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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Jacob Darr Associates
Location: Hickory
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:Design and develop manufacturing systems with an emphasis on precision injection molds, molding processes, and metrology. Use metrology equipment to make sure products are produced to tight tolerances. Complete cost reduction and continuous improvement projects in support of new and existing products. Provide daily engineering support to all production operations. Direct the technical efforts of technicians and hourly associates in support of assigned projects.Major Responsibilities: Design and develop molds, molding processes, manufacturing systems and techniquesDesign and develop system/process improvements and cost reductionsDevelop and document manufacturing processes via instructions and data sheetsDesign/Develop/Perform tight tolerance product and process measurement processes to ensure product dimensions and performance meet specificationsProvide technical manufacturing support to other functional areas as neededProcure new equipment and necessary training as required.Repair or arrange for repair of equipment in the manufacturing area as requiredProvide daily engineering support to production moldingAssist with analysis of customer returns to determine the root cause of failures or complaintsLead activities of Process Technicians and hourly associates in support of assigned projectsProvide process and/or equipment training to process technicians and hourly associates as required.Develop strategic supplier relationships as appropriateKnowledge and Skill Requirements:Must have a Bachelors Degree in the engineering field, Mechanical or Manufacturing EngineeringMinimum of 3 years experience in a medium volume manufacturing environment (injection molding, die casting, machining, assembly, etc.)Knowledge of statistical techniques (ie. design of experiments, measurement R, and statistical process control)Working knowledge of machining, tools, fixturing, and assembly practicesKnowledge and working experience with mechanical (indicators, micrometers, etc.) and electronic metrology instrumentation (CMM, CT, Interferometry, Confocal microscope, etc.) is preferred.Exposure to the installation, troubleshooting, and/or repair of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.Exposure to PLCs, data acquisition, and industrial software programming.Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skillsAdvanced PC skills with standard MS Office software.Experience with a 3D CAD system is preferred

Keywords: Jacob Darr Associates, Hickory , Manufacturing Engineer, Other , Hickory, North Carolina

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