Manufacturing Engineer


Posted: 08/05/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Engineer Job Number: 000001623

Our customer in Franklin, GA is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team on a direct hire basis.

Job duties:

  • Effectively supports and understands our Products Development System and launch responsibility. Responsible to complete on time all deliverables assigned to the Manufacturing Engineer. ME deliverables includes ownership for the Process Flow Diagram, PFMEA, Capital Asset Request (CAR) Approval, Equipment Plan, and Installation, Equipment Qualification, Tooling and Equipment Tryout, Run at Rate, Operator Work Instructions, ME is to support the following 8 pack and Facilities and Equipment Plans.

  • Verify BOM for parts manufactured on assigned manufacturing cells are accurate and contain proper quantities and weights for each part. Supports the development of packaging and ensures BOMs & packaging instructions are accurate and correct.

  • Prepares project cost estimates, budgets, Returns On Investments (ROIs), and CARs as required

  • Works with Launch Managers, Facility Tooling, and Equipment Suppliers to develop and build assembly fixtures, assembly aids, or other equipment needed in developing manufacturing cell to manufacturing parts.

  • Ensures that work cells are set-up properly and contains the required equipment and information that enables proper number of operators to produce products at the assigned run-rate and to the required specifications. This includes such items as Assembly Tools, Safety Devices, up-to-date Standard Work, Operator Work Instructions, and Error Proofing / Poke-Yokes devices etc.

  • Leads the creation and maintenance of specific process Work Instructions, partnering with the appropriate Business Unit (BU) counterpart(s) to ensure accuracy of process.

  • Participate in quality stand-down for customer concerns, use problem solving tools such as our company’s corrective action process, 8D, 5Why, Fishbone Diagrams, Design of Experiment (DOE), etc. to help identify root cause, and support team in implementing permanent corrective actions.

  • Responsible for information boards and the following metrics are being tracked daily and monthly on each cell. Scrap, Downtime, Change-over, Repair/FTY, and Labor Efficiency.

  • Leads and supports productivity enhancing and cost reducing activities in reducing scrap, downtime reductions, changeover reductions, efficiency improvements, and improvements in repairs/ first time yield (FTY), Use problem solving tools such as our company’s corrective action process, 8D, 5Why, Fishbone Diagrams, Design of Experiment (DOE), etc. to support these activities.

  • Driving improvements through our Products Performance System.Implementing lean manufacturing concepts on their assigned cells and involving operators, maintenance, and tooling personnel in cell improvements.

  • Implement Engineering Changes for assigned manufacturing cells. Assure all BOM and routers are aligned to the change, verify material quantity and weights, update all work cell information, and prepare ME responsible documents for PPAP and submit to QE for presentation to customer.

  • Assists in internal and customer driven audits of the Quality Management System of their assigned cells; includes compliance to existing work Instructions, processes, and forms.

  • Responsible for training BU team members and operators on safety devices, manufacturing build process, standard work, process flow diagrams (PFD), PFMEA, work instructions, problem solving techniques, cell layout, information board, and charting cell metrics.


  • 4-year Degree in Engineering or the equivalent / relevant technical experience is required.

  • 3+ years’ experience in the relevant manufacturing process(s).

  • Advanced knowledge of Manufacturing Process design and work cell layout

  • Practical, successful experience in work-cell layout and in the development of Standard Work.

  • Successful Product Launch / Production Start-up experience including all documentation, testing, data collection, and reporting.

  • Experience leading the PPAP process to successful conclusion.

  • Experience leading cost savings and performance improvement initiatives within the manufacturing environment.

  • Advanced technical Knowledge of relevant manufacturing processes such as: injection molding, extrusion, fabrication, metal roll-forming.

  • Advanced knowledge and practical application of Problem Solving / Process Improvement analysis, tools, and techniques.

  • Knowledge of Datum Structure and Design For Manufacturing.

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