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Bloomingdale, IL 60108
The Process Engineer II is a proactive, analytical and process-oriented Engineer, responsible for providing process engineering support to achieve safety, quality and efficiency goals. Optimizes manufacturing processes to provide sustainable gains in cost effectiveness and product performance and provides plant operations technical process expertise to standardize, develop and improve existing manufacturing processes. Manages the entire scope of assigned projects of a complex nature, ensuring that all project timelines, budgets, safety and quality requirements are met.
Uses metrics, lean and other continuous improvement methods to problem solve and identify inefficiencies and solutions within production and other operational areas.
Analyzes issues/data using root cause analysis, identifies opportunities, and designs equipment, processes, and layouts to improve product quality, increase capacity, reduce safety risks, and delivery to best meet customer needs.
Works with multi-functional teams involving operators, supervisors, management and additional functional areas (i.e. R & D) to identify and support process improvements and improved efficiencies.
Plans, designs, manages and executes engineering solutions that meet all safety, quality, financial, cGMP and other regulatory requirements.
Standardizes/modifies existing manufacturing processes in an effort to increase robustness, reliability, and compliance while reducing non-conforming products, low yields and product quality issues.
Provides process engineering recommendations to R & D during the development phases to ensure the development of new products that can be manufactured within the existing manufacturing technology or identifies any new process technologies/equipment associated with product development activities.
Works with other departments to develop and/or update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), process documentation and training materials to support new or modified processes and equipment. Assists with training employees in new and modified processes and equipment.
Leads, coordinates and manages complex engineering and capital improvement projects. Develops engineering project objectives; determines and assigns project responsibilities; and successfully executes project schedule by utilizing good project management methods/tools and resolving problems to deliver projects on time and within budget. Manages project functions including designing, planning requirements with internal customers, managing project schedules, identifying risks, costs, and budgets.
Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools. Troubleshoots, investigates and resolves manufacturing process issues as they arise while driving towards root cause analysis in a cross-functional team environment.
Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arranges for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards. Prepares work orders when installation can be accomplished internally by internal resources.
Ensures effective communication and coordination on projects between stakeholders and project participants.
Ensures projects comply with all safety, GMP, and other relevant regulatory and internal company requirements