Primary Purpose: Responsible for supporting manufacturing operations working with our contract manufacturers, assist in building product testing devices, and using troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques with the overall objective of improving manufacturing efficiencies. This individual will be required to develop, recommend and implement improvements to production processes, materials, methods and controls.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct and support contract manufacturers and provide direction on projects involving root cause analysis, SPC, continuous improvement, material qualification, new product development and tooling/equipment design
Lead projects in tool development/improvement including CAD/CAM design and implementation, project priority and machine time, tuning and tooling/equipment modifications and repair
Lead and direct lab personnel for raw material qualification for secondary/ tertiary strategic backups, cost reduction, process improvement relating to rheology, lab extrusion and physical product testing
Focus on improving equipment performance including feeders, extruders and downstream equipment to improve uptime and rate and reduce scrap to improve plant performance
Work with the Product Management team in the initial concepting to full scale production phase of new product development
Act as a liaison between external contract manufacturers and tooling suppliers for new tooling, product improvements and modifications
Participate in meetings related to plant performance, lead line efforts, engineering topics and special projects
Serve as key member of production projects focusing on implementing recommended systems and equipment on model lines to improve performance metrics
Communicates with contract manufacturers and their Operators, Leads, Engineers and leadership on areas of potential improvement and researches new equipment and processing methods
Minimum Skills and Competencies:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Material Science, or related field
Hands on style approach with passion and curiosity for problem solving
Process oriented mindset
Ability to collaborate and work across multiple teams
Ability to multi-task and operate successfully in a deadline driven environment
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel
Completed and internship or co-op in an engineering capacity.
2-4 years of work experience in machine and equipment development, tool/die design and development., etc.
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