Manufacturing Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

Our client is a leader in portable and permanent power distribution solutions. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is responsible to develop and evaluate new processes and improve current process capability, efficiency, and overall productivity in assigned areas of manufacturing on new and existing products. In addition, the Sr. Manufacturing Engineer designs and develops projects connected with manufacturing equipment and processes including tools, jigs, and special equipment that achieves the desired production rates and quality standards.

Job Responsibilities:

* Develop innovative solutions to engineering and manufacturing production problems through identification and implementation of manufacturing processes, including conducting process analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials, conferring with suppliers and soliciting observations from the operators/production technicians.

* Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement and key Lean Manufacturing/production principles and techniques to areas of production.

* Provide daily support of production personnel to ensure process/equipment issues are performing at required efficiency levels.

* Recommend product changes/improvements to Design Engineering to enhance product manufacturability.

* Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout.

* Coordinate input that may cross multiple teams or areas, make recommendations and implement changes.

* Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements.

* Determine root cause of failure using statistical methods (e.g. design of experiment, SPC) that may result in changes in design, tolerances or processing methods.

* Design and prepare concept drawings of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment.

* Manage the implementations of capital equipment projects.

* Develop tooling and fixtures for new products and processes and work with tooling vendors to supply such designs.

* Identify and implement solutions for issues relating to safety, quality, productivity and cost reductions.

* Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes and engineering procedures.

* Prepare reports summarizing analyzed process information and trends.

* Manage capital budgets & ensure projects are completed on-time with stated ROI.

Job Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial and/or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited University.

* Strong business acumen with knowledge on developing financial justifications.

* Minimum five (5) years of experience working in a manufacturing environment (private, public, government or military).

* Experience in leading multi-functional teams through complex projects from planning to completion.

* Experience using Lean Six Sigma/Quality Improvement methods and tools.

* Flexible to provide support for multiple shift manufacturing operations as needed.

* Microsoft Office proficient, CAD a distinct plus.

Location: Faribault, MN

This is a contract opportunity with the potential to go permanent!