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Manufacturing Engineer

Madison, AL 35756

Posted: 05/23/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 17020 Field of Expertise: Engineering Remote Friendly: No

Job Description

Our client, a leader in the power sports industry, is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer for a 6+ month contract assignment in Huntsville, AL.  This role is fully onsite.

Job Description:
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for establishing and implementing the most cost-efficient methods for production. This individual will plan and coordinate the activities necessary to produce specified products within safety, quality and cost standards and ensure schedule compliance.

  • Directly manage a single or multiple process tech and other technical direct reports.
  • Work with a team of engineers and supervisors in order to achieve department goals.
  • Identifies areas of unnecessary cost and drive cost savings for the department.
  • Develop and implement new manual and automated processes with ability to recommend and specify equipment details.
  • Develops and updates process documentation and procedure instruction.
  • Conducts direct labor studies using acceptable engineering practices and establishes labor standards on operations, set up, and workstation layout.
  • Defines tooling and fixturing used in the manufacturing process, while also assisting with ideas for specialized processes.
  • Coordinates with tool vendor to specify or procure new tooling and fixtures to make necessary changes.
  • Analyzes and evaluates manufacturing methods and standards.
  • Provides solutions to problems that adversely affect cost, operator safety, productivity and quality.
  • Qualify and develop new specifications.
  • Work closely with other engineering groups such a Design, Assembly, Tube fab and Paint.
  • Work with department M.E.s as well as New Product Engineers on model year changes and new product.
  • Recognize current production problems and provide feedback to the team and direct feedback to design engineers.
  • Assists in development and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment.
  • Assists in preparation of departmental budget including material, manpower, equipment and outside procurement costs, and operates within approved parameters.
  • Reviews preliminary designs, making recommendations to reduce costs and improve manufacturability and quality on new or existing parts.
  • Develops detailed and accurate capital equipment studies, makes appropriate recommendation.
  • Operates within an approved budget.
  • Reviews and evaluates manufacturing costs pertaining to make vs. buy decisions.
  • Drive lean culture.
  • Performs other assignments as requested.
  • Works to minimize down time to production, during improvement projects and model year changes.
  • Perform assessment and critical decisions in line down situation.
  • B.S. in Industrial, Mechanical, or Manufacturing engineering required
  • 3+ years of Manufacturing Engineering experience in a fast-paced production environment preferably in automotive industry
  • Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required
  • Proficiency with PC's and Microsoft suite
  • Proficiency in CAD including AutoCAD, CREO and SolidWorks
  • Understanding of SPC
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Preferred:
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical print
  • Works independently with moderate supervisory direction

Pay Rate- $47.30- $49.30/hour

Meet Your Recruiter

Melissa Krieg
Senior Recruiting Consultant

Melissa has 9 years of technical recruiting experience within IT, Engineering, and Professional Service industries. She thoroughly enjoys connecting and helping candidates & clients in finding the right fit. Melissa has a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in psychology from Southern Illinois University. 

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