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Parker Chomerics Process Engineer in Woburn, Massachusetts

Responsible for maximizing cost effectiveness and reliability towards; manufacturing flow, processes and equipment. Determines sequences of manufacturing operations on new and existing products in accordance with processing requirements. Ensures that existing equipment, fixtures and processes meet safety and customer quality requirements, as well as being ergonomically sound for manufacturing. Responsible for designing fixtures, establishing Statements of Work, and leading activities related to manufacturing equipment implementation. Specifies process and facilities requirements to achieve desired production goals and quality standards. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: This job may have supervisory responsibility for other technical personnel. This position routinely interacts with all division functional department managers and employees. Provides technical information regarding equipment, fixtures, processes and facilities as required. This position requires the individual to work well with others and provides support to manufacturing as required. Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement and key Lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to areas of production. Recommend product changes/improvements to Product Engineers. Identify and implement solutions for issues relating to safety, quality, productivity, and cost reductions. Develop innovative solutions to complex engineering and manufacturing production problems through identification and implementation of advanced manufacturing processes including conducting process analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials, conferring with suppliers, and soliciting observations from the operators/production technicians. Implement zero defect quality initiative for application across product line and for individual processes. Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout. Coordinate input that may cross multiple teams or areas; make recommendations and implement changes. Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes and engineering procedures. Prepare reports summarizing analyzed process information and trends. Assure product and process quality by testing finished product and process capabilities and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements. Determine root cause of failures using statistical methods (e.g., design of experiment, SPC) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, or processing methods. Evaluate capital equipment investments and prepare cost justifications. Design and prepare concept drawings of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment. Manage the overall implementations of capital equipment projects. Share specialized knowledge with others. Represent Company on specific projects, lead and participate on project teams. Bachelor?s Degree in related Engineering 2-4+ years of practical experience in a manufacturing environment required. Must possess strong mechanical aptitude, ability to utilize automated measuring tools, and capability to work hands-on on projects without supervision. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools as well as Mini Tab preferred. Experience with Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, project management, FMEAs, and quality systems preferred. Process knowledge of Elastomer manufacturing processes, Extrusion manufacturing is strongly desired Working knowledge of APQP control plans and PPAP validation plans is strongly desired. Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident