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Project/Process Engineer - 2499 in Shelby, MI at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 10/25/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shelby, MI
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/25/2017

Job Description

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for evaluating existing processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the production process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive Continuous Improvement through the PIP process, including evaluating and improving on processes in manufacturing systems
  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers
  • Develop innovative solutions
  • Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards
  • Develop and manage capital expenditure initiatives
  • Interface with equipment, tooling and automation suppliers to identify cost effective solutions to improve operational efficiency
  • Ensure projects are completed on time
  • Ensure financial budgets are followed
  • Research and recommend new manufacturing technology

Job Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Injection Molding operation
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Experience using MS Office Suite Programs, AutoCAD, and MS Project.

Skills:

Ability to evaluate problems and recommend solutions relating to technical aspects of injection molding operations. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, while managing multiple projects and initiatives with a strong attention to detail.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.