Process Engineer

Caraustar - Greenville, South Carolina Area

Posted 737 days ago
  • Experience
    Entry level
  • Job function
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Paper & Forest Products
  • Job ID

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Job description


Provide technical support and training to a production department. Drive continuous improvement in the performance of all aspects of the operation – safety, quality assurance and customer service, productivity, operating efficiencies and cost containment.



  • Performs all required duties and tasks in accordance with Company accounting policies and financial control procedures.
  • Provide leadership, technical support and training to guide changes to plant process and procedures to reduce process variability, improve product performance in customer plants, reduce manufacturing costs and improve operating efficiency.
  • Audit integrity of all mill weights and measures systems such as stock freeness, roll weights, roll lineal footage and direct material usage depending on mill location. Track the progress and results of projects through appropriate records and measurements, which are reviewed monthly.  Work through team members to make course adjustments to meet project milestones and goals.
  • Maintain specified equipment records.  Purchase specified operating supplies.
  • Facilitate the continuous improvement process by which projects and activities are identified, defined, developed and prioritized.  Responsibilities include facilitating meetings, evaluating recommendations, planning and facilitating the implementation of changes, tracking activities and reporting progress.
  • Participate in downtime maintenance and readiness planning and project management activities.
  • Provide support and training to employees to improve mill safety and housekeeping programs and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.
  • Develop and maintain materials and processes related to stock preparation, including refining, wet end, sheet pressing and drying. 
  • Train production employees in analytical problem solving and decision making techniques if applicable.
  • Identify opportunities to improve existing procedures and related tools to meet the requirements of an evolving workflow process.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or related technical field with 1 - 5 years’ experience in manufacturing, industrial or process engineering, product or technology development.
  • Process improvement knowledge in a manufacturing environment such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc., to drive operational excellence system is a plus.
  • Statistical Process Control knowledge is desired.
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task and meet/supersede stated objectives.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office a must.
  • Proficiency in data analysis a must.
  • Must be able to communicate efficiently and effectively both written and verbal.
  • Excellent team leadership abilities and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to practice time management skills.
  • Ability to adhere to healthy safety practices

About this company


Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products.

Caraustar is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified, interested persons to apply.  Contact the above listed contact person of interest or for further information.                 EOE                    M/F/H/V

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