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Paint Process Engineer

Cookeville, TN 38506

Posted: 11/30/23 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 128533 Pay Rate: $105000 / year

Job Description

We are seeking a Paint Process Engineer for an established company in the Cookeville, TN area who will develop and improve production processes in terms of productivity, quality, and reduction of associated costs on an ongoing basis through optimal design respecting applicable standards.


General Functions* of the Paint Process Engineer:

  • Establish the specifications and technological requirements to be developed for new processes.

  • Collaborate on analyzing production problems (productivity and quality) for the plant, proposing appropriate corrective measures to improve the process through global standards.

  • Participate in the Projects meetings.

  • Cooperate closely with Product Engineers applying DFM/A principles to boost productivity of the processes and reduce associated costs. Participate actively in decision-making for manufacturing workshops.

  • Take part in quote process for new projects, analyzing the product’s design to guarantee optimal industrialization, and analyze the costs and investments associated with the industrialization.

  • Take part in R&D projects for new products, contributing to the necessary solutions from a processes standpoint.

  • Take part in the benchmarking teams, helping analyze matters related to the processes.

  • Research and develop new technology for production processes, with the aim of improving the existing ones.

  • Propose improvements to current process standards.

  • Support continuous improvement activities in the production processes at the plant of responsibility.

  • Actively cooperate in maintaining, promoting and improving the OHSE and Quality department.

(*) The described functions are the most representative for this position and are in no way a comprehensive list.


Required Skills & Abilities of the Paint Process Engineer:

  • Languages:

    • Bachelor’s degree in electronic, mechanic, automation or similar engineering

    • Fluent in local language & Fluent in English (writing, speaking & reading)

  • Experience:

    • Minimum of 3 years as a paint processes engineer in automotive industry

    • Minimum of 5 years in other similar position

  • Travel:

    • Willing to travel


Additional Training:

  •  Automation systems programming and design (PLC, HMI, robots, servo-drives, vision systems, etc.); mechanical engineering; specific knowledge of processes in area of responsibility; lean manufacturing methods, Six Sigma problem solving, analysis and statistics tools; ISO TS requirements


Benefits Offered:

  • 401(k) matching

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible schedule

  • Life insurance

  • Parental leave

  • Referral program

  • Relocation assistance

  • Retirement plan

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Tyler Turner
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