Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0007
Post Date 8/14/2017
Title Manufacturing Engineer
City Buffalo
State NY
Description This position is responsible for coordinating, applying and controlling engineering procedures and discipline to the manufacturing processes and methods of production.

Specific duties include:
Communicates with Research & Development and Production concerning product design and tooling to assure efficient production methods.
Recommend improvements and modifications of new or existing equipment, processes, and products.
Plan, propose and implement location of new production operations and equipment and relocation of existing operations and equipment.
Implement, improve and monitor, set up procedures, operating procedures and troubleshooting analysis for all production equipment
Prepare department Quality Systems Procedures and Quality Work Instructions.
Participate with Maintenance, Production and Engineering to establish preventative maintenance, repair procedures and spare parts requirements on all equipment and monitor results.
Lay out a program to improve production by monitoring equipment performance and uptime, methods analysis, and recommending tools and fixtures.
Participate in preparing budgets and proposals for capital equipment, additions, replacements and improvements, Return on Investment Calculation (ROIC) studies.
Act as technical liaison among Production, Engineering, Quality Assurance and suppliers.
Develop, write and install instruction manuals or records to control any of the above.
Analyze problems, write up work orders, supervise work being done and after completion, check that work has been done properly.
Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
Reports to leadership on manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other opportunities to facilitate decision making.
Determines space requirements for various functions and plans or improves production methods, flow and tools or equipment
Act as ombudsman for process customer complaints
Prevents defects and possible defects in workmanship
Requirements To qualify you must have the following:

Bachelors in Mechanical or Industrial or Electrical Engineering
2-4 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience
Knowledge of physics, mathematics, chemistry, electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics.
Knowledge of packaging and plastics technology preferred.
Knowledge of processes utilizing custom automatic equipment including hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic control circuits.
High mechanical aptitude.
PC keyboard familiarity for manufacturing standards and bills of materials and Autocad.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Controls savvy

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