Job Opportunities

The most important attribute for working successfully at Autumn Harp is the ability to work harmoniously with other people, specifically to create a positive work environment.  We offer a desirable and respectful workplace, competitive compensation and generous benefits - including paid time off, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness, flexible spending accounts, 401k with employer match, profit share, a free gym membership and more!  Explore job opportunities at Autumn Harp below.

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Autumn Harp
Human Resources
26 Thompson Drive
Essex Junction, VT  05452
jobs@autumnharp.com
Fax: 802-857-4601

Autumn Harp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Production Operator

E2 - Thursday, Friday, Saturday 6:50am to 7:00pm

E3 – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 6:50pm to 7:00am

E4 – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 6:50pm to 7:00am

Quality-minded, dependable individuals are needed to join our talented production team.  Our ideal candidates must be reliable, honest and respectful; and possess sound reading and math skills. Prior experience in manufacturing and mechanical aptitude, a plus.  Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position; which includes the ability to lift 30 lbs or more; able to stand and walk for 12hrs/day; able to perform exacting tasks by hand. 

Senior Packaging Equipment Technician

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Senior Packaging Technician is responsible for equipment set-ups, trouble shooting, maintenance, repair, and continuous improvement of all filling and packaging machinery and systems.  Must be able to evaluate, set-up, test and improve packaging process and designs.  The ability to analyze engineering technology, product specification needs, and testing procedures from planning to fulfillment review is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Installs, repairs, adjusts, overhauls and maintains packaging machinery and associated equipment in good working order. Performs maintenance duties on the packaging line when the line is running, as necessary.
  • Provide technical support for high speed packaging line equipment both mechanically and electrically
  • Identify, troubleshoot and correct a variety of different technologies and equipment such as: tube filling, blister sealing, shrink wrapping, cream/lotion filling, hot dosing, labeling, component sorting, cartoners, casepackers, palletizers, robot knowledge a plus
  • Proven ability to diagnose technical problems with and without schematics/drawings
  • Ensure all work meets all quality and safety standards while adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Responsible for the maintenance, repair and continuous improvement of all machinery and equipment
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • College’s degree in technical field preferred
  • 7-10 years of experience within an industrial setting using filling and packaging equipment
  • Subject Matter Expert in filling and packaging operations
  • Strong knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems and how/where they interconnect
  • Equipment Analysis, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills
  • Industrial Automation experience a plus
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to meet all internal and external customer needs
Raw Material Inspector

The Raw Materials Inspector is part of the Quality Department.   The Raw Material Inspector is responsible for understanding Quality Systems, validating the quality of our incoming raw materials, and communicating with different departments, customers and vendors on a regular basis. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Sampling and testing all incoming raw materials, packaging components, and labels.
  • Responsible for communicating internally and externally regarding raw material issues, documentation, timelines and material testing.
  • Be flexible to cross-train within the department
  • Help to maintain GMP standards 

Experience and skills required:

  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Requires a strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative
  • Ability to judge color, flavor and fragrances
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs
  • Prior experience working with testing tools and equipment is a plus
Machine Technician

Night shift - three days/week 7pm to 7am

Autumn Harp, a private label custom contract manufacture of cosmetic and personal care products has an opening for a skilled machine technician on our Maintenance and Engineering team. 

 Position Summary:

*Provide mechanical support service to operational changes resulting from setting up and troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and robotic equipment. 
*Observes operation of equipment, troubleshoots abnormalities, locating sources of problems, repairing defective parts, adjusting functional parts of devices and control instruments, controlling downtime, and fabricating repair parts.
*Assists in maintaining equipment, parts, and supply inventories.
*Works safely and supports safety across the organization.
*Trains operators to recognize problems and issues with equipment.

Requirements include:

*Minimum of 3 years mechanical or machining experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
*Excellent troubleshooting skills in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems for production machinery and support equipment.
*Ability to read and understand mechanical prints.
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
*Ability to lift moderate to heavy loads up to 50 pounds.

Weigher

Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

The Weigher would be responsible for weighing and measuring the raw materials required for our Compounders and R&D department. The basic responsibilities of the position include: weighing out raw materials; inventory paperwork; and material handling in compliance with specific inventory control procedures.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic chemistry or food science. 
  • Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift 30lbs frequently, and up to 75lbs occasionally
  • Able to work around hot pour perfumes and fragrances on a daily basis
  • Have normal hearing and vision with the ability to discern colors
  • Above average reading and math skills
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing environment is a plus
Compounder

E4 Shift - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:00pm to 7:00am

Our Compounders are responsible for making batches of our formulations. The ideal candidates will be quality-minded, dependable, have a positive and team oriented attitude with strong problem solving abilities. Compounders ensure that all products are batched according to the manufacturing instructions provided.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic chemistry or food science. 
  • Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift 30lbs frequently, and up to 75lbs occasionally
  • Able to work around hot pour perfumes and fragrances on a daily basis
  • Have normal hearing and vision with the ability to discern colors
  • Above average reading and math skills
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing environment is a plus
Custodian

Autumn Harp is looking for an energetic and conscientious individual to help facilitate our custodial duties.  The position will work in a team based environment and will be responsible for maintaining the interior of our facility including our manufacturing area, warehouse space, lunchroom, offices, and restrooms.   The hours for the position are Tuesday - Saturday 7:00am to 3:30pm.

Requirements:

·        Follow all safety guidelines and procedures

·        Strong attention to detail

·        Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting ability

·        Effective time management and organization skills

·        Must be able to perform the physical demands of the role, including the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.