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Amsted Rail Brenco | Petersburg, Virginia
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Opportunity for Process Engineer at Amsted Seals and Forming/Brenco, Petersburg, VA

We have a very exciting opportunity to join our business as the Process Engineer for our newly established Seals and Forming business.  Through direct sales and partnership programs, this business will continue to expand its service offering into new industry applications. Amsted, Seals and Forming is the culmination of a highly successful innovation project which has since evolved into an entirely new business of its own headquartered in Petersburg, Virginia. As a part of this 'start-up' atmosphere within Amsted Rail, you will be an important partner in shaping the growth of Amsted Seals & Forming. Join our 100% Employee Owned Company.

Primary Job Function:

This position is responsible for process engineering activities for equipment located within the Petersburg facility. The Process Engineer is responsible for layout, improvement and reliability of assigned equipment and production lines, driving the optimization of equipment factors for OEE. 

Position Responsibilities:

*Act as a driver of innovation in co-operation with the Seals and Forming design and maintenance teams*Utilize established practices for change management, documentation, project management and continuous improvement*Run or participate in PFMEAs to establish and maintain stable processes with the Seals and Forming operations*Use collected downtime and equipment failure data to identify and eliminate sources of poor equipment efficiency*Work with safety and facilities to conduct and act on JSA for all Seals and Forming compression molding and finishing equipment*Assist operations to resolve downtime issues within the facility

Position Requirements:

*Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years' engineering experience *Willingness to travel as much as 10% of the time 

Professional Skills

*Must possess high energy and be highly adaptable to work in a nimble, innovative, and fast pace environment that supports a culture of continuous learning and development*Must have ability to exercise independent judgement and creativity in problem solving *Must be very approachable and able to develop strong professional relationships and foster involvement at all levels of organization including joint venture partners*Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as a member of a team*Requires the ability to communicate effectively with and persuade non-technical employees*Strong understanding of excel and basic statistical analysis

Visit our websites at www.amstedrail.com to find out more about what makes our workplace special, whether it is being an employee-owner, our active commitment to employee development, or simply enjoying the view of our park-like campus with our scenic stream and fishing pond and expansive grounds which are home to geese year-round! With barely a 30-minute commute from Richmond, we are easy to get to via both I-95 and I-295.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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