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Advanced Powder Products, Inc. (APP) is a fast growing high technology company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of net shape metallic components using Metal Injection Molding (MIM), and 3-D powder metal printing technologies. Using our trademarked technologies – protoMIM® and printalloy®, APP is the first choice of many OEM’s when rapid development of new components is required. We manufacture components that make our client’s surgical devices, hand tools, military and defense industries, and sporting goods function better.

APP offers some of the best benefits in the Central Pennsylvania Region. These include: paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K with company match, profit sharing, long-term and short-term disability, and life and AD&D insurance.

Job Characteristics:

  • Steady and even paced activity with predictable work daily
  • Repetitive tasks with well-defined procedures
  • People-focused, while being reserved in nature
  • Strong focus on repeatable, very high-quality results
  • Be polite and helpful
  • Work in a team environment with shared responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate manufacturing equipment (molding machine, CNC, hand tools)
  • Use dexterity to set parts on ceramics and trays at prescribed rates
  • Assist with loading and unloading furnace
  • Insure work areas are cleaned and organized daily
  • Measure products using calipers, microscopes, etc. to ensure quality production
  • Inform managers of quality issues that arise


  • High School Diploma, GED, or 1 year manufacturing experience
  • General mechanical aptitude
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Orderly and responsible with tools and work area
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Must be safety conscious – wear safety glasses, etc.
  • Present self in a clean, well-kept manner
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Advanced Powder Products provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.