Reports to: VP of Production
The Manufacturing Engineer’s responsibilities include identifying areas of improvement, maintain high levels of manufacturing and product quality, designing new products and processes, as well as ensuring cost-efficiency and conformance with regulatory standards. Provide support and recommendations to management, engineering and shop personnel regarding manufacturability and capability to produce engineered designs.
Support manufacturing to reach goals.
Improve manufacturing methods.
Communicates directly with engineers and necessary personnel regarding drawings and materials required.
Develop detailed layouts for equipment, processes, and workflow.
Works closely with the Manufacturing Manager to evaluate current and future shop capacity requirements, based on the production schedule, and determines floor space, workforce, and equipment utilization.
Work with production supervision and teams to resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, tooling, equipment, and product design.
Evaluating existing manufacturing processes and identifying areas for improvement.
Troubleshoot, analyze, and solve new or existing product problems involving designs, materials, or processes to improve quality, safety, and efficiency.
Identify opportunities for reductions in labor hours in fabrication, welding, paint, and structural assembly departments.
Determining problem resolutions and implementing improvements.
Research new processes, equipment, and products, leading to recommendations to management.
Performs other duties as assigned by performing related tasks as needed to assist in overall company success.
Knowledge of the different parts of production (welding, fitting, electrical, plumbing).
Approachable to all levels within the organization and works to establish rapport and a strong working relationship with those served.
Able to drive and successfully lead projects of significance across multiple departments.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Is flexible and can adapt to changing requirements, schedules, deadlines, and priorities.
Possesses excellent computer, math, and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrate knowledge in CAD and/or SolidWorks.
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of MS Office products including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, etc.
Hands-on approach out on the floor working with team members to communicate updates and improvements regarding quality, safety, and productivity.
Understands the manufacturing process in assembly and machining.
Understand material properties and how to effectively cut, form, bend, and weld steel materials.
Strong organization and management skills.
Degree in manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical engineering preferred.
3+ years of experience in manufacturing or industrial engineering preferred.
Experience evaluating and trouble shooting manufacturing processes and machinery.