- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor's degree
- Six Sigma Certification
- Writing skills
- Project management
- Power BI
- Continuous integration
Qualified Process Engineer with 5 years of Continuous Improvement within a manufacturing facility
Primarily responsible for implementing anything "new" to the existing manufacturing process in order to drive improvements. This may include:
New Raw material qualification & commercialization.
NPI and ramp up.
New Tools for New Products.
New Supplier Qualification.
New Machines or Design modifications to existing machines.
SMED of new equipment.
CPP definition for any new additions to process.
Identify, manage, and implement projects (capital & expense) utilizing the MET (Most Effective Technology) to achieve improved performance (OEE) as directed by site leadership.
Utilize technical knowledge and project/program management skills to perform end-to-end project management, which includes initiation, approval process, design, construction, commissioning to hand-off, spare parts management, financial cost tracking and training.
Identify and effectively engage with stakeholders to manage change, take ownership, provide the appropriate knowledge transfer and drive quality results.
Conduct research with production engineers to develop strategy for new / improved manufacturing processes by utilizing data from Power BI dashboards, ERP systems and analyzing trends using SPC.
Could be involved in problem solving for different operations such as mixing, extrusion /compounding, calendaring, grinding, distillation, carbon beds, evaporation, extraction and finishing (converting).
Exercising judgment to compromise between process requirements, economic evaluation, operator effectiveness, and physical and health hazards during change implementation.
Conduct RCAs by identifying a cross-functional team and SMEs, document issues and follow through actions in-order to drive completion.
Focus on medium/long term improvement initiatives of the plant process by teaming with the production engineers and maintenance team to understand current problems and their impact.
Document knowledge, MOCs, Process Changes, Plant Trial Systems and standards for best practices that support the operation efficiency and appropriate counter-measures of changes.
Reporting updates on projects on bi-weekly basis to Site leadership.
Lead 6 Sigma/ Continuous Improvement group on defined topics and related investment.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams including operators and technicians and ability to drive ideas and operational issues to meaningful and workable solutions to serve the needs of the business.
Education, Experience, And Skills
BS degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred or Chemical Engineer with manufacturing experience
Minimum 5 years process / project engineering or direct process experience with exceptional ability to solve problems in a complex scenarios / multiple constraints
Intermediate knowledge of Excel, Minitab (primarily to perform data analysis)
Preferred Union people handling Experience
Preferred Six Sigma / Lean manufacturing experience
Materials Engineering & Compounding (Extrusion) is a plus
Web handling experience is a plus
Familiarity with Power BI is a plus
Verbal and written communication
Ability to be a 360 ° communicator in all levels of management
First principles thinking with long term approach
Solid engineering principles as they apply to the process
Problem solving skills
Ability to analyze data to simplify complex problems
Change Management for complex work environment
Bias for action and deep diving to deliver results
Process Instruction & Report writing ability
Project Management skills