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Manufacturing Engineer

Position Profile
Position Summary:
Create and coordinate the implementation of new or improved manufacturing processes. Responsible for various engineering assignments ranging from feasibility studies to the introduction of designs and drawings to Manufacturing. A liaison to coordinate activities of Engineering and Manufacturing Departments.
Accountabilities
Act as a key leader in identifying, proposing solutions, and solving quality problems as identified by our internal and external customers.
Analyze, develop, and recommend both design and process changes necessary to meet production requirements for new products.
Analyze existing processes as well as initiate and develop new methods in order to reduce waste and improve quality.
Determine from part drawings and related engineering data the equipment requirements and operations necessary for the fabrication and assembly of product.
Develop and write standard operating procedures for each new operation.
Oversees the maintenance department; including managing team members and both proactive and reactive maintenance (completion of Preventive Maintenance (PM's) and prioritizing project work orders)
Coordinate the implementation of engineering change order requests for all related work cells.
Coordinate and lead all efforts involved with external contractors in regards to facility improvements and/or equipment moves.
Be flexible to go to night shift to troubleshoot any process or product changes that may differentiate from the original plan.
Manage and maintain a current plant layout via AutoCAD.
Generate work orders, track progress and follow up as needed.
Order and source parts as needed for the completion maintenance tasks.
Work with production supervisors, production personnel and maintenance personnel to ensure the facility and equipment is operating safely and efficiently.
Administer the consistent and equitable application of company policies.
Ensure all work is performed and completed in conformance with any related codes, guidelines or standards established by a manufacturer or regulating body.
Ensure follow up work is completed as needed to keep facility and equipment in good working order.
All other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Experience
5+ years of related experience in manufacturing/engineering environment.
Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes and waste removal
High degree of analytical and problem solving skills
Team player / Professional / Approachable
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously
Possess strong written, verbal, and communication skills with all levels of the organization
Ability to serve as a project or kaizen team leader
Demonstrated facilitation skills in small and large group settings
Seek input from the shop floor associates on changes or improvements
Ability to challenge and give candid feedback in regards to process changes
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Working knowledge of PLC programming
Proficient skills in Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD, Knowledge of AutoCAD, GAGEpack and Inventor Pro.
Bachelor's degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required.


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