Process Engineer in Lincolnton, NC

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

American Woodmark Corporation   •  

Lincolnton, NC 28092

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

Job Description


The Manufacturing Engineer position is responsible for developing and implementing new products/processes, as well as continuously improving existing products/processes to reduce cost, improve quality, and drive incremental revenue. The professional ability to challenge the existing paradigms with innovative solutions to improve business results is a must. The successful candidate will be expected to study actual equipment together with failure histories in order to design preventive and predictive maintenance strategies, lead failure mode / root cause analysis teams and develop reliability enhancements on existing equipment. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team environment with fellow employees along with outside contractors for the execution of all continuous improvement projects.


· Solid understanding of modern manufacturing/automation processes including but not limited to cellular manufacturing assembly processes.

· Identify needs for automated operations where possible, including justification, implementation and continuous improvement for these processes.

· Implementing and sustaining projects in a variety of Manufacturing Methodologies including but not limited to Lean One Piece Flow, Visual Management, Facilitation of Kaizen Events, Kanban and 5-S.

· Responsible for leading CI Events.

· Collaborate with team members and formulate cross-functional teams to optimize the operation of equipment through the implementation of optimal run settings, line balancing, preventative and predictive maintenance plans and process analysis.

· Communicate effectively continue the development of a growing department within the organization.

· Responsible for the development and implementation of performance reports toclearly communicate efficiencies, productivity, scrap, safety and best practices.

· Responsible for the development of machine tools and tooling to facilitate the growth of quick change over processes using SMED and Poke Yoke techniques.

· Ensure engineering of products for safety, quality, and reliability.

· Consistently deliver the best in customer service. As an employee, demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with customers, visitors and other employees.

· Champion AWC's mission, vision and values; comply with the policies and procedures, ethical standards and code of conduct set forth by the company.



  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Manufacturing/Systems Engineer from an accredited college or university is required


  • 5 -- 7 years of relevant work experience required
  • Previous experience in relevant industry co-operative/internship is preferred
  • Previous experience with high speed automated equipment as well as interfacing with programmable logic control based process and machine controls is preferred


  • Project management skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to scope projects from equipment specification through equipment installation and start-up.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Lean Manufacturing

Valid Through: 2019-10-17