Process Engineer

SSG  •  Benton, KY

5 - 7 years experience  •  Chemicals

$80K
Posted on 11/03/17 by Joshua Rhodes
SSG
Benton, KY
5 - 7 years experience
Chemicals
$80K
Posted on 11/03/17 Joshua Rhodes

Process EngineerProcess Engineer

Summary

Search Solution Group is searching for a top-notch Process Engineer to join the talented team in the production of graphic sheets and rigid foam PVC. The Process Engineer will work under the Product Manager and alongside another Process Engineer to improve efficiency, reduce scrap, analyze manufacturing process, project work capital equipment and formulation work. The ideal candidate has an eye for detail and creative problem solving skills. The Process Engineer will own the process from reducing cost, speeding up production times and determining the resources need to get the job done.

Responsibilities

  • Extrusion process in the facility
  • Increasing yields, improve productivity while reducing scrap levels
  • Utilize lab equipment to tweak formulations as needed to proceed to full line trials
  • Analyze and evaluate department manufacturing systems, processes, equipment and materials for associated costs, time, ergonomic, quality, and quantity factors. Recommend changes related to the analysis and coordinate design and development of new processes, systems, equipment, and materials
  • Write and distribute manufacturing changes to affected personnel as well as training operators
  • Assist in problem solving activities related to assigned area for product support
  • Implement lean manufacturing principles
  • Develop strategies for process improvement and evaluate the the impact
  • Drive root cause analysis
  • Evaluate and prepare justification for procurement of new machines and equipment
  • Order selected equipment, oversee installation and train employees on the proper use of the equipment
  • Focus on reduction of change-over times
  • Partner with machine operators to identify needs and develop solutions
  • Promoting and stressing worker safety, assist in audits, participate in plant wide safety team as necessary
  • Ensure quality products and processes are maintained

Education and Experience

  • 4 yeardegree in industrial, plasticmechanical, chemical or similar degree
  • Must have experience in a manufacturing background with process type work
  • Experience in plastic extrusion processes and formulation development is desired

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