Mechanical Engineer
Gardner Denver Thomas, Inc.
Monroe, LA

About $63,000 - $84,000 a year

EducationSkills
POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides manufacturing engineering services and advice for engineering activities; prepares reports regarding reviews of production methods, equipment layout, and equipment and material utilization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Process Development and Improvement: Develops and implements process improvements to reduce costs, enhance product marketability and reliability, improve competitiveness, and improve quality and/or safety of specific operations. May prepare and submit capital justifications necessary to support the changes necessitated within the forecasted budget. Coordinates the implementation of all new product and model changes through cooperation with other departments. Identifies production concerns and takes steps to correct problems.

Documentation: Initiates and maintains documentation, prepares reports, blueprints, etc. supporting process and manufacturing improvements. Develops budget requests regarding any plan changes.

Quality: Develops and maintains all departmental procedures supporting and maintaining ISO certification.

Cost Containment: Provides product cost information and new product estimates to assist management in the justification of capital expenditures. Reviews prototype designs with Engineering to recommend design changes to develop and reduce target costs.

Other responsibilities as assigned or directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:Experience Required:
Experience in manufacturing preferred with experience in precision machining of ferrous and non-ferrous castings, shaft-type components, familiarity with standard precision measuring techniques, plant layout and assembly methods, line balancing and time studies.

Education/Training Required:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering required. Registered Professional Engineer, Certified Manufacturing Engineer preferred. Proficiency in various computer software necessary i.e. Microsoft Office and CAD software, especially SolidWorks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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