Company: My client is a leading manufacturer of high quality plastic packaging products. They are a recognized leader in the thermoforming industry due to their sustainability and innovation. With over 30 years in the business, they are experiencing consistent growth and are now transforming the organization! My client is owned by a private investment group who also owns their sister recycling plant allowing you to have ample opportunities for career growth!
Company is committed to the growth of the organization and is willing to invest money back into the company and the team.
Innovative packaging solutions, offer state-of-the-art technology, and excellent customer service.
Company is supported by a strong culture and core values that drive individual contribution, team work, empowerment, growth and leadership.
They offer generous base salaries, 401K and health benefits.
Your unique role within the organization will be to analyze thermoforming and extrusion specifications and performance requirements for new and pre-existing machinery and then develop and implement an appropriate PC-based control systems solution. You will be expected to optimize related processes and work with the project team to install and automate new production lines. You will use project management and six sigma methodologies to turnaround the company’s manufacturing culture by implementing programs, policies and procedures that show employees the level of priority that the organization has for providing quality products.
We are seeking strong leaders that are capable of growing with this company! You will need to have the ability to lead, motivate and inspire others to perform at a high level every day.
To be successful in this role:
7+ years experience in electrical engineering preferably plastics manufacturing
Experience in leading a team and producing results through others
Advanced experience with PLC and HMI programming
Project Management experience or Six Sigma certifications
This position is located just south of Santa Barbara, CA. A beautiful area, with a lower cost of living and regionally close to everything that a major city has to offer being between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Right along the coastline close to beautiful beaches and other waterfront activities. Strong local economy with farmers markets, parks and marine museums for family friendly events.
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