Saint-Gobain Process Engineer in Kansas City, Kansas
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Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.
A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. www.certainteed.com
Recommend and implement improvements to the equipment and methods of the fabricating and packaging to the manufacturing process. Troubleshoot problems and plan maintenance activities to prevent equipment failures. Train employees on changing manufacturing and maintenance techniques. Actively participate in plant safety program and WCM activities. Manage all Cold End equipment and labor costs to be compliant to department's budget
Responsible for production and process control for 4 production lines in KC.
Specific technical leadership and knowledge required for fabricating and packaging fiberglass products. Manage controllable expenses to budget specifications
Manage the Preventive Maintenance Program for all Cold End equipment to minimize down time and maximize efficiencies
Maintain current and strive to improve process specifications and audit systems to optimize Cold End equipment performance and implement changes to minimize variations
Participate in various plant projects such as safety, WCM, training programs and preventative maintenance days.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Ceramic, Materials, etc).
1-3 years experience.
Must be able to plan and actuate activities that insure the fabricating equipment is properly maintained and at peak running order.
Must be able to design and perform process and equipment audits and implement changes required by an analysis of the results.
Must understand the importance of budgetary constraints when planning maintenance or equipment modifications.
Must become knowledgeable of fiberglass fabricating techniques and keep current of all related process improvements.
Excellent communication skills.
Incumbent must have a complete understanding of the manufacturing process.
Working conditions include the majority of the time is spent on the manufacturing area which is not climate controlled.
A small degree of travel to other plants may be required.
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