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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

 

 

Job Title:

Process Engineer

 

Position Summary:

This position provides technical support to the Engineering team to install, troubleshoot and assist in process development of systems throughout Novolex in our plastics extrusion/ converting or paper converting operations, The position will deal mostly in Electrical and Electronic systems in  design and implementation in both in safety and control. This position will also provide assistance to individual plants as needed or requested based on schedules and priorities. This individual will report to one of the Directors of Engineering.

 

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Support strategic technical projects and programs across multiple sites
  • Support multiple, concurrent projects with independent critical milestone activities
  • Assist in development of equipment and installation specifications
  • Provides construction management leadership to contractors and vendors.
  • Provide onsite training for operation’s personnel
  • Work directly with outside contractors and internal Novelex personnel to complete projects in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Support and participates on project and continuous improvement teams
  • Provides technical expertise to plant and corporate personnel
  • Evaluates the condition and performance of existing plant equipment and facilities
  • Develops designs for facility and production related systems
  • Incorporates personnel safety in all aspects of system designs
  • Functions as a change agent in the implementation of new technology and systems
  • Communicates verbally and in written form to internal and external resources

 

Candidate Requirements:

 

  • Associates Degree ( Electrical Engineering or related Technical Discipline). Equivalent experience will be considered instead of a degree.
  • 5-10+ years of relevant experience in manufacturing environment preferred. Plastics converting and extrusion or paper converting or other packaging experience a must.
  • Candidate will have strong Electrical control systems, PLC, AC Drive and Servo experience, Safety systems and communications. 
  • Strong mechanical manufacturing process skills/experience. Must be able to use Power and Hand Tools.
  • Must have experience supporting Lean manufacturing activities.
  • Analytical skills and understanding of problem solving techniques/tools.
  • Data-driven, disciplined, objective and detail oriented.
  • Strong communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to act as a business partner, “see the big picture,” and work through ambiguity and change.
  • Advanced computer knowledge with MS Office applications (Excel, Access, etc) and other computer tools and software. A working knowledge of Auto-Cad is a plus.
  • Must be willing to travel 75% of each work week to the company’s manufacturing sites to support projects and initiatives.
  • Must have valid Passport.
  • Must have valid Driver’s license.
  • Must have personal Credit Card to Travel. Company reimbursement of all proper and necessary charges per company travel policy.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen.

Please no recruiting agencies

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.

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City:  Dallas
State:  TX


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth