Process Engineer

at G&W Electric Company in Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.
Position Summary
Reporting to the Lead Process Engineer, this position will be responsible for managing the Process Engineering related activities improving our Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost metrics with sustainment and advancement of various manufacturing processes focusing in EPOX
Responsible for transforming molding processes to the world-class level through process engineering
This primarily includes leading and/or actively participating in COQ(Quality) problem solving projects with Epox Processes
Actively involved in failure analysis and fatigue testing for molded products
Responsible for creating sustainable processing methods and strive for mistake proofing with creativity
Responsible for driving advancement of processing techniques to support the long-term vision of growth and cost savings
Overseeing research and development of new manufacturing equipment/software, processes, policies, standard operating procedures and work instructions
Improve manufacturing processes through review of all engineering deliverables for technical accuracy and adherence to engineering standards and project schedules
Support and improve JDE-QMS or any other future data collection system for continuously improving our business intelligence reporting and data analytics
Establish process controls for all processes and train appropriate personnel for optimum use of it
Establish critical characteristics for all processes and systems for monitoring those variables
Develop and conduct process audits in association with Quality and molding departments
Maintain department quality and performance metrics
Recommend, plan and direct installation of new equipment
Communicate and collaborate with other departments
Prepare and deliver Process Engineering-related presentations as required
Support Tooling PM program with documentation and support operations to sustain it for our molding processes
Possess an excellent understanding of thermoset polymers, from macroscopic to microscopic levels to assist in new product development, feasibility studies and failure analysis
Cross functional team management and methodical approach for problem solving using Design of Experiment, Gage R&R trials, A/B testing, and statistical analysis to provide input in the next steps of a development effort
Establish, track and manage key performance metrics for project success
Bachelor's degree in Plastics/Polymer Processing, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with 1 to 3 years of experience in the field of processing
Strong understanding and experience executing Design of Experiments (DOE's) and A/B testing
Strong understanding of Polymer rheology and test methods such as DSC, TGA, FTIR and physical testing
Possess skills and understanding of CAD, Pro-E and polymer flow simulation software
Experience running a simulation software and concepts of material flow and characterize the material for feeding the simulation software
Experience with failure analysis using advanced techniques
Strong Problem-solving skills with experience using root cause analysis techniques
Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. Together, we light the world!

"G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 11977680

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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