Lead Process Engineer (Lean, Six Sigma, Manufacturing)

Employer
Apex Life Sciences
Location
Abingdon, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
We're seeking qualified candidates for a Lead Process Development Engineer/ Lead Manufacturing Engineer opportunity. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5+years of Process Engineering experience within a manufacturing environment. This role will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of manufacturing processes and equipment (from pilot to fully operational) to achieve the production goals. Main Functions: Develop process solutions by identifying, testing, fundamentally understanding, and controlling factors that influence product performance and manufacturability. Deploy new process technologies to continuously improve customer value and meet new product needs. Assess process capabilities and set-up process controls. Define critical product parameters, process steps and necessary documentation. Oversee up to 4 other Engineers and provide coaching/mentoring to Engineers and Technicians. Qualifications: BS/MS degree in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical Preferred) 7-15 years of experience with a minimum 5+ years of Process Engineering experience within a manufacturing environment. Experience with Statistical Process Control, DPMO, Six Sigma, Process flow maps and Lean manufacturing practices. Possess strong technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. Solid Project Management skills with ability to handle multiple projects with cross-functional members. Ability to coach, mentor, and manage less experienced engineers. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.