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.
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
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
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
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.