Summary: Provides engineering services and advice to industrial engineering activities: prepares reports regarding reviews of production methods, equipment layout and equipment and material utilization. Addresses both day-to-day production issues and medium to long-term improvements to manufacturing processes. Supports members of the Division with engineering services and advice related to production methods and equipment, equipment layout, and material handling. Applies lean thinking to increase throughput and reduce cycle time and work in process. Minimizes variability of product characteristics by optimizing and controlling manufacturing processes. Responsibilities:
Process Development & Improvement : Conceives, develops, and implements manufacturing processes that reduce cost, enhance marketability and reliability of the Division's products, or improve safety. Proactively identifies potential failure modes of manufacturing processes and takes steps to reduce their likelihood of occurrence. Supports implementation of new products and model changes by cooperating with other departments. Identifies production concerns and takes steps to correct problems.
Documentation: Prepares and maintains documentation, prepares reports, blueprints etc. to support manufacturing improvements. Develops budget requests.
Quality and Continuous Improvement : Operates in compliance with Gardner Denver's ISO Quality Program. Develops and maintains departmental procedures to support and maintain ISO certification. QA/QC activities to provide data for valid decision making.
Project Management and Mentoring : Manages process improvement programs to ensure timely completion and adherence to budget. Supports development of other members of Gardner Denver manufacturing engineering team.
Cost Containment : Fully estimates costs of process improvements to assist management in justifying capital expenditures: Works with Engineering to assess prototype designs and to recommend changes to improve manufacturability and/or reduce cost.
Safety: Designs processes and selects equipment that reduce risk of injury to team members.
Will be responsible for other tasks assigned by management.
Experience in manufacturing environment required preferably with experience in precision machining of ferrous and non-ferrous castings, shaft-type components, familiarity with standard precision measuring techniques, plant layout and assembly methods, line balancing and time studies.
Bachelor's degree in engineering required. Registered Professional Engineer, Certified Manufacturing Engineer preferred. Proficiency in various computer programs necessary, i.e. Microsoft Office.
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Gardner Denver, Inc. - 12 months ago
Gardner Denver, Inc. (Gardner Denver) designs, manufacturers and markets compressor and vacuum products and fluid transfer products. The Com...