Luminit LLC is a leading provider of optics for lighting, automotive, and display applications.  Luminit is looking for a Web Process Engineer who will be responsible for sustaining web manufacturing processes, developing and implementing process improvements and helps with the introduction of new products on the web manufacturing line.

Job Responsibilities

  • Product & Process Development:

    • Follows the New Product Development process completing the manufacturing related sections such as BOM, Travelers, Work Instructions, SPC, training, etc.

    • Working with other engineers, develops SOPs and Process Flow Diagrams for new products or modified equipment and procedures

    • Completes General Process Change control documents when implementing process changes on assigned production processes

    • Develops standard work and is involved in training operators

    • Assists in New Process Development Stage Gate reviews

  • Process Control:

    • Working with other engineers, determines critical process metrics that can be monitored on a regular basis.

    • Works with Quality Engineering to develop and implement Statistical Process Controls for assigned production processes.

      • Provides support in the collection and interpretation of metric data (e.g. SPC charting).

    • Ensures that safety and process hazard reviews are conducted for new or modified equipment and procedures.

    • Working with other engineers, develops and maintains FMEA’s and Control Plans for assigned processes.

    • Assists in all Change Control processes.

  • Continuous Improvement:

    • Working with other engineers and operators, troubleshoots problems with existing equipment and processes. Recommends solutions to such problems and implement solutions after review.

    • Working with other engineers and operators, investigates and proposes new production procedures and methods to automate, improve, and/or scale-up existing processes.

    • Working with other engineers, runs test programs to identify key variables for process optimization using sound Continuous Improvement techniques (such as ANOVA, DOE). Collects and analyzes data from tests. Develops conclusions and recommendations for process improvement(s).

Skills and Experience

  • Greater than two years of experience in optical recording, processing and replication

  • Familiarity with process automation for large scale production

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of optical recording materials and their chemical properties and be familiar with metrology related to optical recording  

  • Skills in the use of statistical methods are highly desireable. Knowledge of JMP, Minitab, or other statistical packages preferred

  • Must be proficient in documenting processes and procedures and in training others

  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must be a good communicator (verbal and written) and a team player


B.S. in Chemical Engineering or related discipline and three+ years of engineering experience in materials and chemicals used in replication processes.

Status: Full-time exempt

Location: Torrance, CA.

Up to 10% Travel required.

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