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Process Engineer in West Springfield, MA at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 8/4/2022

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Job Description

Process Engineer:(Must have Plastics experience) 

The Process Engineer is responsible for working with the New Product Development team to implement new products through tooling and process developments in an ISO and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment. Additional responsibilities include process troubleshooting, analyzing current trends and identifying areas for improvement and participating in continuous Improvement activities to reduce variability and improve production efficiencies.

Essential Accountabilities
1. Devise and implement improvements for processes, equipment and methods needed to manufacture products
2. Establish material, labor and machinery standards for products as assigned.
3. Communicate with planning and design staffs concerning product design and tooling to assure efficient production methods.
4. Lead or coordinate development of new products or processes as defined in the company's Development Program.
5. Train other department team members on the proper methods for utilizing equipment.
6. Improve production efficiencies through increased cycle rates and labor optimization methods.
7. Approve or arrange for approval of expenditures within established guidelines.
8. Provide day to day support for manufacturing process including training, resolving process upsets, material changes, etc.
9. Develop, write, execute, analyze and document plans; interpret and document results; communicate, and implement changes driven by results.
10. Responsible for understanding the company ISO quality system as it relates to process establishment and development.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical Engineering or similar degree.

Desired Skills:
-Knowledge of plastic materials
-Must be a self-starter, a “hands-on” engineer, good organizational skills and good written and verbal communications skills
-Process troubleshooting experience or experience in a manufacturing environment
-Ability to learn and utilize MRP/ERP system
-Background in statistical analysis techniques or statistical process control
-Knowledge of modern manufacturing methods including Lean, Six Sigma, etc.
-Project management – leads projects for process improvements within defined machine parameters & specifications

Work Environment Conditions:
Inside: Office and Manufacturing environment (Good Manufacturing Practices/American Institute of Bakers certified manufacturing environment)