Process Engineer


Process Engineer

Position Overview

This position will be responsible for “hands on” execution of Lean Continuous Improvement functions within the plant with key responsibilities in analyzing the current manufacturing state and formulating action plans through known Lean techniques, driving increases in OEE and reductions in equipment downtime.

Duties and Responsibilities

Use of lean engineering tools to craft and optimize manufacturing processes for the improvement of existing products and introduction of new ones

Seek improvement activities for various process issues that arise

Develop production cell layouts to facilitate process improvements

Lead capital projects. Responsibilities include machine selection, cell layout, financial justification, working with quality & product engineering to build and update control plans and engineering requirements, installation of equipment and production startup

Use work instruction software to develop safe and effective procedures for both new and existing processes

Use ERP software to compile and analyze data, update routings, and review engineering change orders.

Trains teams in improvement processes, optimizes floor layout and material flow using lean concepts

Participate in Kaizen events and sustainment activities

Work with internal and external teams to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products and services

Tracks and executes cost reduction on process improvements

Documents and communicates improvements in manufacturing overhead, efficiency, and utilization

Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or related field

Six Sigma a plus

3+ years manufacturing experience

Preferred experience as a Lean or Manufacturing Engineer

Must be punctual, reliable and have a good work ethic

Must be able to work independently and foster teamwork with others

Strong digital literacy with preferred experience using CAD/related drawing software

Exposure to Lean Environment or Lean Tools; Value Stream Mapping, 5S Implementation, Root Cause Analysis, FMEA,

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability to work in a team environment.

Must be able to work well with operators to develop in-depth understanding of manufacturing processes


Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering General