Process Engineer

Graftech Seadrift , TX 77983

Posted 2 months ago

Seadrift Coke is a GrafTech International company. GrafTech International is a global company with more than 125 years in the graphite material industry, offering innovative solutions for the most challenging applications. Discovery, development and implementation of leading edge technologies are fundamental to GrafTech's success. GrafTech International is one of the world's leading manufacturers of carbon and graphite products for industrial applications in a diverse array of industries: metal production, latest generation electronics, advanced energy, chemicals, aerospace and transportation, among others.

Primary Job Responsibility:

Responsible for promoting quality of end product and systems, monitoring process for improvements, and being a resource for production supervision, engineering, and the other department interfaces.

Description of Job Duties:

  • Monitor the process and implement continuous improvement ideas

  • Develop reporting and improvement tools.

  • Develop and manage quality assurance systems to include ISO 9000, Best Practice, measurement system analysis, statistical sampling and metric reporting.

  • Monitor and maintain key process variable list including product testing and respond to data

  • Assist/lead in developing process models and financial models

  • Perform root cause analysis and develop countermeasure action plans

  • Ensure Process and Product Database integrity and work towards enhancing the systems.

  • Verify product sampling, identification and traceability.

  • Monitor and report best practice compliance.

  • Audit standard work and verify compliance.

  • Document, implement and train others on best practice, local standard and quality assurance procedures.

  • Provide process engineering for initial scoping of engineer projects and provide process review of detailed design of engineering projects.

Required Knowledge / Skills / Experience:

  • University degree in engineering science (chemical or petroleum).

  • Good communication skills (written and oral).

  • Basic presentation skills.

  • Can explain and demonstrate practical chemical engineering concepts

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Windows Operating system.

  • Demonstrate ability to manage programs and complete goals successfully with minimal direction and oversight

  • Quality Assurance practices and procedures expertise

  • Experience as a team leader in identifying and resolving issues.

  • Expertise/experience in working with and meeting customers and/or suppliers requirements.

  • Prove competency of the process and technology

  • Have 3-8 years of experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Practical knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, TQM and/or other quality programs

  • ISO 9000 certification knowledge

  • Process Modeling Software (e.g. ASPEN, PRO II)

  • Familiarity with SQL database usage.

Competencies:

Core

Function

Position

  • Drive for results

  • Customer Focus

  • Ethics and Values

  • HS&EP

  • Peer Relationships

  • Action oriented

  • Decision Quality

  • Functional/Technical Skills

  • Informing

  • Perseverance

  • Problem solving

  • Technical learning

  • Learning on the fly

Working Conditions:

  • Must work with a minimum of direct supervision.

  • Mostly local operations and office environment.

  • Approximately 0% - 15% travel is required.

  • Travel to other GrafTech locations

  • Possible travel to suppliers and customers

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and the opportunity to join a well-established organization. If you thrive in a challenging environment and have a proven track record in achieving results, come join our worldwide organization. For immediate consideration, please go to the following link and apply on our Career page at www.graftech.com/CAREER-CENTER.aspx.

To learn additional company information, please visit our website at www.graftech.com.

GrafTech International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.


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