Process Engineer

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Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the Process Engineer will provide metallurgical & process engineering input at daily production and process review meetings, determine process improvements, resolve daily manufacturing shop floor technical issues, and conduct root cause analysis of process issues. Major focus will be quality and yield improvement requiring daily shop floor presence on the plating floor, troubleshooting manufacturing problems and working closely with supervisors, leads, and machine operators. This role will have will have an integral role in leading or participating in capital projects.


  • Apply six sigma/lean manufacturing principles to product and process development and problem analysis.
  • Utilize statistical analysis of process capabilities
  • Provide manufacturing floor technical support
  • Define process yield and run/set-up time standards
  • Conduct root cause investigations including laboratory analysis of both internal non-conformances and external (customer) complaints
  • Lead or participate in capital projects as assigned
  • Assist key customers (worldwide) with technical issues/opportunities
  • Complete required documents for "Yellow Sheets", this includes Process Sheet, SAP Standards, SAP data entry and purchasing requirements
  • Develop accurate SAP Standards that includes yield and production rates to track variances and assist in costing
  • BS in Industrial, Material Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years of previous experience in a metals plating manufacturing environment
  • Ability to resolve technical issues on the manufacturing floor
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing process equipment & tooling
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working understanding of application of statistical methods for problem solving and for process and product improvement.
  • Proficient in use of computer software - database, spreadsheet and statistical packages.

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