Pro Staff

Manufacturing Engineer

Employer
Location
WINDOM, MN
Posted
Nov 29, 2017
Closes
Jan 03, 2018
Ref
308585_1
Contact
Pro Staff
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff in partnership with FAST Global Solutions is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team!

A Manufacturing Engineer develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls. Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products. Priorities include process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
· Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes, including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
· Recommends revision of methods of operation or material handling, alterations in equipment layout, or other changes to increase production or improve standards.
· Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency improvement.
· Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products, including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
· Observes and records workers operating equipment or performing tasks to determine time involved and fatigue rate.
· Prepares charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate workflow, routing, floor layouts, material handling, and machine utilization.
· Designs, develops, tests or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
· Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams.
· Responsible for the development of engineering masters/manufacturing instructions using manufacturing engineering practices.
· Participate in concurrent engineering and manufacturing design reviews.
· Evaluate and approve drawings, routings/MI’s, specs and other documents.
· Prepare/manufacture prototypes as required utilizing the principals of concurrent engineering.
· Using manufacturing engineering practices, is responsible for writing routings/manufacturing instructions.
· Manage the successful transition of new products and technology into the production arena.
· Process development and documentation of manufacturing work instructions.
· Support prototyping activities of new product development.
· Analyze and design lean manufacturing cells using effective systems and simulation tools to optimize, use of space, equipment, material and personnel.
· Work closely with research and development, quality assurance and maintenance personnel to prevent problems with products and tooling/fixtures.
· Ensure all manufacturing safety regulatory policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times.
· Stay informed concerning new manufacturing technologies and equipment in order to manufacture and reduce cost through efficiencies.
· Determine and eliminate root causes and diminish occurrences in the manufacturing process.
· Ensure that all manufacturing product specifications are developed and testing procedures are in place before starting up vendors/subcontractors.
· Establish drafting standards for all designers to follow to ensure that all production personnel are able to understand information contained in the drawing.
· Able to assist in reducing cost through re-engineering product/material.
· Conduct Design for Manufacturability sessions to assist in total production reduce times.
· Assist in the assessment of vendor/subcontractor evaluation for consideration.

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