Careers

Interested in joining the team that proudly creates the best and most popular synthetic paper in the Western Hemisphere? Then check out the postings below to explore the opportunities available at Yupo.

Yupo employment position Manufacturing Support Technicians

Responsible for assuring all aspects of the granulation operation are accomplished to meet production demands. Responsible for specific housekeeping assignments. Provides Forming Area support as necessary. Responsible for meeting company goals involving safety, quality, production and cost. Works within self-directed work teams; demonstrates a high degree of self-initiative and self-motivation. Must be available for 12-hour rotating shifts to cover a 7-day a week, 24 hour a day operation.

Yupo employment position Production Engineer

Supports the Production Manager in achieving Forming and Pelletizing area goals in line with achieving the site’s business groups’ objectives. Provides leadership where needed in order to assist in meeting these objectives. Ensures continual safe operations, customer commitments and quality standards are achieved, productivity objectives met, maintenance programs support reliable production and that effective communications are employed in achieving these objectives. 
 
Develops and implements systems to improve productivity, with primary focus on peoples’ skills and their ability to effectively interact with systems and equipment. Involved in production planning, and operational flow (working in concert with QA, Production Control & Procurement groups). 
 
Works closely with manager to set priorities, to develop programs, and track progress against goals. In order to effectively prioritize issues, maintains a strong working relationship with shift supervisors and their teams, the process engineering group and the maintenance group. 
 
Technical understanding of the manufacturing process is essential to ensure effectiveness in role. Applies engineering knowledge, where appropriate, to improve the ability to and consistency of achieving these goals. 
 
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or technical foundation with demonstrated industry performance. Minimum 5 years combined experience in extrusion-based film manufacture. Provides on-going process support to 24/7/365 operations. Readily available for off- hours operations support.

Yupo employment position Process Engineer

Resource to shift production teams. Assures compliance with safety, quality, and production standards. Continually improves the process, product and work environment. Assures resources are available to meet production demands. Tracks quality and production indicators (e.g., yields, quality trends, etc). Takes the lead role in monitoring product production consistency and conformance to established technical requirements. Coordinates technical issue resolution in production. Leads or supports, as necessary, process and product development project initiatives. Supports customer technical issues as required.

BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineer or similar technical area. A minimum of 2 years experience in process engineering required.
Provides on-going process support to 24/7/365 operations. Readily available for off- hours operations support.

Employment is contingent upon passing a post-offer physical. Yupo offers a competitive wage and benefits package. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Yupo Corporation America, please print out and complete the following Employment Application and fax it to (757) 312-9802 or mail it to:

Yupo Corporation America
Human Resources Department
800 Yupo Court
Chesapeake, VA 23320