CAREERS AT PROFUSION

ProFusion Industries is a growing organization with career-oriented opportunities. If you wish to be considered for a position, email your resume to info@profusionindustries.com. Please include the position you are interested in in the subject line.

OPEN POSITIONS

Manager, Lean Process & Performance Improvement

ProFusion Industries, a highly regarded provider of transit step treads and transit flooring, custom specialty film products and protective linings is seeking a Manager, Lean Process & Performance Improvement at its Marietta, Ohio manufacturing facility.

The Manager, Lean Process & Performance Improvement is responsible for providing leadership and direction for continuous improvement activities to attain cost, quality and efficiency goals.  Likewise, this position is responsible for improving the productivity of the Company’s employees by assessing the development needs of the organization and driving training initiatives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Develops targeted opportunities to support the company’s business objectives, create action plans, and monitor progress to ensure expected results.
  • Leads staff to achieve the stated project deliverables and objectives with cross functional improvement teams.  Drives culture change to instill focus on fact-based management practices, the use of Six Sigma and other problem-solving methodologies.
  • Implement and sustain Lean Sigma practices in all business areas to enhance the company’s commitment to being customer centric.
  • Identifies and eliminates or mitigates major cost of poor quality processes.  Reduces defects with the goal of becoming defect-free.
  • Continuously improves company’s organizational capabilities to achieve process quality as part of project execution, including an awareness of the need to “do it right the first time”.
  • Supports project teams in process quality activities by educating, coaching and mentoring others on process improvement philosophy, tools and application.
  • Trains and certifies Green Belts and leads Yellow Belt training efforts.
  • Maintains robust reporting structure to facilitate effective Lean Sigma planning and review sessions.  Identifies opportunities for improvement based upon value stream mapping, maintenance of key performance indicators and development of kaizen event plan by utilizing impact/difficulty analysis of improvement ideas.
  • Develops, implements and delivers training program and schedule for production employees.  Develops activity-based verses time-based training.
  • Increases standardization of work practices.
  • Continually evaluates training program and training procedures to monitor and analyze training effectiveness.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Ten (10) + years of operations management experience, with at least five (5) years of experience leading change initiatives in a manufacturing environment, training, OD, or process and performance improvement.
  • BS degree in Business or Engineering, and Black Belt certification.
  • Thorough understanding of broad business and manufacturing practices, as well as an understanding and application of lean principles including Kaizen, 5s, Pull Systems, Kanban, Set-Up Reduction, TPM, Value Stream Mapping and advanced implementation of problem solving techniques.

ProFusion Industries is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Product & Process Development Engineer

ProFusion Industries, a highly regarded provider of transit step treads and transit flooring, custom specialty film products and protective linings is seeking a Product & Process Development Engineer at its Marietta, Ohio manufacturing facility.

This position supports the objectives of the business in the form of process improvement and new product development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Energetic and engaged development of new products from initial concept to commercialization.
  • Actively participate in the maintenance and management of a stage gate product development process.
  • Work within a cross functional development team to bring new product opportunities to realization by evaluation of product viability, definition of value proposition, support the development of supporting business case, define product features based on voice of the customer and product specifications, guide factory process development and support product launch and commercialization.
  • Provide technical support to the production processes and assist in resolution of manufacturing problems as required.
  • Lead role for process optimization and waste minimization.
  • Apply principles and techniques of engineering to accomplish goals.
  • Establish a strong focus on internal and external customer service.
  • Mentor/educate workforce in manufacturing process day-to-day-operations.
  • Review and approve technical documentation.  Define raw material specs within cost constraints.
  • Pursue and support cost reduction activities to achieve business objectives.
  • Support Health, Safety and Environmental programs.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering, Plastics Technology, Polymers or related field.
  • 3 + years of experience as a production or process engineer in a plastics manufacturing facility.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of extrusion and/or calender manufacturing processes.
  • Project management skills / demonstrated ability to lead and flourish in a team environment.
  • Formal Lean Six Sigma training.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.

ProFusion Industries is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and benefits package.