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Role: Process Engineering Manager


Role: Process Engineering Manager

  • Discipline:Operations
  • Location: USA
  • Educational attainment: Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Engineering or Chemistry
  • Hours per week: Full-time
  • Employment: Fixed contract
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Brandy Wright
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Location Richmond, IN, US

Process Engineering Manager

As the Process Engineering Manager, you will lead the start-up of new processes, capital expense projects from conception to completion, and the Continuous Improvement Program.


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Core duties of this role


Essential Functions

  • Must follow all Safety, OSHA, ISO and QMS procedures set forth by the company.
  • Able to handle high-pressure situations and meet deadlines.
  • Must use discretion and maintain confidentiality. Exercise diplomacy in all facets of the job.
  • Manage workload while multi-tasking and concurrently leading departmental functions.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude, high integrity, and high degree of professionalism.
  • Ability to support Holland Colors’ unique people-oriented culture.


  • Develop annual budget including capital expenditures, project proposals highlighting ROI justification, and Process Engineering cost center.
  • Responsible for divisional Sustainability metric tracking, reporting, and performance.
  • Establish assignments for Process Engineering team, track and assess projects to ensure advancement.
  • Deliver improvement in PPH, FTR, yield, and capacity.
  • Manage attendance, vacation, discipline, and leave requests for department.
  • Lead training and personnel development for department.
  • Assist with recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding of new associates.
  • Collaborate with internal and external resources to ensure project timing, objectives, and budget are achieved.
  • Make annual wage increase recommendations for department. 
  • Develop and sustain a continuous improvement culture in daily operations.
  • Oversee continuous improvement efforts and provide counsel to team leaders on facilitation techniques, quality systems, process improvement, people development, and safety improvement.
  • Perform time and equipment utilization studies to support efficiency improvements.
  • Effectively communicate with all relevant stakeholders.




Our mission

Growth through innovation

Do you have what it takes to successfully lead a project while engaging and motivating others? Are you a strategic thinker who can translate concepts into actionable project plans?

As the Process Engineering Manager, you will hold a key part within our Operations team.   

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Our Requirements

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in engineering.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of extrusion, mechanical engineering, and sustainability preferred.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a leadership role preferred.
  • Proven project management and change management skills.
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Value Stream Mapping.
  • Experience in plastics and/or color industry is a plus.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Our offer

We offer a challenging yet rewarding position for 40 hours a week in an international environment, with market conditions of employment and sufficient room for personal development and growth opportunities. 

A competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Our employment conditions package is diverse and includes, among other things, profit sharing and shares. Holland Colours has an active employee ownership plan. 

The Holland Colours culture has the following core values: Accountability, Teamwork, Proactiveness, Responsibility and Competence. 

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Do you have what it takes to successfully lead a project while engaging and motivating the team?

Do you find making a difference rewarding? 

Then apply now and join us in leading our industry to a better, sustainable future!


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