The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the execution of continuous improvement projects including scope development, data collection, analysis, project implementation, training, and ensuring effective corrective actions in the form of standard work, single point lessons, work instructions, and process control plans.
- Pay: Ranges from $70K-$80K, depending on experience.
- Hours: 1st shift
- Works with product family team to identify potential productivity improvement opportunities in the areas of yield, direct labor utilization, and overhead cost reduction.
- Lead continuous improvement projects from start to finish.
- Establish and implement processes, tooling, equipment, and quality control methods using Lean Manufacturing principles.
- Work with operators, supervisors, and management to write detailed operator Standardized Work instructions to ensure that productivity projects are sustained long term.
- Assists in the Operator Training Process as it relates to Standardized Work.
- Provide technical support for plant layout, purchase of equipment, upgrade of equipment, and feasibility studies.
- Disposition of non-conforming product.
- Conducts cost/benefit/risk analysis as required.
- Coordinate the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
- Work with Customer Service and Production Planner to estimate costs and lead times to produce non-standard products.
- Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related technical field
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to work in a Lean organization.
- Hands on management style.
- Strong analytical skills using tools such as statistics, Microsoft Excel, Pareto analysis, etc. to identify opportunity areas.
- Must be able to communicate with others in a manner that considers multiple viewpoints, shows respect, builds trust, and fosters ongoing positive working relationships especially when there is disagreement.
- Ability to work with minimal direct supervision, in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Hands on performer.
- Is not easily frustrated, is flexible, adaptable and willing and seeks out the necessary changes to move the business forward.