Crane Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer in Nashua, New Hampshire

Leadership is Currency at Crane

Do you want to be a key team player with the fastest growing currency supplier in the world? Crane Currency in Nashua, NH is looking for a Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer to join our Manufacturing team. Drawing upon your expertise, you will lead projects and lean initiatives to focus on yield maximization and cost reduction through the development and enhancement of production processes. By providing engineering support for specific manufacturing processes, this role will work closely with R&D, Operations, Quality, Process Excellence and other departments to develop Crane's next-generation technology. If you want to make an impact in the world, then we are looking forward to having you on the team.

Crane Currency is a fully integrated supplier of secure, durable and well-designed banknotes for central banks all over the world. As the leading security feature developer, Crane has won international acclaim for innovation and product development. We are a pioneer in advanced micro-optics technology for securing banknotes, offering features that do not exist elsewhere. A strong, stable organization with a firm commitment to collaboration and growth, we invite you to join us for a fulfilling career opportunity as a Sr. Manufacturing Process Engineer.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and document process operational standards, including identification and deployment of statistical process control opportunities

  • Develop all aspects of product and processes to improve functionality and launch new products

  • Oversee project execution in accordance with charters to drive continuous improvement

  • Improving product quality by reducing process variability and increasing yields

  • Develop improvements to current manufacturing methods and processes

  • Resolve quality issues when first identified, identify trends and take appropriate corrective action

  • Effectively communicate outside of department boundaries to influence success

  • Accurately document and report to describe scope of work and results of improvement opportunities

  • Provide specifications and work instructions to make product

  • Proficient with data analysis, statistics and applied mathematics

  • Reduce product waste, improving the utilization of capital equipment, cost of quality and optimizing productivity

  • Work with operations, engineering, QA, maintenance, suppliers and management to problem solve and anticipate evolutionary changes in customer requirements

  • Providing equipment design and specification, including project justification documentation for cost and quality impact

  • Participate in Kaizen & JDI events in alignment with the site goal

  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree or similar discipline

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Process Engineering or a similar function in the printing (preferred), coating or web processing industry

  • Demonstrated ability influencing and leading others without formal authority

  • Involvement in increasingly demanding interdisciplinary project roles, including project leader

  • Must be an analytical, subject matter expert with project management skills and proven success in managing self-directed projects

  • Demonstrated experience leading or working on critical, high-visibility projects

  • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain complex processes clearly too cross-functional teams

  • Ability to learn and use graphics art software and effectively translate print quality from specs to design and production

  • Experienced with Minitab statistical software, Process Mapping and Capability Analysis desired

  • Experienced with Six-Sigma, Lean Concepts and 5S preferred

  • Ability to travel about 15% of the time

The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.

Crane is a Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab

ID: 2018-2232

External Company Name: Crane & Co.

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Street: 1 Cellu Drive

Post End Date: 6/30/2019