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Process Engineer

City:  Claremont
Country/Region:  US

About Prysmian Group


Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video, and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.


We are almost 29,000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us. Make Your Mark at Prysmian!



Team Overview and Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the position holder will exhibit energetic project management of process improvements that impact the bottom line in an exciting, challenging and performance driven organization. 

  • Maintain presence on the shop floor and provide hands on troubleshooting of manufacturing processes and equipment to drive root cause analysis and corrective action.
  • Demonstrate safety leadership and advance our Zero & Beyond safety culture.
  • Share expertise through training and leading others in the use of best practices.
  • Generate and evaluate the risk / reward priority of improvement opportunities. 
  • Be an advocate for Lean Sigma thinking. 
  • Drive continuous improvement utilizing industrial engineering techniques and Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Lead and influence teams of diverse individuals at various levels within the organization.
  • Improve yield, efficiency and capacity of processes in accordance with strategic business objectives.
  • Develop, document, implement and sustain manufacturing processes and products using appropriate data and statistical tools.
  • Baseline understanding and utilization of control systems and instrumentation used to improve process capabilities.
  • Specification, procurement and commissioning of new manufacturing equipment and instrumentation, including capital cost justification and related documentation.
  • Maintain performance specifications and bills of material for all current products.
  • Develop specify and provide engineering assistance to standardize tools and equipment.
  • Provide operating instructions, systems and consultation to production and maintenance personnel to assure integration of programs for efficient operation.
  • Perform Lean Facilitator duties as required to implement and sustain lean initiatives throughout your area of responsibility.



Who are we looking for?

  • The ideal candidate will have an Engineering degree, a minimum of 3 years’ experience (or 2 years’ wire & cable experience preferred), and a proven track record of results in the design, re-design, installation, operation and maintenance of manufacturing processes and equipment utilized in a continuous operation.
  • Other technical degrees considered when supported with applicable experience.
  • A results driven individual with a proven track record in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Strong project management abilities.
  • Proven ability to use DOE and SPC techniques (Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt experience is a plus).  Pursuit of a Prysmian Group Green Belt certification is required during year 1 or 2.
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex tasks.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Preferred Experience:

  • 5 or more years of process engineering experience.
  • Extrusion of multiple types of polymers (PVC, Nylon, Polyethylenes).
  • Understanding of electrical testing and required systems (Hi-Pot testing).
  • Use of Root Cause analysis to identify and remove production defects.
  • Prefer someone who has successfully led high performance work teams.
  • Prefer experience in implementing Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Prefer experience in establishing manufacturing process systems.
  • Prefer someone who has used statistical process control and is experienced in data analysis tools.
  • PLC and Drive system experience.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – required.


Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated, and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.


Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.


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