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NIGHT ETCHER - posted 2/3/17

Join our TEAM …
Advance Corporation is seeking to hire an etcher for our second shift. Hours will be 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Mondays through Fridays with overtime opportunities available.
Advance Corporation, established in 1941, along with our highly skilled TEAM have established a National reputation as a LEADER in the design and manufacturing of innovated Corporate Awards, Recognition Products, ADA Interior Wayfinding Signage and Etched Metal Dies. With more than 76 years of USA manufacturing experience in Minnesota, our team of artisans is dedicated to providing unparalleled service and high quality products to our Customers.

Summary -
The ideal candidate has successful experience with chemical etching and plate processing. Must be passionate about quality while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Essential Duties -
Set up and operate and/or perform duties proficiently while chemically etching metal parts. Expose film/pre-coated metal, develop image on metal, touch-up image, weigh material, measure chemicals/fluids, adjust etch baths according to procedures, etch plates, inspection of product, cut/shear metal: use shears, table saw, band saw, proof press and other equipment and tools as required. Record keeping is critical. Skilled in the use of squares and measuring devices; calipers to within .001” and rulers to within .016” (1/64”). Handle various hazardous materials and hazardous waste. Maintain OSHA and EPA compliance.

Qualifications -
Education: Trade School diploma or a minimum of five years of experience. Bachelor’s degree a plus.

Skills -
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, shop orders, CAD drawings, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and job procedures. Detail oriented, good hand/eye coordination. Basic MS computer skills. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds, stand all day and sustain repetitive hand motion.
Advance Corporation offers competitive wages based on experience and is proud to offer competitive benefits including: Group Health, Dental, Life, 401K, paid vacation and sick time.

Advance Corporation is a proud member of the following organizations: Manufacturers Alliance; International Sign Association (ISA); United States Sign Council (USSC); Advertising Specialty Association (ASI); Promotional Products Association International (PPAI); Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Products (UMAPP).

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Associate

Required language: English

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to hr@advancecorp.com

Advance Corporation
8200 97th Street South
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
651-771-9297

 

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE/INTERNAL SALES SUPPORT - posted 2/3/17

Advance Corporation has been in business for 76 years and is a small, award-winning manufacturer.

Advance Corporation manufactures corporate awards and recognition products, Way-finding signage compliant with ADA and metal imprinting dies.

Advance Corporation is adding to the Customer Service Team to provide internal sales support.

The right person for the Customer Service/Internal Sales Support position has experience and enjoys providing excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment while helping customers find the right solution for their recognition projects.

Experience doing inside, consultative sales is a plus. Must be highly skilled using Excel, Outlook, Access and Word and is passionate about advocating for the customer, enjoys working on a variety of projects, has excellent interpersonal skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Customer Service/Internal Sales Support Qualifications

• Minimum Education: High School Graduate.
• Minimum 2 years of work experience, preferably experience in a fast-paced, position in manufacturing

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Be the voice of the Award Line to customers with a professional, upbeat attitude
• Receive customer calls and provide the necessary information related to product selection, order status, problem resolution
• Accept purchase orders and write manufacturing orders
• Build a strong knowledge of our products, materials, processes and pricing
• Follow-up on customer inquiries via phone or e-mail in a timely and professional manner
• Works to expedite materials to meet or exceed the customer's requirements and expectations
• Coordinates with other departments within the company, as necessary, to assure that we are providing world class service to our customers
• Enter rush orders into the sales order processing system• Other duties as needed
• Stay aligned to our company's culture and values
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to work in an energetic business environment and industry
• Experience working with a team to solve problems and achieve goals
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proficient with Microsoft Office
• Other duties as needed

Use your service skills to assist our customers with product selection, expediting orders and answering questions.

Provide timely and accurate information to customers on product costs, availability and order status by implementing your understanding of our products, computer skills, and attention to detail.

Apply your creative problem solving skills to resolve issues and offer alternative solutions.

Advance Corporation offers competitive wages based on experience and is proud to offer competitive benefits including: Group Health, Dental, Life, 401K, paid vacation and sick time.

Advance Corporation is a proud member of the following organizations: Manufacturers Alliance; International Sign Association (ISA); Society of Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD); United States Sign Council (USSC); Awards and Recognition Association ARA; AIA; CSI; Advertising Specialty Association (ASI); Promotional Products Association International (PPAI); Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Products (UMAPP) and Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY).

www.advancecorp.com

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to hr@advancecorp.com

Advance Corporation
8200 97th Street South
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
651-771-9297