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FILTEC Careers

Join Our Team and Define Packaging’s Future

We are looking for experienced, driven, fearless individuals who want to help propel change within the manufacturing sector. We’re looking for talent with a thirst to build systems with real impact to see their work in use around the world and to challenge industrial norms. Team players, mavericks, detail-oriented innovators welcome!

Here are some of the benefits our employees can expect:

HEALTHCARE BENEFITS

401K

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION

LIFE INSURANCE

For more on our company leadership and our legacy, check out our About page.

Current Job Openings

Inside Sales Representative - Torrance, CA

FILTEC, Ltd was founded in 1958 by Fred Calhoun, considered by many in the industry to be the father of modern beverage packaging inspection. Fred envisioned a more efficient manner to inspect beverage bottles and created and sold the world’s first electronic Empty Bottle Inspector (EBI).

We are looking for a motivated and talented Inside Sales Representative to join our team. This position will involve outbound phone calling, lead qualification, and consultative selling skills as well as support in sales order entry and working with other departments to ensure timeliness of order fulfillment.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails
  • Understand customer needs and requirements
  • Route qualified opportunities to the appropriate sales executives for further development and closure
  • Review application checklists and support proposal development
  • Close sales and achieve quarterly quotas
  • Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest
  • Maintain and expand your database of prospects 
  • Team with channel partners to build pipeline and close deals
  • Perform effective online demos to prospects

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of 2 years sales experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or comparable experience
  • Proven inside sales experience or sales acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to sell, negotiate and close business with customers
  • Proficient with corporate productivity and web presentation tools
  • Strong organizational, listening, and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com or similar CRM
  • Technical acumen or background a plus

If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity for you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, we want to hear from you!

In addition to a competitive salary, FILTEC provides comprehensive benefits including medical and dental plans, vision, short-term & long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and more.          

For consideration, please e-mail your resume to careers@filtec.com

Sr. Test Technician - Torrance, CA

 

FILTEC, LTD. is currently looking for a fully experienced Sr. Test Technician to work out of their Torrance headquarters.

Under limited supervision, the qualified candidate conducts evaluation, diagnostic, integration, and final acceptance testing of food and beverage inspection equipment using established procedures.

Responsibilities include:

  • Tests and troubleshoots complex Printed Wiring Assemblies, Subassemblies, Modules and Systems using Functional Test Procedures, Individual Acceptance Test Procedures, Technical Repair Standard Procedures, Quality Test Instructions, Return Acceptance Test Procedures, and Factory Acceptance Test Procedures.
  • Performs Factory Acceptance Test of completed systems using Quality Test Instructions and Factory Acceptance Test Procedures.
  • Identifies non-conforming material and initiates Material Discrepancy Reports
  • Programs and verifies programmable integrated circuits using approved procedures and software.
  • Properly documents all test findings as required and directed by departmental procedures.
  • Utilizes general testing equipment, which includes but is not limited to, oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, HiPot testers, Automated Test Equipment, and custom-made test fixtures and test consoles.
  • Identifies and initiates changes to test documents using a Change Request form.
  • Documents information for failure analysis and reporting using the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System and Failure Analysis Reports.
  • As required, supports Engineering for First Article testing and Qualification testing.
  • As directed by management, tests and troubleshoots test equipment and custom-made test fixtures and test sets using available documentation.
  • Trains with design engineering in configuring and performing functional testing on new products.
  • Documents test procedures and troubleshooting guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management.
  • Is comfortable using “Command Prompt” on Window’s operating system.
  • Troubleshoots problems to component level.
  • Has worked or familiar with Linux operating system.
  • In the absence of established procedures, confers with Lead Test Technician or Manufacturing Engineer.

Technical/Functional Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have a strong background with electrical systems theory of operation, ability to read and interpret schematics, assembly drawings, process specifications, wiring diagrams, technical manuals, and written instructions. Must be able to correctly analyze and interpret drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, and specifications.
  • Must be able to read, understand and accurately follow testing parameters setup by design engineering.
  • Must be able to read, understand and accurately follow guidelines in setting up machines by manipulating the software variables that are programmed into the machine.
  • Must be able to correctly document specific details of each test failure encountered, as well as document and update daily status of each assigned repair.
  • Must be adept at utilization and operation of general electronic test equipment.
  • Must be able to work well with interdepartmental personnel.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to handle and complete multiple tasks within defined time limitations.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A working knowledge of ERP systems such as BAAN is a plus.
  • IPC J-STD-001 certification is a plus.
  • Basic coding/programming knowledge is a plus.
  • Self-starter: Works without close supervision.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) desired from two-year college or technical school or military service experience.
  • Must have 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • CompTIA A+ certified is a Plus.

If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity for you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, we want to hear from you!

In addition to a competitive salary, FILTEC provides comprehensive benefits including medical and dental plans; vision, short term & long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and more.

For consideration, please e-mail your resume to careers@filtec.com

Field Service Engineer II - Eastern United States

FILTEC, Ltd was founded in 1958 by Fred Calhoun, considered by many in the industry to be the father of modern beverage packaging inspection. Fred envisioned a more efficient manner to inspect beverage bottles and created and sold the world’s first electronic Empty Bottle Inspector (EBI). 

The ideal Field Service Engineer II (FSE) candidate will have a strong systematic electrical and mechanical aptitude with some experience working with electronics. Direct experience working in the food/beverage packaging industry is preferred but not required.

This position is field/home based and requires 80-90% travel, both domestically and internationally. Cross trains on products serviced in the field, and displays proficiency in servicing both the Detection/Inspection/Vision and X-Ray/Gamma product lines. Willingness to work on special projects, some of high visibility, as assigned. Looks for common-mode problem occurrences and seeks to resolve, both independently and with the aid of others. Has a working knowledge of business PC applications (MS Word, Excel & Power Point) and able to effectively use them to provide clear, concise information summaries as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Responsible for meeting all daily service repair & maintenance needs and driving customer satisfaction
  • Installs, repairs and maintains equipment in the field; provides customer training as required.
  • Documents all inspections, maintenance, repair work and submits paperwork in a timely basis
  • Order, install, and return parts and manages repair parts cycle time
  • Reviews all logs for open issues and prepares formal reports to customers as necessary.
  • Participates in Service Sales opportunities and assists with promoting and implementing revenue programs.
  • Ensures that all tools and test equipment are properly maintained and calibrated
  • Assesses product/equipment performance based on field support data; recommends modifications or improvements.
  • Seeks to provide technical support to customers and other service professionals as required.
  • Possesses a solid level of technical knowledge on the company’s technologies.
  • Establishes and maintains a close relationship with senior level FSE’s and Product Managers in order to support the needs of the customer and remain aware of current technical trends.
  • Ability to travel, overtime and work hours other than Monday-Friday is required.
  • Other duties as required.

EDUCATION AND SKILLS:

  • Associate’s Degree or Related Trade Certification (electrical, electronic, mechanical) or Military Training (electrical, mechanical, electronics). Equivalence achieved through comparative work and life experience is acceptable (>3 years work experience in a related electrical or mechanical field service role).
  • Minimum of 5 years experience directly involved in troubleshooting and field repair of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
  • Prior experience in machine communication, data transfer, OPC UA and MODBUS TCP/IP is preferred.
  • Computer literacy; competency in use of all programs within MS Office Suite and aptitude for learning specialized software programs.
  • Individuals shall possess excellent communications skills and have a strong orientation for customer focus and teamwork.
  • Maintains clear and concise business communication proficiency, both oral and written
  • Must be able to pass an in depth background check (vetting).
  • There is a requirement for heavy lifting, on occasion, during some equipment installations.
  • Able to work with hand tools and possess mechanical/electrical troubleshooting skills.

If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity for you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, we want to hear from you!

In addition to a competitive salary, FILTEC provides comprehensive benefits including medical and dental plans, vision, short-term & long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and more. For consideration, please e-mail your resume to careers@filtec.com

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