“If there is any difference between you and me, it may simply be that I get up every day and have a chance to do what I love to do, every day.”
- Warren Buffett, in a speech delivered to students at the University of Nebraska.
(2001, Buckingham, Clifton, Now Discover Your Strengths, pg. 19)

We believe that people are most happy and productive when they are in a position that allows them to do what they are innately good at doing. Our company hiring and career development programs are founded on the research and strengths finder system developed by Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. Based on data collected over 40 years, the strengths finder program helps our company identify each employee’s unique set of core talents.

“Talent, knowledge, and skills combine to create your strengths”
(2001, Buckingham, Clifton, Now Discover Your Strengths, pg. 29)

We hire people for the strengths they possess, not the skills they have learned. Our interview process and internship evaluations are based on talent themes first, position skills second. Apply today and see what makes our company a great place to work, our people excited to come to work, and the equipment we manufacturer best in class.


A Global Company with a Hands-On Approach

A Global Company with a Hands-On Approach

Hapman Test Lab

We are a privately-held company with a history that spans 65 years. We operate in a collaborative, hands-on work environment. Decisions you make today, can have an impact on our company and our customers tomorrow. Everyone from the CEO to the shipping manager works together with the goal of providing the best equipment and service to our customers.

Career Development Done Your Way

Career Development Done Your Way

Our company is part of KMC Global, (a group of companies brought together for our similarities and unique differences. Our sister companies along with our own division offer room for position and location growth and development. The path can be as unique as the individual.

Available Positions

Available Positions

Hapman is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in one of the following positions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your resume.

Customer Service Administrator

Job Description Overview
The Customer Service Administrator responsibilities include a working knowledge of both Visual and CRM, ability to enter parts orders, being able to stay at a desk for long periods of time and maintaining a positive attitude when dealing with difficult customers. This position reports to the Customer Service Manager.


  • Dedication to excellence and a quality output
  • Minimum Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience in Customer Service/Support
  • 2 - 5 years of Customer Service/Support experience preferred
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office programs, excellent written and oral communication is required
  • Proficient skills in handling service calls and phone support

The following activities are required in this position:

  • Promote excellence throughout the department
  • Responsible for RG system
  • Communicate professionally with customers and co-workers
  • First point of contact and responsible to answer phones
  • Back up for order entry
  • Follow-up on unordered quotes
  • Walk new departmental employees through new hire process
  • Prepare Service Tech for Site Visit. Customer Contact, Location, Job #, ETC.
  • Enter expense reports into Visual
  • Compile Service reports and manage JV500
  • Take detailed notes during weekly Service meeting
  • Prepare weekly schedule for traveling technicians
  • Email and or call customers to confirm service visits
  • Additional Tasks as needed

Manager Of Engineering

Job Description Overview
Hapman, a division of KMC Global, is searching for a strong creative leader for the role of Manager of Engineering & Innovation. The manager is responsible for developing the engineering department into an efficient, productive and innovative department able to effectively handle equipment designs, manage complete material handling systems, and lead the innovations required to keep Hapman as the industry leader. Hapman maintains a strong market identity, but we realize the needs of our customers are changing rapidly. The development of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart equipment is a company initiative based on the shift in process manufacturing toward more intricate data collection and analysis. Hapman must master and lead the development and manufacture of smart equipment. The role of the Manager of Engineering & Innovation will be to couple the current day-to-day needs of equipment engineering with the development of inventive equipment designs that will meet the evolving needs of our customers. The position reports to the company Vice President.

Over the next decade, we expect rapid changes in automation and technology in process manufacturing and we are looking for a leader who can take charge and properly manage within this changing environment.

Core Competencies Include

  • Dedication to Excellence and a quality output
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently lead and manage a diverse department
  • Ability to structure the department utilizing the existing talents and identify additional skill sets and talents required
  • Experience with automation
  • Know how to properly handle Project Management
  • Strong understanding of IoT and how it is used and implemented
  • Strong experience in product development
  • Understanding of the “Voice of the Customer” and the knowledge on how to apply
  • Strong understanding and drive to develop an excellent “customer experience”
  • A good understanding or programming, as it will apply to IoT
  • Knowledge of process industries and automation required

Core Responsibilities

  • Promote excellence throughout the department
  • Set tone and conduct for department communications with customers
  • Manage all aspects of project management and equipment design within the departments
  • Ensure that all scheduling requirements are being met
  • Establish R&D requirements for smart equipment development, testing, and timelines for implementation
  • Assess and manage all individuals within the department
  • Collaborate with Customer Service and Manufacturing to understand on-going challenges in equipment designs and develop a strategy to change/update current designs

Basic Requirements

  • Minimum B.S. degree in Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Leadership and department management experience
  • Product development/innovation background
  • Proven ability to set and implement department objectives that support the achievement of company goals


  • Direct IoT development and implementation experience
  • Experience in automation software development
  • Advanced degree