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

Field Service Engineer II

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

Manufacturing Engineer

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 an experienced Manufacturing Engineer that will work with production to provide technical support to identify, isolate and correct technical challenges that will improve product reproducibility and serviceability. This role improves production processes to reduce costs and decrease scrap. Provides problem-solving aptitude and enjoys collaboration toward common goals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Work collaboratively with department team leads and manufacturing technicians to provide direct support in the fabrication, assembly, integration, and testing of equipment and components.

· Work directly with production teams to troubleshoot open issues with production daily and seek assistance from design engineering if necessary.

· Responsible for designing and implementing manufacturing processes, process documentation, tooling management, and project workflow, including task sequences, planning (work instructions) for fabrication, assembly, integration, and material flow.

· Develop a process to analyze manufacturing data, i.e., production control charts, reliability, and process capability, to identify the root cause of production losses and improve operational efficiencies.

· Provide review and guidance to the engineering team during product design to utilize best manufacturing practices

· Train newly hired production technicians and cross-train current ones, ensuring consistency and accuracy, and quality in assembly and testing processes

· Serve as the primary lead in ensuring the quality of products before shipment.

· Develop, write, implement, submit and present various technical reports, SOPs, training materials, and safety initiatives

· Responsible for managing and ensuring maintenance of all equipment in the facility to minimize downtime.

· Leads continuous improvement processes in line with LEAN manufacturing principles.

· Work with engineering in transferring products from the design phase to production release.

· Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

· BS in Engineering with three (3) years of experience or six (6) years of experience with another educational background.

· Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of LEAN or Six Sigma principles; Six Sigma certification a plus

· Experience working under a quality system, ISO9001 or ISO13485, or similar is a plus

· Solid communications skills, both written and verbal, required

· Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and wiring diagrams

· Ability to manage multiple projects and establish priorities

· Recognized as a technical leader and key resource

· Ability to learn new concepts/procedures quickly

· Ability to anticipate change and to adjust promptly and effectively

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail

· Must be results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment

· Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications and advanced excel spreadsheet skills

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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