We are looking for a Sr. Process Engineer who will support our manufacturing plants in the US by developing, enhancing, and implementing systems that will increase efficiency, assure continued top quality, and optimize all phases for operations from service to manufacturing. This position will travel between locations, leading the efforts of continuous improvement in our processes throughout the Door Group's local engineering and operations teams. It's an exciting opportunity with an exciting company!
To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet expectations of each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.
Four year BS engineering, technical degree or equivalency.
Detailed knowledge of manufacturing processes, product designs, safety, quality and workflows
Extensive experience with Kaizen, and Lean Manufacturing
General understanding of business strategies, finance, marketing and sales activities.
Minimum 10 years engineering experience
Minimum 5 years of experience in facilities with significant robotic applications, in a role involving implementation and troubleshooting of material handling and welding robots.
Minimum 5 years of experience with all project phases, including specification, RFQ, estimating, simulation, vendor runoff, launch, and continuous improvement
Experience with standardizing processes
Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
Capable of creating written reports, proposals, and project documentation.
Comfortable speaking in front of groups of people.
Comfortable on the production floor interacting with employees and managers.
Comfortable in front of customers, vendors, etc.
Highly functional in Microsoft Office suite of products
Able to create necessary tools (spreadsheets, Gantt charts, etc.) to be successful.
Ability to travel 75% of the time, by all available means.
Ability to think and react quickly to changing situations and adjust to changing priorities.
Have a track record of project completion and process improvement implementation, with proven results
Ability to work day to day in a manufacturing environment
Will be a leader who values teamwork and collaboration with the ability to translate technical requirements and accomplish improvements through others
Job Duties & Requirement (included but not limited to the following):
Leads large project teams of significant scope including other cross-functional colleagues
Guides design, implementation and verification of process engineering technology initiatives
Participates in new equipment installation and sign off for release to production.
Analyzes existing processes, procedures, and methods to ensure and promote effective business and systems operations through standardization, improvement, simplification, discontinuance, or other possible methods.
Demonstrate the ability to manage strategic direction and also be 'hands on' when tasks require
Manages and coordinates activities responsible for improving the efficiencies of processes, methods, and procedures relating to services, equipment, assembly, and new product integration.
Develops, enhances, and implements systems that increase efficiency and optimize all phases of service or production processes, from design to manufacturing.
Oversees process design projects, and ensures the efficient and safe functioning of all the processes related to producing a product, substance, or service.
Evaluates existing processes, suggests measures for improvement, and configures manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability, boost productivity, quality, and profitability, and develop best practices within the production process.
Implements methods and process designs, creates prototypes, tests, and makes necessary modifications where required.
Responsible for ensuring companies install new equipment and operate existing engineering applications compliant to OSHA standards for safe operation.
Develops change management proposals, drafts plans and oversees project activities.
Trains, coaches and mentors other engineers and other cross-function team members.
Actively participates in the development of equipment standards, buyoff checklists, RFQ documents, etc.
May serve as cross-functional expert in cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.
May assist with customer presentations
May assist vendors and/or customers with their processes
May be called upon to assist across the group and outside the group where there are significant production issues.
May be called upon to develop training programs across the group.
Participate in VA/VE, Kaizen and other similar events.
Actively participates in providing a safe and harmonious working environment for all employees
Assures compliance with federal, state, local and corporate governance policies, regulations and laws, AADG programs and policies and the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct.
AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran