Careers at American Panel

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

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:  $9.25-$10.50 per hour. 

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

Maintenance Mechanic


  • Minimum 1 year General Maintenance experience required.

Job Requirements:
Premier manufacturer of walk-in coolers, freezers, and blast chillers has maintenance mechanic position available. Will work in a clean and safe environment. Perform general maintenance duties such as perform preventative maintenance and repair equipment and machinery.

This position is third shift.  Sun 10:00 pm - 7:00 am.  Mon - Thurs 11:30 pm - 7:15 am.

Salary: $15.00 per hour plus $1.00 per hour shift premium for a total wage of $16.00 per hour.


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

Salary: $10.50 per hour

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

Accounts Payable Specialist

We have an opening for an AP/AR Specialist to handle all aspects of the accounts payable process and other accounting related activities such as processing expense reports, preparation of customer invoices, and making bank deposits.

High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of two recent year's related accounts payable experience using ERP software, such as MACOLA, Oracle, etc.
Attention to detail
Valid Florida driver's license for required travel.

Work Schedule:  Full-time.  8AM-5PM Mon-Fri overtime as needed

Salary:  $14.00 per hour

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



  • 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

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

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