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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Electrical)
Ref No.: 18-48792
Location: Michigan City, Indiana
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 07/12/2018
  • Directly support Client's Manufacturing under the supervision of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
  • Study and improve manufacturing processes and procedures aimed at lowering manufacturing costs.
  • Support both the tactical and strategic goals and objectives through the implementation of lean principles of manufacturing, i.e., 6S, 5Why, Kaizan, VSM, etc.
  • Creation of documentation and improvement of manufacturing methods, implementation of capital equipment and advancement of manufacturing technology throughout Operations.
  • Tool selection and procurement.
  • Process Plans, tool design, gage planning, and troubleshooting of processes.
  • Cost estimates, time standards, technical support of shop floor.
  • Specification, justification and implementation of capital equipment.
  • Develop floor layouts for existing and future project/processes in AutoCAD.
  • Participate and lead root cause analysis of quality and build issues for assigned manufacturing areas of responsibility.
  • Participate in New Product launch by working hand in hand with NPD team for all new launches.
  • Should have electrical background and going forward he would be able to make sound recommendations for product changes or updates
  • Plan the sequence of operations and write/maintain Work Center Instructions for each area.
  • Provide make versus buy analyses on products and processes.
  • Perform capacity and factory layout analyses to meet business demand.
  • Participate in and conduct Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) On the Fly as required to detect and correct potential safety issues on the shop floor.
  • Audit and Approve ECOs for new product and for current product and process.
  • Provide direction and mentoring to the ME and ME interns.
  • Exposure to engineering change order documentation and qualification for operations
  • Knowledge of manufacturing concepts
  • Demonstrate strong abilities in Lean Manufacturing concepts and techniques (Lean tools; Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Kaizan, DMAIC, etc.
  • 6 Sigma Green/Black belt certification a plus
  • Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) exposure
  • Familiar with Team Center
  • Operations experience a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Flexible with hours to support operation and new product launches
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal) required
  • Proficient with Microsoft, Word, & Excel