Manufacturing Engineer



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USD75000-120000 per year

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Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435 Phone : 612-630-1200



Job Description

Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer | Apple Valley | Direct Hire


Provide daily factory support of one or more process areas. Responsible for Continuous Improvement of assigned process areas utilizing LEAN/Six Sigma tools, root-cause analysis and improvements to work instructions and operator training. Able to apply statistical methods to monitor and improve processes, including statistical process control (SPC) and design of experiments (DOE).

They may lead teams or projects to install and qualify new equipment, solve problems and support Continuous Improvement. Responsible for the qualification of equipment modifications and standard equipment installation to support our continued growth.

Collaborates cross-functionally with Operations, Training, Quality, Maintenance, Process Development, Controls Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety and Product Management to ensure decisions are robust and well balanced.

What will you be doing?

* Prioritizes daily activities and aligns actions to support overall function and business strategy.

* Models our Uponor values and behaviors and demonstrates peer leadership to engage diverse audiences through effective collaboration and influence.

* In conjunction with leadership, provides input on individual performance objectives that are aligned with the functional and business strategy.

* Identify safety issues and collaborate with Safety, Process Design & Development, Controls Engineering, Operations and Training to resolve concerns.

* Optimize existing manufacturing processes to improve safety, cost, quality, and productivity. Anticipate and identify areas of improvement through observation and data analysis with minimal oversight and guidance. Do so by

* Knowledge and application of LEAN tools (Kaizen events, FMEAs, value stream mapping, the 8 wastes)

* Collaboration with Operations and Maintenance to select and implement Continuous Improvement (CI) suggestions to improve the operation.

* Fundamental understanding of manufacturing equipment, from the perspective of many engineering disciplines.

* Application of Six Sigma tools including use of the DMAIC process, and independent proficiency in experimental design and statistical analysis.

* Use good documentation practices, the defined change process, and broad communication, to ensure process changes are made with input from all affected parties and produce consistency across time, machines, and manufacturing sites.

* Provide daily factory support. Function as a process owner in one or more process areas. Know your process capabilities and limitations. Quantify and track process capability to enable continuous improvement.

* Collaborate cross-functionally with Operations, Quality, Maintenance, Training, etc. to understand causes and develop robust corrective actions to quality and equipment performance issues..



Bachelor's Degree- Engineering

Industrial Engineering background NEEDED!

2+ years as a Manufacturing Engineer