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Process Engineer

Company: Lapp Group
Location: Florham Park
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Summary: Under the general direction of the Engineering Manager, this position develops and initiates systems, policies, and procedures to ensure consistent quality, with the most efficient practices. The training schedule for this role will be from 8:00am to 5:00pm. The standard schedule (once training is completed) will be 10:00am-6:00pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Design and develop efficient manufacturing processes and systems for the production of goods or services.
  • Analyze existing processes, identify areas for improvement, and implement appropriate solutions to enhance productivity, quality, and safety.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, quality control, maintenance, and supply chain, to ensure seamless integration of processes and systems.
  • Conduct process audits, collect and analyze data, and generate reports to assess performance, identify bottlenecks, and propose corrective actions.
  • Utilize statistical methods and tools, such as Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and process mapping, to analyze and optimize process variables, cycle times, and resource allocation.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and process flow diagrams.
  • Identify and implement automation and technology solutions to improve process efficiency and reduce manual intervention.
  • Collaborate with equipment vendors and suppliers to select, install, and validate new equipment and technologies.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and safety standards by monitoring process parameters, conducting risk assessments, and implementing appropriate control measures.
  • Train and educate production staff on new processes, equipment, and procedures to ensure smooth implementation and adherence to established standards.
  • Continuously monitor industry trends, advancements, and best practices to stay updated with the latest process engineering techniques and technologies.
  • Actively participate in all Lapp Operating Systems, Lean, Continuous Improvement and other improvement methodologies in order to improve all aspects of the entire value stream.
  • Responsible for communicating and making changes to work orders.
  • Key member of LAPP North America Environmental regulations and customer documentation. Responsible for development of Environment Aspects and Impacts in accordance to ISO 14001-2015. Qualifications and Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university.
    • Minimum 3 years of experience within a manufacturing environment (Wire and cable and wiring industry preferred)
    • Proven experience as a process engineer in a manufacturing or production environment.
    • Strong knowledge of process improvement methodologies, such as Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and statistical analysis.
    • Familiarity with regulatory and safety standards relevant to the industry.
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

      Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

      Compensation: After thorough market analysis, LAPP takes many factors into consideration when determining base salary such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, etc. of the candidate. The base salary range for this role is $80,000 - $85,000 plus participation in LAPP's bonus plan. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Vision, Dental, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401(k), HSA/FSA, Life Insurance, and more!

      ***LAPP is an Equal Opportunity Employer***

Keywords: Lapp Group, New York , Process Engineer, Engineering , Florham Park, New York

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