Careers

As a leading packaging company with a strong growth strategy, EXAL is a company on the move. We’re looking for talented, highly motivated team players who want to join an organization that values people, encourages achievement and growth, and rewards success.

EXAL has been in business for more than 20 years and is currently expanding in North America, Latin America and Asia. We offer exciting opportunities and the support needed to build a career that’s personally and professionally fulfilling.

The current job openings listed are for our Youngstown, Ohio facility.

Current opportunities include:

  • Controls Engineer
  • EXAL’s manufacturing facility in Youngstown, Ohio, is hiring an experienced Controls Engineer.

    Job Responsibility

    • Developing, evaluating and improving manufacturing methods
    • Diagnose and resolve production equipment issues where control system components and/or programming may be a factor
    • Maintain a library of all control system schematics, documentation, process, and motion controller programs
    • Diagnose causes of electrical or mechanical malfunction
    • Train technicians to perform preventive maintenance
    • Provide support to production utilizing knowledge of equipment control systems, programming, processes, and components utilized

    Qualifications

    • Experience with PLCs (Siemens and/or Allen Bradley), HMIs (Siemen’s or Proface), Drives (Baumuller, Master Drives, Simotion), and Process Controls/Communication (OPC software, Ethernet, Profibus)

    Educational Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Controls, Electrical Engineering or a related field

    Benefits

    • Competitive pay
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401(k)
    • Profit Sharing
    • Shift Differential
    • Paid Holidays, Personal Days and Vacation
    • Exal is a Drug-Free/Smoke-free Workplace
  • Electrical Technician
  • EXAL’s manufacturing facility in Youngstown, Ohio, is hiring an experienced Electrical Technician. The position requires 12-hour shifts, day turn as well as night.

    Job Responsibility

    • Maintain and troubleshoot PLC control systems, motor controls and VFDs, instrumentation, pneumatics, networks, and production plant equipment

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of two years of experience with 480V 3-Phase industrial electric, a strong background with PLCs and electrical troubleshooting

    Educational Requirements

    • High school diploma or GED

    Benefits

    • Competitive pay
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401(k)
    • Profit Sharing
    • Shift Differential
    • Paid Holidays, Personal Days and Vacation
    • Exal is a Drug-Free/Smoke-free Workplace
  • Extrusion Operator
  • Job Responsibility

    • The complete set up and operation of all extrusion equipment
    • Complete cleaning and basic maintenance of all extrusion and related equipment
    • Operators are required to assist in troubleshooting and help with in-depth maintenance. 
    • Must proficiently perform changeovers and production of aluminum containers to the specifications set by the customer
    • Responsible for continual quality control of the containers in production

    Qualifications and Experience Requirements

    • Blueprint reading
    • Strong mechanical aptitude
    • Use of hand tools
    • Measuring Skills (calipers, micrometers, gauges, etc.)
    • Quality control
    • Preventative maintenance
    • Problem solving

    Educational Requirements

    • Minimum High School Diploma, Technical / Vocational School Training preferred
  • Inside-Liner Operator
  • Job Responsibility

    • Complete set up and operation of all inside liner equipment
    • Complete cleaning and basic maintenance of all inside lining and related equipment 
    • Operators are required to assist in troubleshooting and help with in-depth maintenance. 
    • Must proficiently perform changeover and production of aluminum containers to the specifications set by the customer, proper preparation of inside liner materials
    • Continual quality control of the containers in production

    Qualifications and Experience Requirements

    • Blueprint reading
    • Measuring skills (micrometers, calipers, etc.)
    • Knowledge and experience with viscosities and spray equipment
    • Strong Mechanical aptitude
    • Problem solving
    • Preventative maintenance

    Educational Requirements

    • Minimum High School Diploma, Technical / Vocational School Training preferred
  • Lithographer
  • Job Responsibility

    • Complete set up and operation of all lithography equipment
    • Complete cleaning and basic maintenance of all inside lithography and related equipment
    • The Lithographer is required to assist in troubleshooting and help with in-depth maintenance. 
    • Must proficiently perform changeover and production of aluminum containers to the specifications set by the customer, proper preparation of lithography materials
    • Continual quality control of the containers in production

    Qualifications and Experience Requirements

    • Must have good color detection as evidenced by a color test
    • Must be able to select and mix appropriate inks
    • Have basic knowledge and application of blue print reading
    • Must possess good mechanical aptitude
    • Able to use hand tools effectively and be adept at using measuring devices (calipers, micrometers etc.)
    • Must have evidence of good computer skills and knowledge
    • Prior experience in a manufacturing facility is a plus

    Educational Requirements

    • Minimum High School Diploma, Technical / Vocational School Training preferred
  • Maintenance Technician
  • EXAL’s manufacturing in Youngstown, Ohio is hiring an experienced Maintenance Technician. The position requires 12-hour shifts, day turn as well as night.

    Job Responsibility

    • Spot repair of production line machinery
    • Maintaining utilities for the entire plant
    • Assist with preventive and routine maintenance on all equipment

    Qualifications

    • High mechanical aptitude strong mechanical troubleshooting skills
    • Working knowledge of boilers, welding, variable speed drives, blueprints, computers, and oven burners. Experience with water treatment or catalytic oxidizers a plus

    Educational Requirements

    • High school diploma or GED

    Benefits

    • Competitive pay
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401(k)
    • Profit Sharing
    • Shift Differential
    • Paid Holidays, Personal Days and Vacation
    • Exal is a Drug-Free/Smoke-free Workplace
  • Neck-Down Operator
  • Job Responsibility

    • Complete set up and operation of all neck-down, packaging and related equipment
    • Complete cleaning and basic maintenance of all neck-down, packaging and related equipment. 
    • The neck-down operator is required to assist in troubleshooting and help with in-depth maintenance. 
    • Changeover and production of aluminum containers to the specifications set by the customer
    • Continual quality control of the containers in production

    Qualifications and Experience Requirements

    • Strong mechanical aptitude
    • Blueprint reading
    • Measuring skills (micrometers, calipers, etc.)
    • Use of hand tools
    • Color detection
    • Problem solving
    • Preventative maintenance

    Educational Requirements

    • Minimum High School Diploma, Technical / Vocational School Training preferred
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • EXAL’s manufacturing facility in Youngstown, Ohio is hiring experienced Quality Assurance Technicians. This position requires 12-hour shifts, day turn as well as midnight.

    Responsibility

    • Completing documentation of all quality functions
    • Performing quality checks during and after production

    Qualifications

    • Excellent eye for detail and color detection
    • Measuring skills
    • Computer skills
    • Excellent communication skills

    Educational Requirements

    • High school diploma or GED

    Benefits

    • Competitive pay
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401(k)
    • Profit Sharing
    • Shift Differential
    • Paid Holidays, Personal Days and Vacation
    • Exal is a Drug-Free/Smoke-free Workplace

If interested in one of these openings, please upload your resume along with a cover letter.