Safariland

  • Manufacturing Engineer

    Job Locations US-WY-Casper
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/2/2018 6:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2083
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations
    Employee Type
    FT - Regular Full-Time
    Position Level
    Associate
  • Overview

    The Manufacturing Engineering position will provide technical support to the manufacturing departments for implementing new products, processes and improvements to existing operations

    Responsibilities

     

     

    • Develop and improve manufacturing processes in support of new and existing product to ensure timely delivery of quality product
    • Perform time studies of manufacturing processes to be included in the determination of manufacturing labor standards.
    • Design and conduct developmental tests on new and existing projects.
    • CAD support for component print drawings, layouts and work center designs.
    • Oversee the justification, planning, and execution of individual capital projects to scheduled timelines and within approved budget
    • Seek out, research, develop cost analysis, and justification for new methods, procedures, equipment, and materials.
    • Lead Continuous Improvement projects using classical Lean techniques including Kaizen & 6S team projects.
    • Evaluate production capacity capabilities of existing operations and recommend and implement enhancements as needed.
    • Fabrication of engineering prototypes for testing and evaluation.
    • Identify manufacturing variability issues and work with Product Engineering, Production, and Maintenance to reduce or eliminate variation in manufacturing processes.
    • Develop and lead cost reduction projects.
    • Work on safety, efficiency, and quality improvement projects

    Qualifications

     

    Required Education

     

    • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related Engineering discipline
    • 2-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Three years of manufacturing engineering experience and a working knowledge of Lean principles and tools including Kaizen & 5S implementation.

     

    Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

    • Proficiency with CAD software in Solid Works & Auto CAD.
    • Proficiency with machine control systems.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups.
    • A background in research and development a plus.
    • Ability to approach and manage projects using a continuous improvement/Lean approach that includes leading and facilitating Kaizen and 6S projects.
    • Previous experience in new product development

    • Experience with significant capital equipment and facility layout projects

    • Ability to approach and manage projects using a continuous improvement/Lean approach that includes leading and facilitating Kaizen and 5S projects.  

    • Background in research and development is a plus

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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