The Process Engineer will report to the Director of Maintenance and will develop and optimize batch production and manufacturing processes to achieve the output, quality, and cost improvement goals of the organization. She/he will collect production data and apply standard scientific and statistical methods to analyze, document, and diagram production processes.
Essential Job Duties
Identify process bottlenecks, devises solutions, recommends changes or upgrades to equipment, work methods, or other aspects of the process to improve efficiency and utilization of resources including labor, energy and raw materials.
Evaluates and recommends improvement of manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment suppliers; soliciting observations from operators.
Develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Supports trouble-shooting efforts working closely with the operations and maintenance management teams.
Develops project proposals for the annual capital plan to expand plant capabilities and achieve improved efficiencies.
Able to walk, stand, bend/twist, squat/stoop, climb, kneel/crawl, push/pull for 3-6 hours daily
Able to sit and lift 25-60 lbs up to 3 hours daily
Bachelor's degree in engineering – mechanical, industrial, process or chemical disciplines, preferred. 3-5 years of process engineering experience within an industrial/manufacturing setting; FDA-regulated industry a plus; Strong ERP and Microsoft Office skills, required.