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Xerox Engineer I, Chemical & Materials Engineering in New York

Engineer I, Chemical & Materials Engineering

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State/Province: New York

Country: United States

Department: Design & Development Engineering

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Working time: Full-time

Ref#: 20010813

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Experienced

Job Field: Design & Development Engineering

Description & Requirements

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Xerox Corporation in Webster, New York has an immediate opening for a Chemical & Materials Engineer.

Job Description:

  • Support all necessary manufacturing issues with high level activity for process safety concerns, customer quality concerns, supplier and/or vendor quality investigations and product sort/rework activities.

  • A proactive person who will seek out and implement additional tasks that will add value to the plant.

  • Provide real-time resolution of issues impacting production, minimizing disruption to product flow.

  • Use DfLSS/LEAN and Shainin manufacturing methods for continuous improvements.

  • Create and/or revise manufacturing process instructions and procedures.

  • Submit all EH&S Project Review Requests for any project work that would impact Safety, Environment, or new processes or materials as required.

Chemical & Materials Engineer Key Deliverables :

  • Manage projects associated with the plant strategic direction.

  • Respond to Safety incidents and participate in Safety initiatives for the department.

  • Initiate and champion continuous improvement projects in the plant to improve processes, facilities, equipment and personnel efficiencies through application of DfLSS and Shainin methodologies.

  • Provide recommendations on new equipment that may be required to improve manufacturing efficiency.

  • Provide training of operators on new processes and procedures.

  • Develop and implement measurements for equipment to ensure their operation to required specifications.

  • Understand machine operation and making suggestions to improve machine operation ratios, net operator time and product flow.

Job Qualifications/Key Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Discipline.

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office -- Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Prior experience working in a mix room and/or coating facility a plus

  • Good PLC understanding; Allen Bradley PLC’s SLC500, PLC5, and RS Logix Controllers preferred

  • Must have strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills

  • Must have strong communication and team building skills

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings, PID schematics and understand hydraulic and pneumatic logic.

  • Any experience in a LEAN, Shainin, and DfLSS is a plus

Job Qualification Desired Skillsets:

  • Experience working in a warehouse environment.

  • Experience working within an ever-changing environment related to duties and demands.

  • General organizational skills.

  • Willingly follow direction and instructions from management.

  • Must be a self-motivated individual.

  • Daily attendance is very important due to the critical nature of this support role.

  • Maintain a high level of professionalism within the company and with outside vendor interactions.

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multitask various activities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong ability to manage relationships with customers, vendors and employees within the company

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to use good judgment in performing conflicting demands and managing priorities.

  • Demonstrates initiative with the ability to seek out relevant information prior to making timely decisions.

  • Positive attitude with the ability to carry out responsibilities until completion.

  • Proven ability to relate well in a people-oriented and team environment.

  • Demonstrated maturity and stability in a work environment.

  • Employment Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen and Education Verification required if offered the position.

Physical Demands :

Standing, hearing, sitting, walking, speaking, bending; must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; specific vision abilities required include close vision and ability to focus on details and component quality, while working in a Warehouse environment with frequent interruptions.

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