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Process Engineer, P.E. (Design Group)

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 by Barry Wehmiller

Austin, TX 78701
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

About Us:

Design Group operates from 45+ offices in the US and India providing engineering, consulting, and technical services to the world's leading companies in the Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, Advanced Technology, Industrial, and other market sectors. Our 1500+ technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology, and other consulting services.

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:

We are actively seeking a Process Engineer who is a highly motivate leader to join our team in Austin. The successful candidate must have extensive experience in executing projects for the Semi-Conductor industry, and will put candidate preference towards those with Waste-Water, Oil Refining, Gas Transmission or Petrochemical industries experience as well. Candidate must possess highest level of focus on quality, cost effectiveness, and safety. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work with other engineering disciplines, sometimes across multiple offices.

This position requires U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder status.


  • Recommends manufacturing equipment and processes designed to be efficient, cost-effective, and to promote quality and reliability.
  • Assesses current equipment and processes, and makes recommendations for changes.
  • Helps to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
  • Shows results through reporting.
  • May train personnel in equipment usage and processes.
  • Act as a change agent; champion continuous improvement efforts in a manner that achieves buy-in from employees and facilitates effective and lasting change to improve plant safety, quality, delivery and cost.
  • Use continuous improvement tools, including Lean thinking, to lead and implement process improvements that will reduce cycle time, process variation, defects, changeover time, lead time, etc.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate manufacturing processes in industrial plant.
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods using knowledge of product design, materials, parts, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Assist with implementing Lean processes in accordance with organization's overall vision (Standard Work, 7S, Value Stream Mapping, Problem Solving, Kaizen and Pull Principles); lead cross-functional teams in the implementation of continuous improvement activities.
  • Investigate and correlate cost reduction activities; monitor and analyze manufacturing costs, efficiency reports and other related subjects; evaluate effectiveness and economic feasibility or proposed changes in manufacturing processes.
  • Act as a liaison between design engineering and operations; provide technical and support assistance to members of departments.
  • Develop, document and sustain standard work.
  • Work closely with shop floor associates and leaders to train and mentor employees in Lean manufacturing and quality system concepts; help them understand, embrace, and use those skills.
  • Troubleshoot errors in the manufacturing environment.
  • Detect defective/faulty materials or equipment; report unusual conditions to supervisor immediately.
  • Maintain work area in a clean, orderly and safe fashion.
  • Assist with facility commissioning and startup activities.
  • Work as part of a multi-office, multi-disciplinary team in a lead technical role (non-supervisory).
  • Act as a mentor to less-experienced engineers (non-supervisory).


  • Have 5+ years of process/design work experience in the Semi-Conductor industry
  • Client development, consulting and experience in the preparation of proposals for engineering services are highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal leadership skills are critical due to the requirement for effective communication of complex issues across multiple offices and teams.
  • This position must communicate effectively with Clients, Vendors, Contractors and other Design Group employees at all levels of responsibility. Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as a professional demeanor are essential.
  • Willing and able to travel as necessary for project requirements to include but not be limited to: project installation and start-up activities, client meetings, company sponsored meetings, training, industry related seminars, forums, or conventions, etc.


  • Bachelor's (B.S.) degree in Chemical Engineering, or related technical degree

Licenses and Certifications

  • P.E. (Professional Engineer) license required


  • We are looking for candidates local to the area. For highly qualified applicants outside of the local area some relocation assistance may be available.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.

Reference: 724760372

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