Process Engineer

US-OH-Sidney
Job ID
2017-2641
# Positions
1

Overview

Responsible for all technical activities on assigned projects.  Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates assigned engineering work; monitors work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices, and standards; ensures effective communication and coordination on assigned projects between all disciplines and all other project participants.  Responsible for modifying, creating, and/or coordinating with vendors to supply tooling, equipment, and support utilities in a metal extruding, coating, and cutting facility.  Responsible for being the technical contact for troubleshooting, understanding root cause issues, and providing solutions to minimize operational issues. 

Responsibilities

  • Design/direct/manage multiple projects to upgrade plant equipment, implement increased capacity, and reduce equipment issues.
  • Drive multiple projects to closure while handling day-to-day needs.
  • Coordination and checking of engineering deliverables, includes creating project engineering schedules and forecasts; Monthly project status reports and change orders. 
  • Participating in contractor meetings and resolving manufacturing/engineering and management project issues. 
  • Design/develop cost reduction projects including follow-up and involvement from conception to completion. 
  • Facilitate the design, purchase, and implementation of machinery and equipment for manufacturing processes, as well as coordinate projects and improvements. 
  • Using management skills, establish relationships with vendors to keep equipment updated and current with latest technology and improvements. 
  • Prepare reports and paperwork as needed to communicate properly all projects with management and other interested parties 
  • Work to assure compliance with governmental rules, codes, standards, regulations, and with industry standards. (e.g. OSHA, EPA, RCRA, UST's, CERCLA, SARA, DOT, and other as applicable). 
  • Work closely with Maintenance to assure proper maintenance is performed, incoming equipment is maintainable, and plant utility systems are not overburdened.   
  • Create presentations as needed or assigned to properly communicate project information. 
  • Develop process and project documentation to include capability studies, flow analysis, project charts, blueprints, CPM charts, equipment layouts, Pareto analysis, cost reduction studies, and others as assigned or appropriate. 
  • Participate in teams and plan efforts to maintain safe and orderly work environments. Work with plant personnel to foster and develop teamwork in our efforts to be productive and competitive. 
  • Establish project goals, budgets, and timelines. 
  • As appropriate or assigned, may assume environmental responsibility to include air permit, storm water permit, hazardous waste compliance and SARA, etc. and submission of required reports. Will also conduct related training as required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, or equivalent engineering minimum
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

 

Traits:

  • Self motivated/managed
  • Proficient in managing large projects and contractors
  • Able to multitask and stay organized
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and written to all levels of stakeholders and contractors
  • Works effectively in a team environment
  • Hands-on involvement in plant activities
  • Big picture oriented with data analysis ability
  • Able to troubleshoot a variety of systems/equipment
  • Comfortable implementing business-critical solutions and decisions

 

Preferred:

  • AutoCAD experience
  • Six Sigma Lean knowledge
  • Plant electrical experience
  • Plant layout/integration experience
  • Root cause analysis experience

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