Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

  • location: Davenport, IA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $44 per hour

job description

Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

job summary:
An Assembly Manufacturing Engineer is needed for an American corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment in the Davenport, IA area. As a Contingent Assembly Manufacturing Engineer, you will lead and actively participate in Continuous Improvement (CI).

location: Davenport, Iowa
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 44 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Associates
  • Improve Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Delivery through data driven proactive projects.
  • Improve departmental Raw in Process (RIP) and Point of Usage (POU) inventory locations to facilitate part replenishment. Investigate quality issues, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions.
  • Participate in PFMEA's and Control Plans.
  • Apply mistake proofing methodology proactively to high risk processes and recurring quality nonconformance issues.
  • Develop and modify Operator Method Sheets as required.
  • Process Engineering Change Notifications using C-Projects.
  • Support kitting through the use of SAP Cart.
  • Develop and maintain Job Hazard Analyses to create awareness of safe and ergonomic work practices.
  • Support Assembly & Manufacturing Execution System (AMES) and all manufacturing equipment in areas assigned.
  • Implement 5-S into all areas of responsibility.
  • Analyze, specify, procure, and implement production tooling and fixtures for new and existing processes.
  • Support multi-functional Quality Improvement Teams tasked with improving overall assembly quality.
Education: Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology, or equivalent experience.

Skills that are desired are:

  • 1-2 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Safety, and Ergonomics in Manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs.
  • Ability and willingness to work off-shift hours.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime upon request.
A strong candidate will have:

  • Proficiency in MPPlanner, CREO, Pro-E, AutoCAD, ME SAP functions, and AMES (software programs).
  • Small capital project management and implementation
  • Tool and fixture design
  • Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, and DMAIC
  • Experience in Hydraulics and Mix Model Line Design, and Line Balancing
  • Experience relationship building with UAW shop floor employees
  • 2 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience.

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Associates (required)
  • Manufacturing
  • MPPlanner
  • Creo
  • Pro-E
  • AutoCAD

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.

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