Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Identifies and implements safety/ergonomic improvements as a first priority.
  • Identifies sources of waste in production and implements changes to drive cost, quality and throughput improvements.
  • Specific target areas
  • First pass yield (FPY)
  • Change over and/or set up duration
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Collaborate with maintenance team leaders to minimize production losses.
  • Manage manufacturing technology development
  • Research, test and implementation of cutting tool technologies.
  • Research, test and implementation of machine tool technologies.
  • Assists in the coordination of new and existing machinery in the plant to assure proper installation, material flow and efficiency.
  • Create and maintain fixture, tooling and equipment drawings.
  • Lead project teams in areas of problem solving and implementing change.
  • Perform and analyze time studies to identify productivity improvement opportunities.
  • Supports design to value (DTV) process.
  • Serve as voice of manufacturing for DTV process
  • Ensure impacted operational areas are engaged and prepared to support design improvements.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • 5-10 years of related Manufacturing Engineering/leadership experience
  • 5-10 years of related machine tool technology experience

Demonstrated development experience in areas of:

  • Machine tool configuration, parameter setting (Mazak equipment preferred)
  • Automated touch probe systems and programming routines
  • EIA and Mazatrol programming systems
  • Tool data creation
  • Cutting tool technologies, specifically related to stainless steel
  • Associates Degree in Technical Discipline, bachelor’s degree in industrial or Manufacturing Engineering preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of 2D and 3D CAD systems (Solidworks preferred)
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Certified LEAN Practitioner
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, ability to complete hands on tasks, up to and including actual equipment production runs.