Engineer, Process

Location
El Cajon, CA
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Ref
JR2724
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

We are searching for an innovative, deadline-driven plastics extrusion process engineer to join our process engineering team. As process engineer your responsibilities will include supporting, improving and optimizing existing plastics extrusion manufacturing processes.

To be successful you should be able to work within demanding timeframes and develop original, practical solutions to problems. Outstanding candidates draw on a wide range of engineering principles and are not afraid to wander into unchartered territory.

MAJOR FUNCTION:

As Process Engineer you will provide engineering support for plastics extrusion manufacturing processes. The main objectives being to maintain, optimize, and improve manufacturing process efficiencies and product quality.

PLASTICS EXTRUSION PROCESS ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides manufacturing process design and process change investigation, evaluation, and implementation

  • Identifying areas of weakness in the production line or finished products and making recommendations for improvement.

  • Supports extrusion tooling design, gages, machinery, etc

  • Travel up to 15%

  • Supports NPD in transitions

  • Conducts Process Validations and Equipment Qualifications

  • Leads Process Improvement / Optimization Initiatives

  • Participates or leads 5S activities

  • Participates or leads Kaizen events

  • Project Management

  • Trouble shoot extrusion issues through involvement in quality alerts, production reports, and downtime reports. Help provide corrective actions.

  • Will adjust working hours and/or work extra hours to meet project deadlines

  • Supports manufacturing

  • Drives scrap reduction initiatives

  • Trains extrusion technicians

PROCESS ENGINEER REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or related field.

  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and creative thinking skills.

  • Ability to work in a team or alone.

  • Self-starter with a passion for engineering.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strongly motivated and goal oriented

  • 5 to 7 years relevant job experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with a variety of teams, suppliers, customers

  • Hands-on support

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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