PDS is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer I for an open position in Savannah, GA
In your role, you will:
Essential Functions: 1. Perform technical studies and conduct analysis of operations (existing or proposed). Develop plans and recommendations for equipment and tooling needed and correct methods of manufacturing (including sequence of operations and detailed methodology of complex assemblies and installations as well as detail components). 2. Assist in make-or-buy proposals and recommend corrective actions for areas of responsibility. 10. Author detailed work instructions that optimize manufacturing process efficiency and opportunity for zero defects with functional Operations Engineer. 11. Author DRDI/DMT rework instructions to support effective corrective actions. 12. Author MBOM in SAP/Solumina/Corridor (as applicable) to ensure all parts defined by Engineering are installed during the assembly/installation process. 3. Conduct research, investigation, and analysis in connection with assigned planning or other assigned projects, to ensure conformance to requirements. 4. Perform productibility studies from engineering drawings. 5. Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential; make necessary computer inputs and generate data or reports as needed. 6. Incorporate Lean Manufacturing Methodology into existing and future processes. 7. Apply Lean and Six Sigma principles to manufacturing methods as a team member or leader. 8. Support all Safety, Sustainability and Ergonomic Initiatives. 9. Aid in development and maintenance of Business Continuity Plan.
Additional Functions: 1. Work on special projects. 2. Ensure Quality policies are being practiced; make recommendations and implement procedures to improve quality. 3. Initiate and maintain accurate daily/weekly activity status based on work output, as required. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering or related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Entry level position.
Other Requirements: 1. Basic knowledge of Lean and/or Six Sigma principles. 2. Must be knowledgeable about Engineering configuration requirements, tooling, quality control, plant safety, blueprint reading, and shop math. 3. Ability to operate computerized equipment, such as personal computers, CADAM, CATIA, etc. 4. Lean Specialist certification or higher preferred.
Unique Skills: Experience in SAP/Solumina preferred