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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: 

Tuscaloosa, AL, US

Req ID 36637
   

Position Summary:  Works integrally with maintenance technicians, maintenance technician team leader, engineers and other plant personnel in the analysis of process problems and troubleshooting equipment problems to ensure proper process operation.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Make changes to enhance the machine functionality of the equipment.
  • To continuously improve/upgrade equipment using six sigma/lean principles.
  • Troubleshoot and solve errors/problems on production equipment.
  • Ensure the work environment, equipment and processes are in safe condition and meet or exceed OSHA requirements.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Determines product specifications for the purchase of equipment, materials or parts, according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Contact potential supplies for production equipment and supports the final technical choice.
  • Follows the evolution of the equipment and performs acceptance evaluation accordingly.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the equipment on the floor from delivery to hand off to production.
  • Responsible for documentation and appropriate training plans.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Confers with management, design and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Supports day to day production.
  • Involvement in team meetings with production and production support staff to help determine and develop areas of improvement in safety, productivity, quality and cost efficiency.
  • Works on new programs as assigned (APQP tasks).
  • Responsible for creating procedures, PFMEA's and work flows in an effort to meeting requirements.
  • Estimates, future manufacturing requirements and potential, help to ensure that the quality of the product produced meets all customer requirements.
  • Leads projects for existing production and new programs using APQP and Lean principles to meet timing and budget as well as performance.
  • Compliance with all Internal and External Production Quality Management Systems and Group Directives.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering. 
  • 0-3+ years of experience and leading technical projects.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft and CAD software.
  • Capable of making sound decisions in a timely manner.
  • Excellent communications capabilities with both verbal and written means.
  • Good time management and prioritizing skills.
  • A working knowledge of statistical methods and SPC charts.
  • Prior experience in assembly/manufacturing environment, plant layout, cost analyst, budgeting, blueprint, reading, pneumatics and hydraulics preferred.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Manufacturing Engineer and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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