EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
Four or more years of Engineering/Technical schooling required. Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical or
Manufacturing Engineering/Technology degree(s).
Requires 2 to 4 years experience in mechanical and/or
electrical design, process improvement, and directing or coordinating
manufacturing projects. Prior
experience in the wire and cable industry is preferred but not required.
ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION :
Perform a variety of functions in the development and/or improvement
of production methods, processes, machines, equipment, tooling and designs used
in the manufacture of a wide variety of wire & cable products. Investigate and recommend areas for cost
reduction. Perform computations and
develop a variety of engineering data.
Make feasibility studies and prepare reports, summaries and analyses,
and handling other specific tasks as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with major engineering projects or independently
handle less complex portions of projects or complete tasks as assigned. Perform various duties, including engineering
studies and investigations; machine, equipment and tool design; methods
development for machining, processing and assembling; materials handling
design, acquisition and plant layout.
Work closely with Engineering, Quality Control, production supervision,
maintenance, vendors and others in improving manufacturing methods and reducing
Continuously seek out areas for cost reduction. Make feasibility studies involving cost
analyses and consideration of alternatives to determine economic advantage of
proposed improvements. Select equipment,
machines or tooling, inspect at vendor’s plant whenever possible and submit
recommendations to the Engineering Manager.
Direct and/or coordinate capital expenditure projects and work closely
with supervisor and various members of management as required.
Work closely with Design Engineering in planning production
methods for new and revised products.
Make recommendations regarding product design from the standpoint of
manufacturing engineering. Participate
in the installation of new methods, equipment, machines and tooling &
assist supervisors and operators in conducting trial runs and during course of
production as necessary. Exercise
partial supervision in the course of specific projects over groups such as
Machinists and Maintenance personnel.
Prepare operating and Process Specifications, and other data. Maintain various records.
Work with vendors in investigating improved methods and
equipment. Develop advanced methods of
production. Simplify or eliminate manual
operations, utilizing 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 and make technical investigations in engineering and technical
literature. Seek and accept functional
guidance and assistance from others on matters within their areas of
Through the course of all projects evaluate, promote,
recommend, and work toward a safe and accident free environment. Insure that operating procedures for all new
and existing equipment have been documented for use by others.
Exercise responsibility for own 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 visits to vendors.
Perform other related duties
as directed by supervisor.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Requires knowledge of machine,
equipment and tool design, manufacturing methods and equipment, materials
handling, specific aspects of product design, quality control and costs. Four or more years of Engineering/Technical
schooling required. Mechanical,
Chemical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering/Technology degree(s). Must be PC/Computer literate.
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