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Senior Analytic Systems Engineer at GAF Materials Corp in Dallas, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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It will be the responsibility of the Senior Analytic Systems Engineer to support plants in all business units in the effective use of BrainCube, BrainCube Live and other analytical software systems. This includes training plant personnel on how and when to use the various features of the software including any new features added that may or may not have been included in the original implementation.

The Senior Analytic Systems Engineer will also share case studies and tips/techniques with all manufacturing sites and support organizations.

This position will also include some basic troubleshooting and issue management either directly with the software vendor or using other resources.

This position will include roughly 50% travel. Candidates should be located near a major or regional airport or plant location if possible.

  • A BS in Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering coupled with 7+ years of data analysis and statistical experience in an industrial environment.

  • 40% - Support of analytical software (BrainCube, others) at all GAF locations. This includes maintenance of the BrainCube Operations Manual and any SOPs that support the implementation and use of various analytical software tools as well as training as needed for the plant personnel.
  • 30% - Continuously review plants' system for continued optimization over time including demonstration of advanced features to identify and resolve process issues. Included are regularly scheduled meetings with the plants to share updates, review any applicable metrics, and review system status.
  • 10% - Work with vendor and plant to troubleshoot all system issues. Apply all areas of technical expertise to obtain a workable solution.
  • 10% - Recommend project upgrades or enhancements to the plants and Analytic Systems Manager.
  • 10% - Track the help tickets for all relevant project issues and notify stakeholders of changes.

Technical knowledge/skills (entry, intermediate, advanced):
  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing analysis tools, such as statistical analysis/statistical process control (SPC), process capability studies, lean manufacturing, 5S, Six Sigma, Kepner-Tregoe, BrainCube/ BrainCube Live, MES, MiniTab or other SPC software, and/or Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Advanced knowledge of standard Manufacturing concepts, practices, & procedures
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret specifications and drawings
  • Advanced proficiency using root cause analysis to troubleshoot and solve both system and process problems
  • Advanced ability to translate technical data into a format/language suitable for all personnel
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering fundamentals
  • Demonstrated proficiency in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatics

General knowledge/skills (entry, intermediate, advanced):
  • Demonstrated leadership in terms of technical project planning, development, and execution including conceptual design, detailed design, implementation, technical training, start-up support, transition to plant, and sustained ownership.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and environmental regulations
  • Advanced demonstrated communications skills; written, verbal, and listening skills
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Advanced organizational skills and attention to detail - able to plan, execute, and control multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Ability to execute projects within scope, schedule, and budget
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience
  • Ability to manage the efforts of contractors and vendors
  • Strong ability to influence and drive cross-functional decisions and initiatives

Physical Requirements:
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Ability to read and concentrate via computer data entry typing and proofreading
  • Must be able to climb ladders and/or stairs and walk on open grating on elevated surfaces
  • Required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing
  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery
  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone
  • Ability to use hands and fingers to handle and feel tools, instruments, controls, or objects.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Must continuously have the ability to differentiate colors precisely
  • Periodically lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds


We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).