— Supports Manufacturing Excellence initiatives.
— Monitors and analyzes daily production for at least one product area. Analyzes data generated by the laboratory and identifies trends. Recognizes production problems, investigates and recommends solutions to correct them.
— Participates in quality investigations as directed.
— Prepares, reviews, and approves production records including operating procedures, recipes, JSA’s, and change requests.
— Interacts with Technicians on production and compliance related changes in procedures. Conducts formalized training for operative personnel as necessary.
— Investigates and prepares reports related to production problems, customer complaints/inquiries, material reconciliation, process deviations, and efficiency and schedule variances.
— Assists with plans to reduce COGS by continuously improving efficiencies, processing times, reducing labor and material costs, reducing maintenance costs and controlling expense budgets.
— Conducts trials to ensure continuous improvement of the manufacturing process and to develop or validate new products at the site.
— BS Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years Process/ Production experience in a process plant with problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
— Industry background should include chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, plastics, or other process manufacturing operations.
— Knowledge of Six Sigma; Lean: SAP; RCA; EHS; ISO; SPC
— Requires US Citizenship or Green Card