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Process Project Engineer

Company: Smyrna
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

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About Envision AESC US LLC Envision AESC is a world-leading battery technology company headquartered in Japan and committed to research, development, design, manufacture and sales of high-power batteries for EVs and energy storage batteries. Envision AESC has 4,000 employees and 10 production plants in Japan, the U.S., the U.K., China and France. For the past 12 years, Envision AESC has produced high-performance, extended range batteries for more than 650,000 electric vehicles in 44 countries, achieving a record of "zero critical battery malfunction." In June 2021, Envision AESC was again named on the "Global Tier 1 Battery Companies" list by Benchmark, a leading U.K.-based lithium-ion battery supply chain research organization. Envision AESC invests heavily in next-generation technology to drive innovation and works with its strategic partners to continually push the boundaries of performance, safety and efficiency. Its teams work with strategic partners to continuously improve the company's global leadership in product development, quality and sustainable processes. Find out more at We are currently seeking candidates to fill an Project Engineer role to support our Core Project Team based in Smyrna, TN. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to gain valuable experience and contribute to a growing company. Job Summary The Process Engineer is a professional position that is responsible for safe, proper and efficient operation and maintenance of all plant equipment at the Envision AESC Battery Plant production facility. You will be responsible for maintaining plant efficiencies, engineering and procurement of efficiency monitoring equipment. Works with the maintenance department to recommend preventative maintenance on plant equipment. Work across the organization to foster continuous improvement for long-term success. This position is a great opportunity to learn A LOT and contribute a ton in a fun work environment with incredibly smart people that will constantly keep you on your toes. Job Functions The following job function statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position *Supports Greenfield and Brownfield new plant construction from RPQ/RFP/RFI to Production.Work cross functionally with Operations, Maintenance and Quality to identify opportunities to continuously improve safety, quality, delivery and cost. Monitors plant efficiencies and makes recommendations to operations site manager if plant processes require adjustments. Analyzes data on the process to troubleshoot process issues and maximize plant performance. Responds to operating needs. Provides lead role for plant and equipment performance evaluation; optimizing resource use and maximize reliable power generation. Write clear and accurate equipment and process procedures for manufacturing employee. Responsible for process sheet development for assigned area. Supports process changes, design changes, trial parts, and Kaizen improvement activities. Leads equipment acquisition or modifications to support new model launches. Provides engineering representation for cross-functional activities involving other disciplines such as Facilities and Controls, etc. Demonstrates data driven problem solving methodology and can effectively present work to all levels of management. Conducts regular safety and process audits. Other duties as assigned. Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Engineering (Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering). 2-10 years of experience in a high-volume manufacturing facility. Must be a self-motivated individual with good written and verbal communication skills and Data Driven Decision-Making skills. Automotive OEM or Tier 1 Supplier experience a plus. Must have good understanding of root cause analysis (RCA), problem solving techniques, and process control management for quality and throughput issue resolution. Proficient in MS Office applications and knowledge of AutoCAD and Inventor. High level of applicable technical skills with AutoCAD, Inventor, Statistics, Basic Engineering Principles and reporting of Technical Automotive OEM or Tier 1 Supplier experience a plus.Ability to quickly obtain a working knowledge of lithium-ion batteries.Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, OneNote, SharePoint).Independent, driven, eager to learn, has strong time management skills, and the ability to manage simultaneous and often changing prioritiesNew model experience and equipment design, installation, and commissioning New plant design, build, and commissioning a plus Working knowledge of project management related to the introduction of products to marketAble to work and lead contractors through the process of RFP to commissioning of equipmentAbility to follow specific direction and also to work independently in a fast-paced atmosphereExperience with contributing to the creation of reports, dashboards, and presentationsExperience in information gathering, tracking, and consolidationEffectively coordinates schedules and meetings using tools such as Outlook, Google Calendar, Office 365, etc.Outstanding oral & written communication skills and ability to articulate complex information in a simple wayWorks well in a highly collaborative fast-paced environment with cross-functional teamsProficiency with conferencing systems (Microsoft Teams)Ability to apply technical math skills to solve real world problemsExperience working and leading a team across cultural and discipline boundaries BenefitsWorking in a great team environmentHighly automated, clean, safe, and temperature-controlled production environmentMedical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHSA and Flexible Spending Accounts401K with company match plus annual retirement contributionLife Insurance (Company paid and additional voluntary life available)Paid Vacation and 14 Paid HolidaysShort term and long-term disability coverage (Company Paid)Tuition reimbursement Physical Requirements The physical requirements described below are representative of those an employee must normally meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Travel Occasional international travel required All of us at Envision AESC - regardless of functional area or expertise - share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance products. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time. For more information, visit The health and safety of our employees continues to be a top priority at Envision AESC as we face the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Across our plant facilities we have implemented procedures such as enhanced cleaning, daily temperature checks, social distancing measures, and required face masks for all individuals onsite in our facilities. We also continue to monitor federal, state and local health and safety guidelines and requirements to adjust our procedures as necessary. These are just a few examples of our commitment to the safety and health of our workplace. Mechanical Engineer Manufacturing Engineer Automotive Engineer Green Energy Engineer Li-ion Process Engineer Envision AESC invests $2 billion for 30GWh electric battery gigafactory, creating 2,000 jobs Envision AESC's Investment in 30GWh Kentucky Gigafactory Creates 2,000 New Jobs and Solidifies the Commonwealth as Electric Vehicle Battery Capital of U.S.Envision AESC, a world-leading Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company, along with Gov. Beshear, announced on April 14, 2022 its $2 billion investment to build a new, state-of-the-art gigafactory in the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green, Warren County. The 30GWh plant will create 2,000 skilled jobs in the region, producing battery cells and modules to power the next generation EVs. To learn more, see the full release. "Envision is a company with a tremendous track record for success," said Gov. Beshear. "They've been producing high-performance, extended-range batteries for 12 years. They are not new to this and they currently power over 650,000 vehicles operating in 44 counties. In that time, Envision has achieved a record of zero critical battery malfunctions."

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