Manufacturing Engineer 2

Newberg, OR 97132-9651

Industry: Manufacturing / Production Job Number: AM725805827 Pay Rate: 95000

Job Description

Provides leadership, expertise, and training to transform the organization into an efficient, flexible, customer focused organization that constantly challenges existing methods, processes, and practices.  Provides manufacturing engineering support for the Operations Team. Focus on process development and improvement, Design for Manufacturability, Design for Assembly, liaison to product design teams, drive machine setup time reduction improvements, apply Lean and Six Sigma thinking in a high configurability, low volume environment.

What You’ll Receive:
  • $88,000-$102,000/yr DOE
  • Direct or Contract to Hire
  • Location - Newberg, Oregon
What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Works with NPD groups to launch new products; develops processes, tools, fixtures, training, troubleshooting, and verifications.
  • Work with engineering, manufacturing and assembly staff to resolve DFM and DFA issues. Evaluates DFMA of conceptual and preliminary designs; defines criteria for best assembly approach; provides conceptual design manufacturing cost estimating.
  • Applies appropriate Six sigma and Lean methods; leads others toward improvement of efficiency, on-time delivery, cost savings, and other operational goals; Establishes and evaluates processes, minimizes NVAs, develops best practices, standardizes and documents work; improves on the area KPIs.
  • Leads setup reduction initiatives and improves shop efficiencies.
  • Evaluates routings, Bill of Materials for lead production and minimized cycle time.
  • Interprets geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Evaluate part drawings for clarity and completeness of data.
  • Justify internal purchases utilizing ROI calculations.
  • Investigate technologies to assist in process improvement.
  • Gathers and analyzes data to assist in detail component routings and assembly and manufacturing capacity planning. Analyzes relevant data to assist in supply chain decisions.
  • Advises purchasing staff on internal manufacturing processes, and outsourcing capabilities. Assists in vendor selection as required.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves quality and manufacturing problems through consultation with manufacturing, design engineering, and quality assurance staff.
  • Provides ongoing technical support to help resolve process, quality, or equipment issues.
  • Proficiently uses CAD to create fixtures and tools, prepare layout drawings, and design models.
  • Supports ECN implementation and drives comprehensive disposition across departmental boundaries.
  • Handles stress in a professional manner, demonstrates the ability to get along with others, demonstrates successful attendance and punctuality, and works overtime / extra hours as required to meet business needs.
  • Other duties as required.
What You’ll Need to Have: 
  • The following experience is strictly required:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering/Technology or other related field from a four-year college or university; or 4-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
    • Experience in traditional manufacturing/machine shop environment desired with a broad knowledge of various machining processes, tooling, and methods.
    • Demonstrated use of Design for Manufacturability fundamentals and application of base concepts to improve overall designs is critical.
    • Experience with lean process improvement practices is required.
  • The following are a big plus:
    • Experience with CNC machine tools and programming is also a plus.
    • Experience with welding processes is a plus.

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