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Process Engineer

Company: Intertape Polymer Group (IPG)
Location: Danville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (IPG) is an acknowledged leader in the packaging industry. Leveraging its advanced manufacturing and technologies, extensive research and development capabilities and a comprehensive strategic acquisition program, the company believes it has assembled the broadest and deepest range of products in the industry. IPG is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of a variety of paper and film based pressure sensitive and water activated tapes, polyethylene and specialized polyolefin films, and complementary packaging systems for industrial and retail use. Additionally, IPG is a leader in the woven coated fabrics industry. Its performance products, including tapes and cloths, are designed for demanding aerospace, automotive and industrial applications and are sold to a broad range of industry/specialty distributors, retail stores and large end-users in diverse industries. For more information visit our website at: .

Position Purpose: A Process Engineer will have demonstrated technical capability to achieve success in a multi-faceted manufacturing environment. The position demands a mature individual capable of working within a team on technical/operational projects that involve a broad range of equipment, materials, and procedural issues. A Process Engineer will have proven talents in: written/verbal communications; logical thought processes; project design and management; working effectively as a member of a team; and recognizing potential problems and providing means for avoiding the problems.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Perform assignments under a reasonable level of supervision.
  • Perform laboratory testing as required for evaluation of new materials and products.
  • Investigate and recommend equipment and processes for manufacture of new products.
  • Assist in the development and scale-up of new products.
  • Support, investigate and provide remedies for manufacturing process problems.
  • As required, establish working relationships with outside personnel to meet project objectives.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge and understanding of current products, processes, equipment, and procedures.
  • Utilizes engineering tools (FMEA, Control Plans, 5S, etc.) to support efficient area operations.
  • Maintain adequate records and orderly files on all assigned projects.
  • Assist maintenance department with evaluations of equipment problems and design requirements of all equipment.
  • Assist as needed on environmental compliance projects as they relate to the process function.
  • Assist in training of production personnel and creation of supporting documents.
  • Work with operating personnel to reduce waste generation.
  • Demonstrates practical problem-solving abilities using engineering tools.
  • Maintains a level of trust and credibility within and between departments.
  • Prioritizes work to focus on important problems/issues.
  • Communicates clearly, efficiently, and professionally with others in the organization.
  • Maintains sufficient knowledge of safety and environmental regulations as they may pertain to work assignments.
  • Completes work assignments in a timely manner.
  • Willingly provides consultative services to other departments as needed.
  • Monitors and evaluates processes for environmental regulations compliance. Essential Skills and Experience
    • Minimum B.S. Engineering, Chemistry or Physical Sciences curriculum. Strong preference given to Chemical Engineering degree. Will consider a non-degreed candidate with a minimum of five years practical experience in related manufacturing field and a proven history of accomplishments and increasing job responsibilities.
    • Excellent problem-solving capability, initiative and both verbal and written communication skills.
    • Creative mindset with attention to detail of process, product and material design.
    • Solid understanding of machining/fabrication and fluid systems - fans, pumps, pneumatics & hydraulics.
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project).
    • Good organizational skills including ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
    • Experience with paper or web converting, coating and/or packaging is desired.
    • Experience in plastic film processing experience is a plus.

Keywords: Intertape Polymer Group (IPG), Danville , Process Engineer, Engineering , Danville, Virginia

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