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Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

Job ID 
2017-1815
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-Ogdensburg
Posted Date 
6/26/2017
Category 
Engineering

More information about this job

Overview

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the manufacturing process and documentation for the Manufacturing facility. The successful candidate will liaise with the “Concurrent Development Teams (CDT)” to coordinate activities between the development team and the production group, ensuring all documentation, equipment and process expectations are met prior to Alpha/Beta trials and production launch efforts.

 

 

Responsibilities

Process Engineering

 

  • Spearheads Continuous Improvement efforts for process improvements, product quality enhancements and overall cycle time reduction.
  • Designs and implements cell work centers as required to meet production forecast demands. Considerations to tact time, cycle time, throughput and WIP are essential.
  • Utilizes Process Analysis tools to devise optimal production floor layout and production flows.
  • Investigates, implements and validates alternate manufacturing methods/techniques, equipment and systems for manufacturing improvements and efficiencies.
  • Creates and presents return on investment presentations during the approval process for budgeting and cost savings initiatives.
  • Consults with material/equipment suppliers to gather technical specifications and other relevant data.
  • Performs benchmarking activities to obtain process knowledge and “best practices” information.
  • Analyses production variance reports generated from the ERP system to provide insight into the variance root causes and devise corrective action plans.
  • Travel to other facilities to participate in global best practices review. Communicates with his/her counterparts at other Plants on a regular basis to ensure to ensure that process standardization is adopted across facilities.  
  • Product Introduction
  •  Creates Engineering masters, (BOM’s) for new products introduced into the manufacturing facility
  • Working with a concurrent implementation team assists in organization and actions for new builds and custom orders
  • Working with the Supervisors, ensures operator certification training has been delivered
  • Participates in pilot production builds for time trials and process validation and ERP verification.
  • Other
  •  Recommends Quality System improvements and participates in QMP streamlining and overall system enhancements.
  • Provides assistance to Production, QA and R&D departments where required.
  • Documents projects and findings in a clear and accurate manner. Submits reports to the Plant Manager on a regular basis.
  • Key stakeholder in the Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) reduction program for the Manufacturing facility. 

Qualifications

  • Previous experience with computer-aided process modeling, Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Previous experience with ERP systems.
  • Soft Goods manufacturing environment background with experience in cutting room equipment, and marker creation software would be considered an asset.
  • Degree in Design / Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering and or relevant experience
  • 5 years’ experience working in an Engineering role.
  • Ability to interpret drawings and production documents.
  • Ability to independently manage, organize and complete work activities in order to meet or exceed established deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written English.
  • Ability to describe or explain information, concepts, and relay instructions to others.
  • Competence in writing skills for the purpose of preparing clear and concise written reports.
  • Ability to communicate/interact effectively, cooperatively, tactfully with internal and external customers.