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Advanced Process / Manufacturing Engineer

Pyramid Consulting, Inc Nebraska City Contractor
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Immediate need for a talented Advanced Process/Manufacturing Engineer with experience in the Manufacturing Industry. This is a 15+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Nebraska City, NE. Please review the job description below.

Job ID: 19-36968

Job Title: Advanced Process/Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Nebraska City, NE 68410

Duration: 15 Months Contract

Job Description:

• The role of the Advanced Process Engineer is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget.

• This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

• Will evaluate appropriate AR's, perform duties within broad procedural guidelines of well-defined policies.

• Limited supervision is provided as needed and results reviewed periodically.

• Must work effectively with Accounting, Purchasing, Production Control, Production Supervisors, Production Personnel, Quality Assurance and all levels of management.

• Recommend new and revised materials for existing, revised, and new product designs. Assist in product design as required.

• Frequent contact with vendors, Accounting, Purchasing, Production Control, Quality Assurance, Machine Shop, Maintenance, and Production.

Key Responsibilities (Project Scope):

• Complex work performed within a framework of departmental or functional policies and practices requiring a moderate degree of original thinking.

• This work is performed under direction as to assignment, the general method of execution and review of results.

• Direct and manage project development from beginning to end and provide ongoing support to supervision.

• Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

• Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. Track project milestones and deliverables.

• Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.

• Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

• Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel. Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path. Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

• Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.

• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

• Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle.

• Keep pace with state-of-the-art technologies and transfer that knowledge into current and future manufacturing practice.

• Recommend and coordinate the design and implementation of new or revised capital equipment.

• Research, evaluate and recommend capital expenditures. Assist in developing and evaluating standard costs.

• Assist in the design of special equipment, tooling, and fixtures. Layout workstations and provide associated fixturing.

• There may be times when a temporary work assignment is necessary in order to maintain the production requirements of the department. Work assignments will be made at the discretion of Management.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering.

• Five to eight years of engineering experience in managing large-scale automation projects in high volume manufacturing environments.

• Hands-on experience with Lean Manufacturing, Visual Shop Floor Control, and tools such as OEE/Line Efficiency Data tracking, Root Cause problem solving, and Kaizen events.

• In-depth knowledge of engineering principles, practices, and procedures, and manufacturing processes and procedures sufficient to perform required analysis and make recommendations regarding production processes, cost control, and work standards.

• Background in AutoCAD and Solidworks software, along with the Microsoft Office Suite (including Project).

• General knowledge of cost accounting for estimating costs of new product production.

• Knowledge in the principles of Lean Manufacturing.

Our client is a leading Manufacturing Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.

Recommended skills

Manufacturing Engineering
Lean Manufacturing
Overall Equipment Effectiveness


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