• Supervisor - Hot End Process Engineer - Kingsburg, CA (TTR)

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2018-2309
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Guardian Industries is a diversified, global company with a vision to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian Glass is a leading international manufacturer of float, value-added coated, and fabricated glass products and solutions for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass applications. SRG Global is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of advanced, high value coatings on plastics for the automotive and commercial truck industries, providing solutions for greater surface durability, structural integrity, functionality, vehicle efficiency and design flexibility. For more information, visit


    Guardian is an entrepreneurial environment for results-oriented individuals with a unique culture that focuses on results, playing to win and rewarding employees for their commitment to excellence.



    A Day In The Life Typically Includes


    Guardian Industries is seeking an experienced Process Engineer with supervisory skills to join our Kingsburg, CA team. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining efficient manufacturing processes of the Hot End. This person will also be responsible for supervising 3 direct reports.



    • Ensure 100% compliance with all laws and regulations
    • Work cross functionally with various departments to maintain high level of product reliability throughout the operation.
    • Research, design, and develop processes to optimize productivity and workflow
    • Collect data for analysis to uncover areas for improvements and innovation
    • Apply statistical tools /RCA/5Why's to drive the decisions and to improve the process
    • Create and develop new procedures and processes
    • Analyze, evaluate, audit and test new and existing processes
    • Be the resource for knowledge of equipment design and intent
    • Facilitate the operating envelope
    • Evaluate process operation and troubleshoot failures
    • Develop / coach / mentor production operators
    • Own Job Hazard Analyses, LOTO procedures, Work Instructions, Management of Change as they relate to the process
    • Manage the inventory levels for material and equipment
    • Lead performance management and corrective action processes for direct reports




    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering - Chemical, Mechanical, Materials Science, Ceramic background preferred
    • 2 to 5 years’ experience in a related position.
    • Manufacturing experience highly desired.
    • Experience with design, analysis, development of process improvement projects.
    • Ability to conduct design and process failure models and effects analysis.
    • Experience with complex projects - ability to analyze problems quickly - development of corrective actions.
    • Ability to interact with suppliers, and utilizing Procurement (purchasing system), and Praevenio (Maintenance and crib system)
    • Excellent communication skills and abilities including effectively communicating ideas, concepts and plans across multiple levels.


    What You Will Need?

    Why work for Guardian?


    • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
    • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
    • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
    • Competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%.


    For more information about Guardian Industries Corp., visit us at


    Guardian Industries Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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