A Manufacturing Engineer is a member of the Production team with the responsibility of providing hands on automation development, process engineering, process improvement initiatives, and new product development. This position combines strong technical skills and knowledge of manufacturing processes to facilitate solutions to internal and external customers. Provides support and technical data to other departments in response to customer driven needs.
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Utilizes technology to improve, streamline and automate manufacturing processes.
Responsible for planning, implementation, and monitoring of such technology.
Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new or revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
Represents Manufacturing within cross functional teams to establish new product development project success
Maintain proper documentation of technical and experimental activities
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
2 or 4-year degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar discipline, preferred. In lieu of a degree equivalent combination of education and experience accepted
2- 5 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment
Lean manufacturing including 6S experience preferred
Passion for learning about relevant technologies
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to develop professional growth through collaboration and mentoring relationships
Proven organizational and time management skills
Above average problem-solving skills, ability to think outside the box
Demonstrated positive experience adapting to change
Strong customer service orientation, interacting with both internal and external customers.
Proficient in software programs including MS Office, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Bluebeam, etc.
Electrical background and previous working experience with PLC’s a plus
Must be able to collaborate and work well within a team environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
There is a minimal risk of injury. Work hours are generally during normal business hours and average 45 hours a week. May require additional hours as needed. Up to 5% business travel.
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested. All requirements are subject to change over time, and to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.