Process Engineer



Advert ID



South Bend

Job Type




Salary Range

USD75000.00-115000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

ManpowerEngineering is once again partnering with our long time client to help recruit a Process Engineer for their South Bend, IN facility. The Process Engineer has the primary responsibility to apply both theoretical and practical engineering principles to provide guidance and leadership in areas of process design, capital execution, process improvement, and technology development.

* Work on improvements to existing processes to improve product and process quality by monitoring and conducting planned experimentation for critical to process parameters. Utilize structured problem-solving methods to identify root causes and solutions for process problems.

* Will lead by example in the areas of safety improvement and the application of quality measures.

* Conducts routine engineering calculations in unit operations analysis in support of manufacturing and process development; assist team members by performing assigned phases of work in more complex engineering problems and innovative engineering solutions.

* Provides mentorship/coaching of team members.

* Involved in training plant and operations personnel in new process technology and writing standard operating procedures for new equipment and process methods. Ensure proper design/safety reviews are conducted and proper management of change procedures are adhered. Assist in Operator and Supervisor onboarding.

* Provides expertise in the planning of process design and execution of capital expansion projects aligned with company goals. May include commissioning and documentation of new and existing facilities.

* Review production schedules to assist in making decisions concerning staffing requirements, job assignments while considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.

* Develop, maintain and ensure compliance with leader standard work programs (5S, instruction sheets, Operator expectations, Supervisor expectations etc.)

* Develop, implement or interact with production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems.

* Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.

* Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility or equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.

* Develop skills to troubleshoot and remedy everyday problems (e.g controls, equipment failures, quality issues).

* Support and own the step change and cultural improvements looking to instill a continuous improvement mindset through developing and guiding Supervisors and Operators.

* This role is responsible to drive the output required to meet the SIOP plan with the budgeted costs from the annual operating plan.

Minimum Requirements:

* Chemical Engineering Degree

* 3-8 years' practical engineering experience in Process, Applications and/or R&D.

* Minimum 5+ years functioning in a plant environment supporting day-to-day manufacturing.

* 2+ years of experience driving improvements from concept to implementation and capital project support experience.

* Ability to travel regionally and/or globally up to 5+% of the time.

Preferred Requirements:

* Previous experience in the adhesives industry or heavy chemical

* Certifications: LEAN, Six Sigma (or other problem-solving methodology), CPM.

* Experience in a PSM facility.