Lakeville MN
United States
Flexible Packaging
Date Posted

Process Engineer

Primary Purpose and Function:

To produce excellent quality bags going to The Customer, following guidelines, provided by The Customer and to meet efficiency targets with minimal waste.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Load rolls of material on to the bag making machine
  2. Adjust machine for efficiencies and quality
  3. Record daily production
  4. Enter finished goods into system

Knowledge and Skill:

  1. Excellent math skills – mandatory (formulas)
  2. Documentation (production, quality sheets)
  3. Computer
  4. Mechanical skills – mandatory
  5. Trouble-shoot
  6. Multi-task
  7. Leadership
  8. Attention to detail

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with crew members and supervision, and delegate tasks accordingly.


Responsible for own work plus co-ordinates the work of others, but without supervisory responsibilities. Other responsibilities include;

  1. Run machine and fine tune
  2. Checking score mark positions, drum finger pressure, position of drum finger, back clamp opening cam, cut-off speed, print movement
  3. Set timing on gripper release cam, set tail bar timing, draw rollers, forwarding rollers, score blades, gusset wheels, P.I.V. for proper length
  4. Set-up liner and laminator, bag carrier
  5. Assist other Operators on setups, while maintaining own machine
  6. Adjust Weber’s for optimum run speeds and quality
  7. Play a main role in problem solving issues with jobs
  8. Be available on off shifts for any extreme issues with Weber’s.
  9. Quality check
  10. Production report
  11. Make bags by hand
  12. Understanding the concepts of Lamination

Initiative and Creativity:

Limited freedom to act because the work usually follows standardized practices and procedures and unusual problems are referred to the supervisor. Independent judgment is required regularly but these instances in which it is used have limits and conditions.

Reporting Relationships:

This position reports to the Bag and Pouch Supervisor.

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