APU Process Engineer - Automation

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: PR592116222 Compensation: 80000

Job Description

Title: APU Process Engineer - Automation

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire - $80-$90k per year depending on experience

Job Duties:
  • Develops competencies of the production unit through internal and external training and development as needed? 
  • Define and update standard operating procedures (SOP) for production employees? 
  • Assess and trains setters? 
  • Reports outcomes to the APU Shift leader? 
  • Support APU Shift leader and managers in analyzing shop floor issues and point of escalation?? 
  • Propose technical solutions to improve production processes and identifies opportunities to reduce cost, lead-time, and inventory?? 
  • Analyze equipment’s performance indicators, define and facilitate corrective actions implementation (e.g.: CAPA)? 
  • Know, apply, and facilitate implementation of rules defined as part of Continuous Improvement of the plant and its team (5S, TPM, SMED, VSM, etc)? 
  • Facilitate workgroups linked to continuous improvement and propose action plans? 
  • Accountable of APU equipment’s improvement; documents and communicates proactively improvements in cycle time? 
  • Contact person for standard audits? 
  • Is the production voice in industrialization projects (NPI phase 5-6: FAT, design review, specs review, ramp-up phase)? 
  • Attend project review and transfer knowledge of new assets? 
  • Contribute to new equipment development, reception, and validation in production? 
  • SME on APU processes and shares best practices through the organization? 
  • Follows all safety procedures, including the use of PPE as required? 
  • Other duties as assigned 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required 
  • 1+ years of experience with mix of internships/full-time work preferred 
  • Strong math, reading, and communication skills required 
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications required 
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs, and stand/walk up to 90% of shift? 
  • Able to bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, grab and climb as needed? 
    • SAP experience 
    • Mechanical aptitude and experience with advanced problem solving 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-task environment with minimal supervision 
    • ISO 8 Clean Room production, warehouse and general office environment with moderate noise levels and travel to and from machines, office and/or clean rooms? 
    • Occasional travel between campus buildings by car or foot?? 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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