Vacancies Product & Process Engineer
Oerlikon Metco | Westbury, NY


The Product & Process Engineer is the subject matter expert of the products and manufacturing processes within the Westbury Materials Operations Team. He or she supports the day-to-day powder manufacturing operation and leads continuous improvement projects.

We expect

  • Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Serving as a technical resource for Production personnel.
  • Sustaining/improving product quality.
  • Managing technical projects of various sizes.
  • Identifying and executing continuous improvement projects (yield improvements, cost savings initiatives, cycle time reductions, etc.).
  • Identifying and validating new equipment to optimize/improve manufacturing processes.
  • Supporting various capital expenditure projects.
  • Leading root cause investigations.
  • Addressing nonconformances.
  • Implementing  corrective  and  preventive actions.
  • Maintaining SAP master data (BOMs, recipes, etc.).
  • Working closely with the Controller on product costing and other financial analyses.
  • Transferring products and new technologies from R&D to Production (scale up).
  • Creating, updating, and providing training on work instructions, manufacturing batch records, and other documentation.


  • SAP Transactions: _ Proficiency in SAP is preferred. Standard and custom transactions within SAP PP-PI will be used.
  • Computer Programs and/or Internet Sites: _Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Visio, Project, and Access, as well as AutoCAD, is preferred.
  • Manual Tools: _Basic knowledge of electro-mechanical equipment/systems.
  • Soft Skills: _Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work within a cross-functional team. Ability to train personnel with a wide range of skill levels on various techniques/processes.
  • Governmental Guidelines I Regulations; etc: _Familiarity with ISO 9001/AS9100C or other quality management systems is preferred. Familiarity with industry-standard safety regulations is preferred.
  • Manual Tools: _Basic knowledge of electro-mechanical equipment/systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Material Science, or related discipline with 7 to 10 years of manufacturing experience in a chemical or pharmaceutical environment, particularly involving the handling or production of materials in powder form. Materials  knowledge.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Extensive experience using various root cause analysis tools/techniques .

  • Experience managing projects and leading cross-functional teams. Ability to communicate effectively with people in various departments across all levels of the organization, including production personnel and senior management.


  • Master's degree in Engineering, Material Science, or related discipline.

  • Knowledge of powder manufacturing and thermal spray processes. Knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, and maintenance and facilities activities. Knowledge of lean and six sigma methodologies.

We offer

We have a great Benefits package including tuition reimbursement and 401(K). If you want to operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible - then you should send us your application.

Advertised Since
Kathleen McCann
P: +1 516 338 2184
Oerlikon Metco (US) Inc.
1101 Prospect Ave
11590-0201 Westbury, NY
United States
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