Manufacturing Engineer in Greenwood, Mississippi

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Description

This position is a fundamental part of our engineering team in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with proven project experience, as well as someone who exhibits the drive for continuous improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create work instructions and related documentation and ensure they are current, accurate and understood by the team.
  • Identify, prepare and implement improvement opportunities that support optimum production and quality levels.
  • Prepare recommendations/analyses for the development of new and/or improved processes that support optimum production and quality levels.
  • Analyze capital expenditures and project designs to help find ways to cut costs
  • Prepare equipment/process improvement analysis and cost justifications for necessary capital equipment and other manufacturing expense spending.
  • Conduct capability and time studies and implement improvement plans.
  • Coordinate, perform and troubleshoot equipment, tooling and fixture installation and maintenance.
  • Source and utilize outside suppliers that support quality and production levels.
  • Measure and track key process information used to direct resources.
  • Ensure the transfer of information to appropriate shift and plant-wide personnel.
  • Monitor and review budget and forecast and factor into daily decisions.
  • Develop best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output
  • Participate in Kaizen and project engineering within the facility
  • Act as technical resource for manufacturing and maintenance and as a backup for shift Supervisors as needed.
  • Contribute to team effort by performing related tasks as needed to assist in overall business unit goals.
  • Stay current with METCO business including present and future trends.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Technology
  • Five (5) years manufacturing engineering experience preferred. Supervisory experience helpful.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have high level of self-initiative and have proven "start-to-finish" project management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of production systems and techniques (must be able to learn and apply METCO management tools). Must be able to problem solve and use root cause analysis.
  • Computer knowledge and skills required.
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