The Manufacturing Engineer assists in developing, evaluating and improving various manufacturing methods.
Major Position Responsibilities
Estimates production time and related costs to provide information for mangement decisions.
Confers with others to bid proposal and marketing technical information.
Coordinates with production planning and operations staff in planning work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, layout of equipment and workspace to ensure efficient production methods for maximim efficiency.
Communicate manufacturing capabilites, production schedules and other information to facilitate production processes.
Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
Consults with customer and other personnel regarding product information such as design, capacity, and purpose and types of material to be used to fabricate product.
Analyzes written specifications, drawings, rough sketches and verbal instructions to plan layout and determine sequence of operation.
Determine root causes of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances or processing methods.
Selects materials and lays out design according to dimensions computed from scale drawings.
Designs fixtures, tooling and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
Confers with tool room for design, productibility and tooling improvements.
Writes work instructions for manufacturing processes to include, but not limited to, set sheets, tool drawings, tool sheets, fixture drawings, dimensional recording sheets and special instructions.
Sets up manufacturing processes to part specifications and verifies conformance of parts to specifications.
Identifies and recommends changes or modifications for efficiency and adaptabilitty to setup and production processes.
Mentors/trains production operators and technicians on best practice methods during setup and production operations.
Works directly with quality inspection ensuring first piece acceptance and process stability.
Evaluates latest tooling technology and considers incorporation into new and existing processes.
Participates in meetings, seminars and training sessions to stay apprised of new developments in field.
Provide technical expertise or support related to manufacturing.
Trouble shoot new and existing product problems involving designs, materials or processes.
Identifies and recommends new methods and processes to improve existing operations.
Experience with Hot Forging, Welding, Heat Treat and Combustion Systems.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 5+ years manufacturing/mechanical engineering experience and/or training.
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