This position has the direct responsibility for ensuring that high quality product is manufactured in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining control of the process. They provide daily operations support on a technical level as a member of the production team while managing a portfolio of engineering projects and production equipment. The process engineer functions as the technical communicator between the operation and other functional elements of the company.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assure that the assigned operation produces product to meet the requirements of the manufacturing operation.
Continually improve or optimize machine and other process parameters to produce highest quality product at the lowest cost.
Maintain effective collection systems for materials, production, and product data to facilitate engineering analysis. Ensure that key production metrics are being met and that any problems or issues are promptly addressed.
Routinely analyze all information related to the operation to generate and drive Continuous Improvement of product and process performance.
Lead technical efforts to troubleshoot machine, tooling, and material issues. Work independently or in conjunction with other organizational elements to analyze and drive corrective/ preventive actions for these issues.
Assist in the development of new products and processing parameters. Lead qualification efforts for new products, processes, or materials within the assigned operation.
Ensure that plant standard operations are properly documented and effective. Documents are to represent Cormetech best practices. Build process knowledge and continuous improvement gains into documentation and training systems.
Ensure that the manufacturing quality control plan is being followed and is effective. The engineer will ensure that non-conformance and quality issues are effectively resolved.
Monitor and troubleshoot production equipment. Facilitate spare parts ordering, vendor communication and drawing control.
Actively participate in ensuring the safety of operations by performing JHA, PHA, safety audits, etc.
Identify training needs that affect the operational performance and verify that these are met.
Act as a technical communication link to other departments and organizations.
Routinely interact with other functional elements of the Cormetech operation to include Development, Quality, Laboratory, Maintenance, etc. Routinely work with vendors and contractors as required to achieve the objectives of the organization.
Support operations/facility during off hours if required for process emergencies and technical support.
Perform additional tasks/duties as requested by your supervisor.
B.S. in Ceramic, Chemical, Mechanical, or Materials Engineering or a related engineering or scientific field.
Excellent problem analysis and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent understanding of how to apply Process Control and Process Discipline concepts.
Must possess strong organizational and work planning skills. Must be able to multi-task.
Basic knowledge of statistics as it relates to data analysis and process control of operations.
Experience with MS office products, especially the use of Excel applications for data analysis.
Mechanical aptitude with hands on experience.
Must be an excellent communicator.
Must be comfortable and effective working independently as a self-starter.
2 + years’ experience in ceramic materials manufacturing
Understanding of basic ceramic materials properties and their effects on materials preparation operations.
Experience in defining and conducting engineering experiments with multiple factors and responses. Demonstrated experience with analyzing the data and generating actions based on this experimentation.
Familiarity with MS Access, Minitab, SharePoint and MES.
Experience with AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks.
Benefits are provided on date of hire!
Medical (vision included)- Company pays 83% of medical premiums for employee, employee/spouse, employee/child and family
Dental- Company pays 50% of dental premiums for employee, employee/spouse, employee/child, and family
Voluntary Life Insurance
HSA- Company contributes $600 for employee, and $1,200 for family plans.
FSA/Limited FSA available
100% Company paid benefits, provided on date of hire!
Basic Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
5% Company match 401(k), 100% vested, begins after 90 days of employment
10 Corporate Holidays (ability to receive double pay for any holiday that is worked)
Generous PTO Plan- available first day of employment!
Annual bonus program
Cormetech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The success of Cormetech depends upon attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified people regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran’s status.