Senior Process Engineer in Medina, OH at Carlisle Brake & Friction

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Medina, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/7/2019

Job Description



Individual is responsible for engineering and process support of production, as measured by labor efficiencies, automation support, scrap reduction and tooling controls. This person will champion the department's activities in direct support of the continuing transformation to Lean Manufacturing by utilizing lean manufacturing tools with consistent application of a team based approach.

Specific Duties:


• Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods
• Solves problems confronting manufacturing performance, directly or indirectly, by employing engineering analysis, and obtaining support as required
• Utilizes education and experience in actively supporting equipment automation, which includes the support of robotic and vision inspection systems
• Initiates new products into the manufacturing system
• Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow and design layouts of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
• Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs in order to provide information for management decisions
• Confers with vendors to determine products specifications, arrange for purchases of equipment, tooling, materials or parts, and evaluates products according to specification and quality standards
• Plans, schedules and provides training and mentoring for the department as may be requested or required
• Reviews and implements assigned ECRs relating to plant process improvements
• Work with management team to identify & lead continuous improvement projects utilizing Lean & Six Sigma principles that drive operational excellence & improve profitability
• Drive performance excellence and embrace the role of a change agent for the company through execution of lean initiatives,
• Promote, educate and instill a culture of waste identification and elimination throughout the manufacturing operation by utilizing Lean Manufacturing concepts and the principles
• Must maintain an entrepreneurial spirit, not be afraid to take risks, celebrate successes of others, and take responsibility for actions and the results of efforts
• Work ethic must demonstrate a bias toward taking action and implementing solutions to completion
• Must be willing to travel, work extended hours and weekends as required to perform the objectives of this function


Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

Minimum 5-7 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment (may include co-op or internship), preferably in an engineering based Lean/Pull-type/reduced inventory production system.

Candidate should be a "hands-on" engineer with a competent level of electrical and mechanical ability. Experience working on the production floor is a plus.

Candidate should possess technical experience in working with robotic automation. Having the ability to safely troubleshoot, and make necessary adjustments to, industrial robots and vision inspection systems is a plus.

Candidate should have experience in labor efficiencies and scrap reduction, as well as knowledge of diverse manufacturing processes and MRP systems. Six Sigma training and certification (Green Belt) is a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled