Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Process Engineer – Molding

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. One of our clients, a leading plastics company, seeks a process engineer with Sidel blow molding experience as follows.

Position: Plastic Process Manager

Position Description:

Successful candidate will be responsible for the processing of product in our Sidel area. This includes working with our Maintenance Department to change over, set up, program, process in and run machines to meet and exceed safety, quality and efficiency standards.

This position will be responsible for development and instruction of a detailed Sidel Machine Operator training program.

Position Requirements:

  • The successful candidate MUST have 5-8 years of experience processing high quality bottles on Sidel Blow Mold equipment, specifically SB02 and SB04.
  • Experience on Sidel SBO 2/3 (experience on SBO4 is desirable but not required)
  • Ability to teach and train others
  • Hands-on, shop floor vs office technical
  • Sense of urgency
  • Flexibility to report to work on an off-shift on an emergency basis as needed
  • Ability to recommend improvements to machine performance and efficiency
  • Preventative Maintenance experience a plus
  • Ability to trouble-shoot problems and recommend improvements to reduce unplanned downtime
  • Safety orientation
  • Strong verbal communication skills

It would be beneficial for the successful candidate to have processing experience on other PET and HDPE equipment platforms