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Process Engineer

American Woodmark Corporation
Riverside, CA
  • Posted: February 02, 2023
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Process Engineer position is responsible for developing and implementing new products, as well as continuously improving existing products to reduce cost, improve quality, and drive incremental revenue. The professional ability to challenge the existing paradigms with innovative solutions to improve business results is a must. The successful candidate will be expected to study actual equipment together with failure histories in order to design preventive and predictive maintenance strategies, lead failure mode / root cause analysis teams and develop reliability enhancements on existing equipment. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team environment with fellow employees along with outside contractors for the execution of all continuous improvement projects.


  • Solid understanding of modern manufacturing processes including but not limited to cellularized manufacturing assembly processes.
  • Implementing and sustaining projects in a variety of Lean Manufacturing Methodologies including but limited to One Piece Flow, Visual Management, Facilitation of Kaizen Events, Kanban and 5-S.
  • Responsible for leading CI Events.
  • Collaborate with team members and formulate cross-functional teams to optimize the operation of equipment through the implementation of optimal run settings, line balancing, preventative and predictive maintenance plans and process analysis.
  • Communicate effectively continue the development of a growing department within the organization.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of performance reports to clearly communicate efficiencies, productivity, scrap, safety and best practices.
  • Responsible for the development of machine tools and tooling to facilitate the growth of quick change over processes using SMED and Poke Yoke techniques.
  • Ensure engineering of products for safety, quality, and reliability.
  • Consistently deliver the best in customer service. As an employee, demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with customers, visitors and other employees.



Bachelor's Degree of Science in Process/Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Engineer from an accredited college or university is required

Experience: • 3 - 7 years of relevant work experience required

  • Previous experience in relevant industry co-operative/internship is preferred
  • Previous experience with high speed automated equipment as well as interfacing with programmable logic control based process and machine controls is preferred

Skills: • Strong planning/Organization Time Management skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

Communications Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common business and technical journals and financial reports. Ability to listen and communicate effectively with customers/clients in an effort to respond to common inquires or complaints from customers/clients. Ability to develop presentations to be delivered to production team or plant level team.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Typical Working Conditions: (Describe environment including exposure to heat, cold, fumes, chemicals, allergens, mold, etc.) Typical indoor manufacturing environment. The noise level is usually moderate to high and hearing protection may be required on the production floor. Safety glasses are required on the production floor. Some out-of-town travel is required. Occasional weekend work required.

Essential Physical Tasks:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds.


The American Woodmark Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, military and veteran status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other legally-protected characteristic; and it will comply with all applicable state discrimination laws. No person will be denied employment solely because of a disability, provided that the person can perform the essential functions of the position for which the person has applied, either with or without reasonable accommodations.

American Woodmark Corporation


Riverside, CA
92501 USA



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