Manufacturing Engineer

  • 52024
  • 10 Nov 2020
  • Shelbyville, IN
  • Manufacturing
  • $75,000 - $85,000
  • Scott Heimberg

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer

Applies appropriate engineering and manufacturing technology to develop/improve existing processes in the area of quality, productivity, safety and cost reduction for its customers. The engineer serves as project leader on major plant expenditures and new equipment purchases.

Major Responsibilities

  • Applies basic engineering principles and analyses to improve processes or solve manufacturing problems by reducing cost, improving quality, safety, and/or capability.
  • Designs manufacturing processes that meet customer product, delivery, and cost requirements. Designs or manages the design of new machines and tooling. Manages or participates as a key AQP Team Member in the concept to delivery cycle -- Design, analyze, budget, prototypes and samples, purchase and build equipment, machine acceptance, train, implement and improve.
  • Identifies, establishes, and manages development programs that bring new ideas and technologies to practical application in production. This will include working with members of our R & D team as well as with outside organizations.
  • Provides technical support to account managers.
  • Works to improve the hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems in the plant.
  • May manage liaison activities with partners, customers and vendors.
  • Prepare engineering and cost analyses for process improvements.
  • Provides necessary support to plant management and plant teams to assure that proper tools and assistance is vailable to perform assigned task and maintain engineering files and documents.
  • Actively supports and manages within mission, vision, Code of Conduct and Process Based Leadership guidelines.
  • Actively supports our 5S + Safety programs.

Work Experience Required

  • 3-5 years experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Hydraulic and/or electrical experience preferred
  • 24/7 manufacturing and extrusion experience preferred
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization and externally with customers and suppliers.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong commitment to a team environment
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Scott was very great to work with. I always knew where I stood in the process, had great response time with him and was a great person just to talk to and bounce ideas off of. I highly recommend him and feel as if I made a great friend in the process.
Christina Keller