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Stanley Black and Decker Process Technician-Engineering in Hesston, Kansas

Process Technician-Engineering

Excel Industries, Inc., 200 S Ridge RD, Hesston, Kansas, United States of America

Req #140

Friday, March 17, 2023

Summary of Responsibilities:

A Process Technician is responsible for developing and maintaining written work instructions to be used to manufacture product. Standardizing processes throughout facility. Revising and implementing changes to instructions when necessary. A Process Technician is also responsible for working with Production Teams to identify, understand, evaluate, prioritize, and solve problems. Primary focuses include, safety of the operator(s) and ergonomics of the standardized work, flow of material through the production stream, and elimination of waste from processes performed. The Process Technician serves as the technical expert for manufacturing processes inside the Production Team.

Essential Duties:

Create and maintain systems that manage project work visually with input from Operations. (Approx. 60%)

•Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

•Standard Work

•Training Within Industry (TWI)

•Collaborate with Maintenance, SCM, Engineering, and outside vendors to implement countermeasures. (Approx. 20%)

•Use A3 (8 step problem solving) thinking to understand and address operational problems. Work with associates, OpEx leads, Supervisors, and the Production Manager to solve the right problems in the right way with sustainable countermeasures. Develop, plan, and implement improvement countermeasures in response to production problems. (Approx. 20 %)

Examples may include:

Designing work to achieve flow of material

•Improving ergonomics for a workstation

•Building specifications for new equipment or infrastructure

•Reduce waste in a Process

NOTE: These duties are subject to change as business needs and strategies evolve. Employee may be required to perform other duties of comparable complexity.


High School Graduate or Equivalent required

•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical field preferred


1-3 years of experience in production setting

•Leadership experience preferred

Required Skills:

Computer Skills (MS Office Suite) - ability to analyze data in Microsoft Excel

•Ability to develop clear requirements lists for internal and external use

•Knowledge of basic production tools/techniques

•Detail oriented

•Communication skills

•Time management

•Lean Manufacturing knowledge

Preferred Skills:

2D CAD software (layouts) knowledge

•3D CAD software (parts) knowledge

As an equal opportunity employer, Excel Industries, Inc. abides by applicable non-discrimination laws and will not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, or veteran status.

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  • Job Family Office Business Support

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Excel Industries, Inc., 200 S Ridge RD, Hesston, Kansas, United States of America