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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: DuraVent
Location: Vacaville
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineer Position Summary The Manufacturing Engineer leads and supports process improvement technology at the company's Vacaville site. The focus of this position will be leading new product integrations, process improvement and cost savings projects. The Manufacturing Engineer will work as the Continuous Improvement Leader to implement CI/LEAN methodologies and tools to help improve business functions in all manufacturing departments. They will be responsible for determining most effective ways to improve production flow, increase productivity, maximize efficiency, and manage human capital. Essential Job Functions --- Develop most efficient methods to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy to manufacture a product. --- Implement new products into existing production lines or develop new production lines or work cells. --- Develop, specify and acquire new production tooling and equipment. --- Develops and audits Preventative Maintenance programs for key production lines. --- Develops and maintains process documentation (Process Instruction, Standardized Work) and material specifications to support manufacturing continuity. --- Assures product and process quality by developing measurement and testing methods and testing fixtures. --- Works with plant leadership including quality, maintenance, engineering, supply chain and manufacturing. --- Use Lean principles to analyze and improve material flow and plant layout to optimize production efficiency, safety, quality, and costs and remove waste throughout all processes. --- Support long term plan for department Continuous Improvement activities that lead to higher safety, better quality, manpower refinements, and other plant savings. --- Projects will include safety improvements, conducting lean events, scrap reduction, labor reduction, material flow improvement, product engineering changes, or reduction in operational costs --- Coordinate shop-floor training with department supervision to ensure processes/procedures/work instructions are being followed and training is being reinforced. --- Ensure and maintain proper Bill of Materials, work centers, and product routings for responsible departments. Minimum Requirements --- Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical engineering. --- 3+ years of experience in process/manufacturing/industrial engineering in a manufacturing environment --- Strong track record of successful project management results. --- Knowledge of manufacturing processes including welding, machining, forming, mechanical assembly and production testing --- Strong problem solving and analytical skills --- Excellent communications skills - oral, written, and electronic --- Strong computer skills: MS office, MS project, SolidWorks and Auto Cad --- Ability to influence people who are not direct reports --- Knowledge of Lean principles and practices established manufacturing procedures and leading Kaizen events. Preferred Qualifications --- Experience in the venting industry or related building materials industry. Physical Requirements and Work Environment --- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hand and arms to perform repetitive motions. --- Work on concrete floors, wearing steel toes boots, hearing protection and protective eyewear. --- Frequent standing and sitting. --- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. --- Frequently subjected to interruptions, multiple calls, and inquiries. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. DuraVent offers the following benefits: --- Medical Insurance --- Dental Insurance --- Vision Insurance --- Long Term Disability Insurance --- Life Insurance --- Flexible Spending Accounts, 401k upon hire and many more!!! Company Summary: Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, DuraVent, a recognized technological leader in the HVAC industry, is consistently first-to-market with new innovations and is commitment to providing safe and technologically advanced products. Scientifically proven materials and unequaled engineering make DuraVent products not only the best and safest choice, but the only choice for professional quality solutions. In addition to its Detroit headquarters, DuraVent has multiple manufacturing facilities and distribution centers strategically located throughout North America. DuraVent has earned its leadership position with best-in-class design and manufacturing capabilities, world-class distribution networks, and customer-first service and support. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: DuraVent, Vacaville , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Vacaville, California

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