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Welding Manufacturing Engineer

United States - SC - Fountain Inn

Job Description

Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods in welding operations, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, tooling and production equipment capabilities, and corporate standards.  Analyzes all plans for work force utilization, space requirements, and work flow. Confers with vendors to determine process specifications and supports evaluation of equipment and evaluates new products and process options.  Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements, process improvements and potential capacity.

  • Identify process steps that are critical to cost and quality and insure they are being handled in the process appropriately

  • Monitor the production teams’ progress on learning the process and making the required rate of quality scrap and production

  • Brainstorm with Product Engineering on alternative solutions to improve manufactured cost and quality objectives

  • Executes assignments related to maintenance of machinery and equipment, including preventive maintenance, planned and emergency maintenance, supervises the activities of skilled employees and assures the accomplishments of the assigned tasks

  • Review documents required for PM of the equipment and tooling

  • Provide day-to-day support to welding operations including process optimization and scrap reduction activities.

  • Work directly with process technician assigned to welding operations

  • Maintain a rapport with the Operations team to understand short term, long term challenges and issues

  • Support all continuous improvement activities throughout the program life including scrap definition, MU improvements, and quality improvement

  • Plans the performance of preventative maintenance activities based upon personal knowledge and interval records of equipment wear and the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding service; schedules and coordinates the accomplishment of this work to minimize interference with production operations

  • All other duties as assigned by manager

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred in Manufacturing Technologies or a related field (i.e., mechanical/industrial engineering, chemical engineering, etc.) and experience in Plastic Welding (Hot Plate , Vibration , Ultrasonic and Infrared welding processes)

  • Must have an expert working knowledge of all machine components and integration

  • Demonstrate solid skills in communication, interpersonal relations, ability to inspire individuals to improve performance

  • Must be capable of communication in oral and written form and must possess the ability to supervise and motivate employees in a team environment

  • Proven mechanical aptitude for analytical problem solving

  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft programs and email

  • Proficient in using hand tools of the trade

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Published: 04/27/2018
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - SC - Fountain Inn
REQ. NO.: 18000930
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