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

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Medina, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2019

Job Description



Individual is responsible for engineering and process support of production, as measured by labor efficiencies, automation, 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.


• Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods.
• Solves problems confronting manufacturing performance, directly or indirectly, employing engineering analysis, and identifying support as required.
• Initiate new products into the manufacturing system
• Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow and design layouts of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
• Must maintain an entrepreneurial spirit, not to be afraid to take risks, celebrate successes of others, and take responsibility for actions and the results of efforts
• Must be willing to travel, work extended hours and weekends as required to perform the objectives of this function.
• Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
• Work with Sourcing on steel consolidation projects.
• Confers with vendors to determine products specifications and 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
• Through execution of lean initiatives drive performance excellence and embrace the role of a change agent for the company
• Promote, educate and instill a culture of waste identification and elimination throughout the manufacturing operation by utilizing Lean Manufacturing concepts and the principles of Kaizen (continuous improvement).

• Completes Carlisle Operating System education and training requirements.


Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
Minimum 10 years of related experience (may include co-op or internship) in a manufacturing environment, preferably in an engineering based lean, pull-type, reduced inventory products system. Ideal candidate would be a "hands-on" person with shop floor experience. Metallurgical experience required.

Candidate should have experience in labor efficiencies, automation and scrap reduction as well as knowledge of diverse manufacturing processes and MRP systems.

Six Sigma training and certification (Green Belt) is a plus.

Minimum of 5 years experience in an industrial parts manufacturing plant desired.

Minimum 5 years experience with new process development, capital project management, root cause analysis, process improvement, and cost reductions desired.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled