Process Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

Job Description

The Process Engineer will be responsible for leading process improvements in the manufacturing cells associated with the DC, AC, Machine Shop, and SK production lines.  He/she will maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers. He/she will be responsible for the process flow and documentation of standard work as well as the design & validation of new tools, fixtures and machines.  In addition, he/she will lead and supervise lean initiatives governed by the Altra Business System.

This position is with the Portescap team located in West Chester, PA.  Portescap is part of Altra (AIMC).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned. 

Process Engineering

  • Supports manufacturing process by troubleshooting complex manufacturing issues with sustainable solutions to improve Quality, Cost and Delivery
  • Drives continuous process improvements for sustainability in safety, quality, delivery, and productivity within the area of focus. Compiles data, establishes regular communication of data, facilitates action plans and executes to complete critical actions on time and effectively
  • Drives productivity improvements to reduce the cost of manufacturing while maintaining quality standards
  • Champion the company’s culture/ core values (teamwork, continuous improvement, performance measurement, integrity, personal responsibility)
  • Research and evaluate new manufacturing technologies and processes, including automation and autonomation opportunities
  • Conduct Standard Work (SW), Variation Reduction Kaizen (VRK) as well as other Kaizen activities to improve stability of processes
  • Work with cross functional teams to solve and address problems that impact the manufacturing operation
  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training/ coaching sessions on manufacturing activities

 

 

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High sense of urgency and results driven
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills
  • Ability to work in a cross functional environment
  • Familiarity with various manufacturing equipment and processes (laser welding, lathe machine, milling machine, CNC, transfer molding)
  • Working knowledge of inspection and measurement tools (CMM, Caliper, Micrometer, Gages)
  • Familiarity with documentation and process control
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Undergraduate degree in Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Two years minimum of Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • A strong understanding of quality systems and other process improvement tools
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing / Problem Solving tools is preferred
  • Experience with QS and ISO requirements is preferred

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join]

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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