PTi is always seeking highly trained and dedicated individuals to join its workforce. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Process Engineer/Technician 

Company

PTi is a leading manufacturer of world class single screw plastic extrusion equipment for applications in mono- and co-extrusion sheet and foam sheet, pipe, profile, compounding, fiber and reclaim. With installations in over 20 countries, PTi continues to successfully supply extrusion equipment to industries in packaging, construction, automotive, lawn & garden, office products, sign & display, appliances and much more.

Description

The Process Engineer position is responsible for start-up, operation and troubleshooting of sheet extrusion systems for wound, inline thermoformed or cut to length applications including travel to customer site for start-up and installation of lines.
This position reports to the Applications & Technology Manager.

Duties include:

  • Complete installation of extrusion lines (mechanically and utilities), hot torquing of adapters/downstream components, filling of water cooling systems and bleeding air from various systems etc.
  •  Initial set-up of line prior to running material including safety checks.  
  • Setting of process set points for particular materials including PET, PP, PS, PE, PLA, etc. and establishing stable processing conditions.
  • Develop and lead process initiatives at customers site to improve quality and output
  • Develop and conduct training programs for Line Operators and Process Technicians
  • Work with plant process groups to improve technical capabilities
  • Logging/archiving of process data from start-ups and service trips onto PTi server
  • Required travel: 50-75%
  • Miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned

Requirements

  • 5-10 years' relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in engineering and manufacturing
  • Good working knowledge of plastic processing set points (temperature, pressures, line speeds) for various materials.
  • Hands on individual, ability to operate sheet extrusion system.
  • Reliability Engineering skills
  • Understanding of polymer behavior and processes
  • Experience working with machinery
  • Training experience
  • Strong knowledge of Engineering principles
  • Good verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Computer skills (work processing, spreadsheets, etc.)

Drug & Alcohol screen and background checks are conditions of employment.  Competitive wage and benefits package:  Family Health Insurance, Prescription, Dental & Vision, Short Term, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, 401K, Profit Sharing, Education, Paid Leave. EOE.  


Benefits

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Options 
    • Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
    • 401K and Profit Sharing

PTi offers an excellent compensation package for the right candidate.To be considered for this position, please provide us with your salary history/expectations when applying, email your resume to [email protected]