Meet the Team – Jordan Cantrell
Position: Inventory Control Specialist
Years at acpo: 6 in October
Responsibilities: I handle any inventory related issues at all of the facilities
What you love about your job? I enjoy that every day I have a new puzzle that needs to be solved and no day is the same. I like that I don’t work in a silo—I interact with almost every department in some capacity. And the people I work with are awesome!
What drew you to acpo originally? I had completed a college internship and the acpo job description was identical to what I had done.
What you do for fun? Music: I listen to my iPod almost all day long, I play trumpet in a jazz band when I can, and I collect vinyl albums. I also like to camp and bicycle when the weather is nice.
What is your personal philosophy? I like to laugh and I like to make other people laugh
Meet the Team – Denton Young
Position: Large Line Operator
Years at acpo: 12 years
Responsibilities: Complete orders to fulfill customer requests. Assure proper film quality and packaging procedures. Regular upkeep and maintenance of the machine.
What you love about your job? Professional and clean work environment. Friendly co-workers. Agreeable hours, consistent work flow and demand. Opportunity for bonuses and advancement.
What drew you to acpo originally? Stable and predictable job security.
What you do for fun? Work on and ride motorcycles, watching Indians baseball and Ohio State football.
What is your personal philosophy? Get it right the first time. If you don’t know how to get it right, ask someone who does.
Meet the Team – Dawn Kovac
Position: Account Manager
Years at acpo: 8 years
Responsibilities: Responsible for all sales activities in assigned region for current and potential new customers.
– Leading customer negotiations, contracts and supply agreements. Including product recommendations, technical support and problem solving.
What you love about your job? Being somewhat of a competitive nature, I would have to say being part of a winning team that supports so many USA manufacturing jobs and building relationships with a management team that truly cares.
What drew you to acpo originally? It was the summer of 2010 and my place of employment after 23 years was closing. I had to choose up root my family and relocate or find a different job. I went to the job fair and the friendly team greeted me, and I was intrigued with a whole different aspect of plastics and labeling and at that moment my decision was clear.
What you do for fun? Whatever my 2 year old granddaughter wants to do. I love living near the lake and the water.
What is your personal philosophy? You only fail if you quit trying.
Meet the Team – Jen Rathfelder
Position: Shipping Supervisor
Years at acpo: 6 1/2 years
Responsibilities: Oversee day to day shipments/tasks
What you love about your job? Being challenged everyday in different ways
What drew you to acpo originally? Referral from a friend. I started as a machine assistant, however advancements came quickly. I have gained a wide variety of skills in the short time I’ve been employed with the company.
What you do for fun? Spend time with my family, they always come first. Guns, hunting, and of course retail therapy.
What is your personal philosophy? Always remember who you are. Don’t compromise for anyone, for any reason.
Meet the Team – John Foster
Position: Coating Manager
Years at acpo: 5 wonderful years
Responsibilities: Oversee all of Coating operations; we have 5 simple rules:
1. Come to work every day.
2. Follow the rules, policies, processes and work instructions.
3. Control the things that you can control.
4. Communicate the things that you cannot control to management.
5. Last – Do your best.
What you love about your job? Working with the employees.
What drew you to acpo originally? I was drawn here because of the family environment and great management team.
What you do for fun? Work! I’m a family person, spending time with the wife and kids, thinking of work.
What is your personal philosophy? I respect employees by making myself available to try to answer questions they have. It gives me a chance to educate, but it also gives me a chance to be educated. I listen with my eyes as well as my ears.
Meet the Team – Randy Ward
Position: International Sales Manager
Years at acpo: Will be 20 in September
Responsibilities: Oversee all sales outside of the United States
What you love about your job? Every day presents new challenges and the opportunity to meet people from all over the world.
What drew you to acpo originally? The opportunity to get in on the ground floor with a company that was so dynamic that was ready to explode with innovation.
What you do for fun? Spending time with family, watching sports and playing vintage baseball and softball.
What is your personal philosophy? Live each day to the fullest so you have no regrets tomorrow.
Treat everyone with respect and attempt to put a smile on their face because you don’t know what’s happening in their life, hoping that smile can be infectious and change their whole perspective.