Berry Global PROCESS ENGINEER in OLD HICKORY, Tennessee
Job ID: 8554
Functional Area: MANUFACTURING
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: No
Location: OLD HICKORY, TN
Education Required: High School Diploma
Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years
At Berry, we are committed to our mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue, we are a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. We operate over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employ over 48,000 individuals.
Are you looking for an inclusive organization with a fast-paced environment? We work with many of the world’s leading brands to bring them value-added protection solutions. We foster an environment of team players who embrace our strong ties to the communities in which we work and serve. Become part of a place where your work is valued. Join our growing team today.
PURPOSE: Responsible for the continuous improvement of asset productivity and quality through improved process control and capability. Leads efforts to troubleshoot quality, material, and process problems and drives improved process control through SOP, material, equipment, and skill development.
Ensure all tasks are performed in a safe manner and compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
Understand and fully utilize all ISO procedures
Maintains ISO compliant process and quality records.
Regularly interacts with frontline leaders and production employees to provide direction and leadership.
Provides technical expertise to Engineering, Operations, Logistics, Product Development, and Quality to support and improve plant performance.
Plans, executes and documents trial results for process and product development
Provide support in developing specification for new products
Responsible for the daily monitoring and troubleshooting for quality and production
Partner with maintenance to improve machine reliability
Develops and leads assigned projects from start to completion
Develops and leads improvement programs around quality, process capability and yield reduction
Responsible for determining process and machine capabilities and continuous improvement programs through the use of statistical methods.
Regularly interfaces with customers and vendors
Provides support for investigations into customer complaints and developing corrective action
Responsible for working with raw material and process equipment suppliers to qualify new materials for new products, increasing efficiencies and/or reducing cost
Utilizes process control methodology (Six Sigma, SPC, Designed Experiments, etc...) to solve problems and improve process control and capability.
Serves as a resource on plant technologies, control systems, and raw materials. Initiates and assists with implementation of process control improvements using DMAIC planning process.
Initiates plans and processes to minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of processes and equipment
Participate in long term strategic planning involving the optimum utilization of company assets
Serves as a resource on manufacturing technologies, control systems, and process control.
Manages process change through use of designed experiment
Leads process changes and maintain FMEA's for all assets.
Ensures consistency of processes across all assets and shifts.
Initiates and leads process improvements.
Tracks improvement through use of Hoshin, Kaizen and other approved methodologies.Ensures maintenance of asset SOP's and work instructions.
Through leveraged knowledge of current technology and market trends, participates in the definition of advanced products required to sustain a cost effective competitive position.
Partners with Product Development and Sales
Support the effective implementation of investment projects approved for capacity or facility expansion and upgrades.
May lead or participate in regional or global projects
Additional duties as assigned.
Education (Degree/Major): BS in Engineering or related field required or equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
Certifications: Six Sigma Black or Green belt preferred
Work Experience : Minimum of 3 years in Process Engineering or related field. Experience in web handling, slitting, and winding preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.