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Process Engineer

Company: CPS Inc
Location: hayward
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Posted: 04/08/2021 Industry: Chemical Engineering Job Number: BK4.8.1 Pay Rate: Up to $105,000 plus 10% yearly bonus potential

Job Description

Our client is a leading provider of innovative bonding and surface solutions for the building and construction, and engineered materials markets. The company provides bonding solutions for a number of applications, including wood-based panels, engineered wood, non-wovens and paper impregnation. As a world leader in paper overlay technology, they provide high value surfacing solutions for decorative panels, building products and industrial specialty applications.

This particular plant, in Hayward WI, is the flagship facility for the company. It manufactures a primary product that is used on the outer layer of hardboards used for the siding of homes (as well as for other uses). Hayward WI is located in North West WI (about 1 hour from Duluth MN, 2 hrs from Eau Claire, WI and 2 1/2 hrs from Minneapolis MN).

Reporting to the Plant Manager, this ProcessEngineerwill develop, evaluate, and improve the manufacturing methods utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, chemicals, and production equipment capabilities, works closely with automation, engineering and safety functions to ensure all aspects of change management are executed, and maintain all quality control standards.

Process Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the systems necessary to ensure quality of raw materials and finished products; provide primary support for all chemistry/quality related manufacturing issues; act as liaison between R&T (Research and Technology), Technical Service, Marketing & Sales, and Production; provide guidance for department (Lab) activity and ensure it is within budget.
  • Monitor and improve the efficiency and output of the plant, ensure the manufacturing process works at optimal levels, maximize the rate and quality of all surface treaters in order to meet supply requirements.
  • Provide technical advice on plant operations and improvements.
  • Collaborates on the preparation of engineering analysis of projects that includes preliminary design, detailed design, project cost analysis, life cycle cost analysis and equipment selection.
  • Assume responsibility for risk assessment, including hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies for the health and safety of both plant staff and the community. Apply principles of mass, momentum and heat transfer to process and equipment design, including conceptual, scheme, and detail design. Ensure that all aspects of the operation and process meet specified safety and environmental regulations.
  • Manage the site QC Lab. Conduct routine and non-routine QC testing. Maintain all lab supplies for the main QC lab and the production QC labs. Responsible for the Quality Analysts who reports to the Process Engineer.
  • Leads Corrective and Preventative Action documentation and response, including leading the site in the discipline of Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Planning.


Job Requirements


  • B.S. in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • 2-5 years of engineering experience in a chemical manufacturing facility would be ideal. Will consider recent college graduates based on school program and GPA.
  • Knowledge of distributive process control systems such as Emersons DeltaV system.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel throughout the facility.
  • Knowledge of process simulation software.
  • HAZOP Facilitation and PSM knowledge.
  • On-call for Quality related production issues.

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