Global Process Engineer, R & D

Company: Victaulic Company ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Position:              Global Process Technology, R&D Process Engineer

Location:              World Headquarters- Easton, PA

Scope: Provide Research and Development activities to evaluate current and future manufacturing processes and materials and/or performance improvement projects for optimization.  Duties may also include the development of processes or new materials to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met.  Ensure that best practices are leveraged at all of our global facilities with respect to manufacturing processes. In addition, perform advanced level failure analyses for warranty claims and material failures. Manage our materials evaluations laboratory.


1.            Perform, new process development and advanced technology process improvement efforts at all of our global manufacturing and or R&D facilities.

2.            Provide continuous support of Victaulic’s Product Delivery System implementation.

3.            Actively participate in product design reviews focused on Advanced Quality Planning, process FMEA’s, mistake proofing and other quality improvement methods.

4.            Manage the development and maintenance of internal and external technical data packages to include testing and measurement methodologies.

5.            Support product / process reviews and metallurgical analysis’ related to warranty claims/customer complaints.

6.            Conduct routine product reviews through audits of the related manufacturing processes.

7.            Identify new technologies for automating processes to include in-process


8.            Perform Failure analysis on Warranty Claims and material failures

9.            Perform and analyze the results for our process simulation modeling software.

10.          Operate our materials evaluation laboratory at MTC

11.          Perform special projects as assigned by the Director, Global Quality and Process Technology

12.          Specific policies and procedures have been established by the Engineering Department to provide for the security and accessibility of electronic data and confidential information. It is the responsibility of the employee, in the daily course of doing business, to follow said policies as they relate to document management. The extent to which departmental research and development information is stored electronically has vastly increased, and will continue to do so. The new Federal rules pertaining to electronic discovery stipulate that substantive email communications constituted 'records' under the Federal Records Act. It is therefore the responsibility of each departmental employee to understand their role in communicating via e-mails and that all e-mails must be written / responded to in a professional manner
Job Requirements


1.            MS Engineering degree Preferred, preferably Mechanical or Materials Engineering.

2.            2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing, engineering environment or post-doctoral environment.

3.            Knowledge of green sand casting, investment casting, chemically bonded sand casting, metal forming technologies or elastomeric molding a plus.

4.            Familiarity with statistical techniques using Mini Tab /SPC/Graphing.

5.            Basic understanding of problem solving techniques.

6.            Proficient in the use of electronic systems and software (MS Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, Solid works, Mini Tab, ProCast, etc.).

7.            Knowledge of Victaulic product line is beneficial.

8.            Bilingual skills a plus

9.            Good communication skills.

10.          Working knowledge of measuring equipment.

11.          Able to make independent decisions without supervisory assistance.

12.          Able to travel globally, as required.