Manufacturing

PLANT MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

Direct Hire

PLANT MANUFACTURING ENGINEER IN SCOTIA NY. LOOKING FOR A MANUFACTURING ENGINEER WITH STRONG SOLIDWORKS AND STRONG LEAN MANUFACTURING. SALARY RANGE IS 80-100K 

Position Overview

This position will long term include key responsibilities such as:

  • 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.
  • No less than 50% of time spent on production floor in hands on root cause analysis of manufacturing equipment designing and implementing ways to improve equipment up time.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by utilizing lean manufacturing principles (Continuous Improvement); analyzing and equipment, process, and people.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
  • Lead projects as assigned by management to include; continuous improvement projects, commission projects or equipment that are in line with existing knowledge within the plant, and helping take part on Innovation project teams as applicable
  • Supports commissioning of innovation projects through training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Strong ability to multi-task by executing and overseeing multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Reporting Groups

  • None

 

Desired Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering Field
  • CAD, Proficiency in SolidWorks strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of hands on experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred 3-5 years of relevant experience

 

Lean Training and/or Six Sigma experience/certifications highly desired

Experienced at managing multiple projects simultaneously

Project Management certifications desired; Project Management experience required

 

Personal Attributes

  • Building highly effective, collaborative working relationships at all levels in the organization
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing)
  • Rapidly builds trust with fellow employees
  • Effectively leading change in a small business environment
  • High level of self-determination and self-management (gets things done)
  • Detail oriented, tech savvy, willingness to continually learn and embrace new approaches (growth

mindset)

  • Bias to action, calmly solves problems, follow-throughs, holds self & others accountable, willingness to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Highly organized, ability to work on multiple project and meet tight deadlines.
  • Work comfortably in a constantly changing environment and demonstrate the ability to be resilient in the face of uncertainty and stress.
  • Has a high capacity for learning and potential to grow into positions of increased responsibility
  • Able to think out of box and conceptualize elegant solutions to meeting customer needs

 

Compensation and Location

  • The position provides a competitive base salary, an aggressive performance-based incentive plan, comprehensive benefits, and if required, relocation assistance.
  • The position is based at the manufacturing facility SQP in Scotia, NY.
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