The Advance Manufacturing Engineer researches, compiles, and summarizes due diligence for strategic capital improvement projects. Cradle to grave support of large-scale capital improvement projects: research, compilation, due diligence, AR generation. Leads cross functional implementation teams.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Identification, analysis, and assessment of manufacturing processes for transformative change improvement requiring large capital investment. Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop equipment, fixturing, procedures, processes, tooling and/or automation Assesses process capabilities, identifies improvement opportunities and integrates new processes and equipment to maximize manufacturing throughput and velocity Collaborates with Manufacturing and Product Engineering to implement new production processes, which meet engineering and quality specifications Develops process documentation to meet quality system and safety requirements Drives process / product enhancements through Design for Manufacturability / Design for Maintenance / Design for Safety / Risk Assessment / Cross functional implementation reviews Ensures equipment reliability through the creation of design specifications, preventive maintenance instructions, run-off / validation standards and recommended spare parts lists Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout Initiates, develops, and manages capital improvement projects including manufacturing equipment, facility enhancements and new product launches Provides subject matter expertise for manufacturing processes and equipment Trains and/or provides work direction to engineering technicians, maintenance associates, manufacturing engineers and manufacturing personnel Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Technology (Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial) 5+ years of Demonstrated leadership of capital / continuous improvement projects focused on meeting corporate strategic goals 5 to 8 years of Project management / Engineering experience with-in an Assembly or Welding environment 5+ years of experience with capital project management and justification Microsoft Project (or equivalent) experience preferred Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma training Project management AutoCAD / Solid Development of Business Justification models Proficiency using Microsoft Office software
Skills : Bilingual (Spanish) (preferred) Effective at developing and managing a project plan to achieve desired results Proven ability to achieve required objectives through the leadership of others Strong problem solving / trouble shooting experience Strategic planning Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-directed, and capable of interacting and communicating with all levels within the organization Ability to multitask and lead / prioritize multiple projects Certified PMP a plus