Process Engineer-I

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Located in Starkville, MS

Salary: 65,900-98,900


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. 



·         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.



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

·         3-5 years of experience with industry preferred

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



·         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