Manufacturing Engineer

Website Fisher Hydraulics

North America's Leader in Hydraulic Cylinders

POSITION SUMMARY

Participate in the development, design, and maintenance of new and existing product lines. Plan and implement processes, tooling, and equipment for assigned product lines. Ensure smooth startups of both new and existing product by identifying problem areas and refining line balances. Establish and maintain time standards, methods, and processes for all significant direct labor operations as assigned. Responsible for cost reduction and value analysis of new and existing product lines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods.
Determines the processes, identifies the materials and supplies to be used, and designs and builds appropriate fixtures necessary for efficient and cost-effective manufacturing.
Performs engineering activities in compliance with established company and manufacturing standards, engineering principles, customer requirements, and related specifications.
Incorporate engineering specifications into design, process, or techniques and provide feedback to capture lessons learned.
Plan and implement new technologies to increase productivity and efficiency.
Improve manufacturing process cost.
Ensure solutions achieve required quality levels, reliability, and consistency.
Work with Shop Personnel to achieve goals, production, and efficiency.
Performs all work in a safety conscious manner. Be aware of dangers and take all appropriate counter measures to protect yourself and others around you.
Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Supports the Quality Management System of Fisher Hydraulics.
Supports new business development – may need to assist in development of drawings and specification sheets.
Design new Lean concepts or evaluate and implement existing concepts, best practices, and effective manufacturing techniques.
Responsible to maintain a clean and safe work area consistent with the Company’s housekeeping policies.
Supply support to other Fisher Hydraulics departments as necessary.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A high degree of mechanical aptitude, analytical ability, detail oriented and demonstrable abilities to analyze, evaluate and conceive original approaches. Must know Microsoft Applications – Word, Excel & PPT. Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with all levels of the organization. Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Manufacturing Engineer

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, blueprints, correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to write English correspondence. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and small group situations to management and company associates.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations. Apply mathematical operations to theoretical and practical manufacturing and industrial situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Define manufacturing problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form that include several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The associate is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The associate is required to wear appropriate protective equipment such as safety glasses when in manufacturing areas.

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