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Hiring In Langley: Fabricator/Liner Installer

Redwood Plastics and Rubber is pleased to offer a new position in our emerging installation department. The Fabricator/Liner Installer will be responsible for reading blueprints and drawings to determine both the materials needed and to create the required layouts. This individual will then be required to use a variety of tools and machinery to make the necessary cuts and other fabrication for the complete units. Travel to our client’s sites will be required and on-site travel costs, food, and lodging will be covered by the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze blueprints and engineering drawings to assess materials requirement, and plan the sequence of tasks to layout, cut and fit product.
  • Create and construct patterns and guides as templates for cutting.
  • Operate light machinery, power tools and hand tools.
  • Assemble components into complete units or sub-unit.
  • Perform all work to organizational standards to ensure final product meets quality standards.
  • Ensure products are produced to specification.
  • Accurately record time to work orders.
  • Perform all functions of the job safely.
  • Travel and onsite installation is required as needed.
  • Integral part of a team that installs industrial plastic, polyurethane or ceramic liners

Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Experience in a production environment and/or with plastics is an asset
  • Experience with a table saw, drill press and hand tools is an asset however training will be provided.
  • Able to read a tape measure
  • Ceramic tile experience preferred but not required
  • Welding experiences is an asset, preferably plastic welding
  • Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to read and interpret blue prints, drawings and general work instructions
  • Experience in a production environment an asset
  • Able to lift 50 lbs consistently throughout the day.
  • Possesses manual dexterity, attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Able to prioritize and maintain productivity levels as specified.
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Many Positions Open!

Our operations in Langley, BC continue to expand with the rapid growth of our company. Please email sales@redwoodplastics.com with your resume and CV.

The following positions are available:

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MANUFACTURING PROCESS
ENGINEER – LANGLEY, BC

Collect, analyze and report on performance metrics for all processes to drive continuous improvement activities.
• Evaluate root-causes to manufacturing issues and develop unique solutions.
• Design manufacturing equipment, jigs and fixtures with a focus on quality, cost, capacity, automation, and preventative maintenance.
• Review Engineering Designs, BOMs, 3D models and quality specifications in order to translate the intent and expectation of the product design into the manufacturing process
• Use digital tools like Syspro and Microsoft PowerPoint to create work instructions that effectively communicate how to produce and assemble parts at a production pace
• Use Microsoft Excel and Microsoft BI to generate reports and plan day to day tasks
• Thrive in an environment that requires high-level communication to Technical and Trades type employees
• Provide leadership to the organization by organizing activities, communicating knowledge of and demonstrating competence in applying Lean Manufacturing principles

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor degree in Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
• 2+ years relevant work experience in a similar capacity.
• Be able to read drawings, BOMs, and have knowledge of inspection methodology and inspection tools
• Have good computer skills; capable of working with MS Office, knowledge of 3D CAD or Solidworks.
• Prepares Process Flow Charts, PFMEA (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis) documents, Control Plans and Work Instructions.
• Utilizes LEAN, Six Sigma, and other best practice tools and principles for day-to-day problem solving and continuous improvement.
• Be able to communicate and manage your time as part of a high-functioning team
• Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills; both written and verbal.

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SWING SHIFT LEAD – WOODLAND, WA

Redwood Plastics and Rubber is seeking a Swing Shift Lead to join our growing team.
Redwood Swing Shift Leads work 4 days per week and 10 hrs per day (Mon – Thu). Our Leads are decisive, demonstrate strong leadership, communication, and are passionate about teaching our team members. Primary responsibilities include monitoring and improving product quality, human productivity, delivery methods, technical processes, safety, and minimizing cost. Focus should be placed on collaborating with other supervisors, management, and other team leads to achieve company goals and KPI’s. As a Lead, your decisions will directly impact manufacturing and therefore the success of our team and the company.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Balance excellent safe working habits with a healthy sense of urgency.
• Embrace collaboration, accept suggestions, and drive the team towards a mentality of continual improvement.
• Effectively maintain corrective actions.
• Organize the production area’s workflow. Ensure resources are effectively and efficiently deployed.
• Be accountable for final product quality.
• Utilize visual management where it makes sense.
• Lead by example. Maintain a safe, healthy, and efficient work environment.
• Maintain a clean and organized work space.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience:
• Excellent spoken and written English is required.
• Able to lift 75 lbs is required.
• 7+ years of CNC Lathe experience or equivalent knowledge is required.
• Proven G-code experience is required.
• Proven GD&T knowledge and a strong understanding of drawing interpretation is required.
• CNC Mill and CNC Router experience is a huge asset.
• Specific experience in machining plastic is a huge asset.
• Mastercam/CAD Experience preferred.
• Haas Lathes and Mills preferred.
• Multi-axis experience preferred.
• Sub Spindle and complex setup experience preferred.
• Experience in machining steels and other metals preferred.
• 2+ years of direct supervisory experience in manufacturing preferred.
• 2+ years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred.
• Proven leadership and team building skills preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship management skills required.
• Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail required.

Redwood Plastics and Rubber offers competitive pay, medical insurance, retirement benefits, a positive work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
• Compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

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Redwood Plastics and Rubber is seeking a day shift CNC Lathe Operator – WOODLAND, WA

Primary responsibilities include reading and analyzing blueprints, reading G-Code, machining plastics and steel, communicating material and/or program needs, and executing quality control. Focus should be placed on collaborating with supervisors, management, and other team members to achieve company goals and KPI’s. As a CNC Lathe Operator, your decisions will directly impact manufacturing and therefore the success of our team and the company.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Balance excellent safe working habits with a healthy sense of urgency.
• Execute all work orders relative to the schedule and due dates that are set by our scheduling department.
• Embrace collaboration, accept suggestions, and embrace a mentality of continual improvement.
• Organize the production area’s workflow. Ensure resources are effectively utilized.
• Be accountable for final product quality.
• Lead by example. Safety and production begin with you.
• Maintain a clean and organized work space.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience:
• Excellent spoken and written English is required.
• Able to lift 75 lbs is required.
• 2+ years of CNC Lathe experience or equivalent knowledge is required.
• Proven G-code experience is required.
• A strong understanding of drawing interpretation is required.
• CNC Mill and CNC Router experience is a huge asset.
• Specific experience in machining plastic is a huge asset.
• Mastercam/CAD Experience preferred.
• Haas Lathes and Mills experience preferred.
• Multi-axis experience preferred.
• Sub Spindle and complex setup experience preferred.
• Experience in machining steels and other metals preferred.
• 2+ years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills preferred.
• Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail required.

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INSIDE SALES – SPOKANE, WA

The Inside Sales Department works cooperatively with our outside sales team, Manufacturing Planning Department, Logistics Department, and other departments of our company to grow existing customers, create new customers, and meet or exceed monthly sales budgets at the appropriate gross margin while increasing customer satisfaction.

• Utilize relationship selling/customer focused selling techniques by working closely with customers to solve their problems, increase their profits and/or increase their productivity
• Generate new and repeat sales by providing product and technical information in a timely matter
• Determine customer requirements and expectations in order to recommend specific products and solutions based on cost, availability, or specifications to increase customer satisfaction and improve transaction profitability
• Increase sales and average order size by means of cross-selling, up-selling, and add-on sales
• Present price, credit, and terms in accordance with procedures and customer’s profitability profiles
• Accurately process customer transactions such as orders and quotes
• Utilize materials to maintain accurate inventory
• Send manufactured orders through the Manufacturing Planning Department
• Perform distribution item estimating and complete order entry/pick lists
• Monitor scheduled ship dates to ensure timely delivery and expedite as needed
• Educate customers about terminology, features and benefits of products
• Fill requests for information or samples
• Utilize CRM System effectively. Daily updates include: customer profiles, customer files, add sales notes and “deals.”

• Follow up on quotations and customer related items in a timely fashion
• Contact customers following sales to ensure ongoing customer satisfaction and resolve any issues
• Complete all levels of training – including IAPD Education Programs and in-house product and sales training.
• Gather competitor information and other market information
• Work closely with our vendors/suppliers to assist company and customer needs
• Perform other duties as assigned

• Postsecondary education in business, marketing, economics, or a related field an asset
• Possesses a results driven attitude
• Demonstrates understanding and application of effective selling strategies and techniques
• Proven understanding of the industry, products, applications and area of service an asset
• High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and reasoning skills
• Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgement, and a professional demeanor
• Possesses outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship management skills
• Able to read and interpret drawings and blueprints as well as work instructions and procedures
• Possesses a high level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
• Displays a well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and teamwork skills
• Possesses excellent time management skills and tact under pressure
• Proficient with personal computers, MS Office Suite
• Able to perform business math (basic algebra, compute rate, ratio, etc.)

 

 

Hiring in Vancouver – Technical/Industrial Inside Sales

Required:
Full-time Technical/Industrial Inside Salesperson

Company Overview:
Redwood Plastics Corporation (www.redwoodplastics.com) is one of the largest industrial plastics distributors in British Columbia. The company has provided a broad range of industrial plastic products to resource based business for over 40 years. Our success has come from empowering our employee’s to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a career in a positive culture and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, Redwood Plastics is ready for you!

Your responsibilities:
Provides pricing and delivery information.
Works with a CRM system
Works in partnership with an outside salesperson
Performs follow-up to ensure timely shipment of materials and customer satisfaction.
Resolves customer service issues. Tracks open sales orders.
Maintains strong working relationships with vendors.
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum two years of successful inside sales experience
Industrial background an asset but not required
Able to effectively assist with customer needs based upon application
Ability to establish relationships at all levels within customer and prospect organizations.
Excellent communication skills
Proficiency with computers
We offer our Inside Sales Representatives a base salary, excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, RRSP program and a great working environment

To apply please email your resume and cover letter here. (Use the attachment button for your resume/CL).

Marketing is Expanding!

 

Inside Sales & Business Development Assistant – Langley, BC

Since 1971 Redwood Plastics has worked with customers to find solutions for a variety of problems including shock, abrasion, noise and wear. In conjunction with our manufacturing partners, Redwood Plastics mold, machines and fabricates a variety of industrial plastic solutions across a variety of industries.

Our Langley, BC branch is currently looking to add a full-time self-motivated and enthusiastic Inside Sales & Business Development Assistant. This individual would assist and report to our current business development professional and would be tasked with proactively developing new business and accounts in a variety of industries across North America, primarily through the telephone, by developing a relationship with prospects and finding solutions to problems using our plastic.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing new business through cold calling
  • Conducting research to find prospects
  • Assisting with various other sales tasks as required

Our successful candidate will have a/an:

  • Demonstrable track record of success in a sales environment
  • Engaging personality, ability to quickly become comfortable on the phone
  • Strong ability to learn technical information, understand new industries in a short time
  • Responsible, cooperative attitude combined with a high degree of professionalism
  • Completed post-secondary business program at an accredited institution

The successful candidate can expect a supportive environment with 1-on-1 training and mentorship, but a proactive attitude and willingness push oneself to succeed independently is essential.

Why take on this challenge? Redwood Plastics knows people are our best assets. We provide a great benefits package after 3 months and paid vacation after one year. You can expect regular hours, have your weekends/holidays free and your own place to work – no cubicle. We strongly believe in the benefits of industry-specific education, and will do what we can to provide employees the tools they need to thrive. 

Redwood Plastics will offer the successful candidate a competitive salary plus commission. If you have the desire to advance your career with a successful organization, submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format today to sales@redwoodplastics.com. Please, no phone calls, no in-person submissions will be accepted.

Hiring an Outside Sales Representative

Outside Sales Representative (Satellite Branch)

Redwood Plastics is currently looking for an Outside Sales Representative who currently resides in Texas, Louisiana or Arkansas to help aid in the further expansion of Redwood Plastics in a variety of industrial sectors within this territory. The ideal candidate will have a proven sales track record with experience in mechanical and industrial applications.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 year of Industrial/Mechanical Sales experience.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Participate with mangement in territory planning to achieve profitable sales growth with new and existing customers.
  • Create valuable relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Maintain CRM database.
  • Complete all levels of training program.

Additional Details:
Expected Travel: 3 nights every other week.
Territory: East Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas

Compensation:

  • Base Salary (Based on experience)
  • Monthly Commission based on Gross Profit
  • $600 Month Auto Allowance + Fuel Reimbursement
  • 401K (5% Matching after one full year of employment)
  • Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision after 3 months of employment)
Please submit a current resume to sales@redwoodplastics.com