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careers production shippingWe can make your future come together. At Bell Laboratories, we set the standards for innovation and quality products in the rodent control industry. If you're interested in becoming a part of our team, we have excellent opportunities in all phases of the business. 

Bell Laboratories, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package with programs that are designed to fit the employee's individual needs.

Benefits at Bell:

  • Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company-Paid Term Life Insurance
  • Company-Paid Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Uniforms (if applicable for position)

Different benefit plan packages are offered to employees in different employment classifications such as full-time or part-time positions. Our Human Resources staff can clarify this for you during the employment interview.


Download an employment application or pick one up at our office. Return application/resume to:

Bell Laboratories, Inc.
3699 Kinsman Blvd.
Madison, WI  53704
Phone: 608-241-0202
Email Human Resources


Current Available Openings:

Glue Formulator

Be familiar with and follow safety rules and procedures including safety wear, lockout/tagout and emergency procedures. Review batch sheet(s) before formulating to ensure they are for the correct product and all ingredients are in inventory. Ensure correct batch number and date are written on all batch sheets. Formulator initials and related information must be completed on all batch sheets before asking a supervisor to sign off. Follow exact formulation and mixing instructions. Ingredients must be added in the order as they appear on the batch sheet. Formulations must be completed within the specified time frames. Ensure a batch sample and any required tests are conducted. Attempt to troubleshoot equipment/process problems as they arise. Advise supervisor of major problems or process concerns. Assist with the training of new personnel. Maintain a neat, orderly and clean work environment throughout the shift. Ensure that all containers of raw materials are correctly labeled at all times. Perform overtime and other duties as assigned.

Third Shift
Sunday–Thursday
11pm–7am

Purchasing Agent

Manage vendor relationships, structure contracts and agreements. Develop and execute negotiation strategies, including fighting price increases. Oversee communications, including forecasts, to proactively drive and manage procurement strategies to meet current and future business requirements. Review and oversee accuracy of pricing updates from suppliers. Management reporting: PPV, Material supply/demand, annual spend, market conditions, monthly price change reports. Monitor supplier strength, request and review contingency plans. Review and monitor supply chain for compliance with REACH. Oversee all quality related issues: Awareness reports, RGA’s, track inventory movement to vendors, follow up with vendors to fix quality issues and obtain credits, help structure supplier quality processes. Establish index escalators for commodity related pricing. Facilitate purchasing requirements per the Scotts contract and agreements. Review ECO’s to ensure related notes are added to IPO to track progress and timing of all packaging revisions.

QA Trainer

Check products on all lines to ensure that they meet product specifications for functionality, appearance, minimum weight standards, accurate date and lot coding; and correct parts, packaging, pallet configurations and counts during routine daily audits. Communicate all processing and product deviations immediately to the Shift Coordinator and Quality Assurance Supervisor or to the Production Supervisor and Production Manager. Train and communicate quality specifications and standards to all employees. Test materials and packaging upon receipt including, but not limited to, pails, bait ingredients and resin. Measure in-process parts including, but not limited to, snap trap tops, bases and triggers; as well as perform oven testing of glue. Inspect all WIP parts and check for functionality on their respective parts for assembly. Also perform Walsh testing on snap traps during run start-ups and according to the assigned schedule.

First Shift
Monday–Friday
7am–3pm

Second Shift
Monday–Friday
3pm–11pm

Matrix Operator

Perform Triangle/Matrix changeovers as required, including changing cups, tube, and bag lengths. Know daily production standards for the Triangles/Matrix and Tisma and work to meet or exceed these standards on a daily basis. Be able to set up and troubleshoot counting conveyors, jet printers, tape machines, and other auxiliary equipment used in the Triangle/Matrix/Tisma area.

Third Shift
Sunday–Thursday
11pm–7am

Shift Coordinator

You are required to punch in and report to the previous shift coordinator 15 minutes prior to the start of your shift to ensure adequate communication for shift start up. Actively coordinate shift start-up and ensure efficient production is maintained throughout the shift. Assist production supervisor with employee supervision. Provide input to supervisor for employee reviews. Perform specification and line checks and be familiar with the hourly case quantities that the production lines should be achieving and communicate expectations to employees. Three documented quality assurance rounds must be completed per shift. Pay special attention and notify QA after all product changeovers and start ups. In the absence of the supervisor, supervise the shift. This includes: scheduling for line set ups, end of day production numbers and efficiencies, coach employees on effective communication with supervisors and management at all levels. Assist in the transition of new employees into the Bell workforce. Communicate daily with employees and immediate supervisor. Enforce all safety rules and ensure good housekeeping throughout the plant.

Third Shift
Saturday–Wednesday
11pm–7am

Glue Line Operator

Produce product that meets production standards in terms of both quality and quantity. Ensure that all batch and lot numbers are properly signed out and placed on the product in the specified location(s). Properly complete all production paperwork with detailed explanations for downtime. Ensure production lines run from scheduled start to end of shift. Anticipate packaging and supply needs as far in advance as possible to eliminate downtime. Efficiently set-up/changeover glue lines for specified production runs.

Second Shift
Monday–Friday
3pm–11pm

Packer

Excellent attention to detail, manual dexterity, and ability to maintain speed in picking of parts is required. Basic Math skills are required. Flexibility, initiative and teamwork are required. Must be able to follow directions exactly, and be flexible in daily duties. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and standing for 8 hours is required. Some manufacturing experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with routine work, have high standards of correctness and accuracy, and work best in an environment that offers positive direction and structure.

Second Shift
Saturday–Wednesday
3pm–11pm

Third Shift
Sunday–Thursday
11pm–7am

Extruder Operator

Formulate extruded products following blending and mixing instructions on batch sheets, ensuring accuracy of ingredients and meeting production targets. Ensure correct lot number, batch number, and dates are written on all batch and sign out sheets. Formulator initials and related information must be completed on all batch sheets and production paperwork.

Second Shift
Monday–Friday
3pm–11pm

Auto-Assembly Operator

Perform Auto Assembly Machine set-up and troubleshooting as required, and operate the production line in an efficient and productive manner. Anticipate packaging and product needs in advance to prevent downtime.Know daily production standards for the auto assembly machine and work to meet or exceed these standards on a daily basis.

Second Shift
Monday–Friday
3pm–11pm

Third Shift
Sunday–Thursday
11pm–7am

Shipper

Ensure that the highest quality, and the correct quantity of materials are shipped. Pull and prepare product as specified by customer orders. Operate forklift and electric pallet truck, in order to perform job duties. Load and unload company truck. Put product away and rotate stock as new items are received and shipped, ensuring efficient cycling of inventory. Conduct complete inventory of finished goods warehouse once per month (last workday of month until finished with count) to maintain accurate product inventory levels.

Second Shift
Monday–Friday
2pm–10pm

 

Last Updated: January 13, 2017