Provides engineering services and advice to industrial engineering activities; prepares reports regarding reviews of production methods, equipment layout, and equipment and material utilization.
Process Development and Improvement: Develops and implements process improvements to reduce costs, enhance product marketability and reliability, improve competitiveness, improve quality and/or safety of specific operations. May prepare and submit capital justifications necessary to support the changes necessitated within the forecasted budget. Coordinates the implementation of all new product and model changes through cooperation with other departments. Identifies production concerns and takes steps to correct problems.
Documentation: Initiates and maintains documentation, prepares reports, blueprints, etc. supporting process and manufacturing improvements. Develops budget requests regarding any plan changes.
Quality: Develops and maintains all departmental procedures supporting and maintaining ISO certification.
Cost Containment: Provides product cost information and new product estimates to assist management in the justification of capital expenditures. Reviews prototype designs with Engineering to recommend design changes to develop and reduce target costs.
Other responsibilities as assigned or directed.
Experience Required: Experience in manufacturing environment required, preferably with experience in precision machining of ferrous and non-ferrous castings, shaft-type components. Familiarity with standard precision measuring techniques, plant layout and assembly methods, line balancing and time studies.
Education/Training Required: Bachelorís degree in Engineering required. Registered Professional Engineer or Certified Manufacturing Engineer preferred. Proficiency in various computer software programs necessary, i.e., Microsoft Office.
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