Sr Manufacturing Engineer in Kearney, NE

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Industry:

Manufacturing & Automotive   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Essential Functions

Position Summary:

Responsible for carrying out design and development assignments connected with manufacturing equipment and processes including: tools, jigs, and special equipment to achieve desired production rates and quality standards.


Essential Functions:

- Provides the Plant Manager recommendations of alternate process and method approaches for manufacturing equipment.

- Utilizes the Parker Lean system to drive permanent improvement.

- Investigates and analyzes the cost and reliability of using various equipment and processes.

- Studies performance and problems in existing tools, equipment and methods and recommends improvements through redesign or modification.

- Estimates costs of assigned projects together with a satisfactory delivery schedule.

- Implements team-oriented projects with structured accountability.

- Assumes responsibility for the introduction of new equipment, under jurisdiction and form, making sure that manufacturing personnel are adequately trained. Makes layouts and detail drawings of equipment assigned.

- Cooperates with other departments to develop most practical specifications for materials, processes and equipment.

- Keeps abreast of all new development in equipment and/or processes that could be adapted to improve manufacturing processes.

- Performs other duties as assigned or as dictated by responsibility.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

- BSME/BSEE or MS manufacturing systems.

- 5 years minimum experience in implementing automation equipment.

- Manufacturing experience.

- Machine tool proficiency.

- Strong Lean background.

- Good communications skills.