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Plugging Process Engineer

  • LocationHefei
  • BusinessEnvironmental Technologies
  • FunctionEngineering

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Purpose of the Position:


To plan, support and lead tasks in Plugging process area, including:

  • Work with D&E for development of new manufacturing technologies and methods
  • Work with D&E for development and application of new and existing product attribute characterization methods
  • Develop/utilize methods, measurements and processes to improve existing products
  • Improve existing manufacturing processes and capabilities
  • Lead plant plugging department for improvement initiatives, including variability reduction, defect reduction, process control improvement, 6-Sigma


Day to Day Responsibilities:


To provide engineering expertise and leadership for process, methods and measurement technologies within the plant plugging process group.  Lead plugging technology and engineering sub-teams.  Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise a plant plugging process group.
  • Plan, organize and execute major workstreams on projects to deliver improvement and step change capabilities
  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles and methods to resolve challenges
  • Support problem-solving in manufacturing, including root cause identification and resolution
  • Apply process engineering knowledge, skills and experience from concept through delivery of process and equipment.


Project involved with:


  • Specific projects as identified in annual MBOs (Management By Objectives).



Requirements: Education & Experience (please state MUST and PLUS requirements)

  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline (ceramic, materials, or chemical preferred)
  • 3-5 years relative experience, 2 years minimum in supervisory position
  • Work experience in multi-national companies highly preferred
  • Ceramic processing knowledge preferred (batching, forming, rheology, and drying)
  • 6 sigma DMAIC, Lean experience preferred.


Requirements: Required Skills    

  • Technical competence in process engineering.
  • Experience successfully developing and delivering technical projects to manufacturing.
  • Experience with measurement, characterization or ceramics processing technologies.
  • Project leadership aptitude, including ability to achieve results through matrix organization or team.
  • Achieve results through application of rigorous project management methods, such as 6-Sigma.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at technical problem-solving and decision-making.


Requirements: Desired Skills  

  • Demonstrated results developing and delivering step change innovations to manufacturing
  • Skills and experience with statistical process control and Design of Experiments methods
  • Experience with application of 6-Sigma methods
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in process improvement, measurement, characterization or ceramics processing.