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Manufacturing Engineer  

Division: AUTO - PPF Hollis

% of Travel Required: 0-10%

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Relocation Pay: Maybe

Job Description:
Position Summary:
To develop and evaluate new processes and improve current process capability, efficiency, and overall productivity in all areas of manufacturing in support of the Corporate WIN Strategy.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
This job has no supervisory responsibility; however, this position mentors entry-level Manufacturing Engineers and new employees.
Must have ability to deal with people at a cross-functional level.  Position requires ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form in order to present information and respond to inquiries from employees, customers, and suppliers.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop innovative solutions to complex engineering and manufacturing production problems
    through identification and implementation of advanced manufacturing processes including conducting process analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials, conferring with suppliers, and soliciting observations from the operators/production technicians. 
  • Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement and key Lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to areas of production.   Recommend product changes/improvements to Product Engineers.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.  Coordinate input that may cross multiple teams or areas; make recommendations, and implement changes.
  • Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities, and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements.  Determine root cause of failure using statistical methods (eg, design of experiment, SPC) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, or processing methods.
  • Evaluate capital equipment investments and prepare cost justifications.  Design and prepare concept drawings of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment.  Manage the overall implementations of capital equipment projects.
  • Develop tooling and fixtures for new products and processes and work with tooling vendors to supply such designs.
  • Identify and implement solutions for issues relating to safety, quality, productivity, and cost reductions.
  • Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes and engineering procedures.  Prepare reports summarizing analyzed process information and trends.
  • Share specialized knowledge with others.  Represent Company on specific projects, lead and participate on project teams.
Job Requirement:
- Bachelor's Degree in related Engineering or Technology field and 5-7 years of related experience required. 
- Good math skills and familiarity with personal computer and CAD software required. 
- Must possess strong mechanical aptitude, ability to use basic measuring tools, and hands-on capabilities to work on projects without supervision. 
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes preferred.  Prefer Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, project management, FMEAs, and quality systems experience.

Additional Comments:
The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

Other Skills:
Statistical Process control Fishbone, pareto, histogram, gauge, R&R, EPI, occupancy table, time study, line parody, A-3, FMRD, DFM, line balancing, GD&T, ready print, general dimension, tolerance, yield, part, DOE, design of experiment, SPC, statistical process control, Six Sigma green belt or black belt AND Lean Manufacturing environment Ergonomic, safety, quality, productivity, cost reduction, Hand tooling, fixtures, new product, process, tooling vendors, FMRD, RCA, root cause analysis, precision straightening tools, six sigma, lean,

Equal-opportunity/affirmative-action employer

LocationHollis, NH,
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyParker Hannifin
Posted Date05/24/2011 18:33:02
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