|Title:||Manufacturing Engineer - Level 2|
The Manufacturing Engineer –Level 2 is responsible for the investigation, development and deployment of machinery, equipment and processes that add value to PGT products. Although the incumbent works with supervision, he/she performs work that is varied and moderately difficult; the incumbent uses ingenuity and or evaluation as required. The Manufacturing Engineer – Level 2 understands, knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of manufacturing. Under supervision, performs work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult, but involving limited responsibility. Some ingenuity or evaluation is required. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Design and/or prepare drawings and specifications for new manufacturing equipment or modifications to existing equipment, following established Engineering guidelines for content and format.
Investigate new manufacturing processes and technologies to improve safety, quality, reduce costs or to provide a competitive advantage.
Evaluate capital equipment investments and justify them.
Evaluate causes of manufacturing process problems and assist in resolving such problems.
Responsible for the planning, project management, purchasing, installing, runoff and commissioning of manufacturing equipment and processes.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related college degree) and 1-3 years engineering experience (Level II); or 3-5 years engineering experience (Level III).
Computer skills: Word, Excel, Access, Project, CAD (preferably 3D or Inventor). Proficiency levels: Intermediate (Level II);
Knowledge of parts manufacturing equipment and processes; automated and manual assembly processes; tooling, die and fixture design; engineering mechanics, heat transfer, electrics and electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics; control system principles and equipment, and statistical process control.
Demonstrated knowledge of high mix/volume manufacturing methods, procedures, and cost-reduction techniques in a Lean environment; working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools: including 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Cellular Manufacturing and Kaizen events.
LANGUAGE / COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Must write clearly and concisely
Must use courtesy and tact with internal and external customers
Proficient in college-level Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry (Levels I and II), and including elemental Calculus (Level III).
No specific reasoning ability required
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Usual office environment with frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing.
Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery.
Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
Occasional work in a non-climatized factory environment.
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