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Process Engineer

PaperWorks Industries, Inc.
Job Description


 Responsible for reviewing the organization's operating mechanisms, test process effectiveness and ensure that business systems meet operating requirements. Oversees the efficiency and safety of current manufacturing processes and develops new processes to improve manufacturing efficiency and decrease its costs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


· Designs processes and equipment related to the manufacture of paperboard that are cost effective and in keeping with a given budget.

· Evaluates precision and accuracy of production and testing equipment and formulates corrective action plan as necessary.

· Conducts tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

· Determines causes of operating errors and identifies corrective actions.

· Integrates new technologies or environmentally friendly practices into existing processes.

· Provides leadership for personnel assigned to their department.

· Secures the approval of his / her supervisor prior to implementing major changes

· Develops and maintains cooperative working relationship between management and unions.

· Enforces plant rules and safety policies and procedures including housekeeping.

· Is responsible for safety OSHA recordable rate (RCR) for his/her department.

· Performs other duties as deemed necessary by the Assistant General Manager.




· BS or BA in an engineering field or other comparable certification preferred.

· Eighteen months of education and training beyond high school level in a manufacturing field, or a closely related area.

· 2-5 years’ experience in general supervisory role that would include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods.

· Experienced in motivating, developing, and directing people as they work.

· Experienced in inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

· Experienced in looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy.

· Experienced in bringing others together in an effort to reconcile differences

· Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods

· Knowledge of policies and practices involved in personnel/human resource functions.

· Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques

· Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications

· Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

· Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

· Skilled in active listening. Able to listen to what other people are saying and ask questions as appropriate.

· Skilled in identifying complex problems and developing solutions.

· Skilled in determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will productivity.

· Skilled in identifying the key performance indicators of a system and the actions needed to improve or correct performance.

· Able to manage one's own time and the time of others

· Able to adjust actions in relation to others' actions

· Able to persuade others

· Able to apply principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of goods and services.

· Able to determine when important changes have occurred in a system or are likely to occur

· Able to use scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

· Able to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

· Able to identify needs and product requirements in order to create designs

· Able to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).




· Able to speak clearly, so that others understand you

· Able to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

· Able to communicate effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

· Able to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

· Able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)

· Able to navigate ladders and stairs in a safe manner

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