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 fill the following positions:

PLEASE SELECT BELOW FOR DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

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 careers@foggfiller.com

Assembly / Service Technicians

Position Summary:

Our Assembly / Service Technician team is made of talented professional machine builders who enjoy building and servicing high precision filling machines that are installed worldwide.  Building Fogg Filler equipment is highly mechanical.  The successful candidate is one who enjoys a mechanical environment building equipment from concept to installation at the customer site.  Travel for installations at customer is expected to be 30%.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

  • 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 machines. 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.
  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • High School diploma preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Must have good manual dexterity and the ability to communicate with coworkers

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s high regard for our employees.

CNC Lathe Setup Operator/Programmer - 3rd Shift

Position Summary:

Our 3rd Shift team is made of talented machinists who enjoy working on high precision components that ultimately create Cool filling machines and products that are installed worldwide.  You will assist program, setup, and operate CNC lathes, machining 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.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

  • High School diploma preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Doosan CNC Lathes with FANUC iSeries controls
  • Experience working with offline CAM programming – Mastercam, Camworks, or similar
  • Can setup tooling including Live tooling using a touch off probe in a CNC lathe
  • Familiar with inspection tools – calipers, micrometers, bore gages, profilometer

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s  high regard for our employees.

CNC Machinist/Programmer - 3rd Shift

Position Summary:

Our team is made of talented machinists (lathe and mill) who enjoy working on high precision components that ultimately create “Cool” high tech. filling machines and products that are installed worldwide.  You will assist program, setup, and operate CNC lathes, machining 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.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

  • Setup, operate, and program CNC equipment to produce precision Fogg parts, including the modifying, or repairing of parts or assemblies, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures.
  • Communicate between shifts documenting concise information to maintain work flow.
  • Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures and continuous improvement.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • 5+ yrs. programming CNC lathes in Mastercam is required.
  • 2+ yrs. programming CNC mills in Mastercam is a plus.
  • Strong in GD&T and reading manufacturing drawings.
  • Able to perform root cause analysis, following QA policies.
  • Basic understanding of SolidWorks is a plus.
  • High School diploma preferred.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Doosan CNC Lathes with FANUC iSeries controls.
  • Experience working with offline CAM programming – Mastercam, Camworks, or similar.
  • Can setup tooling including Live tooling using a touch off probe in a CNC lathe.
  • Familiar with inspection tools – calipers, micrometers, bore gages, profilometer.
  • Experience using ERP software.

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s high regard for our employees.

CNC Mill Setup Operator/Programmer - 3rd Shift

Position Summary:

Our 3rd Shift team is made of talented machinists who enjoy working on high precision components that ultimately create Cool filling machines and products that are installed worldwide.  You will assist program, setup, and operate CNC Mills, machining 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.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

  • High School diploma preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Doosan CNC Mills with FANUC iSeries controls
  • Experience working with offline CAM programming – Mastercam, Camworks, or similar
  • Can setup tooling including Live tooling using a touch off probe in a CNC Mill
  • Familiar with inspection tools – calipers, micrometers, bore gages, profilometer

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s  high regard for our employees.

Electrical Controls Engineer

Position Summary:

Our Controls Engineering teams are made of talented engineers who enjoy working on Cool machines, providing support for Fogg Filler Company products and services worldwide.  You will assist design, mechanical and assembly teams and Customers to ensure quality electrical specifications are met.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and document control systems for various types of automated equipment.
  • Conduct the electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with build and electrical teams.
  • Ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to Customer and/or Fogg Filler build specifications using standard techniques and approaches.
  • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent experience preferred
  • Willing to travel an average of 25%; domestic and international travel.
  • Electrical wiring experience in an OEM atmosphere.
  • Experience in RSLogix 5000, Logix 500, Factory Talk View ME, Siemens WinCC and Step 7 V5.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with PLC’s, HMI, Robot, AutoCAD (2D CAD), Motion Control, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and/or Vision Systems
  • Experience working with AutoCAD Electrical (or similar software) to design electrical layouts.

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s high regard for our employees.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Summary:

Our Mechanical Design Engineering teams are made of talented engineers who enjoy working on Cool machines, providing support for Fogg Filler Company products and services worldwide.  You will design new products and product line enhancements using food grade materials, assist mechanical and assembly teams and Customers to ensure quality specifications are met.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

  • Perform in depth investigation into materials, processes and products, as assigned by management.
  • Utilize 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.
  • Work with manufacturing to determine the best design to minimize labor and overhead costs.
  • Work with other engineering designers 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.
  • 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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of SolidWorks experience
  • Detail oriented with strong math skills.
  • 5 years engineering experience required, packaging industry preferred.
  • Experience may include machine design, tooling, controls or field maintenance.
  • Valid Passport preferred

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s high regard for our employees.

Pattern Engineer

Position Summary:

Our Pattern Engineering team is made of talented engineers who enjoy designing and fabricating Fogg bottle change parts, stock parts, and parts orders in an efficient manner to ensure a seamless flow of parts throughout the plant.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

  • Design parts using Solidworks.
  • Program parts using Mastercam or Camworks
  • Work with the Pattern Department Manager or Pattern Engineer Lead on new machine orders for bottle handling, parts for the parts department and aftermarket parts. 
  • Provide layout and setup drawings for the assembling of the bottle handling parts and for customer reference.
  • Receive models from Mechanical Engineer and program to be used in part design.
  • Fit change parts to machines and work with the test team running the machines.
  • Program, setup, and operate CNC Router. 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.  Set up tooling, work pieces, and CNC router machine offsets as needed.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties daily.  Maintain a professional appearance at all times, representing Fogg in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Supply and maintain measuring, and setup tools, which are common to the machinist’s trade.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Must have Solidworks experience. 1 – 2 years.
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.
  • Must have good manual and verbal dexterity.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Mastercam programming experience preferred.

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s  high regard for our employees.

Saw Operator – 1st shift

Position Summary:

Our 1st Shift team is made of talented machinists who enjoy working on high precision components that ultimately create Cool filling machines and products that are installed worldwide.  You will assist program, setup, and operate CNC lathes, machining 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.

We pride ourselves on our 6 Core Competencies which ensure our employees “Love Coming into Work Every Day”:
Attitude  |  Communication  |    Initiative  |   Critical Thinking  |   Adaptability  |   Job Knowledge

Responsibilities:

  • Setup, and operate horizontal, vertical, band, chop and cold saws to produce precision Fogg parts in a timely manner.  Reads blueprints and work orders for product specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances.  Reads tooling instructions, such as fixtures, feed rates, and determines sequence of operations.  Maintains raw material inventory and reorders raw material as needed.
  • Communicate between shifts documenting concise information to maintain work flow.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • High School diploma preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Marvel saws
  • Ability to read manufacturing drawings
  • Experience using ERP software a plus
  • Familiar with inspection tools – calipers and micrometers a must

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that reflects Fogg Filler’s high regard for our employees.

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