Teel is adding a Process Engineer II position to be responsible for manufacturing activities within the extrusion department including technical leadership, equipment standardization, problem solving, variance resolution/reduction, and continuous improvement projects.
Primary Functions and Duties:
Responsible for providing technical leadership and manufacturing support to achieve production goals
Provide management support including input for employee performance evaluations
Provide frequent positive feedback to employees related to the technical aspects of the job
Proactively address and provide input/solutions to quality or performance variances and problems
Identify opportunities and promote the technical development of employees
Provide pertinent process and equipment training to technical associates in production
Work closely with shift supervisors
Monitor production results and initiate improvements for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), quality, and labor and machine efficiency
Develop purchase specifications for new or revised equipment
Implement standardization of equipment families and tooling
Lead continuous improvement projects
Coordinate necessary equipment maintenance and upgrades
Monitor performance against established metrics/KPIs
Create and help manage visual management systems
Review work orders for manufacturing variances
Coordinate set-up sheet revisions within the cell
Identify and lead projects
Continuously work on value and cost improvements of products and services to reduce costs
Production scheduling and execution
Provide input and assist in executing the production schedule
Actively search for ways to reduce scrap and rejects
Resolve non-conformances and deficiencies by providing corrective and preventative actions to eliminate recurrence
Troubleshoot and provide solutions to technical problems with the existing manufacturing systems, equipment, processes, policies and procedures and makes changes as necessary
Provide a safe clean work environment
Perform lockout/tagout (LOTO) and stop audits
Assist in injury reporting and safety related corrective action and preventative actions (CAPAs)
Knowledge and Experience:
Technical degree or bachelor’s degree in an engineering field (i.e. mechanical or industrial) and/or extensive extrusion experience required.
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite required.
Excellent knowledge of the use of statistics (Minitab, DMAIC, DOE, and Cpk) and Lean or other continuous improvement tools.
Strong communication and leadership skills are critical.
Minimum of three years' experience working in a manufacturing environment.
Experience processing thermal plastics preferred.
Strong project management and organization skills required.
About Teel Plastics
Our business focuses on technology-driven products and new markets with unique product families. We excel in the plastic core, water treatment, cosmetics, disposable medical product, and industrial piping markets. We support our markets with top notch technology, including a full service analytical laboratory. The Laboratory Sampling Products Division continues to develop innovative sampling bag products for new customer uses. In addition, Teel manufactures a custom compounded device for the pest control market through its TeelDAS subsidiary.
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