Process Engineer

Location: 
Fayetteville, Tennessee
Position summary: 

Technical support in the development of opportunities incorporating products and services done through a consultative, solutions approach demonstrating technical expertise and building customer credibility. Designs, implements and monitors new processes and continuously improves existing processes to meet customer needs and the overall Copperweld Bimetallics LLC strategic business plan.  Coordinates designs and projects.

 

Job responsibilites: 
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods.
  • Initiate and assist in the development of new products and processes.
  • Design specific experiments to identify, evaluate and optimize the relationships between process parameters, quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Confers with management and supervision to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements for establishing and striving to improve process cycle times and identifying and driving process improvement initiatives.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and working relationship to work well with cross-functional teams (R&D, Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance).
  • Lead technical interface between customer; development/validation groups globally.
  • Develop project plans and liaise with customers in moving projects forward.
  • Define the product application and performance requirements.
  • Prepare technical documentation for communication to internal and external customers to communicate actions to be taken and technical requirements with a high level of accuracy.
  • Domestic and International travel may be required

 

Position requirements: 
  • Copperweld Core Values
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ professional work experience in wire drawing or comparable metals experience
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of electrical, mechanical and chemical processes and principles
  • Sound problem solving and decision making skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent planning and organization skills; able to prioritize
  • Motivated individual who needs little or no guidance
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must have strong project management skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Lean Six Sigma principles and concepts; Black Belt certification preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in ISO 9001;2015 and/or IATF 16949 preferred
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint