Process Engineer

Position Description

Job Summary

Summary and Principal Area of Responsibility: The position will provide support to Engineering programs at the Hoosick Falls location, within the defined World Class Manufacturing (WCM) framework, in a manner consistent with the Principles of Conduct and Action of Saint-Gobain. Applies and executes engineering principles and theories to the development of improved products and processes. Identify and develop systems, procedures and processes to assure required product quality.  Maintain cost, machine efficiencies and safety objectives for process/quality functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes the following; other duties may be assigned):

  • Utilizes sound technical knowledge of materials, processes, techniques, and products to improve on product performance to reduce costs, to maximize production, and to support new knowledge.
  • Analyze current processes and review specifications to ensure that product is conforming to quality and user standards can be produced consistently.  Suggest and/or implement specific process improvements (both short and long term projects) to improve and ensure all of the following objectives are met: productivity, machine and material efficiencies reduced.
  • Undertake individual and team projects to explore quality and/or process problems and identify corrective action. Provide training and support to manufacturing during the implementation of new processes or equipment.
  • Will focus on new process/product development, capital and process improvement for PTFE, foam, solid and sponge silicone manufacturing. Related processes include:  Molding, skiving, extruding, mixing, coating, curing, converting, filtration, material delivery and others.
  • Serve as a technical resource on project teams helping with preparation/review of new/existing processes, equipment specifications, perform engineering design/analysis, participate in design reviews, Process Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, Safety, etc.
  • Provide customer and operational support and training.



Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent discipline required.
    • Process Engineer I:  0 – 3 years of experience
    • Process Engineer II:  3+ years of experience
  • Ideal candidate will:
    • Have experience with developing processes for the manufacturing of polymers processes involving molding, skiving, extruding, mixing, coating, curing with a focus on automation, optimization and safety
    • Have experience with SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems and optimizing processes based on system data analysis.

Additional Description

  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues at various levels.
  • Respectful communication and ability to collaborate in a team environment.
  • Experienced in analyzing and presenting data in graphical and other forms.
  • Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Word, Excel.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts.
  • Working knowledge of ISO methodology.

Ability to travel 5-10% domestically and internationally.

Our Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision effective date of hire
  • 15 vacation days
  • 11 holidays
  • 401(k) with match after 6 months
  • Pension Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Life, AD & D and more!

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths. Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users.

At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality. Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Composites, and together, let’s protect what matters most!

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Process Engineer

Location: Hoosick Fall, New York

Posting Date: 09/21/2022

Job Code: USA03126

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