Job Summary:
The Industrial / Manufacturing Engineer will create, develop, and implement efficient manufacturing systems, reducing costs while maintaining standards of operations.   
  • Collaborates with other departments to design cost-effective manufacturing layouts and building ergonomics for new and existing product lines.
  • Designs, redesigns, or enhances work areas and layouts so that awkward or uncomfortable positions, repetitive motions, and inefficient operations are reduced or eliminated.
  • Maintains knowledge of best practices in manufacturing methods, and trends and developments in technology and equipment; applies this knowledge to maintain the organization’s competitive edge.
  • Identifies and assesses various problems and departures from established manufacturing standards and best practices; researches and recommends solutions.
  • Develops and maintains management information, planning, and control systems.
  • Implements methods and modifications to reduce production costs.
  • Establish line labor standards, quality controls and productivity standards for extrusion lines and other manufacturing flows and processes.
  • Support development and usage of tools to help ensure proper configuration of orders per the customer’s requirements.
  • Support New Assembly Transitions, New Customer Introductions, User Group Implementations and DFM Development.
  • Support new product start-up and First Build troubleshooting.
  • Work with Factory Team, Planners, Quality and other Departments to prioritize and plan daily needs for the factory.
  • Support assembly build instruction creation and upkeep.
  • Understand all equipment capabilities, operation and methods within the focus factory to ensure superb product quality, process capability and efficiency.
  • Ensure all processes are set-up, operating and monitored in accordance with the requirements set forth by the manufacturing engineer and customer, and support a smooth product transition into manufacturing.
  • Support and Perform research of customer and supplier documentation (datasheets, drawings, etc.) to ensure material conforms to specifications.

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of ergonomics and applicable industry standards.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Strong skills in CAD, automation, and plastic extrusion processes

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering required.
  • At least 2 yrs of engineering experience required with plastics experience preferred.
  • Knowledge in plastic extrusion and sheet manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, & Quality Systems required.
  • PLC programming, Plastic Tool Die Designing, Automation design and implementation work a plus.

Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas in the facility and access all machinery.

This is a full time position

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