Process Engineer

Johns Manville Corp Mcpherson , KS 67460

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Process Engineer will provide technical support to operate a major asset at target regarding output, usage of material and energy by meeting the product specifications and asset target metrics. To achieve that goal, the Process Engineer needs to use a process of data collection, analysis, and auditing combined with preventive maintenance which allows the ability to identify deviations quickly and implement corrective measures. The process engineer will own RCCA analysis activities and apply results to consequent trials with appropriate DOE planning, executeion and interpretation. In addition, comprehensive evaluations of asset performance issues are supported. Based on performance analysis, raw material specifications will be reviewed on a regular frequency and potentially adjusted to drive the expected performance improvement.


  • Perform continuous analysis of data and performance identifying areas for improvement and corrective actions.

  • Support the development and execution of standard control processes and standard operating procedures.

  • Actively support improvement of safety performance by encouraging safe behaviors of the team and engaging in the process to improve the JM safety culture

  • Work closely with internal and external resources to resolve technical issues. Shares learnings and findings in a proactive way plant wide and in the technical community.

  • Work with multiple operations / functions to identify process improvement opportunities.

  • Lead well defined projects and process optimizations in a manufacturing operation

  • Provide on-site support during construction and startup to enhance in-plant resource capabilities

  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned

  • Guide in the activities and growth of assigned direct reports, ranging from process specialists to process technicians.

  • Develop working relationships with plant personnel to aid in identification of process improvement opportunities.

(education, skills and abilities)

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related science

  • Experience of identifying and implementing process improvements

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills including complex data analysis

  • Proven results orientation including the ability to lead key projects to successful completion

  • Experience with DOE for process improvement

  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to set and communicate expectations to team members

  • Demonstrated collaboration skills including the ability to interact with a broad range of employees

  • Proven ability to make timely decisions

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

  • Proven analytical and quality improvement ability

  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally

  • Work environment is typical of a manufacturing facility: May be exposed to environmental conditions of cold, heat, high noise levels, moving mechanical parts, heights, dust/mist/gas/fumes, extensive walking or climbing, etc.

  • Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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Process Engineer

Johns Manville Corp