CooperStandard Finishing Process Engineer in Mt Sterling, Kentucky

Position Summary:

Responsible for special projects and related engineering assistance in support of manufacturing operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilize engineering disciplines to trouble shoot shop floor activities and improve shop floor through put to reduce costs.

  • Interacts with Divisional Engineering on new jobs related to PPAP and process items.

  • Communicates foreseen issues with Technical Manager for discussion and possible resolution.

  • Initiates job specifications for new jobs and provides this information to the New Job Specification Coordinator for entry into the Electronic Specification System.

  • Obtains and fashions samples for Boundary Boards and other process documentation.

  • Coordinates and performs initial trial runs on new processes and equipment. Notes and tracks issues for resolution.

  • Initiates improvements to existing systems. Processes machinery and equipment to support manufacturing functions and operations.

  • Creates or constructs bill of materials, process flows and process failure mode effective analysis (PFMEA)

  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decision

  • May make customer visitations for job product related involvement.

  • Interacts with plant engineer, industrial engineering, quality manager and plant chemist on job related functions.

  • May work with raw material suppliers on quality oriented problems.

  • Keeps abreast of technology improvements, recommends and justifies implementation of equipment and process establishing cost reduction improvements.

  • Works on continuous improvement programs and cost reduction projects.

  • Maintains job records as required.

  • Statistically analyzes gathered data in test runs and makes recommendations based upon analysis.

  • May work with laboratory in conducting material and product test and evaluations.

  • Works closely with shift supervisors and department managers to insure proper quality operations of materials and equipment on new job start-up.

  • Provides assistance to plant technical manager on assigned projects.

  • May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in an engineering discipline with 4 years of process engineering experience, or equivalent combination of less education and more related process engineering experience of 5-7 years of rubber manufacturing preferred.

  • Ability to focus and lead multi-disciplinary task teams and have previous experience in supervision in manufacturing.

  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing parts and processes.

  • Will interact with all levels of management and must be able to communicate effectively

  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary

Job: *Process Engineering (Plants)

Organization: *Mt Sterling Fluid

Title: Finishing Process Engineer

Location: Kentucky-Mt Sterling

Requisition ID: P160566