Responsible for the development of manufacturing methods to produce advanced technology products. You will work under the direction of either a Sr. Engineer or Manager in the development of new processes, introduction of new products, cost reduction projects, and capital justifications.
Interface with Production Supervision, Tool Design, and Tool & Die, and Maintenance with respect to manufacturing method, tooling, and equipment.
Establish routings for new products and determines manufacturing cost.
Contacts and reviews projects with vendors as necessary.
Interfaces with Quality Control concerning critical aspects for inspection procedures and gages on new products.
Follows up on all part changes, tooling changes, and routing changes after first production run of a new product and until new products are accepted by product groups.
Evaluates existing machinery and makes recommendations for upgrading or replacement.
Directs and controls cost reduction projects and implements manufacturing methods that will reduce part cost.
Assist/lead manufacturing in developing/implementing lean processes
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or other appropriate engineering or engineering technology discipline
PREFERRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE: Lean/Six Sigma experience preferred
OTHER: Must possess ability to define, troubleshoot, and interpret data from processes to develop solutions while guiding other engineers in an effort to find statistically relevant solutions to production issues.