Manufacturing Support Engineer


Chicago, IL

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 289 days ago

  by    Cynet EngineeringTeam

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??We are looking for Manufacturing Support Engineer for our client in Chicago, IL

Job Title: Manufacturing Support Engineer

Job Location: Chicago, IL

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • Min 3 - 5year of exp


  • Continually evaluate manufacturing processes to identify opportunities for improvement in order to drive down costs and improve quality. 
  • Responsible for work center design and product/process flow including ergonomic considerations, lean manufacturing technology, mechanical design, electrical component usage & system logic, and equipment and tooling usage to optimize the manufacturing process.
  • Lead business efforts in the development and implementation of lean manufacturing concepts including developing strategies, training employees, facilitating kaizen events, and auditing areas to ensure sustainability of improvements.
  • Coordinate activities in scrap reduction, elimination of rework, material variances, labor variances, safety & ergonomic evaluations, and overall continuous improvement in assigned areas.
  • Analyze current capabilities versus future production needs based on expected customer demand and establish machine, tooling, and process requirements.
  • Plan, justify, execute, and monitor Capital projects related to manufacturing equipment and tooling implementation and sun-setting.
  • Develop and maintain the layout of production and non-production floor space for effective utilization.
  • Develop and maintain all production routings, work measurement standards, manufacturing set-up and work instructions, work center descriptions, etc. for operations in assigned areas.
  • Provide support to the Maintenance Department to develop detailed instructions for preventative and predictive maintenance tasks for the upkeep of equipment.
  • Collaborate with the Manufacturing staff to ensure that all unit performance goals and objectives are supported.
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative relationship with all support functions.
  • Troubleshoot processes and quality defects in areas of responsibility.

Primary Skills:

  • Lean manufacturing support, finding NVA & VA (Non Value Added Activities ), shop floor activites.

Secondary Skills:

  • Autocad, Creo, Solidworks

Educational Qualifications:

  • BE or Equivalent