Process Engineer

The process engineer is responsible for up-scaling new products on the existing manufacturing machines, qualifying new or second source raw materials, consistently trying to optimize existing processes, and start-up of new equipment including tests to ensure product quality.  

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and be responsible for the process development, scale-up and implementation of all new products in the plant that are initiated by operations or product development teams within the company. In this context being responsible for quality, efficiency, and safety.
  • Coordinate and be responsible for the scale-up and implementation of all new or second source raw materials in the plant that are initiated by operations or product development teams within the company. In this context being responsible for quality, efficiency, and safety.
  • Develop and implement a procedure to assess the earnings and benefits of submitted or self-developed continuous improvement ideas in order to follow the most beneficial ideas
  • Provide input into projects and capital expenditures in extrusion, mixing, coating, and converting to enhance safety, quality and globally competitive production
  • Set up of and follow up on implementation programs for new or optimized equipment
  • Enforces all legal, plant and company rules with special emphasis on safety, quality and environmental rules, reporting nonconforming situations to the converting manager with recommended or executed corrective action
  • Interact with customer as well as supplier representatives on process and quality issues which may require travel to their facilities
  • Audit third party contractors on behalf of Functional Coatings plant
  • Work closely together with production, quality, scheduling, R&D and marketing on the above-mentioned tasks.

Qualifications:
  • BS in Chemical or Engineering or comparable work experience
  • Five (5) years of directly related experience;
  • Ability to work extended hours machine-side
  • Must have good team work, as well as verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be computer literate and able to work with Microsoft Office and other programs
  • Must be available and able to travel to other locations, including foreign travel.
  • ISO/TS 16949 and/or IATF knowledge helpful. 
  • Knowledge and experience with design of experiment methods and software helpful
  • Well-developed project management, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • Well-developed communication skills for different audiences and in conflict situations; team player
  • Prioritizes work based on short- and long-term objectives, self-organized

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