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Process Engineer – Mexicali

-Support production with process reviews

-Innovate, improve and standardized current process

-Collect, record and transcribe data from data capture system

-Create Time-motion studies

-Create First article introduction reports

-Supports engineer leader and sr engineer in related activities

Treasury Manager – Gilbert

The Treasury Manager is responsible for supporting the company’s Corporate Treasury function. This includes cash forecasting, reporting, cash management, investment, debt, foreign exchange, hedging, and corporate card program administration. This person will need to be flexible and dynamic to assist and adapt to change by way of process improvements and automation.


  • Minimum B.S. degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Statistics or Math required
  • 2+ years of Finance, Treasury or Banking or relevant corporate experience
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment preferred


  • Embrace hands-on work in a rapidly changing, fast-paced growth environment
  • Practical knowledge of finance and accounting in a growth company environment, including understanding and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Confidentiality and integrity
  • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities within deadlines
  • Bold strategic thinker with a keen focus on transforming processes
  • Engaging project leader with strong team skills
  • Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting and operational issues
  • Intellectually curious, analytically strong, and embracer of change
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects and adhere to tight deadlines effectively

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Update and maintain daily cash forecast. This will require detailed analysis and working with FP&A and other departments to derive the most accurate possible cash forecast.
  • Analyst will assist in the creation of wires and other bank payments both domestically and internationally in foreign currencies.
  • Analyst will monitor current investments and assist in identifying investment opportunities.
  • Analyst will monitor any current debt obligations and assist in any debt covenant calculations.
  • Perform monthly bank fee analysis to ensure accurate and appropriate billing and recommend ways to eliminate unnecessary fees.
  • Responsible for opening, closing, and modifying bank account services, documentation, and bank signers.
  • Assist in the setup and configuration of users within banking platforms and systems.
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining accurate banking information for vendor payments.
  • Monitor bank accounts for check and ACH fraud and clear any exceptions to company’s fraud prevention measures.
  • Ensure compliance with internal financial processes and internal controls (SOX).
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by Vice President, Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officer or other senior executive(s).

Lab Technician – Gilbert

The primary responsibilities of the Lab Technician will be to provide support in Paper Making and Paper/Finished Product Lab Testing. In this position, you will own the making of small batch paper samples, assist in conducting laboratory testing and assist with the preparation of samples.


  • Experience with molded fiber manufacturing process is a plus.
  • Strong math skills and ability to perform calculations using Excel or other software as needed.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Outlook is required.


  • Must be willing to learn and be a motivated self-starter who can efficiently complete tasks outlined in experimental test plans on schedule.
  • Attention to detail when collecting data, summarizing results, and maintaining equipment records.
  • Dependable
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to multitask and deal effectively with time pressures, stress, and changing demands of job on a regular basis
  • Ability to handle highly confidential business information

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Run designed experiments using a DOE (design of experiment) or data collecting Excel spreadsheet.
  • Learn how to make small batch paper samples and own the process.
  • Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility.
  • Assists in general clean-up of the laboratory to ensure a clean, safe work environment.
  • Works as part of the team, communicates well with personnel at all organizational levels in a professional manner, and maintains a respectful work environment.
  • This job does have exposure to water, pulp and chemicals. PPE is provided.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, ability to climb stairs, stoop, kneel, and reach above shoulder heights and below waist throughout the day.
  • Some work will be in office/lab area, some work will be spent working in the production area.
  • Lifting as required with proper lifting techniques up to 50 pounds on occasion.

Demand Manager – Gilbert

Job Overview:

The Demand Planner will play an essential role in the supply chain at Footprint. They will use the analytical, marketing, and sales data to effectively estimate future product demands. Their duties include building a demand process and metrics, planning demand by items for 12-18 month horizon, analyzing statistical data, and generating forecasting solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build a demand planning process within a fast-paced start up organization
  • Implement forecast accuracy and bias metrics to measure the success of our forecasting process.
  • Successfully communicate demand forecast vs revenue estimations to management
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies
  • Conduct ongoing forecast maintenance
  • Address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
  • Interact with Sales, Marketing, and Planning teams to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Planning teams to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing forecasting strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Analyze forecast numbers and root cause for changes and performance misses
  • Challenge assumptions and projections of Sales and Marketing teams to ensure the most accurate outcome is reached
  • Calculate financial impact of proposed adjustments to forecast and be able to understand the delta to the budget
  • Drive accountability for performance metrics throughout the process by understanding forecast assumptions, measuring KPIs and driving accountable parties toward root causes of performance misses
  • Lead and/or collaborate in cross-functional meetings, including influencing perspectives and driving outcomes


  • BA/BS college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
  • Knowledge of software related to inventory, production and demand planning is preferred.
  • Experienced with other software packages including Windows, and Microsoft Office.
  • This position requires strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation skills are required.

Material Engineer/Scientist – Gilbert

The Material Engineer/Scientist develops processes, and tests materials used to create a range of sustainable customer products including bowls, cups, and lids. The engineer will study the properties and structures of paper and pulp to create products that meet sustainability and performance requirements.


  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Paper Science and Engineering
  • Fundament understanding of chemistry
  • Understanding of Fiber chemistry, slurry chemistry, basic chemistry skills.
  • 2 – 4 years of work experience in degree-related position.
  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment


  • Ability to follow instructions and to work in a team effectively.
  • Evaluate and provide recommendations for next steps based on the outcome of research results.
  • Provide detail written reports that include data driven points to prove/disprove the experimental findings.
  • Efficiently provide feedback on statistical data and graphs.
  • technical report writing and data analysis
  • Be able to organize large data sets while providing a clear outcome of what the significance of the data represents.
  • Know how to build and execute a DOE (Design of Experiment).
  • Strong presentation skills for internal and customer interface.
  • The ability to multitask projects.
  • Clear communication within your group and externally.
  • Ability to quickly grasp and execute duties with minimal verbal or written instruction.
  • Ability to learn new skills and drive projects independently.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Identify and evaluate next generation materials and chemistries for thermoformed articles.
  • Develop new or modify current testing procedures that help evaluate the performance of production or prototype parts.
  • Conduct tests on raw materials to understand if the product meets the quality standards and success criteria.
  • Testing may include cook testing with product specific foods, strength testing on an Instron 3365, thickness testing, Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) to measure dimensions of parts, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Keyence Digital Electron Microscope, and Shelf-life testing, etc.
  • Be able to provide a shelf-life profile that will simulate real world scenarios to evaluate food product shelf-life.
  • Customer interface experience. Within each of these technology groups, the material engineer will work with the platform manager, sales, and customer in collaboration to bring a project to production.
  • Provide and execute a detailed DOE that fully evaluates the strength integrity, shelf-life of the product, or cook testing parameters.
  • Present out DOE in weekly group discussions and define a plan that aligns to the success criteria of the customer.
  • Provide weekly updates in group meetings to inform coworkers on progress and new findings within the respected technology.
  • Highlight major findings and define next steps needed to take to validate the results.
  • Take pictures and videos of findings to present out results.
  • Too narrow Prototype and production setting need to be defined and validated once product is ready to launch.

R&D Process Engineer – Gilbert

The R&D Process Engineer will work closely with Product Development teams to identify and develop the new processes and technologies needed to introduce new products. The R&D Process Engineer is also responsible for optimizing and upgrading current processes and equipment [SM1] for cost savings and gains in efficiency, capability, reliability and safety across Manufacturing and Distribution. Responsibilities will span the entire product/process development continuum all the way from idea generation to transfer to Footprint’s high volume manufacturing sites.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with process and equipment development or using advanced troubleshooting techniques on high volume manufacturing
  • Must be competent with Microsoft Office Suite, JMP, Statistics, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Project
  • Must be fluent in English and be able to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Preferred Minimum accredited lean six sigma green belt[SM2] .
  • Recognized technical abilities and practical experience with strong capabilities in the following areas:
    • Theory/functionality of manufacturing systems and unit operations
    • Continuous improvement techniques (Lean, TPM, Root Cause Analysis, Quick Changeover/SMED, Process Centerlines)
    • Statistics and analytical methods, Process measurement and control
    • Change management


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work on a cross-functional and diverse team
  • Ability to manage complexity, handle multiple priorities and prioritize accordingly
  • Flexibility and adaptability around shifting priorities in a fast-paced work environment to support 7 x 24 x 365 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and 365 day operations.
  • Strong analytical, creative thinking and problem-solving skills utilizing structured problem-solving techniques.
  • The ability to drive projects and overcome any hurdles that are encountered from pilot to transfer to high volume manufacturing.
  • Strong interpersonal, cross-functional teamwork, process improvement and project management skills
  • The ability to lead projects through to transfer to high volume manufacturing
  • Role model with safety and quality culture.
  • The ability to work with suppliers, establish a program with supplier for new equipment and deliver equipment on time and meeting specifications.
  • The ability to keep projects on schedule to support footprint’s business objectives.
  • Be able to learn knew techniques, skill sets and apply them to their job scope.
  • Advanced understanding of mathematics and engineering/science principles.
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail


Develop robust, reliable, effective, and efficient processes and equipment in support of business objectives.

Establishing, providing, and maintaining the process engineering, technical and tooling functions and ensure that robust manufacturing processes are achieved to meet the plant’s productivity, delivery, quality, and safety objectives

Work to continually identify and implement advantaged processes and technologies.

Participate in solving quality problems involving research and development equipment, and drive improvement and process changes that improve performance, yield, cost, and efficiency.

Setting up process parameters, design of experiments and monitoring equipment by conducting regular testing.

Create and oversee standardized production procedures and maintain all documentation for products, such as work instructions; and determining ways to minimize operating costs, such as equipment justification to enhance performance. Furthermore role modeling the cycle of solving problems, documenting the changes, training personnel on the changes and proliferating those changes to the high-volume manufacturing sites.

Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience.

Work closely with employees and co-workers to plan and design methods to maintain, improve or enhance existing manufacturing processes.

Develop, establish, and ensure appropriate departmental standards, methods, policies, procedures, and documentation are in place and maintained.

Modify or reengineer processes to increase throughput while maintaining or increasing the quality and accuracy of output.

Serve as the lead when it comes to transferring new processes and technologies from the laboratory/bench/pilot scale into full production.

Gather and analyze data and use that data to make recommendations. This includes characterization of current process, quantifying/qualifying potential process improvements and leading validation efforts of newly implemented products/processes.

Compile data, document work, and prepare reports for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Coordinate and plan to ensure project work meets quality specifications and is delivered on schedule and within budgetary constraints.

As needed, the engineer will travel to Footprint’s high volume manufacturing sites, suppliers, etc for extended stays to support Footprint’s business objectives.

Understand the development process, suggest improvements and execute them to improve the development process.

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Learning and Development (L&D) Manager – Piekary Slaskie

The primary responsibility of the Learning and Development Manager is to establish a culture of continuous learning and to design and oversee all learning and development programs within the local facilities. The L&D Manager’s responsibilities include identifying training needs based on skills gap analyses, developing group and individual learning courses, and managing the training budget. You will drive development throughout the organization and ensure employees’ skills continue to grow and development with an impact on the quality of work, productivity, our culture and the retention of employees.

You will co-create, identify and monitor leadership and compliance training for all Polish Facilities; and design, plan, and implement training programs, policies, and procedures to fulfill those needs. You will report into the Director of Human Resources.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Develop and execute the Learning and Development/Training strategy.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Performance Management and Talent Development strategy.
  • Liaise with various line managers and employees, discuss their needs and develop L&D programs accordingly (with use of business goals, above mentioned PM and TD strategies, performance reviews and skills gap analyses).
  • Search, select, and manage external training solutions/vendors, for both mandatory training (such as Health and Safety Training) as non-mandatory training.
  • Develop budget requirements, oversee spend and report quarterly.
  • Oversee learning activities, curriculum, and resources.
  • Evaluate whether learning goals have been achieved and what can be improved or changed for future.
  • The further development of our onboarding program, in which you will work closely together with the line managers, HR functions and Global Training Director to create a unique experience for our new joiners.
  • Implement coaching sessions and mentorship programs to establish a culture of continuous learning.
  • Recommend new training methods (including e-learning courses and game-based platforms).
  • Reviews existing training programs suggests enhancements and modifications to improve engagement, learning, and retention and/or to meet the changing needs of clientele, the organization, or the industry.
  • Manages all regulatory and compliance training requirements.
  • Ensures that training materials and programs are current, accurate, and effective.
  • Maintains knowledge of new methods and techniques for training, and training requirements applicable to the organization and/or industry.
  • Identifies problems and opportunities such as operational changes or industry developments that training could improve.
  • Conducts or facilitates required and recommended training sessions.

R&D Process Engineer – Mexicali

  • Develop, evaluate, and improve process and equipment methods to enable on time delivery of new products, cost reduction, decreased cycle and set-up times, quality, and efficiency improvements, utilizing statistical knowledge.
  • Participate in solving quality problems involving research and development equipment, and drive improvement and process changes that improve performance, yield, cost and efficiency.
  • Single point contact for equipment issues, concerns, and possible continuous throughput improvement ideas and/or projects.
  • Setting up process parameters and monitoring equipment by conducting regular testing.
  • Create and oversee standardized production procedures and maintain all documentation for products, such as work instructions; and determining ways to minimize operating costs, such as equipment justification to enhance performance.
  • Técnico de Mantenimiento – Mexicali

    Asegurar el mantenimiento preventivo, correctivo en general de equipos, pequeñas herramientas y reparación de soldadura y soporte técnico a equipos críticos, siguiendo instrucciones directas, mediante el uso adecuado de herramientas y materiales. Cumplimiento de los planes de trabajo y satisfacción del cliente en calidad y tiempo.

    HR Recruiter – Villas las Lomas

    Use personal safety equipment.

    – Participate and maintain cleanliness and neat the workspace.

    – Conduct candidate interviews – Request hiring documents

    -Receive staff in induction (when applicable)

    – Verify that they have the complete documentation required for hiring

    – Post vacancies on social networks or in empleonuevo / workable

    – Fill assigned vacancies – Prepare reports of the recruitment process

    – Schedule admission medical exam – Vacancy reviews with Job Boards

    – Responsible for new hire file compliance – Create strategies for new hires attractio