Manufacturing Engineer
Job Opportunity at Sissom & Associates

Posted on Feb 1

http:/    865-546-0645

Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4151406

Our client is a global automotive Tier I in a world class facility and state of the art equipment.  High commitment to quality, process and employee satisfaction.  

Manufacturing Engineer

Position Overview
Hands-on technical professional who develops and improves manufacturing processes to increase efficiency, quality, and safety. This position is responsible for providing the overall process design and suggesting measures for improvement of manufacturing, thereby increasing productivity and improving manufacturing costs.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities 
  • Accountable for safety, costs and quality targets for assigned areas.
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Write clear, detailed job instructions
  • Create and implement process control plans
  • Lead 1st article manufacturing validation activity for design changes
  • Work with Product Engineering to identify and correct product related issues on the line
  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements and workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
  • Strong voice for new product design for manufacturability
  • Confer with vendors and engineering to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts, and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions
  • Confer with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes
  • Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential
  • Research and purchase enabling manufacturing technology
  • Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience
  • BS in Engineering (mechanical, electrical or industrial) plus a minimum of 3+ years related work experience in automotive manufacturing environment
  • Green Belt/ Black Belt certification preferred
  • Design for manufacturing experience required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Expert level of understanding of lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Strong functional “hands on” experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • GD&T knowledge required
  • Process design & layout experience
  • Knowledge of basic Hydraulic, Pneumatic, electro-mechanical systems required
  • Knowledge of APQP, PFMEA, Process Flow, Control Plan
  • Knowledge of ISO/ TS required
  • Self-starter and works with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of Solidworks and Microsoft products is essential

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