Process Improvement Engineer
Marietta, GA, USA Req #13578
Saturday, October 2, 2021
The Process Improvement Engineer initiates and coordinates the continuous improvement efforts of Metal Coaters. The Process Improvement Engineer is responsible for the design, engineering and installation phases of new equipment and/or capital improvements intended to increase productivity, improve yield and reduce operating costs. The Process Improvement Engineer ensures that adequate resources are procured and allocated to the completion of projects that will result in increased reliability of the Paint Line process and a reduction of unplanned production time losses.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for initiating and leading process improvement efforts by coordinating employees (i.e. process improvement teams) to pinpoint and eliminate causes of lost productivity and yield
Designs, engineers and modifies /installs existing and/or new (capital) equipment intended to increase productivity, improve yield and reduce operating costs
Ensures that process improvement projects are completed on-time
Trains of employees in the operation and maintenance of newly installed or modified electrical or mechanical equipment, process instrumentation and process control systems
Ensures that Standard Operating Procedures are in place to govern production and maintenance activities Assists the Manufacturing Manager with verification
activities to ensure that plant personnel are acting in accordance with such procedures
Establishes guidelines for spare part inventories
Ensures that the Maintenance Department has appropriate guidance to maintain adequate spare parts required to make immediate emergency repairs and prevent maintenance time losses
Responsible for choosing and qualifying external contractors to perform repairs, calibrations and/or equipment installations
Responsible for understanding and complying with the fundamental principles associated with the Quality and Environmental Managements systems in place at Metal Coaters
Responsible for communicating daily with all levels of employees in order to assist in resolving problems and achieving company goals
Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly
Ensure compliance with federal and state laws
Perform all duties in a safe manner
Perform other duties as assigned
It is the responsibility of all employees to avoid environmental impacts including but not limited to the release of gas or toxic vapors, solvents, paints, grease, oils and various other chemicals into the environment.
Caution needs to be taken to avoid spills.
If a spill occurs Metal Coaters, (Spill Response, Log and Report procedures) must be followed. In addition, all employees are responsible to recycle all recyclable materials including but not limited to paper, plastics, cardboard, ink cartridges, etc. Good housekeeping practices are essential as a preventative measure.
To perform satisfactorily in this position, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made for employees with certain disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related degree
Additional experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirements
Ability to read and comprehend documents including but not limited to policy manuals, safety rules/programs, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and simple correspondence.
In addition, the ability to communicate information effectively one-on-one, in small group situations and settings is required.
Ability to perform Plant mathematic calculations including but not limited to addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, percentages, and statistics.
Some positions may require advance mathematics.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to perform work instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form a must.
In addition, the ability to solve problems, which involve multiple variables in a standard situation, is required.
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must have knowledge of Electrical and Mechanical concepts
Must be able to read and understand blue prints and schematics
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Must be able to understand metal and paint characteristics Ability to work effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to work with a diversified work force
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
The employee is frequently required to walk.
The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; bend; stoop; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; lift; climb and/or balance for essential tasks. Specific vision abilities include close-up and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The employee may be required to enter areas that are near moving mechanical parts, with occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals, and extreme cold or heat.
The noise level in the work environment is considered moderate, and may require the use of hearing protection.
The employee will be required to utilize Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) when accessing certain manufacturing areas.
Before initiating work at Metal Coaters, the employee is required to read and understand the position’s Job Safety Analysis.
The employee must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and perform tasks in a manner consistent with NCI and Metal Coaters safety training, NCI Employee Manual and OSHA regulations.
Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.
Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin. Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.
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