|Velcro USA Inc., the leading manufacturer of hook and loop fastening systems, is currently seeking a Process Engineer in Manchester, NH. The Process Engineer will be responsible for evaluating new and existing manufacturing products and processes, lead continuous improvement projects that are focused on process optimization in a manufacturing environment, understanding customer requirements and align product specifications with process capability to minimize the cost of poor quality and maximize customer satisfaction.
Daily functions include:
Develop, maintain, and update Project Charters and Implementation Plans (includes, establishing project scope, anticipated gains, required resources, timelines, etc.) Lead and set direction for project teams to identify and minimize variation in manufacturing processes. Utilize Six Sigma tools and DMAIC/DMADV philosophy to characterize and improve existing processes and translate customer requirements into repeatable and capable manufacturing processes. Plan and conduct experimental tests, analyze process/test data and reports to determine if new products, processes, and tooling meet functional and performance specifications. Establish and implement control plans to ensure project gains and improvements are realized and maintained over time. Support transfer of project solutions or new processes to on-going operations, through operator training and development of standard operating procedures, where applicable. The successful candidate must have: B.S. Degree in Chemical, Plastics Engineering or other related field 3- 7 years of related experience. Basic knowledge of statistics and probability and Six Sigma Tools (including, Process Mapping, FMEA, DOE, Gage R&R, Hypothesis Testing, Regression Analysis, Capability Analysis, Control Plans, etc.). Basic computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office software. Strong leadership, teamwork, communication, and project management skills. Knowledge of plastics manufacturing, MiniTab statistical software is a plus. We offer a great work environment, competitive wages, and Flexible Benefits Plans. Options include medical insurance with vision coverage, dental. Life, disability, and flexible spending account. You choose the benefits that best suit your individual needs. In addition, Velcro USA Inc. offers a 401(k) plan, tuition assistance, vacation time, holidays, employee assistance and wellness programs, and an employee referral program. EOE/AA To apply, please e-mail your resume/salary history attached as a WORD document to firstname.lastname@example.org and type your name (last name, first name) in the subject line of the e-mail. Resumes will be taken until the position is filled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
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