Owens Corning Manufacturing Process Engineer in Fort Smith, Arkansas
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Manufacturing Process Engineer is responsible for providing all aspects of technical leadership in the improvement of manufacturing processes, manufacturing equipment efficiencies, and product quality, within the Fort Smith facility.
Reports to : Operations leader
Lead an Injury-Free Environment
Live the OC Safety Stand and adhere to Employee Safety Responsibilities
Utilize technical knowledge to provide a safe and secure work environment for all employees, contractors and visitors
Technical Excellence and Process Optimization
Understands current manufacturing process capability and drives loss elimination
Implements process improvements
Leads training and development activities for the operations team including developing documentation and delivering training for operations to onboard new employees and to elevate skill levels as needed to progress TPM
Supports training and development activities for other pillars as needed
Participates in the scope development, training, and execution of all major projects, including rebuilds, to ensure safety, performance, schedule and cost goals of the projects are met as assigned
Shares accountability for successful delivery of all aspects of the plant operating plan with other plant leadership team members
Leads cost improvement and operations/quality improvement projects as well as supporting plant TPM activities
Acts as the catalyst in sharing best practices and process improvements across mat plants.
Lead and Participate on Cross-Functional Teams
Drive alignment between plant departments
Share best practices, challenge thinking and provide candid and respectful feedback; set an example for the organization of how teamwork and partnerships should work
Knowing Our Customer
Understanding and communicating customer expectations through effective use of standard work, reporting and teams communications
Assuring standard processes are defined and in place that reliably provide product meeting customer performance and schedule expectations
Facilitating a culture to maintain, improve and/or develop effective customer relationships.
Primary Job responsibilities:
This position will be primarily focused on project based and improvement type work driven by losses and chronic line issues supporting the AM, PM, QM, FI, and T&D pillars. This may include but is not limited to:
Loss elimination, escalations RCA, FI projects, capital projects, etc.
This position will be heavily involved in developing documentation and delivering training for operations to onboard new employees and to elevate skill levels as needed to progress TPM
This position will become a rapid response person for process issues on any North American OC mat line. So, this person could be available for project or problem resolution work at the other plants
This position will be secondary point of contact for line issues and management as needed.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or related discipline
5+ year’s progressive technical experience in a manufacturing environment.
Pulp and paper or fiberglass mat process experience preferred
Team leadership experience preferred
Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt and/or Lean Manufacturing experience preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
Computer skills: The ability to utilize Owens Corning systems and the software necessary for this role
Utilizing data and data collection systems, and Six Sigma methods for problem-solving and decision-making to eliminate manufacturing losses and unnecessary costs
Implementing strategic plans
Impactful verbal and written communications
Business and financial acumen
Strong planning, resourcing and delegation skills
Ability to engage and care for others starting with safety
Ability to achieve results fast both individually and through teams
Demonstrates and inspires company spirit
Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
Willingness to travel 10-20% when required
Willingness to relocate to meet future needs of the business
Customer orientation: Has an external perspective and understands that all business opportunities start with knowledge of how to serve our customers
Accomplishes the goals of the business; translates strategies into actionable operating plans; sets goals for personal accomplishment; uses measurement methods to monitor progress; quickly overcomes barriers and adapts plans to ensure goal attainment
Demonstrates a strong self-awareness of own strengths, development needs and the impact of own behavior on others; and consistently takes actions to improve impact
A balanced sense of self-confidence and an abiding respect for others. Sustains others strong personal wellbeing in order to maximize and fortify their contribution to the business. Operates in a transparent fashion consistent with Owens Corning values.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 20,000 employees in 33 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2021 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit www.owenscorning.com .
Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.
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