Posted on: January 24, 2023
Buckhorn, a Myers Industries Company (NYSE: MYE), an
industry-leading manufacturer offering an extensive selection of
reusable bulk boxes, hand-held containers and pallets designed to
protect products, improve workflow, lower operating costs and
increase profitability. Buckhorn provides superior custom
capabilities that fit your precise applications.Position
SummaryThis role is responsible for helping the Plastic Processing
Engineer to improve operating equipment performance and related
processes. Will work in conjunction with production, maintenance,
quality, and engineering departments to improve safety, quality,
productivity, and reduce costs.Duties and Responsibilities Focus is
on mold set-ups and cycle time improvement Work in conjunction with
other departments to improve safety, quality, and production
processes, reduce delays, increase efficiency, and reduce cost.
Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing,
six sigma and A-3 problem solving techniques to enhance
manufacturing quality, reliability, and cost effectiveness. Utilize
statistical means to optimize and improve performance. Analyze
process performance data and identify trends, runs, to reduce
process variation. Participate and contribute to the achievement of
department goals including goal setting. Identify and solve
chronic/repetitive problems and failures.Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Automated
Manufacturing preferred. High School diploma/GED required
Engineering or equivalent technical education. 3 years of
experience in a manufacturing environment - plastics preferred.
Thorough knowledge of problem-solving techniques, brainstorming,
kaizen events, value stream mapping, focusing on win-win solutions.
Creative problem solver with high degree of analytical skills.
Passionate about continuous improvement and teamwork. Well
organized self-starter skilled in time management. Ability to
interpret electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic schematics.
Experience working with programmable logic controller (PLC),
control logic and human machine interface (HMI) is beneficial.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and computer aided
design (CAD). Excellent oral and written communication
skills.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described herein are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to
stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands
and arms. The employee regularly is required to walk, climb, or
balance, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to
stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and
depth perception.Work EnvironmentThe work environment
characteristics described herein are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee
is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is
occasionally exposed to extreme heat and the risk of electric
shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually
loud.Position hours and shifts will not exceed 40 hours, unless
authorized. There may be a requirement to be 'on call' at
times.#HIMyers Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity at will
employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color,
disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.
Keywords: Buckhorn, Columbia , Process Technician, Professions , Columbia, South Carolina
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