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Manufacturing Engineer

ProTech Resources Auburn Hills Full-Time
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The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for developing processes and methods to improve existing product lines in the most effective manner with an emphasis on efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. Determines parts and tools needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification.

Job Requirements
  • Poka Yoke statement
  • Simplify and/or improve manufacturing processes to ensure best-practice and lean manufacturing concepts to archive or exceed quality and customer requirements and expectations.
  • Excellent use of proven problem solving skills to root cause machine failures in order to return machine to production and prevent future breakdowns
  • Maintain equipment specifications and performance requirements for manufacturing equipment. 
  • Work with skilled trades to make changes and see that the improvements are on track with predictions then read across to other equipment.
  • Maintain process documentation including process flow charts, process illustrations, PFMEA, process sheets, visual aids, capacity and utilization charts and others.
  • Perform tact and cycle time studies for all processes.
  • Investigate and determine root cause for internal complaints, quality rejections and failures.
  • Formulate corrective actions, lead troubleshooting process and promote safety and cleanliness throughout the company.
  • Understand and comply with all OSHA, NFPA70E, safety and PPE requirements.
  • Drive technical requirements, support sourcing decisions and manage equipment integrator and tool vendor activities for plant production equipment, gauges and tooling.
  • Travel to equipment suppliers to assist in design reviews, machine commissioning and SAP supplier acceptance test
  • Maintain LOP and facilitate closure both with machine suppliers and internal colleagues
  • Act as a liaison between Company's Project Manager, Engineers, Vendors, Customers, and Manufacturing to execute project to plan
  • Assist with requirements and implementation of IATF. Ensure compliance with IATF16949/ ISO14001 and customer specific requirements.
  • Support quoting and acquisition process for engineering changes.
  • Attend meetings and process reviews/audits.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Technical Skills:

·        Understanding of manufacturing engineering with respect to one or more of these areas: robotic and semi-automated assembly processes, stamping, CNC machining, gluing, plastic laser welding, PCB soldering, motor and gear assemblies, injection molding technologies, tooling, fixtures, gauges and in-process tests like leak and torque tests.

·         Understanding of Lean manufacturing, Kaizen, TPM, corrective action and root cause analysis programs or tools; FMEA and GD&T.

·         Knowledge of SAP or similar production systems.

·         Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills, combined with impeccable business judgment.

·         Basic understanding of Allen Bradley and/or Siemens controls strongly desired.

·         Proficient in AutoCAD.

·         Strong computer skills in MS Office. ISO/QS knowledge is a plus.

·         Ability to speak Spanish and or German is a plus, but not required.

Recommended skills

Manufacturing Processes
Stamping (Metalworking)
Process Flow Diagrams
Computer Numerical Control (Cnc)
Injection Molding
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