Process Engineer


Boston, MA

5 - 7 years

Posted 211 days ago

This job is no longer available.

This position is responsible for the sustainability, continuous improvement, and/or development of the extrusion and auxiliary equipment processes for the Polycarbonate and Thermoplastic Polyurethane Blown Film and Flat Die Business.

Position Responsibilities:

*  Responsible to plan for and monitor daily production and use information to determine and implement corrective actions, process and quality improvements, Capital Investments/etc.

*  Investigates production problems recommends and implements solutions including but not limited to issues with raw material quality, formulation and equipment / tooling. Meets customer expectations and continuously improves efficiency working with internal departments and external resources.

*  Directs the necessary resources and sui technology to provide information in a timely manner to support business goals and objectives.

*  Makes decisions based on available information considering both short and long-term results from the decision making process.

*  Responsible for troubleshooting process, product, and equipment performance issues.

*  Interacts with Middle Management, Operations Personnel, Maintenance and Vendors within and external

*  Initiates continuous improvement efforts that ensure root-cause analysis of known, repetitive processing, product and maintenance issue* s leading to product non-conformances and machine/Infrastructure failure.

*  Plans, schedules, and conducts assigned engineered work, monitors work for compliance, and coordinates assigned work amongst different divisions.

*  Ensures technical accuracy of project design details.

*  Assists in preparation of project proposals and regularly communicate with clients to ensure timeliness of project completion.

*  Develops and maintains process condition reports that give operators a valid starting point for production allowing operators to quickly get into production and achieve optimum process conditions.

*  Develops and documents Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), seeks input from production personnel on improvements, and trains production personnel on SOPs

*  Ability to learn and effectively use a variety of tools including SAP production and maintenance modules, purchasing/ invoicing of parts/ services to maintain/ address production processes.

*  Ability to identify/ scope capital projects.

*  Use Manage of Change process to document changes to processes and equipment.

*  Participate in customer visits/ audits.

*  Available to do limited travel to visit material and equipment suppliers, other sites for technology exchanges, training, trade shows and conferences

Position Requirements:

*  bachelor* s degree in engineering (mechanical or chemical preferred) with at least 5 years progressive job experience, preferably in the Plastics industry and within a manufacturing /maintenance /engineering environment

*  Graduate degree is desirable

*  Professional registrations and/or certifications are desirable

*  Working knowledge of computers and proficiency with software applications including: Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, SAP is desirable

*  Working knowledge of CAD and other engineering software is desirable

*  Relates well to people at all levels in the organization and possesses a balanced sensitivity to employee concerns and business needs

*  Elicits cooperation and influences others to drive business strategies, goals and objectives

*  Possesses excellent communication and organization skills.

Candidate Must Have : *  bachelor* s degree in Engineering

*  Extrusion experience

*  Manufacturing experience

$80K - $90K