Manufacturing Engineer

Start Date: 2016-07-07

Job Summary

• Develops, evaluates, and improves setup and production methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, material and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production capabilities, and AS9100
• Designs standard systems & processes to ensure setup reduction and efficiency gains are realized and maintained
• Design tooling required to ensure efficient production methods
• Develops, documents, and audits established tool strings in every cell
• Assist programmer in finalizing strong systems for MasterCAM post-processors and CNC programs
• Performs audits and creates solutions for the company’s 6-S work center standardization program
• Complete other Manufacturing Engineering and Continuous Improvement projects as directed by Engineering Manager

Core Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering preferred, or degree in another discipline with manufacturing emphasis, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Minimum 2 years’ experience with CNC lathe and mill setup including tool/fixture design required.
• Very strong skills and experience required in blueprint interpretation, shop math, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Knowledge required in lean manufacturing methods, 5-S/6-S standards, cellular layout manufacturing, and single piece flow concepts
• Very strong attention to detail and accuracy required, with outstanding problem solving and root cause analysis skills
• Very strong written and verbal communications skills
• Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and balance multiple priorities and projects
• Aerospace and/or Manufacturing industry experience is desired

Position Specific Skills

• Experience with CAM software required (MasterCAM X or higher preferred)
• Experience with CAD software required (SolidWorks or Catia V5 preferred)
• MRP or ERP experience is beneficial

Available Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Account, Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement, Work Boot Allowance

Experience and Education

Type of Experience:

Minimum 2 years’ experience with CNC lathe and mill setup including tool/fixture design required.

Education: Bachelor Degree

Program of study: Mfg. Eng.

Physical Demands – General Activities

Visual Acuity: Near acuity and accommodation are required for reading machine dial gauges, blueprints, and precision measuring instruments, and accommodation as required for reading and using computer screens and documents
Hearing Ability: Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action.
Working Conditions: Primarily works in a shop floor environment. The employee is subject to:
• High noise levels from operating machines
• Physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts
• Breathing fumes, dust and mist
• Skin exposure to oils and cutting fluid