Edgemont Park, MI 48917
Liaison with maintenance to solve process equipment problems.
Liaison with production to address production concerns.
Plan and execute process improvement experiments and variation reduction experiments.
Optimize chemical usage and minimize waste.
Strong mechanical aptitude and an interest in manufacturing. Working knowledge of SPC and automotive quality standards, statistical experiments, metering pumps, drives, sensors and transducers, control theory pneumatics and hydraulics.
Technical degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering preferred.
Formulating polyurethane products. Previous experience in manufacturing or pilot plant operations.
Good verbal and written communication ability to work in a team culture. Strong computer skills.
Working Conditions: Majority of time in plant environment with occasional plant tours and travel as needed. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hand to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to bend, walk, balance, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift, push and pull up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Working Schedule: Standard work hours will consist of 9 hours per day, 5 days a week on an assigned shift. Schedule hours may be altered as required by the training needs of employees. Ability to work overtime or irregular hours to include Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays as requested.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.