Process Engineer-I

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Located in Starkville, MS

Salary: 65,900-98,900

POSITION PURPOSE:

This is an entry level position for recent engineering (or similar technical degrees) graduates or individuals with applicable tire manufacturing related experiences.  This position supports, assists or leads initiatives and/or projects, seeks solutions to technical challenges, leads and participates in plant assessments and audits, and ensures that plant actions are adequate and effective. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Take a leadership function in the area of plant processes.

·         Assist in the standardization of control plans and auditing process, with focus in areas of expertise per ISO/IATF requirements.

·         Provide necessary quality support to plant upon request with focus on process improvement.

·         Lead or participate in continuous improvement projects in all areas of the plant.

·         Ability to validate process and test method activities by developing and executing procedures for new or existing products or processes.

·         Develop and implement statistical methods and design of experiments to support process/product control and improvement.

·         Work with all departments in the development of new processes, initiatives, and projects to provide necessary cross-functionality and risk mitigation.

·         Work closely with the various OE teams including technical, commercial, program management, factory, and QE to gain and expand OE business. Work may include direct contact with relative OEM experts.

·         Presentation of data in a clear and effective manner.

·         Able to work nights and weekends as necessary.

·         Support other roles and responsibilities as needed.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

·         COOP’s, Internships, or other industrial / manufacturing experiences

·         3-5 years of experience with industry preferred

·         Understanding of mixing, extruding,  curing, and final finish

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

·         Excellent communication/interpersonal skills as role requires global interaction for support, audits and training. 

·         Knowledge and experience with statistical methods, such as regression and correlation. High level understanding of statistical packages and databases, especially Microsoft office and Mini tab.

·         Ability to accomplish assignments in a logical fashion, using existing technology and standardized methodologies.

·         Good knowledge of data analysis tools, especially Microsoft office and Mini tab.

·         Ability to work in and lead cross-functional problem-solving teams.

·         Ability to work independently to accomplish tasks and goals.

 

Express Office: Starkville
100 Starr Avenue
Suite A
Starkville, MS 39759




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