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Senior Process Engineer

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Funeral Home

York, PA, US, 17406



Matthews Memorialization York, Pennsylvania has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced Sr. Process Engineer.  This role is available due to an internal promotion.  This person is responsible for developing, enhancing, and implementing systems that increase efficiency and optimize all phases production process, from fixture and tooling design to manufacturing processes and procedures. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with critical attention to detail, previous manufacturing engineering experience and a background in lean systems and continuous improvement.

Our plant is a modern wood facility that contains a mix of state of the art equipment including sophisticated robotics coupled with time honored craftsmanship skills to create industry leading wood caskets.  Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company.



  • Oversees process design projects and ensures the efficient and safe functioning of all the processes related to producing a product, substance, or service.
  • Designs processes and equipment related to the development and commercialization of products or services that are cost-effective and within budget.
  • Actively supporting production.
  • Designing processes and purchasing tools and equipment.
  • Machine operations improvements.




  • Clients, both external and internal.
  • Peers and colleagues across the organization.
  • Cross-functional teams, including production, sales, distribution, etc.



  • Providing general engineering and design support for a wide range of activities.
  • Evaluating existing processes, suggesting measures for improvement, and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability, boost productivity, quality, and profitability, and develop best practices within the production process.
  • Implements methods and process designs, create prototypes, tests, and makes necessary modifications where required.                                                   
  • Interfacing with internal and external resources on new and existing manufacturing systems.
  • Works closely with other professionals such as key suppliers and other engineers on development and research projects.
  • Oversees process design projects and ensures the efficient and safe functioning of all processes related to production equipment and tooling.
  • Conferring with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchasing of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluated products. according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Conferring with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities.
  • Additional duties as assigned.



  • You will contribute to troubleshooting issues on the manufacturing floor and determine root causes of failures while recommending changes in production methods.
  • You will be responsible for overseeing the department's standard operating procedures, equipment preventative maintenance, and technical support.
  • You will investigate and analyze machinery downtime and engineer solutions or corrective actions to eliminate future re-occurrence.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • 6+ years of previous manufacturing engineering experience.
  • Practical application of lean systems and continuous improvement. 
  • A high degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
  • Ability to travel as necessary.
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  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster