Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.

  • MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENGINEER (PROTECTIVE COATING SPECIALIST)

    Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain
    ID
    2019-1322
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    As a member of the Manufacturing Engineering team, you will provide expertise in protective coating solutions for our manufactured products.

    Responsibilities

    • Technical expert/resource for surface preparation of steels, aluminums and galvanized metals
    • Technical expert/resource for solvent-based, water-based and powder coat paint systems
    • Troubleshoot and identify root cause of paint defects relating to substrate, wash, paint and curing
    • Apply knowledge of coating performance testing relating to corrosion, weathering, adhesion, etc.
    • Assist with the paint system specification based on required coating performance and product environment
    • Lead the development of in-house paint process parameters and standards
    • Research and validate new technologies to improve coating performance and reduce operational costs
    • Design, coordinate and document all applicable paint testing
    • Lead, design and implementation of manufacturing process improvements
    • Assist in development of preventative maintenance procedures
    • Lead / participate in continuous Improvement (Kaizen) activities
    • Research and specification of new capital equipment
    • Participate in problem solving efforts using A3 thinking

    Qualifications

    • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a process engineering role
    • Minimum of 2 years with powder coat and/or liquid paint experience preferred
    • Technical knowledge of paint processes, to include powder coat, solvent and water-based systems
    • Capital equipment analysis and justifications
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing
    • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
    • Demonstrated computer skills with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Creo (preferred)
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Demonstrated leadership ability to execute change

     

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