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. If you see something that fits please send your resume to careers@alplighting.com.

  • Mold Maker/Polisher

  • Charlevoix, MI

FUNCTION:

Perform duties to construct, assemble prototype molds and maintain, alter and repair production molds and polish to very close tolerances.

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.
  • Take mold from cut surface to #2 diamond polish finish.
  • Plan production procedures and methods; plan the setup and operation of various machine shop tools considering types of materials, tolerances, and machine tool feeds and speeds.
  • Select materials and determine sequence of operations, gating, shrinking allowance and tooling needs.
  • Use precision measuring and gauging tools, performing required inspections before, during, and after machining.
  • Devise mechanisms to meet special requirements; inspect sample or broken machine part, plan repair method.
  • Disassemble & inspect worn molds to determine nature and extent of repair and make necessary repairs to return mold to service.
  • Fit and assemble mold parts, tools, and dies. Sets up, runs off, and tests molds to produce a product meeting specifications, trace die difficulties to their source and make any necessary modifications.
  • Responsible to work to performance/output standards per work instructions to meet departmental expectations and customer demand.
  • Report equipment malfunction, material discrepancies and unusual conditions to supervisor.
  • Responsible to participate in and contribute to cost saving opportunities through lean manufacturing.
  • Responsible for any other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years experience with injection mold polishing work
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to apply concepts of shop math, algebra and geometry
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or blueprint form
  • Ability to work patiently to achieve the necessary precision demanded by the profession
  • Must have personal tools and measuring equipment required for the trade
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

To apply please send your resume to careers@alplighting.com.

  • Machine Technician 2nd Shift

  • Dickson, TN

FUNCTION:

Perform duties to assist supervisor to maintain the flow of work and to ensure product quality and quantity is achieved by performing set ups and start ups of injection mold 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 repair.
  • Monitor production to ensure customer specifications and established quality standards are maintained.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders. Monitors and confers with supervisor to update all processing parameters on Bill of Materials, cycle sheets, etc.
  • Selects and audits products during processing to ensure adherence to quality standards such as dimensions and performance.
  • Supply approved first piece off parts to supervisor or designee to ensure current quality standards are met.
  • 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.
  • Requisitions material required to meet production goals.
  • Communicate and work with supervisor to determine production priorities based on daily shift activities.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Sets up machines and equipment and assists with die/mold changes.
  • Performs essential duties of machine operator.
  • Responsible to work per schedule and have prior approvals before working any overtime.
  • Recommends 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

  • Associates Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in similar environment.
  • Forklift experience.
  • Knowledge of variety of production equipment, power tools and hand tools.

To apply please send your resume to careers@alplighting.com.