PURPOSE: The Process Optimization and Product Development Engineer will help drive new products for growth and build on the overall strength of the process team at this specialty paper manufacturing operation in the Midwest. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Embrace Safety as a value in all activities.
High Energy team player who leaves their EGO at the door.
Coordinate efforts with vendors to implement new technologies, reliability improvements, production optimization and equipment operation.
Develop new procedures with all stakeholder input to facilitate proper process or equipment operation after modification or upgrades.
Works independently on highly complex assignments or forms project teams as needed depending on the project scope.
Off machine coater optimization and trials
Stock prep efficiency and capacity
Paper machine improvements
Product development concept to commercialization
B.S. Paper Science, Chemical Engineering, or related engineering discipline
4+ years Pulp and Paper industry experience, preferably specialty grades
Creative problem solver who engages all human resources available along with data and theory to arrive at the best solution.
Trained in Manufacturing Excellence and the application of continuous improvement techniques.