|Reports To: Gagnon, Paul
Essential Functions Statement(s)
? Oversee the efficiency of current manufacturing process as well as develop new processes to improve the manufacturing process and decrease costs.
? Work with production Supervisors, Group Leaders, Operators and other support groups in the process of improving production processes.
? Work with marketing and product development teams to formulate new manufacturing
? Drive continuous improvement by developing and implementing systems that optimize all phases of the production process.
? Perform laboratory testing of raw and in-process materials to validate that current
manufacturing process are well supported by metallurgical and fundamental scientific
? Use of statistical analysis, Pareto, 8D, DOE's and other root cause analytical tools to solve fundamental quality and process problems.
? Writing of technical reports for both internal and external customers.
? Updating and maintaining all Process Engineering specification databases.
? Preparation of PPAP's for new product and customer qualifications.
? Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
? Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
? Consensus Building - Ability to bring about group solidarity to achieve a goal.
? Deductive Reasoning - Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
? Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
? Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
? Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of
performing a task.
? Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related
? Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.
? Research Skills - Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective, and critical
? Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
? Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Bachelor's Degree (four year college or university)
Experience: Three to seven years related experience in non ferrous metal processing specifically; melting, extrusion, wire drawing & forming, annealing and strip rolling
? Proficient in the use of MicroSoft Excel, Word and Powerpoing
? Statistical process software MiniTab preferred
? Background in non ferrous metallurgical science preferred
? Background in statistical analysis preferred; Exposure to LEAN and SIX SIGMA principles preferred
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