Manufacturing Engineer, Inter - ENG - Engineering - Mfg

Frankfort, IN 46041, USA Req #1122
Thursday, June 23, 2022
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Position Summary

Provide manufacturing engineering support, focusing on methods improvements, setup reduction, throughput analysis, troubleshooting of production problems, process improvement program and project management. Continuous Improvement of processes and products are an ongoing function of this position.

Position Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:
● Evaluate and improve current and proposed processes.
● Develop action plans to implement process improvement projects.
● Evaluate and develop action plans to reduce product cycle time.
● Provide and implement fail-safe solutions to ensure capable processes.
● Provide support for project management, including taking responsibility for implementing environmental evaluation of projects.
● Support synchronous flow of product and raw materials.
● Provide engineering support for the implementation of new processes.
● Evaluate and implement projects to provide balanced line to improve equipment utilization.
● Provide support to teams whose goal is process improvement.
● Perform time studies or methods analyses as needed.
● Provide engineering support for implementation of cost reductions.
● Provide engineering support to reduce WIP/finished goods inventory.
● Process improvements – provide engineering support as needed.
● Provide support in determining root causes concerning quality problems.
● Provide support/input to PFMEA process.
● Identify and eliminate non-value-added processes in product flow.
● Provide support to sales for the development of new processes to support customer requests.
● Provide support to accounting group for post audit work around manufacturing engineering cost reduction projects.
● Provide support to manufacturing operations to reduce scrap.
● Provide support to Costing and Design groups to ensure most economical methods of production.
● Support manufacturing operations to identify and resolve system constraints.
● Provide all areas with engineering support to quantify decisions
● Work with customers to resolve production/quality problems as needed.
● Provide support where needed to ensure re-certification of TS16949 registration. 1 Template Rev 03/23/18
● Work with secondary operations for engineering needs.
● Other duties as assigned by manager

Qualifications-Education/Experience Required:
● Bachelor of Science in appropriate engineering discipline
● 2-4 years of engineering co-op experience
● Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of internal and external customers
● Ability to learn organizing, planning and executing projects and processes needed to design and validate solutions that meet designated performance specifications
● Knowledge of materials, processes, machining and tolerances
● Ability to read and understand blueprints
● Proven level of creative problem solving ability
● Experience in preparing detailed cost benefit analyses to support project requests.
● Experience in project planning.
● Decisive and confident, open and candid with the ability to energize others
● Possesses excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
● Proficient Microsoft Office software skills

Preferred:
● Knowledge of fastener manufacturing equipment and processes.
● Experience preparing documentation and training materials.
● Experience dealing with outside equipment suppliers.
● Experience with Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen techniques
● Experience using Google for Work

Travel Requirements
15%
We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, handicap, genetic infiltration, disability or status as a veteran. Fontana reserves the right to require a drug screening at any time during the employment process.

Other details

  • Job Family Mfg Engineer - Intermediate
  • Job Function ENG - Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Frankfort, IN 46041, USA