Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Global Advanced Motor Manufacturing in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 10/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 10/14/2019

Job Description

Under the direction of and reporting to the Manager, Global Advanced Motor Manufacturing, develop and implement sustainable, robust and reliable complex manufacturing processes to achieve aggressive cost, quality and throughput goals and objectives.

This position works in a team environment and uses engineering expertise and abilities to contribute to the development and manufacturing of power tool motors.

Specific duties include:

Manufacturing Process Development:

  • Strong emphasis on fixture and gaging design, utilizing 3D CAD software
  • Preferred knowledge and experience in production motor manufacturing processes
    • Winding, fusing, injection molding, commutator turning, etc
  • Develop innovative solutions; implement sustainable, robust and reliable complex manufacturing processes
  • Strong analytical skills, knowledge and experience in process evaluation tools: Design of Experiments (DOE), Finite Element Analysis (FEA), PFMEA, DFMEA, statistical data analysis, risk analysis, flow layout and other related engineering tools
  • Work with Advanced Development & New Product Development design engineers to evaluate and advise product design for optimized manufacturability
  • Work with and lead development with equipment suppliers to deliver custom processing solutions to achieve goals and objectives
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and breakthrough processes to accelerate competitive manufacturing advantage
  • Utilize prototyping methods to develop and prepare engineering samples for evaluation and testing
  • Perform a variety of calculation and software aided analyses to prove process reliability, capability and sustainability
  • Provide multiple what-if scenarios to find best total cost solution with financial impacts with emphasis on delivery timelines

Project Management Skills:

  • Lead mid to high level manufacturing projects, providing direction, guidance and engineering expertise to team members
  • Facilitate project flow involving regular contact with engineering, manufacturing and other cross functional teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication to make formal presentations regarding project status to team and management
  • Provide input with cross functional teams of baseline staffing and skillset required as related to the operational complexity of the process
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work in a team environment and challenge status quo with respect to drive the best solutions for the business

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally for machine and/or concept evaluations
    • Estimated yearly travel: 10%-25%
    • Most trips will be 1-2 week with possibilities of weekend travel
  • Ability to learn technical material.
  • Ability to be interactive "hands on" with each upcoming engineering project

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering with a minimum of 3 years Manufacturing Engineering experience required
  • Or an Engineering Technology degree with a minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Preferred enhanced specialty skills in new process development and implementation
  • Preferred 3+ years experience motor manufacturing
  • Advanced computer knowledge and skills in MS Office and Solidworks/AutoCAD/NX

Competencies and Personal Attributes:

  • Agility-- Embraces change, domestic and international travel
  • Passionate and Energetic-- Driven to be the best
  • Entrepreneurial-- Take ownership and appropriate risk, seek breakthroughs
  • Drive for Results-- Set plans, track progress and deliver commitments
  • Team Oriented-- embrace teams for overall business success
  • Delivery -- put theories into action
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