The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the Planning, Set up, Launch of new Manufacturing Processes. The Manufacturing Engineer will also be responsibile to Continusouly Improve Prototype and Existing Processes. This includes technical support to the Operaitons and Engineering Teams.
ESSENTIAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• New Processes;
o Develop cost estimates for facilities, equipment, and manpower
o Perform Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA)
o Create Scope of Work, solicit potential suppliers, hold bid meetings, make purchasing recommendations to management, and arrange for purchase of equipment
o Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
o Lead the manufacturing sign off activity on equipment through all build phases
o Perform / Support Work Instruction Creation
• Prototype Processes;
o Support prototype activities for test and build purposes
• Existing Processes;
o Develop, evaluate, and improve existing manufacturing methods
o Design tools, jigs, fixtures, and assembly aids that are capable for the purpose intended
o Establish process/product flow & control plans for components and systems
o Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to the manufacturing process
o Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes
o Conduct time study and line balancing activities
o Support Work Instruction Maintenance
• Cost Savings;
o Develop cost saving proposals
• Change Management;
o Evaluate the impact of design changes on manufacturing processes, tools, equipment, quality and performance
o Modify and/or enhance manufacturing processes, tools, and equipment to obtain specified functional and operational performance
o Initiate, recommend and/or provide solutions through designated channels
o Verify the implementation of solutions
o Support change control meetings
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology.
• Experience with electrical componets and systems.
o Battery or Power Pack Unit Assembly strongly preferred
• Understanding of Just-in-Time delivery and lean applications.
• 5+ years working experience in a manufacturing plant as a Manufacturing Engineer or equivilent.