Manufacturing Engineer - Machining

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Milwaukee, WI 53201
Manufacturing
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Our client is growing and needs to add another Manufacturing Engineer to their staff. They are best known for making hydraulic components and systems. This is a dynamic company and a leader in their industry. This position is located in a suburb of Milwaukee and offers a great quality of life and has excellent career advancement opportunities.

Responsibilities:

* Create and develop manufacturing system concepts to fulfill business needs.
* Work with design engineers and production to quote, specify, program, order, debug, receive, install, and new production equipment.
* Support the new product development process through PFMEA and DFM activities to ensure safety, quality, delivery, and cost targets are met.
* Document procedures, processes, and best practices to support the new equipment.
* Maintain the current systems and equipment through analysis, troubleshooting and improvement.
* Perform the work needed to maximize production and efficiency.
* Work with production employees to continually improve production operations, system maintenance and design concepts.
* Work with advanced engineering and equipment suppliers to determine designs and configurations for new equipment and upgrades.
* Preparation of financial analysis for capital expenditures for tooling and equipment needed in support of existing product lines or processes.
* Monitor and control all phases of new equipment construction from design approval though implementation on factory floor and control equipment costs during this process.
* Provide technical expertise in project management including:scheduling, tracking, team assignments, allocation of resources, status reports, facilitate effective problem solving, promotingof new and innovative concepts.
* Communicate between Design and Production to ensure designs are acceptable for manufacturing.
* Work with peers and other support personnel with specifics to training on production equipment, problem solving, and preventive maintenance.

Requirements:

* Associates or aBachelors degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering is required.
* 2 + years of experience working with a manufacturing organization that successfully utilizes continuous improvement methodologies.
* Working knowledge of cellular manufacturing, self-directed work teams, 5S, pull systems, SMED, Kaizen, change management, ergonomics, and TQM.
* Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques.
* Experience with electrical and mechanical machining equipment.
* An abilityto read blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematics, and is capable of setting up and monitoring preventive maintenance systems.Also capable of troubleshooting and performing minor repairs to equipment.
* Effective problem solving, judgment, and independent thinking skills.
* Must have strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with other functional areas.

The company offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary and a bonus program based on profits and personal performance. They prefer local candidates and may assist with normal relocation expenses. Sorry, no visa sponsorship is available.

Reference: 559198774

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