Advanced Powder Products

Advanced Powder Products, Inc. (APP) is a fast growing high technology company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of net shape metallic components using Metal Injection Molding (MIM), and 3-D powder metal printing technologies.  Using our trademarked technologies – protoMIM® and printalloy®, APP is the first choice of many OEM’s when rapid development of new components is required.  We manufacture components that make our client’s surgical devices, hand tools, firearms, and sporting goods function better.

Advanced Powder Products Philipsburg, PA, USA
Nov 19, 2018
Full time
Job Characteristics: Strategic, big-picture thinking backed by an added focus on the tactical aspects of the work Thrives when working in a faster-than-average pace environment, where there is considerable variety in the work Able to learn quickly, thoroughly, and in detail, able to recognize and adjust to change Setting and achieving specific standards for self and for others with emphasis on schedule and quality Seeks and accepts decision authority & responsibility, will make calculated decisions by effectively weighting risk against benefit Independent decision maker that will occasionally utilize team consensus or collaboration Stimulates and influences others, while being firm, direct, and self-assured Capable of delegating authority and routine detail work, with close follow-up to control standards and schedule Maintains control of overall agenda, includes others in a task-focused manner Creates disciplined processes for areas of responsibility   Job Responsibilities: Manage daily manufacturing operations Schedule equipment/personnel  on day, evening, and weekend shifts to ensure on-time delivery Recruit, supervise, train, and coach production associates Conduct maintenance and operate various equipment Maintain and order raw materials – powders, gas, etc.  and repair components Manage external secondary providers for quality and delivery Release production order travelers to the floor based on sales order requirements Monitor and improve scrap and equipment/process efficiency rates Participate in the management team to lead the operation toward the achievement of the Company Goals and Vision   Requirements: BS in technical discipline 5 years manufacturing experience in supervisory role
Advanced Powder Products Philipsburg, PA, USA
Nov 19, 2018
Full time
Job Characteristics:   Steady and even paced activity with predictable work daily Repetitive tasks with well-defined procedures People-focused, while being reserved in nature Strong focus on repeatable, very high-quality results Be polite and helpful Work in a team environment with shared responsibilities   Job Responsibilities:   Operate manufacturing equipment (molding machine, CNC, hand tools) Use dexterity to set parts on ceramics and trays at prescribed rates Assist with loading and unloading furnace Insure work areas are cleaned and organized daily Measure products using calipers, microscopes, etc. to ensure quality production Inform managers of quality issues that arise   Requirements:   High School Diploma, GED, or 1 year manufacturing experience General mechanical aptitude Basic math and computer skills Orderly and responsible with tools and work area Willingness to learn new skills Must be safety conscious – wear safety glasses, etc. Present self in a clean, well-kept manner Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Advanced Powder Products Philipsburg, PA, USA
Nov 19, 2018
Full time
  Job Characteristics: Ability to manage specialized detailed work efficiently, with confidence and competence Above average attention to details, concern for the exact correctness of work Strong commitment to tasks completed on time in a faster-than-average pace environment Must be self-disciplined, able to perform detailed, specialized work Task oriented with conservative, careful and cautious approach to work Must have high standards of quality and accuracy Must follow and comply to established guidelines and procedures Must be comfortable in making decisions in area of specialty, based on gathered information Able to show strong follow-through from start to finish on delegated tasks and assignments   Job Responsibilities: Perform incoming, in-process, and final inspections on products using various equipment Perform capability studies and gauge R&R Produce certification documentation on first article and final inspections to prescribed method SPC data entry and interpretation Log and manage quality opportunities in QOS system Interaction with clients regarding quality documentation/requirements Internal auditing and working knowledge of ISO standards Other responsibilities as assigned by manager   Requirements: Associates Degree in Technical Discipline 5 years of professional Quality Control experience Proficient use of quality measurement equipment including SmartScope and/or Keyence operation Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and Word), MiniTab and SPC programs  
Advanced Powder Products Philipsburg, PA, USA
Nov 19, 2018
Full time
Job Characteristics: Work environment is faster than average and requires the ability to learn quickly and in detail Must recognize and adjust to change in an abundant variety of work Focus is both strategic and tactical Stimulates and influences others while being firm, direct and self-assured Sets and achieves specific goals for self and for others with emphasis on schedule and quality Delegates routine details with close follow-up and control Independent decision maker that utilizes team consensus and collaboration   Job Responsibilities: Lead and manage the manufacturing, engineering, quality, supply chain, and facilities Drive the recruitment, development, education and training of all associates Drive the development of company policies and standard operating procedures Responsible for on-time and on cost of all shipped product Participate in the management team to lead the operation toward the achievement of the Company Goals and Vision Develop and maintain methodology for conducting profitability and pricing analysis Analyze company operations to pinpoint opportunities for growth, and areas that need to be reorganized, restructured, or eliminated Confer with the team members to coordinate and prioritize strategic planning, goal setting, and measurement to objective analysis Identify and address root causes of P&L non-conformances   Requirements: Bachelor degree in engineering, manufacturing, or technology; MBA preferred Demonstrated ability to successfully manage with P&L, financial metrics, pricing & analysis Detail oriented with a pragmatic approach when it comes to planning, budgets, & financials Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including: Word/Excel/PowerPoint Hands-on and resourceful Competitive within a highly ethical and disciplined framework Outstanding interpersonal skills, fosters and thrives in a team environment
Advanced Powder Products Philipsburg, PA, USA
Nov 19, 2018
Full time
Job Characteristics: Must be an effective communicator, able to stimulate and motivate others while being aware of and responsive to their needs and concerns Must be friendly and genuinely interested in the business agenda and needs of the team Focus on working with and through others by building and maintaining relationships Faster-than-average pace will be the norm for this position Must be detail oriented, and those details need to be handled quickly, correctly, and efficiently Requires “how can I help you?” attitude   Job Responsibilities: Follow up with prospects with the end goal of obtaining RFQs Maintain website with new information and technology whitepapers Maintain internet marketing strategy i.e. Googleadwords Implement marketing and advertising email campaigns using ACT! or Salesforce software Update and maintain prospect database Scope and analyze prospects to determine their “pain” and recommend sales approach Develop promotional materials with graphics designers. Supports sales staff by scoping prospects, sending literature, and processing new sales orders Plan meetings, travel, and tradeshows by developing schedules and assignments Provide support to sales department   Requirements: B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing, or Communication 2+ years’ experience in business to business sales or marketing