Manufacturing Engineer at Woodbridge Corporation in Lithonia, Georgia

Posted in Architecture 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Woodbridge is a privately-owned company offering innovative material technologies for applications in automotive, commercial, recreational, packaging, healthcare and building products. In addition to manufacturing operations, the company also offers a full array of services including: chemical research and development, product and process engineering, tooling, technical support and accredited laboratory testing. Woodbridge operates more than 50 facilities across 10 countries—employing over 7,500 teammates and serving more than 600 customers worldwide.

Job Grade: Supervisor/Analytical (I3) 

Business Unit: Assembly and Diversified 

Hiring Manager: Todd Thater 

Role Purpose:

Designs Dry manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, Standards, processing, machining, and material handling.  Flexible Foam and Lamination; Technical Products; Engineered Composites; SMED Formed Plastics – Dry processes. 


Responsibilities:


  • Develop/Implement systems and schedules to maximize manufacturing capacity/uptime. 

  • Provide manufacturing engineering services to site, including equipment, building and facility maintenance.

  • Provide overall direction, training, and supervision to outside suppliers via routines and procedures.

  • Foster a highly interactive and interdependent problem-solving climate among all salaried and hourly associates.

  • Plan, budget, schedule, and co-ordinate capital projects.

  • Drive continuous improvement projects.

  • Assist in build events, design reviews, and station layouts, among other responsibilities.


Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering coupled with five years of hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent.

  • Experience working with Design for Manufacturability and Assembly, Lean Manufacturing, and the Assembly Planning Process

  • Strong understanding of SMED

  • Must have strong project management skills coupled with good organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Experienced in managing technical contractors

  • Good technical knowledge including applicable engineering principles and codes, safety, and environmental requirements, and other related legislation.

  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Access)

  • Ability to work effectively with CAD/CAM systems.

  • Capable of reading blueprints and schematics

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present to all levels internally and externally

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, 5S, Kaizen

  • Travel Required 10% plus.

Explore your future. Apply today.

Woodbridge is committed to fostering a diverse workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider employment applicants without regard to race, colour, ancestry, creed, place of origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other protected status. Please let us know if you require any special needs requirements. We will do our best to accommodate in accordance with local legislation.