• Process Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Dalton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/26/2018 11:12 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Let us introduce ourselves. Crane Currency is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world, as well as a pioneer in advanced micro-optics technology. We're proud to have just been named "Banknote and Currency Services Provider of the Year" by Central Banking Publications for our cutting-edge security features and state-of-the-art designs.


    Our people are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to hiring and retaining the best in the industry. That’s why we offer outstanding rewards, including excellent incentives, superb resources and opportunity for growth and advancement. More than a company, we’re a community of professionals dedicated to excellence and passionate about what we do. Bring your best game and we will provide you with the opportunity to thrive.


    Leadership is Currency at Crane 


    The Process Engineer position is ideal for an individual with hands-on working knowledge of process engineering tools. Offering full accountability, we will encourage you to ensure excellence as you work hand-in-hand with our strong, capable team. This is a great opportunity to work in a centralized team environment that fosters interaction, learning and collaboration.  Qualities such as internally motivated and results-oriented, and strong leadership capabilities are integral in this role.


    Key Responsibilities include:

    • Support the current pulp and paper manufacturing processes as a technical resource with active day-to-day involvement. 

    • Optimization, troubleshooting and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes.  Paper-making industry experience is highly desirable.

    • Develop technical expertise around specialized processes and applications for raw materials pulping, paper making, stock preparation, process control, inspection technology, security materials, security materials handling, broke handling and finishing.

    • Support the execution of reliable and safe manufacturing systems while helping to improve production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.

    • Use problem-solving, analytical trouble-shooting and facilitation skills to resolve operating issues.  Improve process capability while maintaining and improving quality standards. Use tools such as Statistical Process Control to help make data-based decisions.

    • Prepare samples for study. Collect, record, and transcribe data. Prepare and show results in reports.

    • Practical user of six sigma tools as required, such as process mapping, Gage R&R, Cause & Effect, Risk Analysis (FMEA), Design of Experiments, etc. to facilitate continuous improvement projects. Perform process trouble shooting internally and for customer support.

    • Proficient in accessing, organizing, formatting, and charting large amounts of data from information systems for effective visual display for understanding and decision-making.

    • Lead teams to elucidate, develop and implement solutions for technical or business issues.  Research and assist in assessing new manufacturing technology.

    • Coordinate scale-up and validation trials in the mill working closely with the R&D product development group for new products/product modifications.

    • Support product validation trials and other tests at various customer operations.



    • Relevant Undergraduate degree in Engineering/ Science, preferably in Paper making technology, Pulp and Science engineering and/or Chemical engineering 
    • Minimum 2 years of industrial experience in process engineering in field of paper making or another continuous manufacturing process.
    • Technical experience preferred with paper making process, or other continuous manufacturing process, quality testing procedures relevant to testing intermediate process and final paper quality.
    • Training in Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt training preferred.
    • Experience working on projects and processes to develop systems.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
    • Strong analytical problem solving ability.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.


    Applicants must be United States citizens.  The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.


    Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at Crane is a Drug Free Workplace.


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab





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