Process Engineer - Cleveland Plant in Cleveland, OH at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 3/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Cleveland, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    4 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
  • Division

Job Description

Process Engineer - Cleveland Plant

The Process Engineer’s role is viewed as an extension of management.  We would also require this candidate to have experience in PLC programming and troubleshooting in a chemical process environment.  Responsibilities are broad and include safety, product quality, process control, productivity improvement, and development of a LEAN culture.  The process engineer is expected to spend a significant amount of time on the floor. 

Duties/Responsibilities, Core knowledge:


•  Assume a leadership position at safety meetings in partnership with the shift supervisors.  Activities include resolution and communication regarding safety issues.  Presentation of meeting agenda items.

•  Resolve process issues in partnership with operators and shift supervisors. 

•  Proactively monitor area for potential safety issues.

•  Use DAKOTA software as a tool for compliance for environmental, health and safety. Use the tool to report incidents, near misses and non-conformances

LEAN Culture

•  Develop and execute upon “standard work” activities.

•  Assume responsibility for assigned activities on the accountability board(s). 

•  Thoroughly understand the principle and philosophy behind the implementation of a LEAN culture.

Product Quality

•  Lead the SPC program in your respective areas with the goal of reducing variability in the process; implement, coordinate and execute raw material testing program ensuring raw material variability is minimized.  

•  Ensure identification of root cause and subsequent prevention of future customer complaints.

•  Coordinate the training of operators with a focus on quality critical product specifications and process parameters. 

PLC Knowledge

•  Candidate must understand how to go on line to troubleshoot PLC processors.

•  Must understand how system is operating to ensure safety controls are not compromised by changes.

•  Must have the ability to specify and add measurement devices (i.e. Limit switches, flow switches, proximity switches etc.)


•  Improve productivity through elimination of non-value-added activities.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

•  Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Chemical Engineering or Electrical Engineer with a Chemical process background from an ABET Accredited university and four to five years related experience and/or training.

•  Six Sigma Green Belt is a plus.

•  Understanding process variance and the resultant effects on Quality

•  Knowledge of applied statistics

•  Perform problem analysis utilizing problem solving methodology

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.