Perform process design, equipment procurement and installation projects. Propose and complete engineering projects for the manufacture of new products, cost reduction, cycle time reduction, and quality and safety improvements.
Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
Define fixture designs and automation in conjunction with the cost and time constraints of the project, and review and present alternatives while providing return on investment documentation.
Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
Communicates project timelines, DFMA issues, technical information and works closely with our internal team and external customers throughout the development and production of product.
Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
Create and implement the qualification plans to ensure quality product is produced throughout the life of the project.
Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repairs services; defining preventative maintenance needs through manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and researching new products.
Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.
Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results, as needed.
Qualifications and Skill Requirements:
Minimum of a 2 year degree in a manufacturing related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in defining, setup, and implementation of work cells in a manufacturing environment.
A comprehensive knowledge of process development and automation.
Experience in pad printing and decorative marking, plastic joining processes, and robotics and plc programming.
Excellent project management and communication skills.
Comprehensive skills using Microsoft Office programs, basic CAD knowledge (Pro-E a plus), and the ability to understand specialized programs used in custom equipment.
Ability to work with all levels of the organization, understand and interpret technical data, and gather and analyze data to prove and provide solutions.
The person must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds unaided.