ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH GRACOROBERTS

Are you talented? Diligent? Skilled? If you’ve got something special that’s relevant to our business or customers, we want to talk with you. We’re always hunting for exceptional people with “can do” attitudes to join our team.

We are looking for employees who share the following GracoRoberts values:

Sweep the floor. Do whatever it takes.

Solve problems. Offer creative customer solutions.

Commit to quality. Do it right.

Passion for growth. Everyone owns our success.

Communicate. Share information with transparency and frequency.

Focus on relationships. Stakeholders matter.

Data driven. Make better decisions.

If this describes you, apply for any one of the current openings below, or if nothing seems like the perfect fit, email us at careers@gracoroberts.com with your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work at GracoRoberts.

  • Manufacturing/Repackaging Planner
    GracoRoberts
    Description
    Carson, CA
    • 3 weeks ago

    Website GracoRoberts GracoRoberts

    Position Summary / Objective:

    The Production Planner position is responsible for the planning and execution of work order scheduling for a manufacturing or repackaging team or teams. The primary focus is to align firm and forecasted demand requirements with operational resources through scheduling work orders such that customer requirements are met in the most timely and economical manner. As The Production Planner must stay engaged with the work order process to understand equipment and labor capacity, utilization rates, and cycle times for production.  The Production Planner generates and maintains status reports and provides information as needed to support the cross functional team and meet On-Time-Delivery to GracoRoberts customers.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    None

    Duties / Responsibilities:

    • Plan and schedule work orders to support the production environment. Plan, schedule, and release work orders and assign resources.
    • Monitor progress against scheduled work orders and escalate to ensure timely completion, as required.
    • Assist in mitigating production delays.
    • Monitor and maintain stocking levels and established min/max levels to ensure on-time availability of material and products.
    • Optimize inventory to meet or exceed inventory turn targets without negatively affecting customer service levels.
    • Develop and monitor the production wheel so that change-over costs are minimized, and utilization is optimized.
    • Efficiently schedule labor resources to maximize output within a standard work week.
    • Balance operational cost with equipment utilization.
    • Review sales order status and provide feedback concerning planned recovery date, sales order risks / opportunities and root cause corrective actions.
    • Monitor material supply flow and identify any shortages or bottlenecks in usage. Collaborate with Purchasing to ensure an uninterrupted flow of raw materials.
    • Collaborate with GracoRoberts Sales and other personnel to forecast demand based on Customer input and market intelligence.
    • Create and provide product, material and/or labor costing for new BOM quotes.
    • Monitor low shelf-life material.
    • Ensure the success of the Quality Management System through supporting activities including, but not limited to, audit participation (1st, 2nd, and 3rd party), SOP and Work Instruction content, and gap analysis.
    • Other duties as assigned by Management.

    Critical Success Factor(s):

    • Exceed all related metrics/KPIs including Schedule Attainment and OTD, Revenue and Margin goals, Safety, and inventory productivity.
    • A positive resource in the office. Energetic, dynamic, resilient, and positive.
    • Open-minded to process changes and always looking to improve them.
    • Able to communicate professionally and timely to all internal customers.
    • Able to manage high-stress situations and positively address them.
    • Forward-looking, and excellent ability to prioritize work accordingly.
    • Willingness to learn and learns from mistakes. Able to take and give criticism in a constructive manner.

    Contribution to Quality Objectives:

    • Accurately input data and confirm accuracy of work.
    • Monitor and resolve non-conformance issues.
    • Support the QMS, as required.

    Required Skills / Abilities:

    • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Full competence and experience in Office Suite Software.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

    Education and Experience:

    • Minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent or 4+ years related work experience.
    • Minimum of two years of demonstrated planning experience in an MRP system with direct experience scheduling equipment and associated resources.
    • [Preferred] Technical certifications such as an APICS certification.

    Physical Requirements or Safety and Ergonomics:

    • Position >75% sedentary; seated.
    • <5% lifting; maximum 40 lbs.
    • <5% stooping or bending.
    • Data inputting on computer keyboard; average 80%.

    Travel Required:

    None except in exceptional circumstances.

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements:

    To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    To apply for this job email your details to careers@gracoroberts.com

  • Manufacturing/Repackaging Clerk
    GracoRoberts
    Description
    Arlington, TX
    • 3 weeks ago

    Website GracoRoberts GracoRoberts

    Position Summary / Objective:

    Communicates and collaborates with entire team to produce high quality products as per work order requirements in a timely and safe manner. Utilizes production tools and equipment and performs in-process checks and inspection to ensure customer satisfaction. Performs equipment set-up and process adjustments to optimize product cost, material variances and production efficiencies.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    None.

     Duties / Responsibilities:

    • Pull and inspect raw material received from warehouse against work order.
    • Review SDS to ensure adherence to material handling and PPE.
    • Prepare and package finished goods as per work order/instructions.
    • Complete assigned work orders in a timely manner.
    • Provide support and help to other team members as appropriate.
    • Follow all company procedures and policies, and ensure safety is priority #1.
    • Other duties, as required.

     Critical Success Factors:

    • Ability to work in a team setting; proactive; collaborative; helpful.
    • Complies to all company policies and procedures.
    • Obsessed with continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Open and willing to take on additional tasks and special projects.

     Contribution to Quality Objectives:

    • Ensure materials of acceptable quality are received from warehouse per work order.
    • Ensure correct product and lot number is received from warehouse as per work order.
    • Ensure correct raw material and packaging component quantities are used as per work order.
    • Ensure finished good produced is of acceptable quality and no FOD (foreign object debris).

     Required Skills / Abilities:

    • Excellent ability to communicate professionally and respectfully with all levels of staff.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines and targets.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment.

     Equipment Utilization:

    • Mixing and packaging equipment
    • Scale and basic mechanical tools
    • Liquid Nitrogen/Dry Ice
    • Forklift (stand-up and sit-down), drum dollies, lifts, and/or pallet jack
    • Drum pumps
    • Pail lifts/presses
    • Air compressor

     Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • [Preferred] One year of related experience required.

     Physical Requirements or Safety and Ergonomics:

    • Safety is priority #1 – Working with hazardous chemicals requires that everyone acts and behaves in a safe manner. Unsafe practices will not be tolerated.
    • Protective clothing and eye wear are required when handling chemicals and dry ice
    • Lifting; maximum 60 lbs.
    • Standing, stooping, bending, and reaching.

     Travel Required:

    None.

     Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements:

    To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

     Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    To apply for this job email your details to careers@gracoroberts.com

  • Technical Sales Engineer
    GracoRoberts
    Description
    Los Angeles preferred
    • Full Time
    • 2 months ago

    Website GracoRoberts

    Position Summary / Objective:

    Technical Sales Engineer (TSE) is a technical sales role – applying a deep understanding of engineered material technologies, customer & technical service capabilities, on-going sales and marketing strategies, and design and development project management prioritized into daily activities directed towards achieving sales goals.   This is a design focused technical sales role targeting high value new resin qualification opportunities.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • None

    Duties / Responsibilities:

    • Develop a new customer and application focused sales strategy to meet defined sales budgets, identify new customer and industry targets, organizing a sales call schedule to execute the strategy
    • Build rapport with all levels of the customer organization to identify product, service, equipment, technical, and engineering opportunities, leveraging the various internal and external resources and contacts to solve unique challenges
    • Identify, outline, initiate, and advance new formulation opportunities with development and design engineers
    • Collaborate with both the customer and the necessary internal departments to advance new project objectives, providing samples, test data, quotations, and cost benefit proposals to obtain approvals from the necessary management, engineering and supply chain stake holders
    • New customer and application growth targets to include resin pre-blending, toll manufacturing, new formulation development, and point of use packaging improvements
    • Analyze sales territory and provide assessment reports to management
    • Maintain a defined pipeline of new opportunities, tracking and advancing to close, while maintaining communication with our internal team members to align supply and manufacturing resources as new production demand is approaching
    • Serve customers by identifying their needs for engineering adaptations of products, and services
    • Provide market intelligence to our formulation team for proactive formulation opportunities to solve gaps in current product offerings
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

    Critical Success Factors:

    • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment.
    • Adaptability, flexibility and a keen ability to identify opportunity.
    • Adept at representing both business and technical sides of the supply relationship, in addition to effectively networking across all levels and functions within customer organizations.

    Contribution to Quality Objectives:

    • Understand and confirm customer requirements.
    • Facilitate resolution of conflicts relating to customer requirements.

    Required Skills / Abilities:

    • Exceptional relationship building skills.
    • Strong background in aerospace and composites manufacturing and materials is a plus.
    • Technical acumen and ability to quickly learn new technologies and develop application insight.
    • Excellent listening, communication and presentation skills.
    • Exceptional planning, prioritization and time management skills.
    • Experience with applications that include commercial or military aircraft, rockets, launch vehicles and satellites preferred.
    • Effective technical communication skills and experience.
    • Proven track record of successful business development and profitable sales growth.
    • Computer literacy – proficiency with MS Office and Salesforce (or a similar contact management system).

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Five or more years of composite material and process technology work experience, or equivalent technical material sales.

    Physical Requirements or Safety and Ergonomics:

    • No PPE required.
    • Position >60% outside travel to customers.
    • <5% lifting; maximum 10 lbs.
    • <5% stooping or bending.
    • Data inputting on computer keyboard; average 80%.

    Travel Required:

    Yes

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements:

    To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

    To apply for this job email your details to careers@gracoroberts.com

  • Account Specialist/Customer Service – Manufacturing Background Required
    GracoRoberts
    Description
    Arlington, TX, Wichita, KS
    • Full Time
    • 5 months ago

    Website GracoRoberts

    Position Summary / Objective:

    As an ambassador for our customers and their experience with GracoRoberts, the Customer Service Representative/Account Specialist is responsible for wowing the customer at every touchpoint throughout the customer buying journey, while balancing the needs of the organization. The following duties should be performed with a focus on delivering an exceptional customer experience:

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • None

    Duties / Responsibilities:

    • Enter quotes, design projects, sample requests, and customer purchase orders into system. Note special circumstances affecting customer requirements, order ship date, risk level, and/or status. Works with Purchasing to ensure customer requirements are flowed down to vendors.
    • Deliver quotes, purchase order confirmations, order status, and related communication updates to customers.
    • Always participate on call queue during assigned working hours.
    • Respond to all customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
    • Enter out-of-system quote requests for pricing and availability into Company’s ERP system.
    • Obtain and review customer Quality Clauses and update Customer Profile with any important info that must be noted at time of order entry.
    • Monitor customer supplier portals for new quotes and orders as applicable.
    • Enter new accounts in system, and assist requesting references and submitting references for Net 30 terms approval.
    • Provide quality review (QC) of other Customer Service Representative’s orders.
    • Process customer reports of nonconformance as specified in the Quality Management System. Gather and document all necessary information to explain and validate issue, and forward to the Quality & Compliance Manager for review and action by the appropriate parties.
    • Run reports and analyze to ensure that all customer commitments are fulfilled as promised.
    • Update customer open order reports with due dates or shipping information.
    • Obtain copies of specifications and submit for review by Quality department.
    • Pull and supply any requested paperwork for customers. Ie: CofC, CofA, MFG cert, Mercury Free Cert, Test Report etc.
    • Partner with Technical Account Manager as needed on issues regarding product, price and/or service delivery process.
    • Attend all scheduled department meetings and training sessions.
    • Conduct proactive telemarketing and/or customer relations calls as directed by the Customer Service/Account Services Manager.
    • Educate, promote and register customers on our e-commerce website to acquire price quotes, place orders, and obtain TDS and SDS.
    • Assist accounting with any invoice discrepancies by reaching out to buyers to help initiate payment.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Critical Success Factors:

    • Proactive Communication
    • Empathy
    • Sense of Urgency
    • Strong Problem Solving Skills

    Contribution to Quality Objectives:

    • Focus on achieving 100% order accuracy for department processes

    Required Skills / Abilities:

    • Full competence and experience in Office Suite Software (Word, Outlook, Excel, Outlook).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Well-developed time management and organizational skills.
    • Teamwork – balances team and individual responsibilities.
    • Interpersonal Skills – remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things. Displays empathy for internal and external customers.
    • Quality – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Adaptability – comes from a mindset of solving problems, adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands.
    • Attendance/punctuality – is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
    • Ethics – works with integrity and ethically; uphold Company values.

    Education and Experience:

    • Minimum of two years’ experience in a similar position with direct experience interacting with customers and entering data with a high degree of accuracy.
    • College degree preferred.

    Physical Requirements or Safety and Ergonomics:

    • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

    Travel Required:

    • Minimal to no travel required.

    Salary:

    • DOE

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements:

    To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

    GracoRoberts is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

    This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. GracoRoberts makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

    To apply for this job email your details to careers@gracoroberts.com

  • Warehouse Operations Clerk
    GracoRoberts
    Description
    Carson, CA, High Point, NC
    • Full Time
    • 8 months ago

    Website GracoRoberts GracoRoberts

    Position Summary / Objective:

    Performs general warehouse duties associated with the receiving of vendor and customer shipments, storing inventory, pulling inventory for the purpose of processing customer orders for shipment, shipping materials (including hazardous materials), supplies, tools, equipment, and parts.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • None

    Duties / Responsibilities:

    • Receive, inspect, and put-away stock into inventory
    • Conduct cycle/inventory counts. Maintain non-conforming material and process RMAs.
    • Pick, pack, inspect, and ship material to customer, DOT, and IATA requirements
    • Load and unload shipments
    • Equipment and facility-related maintenance to support site operational effectiveness
    • Lean and efficiency-related projects, as required
    • Transport and deliver orders via company-provided vehicle
    • Other duties, as required

    Critical Success Factors:

    • Maintain a safe, organized, and clean work environment. Identify, follow, and report unsafe equipment and activities to prevent a workplace injury or illness.
    • Balance team and individual responsibilities by exhibiting objectivity and openness to others’ views. Give and receive feedback constructively and contribute to sustaining a positive team environment.
    • Ensure inventory is maintained at the highest level of accuracy.
    • Reliable and consistently at work and on-time

    Required Skills / Abilities:

    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to multitask and prioritize. Must exhibit an attention to detail and show pride in work.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and demonstrate a sense of urgency. Work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

    Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum 1-year experience operating a forklift (stand-up and sit-down)
    • [Preferred] Valid forklift operator license or training certification
    • [Preferred] D.O.T. 49 CFR/IATA – Hazmat Training

    Physical Requirements or Safety and Ergonomics:

    • Must be able to lift 40 pounds

    Travel Required:

    • None except on extraordinary circumstances

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements:

    To conform to Federal export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

     

    To apply for this job email your details to careers@gracoroberts.com

CAREERS ONLINE APPLICATION FORM