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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location: New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 15068
  • Salary: 27.5
  • Job Type:Contract to Hire

Posted 20 days ago

Position: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 15068

Term: 11 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Supports all factory safety efforts.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing manufacturing and/or testing methods; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Completes improvement projects by training and guiding technicians.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent related experience.
  • 5+ years of manufacturing related experience.
  • Experience in implementing and/or improving manufacturing processes, information, facilities, and production planning in a shop environment.
  • Working knowledge and experience within complex manufacturing operations and demonstrated.
  • Ability to lead / work well with teams to obtain consensus in developing processes and standardizing manufacturing information flow.
  • Experience with Six Sigma/LEAN concepts.
  • Experience utilizing problem solving tools & quality assurance methodologies including Plan-Do-Check-Act (A3), 8D, Kaizen, Lean Cell Design, Error-Proofing, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, 5-Why, Ishikawa, etc.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Focus on quality and continuous improvement.
  • Dealing with Complexity, Informing Others, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Product Development, Presenting Technical Information.
  • Familiarity with CAD software.
  • Travel requirements 10% or less, as needed.

Even better if you have:

  • Project management or team leadership experience with proven delivery of improvement projects in a manufacturing environment.
  • Facility and Maintenance interfaces and experienced in the aspects of Preventative Maintenance.
  • Experience in developing cost quotations, return on investment analysis, and skills to perform fundamental tasks of business administrations.
  • Experience traveling for benchmarking best practices.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!