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Process Engineer

Company: Atkore
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are

Atkore is forging a future where our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

Who We Are Looking For

We are currently searching for a Process Engineer to be based out of New Bedford, MA. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this person will be responsible for for developing systems, methods, and best practices to help move our organization towards operational excellence. This individual will interface with other areas of the organization to drive continuous improvements and standardization in the manufacturing process.

The ideal candidate will have a 2 - 3 years proven experience in a Manufacturing environment - preferably in a continuous improvement manufacturing environment. Experience in lean manufacturing or business system-based company is a plus.

What You'll Do

  • Identify process improvement opportunities through connected enterprise data and trend analysis
  • Have an ideal mix of technical and hands on approach to successfully deliver on new projects and improvement initiatives
  • Must have a good understanding of equipment functions and be able to transfer operation knowledge clearly and concisely through well documented training
  • Ability to review, document and communicate technical process details into simple and understandable standards
  • Share best practices to help build a centralized knowledge base, including updating processes and procedures upon achieving significant improvements
  • Conduct data analysis of scrap, downtime, line rates, and material usage. Prepare charts, and reports to assist data driven decisions to improve results
  • Lead cost reduction initiatives through materials, product, and process improvements
  • Utilize a variety of continuous improvement tools such as: Lean Manufacturing/, Six-Sigma, 5S, Total, Kaizen Events, Advanced Problem-Solving, etc.
    What You'll Bring
    • Engineering degree required - Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical Engineering degree preferred
    • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills
    • Must be a strong team player with a firm personal commitment toward continuous improvements
    • Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to use big data
    • Self-starter with a passion for problem solving and continuous improvement - Blending a scientific and hands on approach to help drive towards process excellence
    • 1-2 years proven experience in a Manufacturing environment - Preferably a continuous manufacturing environment
    • Ability to work non-traditional hours or shifts and travel as required
    • Must have excellent verbal, written skills and interpersonal skills along with ability to make presentations comfortably and professionally to large groups
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Experience in a fast paced, high volume manufacturing environment
    • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
    • All associates must embrace and foster an environment that supports our core values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, Excellence
      Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work - certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually endeavor to move us forward.

      With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

      Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Keywords: Atkore, New Bedford , Process Engineer, Engineering , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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