Process Engineer

Job Locations US-MO-North Kansas City
Job ID
# of Openings
Salaried Full-Time
Engineering/ Design

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

The Process Engineer will contribute to increased operational efficiency by acting as the liaison between various manufacturing departments, delivering facility and equipment design recommendations, and providing solutions for manufacturing that impact productivity, safety, quality, and cost. This position requires a wide range of knowledge in manufacturing and production processing and will report directly to the Director of Engineering & Quality.



  • Develop best practices, routines, and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of process design practices to meet internal and customer needs, from inception to start-up and validation.
  • Establish productive working relationships with manufacturing and maintenance personnel to foster free flow of ideas.
  • Plan and implement project schedules in a timely, effective manner.
  • Justify, budget, and track Capital Expenditure projects.
  • Assess processes, takes measurements, and interprets complex data.
  • Create and maintain process documentation and operating instructions.



  • Occasional travel (0-10%) to assess equipment or participate in customer issue resolution.
  • Warehouse environment, uncontrolled climate year-round.
  • Dusty and noisy work environment within OSHA guidelines.



  • Ability to interpret complex mechanical or electro-technical drawings.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to operate productively with others.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with CAD/AutoCAD/Inventor.
  • Ability to pay attention to minute detail.
  • Excellent Computer skills (thorough working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, is a must)
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, and communicate complex information with ease.
  • Dynamic personality with integrity, positive attitude, practical and proactive approach.
  • Lateral and vertical coordination abilities.
  • Instills trust.
  • Adaptability
  • Composure
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Demonstrates respect
  • Drive for results
  • Responsible
  • Safety-minded
  • Accountability
  • Decision-making.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electronic, mechanical, or electrical engineering from an accredited institution.



  • VB and Siemens/AB PLC programming experience.

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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