Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
Company: Superior Essex
Posted on: January 6, 2022
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
--- Four or more years of Engineering/Technical schooling required.
Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering/Technology
--- Requires 3 to 6 years' experience in mechanical and/or
electrical design, process improvement, and directing or
coordinating manufacturing projects in a factory environment.
ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:
Under the direction and guidance of the Engineering Manager, or
senior leadership position to whom assigned, perform a variety of
functions in the development and / or improvement of production
methods, processes, machines, automation / interface, equipment,
and tooling designs used in the manufacture of wire products.
Investigate and recommend areas for cost reduction, perform
computations, collect engineering data, perform feasibility
studies, prepare reports, and handle other specific tasks as
required. Ultimately support the plant in meeting all Key
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support the plant's Key Performance Indices by,
--- Directing major engineering projects and complete tasks as
assigned. Perform various duties including: engineering studies and
investigations, machine / equipment / tooling design, process and
assembly development, database design and development, equipment
acquisition and plant layout. Work collectively with Quality,
Production, Maintenance and other departments to improve
manufacturing methods and reduce costs.
--- Making recommendations regarding process design from the
standpoint of manufacturing engineering. Participate in the
implementation of new methods, equipment, machines and tooling. As
necessary, assist supervisors and operators during the course of
production as well as with conducting trial runs.
--- Maintaining product and process specifications including
database and report modifications as needed.
--- Investigating improved methods and equipment. Develop advanced
methods of production and data collection. Simplify or eliminate
manual operations, utilizing and developing automation approaches
when feasible. Investigate problems in production or operations and
devised solutions to increase Overall Equipment Effectiveness
(OEE). Recommend improvements in preventive maintenance, safety and
--- Using initiative, ingenuity and sound engineering techniques
and approaches while performing technical investigations. Seek and
accept functional guidance and assistance from others on matters
within their areas of competence.
--- Promoting, evaluating and recommending safe work practices and
accident-free environment. Ensure that operating procedures for all
new and existing equipment have been documented for use by
--- Exercising responsibility for professional development through
continuing study, attending technical society meetings and similar
means. Keep informed on developments in methods, machines,
equipment, tooling and materials through technical literature,
trade shows and vendor visits.
--- Continuously seeking out, evaluating, and presenting ideas for
improvement to quality, cost, performance, and environmental
--- Assisting supervisors with new production techniques and
assists with troubleshooting rejected parts. May provide technical
leadership and assist in training less experienced engineers.
--- Performing other related duties as directed by management.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
--- Demonstrated skills in process development
--- Capable of implementing process and equipment improvement, and
other capital projects
--- Requires knowledge of machine, equipment and tool design;
manufacturing methods and equipment, including materials handling;
and specific aspects of product design, quality control and
--- Expertise in multiple areas of manufacturing engineering
--- Experience with Design of Experiments, including full data
--- Capable of serving as a mentor to other engineers
--- Demonstrated leadership in Lean Manufacturing principles,
certification as Six Sigma Green Belt, or other special skills
COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS:
--- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
--- Statistical Software - MiniTab
SCOPE OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the
only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this
position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other
job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related
duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of
the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental
job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job
functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification
to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform
this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills,
aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some
requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or
significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.
The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of
knowledge, skills, or abilities.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or
otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected
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