NPS Corporation is committed to providing high-quality products, responsive service and exceptional value. With 2 divisions NPS makes towel and tissue products for the Away from Home Markets and specialty nonwovens focused on the industrial spill control market.
Primary responsibilities: -Provide design expertise for capital projects in areas of new product development, financial savings,sensitivity analysis, capacities,capabilities,facility layouts,material handling,ergonomics, start-up costs,yield and efficiencies.
-Intitiate, develop and implement productivity ideas and cost savings projects for the facility, working towards achieving the plant conversion productivity target.
-Coordinate the elimination of waste and improvements of manufacturing processes.
-Develop, implements and maintain a Continuous Improvement Program that promotes a Zero Loss culture. A Zero Loss culture eliminates non-value added work and losses every day, as well as expecting and demanding continuous improvement every day.
-Serve as a change agent to challenge existing processes in place. Use data to communicate and support the opportunities that exist.
-Conduct economic and business case analysis of cost reduction ideas, capital projects, and supply chain strategies.
-Lead the improvement in productivity of all assets (people,equipment, material and time) through identification and implementation of best practices.
-Provide techinical expertise to operation in all areas of the plant through knowledge of process engineering, capacities, capabilities,yield,cost,people systems and overall until operations.
-Optimize capacity utilization through process flow optimization, bottle neck analysis, and Lean Manufacturing strategies to release trapped capacity and increase OEE.
Other special projects and duties as assigned.
Required Experience and Skill Set: Experience in manufacturing preferred; knowledge in converting, nonwovens, hot melt adhesives, recycling desirable.
-Willing to get dirty on the plant floor as this is not a desk-job; great opportunity for someone who likes to be directly involved from concept, through trial developments to final commercialization and optimization.
-Machining and Fabrication experience desireable.
-Good written and verbal communication skills.
-Ability to function in small company enviroment with limited direction and diverse responsibilities.
**Bachelors degree in Mechanical;Electrical; Industiral Engineering (or other engineering/manufacturing related discipline)
Compensation will be based on the experience and skills the candidate brings to NPS Corporation and the open position. Full or Part time opportunity for the right candidate.