- Lean Manufacturing
- Mechanical Design
- Employee Discount
- Health Insurance
- 401(k) Matching
- Life Insurance
Pentair currently has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team at our Moorpark, CA location. In this role, the Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for identifying equipment/resource constraints, identifying ergonomic opportunities and process improvements at the assembly line. Is responsible for implementing lean manufacturing techniques, design jigs and fixtures and supporting the assembly line.
Create career growth and rotational opportunities within various areas of the organization
Provide on the job training and mentoring in Pentair’s proven best practices
Offer health benefits & coaching
Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan
Offer employee discounts
Protect you with life insurance and other options
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Responsible for process improvements at the assembly line.
Make the assembly process simpler by changing the layout of the line and station forwards, single piece flow.
Implement lean-manufacturing techniques; 5S, Pull System with Kanban cards and maintain two-bin system in the staging area and assembly line.
Reduce inventory and apply good housekeeping techniques.
Perform bill of material and cycle time audits related to assembly cells.
Support the assembly line. Attend to issues in the assembly line and assure that the operation goes on without any hindrance. Continuous flow of the assembly process.
Design jigs and fixture for the assembly line. Design simple jigs and fixtures for the assembly line to make the process simpler. Make the process more simple and ergonomic.
Provide guidance to cell leads in process improvements and issues with the line.
Provide guidance to operators for process improvements.
Receive guidance from Production Manager on projects.
Attend and lead Kaizen events.
Support production by providing fixturing and tooling, conducting time studies, ensuring all safety and process supplies are available when needed and troubleshooting quality and process issues.
Lead PFMA efforts and participate on DFMEA and control plans for new and existing products.
Identify process improvements through automation to help free up labor capacity
Perform ergonomic assessments and drive department safety improvements through the implementation of ergo tools, jigs, automation etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Have 3+ years of experience in manufacturing supporting both processes and procedures.
Have experience in handling multiple projects and utilizing resources to drive bottom line results.
Possess automation and mechanical design experience.
Be able to effectively communicate with all areas of the business in both verbal and written format.
Be proficient in English, required.
We like, but don’t require:
Solidworks and Autocad experience, preferred.
Proficiency in Spanish, a plus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts on the factory floor, may need to work in an environment where the noise level could be moderate to very loud.
Diversity and Inclusion:
With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.
We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:
Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership
Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels
Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture
Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory