SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Manufacturing Engineer – Automation at their manufacturing and distribution facility of around 700 people which is commute distance to the west of the Greenville metropolitan area. They have many employees who have served more than 25 years, enhancing its family atmosphere and its ability to offer significant stable, long-term career opportunities. Their manufactured product is beneficial to society as well. Relocation assistance is available and a bonus potential is associated with this position as well as major company benefits. They also offer very attractive work / personal life balance.
Summary The Manufacturing Engineer - Automation improves the cost and quality of the manufacturing processes, products, and components for the organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for leading projects to improve cost and quality of the manufacturing processes, products, and components
Investigates and resolves work-in-process problems
Recommends and implements improvements and/or modifications in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters
Monitors assigned operations to assure compliance with approved methods and quality standards
Reviews proposals for outside vendors regarding the purchase of new or modernization of existing production/processing equipment
Develops and maintains manufacturing documentation per company standards
Works with Product Engineering to help facilitate creation or modifications to manufacturing processes for new product designs
Effectively coordinates new manufacturing processes, production releases and engineering changes on existing equipment
Manages Capital projects from inception through turnover for Production.
Promote a safe workplace by performing all tasks in a safe and thoughtful manner in compliance with all rules, procedures, instructions, devices, equipment and use of appropriate personal protective equipment. Maintain vigilance for any hazardous conditions or practices in the workplace and immediately report any unsafe condition or practice to your supervisor.
Performs other duties as directed
Skills and Competencies
Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
Works systematically and logically to resolve problems
Excellent project management ability
Prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner
Strong self-motivation skills
Possess strong commitment to a team environment while working well with others
Working knowledge of automated machines and processes
Demonstrates an understanding of computers and relevant software application which includes SPC, Vision & Measurement Systems, PLC programming, and general assembly equipment
Skilled in identifying the root cause in automation technologies by using sensing, measurement, handling etc. and delivering timely solutions
Proficient in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Creo, and PLC Software
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The physical environment requires the employee to occasionally work in a climate controlled manufacturing environment.
Ability to be punctual and attend work on a regular and consistent basis
The person in this position needs to wear appropriate safety clothing and shoes when needed. This includes a need for safety glasses, gloves etc.
Must be able to stand for most of the day which equates to 90% of the time
Occasionally will be expected to lift material not to exceed 40 pounds
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or Related Field