Role details

Senior Process Engineer

Wallingford   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Lean Manufacturing Experience
  • Extrusion Experience

About Our Client

Our client is a $200MM enterprise specializing in the manufacturing and distributing of top tier electrical cables & wires.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Optimize production processes to deliver cost savings, improve quality, and support new product introduction.
  • Identify and prioritize process improvement opportunities throughout the manufacturing facility.
  • Execute and achieve process improvement objectives on schedule in a team environment. Support business plan objectives to increase productivity, reduce scrap and excess usage, improve quality, and enhance safety.
  • Lead equipment / process improvement projects utilizing sound project management techniques and see projects through to completion.
  • Fully resolve complex issues by applying engineering skills and experience.
  • Provide fact-driven root cause analysis.
  • Develop and maintain process training and certification documentation to ensure that operators clearly understand all position requirements.
  • Lead efforts on Job Safety Analysis and Operator Job Descriptions for new or modified processes.
  • Work with internal and external suppliers of materials, equipment and services to execute projects, resolve problems and improve processes.
  • Select, design and modify tooling, fixtures and equipment as necessary to improve safety, quality, throughput and productivity.

The Successful Applicant

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 4 Year Degree in engineering or science - Required; Mechanical - Preferred.
  • 5 Years experience in Process Engineering - Required; Previous experience in the Wire & Cable industry - Preferred
  • Specific experience with extrusion machinery and related equipment/controls
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint and ability to work with data to generate periodic reports as may be needed.
  • Lean / Greenbelt training and experience preferred.

Personal Characteristics

The organization operates a series of manufacturing cells within the facility to create a highly engineered, quality critical cable. Given this environment, the ideal candidate will have a strong operations background in quality-critical products, produced through multi-step manufacturing processes. Candidates with strong LEAN and Wire & Cable industry experience will be of particular interest.

  • Safety orientation - views safety first and foremost
  • Customer focused - proactively develops relationships and continuously seeks ways to delight customers by thoroughly understanding their needs, current and future, and working towards solutions that eliminate their points of pain.
  • Hands-on, self-starter - ability to work away from a home office environment.
  • Strategic thinking - the ability to evaluate and asses market dynamics and to develop a winning strategy to sustainably compete in targeted market segments.
  • Ability to Execute - the ability to get things done.
  • Reliability - can be counted on to meet commitments to colleagues, the business, our customers and owners.
  • Accountability - sets objectives and holds self accountable for achieving them.
  • Communication skills - communicates effectively (verbal/written/presentations), within the business, the company, and to internal/external customers.
  • Innovation - always looking to improve the status quo. Willing to look beyond the existing paradigm and to evaluate new or different ways of doing things.
  • Continuous improvement and leadership competencies - drives safety, quality, delivery and cost reduction efforts.

What's on Offer

Our client is offering a very competitive salary + bonus including full benefits, 401K, vacation, etc.

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