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Senior Manufacturing Engineer



houma, la, usa
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Requisition: https://natrx.io/open-position-senior-manufacturing-engineer


Location: South Louisiana

Natrx delivers technologies that enable a harmonious, healthy, and resilient balance between the built environment and the natural world. Our technology offerings include artificial intelligence-based risk assessments, nature-based advanced manufacturing solutions, and continuous monitoring. We help practitioners in the infrastructure market build more sustainably, efficiently, and harness the power of natural systems. Natrx is a rapidly growing Raleigh-based startup looking for top candidates to add to our core team.

Job Overview:

Natrx is seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior Process Engineer to lead the ground-up implementation of factory automation within our organization. This pivotal role involves designing, implementing, and optimizing automation processes to enhance efficiency and productivity. The ideal candidate will have a solid foundation of implementing automation from scratch, with strong process optimization and project management skills. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of our manufacturing capabilities and drive significant operational improvements.

  • Employment Type: Professional full-time
  • Location: Remote / On-site Hybrid (South Louisiana)
  • Benefits: PTO, Holidays, 401k, Health Reimbursement

Senior Manufacturing Engineer Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of factory automation processes to improve efficiency, quality, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Conduct thorough feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses for proposed projects, ensuring alignment with business objectives.
  • Manage the complete lifecycle of automation projects, including planning, execution, monitoring, and closure, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within scope, and budget.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate automation solutions seamlessly into existing operations.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including specifications, timelines, and budget forecasts.
  • Oversee and manage the engineering budget, ensuring financial targets are met and exceeded.
  • Stay abreast of the latest technologies and methodologies in factory automation and process engineering, proposing innovative solutions to drive continuous improvement.
  • Mentor and develop team members, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.

Senior Manufacturing Engineer Qualifications and Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in process engineering, with a significant focus on automation in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex projects from inception to completion, including budgeting and financial management.
  • Excellent leadership and team management abilities, with experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, capable of working effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Agile and adaptable, with a hands-on approach to tackling challenges and seizing opportunities.


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