Owens Corning Process Engineer in Blythewood, South Carolina
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
ensures the product meets customer needs. This position is responsible for initiating and implementing technical improvements, preventing and resolving technical problems, and assessing the capabilities of the processes. The process engineer will provide all aspects of technical leadership in the improvement of manufacturing processes, manufacturing equipment efficiencies, and product quality.
Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500®. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe.
A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.
Senior Process Engineer
Span of Control
No direct reports
Lead and Manage Projects to Improve Quality, Equipment Uptime, and Line Utilization
Utilize Root Cause Analysis (RCA) methods to problem solve process issues and increase equipment reliability, process capability, and improve product quality
Identifying, understanding, and teaching others the Critical Product Characteristics required to provide our customers with a quality product
Developing and implementing procedures and systems to ensure products consistently meet or exceed customer expectations
Supporting trials for new and existing products to ensure they meet customer’s fitness for use
Apply sound engineering practices towards the completion of improvement projects.
Provides Project Management to Capital Project
Oversee contract requirements and ensure contractor work is being performed in proper manner
Ensure resources are allocated for an on time and on budget completion of projects
Apply sound engineering practices towards the completion of improvement projects
Monitor projects for compliance to applicable codes and accepted engineering practices
Provides leadership to Process Improvement and Process Control Activities and Projects
Conducting process audits to review Critical Product Characteristics and Critical Process Variables and implementing sustainable corrective actions for process shifts or upsets
Determining process consistency and capability
Developing and implementing Operator Control Plans to ensure that all products meet specifications at the lowest cost
Identifying and eliminating common causes of product and process variation (troubleshooting)
Analyzing product and process data, providing feedback and making recommendations to optimize performance
Implementing corrective actions for issues surfaced through quality complaints
Coaching, counseling, and training all employees on process control
Establishing processes for all critical tasks and audit for adherence and compliance
Partner with maintenance to resolve equipment issues
Identifying and requesting capital funding for equipment, modifications, etc.
Coaches, Trains, Mentors, Educates
Partnering with employees to develop and implement Operator Control Plans
Provides leadership to equipment operators, maintenance technicians, and production technicians on the manufacturing process and process control procedures.
Partnering with Maintenance to develop and implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) plans for equipment to ensure employee understanding and ownership
Partnering with our Product Technical Leaders to develop Product Specifications that are achievable and capable in the manufacturing environment.
Partnering with our Product Stewards to ensure all BOM and raw materials match the manufacturing specifications, raw material specifications and are tied back to our internal cost standards
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field
3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
Six Sigma or lean manufacturing experience
Knowledge and experience in project management
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to organize and lead multi-functional teams to achieve plant objectives.
Strong listening and comprehension skills.
Strong at managing projects through completion.
Utilizing data and data collection systems, and Six Sigma methods for problem-solving and decision-making to eliminate manufacturing losses and unnecessary costs.
Able to create and implement strategic and operations plans.
Effective with verbal and written communication.
Business and Financial acumen to understand the drivers of success and how they interact.
External perspective and understands that all business opportunities start with the knowledge of how to create value for the customer #LI-KJ1LI-KJ
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products, manufacturing technologies, and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2019 sales of $7.2 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 65 consecutive years. For more information, please visit
Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.