A well-known outdoor recreational manufacturing company has an immediate opening on their team for a Manufacturing Engineer. This is a contract-to-hire opportunity located in Battleground, WA. The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for establishing and implementing production solutions with a focus on Employee Safety, Product Quality, Cost, and Productivity and will plan and coordinate both Sustaining and New Product Introduction activities necessary to support Production.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer
•Development and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment including: industrial robots, cameras, and lasers, programmable torque drivers, and common industrial controls: PLC’s, palm buttons, pneumatic controls, etc.
•Develops and updates process documentation and operator work instructions.
•Conducts direct labor studies and establishes standards on operations, set up, work station layout, and material flow.
•Reviews preliminary product designs, making recommendations to reduce costs and improve manufacturing and quality on new or existing products.
•Develops detailed, complete and accurate capital equipment studies and makes appropriate recommendations for capital expenditures.
•Defines tooling and fixturing required in the manufacturing process. Performs Qualification of equipment (offsite and onsite) prior to release to production.
•Processes purchase requisitions and records as required to maintain accurate department and capital budgets.
•Analyzes manufacturing methods using Structured Problem Solving techniques. Provides solution to problems following the Corrective and Preventative Action process.
•Lead and contribute to Kaizen and Continuous Improvement events organizing cross functional teams.
•Develops quality documents in support of PPAP activities: Control Plans, Process Flow Diagrams, and PFMEAs.
Required Skills and Experiences of the Manufacturing Engineer
•B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Industrial Engineering.
•3-5 years of Mfg. Engineering experience.
•Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills.
•Proficiency with PC's.
•Microsoft Applications: Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, & Project
•Tooling Design: CREO Modeling software, ASME Y14.5 1994 or newer
•Industrial Metrology including optical inspection
•Understanding of SPC.
•Strong Project Management skills.
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