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Equipment Engineer II
Ref No.: 17-03108
Location: Keller, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 05/15/2017 to 11/17/2017
Position: Automation Equipment Engineer
Duration: 6 Months
Location: Keller, TX


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 8-10 hours/day, generally Monday to Friday 8am-5pm; 40-50 hours/week. Must be able to support a 24/7 operation

Scope of Position: Works with other team members to solve difficult technical, engineering related problems. Supports or leads continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions, and cost reduction projects. Supports drive of fundamental process understanding and lowest cost producer objectives.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Provide engineering-level production support to manufacturing operation.
• Solve process and equipment issues through data analysis, experimentation, and collaboration with subject matter experts.
• Provide engineering expertise for fundamental understanding of manufacturing issues.
• Provide trend analysis of key metrics and implement response plans.
• Lead and/or provide support for projects involving cost reduction, process optimization, and new products/processes.
• Actively engage in plant safety initiatives and projects.
• Recommend/implement improvements to processes and equipment.
• Identify chronic issues and recommend corrective actions
• Provide leadership or support for startup of new equipment processes.
• Develop and update engineering and operations documentation.
• Provide training for operations workforce regarding equipment or operations changes.

Required Education / Experience:
• BS or MS in the following Engineering Disciplines: Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
• Prefers GPA 3.0 or better from ABET-accredited or equivalent institution
• 5-7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Required Skills:
• Ability to multitask and prioritize work on an independent basis in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Ability to work effectively on all levels of an organization
• Use scientific method and engineering principles to solve problems thoroughly and effectively, using well-designed and executed processes
• Strong data analysis and statistical skills. Experience with Access, Excel, Minitab, or equivalent
• Experience with experimental design
• Thoroughly carry assignments to completion
• Use of KT or equivalent problem solving tools/methods
Desired Skills:
• Six Sigma Greenbelt certification
• Project management experience
• Drive for root cause fundamental understanding and permanent solutions
• Familiar with MEE methodology
Soft Skills:
• Ability to work within a team and provide training to others.
• Ability to manage resources to accomplish goals