Sr. Process Engineer

Mundelein, IL 60060

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Hd81063119 Compensation: 105000

Job Description

Title:  Senior Process Engineer

Location:  Mundelein, IL



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

Provide technical support to maintain safety, as well as improve and optimize manufacturing operations and processes within a flexible materials manufacturing facility.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains Safety as the number one priority in conducting daily responsibilities, responding to production crew needs, and developing and implementing process improvements for quality, waste and productivity improvement.
  • Supports the World Class Operations Management implementation as an active participant on teams and/or pillars.
  • Investigates causes of ongoing process, quality, production efficiency and high waste problems.  Then develops solutions using problem solving techniques.
  • Trains machine operators on new equipment installations, modifications, and new operating procedures.
  • Maintains standard operating conditions system which ensures consistent manufacturing equipment processing conditions.
  • Works with plant BPI resources to ensure technical support resources are always available to production.
  • Works with manufacturing supervisors, production crews, and maintenance to troubleshoot manufacturing problems and develop corrective actions to eliminate the return of those problems
  • Participates in the evaluation of projects and waivers to aid in the effective scheduling and necessary product development coverage to minimize the risk of machine downtime and high waste due to developmental efforts in manufacturing.
  • Works with plant project engineering to facilitate equipment modifications to increase machine productivity and reduce waste.
  • Initiates and documents procedures to safely increase machine productivity and reduce waste while maintaining product quality per customer expectations.
  • Participates in the training of machine operators on new equipment installations, equipment modifications and new operating procedures.
  • May provide supervision to engineering co-op students depending on experience and workload, including performance evaluations, training and directing activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial)
  • Relevant professional experience focused in manufacturing process improvements.
  • Knowledge of processes used to manufacture and convert flexible packaging – Such as blown film, metallization, flexographic printing, extrusion coating, adhesive laminating, and slitting/winding operations.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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