Careers

Tulip Molded Plastics Corporation is focused on being the supplier of choice. We pride ourselves in having a diverse and engaged workforce that brings fresh perspectives to our team. We attribute our success to all our hard-working, dedicated and talented employees. As a member of Tulip you will enjoy a positive work environment, competitive benefit package and opportunity for professional growth.

Our multitalented team here at Tulip strives for perfection. Joining our team will allow you to expand your boundaries and advance your career. Together we can reshape your future and ours!

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Niagara Falls

Summary

To provide leadership and direction to the Shipping department in areas of responsibility including inventory control, shipping,receiving, scheduling, quality, safety and environmental.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

   1.  Receivesincoming freight and enters receiving information into the mainframe tomaintain efficient inventory control.

   2.  Determines work priorities, prepares work schedules and expedites workflow. Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures.

   3.  Collaborates with Home Office managers and supervisors to ensure coordination of special mailings, inventory management and quality assurance.

   4.  Studies and standardizes procedures to assure the timely, accurate and efficient processing of all shipping and receiving functions.

   5.  Workswith department representatives to analyze shipping needs to determine the bestmethod of shipment (packaging and transportation).

   6.  Coordinates with Corporate Sales choosing brokers for export sales and loading shipments per export requirements

   7.  Responsiblefor maintaining and updating all shipping records.

   8.  Negotiateswith shipping vendors and logistics companies to procure the best service andprice possible.

   9.  Performsall duties of the Shipping and Receiving Clerk as needed.

 10.  Developsand maintains a well-trained staff.

 11.  Maintainsdiscipline, resolves problems, determines performance and recommendspromotions, transfers or dismissals.

 12.  Performsother duties as requested.

Education and Experience Requirements

·    High school diploma or equivalent

·    Three years supervisory experience in shippingenvironment.

·    Import Export Transport Requirements

·    RCRA and Transportation of hazardous waste

·    Creating Hazardous Waste Manifests

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative ofthose that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentialfunctions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee isfrequently required to sit; talk or hear; and use hands to handle, or touchobjects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.Performs repetitive motion of fingers, hands, wrists, arms, shoulders and upperbody while packing, unpacking, loading and unloading shipped goods and printedinventory.  Requires dexterity of fingersto gather and pack items for shipment and enter data into computer.  On occasion the incumbent may be required tostoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally liftup to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include closevision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, andability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here arerepresentative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentialfunctions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The position iswarehouse position, and requires and physical ability to operate lifttruck as well as to hear warning sound of truck. Position requires use ofappropriate personal protective equipment and participation in the Company’ssafety training program.

 

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Milwaukee

Maintenance Technician (Night Shift)

SCOPE: A Maintenance “A” Technician is responsible to maintain all plant equipment in a safe and efficient working order to minimize down time. Troubleshoots and repairs from prints to update and modify, existing and new molding machines, secondary finishing machines, material handling equipment and safety equipment covering mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems (including PLC troubleshooting).

REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Troubleshoots electrical problems from prints
  • Troubleshoots from Mechanical & Hydraulic prints
  • Troubleshoots PLC and repair
  • Installs new wiring, updates old machines and building wiring
  • All of the above performed with an eye to maintaining and improving product quality and personnel safety
  • Follows all safety rules and wears required personal protective equipment
  • Helps production Process Technicians when a mold change is required which includes pulling, installing and hooking up of the mold to the injection molding press.
  • The above list of responsibilities describes normal work but the Supervisor may assign this person to duties not listed when production requirements dictate or when there is not enough work in the regular classification to fill out the workday.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Five (5) years experience in industrial equipment troubleshooting from prints
  • Demonstrated competence in 5 of 6 following areas:
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Hydraulic
  • Pneumatic
  • Welding
  • HAVC
  • Two (2) years experience in PLC troubleshooting
  • Must have completed a forklift driver-training program
  • Must have completed scissor lift training
  • Capable of lifting 90 pounds frequently
  • Good attendance record
  • Eyesight corrected to 20/20
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Niagara Falls

POSITION

Production Supervisor – Engineered Resin

REPORTS TO

Production Manager

SCOPE

To exercise overall supervision of all employees on the shift.  Lead the effort of the shift to maximize output of quality products at minimum costs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Supervisor must be an example for following the Beliefs and Values of Tulip Molded Plastics Corporation.

·         Safety is our overriding priority.  If a hazardous situation exists then take action to remedy the hazardous situation as quickly as possible and then return to production.

·         Follow and enforce all safety rules and regulations.  Review work areas for safety compliance and safe work conditions.  Investigate, document, and report each and all safety incidents and near misses according to policy before leaving at the end of your shift.

·         When enforcing policies, procedures, attendance, or work and safety rules:

o   If there is a potential violation you have witnessed, use and complete the Work and Safety Rule Infraction Form.  If you did not witness and it was reported to you use the Performance Incident Report Form.

o   For all investigations, secure evidence such as the part, a label, a non-conforming material report, etc.  For all investigations that could lead to discipline have a steward present if requested.  When issuing discipline have steward present.

·         Ensure all employees are correctly wearing and using all required Personal Protective Equipment.  Track PPE usage as required.

·         Insure that employees understand expectations about their attendance, performance, and adherence to work instructions, working safely, and avoiding injury.  Help employees who are not meeting standards to improve to 100% of minimum expectations.  Use the Supervisor Training Talk and Counseling Form.

·         Assign all employees to the jobs they are to perform for the shift.  This to include all direct and indirect labor employees.  Explain and teach employees what they need to do to perform their assigned job.

·         Provide employees with the tools and paperwork required for them to perform their job correctly.

·         Monitor all activities of the shift to maximize material and labor utilization. Responsible for achieving company expectations. Record and monitor all press cycle times.

·         Take all phone calls / messages from any Tulip employees that are calling in to miss work.  All employee calls taken must be communicated to the employee’s direct supervisor and the HR department.  When reporting call in include employee, time of call, and reason for absence.  Report to HR all late arrivals and early leaves.

·         Communicate with Supervisor from the previous shift and review production schedule, changeover schedule, and issues from the previous shift.

 

·         Complete all daily production paperwork and time cards for accuracy and turn in all required documents before leaving for the day.

·         Ensure all employees are doing the jobs correctly and safely.  This includes all operators running container presses are dielectric testing and performing the test correctly, operators are recording downtime and scrap correctly, operators are completing all required quality checks, and operators are completing their production paperwork and job cards correctly.

·         Train all direct reports as to their responsibilities. Follow orientation and training guidelines.  Complete required documentation on a weekly basis

·         Administer performance reviews and coach all personnel to improve individual performance.  This to include evaluations of new hire employees as they are being trained and prior to hire.

·         Monitor box counts on all extruders.

·         Participate in scrap review process and complete projects as requested.

·         Work with HR on approval and coverage of employee vacations.

·         Print Bill of Materials and labels as needed to support production.

·         Propose and implement improvements that will reduce product cost, increase output, increase machine up time, decrease expense, and provide a better and safer work environment.

·         Involve employees in investigating and solving customer, operational and safety issues.

·         Responsible for general housekeeping, organization of material/equipment and product flow.  This to include housekeeping project assigned by Site Manager.

·         Responsible for employee behavior, morale, and the well-being of employees on the shift. Administer company rules, policies and procedures.

·         Attend all Production Meetings as required by Production Manager and present production status material as requested.

·         Attend all Management meetings, safety committee meetings, and all employee meetings as required by upper management.

·         Follow all ISO 9001 requirements, implement changes as they are updated.

·         This list of “responsibilities” may be added to or subtracted from as best meets the needs of the business.

·         Monitor and conform to DWI – 1402 K1 unloading procedure

·         Knowledge of Plastic Extrusion is a plus

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·  Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Production Supervisor or Manager in a manufacturing environment.

·  High school diploma or GED equivalent.

·  Good attendance and performance work history.

·  Motivated self-starter that is able to productively work alone and in groups to solve problems.

·  Must have and exhibit strong leadership and problem solving skills.

·  Must be fluent with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

·  Must complete a Lock Out/Tag Out training program.

·  Must have the ability and willingness to work overtime on an as needed/required basis in order to complete work in process and communicate with other shifts.

·  Good personal interaction and communication skills to influence peers and direct reports.

 

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Milwaukee

Tool & Die Maker (Night Shift)

SCOPE: Plan, layout and perform machining operations and bench work to construct, alter, and repair tools from the Corporation. Must be able to read complicated mold drawings and to perform difficult machining operators.

Tool and die makers must have significant recent plastic injection molding experience. Experience with hot runner systems is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be able to set – up, produce tooling and run all Tool Room related machinery:
  • Milling machines
  • Grinders (surface and cylindrical)
  • Electrical discharge machine
  • Lathes
  • Duplicating equipment
  • Able to diagnose Mold problems
  • Follow all safety rules and wears all required personal protective equipment.
  • The above list of responsibilities describes normal work but the Supervisor may assign this person to duties not listed when production requirements dictate or when there is not enough work in the regular classification to fill out the work day.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a card holding Journeyman Tool and Die Maker
  • Must be able to produce tooling, electrodes, for all Tool Room equipment
  • Must have a strong background in math and trigonometry
  • Must have taken blueprint-reading classes
  • Must have experience with CNC/NC machines
  • Must have completed a forklift driver-training program
  • Based on job responsibilities, may be required to complete scissor lift training
  • Must be able to handle large work (75lbs. minimum)
  • Must be well motivated and work well with others and without a lot of supervision
  • Will have to be able to assist other machinists with their tasks in the Tool Room

Job Type: Full-time

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Milwaukee

POSITION

Toolroom Mechanic

REPORTS TO

Toolroom Manager

SCOPE

General maintenance and changeover of all plastic injection molds.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Embraces and follows the Beliefs and Values of Tulip Molded Plastics Corporation.
  • Embraces and follows the work and safety rules and wears all required personal protective equipment.
  • Moves injection molds around the facility as required by the toolroom and production departments.
  • Disassembly of injection molds, cleaning, changeover of components, and reassembly of the mold when completed.
  • Electrical checks of mold heaters and thermocouples.
  • Water pressure checks of mold.
  • Complete mold and equipment work orders using computerized CMMS system.
  • General disassembly, cleanup, and reassembly of secondary production equipment.
  • Maintains housekeeping and cleanliness of the toolroom department as instructed by management.
  • Reports unsafe conditions to the Supervisor for immediate action.
  • The above list of responsibilities describes normal work but the Supervisor may assign this person to duties not listed when production requirements dictate or when there is not enough work in the regular classification to fill out the workday.

  

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must pass Tulip mechanical aptitude test.
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to accurately and efficiently do basic mathematics.
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering blueprints.
  • Must be able to safely and effectively operate basic shop equipment including drill press and basic hand power tools.
  • Good attendance and performance work history.
  • Motived self-starter that is able to productively work alone and in teams/groups to solve problems and get work done.
  • Must have proven mechanical ability.
  • Must have his/her own tools.
  • Must complete a forklift driving training program.
  • Must learn proper lifting skills of over 10,000 lbs. with a forklift or crane.
  • Must complete a Lock Out/Tag Out training program.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work overtime on an as needed/required basis in order to complete work in process and communicate with other shifts.

 

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