Careers

Together, let’s pave the way of the future for the automotive supplier industry. At Cadillac Products Automotive Company you will find more than a new career experience, you will become a part of our family. As we continue to innovative and expand our processing capabilities, as well as broaden our trusted product line, we are thrilled to offer some exciting new career opportunities.

In Search of Results Driven Candidates

Love to be challenged? A great way to advance your career talents in the field of engineering, manufacturing, accounting and more, we offer many opportunities for future employees at all vocational levels. So whether you’re a recent graduate, mid-level, or a professional expert, we welcome you to review the positions listed and apply. Set your career path in motion and become a part of our internationally recognized, fourth-generation, family-owned and managed company today!

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer with a Rich Benefit Package Including:

  • Cafeteria Style Health Plan Offering Dental, Medical & Vision Coverage
  • Life, Accidental Death/Dismemberment & Accident Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401K Plan with Company Participation
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program for Work Related Curriculum
  • Paid Holiday & Vacation Days

Job Listings

Love to be challenged? A great way to advance your career talents in the field of engineering, manufacturing, accounting and more, we offer many opportunities for future employees at all vocational levels. So whether you’re a recent graduate, mid-level, or a professional expert, we welcome you to review the positions listed and apply. Set your career path in motion and become a part of our internationally recognized, fourth-generation, family-owned and managed company today!

General Scope of Responsibility: Develop and manage electrical and control system design, implementation and change processes.

DUTIES & ELEMENTS:
Responsibilities:
•Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and involvement in presentation of the solution to customer.
•Provide technical support to external and internal customers.
•Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
•Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
•Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.
•Support plants in pre-sales technical concept and budgeting activities.
•Interpret project requirements, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately and within budget.

Engineering:
•Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls.
•Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements.
•Create an accurate Bill of Materials.
•Define equipment and parts from external suppliers.
•Conduct cost and time estimation.           

Project Execution:
•Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and allotted budget.
•Electrical, software design of customized solutions including manufacturing automation and safety systems. Able to maintain project scope and identify project creep.
•Support manufacture, build and validation of systems which include pneumatics, servos, vfd’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons, and robotic integration.
•Create documentation such as user manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings.
•Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, well documented and versatile.     

Project Completion:
•Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard.
•Commission customized products and systems onsite and at customer facilities.

Servicing
•Modifies systems upon customer’s request and documents the amendments accordingly.
•Provide high quality pre-project, design-in and post-project technical support to customers.
•Performs service on Allen Bradley Servo Motors.
•Must have panel construction knowledge.
•Hands-on experience preferable.
•Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

*The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):
Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:
•A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (or similar related degree) or 10+ years as an Electrical Technician.
•3-5 years related job experience.
•Proficient with MS Office, Allen Bradley Studio 5000, AutoCAD.
•Strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design and its application in automated industrial designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems.
•Experience demonstrating an ability to efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
•Experience demonstrating critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, and ability to work independently and in team environments.
•Experience demonstrating ability to be proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and to work in high output environment.
•Experience balancing multiple projects.
•Travel as required to support projects.


Desired:
▪Proficient in Microsoft Excel
▪A working knowledge of plant processes.
▪Ability to plan and organize.
▪Ability to effectively solve problems.
▪Ability to reach closure on assigned tasks as scheduled.


HUMAN RELATIONS:
The Controls Engineer (CE) works closely with, and often serves as support to several different departments and personnel. As a result, and to achieve optimum effectiveness, the CE must maintain a positive, cooperative relationship with various departments/individuals and must be responsive to their needs.

The CE interacts with all levels of the organization, i.e., with operators through senior managers. To be effective, the CE must be sensitive to, and cooperatively blend the needs and goals of the various levels of the organization with the common denominator of ‘achieving organizational objectives’, i.e., effective launches, safety, quality, productivity, cost reduction, and positive employee/ employer relations.

Finally, in the role of a problem solver, the CE must remain objective and be able to make recommendations based on facts, regardless of whether those recommendations are popular. The CE must take ownership of the processes to which they are assigned and be accountable for all related machines.

Physical Requirements:
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift fifty pounds at times. Must be able to access and navigate all areas in the facility and access all machinery. Ability to distinguish various colors of wires and distinguish electronic system sections and wiring.

General Scope of Responsibility: To ensure all manufacturing processes are optimized in terms of production, quality, and technology.  To oversee production readiness for all new product/process launches. To manage and prioritize Engineering work within the RC Plant to improve profitability.

 Scope: Manages a team, responsible for the design and implementation of manufacturing processes, equipment, or plants. Responsible for operational excellence via efficient plant design. Ensures continuous improvement in safety, cost, quality and production. Manages all engineering projects and resolves engineering problems. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Leads the process engineering activities for new jobs/launches and engineering changes from preplanning and preparation to implementation.

  • Reviews product design to ensure optimal manufacturability, adherence to tolerance guidelines, tool design, machine design, cell layout, compatibility issues, and safety concerns.
  • Leads tooling development and design from prototype through manufacturing production stages.
  • Leads efforts to develop manufacturing equipment for process through either machine upgrades or acquisition of new capital equipment.
  • Leads process development effort through cross-functional teams to develop optimal cell layout, work instructions, process flow layout, and set-up procedures, while adhering to safety, quality, and productivity protocols.
  • Leads cross-functional teams to develop PFMEA’s, mistake/error proofing.
  • Coordinates internal engineering trials for PPAP’s, PSA’s, Run at Rates, etc.
  • Evaluates and takes actions needed to meet or exceed targets set for spoilage, cycle time, and quality.
  • Accomplishes the above tasks through compliance with the plant’s Advanced Planning Quality Procedures.
  • Participate in Design Reviews, Build Reviews.
  • Maintain open communication with Program Managers.
  • Maintain Records of tooling design/purchase as outlined in Mfg. Capability.
  • Produces part samples to meet customer requirements.
  • Turn jobs over to production that are process capable and have all required equipment and documentation

Develop new manufacturing processes for existing and new business. (Continuous improvement)

  • Produce part samples to meet customer requirements.
  • Research New Manufacturing and Tooling techniques.
  • Participate in PCIT team.

Manage the responsibilities and priorities of the engineering department.

  • Review PFMEA’s, Scrap Reports, Utilization Reports, and Variance Summaries on a regular basis; prioritize corrective actions based on Significant Negative Variance, High RPN or severity of scrap produced.
  • Maintain Prioritized List of Current Engineering projects.
  • Assign Projects to appropriate personnel within RCP based on above priorities.
  • Provide leadership, performance feedback input and motivation on projects and performance.
  • Interface with plant personnel to smooth transition of projects into plant.
  • Maintain Records of completed projects.
  • Maintain Internal Corrective Action system and files.

Serve as a Technical Training Resource for the Plant.

  • Identify and provide coaching to proper personnel on tooling issues.
  • Identify items for quarterly maintenance meetings.

The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, Etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:

  • Engineering degree (BSME, Mechanical, or Manufacturing) and 5 or more years relevant experience; or, high school diploma or equivalent and ten years of relevant work experience. At least 1 year of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Experience with CAD procedures.
  • Design for manufacturing (DFM) experience.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and technical skills.
  • Experience with MS Office and CAD applications.

Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]:

  • Design experience.
  • Thermoforming/Extrusion background
  • Program management experience.
  • Understanding of Level 2 SPC.
  • Ability to read and work from prints.
  • PLC Programming experience.

HUMAN RELATIONS:

Ideal candidate will be able to work confidently with employees at all levels of the company.  Excellent communication skills required for effective job performance.

physical demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items 25 lbs and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

General Scope of Responsibility:

Coordinate shipping and receiving functions and transactions.

SPECIFIC DUTIES: 

  • Receive shipping schedule from automotive releases.
  • Create and provide product pull list to assist warehouse personnel in pulling, staging and separating products by customer and truck line/customer.
  • Coordinate pickup and delivery times of daily shipments with truck lines. Both Customer & CPAC Contacted Logistics company.
  • Prepare shipping labels with required information: date, part number, ship to code, and carrier.  If required by some customers, release number and purchase order.
  • Perform Splits or Merges of containers as needed in the Plex ERP system.
  • Enter individual shipment information in customers logistics portals as required. (Scheider, Penske, Paccar, DTNA ect…)
  • Enter individual shipment information to generate packing list, Bill of Lading, and shipper being watchful of important items for certain customers: deliver dates, attaching packing list to pallet, purchase order number, release number, ship to address if different than plant destination in the Plex ERP System.
  • Assemble, prepare, and attach all documents necessary for proper shipment of finished goods.
  • Customs Invoice
  • Conformance Certification
  • Copy of shipper attached to pallet for certain customers.
  • Cross-reference pallet tickets with shipping list to be certain all parts are shipped without error: Check destination code (written by shipping attendant), part number and quantities.
  • Manage emergency shipments – call-expediting services to set up pick up time and expected delivery time of material to customer including after hours or weekends if necessary.
  • Ship indicate bills of lading as soon as material is signed for by truck driver to transmit ASN immediately to customer. Use alternate backup ASN system if Plex is down or cannot be connected too.
  • Monitor Customer Systems and Checks (Ford, GM, Stellantis, ect..). This requires the ability to access systems remotely, if needed, to monitor customer systems during weekends or holidays if they are running.
  • File all shippers and bills of lading.
  • Verify and receive in Raw materials & MRO Items Shipments, Label containers as required by Plex for the products being received Communicate with management team requirements ahead of time when reinspection/rework of products is being conducted so that the correct amount of product is ready when needed.
  • Follow Customer Required Routing Guides & transportation requirements, insuring cost penalties are not incurred.
  • Maintain Customer Container Fleet information and Receipts in the respective customer container portal.
  • Maintain and update the Plex container fleet receipts in our Plex system.
  • Prepare & Package Service Part Shipment parts as needed.
  • Dispute Customer Shipping Violations as required.

*The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

Communicate shipping concerns to appropriate personnel

  •  Inform production control personnel of parts not in inventory.
  • Work with floor supervisors to eliminate part shortages.
  • Complete follow-up work when customer calls.

 Miscellaneous Activities

  •  Gather and input information for memo shippers on material to be shipped by truck line.
  • Contact expediter for MRO material pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Direct activities of Hilo drivers on the dock.

 QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]: 

  • High School Diploma.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Work overtime, weekends, holiday’s when required.
  • Ability to access customer systems remotely if required.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • C. spreadsheet and data entry experience required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40lbs.
  • Ability to work any shift.
  • Must demonstrate excellent attendance.

General Scope of Responsibility:

To develop sales plans and strategy to grow the business in new and existing product lines at assigned accounts.  To achieve all sales targets and outcomes developed by the Executive Staff.  To direct all sales related activities internal, and external personnel and contacts for assigned accounts.

DUTIES AND ELEMENTS:

Secure replacement and new business in automotive market niche identified in strategic plans.

  • Identify and develop new opportunities focused on customer needs.
  • To meet or exceed the sales plan at margins required and meet diversification objectives identified in strategic planning.
  • Direct, monitor, and report on progress for activities to secure business.
  • Actively participate in the quotation process to ensure competitive quotes, and delivered in a timely manner

Expand CPAC’s market share at the OEMs & Tiers by developing new program opportunities using our “New Products” portfolio of technologies..

  • Promote Cadillac Products and our capabilities to assigned customers, in compliance with high professional and ethical business standards
  • Work in conjunction with Marketing and Product Development on product applications utilizing CPAC’s new technology base.
  • Develop solutions that will meet the customer’s needs.

Lead annual activities to increase sales.

  • Prepare annual sales forecasts for strategic planning for assigned accounts.
  • Focus on market development/ new products to secure future business in niche.
  • Identify key customer contacts and establish personal rapport along with sales rep’s to establish good personal relationships.
  • Expand automotive account margins for all booked business.
  • Develop policies and procedures, criteria and controls for the measurement of sales performance against goals and objectives
  • Establish good personal relationships with key individual customer contacts.
  • Identify new technology that could threaten existing business or Cadillac Products.
  • Service existing business through frequent customer contact, and have a thorough knowledge of customer and competitive trends in the marketplace.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the systems and procedures for both Cadillac Products and your assigned customers.
  • Make certain that our organization has all the information required to design, develop and manufacture new and existing business.
  • Be in control and aware of all communication with the customer’s purchasing, engineering and plant functions.

* The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]: 

  • High school graduate and 10 years of related experience; or, college graduate and 5 years of experience in automotive sales or automotive industry-related experience
  • Consistent record of improving sales and market position performance for a complex manufacturing firm (preferably in the automotive industry).

Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]:  

  • College graduate – Bachelor of Science Degree or Engineering.
  • Equivalent of five years’ experience in Cadillac Products’ organization or an organization who produces similar products.
  • Trained in all applicable automotive policies and procedures.

HUMAN RELATIONS:

Bright, energetic, good verbal expression of concepts, high problem-solving skills, and must be able to understand and read human nature.

Physical Requirements;

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and navigate tight spaces. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 10 – 15 pounds. Physical ability to lift and carry objects weighting up to 30 pounds with assistance.  There will be occasions that the employee will be required to drive long distances (4 – 6 hours or more) to get to our facilities or to visit a supplier or customer.

General Scope of Responsibilities:

  • The operator is responsible for running of the machine in a safe and productive manner.
  • They are also responsible for ensuring the quality of the product and performing necessary quality checks.
  • The operator must package the finished product and accurately record all information.
  • The operator must be willing to be part of a team environment by helping others in the performance of their duties.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow all plant work and safety rules.
  • Ensure the product meets or exceeds customer and internal specifications.
  • Perform all necessary quality control testing and record all data, accurately, as required.
  • Package product in boxes or returnable containers/racks and accurately record all information on all necessary paperwork.
  • Fill out product identification labels and make cartons.
  • Continuously inspect product for defects.
  • Work rotating work schedule and overtime as assigned.
  • Perform necessary housekeeping in work area.

Peripheral Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Report all unsafe conditions.
  • Participate on assigned project/improvement teams.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and necessary.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee is required to stand long hours on a daily basis, often over 8 hours in a day.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Possess detailed observation skills.
  • Operate all levers and controls.
  • Must be able to concentrate continuously on task.

Education or Trade Knowledge Required:

  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, and solve simple mathematical process problems.
  • Must be able to accurately read and use a tape measure.
  • Must be able to operate a computer, having basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to successfully pass all required training courses.
  • Must be able to read and understand simple drawings.
  • Must be able to understand and fulfill job duties in a timely manner as reviewed by supervisor.

Work Environment:

  • This is a typical industrial environment utilizing moderately heavy equipment.
  • The work environment at times can be dirty, hot, cold, dusty, noisy (85 DBS), and greasy, but is generally thought to be good.
  • Workers may be exposed to hazards such as overhead hoists, stationary blades, utility knives, pinch points, lifting, extreme heat, hazardous chemicals, forklift traffic, high voltage, repetitive tasks, moving machine parts, fumes and heights.
  • High degree of care necessary as serious injury may result.

Interaction with others:

  • Able to work and communicate within the work group.
  • Able to work and communicate with supervisors and managers.
  • Able to work and communicate with leaders.
  • Able to train others

Work Authorization:

All employees must be authorized to work in the United States. The employee must also present acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization.

AAP/EEO Statement:

Cadillac Products Automotive Company is committed to a policy of equal employment in all personnel actions.  The Company does not and will not unlawfully discriminate against any race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Three (3) positions available, two on afternoon shift and one on midnight shift. They are 8 hour shifts plus overtime as needed. 

General Scope of Responsibility:

To support all Maintenance operations within the manufacturing plant

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

 Perform machine maintenance repair. Assignments will include but are not limited to performing preventative maintenance, machine repair, machine design improvements, buidling and grounds maintenance, and industrial machine trouble shooting.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, Etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:

  • High School Diploma;
  • Knowledge of basic electricity;
  • DC and AC Drive Installation and Troubleshooting experience;
  • Mechanical and electrical blue print reading and writing experience;
  • Ability to utilize OEM documentation to repair equipment (prints and instructions);
  • Knowledge of electrical controls;
  • Ability to do industrial electrical troubleshooting;
  • Knowledge of Plant work/safety rules;
  • Knowledge of electrical safety and the industrial electrical code;
  • Ability to provide mechanical and electrical support;
  • Ability to fill out machine work requests completely and accurately;
  • Ability to research, select and make recommodations for mechanical and electrical component repairs;
  • Basic machining skills;
  • Knowledge of tooling (dies and molds);
  • Understanding of hydraulic systems.

Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]:

  • 5 years experience in electrical and mechanical repair; (up to 4 years of experience can be substituted by school)
  • Advanced machining skills and ability to work from drawings and prints;

HUMAN RELATIONS:

  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to instruct and convey ideas clearly;
  • Excellent Attendance.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times;
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the facilities;
  • Must be able to access all parts of the company equipment;
  • Occasionally ascends/descends on ladders;
  • Environmental conditions include noisy environments with occasional varying temperature.

* The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.

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