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PPG Industries Process Engineer - 1800041183 in Brazil, Indiana

As a Process Engineer you will be responsible for daily trouble shooting and improvement of the Strongsville Plant process systems and network. The engineer is responsible for implementation of capital and cost design changes and daily trouble-shooting of plant issues. The primary focus of this position is to work closely with operations, maintenance and Technical lab to troubleshoot, develop, and implement strategies to continuously improve plant operations.Key Responsibilities Serve as the site expert for plant technical issues by providing proactive analytical skills to troubleshoot and problem solve process or equipment failures occurring within the plant.Develop equipment knowledge to become the subject matter expert for the review and preparation of operating procedures and skills development.Drive continuous technical improvements for processes through collaboration with on-site teams to monitor and manage critical process performance in the plant, including interaction with operations, maintenance and quality control.Lead root cause failure analysis and problem solving sessions,Participate in hazards analysis and scope development for capital projects.Monitor and report on process performance, product cost, and operational logistics.Prepare and audit scopes of work, estimates, schedules, and equipment specifications.Evaluate vendor proposals and designs and exercise effective judgment around functionality, cost and timing.Support new product and technology introductions to the plant, collaborating with global teams including RandD.Network with other process engineers to support improvement initiatives.Develop technical assumptions based on past performance and predictive indicators for annual budget costing.Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field required.Minimum of 2 years of proven experienceSolid understanding of process improvement, process design and optimization, and quality assurance processes and proceduresStrength in creative problem solving to meet business objectives.Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams.Experience in a Coatings production operation preferred.Six Sigma Black Belt Certification preferred.ABOUT US: Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - everyday.PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.The PPG Way Every single day at PPG:We partner with customers to create mutual value. We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.We are "One PPG" to the world. We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.We trust our people every day, in every way. We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.We make it happen. We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.We run it like we own it. We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.We do better today than yesterday - everyday. We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.PPG Way: ( Click here to learn more about the PPG Way ) PPG vision: