Director Process Tech and Engingeering
Job Opportunity at ARG Recruiting

Posted on Apr 21

http://argpeople.com/lyoung    574.532.9634

Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4116160

Are you an experienced leader in Process Technology and Engineering looking for an exciting career with a company with an excellent company culture?

If so, this position, located in Southern Michigan is for you! The position is responsible for the leadership and development of the process technology team. This team is responsible for any programs or projects designed to optimize profitability of plants and facilities both domestically and internationally.  This team is also responsible for the generation, development, implementation, and translation of new manufacturing technologies while optimizing existing processes.

Essential Job Functions:
 Manage, monitor and communicate results of the process development and engineering team. 
 Leverage a team-based leadership style by using excellent communication skills and though the use of data driven business acumen.
 Identify and lead the implementation of new/improved and sustainable manufacturing technologies. Such efforts may also include:
• Validating and translating selected contract manufacturing technologies. 
• Work with operations, supply chain, technology, procurement, supplier quality, engineering, environmental, and other departments.
• Leading efforts for new operations technologies at global locations.
  Lead programs and projects to improve manufacturing throughput and capacity
• Work with QC and/or analytical to put on-line methods in place as needed.
• Work with Engineering and Process Technology groups to establish proper process parameters for design and implementation.
  Interface with R&D, Engineering, and Production to develop and implement new processes and equipment in the operations department as necessary to support the production of new products.
 Identify, quantify, and develop opportunities within the business for improvements, communicate a clear business case, and execute the action plan to achieve success.

Travel
10 - 20%
 
Job Requirements

Education/Experience/Skills:

Required:
 BS in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Management/Operations or related field with more than 10 years demonstrated leadership experience
 Strong team leadership, development and communication skills
 Demonstrated problem solving skills
 Ability to analyze, interpret and present data to a diverse audience.
 Experience with process implementation, scale-up, optimization, problem solving, cost reduction, in a manufacturing setting

Desired:
 Expertise in developing continuous processes from batch processes.
 Master’s Degree or other advanced relevant degree
 Solids handling and hydrogenations a plus
 Six Sigma, Lean Experience/Blackbelt or related experience (statistics, design of experiments, variance, process mapping)
 Project management experience (cost, schedule, delivery)
 Unit Operations Experience (distillation, extraction, separations)

 
Education
Bachelor's Degree
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