Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass products. At its 25 float plants around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. Guardian glass can be found in homes, offices, cars and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers see what’s possible™. Visit guardianglass.com for more information.
Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 18,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com for more information.
The position will be responsible for the following:
A). Fundamental understanding of a production or manufacturing environment.
B). Need to apply design of experiment techniques and data monitoring and collection of critical process parameters.
C). Troubleshooting problems that occur during the manufacturing process.
D). Work effectively and cross-functionally with product and process development teams.
E). SPC to monitor product quality and maintain processes to improve the quality of processes and other techniques such as sampling plans, experimental design, process capability analysis, and process improvement plans.
F). Work jointly with plant engineers and maintenance personnel to meet process performance requirements peripheral support equipment, i.e., control systems and conveyors.
G). Document and formalize work instruction documents supporting activities.
H). Work closely with production personnel to provide support engineering to maintain high level of product reliability throughout the operation.
I). Strong analytical skills, utilizing effective troubleshooting and problem solving techniques on a variety of tools and instruments required in manufacturing.
J). Computer literacy, demonstrated in the effective use of spreadsheet reporting techniques.
K). SPC to monitor product quality and maintain processes to improve the quality of processes and other techniques such as sampling plans, experimental design, process capability analysis and process improvement plans.
The background and experience requirements for this position are as follows:
1). MUST possess a Bachelor Degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or in a closely related Engineering discipline.
2). 2 to 5 years’ experience in a related position.
3). Manufacturing experience highly desired.
4). Experience with design, analysis, development of process improvement projects.
5). Ability to conduct design and process failure models and effects analysis.
6). Experience with complex projects - ability to analyze problems quickly - development of corrective actions.
7). Excellent communication skills and abilities including effectively communicating ideas, concepts and plans across multiple levels
If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.
We offer 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 visit us at www.guardian.com. Guardian Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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