Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Rockwell Automation   •  

Mequon, WI

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 215 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Position Summary

Develop, implement and maintain methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. Interface with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products. Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines. Maintain records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.  Manage complex projects that may affect multiple departments or multiple plants. The preferred candidate will understand Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing processes.


    Demonstrate an awareness of state-of-the-art and lean manufacturing concepts and practices.
    Possess a proven track record of successful major project implementation efforts.
    Demonstrate an ability to coordinate activities through all levels of the organization to achieve objectives.
    Demonstrate the ability to prepare, submit, and successfully implement capital equipment request that meet business return on investment criteria.
    Utilize computational skills and appropriate software to maximize productivity.
    Possess a high level of production process knowledge in electronic and electro-mechanical manufacturing.
    Respond to manufacturing problems by investigating and resolving such problems to assure a continuing flow of production.
    Lead Kaizen events and other productivity and cost reduction initiatives.
    Prepare floor layouts, implement use of new equipment, and perform process qualifications as required.  Utilize Management of Change (MOC) process for all activity.
    Assist in the introduction and/or transfer of products to manufacturing, including procuring and implementing tooling and production equipment and initiating of routings, bills of material, manufacturing work instructions, and any other required documentation.
    Resolve problems in product performance, quality, reliability, or environmental impact by implementing design changes or complete redesign in manufacturing when necessary.
    Use personal computer to obtain, organize, and analyze data and to prepare charts and reports.  Software proficiency skills required in word processing, spreadsheet, and SAP.  Other beneficial software skills include CAD, report generation, process mapping, project management, and databases.
    Implement or assist in the implementation of manufacturing labor standards, production routings, manufacturing work instructions, and SAP system needs to maintain production.  Use factory automation software to monitor and maintain production.
    Lead the development and implementation of cost reduction programs and achieve department and plant targets.
    Determine the need for, establish, and identify process specifications and manufacturing standards.
    Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO9001, ISO14001, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.

Perform other duties as assigned.

EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelors Degree in Engineering  or related technical field with knowledge in the application of basic engineering principles, theories, and techniques.
    Requires at least 5 years of manufacturing/industrial engineering experience.
    Must have a minimum of 2 years management experience.
    Legal Authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Desired Qualifications:

    A Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing or Electrical Engineering.
    Work, or have worked, in a printed circuit board shop.
    Background preferably in an electronics or electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.
    Project management experience preferred.
    Lean Manufacturing experience.
    Familiarity with new product development or design reviews.