Our client located in Northeast Iowa is looking to add a Manufacturing Engineer to their team. This position will be accountable for new process development for the production of existing products and the design and fabrication of test fixtures. You also will be in charge of the design, redesign, layout, and engineering of tooling, equipment, and machinery, monitoring the completion schedules of projects and for accurate cost estimates of product quotation requests. Other duties include:
Obtaining quote requests for capital expenditures.
Determines how to accommodate the new equipment yet maintaining a smooth flow of materials.
Determine how machines could be moved at the lowest cost and least interruption of production
Determines what auxiliary equipment should be purchased-lighting, ventilation, storage, etc.
Maintain a close relationship with various vendors and suppliers who sell or install manufacturing equipment
Develops complete drawings, specifications, and layouts.
Writing and updating processes to ensure proper methods of manufacturing.
Conducts time studies and evaluates existing processes to ensure that standards are maintained.
Assists product design with new/existing manufacturing processes and methods.
Provides the estimator with information for costing of new and existing products.
Justifying new tooling and new technology in the manufacturing areas.
Keeping up to date on new manufacturing processes and methods and work to improve efficiency in the manufacturing areas.
Utilize Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma methodologies to improve efficiency and profitability throughout the plant.
Programming numerous different programmable controllers/machines used in the manufacturing processes.