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Manufacturing Engineer

Hagerstown, MD 21740

Posted: 12/27/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 28350

Job Description

We have an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Engineer in Hagerstown, MD.
The purpose of this role is to support the production and transition to production of lean and flexible CNC grinders for a wide range of shaft-type components as well as centerless grinding and disc grinding processes. Evaluate, plan and execute manufacturing processes, procedures and techniques. Collaborate with other engineering disciplines and provide support in the transition of new products to production.

Complete special projects or assignments in manufacturing under the direction of manufacturing management.

  • BS in engineering discipline
  • 3+ years manufacturing or equivalent experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of mechanical and electronic assembly manufacturing practices, bills of materials, drawings, and assembly process workflow.
  • Demonstrated organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills and able to quickly identify problems and solutions.
  • A self-starter, motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Strong work ethic, goal oriented, and a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and finish tasks.
  • Strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and project scheduling software.
  • Knowledge of sourcing the proper materials, suppliers, and components
  • Hands-on experience with equipment/process analysis
  • Engineering Design Change Process experience
  • Exposure to continuous improvement initiatives in design, fixtures, quality, and manufacturing
  • Statistical data knowledge and expertise required to set-up the grinding machines to meet customer specifications and requirements.
  • Ability to observe confidentiality.

Job Duties:
  • Develop manufacturing process improvements to improve efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, customer’s requirements, and equipment layout while leveraging our lessons learned. Continuously endeavor to improve manufacturing productivity.
  • Employ lean techniques such as 5S, poke-yoke, VSM, Kaizen and others during the development of manufacturing processes and train production and technician staff responsible for operating/supporting manufacturing equipment as required.
  • Prepare production reports and capacity models by analyzing production and trends and Key Performance Indicators KPI’s and metrics.
  • Performs statistical analysis of production data and provide assistance and/or recommendations to achieve results.  Troubleshoot production test issues to resolution.
  • Resolve product manufacturing issues, identify, and evaluate changes to improve processes while maintaining high quality.
  • A sound understanding of failure modes [FMEA] is a key attribute in this role.  Must have the ability to quickly understand, condense and organize the information necessary to make engineering decisions.
  • Establish applicable Bills of Materials, routings, and standard cost. Ensure that manufacturing documentation is complete and accurate in the company’s configuration management system.
  • Support engineering with design for manufacturability assessments for the manufacturing transition efforts of new products.  Interact with customers and suppliers in a technical support role.
  • Lead the development of tooling and fixtures required to manufacture our products.
  • Develop assembly process flow and manufacturing work instructions for new and existing products.
  • Develop/Assist in material and production plans and schedules to ensure resources are available and materials are timed to meet manufacturing requirements.
  • Performs machine capability studies, programs and qualifies data collection systems to analyze data; works with sales and engineering on machine order requirements; interfaces with internal and external customers, and at customer plants; may be required to work on different sifts when involved in machine qualifications.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and represent the company. an industry leader to customers, suppliers, professional colleagues, and employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Meet Your Recruiter

Christy Loudermilk
Account Manager

Originally from Alabama, Christy moved to the Atlanta metro area as a teenager. Prior to starting her career in recruiting, she owned several of her own companies in the service industry. This experience helped by teaching her the balance between sales and “taking care of the client”. Christy entered the staffing industry in 2005 on the administrative side of the business. In 2008, she operated as a full-desk recruiter and was convinced this was to be her future career. She came aboard at Selectek in 2018 and couldn’t be happier with that decision! After a decade of working in both recruiting and sales, she is now solely on the account management side. Christy fully enjoys the long-term relationships she builds with her clients and assisting with the client-employee connection is her passion. When Christy is not in the office and as a lover of music, she can be found at just about any concert venue around town. She loves adventure, is an avid traveler, and explores new places each year with her family.

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