Senior Manufacturing Engineer


Position: Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Location: United States, , Houston
Salary: $85,000 - $95,000 / Annual
Status: Full Time, Permanent
Category: Manufacturing and Production


The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will:

  1. Evaluate processes and to configure manufacturing systems to reduce cost
  2. Improve sustainability
  3. Develop best practices within the production process with focus on maintaining reliable and safe manufacturing systems and manage capital equipment projects (utilizing internal and external resources)



  • Importance of safety in manufacturing.
  • Minimizing environmental impacts in the processing of plastic. minimize wastes and spills when designing equipment.
  • all aspects of process engineering for new and existing products from feasibility testing to process automation.
  • Developing chain of tasks for process, establishing method of production & process directives, resolving problems/bottlenecks. Providing analysis of data and generating required compliance documentation.
  • Discovering, investigating and integrating new technologies in the processing area.
  • Process engineering calculations – material and energy balances, strength of material, etc.
  • Implementing statistical tools for process control & designing DOE (Design of Experiments).
  • Preparing Process Flow Diagrams (PFD), Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) etc.
  • Optimizes Production Rate and Quality and Safety by eliminating bottlenecks in the grinding and extrusion process.
  • Evaluates efficiency and capacity and safety of process equipment of extrusion and size reduction systems to identify limitations and bottlenecks.
  • Minimize reliance on operator human skill and experience.
  • Reviews processing performance with plant management team daily. Make recommendations to production department.



  • Relevant experience in Mechanical or Chemical Engineer with Automation background.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Control Engineering is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in equipment troubleshooting, process optimization and production controls such as SPC and DCS.
  • 5 + years of strong knowledge and experience working in plastic manufacturing, extrusion, equipment design, process development and polymer science.
  • Relevant mechanical experience in an industrial set

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