Works under the direction of the Engineering/R&D and Process Engineer(s), supports process engineering improvement goals and objectives. This includes supporting capability improvement, yield improvement and waste reduction initiatives. Analyzes data. Conducts experiments. Typically works in small teams including department and cross-functional teams but may work independently based upon the assignment or need.
Works on projects, mechanical engineering computations, research, planning, design, construction, and installation.
Performs routine aspects of engineering requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles.
Works closely with maintenance, technical, and production management to improve safety and minimize downtime due to unscheduled stoppages.
Analyzes operating procedures and equipment and machinery functions to reduce processing time and cost. Employs and/or learns to employ effective problem solving techniques, cause/effect theories (FMEA), root cause analysis, and DOE methods as needed.
Analyzes reoccurring and non-reoccurring manufacturing problems and develops feasible solutions (process improvement plans, etc.) with respect to quality, cost, time, and safety.
Determines most effective arrangement of production equipment/operations exercising judgment to compromise between process requirements, economic evaluation, operator effectiveness, and physical and health hazards.
Able to work flexibly to achieve continuous improvement in a commercial environment, yet capable of supporting the change/revision controls required by specific customers.
Performs tests and takes measurements throughout stages of production to determine degree of control over variables such as temperature, density, specific gravity, and pressure.
Develops and/or reviews BOM and process control cards (PCCs) as needed. Reviews routers, BOM, and WO’s for process capabilities.
Strives to incorporate a high degree of safety into all aspects of machine improvement and process modification. This is achieved through careful hazard analysis and by employing creative solutions. Job Safety Analysis (JSA).
Interacts effectively with co-workers, production workers, vendors, and management team.
Acts as a resource to support all manufacturing operations, supervisors, and operators.
Writes reports, documents results, and develops files using good technical report writing skills.
Obtain competitive Quotes for upgrades requiring in MCCFC. Does not have the authorization to commit company to any expenditure. All requests for expenditure must be approved in writing by a member of management team.
Supervise construction and installation of new equipment. Prepare SOP and make sure permit condition requirement of local, state, Federal, Fire Department, Air Quality Management District (AQMD) etc. are maintained.
Perform job duties and obtain training in accordance with AS9100 procedures.
Audit operations for AS9100 compliance as scheduled.
Visits customers for specific and strategic product development project applications. Supports optimization of meeting customer product performance and quality requirements.
Knowledge / Skills / Experience
A four year college degree in Mechanical Engineering is required. Recommended is 6 months to 2 years-related experience and/or training in the composites industry, or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
Specialized Knowledge/skills/abilities for performance of job:
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, AutoCad and PLC is required. Experience with chemical or converting industry experience is a plus along with problem solving, DOE methods and IS/AS9100 standards. Position shall be adept with problem solving techniques, PDCA, DOE, FMEA methods, statistical treatment of data and ISO/AS9100 standards. Multi-lingual skills in Japanese and /or Spanish are a plus.
Customer / Client Focus
Innovative Thinking / Problem Solving
Adherence to Ethics and Social Responsibility
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