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Process Engineer

Loparex North America
Eden, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Loparex is at the cutting edge of technology and performance when it comes to manufacturing release papers and films, specialty papers and blown film. Our full line of extrusion coated and silicone coated products has made us the largest supplier in the industry, meeting and exceeding the needs of multiple market segments we serve. We have manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., India and China, and Corporate Headquarters in Cary, NC.

We are currently seeking a Process Engineer who will join our growing Eden, NC facility. The right candidate will join our team and benefit from an innovative environment and strong career opportunity within a growing, global industry leader.

Competitive pay, paid vacation and holidays, 401k and more.

Healthcare benefits at date of hire.

Responsibilities:

The Process Engineer will design and implement manufacturing processes and equipment in our plant to achieve the production goals of the organization and assist with new product development. The successful candidate will identify and develop process and equipment needed to produce specific products, analyze data to develop new production processes, estimate time requirements for each step, and prepare operation sheets or make recommendations for changes to existing production processes. Utilize recognized efficiency and quality measurements and procedures (i.e. 6S, Six Sigma, ISO) to minimize risks, costs and wastage, increase productivity and yields, and improve the quality and consistency of final products. The Process Engineer should be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the process manufacturing field, and rely on previous experience to plan and accomplish goals independently, with other engineering staff, and within cross-functional teams.

DUTIES

Assist with resolution of process and equipment problems.

Supervise successful start-up and implementation of new or modified equipment.

Assist with running plant trials and in the development of new products and processes.

Process optimization in methods and work flow improvement.

Participate and lead various plant improvement teams.

Responsible for customer complaint resolution.

Provide training, as needed, to production teams to ensure safe and efficient operation.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably with an emphasis in paper engineering

3 - 5 years of industry-related experience

2 years of solid background in extrusion coating with an emphasis placed on extrusion coatings onto paper and filmic substrates strongly preferred

Experience in coating of silicone release chemistries for the tape and labels markets. Solid hands on experience with five- and/or three-roll coating processes.

Solid statistical training with ability to solve problems using a data-driven approach to identifying root cause and corrective actions and statistical tools.

Ability to work hands-on with operations to troubleshoot process problems related to web handling, winding, tension control, and coatings

Strong team orientation, as well as ability to work on and manage smaller tasks and projects independently

Experience with standard computer equipment and software (MS Office, etc.)

Technical skills - experience working in a laboratory environment, quality standards

Analytical skills - ability to gather, review and interpret data and share that data with cross-functional team members

Communication - ability to share technical expertise and knowledge with internal team members and external customers in order to communicate product attributes and develop and improve new product offerings

Ability to perform other duties as needed

You should be proficient in:

  • Production Setups
  • Mechanical troubleshooting
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • ISO 9001
  • Operations Analysis

Salary info:

$33.65 - $36.05 / hr

Loparex North America

Address

Eden, NC
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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