Manufacturing Process Engineer
United Alloy, Inc.
Janesville, WI
BENEFITS: Medical + Dental + Health Insurance, 401K, Life Insurance

PAY: $55,000 - $80,000

SUMMARY

This position determines and implements best practices and methods for fabrication, welding, powder coating, and assembly processes to improve productivity, enhance ergonomics and overall plant flow. This position requires occasional travel for such tasks as training, investigation, field repair, and equipment commissioning.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Evaluate production process methods to identify and implement improvements
Use MRP and CAD software to create fixtures and tooling and route the jobs through manufacturing operations
Troubleshoot and implement corrective actions on a timely basis, including root cause corrective action
Participate in project management and resolve relevant issues and complete tasks on time
Collaborate with operators to implement effective solutions to a wide variety of production challenges
Develop and coordinate technical training programs for direct and indirect labor, including orientation, process changes and updates and any other technical training needs
Development of new product processes through production release
Assist Design Engineering with design, feasibility review, testing and implementation of new programs or program modifications
Qualification of new processes, including documentation, training and certification of production operators/technicians
Has the authority to stop production when non-conforming parts are detected
Work independently with little supervision and deliver excellent results on time
Communicates well with customer, supervisor, engineers, production control, quality and other personnel
QUALIFICATIONS

High School diploma and 4-year Engineering degree required
1 year manufacturing experience preferred
Experience with metal cut, form, weld, and powder paint operations
Must possess effective written, verbal and oral communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
Kaizen / Continuous Improvement experience a plus, as well as 5S methodology
Understands principles of Lean such as lead time reduction, SMED, and one piece flow
Willing to work flexible shifts and change work schedules to support production