Filtration Group Corp

Process Engineer

Posted Date 3 days ago(6/30/2022 12:48 PM)
ID
2022-5022
Job Locations
US-MI-Saginaw
Company
POREX ST. CHARLES
Position Type
Regular
# of Openings
1
Shift
Shift 1

Overview

Porex continues to excel as a global leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced porous solutions.  Porex’s unmatched technology expertise, commitment to stringent regulatory and quality standards and dedication to customer service continue to distinguish our products in the global marketplace.  From facilities around the world, Porex implements groundbreaking technologies and a depth of expertise to engineer the porous plastic solutions that help bring your next product to life – and create a safer, healthier and more productive world.

Our St Charles MI facility is growing at an unprecedented pace as such our team is growing to meet the demand.  We produce a wide variety of molded foam components for the life sciences and consumer products sector.  A high mix, high volume production environment running 24x6, we are investing equipment and technology that is allowing us to expand into new markets and product categories that could easily double our capacity in the next 12-24 months.  

We are seeking a Process Engineer that will 

Responsibilities

About the Role:

  • Coordinates activities related to the industrialization and transfer of new products.
  • Functions as project manager and implementer for process related capital improvement projects.
  • Practice continuous improvement strategies while continually monitoring production activities (rates & yields) and support services in order to increase productivity and product quality while reducing waste.
  • Solicit and provide ideas for the elimination of waste, continuous improvement and defect prevention.
  • Initialize or provide input for part production instruction changes or updates.
  • Develop/update procedures/training documents.
  • Perform new equipment initial production runs and develop the necessary standard operating procedures to ensure the safety of our production staff.
  • Initiate, design, develop and optimize Manufacturing/Converting assets and supporting processes.
  • Support implementation of the loss control improvement process by compliance with critical safety rules. Visibly demonstrate that safety is a value by following safety procedures, maintaining a safe workplace and complying with safety rules.
  • Develop equipment, processes and products that meet safety codes, policies and guidelines. Actively participate in achieving organization and personal safety objectives. Follow the Safety Roles and Responsibilities Matrix by holding yourself and all team members accountable.
  • Maintain security and documentation to ensure the retrieval of data and protection of proprietary information.
  • Assist in the development of others in the area of his/her expertise, while demonstrating an understanding of those with a diverse background or experience.
  • Improve process capability to deliver a reduction in defects and variability. Identify, develop, and implement products, processes, materials, systems, and procedures to achieve business objectives and drive continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.

 

Benefits and Pay:

  • 88k-100k plus annual bonus
  • Family leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • 401k with matching and 2 year vesting
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Inclusive and engaged workplace culture

Qualifications

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience in a high volume, high mix production environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills; experience with Lean and Six Sigma a plus.
  • Previous Operational Leadership a plus.
  • Authorized to work in the US (no sponsorships).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work across all levels of the organization.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
  • Minitab proficiency preferred.
  • Relocation a must.

 

Education:

  • Minimum BS in Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry. BS Chemical Engineering preferred.

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