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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Manufacturing EngineerDepartment: ManufacturingFLSA Status: ExemptStatus: Full-timeReports To: Manufacturing Manager

Position Overview:Hands-on Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the technical support of mass produced and/or distributed electronic components and manufactured electro-mechanical assemblies. The position requires a solid electrical/electronic know-how to develop/modify electrical test equipment and troubleshoot process errors. Successful candidate will work with Production and Quality team in determining product and process issues affecting safety, quality and productivity goals.
Essential Job Functions: - Support Manufacturing Manager in driving productivity goals through process validation, production technical support, scheduling, BOM/Routing data management and overseeing day-to-day production activities. - Develop and/or modify electrical/electronic testing equipment and/or create assembly fixtures to enhance process repeatability and error proof assembly utilizing metal fabrication equipment. - Work with customers on quality issues and other internal departments to resolve quality issues. Respond with customer specified corrective action format. - Support technical side of project hand-offs from Engineering to Production. - Create and maintain documentation of Assembly and Test Instructions. - Provide technical support to Production and Quality staff to determine root cause of internal and external failures and suggest ideas for resolution. - Initiate continuous improvement projects that will impact process efficiency, equipment reliability, process safety and quality through careful investigation and/or utilizing Lean techniques. - Assist in Lean transformation program by initiating 5S audits, Time study, Line Balancing and Floor re-layouts.
Qualifications/Skills Required: - Technical Degree (preferably Electrical/Electronic related) and/or related experience. - 3+ years manufacturing experience from a high mix - low volume assembly industry preferred. - Proficient in building/modifying electrical test fixtures to test functionality of low voltage electrical products. - Knowledgeable of electronic circuits, able to read electrical schematic diagrams, interpret data sheets, mechanical drawings, GD&T, as needed. - Comfortable writing Assembly/Test Work Instructions using MS Office Application. - Training in Lean Manufacturing, 5S and other continuous improvement methodologies a plus. - Working knowledge of 2D/3D design software a plus. - Ability to perform job functions with limited supervision. - Excellent analytical skills, able to prioritize tasks as needed. - Self-starter with good organization skills. - Ability to adapt to changing priorities with sense of urgency. - Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

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