Find ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes. Devise efficient ways to use workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make products in a Contract Manufacturing environment.
Assists and/or leads the internal MEC engineering functions to support product manufacture. These duties include but are not limited to BOM creation & maintenance, router creation & maintenance, internal drawing review, and release coordination.
Is responsible for sample job or first article part releases related to one or more specific manufacturing processes and ensures a robust process is developed prior to production startup.
Has internal engineering responsibility for assigned processes from receipt of customer PO to end of life. Responsibilities include revision changes, process reviews, and review of non-conforming material and product/process improvement activities.
Serves as a liaison between the shop floor and the Sales Engineer pertaining to customer
requests and changes.
Participates in DFM and DPAR activities.
Reviews blueprints, plans and other customer documents used to develop and prepare cost estimates or projected changes in production from customer’s use of MEC’s services.
Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
Responsible for CI activities related to a specific process.
Issues written setup and process sheets documenting settings and welding parameters for welding operations. These will be known as setup sheets, work instructions, checklists, and run charts.
Perform work station audits and drive corrective action where necessary.
Determine methods of rework when necessary.
Support Root Cause & Corrective Action efforts related to specific processes.
Identify and make proposals for new technology.
Develop ROI’s related to new technology recommendations.
Know and provide training related to specific processes.
Confer with Sales Engineers and Manufacturing to provide technical advice and problem resolution.
Recommend method revisions including process equipment, materials and tooling to improve production performances and provide cost reduction opportunities.
Review and analyze customer part prints, specifications and other documentation to develop production quotations covering a specific process. This will include production rates, set-up time, and tooling requirements.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; supports organization’s goals and values.
Professionalism: Approaches others in tactful manner; reacts well under pressure treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Safety/Security: Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly; maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering, preferably Industrial or Mechanical from a four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in a metal fabrication environment.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations written in English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in English from groups of managers, customers, or other employees.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.