Process Engineer

Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah


Description

Position at Hunter Douglas Fabrication Co

About the Company: 

Beautiful design, industry-leading innovation, and a highly entrepreneurial global culture - all parts of your daily life at Hunter Douglas, the world’s leader in window fashions and maker of iconic architectural products.  

Our nine-decade history has created a legacy of innovations and achievements. Most recently, we're pioneering exciting new digital technologies that transform stylish window treatments into intelligent smart shades for today's connected homes.

With the resources of a multi-billion dollar company and the energy and independence of a start-up, Hunter Douglas provides a unique entrepreneurial work environment in which passionate, creative, and cutting-edge thinkers can thrive.

About The Role- The Fabrication Process Engineer is responsible for:

Process definition, standardization and compliance for fabrication operations.  The position will work as a division engineer ensuring process control, manage and drive improvements and changes focused on optimizing quality and costs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and create standard work for fabrication departments.
  • Monitor process and operators for adherence to standard.
  • Analyze, monitor and improve performance of operations related metrics (e.g. Efficiency, Escape Quality, Rework, Work in Process, Scrap, etc.).
  • Standardize processes across division plants.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities within operations processes.
  • Report and perform root cause analysis on top issues.
  • Work with MFG Division on specifications and standardization.
  • Drive operational excellence and best practices across the network reducing costs, improving quality, and increasing efficiency.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or work experience equivalent.
  • 5-10 years of Engineering, Quality, and/or Operations management.
  • Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma training/certification a plus

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain strong business relationships
  • Ability to enforce process discipline
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to adapt and manage effectively in a changing environment
  • Strong understanding of and commitment to manufacturing excellence and continuous improvement practices
  • Experience in continuous improvement tools such as Kaizen, 5S, one-piece-flow, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand issues, get to root cause and plan corrective actions.