- Lean Manufacturing
- Project Management
- Microsoft Word
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Disability Insurance
- Life Insurance
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I. Primary Purpose & Value of the Department & Position
The Manufacturing Engineer works in a team environment to provide manufacturing engineering support for facilities operating plans, objectives, and control of capital expenditures. The Engineer maintains involvement in the maintenance program, provides technical support as needed, and supports requests from the facility management group to ensure the facility performs to maximum efficiency. They also assist the Employee Health & Safety Manager with environmental, safety and OSHA compliance of assigned facilities.
II. Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Facility Capital Project Management
Work within capital budget approvals to ensure projects are completed successfully and on time.
Prepare capital expenditure requests including justification for request, present and proposed methods and return on investment calculations
Review existing and/or develop equipment specifications, when others do not exist, for capital equipment purchases at the facility.
Negotiate with suppliers and vendors for pricing and delivery of capital equipment.
Review, purchase, schedule, coordinate and assist in the installation and transfer of new and used capital equipment
Evaluate and propose capital expenditures required to support facility production and cost improvement plans
Maintain capital asset records for all equipment, including assigning asset numbers for new equipment, tagging all new equipment, and disposing of retired assets
Develop, implement and control the annual facilities plan
Develop and maintain records on plant equipment layouts, utilities, and communications, including all plant layouts
Assist Maintenance and Production departments with technical knowledge regarding equipment and manufacturing processes
Develop methods, processes and labor standards as required
Design and detail mechanical and hydraulic jigs, tools, fixtures, etc.
Design and select utilities and implement procedures to control their cost
Assist in the development and implementation of major maintenance projects
Assist Maintenance to develop and review preventative maintenance tasks and frequencies for manufacturing, facilities and mobile equipment
Develop facility improvement projects to increase efficiency, reduce labor and scrap, and improve facility conversion cost
Work with plant personnel to address any improvement suggestions within the facility
Assist facility HSE Manager to ensure compliance with all applicable OSHA, EPA, and other relevant regulations
Provide technical knowledge of equipment and processes to address possible safety and/or environmental issues
Assist in developing work instructions, job safety analyses, and LOTO (lock-out/tag-out) instructions for facility equipment
Ensure that all equipment brought into and installed/used in the facility complies with OSHA and company safety standards
Support HSE Manager to develop resolutions to issues resulting from safety concerns, Incident Reports and Incident Cause Analysis Method (ICAM’s)
I. Education & Experience Qualifications
List qualifications necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.
Bachelor degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology or 7 additional years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
2 years of manufacturing engineering experience
Successful project management experience
Direct lead management background for projects totaling more than $150,000/year
Knowledge of manufacturing processes and capabilities
5 years of manufacturing engineering experience
Proven successful lead management of projects totaling $250,000/year
Experience in lean manufacturing techniques
Equipment design and re-design experience
Knowledge of PLC’s (Programmable Logic Controllers) and equipment controllers
Experience with maintenance management software
II. Skills & Competencies
List additional attributes, including WITTS capabilities appropriate to role level, necessary to perform duties and responsibilities listed above.
Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Project) expertise
AutoCAD and drafting skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Deals with ambiguity
Functional and technical skills
Good peer relationships
Drive for results
The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job. Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned. Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.
The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope. To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement.
EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran
BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.