Process Engineer - Wax Department 

If you would love to be part of a company that is poised for substantial growth with opportunities for advancement then working for CPP and it's subsidiaries may be the right fit for you! We have multiple facilities in Albany, OR and are a world class supplier of titanium castings for the aerospace industry. If you are selected to join our team you will enjoy benefits such as quarterly bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), company paid life insurance, and other great benefits!

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for overseeing and continuously improving the wax molding and assembly processes to ensure safety, quality, and efficiency in the production of titanium castings. The Process Engineer will play a crucial role in identifying areas for improvement, implementing process changes, and maintaining optimal operational standards within the wax department to support the overall objectives of the facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify variations in production processes and collaborate closely with operations and technical personnel to establish and refine standards and procedures.
  • Update, modify, or develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as needed to optimize production efficiency and quality.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of wax pattern molding, cleaning, and wax mold assembly processes within the titanium casting facility.
  • Serve as the primary process area expert, leading continuous improvement initiatives, conducting trials, and meticulously documenting changes and outcomes.
  • Assess quality issues and devise appropriate corrective actions and process enhancements to address them effectively.
  • Facilitate root cause analysis activities, including 5 Whys (5Y) events, and drive problem-solving efforts within cross-functional teams.
  • Create and conduct process control audits to verify adherence to established standards and procedures.
  • Provide support for customer requests, specification reviews, deviation assessments, and qualifications to ensure alignment with customer requirements and industry standards.
  • Create and draft tech cards for various operations.
  • Establish and maintain database for key process variables.
  • Engage with suppliers to manage current materials, establish purchasing specifications (including new materials), and ensure the quality control of incoming materials.
  • Evaluate alternative process raw materials for cost and quality improvements of castings.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to work well with production employees, supervisors, managers and customers.
  • Excellent math skills and proficient with use of statistical analysis tools.
  • Capable of performing statistical analysis and making data based decisions.
  • Ability to collect, record and transcribe data. Present results in an industrial technical report format.
  • High degree of organizational skills.
  • Able to work effectively and simultaneously on numerous projects.
  • B.S. degree in engineering or related field
  • 6-10 years of professional work experience in lieu of degree, or a combination of education and work experience required.
  • On-the-job computer experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and a familiarity with modern CAD programs (Solidworks, NX, Catia, etc…).
  • Experience with SAS statistical software preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs occasionally with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Conditions:
  • The job is performed under reasonably good working conditions with some exposure to noise, temperature, and machinery.

  • Day Shift
  • Salaried

Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) is an industry-leading manufacturer of highly-engineered
components and sub-assemblies, supplying the commercial aerospace, military and industrial markets with small-to-large “function critical” products. CPP provides its customers with a “total solution” source, taking them from concept to finished product with one of the broadest and most diverse product offerings in the industry. More information about our company can be found at:

U.S. person status is required for this position in order to comply with the Arms Export Control and Export Administration Act. U.S. persons are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

CPP Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.

This is a full time position

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