Engineer III

Penn Yan, NY 14527, USA Req #430
Friday, June 10, 2022
Prince is a world class producer of engineered additives for niche applications and is a value-added processing intermediary between large global raw material suppliers and end-market customers. Prince specializes in sourcing, processing/engineering, and distributing products in over 20 markets. Prince combines international sourcing and processing capabilities with in-depth customer knowledge, world-class engineering, and value-added distribution to deliver essential engineered solutions to diverse consumer and industrial markets.

Summary/General Job Description/Mission:  Responsible for the day to day manufacturing engineering operations in assigned area.  Specifically, meeting production needs, executing related projects, and maintaining process/equipment documentation to ensure safe, consistent, and defined processes compliant with our HSE and Quality systems. 



Responsibilities Related to the Job: 

·         Follow all safety rules and use proper PPE.

·         Adhere to Ferro’s Core Values and Behaviors.

·         Ensure processes are running according to approved procedures and standards. 

·         Oversee production of designated products, applying statistical techniques.

·         Ensure that process conforms to customer requirements within the restrictions of process capability.

·         Create and maintain related equipment procedures, batch documentation, and control plans.

·         Train and ensure that operators understand how to fill out and/or follow the above forms/procedures.

·         Provide definition to the MRP group for the setup and maintenance of SAP BOMs and Recipes.

·         Manage and safely execute continuous improvement and cost reduction projects, using Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques.

·         Support technical transfer of new products (toll manufacturing or via Stage-Gate scale-up).

·         Plan and execute improvement projects on designated products and/or processes.

·         Support capital projects from an Operations/Technical standpoint.

·         Work directly with suppliers and customers on technical and quality-related issues.

·         Prepare Management of Change (MOC) and Lockout-Tagout (LOTO) documentation.

·         Act as subject matter expert on assigned products and processes, providing support to the Technical Service, R&D, MRP, and Quality groups as needed.


Social Responsibilities: 

·         Maintain compliance with Ferro’s Code of Business Conduct, policies and procedures, management systems, and all applicable Environmental, Health, Safety other regulations

·         Act according to the Ferro’s Value & Behaviors

Required Qualifications and Knowledge: 

·         Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience that includes 2 or more years as a Manufacturing or Process Engineer.

·         Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral.

·         Demonstrated presentation skills.

·         Demonstrated computer application competencies, especially MS-Office.


Preferred Qualifications: 

·         Statistical and data analysis training such as black belt or 6-sigma

·         Problem solving and program management training: RedX, 8D, 5-why or similar


Travel Requirements: 

·         Minimal – Typically < 10%. 


Competencies/Job Skills: 

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills.

·         Ability to statistically analyze data for problem solving.

·         Ability to work well with personnel of all Ferro – Penn Yan departments, at all levels.

·         Ability to multi-task and work under time constraints.

·         Strong project management skills.

·         Ability to compile presentations and statistical data with minimal errors and present that information to suppliers, customers or internal personnel in a confident manner.

·         Understanding of the ISO9001 Quality Standard requirements and knowledge of other higher-level quality systems such as IATF16949.




U.S. Disclaimer:  This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or
responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


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Other details

  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Penn Yan, NY 14527, USA