The Manufacturing Engineer evaluates and improves manufacturing and warehousing methods, utilizing lean tools and concepts applied to product design, materials, parts, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Champion Lean Manufacturing culture on the shop floor.
Develops, maintains, and trains on manufacturing work instructions utilized across production, assembly, and material handling of all product models, production lines, and warehouse activities.
Supports/Leads manufacturing and operational cost savings initiatives and kaizens with support of other departments such as manufacturing, engineering, continuous improvement, sales, and others as required.
Provide daily tactical support to Manufacturing, Warehouse, and other operational functions related to the shop floor through continuous monitoring, interaction, and direct support request.
Acts as a liaison between Electrical/Mechanical Engineering and manufacturing, and serves as the leader to resolve any challenges that arise in the manufacturing process.
Optimize work center layout, space requirements, material flow and process to improve productivity and eliminate waste.
Works with R&D on new product development, ensuring completeness and manufacturability of bills of materials, manufacturing routings, as well as training production staff on new processes utilizing newly created or existing work instructions.
Works with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient and repeatable production methods.
Works with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Support new material set up, by creating as well as updating existing production related master data such as routings and work center setup/design.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to work within a team environment using consensus building to achieve a desired result, has excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to reach out to and work with other teams as required through self motivation and understanding of End to End process implications.
Ability to create and analyze processes including development & monitoring of performance metrics associated with those processes.
Knowledge of manufacturing, warehousing, and other supporting supply chain processes.
Background in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, and/or Electrical Engineering.
Familiarity with SAP and CAD systems.
Fluent computer skills in Microsoft Office based programs.
Minimum Education / Experience Required:
Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering preferred or equivalent experience.
Travel Requirements: This position has a travel requirment of less than 10%. Travel could include both domestic and international travel (by commercial or presonal means, inlcuding ecomny class air travel). The ability to obtain a passport with valid visas for entry into countries throughout the world is required.