Manufacturing Engineer in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 2/16/2020

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Job Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for optimizing and supporting the manufacturing process of the company’s products and services.  Included in these responsibilities:  create, document, develop, and implement processes and procedures required to assemble, test, and manufacture the products of the company while adhering to all safety, quality, regulatory and customer requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops, evaluates, improves and eliminates waste in all manufacturing processes, utilizing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques.
  • Develops and implements process control techniques and procedures into manufacturing environments.
  • Analyzes manufacturing process flows and floor layout for the enhancements of safety, quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
  • Creates and implements manufacturing cells when applicable.
  • Collaborates with quality control and design engineering regarding product tooling, gaging and design to ensure effectual production methods necessary to achieve zero defect, low product cost and standard work.
  • Estimates resource requirements, production times, and relative costs to provide data for operational decisions.
  • Works closely with manufacturing departments to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.
  • Creates and maintains tool, fixtures and functional gauges to support manufacturing.
  • Process ERP system data to support shop floor activity.
  • Provides engineering support to the production department to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
  • Supports company policies and procedures, goals and objectives, FDA regulations, and good manufacturing practices.
  • Assist with design reviews, PMFEA, FMEA activities, root cause analysis for non-conformances and corrective actions.
  • Provide data-driven solutions for process improvement and field investigations, remediation’s for RMA Team as needed.
  • Involved with IQ/OQ/PQ Validations and DCN Process.
  • Lead projects for Lean / Six Sigma Initiatives and provides capital equipment justifications.

Qualification Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent degree and experience in a related field, preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing, machine shop or tooling manufacturing environment, required.
  • Secondary process experience (welding, polishing, electropolish, passivation, assembly) preferred.
  • Ability to develop a 3D model using Solidworks or similar software, preferred.
  • Write the CNC program using Mastercam or similar software and building prototypes, preferred.
  • Silicone molding experience preferred.
  • Lean project experience in cost reduction/process optimization required.
  • Medical industry background preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience in CNC processes.
  • Strong background in Process Improvement.
  • Lean / Six Sigma methodology.
  • CAD CAM for designing and manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of SPC tools and processes and cellular manfacturing
  • Blue Print reading including GD&T dimensioning.
  • Proficient in 3D Modeling (Solidworks, or other), fixture development and tooling optimization.

Tecomet is an EOE Employer M/W/Vets/Disabled