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Senior Process Engineer

Date Posted:

December 28, 2011

Job Category:



Pullman, Washington, USA

Job Description:

The Opportunity:

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Senior Process Engineering positions. If you are looking for an opportunity to support a growing, world-class manufacturing company with multiple manufacturing operations then this may be the position for you!

SEL’s corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

Senior Process Engineer


  • Demonstrate strong project management skills while leading or supporting project activities.
  • Own the design, installation, qualification, and support of new manufacturing processes and materials.
  • Support and improve production processes to ensure optimal quality, efficiency and cost.
  • Share knowledge and experience through mentoring of manufacturing staff and peers.
  • Drive to root cause determination using analytical data methods, such as design of experiment.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies, materials, or methods associated with our production processes.
  • Demonstrate and promote SEL values.


  • B.S. in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a Process Engineer.
  • Experience leading large scale projects.
  • Familiarity with IPC and JEDEC.
  • Ability to perform capability analysis measurements.
  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills.
  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL.
  • Negative drug test results(s).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in electronic assembly processes.
  • Strong PCBA materials knowledge.

An Award Winning Company
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service, which has enabled us to expand both within the electric utility market and into industrial, international, and OEM markets.

In an independent survey conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company, SEL ranks first in seven performance categories including technology, features, security against hackers, web/internet information ability, technical service and support, price, and relay setting PC software. SEL provides an excellent work environment and is the recipient of numerous awards, including one of the “100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State” (Puget Sound Business Journal, 1999 – 2003, 2010, and 2011), Association of Washington Businesses Manufacturing, Workplace, and Community Service awards (1998-2010), and the Washington State Quality Achievement Award (WSQA).

Apply Your Talent. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards.
Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has expanded to over 2700 employees. Ed understands and supports the need for investing in employees. In return, he expects that we hire only the best, most highly motivated team members, and that we deliver simple, reliable, and cost-effective products and solutions.

Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth: the electric power grid. Blackouts in the U.S. and Canada remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide.

Our company and our products exist to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. That purpose has made SEL very successful, and the company is managed with sound fiscal judgment and that purpose in mind. Profits are reinvested to fuel the company’s growth.

In addition to offering a variety of challenges in a supportive, stable environment, SEL shares its success with employees by giving them stock in the company. All employees earn stock at the same rate. And because only employees can own SEL stock, the stock price is not subject to market volatility. Even when the stock market value has plunged, SEL stock consistently increased in value.

Employee Testimonial Video: SEL employees describe the opportunity and rewards of a career working at a 100% employee owned company! http://www.youtube.com/selincvideo#p/c/9/sMyhbe7Hklo

Benefits: SEL has an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for all regular full-time employees and their entire family; long-term disability and life insurance; education assistance programs; a very generous employee stock ownership plan; 401K; flexible benefit account; and an outstanding work environment.

To Apply For This Position:
We ask all candidates to submit their resume through our website at www.selinc.com/applynow. If your qualifications and experience match any of our current openings, please submit your resume for that position so that you may be considered immediately.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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