Shift Process Engineer I
Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
Front Royal, VA
At Toray Plastics (America), we are proud of the products we deliver and the employees who make it possible. That's why we think it is important to provide not only a competitive salary, but also a premier benefits package including health, life management, and retirement benefits that work together to support employees now and for the future. We have an excellent position available for a Shift Process Engineer.

The PCM Process Engineer is responsible for collecting process data, watching, and analyzing the phenomena to improve productivity and yield throughout each process area. In addition, this person summarizes and reports the process information which is found and collected on a database. This person supports the manufacturing process using engineering skills to assess, manage, implement, improve, or revise processes with the goal of improving machine/process safety, production efficiency/capacity, product quality, and process stability. He or she develops procedures that facilitate the adoption of standardized processes that support future expansion. Also, this person monitors the effectiveness of processes and quantifies results and presents findings to management. He or she prepares detailed reports and analysis for use by management in measuring overall production efficiency.

Responsibilities:
Assesses and documents existing processes. Implements and evaluates changes to existing processes designed to enhance productivity, safety or product quality. Develops new processes as required.
Develops and maintains process documentation systems ensuring that processes and procedures are clearly stated, in the correct format and can be accessed with minimal difficulty
Monitors daily production, collecting and analyzing data in order to recognize trends and potential problem areas. Develops a proactive approach to problem-solving through the early identification and understanding of problem areas.
Utilizes recognized statistical process control techniques and other measurement tools to develop, maintain and present required reports detailing the effectiveness of existing processes or supporting the need for the introduction of new processes/procedures.
Interfaces with engineering, production, quality control and other associated areas in defining and developing required processes.
Interacts closely with New Product Development group to assist in the implementation and scale-up of new products on the production lines.

Requirements:
  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 0-2 years of practical work experience in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think critically and theoretically
  • Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift (both days/nights/weekends/holidays)
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office
Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination based on any protected status, workplace harassment/bullying and retaliation for filing a complaint or providing information related to a complaint. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and medical-related conditions), age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

It is the policy of Toray Plastics (America) Inc. to maintain a work environment that is safe for all persons, including the community, and conducive to attaining high work standards. To achieve these objectives, we are committed to maintaining a drug, tobacco and alcohol-free workplace and perform pre-employment testing.

Maintains and adheres to Toray Plastics (America), Inc.’s various certification criteria processes, such as ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001, AIB, BRC/IoP.