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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

Sr. Logistics Coordinator - Torrance, CA

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

Under general supervision, qualified candidate will support supply chain operations across the globe utilizing best in class service level for internal/external customers to assist in smooth front office operations and support distribution activities for our customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage orders (Domestic and International), including expedite orders, drop-in orders, and “line down” orders, according to order availability, fill rate, ship date, and shipment routing.
  • Responsible for leading the warehouse employees as a team to ensure all safety, quality, packaging, receipt and shipment standards meet business goals and metrics.
  • Under limited supervision, performs manual and clerical duties related to the shipment and receipt of materials, supplies, equipment and finished products.
  • Receives, unpacks, inspects and stores incoming materials and supplies.
  • Able to work with shipping systems and records to verify the accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments and orders.
  • Accurately documents damages and discrepancies for future reimbursement and reconciliation.
  • Process FedEx, Fed-Ex Freight, UPS, DB Schenker and DHL air shipments.
  • Prepare export documents for consolidation and calculate the value of duties and tariffs/ Prepare BOL for all outbound material.
  • Coordinate flight and truck schedules with internal freight forwarders or our customer’s designated freight forwarding company.
  • Able to utilize small hand tools and operate material handling equipment including forklifts, skids, pallet handlers and hand trucks.
  • Tracks, traces, and updates the status of incoming and outgoing shipment.
  • Assist with inventory cycle counting, material stating activities.
  • Process customer “Return Authorization” orders.
  • Keeps warehouse area clean and organized.
  • Work collaboratively with leaders across the organization on understanding the voice of the customer in order to effectively execute shipping decisions.
  • May engage with vendors and drivers with a positive attitude.

Skills and Experience:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong sense of time organization and urgency.
  • Familiarity with computer, scanners, and ERP system.
  • International shipping experience is preferred.
  • 3 years shipping, receiving and logistics experience.
  • Ability to interpret and follow instructions closely, organize work area, and meet deadlines.

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

Electronic/Mechanical Assembler - Torrance, CA

FILTEC, LTD. is currently looking for a fully experienced Electronic/Mechanical Assembler to work out of their Torrance headquarters.

Under general supervision, qualified candidate with an eye for detail will operate hand and power tools and equipment to assemble products up to company standards.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, works from various production blueprints, assembly layouts, rough schematics, wiring diagrams, parts lists, wire lists, sketches, and verbal instructions.

Responsibilities:

  • Constructs, assembles, and performs complex mechanical, electro-mechanical, and prototype fabrication operations utilizing a wide variety of hand and power tools.
  • May perform modifications, re-work and conduct limited testing as directed. Provide input to engineering/quality control regarding malfunction causes.
  • Performs critical production calibrations and alignments of a mechanical nature to assure proper functional system operation.
  • Performs a variety of functional checkouts, often requiring the analysis and correction of malfunctions.

Experience and Training:

  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical systems.
  • Ability to read, write, and perform shop mathematics and measurements. Understand blueprints, wiring diagrams and related instructions.
  • Requires 3 to 5 years of challenging mechanical/electro-mechanical assembly experience.

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

Welder - Torrance, CA

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

Under general supervision qualified candidate with an extraordinary skill for detail and the ability to analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, fabrication, and welding operations. TIG experience is required for this position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works from blueprints, drawings and verbal instructions to perform welding operations.
  • Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process
  • Plans and lays out work, developing fixtures as required.
  • Uses a variety of welding processes such as Heli arc welding to join metals such as stainless steel, aluminum, steel, copper and brass.
  • Performs layout operations, develops fixtures for one-of-a-kind units, and may select optimum welding process.
  • Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness
  • Utilizes a variety of standard shop hand tools, measuring devices and equipment.
  • May provide work leadership to others
  • Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques.
  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment.
  • Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ yrs. of work-related experience
  • Experience in MIG and TIG welding, required.
  • Basic understanding of work orders, SOP, & drawings.
  • Ability to read blueprints and know welding symbols is required.
  • Experience using basic hand and grinder tools required.
  • Experience welding with most metals.
  • Must have a good understanding of the English language, required.
  • Certification in MIG and TIG 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

Metal Finisher - Torrance, CA

FILTEC, LTD. is currently looking for a Metal Finisher to work out of their Torrance headquarters.

Under general supervision Metal Finisher with an eye for detail will operate hand and power tools/equipment in order to grind welds and finish steel metal parts to company standards They must communicate with co-workers to keep and maintain a clean and safe environment.

Essential Functions

  • Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment
  • Use hand and power tools to prep parts for #4 Stainless Steel Finish
  • Smooths surface of item to specified finish, using hand tools and powered tools.
  • Metal finish, sand, grind, surface of parts/equipment
  • Grinding weld, flattening weld, and buffing of parts
  • Hand sand, file
  • Inspect and detect in equipment and parts for defects
  • Select and attach abrasive belts, wheels, or disks according to product and sander or grinder specifications
  • Inspect finished product for defects and take appropriate steps to correct
  • Examines and feels surface of metal to detect defects, such as dents, scratches, or breaks in metal
  • Follow instructions to complete tasks and keep a safe work environment

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • 3+ years’ experience sanding and grinding metal
  • Understands processes used in removing scratches, excess weld material, and burs
  • Position requires frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, to 50 pounds
  • Understand parts, equipment, and tools used for Metal Finishing
  • Able to read and speak English
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and independently

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

CNC Mill and Lathe Operator - Torrance, CA

FILTEC, LTD. is currently looking for a fully experienced CNC Mill and Lathe Operator to work out of their Torrance headquarters.

Under general supervision, qualified candidates with an eye for detail will operate and set up CNC Mill machine in safe and efficient manner to produce products up to company standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with wide variety of materials, tooling, and machine operations
  • Clean and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on machines, tooling, and parts.
  • Inspects first-article and in-process parts
  • Interpret drawings and sketches to plan, layout, and establish setup procedures
  • Promptly and accurately completes all required record keeping

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have ability to read blueprint, understand geometric dimensioning and tolerances
  • Must be able to inspect own work using various inspection methods and equipment.
  • Must have machine shop knowledge; able to use various inspection methods and equipment’s, and inspect your work
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks
  • Able to read and speak English

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

Deburrer - Torrance, CA

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

Under general supervision, qualified candidates with an eye for detail will operate hand and power tools and equipment to produce products up to company standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Remove surface defects, such as burrs and pits from metal
  • Position parts in holding device and removes surface defects with hand sanding machine and/or grinder
  • Select and attach abrasive belts, wheels, or disks according to product and sander or grinder specifications
  • Use hand and power tools to prep parts for #4 Stainless Steel Finish
  • Use hand and power tools to ensure a smooth surface
  • Inspect finished product for defects and take appropriate steps to correct
  • Maintain a clean workstation and equipment

Requirements:

  • 3+ years in grinding and sanding.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Must be able to work in shifts 8-10 hours long, where you are regularly required to stand, walk, and use basic sensory functions
  • In case of trouble, the operator calls it to the attention of a team leader.
  • Normally works under close leadership.
  • Do daily reports
  • Fill out floor traveler properly
  • Follow safety procedures

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 - Central 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

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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