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Engineering Technician (244-269)

Trex Company, the world's number one decking and railing brand, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, is seeking an Engineering Technician to assist with tasks involving manufacturing issues, projects and new product development.
Help us deliver what's next in outdoor living by being the bridge across all shifts to facilitate continuity of efforts, learning, improvements, changes and important feedback loop that improves overall communication.
As our next Engineering Technician, you are a skilled at determining best practices and implementing change. You are effective at coaching and training others. You are a master troubleshooter and you are comfortable in supporting engineering projects for new equipment evaluations and test evaluations.
Talented employees are just one of Trex Company's trademarks. This is your chance to work for a company consistently awarded recognition for market leadership and innovation. Trex outdoor living products offer significant design flexibility with fewer ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. Trex decking products contain 95 percent recycled content and we are one of the largest plastic scrap recyclers in the U.S. Our organization keeps more than 400 million pounds of plastic and wood scrap out of landfills every year.
Besides working for the company known for its recycling heritage and as a creator of amazing outdoor living spaces, Trex employees enjoy an industry-leading compensation and benefits package, bonuses and incentive programs, tuition assistance, a six percent 401(k) match, and more: trex.com/careers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Determine best practices among the crews and communicate to all crews.
Own the recipe system. Determine best settings and update recipes as needed. Be the parameter compliance point person, working with process engineer and all crews to standardize how we make decide, react and train on operating to parameters.
Serve as the point person for plant yields: Must be a master troubleshooter; Help coach others to improve troubleshooting at all levels; and help determine root cause and communicate problems to maintenance, operations or engineering to mobilize resources to resolve.
Must be focused on continuous improvement. Identify opportunities and either lead correction or develop scope to get help.
Serve as point person for plant changes: Work with R&D during trials to capture learnings to set recipes for new products and share methods with all crews; and work with engineering and maintenance during process changes to capture new information to set recipes for new equipment and share methods with all crews.
Participate in site-safety programs designed to assure safe working conditions and eliminate any workplace accidents.
Support engineering projects for new equipment evaluations, installations, startups, new products and test evaluations.
Required Experience
Two-to-three years manufacturing experience with solid understanding of manufacturing processes.
Proficient in Excel.
Flexible schedule, and nights and weekends as needed.
Good communication skills focused on both listening and teaching.
Good technical troubleshooting skills.
Ability to lead and build consensus.
Job Location Fernley, Nevada, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular
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