May 14, 2019

Manufacturing Process Engineer (Foam Sheet Extrusion)

  • Tekni-Plex
  • Blauvelt, NY, USA
Pharmaceutical

Job Description

 

Division: Specialty

Business Unit: Liners

Department:

Location: Blauvelt

Virtual Position: No

Shift:

Union Position: No

Hiring Manager: Scott McLachlan

HR Recruiter: D'albenzio Ana, Fred Kirschbaum

Who is Tekni-Plex?
    
We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer

technology, Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in

critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical

devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your

kitchen.

Why Work for us?

With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee

Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the

opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are

challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and

make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future.

Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees

who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!

What is the position where you can add value?

Tri-Seal (A Tekni-Plex Company) in Blauvelt, NY is searching for a

Manufacturing Process Engineer (Foam Sheet Extrusion) for its 1st shift

(8:00 am – 5:00 pm). Process Engineers are responsible for using

engineering principles, team facilitation skills, and statistical process

control tools to measure and improve key processes integral to the

manufacturing of sealing gaskets, pressure sensitive and induction seal

closure liners for packaging within the pharmaceutical, medical, food and

specialty items industries. Identifies key processes and develops

relevant metrics to ensure process variables are quantified and within

control. Identifies and conducts projects and facilitates cross

functional improvement teams to improve manufacturing efficiency and

reduce variability.

What will you do?

• Is competent and supports the companies ISO standards for Product Safety 22000, Product Quality 15378 and HACCP.
• Participate actively on the plant-wide safety team.
• Implement lean manufacturing principles.  Facilitates cross functional improvement teams with the objective of implementing lean manufacturing principles.    
• Identify, propose and execute projects to improve efficiency. Prepares proposals & reports and executes planned projects, including,determining time frames, funding, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of projects.
• Work directly with machine operators to identify needs and develop solutions; work with Maintenance on equipment modifications and preventative /predictive maintenance to ensure reliability.
• Identify, propose and execute projects to improve customer satisfaction, through performance and product reliability.  Develops / improves product reliability, performance consistency and cost effectiveness.
• Provide manufacturing information to other departments, such as finance and human resources.
• Develop thorough knowledge of all manufacturing processes and equipment; monitor and assess all equipment performance; develop requirements and participate in CER development for new/modified equipment.
• Statistically evaluate process parameters; assess impacts of material changes to efficiency and process integrity. Reduce scrap levels and increase yields.
• Develop strategies for process improvement and evaluate impact of such changes; actively participate in all root cause analysis and process improvement efforts.
• Be the plant liaison for trials and participate in all associated meetings and activities to ensure success.
• Evaluate and modify ERP system routers based on actual performance.
• Participate in customer complaint system with the goals of prevention of future occurrences and complaint avoidance.
• Report any non-conformances or Product Safety risks to immediate supervisor.
• Perform work at a level that ensures quality of this position’s work meets or exceeds internal and customer specifications.
• Identify and correct if possible any identified quality issues in the department.
• Perform other duties that may be assigned.
    
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What skills do you bring to the role?

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

preferred, or other related industrial technology, or 5+ years of

experience in related field of plastics extrusion. Previous experience in

foam sheet extrusion a plus.
• Minimum 5 years of manufacturing experience preferred for

manufacturing of packaging materials within food, pharma, and healthcare

a plus. 
• Demonstrated capability to lead cross functional work teams in

the implementation of process improvements that yield bottom line

results.
• Experience in the implementation of statistical process control

and/or lean manufacturing principles within a fast paced manufacturing

environment. 
• Engineering/Manufacturing Procedure writing and auditing

experience.
• Capable of learning and complying with FDA/GMP regulations and

ISO audits.
• Experience in the implementation of Statistical Process Control

within a manufacturing environment.
• Lean, Six Sigma, 8D, Zero Defect, Kaizen, Kan Ban, Single Minute

Exchange Die [SMED] background
• High volume manufacturing experience.
• Language Skills: Good English communication skills, both verbal

and written. Spanish speaking skills a plus.    

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to

provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment. 

Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that

Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help

you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards

programs include:


We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare

benefits which include:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision
• Life and Disability
• 401(k) and Match
• Wellness Program including EAP
• Pay for Performance philosophy

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:  EEO is the Law  & EEO is the Law Supplement.

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Job Requirements

What skills do you bring to the role?

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

preferred, or other related industrial technology, or 5+ years of

experience in related field of plastics extrusion. Previous experience in

foam sheet extrusion a plus.
• Minimum 5 years of manufacturing experience preferred for

manufacturing of packaging materials within food, pharma, and healthcare

a plus. 
• Demonstrated capability to lead cross functional work teams in

the implementation of process improvements that yield bottom line

results.
• Experience in the implementation of statistical process control

and/or lean manufacturing principles within a fast paced manufacturing

environment. 
• Engineering/Manufacturing Procedure writing and auditing

experience.
• Capable of learning and complying with FDA/GMP regulations and

ISO audits.
• Experience in the implementation of Statistical Process Control

within a manufacturing environment.
• Lean, Six Sigma, 8D, Zero Defect, Kaizen, Kan Ban, Single Minute

Exchange Die [SMED] background
• High volume manufacturing experience.
• Language Skills: Good English communication skills, both verbal

and written. Spanish speaking skills a plus.    

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to

provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment. 

Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that

Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help

you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards

programs include:


We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare

benefits which include:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision
• Life and Disability
• 401(k) and Match
• Wellness Program including EAP
• Pay for Performance philosophy

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:  EEO is the Law  & EEO is the Law Supplement.

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