Process Engineer - Cleveland, OH
Day-Glo Color Corp., the world’s largest manufacturer of daylight fluorescent pigments, has an opening for a Process Engineer at their Cleveland Manufacturing Facilities. This is a full time exempt level position. This person will be responsible for designing process systems, improving currents processes and resolving process-related manufacturing problems; and also for managing capital projects to include: cost effective capital acquisitions, upgrades, installations, required documentation.
- Monitors production processes and reviews procedures to ensure safe, timely and efficient manufacture of products without compromise to quality.
- Facilitates problem solving (root cause analysis) within process systems and equipment, to include evaluation studies and trial runs.
- Manufacturing support, assistance, trouble-shooting and required reporting protocols of plant utilities/services as needed, including: Plant air supply system, explosion protection system, process water system(s), wastewater treatment system
- Redesigns and/or modifies existing processes and procedures to solve problems or improve procedures, as required.
- Designs and implements new processes. Evaluates profitability, cost structure and prepares written justification.
- Prepares bid criteria to vendors for approved capital equipment purchase(s).
- Coordinates and oversees the installation of new equipment and processes through start-up, debug, operation and written procedures.
- Trains appropriate personnel in proper safe and efficient operating techniques.
- Functions as technical liaison between new product development initiatives and integration into manufacturing operations, including technology transfer, scale-up, process optimization, and validation activities.
- As required, perform short and/or long term special projects for improved efficiencies and cost reduction initiatives.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science related fields and a minimum of 3-5 years of related industrial experience, including safe handling of hazardous chemicals and waste streams. Preferred qualifications include knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts, a conceptual understanding of electrics (including PLC ladder logic) and Six sigma green belt certification.