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       Senior Process Engineer

  •    Dalton, GA

Job ID#: 1234

Category: Engineering

Position Type

Direct Hire/ Placements

Job Description

Job Description:
The Process Engineer independently, performs various complex and non-routine, standard and non-standard engineering duties which includes planning and design of new products, improving manufacturing methods, initiating design changes and actively interfaces with customers to maximize manufacturing capabilities.
  • Design new manufacturing processes aimed at improving quality, efficiency and output.
  • Assists in maintaining engineering changes related to process updates.
  • Establishes and implements standards, documentation and procedures for all new and existing products.
  • Continually improves manufacturing methods and process/design changes.
  • Continually investigates and resolves manufacturing process problems.
  • Supports quality team with quality issues and customer concerns.
  • Acts as a liaison between manufacturing and selected customers and jobs that have been subcontracted.
  • Assists in ensuring safety equipment is operational and safety procedures are followed to maintain high safety standards. 
  • Performs process activities which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures, or equipment.
  • Train process technicians and mold setters as well as molding equipment operators to verify new or updated processes are performed correctly.
  • Assists in planning, developing and quoting of new products for profit potential and manufacturing feasibility.
  • Leads and supervises process technicians.
  • Completes and performs other duties/tasks as may be assigned.
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a scientific field or 6 years of experience
  • Completion of Master Molder certification or equivalent. 
  • Three to four years of related work experience; 
  • Must be able to work and function in a team environment.  
  • Requires knowledge of mechanical reasoning related to understanding equipment, machinery and their primary functions.
  • DOE and six sigma certification preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
  • Must be able to visually inspect parts produced; specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus;
  • Must be able to frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch;
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds;
  • Must be available to work off shifts (afternoons and midnights).     
  • Climbing, bending, stooping is done on frequent basis.   Crawling or climbing into machinery is performed occasionally.  A Process Technician is on foot for most of the shift.  Ladders are permanent fixed to the machinery per OSHA guidelines and must be climbed occasionally.
  • Once or twice per shift a nozzle tip must be removed.  A pry bar is used which requires physical exertion.  
  • Infrequently a conveyor must be moved.  This may happen twice per week.  Lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 pounds is required occasionally.
Manual Dexterity: Must use moderate speed and accuracy in operating machines and retrieving parts.
Physical Effort:  Work requires moderate to heavy physical exertion with above average weight materials or equipment. 
Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts;
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles in a climate-controlled environment;
  • Works where the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Hazards: Possibility of accidents of a serious nature.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.   They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements of personnel as classified.

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