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Manufacturing Engineer III

Description:
PDS Tech is seeking a Manufacturing Eng III for an open position in Savannah, GA

Position Purpose:
Work/Lead independently to prepare, conduct, and evaluate analyses for planning improvements and problem solving for manufacturing issues (production methods and procedures) in a specific function (including layout, production flow, tooling and production equipment, material fabrication, assembly methods and planning) in a Production or Post-Production environment.

 Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform technical studies of complex nature, conduct analysis of operations (existing or proposed). Prepare a report of recommendations for equipment needed and correct methods of manufacturing (including sequence of operations and detailed methodology of complex assemblies and installations as well as detail components).
  • Author detailed work instructions that optimize manufacturing process efficiency and opportunity for zero defects with functional Operations Engineer.
  • Author DRDI/DMT rework instructions to support effective corrective actions.
  • Author MBOM in SAP/Solumina/Corridor (as applicable) to ensure all parts defined by Engineering are installed during the assembly/installation process.
  • Generate make-or-buy proposals and recommend corrective actions for areas of responsibility; evaluate vendors, attend vendor negotiations, and assist in resolving problems.
  • Conduct research, investigation, and analysis in connection with assigned planning or other assigned projects, to ensure conformance to requirements.
  • Investigate and assist in preparing justification for equipment and facility requests.
  • Perform productibility studies from engineering drawings.
  • Apply statistical methods to estimate future Manufacturing requirements; make necessary computer inputs and generate data or reports as needed.
  • Prioritize workloads based on schedules and needs; provide completion dates and work estimates based on available resources, past performance schedules, etc.
  • Keep current on state-of-the-art manufacturing developments.
  • Incorporate Lean Manufacturing Methodology into existing and future processes.
  • Develop business case and present to management for process improvement approval.
  • Assume the duties of the ME Group Head in his/her absence.
  • Assign and review work of subordinate personnel.
  • Supervise and train subordinates in work methods and procedures in the efficient and effective use of company resources to resolve work-related or quality problems.
  • Lead/coordinate the implementation of projects between multiple orgs.
  • Apply Lean and Six Sigma principles to manufacturing methods as a team member/leader.
  • Support all Safety, Sustainability and Ergonomic Initiatives. .



Additional Functions:

  • Ensure Quality policies are being practiced; make recommendations and implement procedures to improve quality.
  • 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.
  • Eighteen months Manufacturing Engineering, planning, or related technical experience


Unique Skills:



  • Previous experience with manufacturing configuration management preferred.
  • Previous experience with manufacturing engineering preferred.
  • Previous experience with manufacturing change management strategies.


Other Requirements:



  • Proven knowledge and understanding of Lean and/or Six Sigma principles and processes. .
  • Knowledgeable of Engineering configuration requirements, tooling, quality control, plant safety, blueprint reading, and shop math.
  • Ability to operate computerized equipment, such as personal computers, CADAM, CATIA, Solumina, SAP, Corridor.
  • Complete understanding and experience implementing Lean Manufacturing Concepts: 5S, JIT, SMED, KanBan, VSM, One Piece Flow, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Six-Sigma or other data-driven decision making experience highly desirable.
  • Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt, equivalent certification, or proven experience in a Lean Six-Sigma environment highly desirable.

     
Job Number: 2210159252
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 10/25/2022
Last Updated: 12/08/2022
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Lucinda Contreras
Address: 900 CIRCLE 75 PKWY SE STE 600
City, State: ATLANTA, GA 30339
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Email: lcontreras@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003YgTFQA0&URLSource=cjhunter

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