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.

  • Quality Manager

  • Dickson, TN

FUNCTION:

Plans, coordinates and manages the quality assurance program designed to ensure quality production of products consistent with established standards by performing the following duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in Lean events and initiatives to support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate and participate in safety initiatives as designated.
  • Formulate and maintain quality assurance objectives complementary to corporate policies and goals.
  • Oversee Quality Management System and or ISO 9001 program to maintain compliance with corporate quality initiatives, including internal facilitation and direct interface with outside consultants/facilitators and registrars.
  • Manage incoming sampling/inspection of supplied materials; assuring non-conforming materials are removed from facility.
  • Qualify new Technicians and Inspectors in quality control and ISO procedures, methods, and standards, as well as product knowledge and company policy. Assure all training and qualifications are documented.
  • Oversee facility Field Service Report process and work to provide timely completion.
  • Monitor quality performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports.
  • Serve as facility contact for regulatory agencies in regard to quality matters.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Work with new product design, development, and sampling.
  • Have direct contact with customers in regard to complaints, returns, and issues resulting from non-conforming products.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff, and resolve personnel grievances.
  • Develop or implement quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports to detect quality issues.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
  • Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility, or equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCED REQUIRED:

  • College degree or equivalent experience.
  • Four years of managerial/supervisory experience in a quality/manufacturing environment
  • ISO 9001 implementation experience, lead auditing preferred
  • Six Sigma, TQM knowledge a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in statistical software (i.e. Mini-Tab) a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
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  • Production Supervisor 3rd shift

  • Charlevoix, MI

FUNCTION:

Perform functions to supervise hourly work force engaged in the manufacturing of Company products.

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.
  • Actively participate in 5S and STOP activities.
  • Ensure required PPE is available and worn properly.
  • Participate in the development of JSA procedures and ensure employees are following these procedures.
  • Supervise the activities of the department; assist with training, support and guidance; contribute to the performance evaluation process; determine the department’s staffing requirements consistent with the volume and budget levels, authorizing overtime as necessary.
  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications and direct setup and adjustments of machines.
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Evaluate and prioritize work orders to assure on-time delivery.
  • Ability to perform activities of those supervised.
  • Ensure employees are meeting output standards and customer demand.
  • Schedules machine time, eliminating unnecessary down time.
  • Ensures productivity is completed at efficient levels by measuring cost of quality, on-time delivery, revenue per team member, and cycle time.
  • Investigate and recommend manufacturing processes in order to improve efficiency.
  • Conduct safety audits/inspections.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCED REQUIRED:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college, technical school, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct supervision
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a manufacturing/production environment preferred
  • Experience with heavy duty press machines, progressive dies and coils, and injection molding machines (dependent on facility)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
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  • 2nd Shift Production Supervisor

  • Lithia Springs, GA

FUNCTION:

Perform functions to supervise hourly work force engaged in the manufacturing of Company products.

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.
  • Actively participate in 5S and STOP activities.
  • Ensure required PPE is available and worn properly.
  • Participate in the development of JSA procedures and ensure employees are following these procedures.
  • Supervise the activities of the department; assist with training, support and guidance; contribute to the performance evaluation process; determine the department’s staffing requirements consistent with the volume and budget levels, authorizing overtime as necessary.
  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications and direct setup and adjustments of machines.
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Evaluate and prioritize work orders to assure on-time delivery.
  • Ability to perform activities of those supervised.
  • Ensure employees are meeting output standards and customer demand.
  • Schedules machine time, eliminating unnecessary down time.
  • Ensures productivity is completed at efficient levels by measuring cost of quality, on-time delivery, revenue per team member, and cycle time.
  • Investigate and recommend manufacturing processes in order to improve efficiency.
  • Conduct safety audits/inspections.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCED REQUIRED:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college, technical school, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct supervision
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a manufacturing/production environment preferred
  • Experience with heavy duty press machines, progressive dies and coils, and injection molding machines (dependent on facility)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
or