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Process Engineer 

Description

Scope of the Role:

This position is responsible for design and manufacture of profile extrusion tooling and the development of custom plastic extrusion processes with the objective of improving total quality, material usage and productivity. This position will work closely with the Pexco Engineer Manager, Manufacturing, QC, Materials, and Sales teams to provide leadership, support and training to achieve these common team objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of new projects from start to finish. This includes communicating with internal stakeholders to develop quotation. Understanding of different plastic resins and processing is a must. Must be able to identify the feasibility of the project and research equipment necessary.
  • Design tooling and develop processes for mono and co-extrusion plastic profiles, tubes and secondary fabrication individually or with other process engineers.
  • Lead new tooling development process for the project assigned using hands-on approach to meet customer expectation with quality and on time delivery of samples.

  • Coordinate the tooling needs for new products with Die Development, technicians, Engineer Manager and other involved in producing first article samples.
  • Oversee the tool making activities in the machine shop, ensuring that the tools produced by the machine shop can meet the design criteria and are up to the company's high standard for design and workmanship.
  • Support other department and Pexco sites in their tooling needs. Actively seek ways to improvise process efficiencies by way of redevelopment in the shortest possible lead time and most effective design.
  • Troubleshoot process difficulties on daily basis and support production. Work with Engineer Manager to coordinate a timely response to the need for rebuilding tooling or handling other special tooling needs that cannot be planned for in advance.
  • Work on continual improvement projects to improve efficiencies and reduce scrap.

Other key elements:

  • Follow and support plant and corporate safety policies and initiatives.
  • Plans, develops and coordinates tool development trials.
  • Maintain engineering database and documentation as required.
    Perform other accountabilities as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

Education, Experience, and Skills required:

  • BS in Engineering, 3-5 years of plastics manufacturing experience a plus. Plastic Extrusion die design and process development is a must.
  • 2 years minimum experience in a beginning supervisory position a plus

  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • Must be HANDS-ON and be willing to work on the floor.
  • Must working knowledge with a CAD system, CAD/CAM software and Microsoft office.
  • Must have very good technical understanding of plastic extrusion process, terminology and extrusion tooling.
  • Understanding of plastic materials and ability to research materials.
  • Understand customer requirements and application.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and attention to detail.
  • Task oriented, Strong analytical skills and well organized.
  • Strong interpersonal, excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the Organization.
  • Aptitude to learn and be a strong team player.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  1. Must be HANDS-ON and be willing to work on the floor
  2. Working knowledge of plastic extrusion process, terminology and extrusion tooling
  3. Understand customer requirements and application
  4. Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and attention to detail
  5. Task oriented, Strong analytical skills and well organized
  6. Strong interpersonal, excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the Organization
  7. Aptitude to learn and be a strong team player
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
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Position Process Engineer  
Open Date 7/16/2019  
Location Insultab  
About the Organization Specialty plastics is Pexco's DNA serving the needs of select markets and applications across North America. More than 100 engineering and manufacturing specialists provide consultation, design, and production of plastic parts and finished products to meet a variety of end-use challenges.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia with several manufacturing plants across the United States and Mexico, Pexco is a North American leader in the design and fabrication of specialty plastics products. It provides standard and custom products and components to manufacturers and end-users for a broad range of market applications, including the Medical, Filtration, Lighting, and other Industrial sectors. Pexco offers a full range of design, engineering and fabrication services. It operates six Class 7 & Class 8 medical clean rooms. Pexco meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, and holds ISO 14001, ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820, OHSAS 18001, GMP, AS9100C, ITAR and other registrations and/or certifications for its manufacturing operations.  
EOE Statement Pexco, LLC has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. To assure full implementation of this equal employment policy, we will take steps to
assure that:

a. Persons are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, protected veteran
status, ethnicity, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic
information, age, disability or any other status protected by law and will
be based only on valid job requirements.

b. All other personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers,
layoffs and recall from layoffs, access to training, education, tuition assistance
and social recreation programs are administered without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, protected veteran
status, ethnicity, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic
information, age, disability or any other status protected by law.

c. Employees and applicants shall not be subjected to harassment,
intimidation, threats, coercion or discrimination because they have: (1)
filed a complaint; (2) assisted or participated in an investigation,
compliance review, hearing or any other activity related to the
administration of any federal, state or local law requiring equal
employment opportunity; (3) opposed any act or practice made unlawful
by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity or (4)
exercised any other right protected by federal, state or local law requiring
equal opportunity.
 

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