This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Process Engineer in Carlstadt, New Jersey at X-Rite, Incorporated

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: PAN000108

About Us

In 1963, Pantone revolutionized the printing industry with the colorful PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM®, an innovative tool allowing for the faithful selection, articulation and reproduction of consistent, accurate color anywhere in the world. The tool organizes color standards through a proprietary numbering system and chip format, which have since become iconic to the PANTONE brand.

As a partner for color in design, Pantone enable color-critical decisions, from inspiration to realization, for brands and manufacturers. Over 10 million designers and producers around the world employ Pantone products and services to communicate through color, and control consistency across various materials and finishes. 

Today, Pantone’s color language supports all color conscious industries; textiles, apparel, beauty, interiors, architectural and industrial design, encompassing over 10,000 color standards across printing, textiles and plastics.  Pantone colors are available both digitally and physically, and integrated workflow tools such as PantoneLIVE and Pantone Studio, ensure market-relevancy and color achievability as technology continues to transform the design process

X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.


Pantone LLC, a division of X-Rite, a Danaher Company, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Process Engineer in our Carlstadt, New Jersey facility.

Job Purpose:   Develop and improve processes & test methods. Work with VSM and key personnel to assure smooth production of products with highest obtainable quality and productivity.  Maintain product integrity throughout the product life cycle.

Essential Job Functions:

* Develop, implement and maintain methods, operation sequences, and processes with Pantone operations, with emphasis in Textile Value Stream.

* Analyze and trouble shoot product yield and quality issues. Interface with multiple disciplines to resolve problems. 

* Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors leading to root cause and development of permanent corrective action.  Exercise judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate action.

* Make recommendations for equipment, tools and process requirements of new or existing product lines.

* Maintain records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.

* Create, review and approve Manufacturing Operations Sheets (MOS) to ensure Quality and manufacturability of products are maintained.

* Review productivity and determine time standards with production/operations as well as design engineering to improve efficiency.

* Assist Manufacturing, Quality, and allied functions during product development, creating labor and material standards and work instructions to better understand the new product requirements from an operations perspective.

* Ensure the departments maintains compliance for all operations, methods, tooling, processes, work instructions, test equipment and training.

* Job functions include, but are not limited to those listed above. 

Job Requirements


* Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or other related Engineering discipline.

* Manufacturing/Process Engineer 5+ years’ experience in continuous improvement environment. Dyeing or Printing Facility experience a plus.

* Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, test processes and cost reduction techniques. Lean Manufacturing is a plus.

* Demonstrated project management skills and analytical thinking.

* Ability to use software applications to problem solve & communicate results.  Proficiency in statistical applications (JMP, Minitab) is plus

* Demonstrated ability to understand technical drawings and Geometric Dimensional and Tolerance (GD&T)

* Demonstrated understanding and implementing Statistical Process Control (SPC) and similar controls.

* Demonstrated analytical problem solving and process improvement using Design of Experiments and Six Sigma methods a plus. Certified Black Belt desirable.

* Work under minimal supervision with ability to Multi-Task and handle several concurrent projects in a deadline, KPI driven environment

* Team-Oriented – Good Team Leadership/Facilitation Skills


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.