Manufacturing Engineer in Madison at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Job Description

Our client needs a Manufacturing Engineer for their production of industrial equipment used in the production of food and pharmaceuticals.  You will lead initiatives centered on the continuous improvement of manufacturing’s processes using Lean Manufacturing techniques.  You will report to the Manufacturing Manager.  Career advancement opportunities do exist leading to management and involving CI, product development or project engineering
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, standard operating procedures (SOPs), utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiencies.
  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Work with Supply Chain Department and Quality Manager to confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.  Provide feedback to the Manufacturing Manager if labor estimates are proven inaccurate.
  • Verify that equipment and processes are capable of producing the specified quality output, auditing the quality of the output of each process as required.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Occasional travel to customer or vendor plant locations is required – up to 20%
  • Associates degree in Manufacturing Engineering is required, BS preferred
  • 4+ years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering implementing Lean Manufacturing methods is required.
  • Experience working in cross-functional operations with manufacturing, operations and engineering
  • Experience making custom capital equipment is required
  • Helpful would be any experience with equipment for the food/beverage/bio-pharmaceutical industry
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Disability and accident insurance
  • 401K with match
  • Profit sharing / Bonus
  • Employee assistance program
  • Vacation and holidays
Let's move your career forward and apply now.  We review all resumes and applications submitted.  A member of our staff will reach out to you directly if you meet the qualifications for this role.  No relocation help is available and the client will not sponsor visas.