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Company: Cornerstone Building Brands
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Manufacturing Process Engineer

Rocky Mount, NC, USA Req #4740

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Ply Gem-Elements , a division of Cornerstone Building Brands , located at 130 Red Iron Rd, Rocky Mount, NC is currently looking for a Process Engineer to join our team.

Main Responsibilities:

+ Manufacturing Support: Actively collaborate with maintenance, operations personnel, quality control and suppliers to maintain and improve productivity and safety.

+ Work with Operations to gather support need information and provide updates on process status.

+ Quickly respond to production and process upsets, solve production issues, diagnose problems, and implement corrective action (machine fix, process change, etc.) to reestablish operations. Work with operations to further develop SPC/SQC for process discipline and control (PD/PC).

Technical Leadership:

+ Provide technical leadership in assigned processes. Act to continuously improve and expand the site's core process capabilities.

+ Act to continuously improve overall plant performance through project identification and completion.

+ Use of engineering principles to drive mechanistic understanding and root cause identifications

+ Lead standardization efforts in assigned processes. Look for standardized approaches for machine designs or work processes to maximize plant standardization, operational efficiency, and future project efficiencies.

+ Ensure alignment by all site functional groups to standard processes, business and quality systems, and governmental regulations (OSHA, ISO, QSR, FDA, GMP, etc.).

+ Identify and implement modifications to production equipment and processes to improve overall equipment efficiency (OEE) by improving process yield, improving production rate, and improving machine availability. Documents changes via the change control process.

+ Train maintenance and operations personnel on processes and machinery to transfer operations knowledge and ensure operational efficiency and product quality.

Process Development:

+ Gain process expertise through training and experimentation then apply process expertise to develop robust manufacturing systems.

+ Develop robust processes & architectures via use of tools such as PQA & Six sigma

+ Use Six Sigma tools for, process capability studies, statistical process control determination, measurement systems analysis, and development of process controls systems.

+ Act to continually improve operations processes through projects, experimentation, designs, and process enhancements. Plan, specify, and implement process improvements, machine modifications and tooling improvements.

Process Validation and Quality Systems Responsibilities:

+ Validate production processes as needed using site validation processes. Establish and implement validation master plans and document validation results. Identify processes operating outside of validated state through production audits and take corrective actions to return processes to normal operation.

+ Closely adhere to requirements of the plant quality systems including compliance to the change control procedure when introducing or modifying manufacturing processes and equipment.

+ Ensure compliance of business and quality systems in manufacturing, i.e. OSHA, ISO9001, etc. through audits against documented procedures.

+ Take corrective action when audits identify any non-conforming process.

Hours of Work/Work Schedule/Flex-Time:

+ Standard business hours; Monday - Friday.

+ This position supports a 24/7 manufacturing operation.

+ Must respond to off-hours calls to resolve manufacturing process upsets or plant systems downtime events.

+ Occasionally must flex working schedule as required to meet business needs.

REQUIREMENTSEducation:Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Plastics, Materials or Chemical Engineering or related degree program.

Experience: Minimum of 2+ years' experience in an engineering or technical role within a manufacturing or R&D environment.


+ Ability to lead process engineering projects using appropriate engineering tools

+ Ability to perform in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

+ Demonstrated skills working with multi-functional teams to identify root causes and solve complex process issues with a demonstrated.

+ Should have the ability to clearly and frequently communicate ideas and progress against objectives.

+ Strong social and communication skills - effective at interacting and communicating across varying payroll levels.

+ Ability to collaborate across functional departments and able to lead and work in a team environment to solve problems and drive project work forward.

+ Technical curiosity and willingness to learn.

+ Organizational agility.

Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

+ Master's degree

+ Project leadership skills

+ Six Sigma trained

+ OSHA, Lean or WCM knowledge

+ Experience running process validations

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Other details

+ Job Family Engineering

+ Pay Type Salary

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+ Rocky Mount, NC, USA

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