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Process Engineer

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Simpsonville, SC, United States

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

 

 

Under the direction of the Site Technical Manager and indirectly the Director of Process Engineering, the Process Engineer works independently or in conjunction with other engineers, plant managers, production superintendents, and/or production, and maintenance personnel both in-house and at customer level in analyzing and developing solutions to processes for in the direct support extrusion, printing, and converting processes. This includes design and development of new processes, modifications of existing processes, cost improvement initiatives, and quality improvement projects.

 

 

Responsibilities :

 

  • Working independently or with others to develop improved methods for delivering finished product to our customers.
  • Identifies and serves as the primary driver for cost improvement projects to remove costs from current and new operations.
  • Serves as the primary technical lead for process and equipment improvement projects.
  • Interacts and oversees from a technical perspective equipment modifications, upgrades, and new installations.
  • Interacting with customers, T&I, Business Unit Leaders, and other Process Engineering functions, to assist with process issues, quality concerns and assists in identifying new or improved products or methods for delivering value-added products to customers.
  • Stay abreast of new equipment / process developments in the Plastics Extrusion field.
  • Communicate regularly to share combined knowledge with process engineers in other locations.
  • Serves as an expert in troubleshoot manufacturing problems and identify solutions with data based decision making.
  • Identify and implement new/improved methods of manufacturing to improve profitability.

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

Basic:

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with varied manufacturing processes such as extrusion, printing, laminating and converting.

 

 

Additional:

 

  • Demonstrated flexibility within a high performance work environment and matrix managed organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with varied manufacturing processes such as extrusion, printing, laminating and converting.
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques and tools, their use and interpretation
  • Requires ability to manage a project and process involving multiple manufacturing areas, plants, and across various portions of the business.
  • Has demonstrated ability to work independently and focus on critical project parameters that determine success of failure.
  • Knowledge of statistics and DMAIC methodology preferred
  • Designed experiments, Lean Six Sigma, SPC or equivalent experience preferred
  • Self-starter capable of working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Comply with all established facility safety rules and policies.
  • Attend and participate in monthly safety meetings.
  • Report unsafe conditions or injuries immediately.
  • Works around rotating equipment, hot polymers, and high noise environments.
  • Required to wear safety shoes as well as standard PPE.
  • Exposed to various chemicals throughout the site.

 

 

Requisition id: 26339 

Relocation: Yes  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).


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