Shop-Vac Corporation pioneered the concept of the wet/dry vacuum cleaner in the early 1960s and rapidly established itself as the major vacuum manufacturer and distributor in North America and around the world. The philosophy and commitment of Shop-Vac Corporation is to strive for continuous improvements in the areas of quality, costs, delivery, technology, and management. It is our desire and direction to provide complete customer satisfaction by supplying defect-free parts, delivered on time and priced competitively. We accomplish this by establishing and maintaining an environment which encourages all of our employees to pursue never-ending improvements in the quality of our products and services. Shop-Vac Corporation continuously searches for ways to grow and prosper by seeking out those, in a variety of professions, who will make a contribution to our company's success. Please see below for our current employment opportunities.

In addition to being a great place to work, Shop-Vac Corporation offers competitive wages, and benefits, which include health insurance, 401(k) with company match and a retirement plan, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays.

Shop-Vac Corporation is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion without discrimination due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital or veteran status, age, physical or mental disabilities, or any other legally protected status.

As a matter of policy, Shop-Vac Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes. Applicants must apply for a specific job vacancy for which we are currently accepting applications.

Shop-Vac Corporation is a drug- and alcohol-free workplace. All job offers are contingent upon passing the pre-employment drug screen.

Shop Vac Corporation offers a competitive salary plus shift differential and a generous benefit package for full-time employees including:

Health and Dental Insurance for Employee and Family
Retirement Plan
10 Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Life Insurance
401(k) with a Company Match
Short & Long Term Disability

Must reside in or near Williamsport, PA, or be willing to relocate at your expense.

Shop-Vac Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Opportunities

Director of Cost Accounting

The responsibilities and duties of the Director of Cost Accounting will include the following:

  • Financial close processes and audits related to inventory, cost of sales and manufacturing variances for all facilities.
  • Variance analysis and performance trends/reports on Inventory, Purchase Price, DL Productivity and Overhead Volume & Spending.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Management to explain and manage manufacturing variances vs. budget.
  • Leads and controls maintenance of the Standard Cost system, including Materials Costs, Direct Labor rates & Overhead rates for an international multi-plant manufacturing environments.
  • Oversees the cost quoting process, ensuring proper rates and assumptions are used for pricing.
  • Leads manufacturing budget process, developing annual Direct Labor rates and Overhead rates and costs for all facilities.
  • Prepares monthly financial forecasts for manufacturing variances for all facilities.
  • Provides analytical support to top management in order to enhance decision making processes.
  • Provides financial support in the development of capital request payback analysis and cost savings projects.
  • Oversees Physical Inventories and Inventory Reserves for Obsolescence and Full Absorption Valuation.  
  • Coordinates cost reduction initiatives.
  • Leads the cost accounting staff.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5-10 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Multi-Plant Vertical environment a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player with proven management experience
  • Experience with integrated manufacturing systems; preferably BPCS
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel
  • Able to manage multiple priorities

Apply Today:

Please include cover letter and resume when applying.

By mail:
  • Shop-Vac Corporation
  • Director of Human Resources & Payroll
  • 2323 Reach Road, P.O. Box 3307
  • Williamsport, PA 17701
 By fax:
 (570) 321-7089
 By email