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Process Engineer - Continual Improvement

Company: Ingevity
Location: Waynesboro
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family Group:EngineeringAre you ready to do something remarkable? Ready to collaborate with an incredible team to solve problems that improve people's lives? Meet Ingevity.At Ingevity, we develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads to last longer and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.Our people come from all different backgrounds and help reimagine new possibilities daily. We understand there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. We seek out new ideas for tackling complex problems and celebrate achieving the improbable. We value each person's unique talents and synergize them to create meaningful impact and sustainable solutions for our customers and our world.Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. If these qualities describe you, we'd love for you to join Ingevity!Process Engineer - Continual ImprovementThis position will work independently and on project teams to improve process efficiency, reliability & quality using tools common to lean, and operationalexcellence methodologies in discrete manufacturing. The position works incooperation with the production team to help achieve operational excellence in all facets of the operation while demonstrating the Ingevity core behaviors of stewardship, performance excellence, innovative spirit, respect for theindividual, and teamwork.How you will impact Ingevity:

  • Support plant safety program by including safety activities in all aspects of the job. Take an active or lead role in safety activities such as safety teams, incident investigations, or safety subcommittees.
  • Lead teams on the plant floor to drive improvement
  • Work with area engineers to improve existing systems and processes using the principles of six sigma, lean manufacturing, kaizen, or operational excellence.
  • Drive the process toward sustained profitability while maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality.
  • Use statistical data and various lean tools and practices to drive the development and implementation of projects to sustainably improve the quality of parts produced by the facility as well as the efficiency and reliability of processes used to generate those parts.
  • Prepare reports with improvement recommendations by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data. Maintain documentation (e.g., work instructions) and records required for changes or improvements, such as management of change and pre-production process.
  • Analyze failure, success, and ensure that sustainable and effective corrective and preventative action is taken to respond to plant concerns and customer complaints.What you need to succeed:
    • 3+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment required with demonstrated experience in defect reduction and/or process yield improvement.
    • Required B.S. in Industrial, Chemical, Materials, or Mechanical Engineering.
    • Incumbent must have strong communication skills and be able to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.
    • Microsoft Office applications required.
    • Experience in lean manufacturing practices, such as six sigma (green belt or equivalent preferred), kaizen, statistical process control preferred.
    • Minitab or equivalent statistical tool preferred.
    • This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US.IND123Ingevity is a company made up of extraordinary people of every race, religion and background, all worthy of the same dignity. Our differences are one of our great strengths. Join us in building a culture of increasing diversity and respect - a culture where everyone belongs.Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Ingevity, Augusta , Process Engineer - Continual Improvement, Engineering , Waynesboro, Georgia

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