Jr. Process Engineer

Manufacturing Elkton, Kentucky


Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Multi-Color Corporation and Fort Dearborn have merged and are now the world’s largest prime label and packaging supplier. Join the new MCC and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that has been committed to excellence and industry leadership for over 110 years.

A Process Engineer will possess the ability to lead efficiency projects, support technical development and help solve problems both in our own facilities as well as at customer locations. This person is responsible for both leading and supporting projects assigned by PSL Technical Director or General Manager within the PSL Self-Coat group.  Support customer and MCC sponsored New Product Development projects and participate with group members in developing new opportunities for Pressure Sensitive platforms.  Provide technical support to manufacturing on product development initiatives and internal efficiency improvements.  Some amount of this role's time is spent on-site with a customer so it will also require demonstrating a growing level of expertise running our materials at MCC printing facilities and external customer sites.

Why work at MCC: 

  • Compensation: $60K-$75K annually  
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, plus two floating Holidays


  • Technical support requiring both proactive and reactive interactions with Purchasing, Technical and Coater staff.
  • Lead and/or support plant quality, cost and efficiency improvements through the design of trials and experiments, conducting trials and experiments and laboratory evaluations.
  • Provide field technical service and technical support for Sales and Customers both internally and at customer locations.
  • Conduct quality lab and technical assessments of product performance and complete comparative analysis with competitive products in market
  • Interact on a continuing basis with Elkton Customer Service/Planning, Manufacturing and Sales in dealing with new or existing products, working closely to translate customer requirements into internal specifications and raw material selection.
  • Participate in product development initiatives through coater trial support and customer visits. Role will also spend some time leading specific initiatives under the direction of PSL Technical Director.
  • Establish relationship with raw material suppliers and MCC Procurement, supporting the integration of supplier innovations
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • MCC has been around over 100 years, and we pride ourselves on our high level of excellence. Every team member of MCC is expected to treat all associates respectfully and professionally.


  • 2 or 4 year college degree; or two to four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Math, including Algebra, skills are essential. Demonstrated knowledge of container styles and printing/ converting materials and technologies related to package decoration.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for current or future sponsorship.

Other considerations:

  • Occasional lifting of cartons weighing up to 40-45 lbs may be necessary.
  • Process Engineer is required to work around the coating and labeling areas and in most cases these areas are cramped, congested, and may be wet. Safety shoes may be required at times when visiting customers.
  • During customer visits, work hours may require attendance on all three shifts at times. Professional attire is necessary.
  • Experience may be primarily academic at this level but should also include some field experience.
  • Must have command of English language and strong communication skills both with customers and within MCC, at all levels.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Position requires travel for both internal and customer visits and trial – overall travel will be approximately 30% of calendar year and does include overnight stays.
  • MCC offers a competitive wage and generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k).

MCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. MCC is an equal opportunity employer.