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IIMAK is a global developer and manufacturer of value-added consumable solutions for industrial and medical applications. Headquartered in Amherst, New York, IIMAK employs over 1,000 people worldwide with additional manufacturing, distribution and sales operations in Belgium, Brazil and Mexico. Our Amherst headquarters is home to over 350 employees, featuring a multitude of opportunities ranging from professional to technical to general labor.

Below is a list of current job openings at IIMAK headquarters. Click on the job title to expand the full description. If interested and qualified for a listed position, please complete an employment application using the Apply Now button or apply through Indeed to upload your electronic resume. Please note that you may need to create an external account to complete the process.

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Summary

Title:Buyer/Planner
ID:28-18
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. We currently have an opportunity at our Amherst, New York facility to join IIMAK as a Buyer/Planner.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Responsible for providing business and technical leadership in the procurement of materials, equipment, and services from approved suppliers at the most economical cost of ownership consistent with maintaining high standards for quality, reliability, and delivery requirements and supplier relationships.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify, qualify, and source materials from both domestic and off shore suppliers.
  • Plan and prepare and oversee formal requests for quotation/proposals (RFI, RFQ, RFP)or recommend suppliers for order award; negotiate final terms and conditions of the contract or PO.  
  • Maintain on-going supplier relationships including supplier performance metrics. Analyze and resolve supplier related issues including quality and service performance.
  • Develop commodity sourcing and supplier strategy plans.
  • Analyze market supply and demand trends and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and pricing.
  • Develop annual raw material standards and track purchase price variances.
  • Responsible for the oversight of direct raw material, and other goods and services as assigned.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement procurement system improvements and contracting methods.
  • Lead cross-functional teams or supplier teams to meet company goals and objective.

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD:

  • Bachelor’s degree. MBA or professional certification preferred.
  • Global purchasing experience in the PET films, chemicals, resins, dyes, wax and pigments markets a plus.
  • Experience with MRP based purchase planning and P.O. execution and inventory management.
  • 7-10 years of sourcing experience in a manufacturing purchasing environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written, electronic and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Solid knowledge of purchasing law and contract terminology and business in general.
  • Effective experience in logistics, successful supply agreements and contract negotiations.
  • Ability to set annual purchasing objectives and Purchase Price Variance goals. Ability to lead cross-functional teams in material and supplier qualification.
  • Strong PC skills with knowledge of advanced Excel or Access databases a plus.
  • Sound financial analysis skills to develop commodity cost models to be used in price negotiations.
  • Working knowledge of supply chain management practices and the role of purchasing in that process.

 

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/careers.

 

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

Summary

Title:Converting Machine Operator
ID:2624
Department:Converting

Description

Converting Operator

 

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.

 

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 (Warehouse)
ID:2620
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 and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Distribution Coordinator.

 

 

 

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

 

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

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

 

  • General warehousing experience
  • Solid computer skills Good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to routinely lift up to 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of label printers a plus
  • Forklift experience a plus
  • 6 months packaging experience preferred

 

 

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:Facility Associate
ID:2621
Department:Maintenance

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 and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Facility Associate.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain the painted surfaces of the entire IIMAK facility including indoor and outdoor surfaces, equipment, floor lines, offices, and other areas and surfaces while providing basic support to other facility needs.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of work areas through good housekeeping practices throughout the entire facility.
  • Performing general basic maintenance tasks on facility and manufacturing equipment, including all aspects of, plumbing, painting, roof repair, carpentry, dry wall, and additional miscellaneous duties.
  • Offer availability and flexibility to work off hours as needed in order to fulfill work orders. Includes potentially nights and/or weekends.
  • Assist in resolving basic mechanical issues and performing necessary maintenance tasks on facility and manufacturing equipment.
  • Assisting on basic manufacturing equipment Preventative Maintenance downtimes.

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years professional painting experience (commercial, residential, automotive, etc.).
  • Ability to work outside and inside facilities during all seasons.
  • Experience with operating lift equipment and the ability perform tasks at tall heights.
  • Experience with using other commercial and industrial painting equipment (sprayers, etc.)
  • Ability to work an altered schedule to accommodate business needs, as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage daily tasks.
  • Solid verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities.

 

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:2137
Department:Processing

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:Machine Operator - Entry Level
ID:2622
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 

 

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:National Sales Manager
ID:29-18
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 range of thermal transfer ribbons, ink jet inks and other fluids used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. We are committed to forward thinking technology. 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, Mexico 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 headquarters for a National Sales Manager, North America Ink Jet and Fluid Inks Consumables.

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for leading and managing IIMAK’s North America Thermal Ink Jet and Fluid Inks Consumables Sales Team in successfully achieving sales results through disciplined execution of sales strategies. This includes nurturing customer relationships, measuring sales team performance, developing a growth strategy and executing the sales plan. Also responsible for gathering and interpreting market and competitive intelligence, interfacing with key members of the management team on forecasting, pricing, planning, customer requirements and quality concerns.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Successful execution of the North America Ink Jet and Fluid Inks Consumables sales plan.

  • Oversee Product Management, determination of development projects, drive commercialization and launches.

  • Coordinate with Marketing Department to ensure optimal support for related product ranges.

  • Develop growth strategies for optimal positioning in a competitive market.

  • Develop exceptional product line familiarity and industry understanding

  • Drive an effective opportunity funnel including systematic lead generation, processed and reviewed through CRM.

  • Provide staff coaching and identify development opportunities for staff.

  • Prepare the necessary internal reports and presentations for executive level business reviews.

  • Support international subsidiaries Ink Jet and Fluid Inks efforts.

  • Manage some key accounts, where appropriate. Travel as required, approximately 40%.

Qualified Candidates Should Possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree required; an MBA a plus

  • 5+ years of experience in managing, leading and developing a sales team, preferably from a consumable supplies industry. Experience in digital printing of coding and marking, fluid inks or ink jet technology a plus.

  • The drive to achieve positive results with an ability to anticipate and respond to threats or opportunities that might affect business performance; proactive and confident in ability to initiate action when necessary.

  • High energy and self-motivation are essential in the success of this role.

  • Ability to manage the complexities of selling across sales channels, supporting OEMs, distributors and end users.

  • The demonstrated ability to solve problems, analyze sales trends and identify issues and ask questions to elicit useful information; systematically evaluate problems and encourage alternative approaches and new ideas. Strong negotiation skills required.

  • A successful track record of working with customers and cross-functional teams to identify, specify and lead the strategy in the launch of new products.

  • Proven success interfacing with, and building relationships with, all levels of internal and external organizations.

  • Strong PC skills to include MS Office including Excel (pivot tables, lookups, etc.), Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Strong numerical and skills – handling of diverse measurement calculations. Experience of CRM, Sales Automation.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Adaptable to changing work environments.

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:Processing Associate / Press Operator
ID:2623
Department:Processing

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 

 

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:Shipping and Receiving Clerk
ID:2625
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 and we currently have opportunities to join IIMAK as a Shipping and Receiving Clerk.

 

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the shipment of finished goods per Order Fulfillment System or alternative shipment documents. Collects and verifies count, pieces and weight of shipments. Process all shipping transactions in required systems and prepares all shipping documents required.
  • Responsible for the properly receiving of goods into facility, checking for damage and safety concerns and conducting 3-Way Match of receipts and notifies Purchasing of any discrepancies.
  • Process all receiving transactions in required systems. Move goods to warehouse locations and between outside warehouse locations.
  • Interfaces extensively with Jumbo Packing, Planning, Purchasing, Logistics, Customer Service, R&D, Engineering and carriers to coordinate shipments.
  • Interface with freight forwarders to coordinate exports.
  • Process and prepare documents for Hazardous Shipments.
  • Back up for Bulk Solvent deliveries.

 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATE SHOULD POSSESS:

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

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Advanced education is a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Shipping/Receiving experience required.
  • Valid, active driver’s license with clean driving record (must be able to successfully complete the LENS driver certification for commercial vehicle operation).
  • Basic understanding & knowledge of import/export fundamental requirements.
  • Dangerous Goods Certification (IATA CFR-49); willingness to attain certifications required for shipping.
  • Experience preparing standard shipping documents and hazardous material shipping documents.
  • General Warehouse experience, preferably within IIMAK, a plus.
  • Knowledge of IIMAK products, services, shipping/inventory procedures and business systems.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work alone as needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

 

 

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.