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Process Engineer

Company: STS Group
Location: Salem
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking to join a pioneering team working in the evolving world of heavy trucks? Do you experience with Plastics, Adhesives, Compounds and their Processes? If yes, we want to hear from you!
The STS Group is a globally leading supplier of components and systems for the commercial vehicle and automotive industries headquartered in France. The Adler Pelzer Group, a global Tier 1 supplier recently acquired STS group to expand its target market. STS is pioneering operations of Class A surface components for the heavy trucks in the USA. We are seeking an experienced Process Engineer for the molding and bonding processes in the opening of the brand new STS facility near Salem, Virginia in the Roanoke, VA area.
The Process Engineer will work closely with a launch team from our France, Mexico and Michigan locations to assure a successful process in the manufacturing of class A surfaces for heavy trucks.
If you have manufacturing experience or a manufacturing background in any of these below, we want to speak with you!

Hand layup thermoset (boats, truck tops, hot tubs, tanks, etc)
Cast thermosets (bowling balls)
Fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFTD, GMT, etc.)
Resin transfer molding (RTM)
Reactive Injection Molding (RRIM)
Bulk Molding Compound (BMC)
Paint and adhesives
Thermoplastic molding (large parts preferred - TPO, DCPD)
Any compression molding of any materials

The Process Engineer will be based out of the Virginia facility. This role will require some initial travel for pre-launch activities. Relocation to Virginia is available.
Benefits for the Process Engineer - Molding:

Opportunity to be a part of a brand new launch pioneering STS North American class A surfaces and grow one's career
Competitive pay and benefits package, including relocation if needed
Specific salary is commensurate with experience and factors such as relevant experience, education, certifications and licenses, skills, and training.
Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance options from day 1
Generous and flexible paid time off
401(K) match, fully vested
Company provided life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program
Variety of automobile purchase discounts (BMW, Ford, GM, Subaru-many others)
Tuition reimbursement and professional development

To learn more about our Company and our rich history, visit our websites: and
Responsibilities of the Process Engineer:

Follow the installation and setting of equipment and peripherals in the newly STS Salem plant to get full equipment knowledge
Analyze defects & problems (quality, safety, environment, OEE inefficiencies) and propose action plan with possible solutions to manager
Welcome, train and support new operators while making good quality products
Ensure daily the proper functioning of the equipment and the proper use of this by the operators
Provide feedback through lessons learned and participates in machinery / equipment / product continuous improvement activities.

Note: This section is not inclusive. Other duties as assigned as necessary to support team goals.



Bachelor's Degree or better in Engineering or a related field



3 years: Experience clearly reporting problems, failures while providing possible solutions
3 years: Well organized, reliable and willing to adapt and participate in other assignments when required
2 years: Experience and knowledge of thermoset or thermoplastic is a plus
3 years: Experience and knowledge with plastics, polymers, paint, class A / exterior surfaces
5 years: Professional experience in the Engineering area within the Automotive Supplier industry or similar, preferably with plastics



Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject



Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization


Keywords: STS Group, Roanoke , Process Engineer, Engineering , Salem, Virginia

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