Manufacturing Engineer

Kennesaw, GA 30144

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: DG40312223

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer opportunity in Kennesaw, GA. DIRECT HIRE! 


The successful candidate will be able to conceptualize, design and implement an operating plan that delivers the organizations strategic objectives through technical and organizational competence in a wholistic plan that considers all aspects of the business including sales, manufacturing, materials management, and quality functions.

Position will be based out of Kennesaw, Georgia and will involve travel to Canada and Mexico as well as within the US.

Position Description

  • Utilize Lean principles and philosophies throughout the organization by initiating and coordinating 5S and Kaizen workshops; improve manufacturing efficiency by utilizing cross functional teams to analyze and plan workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout
  • Work with team leaders and production supervisors to drive continual improvement activities with the goal of improving overall plant key performance indicators
  • Support daily production cells by troubleshooting, collecting, and monitoring data to ensure equipment uptime and appropriate throughputs are being achieved
  • Install new equipment to improve a company’s manufacturing processes and in support of new product introductions
  • Develop operational procedures on all equipment and manufacturing processes
  • Gather data and compile reports to assess the effectiveness of manufacturing procedures
  • Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, researching testing methods, and conferring with equipment vendors

  • Identify and troubleshoot equipment and where required, coordinate, supervise and liaise with outside contractors and maintenance personnel to ensure productivity, quality, safety and continuous improvement objectives are met.
  • Apply Six Sigma methodologies to improve core processes based on customer requirements, current performance and intended results
  • Develop and maintain Predictive/Preventive Maintenance procedures
  • Test and monitor machinery to ensure ongoing process capability
  • Troubleshoot machines to resolve breakdowns or faults

  • Conduct process capability analysis to ensure quality standards are maintained
  • Assist in the development of control plans for all processes and products where required

  • Ensure successful completion of pre-start health and safety reviews for new and altered equipment
  • Develop and maintain shift start safety checklist
  • Testing and monitoring of machinery ensure safe operation

New Product Introductions / Project Management
  • Participate with sales and operations teams in Contract Reviews for all significant new projects
  • Project manage all technical upgrades, equipment installation, tooling design and implementation

Manufacturing Engineer Requirements
  • High level of technical expertise in the areas of sheet metal fabrication, CNC Controls and Stamping
  • Degree in manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical engineering preferred
  • Experience with repetitive and build to suit manufacturing methodologies
  • Experience managing large and complex projects using CPM/PERT/GHANT Charts/AGILE Sprints
  • Adept in Capital Planning, Feasibility Analysis, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Activity Based Costing
  • 5+ years of experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment, with familiarity with Group Technology/Cellular Manufacturing, SMED, Kanban, Process Mapping and Methods Analysis
  • Experience using CAD/CAM, Dynamic/Static Nesting
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong organization and management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a high competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical thinker.

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