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Molded Pulp Process Engineer – Upper Midwest

Molded Pulp Process Engineer – Upper Midwest

FPC of Bangor
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FPC of Bangor

Molded Pulp Process Engineer – Upper Midwest

FPC Bangor is working with a large manufacturer of food packaging products looking for expertise in molded pulp. This is an opportunity to help set the standard for excellence in molded fiber packaging innovations.  The successful Process Engineer will have the ability to:

Steer molded fiber projects through Front End Innovation rounds and into Stage Gate rounds for commercialization within 12 months of hire date as Project Lead or Technical Lead.

    • Assess technical and logistical feasibility of project concepts utilizing available prototyping and production equipment.
    • Direct focus towards objectives not problems; anticipate problems using problem identification techniques (e.g. FMEA, DOE, problem mapping, etc.) and implement effective and elegant solutions to sustain project progress.
    • Organize, schedule, and execute fiber prep and forming experiments with a cross-functional team.  Orchestrate work on prototyping fiber equipment. 

 Create a positive working environment within the department and throughout the organization

    • Influence internal and external strategic project stakeholders with logic, data, and compassion.
    • Be an ambassador for Extreme Ownership philosophy; hold self and others to high expectations.
    • Teach others in the organization about fiber learnings so knowledge, experience, and findings are fully maximized throughout.


  • Experience analyzing production equipment, processes and materials and solving issues
  • Knowledge of various statistical and quality methodologies including but not limited to Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Prior experience working with thermoforming, injection molding, print, and/or paper equipment and processes
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Up to 40% domestic and international travel


  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of molded fiber or pulp engineering or similar experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Please submit your current resume for immediate consideration to Phil DeSoto or Leisa Wallace.


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