Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanical

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for all areas of manufacturing as it relates to product quality, cost, and throughput.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct continuous improvement efforts (including DOE) and analyze data as it relates to improving processes and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Creation of standard operating procedures and practices – such as assembly procedures and inspection procedures. 
  • Develop manufacturing plans for new products.
  • Develop/Create operation-specific process prints utilizing Solidworks.
  • Develop process routings taking into consideration final print tolerance requirements and how these will be affected as the part is processed through multiple machining and or special operations such as heat treat, plating, electropolishing, etc.
  • Develop schedules for the manufacturing of new products and troubleshoot the process where necessary. Manage projects.
  • Create/complete FMEAs and PPAPs.
  • Implement process plans and quality plans necessary to meet or exceed part quality requirements.
  • Develop/Design tooling, fixturing, and gages required to make a quality product.

 

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Will help direct CNC Programmers and Process Engineers as needed

 

Physical/Environmental Demands

  • Normal office and production-related activities that may include clerical work and performing tests in the Engineering Development Lab. 
  • The majority of the day may be spent sitting in front of a computer. 
  • Infrequent lifting of up to 25 lbs.

 

Education

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering Technology

 

Background/Training/Skills/Experience

  • Three to five years related experience.
  • Effective communication and analytical skills to solve problems effectively and efficiently. Ability to establish priorities, work independently, proceed with objectives and direct the work of others with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing practices, including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing and OEM product design; Ability to use LabView DAQ software; Ability to use AutoCAD or SolidWorks CAD design software.
  • Familiarity with motor controls and instrumentation is a plus.
  • Ability to:
    • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
    • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • ASQ CQT, CMI, LEAN exposures and six sigma belt training a plus.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications is a requirement.

 

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  At the employee’s request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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