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Process Engineer

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Mansfield, OH
$60,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 06, 2018
Job ID
Process Engineer
Mansfield, Ohio area
Salary up to $75K

Do you enjoy fast-paced manufacturing environments and being on the manufacturing floor up to 70% of your day?
Would you like to take ownership of a specific area of a manufacturing plant?
Do you have continuous improvement experience?
This position could be for you!

Successful, fast-paced automotive supplier has an opportunity for a Process Engineer to oversee engineering activities in a delegated area of the manufacturing plant. The company supplies the automotive industry and is diverse in their customer base. The Process Engineer will report to an Area Manager.  As the Process Engineer you will work with a group of engineers focused on optimizing the manufacturing process in your assigned department. Daily activities will include:
  • Identifying and implementing scrap reductions, efficiency improvements and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Completing cost analysis, justification, specification and procurement of capital equipment
  • Ensuring preventative maintenance activities are completed in the assigned area
  • Conceptualizing, overseeing and outsourcing fixture and gauge projects
  • Partnering with quality to determine root cause analysis, utilizing formal problem solving techniques, such as 5WHY and fishbone analysis, and implementing corrective actions
  • Supporting the new model team by running trail runs when needed
  • Performing mechanical troubleshooting to eliminate downtime in the assigned manufacturing area
  • Partnering with team members to complete continuous improvement activities utilizing Six Sigma methodologies
  • Assisting with HMI troubleshooting, upgrading and installation
  • Completing detailed manufacturing reports and sharing with management
  • Other duties as assigned by management
This position requires candidates to be on the floor up to 70-80% of the time. Candidates should have strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, be able to build rapport with the hourly workforce, have good work history and enjoy floor presence.

Benefits are very competitive, including profit sharing, medical (day one of employment), dental, 401K, life, LTD, paid holidays and vacation.

Requirements for the Process Engineer:
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology, manufacturing technologies, industrial technologies highly preferred)
2. A minimum of three years in a similar manufacturing and/or process engineering role
3. A proven track record of process improvements, including improving up time, increasing throughput or reducing scrap
4. Mechanical troubleshooting (examples: hydraulics, pneumatics, gears, motors, etc.)
5. Basic project management skills
6. Fast-paced manufacturing experience
7. Microsoft Office

Skills that are preferred, BUT NOT required:
1. Automotive supplier experience
2. Lean and/or Six Sigma methodologies
3. Maintenance and/or capital equipment projects
4. Robotics and/or HMI experience

Why work for this organization:
1. Diverse automotive business mix
2. Facility is growing – adding hourly and salary staff
3. Opportunity for advancement
4. Competitive benefits, including profit sharing and 401K
5. Medical benefits available day one of employment
6. Upgrading technology in the plant
7. Company is privately held and a leader in their industry

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Mansfield, Ohio area. Regional relocations will be offered for candidates meeting all requirements.

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