Manufacturing Engineer

Blythewood, SC | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/07/2017 Job ID: 2247195 Industry: Engineering

Position Overview:
This position is responsible for the Assembly and/or Test Manufacturing Engineering of a specific product line. This is a hands on role supporting the daily production needs of operations. Duties include high level trouble shooting of machine and product issues. Training and mentoring technicians and associates. Developing and managing new processes for product launches. Defining and implementing continuous improvement activities.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:
Passionate customer focus
Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
A commitment to continuous improvement
A relentless drive to succeed

Here is a glimpse of what you’ ll do:
Develop and define processes in Assembly, Test and operational improvement
Develop, write, and maintain process specific documentation including; control plans, PFMEAs, Operator Work Instructions, Preventative Maintenance Plans, Process Sheets
Ability to provide high level trouble shooting support to maintenance and technicians. Utilizing machine documentation, supplier contacts and sound problem solving techniques
Work with controls engineering to specify and debug code for automation
Handle large data sets and provide reports in support of internal and external customer activities
Work with cross functional teams including design, quality, purchasing, logistics and operations, in support of current and new programs
Work with external vendors and companies to define, select, deliver and qualify new solutions for the assembly and test process, using industry best practices
Make recommendations of modifications to fixtures and tools to support quality and continuous improvement exercises
Train and mentor Manufacturing Technicians, Associates and Coaches in process and product related matters
Generate and maintain Process performance metrics including (OEE, 3 Panel & Production Efficiency)

Here is some of what you’ ll need (required):
Bachelor’ s Degree in engineering AND
At least 4 years of Production experience AND
At least 4 years of Manufacturing experience
Experience with Mechanical, Electrical, Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems
Experience of Assembly and or Testing of complex mechanical components
Experience of common assembly and test techniques including, DC Torque drivers, Machine vision, Press operations, Robotic pick and place systems, leak testing, Laser marking and welding
Experience in managing capital projects including specifying, selecting, runoff, installation and release to production
Use data to drive the decision making process, utilizing tools such as Six Sigma, GR&R, 8D and APQP
Proven ability to manage multiple projects while providing day-to-day production support
Ability to effectively communicate issues relating to production and projects. Including deadlines, quality concerns and line down time.
Effective communicator with all levels of the organization
Proven time management skills and a respect of deadlines.
Exposure to Kaizen, Continuous Improvement, 5S programs

Here are skills and abilities we would like for you to have (preferred):
Automotive manufacturing experience preferred
Turbo manufacturing experience preferred

We are dedicated to rewarding our talent with a competitive compensation and benefits package. Here are a few examples of what you’ ll get for the great work you provide:
Exceptional medical, dental, and vision
Paid time off, including holidays
Life and disability insurance

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