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Process Engineer, Cold End

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Knauf Insulation Gmbh Shelbyville , IN 46176

Posted 3 months ago

Knauf Insulation North America is the world's fastest-growing insulation manufacturer in the world. We remain committed to conservation of the environment and the sustainable development & manufacture of a comprehensive line of acoustical fiber glass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, marine, OEM and metal building applications using post-consumer recycled materials.

We welcome passionate & creative individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial, collaborative and ever-changing environment. Watch our values video to learn more about what we do, our commitment to sustainability, and our company values & culture.

Position Overview:

Monitors and controls cold-end processes in the plant including curing, sizing, facing, and packaging. Analyzes the processes and product data provided by the Process Technicians, Production Superintendents and others. Identifies and supports the direction for process improvement while maintaining the process parameters that are currently in place.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform technical analyses of manufacturing and process data related to curing, sizing, facing, and packaging

  • Identify process bottlenecks through time studies and other methods

  • Apply analysis results to improve processes and meet customer expectations

  • Identify recommendations to enhance manufacturing capabilities through new ideas and/or methods

  • Participate in projects and/or assist project sub-teams involved in process and product optimization, innovation, cost reduction, or other related business activities

  • Under the supervision of the Manager, Process Engineering, execute projects to fulfill department goals and objectives in the areas of cost reduction, productivity gains, process flow, capacity increases, scrap reduction and process and product enhancements

  • Maintain process set points and control for the curing, sizing, facing, and packaging

  • Participate in activities with other Process Engineers and Corporate functions

  • Review all new product requests and approve them based on plant capabilities

  • Maintain all data pertinent to the process including KIMS requirements and upkeep of records

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

  • Lean certification(s) preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years' experience in Process Improvement/Manufacturing Engineering in a high-volume manufacturing facility preferred

  • Continuous Improvement experience highly preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering standards in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of process/continuous improvement tools, methodologies and practices

  • Ability to understand and write work instructions and procedures for the production team

  • Ability to reason deductively and inductively

  • Ability to make quick, thorough decisions

  • Ability to read blueprints preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively within the plant and throughout the organization as necessary

  • Ability to travel approximately 5% of the time, visiting other plants or suppliers if/when an issue arises

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Problem Solving Skills

  • Operation analysis skills

  • Troubleshooting skills

  • Time management skills

  • Computer skills in MS Windows environment; proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Innovative

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Special Tools/Equipment Used:

  • Computer

  • Smartphone

Physical Demands:

  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to forty (40) pounds

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and reach with hands and arms

Working Conditions:

  • Moderate noise level

  • Regularly exposed to a fast-paced office environment

  • May be exposed to extreme temperature changes

Knauf Insulation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

All applicants must be legal residents that do not currently or in the future require sponsorship.


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Process Engineer, Cold End

Expired Job

Knauf Insulation Gmbh