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Process Engineer - Hot End Manufacturing Processes

Kansas City, Kansas, United States (on-site)
8 days ago


Position Description

Job Summary

“This Job Matters”

What’s the Job?

We are seeking degreed Engineers with 3 years' experience to fill Process Engineering positions at our Insulation manufacturing plant located in Kansas City, KS; the world's largest insulation manufacturing plant!

We are seeking individuals that are career-minded, highly-motivated, passionate, and driven with a desire to learn, develop and grow with an industry leader!

  • Responsible for production and process control for 4 production lines in KC.
  • Specific technical leadership and knowledge required for fabricating and packaging fiberglass products. Manage controllable expenses to budget specifications
  • Manage the Preventive Maintenance Program for all Hot End equipment to minimize down time and maximize efficiencies
  • Maintain current and strive to improve process specifications and audit systems to optimize Cold End equipment performance and implement changes to minimize variations
  • Participate in various plant projects such as safety, WCM, training programs and preventative maintenance days.

Job Purpose:
• Develops daily process control and performs regular checks.
• Actively demonstrate safety and environmental leadership, takes actions to assess and reduce the risks.
• Assist/Lead World Class Manufacturing (WCM) projects
• Troubleshoot and analyze the breakdowns with the help of the maintenance crew,
• Standardize settings and procedures
• Propose and coordinate new projects, including management of contractors when required
• Prepare and execute product development trials.
• Actively ensure highest quality for the finished products, optimize settings, and investigate customer complaints with the teams.
• Develop and adjust the production schedule with the supply chain planner.
• Manage the workflow of products on hold at the interface with the quality and supply chain departments.

Key Areas of Accountability:
• High safety and environmental standards.
• Standardization of line settings and operating procedures.
• Technical support for operators and shift managers.
• Analyze process performances, material losses, time losses, and product quality.
• Participate in product and process development including trials.
• Develop an optimized production schedule with the production planner.
• Deliver successful continuous improvement projects.
• Supervision of contractors or engineers tasks during down days.
• Develop high quality training for the hot end operators.

Required Qualifications

“Your Skills Matter”

What do you bring?
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related field.
  • More than three (3) years of applied professional process experience in glass manufacturing environment, ideally with experience in project management and project engineering fundamentals.
  • Supervisory experience to work in the Hot End of our manufacturing site.
  • Flexible and open-minded with good written and oral communication.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Additional Description

“You Matter to Us”

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:
  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Program s
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

Company Summary

“What We Do Matters”

Who are we?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products,CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65732005
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Kansas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Saint-Gobain
  • Position Title: Process Engineer - Hot End Manufacturing Processes
  • Job Function: Engineering

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the well-being of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

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