The purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is to support the Manufacturing function in a continuous effort to reduce production costs and improve product quality. This involves identifying opportunities for process and/or product improvement and then developing, testing and implementing such changes to achieve the optimal economic return on the capital, material and manpower resources employed.
Essential Functions of the Job
Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical discipline.
Consideration will be given to individuals who may not have the specified depth of educational background, but have extensive operational experience deemed to satisfy the overall requirements of the position.
Minimum Experience, Abilities Required and Special Requirements
Minimum of (3) years prior experience in a Engineering role, preferably involving custom-engineered technical products. SME Certification as a Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE) or a Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT) is highly desirable.
Knowledge and application of LEAN Manufacturing principles to minimize manufacturing cycle time and waste, facilitate efficient layout of manufacturing equipment, work flow and processes. Certification in Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma is highly desirable.
Ideal candidate would have a background in biotech or chemical industry, or experience with custom-designed process equipment of a similar scale and complexity.