PROCESS ENGINEER – EXTRUSION

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PROCESS ENGINEER – EXTRUSION

SALARY:  

This hands-on Process Engineering position will provide the company with technical support and
operating knowledge for our extrusion operation. This person will take the lead role in extrusion
engineering functions such as validating and troubleshooting processes, identifying, and implementing
process improvements. The engineer will work with cross functional teams to move pilot operations into
production.

Process Engineer Responsibilities:
• Leads new product / project development and scale up activities as it relates to the company’s
targeted New Business Opportunities (NBOs)
• Monitoring production metrics and KPIs
• Completing CI functions, including scrap reductions, improving line efficiencies, etc.
• Optimizing the extrusion process from design to product launch and continual improvement
• Optimize polymer formulations to better suit requirements of established and new
extruded products.
• Successfully introducing new extruded products, including extrusion and fabrication tooling,
materials, and material development.
• Document process requirements, setup, and process parameters to assure equipment and plant
team can produce quality products.
• Troubleshooting equipment and processes in the manufacturing area.
• Complete time studies to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements.
• Coordinate continuous improvement and production process refinement efforts.
• Developing and improving line layouts and making line modifications.
• Provide training to manufacturing personnel for new processes and products.
• Identify opportunities on new and existing products and implement changes to improve
products or reduce costs using knowledge of extrusion processes, tooling and production
equipment, quality control standards.
• Coordinate all applicable product testing verification and ongoing validation to meet product
specifications as well as comply with applicable local and governmental regulations.

Requirements:

  • Degree would be preferred. Might consider non-degreed people.
  • Hands On Process engineering experience in Sheet, profile extrusion (or other plastics)
  • Worked with product development, Running trials
  • Creates SOP’s, WI’s, line layouts, SPC
  • Formal Continuous improvement experience and time studies
  • Work with vendors for material formulation, testing of materials and creating test requirements

To apply for this job email your details to mike@plasticexecutives.com

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