Process Engineer

Position Description

Job Summary

Do you enjoy developing and improving plastic extrusion processes and maximizing production yields and quality, while minimizing waste and cost?   If you have a desire to work with a company focused on your personal and professional development, you could be a great fit for the Process Engineer position we have open in our Akron, OH facility.  This position identifies and recommends changes or upgrades to equipment, work methods and practices, or other aspects of the process to improve efficiency and utilization of resources including labor, energy and raw materials.  It also identifies process bottlenecks and devises solutions to resolve.  Provides engineering support to maintain, evaluate and improve processes in a continuous and complex manufacturing environment. Provides support to Production to ensure they accomplish production goals.  Communicates and coordinates with supervisors, managers, and operators to continually improve manufacturing processes by minimizing waste, while still maintaining quality and safety.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in engineering discipline required.  Minimum of 5 years experience in plastics extrusion processing, equipment and tooling.  High level of material knowledge specifically thermoplastics required.  Working knowledge with CAD/CAM software.  Ability to think strategically and to plan creatively to accelerate project timelines.

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Process Engineer

Location: Akron

Posting Date: 10/15/2020

Job Code: 582846

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