Employment Opportunities

Computer Programmer/Developer

Responsible for the development, integration, and maintenance of both custom and purchased business system solutions.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains existing software solutions
  • Assists in developing the requirements for various software solutions
  • Develops new software solutions based on defined requirements
  • Manages and maintains the deployment pipeline
  • Reviews SaaS and other purchased business solutions for possible integration and deployment
  • Assists others with entry-level HTML/CSS/JS/SQL tasks
  • Monitors the health of deployed systems
  • Continues to understand the industry trends with software development
  • Light server management
  • Maintaining installed software on servers’ specific to deployed solutions (example – IIS)


Machine Builder

Performs machine assembly, wiring, plumbing and debugging of standard and special build machines. The scope includes the coordination and completion of a project from start of build to run-off. Reads and interprets customer specifications and requirements, plans and completes assembly of simple to complex machines including assembly, wiring, and plumbing of machine, debug, documentation, shipping, and service.


Applications Engineer

The Applications Lab Engineer reviews and assesses customer assembly projects and provides a formal recommendation regarding feasibility, best methods, potential issues and process options. This report may include suggestions for changing customer part material type, part dimensions and/or part joint designs to achieve a better process result. Testing of plastic materials and/or sample parts may be required to effectively evaluate a given application. The lab engineer supports Extol’s internal and external sales efforts with plastics joining expertise, consultation, problem-solving, testing, evaluation, and analysis. Additional duties include machine set-up and small volume assembly work.

Direct customer interaction at Extol or at customer facilities occurs regularly.  Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential to this position.


Design Engineer

Develops detailed designs for custom automated machines and workstations. Includes the design of the structure, layout, and all mechanical components. Assists with specifications for pneumatic and electrical systems and controls. Creates and maintains necessary machine documentation including machine specifications, drawings, models, and renderings. Develops good customer relations to ensure designs result in satisfaction with the company product. Upon completion, analyzes data and reports findings to enable continuous improvement.


How To Apply

Interested in Joining the Extol Team?

To apply, please send your résumé and cover letter to Make sure to indicate which position you are applying for in the Subject line of the email.

Extol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.

Our Values

To honor and glorify God in as many unique ways as possible as we build an organization that competes in the marketplace with excellence and a partnership that is ours in Christ Jesus.

Our People

The people of Extol are committed to care for each other, trust each other, and work hard together to create great outcomes for our customers, each other, and communities locally, nationally, and internationally through significant impact.

Our Mission

Extol is an engineering and innovation company that improves the way plastic products are made. We work with our customers to develop a robust product and process solution through prototyping and testing. We also provide production equipment to meet their unique needs and then support that equipment globally.

Our History

From humble beginnings in 1985, Extol has become a recognized supplier of high quality, standard and custom plastics-joining equipment. Approximately 80 employees work in our 53,400-square-foot facility located in Zeeland, Michigan. Our capabilities range from basic fixturing and stand alone inspection stations to designing, manufacturing, and integrating complex automation systems.