ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.? Other duties may be assigned.?Lead projects to improve worker productivity and production output and quality by improving manufacturing capabilities, including methods, processes, machine designs, tooling and fixturing, equipment, new manufacturing technology and performance measurement systems.Analyze engineering designs, procurement procedures, manufacturing methods, staffing requirements and machine utilization, material routing and handling methods, tool design and application, etc. to seek improvement and effect changes to reduce cost and increase output.Act as project leader/liaison and coordinate activities with manufacturing production departments, PIC and design engineering departments. Establish timelines.Develop/write manufacturing processes/procedures/work instructions and routings.Develop economic justification for capital equipment.Improve workflow throughout the plant.Design packaging, skids, etc. utilizing CAD programs.Maintain a high level of knowledge about manufacturing processes, methods, equipment and tooling.Initiate, support, and implement improvement ideas.Provide timely response and resolution to safety, quality, and production issues.Communicate effectively with, employees at all levels of the organization.Provide/oversee technical training or any other assigned training.Facilitate process improvement teams and continuous improvement efforts.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS?Education and/or Experience
A bachelor s degree in manufacturing, mechanical, or industrial engineering and/or five years engineering experience in a heavy industrial environment is required. Technical competency in steel fabrication, welding, machining, or paint finishing and thorough knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes is also required.? 3-D CAD knowledge required, Pro-E is preferred.Language Skills – Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical manuals and procedures, blue prints, fabrication documentation and lengthy correspondence.? Ability to write reports and correspondence.? Ability to communicate with other employees at all levels of the organization to solicit and share information. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one or in group situations.Mathematical Skills – Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as statistics and probability.? Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, percentages, and proportions to practical situations.Reasoning Ability -? Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.? Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.? Ability to assume responsibility for the results of decisions made.Skills/Abilities – Ability to operate a variety of office equipment (computer and telephone/voice mail systems, fax machine, and copier) and production. Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Word (tables, charts, photos, etc.) and Excel (charting, graphing, formulas, filters, etc.), Internet and e-mail. Ability to work independently and to organize and prioritize tasks to meet required deadlines.