Website FuelCell Energy
FuelCell Energy is a global leader in decarbonizing power and producing hydrogen through our proprietary fuel cell technology. Our mission is to enable a world powered by clean energy. As an innovator and manufacturer of fuel cell clean power platforms, FuelCell Energy has the only technology in the world capable of capturing carbon from an external source and producing power at the same time. In addition, we offer the only technology in the world capable of producing hydrogen, power and water simultaneously.SummaryThe Process Engineer is responsible for researching, designing, and developing chemical and material processes and equipment.
The position is also responsible for expanding and supporting high-volume operations, improving efficiency, and improving production processes. The role will also play a focal point in increasing our manufacturing capabilities and capacities.The duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:- Implement and develop ceramic and/or material manufacturing methods or processes into Production- Translate R&D concepts into robust processes in Production- Manage new capital equipment projects through spec development, procurement, installation, commissioning, and into Production- Create and execute commissioning plans to validate readiness of new equipment or processes for sustained and robust production- Write and update manufacturing procedures and work instructions- Be a technical expert over assigned production areas or processes- Implement continuous improvement initiatives and projects- Lead value stream mapping exercises to understand current state- Analyze the current production processes. Recommend and implement changes to improve efficiency, yield, quality, capacity and cost.- Design the production space and equipment layout- Research and present innovative solutions to production issues- Enacting quality control procedures, monitoring and drive improvements- Adhere to control and compliance requirements, complete quality inspections- Interfaces with multiple functions: R&D, Product Engineering, EH&S, Quality, Production, Facilities, Equipment Vendors, among others- Other duties as assignedQualifications and Skills- Post-secondary education in a related field (i.e., Materials Science and Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Ceramic Engineer, Process Engineer, or related engineering fields)- A minimum of 3 plus years of experience in high-volume manufacturing- Project Management experience, Capital investment experience- Experience in manufacturing or production environment- Familiar with ceramic process analytical techniques: XRD, BET,SEM, microscopy, viscosity, measurement and particle size analysis a plus- Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma experience- Advanced knowledge of systems, tools, and solutions for productivity- Understanding of technical documentation and blueprints- Ability to determine how operations, environments, and systems interacts- Customer-focused approach to dealing with internal and external stakeholders- Experience utilizing AutoCAD or 3D modeling programs a plus- ERP experience a plus- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- A high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office- Detailed-orientated to ensure high-quality deliverables- Strong work ethic and positive team attitude with the ability to work independently and/or as part of a teamWork Conditions- Multi-work environment (manufacturing, production, warehouse, research and development, office) requiring the use of PPE- Full-time hours (40 hrs a week)- Ability to lift and carry fifty (50) pounds- Bending, sitting, standing, kneeling, and walkingTravel Requirements- Travel of up to 20% might be required