Manufacturing Engineer
Mid-States Technical
Waverly, IA

$65,000 - $85,000 a year

Seeking an Manufacturing Engineer with 2+ years experience.

Designs and supervises the installation and building of production tools, fixtures, jigs, and work stations, to improve safety, efficiency, reliability, profit and ensures design and material specifications are meet.
Manages project schedules and budgets. Assists in the monitoring of government requirements (EPA, OSHA, etc.) to ensure compliance.
Provide input on costs for cost-reduced products and sets manufacturing standards for existing processes and methods to establish production costs.
Make calculations to determine the feasibility of production projects to assure return-on-investment by reducing labor and/or materials yet maintaining the ability to produce a quality product.
Designs and supervises the installation of equipment and systems to improve efficiency and profitability.
Monitor and sustain yield and throughput in regards to order demand and quality specifications.
Maintains manufacturing related documentation (blueprints, BOM’s, Routings, databases, machine programs, APQP documentation). Write procedures and provide training for newly installed or modified equipment.
Reduce labor intensive operations by implementing automation in the manufacturing processes.
Ensure compliance to ISO 9001 Certification and QS 9000 Compliance.
Utilize Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma methodologies/practices.

Preferred Qualifications:
BS Degree in Engineering or Technology
2+ years of Manufacturing experience
Experience in process development, process improvement & cost reduction
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma philosophies
Experience in design & fabrication of tools, fixtures and equipment
Automation experience
Strong communication, organizational, problem solving and leadership skills