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PET Process Engineering Manager – Lawrenceburg, IN

Position Overview:

The Process Engineer is responsible for the coordination and execution of process improvement projects within Precision Concepts’ PET plants in order to better meet the safety, efficiency, uptime and reliability goals for the company.  The successful candidate must have experience processing ISBM (Injection Stretch Blow Machines) for PET platforms, including Nissei single stage (70DPH, 70DPW), Aoki, and SIPA (SP80 & SP50) machinery. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with manufacturing teams to ensure production personnel understand product launch requirements and take necessary steps to ensure successful launch.
  • Ensure a proper hand-off between launch activities and the continued monitoring of production processes.
  • Serve as the on-site expert in addressing PET bottle processing issues / opportunities and a key member of the site leadership team, highlighting process opportunity improvement for continuous improvement.
  • Conduct process training for all Process Technicians.
  • Using key performance indicators, identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement in quality, uptime, waste, and product portfolio.
  • Conduct equipment process capability studies.  Develop action plans to address deficiencies in equipment capabilities to better align with customer requirements.
  • Design, fabricate (through the use of internal and external resources), and install equipment retrofit/process improvement projects to improve uptime and quality as well as reduce waste.
  • Prepare, submit, obtain approval, and implement assigned capital projects. Manage inside and outside resources for implementation of these projects to ensure completion on-time and within budget.
  • Prepare and implement Installation and Operational Qualification (IQ/OQ) protocols for new equipment installation validation.
  • Prepare equipment specification documents and lead negotiations for new equipment purchases.
  • Provide input for annual capital budget preparation.
  • Develop and maintain engineering drawings.
  • Assist in the development and execution of preventive and predictive maintenance systems for equipment.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience processing ISBM (Injection Stretch Blow Machines) for PET platforms, including Nissei single stage (70DPH, 70DPW), Aoki, and SIPA (SP80 & SP50) machinery. 
  • 4-year technical degree preferably in mechanical or manufacturing engineering with a specialization in process engineering, equipment design, and fabrication.
  • Prior experience working closely with and/or leading maintenance technicians.
  • Strong Project Management skills with experience in the use of Lean Six Sigma tools.
  • Comfortable working the majority of the time on the production floor in a fast-paced manufacturing environment – this is not a full-time desk job.
  • Demonstrated superior communication, teamwork and organizational skills.
  • SMRP certification a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to personnel and process safety.
  • Strong overall knowledge of equipment and new technology in industry to maintain production.
  • Must be familiar with CMMS software.
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lawrenceburg Indiana

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