- Project management
- Analysis skills
- Lean manufacturing
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Disability insurance
- Tuition reimbursement
- Paid time off
Gemini, Inc. is a leader in custom manufacturing of architectural products for the signage industry and has been in business for more than 50 years. Our Corporate Headquarters is located in Cannon Falls, MN with 18 plants across the US. Check us out on-line at www.geminimade.com to learn more about our products.
We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer II to join our team in Taylor, TX.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Assists in overseeing engineering processes and process changes/improvements as required.
Assists with quality testing, and engineering standards for the various product lines.
Provides project leadership required for the introduction of new manufacturing processes and relocation of the existing production processes.
Assists in the part design, tooling design and procurement of tooling for new and existing products.
Participates in team approach for Single-Minutes Exchange of Die (SMED).
Assists in training of the operators on new equipment and processes.
Develops LEAN principles in all manufacturing processes to improve safety, quality, cost, and delivery.
Participates in new product design and manufacturing techniques.
Participates in the root cause analysis and resolution of quality and productivity issues.
Listens to employee feedback to identify quality and continuous improvement ideas.
Reviews and executes Engineering Change Requests.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications - Skills and Abilities
Project management including establishing and maintaining project timelines with minimum direct supervision.
Analytical Skills – need to be able to identify areas of low efficiency and work to provide improvements.
Lean Manufacturing Skills – must be able to identify and eliminate waste within the system and lead lean events and projects.
Quality Assurance and Control Skills – ability to provide knowledge of manufacturing process capabilities and limits.
Effective Communication Skills – will work with manufacturing employees at all levels and need to be able to effectively explain the relevant points of equipment to each. Also needed for successful project management.
Technical Skills – must be able to work with different technology to provide a solution that produces the required result in the most efficient way possible.
Commercial Awareness – must keep the “bigger picture” in mind at all times when considering each step of the manufacturing process.
Problem Solving Skills – take a concept of a process and establish the equipment needed to make it happen.
Organizational Abilities – should be able to priorities tasks, set schedules and work between different projects to achieve overall business goals.
Qualifications – Education & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
4+, years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience in plastics design or manufacturing environment- rotational molding, thermoforming, or extrusion experience preferred
Experience with Automation, Fanuc TP/UI, or other experience preferred
Basic understanding of programming languages etc. C++, Visual Basic & Ladder Logic preferred
Demonstrated outstanding performance in current role
Benefits to look forward to:
Competitive financial compensation
Profit Sharing Plan and Productivity Cash Bonus
Traditional and Roth 401(k) options
Tuition reimbursement program
Wellness reimbursement program
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Paid Parental Leave
Paid Volunteer Time Off
Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave)
Use of company owned resort on Big Round Lake in Hayward, WI
All applicants must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.
We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.