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Southwire Specialist, Engineering - Process Engineering in Carrollton, Georgia

Specialist, Engineering - Process Engineering

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Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: BWP

Southwire Job Description

Job Title: Process Engineer II

Job Summary/Objective:

The Plant Engineering Process Engineer will be responsible for overseeing and improving the manufacturing processes within the plant. This role will involve working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the efficient and effective operation of production processes, implementing continuous improvement initiatives, and ensuring compliance with quality standards. The Process Engineer will also be involved in new product introductions, process optimization, troubleshooting, and data analysis. 

Key Responsibilities:

Identify opportunities for manufacturing process improvements and develop action plans to optimize efficiency, reduce scrap, and material usage.

Provide problem solving support for machine and process-related issues, implementing corrective actions to minimize downtime and improve efficiency.

Develop and update work instructions, process standards, and tooling requirements to ensure standardized operations and minimize errors.

Oversee tooling and dies management to optimize machine performance and resolve any tooling-related issues.

Evaluate machine guarding systems and ensure compliance with safety regulations and best practices.

Validate and analyze Connected Factory data to identify trends, performance gaps, and areas for improvement.

Utilize data analysis and statistical tools to leverage process data for identifying and implementing continuous improvement opportunities.

Assist in change management activities related to process changes, equipment upgrades, and new technology implementations.

Collaborate with product development team to support the design and implementation of new products and process modifications to create a robust project plan for reliable and repeatable product launches.

Education, Experience, and Skills:


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's or 3-5 years manufacturing exp.

Specialized Degree: Engineering

Years of Experience: 3yrs


Certificates: Six Sigma Green Belt

Preferred Field of Expertise: Mechanical or Electrical

Spans of Control:

Reports To (Supervisor Title): Process Support Manager

Scope: Single Location

Travel, Physical Requirements, Working Conditions, and Equipment:

Travel: Domestic

% of Time: Up to 25%

Workplace Setting: In Office / On Site (4+ days a week)

Physical Requirements:

Carrying/Lifting- 25%

Standing: 10%

Sitting: 35%

Walking: 50%

Working Conditions:


Plant Floor

Various Shifts

Overtime, Weekends, and Holidays

Extreme Heat/Cold

Loud Noise


Nimble Learning

Customer Focus

Plans and Aligns


Balances Stakeholders

Action Oriented

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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