Responsible for providing manufacturing engineering services to support cellular manufacturing and timely new product introductions. Engineering services include process development, cell management, tool design, and CNC programming.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Conducting feasibility study to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements affecting the make versus buy decision
Establishing process methods which meet performance and quality requirements
Establishing preliminary bill of materials and routers
Developing a wide a variety of applications, including machining, finishing, forging, casting, Thermal processes, and molding
Negotiating target completion dates with appropriate personnel from other departments
Developing and maintaining appropriate budgets
Serves as a mentor for new engineers.
Communicates effectively with management, and keeps them informed.
Expected Areas of Competence
Skilled and knowledgeable in manufacturing and new product processing; Must have effectively developed processing on a new development project; mastered a minimum of two skill sets as defined by Engineering Review Board.
Working knowledge in control procedures, such as the Zimmer Change Notification (ZCN) process, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Zimmer Engineering Specifications (ZESs), and Zimmer Work Instructions (ZWIs)
Working knowledge of drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Ability to balance marketing, manufacturing, and design requirements to meet customer requirements
Demonstrates problem solving skills through the use of quality and statistical tools
Ability to effectively lead a team from project start to completion.
Demonstrates Strong written and verbal communication exhibiting a high level technical expertise, tact and discretion
Statistical Process Control skills; proficient in process development, CNC programming, Computer Aided Design Systems, and Unigraphics 3-D modeling software
B.S. in mechanical, industrial engineering, or other engineering science plus 5 or more years of manufacturing process development experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered