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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.

Featured Job Opportunity:

CNC Machinist

Location: Holland, MI

Employment Type: Full Time

Description: This position allows you to operate cutting edge technology in Fogg’s top of the line, air conditioned machine shop. You will work in a highly skilled team with a wide range of experience levels. This position has 1st and 3rd shift opportunities available.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES

FLAG FOOTBALL

Fogg Filler has it’s own flag football team with awesome Fogg jerseys. The team participates in a regular season and a tournament against other local companies and is an excellent way to stay active outside of work.

VENDING

Here at Fogg, we partner with Avenue vending services. Avenue gives you the airport, convenience store feel right here in house! We have multiple food stations throughout the facility.

CAR SHOWS

Fogg Filler participates in an annual car show. All employees are invited to bring out the vehicles they want to show off and cruise to be a part of the Del Shannon car show.

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

PLEASE SELECT BELOW FOR DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS 

Parts Assistant

BASIC FUNCTION

Handle all details involving Fogg Filler Company customers for after-market parts requirements.  Work in parts order fulfillment assisting the parts manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Promote a positive attitude, understand and promote company mission and values. Must be able to work independently and accept accountability.
  • Must have excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills, share information with others prior to decisions and after decisions in a timely manner. Listen effectively and accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to take independent action solving problems, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, generate new ideas and manage risk of new ideas, work to promote self-development.
  • Must have a common sense/practical approach, ability to make thoughtful and timely decisions, get clarity of issue or objective by getting input in the decision-making process and show consideration for the impact of the decisions.
  • Show openness to new ideas, ability to adapt to change and assume new responsibilities. Must be able to handle pressure and uncertainty, adjust work plans to meet changing company and customer needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with Fogg customers to determine the correct parts needed.
  • Help Parts department staff pull and process parts orders for daily shipments. (Document, photo, labeling for all shipments as needed.)
  • Coordinates shop work orders to the plant, when necessary for customer parts orders.
  • Enter accurate parts information into our computer system to process customers’ parts orders.
  • Assist other Parts Department staff in pulling parts carts for larger projects.
  • Updates and maintains customers engineering files to insure accurate information for future inquires.
  • Maintain internal bill of material list and monitor short sheets.
  • Take customer phone calls, e-mails, and faxes for Fogg machinery parts requests.
  • Provide project quotes for customer needs and requests.
  • Enter parts orders via parts department programs as current.
  • Needs to insure proper payment terms have been met prior to all parts orders shipping from Fogg Filler Company.
  • Maintain a professional appearance an attitude, representing Fogg in the best possible manner.
  • Other duties as needed.
  • This is an hourly position – Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Internal Contacts – Parts Manager, Parts Department Staff, Shipping Coordinator and all other Fogg employees.
  • External Contacts – All vendors serving Fogg Filler Company and all customers of Fogg Filler Company.

BENEFICIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Self-Motivated and good organizational skills.
  • Positive attitude and good customer service skills.
  • At least 5 years of management experience.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and possess a valid forklift operator license
  • Requires good computer skills which include knowledge of word processing, data analysis and spreadsheet applications, legible handwriting, must be able to work in a team-oriented environment, strong focus on detail and documentation.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job position.

Mechanical Design Engineer

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 ensure 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Promote a positive attitude, understand and promote company mission and values. Must be able to work independently and accept accountability.
  • Must have excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills, share information with others prior to decisions and after decisions in a timely manner. Listen effectively and accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to take independent action solving problems, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, generate new ideas and manage risk of new ideas, work to promote self-development.
  • Must have a common sense/practical approach, ability to make thoughtful and timely decisions, get clarity of issue or objective by getting input in the decision-making process and show consideration for the impact of the decisions.
  • Show openness to new ideas, ability to adapt to change and assume new responsibilities. Must be able to handle pressure and uncertainty, adjust work plans to meet changing company and customer needs.

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.

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Internal Contacts – Sales Department, Purchasing Department, manufacturing and all Fogg employees.
  • External Contacts – Moderate contact with suppliers and vendors serving Fogg Filler Company. Occasional contact with agencies, customers, and dealer/agents.

BENEFICIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering discipline or equivalent, preferred.
  • Detail oriented with strong math skills.
  • Some engineering experience preferred, packaging industry preferred.
  • Experience may include machine design, tooling, controls or field maintenance.
  • Valid Passport- preferred.
  • 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.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Machine Assembly/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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Promote a positive attitude, understand and promote company mission and values. Must be able to work independently and accept accountability.
  • Must have excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills, share information with others prior to decisions and after decisions in a timely manner. Listen effectively and accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to take independent action solving problems, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, generate new ideas and manage risk of new ideas, work to promote self-development.
  • Must have a common sense/practical approach, ability to make thoughtful and timely decisions, get clarity of issue or objective by getting input in the decision-making process and show consideration for the impact of the decisions.
  • Show openness to new ideas, ability to adapt to change and assume new responsibilities. Must be able to handle pressure and uncertainty, adjust work plans to meet changing company and customer needs.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Fully assemble and test run fillers, parts assemblies and related equipment.
  • Disassembles, prepares and crates parts and equipment for shipment to customers.
  • Fabricates parts as necessary. Document your work and communicate with the Engineering department to ensure prints are updated.
  • Reorders parts needed through Parts Coordinator or Materials Manager when necessary.
  • Photograph machines, complete check lists and document all information relating to each machine.
  • Travel periodically to customers for installation and/or service of Fogg machine Up to 30% of the year for travel service work.
  • 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.
  • Follow routing for parts to go too other departments in the factory as necessary.
  • Ensures and maintains safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.
  • Provides verbal/written feedback to appropriate member regarding engineering, manufacturing and/or routing problems with parts and/or equipment.
  • Work overtime when scheduled by your supervisor.
  • In the event of any emergency contact your supervisor, or plant manager immediately. If you are unable to locate them, use your own judgement.
  • Performs and cross trains on various positions as required.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork.
  • Meets daily production requirements.
  • Maintains a professional appearance at all times, representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Internal Contacts – Work with other members of your department, and all other Fogg members to solve work related problems.
  • External Contacts – Periodically with customers of Fogg Filler Company.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

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

ENVIRONMENT

  • Moderate exposure to dust, dirt, oil, grease, chemical fumes, odors, noise, solvent, heat, and paint.
  • Moderate-sized equipment utilized around work area.
  • Possible cuts, scrapes, or bruises.
  • Moderate exposure to noise; hearing protection provided.
  • The basic nature of the job requires precaution in work situation to avoid potentially serious injury.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Inventory Controls Specialist

BASIC FUNCTION

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Promote a positive attitude, understand and promote company mission and values. Must be able to work independently and accept accountability.
  • Must have excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills, share information with others prior to decisions and after decisions in a timely manner. Listen effectively and accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to take independent action solving problems, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, generate new ideas and manage risk of new ideas, work to promote self-development.
  • Must have a common sense/practical approach, ability to make thoughtful and timely decisions, get clarity of issue or objective by getting input in the decision-making process and show consideration for the impact of the decisions.
  • Show openness to new ideas, ability to adapt to change and assume new responsibilities. Must be able to handle pressure and uncertainty, adjust work plans to meet changing company and customer needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Make sure all parts are carefully loaded and secured for safe transit within the plant and also to and from outside suppliers.
  • Inspect all parts ensuring quality and quantity is correct.
  • Perform daily cycle counts of stock inventory.
  • 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.
  • Route parts to other departments in the shop as necessary.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.
  • Monitor the due dates on the process sheets and complete all work by the scheduled due date.
  • Use ERP/DOS based software to maintain inventory, including entering parts received and issued.
  • Stock parts bins with finished parts, making sure parts are secured in proper bin or area.
  • Receive and process UPS incoming daily.
  • 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.
  • Direct off-loaded materials to appropriate area of manufacturing.
  • During times when the duties outlined above are fulfilled, you may be required to perform additional duties as requested.
  • Time off must be approved, in advance, by the Material Handling Manager so that adequate coverage can be maintained to support our customers’ needs.
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all times representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Internal Contacts – Material Handling Manager, Materials Manager, Parts Manager, Plant Manager, HR Manager, and all Fogg employees.
  • External Contacts – All vendors serving Fogg Filler.

BENEFICIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.