The Manufacturing/Process Engineer Supports, monitors, regulates and controls the battery manufacturing process for safety, quality, productivity and performance. Ownership, understanding and committed improvement of plant and department metrics is expected. It is also expected that the Engineer will perform varied and somewhat complex work where independent judgment and action is exercised.
Establish the recognized quality leader in nylon polymer. Provide safety leadership by engaging employees in safety interactions, acting on safety opportunities, and participating in company safety initiatives.
Plan, direct, and continually improve Lean Manufacturing initiatives at the site. Drive the implementation of Lean fundamental competencies (Value Stream Maps, Visual Performance Metrics, WPO, Kaizen, Work Standardization, Gemba Engagement) & transformational competencies (workplace design, inventory controls, capacity flexibility, flow smoothing, value add analysis, insignificant changeover) in order to continually improve performance in quality, cost, delivery, morale, & safety.
Be responsible for developing, documenting, and communicating manufacturing processes; continually monitor and revise processes to generate cost savings, and improve quality and efficiency. Ensure that quality functions are incorporated into the process to provide the means of consistently producing quality products.
Responsible for all aspects of project management: project definition, project planning, capital expenditure management, and technology transfer associated with capital projects, new materials, and new products
Lead efforts to improve performance and resolve quality issues by rigorously applying methodical problem solving techniques to contain the problem, identify root causes, and implement sustainable corrective actions.
Process improvement and production support to Manufacturing Facilities through the company; responsible for improving manufacturing reliability, building employee capability, and creating operational stability.