Coater Process Engineer in Evansville, IN at Vitro

Date Posted: 10/25/2019

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Welcome to VITRO!

Process Engineers, are you looking for an opportunity to bring your talents and expertise to an industry-leading corporation? Join us at Vitro! We are a leader in the design, production, and distribution of glass markets worldwide. Through the Container, Flat Glass, and Automotive business units, Vitro products reach more than 40 countries, with operating and marketing facilities in eight countries on the American continent

As a result of our extended growth, we are seeking a Coater Process Engineer to join our team!  This position will define the improvements necessary to make process improvements that yield results in safety, quality, cost and control.  The successful candidate will measure and demonstrate capability for the process/product/equipment assigned for improvement. They will analyze the information available to determine what work is needed. The Process Engineer is expected to use lean six sigma tools like fishbone diagram, failure mode and effects analysis, histograms, Pareto diagrams, and a variety of statistical tools. Contact us today!

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Make improvements through Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED), standardized work, designed experiments, 5S, Takt time and work cell design.
  • Modify control plans to capture improvements, maintain a run chart to make sure the process does not drift, and teach employees how to use their control chart to improve effectiveness.
  • Implement customer focused process/ product improvements.
  • Develop written standard operating procedures and work instructions for key processes.
  • Participate in the initial phases of new product lines to determine cost effective manufacturing.
  • Provides technical guidance, engineering support and recommendations on facility and company equipment and process to effectively utilize resources for process development, process/product improvements and reliability in order to meet the needs and expectations of customers.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably mechanical, electrical or equivalent) is required
  • 1-3 years related production/process experience  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of plant manufacturing processes; Lean Manufacturing; Six Sigma tools [fishbones, failure mode and effects analysis, histograms, pareto, and statistical tools
  • Strong technical knowledge of glass cutting, edging and bending for the automotive industry preferred


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) for interactions with management, peers, other associates, vendors and contractors
  • Ability to trouble-shoot, analyze and resolve problems, plan, organize and share information
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects to established timelines as performance is measured against project goals and specific assignments