Manufacturing Process Engineer

May 11, 2022
Schertz, TX
Job Type



The Manufacturing Process Engineer is responsible for providing leadership and technical support for the fabrication of ophthalmic lenses in a team-based environment. This includes, but not limited to: application of analytical problem solving tools, implementation of Lean-Six Sigma techniques, development and implementation of process control best practices, supporting continuous process improvement activities, and providing and analyzing applicable data to ensure efficient operations.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Define, measure, analyze, improve and control complex problems.

2. Implement statistical process control and develop systems to utilize the output to reduce process variability.

3. Provide support to ensure an optimal work flow of all resources associated with production processes.

4. Analyze data by completing hypothesis, normal distribution, and process capability analysis tests.

5. Investigate disruptions to productivity, ensuring corrective and preventive actions are effectively implemented.

6. Lead continuous improvement activities to enhance the manufacturing system, such as 5S, Kaizen Lean Methods, etc.

7. Ensure proper introduction of new equipment and processes to optimize quality and productivity.

8. Train all manufacturing associates on the concepts and implementation of process controls.


• Preferred bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or related field or equivalent combination or experience and education. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience & Background:

• Five (5) plus years operating in a high volume manufacturing/fabrication environment.

• Ability to read and comprehend complex, English instructions, correspondence, and/or memos is required, as is the capacity to write similar correspondence relaying opportunities or findings.

• Aptitude to effectively present information in one-on-one and group settings is necessary.

• Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.

• Ability to perform the analytical mathematics demanded by both the ophthalmic and business functions is necessary.

• Aptitude to perform these operations using standard units of measurement, distance, weight, volume, and currency.

• Must possess capacity to deal with complex problems and situations involving multiple variables in standardized situations.

• General problem solving abilities

Language Skills:

•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

•Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or Associates of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

• General mathematical skills to include basic adding, subtracting, multiplication and division

Reasoning Ability

•Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

•Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

• Exhibit sound and accurate judgment and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to stand, use hands and fingers to handle, feel, pick or pinch, and talk or hear most of the time. The associate is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The noise level in this location is moderate (use of computers, printers and machines).

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