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PET Process Engineer

ALPLA INC. / Iowa City / Iowa / United States / Mechanical Engineering

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

Education/Experience:

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

Qualification/Skills:

  • 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)

We offer

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition Programs
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short Term, Long Term and Life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

Contact person
Julie Underwood, Human Resources

ALPLA INC.
2258 Heinz Road, 52240 Iowa City, United States
T +1 (319) 337 8064, www.alpla.com

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