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Job Opportunities

Blending & Packaging Manager 

American Refining Group, Inc.
Please contact:

Roberta Anderson, PHR
Supervisor, Employee Relations
American Refining Group
Office: 814-368-1226


  • Core leadership role in the development and execution of Blending & Packaging systems, processes and procedures.  Oversight and direction of a team of ~35 Blending & Packaging personnel. Ensures that Blending & Packaging departments are properly staffed and trained.
  • Ensures the safe, reliable and environmentally compliant running of our Blending & Packaging facilities and assets.
  • Clearly communicates company and Blending & Packaging departmental goals around performance and ensures that they are understood.  Holds his team accountable for their performance against these goals.
  • Provides leadership and one-on-one and group coaching to Blending & Packaging employees. Works closely with Vice President of Operations to identify future leaders, and creates individual development plans for these candidates.
  • Collaborates with Sales, Customer Service and Distribution to ensure that Customer Order Fulfillment is maintained at industry benchmark levels.
  • Ensures systems and processes are in place to drive safety, environmental and quality performance by the workgroup.
  • Leads the development of relevant Blending & Packaging systems and procedures required for OSHA PSM compliance.
  • Ensures that our Blending & packaging operations are properly staffed at all times with qualified and competent personnel; immediately communicates to ARG Leadership Team any significant incidents or operational issues.
  • Reviews safety observations and sub-standard equipment reports, then identifies trends or areas of concern. Ensures that all incidents are investigated and participates directly in significant incident investigations.
  • Reports on and analyses Blending & Packaging key performance indicators and drives course correction.
  • Evaluates customers packaging requirements and advises on the most efficient way to safely fulfill the requirements.
  • Ensures that all systems are available so that personnel can fulfill the requirements of an ISO 9001:2008 Quality System.
  • Determines projects and priorities for the Packaging Plant Maintenance Team.
  • Purchase repair and replacement parts for the packaging lines.
  • Manage capital projects from conception to completion in Blending & Packaging.

Job Requirements:

  • 10+years of experience in Operations Management (specifically blending and/or packaging) with demonstrated Operational Excellence (Six Sigma, Lean Management, Continuous Improvement)
  • BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Operational Management, Packaging Engineering)
  • Familiar with a ISO 9001:2008 Quality System
  • Familiar with safety requirements for a packaging and blending facility (OSHA, PSM, etc.)
  • Ability to be on-call and manage a 365/24/7 plant

Director of Quality

Omni Specialty Packaging - Shreveport, LA

The Director of Quality will report to the President/CEO to be accountable for overall lubrication product quality and integrity. This positon is responsible for working with all the teams in the fluid and packaging business for ensuring effective quality control and quality assurance practices are in place to be effectively practiced on a consistent basis from design to delivery. Position will also be responsible for achieving excellent quality conforming to our ISO Quality Management System (QMS) while driving continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Contact Chad Snitker, Director of Human Resources, for more information:

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Executive Sales Assistant

Baker Supply, Inc. –Marietta GA

Baker Supply Inc. has a position available for an energetic and dedicated Sales Assistant/Executive Assistant reporting to the VP Sales/Marketing. This position requires effective telephone skills to support the VP Sales/Marketing and Baker Supply team. The position also includes the sales support responsibilities of acknowledging, reviewing and confirming Purchase Orders and Sales Orders, Customer and Vendor Maintenance, validating leads, developing presentations, administering sales promotion tools and product samples, and following-up on projects with the sales team. The role occasionally supports other business activities for the leadership team of Baker Supply, Inc.

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Calumet - Package Engineer

Reports To: VP of Marketing, Leah Herrington
Location: Porter, TX

As Package Engineer you will be involved in all packaging steps ranging from design conceptualization to product placement. All steps along the manufacturing process, and more, must be taken into account in the design of the package for any given product. This position will develop packaging that delivers both on quality and cost standards. In addition, this role is critical in identifying new packaging innovations and/or process innovations that impact overall packaging decisions. In this role you must be excellent in managing cross - functional relationships as you will work closely with Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing, and the Supply Chain. Developing key partnerships with outside packaging vendors are a critical element of job responsibilities. Finally, strong communication skills and project management skills are required.

External candidates should apply online at:

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Calumet - Quality Manager

Reports To: Corporate Quality Manager
Location: Shreveport, LA

Responsible for quality testing of raw materials, in - process materials and bulk or finished products to ensure conformity to specifications in a manufacturing environment.

External candidates should apply online at:

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Stephen J. Lopiano

Diverse, successful Sales Professional to multiple aspects of the packaging industry in roles of Sales Representative, Territory Manager, and Sales Director. Specializing in sales and margin improvement; developing innovative options; and fostering long-term, mutually beneficial relationships. Excels in self-directed environments and as a team member. Highly regarded for strategic development, troubleshooting, and a positive attitude. Extensive experience partnering with stakeholders, business owners, and internal staff on project implementations. Comfortable with remote assignments and extensive travel.