Responsible for developing and continuously improving manufacturing processes for greatest efficiencies; working with design, materials and manufacturing groups.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides manufacturing process continuous improvement leadership
Improves manufacturing efficiency by planning work flow, space requirements, and workstation layouts
Develops and implements controlled manufacturing processes for new and existing products
Plans and executes assigned special projects
Develops capital equipment recommendations and associated capital justifications
Works with members of the design, materials and manufacturing groups to develop work instructions, PFMEA’s, fixtures, work station designs, drawings and other documentation
Evaluates product and process capabilities, establishes standards, and validates manufacturing processes
Uses performance data and metrics to drive improvements to manufacturing processes
Drives preventative maintenance, repair, and calibration services for manufacturing equipment through the development of and adherence to PM procedures and systems
Other duties as may be assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing related discipline is preferred
3-5 years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
Mechanical, assembly, and fabrication background
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Solid analytical and process improvement skills
CAD design experience preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment is a combination of office and manufacturing areas in a fast-paced changing organization. Manufacturing area exposure to elements such as moderate noise, dust, seasonal heat and cold.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Note: The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements and are subject to change as directed by management.