Hands-on engineer to lead the capital projects in a cross-functional team environment to improve manufacturing processes, reduce costs and improve product quality on fans, wheels, or blower packages.
Investigate, analyze and prepare justifications for the purchase of manufacturing equipment. Obtain quotations from vendors; submit capital appropriation requests for the purchase of specific equipment.
Responsible for the day-to-day management of capital equipment projects.
Provide regular updates on project status and develop mitigation plans as necessary.
Analyze workflow, work methods, plant and department layouts for improved product flow in production.
Develop CAD layouts for projects.
Identify tools, jigs and fixtures, or other new or special equipment required for new production or improvements to existing production lines.
Partner with the Maintenance and Production teams on the installation and debugging of equipment.
Perform other manufacturing engineering tasks as assigned.
Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering. Sheet metal fabrication and plant automation experience preferred; must have a good mechanical aptitude of general machinery.
At least 7 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with 3-5 years in capital projects
Excellent communication, project management and organizational skills
Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise influence without authority
Superior analytical and problem solving skills in a manufacturing environment
Familiarity with DraftSight and SolidWorks or similar CAD software
Proficient in MS Office and MS Project
Experience with IFS or similar ERP software
Lean & Six Sigma experience desirable
Ready to experience the value of revolutionary airflow?