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Berry Global LEAD PROCESS TECHNICIAN in BETTENDORF, Iowa

Overview

Berry Global , headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.

At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit berryglobal.com

Position Summary

Responsible for providing leadership to the RHB Department for all machine mechanical and processing issues as well as assisting with the analysis, planning and improvement of all processes, systems and equipment. Will provide high level technical support to the manufacturing operation.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Can perform all Operator duties.

  • Able to perform all mold changes and changeover requests including maintaining downstream equipment.

  • Works with technicians on complex processing issues.

  • Implements modifications and improvements, works with department manager and/or corporate engineering on scheduling new projects, and makes recommendations for process improvements.

  • Maintains preventive maintenance program and insures that these are performed as scheduled.

  • Reviews and analyzes daily production performance to ensure that the department is meeting efficiency goals.

  • Works with staff to accomplish activities in an efficient and safe manner by aiding with daily processing issues and provides training opportunities to the technicians.

  • Works with Maintenance and Tooling Managers to ensure that adequate parts are maintained.

  • Serves as ISO Management Representative for the Department

  • Establishes CQV including sample runs and action plans that relate to production machinery and process.

  • Oversees the changeover processes with a focus on efficiency improvement.

  • Participates individually or on cross-functional teams focused on continuous improvement and problem-solving activities throughout the facility.

  • Monitor equipment downtime and lead Root Cause Analysis initiatives to eliminate downtime or equipment variations.

Qualifications

Position Requirements

  • Demonstrates high level knowledge of all machines within the RHB department and supporting equipment.

  • Can adjust and replace belts, torque limiters, chains, mold bearings, cams, blow nozzles, proximity sensors, air regulars and other equipment as needed.

  • Can identify root cause by mold station, transfer arm, spindle, oven, mechanical interference, preform problem, process change, temperatures, measuring and visual inspection.

  • Develops, upgrades, and drives new standards across manufacturing processes to increase production efficiency and productivity.

  • Is able to troubleshoot and recommend procedures to improve production efficiencies and/or produce a higher quality product.

  • Validate old and new standards

  • Assist Quality in sampling new resins/color concentrates as well as the completion of CQV’s for new or refurbished mold qualifications when required.

  • Perform capability studies on the production equipment and develop corrective action plans to improve capabilities.

  • Team facilitator for process and mold technicians to gather process improvement ideas, drive engineering changes, and implement preventative and corrective actions.

  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards software, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, and Web EFF

  • Understands and demonstrates proper safety procedures (LOTO, safety block usage, proper propane torch usage and other safety equipment)

  • Strong communication skills, good observation skills, positive attitude and be detail oriented.

  • Ability to train and share knowledge of processing of all the machines within the department

  • Serves as backup to Department Manager in his absence

  • Seven years of experience in RHB Molding.

  • AS Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

  • Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move hand, hand together with arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Mechanical aptitude –Strong mechanical aptitude with demonstrated knowledge of troubleshooting and basic mechanical repairs.

  • Forklift certification – The ability to operate a forklift in a safe manner consistent with OSHA standards

  • Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  • Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  • Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

  • Multilimb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

  • Lifting Requirements -- Ability to lift 30 pounds over head to total height of six feet

  • Walking/Standing ---Requirements ability to walk and or stand for 12 hours per day.

  • Position Hours

  • Assigned by manager

  • Flexibility for occasional overtime and call-in work required

  • Organization Relationships

  • Report directly to SBM-RHB Manager

  • Interacts with Shift Supervisors and Production Manager for scheduling purposes.

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.

Location US-IA-BETTENDORF

Job ID 2020-8172

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

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