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Southwire Process Engineer II in Hawesville, Kentucky

Process Engineer II

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Date: Nov 4, 2023

Location: Hawesville, KY, US, 42348

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: Hawesville, KY

Southwire Job Description

This individual will provide process engineering guidance and support for the Kentucky Plant. The position will be responsible for the application of cost reduction efforts, plant efficiency determination, and standard cost development/analysis. The Process Engineer will develop systems, methods, and practices to safely manufacture a quality product at a competitive price. The candidate will interface with other areas of the organization to drive continuous improvements in the manufacturing process within an OPS structure.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering required; Mechanical/Electrical preferred

  • A minimum of two years of experience in cable manufacturing is preferred.

  • Strong understanding of the processing capabilities of various cable compounds.

  • Strong understanding and application of OPS principles.

  • Strong knowledge and expertise in engineering methods and concepts.

  • Must be innovative and open to the development of new processes.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities along with outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills required.

  • Must have excellent P.C. Skills including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be willing to travel up to 30% of the time and work with engineering personnel throughout the company.


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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: Owensboro

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