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Posting date : 05/01/2023

Reference : USA03336

Process Engineer

  • United States , Texas , ENNIS
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Technical Production

Position description

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.


What’s the job?

The position is responsible for initiating, developing, implementing and maintaining production processes in conjunction with production personnel. The position will help define process parameters and offer the engineering support that will allow manufacturing to meet established product specifications, quality standards, productivity objectives, lead times and safety standards. The engineer will identify and pursue projects which require experience and judgment to deal with a variety of variables. These projects frequently involve interaction with other disciplines and vendors.

  • Improve production efficiency and enhance profitability through the application of World Class Manufacturing principles using Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools.
  • Provide hands-on assistance to Operators and Manufacturing personnel on the production floor to identity opportunities for process improvements and implement solutions.
  • Plan, devise, design, and participate in the completion of capital and non-capital projects in any technical area of the plant. Improve manufacturing capability, process control, product quality, and fixed or variable costs.
  • Lead, direct, develop, and train personnel on new processes, equipment, and procedures as required while maintaining existing process documentation. Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Provides general technical support and leadership to the plant supervisory and hourly employees.
  • Write project reports and make oral presentations of work progress to articulate and convey project developments to all appropriate supervisory, management, and manufacturing personnel.
  • Maintain technical competence and keep informed on new developments in materials, process technology, and product applications to ensure that the most appropriate methods and materials are used.
  • Assist with Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations for losses in productivity and machine downtimes.
  • Participate in Incident and Near Miss investigations to determine root cause and corrective actions.
  • Support of the product line providing production management and technical support to both the internal and external customer base.
  • Responsibility for projects that are typically significant assignments within the annual plant objectives and may involve new products or processes and/or expansion of capabilities. Considerable ingenuity and the ability to work independently would be expected.
  • Responsibilities will require detailed follow through from start to finish on assigned projects to include complete project ownership. This may require some weekend work from time to time to accommodate for production schedules.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


What do you bring?

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering: Mechanical, Industrial, or Structural Engineering.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Must be familiar with Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing philosophies
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCad and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Self-motivated with the ability to gather and coordinate resources to complete projects
  • Training and demonstrated understanding of statistical methods especially relating to SPC and Six Sigma principles
  • Previous experience with process optimization and experience with new process implementation in a production environment
  • Ability to diagnose and prioritize opportunities in areas of savings, throughput improvement, and yield improvement
  • Must be able to design experiments and provide statistical analysis of those trials as to effectiveness
  • Strong computer skills, excellent time management, analytical, flexible in adapting to changing situations and business conditions  
  • Ability to develop scope of work for bids and to justify capital spending along with managing the spending to ensure projects stay within budget.
  • Experience in managing contractors and contracted work.
  • Ability to function and safely perform tasks in a fast paced continuous process environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Who are we ?

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

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