Process Engineer

Reference Number: SMY-4739
Location: Portage, IN

The Process Engineer is a high impact position critical to a high growth future. This position is based in Portage, Indiana, and will report to the TS&D associate director. This role is responsible for developing process parameters for a new pilot unit and coordinate internal efforts to deepen film converting knowledge demonstrating strong technical credibility in new packaging development.


  • Drive a new pilot unit to develop process parameters and deepen organization's film converting expertise.
  • Lead a portfolio of converting projects, prioritizing, designing, executing, and analyzing converting experiments.
  • Lead converting pilot maintenance, training, and documentation
  • Add converting expertise to innovation projects during execution phases
  • Work closely with the TS&D and R&D teams within the new product and business development process
  • Provide packaging and process guidance to new customers allowing them to smoothly transition to company's technology


  • B.S./M.S. in Process or mechanical Engineering
  • Five (5) plus years of industry experience
  • Market understanding of packaging films, end-user, and application tests
  • Technical understanding of packaging films and processes
  • Experience in home care, food and personal care packaging is beneficial
  • Understanding of web handling, thermoforming, sealing processes
  • Experience developing new polymer-based products through customer collaboration and process trials
  • Leadership and communication skills and experience working with a cross-functional, global team
  • Ability to multitask and lead a portfolio of projects
  • Strong statistical skills and experience in data analysis. 6-sigma certification preferred.


  • 401(k) with profit sharing
  • Health insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Company Paid Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid time off / 10 Paid Holidays + Paid Vacation Time


If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact me for more information.

Sam Young
Senior Business Consultant