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Process Technician

Company: Sonoco
Location: Franklin Park
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHours: Mon-Fri 6am - 2pm Pay: $26.69--35.42/hour Work as a hands-on engineer to continuously improve our process, products and systems in a safe and efficient manner to meet and exceed our goals for safety, quality, and productivity. Direct and coordinate the process control of both thermoforming and extrusion equipment to ensure the manufacturing processes is in control, operating at maximum efficiencies, and that the extruded roll stock and thermoformed product meets or exceeds the customer requirements for quality and service.Day to day responsibilities will include:Develop and implement process control measurements for extrusion and thermoforming equipment.Analyze and interpret the process control data to implement changes that result in improvements in quality. Continuous monitoring of process conditions to insure the efficiency is maintained and the quality standards are maintained. Performance measured with specific KPI''s.Provide leadership and training to operators and lead technicians in the process control systems.Summarize and interpret quality data and determine the critical process conditions that impact the part quality.Determine test equipment and processes necessary to measure product specification and material performance with respect to the machine process conditionsDevelop root cause analysis for plant processing problems and implement corrective action process controls.Determine the time required, the amount of data to collect and analyze, and the procedures necessary to meet process control of both thermoforming and extrusion equipment.Manage and coordinate through documentation and equipment performance tracking the most efficient processes, recipes, and material conditions to meet quality and production efficiency KPI''s.This position is in our Plastics facility in Franklin Park, ILEducation - 4 Year Engineering DegreeExperience - 4 years hands on plastic process engineering, Six Sigma experience, Black Belt Certification a plusPreferred Experience - 6+ years hands on process engineering in a plastics plant. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plusMechanical knowledge and aptitude for plastic processing equipment.Knowledge of analysis tools: Six Sigma: Control Charting, Root Cause Analysis, Scatter Plotting, Fishbone Analysis, Pareto Analysis, SPC.Ability and desire to work hands on in a 24-hour 7 day a week plastics manufacturing plant.Self-starter: motivated and ambitious to pursue change and implement improvements, with the ability to document that success, without the need for daily specific directions.We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected pany DescriptionSonoco is a $5 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products and packaging supply chain services. When collaborating with our customers, we leverage our deep knowledge of material science, our i6 Innovation ProcessTM, and our industry-leading packaging and services portfolio to create impactful customized solutions that build stronger brands.We produce packaging for many of the world''s most recognized brands, in markets such as appliances and electronics, automotive, beverages, confection, construction, converted paperboard, fresh and natural food, frozen and refrigerated food, shaving, home, lawn and garden, medical/pharmaceutical, pet care, powdered beverages, recycling and snacks.Sonoco''s operations consist of our global consumer packaging businesses (rigid paper and closures, flexibles and plastics); our display and packaging division (high-impact retail displays and packaging supply chain management); our industrial businesses (tubes and cores, reels and spools, uncoated recycled paperboard and Sonoco Recycling, one of the world''s largest recyclers); and our Protective Solutions division (custom-designed protective, temperature-assurance and retail security packaging solutions and highly engineered components).From our headquarters in Hartsville, S.C., and more than 300 operations in 33 countries, we serve customers in 85 nations.

Keywords: Sonoco, Chicago , Process Technician, Professions , Franklin Park, Illinois

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