Process Engineer
at SGL Carbon

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Job Description

This position develops and maintains an overall knowledge of the facility’s production processes and products, and tests and evaluates the processes and products to make recommendations and improvements in quality, productivity, safety and costs. Supporting the development and implementation of new processes for Business Development or other BU’s is also required.


Key Accountabilities

•Studies, evaluates and recommends changes in the production process to assure improved quality and increased production efficiency at the lowest controllable cost.
•Develops and performs experimental process tests with respect to quality, method, cost, etc. and reports on such.
•Monitor processes to insure that manufacturing specifications, Environmental and Health and Safety requirements and operating procedures are adhered to.
•Assists the departmental manager and other personnel with technical advice and specification interpretation to assure quality production.
•Actively participate in H&S, quality and continuous improvement programs (Safety Sweeps, ISO and Six Sigma).
•Support development of processes and products for New Markets.


Job Requirements

•4 year college degree in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering.
•5 Years experience in an Industrial work environment.
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Able to work independently and make effective decisions.
•Excellent organizational skills.
•Strong analysis/problem solving skills.
•Strong math and science skills required.
•Must be able to work effectively in or lead teams.
•Six Sigma training a plus.
•CAD experience a plus.


Preferred Qualifications

Six Sigma training a plus.
•CAD experience a plus.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and taste or smell. On occasion, the employee will be required to lift 25 pounds. This position requires close vision, the ability to adjust focus, distance vision, and depth perception. Good color vision is important to this role.


Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position works in both an office environment and a noisy plant environment. The employee will regularly be working near moving mechanical parts and high temperature equipment, and may on occasion be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, heat or dangerous chemicals. This position may require travel up to 10% of the time.


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