PURPOSE: Provide planning and technical support for the Thermoforming & Printing departments. RESPONSIBILITIES:
Apply general engineering principles to develop and implement capital projects that will reduce costs, improve operating efficiency, progress quality, and improve safety. Provide engineering support for new equipment upgrades and special projects in the Thermoforming and Printing departments. Develop project plans and schedules; estimate time and costs; track project progression. Report on project progress, limiting factors and issues, changes in project scope, develop contingency plans, and resolve issues impeding progress. Collaborate with production personnel to develop new projects, identify limiting factors in current projects, and create/maintain relationships. Assist Product Development with engineering support for new product lines. Aid in the testing of process ability of new or advanced resins and inks. Prioritize projects and machine/mold/printer needs. Ability to work individually and within a team environment. Comply with all company Environmental Health and Safety and Department of Health requirements. QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering –OR– equivalent experience required. Willingness and ability to work hands-on to implement projects on equipment. CAD experience (preferably SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD) Strong organizational and communication skills with ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously. Motivation and commitment to continuous improvement Visual acuity of at least 20/50 for distance (corrected or uncorrected) and a minimal near vision ability to read 10 – 12 point font at a distance of 12 – 18 inches. PREFFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Working knowledge of thermoforming and/or printing equipment. Demonstrated hands-on mechanical ability Advanced education (formal or otherwise) in continuous improvement (Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to work around grease, oils, inks, and solvents without adverse reaction. Must have good manual dexterity. Must be able to differentiate color.
Location Lawrence, KS 66049 US (Primary)
Shift Type 1st Shift Category Engineering Career Level General Job Classification Salary Travel None Exemption Type Exempt Education Bachelor’s Degree Salary Range