Milwaukee WI
Date Posted

Process Engineer - Extrusion

Essential Functions:

  • Lead the product development and testing phase from the Extrusion floor.
  • Research new technologies and assist in developing business plan to implement.
  • Train new department hires on specific department processes, practices, and repairs.
  • Recommend any additional training programs needed for co-workers.
  • Make recommendation to Senior Manufacturing Manager based on co-worker performance.
  • Report to the Senior Manufacturing Manager any machine/equipment deficiencies/breakdowns, etc.
  • Ensure that all process parameters are maintained within the specification limits.
  • Follow all instructions and direction set forth by Senior Manufacturing Manager
  • Follow all instructions to maintain inventory control and cycle counts
  • Have good communication with all department personnel
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area.
  • Communicate all quality and/or process issues to Senior Manufacturing Manager and other necessary support departments.
  • Make recommendations for improvement to Senior Manufacturing Manager

Key Competencies

  • Thorough understanding of extrusion and punch processing, generally accepted manufacturing principles, with ability to document non-conformances.
  • Ability to operate, effectively and efficiently, all Extruders and Punches
  • Ability to analytically evaluate all department processes for optimum efficiency
  • Self motivated.
  • Ability to clearly write work instructions, processes, and training documents.
  • Ability to access and use MES and ERP software.
  • Ability to read and interpret shop orders.
  • Visually inspect product for quality and take necessary measurements.
  • Understand and perform basic maintenance with extrusion equipment when needed.
  • Understanding of inventory and impact of cycle counting on company records.

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