The manufacturing engineer evaluates, develops, and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods.
- Evaluates and develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; Creates and maintains procedures, specifications, control plans, flow charts and FMEAs to meet ISO 9000 standards for all work centers. Performs internal audits to support compliance.
- Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout. Ensures that production equipment is ready to run from a technical standpoint and works with maintenance to keep equipment in proper condition for optimal performance.
- Researches new production methods and prepare recommendations for investment, either in house or purchase or equipment. Works on standardization and cost reduction of new and existing products.
- Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout. Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
- Trains Manufacturing Supervisors, Team Leaders, and workers.
- Identifies, organizes, and leads teams to resolve production and product issues. Identifies and implements cost savings and safety initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Analyze and solve problems.
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Create, compose, and edit written materials.
- Develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
- Proficient with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office programs.
The manufacturing engineer does not have any supervisory responsibilities but will instruct and oversee technicians, supervisors, team leaders, and laborers.
- Possession of a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and three to five years of experience.
- Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.