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Process Engineer

Lydall, Inc.
Hamptonville, NC
22 days ago: Lydall, Inc.

Job Description

Process Engineer
Location: Thermal/Acoustical, Inc., Hamptonville, NC
Company: Lydall Thermal/Acoustical, Inc.
\# of Openings: 1
Description
Lydall, Inc. designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, automotive thermal and acoustical barriers, medical filtration media and devices and biopharmaceutical processing components for thermal/acoustical, filtration/separation and bio/medical applications. Lydall serves a number of markets with the majority of products sold to original equipment manufacturers and tier-one suppliers. The company's ~2200 employees serve customers via production operations in the U.S., France, Germany, The Netherlands, U.K. and China and sales offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. Lydall will generate nearly $500 million in revenue throughout the globe
Location: Hamptonville, NC Business Segment: Thermal Acoustical Solutions
Thermal Acoustical Solutions at http://www.lydallautomotive.com offers a full lineof innovative engineered products to assist in noise and heat abatement within the transportation sector. Lydall products are found in the interior (dash insulators), underbody (wheel well, fuel tank, exhaust) and under hood (engine compartment) of cars, trucks, SUVs, heavy duty trucks and recreational vehicles. Thermal Acoustical Solutions manufacturers products that offer thermal and acoustical insulating solutions comprised of organic and inorganic fiber composites and stamped metal composite constructions for the automotive and truck markets. Lydall’s flux™ product family of thermal solutions includes k flux™ dual-wall/fiber shields, which are mounted to high temperature surfaces in exhaust or engine systems, and durable, acoustically-transparent zeta flux ™ shields for high-vibration applications. Thermal Acoustical Solutions employs approximately ~1200 employees and with operations in the U.S., Germany, France, and China.
Job Summary:
A “Hands-on” Engineer, to provide Technical Assistance and Support to Operations, Quality, Design Engineering and Maintenance, in order to resolve Manufacturing Issues by way of lean concepts, problem solving and implementing fixes to drive Continuous Process Improvements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
+ To become the Process Expert . Primary contact for Manufacturing, regarding equipment and process issues, including (but not limited to) equipment downtime, safety and production of nonconforming product.
+ Continuous Improvement Driver . Improve profitability and efficiencies of Value Stream, through implementation of process improvements, affecting scrap, labor and downtime. Drive continuous improvement initiatives and cost savings through application of Lean and Six Sigma (LSS) Manufacturing techniques such as 5S, Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) and Error-proofing.
+ Participate in product launches to ensure a smooth transition from design and launch phases into manufacturing. Develop Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA’s) to identify and minimize any potential issues.
+ Responsible for equipment purchases as necessary including presenting justification for capital expenses on new equipment or process improvements, design and specification of equipment and standardization of equipment within manufacturing methods and safety requirements.
+ Design and manage new equipment process development, timing, budget, setup, debug and training.
+ Work with manufacturing, engineering, and quality to setup SPC files for new products/processes or executes changes to existing ones.
+ Create, Update, and Maintain manufacturing Work Instructions (S.O.P.’s). Train Operators on manufacturing processes.
+ Must be knowledgeable in the effective use of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) tools and concepts to assist in process improvements, both within Lydall, and externally at our customers/suppliers. Serve as an active participant in LSS programs that promote continuous improveme _Other:_
+ _Serve as an active participant in LSS programs that promote continuous improvement_
+ _Must adhere to all company and location policies and safety rules_
+ _Must be able to work extended hours when required_
+ _All other duties as assigned_
1. Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities Required for Consideration as a Candidate:
+ (If a degree is required it must be from an accredited institution)
+ 2 year technical degree or equivalent certifications.
+ Strong Technical Experience with High Tonnage presses (Gib and Hydraulic actuated), Robotics
+ Minimum 3 years experience in an Automotive Manufacturing environment requiring multi-tasking and the ability to prioritize.
+ Working knowledge of Fanuc robot programming and Maintenance of robotic work cells
+ Ability to function within cross-functional Teams, utilizing good communication skills and a “hands–on” approach within all projects.
+ Must be a strong “trouble-shooter” with a working knowledge of Hand-tools and Maintenance practices.
+ Well versed in MS Office and CAD software and applications
+ Additional Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities Preferred: (If a degree is required it must be from an accredited institution)
+ A 4 year technical degree (Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial engineering.)
+ Understanding of various types of tooling and standards.
+ A working knowledge of the Automotive Production Quality Planning (APQP) process and requirements for automotive Part Production Approval Process (PPAP.)
+ Knowledge of Lean, Six-Sigma or Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) doctrines.
+ Experience working with customers on problem resolution
+ Formal training in project management
+ Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification
+ Knowledge of Visio
Process Engineer Location: Thermal/Acoustical, Inc., Hamptonville, NC Company: Lydall Thermal/Acoustical, Inc. \# of Openings: 1 Description Lydall, Inc. designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, automotive thermal and acoustical barriers, medical filtration media and devices and biopharmaceutical processing components for thermal/acoustical, filtration/separation and bio/medical applications. Lydall serves a number of markets with the majority of products sold to original equipment manufacturers and tier-one suppliers. The companys ~2200 employees serve customers via production operations in the U.S., France, Germany, The Netherlands, U.K. and China and sales offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. Lydall will generate nearly $500...