IDEX Mfg. Process Engineer – Process Technology & Automation in Denver, Colorado
Title: Mfg. Process Engineer Process Technology & Automation
Business Unit: Band-It
4799 Dahlia St.
Denver, Colorado, 80216
As BAND-IT’s Process Technology Engineer you will help lead capital and improvement projects including the design and build of next generation automated manufacturing equipment and systems. You will also address obsolescence risks across existing equipment and feed critical inputs to our overall asset planning / refresh roadmap. Your technical knowledge and ingenuity will be crucial in delivering new process technology and solutions to BAND-IT’s businesses with safety as #1 priority.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITES
Assess current state of manufacturing equipment and systems and drive future state vision of standardized manufacturing hardware and software (controls and networking / data architecture).
Lead, qualify, and implement automated equipment projects focused on increasing efficiency, improving product quality, reducing ergonomic risk, and improving compliance with environmental, health, and safety (EHS) requirements
Partner with both internal IT and external suppliers to understand and build a standard machine network / SCADA system capable of retention of key machine event and process data. Functionally spec new manufacturing equipment that are able to capture machine level data efficiently and long term are capable of scaling to share data across product / process life cycle / MES platform.
Identify and assess key external partners (equipment and systems suppliers) that will be engaged in our long term modernization transformation.
Partner with internal technical teams (process engineering & maintenance) to develop machine preliminary designs & functional specifications, ensuring full compliance with current safety regulations & machine safety standards (OSHA 29 CRF 1910 / ANSI B11 / safety).
Lead safety risk assessment / PHA activities with both internal and external teams for new equipment or design changes / improvements.
Project Management: drive aggressive medium range CapEx project timelines with internal stakeholders as well as external suppliers to meet key milestones & Objectives
Lead / Develop BAND-IT’s standardized best practices and requirements for machine commissioning and startup (IQ, OQ, PQ methodologies)
Lead process development and optimization of new production equipment and machines
Participate in Lean / Kaizen events
Role model procedure compliance and data driven decisions across the manufacturing plant.
BACKGROUND SKILLS & JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of 3 years in manufacturing automation & Capital Equipment commissioning & Start-up experience
Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical / electrical / controls systems design & layout in CAD (Solidworks)
Demonstrated track record in technical leadership, setting technical direction and leading technical scope development
Knowledge of Cognex / Keyence optical metrology equipment and systems a plus
Demonstrated technical data analysis including SPC, DOE and other visual data formats.
Lean certification a plus
Off-shift / on call required as needed for machine commissioning or process development activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum of BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electronic / Controls Engineering, Physics or related field from an ABET accredited college or university
5 10years of experience working on high volume (>300,000 units per day) automated environment
Expected to be proficient in process control fundamentals including servo driven motors, vision technology and system integration (PLC / RSLogix 5000 / ) MEASUREMENTS OF PERFORMANCE
Achieve aggressive target improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
Productivity / cost savings related to machine downtime targets.
IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled