Process Engineer

Date: Jan 7, 2023

Location: Fairhaven, MA, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Process Engineer Next possible start date | Fairhaven

About FUCHS:

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is the United States operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub S.E., the world's largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants with global sales of over $2.5 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries such as automotive, appliance, aerospace manufacturers, pharmaceuticals, transportation, food and beverage, mining, and energy. The organization is constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry and we are recognized for providing world-class technical support to our strong customer base.


Nye Lubricants Inc., a member of the FUCHS Group located in Fairhaven, MA, is a leader in the innovation, formulation and manufacturer of synthetic lubricants.  Nye’s lubricants add value to products in a wide range of industries and applications.


Your Responsibilities:

The Process Engineer will be responsible for leading projects to improve manufacturing efficiency of our specialty lubricants/ compounds.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee major projects within the Engineering department.
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication and materials as well as soliciting observations from technicians.
  • Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements while researching, designing, modifying and testing manufacturing methods.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout.
  • Assure product and process quality by designing and evaluating testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities.
  • Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor and material costs and estimating future requirements.
  • Scale pilot batches up into full production.
  • Review and evaluate new process procedures and documentation.
  • Aid in the qualification of new equipment and procedures.
  • Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Coordinate with the quality department to implement new products and procedures.
  • Perform PFD’s (Process Flow Diagrams) and P&ID’s (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams) for required equipment.
  • Aid in batch costing operations.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new and/or inexperienced employees.


Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Science discipline.
  • Minimum one year of experience in engineering, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of engineering concepts and approaches
  • Able to independently assimilate new technology and apply to work
  • Ability to perform established experimental procedures to meet project goals
  • Ability to use technical background to design variations on procedures to solve technical problems
  • Lean and Six Sigma background is a plus



These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

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