Ceramic core process engineer

Novazzano, Switzerland

Develops and optimises methods to maintain process control, make improvements to safety and quality, increase productivity and reduce costs.


Job Description

  • Definition, measurement and control of process KPIs
  • Analysis of process and product anomalies, Cause-Effect correlation
  • Preparation of process/quality documents: control procedures, maps and charts
  • Planning of process industrialisation and improvement activities: definition of baselines, test methods, analysis of results, preparation of final reports
  • Daily interaction with control personnel during the various production stages
  • Liaising with end customers to correlate results obtained with the process variables measured
  • Identification, in accordance with results obtained from end customers, of process limits to adopt for new products
  • Liaising with external laboratories for the execution of special tests (chemical and mineralogical analyses, SEM, etc.)
  • Supporting the production and quality managers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong technical background
    Understanding of safety, cost, and schedule risk mitigation for new processes and technologies
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with a cross-functional team to drive impactful results
  • Strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion
  • Proven and strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), PC skills and program management skills


Education and experience

Degree in materials engineering, chemical engineering or industrial chemistry.
Previous production experience, preferably in processes for the production of composite materials (specifically in ceramics)
Good knowledge of statistical analysis and analysis software, such as Minitab
Excellent knowledge of Italian
Good knowledge of English
Minimum experience: 1 to 2 years, preferably in production