Engineer, Process

Return Polymers

Scranton, PA


The Process Engineer, under the direction of the Engineering Manager, is responsible for supporting manufacturing operations by supervising the Process Technicians and Tooling Technicians and using troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques with the overall objective of improving plant efficiencies. This individual will be required to develop, recommend, and implement production processes, methods, and control improvements. The incumbent will display a commitment to Core Values.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 Essential Functions Statement(s)

Selects, supervises, develops, evaluates, and motivates Process Technicians and Die Technician

Focuses on improving equipment performance including gravimetric feeders, extruders, and downstream equipment to improve uptime and rate and reduce scrap to improve plant performance.

Participates in meetings related to plant performance, lead line efforts, engineering topics, and special projects.

Serves as a key member of Production projects focusing on implementing recommended systems and equipment on model lines to improve SUR and Yield metrics.

Communicates with Operators, Leads, Engineers, and leadership on areas of potential improvement and research new equipment and processing methods to address those needs.

Manages line commissioning efforts that occur after Preventive Maintenance event and manages open action item follow-up activities as well as report SUR metric and Yield before and after each line commission.

Researches and calculates cost savings opportunities and completes cost savings analysis justification.

Designs auxiliary equipment for improved functionality (e.g., vent stuffers and mist tank improvements).

Performs additional duties as needed and/or assigned by supervision/management.

Adhere to Safety First and "I believe in ZERO" approach in all activities.

Integrate Lean/Six Sigma and continuous improvement in all projects.

Responsible for specifying process tooling for engineer activities and projects.


Education:   Bachelor’s degree (four-year college or technical school) OR equivalent combination of education and experience

 Experience:    Five to seven years in a similar position 

Computer Skills: Strong computer skills include Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook Knowledge of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) technology. 

Other Requirements:            Experience with die design and development, preferred; Strong background in manufacturing systems, data collection, and statistical analysis; Demonstrated success in interfacing with internal (manufacturing, engineering, quality) and external (contractors, vendors) customers; Excellent mechanical aptitude; Understanding manufacturing processes and technologies; Knowledge and experience in plastics extrusion; Proficient in understanding/interpreting financials; proven experience in budgeting; Success in project management; Articulate communication skills; ability to speak clearly and persuasively a variety of situations and demonstrate presentation skills; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences; Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes; Must be self-directed, motivated and able to multi-task in fast-paced, 24/7 environment

The AZEK Company is a $1 Billion and growing industry-leading manufacturer of beautiful, low-maintenance, and environmentally sustainable building products, with a focus on decking and outdoor living. Consistently recognized as the market leader in innovation, quality and aesthetics, products across AZEK’s portfolio are made from up to 100% recycled material and primarily replace wood on the outside of homes, providing a long-lasting, eco-friendly and

Compensation for roles at AZEK varies depending on a wide range of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience.  The annual salary for this role in most us locations is $68,500 to $83,500.