Position: Process Engineer
Department: Project Management
Division: Samuel, Son & Co.
Type: Salaried Exempt
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Job Description:


  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with engineering staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Analyzes Quality defects and works with Quality to develop corrective actions and implementation. 
  • Leads Kaizen events to drive continuous improvement in Efficiency, Productivity, Quality, and On-Time Delivery.  


  • 4 Year Degree in Engineering Required
  • 5-7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Lean six sigma black belt preferred, green belt preferred
  • Experience leading Kaizen events
  • Tooling / Robotic experience is a plus
  • Experience with time studies and Lean improvements
  •  Process design experience  is a must.

or email your resume to careers@samuel.com