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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Date: 11/1/2017
Job ID: 02408224
Job Description
  • Provides support for the management team by providing manufacturing engineering technical expertise and working collaboratively on manufacturing processes.  Participates in continuous improvement/cost reduction events as a team leader.  
  • Recommends methods for improving worker effectiveness, safety, ergonomics and quality.
  • Recommends methods for reducing costs, including recommendations regarding restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, relocating work stations and equipment, and purchase of equipment.
  • Responsible for keeping abreast of manufacturing technologies and recommending new methods to improve quality and lower cost.
  • Review and approve part drawings for manufacturability in a timely manner to support ECO process.
  • Responsible for developing and documenting manufacturing processes for new products and optimizing existing products.  Typical processes include manual and robotic MIG and TIG welding; milling, drilling and turning on CNC machining centers, manual and CNC tube bending, end forming and stamping.
  • Designs work-holding fixtures, tools and target gages for new and existing products.
  • Oversees tool-room activity and provides guidance to toolmakers as new fixtures are manufactured.
  • Responsible for acting as Project Manager for new products as they are awarded from customers.  This process shall follow ISO 9001 Procedure P-8.3.0.
  • Provides support for ISO 9001 including developing detailed procedures, work instructions, forms and records as well as supporting internal audits.
  • Specifies design of equipment and tools to assist in new and existing production processes, and obtain quotes/bids for construction of equipment to submit with recommendations.
  • Develop capital equipment requests thoroughly and accurately as necessary and submit to the Plant Manager for approval. Capital request >$5K will require corporate approval and follow GAAP depreciation schedules.
  • Participates in Safety Committee meetings


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