Saint-Gobain

Reference : 568395

VIE- Process Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • Canada
    BRITISH COLUMBIA
  • VIE
  • Posting date : 05/15/2019

Position description

The Process Engineer* will implement World Class Manufacturing (WCM) projects, production and processing methods and controls to meet customer based quality standard in a manner consistent with CertainTeed Gypsum Vision, Mission, Values and Objectives (VMVO).  Utilizing WCM principles, this position will focus on product formulation, process development and optimization, equipment design and optimization, general project engineering, and trial planning and execution.  The Process Engineer* will also assist with Process Innovation through close collaboration with CertainTeed and Saint-Gobain support groups.  Through the application of process engineering fundamentals and advanced process control tools, this position will ensure that processes are centered, capable and in control; reduce process variations; and resolve special causes variat

ESSENTIAL DUTIES  

  • Analyzes process variations; develops solutions and implements corrective actions by using advanced statistical tools in identifying and resolving the root causes of the variations in the process, and participates in resolving critical process and product problems with customers and vendors.
  • Responsibilities include the designing / developing new process systems, revising existing processes, and developing and coordinating the implementation of projects, which contribute substantially to plant profitability.
  • As a primary project leader, provides technical direction to designers, contractors, employees of associated projects and commissioning of equipment.
  • Interacts with Team for operational trouble-shooting, process improvement projects, production materials requirement, raw material availability and Quality Step Zero requirements.
  • Monitors energy usage and leads energy reduction projects
  • Compiles technical data and other background information to determine equipment performance specifications and established baselines. Interprets and extrapolates accumulated data to prepare diagrams and flow charts for the efficient operation of the equipment.
  • Utilizes the tools for Focused Improvement, and advises Autonomous Maintenance, and Professional Maintenance activities. Member of WCM Pillars.
  • Interacts with consultants and suppliers to determine compatibility of other systems and products as they may apply to process improvement.
  • Ensure CertainTeed Gypsum’s standards of safety, quality and reliability are built into process and equipment solutions utilizing WCM principles.
  • Organizes and initiates run trials to evaluate equipment, process and raw material opportunities.
  • Provides professional training on the manufacturing process to internal employees.
  • Complies with environmental standards, assures good housekeeping practices following 5S systems, enforces plant rules and safety regulations, and supports VMVO and WCM initiatives.
  • Continuously evaluates workplace for safety concerns and ensures behavioral safety initiatives are performed to goal levels.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemical engineering or similar discipline
  • At least five (3 - 5) years of applied professional process experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of advanced statistical tools used to reduce variations.
  • Flexible, open-minded team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving capabilities to work effectively in corporate, manufacturing and team environments.
  • Ability to provide leadership and innovation at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. In particular excel advanced.
  • Responsible for capital project budget from planning to execution.

Prepares capital expenditures and provides technical and budgetary input for the purpose of planning and scheduling projects.

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