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Posted:  16 Mar 2015 22:50
If you are searching for the ‘perfect’ engineering position, this may be the place for you!  Monahan Filaments is growing and looking to add to our team a hands-on Process Engineer. 

Monahan Filaments is a subsidiary of the Thomas Monahan Company, a family owned company incorporated in 1922 in Arcola, IL.  Monahan Filaments is a leading producer of synthetic monofilaments engineered for application solutions in a variety of markets including industrial, agricultural, household, beauty and oral care. 

Family managed for 4 generations, Monahan Filaments has maintained a commitment to supporting the success of its customers, employees and suppliers through a focus on relationships, problem solving and delivery.

Primary responsibility of the position is to provide technical assistance and engineering support to the manufacturing group through a hands-on learning/training approach.  Additionally, to improve existing processes, develop new and cost effective manufacturing concepts, as well as educate production operators, mentor process technicians and engage maintenance/tool room personnel in resolving all issues discovered in the manufacturing process.

The ideal candidate will possess:  Good mechanical aptitude for process optimization and calibrations; Knowledgeable of properties of engineering thermoplastics; Good communication skills, technical report writing skills; Motivated, team player, provides excellent customer support; Safety consciousness throughout all aspects of position, including equipment design and modifications; Ability to think through complex processes; Process-oriented individual with strong experience in process standardization and implementing SPC.

1.Support production management system including production related matters involving day to day trouble shooting.
2.Monitor process equipment to identify potential errors and develop solutions to eliminate the reoccurrence of those problems.
3.Ensure solutions focus on reducing downtime, conserve maintenance costs, maintain or increase production levels while improving production costs, yields, quality, and safety.
4.Compliance and audits to support root cause analysis for corrective action.
5.Design testing for products and raw materials to ensure quality is maintained.
6.Interfaces with all levels of management and employees to gather information and provide guidance

Bachelor’s degree of Engineering REQUIRED – plastics or chemical engineering desired.
3 years of experience REQUIRED, 5+ years in a plastic extrusion processing role preferred.
Proficient in AutoCAD, PLC and Microsoft Office

Base Pay $78,000-$94,000
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 years
Manages Others No
Industry Fiber Manufacturing
Required Travel Negligible

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Marion Wells
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