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Berry Global PROCESS IMPROVEMENT ENGINEER in LAWRENCE, Kansas

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT ENGINEER

  • Job ID: 7992

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Location: LAWRENCE, KS

  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Berry Global overview:

Headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.

At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve safety and the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit berryglobal.com

Thermoform Process Improvement Engineer

PURPOSE: To provide planning and technical support for projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead a team of two members to improve output on production lines.

  • Implement process improvements, SOP’s, and PM’s to maximize production.

  • Lead Efforts to implement gram weight reductions and material substitutions.

  • Monitor the daily EFF and MEFF of the lines in a cell.

  • Develop jigs, tooling fixtures and equipment to reduce mold change over times.

  • Determine the proper PM schedules for the specific lines based on the product mix.

  • Determine possible machine upgrades to further improve production.

  • Work with product development on any new projects targeted towards your specific lines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred

  • Experience in plastics processing preferred but not required

  • Must be self-motivated with excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills.

  • Proven troubleshooting abilities.

  • Design experience with 2-D CAD or 3-D Modeling.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently with assistance.

  • Ability to climb ladders or steps regularly.

  • Hearing sufficient to recognize and respond to shouted warnings, alarms or horns.

  • Excellent communication skills utilizing various methods of communication.

  • Able to use both hands for effective manipulation of tools/parts in overhead and awkward positions.

  • Ability to work in dusty/smoky environment on a regular basis.

  • Must have the ability to be on-call for any shift as necessary.

  • Able to stand/walk for 7 hours of an 8-hour shift.

  • Able to work overhead or in awkward positions on a frequent basis.

    1. Visual acuity of at least 20/50 for distance (corrected or uncorrected) and a minimal near vision ability to read 10 – 12 point font at a distance of 12 – 18 inches.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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