Process Engineer TPI
TPI Composites, Incorporated is a Scottsdale, AZ based manufacturing company
with operations in Newton, IA. TPI is a recognized industry leader in composite
materials design, testing and manufacturing. The company specializes in the
fabrication of composite structures for the wind energy market. We specialize in
advanced design of rotor blades for large wind turbine generators. We perform a
variety of work from design and development to full-rate production as well as
physical testing according to international standards or custom methods.
TPI is now recruiting for Process Engineers its new operation in Newton, Iowa.
Our Process engineers report to the Engineering Manager and will be responsible
for developing and implementing optimal, cost effective manufacturing processes
and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards;
recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods and
controls; coordinate manufacturing launch for new or revised composite products.
? Prepare and maintain detailed layouts of processes and related equipment.
? Coordinate the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including
establishing goals, training team members, and evaluating results.
? Confer with management, engineering, and other staff regarding
manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to
facilitate production processes.
? Confer with sales, planning, and design staff concerning product design and
tooling to ensure efficient production methods and quality results.
? Design, develop, test, and/or source and cost-justify various tools, machinery
and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods. Confer with
vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of
machinery and equipment according to specifications and quality standards.
? Apply statistical methods and perform product/process analysis for cost
reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
? Represent manufacturing/engineering on cross-functional teams.
? Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
? B.S. degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering required.
? Minimum 3-5 years related experience required (wind blade composite or
other composite experience preferred).
? Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
? CAD/CAM proficiency.
? CNC machine programming.
? Experience with AutoCAD, ProE, Virtual Gibbs or similar programs.
? Machine tooling, design, molding.
? Computer proficiency.
? Project Management: ability to organize and manage multiple products
through manufacturing process. ? Quality orientation and high attention to detail.
? Ability to work with vendors, customers and employees.
? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
? Experience working with high performance teams. Ability to maintain safe
? Ability to perform problem analysis and problem resolution.
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