The Plant Engineer/Manufacturing Engineer position oversees the development and implementation of manufacturing equipment and processes, in one or more assigned plants, to maintain proper product functionality as well as cost efficiency; ensures the engineering team and other manufacturing departments work together cohesively and is responsible for the development of equipment to aid in the manufacturing process; leads and directs the work of assigned resources.
Analyze and design lean manufacturing productsusing effective systems and simulation tools to optimize, use of space, equipment, material and personnel.
Assist in developing plant layout in planning rearrangement of facilities, equipment and operations for better utilization of space.
Work closely with research and development, quality assurance and maintenance personnel to prevent problems with products and tooling/fixtures.
Ensure all manufacturing safety regulatory policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times.
Stay informed concerning new manufacturing technologies and equipment in order to manufacture and reduce cost through efficiencies.
Support all current and new product introductions.
Ensure vendors/subcontractors are manufacturing products according to product specifications.
Determine and eliminate root causes and diminish occurrences in the manufacturing process.
Ensure that all manufacturing product specifications are developed and testing procedures are in place before starting up vendors/subcontractors.
Able to assist in reducing cost through re-engineering product/material.
Assist in the assessment of vendor/subcontractor evaluation for consideration.
Responsible for training vendors/subcontractors on new product launches to meet target date.
Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. although extended hours and weekends may be required.
Travel This position requires up to 25% travel.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in mechanical or industrial engineering.
7-10 years of progressive experience in manufacturing engineering, preferably in Manufacturing, in addition to Experience in tool design and modifications.
Working Knowledge of ERP systems
The list of job requirements above is not intended to be exhaustive and all inclusive. The Company reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.
WinCup is an EEO/AA and E-Verify employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
WinCup offers our full time team members great benefit choices for you and your family with most benefit eligibility 31 days after hire, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation, paid holidays, short term disability and more.