The Process Engineer has the primary responsibility of trouble shooting, identifying process controls, extrusion / thermoforming processes and packaging layouts.
The Process Engineer will be responsible for the process control record keeping, training of new operators, maintenance and continuous improvement of all processes.
This position also acts as a technical resource for all processing equipment. This position reports directly to the Technical Manager and also will work with the Shift Supervisor.
- Perform process trouble shooting and debug new equipment
- The training of new hires as well as current employees.
- Preventative Maintenance training.
- Keep proper documentation for training.
- Troubleshoot and modify any/all industrial machinery.
- Assist with equipment retrofits/upgrades.
- Direct product changes and assist with start up procedures.
- Designing and building fixtures.
- Performs all work in accordance with established OSHA, EPA and safety regulations.
- Good attendance and punctuality required.
- Project support assistance.
- Work with OEM technical support personnel.
- Engineering and tool room support.
- Training othermechanics and operators.
- A minimum of a college degree in plastics or equivalent required
- In the absence of a degree, a minimum of 7-10 years experience in an industrial environment required
- In the absence of a plastics degree a minimum of 5 years in extrusion, thermoforming processes or plastics processes
- Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronics, PLC, hydraulics, welding etc.
- Knowledge of commonly used concepts, tools, practices and procedures
- Ability to work well in a team environment & motivate others within the team
- Normal Dexterity & Weight Requirements (requires extensive walking, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, climbing and lifting up to 60 pounds)
- Ability to guide and train new operators and mechanics
- Provide tools to perform duties of position
- Work split shifts as needed