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Job ID:    NY1282078

Title:    Process Systems Engineer

Company:    Washington Mills

Type:    FT

Wages:    Starting pay not specified

Contact Name:    HR Department

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PO Box 423
Niagara Falls, NY 14302


Niagara Falls. Washington Mills. Process/Systems Engineer. FT. M-F. Benefits.

Job Description
Washington Mills is looking for an energetic and thorough Process/Systems Engineer to plan, organize and direct engineering functions to meet company objectives for new product development and improvement of existing product lines.  You will be involved in all process engineering aspects of a manufacturing plant and must be willing to work in a collaborative environment to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.  Development/improving work instructions used in the manufacturing and Quality Control process are an integral part of this position's responsibilities.  In addition, emphasis on safety and environment compliance are important in our work environment. This position will have primary responsibility to our Boron Carbide Program and report to the General Manager, Boron Carbide.

Essential Functions
Process Engineering
 * Learn internal crushing, grading, and furnacing systems
 * Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout
 * Provide manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests
 * Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material cost
 * Manage assigned technical responsibility for existing active processing facilities
 * Coach, teach, and advise process operators

New Product /Process Development
 * Develop new manufacturing product/processes in collaboration with customer base 
 * Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

Quality Systems-Continuous Improvement and Documentation
 * Lead Document Control program for Boron Carbide to ensure all issued documents are current and updated
 * Assist in investigations related to deviations and out of specification results.  Participate in Quality Audits as required
 * Lead in developing/improving standard operating procedures, work instructions and test methods for manufacturing and QC processes
 * Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Knowledge in Ceramic and Chemical Processes- interface with lab regularly
 * Ensure proper raw material specifications and procurement for assigned products/ processes
 * Assume responsibility for matters relating to product chemistry
 * Assist in understanding and resolving product chemistry issues with lab

Required Skills
 * Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical/Ceramic/ or Industrial Engineering
 * Minimum 5 years work experience
 * Experience with MS Office including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
 * Project management experience
 * Strong understanding of process safety concepts and issues
 * Strong background in Quality Systems
 * Working knowledge of the chemistry of ceramics
 * Basic knowledge of competing and alternative technologies
 * Ability to independently create functional and cost-effective designs that meet complex requirements
 * Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills
 * Must be a US Citizen and eligible to obtain Government Clearance to work in a Classified program

If interested, please send resume to:
Washington Mills
1801 Buffalo Ave.
PO Box 423
Niagara Falls, NY 14302 
Fax: 716-278-6657