PaperWorks Industries

  • Flexo Printing Process Engineer

    Job Locations US-NY-Baldwinsville
    Job ID 2018-1538
    Category
    Maintenance & Engineering
  • Overview

    Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, PaperWorks Industries is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications.


    Our purpose is clear. To deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all.


    At PaperWorks, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards. Product certifications include the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.

    Summary

    The Process Engineer designs, develops, implements, and modifies production processes, procedures and equipment for safe, cost effective and efficient operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Establish, optimize and maintain process parameters; reduce process variation and improve process capabilities by applying scientific principles; apply quality/engineering tools including FMEAs, statistical analysis, DOEs and industry best practices.
    • Write specifications and performance requirements for flexo printing process
    • Evaluate alternatives, obtain quotations and make recommendations for tooling, process improvement, and equipment needs
    • Train personnel on processing techniques and parameters, use of process monitoring, troubleshooting, root cause analysis techniques, and problem resolution
    • Support and provide technical expertise for new graphic initiatives/projects
    • Works with press teams and technical facilitators to ensure press tooling is available and maintained
    • Works with press crews to develop clear understanding of Flexo print required attributes such as Dot Gain, Density and Delta E (DE), values and to improve efficiency of make ready procedures
    • Coordinates with other departments to optimize scheduling, make ready times, and CI improvements
    • Lead process improvement projects related to safety, quality, and productivity issues
    • Support new product development projects representing manufacturing requirements including design and process feasibility
    • Work with the operations and maintenance teams to implement PM measures to ensure equipment is well maintained for safe and reliable operation to meet product specifications
    • Utilize process monitoring systems and statistical process control to establish predictive quality yield
    • Support continuous improvement efforts to improve safety, quality, productivity, scrap reduction, cost reduction and attainment of company profitability goals

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in packaging science or engineering, preferably mechanical or manufacturing from an accredited institution
    • Three (3) years of experience with flexo printing.
    • Ability to read and interpret information, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal, teambuilding and leadership skills
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables and implement solutions to correct
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook, powerpoint, Microsoft Project)
    • Must be detail oriented, organized and energetic

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