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Saint-Gobain Process Engineer - Manufacturing in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home (http://bit.ly/purpose-sgna) .


What’s the job?

The Process Engineer will recommend and implement improvements to the equipment and methods for the Hot End Operations.

This individual will lead the following activities:- Troubleshoot problems and assist in planning maintenance activities to prevent equipment failures. Train employees on changing manufacturing and maintenance techniques. Actively participate in plant safety program and World Class Manufacturing (WCM) activities. Manage all given equipment and labor costs to be compliant to department's budget.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for production and process control for given process area located in the Hot End.

  • Specific technical leadership and knowledge required for manufacturing fiberglass products.

  • Manage controllable expenses to budget specifications with assistance of technical leadership.

  • Assist the Reliability Engineers in the Preventive Maintenance Program for all given process equipment to minimize down time and maximize efficiencies.

  • Maintain current process specifications and audit systems to optimize given process equipment performance. Implementation of changes to minimize variations and maximize quality.

  • Participate in various plant projects such as safety, WCM, training programs and preventative maintenance days.

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.

  • One to three years of engineering experience.

  • Project management: planning, establishing timeframes, coordinating, and decision-making processes.

  • Strong problem-solving skills: Must be able to plan and actuate activities that ensure the packaging equipment is properly maintained and at peak running order. Must be able to design and perform process and equipment audits and implement changes required by an analysis of the results. Must understand the importance of budgetary constraints when planning maintenance or equipment modifications. Must become knowledgeable of fiberglass packaging techniques and keep current of all related process improvements.

  • Analytical skills: rigorous analysis, problem solving, pro-active approach.

  • Interpersonal: able to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Organizational skills: planning and follow up.

  • Strong computer proficiency with MS Office with additional experience with analytical software such as Minitab.

  • Financial awareness: product cost calculation, project payback, efficiencies, etc

  • Excellent communication and managerial skills are required for this position. Incumbent must have a complete understanding of the manufacturing process. Working conditions include the majority of the time is spent on the manufacturing area which is not climate controlled.

  • Some travel (less than 10%) to other plants may be required.

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed , headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. www.certainteed.com .

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options (https://bit.ly/2RZtfYI) includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental

  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program

  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)

  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career

  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace

  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle