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Process Engineer (Textiles/Fiber)

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Jeffersonville, IN
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 15, 2017
Job ID
Process Engineer (Textiles/Fiber)
Jeffersonville, IN

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Company Profile:
  • Globally leading automotive supplier in acoustic and thermal management for vehicles
  • Develops and produces multifunctional and lightweight components and systems for noise and heat protection to enhance vehicle comfort
  • Nearly 10,000 dedicated employees, working in 50 locations in 20+ countries
  • This location is a 300,000 sq ft facility undergoing an expansion right now with sales tripling by 2019
  • Fast growing, fairly new facility with the newest and most innovative equipment available
What This Company Offers You:
  • Opportunity to make an impact and improve new and growing facility with new product launches
  • Standard medical, dental, vision insurance, and 401k
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and PTO
The Role You Will Play: Process Engineer (Textiles/Fiber)
  • Assist in revising and developing standard operational work practices
  • Design, develop, and modify production processes, products and equipment for cost effective and efficient operations (including time/motion studies, process flow, SMED, New Layout, etc.) and to ensure customer specifications are met
  • Facilitate effective utilization of root cause analysis methodology which includes, but is not limited to, Six Sigma tools, daily meetings, data collection, fish bone diagrams, 5-whys, brainstorming exercises, etc
  • Assist in developing Standard Work, FMEA, Control Plans, and Quality documents.  Directly responsible for PFMEA & Work Instructions
  • Responsible to ensure SPC data is in control
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization to ensure issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure facility meets safety and environmental regulations
  • Ensure facility safety guidelines are implemented and safe work practices are followed
  • Ensure compliance with all related TS-16949 and ISO 14001 policies and procedures
  • Ensure Lean principles are followed (including 5S standards)
  • Serve as the primary contact for all New Process Launches and Project Management
  • Assist with establishing and maintaining APQP documentation.
  • Manage major capital projects to bring them in on time and on budget.  Lead and finalize equipment layouts, manufacturing processes, and detailed estimates in preparation for submitting capital requests.  Responsible for commissioning all equipment prior to startup
  • Direct the work of outside contractors on capital projects
  • Assist Program Manager with new and existing programs as needed including quoting, design, procurement, engineering changes, tool design, and production implementation
  • Assist in establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products to ensure cost effectiveness and efficiency
  • Statistically analyze process capability and production processes to identify Continuous Improvement opportunities
  • Assist Manufacturing Manager and staff (based on daily presence on the shop floor) in selecting, prioritizing, and implementing actions to improve plant performance
  • Inspect equipment to maintain specific operational performance and optimum utilization
  • Responsible to procure spare parts and/or new equipment upgrades
  • Directly responsible for all process performance related problems (including safety) – troubleshoots and assists with correction
  • Assist Controller with bill of material review and accuracy
  • Responsible to review RFQ’s, ensuring they meet our manufacturing guidelines and are returned in a timely manner
  • Assist the work teams with development of technical skills (TPM)
  • Directly responsible for the development and updating of PM’s and TPM’s for new and altered equipment/process(es)
  • Responsible for all new/updated engineering drawings, manuals, etc., ensuring they are stored and filed in a central file system
  • Assist with tooling modifications (in house and external)
  • Assist with the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP’s)
  • Responsible to oversee the manufacturing of all pre-production samples for all new product launches
  • Responsible for initial training of new production process launches
  • Assist Quality personnel with quality issues
  • Member of EH&S CFT (Cross Functional Team) team
Background Profile: Process Engineer (Textiles/Fiber)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required
  • 2-5 years’ process engineering experience in automotive or textile manufacturing required
  • Polymer extrusion, spunbond, non-woven textile line experience is a plus
  • Continuous Improvement/Lean Manufacturing experience required
  • Robotic controls programming experience preferred
To apply, please email resumes to

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