• PET Process Engineer

    Job Location US-IA-Iowa City
    # of Openings
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    We are currently seeking a PET Process Engineer in Iowa City, IA. 


    Your responsibilities

    • Ensure all assigned machines are operating safely, efficiently and reliably, according to recommended operating guidelines
    • Ensure quality product is being produced at all times and process is optimized to the fullest extent
    • Ensure all raw materials required are available and defect free before being put into machine
    • Make minor repairs to molding machines
    • Assist the Plant Manager in implementing required training for Machine Operators
    • Ensure good housekeeping practices are consistently followed
    • Participate in Tool Design Reviews and recommend improvements to optimize molding, setup, and overall manufacturing
    • Analyze and improve existing processes using SPC data, design of experiments, Six Sigma and other methods to improve manufacturing processes for cost reduction, quality improvement to increase efficiencies
    • Troubleshoot molding and manufacturing processes and material issues. Work with internal and external resources to resolve molding and manufacturing issues and implement long term solutions
    • Research, develop and implement manufacturing process controls, machinery modifications and improvements


    Your competencies and qualifications


    • BS in Engineering with 2 years plastics processing experience or AS in Engineering with 5 years plastics processing experience.


    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
    • Excellent problem solving skills with attention to detail
    • Proven ability to successfully train technical and other non-exempt personnel
    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
    • Effective time management and task/project prioritization with minimal supervision
    • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule
    • Proficient with computer applications (e.g. Power Point, Excel, Access)



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