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Mechanical Process/Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: Qualified Staffing
Location: Dalton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Chemical/ Polymer EngineerDuties and Requirements of the Job:middot; Applies and improves processes such as material and material processing validation, design validation and 7-step problem solving.middot; Utilizes the tools and techniques for material characterization, material testing, non-destructive testing, mechanical and physical properties measurement, simulation and statistical data analysis which are required to enable higher quality decision making.middot; Leads investigation of material and material processing problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.middot; Run trials with new materials, processes, and Design of Experiments.middot; Scale up new extruded products, with involvement in tooling, material selection and material development.middot; Optimize polymer formulations to better suit requirements of established and new extruded products.middot; Optimizing the extrusion process from design to product launch and continual improvementmiddot; Work with the plant team to document process requirements and parameters to assure equipment and work cell team are capable of commercial production.middot; Implementation of SOP's (standard operating procedures) Includes standardized work, workplace organization, quality, and process specifications.middot; Coordinate continuous improvement and production process efforts.middot; Coordinate all applicable product testing verification and ongoing validation to meet product specifications as well as comply with applicable local and governmental regulations.middot; Complete time studies to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements.middot; Makes decisions in the areas of material and material processing selection and development, qualification, and inspection that impact product quality, reliability, durability, and capability.Training, Knowledge and Experience (May Be Required or Preferred, at the discretion of the hiring team)middot; BS Chemical Engineering, BS Polymer Science, BS Chemistry, BS Plastics Engineering, or similar.middot; 2 years of functional and HANDS-ON process engineering experience within polymer extrusion processes such as sheet, cast film, profile, pipe, decking, fence.middot; Experience setting up SOP's.middot; 2 years of experience modifying polymer formulations and managing trials.middot; 1 years of experience testing polymer materials to ensure they meet specifications.middot; 2 years of experience with Continuous Improvement tools such as lean manufacturing, Kaizen, Lean 6 Sigma or GEMBAmiddot; 2 years of functional and HANDS-ON process engineering experience preferred.middot; Relocation package will be offered to the successful candidate.Working Conditions:middot; Occasionally lifts and / or carries up to 50 pounds.middot; Maneuvers in, around, under and about factory and / or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis.middot; Some of work time is spent sitting, standing, walking, lifting, and bending.middot; Works within a manufacturing, office and laboratory setting and may be exposed to heat, cold and fumes/chemicals.middot; May be required to travel to other sites or customer sites as needed.middot; PPE is to be worn as needed.Benefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountPaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:10 hour shift8 hour shiftOvertimeEducation:Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)INDDal

Keywords: Qualified Staffing, Chattanooga , Mechanical Process/Continuous Improvement Engineer, Engineering , Dalton, Tennessee

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