Process Engineer - Baltimore, MD
Essilor
Baltimore, MD

About $85,000 - $110,000 a year

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We currently have a Process Engineer career opportunity at our Baltimore, Maryland location.

Essilor is an international company and the leading provider of eyeglass lenses in the world. Our mission is improving lives by improving sight, and we work every day to bring good vision to the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of visual correction. Our products such as Varilux®, Crizal® and Transitions® are available in more than 130 countries and are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor of America and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., employ more than 7,000 in the U.S. and own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S.

Process Engineer

We are currently seeking a Process Engineer at our Baltimore, MD location.

ABOUT US

Essilor is an international company and the leading provider of eyeglass lenses in the world. Our mission is improving lives by improving sight, and we work every day to bring good vision to the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of visual correction. Our products such as Varilux®, Crizal® and Transitions® are available in more than 130 countries and are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor of America and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., employ more than 7,000 in the U.S. and own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S.

About this role:
Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for improving Lab processes by mining data from a variety of sources, creating actionable reports and putting in place action plans driving efficiency and quality improvements. You will develop analytical models and interactive dashboards in order to deliver data based solutions as well as providing support to lab management in the form of daily analysis of a variety of throughput and quality metrics, which will help improve processes and procedures.

You will be tasked to leverage your expertise in knowledge management to aid in the development, execution, and improvement of action plans as well as knowledge retention initiatives within the entire lab operation to improve areas such as work throughput, machine uptime, machine learning, reduction of scrap and breakage, and process improvement initiatives.

In particular, you can expect to:
Manage production issues, yield performance analysis and drive improvement plan.
Identify and establish new work standards (PCP, SOP) for process improvement and drive accountability.
Subject matter expert on processes, products, technology and equipment as it relates to lab operations.
Manage the development and automation of reports ranging from basic to complex for the purpose of delivering data driven results in the form of daily lab operations analysis.
Identify and implement best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output.
Leverage statistical process control tools and methods to improve operations based on analytical models to analyze and interpret data for forecasting.
Communicate findings to a variety of stakeholders including management, equipment vendors and department employees.
Support the deployment of automated data extraction tools to compile data models and publish onto a local server or cloud based data architecture as needed.
Occasional overnight travel up to 10%.

Education and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Data Science, Statistics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science.
3 years experience in process engineering and data analytics or knowledge management related field as it pertains to equipment.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
Advanced Excel skills to include statistical modeling.
Ophthalmic lab experience and Lean is a plus.

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:
Improving lives by improving sight
Being part of a large global organization
Comprehensive health coverage
401(k) match and Employee Stock Purchase Program
Unlimited Vacation

Essilor of America and/or its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans.