Job Openings at Wisconsin Packaging Corp.

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You spend a huge part of your day working. Wouldn't it be great to enjoy your job and the people you work with? Wisconsin Packaging Corp. is a family owned business and we treat our employees as if they are our family.

  • Great benefits and competitive compensation

  • A safe work environment

We work as a team and play as a team. We celebrate special occasions together. Birthday treats, parties and outings are just a few ways we show our care and respect for each other.

 

If you have an interest in working at WPC in one of the following areas, please send your resume to us (don't forget to specify the area of interest):

 

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, is responsible for the processing of invoices and credits for receiving of payment from customers

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  1. Reviews invoices and credits for payment (match invoices with purchase orders).
  2. Audit for approved signatures on purchase orders.
  3. Code and process invoices.
  4. Maintain vendor information including W-9 and tax exemption forms.
  5. Filing of checks with invoices.
  6. Audit all invoices for sales and use taxes and self-assess if necessary.
  7. Process vendor/supplier deviations.
  8. Maintain costs within the system.
  9. Serve as main contact to all accounts receivable functions such as billing and applying cash receipts when necessary.
  10. Pick up mail from post office and maintain postage machine.
  11. Serve as (secondary) backup to receptionist’s position.
  12. Complete weekly cycle counts, and assists with year-end physical inventory.
  13. Complete monthly reports as assigned.
  14. Miscellaneous filing and other projects as needed and as time permits

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Exposure to sensitive/confidential information requires a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  2. Makes best use of time during the day.
  3. Works independently without much direct supervision.
  4. Recognizes and performs duties which need to be done, although not directly assigned – assists others as needed.
  5. Demonstrates good judgment.
  6. Maintains positive working relationship with customers.
  7. Promotes a positive working environment supporting Wisconsin Packaging Corporation’s teamwork concept.
  8. Enhances job growth through continuing education or seminars, as necessary.

Work Relationship and Scope:

Reports directly to the Accounting Manager.  Due to the nature of the position, works closely with all Wisconsin Packaging Corporation’s employees, customers, and vendors.

Measure of Performance:

  • Fulfillment of all job duties and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and timeliness.
  • Regular, reliable attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.
  • Provides proper notice of time off.
  • Abides with company policies and procedures.
  • Effective communication with customers and co-workers.
  • Integrity regarding confidential and proprietary information.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

Education and/or Experience:

Preferred candidates will have a two-year accounting degree.  Previous accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is also preferred.

Requires skill in:

Language Skills ~ Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; telephone etiquette skills; legible handwriting.

Mathematical Skills ~ Ability to perform mathematical calculations involving adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, decimals, and percentages.  Understand discounting, interest, and proportions.    

Technical Skills ~ Possess experience with various computer programs and have the ability to troubleshoot computer problems.  Able to operate a multi-line phone system.

Reasoning Ability ~ Ability to apply understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or graphic form; ability to prioritize and make adjustments as needed; capable of dealing with deadline pressures; integrity regarding confidential information.

Working Conditions:

Majority of work is performed in a pleasant, and professional office environment.  Some work will also be performed in the plant.

Physical Requirements:

Work requires various periods throughout the day of sitting, standing, stooping, bending, and reaching.  Some repetitive motion involving data entry, filing, and answering the telephone is required.

 

Outside Sales Representative

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the General Manager the basic and chief function of the Outside Sales Representative is to secure orders from existing and potential customers by means of visiting the customer or by phone. This candidate must have corrugated experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Develop sales territory.
  • Secures opportunities to quote on customer’s packaging requirements.
  • As assigned, handles customer accounts and ensures orders are completed to the customer’s satisfaction.
  • Follows up (by phone or visit) on quotations submitted to customers.
  • Establishes professional customer/vendor relationships with appropriate customer personnel.
  • Completes (neatly and thoroughly) a sales request form for orders and estimate requests as needed.
  • Clearly communicates customer specifications for each job to help ensure quality completion.
  • Performs all assigned duties in the assigned sales territory.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Submits weekly activity reports concerning customer-related activities and problems.
  • Submits expense and itinerary reports on a weekly basis.
  • Call upon customers concerning late invoices.
  • Ensures that the customer is our first priority.
  • Promotes a positive working environment supporting Wisconsin Packaging Corp’s teamwork concept.
  • Enhances job growth through continuing education, as necessary.
  • Performs any directly related appropriate duties assigned by the General Manager.

Work Relationship and Scope:

Reports directly to the General Manager. Is a member of the sales team and must maintain a positive team attitude toward all WPC employees. Works directly with WPC Customer Service Representatives, Estimators, and Design Engineers.

Measure of Performance:

  • Fulfillment of job responsibilities by meeting all customer and WPC specifications for service, quality, accuracy and efficiency.
  • Meets/Exceeds annual sales goals.
  • Responds to customer requests within 24-hours.
  • Ensure the highest maintenance of department standards and customer good will.
  • Effective service-orientated performance and professionalism.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop good working relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Stays within expense budget.
  • Takes care of company property.
  • Compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Integrity regarding confidential and proprietary information.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Education/Training : Requires B.A. degree or 3-years experience in the corrugated industry. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a vehicle.
  • Experience : Previous outside sales experience preferred. Full understanding of customer service philosophy and procedures. Ability to keep “customer satisfaction” as a guiding factor. Corrugated Experience is a must.
  • Requires skill in: Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills are required to deal effectively with customers (both internal and external). Legible handwriting to record information and fill out forms; telephone etiquette skills; ability to perform mathematical calculations; ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; ability to solve problems and make adjustments as needed; capable of dealing with deadline pressures; integrity regarding confidential information.
  • Additional Desirable Qualifications : Self-motivated, personable, extroverted personality and well organized. Experience with various computer programs.

Working Conditions:

Work is split between driving and meeting customers at their worksite and the WPC office. The majority of the time will be driving (in all types of weather) to meet with current or potential customers.

Physical Requirements:

Work requires various periods throughout the day of sitting, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling and reaching. Some repetitive motion involving the telephone and computer.

General:

This job description does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by Management. All requirements are subject to change over time at the discretion of Management, and to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability. This job description is not an employment contract and does not create contractual obligations. Employees are considered “At Will” with the right to terminate employment at any time, for any reason; just as the Company retains a similar right to terminate the employment relationship of any employee.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • corrugated industry: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License

 

To Apply:

Please submit your resume with letter of interest and salary history to:

Human Resources Manager
Wisconsin Packaging Corp.
P.O. Box 28
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
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e-mail: hr@wisconsinpackaging.com