Position Title Operations Process Engineer
Location Omaha NE
Excellent career opportunity for a qualified candidate seeking an instrumental role. The Operations Process Engineer will evaluate existing processes and configure manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the production process. Designing equipment, understanding the reactions taking place, installing control systems and starting, running and upgrading processes are key responsibilities.
In this position, key objectives include assessing processes for their relevance as well as assessing the adequacy of engineering equipment. The role will entail maintaining reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers. Developing innovative solutions and preparing reports, flow diagrams and charts will be key expectations. The Operations Process Engineer will have responsibility for improving quality standards while developing systems that optimize all phases of the production process.
Other duties will involve researching and recommending new manufacturing technology by making direct observations as well as interpreting data from other technical and operating staff. There will also be responsibility for environmental monitoring.
Looking for a self-starter with hands-on manufacturing experience; preferably with experience in chemical process engineering. The successful candidate will have excellent analytical and problem resolution skills as well as a detailed understanding of machine manuals. The ability to work independently and with teams is essential and skills writing technical, quality or training documents are helpful.
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Ag or Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology or the equivalent is required and candidates should have 5 to 7 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment. SPC knowledge is a plus, as is expertise in manufacturing and distribution capabilities process improvements, determining root cause, project costing methods, assembly procedures, bills of material structure, and computers, including proficiency with Microsoft Project.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Ag or Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology or the equivalent.
2. 5 + years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.
3. Statistical process control (SPC) knowledge.
4. Expertise in manufacturing and distribution capabilities process improvements, determining root cause, project costing methods, assembly procedures, and bills of material structure.