Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

Company Name:
Kenney Staffing
Position Type:
Assembly Manufacturing Engineer for Large Global Manufacturing Company
The New Product Development Assembly Manufacturing Engineer's responsibilities will include:
Participation in concurrent product development and manufacturing engineering activities including, assistance in development of designs from a DFM/DFA perspective, process and methods development and optimization, purchase of tooling and equipment, development of work instructions and labor standards, factory modernization and layout, and implementation and launch related activities of new product. The role will focus on new product designs and implementation of new manufacturing processes and concepts. Will act as a technical resource on multi-functional product development teams. Some travel may be required but not very infrequent.
The role will also require supervisory skills and direction of project team Manufacturing Engineers assigned to the program ensuring that work is being done accurately, completely, and on time. The role will focus on new product designs and implementation of new manufacturing processes and concepts. This position will act as a technical resource on multi-functional product development teams.
Required qualifications: BS in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Related Degree. 5-10 Years experience in Manufacturing or Design Engineering. Previous experience working with Design for Manufacturability, Design for Assembly, Lean Manufacturing, and Assembly Planning Processes. Detailed knowledge of Assembly. Must be Goal-Oriented, possess strong written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work in a team environment. Project Management Skills extremely beneficial.
Education & Experience:
o 4 year minimum Engineering or Technology Degree
o Mechanical
o Agricultural
o Industrial
o Manufacturing
- Minimum of 5 years experience in Manufacturing Processing, Quality, or Development Engineering
Beneficial Knowledge Base and Background:
o Assembly and Assembly Technology
o LEAN manufacturing and factory optimization
o Painting Technology
o Assembly Tooling and Fixture Design
o Assembly Equipment specification including Torque Control Devices
o Inspection equipment and techniques
o ISO Familiarization
o Advanced Quality Techniques
o Statistical Process Control (SPC)
o Process Capability Assessments
o Time and motion study (Maynard MOST)
o Ergonomics & Safety understanding
o Project Management Experience
o Any Computer/CAD/CAM skills :
o Pro-E abilities
o Pro-Planner/Assembly Planner
o Team Center
o Vis-Mockup
o Product View
o AutoCAD abilities
o Computer and Database skills very important. Ability to read and understand programming code a "Plus"
o Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
o Ability to work with multiple software in development of visual work instructions
o Design for Manufacturability Experience (DFM)
o Design for Assembly Experience (DFA)
o Assembly Process costing
o Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
o Problem Solving Techniques
o Taguchi Methods/Design of Experiments/Robust Design
o Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
o Simulation
o Familiar with One-Piece-Flow Technology, JIT, Lean Manufacturing, or related philosophies.
Personal Skills:
o Excellent Oral and Written Communication Abilities in American English
o Self-Starter, Engaged, Takes initiative
o Ability to lead small group of Manufacturing Engineers a plus.
o Alert
o Creative
o Ability to work in a Team Environment extremely important:
o Good interpersonal Skills
o Positive "Can Do" attitude
o Ability to support the team on decisions made regardless of personal opinions
o Drives excellence in performance in self as well as team.
- Long-term contract assignment up to 18 months. Likely, to exceed 18 months, with corporate approval.

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