Process Engineer (Forming) 041620
Job Details
AGY Aiken, LLC - Aiken, SC
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Company Description

AGY is a world leader in supplying high performance materials in the form of glass fiber yarns and reinforcements. Our glass fiber material is used in a broad range of markets, including Automotive, Construction, Defense, Electronics, Aerospace, Marine and Recreation. AGY has offices in Lyon, France and world headquarters is in Aiken, South Carolina.

Description of Duties:

  • Address any safety concerns in Forming area.
  • Compile and stratify data to identify sources of process waste and inefficiencies.
  • Utilize a formal focused improvement methodology to lead process and quality improvement projects within the Forming area to improve plant profitability.
  • Lead small team of hourly employees to execute process changes and perform equipment auditing within the Forming area.
  • Monitor and trend process key performance indicators to identify and address any process abnormalities and improve process capability.
  • Serve as technical expert in the Forming area to troubleshoot and resolve any process-related performance issues.
  • Compile and present formal presentations pertaining to process performance metrics.
  • Work with the Maintenance & Engineering Department to resolve any recurring equipment breakdown causes and improve equipment reliability through effective PM tasks.
  • Work with Product Stream Engineers to drive Forming process improvement initiatives to address product-specific quality or efficiency issues.
  • Work with equipment and material suppliers to address any performance or quality-related concerns.
  • Develop and maintain ISO-controlled documents, as well as conduct internal ISO audits.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Process or Manufacturing Engineer
  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Desire to work in an fast-paced manufacturing environment that reacts quickly to changes in customer and market demand
  • Ability to utilize data to prioritize efforts and set focus
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Experience utilizing formal Root Cause Analysis (RCA) techniques
  • Ability to use statistical process control software
  • Proficient in e-mail
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Experience using a 3D modeling software, such as Solidworks
  • Minimal travel required