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Pilot Plant Process Engineer

Responsible for maintaining company safety, environmental, and Department of Health requirements, among other things. Apply today!

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain and enforce all company safety, environmental, and Department of Health requirements.
  • Maintain the department in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Start-up, running and shutdown of R&D equipment, including but not limited to: Injection molding presses, blow molders, extrusion lines and thermoformers along with other supporting equipment (material dryers, die cutter, forklift, etc.)
  • Develop process parameters for new products and record data and findings to project database.
  • Ability to make process adjustments on equipment.
  • Apply trouble-shooting techniques to all processes.
  • Check product quality for defects and correct accordingly.
  • Ensure all technicians and operators are performing their duties correctly, support as needed.
  • Ability to effectively supervise small groups, experiments and projects.
  • Set up and manage material loading systems to insure proper materials blends and structures.
  • Ensure samples are run per the Sample Request.
  • Ensure all equipment is operational and perform minor repairs as necessary.
  • Notify Maintenance if a machine failure occurs.
  • Be proactive in developing ideas and suggestions for improvements and participate in implementation.
  • Consult with PD engineers on potential new projects.

Organization Requirements:

  • High Level of technical expertise in multiple manufacturing areas.
  • Industry specialist in at least one plastics conversion discipline.
  • Ability to communicate with customers or vendors in a professional manner.
  • Eager to share own knowledge with team members.
  • Eager to learn other conversion disciplines as opportunity allows.
  • 4 year degree in related field
  • Typical 10+ years’ experience and demonstrated competency.
  • Capable of leading training sessions, both internal and externally.
  • Self-motivated with ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Able to direct technicians.
  • Computer skills—proficient with Excel, Word, and Lotus Notes. CAD skills a plus.
  • Ability to travel, as necessary.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. occasionally.
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