The Manufacturing Engineering Technician position is a great opportunity for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable supporting manufacturing and continuous improvement activities. This position allows for cross organizational exposure working with engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and many others. If you enjoy utilizing your analytical skills to solve problems, enjoy being creative and working in a hands-on manufacturing environment where safety and quality of the utmost importance, this may be the position for you.
location: Waterford, Wisconsin
job type: Permanent
salary: $48 - 60 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
- Organize, plan, commission and maintain production lines.
- Assist in the collection and reporting of the overall metrics of production.
- Support production supervisors in the understanding of the production metrics, while presenting them with opportunities for improvement.
- Perform time studies using conventional stopwatch techniques along with time study software and data collection tools to maintain production standards.
- Assist in the auditing of routings to update and determine variations and causes.
- Analyze and facilitate improvements to existing operations by incorporating new methods and processes. Identify and correct workers, material, machine, maintenance, and methods losses.
- Coordinate new equipment purchases, installation, and qualification. Analyze new equipment performance.
- Assist in the training of operators, maintenance, and quality on new equipment.
- Assist in the creation of all operational guides, work instructions, and manufacturing documentation for the equipment/processes through proper reviews/approvals.
- Investigate operational problems affecting production and/or quality and address them in a systematic, methodical manner.
- Investigate, develop, propose, and implement cost reductions in manufacturing processes utilizing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma initiatives where applicable.
- Contribute in project proposals and process improvement plans.
- Assist in the lay-out of the process flow of any acquired, transferred or start-up operations.
- Assist in the continual improvement program by offering input on the complexity, feasibility, justification, and cost savings associated with the ideas.
- Contribute in all Safety program meetings and help implement all safety and ergonomic changes needed within production.
Qualifications: Associate degree in Manufacturing Engineering or related and 2 years' experience in manufacturing operations and processes, or a combination of both.
- Experience level: Entry Level
- Minimum 2 years of experience
- Education: Associates
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.