Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer Level 2
Manufacturing: Escanaba, MI
1st Shift

Ensure that all machines are producing parts as efficiently as possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Floor support.
  • Ability to set up and operate VMC/HMC and live tooling lathes.
  • Ability to produce prototype and pre-production samples.
  • Understanding of G-code programming.
  • Consults with other engineers, process technicians, managers, foreman, maintenance and quality personnel to solve production and quality problems.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and KanBan systems
  • Work with tool design group to develop work holding methods.
  • Develop set up sheets.
  • Ability to read and interpret customer part prints and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Edit/change machine programs to increase productivity, tool life, cycle time and decrease machine down time.
  • Upload and download machine programs as backup programs for all machines in AppliedCim database.
  • Order tooling when needed.
  • Perform tests to ensure the most efficient tools are being used to manufacture parts.
  • Change tooling on machines when necessary.
  • Understanding of Pro-E solid modeling and Pro-Manufacturing for CNC programming.
  • Support and troubleshoot assembly and manufacturing processes.
  • Identification of inefficiencies, bottlenecks and downtime issues, ultimately leading to design proposal and implementation of solutions.
  • Troubleshooting and improvement of basic mechanical and electrical assembly systems.
  • Operator training and development of job instructions.
  • Perform time studies.
  • Work with Quality dept to develop control plans, process flow diagrams and process FMEA's
  • Assists in development of equipment PM schedules
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and work flow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Understands and applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Helps quote new business by developing cycle time, machine requirements, tooling requirements, gaging requirements and labor content.
  • Able to define variable cost/part in production.
  • Able to propose improvements for costs.
  • Understanding of the costing of production parts.
  • Able to define and generate part specific engineering documentation (work offsets, change over instructions, tool assembly drawings, etc.).

Education and/or Experience
4 year degree in related field and 3 years minimum experience preferred

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