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The Process Engineer plans utilization of facilities, equipment, materials and personnel to improve efficiency of operations while maintaining Company established safety standards. This position is located in Jackson, TN.

  • BSME required
  • 3+ years required

What you'll be doing:

  • Support manufacturing operations when needed.
  • Study functional statements, organization charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of team members and work units to identify areas of duplication.
  • Establish work measurement programs and analyze work samples to develop standards for labor utilization.
  • Develop standardized work instructions as required.
  • Analyze work force utilization, facility layout and operational data such as production costs, process flow charts and production schedules to determine efficient utilization of team members and equipment.
  • Recommend methods for improving team member efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, relocating workstations and equipment and purchase of equipment.
  • Confer with management and engineering to implement plans and recommendations.
  • May directly supervise Process Specialists, if any, in the Process Engineering Department.
  • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering discipline preferably mechanical engineering.
  • Three plus years related experience within process engineering.
  • Knowledge and experience with lean manufacturing principles such as Kaizen, 5S, six sigma and TPS (Toyota Production Systems)
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Should be a self-starter with a sense of urgency.
  • Should be detail oriented with plant floor layout experience.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude; an innovator who thinks outside the box.
  • Should have the ability to lead brainstorming activities, problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Ability to design machinery components on/for existing equipment.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic systems and components.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database software; design software; development software; Internet software; manufacturing software; project management software; spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office, Autocad, Minitab, Oracle ERP system).
  • This is a hands-on position that will require work on occasional weekends and holidays as projects are implemented.
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