BASIC FUNCTION

Setup, operate, and program CNC equipment to produce precision Fogg parts in a timely manner. Includes modifying, or repairing parts or assemblies, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Program, setup, and operate cnc mills. Machine parts to specifications on detail prints provided, or as instructed. This may include programming your own parts as well as other parts in the department.
  2. Set up tooling, work pieces, and CNC machine offsets as needed.
  3. Supply and maintain measuring, and set up tools, which are common to the machinist’s trade.
  4. Record part set-up, programing, and run time through Counterpart when necessary for tracking of time on specific jobs.
  5. Monitor due dates on the process sheets, and complete all work as scheduled.
  6. Deliver parts to other departments in the plant as necessary.
  7. Provide verbal, and written feedback to appropriate members of the manufacturing group.
  8. Perform work, and cross train on various positions or equipment as required.
  9. Maintain a professional appearance at all times, representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.
  10. A quality check is required on all parts that you manufacture. This may be an internal or external process.
  11. Work overtime when approved and scheduled by your manager.
  12. Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily. Including, but limited to trash, coolant, work area etc.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. High School diploma preferred.
  2. Minimum five years’ experience in a manufacturing setting.
  3. Must have good manual and verbal dexterity.
  4. Must be able to work independently.
  5. Programming experience preferred.
Quality Control Inspector

Inspect production parts to insure accuracy, quality, and engineering tolerance requirements are met. Including cosmetic appearance and overall construction quality.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Inspects all parts, using measuring equipment provided, insuring Fogg engineering specifications are met.
  2. Inspects all parts insuring cosmetic appearance is first quality.
  3. Records information, comments and special notes on computer Quality Control Program.
  4. Identifies usable and non-usable parts and report problem issues, in writing, to appropriate parts buyer, engineer and/or supervisor. Insures issue is resolved in a timely manner, adhering to Fogg Quality Standards.
  5. Documents tools and/or equipment necessary to perform your job in a quality, cutting edge manner. Provide Plant Manager with this list as necessary.
  6. Route parts to other departments in the factory as necessary.
  7. Ensures and maintains safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.
  8. Provides verbal/written feedback to appropriate member regarding engineering, manufacturing and/or routing problems with parts and/or equipment.
  9. Work overtime when scheduled by your supervisor.
  10. In the event of any emergency contact your supervisor, or plant manager immediately. If you are unable to locate them, use your own judgement.
  11. Monitor the due dates on process sheets and complete all work by the scheduled due date, fill in time, sign and date.
  12. Performs and cross trains on various positions as required.
  13. Completes appropriate paperwork.
  14. Meets daily production requirements.
  15. Maintains a professional appearance at all times, representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. High School diploma preferred.
  2. Experience in a variety of precision measuring instruments.
  3. Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.
  4. On the job training provided.
  5. Must have good manual dexterity and the ability to communicate with coworkers.
  6. Valid Passport-preferred.
Electrical Technician

Provides Controls Engineering support for Fogg products and services worldwide.   Take directions from Fogg Controls Engineers-Level I and Level II to design and document new products and product line enhancements of an electrical nature. Works with manufacturing to determine the best manufacturing processes for existing and new products. Works with quality personnel to insure that all quality aspects of product design and manufacturing are met by applying engineering principals under direct supervision of Controls Engineers – Level I and II.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Builds electrical panels and wires machines using the engineering schematics, bill of materials, and panel layouts. Use procedures and directions determined by UL and engineering.
  2. Monitor wire stock and order replacements as needed. Monitor electrical stock and order replacements as needed. Determines proper material selection by performing static and dynamic engineering calculations with the aid of computer-aided design (CAD, personal computers (PC) and calculators).
  3. Assist Controls Engineers Level I & II to debug and trouble shoot control systems as needed.
  4. Provide project leadership on major installation or revision of machines and equipment. Including direct production of Fogg electrical controls. Weld wire ways to machine bases, run conduit, pull cables, read blueprints and wire machines accordingly, track BOM parts and make sure they arrive on time. Work with assembly department to coordinate timing of wiring and machine startup. Build electrical panels, assist in machine disassembly for shipping. Test safety circuits.
  5. Documents all projects and maintain in master engineering file. Insure that a bill of materials and electrical schematic are placed in the engineering file of each machine.
  6. Assist in assembling prototype product using power and hand tools. Lifts/moves parts weighing up to 40 pounds, during engineering evaluations to determine form, fit and function.
  7. Assist and Support development programs which will increase cost efficiency resulting in smoother workflow for manufacturing. Including testing and analysis of materials, processes and prototypes. Prepares test requests, monitors tests, and evaluates test performance per agency and industry standards.
  8. Analyzes competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance and packaging.
  9. Keep wiring areas clean and organized.
  10. Contacts and when necessary visits customers, suppliers, and agencies to obtain information relative to existing products, purchased parts, material selections, or manufacturing processes.
  11. Travel and provide engineering field support for machine installation, startup and service for all of Fogg customer base and/or our dealer/agents, maintaining optimum quality customer service, as required
  12. Support Fogg customers, Sales Department and Purchasing Department on project control specifications. Answer controls and electrical related customer service telephone calls.
  13. Maintain a professional appearance at all times representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.
  14. When other Fogg Departments require additional assistance due to production demands, you may be required to help in that department.

BENEFICIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1.        High School Diploma
  2.        5 years’ experience with wiring, maintenance, production, packaging industry preferred.
  3.        Electrical wiring experience in an OEM atmosphere
  4.        Attention to detail and quality of work
  5.        Must be able to debug machine wiring, and high and low voltage circuits.
  6.        Self-motivated and ability to see what needs to be done
  7.        Communication skills and willingness to take on challenges
  8.        May include machine design, tooling, controls or field maintenance, mechanical desktop, 3-D drawing, Excel, Word, Autocad and/or Internet experience. Valid Passport.
Machinery Assembler/Service

Basic Function:

Build Fogg filling equipment, and parts assemblies in a timely manner maintaining a smooth flow of parts and products from production to crating for delivery to customer. Service and/or install equipment in the field when necessary.

Job Functions:

  1. Fully assemble and test run fillers, parts assemblies and related equipment.
  2. Disassembles, prepares and crates parts and equipment for shipment to customers per Fogg packaging standards.
  3. Designs, welds, machines, and fabricates parts as necessary. Document your work and communicate with the Engineering department to ensure prints are drawn.
  4. Reorders parts needed through Parts Coordinator or Materials Manager when necessary.
  5. Photograph machines, complete check lists and document all information relating to each machine.
  6. Travel periodically to customers for installation and/or service of Fogg machine Up to two (2) weeks per machine. Up to 30% of the year for travel service work.
  7. Gain a working knowledge of basic electronic functions of the machines, as well as understanding basic PLC and servo functions; be able to modify programs as needed to improve performance of equipment.
  8. Route parts to other departments in the factory as necessary.
  9. Ensures and maintains safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.
  10. Provides verbal/written feedback to appropriate member regarding engineering, manufacturing and/or routing problems with parts and/or equipment.
  11. Work overtime when scheduled by your supervisor.
  12. In the event of any emergency contact your supervisor, or plant manager immediately. If you are unable to locate them, use your own judgement.
  13. Performs and cross trains on various positions as required.
  14. Completes appropriate paperwork. 
  15. Meets daily production requirements.
  16. Maintains a professional appearance at all times, representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.
  17. When QC Department requires additional assistance due to production demands, you will be required to help in that department.

Specific Requirements:

  1. High School diploma preferred.
  2. Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.
  3. On the job training provided.
  4. Must have good manual dexterity and the ability to communicate with coworkers.
  5. Valid Passport-preferred.
  6. Must have basic computer knowledge.

 

Stockroom Material Handler

Responsible for the distribution of raw stock, finished parts, or parts in process to all manufacturing departments. Assist with receiving and shipping as needed.  Maintain heightened sense of detail, making sure all paperwork is completed accurately and on time.  Inspect production parts to insure accuracy, quality, and engineering tolerance requirements are met.

1.  Make sure all parts are carefully loaded and secured for safe transit within the plant and also to and from outside suppliers.

2. Determine appropriate paperwork and match to each job.  This may include work orders, process sheets, blueprints, purchase orders, etc.  Document and report any issues/ discrepancies if needed.

3. Assist Quality Control with inspecting incoming parts from outside Vendors and from inside  the plant.

4. Inspect all parts, using measuring equipment provided, insuring Fogg engineering  specifications are met.

5. Inspect all parts insuring cosmetic appearance is first quality

6. Route parts to other departments in the factory as necessary.

7. Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.

8. Monitor the due dates on the process sheets and complete all work by the scheduled due  date.

9.  Perform inspections of purchased parts or company finished products.

10. Time off must be approved, in advance, by the Material Handling Manager so that adequate coverage can be maintained to support our customers’ needs.

11. Use ERP/DOS based software to maintain inventory, including entering parts received and issued.

12.   Stock parts bins with finished parts, making sure parts are secured in proper bin or area.

13.    Receive and process UPS incoming daily.

14.    Maintain a professional appearance at all times representing FOGG in a professional and courteous manner.

15.    Unload material from trucks in the dock and receiving area.  Check to make sure materials have not been damaged in transit, and the appropriate bill of lading is attached to the shipment, before unloading.

16.     Direct off-loaded materials to appropriate area of manufacturing.

17.    During times when the duties outlined above are fulfilled, you may be required to perform additional duties as requested.

Beneficial Requirements

  1. Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license and a driving record free of infractions, misdemeanors, or convictions.
  2. Must be licensed to operate a forklift.
  3. Ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds and be in good physical condition.
  4. Valid Passport- preferred.

 

Mechanical Design Engineers

BASIC FUNCTION

Individual works under the direction of Level II design engineers or engineering managers designing and documenting new products and product line enhancements and material. Works with manufacturing to determine the best manufacturing process for existing and new products. Works with quality personnel to insure that all quality aspects of product design and manufacturing are met by applying engineering principals under supervision of a Level II design engineer or engineering manager.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs in depth investigation into materials, processes and products, as assigned by Level II Engineers or Engineering Managers.
  • Utilizes sound engineering principles to design new products or modify existing ones from information provided by: customer request/feedback, sales/sales engineers, manufacturing personnel or Fogg service team under supervision of Level II Engineers or Engineering Managers.
  • Works with manufacturing to determine the best design to minimize labor and overhead costs.
  • Works with other Level II Engineers to review form, fit and function of product designs by utilizing SolidWorks.
  • Develops engineering detail and assembly documentation to support tooling quotations, manufacturing and manufacturing preparation under supervision of Level II Engineers or Engineering Managers.
  • Requests prototypes from outside suppliers, or manufacturing, to be used for engineering performance, concept evaluation and reliability testing.
  • Assembles prototype product using power and hand tools. Lifts/moves parts weighing up to 40 pounds during engineering evaluations to determine form, fit and function.
  • Initiates and coordinates development programs which will increase cost efficiency resulting in smoother workflow for manufacturing. Including testing and analysis of materials, processes and prototypes.
  • Analyzes competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance and packaging.
  • Contacts and when necessary visits customers, suppliers, and agencies to obtain information relative to existing products, purchased parts, material selections, or manufacturing processes.
  • May be asked to travel and provide engineering field support for customer base and/or our dealer/agents, maintaining optimum quality customer service, as required.
  • Support Fogg customers and Sales Department on project control specifications. Answer engineering customer service telephone calls.
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all times representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.
  • When QC Department requires additional assistance due to production demands, you will be required to help in that department.

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must have PC/Computer skills, which include knowledge of word processing, data analysis  and spreadsheet applications.  Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment.



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