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Do you have a drive to continually advance and an eye for excellence? Join Charter NEX Films.

As engineers and manufacturers of high-performance films for a wide range of applications, Charter NEX offers many attractive incentives for employees. Competitive salaries, benefit packages – health, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k), PTO – and a dynamic work environment allow opportunities for both personal and professional growth. Advance quickly based on your personal performance with our excellent training program.

Current Openings with Charter NEX Films


Purchasing Analyst – Superior, WI

Charter NEX Films, Inc. in Superior, WI is now hiring a Purchasing Analyst due to expansion and growth! Be a part of our dynamic Team! Seeking a candidate who is project oriented and can carry the project from start to finish, has advanced Microsoft Office skills and a background in Supply Chain, Purchasing and/or Accounting.

We offer competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, and 401k w/ company match.

Employee Responsibilities:

The Purchasing Analyst will be a member of our Supply Chain/Procurement group in a manufacturing environment and have data analysis and purchasing responsibilities. Including but not limited to: being responsible for ERP System data input and cost maintenance of purchased items for multiple manufacturing sites, data consolidation and internal communication of results, data analysis, trend reporting and project work. This position will report to the Corporate Supply Chain Manager.

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or a 2 year degree with comparable work experience
  • CPIM/APICS/CSCP/PMP a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
    • Excel, Pivot tables, Visual Basic
  • Project Oriented with the ability to see a project from start to finish
  • Mature communication skills both verbal and written
  • Supply Chain/Purchasing/Accounting background
  • Data analysis experience
  • Detail oriented

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Material Handler – Superior, WI

Charter NEX Films, Inc. in Superior, WI is now hiring Material Handlers due to expansion and growth! Be a part of our dynamic Team! Charter NEX Films, Inc. Seeking candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills, who enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and who exhibits the physical capabilities to effectively and safely perform all aspects of the job in accordance with the physical standards of the position.

This position has potential for career advancement in as little as 3 months, competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, production bonuses, and 401k w/ company match. We are a performance-based company; what you put into the job is what you will get out of the job. Your career is in your hands!

Employee Responsibilities:

An employee in this entry level job position is responsible for transferring of finished rolls of film from an extrusion line and packaging/labeling the rolls per customer specifications. Additional responsibilities include: ensuring a clean, safe work environment, scrap removal, stocking production/packaging areas with necessary materials, and conducting haul off/start up procedure with supervision.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.

Schedule:

This is a full-time position consisting of a 12 hour rotating schedule. Employees work 7 out of 14 days each payroll.

Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
Week 2: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday

Shifts run 7-7 and rotate am/pm every 6 weeks.

Training period of 2 weeks working Monday – Friday 7:00 – 3:00 prior to being assigned a shift.

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Extrusion Technician- Superior, WI

Charter NEX Films, Inc. in Superior WI is now hiring Extrusion Technicians due to expansion and growth! Be a part of our dynamic Team! Seeking candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills, who enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and who exhibits the physical capabilities to effectively and safely perform all aspects of the job in accordance with the physical standards of the position.

This position has potential for career advancement, competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, production bonuses, and 401k w/ company match. We are a performance-based company; what you put into the job is what you will get out of the job. Your career is in your hands!

Employee Responsibilities:

An employee in this entry level position is responsible for the efficient operation of extrusion equipment to produce high quality specialty film. This position is an apprentice role spent in a training capacity on Charter NEX’s training program while working closely with experienced operators in line operation. Additional responsibilities include: ensuring a clean, safe work environment, setup/process control to ensure accurate procedures, completing process control documentation, working efficiently on production scheduling computers, and labeling/separating scrap product.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.

Schedule:

This is a full-time position consisting of a 12 hour rotating schedule. Employees work 7 out of 14 days each payroll.
Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
Week 2: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday

Shifts run 7-7 and rotate am/pm every 6 weeks.

Training period of 3 weeks working Monday – Friday 7:00 – 3:00 prior to being assigned a shift.

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Extrusion Technician- Blythewood, SC

Charter NEX Films, Inc. in Blythewood, SC is now hiring Extrusion Technicians due to expansion and growth! Be a part of our dynamic Team! Seeking candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills, who enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and who exhibits the physical capabilities to effectively and safely perform all aspects of the job in accordance with the physical standards of the position.

This position has potential for career advancement, competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, production bonuses, and 401k w/ company match. We are a performance-based company; what you put into the job is what you will get out of the job. Your career is in your hands!

Employee Responsibilities:

An employee in this are responsible for the efficient operation of extrusion equipment to produce high quality specialty film. This position is an apprentice role spent in a training capacity on Charter NEX’s training program while working closely with experienced operators in line operation. Additional responsibilities include: ensuring a clean, safe work environment, setup/process control to ensure accurate procedures, completing process control documentation, working efficiently on production scheduling computers, and labeling/separating scrap product.

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Expand knowledge in mathematical areas, such as, addition, subtractions, multiplications, division, and fractions.

Ability to read and use a tape measure.

Schedule:

This is a full-time position consisting of a 12 hour schedule. Employees work 7 out of 14 days each bi-weekly payroll period.
Day Shift: 6 am to 6 pm

Night Shift: 6 pm to 6 am

***Please note that our next hiring phase will begin during the September/October timeframe.***

 

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Multi-Craft Industrial Maintenance Technician – Blythewood, SC

Charter NEX is hiring full time Maintenance Technician in Blythewood SC.  The Maintenance Technician position is primarily responsible for performing machine repair, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on equipment as well as the buildings and grounds.  Additionally will work under the direction of the Engineering and/or Maintenance Managers to complete special projects such as the installation of new equipment.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshooting mechanical processes and controls as assigned.
  • Assembling and installing new production equipment.
  • Making mechanical repairs.
  • Completing preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Performing roll changes as dictated by the production schedule.
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints/schematics as they relate to electrical and mechanical requirements.
  • Performing facility maintenance tasks.
  • Operating electrical and mechanical test equipment.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment and good housekeeping conditions.
  • Ensuring that all paperwork is completed properly and accurately.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • 3 years maintenance experience required
  • Must be able to obtain certification to operate a fork truck, scissors lift, or boom lift.
  • Two years of technical school training in Industrial Maintenance, Machine Repair, Automated Systems, or other similar skilled trades is desired along with 2 or more years of verifiable work experience in related fields.
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment where quality and attention to detail are required.
  • Ability to lift up to 55 lbs on a regular basis, walk/stand for prolonged period of time, and work at heights and in hot or cold conditions.
  • Experience with PLC’s, drives and industrial controls is desired.
  • Must be able to travel in two intervals for training.

This position offers competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, profit sharing, and 401k w/ company match.

Special training schedule for startup period will include periodic travel to other production sites in Wisconsin.

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Production Associates – Delaware, OH

 

Charter NEX Films (formerly Optimum Plastics) has opportunities available for Production Associates in Delaware, OH.  Charter NEX, a leader in the blown film industry, is located at 1188 South Houk Road across from the YMCA.  Charter NEX produces plastic film for a wide variety of packaging applications.  Learn more about the company and manufacturing processes at www.charternex.com.

Charter NEX offers extremely competitive wages, full benefits package and opportunities for advancement through our investment in employee development.  The facility operates 24/7/365 and utilizes a 12 hour schedule (2 on – 2 off – 3 on) that runs from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Requirements:
Ability to work a 12 hour shift.
Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.
Good math skills along with the ability to accurately read a tape measure.
Pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen by hair analysis.

If you have the interest in joining a high performance organization and can focus on safety and quality, you may be just what we are looking for.  Stop by the lobby of our facility (1188 S. Houk Road Delaware, Ohio 43015) and complete an application along with a brief skills assessment.  Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.  Thank you for your interest in Charter NEX.

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Quality Manager – Milton, WI

Charter NEX Films is now hiring a Quality Manager for our Milton, WI Plant! Charter NEX Films is the leading independent manufacturer of high performance plastic films. Our films are ideal for markets including: food/beverage, health care, customer goods, pet food, and surface protection.

Summary: Reporting to the Director of EHS and Quality, the Quality Manager will develop, implement and manage quality control systems designed to ensure continuous quality production and applications. This position will also manage the quality team in Milton.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the plant is executing the Quality Management System to attain / maintain certification to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standard (BRC) for packaging.
  • Manage internal Non-Conforming Materials and customer claims and resulting corrective and preventative actions.
  • Serve as key facility interface with Sales Department on Customer issues and manage quality system improvements with the Plant Leadership Team and provide direction based on CAPA / trend analysis.
  • Assure C of A’s (standard and specialized) and other required documentation are provided to Customers as requested.
  • Manage internal quality programs, including calibration, GMP, food safety, pest control, HACCP, audit processes, and lead Management review for QMS, including updates as necessary.
  • Prepare and update QMS related testing/training with training administrator.
  • Lead improvement of the Quality System with Operations Manager to ensure continued improvement.
  • Interface with multiple disciplines, including specialty and food company contacts and CNEX regulatory steward.
  • Collaborating with Quality Managers at other sites on best practices
  • Lead / supervise plant Quality Assurance Department.

Skills and Specifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to be self-motivated
  • Ability to work efficiently in a high demand, team oriented, and fast-paced environment

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of Lean/6-sigma techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Work

Benefits:

At Charter NEX Films, we take pride in our employees and our culture reflects that. Our comprehensive benefits include:

– Competitive wages & bonuses

-Full medical, dental, life, and disability insurance on date of hire.

– 401k with company match and profit sharing

– Vision & Flex Spending Account

– Safety Incentive Program and Employee Recognition Program

– Educational Reimbursement

How to apply:

Please submit your resume or fill out an application on our website. To learn more about the company or to apply online through our website go online at: www.charternex.com

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Development Engineer – Milton, WI

The Development Engineering position is designed to build a pipeline of technical talent to the organization. Development Engineers will develop leadership and technical skills, identify and explore areas of interest, and contribute to collaborative projects. Candidates will be trained and mentored to allow them to transition to a technical team at Charter NEX Films. We are seeking employees interested in working in the Milton Wisconsin location, Delaware Ohio location, or the Blythewood South Carolina location.

Charter NEX Films is the leading independent manufacturer of high performance plastic films. Our films are ideal for markets including: food/beverage, health care, customer goods, pet food, and surface protection.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with manufacturing personnel to learn the blown film process
  • Assist manufacturing on the production floor at all facilities with processing and/or quality issues
  • Support Research & Development by assisting necessary resin/film trials and performing required testing
  • Performing reverse engineering/testing as needed (customer structure breakdown analyses)
  • Be able to manage & prioritize multiple projects/tasks in order minimize response time
  • Proactively seek educational opportunities to expand knowledge of manufacturing processes, resins, films, & customers
  • Ensure all aspects of the position as well as conduct on the production floor are in compliance with established safety and GFSI requirements

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or Polymer Science
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Travel up to 20%
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Maintain a professional attitude with internal and external customers

Benefits:

– Competitive Compensation and Performance based raises

– Full medical, dental, life, and disability insurance on day 1.

– 401k with company match and profit sharing

– Vacation and Holidays

– Tuition Reimbursement

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Extrusion Technician- Night Shift- Milton, WI

Charter NEX Films is now hiring for Extrusion Technicians in our Milton Plant! We are growing and looking for employees to be a part of our Team! Charter NEX Films is the leading independent manufacturer of high performance plastic films. Our films are ideal for markets including: food/beverage, health care, customer goods, pet food, and surface protection.

Schedule:

This position is full time position consisting of a 12 hour rotational schedule. Employees work 7 out of 14 day payroll period.

Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday

Night Shift is 6pm-6am with a dollar night shift premium.

Employee Responsibilities:

An employee in this entry level class is responsible for the efficient operation of extrusion equipment to produce high quality polyethylene film. This position is spent in a training capacity on Charter’s computer training program and working closely with experienced operators in line operation. The position reports directly to a Shift Leader with guidance provided by experienced Extrusion Technicians. Other responsibilities include: completing setup/process control to ensure accurate procedures, complete process control documentation, work efficiently on production scheduling computers, quality checks, and labeling/separating scrap product.

Requirements:

This position has potential for career advancement, and we offer competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package on the first day of work. Candidates must have a high school diploma. We are looking for candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills, enjoy moving and working in a fast paced environment, and exhibits the physical capabilities to effectively and safely perform all aspects of the job in accordance with the physical standards of the position.

Benefits:

At Charter NEX Films, we take pride in our employees and our culture reflects that. Our comprehensive benefits include:

– Competitive wages and Performance based raises, PTO and 12 hours of Holiday pay eligible on date of hire

Quarterly Production Bonuses

– Full medical, dental, life, and disability insurance on date of hire.

– 401k with company match and profit sharing

– Perfect Attendance Bonus, Paid Uniforms and Steel Toes

– Safety Incentive Program and Employee Recognition Program

– Monthly Team Building /Fun Activities

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Extrusion Technician- Day Shift- Milton, WI

Charter NEX Films is now hiring for Extrusion Technicians in our Milton Plant! We are growing and looking for employees to be a part of our Team! Charter NEX Films is the leading independent manufacturer of high performance plastic films. Our films are ideal for markets including: food/beverage, health care, customer goods, pet food, and surface protection.

Schedule:

This position is full time position consisting of a 12 hour rotational schedule. Employees work 7 out of 14 day payroll period.

Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday

Day Shift is 6am-6pm

Employee Responsibilities:

An employee in this entry level class is responsible for the efficient operation of extrusion equipment to produce high quality polyethylene film. This position is spent in a training capacity on Charter’s computer training program and working closely with experienced operators in line operation. The position reports directly to a Shift Leader with guidance provided by experienced Extrusion Technicians. Other responsibilities include: completing setup/process control to ensure accurate procedures, complete process control documentation, work efficiently on production scheduling computers, quality checks, and labeling/separating scrap product.

Requirements:

This position has potential for career advancement, and we offer competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package on the first day of work. Candidates must have a high school diploma. We are looking for candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills, enjoy moving and working in a fast paced environment, and exhibits the physical capabilities to effectively and safely perform all aspects of the job in accordance with the physical standards of the position.

Benefits:

At Charter NEX Films, we take pride in our employees and our culture reflects that. Our comprehensive benefits include:

– Competitive wages and Performance based raises, PTO and 12 hours of Holiday pay eligible on date of hire

Quarterly Production Bonuses

– Full medical, dental, life, and disability insurance on date of hire.

– 401k with company match and profit sharing

– Perfect Attendance Bonus, Paid Uniforms and Steel Toes

– Safety Incentive Program and Employee Recognition Program

– Monthly Team Building /Fun Activities

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Extrusion Technician – Bloomer, WI

Charter NEX is hiring full time Extrusion Technicians in Bloomer, WI. We offer a great benefit package, including health/dental insurance; voluntary vision insurance, 401k, retirement plan, profit sharing, company paid life insurance, company paid short and long-term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation plus excellent production incentive programs.

Operators are primarily responsible for the operation and output of assigned production lines which include but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Shut-down, start-up, switch-overs, order preparation, and production, of cast-film extrusion lines.
  • Effectively analyzing process control charts to monitor and/or correct production related problems.
  • Recognizing and troubleshooting visual defects in the film being produced.
  • Conducting and documenting routine inspections on a variety of production related components.
  • Utilizing sound judgment in reducing and eliminating production of scrap material.

If you have good math skills, are able to work a 12-hour shift (6-6 that rotates am/pm every 6 weeks), can lift 55 lbs., and focus on safety and quality production, you may be just what we are looking for.

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Safety Coordinator – Bloomer, WI

Charter NEX is hiring full time Safety Coordinator in Bloomer, WI.

The Safety Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and updating of required safety programs put in place by the Corporate EHS Steering Team.  The Safety Coordinator shall lead or delegate training of all production and office staff for core safety topics put in place by the Corporate EHS Steering team, maintaining site specific safety items.  Also responsible for timely reporting and recording of all site specific safety items to the Corporate EHS Steering Team.

Primary Responsibilities:

Employee Health & Safety Coordinator (EHS)

  • Must be a member of the Corporate EHS Steering Team.
  • Lead local plant EHS Steering Team, sharing findings with local plant as well as Corporate EHS Steering Team.
  • Coordinate and lead Safety Meetings for production, maintenance and office staff on a monthly basis.
  • Review plant safety committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports, following up as necessary.
  • Collaborate with EHS Steering Team and plan bi-monthly core safety topics for safety meeting presentations.
  • Head up incident reporting program for local plant:
    • Coordinate and hold meetings with supervisory staff and/or Plant Manager in the event of an injury or finding of an incident report that is deemed hazardous to employee’s health and wellbeing; including but not limited to investigations and corrective actions.
  • Conduct periodic safety audits of all departments including communicating and logging any issues that need to be addressed.
  • Identify, evaluate and eliminate potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Ensure employees are following work restrictions as warranted.
  • Maintains the “Safety Slip” safety incentive program.
  • Monitor and update safety communication screen and boards.

 Safety Training:

  • Trains authorized employees and maintains yearly powered industrial vehicle certifications.
  • Organizes applicable onsite training with outside sources in the event not qualified to perform specific training.
  • Coordinates hearing and vision tests.
  • Ensures all OSHA required training is completed on an annual basis.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Additional education in EHS, Manufacturing, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Three years of experience in related field.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in regard to employee safety issues, investigations and company processes.
  • Ability to gather and evaluate data, identify trends and solutions.
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Strong analytical skills

This position offers competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, profit sharing, and 401k w/ company match.

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Material Handler – Bloomer, WI

Charter NEX is hiring full time Material Handlers in Bloomer, WI.  We are seeking candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills, who enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and who exhibits the physical capabilities to effectively and safely perform all aspects of the job in accordance with the physical standards of the position.

This position has potential for career advancement in as little as 3 months, competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, production bonuses, profit sharing, and 401k w/ company match. We are a performance-based company; what you put into the job is what you will get out of the job. Your career is in your hands!

An employee in this entry level job position is responsible for transferring of finished rolls of film from an extrusion line and packaging/labeling the rolls per customer specifications. Additional responsibilities include: ensuring a clean, safe work environment, scrap removal, stocking production/packaging areas with necessary materials.

If you have good math skills, are able to work a 12-hour shift (6-6 that rotates am/pm every 6 weeks), can lift 55 lbs., and focus on safety and quality production, you may be just what we are looking for.

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Extrusion Technicians – Rhinelander, WI

Charter NEX Films, Inc. in Rhinelander WI is now hiring full-time Extrusion Technicians! Be a part of our growing Team! We are North America’s leading independent producer of high-performance specialty films used in flexible packaging and other critical performance applications. With both blown and cast film capabilities, our products are ideal for food, consumer, medical and protective applications. Seeking candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills, who enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and who exhibits the physical capabilities to effectively and safely perform all aspects of the job in accordance with the physical standards of the position.

This position has potential for career advancement, competitive wages and an exceptional benefit package eligible to employees on day one. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, FSA, PTO, paid holidays, production bonuses, and 401k w/ company match.

Employee Responsibilities:

An employee in this entry level position is responsible for the efficient operation of extrusion equipment to produce high quality polyethylene film. This position is an apprentice role spent in a training capacity on Charter NEX’s training program and working closely with experienced operators in line operation. Additional responsibilities include: ensuring a clean, safe work environment, setup/process control to ensure accurate procedures, completing process control documentation, working efficiently on production scheduling computers, and labeling/separating scrap product.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.

Schedule:

This is a full-time position consisting of a 12 hour rotating schedule. Employees work 7 out of 14 days each payroll.
Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
Week 2: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday

Shifts run 6-6 and rotate am/pm every 4 weeks.

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Plant Engineer – Turners Falls, MA

Charter NEX Films in Turners Falls, MA is seeking a forward thinking Plant Engineer to help us shape our future!   Our location at 18 Industrial Blvd is an integral part of North America’s leading producer of specialty films and we are expanding! Come grow with us!

Our Plant Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support for the process control equipment used in blown film extrusion including a wide variety of power transmission devices, and industrial electrical drives and controls. This position will be instrumental in helping us to achieve our goals of plant expansion and clean room capability.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the Maintenance Technicians including coordination of work activities and preventative maintenance, project work and day to day troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Provide engineering support for daily operations, plant and process improvements, equipment acquisition, plant breakdown and analysis, and recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Develop metrics and lead continuous improvement on such metrics as uptime, changeover time reduction, productivity improvement, and overall waste elimination.
  • Develop training curriculum for mechanical and electrical maintenance technicians.
  • Assess all aging equipment in the plant to ensure modifications are made to ensure continued operations or recommend upgrades or replacement of aged equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineer or Electrical Engineer preferred.
  • Manufacturing experience in blown film.
  • Three years of management experience in the area of maintenance or engineering.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements.

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