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Entry-level Manufacturing Process Engineer - Jackson, TN

Company: altRPO: Manufacturing
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Role You'll Play
Are you an ambitious engineer with a strong problem-solving background who is passionate about innovation, continuous improvement, and collaboration? In this role, you will plan, direct, and coordinate the manufacturing processes for this specialty tire manufacturer. You'll have the opportunity to make a mark on every facet of the plant and processes, from machine efficiency to Value Stream mapping to capital improvement. As a Process Engineer, you'll be a solo artist with strong cross-functional support, managing multiple projects concurrently, while constantly re-prioritizing to address challenges as they arise. If you're ready to make a big impact on an organization, this Process Engineer role might be a great next step!
Who You Are

  • A hands-on engineer with an eye for detail and problem solving and a strong working knowledge of high-volume manufacturing processes.
  • Driven to see projects through from start to finish while staying flexible to manage and reprioritize multiple projects at once.
  • Able to tackle projects and problems alone, but skilled at collaboration and communication with cross-functional teams
  • Understanding of the methods and techniques in the design and operation of automated process control systems and their components.
  • A self-starter, comfortable working in a high-volume, fast-paced environment with very little red tape.
  • A strong communicator, able to write, speak, and present to all levels of the organization
  • Continuous improvement focused, driving Lean concepts and problem-solving techniques.Community - Jackson, TN
    • Jackson is a hub of transportation and industry, both for the surrounding agricultural area and several major manufacturing facilities.
    • The town has a Southern culture vibe with a warm community, year-round farmers market, and historic buildings including a vintage 1950's bus station often used as a movie set.
    • There are quirky, fun local amenities like Rusty's TV and Movie Car Museum featuring many famous cars featured in popular movies, and beautiful scenery at the Cyprus Grove Nature Park with water views and walking paths.
    • The cost of living in Jackson is 11% lower than the average in Tennessee and there's no state income tax!Background Profile
      • BS in Engineering required (preferably in Manufacturing/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering)
      • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred - internships apply
      • Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques in the design and operation of automated process control systems and their components, required
      • Familiarity with standard software packages, including Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Project Scheduler or equivalent), database and flowcharting, required
      • Knowledge of CAD software such as AutoCAD, Inventor or Solid Works, required
      • Knowledge of applying Lean principles such as 5S, One Piece Flow, JIT, Judoka, TPM, KanBan and SMED, preferred
      • Knowledge of six sigma tools and methodologies preferred.

Keywords: altRPO: Manufacturing, Decatur , Entry-level Manufacturing Process Engineer - Jackson, TN, Engineering , Decatur, Alabama

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