Senior Manufacturing Line Engineer

Published
May 9, 2022
Location
West Chester, PA
Category
Job Type

Description

Be a Sr. Manufacturing Line Engineer at an innovative manufacturing company that has been around for over 70 years and involved in multiple industries including medical, aerospace, automation and security. .

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Salary: $75,000 - $90,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are moving life forward in motion critical applications across the globe through innovation and customization and we strive to help our customer's applications excel. We offer one of the broadest miniature motor product lines in the industry, encompassing Brush DC, Brushless DC, Stepper Can Stack, Linear Actuator, and Disc Magnet technology.

Why join us?

Building upon a tradition of manufacturing excellence and driven by a passion for innovation, we leverage over 70 years of experience in miniature motion solutions to put precise power in the smallest places. From medical to aerospace or automation to security & access, our miniature motion solutions are moving life forward worldwide in critical applications.

Job Details

The Senior Line Engineer will be responsible for leading process improvements in the manufacturing cells associated with the DC, AC, Machine Shop, and SK production lines. He/she will maintain reliable and safe manufacturing processes to ensure maximized product throughput and yield. He/she will be responsible for the process flow and documentation of standard work as well as the design & validation of new tools, fixtures and machines. The Line Engineer will have full ownership for specific manufacturing process(es).

This position is located in West Chester, PA.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned.

  • Acts as PRIMARY OWNER for technical questions and challenges from operators

-Answers process related questions promptly
-Reacts quickly to initial quality, tooling, and equipment issues to keep cells running

  • Lead DAILY MANAGEMENT to drive Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity performance in area of responsibility

-Collects and compiles data for cell level SQDIP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity)
-Establishes regular communication of data to associates and affected persons
-Create action plan and executes to drives action to successfully meet goals.

  • Performs ROOT CAUSE & COUNTERMEASURE analysis (RCCM’s) of internal quality issues

-Collects and receives first signals of potential defective product in area of ownership, troubleshoots, and provides feedback to operators on initial disposition.
-Performs MRB (Material Review Board) daily. Identify plan for disposition/rework/salvage of defective parts originating in area of ownership.
-Submits deviation and Engineering Change Order requests as needed
-Works closely with Quality Team on external returns (RMA’s) including analysis related to defects originating in area of ownership, both determination of root cause and implementation of countermeasures

  • Performs basic TROUBLESHOOTING / REPAIRS of EQUIPMENT in area of ownership

-Perform initial mechanical and electrical troubleshooting to determine root cause of equipment failures
-Assists Maintenance with minor repairs and troubleshooting of equipment. Escalate to Maintenance staff as required.
-Ensure Equipment Preventative Maintenance is performed in a timely manner.
-Ensure calibration/validation are completed.

  • Conducts PROCESS IMPROVEMENT activities

-Ensure repeatability and reproducibility of processes, testing, and measurement and analytical equipment.
-Specifies manufacturing methods and part routings
-Performs time studies or observe/capture standard work
-Participate and conduct standard work (SW), Variation Reduction Kaizen (VRK), as well as other Kaizen activities to improve stability of processes.
-Specifies and orders tooling and equipment
-Designs and documents fixturing and tools using Solidwork software
-Focus on sustainable, long-term success of processes

  • Maintains DOCUMENTATION related to part routings, work instructions and inspection

-Creates/updates Process Documentation for areas of ownership – Routers, OMS, MP, QSB
-Compiles and write training material and conduct training/coaching sessions on quality control and manufacturing activities.

  • Supports NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT as needed.

KEY CHARACTERISTICS / QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High sense of urgency and results driven
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills
  • Ability to work in a cross functional environment
  • Familiarity with various manufacturing equipment and processes (laser welding, transfer molding)
  • Working knowledge of inspection and measurement tools (CMM, Caliper, Micrometer, Gages)
  • Familiarity with documentation and process control
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Undergraduate degree in Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience.
  • A strong understanding of quality systems and other process improvement tools.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing / Problem Solving tools is preferred
  • Experience with QS and ISO requirements is preferred.

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