Senior Process Engineer


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



South Bend

Job Type




Salary Range

USD76000.00-115000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

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



Job Description

Our team has an immediate permanent staffing need for a Senior Process Engineer with our South Bend, IN client. This is an exciting role that has built in advancement opportunities for the right candidate. In this role you will have the primary responsibility to apply engineering principles to provide guidance and leadership in areas of design, capital execution, process improvement and technology development.

Skills and background for success in this position include:

* 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.

Minimum Requirements:

* Chemical Engineering Degree from ABET accredited.

* 8-15+ 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 +/- 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.