The primary function of this position will be to research, plan, coordinate design, and monitor mechanical, electromechanical, hydraulic equipment in support of meeting production goals. Work across the organization to foster continuous improvement for long-term success.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators. 2. Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors. 3. Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout. 4. Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes. 5. Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements. 6. Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. . 7. Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests. 8. Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations. 9. Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service. 10. Maintains product and process data base by writing computer programs; entering data. 11. Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians. 12. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. 13. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Understand and comply with all OSHA, safety and PPE requirements 14. Other duties as assigned.