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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: OWENS CORNING
Location: Eloy
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Owens Corning is coming back to Eloy, AZ. We are hiring around 70 roles, including production operators, maintenance technicians, and salaried leadership and support roles. As a member of the plant leadership team, you will play a key role in leading our growth by hiring and engaging our Eloy plant team to make high quality products that delight our customers. Owens Corning is thrilled to return to Arizona, and we want you to join our team!
The manufacturing engineer ensures that the correct product is scheduled to be produced and our finished product meets customer needs. This position is responsible for initiating and implementing technical improvements, preventing and resolving technical problems, defining best practice standards, and assessing the capabilities of the processes. The manufacturing engineer will provide all aspects of technical leadership in the improvement of manufacturing processes, equipment efficiencies, productivity, and quality.


  • Safety - Our employees live injury-free lives, and safety is a condition of employment
  • Product Quality - We provide the best quality to our customers
  • Productivity Improvement - All areas continually increasing productivity gains utilizing the TPM principles
  • Capital - We have the right capital deployed and utilized to achieve manufacturing excellence
  • Cost - We are the lowest delivered cost leader
    Reports to: Technical LeaderSpan of Control: No direct reports
    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Provides leadership to Process Improvement and Process Control activities and projects
    • Work with a safety mindset to eliminate process variation and instability
    • Conduct process audits to review Critical Product Characteristics (CPCs) and Critical Process Variables (CPVs)
    • Evaluate and improve process consistency and capability
    • Implement centerlines for CPV based on CPC specifications
    • Develop and implement Operator Control Plans to ensure that all products meet specifications at the lowest cost
    • Identify, analyze, and eliminate common causes of product and process losses
    • Partner with S&T and TPM resources to identifying and implementing process improvements and best practices
    • Implementing corrective actions for issues surfaced through quality complaints and hold tags
    • Establish processes for all critical tasks and audit for adherence and compliance
    • Partner with operations and maintenance to resolve equipment issues
    • Identifying and requesting capital funding for process improvements, new equipment, modifications, etc.
    • Coach, train, mentor and provide leadership to operators and technicians on the importance of the manufacturing process and process control procedures.
    • Educating primary employees in the manufacturing process and process control procedures
    • Partnering with operations and maintenance to develop and implement TPM standards for equipment to ensure employee comprehension and ownership
    • Partnering with Product Leadership to develop Product Specifications that are achievable in the manufacturing environment and meet customer FFUs
    • Partnering with Product Stewardship to ensure all BOM and raw materials match the manufacturing and raw material specifications and are tied back to our internal cost standards
    • Provides leadership and project management to improve product quality, equipment uptime, and line utilization at the plant.
    • Utilize TPM methodologies to identify process issues and improve equipment reliability, process capability, and product quality.
    • Evaluate and train others on the CPCs required to provide our customers with a quality product
    • Develop and implement procedures and systems to ensure products consistently meet or exceed customer expectations
    • Lead experiments and trials for new and existing products to ensure they meet customer's fitness for use
    • Apply sound engineering practices towards the completion of improvement projects
      JOB REQUIREMENTS
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
      • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
        PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
        • Background in technical insulation, continuous processing, TPM, Six Sigma and Lean principles
          KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
          • Knowledge of glass melting, binder formulation, fiberizing, forming, cure, and packaging processes preferred
          • Knowledge of Root Cause Failure Analysis or equivalent process
          • Listening, comprehension, verbal and written communication skills
          • Ability to organize and lead multi-functional teams to achieve plant objectives
          • Manage projects through completion and achieve results both individually and through teams
          • Lead change through influence and without having direct line leadership of the team
          • Problem solving skills to quickly assess situations, develop appropriate solutions, and manage execution
          • Utilizing data and data collection systems for loss analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making to eliminate manufacturing losses and unnecessary costs
          • Create and implement strategic operational plans
          • Outside-in perspective and understanding that all business opportunities start with knowledge of how to create value for customer

            • LI-NM1About Owens CorningOwens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500 - company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: OWENS CORNING, Gilbert , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Eloy, Arizona

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