Engineer, Preprocess, Cut, Grind, Paint

  Position Type : Direct Hire 

Job Description

Position Summary: The Engineer, Preprocess, Cut, Grind, Paint is responsible for developing methods, tools, processes, and product variants in fabricated glass systems focusing on glass cutting, grinding, painting, and coating deletion applications. This role will support client facilities throughout the United States.


• Develop new material applications and processes

• Support all client manufacturing facilities

• Implement and report on testing results and manufacturing process improvements

• Work with suppliers, tooling manufactures, process equipment manufactures and Plant personnel on new technology and process improvements in areas of glass cutting, grinding, painting, glass etching, and edge deletion of coatings

• Conduct training with plant personnel on the above principles and practical applications

• Establish the definition of testing requirements, standards, and protocols to meet internal and external requirements for glass cutting, grinding, painting, and coating deletion

• Define new testing methods or protocols for new products

• Review new equipment / technology options and make recommendations on new capital purchases

• Support install and launch of new equipment and processes

• Interpret a variety of customer specifications

• Brainstorm improved products and processes

• Develop IP to gain competitive edge

• Support technical issues in existing products and processes

• Support new program / product launches



• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or another equivalent technical field for equipment automation

• Working knowledge of material science and chemical interactions

Years of Experience:

• 10 + years in a Manufacturing Environment preferred Other Requirements:

• Previous automotive glass fabrication / preprocess experience is required

• Previous automotive product testing experience is a plus

• Work beyond the traditional 40 hours per week may be required as workload or projects dictate

• Ability to travel to client manufacturing sites and subcontracted assemble locations is required


• Advanced/Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Understanding of Tier 1 automotive processes

• Hands-on approach to problem solving and analysis

• Excellent troubleshooting Skills

• Knowledge of testing and validation systems

• Ability to manage and lead network support administrators or similar positions

• Excellent Analytical Skills

• Support mentality required

• Ability to lead using the Servant Leadership Model

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