opportunities

At creative werks, we know that our greatest asset(s) are our employees.  From production, to design, from executive management to recent graduates, we have exceptional minds at work here. From a recruiting standpoint, we want doers, we want readers, we want problem-solvers, we want learners, we want creators, and we want curious.  We look for caring people because our customer service credo is embedded in exactly that, service.  It’s engrained in each and every associate who works here.

Please read about our opportunities here.  If there’s not something below that suits you, but would still like to join the team, please feel free to fill out the form below and tell us about yourself.  We will reach out if there’s a relevant opening.

For more information, contact humanresources@cwerksglobal.com

current openings

operations management trainee

Summary
The Operations Management Trainee will learn key functions of the organization through a specific rotation, which is designed to expose the trainee to various aspects of our business. The rotation program includes production team leadership, production control coordination, logistics, quality assurance, supplier development, along with possible opportunities in finance and project management. Depending on associate’s skills and interests, and company needs, the associate will gain exposure to a wide range of company functions. The goal is to come out of the program as a well-rounded business person with a thorough understanding of our business process. Each associate will be prepared to meet and work closely with our clients.

Responsibilities

– Demonstrate competency in each department by understanding the general function of that specific department, the roles that make up that department and the coordination/flow of information within that department.
– Maintain a specific role and be responsible for the day to day duties of that role(s) for a required time period.
– Produce specific projects which help gain insights into our operational process and strategies such as research or analytical projects/reports.
– Maintain required data and other information within our internal ERP/MRP System and supplementary client.
– Collaborate with multiple departments of the organization, learning across disciplines with a number of directors, managers and associates.
– Associate will work with integrity, be open to diversity, be willing to learn new skill sets.

Desired Skills & Experience

– BA or BS in Engineering, Business or Liberal Arts
– Bilingualism is a plus
– Fluency in Microsoft office suite, special emphasis on Microsoft Excel and Access, or willingness to learn and become proficient
– Willingness to learn a variety of roles within a variety of departments and have flexibility in their schedule

industrial engineer

Summary

This position is under direct management of the Director of Engineering. This position is responsible for determining the most effective ways to use the basic factors of production—people, machines, materials, information, and energy to make products. Primary concerns are with increasing productivity through the management of people, methods of business organization, and technology.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Manage and organize upcoming project information to ensure all Production Line startups are effective and efficient. This process includes but is not limited to; equipment research, equipment recommendations, equipment procurement, production line layouts, production line drawings in AutoCAD, materials research and suggested resources to adequately execute projects.
  • Maintain and create drawings (AutoCAD) of Facilities & Production Line layouts that include the necessary equipment, resources, labor and materials.
  • Continuous Improvement – continually monitor and analyze existing processes to ensure that all opportunities for improvement have been explored and analyzed for return on investment. Identify opportunities to error proof procedures and processes.
  • Diagnostics & Observations – Evaluate existing operations to identify new opportunities.
  • Innovation – Develop new processes and tools to improve operations related processes.
  • Technology – Explore opportunities to apply new technologies to process improvements.
  • Industry Research – Investigate various sources of information to identify best practices and benchmarks for operational processes.
  • Work closely with the Warehouse and Production Management teams to improve material flow and usage throughout cw facilities.
  • Work closely with the Maintenance & Production Department Teams to implement any and all changes necessary to the facility or equipment that will improve current processes.
  • Work closely with cw’s clients and potential clients in a Professional Manner
  • Organize meetings and site visits with outside vendors. Provide the necessary GMP & Safety training before entering a cw Production Area.
  • Support a commitment to carrying out the Company’s Quality/Mission Statement by focusing on customer expectations and striving for continuous improvement throughout the organization.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent in the Engineering / Technology Field from an accredited College or University
  • 3-5 years’ of experience in a Manufacturing / Industrial setting
  • Good working knowledge of security operations and safety practices in a food manufacturing facility or setting
  • General MS Office proficiency as it relates to database entry and basic reporting
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD

Training Requirements

  • New employee orientation
  • Safety procedures
  • Quality training

maintenance mechanic, 2nd & 3rd shift

Summary 

Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing of production machinery. Perform preventative and corrective maintenance to production machinery. Self-motivated, with the ability to complete assigned tasks with the minimal amount of supervision.

Responsibilities

Troubleshoot equipment problems and perform immediate repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment
Overhaul and install new equipment
Rebuild and fabricate parts
Perform facility maintenance and maintain a clean and safe work area
Generate parts request to ensure adequate inventory
Generate and complete work orders as assigned
Perform equipment change-overs and production line setups
Maintain good attendance and work weekends occasionally
Train all employees on tasks as needed
Enforce company rules regarding safety, discipline, cooperation and teamwork
Attend selected meetings
Perform other duties as assigned by Management

Desired Skills & Experience

HS or GED required
3-5 years of industrial maintenance experience required
Electrical troubleshooting experience preferred
Previous experience with high-speed industrial environment
Ability to follow specifications and read electrical schematics
Must supply own tools
Average math skills and ability to perform tasks
Ability to read and interpret company documents
Ability to communicate effectively on all levels

Training Requirements & Food Safety Responsibilities

New employee orientation
Safety Procedure
Internal maintenance training
Lock-Out Tag-Out
Electrical safety
Hazard communication
Attend all food safety training sessions
Enforce company rules regarding food safety, discipline, and regulations
Required GMP training specified for Maintenance

production manager

Summary

Direct single-site manufacturing operations through a team of supervisors and assistant supervisors to ensure increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction while improving production through the efficiency of labor, materials and machines. Ultimately responsible for 100+ employees (multi-shifts).

 

Responsibilities of the Position

Manage policy deployment in the areas of Lean Manufacturing techniques, quality, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, and plant performance measures.
Provide leadership by modeling effective communications, coaching, training, and development.
Provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate fast improvements and improved working relationships.
Manage material scrap to increase efficiencies and use of planned material.
Ensure compliance for cost control, waste reduction, quality, OSHA, safety, and complete and on-time delivery at the lowest possible cost.
Determine production line headcount needs and ensures compliance with Company policies.
Identify, communicate and drive implementation of capital investments and improvement projects.
Manage compliance with state and federal regulations.Report machine problems or concerns to
Report machine problems or concerns to Maintenance department.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
Experience with Production/Manufacturing environment (food packaging preferred)
Lean Manufacturing knowledge
Microsoft Office Experience
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Ability to prioritize and organize work load.

Training & Food Safety Responsibilities

New employee orientation
Safety Procedure
Internal training as it relates to specific position
Supervisory Training
Lean Manufacturing
Attend all food safety training sessions (GMP, SQF, HACCP, Allergen, Food Facility Security, and Preventing Foodborne Illness).
Enforce company rules regarding food safety and monitoring.

IT support administrator

Summary

Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and daily operation of the creative werks (cw) Information Technology (IT) network infrastructure including, but not limited to: servers, network switches, network routers, network firewall, local area network cabling, telecommunications systems and circuits, PC’s (desktops and laptops), and peripherals.  Implement and support cost-effective technology solutions which support the organization’s objectives.  Responsible for compliance to applicable guidelines, policies and procedures as outlined in the corporate policy manual.

Responsibilities of the Position

Administer, maintain, and manage the physical and software components that comprise the core network infrastructure of the enterprise with the goal of maximizing uptime and efficiency while minimizing administrative effort including, but not limited to:

  • Windows network domain(s) – Domain Controllers, Active Directory, DHCP scopes, DNS, Group Policy Objects, Certificates.
  • Physical and Virtual Servers – VM Hosts, SANs, etc. – monitor health, stability, manage upgrades of both the hardware, operating systems, and relevant enterprise software.
  • Networking components / Security Appliances – switches, firewalls, routers, content filters, remote access.
  • Business Critical Applications and Services – e-mail, telephone system, system alerts, etc.
  • Backup Systems: Monitor and test backups at multiple levels (e.g. file system, server, disaster recovery) at established intervals to ensure integrity.
  • Anti-Virus / Security systems – ensure that these devices and applications are properly licensed, updated, and deployed across the enterprise to prevent intrusions

Projects: Support the IT team to research, develop, and implement new technology solutions and support the business as directed. Take the lead and/or specialize in assigned applications or roles within the department. Oversee implementation of new technology solutions and provide leadership and training to the team to effectively manage and support.
Support: Act as an escalated tier of support as needed while providing the training and resources as appropriate for the Support Manager and Support Specialists to manage future requests
Licensing: Manage enterprise licensing, renewals, and performance to budget.  Perform regular audits at specified intervals to ensure compliance.
Equipment Inventory: Maintain an inventory of assigned IT equipment, including serial numbers, date purchased, warranties, staff user, etc. Ensure that the company’s technology assets are deployed and used in an effective and efficient manner.
Training: Develops and conducts various training and instruction for new and existing associates on company technology with the goal of maximizing user efficiency and effectiveness while reducing administrative effort.
Discretion:  Maintains appropriate confidentiality regarding the information being processed, stored or accessed by the end-users on the network.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in technical field or six years of related work experience.
Strong technical knowledge of Windows servers (AD), telecommunications, network, and PC operating systems.
Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware (routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, etc.) protocols and standards.
Work independently, with minimal supervision, and deliver results on schedule.
Work with immense integrity, discretion, and trustworthiness
Interface and communicate with a broad audience including cw staff and leadership, vendors, contractors, etc.
Must be a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner.
Must be available by phone and email on a 24 x 7 on-call basis.

Training & Food Safety Requirements

New employee orientation
Safety Procedure
Internal training or job specific training as it relates to IT such full understanding of all cw software applications
Keep up to date on trends in the IT arena as they pertain to cw’s business and operating environment.
Attend all food safety training sessions (GMP, SQF, HACCP, Allergen, Food Facility Security, Preventing Foodborne Illness).
Enforce company rules regarding food safety and monitoring.

machine operator, brummel

Summary

Maintain equipment efficiency and ensure material availability associated with running a production line.  Work is to be consistent with established standards by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.

 

Responsibilities of the Position

Assist Team Leader with all functions of the line.
Maintain all equipment to ensure efficient running.
Adjust equipment to maximize line effectiveness.
Call your immediate Supervisor and or the Maintenance Manager in the event any piece of the equipment at the line is not performing correctly.
Report any non-critical machine deficiencies to Maintenance as needed.
Supply all materials to each employee at the line when required to do so.
Train all employees on tasks as needed.
Enforce company rules regarding safety, discipline, cooperation, and teamwork.
Attend selected meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

Job Specifications

Average math skills and proven ability to perform tasks
Ability to read and interpret company documents
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels

Training/Food Safety Requirements

New employee orientation
Safety Procedure
Internal training
Machine Operator Training Manual
Attend all food safety training sessions.
Enforce company rules regarding food safety, discipline, and regulations.

senior financial analyst

Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst role is a high profile role with direct interaction with the Controller, CFO, President, and operating leaders.  The Senior Financial Analyst will provide financial and analytical support for managerial decision making.  The successful candidate must drive accuracy in all reporting and analytics while demonstrating a desire to challenge the status quo while pursuing continuous process improvement.

Responsibilities

    • Lead the preparation and analysis of weekly operating results against budgeted machine rates, labor rates, and scrap rates
    • Work with operating departments to review major expense categories and identify opportunities for operational improvement and cost reduction
    • Assist in the annual budgeting process for all revenue, production, and overhead items
    • Prepare financial evaluations of new business opportunities
    • Assist the senior leadership team in analyzing investment decisions including payback and ROI analyses
    • Prepare financial forecasts
    • Supervise junior staff or management trainees
    • Other projects as assigned

Qualifications

    • 4-year college degree required, preferably in accounting, finance, engineering, industrial management, or supply chain/logistics
    • 2-5 years of experience in a financial or analytical role
    • Strong financial modeling and Excel skills required
    • Manufacturing or logistics background preferred but not required
    • Experience with Access or SSRS is a plus
    • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to understand and master new concepts quickly
    • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
    • Intellectual curiosity
    • Self-motivated

quality assurance coordinator

Summary

This position will be responsible for assisting in the completion of the daily tasks and client requests at the creative werks Bartlett facility as directed by the Quality Manager.

 

Responsibilities of the Position

    1. Perform regularly scheduled duties (Water Testing, Environmental Monitoring, etc.).
    1. Assist with completion of client requested tasks.
    1. Assist with the investigation into issues in order to achieve timely resolution.
    1. Assist with creation of accurate daily reports to the client.
    1. Understands all Quality Team Leader responsibilities to provide guidance to QCs in clear and professional manner.
    1. Monitors and reports on the adherence to GMP and safety policies.
    1. Participates in GMP walks.
    1. Rotate to other cw sites as needed.
    1. Performs other duties as required by Quality Management.

Qualifications

    1. HS Diploma/GED
    1. General MS Office proficiency as it relates to database entry and basic reporting
    1. Strong attention to detail.
    1. Professional and approachable manner with excellent people skills.

Training Requirements / Food Safety Responsibilities

    • New employee orientation
    • Safety Procedures
    • Internal training or job-specific training
    • Attend all food safety training sessions (GMP, SQF, HACCP, Allergen, Food Facility Security, Preventing Foodborne Illness)
    • Enforce company rules regarding food safety and monitoring
    • Assist with the maintenance of SQF and other QA food safety training

quality regulatory supervisor

Summary

The Quality Regulatory Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing multiple non-daily Quality tasks and systems, working with Quality management to meet required needs, and effectively managing their time and responsibilities with long-term goals and projects.

 

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Adaptable to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy and has the desire to thrive in a dynamically growing environment and evolving role with varied responsibilities
  • Work cross-functionally to achieve inter-department goals
  • Analytical and process driven thinker and problem solver
  • Meet deadlines and demonstrates effective time management skills with minimal oversight
  • Perform site Quality Supervisor/Manager tasks as needed for coverage and back-up
  • Manage Work Instruction system and update as needed to ensure FDA, SQF and client regulatory requirements are being met
  • Oversee necessary Quality systems and functions to ensure accurate and timely completion (Sensory, Calibration, Supplies, Safety Testing)
  • Assist with client and regulatory facility audits
  • Enforce company rules regarding food safety, discipline, and regulations
  • Attend selected meetings
  • Create audit standards used for our Quality software system
  • Participate in GMP Walks
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in a Science, Engineering, or Technical discipline
  • 2+ years of work experience in a Quality role
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • Professional and approachable manner with excellent people skills

Training Requirements / Food Safety Responsibilities

  • New employee orientation
  • Safety Procedure
  • Internal training or job-specific training
  • Attend all food safety training sessions (GMP, SQF, HACCP, Allergen, Food Facility Security, Preventing Foodborne Illness)
  • Participate in company Food Safety Team meetings
  • Helps ensure that all food safety and quality management systems are established, implemented, and updated
  • Maintain and create quality documentation
  • Enforce company rules regarding food safety and monitoring
  • Assist with the maintenance of SQF and HACCP documentation
  • Assist with client and third-party audits
  • Perform internal audit processes and procedures

project coordinator

Summary

This position will be responsible for coordinating packaging, inventory, and deployment for specific clients.  Additionally, they will inform and alert project management (PM) of any issues related to client demands. The project coordinator will also assist the PM with client specific requirements.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Component procurement
  • Upon reviewing the customer forecast or schedule, order the required components to fulfill the requirements of a specific project with PM’s approval
  • Communicate and help manage cw suppliers
  • Inform and copy PM on all communication, and immediately alert PM if there will be any issues or delays in meeting the customers’ expectations
  • Provide daily, weekly, and monthly reports to the customer
  • Participate and follow-up on all purchase packaging for all turnkey projects
  • Inventory
  • Assist in managing cw’s inventory control system. Accuracy is one of cw’s core values
  • Deployment
  • Ensure that all Finished Goods (FG) are available and execute deployment
  • Monitor and compare FG inventory utilizing the client’s system and Syteline. Ensure that LOT codes, dates, and quantities are accurate
  • Assist Project Managers
  • Maintain records in an organized manner
  • Structure BOMs and prepare manufacturing instructions
  • Update customer MRP systems
  • Execute cw material analysis/ MRP
  • Create STOs and prepare non-PO invoices
  • Communicate shipping and receiving appointments with Traffic Coordinator
  • Coordinate raw material returns
  • Communicate with warehouse personnel to assure accurate inventories
  • Perform other duties as required by the PM
  • Enforce company rules regarding safety, discipline, cooperation, and teamwork
  • Attend scheduled meetings

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Computer Literacy
  • Strong attention to detail and customer-focused
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Training Requirements / Food Safety Responsibilities

  • New employee orientation
  • Safety Procedure
  • Internal training or job-specific training such as client systems, Syteline, and databases
  • Attend all food safety training sessions (GMP, SQF, HACCP, Allergen, Food Facility Security, Preventing Foodborne Illness)
  • Enforce company rules regarding food safety and monitoring

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