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Accounts Receivable Specialist

DAYTON LAMINA™ has approximately 1,500 employees and $200 million sales, with factories in the U.S. (OH, IN, MI, WI), Canada, Mexico, Portugal, Czech Republic and China (majority-owned joint ventures). We are the world-wide industry leader in the production of catalog and special punches, die components, die details, punch blanks and metalstamping tools. Our full line of tooling includes everything in your bill of materials, punches, die buttons, pins & bushings, wear and guide components, die springs, cams, die details, punch retainers and more.

We are looking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist. The successful candidate must possess the following qualities: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills for a demanding and customer focused environment; Proven working experience as a Accounts Receivable Clerk or Collections Specialist; A minimum of an Associate's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is preferred; Good analytical and problem solving skills in addition to the ability to work closely with all levels of the organization; Exceptional experience in MS Excel, Access and Data Entry within a business environment; Working knowledge of accounting software systems, JD Edwards or ERP software; and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor customer accounts and incoming payments to ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Facilitate timely payment of invoices by sending payment reminders and communicating with customers
  • Review and process account adjustments, small balance write-offs, credit memos, etc.
  • Perform customer reconciliations
  • Resolve customer discrepancies and short payments.
  • Responsible for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts
  • Effectively communicate and follow-up with customer service and the sales department regarding customer accounts on a timely basis.
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties as necessary to support the Accounting Department.

We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefit package, including a contributory 401(K), and tuition reimbursement.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to
OR Apply in person Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm at:
500 Progress Road
Dayton, Ohio 45449


Customer Service Manager

Job Purpose

Support all sales functions in relation to customer satisfaction. Ensure systematic excellence in support of customer service staff and order entry management.

Job Description

Employee in this position will perform all activities necessary to exceed customer fulfilment. Ensure accuracy in sustainability of current processes; while at the same time reviewing options to improve current procedures and / or implementation of new. Works with manufacturing and the external sales team to safeguard commitments are achieved.

Reports to: Vice President of Sales & Marketing


  • Collaborates and implements new processes.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • JDE, or other ERP Skill base and CRM expert and liaison.
  • Maintains customer satisfaction by providing problems-solving resources.
  • KPI creation and management.
  • Manages staff and communicates job expectations.
  • Accomplishes customer service human resource objectives by selecting, training, and coaching employees.
  • Plans, monitors, appraises, and reviews job contributions of others.
  • Enforces company policies and procedures.
  • Achieves customer service objectives by contributing customer service information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
  • Prepares and completes actions plans.
  • Implements production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards.
  • Resolves problems.
  • Identifies customer service trends and determines system improvements.
  • Prepares annual budgets.
  • Improves customer service quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes and establishing and communicating service metrics and monitoring and analyzing results.
  • Resolves problems and disseminates advisories and warnings.
  • Experience in developing and implementing inside sales capabilities.

Other Job Skills

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Process improvement
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Managing processes
  • Familiarity in supervising both remote and in-house based teams
  • Staffing
  • Planning
  • Analyzing information
  • Developing standards


Must have at least ten years of strong proven managerial experience in customer service, order entry and performance management. Must be a driven, highly-motivated individual demonstrating attention to detail along with strong people management skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills is a must; includes reporting, email, meetings, etc.

Other job responsibilities will be assigned by management as required and as appropriate to the position.


Bachelor’s Degree required.

CNC EDM Sink (AC) Machinist

Dayton Progress is the leading international manufacturer of tools and tooling components for the metal stamping and plastic molding industries. We have immediate openings for CNC EDM Operators. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of five years’ experience in setup and operating CNC sinkers; must be capable of running multiple machines and holding tight tolerance and fine finishes; must have the ability to perform own measurements to verify results; Makino and Charmilles experience is a plus; must have a HS Diploma/GED, and pass a drug test. Expectations include troubleshooting problems such as DC Arching, Electrode buildup and pitting, and take corrective action with little or no assistance.

2nd Shift available: 3PM – 11PM
Training will be on 1st shift: 7AM – 3PM

Must be available to work weekends and overtime if required.

We offer competitive wages, merit increases after 90 days of employment, an excellent benefit package, tuition reimbursement, and a contributory 401k.

Qualified candidates can submit their resume to


High Speed Precision Machinist

We are seeking an experienced precision high speed surface grinder machinist. The successful candidate must possess the following qualities: Perform set-up and operation of all grinding capabilities to various tool steels, including but not limited to: flat grinding, complex intricate shape grinding, and low speed and high speed in a production environment; Must be able to work to close tolerances in the range of .0001" - .0002"; Ability to achieve fine finishes is a plus; Mechanically inclined and have experience reading blueprints along with moderate math (Geometry) skills; and be available to work 2nd shift (3:30pm - 12:00am).

We offer competitive wages, merit increases after 90 days of employment, an excellent benefit package, tuition reimbursement, and a contributory 401k.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to



Dayton Progress, a Dayton Lamina company, is the leading international manufacturer of tools and tooling components for the metal stamping and plastic molding industries.  We have immediate openings for entry level Machinists in Dayton, Ohio.  The ideal candidate must have a HS Diploma/GED, pass a drug test, and be available to work any shift, weekends and overtime.  

We offer competitive wages, opportunities for frequent merit increases, an excellent benefit package, tuition reimbursement, and a contributory 401k.



No prior experience is necessary. We will train you, starting with the basics, in our classroom and on our factory floor.




Pay and Benefits

We offer competitive wages and our benefits and work environment are superior. Plus, every employee is eligible for merit increases.

Go To College - On Us!

We offer 100% tuition reimbursement at local accredited colleges in numerous degree majors, for Associates and Bachelors level degrees. Jobs on 2nd or 3rd shift can make it easier to get through college faster.




Career Variety

Our average employee has more than 20 years of experience. People don't stay that long at a company unless it's a great place to work with lots of opportunity.

A Great Place to Work

We are a family-oriented company. You are treated with respect. We communicate often and thoroughly about how the Company is doing. We listen. We offer up to 5 weeks' paid vacation plus 10 paid holidays, and 5 paid personal absence days.




Job Security

Dayton Progress survived the Great Recession and continued to invest in our factories the entire time. We acquire other companies as well, often moving that work here to Dayton, Ohio.

Qualified candidates can submit their resume to




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