Blow Molding Process Technician Level 1

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide operational, technical and job set up tasks for blow molding operation.

Job functions must be performed consistently for a minimum of 18 months to be eligible for a Level 2 promotion.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Mechanical – Perform the following in support of the molding process under minimal supervision:

Full product changeovers according to the changeover outline.

  • Follow step by step instructions without the aid of the outline
  • Efficiently install molds, calibration tooling, and extrusion tooling without need to reassess
  • Complete changeovers in a timely manner without need to reassess

Perform mechanical troubleshooting

  • Able to identify root causes
  • Able to address issues in a timely manner
  • Able to complete tasks without need to reassess

Understanding of hydraulic / electrical controls and components.

  • Able to understand and explain in detail the components associated with mold movement (sync gear, transport bolt, mold protect, etc…).
  • Full understanding of operational program. Able to use knowledge to identify root cause of machine alarms.

Setup and troubleshoot all downstream equipment.

Follow OSHA, ISO, and FDA requirements and standards.

  • Maintain requirements during production and troubleshooting
  • Complete all necessary paperwork

Process – Monitor overall process performance:

Understanding of molecular theory.

  • Able to apply concepts to achieve a repeatable process
  • Able to use concepts to explain processing issues
  • Able to apply concepts to achieve minimal downtime

Produce product that meets quality requirements.

  • Work towards Currier Plastics goal of zero defects to the customer

Maintain up and running production processes.

  • Complete thorough dailies without need to reassess

Maintain ISO forms as required.

  • Logbooks, set up sheets, changeover sheets and packets, etc.

Monitor efficiencies and scrap rates.

  • Provide support to decrease downtime and scrap rates
  • Provide support to increase efficiencies

 

Other Responsibilities – Perform other duties in support of the overall operations including, but not limited to:

LEAN manufacturing concepts: 6S, SMED or setup reduction, PM, etc….

  • Become active in meetings, teams, and / or committees

Ensure a safe work environment.

  • Able to work in a safe manner to maintain a clean safety record
  • Provide a safe work environment for fellow employees

Tool room and quality department assistance when required.

  • Help maintain 6S throughout the plant
  • Support setup reduction by proactively performing external changeover responsibilities
  • Communication with quality department for previous, current, or possible issues

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Contribute to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner
  • Promote the Quality Improvement Process
  • Promote “Dress for Success”
  • Promote LEAN Manufacturing

Employees in this position must demonstrate skill or aptitude in the following areas to remain in the position and be eligible for movement to a Technician 2 position:

  • Ability to identify all parts of a continuous extrusion molding machine, how each part functions, and how it affects the material being processed
  • Ability to complete full product changeovers according to the changeover sheet
  • Ability to setup and troubleshoot all molding and downstream equipment
  • Understanding the various molding downstream automation
  • Understanding how to handle and clean all tooling and equipment without damage or need to reassess
  • Understand quality measurements, how to change the process to change part dimensions, and SPC systems
  • Ability to find root causes and address accordingly

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

High school diploma or GED required.  Training and/or experience in basic processing and set up is required.

Equivalent previous work experience directly related to this position is not a requirement but is highly desirable.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:

Moderate mental, audio, and visual attention required for performing manual work, machine operation, set-up, inspection, and adjustments that require decisions to detect and adjust for variance from proper operation.

 PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and reach.  Ability to stand and walk, particularly for extended periods of time.  Ability to lift objects.  Ability to use fingers, grasp, feel and perform repetitive motions.  Ability to talk and hear.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Ability to use hand tools, power tools, measuring equipment, secondary equipment, overhead crane, forklift, and general office equipment.

SAFETY, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

Safety requirements for this position include, but are not limited to eye and ear protection when on the production floor and in the tool room.

Employees must follow any additional safety requirements for various tasks. Additional safety equipment includes, but not limited to heat resistant gloves, face shield, and safety harness.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The employee is subject to noise sufficient to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

The employee is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such proximity to moving mechanical parts, electric current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

The employee is subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

The employee is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general reference periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of department heads and managers, clients and members of the general public.

MATH SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to interpret bar graphs.  Ability to read blueprints and understand tolerances. Ability to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic prints.


IM  Process Technician Trainee

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide operational, technical and job set up tasks for injection molding operation through both “hands on” and “instructional” training from the engineers and experienced technicians.  Able to use training to complete job functions in a timely manner.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

Job functions must be performed consistently for a minimum of 9 months to be eligible for a Level 1 promotion.

Mechanical – Perform the following in support of the molding process under monitored supervision:

  • Full product changeovers according to the changeover outline
  • Follow step by step instructions with minimum aid of the outline
  • Efficiently install molds and auxiliary equipment with minimum need for oversight
  • Complete changeovers with minimum need to reassess

Basic understanding of mechanical troubleshooting

  • Able to identify components and their role during machine operation
  • Able to identify root causes of issues
  • Able to address issues with minimum need to reassess

Basic understanding of hydraulic / electrical controls and components

  • Able to understand and explain the components associated with mold movement (sync gear, transport bolt, mold protect, etc…)
  • Understanding of operational program. Able to use knowledge to identify root cause of machine alarms or quality issues

Follow OSHA, ISO, and FDA requirements and standards

  • Maintain requirements during production and troubleshooting
  • Complete all necessary paperwork

Process – Monitor overall process performance:

  • Understanding of basic molecular theory
  • Able to apply concepts to achieve a repeatable process
  • Able to use concepts to explain processing issues
  • Able to apply concepts to achieve minimal downtime

Basic understanding of quality requirements.

  • Understand Currier Plastics goal of zero defects
  • Can read and follow quality inspection instructions

Maintain up and running production processes.

  • Complete thorough dailies with minimal need to reassess

Maintain ISO forms as required.

  • Develop proper documentation including, logbooks, set up sheets, changeover sheets and packets, etc.

Monitor efficiencies and scrap rates.

  • Provide support to decrease downtime and scrap rates
  • Provide support to increase efficiencies

Other Responsibilities – Perform other duties in support of the overall operations including, but not limited to:

  • LEAN manufacturing concepts: 6S, SMED or setup reduction, PM, etc….
  • Become active in meetings, teams, and / or committees

Ensure a safe work environment.

  • Able to work in a safe manner to maintain a clean safety record
  • Provide a safe work environment for fellow employees

Tool room and quality department assistance when required.

  • Help maintain 6S throughout the plant
  • Support setup reduction by proactively performing external changeover responsibilities
  • Communication with quality department for previous, current, or possible issues

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Contribute to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.

  • Promote the Continuous Improvement Process
  • Promote “6S” program
  • Promote LEAN Manufacturing

Employees in this position must demonstrate skill or aptitude in the following areas to remain in the position and be eligible for movement to a Technician 1 position:

  • Ability to identify basic parts of an injection molding machine, how each part functions, and how it affects the material being processed
  • Basic understanding of process adjustments and the affects of the adjustments
  • Ability to complete full product changeovers according to the changeover sheet
  • Ability to setup and troubleshoot molding and downstream equipment
  • Understanding the various molding downstream automation
  • Understanding how to properly handle and clean all tooling and equipment without damage
  • Understand quality measurements, how to change the process to change part dimensions, and SPC systems
  • Ability to find root causes and address accordingly

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

High school diploma or GED required. Three months of training and/or experience in basic processing and set up is required.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:

Moderate mental and visual attention required for performing manual work, machine operation, set-up, inspection, and adjustments that require decisions to detect and adjust for variance from proper operation.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and reach.  Ability to stand and walk, particularly for extended periods of time.  Ability to lift objects.  Ability to use fingers, grasp, feel and perform repetitive motions.  Ability to talk and hear.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Ability to use basic hand tools, overhead crane, forklift, and general office equipment.

SAFETY, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

Safety requirements for this position include, but are not limited to eye protection when on the production floor and in the tool room.

Employees must follow any additional safety requirements as posted in specific job areas.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The employee is subject to noise sufficient to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

The employee is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such proximity to moving mechanical parts, electric current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

The employee is subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

The employee is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general reference periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of department heads and managers, clients and members of the general public.

MATH SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to interpret bar graphs.

 

 


Maintenance Technician

JOB SUMMARY:

Maintain all primary, secondary, and injection and/or blow molding support equipment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Conduct Preventive Maintenance (PM) on all main and auxiliary equipment in injection and/or blow molding departments in accordance with established procedures and goals under the PM Program including, but not limited to:

  • Inventorying, maintaining, and repairing all grinders, conveyers, dryers, hopper loaders and vacuum units (including ratio units), all oil and water units, and chillers and towers;
  • Updating and coordinating all PM logbooks in accordance with ISO standards

Source all repair items and services for equipment.  Obtain quotes for pricing and availability and submit proper paperwork.

Establishing a “predictive” maintenance program designed to ensure more efficient and effective operation of equipment.

Work effectively and in coordination with Injection and/or Blow molding departments to handle immediate repair needs and set-ups, as needed.

Work effectively and in coordination with Injection and/or Blow molding tool room support as needed.

Participate in coordination of all major shutdown maintenance duties as directed by supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Contribute to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
  • Promote the Quality Improvement Process.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

High School Diploma or GED, two years experience in manufacturing environment, and knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, problem solving and computers required.

Equivalent education and/or experience will be considered.

Employees in this position must possess their own tools.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has limited supervisory responsibilities during shut-down and start-up periods as well as major project implementation.  The position assigns, directs and monitors crews during these time periods.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach.  Ability to sit and stand, particularly for extended periods of time.  Ability to push, pull and lift objects.    Ability to talk and hear.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Ability to use basic hand tools, electronic testing equipment, all blow molding and auxiliary equipment, tool room equipment, overhead crane, forklift, and general office equipment.

SAFETY, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

Safety requirements for this position include, but are not limited to eye protection when on the production floor and in the tool room.

Employees must follow any additional safety requirements as posted in specific job areas.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The employee is subject to noise sufficient to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

The employee is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such proximity to moving mechanical parts, electric current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

The employee is subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

The employee is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:

Moderate mental and visual attention required for performing manual work, machine operation, set-up, inspection, and adjustments that require decisions to detect and adjust for variance from proper operation. Strong skills in troubleshooting and repair in the fields of mechanics, hydraulics, electrical, and pneumatics.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general reference periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of department heads and managers, clients and members of the general public.

MATH SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 


Molding Operator

JOB SUMMARY:

Operate blow/injection molding and auxiliary equipment including packaging quality parts thru the use of visual aids, job instructions, and work instructions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Operate auxiliary equipment, inspect and pack parts including, but not limited to:

  •  Monitoring production machines and visually inspect product
  •  Visually inspecting parts
  •  Grinding moils, tails, runners
  •  Monitoring grinders and empty as needed
  •  Operate auxiliary equipment such as trimmers, leak checks, autocase sensors, baggers, de-gaters, etc.
  •  Perform operating tasks according to the 6S & JI training program

Package parts including, but not limited to:

  •  Make boxes for all machines, as needed, and ensure that boxes are made for the beginning of the next shift
  •  Prepare labels for boxes
  •  Wrap skids as needed
  •  Properly labeling and loading skids for shipping per work instructions
  •  Perform packaging tasks according to the 6S & JI training program

Record any production data and/or complete final production paperwork.

Perform QA audits and notify lead operator or supervisor if necessary.

Perform other duties to ensure effective and efficient operations including, but not limited to:

  •  Communicate problems and concerns to oncoming operator
  •  Relieving and assisting other operators
  •  Cleaning / housekeeping

COMPETENCY STANDARDS:

A High school diploma or a GED is required.

Previous work experience directly related to the position is not a requirement but is highly desirable.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Contribute to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner
  • Promote the Quality Improvement Process
  • Understand customer part requirements and usage
  • Must be able to keep up pace with machines
  • Must be able to recognize machine malfunctions and get assistance
  • Must be able to fill out proper forms as needed (Accurate and legible)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Medium work: Exerting up to 55 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach. Ability to sit and stand, particularly for extended periods of time. Ability to push, pull and lift objects. Ability to use fingers, grasp, feel and perform repetitive motions. Ability to talk and hear.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Ability to use blow molding auxiliary equipment.. Ability to use hand truck, wrapper, automatic loading systems, etc.

Ability to use general office equipment.

SAFETY, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

Safety requirements for this position include, but are not limited to eye protection and hearing protection when on the production floor and in the tool room.

Employees must follow any additional safety requirements as posted in specific job areas.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The employee is subject to noise sufficient noise to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

The employee is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such proximity to moving mechanical parts, electric current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

The employee is subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:

Light mental and visual attention required for performing work where there is some variety but actions taken and decisions made are limited to few possibilities. Work requires some coordination with others.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

MATH SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


QAE – Regulatory/ Compliance Agent and Management Representative ISO9001:2015, ISO13485

JOB SUMMARY:

The Quality Assurance Engineer, Regulatory/Compliance Agent Management Representative ISO9001:2015, ISO13485 is responsible for implementing, proactively monitoring, and maintaining the Quality Management System in accordance to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. As well as implement and proactively monitor a portion of the QMS for certain product that require ISO13485. Act as the company representative and is responsible for the independent internal and external audit function for the company ensuring any compliance gaps, adverse trends or risks are escalated and reviewed with senior leadership and actions are identified and implemented. Manage, track, and report the CAPA system including the verification of the effectiveness of the activities. Perform Management Reviews on an annual basis.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Act as the QMS Representative, maintaining the System and procedures in accordance to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • In response to a gap analysis for ISO 9001:2015, update the current QMS system and procedures to comply with it, then implement the required actions to achieve certification to the standard.
  • Maintain successful re-certifications by establishing, implementing, and updating QMS procedures as required to comply with the current and future revisions of the standard.
  • Manage Internal and External audits to ensure compliance, evaluate risk, timeliness of action, and verification of actions.
  • Document control by tracking record revisions and retention periods to assure compliance with industry standards and customer requirements
  • Ensuring reviews of entire QMS system procedures are completed annually
  • Acting as lead auditor of a team, scheduling and conducting audits, evaluating audit results from team members and issuing IACA’s.
  • Writing, evaluating, and issuing CA’s, and performing follow-up to validate effectiveness
  • Administer CA, PA, and IA processes, including identifying and obtaining training for individuals responsible for problem solving and 5-why analysis.
  • Keep current with industry regulations for ISO 9001-2015 and other applicable regulations as they relate to product made at Currier, i.e. Recycle Symbol Codes, SPI, and material Certifications.
  • Perform Management Reviews on an annual basis, reporting the appropriate metrics and facilitating completion of action items that result.
  • Participate in APQP and FMEA to assure risks in accordance with whichever ISO standard applies to a specific product are identified and action items that result are followed through to minimize risk.
  • Train and certify employees for awareness of the applicable ISO standard they must work within for compliance.
  • Identify and ensure proper GMP’s as applicable for compliance to the standards, including hygiene, facilities, etc.

Continuous Improvement, Document Control

  • Lead in Continuous Improvement efforts as it relates to the QMS systems and processes that fall under the applicable standards.
  • Identify, implement, and maintain an electronic system(s) for document control that ensures proper work flow and sign off that is compliant with the applicable standard.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 

  • Contribute to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
  • Promote the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Ability to assess and implement continuous improvement techniques to quality and manufacturing functions.
  • Ability to work on a variety of problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis and evaluation is required.
  • Ability to solve a wide range of difficult problems and evaluate alternative solutions which require coordination, communication and presenting information to cross-functional teams and top management.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

Four-year degree in engineering, science, or math required.  Five years of experience required in regulatory/compliance for ISO 9001:2015 or other applicable standard, as well as two years in the field of quality.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

No Direct reports at this time. Will need the ability to lead teams on tasks as related to the essential job functions.

MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:

Close mental and visual attention required to perform work dealing primarily with problem solving, investigation and analysis, as related to the job functions AND/OR extensive reading.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Light work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arms and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the employee sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Ability to it, stand, walk, talk and hear.  Ability to Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, use fingers.  Ability to pull, push and lift objects.  Ability to grasp, feel and perform repetitive motions.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Ability to use general office equipment and computers with advanced capabilities using Microsoft Excel, Word, Access or other software program and general office equipment.

 SAFETY, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

Safety requirements for this position include, but are not limited to eye protection when on the production floor and in the tool room.  Employees must follow any additional safety requirements as posted in specific job areas.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the general public.   Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.   Ability to effectively present information to top management of own organization or outside organizations.

MATH SKILLS:

Ability to perform all mathematical calculations in any unit of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.  Ability to create graphs to graphically display data.


 

VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide leadership and direction for all plant operations, including manufacturing, engineering, equipment and facility maintenance, materials management, customer service, safety and operational profitability.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Additional duties may be assigned)

  • Leads development of a culture focused on performance management, ownership/accountability, continuous improvement and innovation consistent with CPI’s core values and operational profitability goals. Develops and monitors agreed upon expectations, key result metrics, strategies and plans to insure long-term success.
  • Contributes to developing strategic priorities at the corporate level. Defines and recommends objectives in each area of Operations. Define and implement strategic changes in manufacturing and operations policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of operation. Develops budget requests and financial estimates to attain corporate goals.
  • Develops the professional growth and capabilities of all team members and ensures the team members best fit capabilities to support company success.
  • Provide daily support, guidance and communication to staff and act as a liaison between other internal departments and managers in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational problems to improve efficiency and maintain a work environment that is conducive to personal excellence, continuous improvement and innovation consistent with CPI’s core values.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides leadership direction to Plant Managers, Supply Chain Manager and Facility and Maintenance Manager.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business and/or engineering or equivalent.
  • Ten years of experience in the plastics, or related, industry is required.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is required.
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • 25% Travel required.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computer proficiency including word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, and generating reports using standard software applications.
  • Strong performance management skills.
  • Promote the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Possess superior leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to interact with customers, vendors, and coworkers in a professional and helpful manner in person or via phone or written correspondence.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short-term and long-term goals.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative in meeting sales and revenue goals.
  • Contribute to the overall access of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and methods.

 EQUIPMENT, MACHINES AND SOFTWARE USED:

  •  Computer proficiency including word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, and generating reports using standard software applications.
  • Strong performance management skills.
  • Promote the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Possess superior leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong Written and oral communication skills to interact with customers, vendors, and coworkers in a professional and helpful manner in person or via phone or written correspondence.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long-term goals.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative in meeting sales and revenue goals.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Close mental and visual attention required to perform work dealing primarily with preparing and analyzing data and figures. Using a computer terminal, and reading.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Ability to sit, use fingers, talk, and hear.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to prepare presentations and write speeches articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management of own organization or outside organizations, public groups, and/or members of governing Boards.

MATH SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest, proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to interpret bar graphs.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

There is no exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Work is performed in a typical office work environment with occasional outside travel.