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:

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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.

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.

Manufacturing Engineer

Position Summary:

Individual develops efficient manufacturing systems and documents new products and product line enhancements and machining requirements. Works with engineering and 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. Responsible for work cell efficiencies and flow for time sensitive assemblies.

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

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs in depth investigation into work cells, processes and products, as assigned by management.
  • Utilizes sound engineering principles to verify manufacturability of new products or modify existing ones from information provided by customer request/feedback, sales/sales engineers, manufacturing personnel or Fogg service team.
  • Works with engineering and manufacturing to determine the best design to minimize labor and overhead costs.
  • Works with other engineering designers to review form, fit and function of product designs by utilizing SolidWorks.
  • Develops manufacturing documentation to support tooling, manufacturing and manufacturing preparation.
  • Able to use 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 assemblies, processes, work cells 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, Engineering, Manufacturing and all Fogg employees.
  • External Contacts – Moderate contact with suppliers and vendors serving Fogg Filler Company. Occasional contact with agencies, customers, and dealers/agents.

Beneficial Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering discipline or equivalent, preferred.
  • 3-5 years SolidWorks.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Mechanical Design Engineer Level 1

Position Summary:

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.

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

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.

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.

Saw Operator – 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, 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 workflow.

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 benefits package that reflects Fogg Filler’s high regard for our employees.

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