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Process Engineer
Belton, MO

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$88,000 - $98,000 / yr

Process Engineer
Belton, MO area
Depending on years of experience, salary up to 100K + bonus, profit sharing, 401k and benefits day one of employment 

Engineering job at an employer spending money, promoting their internal candidates, offering opportunity for growth AND every other Friday OFF
  • While other employers are cutting back, this employer is making million dollar investments to their plant and adding another manufacturing line. 
  • Are YOU looking for opportunity for advancement? That is why this position is open; they just promoted their Chemical Engineer that has only been there just over two years!
  • This position will offer you the diversification in your engineering tasks to make you want to get up and go to work on Monday morning. 
  • And having every other Friday off will give you the much needed downtime that you deserve!
Fast-paced manufacturer is seeking a Process Engineer to work on process and project engineering tasks in their high-volume, process-oriented manufacturing organization.  Daily you will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Overseeing manufacturing processes and making improvements
  • Troubleshooting equipment and processes in an assigned manufacturing area 
  • Developing and improving line layouts and making line modifications
  • Overseeing timelines and budgets for up to four projects at a time related to continuous improvement, capital, facilities, etc. 
  • Monitoring production metrics and KPIs
  • Partnering with quality engineers to determine RCA and resolve quality issues 
  • Working closely with hourly and salary staff to achieve production and engineering goals
  • Completing mechanical troubleshooting and assisting the maintenance team as needed 
  • Determining process capacity for new manufacturing processes 
  • Designing fixtures, gauges and equipment specifications in 2D and 3D software
  • Conducting project proposals and completing cost justifications 
  • Participating in and leading Kaizen events throughout the plant
  • Other duties as directed by management
Candidates should enjoy working in a team environment, be willing to support other engineering team members and have the ability to take ownership of projects.  Individuals should enjoy spending 50% or more of their time on the manufacturing floor.  This is a high-profile position that will partner daily with production and quality.  The company offers EXCELLENT medical benefits (including dental and vision), profit sharing and bonus potential, short-term and long-term disability, 401K, paid holidays, vacation and tuition reimbursement.  Medical benefits are available the first day of employment. 

REQUIREMENTS for the Process Engineer:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field; Chemical and Mechanical Engineering are highly preferred 

2. Minimum of one year of process engineering experience in a similar manufacturing environment 
3. Experience working in related processing manufacturing environments, including chemical, coating, plastics, refinery, food and/or beverage industries  
4. Experience completing CI functions, including scrap reductions, improving line efficiencies, etc. 
5. Experience overseeing capital equipment projects 
6. Mechanical aptitude
7. Basic project management, including overseeing project timelines 
8. Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Experience overseeing capital equipment budgets 

2. ERP experience 
3. PLCs, robotics and/or automation experience
4. Lean certifications
5. Experience overseeing contractors 
6. 2D and/or 3D modeling experience 
Why work for this organization:
1. Company supplies a diverse product line to multiple industries 
2. EXCELLENT benefits, including 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential
3. No layoffs in the last 20 years
4. Good work/life balance, with every other Friday off
5. Fast-paced work environment, focused on continuous improvement and Lean initiatives 
6. Opportunity for advancement 
7. Million dollar investments are scheduled for the plant in the next two to three years 
8. A new line is scheduled for the plant 

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Belton, MO area.  A relocation package, consisting of a sign on bonus, may be offered to regional candidates.
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