The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the development of manufacturing processes and procedures. The role will be responsible for producing the documentation required to manufacture and maintain the various PMA products. The job involves analyzing problems and developing solutions to various complex engineering related problems. Specific areas of focus include working with manufacturing, quality, and product engineering to achieve continuous product and process improvements. Keys to success in this position are strong problem solving skills and willingness to learn new skills and areas of the business.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods.
Develop the appropriate fixtures and work holdings for efficient and cost effective manufacturing.
Develop and maintain manufacturing routings.
Develops and maintains standardized work instructions.
Coordinate continuous improvement efforts in support of current projects.
Conduct Root Cause Analysis and develop timely solutions for issues arising on current product and in the production processes
Coordinate with production personnel to ensure manufacturability, ease of assembly, and cost avoidance on new design and current products.
Coordinate and Implement Engineering Change Notifications on the shop floor.
Assist in layout deign, ergonomic analysis, and time studies to implement process improvements.
Facilitate process mapping exercises to drive continuous improvements throughout the organization.
Perform Cycle time / takt time analysis and line balancing exercises.
Remove waste utilizing Lean principles.
Perform additional duties as assigned or required.
1-3 Years of Engineering Experience
Proficient with 3D–CAD and Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent Communication Skills both Written and Verbal
Strong Commitment to Lean Manufacturing and Design for Lean Principals
Proven experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing facility
Experience with the manufacture of equipment for the construction industry
Experience with SAP in a low volume, highly engineered product manufacturing facility
Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an ABET Accredited Institution or Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering
Comprehensive benefits (medical, vision, and dental insurance)
Employee discount program
401K plan with company match
Profit sharing and Gain Sharing
Hospital Indemnity Insurance
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, bend, and use hands to finger, handle or touch; frequently required to push and pull.
Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, peripheral, and the ability to focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is in a typical office environment; occasionally exposed to noise, dust, and chemicals. Occasional shop presence to observe assembly, mounting, testing and maintenance procedures.
Safety glasses/goggles must be worn at all times while in designated areas of shop.
There is no relocation package available in this role