2018-09-13

Process Engineer, Lean Manufacturing
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Sep 13

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Mansfield, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4167479

Process Engineer – Plastics Manufacturing, Lean

Company – My client is a recognized international leader in the plastics industry and has been in business for over several decades and are truly dedicated to driving innovation, quality, and sustainable products. They continue to pioneer new solutions to the industry and are made up of legacy leaders in the business for you to learn and grow from. Their core products are used in applications for food, beverage, and specialty markets. They have several locations throughout the US  and continue to grow year over year.

They appreciate their employees by offering:
  • Great base salaries, bonus, rewarding benefits, vacation, and more
  • An environment that supports and promotes growth and upward mobility
  • Rewarding and impactful opportunity to be a direct decision maker during this period of change
 
Your role in the organization:
As the Process Engineer you will be the Subject Matter Expert for process improvement implementation and Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement initiatives through project management. This role is a hybrid of process excellence, a project manager, and a CI engineer and you will be an integral part of coordinating cross functional teams and training on the floor. This is a very impactful role, we need an expert in identifying and implementing proven solutions, as well as a leader who can be hands on with training, driving change, and a Continuous Improvement culture among the team. You will be responsible for cost savings, product and process development, root cause, and corrective action. This role will report to the Plant Manager of a 200 person facility.  
 
To be successful in this role:
  • Technical degree in Engineering or similar – Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, etc.
  • Plastics manufacturing experience – Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Thermoforming, Extrusion, Converting, etc.
  • Automotive, Packaging, Medical Device, Consumer Goods industries or similar
  • 2+ years in a manufacturing environment, hands on manufacturing, process, or CI related roles
  • 1+ years in using LEAN Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement or Six Sigma methodologies in a manufacturing environment – Green Belt or higher is a plus
  • Experience in hands on implementation, bring part of a culture change is a plus
 
Location – This position will be based in one of their largest facilities in Northeastern Ohio, in between Mansfield and Akron. This area of Ohio is known for a reasonably low cost of living, with great Universities nearby like Ohio State, Akron, and Cleveland so great for growing families. If you like space and being outdoors, this area is in beautiful country suburbs with year activities like hunting, golf, boating, skiing, and much more.
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