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International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is an industry expert and one of the largest North American manufacturers of thermal transfer ribbons, which are used in a wide range of high growth markets including bar coding, thermal fax, color computer graphics, security authentication and digital glass decoration. IIMAK’s global operations have over 1,000 employees worldwide, and are headquartered in Amherst, New York.

Our Amherst headquarters is home to over 350 of our employees and includes a multitude of positions and opportunities ranging from professional to technical to general labor.

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Summary

Title: 2017 - Account Manager (Sales)
ID: 17-24
Department: Sales/Marketing/Customer Service

Description

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons and industrial inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Mexico, Belgium and Brazil.   We currently have an opportunity to join IIMAK as an Account Manager reporting in to our worldwide headquarters located in Amherst, New York facility (remote office is an option).

Position Summary:
Responsible for growing and managing the assigned territory of approximately 100 accounts and prospects including distributors and OEMs. Accounts each have an approximate annual potential of $200K and could exceed $1.0M.  The entire territory is valued at $8.0M - $15.0M.

Principal Responsibilities:    
ߦ    Manage and grow sales of printing, imaging and marking consumables for assigned accounts     and prospects.  Effectively utilize available selling tools to further penetrate these accounts.
ߦ    Establish clear territory plan which includes managing existing accounts and prospecting for new accounts. Identify accounts in territory and competitor share within accounts.
ߦ    Conduct trainings for distributor sales reps on product offerings, uses and sales opportunities.  Effectively position IIMAK as an industry leader, expand product reach and promote IIMAK value-added services.
ߦ    Coordinate IIMAK personnel across multiple functions to develop and deliver differentiated customer value.
ߦ    Good judgment and discretion in managing sample, travel and entertainment expenses to budgeted levels.
ߦ    Analyze territory and account data, and then develop and implement strategic and tactical account plans to maximize revenue and profitability.  Conduct periodic account reviews to ensure the plans are being implemented accordingly.
ߦ    Effectively analyze existing database information and utilize that information to identify buying trends, opportunities and concerns. 
ߦ    Coordinate the available company resources to execute effective account management plan.
ߦ    Prepare reports and presentations for communicating sales progress, results and activity within account territories.
ߦ    Responsible for the attainment of established sales goals and management of business     aspects related to the territory (price, margin, product mix, expenses, etc.).
ߦ    Travel as required, approximately 50%.
    
Qualified Candidates Should Possess:
ߦ    Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree, preferably an MBA, a plus.
ߦ    Minimum of 5+ years of successful business-to-business sales experience required (consumable product sales). 
ߦ    Proven track record in demonstrating excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
ߦ    Ability to successfully interface with all levels within an account.
ߦ    Ability to identify revenue and margin growth opportunity; prepare and propose plans.
ߦ    Ability to work independently with limited supervision and use of good judgment in making sound business decisions and recommendations.
ߦ    Proven record of closing profitable negotiations.
ߦ    Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
ߦ    Strong analytical and PC skills to include MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), especially Excel Pivot Tables.

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this exciting opportunity.  If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers. 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. 

 

Summary

Title: 2017 - Production Supervisor
ID: 17-22
Department: Planning/Manufacturing Operations

Description

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables with strong geographic and product line growth. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. We are committed to forward thinking technology, with recent developments in leading edge direct thermal substrates, gas absorbing coatings for produce preservation, conductive inks for flexible circuits and industrial inkjet inks for primary and secondary coding. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Belgium, Brazil and Mexico. IIMAK has a strong culture of customer care, providing a full range of highly differentiated services that help our customers grow their business and make doing business easy. We currently have an opportunity at our Amherst, New York facility to join IIMAK as aProduction Supervisor.

GENERAL SUMMARY:
This role will provide technical support and direct supervision to manufacturing operations to meet business needs and achieve a competitive manufacturing environment. Main responsibilities will be providing daily technical support to operations, employee management, and developing, maintaining, and improving processes for new and existing manufacturing procedures, including process control initiatives.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary responsibility is for the Safety, Quality, and Productivity of the Processing and Converting departments.
  • Support/lead process improvement / Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to improve production efficiency and quality.
  • Identify opportunities and lead initiatives for process improvements, participate on capital projects teams and research and analysis of new and existing systems, procedures, etc.
  • Provide daily technical support to the assigned manufacturing area.
  • Responsible for the proper training of employees for maximum efficiency and outstanding quality.
  • Maintains and enforces Company and Safety Policies.
  • Trains, develops, and evaluates employees.
  • Meet budgeted expense targets and performance goals.
  • Coordination of staffing for on-shift assigned departments.
  • Continuously interacts with support departments on Production related issues.
  • Sets high standards for plant housekeeping and enforces compliance.
  • Verifies employee timesheets for accuracy.
  • Provide support/coverage to other Production Supervision including off-shift coverage as needed.
  • Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedules including overnights: B-Shift (7pm-7am Sun, Mon, Tues and every other Saturday); D-Shift (7pm-7am Wed, Thu, Fri and every other Saturday).

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:
(qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering or related technical discipline, coupled with 2+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing role.
  • Prefer 2+ years of experience in supervision or relevant leadership role.
  • Work schedule flexibility to optimize cross shift communication and interaction with all peers and direct reports.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Above average communication skills. Keeping Management well informed as events occur.
  • Strong leadership, analytical, and mentoring skills.
  • Must exhibit initiative, decisiveness, and self-motivation with the ability to assume responsibility.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities.
  • Requires a high degree of ownership, personal commitment, and demonstrates a strong sense of urgency.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in teams.
  • Formal training in Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma.
  • Working knowledge of problem solving techniques, including root cause problem identification.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with all levels of the organization

IIMAK is dedicated to providing employees with a business environment that supports communication, commitment and the opportunity for advancement. We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this exciting opportunity. If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com.

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veteran IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Summary

Title: Converting Operator
ID: 17-00
Department: Converting

Description

 

International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is an industry expert and one of the largest North American manufacturers of thermal transfer ribbons, which are used in a wide range of high growth markets including bar coding, thermal fax, color computer graphics, security authentication and digital glass decoration.  IIMAK’s global operations have over 1,000 employees worldwide, and are headquartered in Amherst, New York.  IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Converting Operator.

 

Principle Responsibilities:

  • This position is an opportunity to demonstrate manufacturing aptitude and positive behavioral attributes in a production capacity, with the intention of developing skills for potential career growth into higher level manufacturing jobs within the organization.
  • Continuous safe and efficient operation of one designated slitting machine model and/or specific product family, to include set-up, operation, change over, troubleshooting and routine maintenance.
  • Continuous safe and efficient packing, shrink wrapping and spooling responsibilities.
  • Perform daily audits and accountable for quality.
  • Maintain accurate and legible documentation.
  • Daily equipment/tool inspection and accountability.
  • Monitor equipment status and communicate issues to Lead and Supervisor in timely manner.
  • Communicate equipment, product quality and job status to oncoming shift.
  • Other converting tasks as directed, such as Auto Relief Operator for breaks and lunch.

 

Qualified Candidate Should Possess:

(qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

 

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing or production environment preferred.
  • Previous operation of slitting and/or spooling equipment a plus.
  • Ability to learn to safely and efficiently operate mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to complete all tasks in a cooperative, positive and timely manner.
  • Willingness and flexibility to achieve department goals and overall group performance.
  • Good math and reading skills, ability to interpret specifications and standard operating procedures.
  • Possess positive interpersonal skills to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to alter work schedule as needed for training and skill development.
  • Basic computer skills for data entry, label printing and machine control panel operation.
  • This position will be assigned to tasks within the Converting Departments according to the day’s business needs, to fill in for call-offs, vacation slots or duties deemed necessary by the shift supervisor.

 

Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedules with the current openings as follows:

A-Shift (7am-7pm Sun, Mon, Tue and every other Wednesday)

B-Shift (7pm-7am Sun, Mon, Tue and every other Saturday)

C-Shift (7am-7pm Thu. Fri. Sat and every other Wednesday)

D-Shift (7pm-7am Wed, Thu, Fri and every other Saturday).

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this opportunity. If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.
 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Summary

Title: Distribution Coordinator
ID: 2039
Department: Materials

Description

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. We are committed to forward thinking technology, with recent developments in conductive inks for flexible circuits. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Belgium and Brazil.  IIMAK’s IIMED Medical Manufacturing Solutions Division provides manufacturing services in Mexico’s maquiladora region. IIMAK has a strong culture of customer care, providing a full range of highly differentiated services that help our customers grow their business and make doing business easy.   We currently have an opportunity for a Distribution Coordinator at our Northpointe facility.
 
PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 
  • Package ribbons to specification
  • Support inventory control by conducting daily inventory cycle counts and row audits
  • Order picking
  • Manifest customer’s orders with shipping software and sorting boxes off the conveyor system
  • Stock and organize warehouse shelves following safety procedures
  • Perform routine transactions with shipping software
  • Operate warehouse machinery such as - pallet jacks, lifts, banding equipment, stretch-wrapper
  • Heavy equipment operation (forklift, reach-truck, walkie-rider)
  • Willingness to accept other warehouse duties as assigned
  • Working schedule of Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm or 1:00pm-9:30pm

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:
(Candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)
 
  • General warehousing experience
  • Knowledge of shipping / inventory procedures
  • Knowledge of inventory control and other business systems used in warehouse and manufacturing industries (ex. truck history, hand-held PC)
  • Forklift and/or other powered industrial truck experience.
  • Solid experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word) a plus
  • Excellent verbal, written, math and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of label printers a plus
 
 
We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this exciting opportunity.

Summary

Title: Entry Level Ink Maker
ID: 2041
Department: Processing

Description

International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is an industry expert and one of the largest North American manufacturers of thermal transfer ribbons, which are used in a wide range of high growth markets including bar coding, thermal fax, color computer graphics, security authentication and digital glass decoration. IIMAK’s global operations have over 1,000 employees worldwide, and are headquartered in Amherst, New York. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Entry Level Ink Maker / Kitter.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the on-shift kitting activities, to include the maintenance and upkeep of the kitting room and associated storage areas throughout the facility. Assist and cross train in Inkmaking functions as necessary.

 

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for the majority of kitting activities
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the kitting room and associated storage areas throughout facility
  • Monitors and troubleshoots all equipment.
  • Plans kitting schedule accordingly.
  • Maintains the kitting inventory while in fixed communication with support groups (Inkmaking/ASC).
  • Performs and understands, with proficiency, the procedures of the operations.
  • Demonstrates excellent housekeeping skills.
  • Assist with inkmaking activity as necessary

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

(Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

 

  • Previous experience with Inkmaking or batch process activities.
  • Ability to complete weight verifications (use of scales).
  • Forklift experience, certification a plus.
  • Excellent documentation skills/compliance auditing.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of solvent/dry chemicals labeling.
  • Flexibility to change assignments as business needs dictate.

 

Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedule.

 

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this exciting opportunity. If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.

 

Summary

Title: Entry Level Machine Operator
ID: 17-00
Department: Converting

Description

ENTRY LEVEL MACHINE OPERATOR

 

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as an Entry Level Machine Operator.

  

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • The goal of this position is to create an opportunity to demonstrate manufacturing aptitude and positive behavioral attributes in a production capacity, with the intention of developing skills for potential career growth into higher level manufacturing jobs within the organization.
  • Continuous safe and efficient operation of one designated machine model and/or specific product family, to include set-up, operation, change over, troubleshooting and routine maintenance.
  • Perform daily audits and accountable for quality.
  • Maintain accurate and legible documentation.
  • Daily equipment/tool inspection and accountability.
  • Monitor equipment status and communicate issues to Lead and Supervisor in timely manner.
  • Communicate equipment, product quality and job status to oncoming shift.
  • Other tasks as directed by Supervisor or Lead.

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

(Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

 

  • Minimum 1 year work experience in manufacturing, retail or hospitality preferred.
  • Previous operation of equipment in a production environment a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to learn to safely and efficiently operate mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to complete all tasks in a cooperative, positive and timely manner.
  • Good math and reading skills, ability to interpret specifications and standard operating procedures.
  • Possess positive interpersonal skills to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Basic computer skills for data entry, label printing and machine control panel operation.

 

Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedules – Current openings will most likely be on overnight shifts: B-Shift (7pm-7am Sun, Mon, Tues and every other Saturday); D-Shift (7pm-7am Wed, Thu, Fri and every other Saturday).

 

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this opportunity.  If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.
 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Summary

Title: General Applicant
ID: 17-00
Department: Converting

Description

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. We are committed to forward thinking technology, with recent developments in conductive inks for flexible circuits. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Belgium and Brazil.  IIMAK’s IIMED Medical Manufacturing Solutions Division provides manufacturing services in Mexico’s maquiladora region. IIMAK has a strong culture of customer care, providing a full range of highly differentiated services that help our customers grow their business and make doing business easy.  

Currently, we do not have any openings at our Amherst facility, but we will accept applications and in the event your qualifications meet the need for a future opening, we may contact you.
 

Summary

Title: Inside Sales Representative
ID: 17-14
Department: Sales/Marketing/Customer Service

Description

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. We are committed to forward thinking technology, with recent developments in conductive inks for flexible circuits. IIMAK is headquartered in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Mexico, Belgium and Brazil. IIMAK has a strong culture of customer care, providing a full range of highly differentiated services that help our customers grow their business and make doing business easy. We currently have an opportunity at our Amherst, New York facility to join IIMAK as a Sales Representative.

Position Summary: Responsible for growing and managing an assigned territory of approximately 400 distributor accounts. Also responsible for accepting & managing inbound phone calls and website inquiries for potential distributors within assigned geographic region. Accounts and prospects have an approximate annual potential of less than $250K and the territory is valued at approximately $1M – $3.0M.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage and grow sales of printing, imaging and marking consumables for assigned accounts within geographic territory. Additional “named” accounts may be included in territory.
  • Effectively utilize available selling tools, marketing support to penetrate accounts while maintaining accurate contact database, market share data and account notes.
  • Accurately segment accounts by market share or potential within territory into A, B and C tracks which defines the schedule for outbound calling and marketing activities.
  • Maintain an outbound call metric of 50 calls per week.
  • Develop customized PPPT for trainings or business reviews, conduct trainings via phone/conference call, webinar or in person for distributor sales representatives.
  • Provide pricing, sales collateral, product literature, samples and complaint resolution as needed.
  • Accountable for managing business aspect of territory related to price, margin, product mix and expenses.
  • Analyze territory and account data, then develop and implement strategic and/or tactical account plans to maximize revenue and margin performance.

Required Qualifications:
(qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Goal oriented, self-motivated and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ambition to succeed
  • Enthusiastic and articulation
  • Service minded, aggressive and congenial
  • Must be able to demonstrate a persistent, assertive & confident approach towards selling.
  • Strong analytical and PC skills to include MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with Excel Pivot Tables and CRM software is a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport with customers and interact effectively with all levels in organization.
  • Ability to work independently, use good judgment and prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this learning opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Summary

Title: Kitter 22-17
ID: 2038
Department: Processing

Description

 

 

International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is an industry expert and one of the largest North American manufacturers of thermal transfer ribbons, which are used in a wide range of high growth markets including bar coding, thermal fax, color computer graphics, security authentication and digital glass decoration. IIMAK’s global operations have over 1,000 employees worldwide, and are headquartered in Amherst, New York. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Kitter.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the on-shift kitting activities, to include the maintenance and upkeep of the kitting room and associated storage areas throughout the facility. Assist and cross train in Inkmaking functions as necessary.

 

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for the majority of kitting activities
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the kitting room and associated storage areas throughout facility
  • Monitors and troubleshoots all equipment.
  • Plans kitting schedule accordingly.
  • Maintains the kitting inventory while in fixed communication with support groups (Inkmaking/ASC).
  • Performs and understands, with proficiency, the procedures of the operations.
  • Demonstrates excellent housekeeping skills.
  • Assist with inkmaking activity as necessary

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

(Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

 

  • Previous experience with Inkmaking or batch process activities.
  • Ability to complete weight verifications (use of scales).
  • Forklift experience, certification a plus.
  • Excellent documentation skills/compliance auditing.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of solvent/dry chemicals labeling.
  • Flexibility to change assignments as business needs dictate.

 

Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedule.

 

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this exciting opportunity. If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.

 

 

Summary

Title: Machine Operator - Entry Level
ID: 2040
Department: Processing

Description

ENTRY LEVEL MACHINE OPERATOR

 

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as an Entry Level Machine Operator.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • The goal of this position is to create an opportunity to demonstrate manufacturing aptitude and positive behavioral attributes in a production capacity, with the intention of developing skills for potential career growth into higher level manufacturing jobs within the organization.
  • Continuous safe and efficient operation of one designated machine model and/or specific product family, to include set-up, operation, change over, troubleshooting and routine maintenance.
  • Perform daily audits and accountable for quality.
  • Maintain accurate and legible documentation.
  • Daily equipment/tool inspection and accountability.
  • Monitor equipment status and communicate issues to Lead and Supervisor in timely manner.
  • Communicate equipment, product quality and job status to oncoming shift.
  • Other tasks as directed by Supervisor or Lead.

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

(Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

 

  • Minimum 1 year work experience in manufacturing, retail or hospitality preferred.
  • Previous operation of equipment in a production environment a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to learn to safely and efficiently operate mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to complete all tasks in a cooperative, positive and timely manner.
  • Good math and reading skills, ability to interpret specifications and standard operating procedures.
  • Possess positive interpersonal skills to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Basic computer skills for data entry, label printing and machine control panel operation.

 

Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedules – Current openings will most likely be on overnight shifts: B-Shift (7pm-7am Sun, Mon, Tues and every other Saturday); D-Shift (7pm-7am Wed, Thu, Fri and every other Saturday).

 

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this opportunity. If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.
 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Summary

Title: Material Handler
ID: 17-12
Department: Converting

Description

 

International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is an industry expert and one of the largest North American manufacturers of thermal transfer ribbons, which are used in a wide range of high growth markets including bar coding, thermal fax, color computer graphics, security authentication and digital glass decoration.  IIMAK’s global operations have over 1,000 employees worldwide, and are headquartered in Amherst, New York.  IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Material Handler.

 

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interprets the slitting dispatch to prioritize requisition of needed materials from the warehouse; print corresponding documentation such as specs, quality bulletins, deviations, requisitions, job card, start jobs in AX, etc.
  • Complete material requisition forms and deliver them to the warehouse.
  • Print leaderstrip, bintags, circular labels and core labels as needed.
  • Update slitting dispatch throughout the shift indicating staged and completed jobs and quantity produced; update slitting dispatch at shift’s end with individual machine ribbon counts.
  • Supply all machines with enough material to keep running through to end of shift and into oncoming shift for a minimum of 3 hours.
  • Return material from production operations to the warehouse and core cutting area.
  • Issue and return short length jumbo material to/from the production floor peg location.
  • Conduct inventory cycle counts of the production floor peg location.
  • Make and maintain a daily minimum inventory of EURO boxes on the production floor.
  • Identify and segregate substandard jumbo material issued to slitting that would otherwise generate excessive slit ribbon rejects.
  • Coordinate with planning and supervision to identify specific machines and/or part numbers to salvage substandard jumbo material to minimize slit ribbon rejects and maximize yield.
  • Communicate to oncoming shift via documented passdown.
  • Perform production and material distribution job duties as needed including daily lunch/break relief on converting equipment.

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

(Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

  • One year in current position at IIMAK.
  • One year of material handling and/or slitting operator experience preferred.
  • Experience with software; AX, slit dispatch, lot tracker & TTR label printing a plus.
  • Positive interpersonal skills to effectively interface with various departmental personnel including document control, QA, planning, slitting, coating, packaging and the warehouse.
  • Good organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Good math and reading skills.
  • Basic PC skills in Windows and Excel.

 

Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedule.

 

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this opportunity. If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.
 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Summary

Title: Material Support Clerk
ID: 17-20
Department: Materials

Description

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Belgium, Brazil and Mexico. We currently have opportunities as an Material Support Clerk  working at our Amherst, New York facility.

 

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Materials function in the warehouse and all other areas as needed based on scheduling.
  • Primary individual responsible for unloading bulk solvent deliveries and housekeeping of the outside bulk solvent containment areas as well as corresponding compliance audits.
  • Designated primary alternate for Distribution Driver, Ink Support Distributor & ASC.
  • Assist with toluene transfers.
  • Primary individual responsible for unloading new pallets, pick-up of scrap pallets, scrap jumbos and compacted cardboard as well as housekeeping of the outside courtyard.
  • Conduct inventory cycle counts and location audits.
  • Operate all material handling equipment including, but not limited to forklifts, pallet trucks and company trucks.
  • Safety inspection of material handling equipment and company vehicles.
  • Use software including, but not limited to AX, MP2 and Excel.
  • General housekeeping.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in a similar role (warehouse, shipping and receiving, etc.)
  • Valid, active driver’s license with clean driving record (must be able to successfully complete the LENS driver certification for commercial motor vehicle operation).
  • Ability to alter work schedule to provide coverage for the Distribution Driver, change in business requirements & for training.
  • Ability to work independently and exhibit self-initiative.
  • Above average communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks/priorities.
  • Flexibility/adaptability, including a high degree of ownership and personal commitment.
  • Experience utilizing AX (or similar system) and wireless barcode scanners.
  • Experience operating a straight truck with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) up to 26,000lbs a plus.
  • Transportation and handling of hazardous materials training (49 CFR) a plus.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

IIMAK is dedicated to providing employees with a business environment that supports communication, commitment and the opportunity for advancement.  We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this exciting opportunity.  If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com.

 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veteran IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Summary

Title: Press Operator
ID: 17-17
Department: Converting

Description

 

PRESS OPERATOR / PROCESSING ASSOCIATE

 

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Press Operator or Processing Associate.

 

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Operation of equipment in a safe manner at all times; safety procedures are followed.
  • Capable of learning and diagnosing fundamental process issues.
  • Ability to become knowledgeable, proficient and innovative in all aspects of a manufacturing process.
  • Complete all tasks in a cooperative, positive and timely manner with minimal supervision. 
  • Display a willingness and flexibility in achieving department goals and contributions to overall group performance.
  • Prompt, dependable and often displays extra effort to maximize machine uptime.
  • Develop a working knowledge and troubleshooting skill set for all equipment.
  • Responsible for the operation of required computer programs.
  • Insure that the product being produced consistently meets quality expectations.
  • Perform any task required to complete all job responsibilities as defined by shift supervisor.

 

Qualified Candidate Should Possess:

(qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)

 

  • Processing Associate – Minimum of one year applicable machine operation experience required with demonstrated mechanical aptitude through machine changeover, setup and troubleshooting
  • MSC Operator – Minimum two years of coating and web conveyance experience required
  • Ability to read and understand standard operating procedures, specifications and follow instructions
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Solid PC skills
  • Forklift certification a plus
  • Processing Associate offers an entry level opportunity to be trained and develop in the coating process and if successful, may lead to promotional opportunities as a Utility Operator or MSC Operator.

 

Candidates must be able to work any of our 24 x 7 shift schedules – Current openings will most likely be on overnight shifts: B-Shift (7pm-7am Sun, Mon, Tues and every other Saturday); D-Shift (7pm-7am Wed, Thu, Fri and every other Saturday).

 

We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this opportunity. If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com/careers.
 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

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