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Current Positions Available

Manufacturing Facility - Carbondale, IL

  • Description:

    The position will be a key resource for designing, improving and troubleshooting control technologies of new & existing equipment. This job requires the hands on ability of working with control technologies, including AC/DC motion control, motor drives, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID), operator/machine interface (HMI), systems integration and data acquisition. Work includes an emphasis on programming in a variety of formats but focusing on Allen Bradley control hardware.  Hardware consists of Allen Bradley SLC500, PLC5, and Controllogix platforms.  Knowledge of Panelview and IFIX Intellution v5.5 operator/machine interface (HMIs) is preferred. The position will require ability to specify and layout power distribution and controls for new or modified equipment/processes and obtain procurement and installation costs.   

    Principle Accountabilites:

    1. Modifications and troubleshooting of control technologies on existing equipment.
    2. Works with engineering, maintenance & production to gather information and recommend best creative solution(s) for equipment modifications as continuous improvement projects to reduce labor and waste.
    3. Recommend current equipment updates to reduce obsolescence and improve machine reliability.
    4. Layout design of power distribution and controls for projects, obtain procurement and installation quotes and oversee project installations.
    5. Adherence to safety procedures and housekeeping.
    6.  Maintenance of program files in OEM format and of electrical drawings through AutoCad files.
    7. Identifies new areas for learning and be the site’s subject matter expert for assigned technologies.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
    • 5 years of relative manufacturing experience with examples of projects.
    • Required high level PLC program development and troubleshooting.
    • Required high level interactive operator/machine interface programming.
    • Ability to understand, troubleshoot with, and create electrical one-line diagrams.
    • Experience with AutoCad / AutoCad LT.
    • Excellent organization skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Highly detail oriented with strong problem solving skills.
    • Fluent in all Microsoft office products.
  • Full time Position - YES
  • Description:

    To be creatively solving production-processing issues and bring value to what needs to happen on the production floor.  Duties will include improving equipment startup issues, standardizing production processes, improving material utilization/ yield and quality as well as reducing scrap and other costs such as changeover time.  

    Principle Accountabilites:

    1. Work closely with Production & Maintenance departments
    2. Execute and implement activities of the Extrusion department as directed by Senior Process Engineer
    3. Take responsibility for training extrusion operators in proper extrusion techniques
    4. Ensure PMs are properly done on extruders, working closely with Maintenance
    5. Ensure extruders are running best quality film and output on a daily basis in all departments
    6. Improve company’s film quality and strength and minimize extrusion downtime
    7. Work with Quality Control to properly sample and test film properties on a timely basis
    8. Conduct Research and Development projects as directed by Senior Process Engineer
    9. Ensure that documents and checklists are followed in extrusion from operator settings to adjustments methods and troubleshooting
    10. Assist in developing procedures and checklists11) Assist Engineering department as needed to design, develop and procure new plant equipment

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • BS in Engineering, at least 4 years of experience in either plastic’s, paper, blown film, poly extrusion processing experience.
    • Must possess mechanical and theatrical skills, along with an entrepreneurial ability to make it happen
    • Results-oriented problem solver in an ever changing environment with strong troubleshooting skills)
    • Strong computer skills; Solidworks or AutoCAD, Excel and Outlook
    • Strong follow-up skills; detail-oriented
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Full time Position - YES