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Manufacturing Engineer

Personnel Placements LLC Memphis Full-Time
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Salaries and Locations are in the ball park, no big deal there... What folks want to know is - Do I have a friendly, nice boss to work with and a team that is supportive and enjoyable to be around everyday... 

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This role will research, design and develop optimal, cost-effective processes and methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards using LEAN principles. Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Research, design and develop optimal, cost-effective processes and methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards using LEAN principles
  • Support SQDC and participate in Rapid Improvement Events
  • Prepare facility layouts as needed
  • Provide technical support/solutions to manufacturing processes
  • Conduct time studies of production to develop standard work for production cells and to create and maintain SOPs
  • Process Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) for new and improved products
  • Manage moderate to large capital projects including writing capital requests and installation of new equipment
  • Monitor quality discrepancies, identify trends and investigate quality problems and implement corrective actions
  • Develop and maintain SOP’s and Standard Work for assigned operations
  • Interfaces with Product Engineering, Logistics, Operations and vendor
  • Performs work that varies in difficulty while applying fundamental concepts, practices and procedures under supervision with limited responsibility
  • Order tooling and fixtures needed in assigned department
  • Resolve quality issues including field complaints, warranty issues and defective parts
  • Work with Procurement to conduct make/buy analysis for all new parts
  • Prepare cost estimates for Accounting
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field is required
  • Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment required (1 year is fine, so is 60 that part doesn’t matter)
  • Demonstrated effective decision making skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others required
  • Must possess strong effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD and SolidWorks preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high mix/volume manufacturing methods, procedures and cost-reduction techniques using Lean manufacturing tools: including 6S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Cellular Manufacturing and Kaizen events
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Our offer to you

Safety at work and Healthcare

Safety at work & Healthcare: Highest standards in occupational safety and health, comprehensive programs and measures for safety at work and preventive healthcare with comprehensive coverage and flexible options.

Security for the future

Financial security for your individual retirement plan.


Respect, recognition and appreciation of the contribution of everyone. Regular team - and social events.

Continuing development

Training and continuing development options. Help to grow alongside with us, in personality and profession.

Compensation and benefits

We offer a lot: Fair working conditions and a reasonable, competitive compensation are the foundation for many more attractive benefits.


Open, tolerant and constructive work environment with a team consistent of diverse views and backgrounds.

Brandon Lee Ross
Director of Manufacturing Recruiting
Summerfield Associates, Inc.
1255 Lynnfield Road, Suite 269
South Entrance of Building A
Memphis TN 38119
(901) 753-7068   (800) 293-7068
Fax: 1-844-316-5344
Cell: (901) 438-7722

Recommended skills

Cellular Manufacturing
Value Stream Mapping
Lean Manufacturing
Engineering Change Order
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