Careers at American Panel

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American Panel Corporation
5800 SE 78th Street
Ocala, FL 34472
8AM-4:30PM (Mon-Fri)

Stockroom Assistant/Packer

Local high quality manufacturer of walk-in cooler & freezers has an immediate opening for a Shipping/Receiving Stockroom Assistant/Packer. This individual will be responsible for receiving stock, maintaining inventory, pulling & distributing parts orders, UPS shipments & processing paperwork. Other duties include packing panels for shipment.

Excellent communication & organizational skills, detail orientated, PC skills, leadership qualities, & the willingness & capability to advance to the next level. The ability to drive a forklift and lift and carry 50- 75 lbs. are  also required

We offer excellent benefits and a safe and clean work environment.

Salary: Starting pay rate = $10.50 per hour.

This position can apply in person, send resume to, fax or apply on-line at

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Refrigeration Technicians

Job Description

American Panel Corporation has immediate openings for Refrigeration Technicians to build refrigeration equipment in its manufacturing facility located in Ocala.  The successful candidates will possess an EPA Universal License, electrical, brazing and welding experience, and mechanical aptitude.  In exchange, we offer a clean, safe work environment, great benefits and competitive wages.

Salary: DOE

This position can apply in person, send resume to, fax or apply on-line at

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Assistant Service Manager/Service Technician

Job Description

American Panel Corporation is a growing local manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment. We are seeking an individual to supervise the installation of equipment in the field, repair equipment in the field, investigate and resolve customer reports of technical problems with equipment, and eliminate future operational or service difficulties.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:

  • One year certificate from a college or technical school or related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers and employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Skilled with MS Office, Internet and Email
  • Type 25cwpm
  • EPA Universal License
  • Capable and willing to travel to domestic and international locations for service or installation activities
  • Willing to travel on short notice
  • Possess a valid driver's license with minimal infractions and appropriate personal car insurance limits of liability as dictated by the Company
  • Physical requirements include:
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Full time position, 40 hours per week, day shift.

Salary: DOE

This position can apply in person, send resume to, fax or apply on-line at

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General Production Worker

Job Description:
Production workers needed in the manufacturing of walk in coolers and freezers. Openings are available in assembly.


  • Requires lifting and carrying 50 - 75 lbs.
  • Standing and walking 8 - 10 hours per day.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure.
  • 1 month of relevant work experience.
  • Employer provides training

Employer Conducted Testing:  Reading a tape measure

Work Schedule: Full time position 40 hours plus per week.

1st shift ------ Monday - Friday 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
2nd shift ------ Monday - Thursday 3:30 PM – 11:45 PM; Friday 3:30 PM – 1:00 AM
3rd shift ------- Sunday 10:00 PM.- 7:00a.m;  Monday – Thursday 11:30 PM – 7:15 AM

Salary:  $10.50-$17.00 per hour. 
This position must apply in person at the address shown at the top of the page.
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Inside Sales Associate

Inside Sales, Estimating, Provide Price Quotations to Customers. Responsible for inside sales activities which includes providing quotations and product information to customers by performing the following duties.


  • 2 years of college or technical or vocational school
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills
  • Sales skills
  • Mathematical and technical abilities
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer experience
  • Employer conducts drug screen, background check, and reference check.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer incoming sales calls and act as an information center for customers, sales representatives, dealers and national accounts
  • Stimulate sales from accounts through continuous sales opportunities follow-up
  • Act as an information center for sales representatives, dealers, and national accounts.
  • Process orders by gathering all necessary information and initiates paperwork and drawings for all files.
  • Generate pricing and requisitions for buy-out of items from manufacturers parallel to our product.
  • Solicit and receive bids for subcontract refrigeration work
  • Calculate pricing for walk-ins and refrigeration systems and estimate date of deliver based on production schedule
  • Distribute correspondence to customers; letters, price quotations, sales literature, etc.
  • Follow customer orders from inception to installation to ensure complete customer satisfaction
  • Participate in ongoing training of self and new hires.
  • Attend trade shows and meet with customers to promote products.
  • Estimate date of delivery to customers, based on knowledge of own form's production and delivery schedules.
  • Initiate change orders.

Full time position

Salary: DOE + commission based on sales.

This position can apply in person, send resume to, fax or apply on-line at

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Refrigeration Assembler

Position Summary:
Assemble refrigeration units in accordance with specifications. Responsible for testing units as well as crating units for shipment.

  • Minimum of 6 months or previous related experience building/assembling refrigeration equipment
  • EPA Type II or Universal License
  • Must be 18 or older- Hazardous Occupation Classification due to equipment used

Employer Conducted Testing:  Reading a tape measure, refrigeration skills exam

  • Full time position, 40 hours plus per week,

1st Shift:  Monday – Thursday  7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Friday 5:00 AM – 1:30 PM

This position must apply in person at the address shown at the top of the page.

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  • 1 year of Drafting experience and or education plus AutoCAD experience (Employer conducts pre-employment skills testing)
  • The ability to conceptualize in 3D
  • Minimum 6 months of spread sheet experience
  • Mechanical and mathematical ability (Employer will conduct pre-employment testing)
  • AutoCAD
  • Four year degree in mechanical engineering preferred

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare production and customer drawings per customer acknowledgment or pre-release.
  • Create and provide the necessary drafting and production documentation to the plant consistent with the specifications as outlined in the acknowledgment or pre-release.
  • Effectively communicate with sales, production, and supervision concerning technical functional questions. Serve as liaison between engineering and production.

Employer Conducted Testing:  AutoCAD and math

Work Schedule:  Full time position, 8AM-5PM Mon-Fri w/ overtime as needed

Salary:  $15.00 - $19.00 per hour.

This position can apply in person, send resume to, fax or apply on-line at

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Director of Manufacturing

This key position is responsible for the efficient operation of our manufacturing facility in Ocala, FL. The ideal candidate will have experience with sheet metal fabrication, refrigeration systems, and urethane foam injection processes. 

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years plant management, preferably in the refrigeration industry.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, communication, computer, and organizational skills plus strong financial literacy including P&L.

Salary:  Depends on experience

To Apply:  send resume to

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Marketing Manager

Formulates concepts and designs and produce art and copy layouts for materials to be presented by visual communication media such as newsletters, magazines, newspapers, television, electronic media, and packaging.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 6 months of relevant work experience.
  • Design and creative skills
  • Knowledge of print advertising production process
  • Marketing and advertising skills
  • Up to date technological skills
  • Experience with graphic design software
  • Knowledge of print advertising production process
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Web design
  • Desktop publishing experience
  • Technical writing skills

Salary:  DOE

This position can apply in person, send resume to, fax or apply on-line at

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American Panel Corporation
5800 SE 78th Street Ocala, FL 34472
Phone: (800) 327-3015 Fax: (352) 245-0726