Manufacturing Engineer (Machining)

Job Description
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards.

Position Description:

Mercury Marine (a division of Brunswick Corporation, NYSE:BC) is the world leader in the manufacture of recreational marine propulsion engines. Employing Lean Six Sigma methodology, we have made lasting improvements in our products, processes, and service that have earned us J.D. Power Awards for Customer Satisfaction on both the Optimax 2-stroke and MerCruiser sterndrive power. Being the world leader doesn’t happen by chance. It takes investment in leading edge technologies and top rated talent to create and maintain innovative product offerings that shape the future of marine propulsion. We are ready to make that investment in you!

Position Summary:
Responsible for maintaining and improving manufacturing processes for current products, support changes to current products and new product introductions in Machining.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain and continually improve manufacturing processes in terms of quality, safety, cost, delivery and communication.

Create and maintain process documentation as applicable.

Support safety and ergonomic programs within the cost center.

Troubleshoot manufacturing issues as needed.

Work with customers and suppliers to understand and solve pertinent issues within the cost center.

Compile and performs various reports and audits.

Support ISO and other initiatives within the cost center.

Develop and implement new processes or change current processes based upon sound manufacturing or industry practices, may involve implementing medium to large scale new processes.

Assignments usually include one or more of the following: equipment specification, qualification of processes, acquisition of replacement tooling, acquisition of new tooling, work analysis, ergonomic issues, rearrangement of layouts, development of new layouts on a limited scale and other projects within the scope of a specific cost center or area.

Act as a liaison with product engineering and manufacturing program management as needed.

Support new product introductions.

Investigate, propose and manage large projects.

May be responsible for supplier, multi-plant or multi-departmental projects.

Assist in the development of manufacturing strategy.

Provide coaching and mentoring for peers.

Act as in-house expert on specific processes.


Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

Ability to apply standard industry practices and techniques in specific situations.

Manipulate, chart, adjust and correlate data.

Have general knowledge of tooling, fixtures, gauge design and build as well as other equipment associated with a manufacturing environment.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints as well as other associated Mercury and industry standards.

Have a general understanding of product and material specifications.

Work toward quality and cost goals within specific cost centers in order to contribute to the organizations broader goals.

Have a sense of urgency and can devise new approaches to problems encountered.

Can combine various techniques and technologies to design new systems or processes.

Can perform work which involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features.

Has a thorough knowledge of flexible manufacturing systems, is knowledgeable of contemporary technology and is able to integrate into Mercury's manufacturing processes.

Effective verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in an office, lab and indoor industrial environment.

Ability to make independent judgments regarding technical issues.

Solid computer skills with MS Office, SPC Excel and other analysis tools and software programs.

Solid presentation skills.

Has a good working knowledge of quality systems, SPC and analysis tools as related to continuous improvement.

Has solid capital planning capabilities and can manage multi-million dollar projects. Proficient in budgeting, tracking and justification.

Can implement company and departmental goals within a team structure that can span from a cost center level to plant and interplant wide scope.

Can independently perform most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected.

Must possess a good knowledge of process flow and development as related to machining and assembly systems.

Good understanding and the ability to facilitate common problem solving and analysis tools such as but not limited to, PFMEA, Cause and Effect

Ability to train and become a certified Green Belt or Black Belt.

Demonstrate solid background of execution.

Perform work with minimal supervision required.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Related Field

5 – 8 Years of relevant work experience in Machining

ASQ or SME Certifications preferred.

Six Sigma Certification preferred.

Mercury Marine is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
(Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans)


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