Extrusion Process Engineer
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Jun 22

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: St. Joseph, IA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4162295

Position Title: Extrusion Process Engineer

Company: Publicly traded company with a history of serving their customers for over 150 years. They are a proprietary manufacturer of a wide range of plastic products including liners, equipment, labels, pouches, etc. for both the food and beverage, consumer good, and medical markets. They are continuing to grow and have a strong global presence.
They are innovative and staying competitive in the advances of new technology with sustainable resources.
Your unique role with the company: You are responsible for providing technical support to operations on efficiency and cost reduction projects.
  • Reduce Internal Waste
  • Optimize Run Conditions for Production Equipment
  • New Product Implementation
  • Capital Projects
  • The Extrusion Process Engineer is a hands on technical position with a broad responsibility. Working with the plant managers and shift managers, you will develop and improve Standard Operating Procedures for all production runs.
  • This position will lead process set up teams and drive improvement in product quality, efficiency and change over times. You will utilize continuous improvement/lean manufacturing to optimize manufacturing processes and systems. Through strong data collection, analytical problem solving methodologies, you will identify patterns, gaps, trends, root causes and other opportunities for improvement.  You will also help in creating manufacturing standards and a continuous improvement culture so we are looking for a strong leader who can inspire others.
  • You are responsible for continuous improvement in safety, quality and cost in the manufacturing of a wide range of products, your major responsibilities being:
We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • 401K with company match
  • Full Health Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Very Low turn-over & stable work environment
  • Entrepreneurial culture where you have the room to create and innovate
  • Providing a competitive base salary
  • Incentives and solid benefits that include a great healthcare plan
  • Company sponsored outings and Holiday Party
 Location: Southern Iowa/Missouri Border
  • A town rich in history going back to the coal mining and railroad days.
  • U.S. News and World Report has ranked Iowa as the number one state in the nation in their Best States Ranking.
  • Small-town community with a good public-school system and a community college along with recreational opportunities.
 What the company is looking for: 
  • Minimum 1 years of work experience
  • BSME or Industrial Engineering
  • Lean Six Sigma Training
  • CAD knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of film extrusion processes and web handling equipment
  • Working knowledge of various software tools including MS Office Products and ERP systems.
  • Proven results in driving process improvement standards and culture
  • A passion for continuous personal and professional improvement
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