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January 23, 2023


Manufacturing Engineer - Newton, North Carolina

Position Duties:

• Support quotation process for potential business.
• Coordinates installation and validation of new equipment for new programs or volume increases.
• Maintain and improve existing processes and equipment.
• Provide trouble shooting support to existing processes and equipment.
• Analyzes and plans production capacity, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
• Confers with corporate process planers and vendors concerning process design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
• Determines product specifications for the purchase of equipment, materials, tooling or parts, according to specifications, quality and standards.
• Contact potential suppliers for production equipment and makes the final technical choice.
• Follows the evolution of the equipment and performs acceptance evaluation accordingly.
• Responsible for the implementation of the equipment on the floor from delivery to hand off to production.
• Responsible for documentation, preventive maintenance plans and training.
• Responsible to define spare parts subject to wear,define supplier and reorder point and quantity.
• Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs on old and new productions to provide information for management decisions.
• Confers with management and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
• Supports day to day production.
• Involvement in team meetings with production workers to help determine and develop areas of improvement.
• Works on new programs as assigned (APQP tasks).
• Responsible for creating procedures, PFMEA’s, and work flows in an effort to meeting TS 16949 requirements.
• A working knowledge of statistical methods and SPC charts.
• Estimates, future manufacturing requirements and potential, help to ensure that the quality of the product produced meets all customer requirements.
• Use cEngis, APQP and PPAP techniques to document and control new and existing programs.
• Monitor manufacturing cost during series production to ensure it adheres to plan.
• Support SFM (Shop Floor Management)
• Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.
• Other duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor or department manager
• Understand and comply wit TS16949, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, and OSHA requirements and all state and local applicable laws
• Actively participate in Safety Activities and Investigations
• Actively participate in meetings and training courses
• Use PPE as required in specific work areas
• Ability to train other associates in assigned work areas
• Ability to communicate with associates, supervisors, technicians and managers
• Basic computer skills
• Complete required documentation and forms
• Perform other duties as related to this specific position
• Comply with all Corporate, Regional, and local HR policies/guidelines, Group Directives and Group Procedures that are applicable to your position.
• Adhere to Suspect Material and Containment Procedure (W150-04)

* For a more specific version of the essential duties, see the Functional Job Analysis (FJA) for this position.

Essential Skills and Experience:

• High School Diploma or GED
• Prior experience in assembly/manufacturing environment, plant layout, cost analyst, budgeting, blueprint reading, pneumatics and hydraulics.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Minimum two year technical degree with two years related experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) strongly preferred
• Five plus years Manufacturing Engineering experience with an automotive company..
• Prior experience in assembly/manufacturing environment, plant layout, cost analyst, budgeting, blueprint reading, pneumatics and hydraulics.

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