Manufacturing Process Engineer

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Bluffton, IN
$65,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 21, 2017
Job ID
Are you a degreed manufacturing engineer that has experience in a high volume manufacturing plant?  Do you have assembly or machining experience?  Are you hands-on, enjoying working out of the floor?

Responsibilities / Duties
  • Help to identify problems causing efficiency or quality loss.
  • Analyze fixture, tooling, feed procedure and machining speed problems; coordinate with other production and engineering personnel; and help institute corrections.
  • Work on new program launch items, timelines and project management.D
  • Develop standardized work instructions and provide operator training in proper practices as well as in how to identify problem causes and how to make corrections.
  • Assist with the machine setup of new products or product changeover.
  • Assist production personnel with new processes and product start up.
  • Install and oversee the production of sample or prototype products.
  • Submit sample castings to quality department for capability studies.
  • Review problems or errors and coordinate corrective actions.
  • Conduct test on new tooling applicable to CNC or conventional machining equipment to determine means of improving production. Implement cost reduction or efficiency changes.
  • Provide assistance to maintain with hydraulic, coolant, fixture and other equipment repairs or adjustments.
  • Propose and implement cost reduction programs. Recommend production floor layout to improve efficiency of operations.
  ·                    Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles
               ·       Experience using structured problem solving techniques
               ·       Excellent Time & Project management skills
               ·       Experience using CAD
               ·       Mechanical skills
   ·                   Team leadership skills
·              Five plus years experience in an industrial manufacturing team environment, preferably automotive.
·              TS-16949 - ISO 14001 experience.
·              Expertise with quick-change tooling, fixturing, feeds and speeds as well as gauging.
·              Experience with Fanuc CNC and Allen-Bradley PLC controls.
·              Experience with Fanuc and ABB Robotics including trouble shooting, programming and integration.
·              Knowledge of vision systems, specifically Cognex.
·              A team player with good project leadership and customer interface experience.
·              Experience with FEMA and Statistical Process Control.
·              MS Office skills and AutoCAD.
·              Experience with CNC controlled machining equipment and possess the ability to program using ladder logic.
·              Controls experience with precision assembly equipment, tooling, fixtures, and gauging.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities and make quick decisions in order to prevent/minimize equipment downtime.
·              This position works in conditions with frequent exposure to noise and operating machinery.
               ·    Bachelor's Degree