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15 Oct 2020

Full-Time Manufacturing Engineer

Superior Essex – Posted by Jennifer Dixon Hoisington, KS

Job Description

Under the general supervision and guidance of the Engineering Manager or senior engineer to whom assigned, perform a variety of functions in the development and/or improvement of production methods, processes, machines, automation/ interface, equipment, and tooling designs used in the manufacture of wire and cable products. Investigate and recommend areas for cost reduction, perform computations, collect engineering data, perform feasibility studies, prepare reports, and handle other specific tasks as required.

• Assist with major engineering projects, independently handle less complex portions of projects, and complete tasks as assigned. Perform various duties including: engineering studies and investigations, machine/equipment/tool design, process and assembly development, database design and development, equipment acquisition and plant layout. Work collectively with Quality, Production, Maintenance and others to improving manufacturing methods and reduce costs.
• Make recommendations regarding product design from the standpoint of manufacturing engineering. Participate in the implementation of new methods, equipment, machines and tooling. As necessary, assist supervisors and operators during the course of production as well as with conducting trial runs.
• Continuous maintenance of product and process specifications including database and report modifications.
• Work with vendors in investigating improved methods and equipment. Develop advanced methods of production and data collection. Simplify or eliminate manual operations, utilizing and developing automation approaches when feasible. Investigate difficulties in production and devise solutions to problems. Recommend improvements in preventive maintenance, safety and housekeeping.
• Use initiative, ingenuity and sound engineering techniques and approaches while performing technical investigations, using engineering and technical literature. Seek and accept functional guidance and assistance from others on matters within their areas of competence.
• Through the course of all projects evaluate, promote, recommend, and work toward a safe and accident-free environment. Ensure that operating procedures for all new and existing equipment have been documented for use by others.
• Exercise responsibility for professional development through continuing study, attending technical society meetings and similar means. Keep informed on developments in methods, machines, equipment, tooling and materials through technical literature, trade shows and vendor visits.
• Continuously seek out, evaluate, and present areas for improvement to quality, cost, performance, and environmental impact.
• Perform other related duties as directed by supervisor.

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Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 46 days.

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