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Process Engineer at Unifi Manufacturing Inc. in Madison, North Carolina

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

As the Process Engineer, you will provide research and development support at the plant level. You will participate in the improvement and expansion of existing processes and technology as well as the exploration of novel products and processes at the respective plant level.

How you will play an integral role?

  • Develop an intimate knowledge of processes, equipment, and systems related to filament fiber production.

  • Provide technical solutions for performance, cost or quality improvement of existing product processes both internally and at our customers using methodical experimental design and process improvement methods.

  • Monitor product performance metrics and ensure process capabilities are met with each production run, respond with technical guidance on any out-of-control condition.

  • Provide support internally for the manufacturing and quality assurance groups, as well as downstream processes. Use expertise to explore and resolve technical issues.

  • Maintain relationships with production and technical staff, providing guidance and gaining awareness of problems or opportunities for improvement.

  • Transition new product developments into commercial processes that provide innovative solutions for customers in the textile industry.

What is essential for success?

  • Analytical thinking - Natural ability to leverage systems and analysis tools. Highly skilled in technical, problem solving, statistical and analytical thinking skills.

  • Results-driven - High level of initiative and self-motivation. Strong organization, detail-oriented, and accuracy. 

  • Natural curiosity - Ability to learn new processes, inquisitive, and enjoys asking questions. 

  • Communication - Above-average written and verbal skills. Ability to coordinate cross-functionally with all levels.

Are you qualified for the position?

  • A four-year engineering or physical science degree is preferred (with a particular interest in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, textile engineering, textile technology, polymer and color chemistry, or general chemistry).

  • Proven experience in textile production, product development, filament fiber production, and/or color development is strongly preferred

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Word & PowerPoint)

  • Experience with analysis tools a plus

  • Willingness to travel as required 5%-10%

Have we mentioned our impressive benefits?

  • Flexible work options

  • Competitive salary

  • Comprehensive benefits

  • Referral bonus program

  • Free on-site health clinics

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) with generous match

  • And more!

 Partner with Unifi Manufacturing and be a part of our extraordinary team!

The innovation that drives our company makes a difference in the world. That’s why we look for self-starters who believe they can make a difference for our company. We look for amazing skills, diverse perspectives, an inventive spirit, and a never-say-die attitude. Whether our people make their impact on the front lines with customers, in the manufacturing plant, in distribution, product development, marketing, or business management, we’re all here to help our partners win in the marketplace. That’s how we succeed!

Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. participates in E-Verify. All applicants are subject to a criminal background check, work history review, and drug screening. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  No immigration sponsorship is available for this role.

Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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