Senior Automation Engineer

Saint-Gobain Corporation Worcester , MA 01601

Posted 2 months ago

Position Description

Job Summary

This position provides hands-on leadership for key project activities related to the development of new more robust processes through the coordination of R&D and plant activities in order to achieve excellence in manufacturing capability by advancing process and technical know-how, quality and service improvements, and safe operations

The incumbent reports directly to the Industrial Director Bonded / Super Abrasives WW.

The incumbent is responsible for providing requested assistance and coordination of activities for all BA / SA Abrasives sites worldwide, with specific focus on projects in NAM. The incumbent utilizes his/her discretion to involve the other site plant managers and appropriate engineers, both in the plants and in R & D, as needed in order to leverage expertise and best practices to move strategic projects related to process development forward.

This would include the incumbent along with his/her choice of additional plant resources conducting in-house testing within the plants for new processes and equipment, requiring the involvement of R&D resources where needed;

The incumbent may carry out plant audits to identify opportunities for improved performance and capacity; recommendations on equipment needs; provide technical expertise related to solving quality and scrap issues; and development of useful benchmarking criteria. The incumbent is also involved in the sharing of best practices among plants.

The incumbent will also develop and coordinate teams focused on various intermediate projects and programs, in order to achieve operational excellence in terms of product consistency and efficiency.

Required Qualifications

  • A broad based manufacturing and engineering background, gained by 5-10 years of manufacturing experience within Abrasives.

  • A strong understanding of all abrasive products and their uses is also required. The incumbent should bring a passion for quality and continuous improvement to the position.

  • They should possess a familiarity with the tools of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing as well as problem solving (process mapping, root cause analysis, statistical process control, etc.)

  • The incumbent must have the ability to work independently with little direction and effectively deal with all levels of the organization from the Branch President to the shop floor.

  • The incumbent must be able to outline broad issues, develop plans, and communicate and persuade acceptance of plans within the BA / SA SOA.

  • The incumbent must develop strong working relationships within the business both up and down in order to achieve results as the incumbents authority derives from experience and expertise versus positional authority.

  • The incumbent is also provide with strong leadership, which is necessary to drive all the teams to the right technical choices.

  • Ownership of specific WCM tools (EEM pillar) is a key factor to give each project the right structure.

Additional Description

Principal End Results:

Define together with the Industial direction the industrial roadmap and leads the development of strategic projects related to key product categories. Provide the key coordination of activities between plants, R&D, and potential suppliers as new processes and equipment are defined and tested. These projects will include the development of new manufacturing processing as well as new equipment concepts and designs geared toward productivity and quality improvements . Additional projects will focus on the development of new tools and equipment to improve the measurement of our product quality and consistency and ensure we deliver products which meet and exceed all safety standards. The incumbent coordinates the project starting from the concept / designin phase up to the full industrialization and follow-up, following precise methodology. The incumbent also has full accountability and direct management of given projects. The incumbent develops and reviews new equipment specifications for major capital purchases

Work with individual plants on specific safety, quality, cost, and service related activities as the need arises. Share best practices and provide necessary expertise to those 2sites where resources are in transition and/or lacking.

Provide manufacturing expertise as requested by senior management. May Conduct plant audits and develops and follows through with improvement plans as needed.

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Abrasives manufacturers and distributes high quality abrasive products to engineering, distribution and retail markets in the US. We are also the world's leading abrasives manufacturer and the only international supplier of abrasives that manufacturers each of the 3 major types of abrasives: Bonded Abrasives, Coated Abrasives and Diamond products.

With a strong presence in every continent the Abrasives Division serves its customers through structured sales operations in over 26 countries and employs nearly 16,000 people globally. Abrasives forms a key part of the High Performance Materials Division of Saint-Gobain, which is one of the 5 key areas of activity in which Saint-Gobain operate.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Senior Automation Engineer

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