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OP0015

9/5/2018

 

Job Title:

Manufacturing Engineer

Shift:

1st

Department:

OPS - SE

Location:

Owatonna

Reports To:

VP of Operations, Seal & Extrusions

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Position Purpose

  • 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.

Essential Duties & 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.
  • 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 work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; 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.
  • Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.
  • Maintains product and process data base by writing computer programs; entering data.
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Prepare Capital Expenditure Requests for equipment

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Manufacturing Methods and Procedures
  • CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design
  • PLC programing
  • Six Sigma experience is a plus

Qualifications / Prior Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field.
  • 5 Years of experience minimum
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Black Belt certified - preferred

Work Environment / Other Requirements

  • Must be able to use office equipment (scanner, printer, copier, telephone, computer)
  • Must be able to talk/hear/sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to lift 25lbs on an occasional basis
  • The work performed is conducted in a climate-controlled facility with moderate noise levels that are within OSHA Limits.