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 This position will be involved in all glass process engineering aspects for a fiber glass manufacturing plant and must be willing to work in a collaborative environment to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. Emphasis on safety and environment compliance are important in our work environment. The Defiance, Ohio locations produce cured and uncured fiberglass products that serve the automotive, aerospace, OEM, air handling and pipe & mechanical markets.

Your Day to Day:

  • Lead/manage/coordinate initiatives for productivity/quality improvements for glass manufacturing at the location
  • Must have ability to establish personable and professional interaction and motivation with all levels of the organization
  • Activities to include: development of metrics to monitor performance (and report on a regular basis) coordinate/conduct periodic audits of facilities to ensure optimal develop/maintain audit follow up requirements to completion develop and implement "best practices" develop and lead initiatives provide input to plant management for prioritizing initiatives for plant technical resources (as appropriate to P&M)
  • Work with R&D to support implementation of new technologies/developments
  • Work with Product Managers to determine product performance opportunities (capability and capacity)
  • Primary contact for plants regarding fundamental operating issues/problems/troubleshooting
  • Managing process trials, generating analyses, and writing reports
  • Providing process support to manufacturing plant

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Bachelor's degree in Ceramic or Glass Engineering
  • 5+ years technical experience and demonstrated proficiency in plant day to day operations
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and action orientated with strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, lead, execute and analyze improvement initiatives/DOE's
  • Have the ability to blend theoretical knowledge with practical application of concepts
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • The capability to excel both independently and as a team member
  • Ability to provide financial analyses of initiatives in order to prioritize business impact

Enhanced Requirements:

  • Hands-on glass manufacturing or glass process engineering experience
  • An understanding of SAP
  • Exposure to use LEAN management practices
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