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JOB ID:: BHJOB8536_9767

Process Engineer:

The Process Engineer coordinates all plastic processing activities to ensure the most efficient, effective and safe manufacturing of quality products by performing the following duties:

Your responsibilities

  • Ensure all assigned machines are operating safely, efficiently and reliably, according to recommended operating guidelines
  • Ensure quality product is being produced at all times and process is optimized to the fullest extent
  • Ensure all raw materials required are available and defect free before being put into machine
  • Make minor repairs to molding machines
  • Assist the Plant Manager in implementing required training for Machine Operators
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are consistently followed
  • Participate in Tool Design Reviews and recommend improvements to optimize molding, setup, and overall manufacturing
  • Analyze and improve existing processes using SPC data, design of experiments, Six Sigma and other methods to improve manufacturing processes for cost reduction, quality improvement to increase efficiencies
  • Troubleshoot molding and manufacturing processes and material issues. Work with internal and external resources to resolve molding and manufacturing issues and implement long term solutions
  • Research, develop and implement manufacturing process controls, machinery modifications and improvements

About the Company:

A global packaging manufacturer bringing over 60 years of experience is looking to expand their team. They offer a competitive benefits package in addition to a lot of growth opportunity. Many of their products dominate the consumer marketplace in both household and food products. Their primary processes include both injection molding and blow molding. They operate in over 30 countries, have 100+ plants and over 10,000 employees. 

Location: Iowa City, IA

Iowa City is the 5th largest city in the state of Iowa. They are located just south of Cedar Rapids and have a population near 75,000. In 2008, Forbes Magazine named Iowa City as the second-best small metropolitan area for doing business in the United States. Being a college town, with the University of Iowa situated center city, it has a lot of collegiate spirit and big city offerings. History buffs will enjoy the plentiful museums and historical sites, geologists can forage the Devonian Fossil Gorge and outdoor enthusiasts can play on the various trails, recreational centers and Literary walks. Iowa City prides itself on having multiple golf courses as well as waterways to entertain.

Your competencies and qualifications:



  • BS in Engineering with 2 years plastics processing experience or AS in Engineering with 5 years plastics processing experience.


  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Proven ability to successfully train technical and other non-exempt personnel
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Effective time management and task/project prioritization with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Proficient with computer applications (e.g. Power Point, Excel, Access)

They offer the following benefits:

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs
  • Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by Company
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
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