Manufacturing Engineer
West Bend, WI Engineering
Job Type
Full-time
Description

As a key member of the plant operations team, the Manufacturing Engineer will provide critical technical support to continuously improve safety, quality, and flow in our manufacturing processes. With a strong machining back-ground you will bring your technical knowledge of machining processes, equipment utilization, tooling/carbides, and fixtures to help our manufacturing operations achieve their safety, quality, delivering and cost goals. Moreover, you will be supported by a leadership team that values Lean Manufacturing principles and understands the value and link to achieve operational excellence.


Responsibilities:

  • Okuma Lathe and vertical G and M code programming capabilities.
  • Develop and maintain machining processes for lathes, vertical machining centers, broaching and lite assembly processes.
  • Troubleshoot machining, tooling, and work-holding issues. Create and maintain all required documentation on process sheets & work instructions. Train new operators on the latest technology changes. Explore innovative technologies in advanced manufacturing processes.
  • Ensure manufacturing cells are producing quality products, safely and on-time to the next cell or customer at an acceptable cost.
  • Cell Leadership, Process, Tooling, & Fixture problem solving. Operator training on best practices and promoting continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Productivity, On time delivery, & Employee Development (SQDC)
  • Identify areas for improvement and implement Lean Manufacturing principals to continually improve processes, equipment & practices.
  • Capital equipment and project implementations.
  • Utilize our Engineering Work Request system to flow part print changes & improvements, Inquiry & Prototype tasks on innovative designs. Purchase items, request fixtures. Implement change and/or develop new processes and procure the necessary items to meet the need.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Requirements

Education/Experience: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related technical field of study, plus three (3) to five (5) years of experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred. Proficient in both Okuma and Mori Seiki lathe & vertical machining center knowledge, programming experience and Microsoft Windows Operating System is beneficial.


Experience and/or Training

AutoCAD (current version), Light Assembly knowledge/capabilities and at least two (2) years Lean Manufacturing experience.

If you are looking for a unique, exciting career with variety and potential for growth, CentroMotion offers challenges & extraordinary rewards for people on a global scale. 


Competencies:

  • Can develop Okuma or Mori Seiki CNC programs and document requirements on set-up sheets & work instructions.
  • Understands Geometric Design Tolerance (GD&T), standards, machining specifications and tooling capabilities.
  • Capable of troubleshooting all CNC programming, tooling/carbide & work-holding issues. 
  • Provide recommendations in product designs to reduce machining costs.
  • Scope and implement key projects to improve flow and productivity on the production floor.
  • Demonstrated ability to give extraordinary internal and external customer service including working with manufacturing personnel. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team member. 
  • Willingness to accept and perform new duties as deemed necessary by management.