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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Process Technician - 3rd Shift

Job-ID: 12443; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



Support/responsible for ensuring projects are within budget and time and at peak levels of quality and efficiency; driving improvements through the continuous improvement process; developing, training and motivating other team members through knowledge and expertise.




  • Continually and proactively demonstrates strong leadership through training, motivating and developing other team members.
  • Develop and implement training procedures.
  • Train and develop new employees. This may require temporary assignment to other shifts.



  • Completes changeover of machines for trial and acceptance runs.
  • Monitors machines per control plan to ensure the process is running according to specification.
  • Develops set-up records for each machine and products produced; submits article inspection parts to quality for approval.
  • Possesses a high level of knowledge about all processes used throughout the department. This includes quality testing and reporting, emergency procedures, etc.
  • Assembles equipment and tooling for scheduled trial runs. 
  • Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting and documenting as necessary.
  • Possesses some knowledge about all equipment used throughout the manufacturing process. This includes machinery, auxiliary equipment, tooling, electrical components, controllers, relevant lab equipment, etc.
  • Communicate any scheduling concerns with leadership and work to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Balance the project schedule with available resources to ensure timely production and the achievement of on-time production goals.


Continuous Improvement

  • Formally communicates project information to Supervisor.
  • Assists in presenting project information to managers and directors.
  • Assists with improvements during projects, e.g., through Viega’s continuous improvement process.
  • Suggests equipment and tooling improvements based on project experience and results.
  • Drives root cause analysis and proper corrective actions.



  • Inspect tooling before and after trial or acceptance runs to ensure quality. Communicates any issues to the appropriate tooling department, quality and leadership as needed.
  • Capable of performing preventative maintenance on all tooling including but not limited to: complete tear down, cleaning and greasing, visual and dimensional inspection, and complete assembly.
  • Must be able to identify, assess root cause, communicate and recommend solutions to any tooling wear or damage.



  • Perform high level administrative tasks including researching equipment, developing investment proposals, formally communicating with vendors and director level leadership, project management, etc.
  • Maintain documentation on processing and tooling issues.
  • Ensure company policies and guidelines are being followed.
  • Recommend improvements to policies and procedures aimed at improving efficiency, safety, quality, etc.
  • Ensures team members maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Helps maintain appropriate records such as shift trial logs, QMS documents, etc.
  • Creates work request forms for maintenance for upkeep of equipment and facilities.


Quality and Recordkeeping

  • Process and control any non-conformance defects with project parts.
  • Update and maintain necessary documentation. 


Cleaning and Area Upkeep

  • Ensure a clean and safe work environment.
  • Perform the 6S activities (sort, straighten, shine, standardize, sustain and safety) to organize and manage workstations.
  • Assists in daily cleaning and maintenance of project area, machinery, tooling, etc.
  • Help ensure tooling is put away in the proper location.



  • Attends operational and safety meetings as required.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned.
  • Travel up to 50% of the time.


Special Job Dimensions

  • May be required to work different shifts as needed.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of companies’ policies and procedures regarding health and safety issues
  • Ability to carry out instructions in written, verbal and diagram form
  • Ability to prioritize and resolve problems
  • Ability to comply with quality system procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Experience in SAP
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and make quick decisions
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.


Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • High School Education or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing/tooling experience required
  • Experience in training and development preferred
  • Experience with establishing and maintaining effective working relationships (colleagues, vendors, customers, etc.)


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.


Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  

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