Process Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Etowah, TN and 2 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Engineering Services

$80K - $90K
Posted on 11/03/17
Confidential Company
Etowah, TN
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
$80K - $90K
Posted on 11/03/17


Location: United States - Tennessee - Etowah

We are seeking qualified applicants for the position of Process Engineer.

The Etowah, Tennessee plant houses two major furnaces and two glass mat lines. Molten glass is produced on both furnaces and converted to a continuous filament fiber. The fiber is chopped to a prescribed length and then used in various processes in the building industry. 

Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify under our relocation policy.


  • Evaluate processes and programs to improve product quality, process capability, reduce cost, and ensure employee safety
  • Process optimization and troubleshooting the manufacturing process
  • Conduct formal root cause and corrective actions on quality complaints, process, safety and environmental issues
  • Developing projects and project justifications
  • Tracking and reporting of process metrics
  • Evaluate quarterly product quality to identify trends
  • Work with the manufacturing/engineering team to transfer new technology, develop and commercialize new products, and initiate best practices
  • Interact with customers as required for product complaints and fitness for use issues
  • Evaluate new technology to improve process capability and to develop new products
  • Work with raw material suppliers on quality issues and new raw material developments and conduct in plant trials
  • Interact with customers as required for new product development and product improvements
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the site's monthly quality training program
  • Lead site product stewardship initiatives and work with corporate product stewardship team


  • BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Ceramic, Electrical or relevant field)
  • 4+ years of engineeringexperience in related technical or manufacturing process
  • Experience in data analysis and computer applications systems
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience in manufacturing facility safety and quality programs
  • Strong technical and administrative skills
  • Experience with lean manufacturing
  • Ability to travel 10%, domestically and internationally on Company business
  • Ability to work with extended hours as necessary to complete work assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to find technical solutions
  • Demonstrated presentation skills

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]

BS in Engineering 

3+ years of engineering experience in related technical or manufacturing process 

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No


Base Salary - $80, to $90, 

Full-time Benefits - Full 

Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate 

Commission Compensation - No 

Bonus Eligible - No 

Overtime Eligible - No 

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes 


5+ to 7 years experience

Seniority Level - Associate

Management ExperienceRequired - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

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