Process Engineer

West Springfield, MA

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Westaff is hiring for a Project Engineer (Plastics) in West Springfield!

Pay: 70,000+ annually depending on experience

Job Description

  • Devise and implement improvements for processes, equipment and methods needed to manufacture products 
  • Establish material, labor and machinery standards for products as assigned.
  • Communicate with planning and design staffs concerning product design and tooling to assure efficient production methods. 
  • Lead or coordinate development of new products or processes.
  • Train other department team members on the proper methods for utilizing equipment. 
  • Improve production efficiencies through increased cycle rates and labor optimization methods.
  • Develop, write, execute, analyze and document plans; interpret and document results; communicate, and implement changes driven by results 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical Engineering or similar degree.
  • Knowledge of plastic materials
  • Must be a self-starter, a “hands-on” engineer, good organizational skills and good written and verbal communications skills
  • Process troubleshooting experience or experience in a manufacturing environment  Ability to learn and utilize MRP/ERP system
  • Background in statistical analysis techniques or statistical process control 
  • Knowledge of modern manufacturing methods including Lean, Six Sigma, etc. 
  • Project management – leads projects for process improvements within defined machine parameters & specifications


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