"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Asheville, NC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $90,000.00
Date: 11/1/2017
Job ID: 02495864
Job Description
Sr. Manufacturing Engineer 
Growing manufacturing firm in CNC is seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to lead several key initiatives.  We have a solid customer base and strong potential for growth.  The successful candidate will demonstrate hands on capability and shop floor presence.
  1. Lead the effort to improve shop floor processes, tooling, equipment, and training to ensure quality and productivity. This may include design or re-design of work-holding fixtures, gauging fixtures, cutting tools, etc.
  2. Develop and review existing processes on a part by part basis to guarantee conformance to customer expectations and profitability.
  3. Work closely with Sales Department and Design Engineering to develop cost models for new products.
  4. Design and development of new products for the company. 
  5. Ability to modify current products for custom applications. 
  6. Work with customers on all aspects of design including materials, cost and tooling related issues. 
  7. Implement lean manufacturing initiatives including but not limited to 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma, Preventative Maintenance, SMED, KANBAN, and waste elimination.
  8. Work in concert with our Corporate Quality Director on customer issues.  Work directly with shop personnel to determine true root cause and corrective actions.  Support ISO 9001 Quality Management System.
  9. Monitor and implement cost savings measures relative to tooling, maintenance, alternative manufacturing methods, first time through quality, rework, scrap, and productivity improvements.
  1. Proven Project Management and Multi-Tasking skills.
  2. Management skills related to supervising Mfg Engineering Team
  3. CNC Lathe and CNC Mill Programming Experience;
  4. Work-Holding and Gauging Fixture Design Experience
  5.  Strong written communication skills.
  6. Robotic Programming and CNC Tube Bending Experience a plus
  7. Hands-On Experience in a fast-paced metal manufacturing environment.  Multi-Spindle Screw Machine experience a big plus.
  8. Experience in metal removal and welding fabrication.
  9. Proficiency in all MS Office tools plus CAD experience.
  10. Four year technical degree minimum or equivalent and manufacturing experience required.  Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and 5S background would be a plus.


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