Process Engineer
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Mar 31

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

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4149067

Process Engineer – Thermoforming, Extrusion
Company:  My client is a leading manufacturer and a recognized leader in their marketplace of high quality, rigid plastic containers to the agricultural, growers, and retail markets. They supply their manufacturing sites with the latest, state-of-the-art technology, for injection molding, blow molding, co-extrusion and thermoforming. They have been in business for nearly 10 years, made up of several companies by growth through acquisition, several manufacturing sites in the US, but have legacy experts with over 100 years in the business! They continue to stay innovative in their product offerings, use several different materials, and are dedicated to using renewable and environmentally friendly resources. This is an exciting time for them as they bring on new leaders and look to reestablish themselves and their niche in the marketplace.
  • Company is committed to the growth of the organization and is willing to invest money back into the company and the team
  • Impactful opportunity with autonomy and the ability to make a difference
  • Innovative solutions, advanced technology, and excellent customer service
  • Company is supported by a strong culture of core values that drive individual contribution, team work, empowerment, growth, and leadership
  • They offer generous base salaries, bonus, 401K and benefits
Your unique role with the company will be the Subject Matter Expert in process optimization in the thermoforming and sheet extrusion process from material selection, quality improvements, tooling optimization and upgrading/validating equipment. This position is highly visible, will be responsible for several locations and will collaborate often with Corporate, Engineering, Quality, Sales and Customers. You will be tasked with implementing policies and procedures that drive individual performance and a continuous improvement mentality. We need a problem solver, capable of truly diagnosing process issues and finding a proven solution as it relates to the equipment and technology.  
Background Profile:
  • 7+ years experience in process optimization preferably thermoforming, vacuum forming, extrusion, injection molding, or blow molding
  • Technical degree preferred but will consider equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in problem resolution on the manufacturing floor and driving efficiencies
  • Advanced experience with driving process improvement and continuous improvement
This position is located in Northeast, OH and is commutable from several well established cities like Mentor, Cleveland, and Akron. These are great cities with strong economies, all relatively close to Lake Erie which allows for great access to a beautiful area in the summertime along the lake. Mentor was actually ranked in the top 100 best places to live. With great schools and several major Universities it is a great place to raise a family.
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