Manufacturing Engineer
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Memphis, Tennessee
2018-05-18

This highly visible, hands-on leader is responsible for developing and implementing solutions to manufacturing engineering projects and manufacturability across all processes aiming to ensure state-of-the-art technology, equipment and processes. This position will have a significant opportunity to increase the level of automation across the entire facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive the investments on new industrial initiatives and other changes necessary to improve production efficiency, quality and operational safety.
  • Participate in engineering design reviews; evaluate and approve drawings, routings, specifications and other documents.
  • Analyze manufacturing process flows for continuous improvement opportunities in quality, cost and throughput.  Focus on Lean Enterprise evaluation and deployment.
  • Lead / participate in research, collection of information, obtaining quotes from vendors and checking availability of equipment. 
  • Write investment Requests
  • Follow and report the status of a project.  Schedules and any suggested revisions should be reviewed.  Any changes to a project’s plan or schedule shall be documented.
  • Lead project review meetings during the course of a project. 
  • Establish and executing project task lists to keep projects moving forward according each project’s plan.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments to identify and deal with any risks that may exist with the project. 
  • Travel will be required during project review meetings and during commissioning.
  • Operational support, press room equipment; 100 – 1500 to progressive, transfer, hand tool, punch press process.
  • Tooling operation, basic functionality for the processing of parts, motion events, die clamping and processing.
  • SMED functions, quick change processes and hardware required achieving 5 minute changeover mandates.
  • Project deployment and a successful startup with continuous support, deploy inside project financials, achieve project timelines, comply or exceed quality targets encompassed in the project scope.
  • Responsible for performing engineering and technical duties during the development of components throughout launches and production according to control plans.
  • Performs problem solving techniques, process improvements, and maintains the quality standards of products.
  • Site performance goals and support as related to safety, operational performance, financial, quality and delivery objectives.
  • Exhibits and leads with attitude, ability and assertiveness.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering field
  • Minimum 5 Years experience in control systems integration
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly evolved Lean manufacturing environment
  • Experience with new product commercialization
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse team environment across a matrix organization
  • Press room equipment support, 100 – 1500 to progressive, transfer, hand tool, punch press process.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Strong project management, problem solving and decision making skills and abilities, Lean Enterprise or Continuous Improvement background is a requirement.
  • Proven analytical skills; data-driven and detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
  • Highly organized; capable of multitasking across multiple projects
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Effective operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to influence
  • Highly self motivated and directed
  • Strong Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Experience with control systems, PLC and PC base concepts utilized in the automation environment
    SCAD systems, development and deployment
  • Machine control integration experience.
  • Experience with material flow and presentation, methods of position and application utilized for the automation group
  • Fixtures and end effectors utilized for the containment, positioning, clamping and movement of products in the automation arena.
  • Experience with simulation software.