Careers

A.L.P. is an established leader in the lighting industry, committed to its employees and poised for growth. Compensation is competitive, and a generous benefits package includes Health, Dental and Life Insurance as well as Tuition Reimbursement and 401(k). Employees enjoy a team atmosphere, opportunity for advancement and a learning culture that includes ongoing in-house training. If you have past experience or a new interest in the lighting industry, A.L.P. may have a career opportunity for you.

  • Material Handler 3rd Shift

  • Dickson, TN

The Dickson facility has a Material Handler position open on 3rd shift (10:48pm – 7:00am)

FUNCTION:

Perform duties to move parts, materials, and finished components to designated areas in the plant utilizing forklift. Load and unload material conveyance and process equipment safely to facilitate production.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accept responsibility for your Safety and the Safety of others by using Safety awareness to eliminate unsafe acts and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in Lean events and initiatives to support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Sequence the delivery of parts according to needs of operation.
  • Maintain material conveyance and process equipment to facilitate production.
  • Inventory raw material and production output.
  • Responsible for carrying out duties in order to meet departmental expectations and customer demand.
  • Responsible to maintain attendance and punctuality per company policies and procedures.
  • Pull and deliver components to production or assembly areas according to work orders or oral instructions.
  • Responsible for rotating the recycling and scrap containers on production floor.
  • Responsible to work per schedule and have prior approvals before working any overtime.
  • Completes appropriate documentation regarding relocated material.
  • Stack, crush, dispose of, or recycle waste packing material such as cardboard cartons and pallets, paint filters, cleaning rags.Relieve machine operators.
  • Clean equipment.
  • Take inventory and complete cycle counting.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED; competency in basic math
  • At least one year experience in similar environment; can operate a forklift, computer skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
or
  • Injection Molding Machine (Process) Technician (3rd Shift)

  • Dickson, TN

The Dickson facility is looking for a Machine Technician on 3rd shift (10:48pm – 7:00am).

FUNCTION:

Perform duties to assist supervisor to maintain the flow of work and to ensure product quality and quantity is achieved by performing setups and startups of production machines. Troubleshoot manufacturing processes and secondary production operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accept responsibility for your Safety and the Safety of others by using Safety awareness to eliminate unsafe acts and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in Lean events and initiatives to support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Evaluate and monitor production lines and tooling modifications and repairs.
  • Monitor production to ensure customer specifications and established quality standards are maintained.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders. Monitor and confer with supervisor to update all processing parameters on Bill of Materials, cycle sheets, etc.
  • Select and audit products during processing to ensure adherence to quality standards such as dimensions and performance.
  • Supply approved first-piece-off parts to production supervisor or designee to ensure current quality standards are met.
  • Perform moisture analysis of material as needed, taking into account shift usage and available dry resin.
  • May supervise machine operators to ensure quality production of parts.
  • Responsible to work to performance / output standards per work instructions to meet departmental expectations and customer demand.
  • Responsible to maintain attendance and punctuality per company policies and procedures.
  • Requisition material required to meet production goals.
  • Communicate and work with lead tech and/or supervisor to determine production priorities based on daily shift activities.
  • Maintain time and production records.
  • Assist with setup of lines, machines, and equipment and with material and die/mold changes.
  • Perform essential duties of machine operator.
  • Responsible to work per schedule and have prior approvals before working any overtime.
  • Recommend measures to improve production efficiencies, equipment optimization, scrap minimization, and quality improvements.
  • Notify supervisor and/or maintenance department of unusual problems.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school
  • At least 2 years of experience in similar environment
  • Forklift experience
  • Knowledge of variety of production equipment, power tools and hand tools
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
or
  • Machine Operator

  • Dickson, TN

The Dickson facility has Machine Operator openings on 2nd shift (2:48pm – 11:00pm) and 3rd shift (10:48pm – 7:00am).

FUNCTION:

Operates injection molding machines

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accept responsibility for your safety and the safety of others by using safety awareness to eliminate unsafe acts and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in Lean events and initiatives to support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Reviews previous shift’s production with operator being relieved.
  • Reads operator instructions, reviews quality standards and specifications.
  • Contact Technician or Supervisor if parts do not meet quality standards as defined.
  • Responsible to work to performance/output standards per work instructions to meet departmental expectations and customer demand.
  • Responsible to maintain attendance and punctuality per company policies and procedures.
  • Remove part from machine or conveyor; inspect part, trim or mill to customer specifications and pack part to packaging instructions.
  • Responsible to work per schedule and have prior approvals before working overtime.
  • Record scrap or non-conforming product on Control Sheet and place in appropriate containers.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
or
  • Material Handler

  • Charlevoix, MI

FUNCTION:

Perform duties to move parts, materials, and finished components to designated areas in the plant utilizing forklift. Load and unload material conveyance and process equipment safely to facilitate production.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accept responsibility for your Safety and the Safety of others by using Safety awareness to eliminate unsafe acts and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in Lean events and initiatives to support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Sequence the delivery of parts according to needs of operation.
  • Ensure supplies for boxing and packing finished goods are available.
  • Maintain material conveyance and process equipment to facilitate production.
  • Inventory raw material and production output.
  • Responsible for carrying out duties in order to meet departmental expectations and customer demand.
  • Responsible to maintain attendance and punctuality per company policies and procedures.
  • Pull and deliver components to production or assembly areas according to work orders or oral instructions.
  • Responsible for rotating the recycling and scrap containers on production floor.
  • Responsible to work per schedule and have prior approvals before working any overtime.
  • Completes appropriate documentation regarding relocated material.
  • Stack, crush, dispose of, or recycle waste packing material such as cardboard cartons and pallets, paint filters, cleaning rags. (dependent on facility)
  • Mix paint and spray parts. (dependent on facility)
  • Relieve operators on paint line, metalizer, uvalex machine, and gasket machine. (dependent on facility and department)
  • Clean equipment in media blaster, change filters in uvalex machine and paint booth, maintenance of spray gun. (dependent on facility and department)
  • Take inventory and complete cycle counting. (dependent on facility and department)
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED; competency in basic math
  • At least one year experience in similar environment; can operate a forklift, computer skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
or
  • Machine Operator

  • Charlevoix, MI

The Charlevoix facility has Machine Operator openings on 2nd shift (2:48pm – 11:00pm) and 3rd shift (10:48pm – 7:00am).

FUNCTION:

Operates injection molding machines

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accept responsibility for your safety and the safety of others by using safety awareness to eliminate unsafe acts and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in Lean events and initiatives to support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Reviews previous shift’s production with operator being relieved.
  • Reads operator instructions, reviews quality standards and specifications.
  • Contact Technician or Supervisor if parts do not meet quality standards as defined.
  • Responsible to work to performance/output standards per work instructions to meet departmental expectations and customer demand.
  • Responsible to maintain attendance and punctuality per company policies and procedures.
  • Remove part from machine or conveyor; inspect part, trim or mill to customer specifications and pack part to packaging instructions.
  • Responsible to work per schedule and have prior approvals before working overtime.
  • Record scrap or non-conforming product on Control Sheet and place in appropriate containers.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
or
  • Coatings Operator

  • Charlevoix, MI

The Charlevoix facility has a Coatings Operator opening on 1st shift (6:48am – 3:00pm).

FUNCTION:

Inspects, sprays, and packages molded products.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inspect product prior to and following the painting process.
  • Masks areas that are not to be coated, selects coating liquid to produce desired color per Job Instruction Sheet and uses spray gun to apply coating.
  • Cleans parts, spraying equipment & brushes with various solvents & paint thinner product.
  • May coat areas inaccessible to hand sprayer or do touch-up painting with brush. Operates sonic welder.
  • Assembles packaging. Packages parts to customer standards. Labels containers, container tags, or products.
  • Records information such as quantity, time, & date packaged.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Ability to read and understand technical instructions and other correspondence.
  • Ability to complete necessary paperwork.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Familiarity with paint mixing and spraying equipment a plus.
or
  • Machine Technician (3rd Shift)

  • Charlevoix, MI

The Charlevoix facility has a Machine Technician opening on 3rd shift (10:48pm – 7:00am).

FUNCTION:

Perform duties to assist supervisor to maintain the flow of work and to ensure product quality and quantity is achieved by performing setups and startups of production machines. Troubleshoot manufacturing processes and secondary production operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accept responsibility for your Safety and the Safety of others by using Safety awareness to eliminate unsafe acts and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in Lean events and initiatives to support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Evaluate and monitor production lines and tooling modifications and repairs.
  • Monitor production to ensure customer specifications and established quality standards are maintained.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders. Monitor and confer with supervisor to update all processing parameters on Bill of Materials, cycle sheets, etc.
  • Select and audit products during processing to ensure adherence to quality standards such as dimensions and performance.
  • Supply approved first-piece-off parts to production supervisor or designee to ensure current quality standards are met.
  • Perform moisture analysis of material as needed, taking into account shift usage and available dry resin.
  • May supervise machine operators to ensure quality production of parts.
  • Responsible to work to performance / output standards per work instructions to meet departmental expectations and customer demand.
  • Responsible to maintain attendance and punctuality per company policies and procedures.
  • Requisition material required to meet production goals.
  • Communicate and work with lead tech and/or supervisor to determine production priorities based on daily shift activities.
  • Maintain time and production records.
  • Assist with setup of lines, machines, and equipment and with material and die/mold changes.
  • Perform essential duties of machine operator.
  • Responsible to work per schedule and have prior approvals before working any overtime.
  • Recommend measures to improve production efficiencies, equipment optimization, scrap minimization, and quality improvements.
  • Notify supervisor and/or maintenance department of unusual problems.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school
  • At least 2 years of experience in similar environment
  • Forklift experience
  • Knowledge of variety of production equipment, power tools and hand tools
  • Minimum Silver Level National Career Readiness Test (dependent on facility)
  • Microsoft Office skills preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
or