Reports to : Manufacturing Engineering & Project Manager
Position Type : Permanent, Full-Time
As a Manufacturing Engineer, your responsibilities include providing support to shop floor associated with safety, manufacturing process, quality methods, tooling, equipment, layout, space and capacity.
Aggressively initiate new processes and methods that will improve safety, reduce product cost and / or improve product quality.
Develop processes, procedures, and workflows based on Sinclairâ€™s manufacturing processes and workflows to improve efficiency, quality, safety and reduce costs, including but not limited to time studies, process review and root cause analysis and prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends based on labor, nonconformity and production data;
Lead the transition of new products from engineering development into pilot run and mass production;
Supervise process integration in NPI project launches and sustaining existing products, ensure seamless development and maintenance of core documentation (Costing, MFG-BOM, Work Instructions, Cycle Time, Process Failure modes and Effects Analysis, tooling / fixture / jig designing);
Review and update manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards and cost analysis systems to help promote efficient staff and facility utilization as a result of the change;
Conduct time study analysis on manufacturing processes in order to obtain the pertinent data to drive prioritized improvements;
Lead Process Failure modes and Effects Analysis and manufacturability analysis, recommend product changes / improvements to Design / Product Engineers, determine effectivity of changes and assure compliance to such.
Observe / monitor new technologies, competitors, industry trends and report to management;
Assure that all quality requirements, engineering and testing standards are included in all work and / or working instructions, testing procedures and other documentations.
Suggest improvements in product design to simplify manufacturing;
Evaluate engineering and manufacturing tolerances for design standardization and manufacturability;
Working closely with Engineering, Quality and Production to investigate root cause and come up with corrective actions and preventive actions for quality issues.
Implement processes to drive site performance in safety, quality, and productivity to best in class driving out the â€œCost of Poor Qualityâ€ continuously;
Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement related to the manufacturability of products and processes.
Apply industrial engineering (work measurements, line balancing, human factors and plant layouts, etc.) and lean manufacturing techniques (problem solving tools fishbone, 5-Why, 8-D , poke yoke, continuous and single piece flow, Kaizens, etc.
to assure optimization of floor space, equipment (assets), safety and resources, as related to the efficient production of quality products;
Coordinate and implement engineering changes;
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and takes immediate corrective action as required
Have knowledge and understanding of document control, design transfer, verification, validation, acceptance activity, to ensure that product, equipment, tools, processes, software, training and documentation meet requirements
Be aware of and comply with the Quality Management System.
Support necessary personnel for internal, customer and third-party quality system audits
Occasional business travel.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Completion of a Manufacturing / Industrial / Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent
3-5 years Manufacturing / Industrial / Mechanical Engineering experience in a low volume, high-mix manufacturing environment
Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
Good experience of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA / PFMEA) is an asset
Experience in lean manufacturingâ€ Six Sigma or other related certifications or coursework a plus.
Good knowledge of ERP software, BOM structures, routings, Engineering Change process and Non-conforming process.
Strong computer skills (including AutoCAD / Solid Works â€ latest version, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Visio)
We will accommodate candidate’s accessibility needs, on request, during all aspects of the selection process.
No recruiters please.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.
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