Process Engineer

We are working with a well-established (over 100 years) and growing company with multiple locations in the US and UK that designs, engineers, and manufacturers specialty textiles and fabrics for a wide range of industries in the defense, aerospace, automotive, medical, personal protection, filtration, hi-performance, sports, and industrial sectors. Products include woven and non-woven fabrics, coating and lamination for fire protection, thermal insulation/protection, electrical current protection, moisture-absorbency, high flexibility, and many more applications.

Due to growth and a recent promotion, the company has a need for a Process Engineer in one of the company’s North Carolina facilities (near Winston – Salem, Greensboro, High Point) and will report to the Department Manager. There are growth opportunities due to growth and acquisition and the company offers a competitive base salary with generous benefits.

The Process Engineer provides technical support for an assigned process or product line by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:

  • Develops programs and/or methods to optimize producibility and to reduce cycle time, manufacturing losses, and overall costs
  • Assures process or product adheres to the company quality program and plans by performing audits and recommending corrective actions
  • Monitors and measures manufacturing losses and develops new techniques to reduce losses and improve quality
  • Recommends and implements changes to product or process to improve cost, delivery, and quality for the customer
  • Participates in overall product strategy, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products
  • Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends in our industry/industries
  • Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors
  • Reporting Structure:
  • This job reports to a Department Manager and may be part of a larger team that includes one other Process Engineer

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This job shares supervisory responsibilities for a team of wage associates
  • Responsibilities include coaching/training, managing time and attendance, and ensuring operational performance

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • MS Office Suite proficiency w/ strong Excel skills, ERP and Project Management systems experience is a plus
  • Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing experience is a plus
  • 2+ years of Engineering experience

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world.

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