Texas manufacturing recruitment firm seeks a Process Engineer with thermoforming

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and quality assurance recruitment and placement. One of our clients, an international leader in plastic consumer products, is currently recruiting for a dynamic Process Engineer with thermoforming plastics experience.

Responsibilities:

  • The Process Engineer will define the processes for manufacture of thermoforming products.
  • Implement process improvements in unison with design engineers and operations.
    • Maintain new technological development in robotics & automation as well as thermoforming and design of machinery.
    • Research and suggest manufacturing processes, methods or equipment in order to optimize production and reduce costs.
  • Qualify parts and processes with SPC.
  • Develop and maintain strong functional relationships across multidisciplinary teams to anticipate future manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensure robust manufacturability is achieved on all new production introduction.
  • Make sure all processes achieve company goals with respect to quality, cost and delivery.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering. Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering preferred.
  • 5+ years experience as a process engineer with plastics, thermoforming process ideal.
  • Lean manufacturing expertise
  • Continuous process improvement, Kaizen experience