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Process Engineer

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Process Engineer
Kansas City, MO 

Would you like to work for a profitable company that continues to grow in their market?
Do you enjoy project management and accomplishing tasks as a team?
Are you familiar with learning management systems?  Would you like to implement an LMS for this employer and see it through to completion?
Do you enjoy making process improvements and striving for cost savings?
Do you consider yourself to be a detail-oriented person who is good at managing multiple tasks?
Would you like to work for a company that is investing in their plant with new equipment and upgrades?
This position could be for you!

Growing manufacturer is adding a Process Engineer to their team.  The Process Engineer will be initially responsible for implementing the company's LMS (learning management system).  Responsibilities will include:  

  • Share and evaluate best practice with sister locations
  • Champion the evaluation of the organization's manufacturing practices in order to make recommendations for an LMS system
  • Partner with quality, operations and safety teams in order to develop standard operating procedures and document and develop training 
  • Ensure that training is being documented within the LMS system 
  • Develop and improve line layouts and make line modifications
  • Identify continuous improvement projects and oversee multiple CI projects at a time, including managing project timelines 
  • Establish rapport and build relationships with hourly and salary team members in order to complete project goals in a timely manner 
  • Make efforts to expedite operator effectiveness 
  • Support operations by assisting with evaluating cycle times, mechanical troubleshooting, etc. 
  • Spend up to 50% of your time on the manufacturing floor, initially focused on the LMS implementation; afterwards focused on CI activities 
  • Other engineering tasks as assigned

    This is a hands-on position that requires qualified candidates to be on the manufacturing floor between 20% and 50% of their day.  Candidates should be able to manage their own projects, be flexible with their work requirements, have good written and verbal communication skills and enjoy working within a team.  Individuals should have excellent floor communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with front line associates. 

    Medical, dental and vision benefits are available the day of hire and are FREE for the employee.  Holidays, vacation, relocation assistance, 401K and bonus!  

    REQUIREMENTS for the Process Engineer:
    1. Bachelor's degree; preferred majors include engineering management, mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technologies, industrial technologies or manufacturing technologies 
    2. At least three years in a similar process engineering position
    3. Experience working in manufacturing environments 
    4. Working knowledge of LMS systems, including creating work instructions and/or standard operating procedures 
    5. Experience focused on continuous improvement initiatives, including scrap reduction, efficiency improvement, elimination of downtime, etc. 
    6. Project management skills 
    7. Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

    Skills preferred but NOT required:
    1. Implementation of an LMS 
    2. Capital equipment projects
    3. Exposure to Lean and/or Six Sigma methodologies
    4. Mechanical aptitude 
    5. Budget experience 
    6. Controls experience 

    Why work for this organization:

    • Opportunity for internal growth
    • This is a high-profile position 
    • Diverse work responsibilities 
    • Profitable location
    • FREE medical, dental and vision for the employee
    • Diverse business mix 
    • Flexible hours
    • Family oriented 
    • Strong market share in their industry 

      Candidates are preferred to be local to the Kansas City, MO area. There is a competitive relocation program available for candidates with all of the required core functions of the job. 
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