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Manufacturing Engineer - New Capital Management

Lafayette, Indiana
Manufacturing Project Engineer – New Capital management

Job Description

Manufacturing Technology & Solutions has as an opening for a Manufacturing Project Engineer 2 position.  The Manufacturing Project Engineer 2 role will have a focus on technical process support for component machining requirements, enterprise process optimization that includes managing new capital introduction  The candidate will be responsible for providing technical expertise required to design, develop, and implement manufacturing processes/systems related to machining and grinding of various components across the enterprise. Incumbent will interface directly with multiple teams including Engineering, Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain, Product Change Control and Safety. In this role you will work both independently and as part of a team to maintain and improve processes and systems used in manufacturing. In addition, Manufacturing Engineers function as specialists and subject matter experts for the technical planning capable of meeting and/or exceeding customer requirements.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Implement creative solutions and validate effectiveness of changes including documentation and training of those improvements.
Identify root causes and implement corrective actions to address Safety, Quality, Velocity, and Cost opportunities identified through projects.
Analyze and recommend current and future systems, procedures, training, and equipment needs based upon understanding and communication with shop floor operators, Operations staff, Safety and CPPD with design engineering.
Evaluate supplier capabilities, work on RFQ process, determine prime path and go through the capital introduction process.
Document and develop risk assessment, project plans and set cadence to the capital management and governance process

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering
12+ years of manufacturing engineering experience
Thorough knowledge of component machining and grinding concepts.
Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts (Lean Manufacturing, 6-Sigma, in process validations (IPV’s), Poka-Yoke design, System/Tooling Controls, etc.)
Thorough experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Experience with reading and interpreting engineering prints

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

Experience with designing requirements and managing implementation of capital assets
Experience with CQMS certification requirements, NPI, APQP, and PPAP processes (Control Plans, PFMEA, Process Flow Diagrams)
Able to build strong relationships with various stakeholders at all levels
Background in DMAIC, Lean Principles
Experience with Siemens NX and CNC programming
Experience with machine tool connectivity
Experience with gear machining and grinding processes
Experience with machining hardened steel components

Additional information
The location for this position is Lafayette, IN
Domestic relocation assistance is available for this position.
This position will require up to 25% travel.

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