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Manufacturing Engineer

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Location
Williamsburg, IA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jun 19, 2013
Job ID
1948087
Manufacturing Engineer (Williamsburg, IA)
Direct Hire (Full-Time)
 
 
Job Description Summary:
This position requires creativity, analytical and critical thinking skills, as well as being experienced with new product development, production launch and production support activities working with heavy metal fabrication, welding, and assembly processes.  Responsible for process and tooling designs; developing a plan for every part; documenting such things as processes and work instructions; and implementing, optimizing, and testing processes to ensure they are capable of producing high quality products safely and efficiently.  This person will also be responsible for identifying, justifying, proposing, and implementing capital equipment.
 
Basic Qualifications:
Oversee and be directly responsible for new product development activities such as:

  • Participate or lead design reviews to ensure design for manufacturability concepts are being followed
  • Conduct manufacturing print reviews with other ME's or shop personnel to ensure documentation supports manufacturing activities.
  • Be directly involved in all prototyping activities
  • Determine tooling and fixturing requirements and develop process verification plans to ensure process is safe, produces a consistent product that meets all design requirements and meets established production requirements.
  • Responsible for developing production launch plans and to oversee pilot and pre-production runs
  • Training of shop floor personnel on production of new products
  • Lead Process FMEA exercises and 3P events in evaluating new products and processes
  • Develop:
  • Routings, labor standards and bill of material information for new products
  • And maintain workplace layouts to improve material flow, material presentation, ergonomics and efficiency.
  • Product cost estimates for new and/or modified products
  • And maintain routings and bill of materials
  • Implement, and maintain equitable standards
  • Methods for measuring work performance against standards
  • And maintain standard work and detailed process work instructions
  • Standardized documentation
  • Capital justification for purchase and installation
  • And implement production/process methods and controls to meet quality standards in the most cost efficient manner
  • Implement method changes that reduce costs
  • Training and auditing of operators to ensure processes are robust and produce desired results.
  • Investigate, recommend, and implement replacement or new technology (equipment and processes)
  • Lead implementation and installation of equipment and technology
  • Participate in and lead Lean initiatives
  • Determine, prioritize, and implement cost savings, quality improvement, safety and ergonomic improvement projects and activities
  • Initiate, track and implement ECO changes to ensure appropriate follow through actions have been taken.
  • Work with cross-functional groups, including Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and Purchasing to solve complex problems and improve process reliability and reduce overall costs
  • Provide support and trouble shooting for current operations. Investigate, gather and analyze data and implement solutions.
  • Take a lead role in shop consumable management
  • Assist operators and shop management in understanding new technology
  • Supervise activities of ME interns on an ongoing basis
  • Other related duties as assigned
 
Required Qualifications: 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good computer knowledge - MS Excel, Word, Outlook, MRP systems, 3D CADD software
  • Strong blue print reading skills
  • Strong Quality skills at establishing well controlled and verified processes
  • MRP experience
  • High technical and analytical abilities
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to be helpful throughout the organization
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Knowledge in the use and application of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or industrial engineering or related engineering field.
  • 5 to 7+ years engineering experience in an industrial environment
 
For more information please call Eric at 877-900-3900 ex 105
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