- Production planning
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Provides technical support of manufacturing/production operations in Fort Collins. This is not a desk job.
Provides team facilitation as well as detailed manufacturing engineering functions related to standard costing, tooling, assembly, capital etc.
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Supports Fort Collins production team to ensure all equipment is operational and help trouble shoot day-to-day
Coordinates supply chain activities as well as facility and line layout with the production planning and production team.
Helps develop the quality processes at all Waterpik manufacturing facilities
Performs global make vs. buy analysis using the total landed cost model.
Performs project management activities such as scheduling of manufacturing team activities and deliverables, product costing and manufacturing capital requirements.
Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts.
Develop and maintain procedures and forms in support of assembly and testing processes.
Lead process improvement teams as needed.
Lead Corrective Action teams/investigations as required.
Document and submit Engineering Change Requests as needed.
Provide training on assembly and test skills and procedures to manufacturing technicians.
Support introduction of new products into manufacturing.
Collaborate with design engineering in the design/development of new products.
Investigate or resolve operational problems, such as material use variances or bottlenecks.
Develop quality requirements for suppliers in order to ensure incoming controls meet requirements in support of quality and on time delivery performance.
Coordinate (and perform as necessary) repair and maintenance of manufacturing tools and equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
Conducts all activities in a manner that is at all times fair, moral, ethical and legal.
Conducts all business activities in a manner consistent with the guiding principles and business practices contained in the Ethics code.
Operating Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Technical capability to include design for manufacturing, assembly line, testing, production planning and lean manufacturing principles and techniques.
Must be an organized self-starter with very strong decision-making ability. Must have a strong persistence to debate and challenge the cross-functional environment for the above described duties and responsibilities. Must possess effective interpersonal skills.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree and/or experience.
2-3 years’ experience in manufacturing engineering, production, product development, supply chain management and quality management.
No specific training is required
Other Qualifications & Physical Requirements
Some travel is required in this position domestically and abroad. (Approximately 10% - 15% travel may be required.)
Reporting Relationship: Principal Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Supervisory Duties: None
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