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Employment Opportunities At Alpha Resources LLC

Are you interested in working for a company that's been in Southwest Michigan for over 35 years and is still growing? Are you interested in working for a team that values your efforts? Then come join us in making products that help maintain safety. (Our quality products are regularly used to test products you and your family rely on every day.)


Alpha Resources benefits include:

- Sign-on bonus

- 9 paid holidays

- Regular hours

- Earned vacation/PTO 

- Healthcare coverage (after 90 days with us), including HSA option

- Vision + dental are part of the benefits package

- Life insurance is included in the benefits package

- 401K participation (after 1 year with us)

- Employee referral bonus


First Shift Hours : 8:00am - 4:30pm/M-F

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm/M-F



Veterans are encouraged to apply.

We'd love to talk to you! Please send resumes or questions here - Contact Us


Current open positions:


General Labor

Alpha Resources is always looking for team players with a great attitude to help us produce quality analytical consumables (aka products used to check quality for food, soil, metals and many other materials). We manufacture with Michigan pride and Midwest values products that are used around the world.  We often have positions available in various departments: shipping, receiving, production, graphite production, ceramic production, glass production and in our labsReach out to us to schedule a conversation!

Position Type • Full time, Monday - Friday. 1st Shift 


Now hiring ! See our job descriptions below


Product Development Engineer (Mechanical)

The Product Development Engineer is responsible for project management and hands-on development of a product development portfolio.  The position will be active in manufacturing process improvement and optimization.  This is a unique opportunity to join a growing company that actively develops its product portfolio through internal development and acquisition.  The position will report to the Group Managing Director and work collectively with operational teams for project execution.

Essential Functions

  • Managing the design and implementation of multiple products and projects.
  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles to design products such as instruments, controls, machines, etc.
  • Design, develop, and test processes for producing prototypes and long-term production of products.
  • Define quality control criteria and safety guidelines.
  • Test products and processes and evaluate results to identify problems and estimate cost of resolutions.
  • Produce detailed designs and/or CAD drawings, acting as technical expert on products and processes.
  • Process improvements with existing products.
  • Involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of products.
  • Report on the current status of the products and projects.

Requirements

  • BA, Mechanical Engineering
  • 10 years of experience, preferably in product development/design
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Willingness to work hands-on in project exectution
  • Leadership skills and an effective communicator
  • Ability to travel domestically (and internationally) on occasion


Check out the full Product Development Engineer Job Description



Product Associate (Ceramics)

This person participates in the production of ceramic crucibles. This position reports to the Ceramics Production Manager. (No experience necessary. We will train you.)

Essential Functions

  • Follows procedures to maintain compliance with ISO standards
  • Inspects and packages ceramic crucibles per procedure
  • Operates presses to produce ceramic products
  • Inspects product for visual defects
  • Verifies critical dimensions with calibrated equipment
  • Packs crucibles

Necessary Skills: Do you understand the importance of a quality mindset? Are you a team player? This might be a good fit for you.

Position Type • Full time, Monday - Friday. 1st Shift 

Check out the Ceramics Associate Job Description



Laboratory Technician

This person produces and bottles reagents and reference materials.  This position reports to the Laboratory Supervisor.

Essential Functions
•    Follows work instructions to produce laboratory reagents
•    Bottles laboratory reagents and reference materials as directed
•    Maintains a clean and organized laboratory and work area
•    Performs checks on calibrated equipment as requested
•    Cleans and maintains laboratory equipment and supplies, such as beakers, pans, ovens, etc.
•    Performs other tasks as requested by immediate supervisor

Requirements
•    Requires high school diploma and/or one year of high school chemistry
•    Experience with ISO standards
•    Good oral and written communication skills

Necessary Skills:  Curiosity and a logical mindset. Did you LOVE high school chemistry? This might be the job for you! 

Position Type • Full time, Monday - Friday. 1st Shift 

Check out the Laboratory Technician Job Description



Service Engineer

As an Alpha Resources Service Engineer, you will provide maintenance and support to customer and company instrumentation in a dynamic manufacturing environment. This position requires: time management, communication skills, and the ability to work in a high demand environment.

Essential Functions

  • Provide technical support for customers, field service engineers and other service team members
  • Troubleshoot and repair of company and customer instrumentation
  • Assist internal departments with technical issues
  • Manage an expense account and communicate with the Fiinance department
  • Keep a clean and safe work environment
  • Maintain current training and certifications

Necessary Skills: Do you enjoy figuring things out and fixing them with your hands? Do you like working as a team to come up with solutions?  Then this might be the job for you! 

You will need to be able to pass periodic drug/alcohol screenings and have a clean driving record. Some US travel is required. 

Position Type • Full time, Monday - Friday. 1st Shift • Periodic travel required

Check out the full Service Engineer Job Description



Accountant

Essential Functions

  • Prepare monthly close, financial statements and related general ledger analysis
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll and commission statements
  • Process banking transactions
  • Supervise existing accounting staff
  • Develop accounting best practices for integrating acquired entities
  • Develop consolidated reporting for multiple US and International Entities
  • Participate in significant IT software upgrades and migrate US Entities to one system.
  • Monitor tax compliance with certain states

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a related field preferred
  • Three to five years of proven accounting or auditing experience
  • Experience with ERP and Accounting software packages preferred (but not required)
  • Excellent computer skills and experience in Microsoft Office Suite

Skills:  Are you detail oriented? Are you a bit of an accounting "nerd" with working knowledge of accounting best practices, laws, state/national regulations and GAAP? Can you provide good communication to non-accountants and vendors (in writing or verbally)? If this sounds like you, Alpha might be your next great career move. Reach out and let us know you are interested!

Position Type • Full time, Monday - Friday. Office Hours 

Check out the full Accountant Job Description


For all Alpha Resources positions of interest, please - Contact Us - with resumes and questions.


Latest News

Stevensville, Michigan, July 28, 2021 – Alpha Resources LLC has been chosen as the successor for the customers of Crossings, Inc. Crossings, Inc. is an independent manufacturer, processor, and distributor of consumables for CHN/protein analyzers based in Lincoln, Nebraska. Click here to read the full story.

Stevensville, Michigan, July 13, 2021 – Alpha Resources LLC, the largest manufacturer of aftermarket consumables and reference materials, is pleased to announce the following certified reference materials have been released in Q2 of 2021. Please click to read complete details.