RR Donnelley Industrial/Process Engineer in Plover, Wisconsin

Industrial/Process Engineer

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Job Description

The primary responsibility is to lead and implement all Process Engineering activities for the Plover Site, with a focus on Direct Labor Efficiency, equipment utilization, factory layout and Lean & Continuous Improvement projects. Identify fundamental processes, design test methods and protocols, collect and interpret experimental data, perform systems integration and final testing to ensure reliable and world-class product delivery.

Responsibilities: Work is typically performed under general supervision, receiving some guidance from manager/supervisor about the work that needs to be completed. May receive guidance on how to complete some assignments. Able to exercise moderate level of discretion and latitude in completing tasks and prioritizing work. Work is typically completed by following established policies and procedures but may require interpretation to meet unique business needs. Work may be reviewed by senior level staff or by management.

  • Uses test results to determine fundamental development focal areas, and needed engineering tasks and skills to move these focal areas to completion.

  • Sets timetables and milestones for assigned project tasks.

  • Constructs and applies appropriate acceptance criteria for equipment and or process purchases.

  • May direct responsibility for project creation, timeline and management of project capital/expense.

  • Works closely and cross-functionally with other engineers, technicians and manufacturing personnel to produce end product.

  • Performs varied work and works on problems of moderate scope and complexity.

  • Understands project direction and exercises discretion and independent judgment on most tasks. Works under broad supervision.

  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

  • Perform training for Green Belts, 5S, Lean or Six Sigma in a classroom format with intention to certify or qualify all attendees

Required Skills

The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1) Bachelor degree in Manufacturing/Industrial/Process Engineering or Equivalent or role with up to 3 years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.

  • Able to translate previous work experience in to very good problem-solving skills and appropriately apply proven solutions. Consistently deliver prescribed outcomes in a timely and accurate manner with appropriate guidance. Apply existing processes and procedures to solve problems and may receive guidance for problems that are non-routine.

  • Able to apply very good functional computer knowledge in utilizing Microsoft Windows, MAC or other technical tools to complete work assignments. May require knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn specialized software related to the position.

  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Able to understand general business concepts and apply them when communicating with diverse groups of people when completing work assignments.

2) Black Belt or Green Belt certification a definite plus but not required. If certified, applicant may be asked to show demonstrated Black Belt or Green Belt activities that resulted in a positive efficiency, reduction or cost improvement.

3) 5S/Lean Training and ability to teach these valuable manufacturing skills a plus

Job Location

Plover, Wisconsin, United States

Position Type


Employee Referral Bonus eligible