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 

The Process Engineer Technician 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


  • 3-5 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.  


    • 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]