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Southwire Specialist, Engineering - Process Engineering

Location
Bremen, Indiana
Posted
1 Sep 2022

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what's possible? 

Southwire Job Description

Job Title:  Engineer, Process I
Location: Bremen, Indiana
Reports To:  Engineering Manager
 
This individual will provide process engineering guidance and support for Bremen, Indiana Plant. The Process Engineer will develop systems, methods, and best practices to help move our organization towards operational excellence. This individual will interface with other areas of the organization to drive continuous improvements and standardization in the manufacturing process.
 
Description of Duties and Responsibilities
    Support lean daily management of value stream by 
o    Completing process inspections
o    Listening to operators to identify concerns
o    Completing action items
    Identify process improvement opportunities through connected enterprise data and trend analysis.
    Ability to review, document and communicate technical process details into simple and understandable standards to proliferate across the organization to enable:
o    Operator training and understanding
o    Maintenance requirements and communications
o    Process improvement opportunities
o    Sustainable process guides and instructions
    Assist in deployment of center of excellence model for common wire and cable processes by:
o    Follow and promote established best practices for process excellence
o    Share best practices to help build a centralized knowledge base, including updating processes and procedures upon achieving significant improvements.
o    Support in achieving cost out targets, through process improvements.
    Have an ideal mix of technical and hands on approach to successfully deliver on new projects and improvement initiatives.
    Support continuous product development initiatives to optimize material usage in copper and tinned copper conductors
    Support continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap
    Support implementation of  learning management training systems and continuous training opportunities

Key Requisites
    Engineering degree required - Mechanical, Industrial Electrical engineering degree preferred
    Strong Interpersonal communication and organizational skills
    Must be a strong team player with a firm personal commitment toward continuous improvements.
    Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to use big data
    Self-starter with a passion for problem solving and continuous improvement - Blending a scientific and hands on approach to help drive towards process excellence.
    1-2 years Proven experience in a Manufacturing environment - Preferably a continuous manufacturing environment
    Ability and desire to learn technological innovations and applications.
    Software Skills - MS Office, SAP, or other ERP system knowledge
    Must be able to travel to manufacturing sites as needed

Competencies

Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Plans and Aligns
Collaborates
Balances Stakeholders
Action Oriented

This individual will provide process engineering guidance and support for Bremen, Indiana Plant. The Process Engineer will develop systems, methods, and best practices to help move our organization towards operational excellence. This individual will interface with other areas of the organization to drive continuous improvements and standardization in the manufacturing process.

 

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support lean daily management of value stream by
    • Completing process inspections
    • Listening to operators to identify concerns
    • Completing action items
  • Identify process improvement opportunities through connected enterprise data and trend analysis.
  • Ability to review, document and communicate technical process details into simple and understandable standards to proliferate across the organization to enable:
    • Operator training and understanding
    • Maintenance requirements and communications
    • Process improvement opportunities
    • Sustainable process guides and instructions
  • Assist in deployment of center of excellence model for common wire and cable processes by:
    • Follow and promote established best practices for process excellence
    • Share best practices to help build a centralized knowledge base, including updating processes and procedures upon achieving significant improvements.
    • Support in achieving cost out targets, through process improvements.
  • Have an ideal mix of technical and hands on approach to successfully deliver on new projects and improvement initiatives.
  • Support continuous product development initiatives to optimize material usage in copper and tinned copper conductors
  • Support continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap
  • Support implementation of  learning management training systems and continuous training opportunities

 

Key Requisites

  • Engineering degree required - Mechanical, Industrial Electrical engineering degree preferred
  • Strong Interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Must be a strong team player with a firm personal commitment toward continuous improvements.
  • Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to use big data
  • Self-starter with a passion for problem solving and continuous improvement - Blending a scientific and hands on approach to help drive towards process excellence.
  • 1-2 years Proven experience in a Manufacturing environment - Preferably a continuous manufacturing environment
  • Ability and desire to learn technological innovations and applications.
  • Software Skills - MS Office, SAP, or other ERP system knowledge
  • Must be able to travel to manufacturing sites as needed
  • Benefits We Offer: 

  • 401k Matching 
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision) 
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays 
  • Long & Short-Term Disability 
  • Identity Theft Plans 
  • Retirement & Pension Plans 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • Parental Leave 
  • & More 

 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 700136705-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Southwire
  • Location: Bremen, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application