Senior Process Engineer

Position Summary


The position has responsibility for the management, implementation and development of the Operations Management System (OMS) at the site Arkadelphia (BU CS) and supports the definition, implementation and improvement of global OMS standards and best practice solutions. Responsible for the implementation of new processes and/or production equipment in the plant and secures the compliance of SGL internal and customer compliance of guidelines while supporting the production and project team during the project lifecycle to reach targets and optimize performance. #CB1


Key Accountabilities


Develops and drives in alignment with the Site Operations Manager all local OMS & engineering activities, projects and plans:
•    Owns the governance of all locally implemented OMS Elements and Principles, their roll-out and development plan as well as the local adherence to the formal OMS standards including the quality of the site KPIs
•    Develops together with the site management team an OMS based continuous improvement roadmap to reach site targets
•    Supports the local production teams and coaches cross-functional and interdisciplinary project teams to ensure the achievement of the site targets and initiates corrective measures in the event of deviations (work package management)
•    Is responsible for the generation of the local KPI reports and definition of counter measures
•    Actively involved in the development of new standards at site Arkadelphia 
•    Close communication to the site management team as well as the responsible project core team member from sister plants for the implementation of new projects at site Arkadelphia
•    Leads and/or supports the installation of new production equipment for new processes
•    Communicates with supplier and/or internal project team as sub-project leader according project plan
•    Ensures that the needed standards are respected into new production equipment
•    Supports with recommendations for bids and proposals


Your Profile


Engineering Bachelor's degree or comparable
Experience in the production environment of an industrial company as well as lean and project management is an advantage
At least 3 years in Automotive supply industry in an engineering and/or lean area
Lean & Performance Management/Six Sigma experience
Excellent planning, organisation and project management skills 
Leadership, drive and the ability to gain commitment and support from others 
Entrepreneurial thinking with a high customer, employee and quality orientation

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Date:  May 3, 2022

Arkadelphia, AR, US, 71932

Business Unit:  Composite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL Composites, Inc
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Arkansas

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