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Process Engineer

Company: Johns Manville
Location: South Gate
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Process Engineer to support the South Gate, CA facility.

The Process Engineer's role will be to provide technical support and guidance to leadership. To be able to operate the plant assets and recommend settings and targets for line conditions. Also, to provide technical leadership at target regarding output, usage of material(s) and energy while meeting the product specifications.

To achieve that goal, the Process Engineer needs to use a process of data collection, auditing and preventive maintenance which allows the ability to identify deviations quickly and implement corrective measures. Ownership of RCCA analysis should be applied and consequent trials and DOEs planned, executed, and interpreted. Comprehensive evaluations of asset performance issues evaluated and supported. Based on performance analysis, raw material specifications will be reviewed on a regular frequency and potentially adjusted to drive the expected performance improvement.

Ongoing development of process understanding and future technology will also be a fundamental responsibility of the position. Monitoring and improving the quality of our products and the reliability of our equipment and processes will be a focus area. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working cross functionally. The position is highly visible by the leadership team and successful candidates will enjoy the opportunity to learn and contribute across the organization.

Your Day to Day:

* Maintain safety, product quality, and manufacturing effectiveness through daily troubleshooting and resolution of process difficulties * Data analysis of process input parameters using SPC to control and establish * Plans and directs systems and processes to ensure products produced meet or exceed established specifications: - quality manufacturing specifications. - raw material test methods - finished product test methods - certificate of analysis - deviation requests * Participate in the continuous improvement of product quality, which will include a firm understanding of customer, manufacturing process capability, and development of semi-finish and finish product specifications. * Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements

What You Bring to the Team:

* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Industrial Engineering * Minimum 1 year of experience as a Manufacturing Process Engineer * Experience with process and product quality initiatives * Experience executing process optimization utilizing data driven methodologies initiatives (i.e. Six Sigma, RCCA) * Leadership skills (to include coaching/mentoring others within the plant, relationship skills and/or ability to communicate cross functionally). * Experience with documenting process improvements, projects job safety analysis, root cause analysis, corrective actions and complete weekly, monthly reports. * Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) * Ability to be flexible and assist cross functionally within the plant and roofing group * Ability to climb stairs & ladders, lift up to 50lbs, access confined spaces, extensive walking and exposure to hot/cold. * Ability to work extended or flexible hours as needed * Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications

* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. * Engineering experience in a polyisocyanurate foam manufacturing environment * Experience with Minitab * High intellectual capacity and tenacity * Demonstrated passion for continuous improvement with ability to analyze data and translate findings for operational improvements * Proven ability to plan, organize and execute projects * Demonstrated ability to build and achieve results through collaborative relationships * Experience in training and imparting technical process requirements/knowledge to employees


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Why Johns Manville

Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities.

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Johns Manville is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Keywords: Johns Manville, South Gate , Process Engineer, Other , South Gate, California

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