Senior Process Engineer

Aleris   •  

Lewisport, KY

11 - 15 years

Posted 245 days ago

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Responsibilities Include

  • Technical Reference and “gate keeper” for all major technical changes related to the rolling processes in North America.
  • Develop standards and specifications for future asset additions and modifications.
  • Develop and maintain a capability/ opportunity matrix for the rolling assets at each plant, relative to safety, quality, reliability and production.
  • Lead standardization of appropriate assets and procedures between plants.
  • Identify best rolling practices and coordinate forum for exchange and implementation between plants.
  • Maintain a network of rolling industry contacts with skills in automation, installation, repair, operation, and training.
  • Assist/ lead trouble-shooting and continuous improvement events, where needed, utilizing Aleris tools such as: Aleris Operating System (AOS), Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Aleris Process Control (APC).
  • Take initiative in continuous learning and development through outside resources, and regular exchanges and alignment with European and Asian colleagues.
  • Identify, develop and conduct rolling training relevant to the products and processes in the North American plants.
  • Assist each rolling location in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all aspects of the rolling operation.
  • Ensure that each rolling operation has identified Key Process Parameters (KPPs) and have corresponding control and reaction plans, based on known cause-effect relationships.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Science field, or equivalent.
  • Profound knowledge of hot and cold rolling processes - Mechanical & hydraulics, Chemical, Physical, Electrical & controls, Measurement systems, IT platforms (level 1– 3), inclusive of hot and cold rolling coolants and systems, automatic gauge control (AGC) and shape control systems.
  • 10+ years of experience with the aluminum rolling process is preferred.
  • Six sigmagreen belt or black beltpreferred.
  • Key behaviors and skills should include:
    • Ability to think and act strategically.
    • Exceptional resourcefulness, judgment, analytical and interpersonal/communication skills.
    • Ability to interface and communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of the organization.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office programs.
    • Proven ability to lead technical team across multiple sites.
    • Ability to multitask and perform under deadline pressures.
    • Possesses strong sense of urgency demonstrating the ability to react to situations quickly and effectively.
    • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively across all functions and departments.
    • Ability to demonstrate strong initiative to proactively handle problems as they arise in an environment with multiple priorities.
    • Positive, high energy, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to travel to various Aleris operating sites and vendor locations.