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Process Engineer

Kelly Services
Waco, TX 76702
Process Engineer (Waco, Texas)

Our client, a leading manufacturer of lawn and garden watering products, is currently hiring a Process This role is a new position created due to growth at this facility (production has tripled in the past two years creating the need for additional Engineering support).

The Process Engineer will design and implement systems, and other equipment procedures used in manufacturing facility. Main duties include testing and monitoring equipment, updating current system processes, and conducting risk assessments.

Primary Functions and Duties:

Manage projects/coordinate equipment installation and layout/implement process and flow changes by working directly with involved supervisory and floor personnel.

Discover opportunities for waste reduction and capacity improvement and proactively drive solutions with and without capital investment.

Discover opportunities to improve Operational KPI through methods analysis, observation, time study, etc.).

Facilitate kaizen events targeting key improvements to drive productivity, data management/collection, and paperwork handling improvements.

Analyze monthly financial performance to identify and improve operational metrics including adhering to product quality specifications, material usage, reduction in product returns, etc.).

Lead and report weekly status meetings of plant operations.


Bachelors degree in mechanical/chemical engineering or a similar field, preferred.

5 years of hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment.

Experience leading measurable, successful improvement initiatives.

Hands-on work or project experience, extrusion, plastics, assembly, or cutting applications (plastic extrusion, twin cutting).

Interpersonal skills in developing positive working relationships with vendors and other employees working with the production process.

Recognized process improvement training (Lean, TPS, Six Sigma) Green Belt a plus

Knowledge and experience in conducting time studies, mapping value streams, and designing Poka Yoke fixtures.

Ability to analyze data and process inputs to assess improvement ideas.

Ability to manage projects to a successful and timely completion.

Ability to develop most efficient ways to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy.

Ability to work independently and effectively with cross-functional teams.

SPC (Statistical Process Control) knowledge.

Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. Ability to lead meetings, and handle one's self in a meeting.

Experienced user of MS Office Suite and project management software.

Strong technical writing and change management experience.


**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-13

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