We 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
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Current Available Openings:
Engineering Technician in the Maintenance Department
Perform process and set-up operations for injection molders and related production equipment. Repair as needed. Advise supervisor of any major issues. Perform mechanical and electrical troubleshooting of all manufacturing and related production equipment. Repair as needed. Advise supervisor of major issues. Perform all building, grounds and structural maintenance activities as required. Perform welding, plumbing, hydraulics, and electrical activities as required. Assist in the development of production aids. Offer ideas and suggestions for improving production operations. Maintain a neat, orderly and clean department and work environment. Assist with the training of new personnel. Order appropriate supplies/equipment from the most cost-effective source. Be familiar with and follow safety rules and procedures including PPE, emergency procedures and lockout/tag out procedures. Perform overtime and other duties as assigned, i.e. work orders, predictive maintenance, rebuild parts, etc.
Work to design and develop new processes and process equipment, improve existing products and processes, and work on facility improvement projects. Improve existing processes and equipment to improve yields, increase throughput, improve product quality, and improve worker safety. Support manufacturing to help solve production issues and problems which arise on the plant floor. Support existing engineering projects. Design, specify, and work with vendors to order and install needed facilities equipment. Design and develop new processes and process equipment to meet the needs of new product requirements and manufacturing needs. Support maintenance to help solve equipment issues and problems that arise. Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred. 10 years mechanical engineer experience required.
Encourage new employee success and retention by training, supporting, and developing new employees in the processes, tasks, and culture of Bell Labs. Provide on-the-line support to new and temporary employees learning the Packer position through training and demonstration of proper methods/techniques to effectively complete job tasks as directed by the Safety & Training Supervisor. Provide encouragement and positive reinforcement to new and temporary employees in order to motivate them, build their confidence, and help them to succeed in their job and role. Collaborate/liaise with the Trainer in assessing the progress of new and temporary employees to determine training needs; keep open lines of communication with shift supervision with regard to employee performance. Ensures all new and temporary employees understand and follow Bell Safety rules and guidelines. Assist shift coordinators in line set-ups and help maintain efficiency throughout the shift.
Formulate extruded products following blending and mixing instructions on batch sheets ensuring accuracy of ingredients and meeting production targets. Review batch sheet before formulating to ensure it is correct for the product to be produced and all ingredients are in inventory in adequate quantities. Follow exact blending and mixing instructions. Formulate batches to be completed within the specified time frames. Ensure quality products are being produced by monitoring weights, seals, batch numbers, print clarity, etc. Act as line leader, coordinating the work of packers on the operator’s assigned line. Anticipate packaging and raw material needs in advance to minimize downtime. Attempt to troubleshoot equipment/process problems as they arise. Perform quality checks throughout the shift and pull product samples from each batch.
Material Handler II
Responsible for receiving of products, pulling products for production lines, and organizing of any off-site warehouses. Unload incoming freight. Receive items into stock by doing a physical and visual check looking for damaged products and to verify quantity received. Prepare skid tags with skid count, part number, date received and receiver’s initials. Properly record receipts on incoming log and purchase order. Once received, place items in proper warehouse area. Pull from inventory raw materials and packaging needed for production area ensuring no machine downtime. Remove finished goods from production area and prepare for shipment to finished goods warehouse. Perform monthly inventories (last workday of month). Perform overtime and other duties as assigned.
Review batch sheet(s) to follow exact blending and mixing instructions and formulations. Must be completed within the specified time frames. Ensure mill and hoppers are free of contamination and die/rollers are correct and adjusted properly for the product to be produced. Product samples must be taken from the beginning, middle, and end of each batch. Perform moisture and pellet durability tests as required. Accurately complete all required paperwork, including packaging reports. The ability to lift 100 lbs regularly and at least two years of previous blending/mixing experience within a manufacturing environment are required.
Efficient operation of shipping warehouse to ensure highest quality and correct quantity of material shipped. Pull orders. Follow all special instructions on picking ticket. Must maintain a minimum of 99% accuracy. Complete all information on domestic picking tickets. Operate forklift and electric pallet truck. Do performance checks daily. Assist in the receiving of finished goods into stock and put away finished goods. Minimum of 1-2 years previous forklift operation and warehouse experience required. Good organization, communication and basic math skills are required. Must have a solid attention to detail and be able to work with minimum supervision. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently/100 pounds occasionally is required. Mandatory overtime may be required to meet shipment deadlines.
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.
JOB FUNCTION: Responsible for injection molding setup and maintenance, manufacturing equipment maintenance and repair, maintenance of buildings and grounds, as well as fabrication of production aids to ensure timely and efficient production operations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Mechanical and schematic reading ability
- Electrical, plumbing, welding and machine repair experience are preferred
- Good verbal communication skills are required
- Frequent contacts and discussions are required with all levels of management and employees
- Must be able to work under pressure and complete work according to deadlines with minimum supervision
- Flexibility, diplomacy and initiative are necessary
- Basic math skills are required and basic computer skills are preferred
- Ability to read detailed instructions and keep legible and accurate records is required along with good organizational skills
- Teamwork is necessary
EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Hand and power tools, welding equipment, forklift, electrical test devices, computer and crane.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently/100 pounds occasionally is required.
EXPERIENCE: At least two years of previous maintenance and packaging equipment experience within a production/manufacturing environment is preferred.