Manufacturing Engineer I
**Initial contract of 12 months
Must Haves: 1. BS Mechanical Engineering 2. Knowledge of Statistical Analysis/Design of Experiments 3. Process Validation Experience The Associate Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing daily support of multiple product families with specific regard to product quality, product cost, process improvements, safety, and customer feedback of metal forming related processes. Duties include managing and/or participating in cross functional teams to accomplish project specific goals. This person will be mentored to become the resident expert on production equipment and processes. Key responsibility will be to ensure efficient product processing while maintaining established quality/cost/safety standards. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: What are the key responsibilities of this job? List the what, how and why of each responsibility and provide examples, as necessary. Use specific verbs of action, such as manages , operates , analyzes , designs , etc. Indicate three to five accountabilities in order of importance. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of essential job functions, but rather a general overview of the principal responsibilities. Provide daily production support to set up, trouble shoot, repair, and monitor metal forming related processes & equipment. Review manufacturing equipment and processes for improvement potential using statistical data and analysis of equipment condition then effectively manage change projects. Team with manufacturing and quality personnel on a daily basis to review / disposition production defects and provides potential process and/or equipment corrective actions to assure production schedules and quality expectations are met. Review product field returns to determine root cause of potential manufacturing defects then develop and implement effective corrective actions. Provide expertise in specification development, procurement, build, documentation, validation, and personnel training for metal forming related processes. Support new product development, quality improvement, and integration projects. Manage Eng changes notices, BOM creation, SPAC system, and general ERP support. Maintain excellent communications with Manufacturing, Quality, Maintenance, Safety, Planning, and Metrology departments on an as needed basis. Ability to lead cross functional teams a plus, using project management tools such as Microsoft Project Gantt charts, tracking financials of project, holding successful meetings, and distributing timely minutes. Follow established guidelines and management direction with regard to engineering decisions and departmental/company policy. EXPERIENCE: What unique knowledge is needed to successfully perform the job? What skills would you consider are most desirable (e. g. , sales experience, ability to operatewithin a marketplace that is complex, management skills, years of experience, etc.)? 0-2 Years Applicable Experience Preferred Skills o Trained/Certified in Lean and/or six sigma o Tooling o Automation EDUCATION: Specific educational requirement or technical training, multi-language, global experience, computer knowledge, etc. Required: BS/BA Mechanical Engineering Preferred: MS Engineering or MBA JOB COMPETENCIES: What competencies are needed to successfully perform the job? Technical skills must be measurable. Create a list of between 5-7 job-related competencies in order of importance. These competencies will be a combination of behavioral and functional/technical competencies. Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Drive for Results, Interpersonal Relationships, Cross-Cultural Respect, Adaptability, Creative Problem Solving Dynamic, positive attitude Demonstrated abilities leading cross functional teams Self starter and able to work with minimal supervision Strong communication, project management, and leadership skills Solid organizational, functional coordination and presentation skills SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES: What is the job s responsibility for setting and achieving goals, objectives and strategies (work group, function, department, major function, division, etc)? Does the job have responsibility for strategic planning, or tactical or operation goals? What are typical timeframes for goals and strategies? (e.g. less than one year, one year, one to three years, three to five years)
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