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Process Engineer

Company: Vitro
Location: Westland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Vitro, the #1 manufacturer and distributor of automotive glass In North
America has an immediate opening for a Process Engineer. This position will be located at our plant in Westland, Michigan. We offer an exciting and fast paced working environment, challenging responsibility, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Responsibilities

1. Design and implement basic assigned production process modifications and engineering projects to increase plant safety, quality, efficiency and to reduce variable costs.
2. Develop project plans related to engineering assignments and assist in developing short and medium range plans, providing information for Project Expense requests and ACT's related to plant and process engineering (including basic technical information, vendor contract, review of technical data and performance of technical study projects) to assist in decision-making for expensed and capital project improvements.
3. Utilize effective cost controls and sound engineering judgment in the timely planning and implementation of projects and other work assignments to contribute to plant productivity and profitability goals and objectives.
4. Work with maintenance and production to provide technological guidance and assistance in developing equipment operational and maintenance procedures to ensure equipment can perform at optimum levels on a consistent basis.
5. Utilize QIP, SPC and other such techniques and procedures in equipment/process design and in the establishment of vendor specifications and other work activities to contribute to continuous improvement activities and to best meet customer requirements.
6. Implement and emphasize safety, health and environmental control policies and procedures in both personal work activities and in equipment/process design and modifications in order to contribute to and ensure plant/company safety and health goals are achieved.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
1+ years previous related production/process experience is preferred.
Experience using Six Sigma to improve processes preferred.
Knowledge of glass cutting, edging and bending for the automotive industry would be beneficial.
Exposure with and responsibility for process equipment, upgrades, new equipment installations, and other technological enhancements supporting the facility and manufacturing processes is desirable.
A working knowledge of computer aided-design equipment and computerized processes is preferred. Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with operators, peers, management and vendors.
Ability to trouble-shoot, analyze and resolve mechanical problems, plan, organize and share information.
Ability to work independently and manage projects to established timelines.

Keywords: Vitro, Westland , Process Engineer, Engineering , Westland, Michigan

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